SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AUBURNDALE
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
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, Cheri Dimick and Marleen Knutson. Not present: Douglas Reding and Bob Haupt.
Marleen Knutson moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to declare the meeting legal. Motion carried.
Recognition of the Public Who Wish to Comment to the Board. Marleen Knutson thanked Kieffer Bus for donating the bus and driver, Bill Kieffer, for the caroling and visits to the community elderly and shut-ins.
Karmin Bolder moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to approve the open session minutes from the regular board meeting held on December 21, 2011. Motion carried.
Karmin Bolder moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to approve the closed session minutes from the regular board meeting held on December 21, 2011 with the correction as discussed. Motion carried.
President Cheri Dimick reported on the Finance Committee meeting. Cheri Dimick moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to approve the additional December and January vendor checks #1502-1508, #60128-60235, payroll checks #38445-38475 and direct deposits #900031435-900031537 in the amount of $460,338.25. Motion carried.
Correspondence – Marshfield Area Growing Together thanked the greenhouse management class for plants for the community gardens. Community members thanked the students for the refrigerator magnets, fruit, cookies, caroling and visits.
Scott Gralla from PMA Financial Network presented a five-year financial forecast for the district using assumptions and projections on enrollment, property values, revenue, expenses, state limits and formulas.
District Administrator Gerald Eichman introduced new staff members Judy Tomlinson (Psychologist), Corey Bugar (Grade 1), Tara Grossman (Math), and Kate Seibel (LT Grade 4).
Marleen Knutson moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to accept, with a letter of gratitude, the anonymous donation of $4,000.00 to the Auburndale Community Scholarship Foundation. Motion carried.
Karmin Bolder moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to approve the limited term contract for 96.50 days for Samantha Ule for Elementary Special Education Instructor. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to appoint Connie Smith as School Year Registration Deputy for the two year cycle from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2013. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Karmin Bolder seconded, to approve the proposed changes to the high school English curriculum. Motion carried.
Karmin Bolder move, Marleen Knutson seconded, to approve the temporary waiver to Policy 443.5 Electronic Pager or Two-Way Communication Device as proposed for the fourth quarter. Motion carried.
The Board reviewed the 2012 WASB Resolutions for the Joint Education Convention.
Douglas Reding arrived at 8:04 p.m.
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(1)(c) to consider performance evaluation of and continued employment of administrative staff. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to reconvene to open session. Motion carried.
President Dimick adjourned the meeting at 9:15 p.m.
Marleen Knutson, Clerk