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7725 Minutes

Regular Board Meeting (Tuesday, October 26, 2021)

Board Members Present: Greg Leisgang, Tom Heins,

Beth Schmalz

Board Members attending virtually: Jill Karweick, Kurt Peterson, Paula Rohm,

Mike Cottrell

Also in attendance: Laurie Asher, Daneen Hansen, Jennifer Pierre

Amy Wachewicz attending virtually

43 community members attended in person.

60 additional community members attended virtually.

President Greg Leisgang called the meeting to order at 7:00PM.

Tom Heins motioned to approve the agenda for October 26, 2021 Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Public Participation: 13 community members addressed the Board in person; Tony Kastning, Ashley Ambrosius, Eric DeBruin, Marilyn Limberg, Jessica Melchert, Brian Main, Tracy Gagnow, Steve Kane, Jacob Gagnow, Liz Grove, Lisa Jelenic, Jaime Wery, Kristina lemke. 1 emails/letter received from Jaime Schumacher, community members read during public participation.

General Correspondence: Thank you letter submitted from Seymour High School Staff.

Tom Heins WASB Correspondant, reported on: Senate Bill 585 Growth and Development, and Bill 555 District Membership payments to independent membership, Promoting Arts in Education.

Tom Heins motioned to approve minutes from September 28, 2021 Board Meetings. Kurt Peterson seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Curt Jefson presented information on the Seymour High School baseball team’s out of state field trip. Kurt Peterson motioned to approve the out of state field trip for the Seymour High School as presented by Curt Jefson. Tom Heins seconded the motion. Motion passed. 7-0.

Curt Jefson presented information on the Seymour High School baseball team’s mattress fundraiser. Kurt Peterson motioned to approve the High School Fundraiser as presented by Curt Jefson. Tom Heins seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Kregg Mueller and Jenny Pierre shared information with the full board that was presented during the Education Committee this past month. Tom Heins motioned to approve the GED Option 2 program as presented. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion.

All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Jill Karweick motioned to approve payment of vouchers for October including General Fund Vouchers numbered 88408 through 88592 in the amount of $623,697.34 Efunds and Bank Fees $370.85, WRS $41,052.23, WI Deferred Comp (457) & WEA Trust (403b) in the amount of $15,667.90, Automated Clearinghouse Transfers for Payroll in the amount of $428,640.06, for a total amount for October 2021 of $2,323,198.23. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Mrs. Asher updated board members on the final 3rd Friday Pupil Count for September 2021.

Kurt Peterson motioned to approve December 21, 2021 for the Regular Board meeting. Jill Karweick seconded the motion.

All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Mrs. Asher presented 2021-22 School Year Update.

Pete Kempen, Business Manager reported on: September financials and staffing.

Jenny Pierre, Director of Teaching and Learning reported on: Peer Review and Mentor Grant, Title I Fall Coordinators Meeting, Educator Effectiveness State Pilot, TEALS-Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, Promethean Board Planning.

Amy Wachewicz, Director of

Pupil Services reported on:

Mental Health First Aid Training, DAC Digest.

School Board Members reported on attending Board Committee Meetings, Board Tour, Swim Meets, Football Game, Regional Soccer, WASB Regional Meeting, Strategic Planning Meeting and Harbor Freight Presentation.

Kurt Peterson motioned to approve the purchase of air line installation for the Tech Ed project from Tremel Enterprises at a cost of $8,250 as on file in the district office. Mike Cottrell seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Jill Karweick motioned to establish the 2021-2022 General Fund Operational Levy of $5,814,042; Debt Service Fund Levy of $1,985,500; and Community Service Fund Levy of $285,275 for a total tax levy of $8,084,817. It is understood that the district Revenue and Expenditure Budgets will be appropriately adjusted, as presented and attached, to reflect the actual levy recommended and on file in the district office. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Jill Karweick motioned to approve the resolution to short term borrow up to $1,500,000 from Nicolet National Bank for the 2021-2022 school year as on file in the District Office. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Mr. Kempen updated Board Members on Fund 73.

Jill Karweick motioned to approve the Impact Aid meeting to be held on Tuesday, November 9th at 3:30PM at the Seymour High School Library, and available on Google Meet. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Jill Karweick motioned to approve the 2022 Indian Policies and Procedures as on file in the District Office. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Mike Cottrell motioned to approve Policy 660, Policy 662.1, Policy 665 and Policy 672 as presented. Jill Karweick seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye.

First reading of Policy 672.2,

Rule 672.2 and Policy 690. No action required.

School Board Requests: Flag pole for soccer field.

Paula Rohm motioned to move into closed session per WI State Statute 19.85 (1)(c) Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility. Kurt Peterson seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion

passed 7-0.

Tom Heins motioned to move back into open session at 9:51PM. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion

passed 7-0.

