SCHOOL DISTRICT OF AUBURNDALE
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
President Michael Hansen called the meeting to order at 7:02 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.
Bob Haupt moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to declare the meeting legal. Motion carried.
Recognition of the Public Who Wish to Comment to the Board. Marleen Knutson thanked the bus drivers, support staff, teachers, administration, PTO, volunteers and Board members for a successful school year full of accomplishments.
Marleen Knutson moved, Douglas Reding seconded, to approve the agenda. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the open and closed session minutes from the regular board meeting held on May 18, 2011. Motion carried.
Treasurer Douglas Reding reported on the Finance Committee meeting. Douglas Reding moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve the additional May and June vendor checks #1393-1410, #3208-3227, #58711-58902, payroll checks #38132-38197 and direct deposits #900029927-900030157 in the amount of $1,281,320.63. Motion carried.
Correspondence – Cards were received from Steve Allar, Tim Anderson, Ron Klawitter and Penny Ylitalo.
A presentation on Curriculum4Schools, the district’s curriculum writing program, was given by Pam Hillehsiem-Setz of CESA #5. Curriculum writing is aligned to the State Commom Core Standards. Pam reviewed updates done this school year and what areas will be addressed in 2011-12.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to accept, with a letter of gratitude, the 2010-11 school year donations fro the Auburndale Elementary PTO totaling $14,040.00. Motion carried.
Cheri Dimick moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to renew the participation in the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Commodities and Wisconsin School Day Milk Program for the 2011-12 school year. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Douglas Reding seconded, to approve the 2011-12 service contract with CESA #6 for CMS4Schools (Curriculum writing program). Motion carried.
Cheri Dimick moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to accept, with a letter of gratitude for her years of service to the district, the letter of retirement from Judy Dupee, Middle/Senior High School Secretary. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to accept the resignations of Dean McFarlane, Science Teacher, and Sarah Learst, High School Counselor, with letters of gratitude for their time with the district. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve the teaching contract for Timothy Gunderman, English. Motion carried.
Bob Haupt moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to approve the coaching contract for Jamie Jestadt, Junior High Volleyball. Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to adopt a resolution authorizing the District to require pre=tax employee contributions to the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). Motion carried.
Douglas Reding moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to approve the operating budget for the 2011-12 fiscal year. Motion carried.
Proposed Policy 187 – Public Participation at Board Meetings was discussed.
District Administrator Gerald Eichman, Finance Director Charles Payant, and Elementary Principal Andrew Place shared informational reports with the Board.
Future agenda items were considered.
Available dates for future meetings were discussed.
Bob Haupt moved, Cheri Dimick seconded, to convene into closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 19.85(1)(c) to consider contract negotiations strategies with the Auburndale Education Association. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson moved, Bob Haupt seconded, to reconvene to open session. Motion carried.
Bob Haupt moved, Marleen Knutson seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 8:55 p.m. Motion carried.
Marleen Knutson, Clerk