SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SHEBOYGAN FALLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 18, 2012
Community Open Forum: 6:30 – 6:45 P.M.
Mike Lorge and Scott Neerhof, Sheboygan Falls Lions Club, presented to the board the two defibrillators that were previously approved at our November 2011 meeting, one will be placed at the elementary announcer’s booth/concession stand and one will be placed at the high school concession stand. At this time they also presented a check for $200 to be used for FBLA leadership attendance which will be approved later in the meeting.
Cindy Dorn, W2549 CTH O, Sheboygan Falls, spoke on behalf of the Sheboygan Falls faculty association. Cindy shared with the board a study stating reasons why it is hard to keep teachers in their profession and the concern of graduates not going into the education field and its future. She also referenced the results from a survey that was given to the teachers on the recent insurance changes.
This regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Sheboygan Falls was held on Monday evening, June 18, 2012, in the High School Library at Sheboygan Falls High School. Board President, John Mauer, called the meeting to order at 6:39 P.M.
Present: Mr. John Mauer, President
Mr. Tom Bigler, Vice President
Mr. Peter Geise, Treasurer
Mrs. Linda Adams, Clerk Pro-Tem
Ms. Kari Riddell
Mrs. Julie Hahn, Board Secretary
Absent: Mrs. Victoria Bramstedt, Clerk
Roll call was taken with 5 board members present.
M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the agenda as printed. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Adams/Geise to approve the minutes of the May 21, 2012 Regular Board Meeting and the June 5, 2012, Special Board Meeting, as printed. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Bigler/Geise to approve the accounts for May, 2012, as prepared. Motion Carried Unanimously. Expenditures for May, 2012, were $1,740,747.52. Receipts for May, 2012, were $381,516.59.
District/Jean Born: One area that the $25,000 grant money may be used for is the pond area in the back of school. Administrators and the new school leadership team will travel to Madison this week for the Leadership Academy. One applicant, Steve Aykens, has come forward for the opening we currently have on the board. Jean made the board aware of a joint convention that is coming up.
Luke Goral, High School Principal; Meloney Markofski, Middle School Principal; Kellie Manning, Elementary School Principal; Ann Roy, Director of Special Education and Pupil Services; Mary Lofy, Director of Instruction, Mary Blaha, Director of Business Services, and Aaron May, Associate Principal/Athletic Director, gave their monthly reports to the Board.
Nothing to report on committees: New committees were presented to board members tonight.
Facilities will meet on Thursday, June 21st and the focus of that meeting will be on property and site discussions. Options will also be discussed if time allows.
M/S/Bigler/Geise to approve the one year non-renewable contract for Britne Stanke, Middle School Counselor, and a contract for Curt Coenen, Middle School Computer Applications/Keyboarding Instructor, as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
There were no staff resignations to act on.
M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the first reading and waive the second reading of Revised NEOLA Policy 7540, Computer Technology Network, and Internet Acceptable Use and Safety as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the first reading and waive the second reading of Revised NEOLA Policy 7540.03, Acceptable Use Policy for Students as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the first reading and waive the second reading of Revised NEOLA Policy 7540.04, Acceptable Use Policy for Employees as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Geise/Adams to approve the final reading of NEOLA Policies 3242 Professional Growth Requirements (Revised), Policy 3431/4431 Employees Leaves (New), Policy 3432/4432 Sick Leave (New), Policy 6520 Payroll Deductions (Revised), Policy 8320 Personnel Records (Revised), Policy 9700 Relations with Special Interest Groups (Revised). Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Bigler/Adams to approve the following gifts to the district: $300 from the Booster Club to help defray the cost of the 2012-2013 Events/Athletic Calendar, $200 from the Sheboygan Falls Lions Club for FBLA Leadership Conference, they also presented the two defibrillators tonight, $31,691.80 – 8 Generator/Engines from Kohler Company, and a $250 anonymous donation to purchase distance markers for the baseball field, with gratitude and thanks. Motion Carried Unanimously.
Luke Goral presented to the board the new high school schedule for the 2012-2013 school year which was made to accommodate the RtI initiatives.
M/S/Bigler/Riddell to approve the 7th-8th grade chorus trip to Chicago, December 12, 2012. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Geise/Adams to approve as presented the 2012-2013 Events & Athletic Calendar. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Geise/Bigler to approve Applied Population Laboratory, UW Madison/Extension, to complete the school enrollment projections study, as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Bigler/Riddell to approve contracting with School Perceptions, to begin preparations for the community survey on facilities that will be distributed in the fall of 2012, as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Bigler/Geise to approve the administrative contract to include the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years. Motion Carried Unanimously.
Mary A. Blaha, Director of Business Services, presented on the 2012-2013 budget.
M/S/Adams/Geise to approve the preliminary budget for the 2012-2013 school year as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Bigler/Geise to assign the 2011-2012 year end surplus to Assigned Fund Balance to offset the debt service levy for the next two fiscal years, the remainder of the fund balance to be used for cash flow purposes, as presented. Motion Carried Unanimously.
M/S/Geise/Bigler to adjourn. Motion Carried Unanimously.
Adjournment @ 8:11 P.M.
Minutes taken by Julie M. Hahn, Board Secretary
Approved by the Board of Education on July 23, 2012.
Victoria Bramstedt, Board Clerk