Tom Heins motioned to adjourn at 9:52PM. Beth Schmalz seconded the motion. All members present and attending virtually voting aye. Motion passed 7-0.

Paula Rohm

Clerk

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School District of Horicon

Board of Education Meeting

October 18, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Horicon School Board Room – Room 407

Board of Education meeting called to order by President Strieff at 7:00 p.m.

Motion by Grigg, second by Hodgson to approve the October 18, 2021 BOE agenda as presented. Voice vote 7-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Sunderland, second by Westimayer to approve the minutes of the September 14, 2021 Expulsion Hearing and the September 20, 2021 BOE meeting as presented. Voice vote 7-0. Motion carried.

Citizen’s Comments or Personal Appearances – None

Motion by Grigg, second by Westimayer to approve the fund 10, 21, 27, 38, 39, 49, 50, 73 and 80 Vouchers in the amount of $534,904.16 [Check #30049 to Check #30142 and Check #50736 to Check #50751] Roll Call vote: Ayes-[Grigg, Strieff, Sunderland, Nicolaus, Vincent, Hodgson, Westimayer] Nays-[none]. Motion carried.

Motion by Hodgson, second by Vincent to approve the Fund 60 Activity Account as presented. Voice vote 7-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Sunderland, second by Nicolaus to approve the 2021-22 Resolution Authorizing Taxable Tax and Revenue Anticipation Promissory Note for cash flow purposes in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000. Voice vote 6-0. Strieff abstained. Motion carried.

Motion by Hodgson, second by Westimayer to approve two Early College Credit Program and six Start College Now applications for second semester classes. Voice vote 7-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Grigg, second by Westimayer to approve the 2021-22 Revenue/ Expense Budget as presented. Roll Call Vote: Ayes-[Strieff, Sunderland, Nicolaus, Vincent, Hodgson, Westimayer, Grigg] Nays-[none]. Motion carried.

Motion by Westimayer, second by Grigg to approve the All-Fund Tax Levy in the amount of $4,501,325. Roll call vote: Ayes-[Sunderland, Nicolaus, Vincent, Hodgson, Westimayer, Grigg, Strieff] Nays-[none]. Motion carried.

Motion by Sunderland, second by Hodgson to approve the following: at a 5% positive test rate for students in either the Elementary or Middle/High School results in that specific “building” being strongly recommended to mask up and requiring staff of that “building” to be masked; at a 7% positive test rate for students in either Elementary or Middle/High School results in a required two week masking of students and staff of that specific “building”; a 10% positive test rate for students in either the Elementary or Middle/High School results in required masking of the entire District for two weeks. Voice vote 6-1. Motion carried.

Discussion Items: Athletic Complex Update; Neola Update – [Volume 30, Number 2] – First Reading

Administration/Student Member Reports: Roggenbauer, Sawyer, LeBouton, Graven, Schwartz, Appel

Committee Reports: Facilities and Finance

Motion by Hodgson, second by Grigg to adjourn at 8:47 p.m. Voice vote 7-0. Motion carried.

Approved November 15, 2021

Meredith Strieff, Board President

WNAXLP DCP 11/25

REGULAR BOARD OF

EDUCATION MEETING

MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2021

WEYAUWEGA-FREMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL IMC

Meeting called to order by President, Mark Alberts at 6:01 p.m.

Meeting began with the Pledge of Allegience.

Roll Call –

Board members present: Debi Bartel, aye; Mark Alberts, aye; Sandy Smith, aye; Jim Stuebs, aye; Matt Betz, Richard Wagner, aye, Brandon Leschke, aye.

Board members absent: None.

Meeting properly noticed: Yes.

Quorum: Yes.

Administration present: Phillip Tubbs, John Kiefer, Jodi Alix, John Ohlson, and Lisa Sromek.

Administration absent: None.

Supervisors present: Don Lederhaus.

Others Present: Josey Schmoldt, Ashley Bayer, Zeb Bayer, Jessica Fietzer, Amanda Zastrow, Sheri Boettcher, Rhonda Bubolz, Andrea Muench, Linda Yach, Sarah Mueller, John Mueller, Hannah Ory, Gordy Bubolz, Cammie Haire, Joanie Buss, and Laura Otto attended in person. Casey Abrahamson, Marnie Rotta, Adrienne Rice, Lea Ferg and Julie Walborn attended virtually.

COMMUNICATION AND VISITORS

VISITORS: Rhonda Bubolz spoke to the board regarding some concerns with the students having to wear the masks. Andrea Muench also spoke to the board regarding some concerns with students having to wear masks as well as some facts that she read to the board about masks.

ADMINISTRATION

PHILLIP TUBBS

Mr. Tubbs noted that the daycare will be open this fall for 3 and 4 year olds. He also noted that Senator Ballweg came in the previous week to speak with him and Mr. Kiefer.

