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Regular Meeting of the Board of Education School District of Bangor Bangor, Wisconsin Bangor High/Middle School Cafetorium Wednesday, April 21, 2010 – 7:30 p.m. I. Call to Order Meeting was called to order by President Rod Hundt II. Roll Call Members present: Tom Arentz, Rod Hundt, Julie Meyers, Scott Riley, Dave Vetrano, Paul Wuensch Member absent: Ole Mathison Administration present: Don Addington, Kathy Carson, Roger Foegen, Lois Meinking III. Attest to Publication Julie Meyers, Paul Wuensch IV. Approval of Agenda Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Julie Meyers, to approve the agenda as amended. Moving a-f under #4. 2010-11 budget information listed in D. District Administrator Report to follow IX. Committee Reports. Motion carried 6-0 V. Approval of Minutes A. Regular Board Meeting: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Motion by Tom Arentz, second by Julie Meyers, to approve minutes. Motion carried 6-0. B. Closed Session: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Dave Vetrano, to approve minutes. Motion carried 6-0. VI. Approval of Vouchers and Activity Account Motion by Tom Arentz, second by Dave Vetrano, to approve vouchers #70210 - 70429 totaling $904,377.48. Motion carried 6-0. Motion by Julie Meyers, second by Dave Vetrano, to approve the activity account. Balance on hand 3/12/2010 $70,556.87. Receipts $16,820.80. Checks written $29,308.64. Balance on hand 4/16/2010 $58,069.03. Motion carried 6-0. VII. Financial Report Motion by Tom Arentz, second by Julie Meyers, to accept donation of $2952.64 from the Dick Riley Family for the softball scoreboard. Motion carried 6-0. Motion by Tom Arentz, second by Julie Meyers, to approve the financial report. Balance on hand 3/12/10 $421,472.88. Revenue this period $1,272,905.41. Expenditures this period $857,984.01. Balance on hand 4/16/2010 $836,394.28. Motion carried 6-0. VIII. Old Business None IX. Committee Reports A. None Items moved up on the agenda. 4. 2010-11 budget information a. Projected deficit and administrative recommendation for balancing the budget Mr. Foegen reviewed potential revenue expenditures for next year, based on some known facts and some assumptions which are still fluid, an estimate at this time is a shortfall of around $200,000. The administrative staff has met several times and are currently recommending items d. and e for approval and also because of demonstrated needed an increase in both art and nurse time. b. Approval of increasing district nurse contract to .5 FTE Motion by Julie Meyers, second by Paul Wuensch, to approve increasing district nurse contract to .5 FTE. (from 3 hrs per day to 4 hrs per day) Motion carried 6-0. c. Approval of increasing district art position to .875 FTE Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Julie Meyers, to approve increasing district art position to .875 FTE. (from .75 to .875, 1 additional class) Motion carried 6-0. d. Approval of reduction of .5 FTE ag/science position. Rod Hundt addressed the community members, parents, students, and staff in attendance at the meeting. Comments were received. Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Rod Hundt to approve reduction of .5 FTE ag/science position. Motion carried 4-2. Tom Arentz and Scott Riley voting no. IX. Board President’s Agenda A. Administer Oath of Office for Re-elected Board Members Tom Arentz, administered oath of office to Rod Hundt, Dave Vetrano, and Paul Wuensch. B. Appoint Board Member for CESA Annual Meeting Motion by Dave Vetrano, second by Tom Arentz, to appoint Julie Meyers as representative for CESA annual meeting. Motion carried 6-0. C. Survey Results for the Before and After School Child Care Needs Assessment Mrs. Meinking presented data from the child care study that was distributed to elementary parents. Motion by Julie Meyers, second by Dave Vetrano, to continue with process of interest by sending out request for proposal forms to area day care providers. Motion carried 6-0. D. Consideration of Asbestos Removal and Demolition Quotes for Old High School Project and Project Update with Qualified School Mike Seichter and Tyler Schultz from Market & Johnson, presented the projected costs of the old high school gym renovation. Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Julie Meyers, to accept bid from No Mercy Excavating to remove asbestos from the old high school, pending clarification of bid, with the understanding that even though their bid is for the entire project, contractor will agree to only doing the interior abatement if funding doesn’t go through. Motion carried 6-0. E. Storage Consideration with Demolition of Old High School Building With removal of the old high school building storage will continue to be an issue. Options will be considered. F. Focus on Energy: Energy Audit Update Focus on Energy and Ken Stratman conducted a walk-thru of facilities and a written list of recommendations has not yet been received. G. Results of April 19 School Auction Total income on auction held at old high school - $5,860.62. H. Proposed Creation of Tax Incremental Finance District #1, Village of Rockland Paul Wuensch reported on the recent meeting he attended for the proposed creation of a tax incremental finance district #1 in the Village of Rockland. I. Correspondence Congratulations from Junior Achievement to the Bangor’s Business Challenge Team. Taking 1st place in Public Service Announcement and 3rd place overall. XI. CESA #4 Report: Julie Meyers – CESA Board Representative No report. XII. Administration Reports A. School Psychologist’s Report: Kathy Carson 1. Grant update Ms. Carson presented the board with a progress report on the alternative education grant activities. 