MINUTES - REGULAR BOARD MEETING - April 24, 2017


The regular meeting of the Reedsville Board of education was called to order at 6:30 PM by Board Vice President Andrew Maertz. Present: Board members - Andrew Maertz, Rick Hein, Todd Schneider, Vicki Petska and Carie Boldt. Administrative team members - Tony Butturini, Michael Nate, Joe Cook and Ryan McCulley. Others - Becky O’Leary, Amy Hein, Dana Kornely, Emily Karl, Stephanie Maertz and John Ebert.


Mr. Andrew Maertz announced that proper legal notice of the meeting had been given.

1. Opening
1. Pledge of Allegiance led by Vice President Andrew Maertz
2. Motion by Carie Boldt, seconded by Todd Schneider to approve the agenda with addition of VII. H.Policy updates-first reading. Motion approved.
1. Public Input - none
2. Discussion items
1. Music Department-Strings Program for grades 4 & 5 (Emily Karl)
2. Facilities and grounds update (Myron Genrich)
3. Financial Information-2016-2017 budget
1. Discussion/Action Items
1. Reorganization of Board
1. Oath of Office-Andrew Maertz, Todd Schneider, Carie Boldt
2. Elections
1. Carie Boldt nominated Andrew Maertz as Board President. Motion made by Rick Hein, second by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
2. Vicki Petska nominated Rick Hein as Board Vice President. Motion made by Carie Boldt, second by Todd Schneider. All ayes. Motion carried.
3. Rick Hein nominated Vicki Petska as Board Clerk. Motion made by Rick Hein, second by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
4. Rick Hein nominated Carie Boldt as Board Treasurer. Motion made by Vicki Petska, second by Rick Hein. All ayes. Motion carried.
1. Motion to retain David Kuelthatu as Legal Correspondent made by Carie Boldt, second by Rick Hein. All ayes. Motion carried.
2. Motion to retain Denmark State Bank as District Depository made by Rick Hein, second by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
3. Motion to retain The Brillion News as the official district newspaper made by Carie Boldt, second by Vicki Petska. All ayes. Motion carried.
4. Carie Boldt nominated Andrew Maertz as the delegate to the WASB Delegate Assembly. Carie Boldt was nominated as the alternate. Motion made by Todd Schneider, second by Rick Hein. All ayes. Motion carried.
5. Motion made to retain Andrew Maertz as the CESA 7 representative by Vicki Petska, second by Rick Hein. All ayes. Motion carried.
6. Motion made to retain Tony Butturini as the District Representative with State/Federal agencies by Andrew Maertz, second by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
7. Motion made to designate Rick Hein & Todd Schneider as the Technology committee and Vicki Petska & Carie Boldt as the Public Relations committee by Andrew Maertz, second by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
1. Motion to accept payment of bills made by Carie Boldt, seconded by Vicki Petska. Andrew Maertz abstained. Motion carried.
2. Motion to approve minutes from the March 20 regular meeting with the addition of Andrew Maertz abstaining from the teacher contract vote made by Rick Hein and seconded by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
3. Motion made to move forward with bidding process for the HVAC engineering services for the Elementary chiller by Carie Boldt, seconded by Rick Hein. All ayes. Motion carried.
4. Motion made to approve the capital purchases for 2016-2017 fiscal year by Vicki Petska, seconded by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
5. Motion made to approve the football coaching contracts by Rick Hein, seconded by Vicki Petska. All ayes. Motion carried.
6. Motion made to accept the resignation of Dulcie Sorenson by Carie Boldt, seconded by Todd Schneider. All ayes. Motion carried. Thank you to Dulcie for your years of service to the district.
7. First reading of policy updates.
1. Reports
1. District Administrator/High School Principal-1. Food service audit 2. Back to school picnic 3. Evening of Excellence 4. Graduation 5. Health Insurance
2. Elementary/Middle School Principal-1. Enrollment 2. New iPads 3. WTI 4. Title I school 5. Forward testing 6. Summer School 7. Congratulations to Kayla Bubolz 8. Academic Bowl
3. Director of Special Education-1. Disability Resource Fair 2. Supreme Court Decision 3. United Way Meeting 4. Suicide Prevention Training 5. Urative Connections 6. Medicaid billing 7. Trauma informed teaching 8. Special education Law Conference
4. Dean of Students/Athletic Director-1. Forensics/FBLA/FFA/Robotics/Solo & Ensemble 2. End of Term 3 & Honor Roll 3. First Aid/CPR/AED Training 4. Sports physical 5. Panther Sports Complex
5. Board Members -1. Todd Schneider reported on the offerings of our Tech Ed department 2. Andrew Maertz reported on the upcoming WASB meeting
1. Adjourn into Closed Session at 7:47 PM. According to SS 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. (Support staff contracts and administrative contracts). The Reedsville Board of Education reserves the right to return to open session. Motion made by Carie Boldt, seconded by Todd Schneider. All ayes. Motion carried.
2. Return to Open Session at 8:30 PM - motion made by Carie Boldt, seconded
by Todd Schneider . All ayes. Motion carried.
1. Andrew requested that Mr. Butturini open the door and check outside in case anyone from the public got locked out.
1. Discussion/Action items
1. Motion to approve support staff contracts made by Carie Boldt and seconded by Vicki Petska. Rick Hein abstained. Motion carried.
2. Motion to approve administrative contracts made by Rick Hein and seconded by Carie Boldt. All ayes. Motion carried.
1. Motion to adjourn made at 8:35 PM by Carie Boldt , seconded by Todd Schneider. All ayes. Motion carried, meeting adjourned.


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Vicki Petska, Clerk