February Board Minutes
School District of Luck
Regular Board Meeting
March 3, 2014
The meeting was called to order by Board President Daryl Bazey. Those present were Board members Amy Dueholm, Jacob Jensen, Kurt Stonesifer and LeRoy Buck. Also in attendance were Superintendent, Rick Palmer, High School Principal Brad Werner, Student Representative, Karsten Peterson, Lori Nelson and Lynda Olds.
A motion was made to approve the amended agenda by LeRoy Buck and seconded by Jacob Jensen. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion was made to approve the board minutes of the regular meeting of January 27, 2014 by Jacob Jensen and seconded by Kurt Stonesifer. All ayes. Motion carried.
Vouchers 78480 through 78573 were presented for approval by Amy Dueholm. A motion to approve the vouchers was made by Kurt Stonesifer and seconded by Jacob Jensen. All ayes. Motion carried.
The treasurer’s report was presented as follows by Mr. Palmer:
Checking account balance as of 1/31/14 $ 6,788.35
Total receipts to date $1,556,651.32
Total Disbursements to date $1,494,910.43
Ending balance to date $ 68,529.24
Total cash balance as of 2/28/14 $1,417,428.05
A motion was made to approve the treasurer’s report as presented was made by Jacob Jensen and seconded by LeRoy Buck. All ayes. Motion carried.
Citizens request to address the Board
A. Must sign up before the meeting - None
A. Student Rep: Karsten Peterson was in and discussed the following items: NHS-Back Pack program, Teachers Memorial Scholarship Lasagna Supper, Spirit Week, PBIS Talent Show, Winter Carnival, Forensics, FCCLA and Boys and Girls Basketball playoffs.
B. Mr. Palmer Informed the Board that a previously approved Youth Option agreement was being changed from Stout to UW Barron County. Mr. Palmer went over talking points for the upcoming referendum vote. He noted that flyers are available and will be posted around town. There will be a public informational meeting on March 20, 2014 beginning at 7pm in the small gym. He also informed the Board that we will be going through a membership audit at the end of March.
C. Mr. Werner informed the Board that Ms. Berg will present High School and Elementary WKC testing results next month along with the change to ACT Standardized testing. He mentioned the Educator Effectiveness and the Weighted Grade policy. Information will be going out to families at the end of the month on the later.
D. Mrs. Goldbach – not present.
E. Mr. Stonesifer met with another group of employees and discussion focused on the following: Make-up days, Common Core, AP Student options, Contracts and a reduction in the ITV budget.
A. Second reading of “Post –Issuance Debt Compliance Policy”. After discussion a motion was made by Jacob Jensen and seconded by Amy Dueholm to approve the “Post-Issuance Debt Compliance Policy” as a second reading. All ayes. Motion carried.
B. Modification of Weighted Grade Proposal “Proposed Grading Scale”. After discussion a motion was made by Jacob Jensen and seconded by LeRoy Buck to approve the recommended revision to Policy No. 343, Grading Statement to include the newly proposed AP/College Matrix. All ayes. Motion carried.
A. Discussion of “Open Enrollment Survey”. Mr. Palmer reviewed the Open Enrollment Survey that was recently sent out. He noted several of the comments from both people that enroll in and those that enroll out. Comments and surveys will be looked at further.
B. Make up days “Hours of Instruction”. After discussion it was decided by Board consensus to alter the current calendar to account for makeup days due to weather as follows:
a. March 28th – No School –CHANGED TO FULL DAY WITH STUDENTS
b. April 17th – Full Day w/Students – CHANGED TO ½ DAY W/STUDENTS ½ DAY INSERVICE
c. April 21st – No School – CHANGED TO FULL DAY WITH STUDENTS
d. April 22nd – Teacher In-service – CHANGED TO FULL DAY WITH STUDENTS
e. June 9th – No school - CHANGED TO FULL DAY INSERVICE FOR STAFF
C. CESA 11 Shared Services Agreement. After discussion a motion was made by LeRoy Buck and seconded by Kurt Stonesifer to approve the agreement as recommended by Mr. Palmer. All ayes. Motion carried.
D. Any other business that may properly come before the Board.
Policy Review: Approximately five Board Policies per month will be reviewed for possible revisions. Policy Section 400 dealing students will be addressed first.
A. Policy 411 Nondiscrimination
B. Policy 411a Discrimination Compliant Procedure
C. Policy 411.1 Sexual Harassment
D. Policy 411.2 Anti Bullying/Anti-Harassment Policy
E. Policy 412 Full-Time Students
During discussion it was noted that many of the changes to these policy are of the clerical nature and that all changes could be grouped into one motion. A motion was made by Kurt Stonesifer and seconded by Jacob Jensen to approve the minor changes to the above referenced policies as a group. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion was made by LeRoy Buck to convene into executive session per WI Stat. 19.85(1) for discussion of Teachers base wage negotiations, employee performance, renewal of Administrative Contracts seconded by Jacob Jensen. Roll call vote: Amy Dueholm – yes, Jacob Jensen – yes, Kurt Stonesifer – yes, LeRoy Buck – yes and Daryl Bazey – yes. Motion carried.
A motion was made to convene back into open session by Amy Dueholm and seconded by Kurt Stonesifer. Roll call vote: Amy Dueholm – yes, Jacob Jensen – yes, Kurt Stonesifer – yes, LeRoy Buck – yes and Daryl Bazey – yes. Motion carried.
After discussion during executive session in regards to Administrative Contracts, a motion was made by Kurt Stonesifer and seconded by Jacob Jensen to approve the extension of all Administrative contracts as presented at the January 2014 meeting. All ayes. Motion carried.
A motion was made to adjourn by Jacob Jensen and seconded by Kurt Stonesifer. All ayes. Motion carried.