2. Referral information Referrals were presented by school. B. Elementary School Report: Lois Meinking 1. Approve leave request Motion by Julie Meyers, second by Dave Vetrano, to approve request from Diane Weisse to take one personal day for the 2009-2010 calendar year on Friday, May 28, 2010. Motion carried 6-0. Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Julie Meyers, to approve request from Debra Gerke for leave time on May 26, 27, and 28. Using one day of personal leave and two days of unpaid leave. Motion carried 6-0. 2.Approve donation Motion by Tom Arentz, second by Julie Meyers, to accept donation of an oil painting (16” X 20” created by Jim Romskog) for former principal, Lyn Tierney. Motion carried 6-0 3. Spelling Bee Congratulations to GT coordinator Jamie Hotchkiss for bringing the regional spelling bee back to Bangor Elementary School, to be held April 20th at 9:30 a.m 4. Earth week day On April 22 the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, the elementary staff will hold the annual celebration from 6:00-7:30 p.m. 5. Conferences 95% of elementary conferences were held. 6. 2010 budget proposal Copies of the initial elementary budget proposal were distributed. 7. Before and after school child care needs assessment 50% response for the survey conducted. (Covered under Board President’s Agenda C.) 8. Upcoming dates Upcoming events were announced by Mrs. Meinking. C. High School/Middle School: Don Addington 1.Badger State participants Students were selected to represent BHS at the 2010 Badger Boys and Badger Girls State this summer. 2. HS/MS 2010-2011 budget Copies of the initial middle/high school budget proposal were distributed. 3. Extra-Effort Award Bangor’s 2010 La Crosse Tribune Extra-Effort Award winner is Megan Collins. 4. State National History Day Congratulations to the students who qualified for the state History Day competition on May 1st at UW Madison. 5. First lady Visit State First-Lady, Jessica Doyle, visited an 8th grade middle school class on Friday, April 9th. She talked to the students about the Wisconsin Covenant. 6. Math Team Congratulations to the math teams that participated at the Twin Conference Math Competition at Royall. The Varsity team brought home the first place trophy and the JV team placed 6th. 7. HS/MS solo/ensemble results Congratulations to this year’s solo/ensemble successes. 8. 7th grade Poynette trip 7th graders traveled to Poynette for their annual class trip. 9. Diversity week Thank you to Brooke Dahl and the SWAV group that organized and facilitated Diversity Week activities last week in the high school. 10. Graduation speaker This year’s graduation speaker will be Chris Squire (’92) 11. Upcoming events Mr. Addington announced upcoming events. D. District Administrator Report: Roger Foegen 1. Coaching resignation: girl’s basketball Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Dave Vetrano, to accept resignation from Amber Mlynczak as head girls varsity basketball coach. Motion carried 6-0. 2. Coaching contract approval for head varsity volleyball Motion by Dave Vetrano, second by Julie Meyers, to approve Amber Mlynczak as head girls varsity volleyball coach. Motion carried 6-0. 3. Review of food service assessment and report Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Dave Vetrano, to table the review of the food service assessment and report. Motion carried 6-0. 4. a. b. c. d. moved up on agenda e. Approval of elimination of basketball, wrestling cheerleader advisor positions Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Julie Meyers, for approval of elimination of basketball and wrestling cheerleading advisor poitions. Motion carried 6- 0. f. Future consideration of support staff reductions to further balance the 2010- 2011 budget Support staff reductions would take place at a later board meeting this summer as we get a clearer picture of enrollment, revenue projections, etc. 5. Field of Dreams update Mr. Foegen gave a review of improvements and current state of fields. XIII. Removal of items from the Consent Agenda No items removed. XIV. Consent Agenda A. Overnight trip approvals: 7th grade to Poynette (April 19-21, 2010), 6th grade to Washington D.C. (April 28-May 2, 2010), Spanish to Costa Rica (tentatively March 30-April 7, 2011), High mileage vehicle Team to Appleton (April 30-May 1, 2010). Motion by Tom Arentz, second by Julie Meyers, to approve all items on consent agenda. Motion carried 6-0. XV. Miscellaneous as May Legally Come Before the Board No miscellaneous. XVI. Adjourn to closed session under WI Statutes 19.85 (1) (c) (student issue: community service, personnel: medical leaves)) Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Dave Vetrano, to adjourn to closed session. Roll call vote. Motion carried 6-0. XVII. Return to Open Session to Take Action, if Necessary Motion by Dave Vetrano, second by Julie Meyers, to return to open session. Motion carried 6-0. No Action Taken XVIII. Adjourn Motion by Paul Wuensch, second by Dave Vetrano, to adjourn. Motion carried 6- 0.
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