First published on 15 April 2009 Posted in School Board News
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF CHILTON
Regular School Board Meeting
Minutes of November 24, 2008
The Chilton Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, November 24, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room located at the Chilton High School. Roll call was taken and all members were present. All notices were properly posted.
There was a motion by Mr. Lisowe, seconded by Mr. Kolbe to approve the minutes of the previous meetings and committee meetings. That motion carried with unanimous consent.
There was a motion by Mr. Kolbe, seconded by Mr. Rautmann to approve the bills as presented and authorize payment of checks #107437 - #107536. That motion carried with unanimous consent. The November receipts were $106,097.82. The November disbursements including payroll were $875,863.77.
Mrs. Lau presented the treasurer/financial report.
Under delegations, Mrs. Stephanie Reilly expressed her thanks to the board, administration and staff for the increased communications and positive connections being made.
Dr. Martin presented the Superintendent's report.
Mr. Meier presented the President's report. He reminded board members of the Wisconsin Association of School Board Teacher and Support Staff Bargaining Goals Video Conference that will be held on December 10th at 6:30 p.m. at the Chilton High School in the KSCADE Room.
Mr. Meier presented to the Board of Education his recommendations regarding board members attending State and National Conventions. He recommends that no more than two (2) board members attend the National Convention on an annual basis, and no more than three (3) board members (which would include the delegate) attend the State Convention per year. This would be available on a rotating basis. Exceptions to this would be if there is a performance or presentation by a representative or group from the School District, and/or a formal recognition to the school district in which board members' attendance is a necessary part of that activity. Discussion took place. The Policy Committee will review this at their next committee meeting.
The Board of Education was informed that Aurora Health Care will no longer be considered an in network provider with WPS Insurance ending December 31, 2008.
The Policy Committee presented the second reading of revised Policies 725.27-Bids and Price Quotations, 725.294-Emergency Purchasing, and 421-Pupil Nondiscrimination Compliance (Religious Accommodations).
There was a motion by Mr. Lisowe, seconded by Mr. Rautmann to implement "skinnies" into the 2009-2010 Chilton High School block schedule. That motion carried with unanimous consent.
Mr. Meier requested input from board members on ideas to facilitate community input during delegations. The Policy Committee will review this at their next committee meeting.
The Board was notified that the WASB State Convention will be held January 20-23, 2009. Mr. Meier,
Mr. Kolbe and Mr. Rautmann will attend. Mrs. Hintz and Mr. Lisowe will not attend.
There was a motion by Mr. Rautmann, seconded by Mr. Lisowe to recognize the Chilton Public School activity clubs and organizations, and to be sanctioned by the Board of Education. That motion carried with unanimous consent.
There was a motion by Mr. Lisowe, seconded by Mr. Kolbe to approve Tom Mlada, Volunteer Girls Basketball Coach, Paul Meier, Volunteer Girls Basketball Coach, and Janet Sket, Volunteer Cheer Assistant. A roll call vote was taken: Mr. Kolbe - yes; Mrs. Hintz - yes; Mr. Lisowe - yes, and Mr. Rautmann - yes. Mr. Meier abstained. That motion carried.
There was a motion by Mrs. Hintz, seconded by Mr. Rautmann to approve Jamie Koehler to take the Ski Club on a field trip to Norway Mountain, Michigan on January 23, 2009. That motion carried with unanimous consent.
Mrs. Schuster updated the board on parent/teacher conferences and Opera for the Young.
Mr. Appel gave an update on the musical tryouts on December 11-12, the Forensics meet, Chilton Middle School Performance, and the upcoming Christmas concerts.
Dr. Schaid updated the board on registration/scheduling-strategic plan, the Kohl Excellence Scholarship and the Kohl Initiative Scholarship.
Dr. Blink gave an update on the Wisconsin Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (WASCD) Conference.
There was a motion by Mr. Rautmann, seconded by Mrs. Hintz to go into closed session. Upon a roll call vote, that motion carried with unanimous consent.
There was a motion by Mrs. Hintz, seconded by Mr. Lisowe to adjourn the meeting. That motion carried with unanimous consent.
This is the end of the meeting minutes of the regular Board of Education meeting for the Chilton Public School District on November 24, 2008.
Debra Hintz, Clerk
Dawn Bartel, Recording Secretary