SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AUBURNDALE
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
President Cheri Dimick called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Meeting
Room and read the Compliance with the Open Meeting Law and Statutory Notices.
Members present were: Karmin Bolder, Douglas Reding, Bob Haupt, Cheri Dimick and Marleen Knutson.
Douglas Reding moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to declare the meeting legal. Motion carried.
Recognition of the Public Who Wish to Comment to the Board. John Timmerman thanked Gerald Eichman and policy committee members Marleen Knutson and Mike Hansen for their work on the bullying policy. Marleen Knutson praised the students and Instructors Jeremy LaMont and Lois Kremer for the enjoyable winter holiday programs. Mrs. Knutson thanked the students who volunteered in the community during December such as bell ringing, caroling and visits to the elderly.
Douglas Reding moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the open session minutes from the regular board meeting held on November 16, 2011. Motion carried.
Treasurer Douglas Reding reported on the Finance Committee meeting. Douglas Reding moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to approve the additional November and December vendor checks #1491-1501, #3266-3273, #59900-60127, payroll checks #38374-38444 and direct deposits #900031230-900031434 in the amount of $767,945.00. Motion carried.
Correspondence – None.
District Administrator introduced new staff members Bob Tucker (Special Education Director), Summer Walter (Grade 6), Timothy Gunderman ( English), Jennifer Moore (English), and April Spence (Special Education-CDS).
Instructors Timothy Gunderman and Jennifer Moore presented a proposal to make changes in the current high school English/Language Arts Curriculum.
Marleen Knutson moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the overnight stay on December 28 for the boys basketball team in Minocqua for the Lakeland Union High School Tournament. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the hiring of Cherrie Smith and Richard Inbody as four-hour evening custodians. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to approve adding a limited term position for an elementary special education teacher for the remainder of the 2011-12 school year. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the addendum to the CESA #5 contract for ITSS membership for the 2011-12 school year as proposed. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding left the meeting at 7:49 p.m.
Marleen Knutson moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to approve the service agreement for HVAC maintenance with Complete Control. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding returned to the meeting at 7:52 p.m.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve Policy 374 Student Fund Raising Activities. Motion carried.
The Board discussed proposed new policies 185 Board Committees and 850 Public Solicitation on School Premises.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve Policy 881 Relation with Community Organizations with the added sentence as discussed. Motion carried.
District Administrator Gerald Eichman, Finance Director Charles Payant, Elementary Principal Andrew Place, Middle/Senior High School Principal Aaron Engel shared informational reports with the Board.
Future agenda items were considered.
Available dates for future meetings were discussed.
Marleen Knutson moved, Douglas Reding seconded, to convene into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 19.85(a)(f) to consider placement of a student and 19.85(1)(c) to review performance evaluation data of District Administrator. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to reconvene to open session. Motion carried.
President Dimick adjourned the meeting at 9:27 p.m.
Marleen Knutson, Clerk