JODI ALIX

Mrs. Alix noted that the Spanish classes will be taken through the Erving Network as we were unable to find a teacher at this point.

JOHN OHLSON

Mr. Ohlson noted that the teachers are excited about the new literacy program. He also noted that word will be going out to the public soon on the Charter School.

LISA SROMEK

Ms. Sromek noted that she worked with the school counselors on a grant which the district has received $35,000 School based mental health services grant that will be available to help with programs for mental health as well as an additional $3,000 Peer to Peers grant.

JOHN KIEFER

Mr. Kiefer noted that the district audit is taking place this week through Thursday. He noted there is an approximate $92,000 surplus for the year. He stated that the health insurance was good for the district this year. He also noted that with Covid last year some of the costs were reduced or being able to charge some costs to grants. He also noted that the Food Service was at approximately $80,000 profit this year.

DON LEDERHAUS

Mr. Lederhaus noted the bus drivers will be doing a dry run on the 31st. He also stated that this is the first year since he has been here that we had a bus driver for all of the routes. He also noted that as part of the emergency and safety items the district is part of the Speak up/Speak out Wisconsin program which is a reporting tip line that parents and students can use to report anything.

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Mrs. Smith noted that she went to see the Piano Man and it was great but talked to a number of people that were not aware of this. She asked if the district could work on getting that information out to community members as far as publicizing things a little more.

RECOGNITION AND SPECIAL GUESTS

None.

STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD REPRESENTATIVE – Madison Betz

Ms. Betz was not present.

CONSIDERATION AND APPROVAL OF VOUCHERS

Motion by Stuebs, seconded by Smith, to approve the July monthly payments as printed.

Roll call vote: Smith, aye; Alberts, aye; Wagner, aye; Stuebs, aye; Bartel, aye; Betz aye; Leschke, aye.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

Motion by Alberts, seconded by Bartel, to approve the July monthly cash receipts as printed.

Roll call vote: Bartel, aye; Stuebs, aye; Alberts, aye; Wagner, aye; Betz, aye; Leschke, aye, Smith, aye.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

OLD BUSINESS

Nothing to report.

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Alberts, seconded by Smith, to approve the consent agenda as presented but to exclude the HS Special Ed position.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

Under the Consent Agenda, the Board of Education approved the following:

A. Committee of the Whole Meeting – 8-9-21

B. Regular Board of Education Meeting – 7-26-21

C. Resignations – Amie Blanchette – Middle School ELA/ELL Teacher

D. Hires – Travis Schuh – Charter School Lead Teacher, Justin Zielke – Maintenance Mechanic, Naomi Peuse – Library Media Specialist/Technology Integration, Wendy Falk – Middle School Counselor, Ashley Lind, Megan Gorges, Claudia Glovier – Instructional Aides, Hope Steiger – Child Care Director, Melissa Fischer-Soerns – Bus Driver.

NEW BUSINESS

LITERACY INTERVENTION BID WAIVER (Action)

Motion by Wagner, seconded by Alberts, to approve the Literacy Intervention Bid Waiver.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

LITERACY INTERVENTION PURCHASE (Action)

Motion by Bartel, seconded by Smith, to approve the Literacy Intervention Program that was presented at the August Committee of the Whole Meeting.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

GILL & GILL ANNUAL RENEWAL (Action)

Motion by Betz, seconded by Stuebs, to approve the renewal of Gill & Gill contract as the district legal representative.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

CLASSROOM WINDOW BLINDS PURCHASE (Action)

Motion by Smith, seconded by Wagner, to approve the purchase of window blinds from Made in the Shade at the cost of $21,920.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

2021-2022 REOPENING DISTRICT FACILITIES (Action)

Motion by Alberts, seconded by Stuebs, to approve the District Reopening Plan for the 2021-2022 school year as it is presented with any future revisions be presented to the board of education for approval.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

STUDENT BOUNDARY REQUESTS (Discussion/Action)

Motion by Bartel, seconded by Stuebs, to approve the student boundary requests as presented.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

CALENDAR & FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

Charter School Meeting in September

Board Retreat

Motion by Bartel, seconded by Stuebs, to adjourn meeting at 6:45 p.m.

Seven (7) ayes.

Zero (0) nays.

Motion carried.

The September Regular Board of Education Meeting will be held on September 27, 2021 at 6:00 PM in the High School Community Forum Room.

Monthly Regular Board of Education Meeting agendas will be posted on the district website at

www.wegafremont.k

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, the Weyauwega Public Library, Weyauwega City Hall, Fremont Village Hall, Neuschafer Community Library, Waupaca County Post, and at all W-F District locations.

Dawn Loughrin

Board Secretary

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