School Board – INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 111

WATERTOWN, MINNESOTA

BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Meeting Minutes April 24, 2017

I. The regular meeting of the Watertown-Mayer School Board in the Watertown City Hall on Monday, April 24, 2017 was called to order at 6:01 PM by Chair Janikula. Board members present: Janikula, Unowsky, Thaemert, Thompson, Jackson, Sweeney, and Vogt. Absent: None.

Administration team members present: Superintendent Wilke, HS Principal Hennen, MS Principal Guertin, ES Principal Pauly, PS Dean Arndt, SPED Director Piersak and AD Dasovich.

II. Visitor requests and consideration of agenda. MMS (Motion made and Seconded by)

Sweeney and Thaemert to approve the agenda as presented. Passes 7-0.

III. General Business Items

MMS Jackson and Vogt to approve the following consent agenda items: Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of March 20, 2017; Personnel consent agenda; and Business consent agenda; and Enrollment. Passes 7-0.

March Total Disbursements = $912,263.05

Wire Payment #s = 39147, 39191-39196, 39204, 39206-39212, 39214, 39272, 39289, 39299, 39302, 39310-39316, 39321-39324, 39393-39396

Check #s 51480 – 51587

Misc – 5,764.06

VI. Recognitions/Presentations/Showcase: The board recognized:

Trae Berhow- Boys basketball all-time leading scorer; AP 2nd team all-state; Mr. Basketball Final 5.

Bob Hennen- 14 years of dedicated service as boys basketball head coach.

Gymnastics- Conference Champs, Section Champs, 5th place in State. 6 individual qualifiers.

Team members: Alisa Gilbert, Anja Gilbert, Ella Blinkhorn, Ella May, Elsa Thonn, Emilene Loehr, Emma Strom, Grace Wagner, Jenna May, Kallie Unowsky, Kylie Hoese, Leanna May, Maris Heun, Paige Thibault, Rosemary Unglaub, Taylor Hix, Teagan Schmidt, Anna Duske and Mary Jacks. Coaches: Steve & Deb Hangartner

Wrestling- Corey Jobe- individual state qualifier.

Joe Traen- 27 years of dedicated service as head wrestling coach.

Boys Swimming- John Kenison, state individual qualifier. Coach: Drew Sodey

Girls Basketball- Conference Champs, Section Champs, 3rd place at State AA. Team

Members: Anarosa Oscarson, Jordan Winter, Shelby Mueller, Kirstin Klitzke, Olyvia Schroeder, Grace Knutson, Emma Ragner, Libby Heilman, Claire Killian, Emma Maas, Maggie Czinano, Jordyn Prigge, Jena Barden, Sarah Zuelzke, Isabella Oscarson, Monika Czinano, Vanessa Schroeder, Kayla Painschab, Lacy Baumann and Alex Lewandowski.

Coach: John Rosholt

Claire Killian- Athena Award Winner; Miss Basketball final 20; 2,000 point scorer

Kirstin Klitzke- Miss Basketball final 20; 2,000 point scorer.

V. Action Items

A. Superintendent Wilke, Lisa Raiter and District Administration have reviewed a number of solar subscription proposals over the course of the past several years. MMS Jackson and Thaemert to approve the US/Solar subscription agreement. Passes 7-0.

B. Superintendent Wilke and Lisa Raiter presented the board with new rates for our substitutes. MMS Thompson and Sweeney to approve the new substitute rate to be: Days

1 20 at $110.00 per day and Day 21 or more at $120.00 per day. Passes 7-0.

C. MMS Thompson and Vogt to grant tenure to the following teachers beginning with the 2017-2018 school year:

Kristin DeMars Jill Peters

Melissa Helget Hannah Rosholt

Caleb Lee Vicki Severson

Stacie Mittelstaedt Jennifer Slipka

Kinsie Stifter Hannah Vogel

Rebecca Kalanzi

Passes: 7-0

D. Superintendent Wilke presented a request from an Elementary Teacher to extend her leave of absence through the 2017-18 school year. MMS Thompson and Sweeney to deny the request. Passes 7-0.

E. MMS Jackson and Unowsky to approve the 2017-2018 Athletic/Activity Fees to remain the same as the 2016-2017 rates. Passes 7-0

Parking Fee $140.00/year

$70.00/semester

$40.00/quarter

MS Athletic/Activity Fees $100.00/sport

Family Cap $850.00

Band Instrument Rental

Instruments including percussion $60.00

Free/Reduced price $30.00

HS Athletic/Activity Fees

Sports $200.00/sport

Trap Shooting $125.00

Hockey $355.00

Mock Trial, Speech, Knowledge Bowl $80.00

BPA, FFA $55.00

Theater Fees $155.00

Family Cap $850.00

Admission Fees $4.00/student

$6.00/adult

Athletic Season Passes $60.00/student

$90.00/adult

$250.00/family

Senior Citizens (65+) – Free

F. Superintendent Wilke presented the following 200 Series policies for Board final review.

MMS Sweeney and Thompson to approve the final reading of the 200 Series policies as presented.

POLICY 201 LEGAL STATUS OF THE SCHOOL BOARD

POLICY 202 SCHOOL BOARD OFFICERS

POLICY 203 OPERATION OF THE SCHOOL BOARD

GOVERNING RULES

POLICY 203.1 SCHOOL BOARD PROCEDURES:

RULES OF ORDER

POLICY 203.2 ORDER OF THE REGULAR SCHOOL

BOARD MEETING

POLICY 203.5 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING AGENDA

POLICY 203.6 CONSENT AGENDAS

POLICY 204 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES

POLICY 205 OPEN MEETINGS AND CLOSED MEETINGS

POLICY 206 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOL BOARD

MEETINGS/COMPLAINTS ABOUT PERSONS

AT SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS AND DATA

PRIVACY CONSIDERATIONS

POLICY 207 PUBLIC HEARINGS

POLICY 208 DEVELOPMENT, ADOPTION AND IMPLEMEN- TATION OF POLICIES

POLICY 209 CODE OF ETHICS

POLICY 210 CONFLICT OF INTEREST

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

POLICY 211 CRIMINAL OR CIVIL ACTION AGAINST

SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

MEMBER, EMPLOYEE OR STUDENT

POLICY 212 SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER DEVELOPMENT

POLICY 213 SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEES

POLICY 214 OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL BY SCHOOL BOARD

MEMBERS

VI. Review/Information Items

A. Superintendent Wilke requested meeting date of Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 5:30 pm 6:30 pm in order for the board to attend a joint workshop session of the School Board and Watertown City Council.

B. Chair Janikula provided information on the Superintendent and Board Member evaluations.

Dates for the evaluations will be determined at the May 22nd meeting.

VII. Administrative Reports

Administrative reports were submitted by Hennen, Guertin, Pauly, Arndt, Piersak, Bender, and Dasovich.

VIII. Discussion of issues or open comments by School Board Directors.

Wilke and Thaemert attended the State FFA convention. It was a great reminder of student capabilities and abilities.

Next Scheduled Meeting

Regular Board Meeting

Monday, May 22, 2017 6:00 PM

Watertown City Hall

IX. MMS Unowsky and Thaemert to adjourn the meeting at 7:14 PM and was duly passed.

Jennifer Janikula, Chair

Cassie Vogt, Clerk

Published in the

Carver County News

June 1, 2017

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