Waconia Public Schools – Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Regular Meeting
The Board of Trustees
Waconia Public Schools
A Regular of the Board of Trustees of Waconia Public Schools was held Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, beginning at 7:00 PM in the Waconia City Council Chambers.  Call to order by Chair Kittridge at 7pm.  Members present: Johnson, Bullis, Weinand, Rothstein, Thom, Kittridge
Members Absent: Griffin
Motions Approved (unanimous)
1. Adoption of Agenda
2. Minutes of July 16, 2012 Meeting
3. Consent Agenda:
Bills and Wire Transfers
Personnel Items:
Annual Travel/Mileage Stipends ($1500) for District Supervisors: Tom Puchalla (Network Supervisor), Jennifer Merritt (Community Education Educational Supervisor)
New Hires: Steve Fleck, Elementary Teacher, 1.0 FTE (replacement), William Swingle, Elementary Teacher, 1.0 FTE (replacement), Andrea Turnquist, Reading Teacher, 1.0 FTE (replacement), Nicholas Hackman, Math Teacher, .875FTE (replacement + new), Donald Tangen, Math Teacher, .299FTE (replacement + new), Colleen Reich, Title I Teacher, .121FTE (replacement), Tina Zimmer, Part time Educational Assistant (replacement), Emily Beltz, Full time Educational Assistant (replacement), Rene Burroughs, Part time Educational Assistant (replacement), Sarah Nelson, Full time Educational Assistant (replacement), Cari Rankin, Full time Educational Assistant (replacement), Rachel Cornelius, Full time Administrative Assitant I (replacement), Angie Williams, Full time Head Cook (replacement), John Adam, Part time Nutritional Assistant (replacement), Jill Blegen, Part time Nutritional Assistant (replacement), Matthew Thomas, Part time Custodial Cleaner (replacement)
Long Term Substitutes: Kayleen Evans (Frykman), Janna Cuevas (Oscarson)
Terminations/Resignations: Amber Galer, Carol Nowak Miller, Shalanah Dawson
Employee Status Changes: Nicole Schahn, PE Teacher, (.85FTE to 1.0FTE) (add’l amount was an overload in 11-12), Jean Masterson, Head Cook, (7.0FTE to 7.5FTE) (add’l time due to increased breakfast participation), Kathy Dolezal, Assistant Head Cook (6.75FTE to 7.0FTE) (add’l time due to increased breakfast participation)
Leaves of Absence
Allyson Benham
Joint Agreement with Crown College for PSEO Tuition Billing
Approve to add Todd Swanson to the list of the District’s Authorized Officers for Commerce Bank
4. Approval of 2012-2014 Terms and Conditions for Community Education Groups
5. Adjournment
The meeting adjourned at 7:58pm. The preceding is a summary of the official minutes on file at the District Office located at 512 Industrial Blvd, Waconia. The next regularly scheduled meeting is Sept. 10, 2012 at Waconia City Hall.
Expenditures by Fund:
Gen Fund    1,351,990.
Food Serv    7,773.
Com Ed    56,770.
Debt Serv    1,002,322.
OPEB Debt Serv    54,006.
Jessica Kilian
(Published in The Waconia Patriot Sept. 20, 2012)