Regular Meeting Minutes – July 22, 2013




Monday, JULY 22, 2013

6:30 P.M.


Community Open Forum:  6:30 – 6:45 P.M.


High School Baseball Coaches Ryan Fladvid and Travis Christenson, along with members of the Sheboygan Falls Baseball team, were recognized for an outstanding season this year as the team made it to the state semi-final game.  They were all congratulated on a great season.


This regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Sheboygan Falls was held on Monday evening, July 22, 2013, in the High School Library at Sheboygan Falls High School.  Board President, John Mauer, called the meeting to order at 6:30 P.M.


Present:           Mr. John Mauer, President

Mr. Steve Aykens, Vice-President

Mr. Peter Geise, Treasurer

Mrs. Linda Adams, Clerk Pro-Tem

Mr. Mark Debbink

Mr. John Johnson

Mrs. Julie Hahn, Board Secretary

Absent:            Mrs. Victoria Bramstedt, Clerk

Roll call was taken with 6 board members present.


M/S/Aykens/Adams to approve the agenda as printed.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


M/S/Debbink/Geise to approve the minutes of the June 17, 2013, Regular Board Meeting, and the June 27th and July 15th Special Board Meetings, as printed.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


M/S/Geise/Johnson to approve the accounts for June, 2013, as prepared.  Motion Carried Unanimously.  Expenditures for June, 2013, were $2,965,674.66.  Receipts for June, 2013, were $3,707,531.84.


Administrative Reports:


District/Jean Born: Legislative Breakfast did not meet this month, nothing additional to report.


Luke Goral, High School Principal; Meloney Markofski, Middle School Principal; Ann Roy, Director of Special Education and Pupil Services; Mary Lofy, Director of Instruction, and Mary Blaha, Director of Business Services, gave their monthly reports to the Board.

Committee Reports:


Personnel…Geise/Adams/Bramstedt… Meeting in early August.


Professional Compensation Design Team met on July 16th and discussed some concepts to consider in a professional compensation model.  Next meeting is scheduled for August 13th.


Public Relations…Adams/Geise/Aykens.. Met on July 16th with CESA 6 on more direction for implementation of the mission/vision statement.  Met today with city officials from Sheboygan Falls to discuss ideas for future planning and collaboration.


Policy…Mauer/Johnson.. Nothing to report.


Finance…Mauer/Johnson… Met on July 2, will discuss later in the meeting.
Facilities…Bramstedt/Debbink… Nothing to report.


Recreation Board/Mauer… Met in June and reviewed numbers and programs.


CESA #7…Bramstedt.. Nothing to report.


Legislative/WASB…Adams.. Nothing to report.


School Foundation/Geise.. June 26th strategic planning session.  A consultant came on board and helped develop a core for future planning.

M/S/Geise/Johnson to approve employment contracts for Erin Brown and Katelyn Webster, Elementary Kindergarten Teachers, Kristin Vogel and Nicole Bohman, Elementary Cross-Categorical Teachers, Nancy Mathieu, Grade 3 Teacher and Dawn Hogue, 70% FTE High School English, for the 2013-2014 school year.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


There were no staff resignations to act on but the board will be filling a 70% High School English vacancy left by Kimberly Johnson.


M/S/Geise/Aykens to approve the athletic and events calendar for the 2013-2014 school year.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


M/S/Adams/Debbink to approve the gift of $12,175 from Sheboygan Falls Booster Club, with gratitude and thanks.  $2400 to the boys soccer program for soccer balls and plyometric training boxes, $250 to the Cross Country Team for a quick shade instant shelter, $825 to the Volleyball Team for travel bags, $700 to the Boys Basketball for a locking ball rack, $1500 to the Wrestling Program for materials to complete the sub-flooring of the wrestling room, $5000 to athletic department budget supplementation and $1500 to provide an athletic trainer at HS practices and events.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


The board set a standing meeting that will meet on the 1st Tuesday of the  month to discuss facilities planning.  The board will also leave facilities planning as an agenda item on their regular monthly board meeting for follow-up to the 1st meeting of the month.


The 2013-2014 Budget Meeting and Annual Meeting took place.


The Board returned to the regular board meeting and resumed discussion on facilities planning.  Further discussion continued around today’s meeting with the city.  A timeline for future referendum was discussed and the board consensus is that the February primary will be the target date for referendum.


M/S/Johnson/Geise to adjourn.  Motion Carried Unanimously.


The meeting adjourned at 8:58 p.m.


Minutes taken by Julie M. Hahn, Board Secretary


Approved by the Board of Education on August 19, 2013.


Victoria Bramstedt, Board Clerk