School District of Luck
Regular Board Meeting
December 19, 2012
The meeting was called to order by Board President Robert Clifton. Those present were Board members Amy Dueholm, Daryl Bazey, Jacob Jensen and LeRoy Buck. Also in attendance were Superintendent, Rick Palmer, High School Principal, Mark Gobler, Elementary Principal, Ann Goldbach, Kristi Fenning, Roger Nelson, Lynda Olds and Mary Stirrat.
A motion was made to approve the amended agenda by Jacob Jensen and seconded by Amy Dueholm. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion was made to approve the board minutes of the regular meeting of November 26, 2012 by Amy Dueholm and seconded by Jacob Jensen. All ayes. Motion carried.
Vouchers 77181 through 77259 were presented for approval by Amy Dueholm. A motion to approve the vouchers was made by LeRoy Buck and seconded by Amy Dueholm. All ayes. Motion carried.
The treasurer’s report was presented as follows by Amy Dueholm:
Checking account balance as of 11/30/12 $ 8,107.97
Total receipts to date $ 715,884.91
Total Disbursements to date $ 750,706.30
Ending balance to date $ (26,713.42)
Total cash balance as of 12/19/12 $ 815,428.40
A motion was made to approve the treasurer’s report as presented by Jacob Jensen and seconded by LeRoy Buck. All ayes. Motion carried.
St. Croix Regional Medical Center and Amery Regional Medical Center were both on hand to present options and proposals for Athletic Training Services. The Board listened to both presentation and concluded that a decision would be made at a special meeting in January.
Recognition of Guests or Delegates
A. Katelyn – Student Representative. Katelyn reported on the Band and Choir concert which was held on December 17, 2012.
A. Mr. Palmer reviewed the SDS proposal with the Board noting that total cost for Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC totaled $79,500.00. Mr. Palmer is confident that Roger Nelson and he can head up the bidding process utilizing local contractors for a much lower cost. He requested permission to move in that direction from the Board who agreed by consensus. He has requested an hourly rate from SDS for use in looking over plans.
B. Mr. Gobler requested that the Board consider a Double Header Basketball game against Shell Lake over Christmas Break beginning in 2013. Board agreed by consensus. He also noted that the junior class has set Prom for April 13, 2013.
C. Mrs. Goldbach talked about teacher effectiveness training that will begin after the break. She also mentioned the School Improvement Plan that has been written by Elementary staff and administration. A movie and pajama party was held during PBIS celebration week. She also mentioned that there will be an Author visiting in January.
A. Second reading of “1 to 1 Computer Policy”. After discussion a motion was made by Jacob Jensen and seconded by LeRoy Buck to adopt the “1 to 1 Computer Policy” as a policy. All ayes. Motion carried. Laptops will be dispersed in early January.
A. Approval of Para position. After discussion and based on the recommendation of Mr. Palmer, a motion was made by Amy Dueholm and seconded by LeRoy Buck to approve the hiring of Donna Olson and Kris Muller to fill the two vacant Para positions. All ayes. Motion carried.
B. First reading of Graduation Requirement Revision. Mr. Gobler discussed the change in Graduation requirements but noted that the revision is not ready. It will be presented at the January 2013 meeting.
C. Update on Administrative structure meeting. Mr. Palmer informed the Board that the Administration met last week and has prioritized their list of duties. They are currently working on time on task. This will be presented at a future meeting.
D. Approval of additional CESA services. After discussion and based on Mr. Palmers recommendation, a motion was made by Jacob Jensen and seconded by LeRoy Buck to approve additional visually impaired serviced through CESA. All ayes. Motion carried.
E. Alumni Foundation thank you letter. Mr. Palmer wished to acknowledge a thank you letter that was received from the Alumni Foundation.
F. Any other business that may properly come before the Board.
A motion was made by Jacob Jensen to convene into executive session per WI Stat 19.85(1) for discussion of personnel matters, seconded by Amy Dueholm. Roll call vote: Amy Dueholm – yes, Jacob Jensen – yes, LeRoy Buck – yes and Robert Clifton – yes. Motion carried.
A motion was made to convene back into open session by LeRoy Buck and seconded by Amy Dueholm. Roll call vote: Amy Dueholm – yes, Jacob Jensen – yes, LeRoy Buck – yes and Robert Clifton – yes. Motion carried.
A motion was made to adjourn to High School Media Center to host an Employee Christmas Tea with no official action to occur, by LeRoy Buck and seconded by Jacob Jensen. All ayes. Motion carried.