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					                    LITTLE CHUTE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
                        “Fostering a Community of Learners”
                       MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING
                              Monday, March 28, 2011

Time:      5:30 p.m.
Place:     Little Chute District Boardroom

Present:   Board Members: Mary Janssen, Leon Biesterveld, Jerry Verhagen, Chuck George,
           Lynn Hietpas (excused); District Administrator, Dave Botz; Student Council
           Representative, Zach Dercks (excused); Recording Secretary, Cheryl VandeVoort;
           and guest(s).

           The Little Chute Area School District Board of Education Meeting was
           called to order by Board President, Mary Janssen, at 5:30 p.m. on Monday,
           March 28, 2011.

Motion:    To approve the agenda as printed.
           By: Chuck George Second by: Leon Biesterveld
           Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1: Approved

Motion:    To approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Monday, March 14, 2011
           as printed.
           By: Chuck George Second by: Leon Biesterveld
           Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved

           Public Forum: Jazz night on Thursday, March 17th at the PAC. The students did an
           excellent job. HS Band Instructor, Amy Albedyll, had strings playing with our band
           and it was a wonderful addition.

           Communications:

           a. Student Council Report: Zach Dercks, student council representative, was not
              at the meeting due to spring break.
           b. Retreats and Other Important Dates: The Board was given a list of
              important dates for the end of the year. They may pick and choose the events
              they wish to participate in. Let Sheri know and she will get you signed up for
              the events you would like to attend. Mary Janssen said she spoke with Reed
              Ribble and he said he would be interested in attending one of our Portfolio Days
              if his calendar permitted.
           c. Administrative Reports: Administrators were in attendance to answer
              questions pertaining to their reports.
           d. Open Enrollment: Pupil Service Director, Laura McCormick, presented a
              power point detailing the Open Enrollment data.
           e. Staffing: Eight new positions were posted on the DPI website, school website
              and all school buildings for the 2011-12 school year. They are as follows: 3rd
              or 4th grade teacher, elementary school counselor, elementary regular
              education/special education/early childhood teacher, school psychologist,
              middle school physical education teacher (grades 6-8), high school Spanish
             teacher, high school special education teacher and choir instructor (grades 6-
             12).
          f. WASB Day at the Capitol: A brief report on the Wednesday, March 16th Day
             at the Capitol presentation was given by Mary Janssen, Leon Biesterveld and
             Dave Botz.
          g. 2011 Spring Academy: Responsibilities and Relationships for Effective
             Boardsmanship will be the topic of the 2011 Spring Academy to be held at the
             Chula Vista Resort and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells on May 7, 2011.
             Sheri will make reservations for any interested parties.

          District Finances:

          a. Bills & Claims: A copy of the bills and claims for payment was reviewed by
             the Board.

          b. Treasurer’s Report: A brief treasurer’s report was given by Treasurer, Leon
             Biesterveld.

          Action Items:

          a. Approval of Checks for Payment: Checks #64233 through #64378 in the
             amount of $1,314,915.93 were presented for approval.

Motion:   To approve checks #64233 through #64378 in the amount of $1,314,915.93 as
          presented.
          By: Leon Biesterveld Second by: Chuck George
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved

          b. Approval of Non-Resident Requests to Attend LCASD Under Wisconsin
             Open Enrollment: Administration made a recommendation to approve the 56
             Open Enrollment applicants to attend the Little Chute Area School District.

Motion:   To approve the recommendation of 56 applicants to attend the Little Chute Area
          School District under Open Enrollment for the 2011-12 school year.
          By: Jerry Verhagen Second by: Chuck George
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved

          c. Denial of Non-Resident Requests to Attend LCASD Under Wisconsin Open
             Enrollment: Administration made a recommendation to deny one student who
             has applied for attendance in the Little Chute Area School District. This student
             was ineligible for Open Enrollment because the resident school district does not
             offer the same 4-year-old kindergarten program Little Chute does.

Motion:   To deny the recommendation of one student to attend LCASD as his resident school
          district does not offer the same 4-year-old kindergarten program Little Chute does.
          By: Chuck George Second by: Leon Biesterveld
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved
          d. Approval of Resident Requests to Attend a Non-Resident School District
             Under Wisconsin Open Enrollment: Administration made a recommendation
             to approve the 30 Open Enrollment applicants to attend a non-resident school
             district under Wisconsin Open Enrollment.

Motion:   To approve the recommendation of 30 applicants to attend a non-resident
          school district under Open Enrollment for the 2011-12 school year.
          By: Leon Biesterveld Second by: Jerry Verhagen
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved

          e. Denial of Resident Request to Attend a Non-Resident School District
             Under Wisconsin Open Enrollment: Administration made a recommendation
             to deny one Open Enrollment applicant to attend a non-resident school district
             under Wisconsin Open Enrollment because it would cause an undue financial
             burden to the school district.

Motion:   To approve the recommendation to deny one applicant to attend a non-resident
          school district under Open Enrollment for the 2011-12 school year due to costs.
          By: Jerry Verhagen Second by: Chuck George
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved


          f. Coaching Recommendation: A recommendation was made by the
             administration to accept the list of coaching recommendations as
             presented by Athletic Director, Anna Maass.
             Volleyball: Anna Maass – Head Varsity, Kevin Wyngaard – JV,
             Sara VanRossum – Freshman Volunteer Asst: Nicole Wyngaard,
             Allison Locy
             Soccer: Jack Coffey – Head Varsity for Boys/Girls, Ben
             VanSchyndal – Head Boys JV Coach Coach/Vol. Asst. Girls
             Mitch McLaughlin– Vol. Asst Boys
             Kevin Coffey/Nate VanSchyndal – Vol. Asst Boys/Girls
             Football: Greg Enz- Head Varsity Contract, Steve Schepp (Full
             Contract) V, Ted Evers (Full Contract) V, Rob Hendrickson (Full
             Contract) V, Dwaine Dailey (Full Contract) Asst Frosh, Todd Bruyette
             (1/2 Contract) Head Frosh, Al Adler – Volunteer,
             Ken Diedrick – Volunteer, Kevin VanderZanden – Voluntee,
             Mike Schepp – Volunteer
             Boys/Girls Golf: Kevin Pratt – Boys/Girls Head Varsity
             Head Co - Varsity Poms: Beth Slater, Maggie Farley
             Volunteer Softball Coach: Kelly Schumacher. I recommend the
             hiring of Kelly Schumacher as a volunteer assistant because she has
             been a member of the softball program since she was in elementary
             school. She was a good player and will be a good addition to the
             coaching staff.
Motion:   To accept the coaching recommendations as presented.
          By: Jerry Verhagen Second by: Leon Biesterveld
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved


          As there was no other business to come before the Board, Board President,
          Mary Janssen asked for a motion to convene in Closed Session: 19.85(1)(c)
          Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data
          of any employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises
          responsibility.

                 i.      Negotiations – Status between LCEA/BOE
                 ii.     Administrative contracts


Motion:   To convene in closed session.
          By: Chuck George Second by: Leon Biesterveld
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1 Approved

          Roll Call:     Chuck George, yes; Jerry Verhagen, yes;
                         Leon Biesterveld, yes; Mary Janssen, yes

          Time: 7:19 p.m.

          Open Session (if needed)

          Adjourn:
          By: Second by:
          Ayes 4; Opposed 0; Excused 1


          Prepared by,                                Respectfully submitted,


          Cheryl Vande Voort                          Charles V. George
          Recording Secretary                         Clerk

				
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