SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AUBURNDALE
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
President Douglas Reding called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office Meeting Room in the Elementary School and read the Compliance with the Open Meeting Law and Statutory Notices.
Members present were: Michael Hansen, Douglas Reding, Bob Haupt, Cheri Dimick and Marleen Knutson.
Michael Hansen moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to declare the meeting legal. Motion carried.
Recognition of the Public Who Wish to Comment to the Board. Members of the audience commented on a scoreboard donation, dealing with the budget shortfall, honors study hall, district administrative and teacher positions. Congratulations were extended to all solo and ensemble music participants, youth wrestlers going to state and to the following on receiving Marawood Conference honors: Boys Basketball – CJ Castellano, First Team-South; Markus Kleifgen and Austin Hawkins, Second Team; Jake Hansen and Kyle Greunke, Honorable Mention; Chad Weinfurter, Coach of the Year; Girls Basketball – Liz Breu, First Team-South; Kelly Tomfohrde, Second Team; Lindsay Gotz and Kayla Nikolay, Honorable Mention.
Michael Hansen moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Michael Hansen moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the open and closed session minutes from the regular board meeting held on February 23, 2011. Motion carried.
Michael Hansen moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the open and closed session minutes from the special board meetings held on February 9 and February 16, 2011. Motion carried.
Treasurer Cheri Dimick reported on the Finance Committee meeting. Cheri Dimick moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to approve the additional February and March vendor checks #1358-1364, #3166-3174, #58241-58331, payroll checks #37933-37989 and direct deposits #900029103-900029331 in the amount of $654,439.47. Motion carried.
Correspondence – None.
Cheri Dimick moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to recognize former Auburndale High student Darryl Kempf on becoming an Eagle Scout and to send a letter of congratulations. Motion carried.
Michael Hansen moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve the requests from nine students to attend classes under Youth Options. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Michael Hansen seconded, to deny the Open Enrollment request to attend Auburndale from the student with the pending expulsion and to approve the other requests to attend in Auburndale or other districts under Open Enrollment. Motion carried.
Michael Hansen moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve the 2011 summer school program as proposed. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve coaching contracts for Trevor Yeske, Assistant Track Coach and Nicholas Nigh, Junior High Track Coach. Motion carried.
Mike Hansen moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve Kelly Drevlow as Junior Class Advisor for the 2010-11 school year. Motion carried.
District Administrator Gerald Eichman, Finance Director Charles Payant, Elementary Principal Andrew Place, Middle/Senior High School Principal James Meyer shared informational reports with the Board.
Available dates for future meetings were discussed.
Marleen Knutson moved, Michael Hansen seconded, to convene into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 19.85(1)(c) to consider performance evaluation of administrative staff and to discuss employment of Middle/Senior High School Principal. Motion carried.
Michael Hansen moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to reconvene to open session. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 8:31 p.m. Motion carried.