School District of Wauzeka-Steuben
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
Monday, 19 September 2016,
Library Media Center – 7:00 p.m.
I. Marfilius called the meeting to order at 7:08 p.m. in the Library Media Center of the Wauzeka-Steuben School Building. Roll call was taken. Present were: Bill Marfilius, Nikki, Tom Jazdzewski, Terri Acker, and Tom Martin
Open Meeting Law Compliance: Marfilius announced that “On Thursday, the 15th of September 2016 an agenda of this meeting was emailed to four media sites: radio stations WPRE and KADR, the Courier Press, and the Boscobel Dial. It was also emailed to the District’s website manager and the Clerk of the Village Board of Steuben for posting. Copies of the agenda were also posted at Peoples State Bank and L&M’s BP in Wauzeka, the faculty/staff lounge bulletin board, and the North and South entrance doors of the Wauzeka-Steuben School Building.
II. After discussion on the following consent agenda items, Marfilius moved, seconded by Martin to approve the following consent agenda with Item(s) D. Over Night and/or Out of State Student Events: FFA National Convention sent to New Business. Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote.
A. Minutes from August 15th Regular and August 26th Special Board Meetings
B. Regular Monthly Finances: September 2016 for the following amounts: Vouchers $446,097.99; Receipts $327,020.81; Fund 60 $31,685.20
C. Gifts/Donations: George Hoffman ~$100 of aronia berries for the cafeteria; Renee Randall ~$100 worth of zucchini for the cafeteria. Thank you letters have been sent.
D. Move Over Night and/or Out of State Student Events: FFA National Convention October 18-21 to New Business
E. Contracts for 2016-2017 Co-Curricular Employees
F. Approve 2016-2017 Substitutes
G. Merging of Hornet Club and Student Council into Hornet Council
A. Business Official Jeff Mara presented the Business Office report.
B. The Building & Grounds Committee met at 10:00 a.m. the day of the Board meeting. District Administrator Sailer and Board Members Bill Marfilius and Tom Jazdzewski were at the Board meeting to report out.
IV. In Old Business - Motion by Asleson, seconded by Jazdzewski to approve the second reading of Policy 538: Professional Staff Evaluation and Supervision as presented. Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote.
V. New Business
A. Motion by Marfilius, seconded by Asleson to pay weight room supervisors the rate of $8.00/hour. This will include summer weight room supervision.
B. Motion by Marfilius, seconded by Jazdzewski for Middle School athletic participation to follow high school WIAA bylaws. Motion carried 4-1 by roll call vote. Voting YES: Marfilius, Asleson, Jazdzewski, Acker. Voting NO: Martin
C. Motion by Martin, seconded by Asleson to approve the HS football co-op program with Seneca for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 football seasons. Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote.
D. Motion by Martin, seconded by Jazdzewski to approve the October 24, 2016 agendas for Budget Hearing, Annual Meeting, and Special Meeting to Set Tax Levy as presented. Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote.
E. A discussion of past dues fees was held. No action was taken than to continue following Board Policy.
F. Motion by Martin, seconded by Marfilius to approve the hiring of Gary Hines for a long-term subbing position. Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote.
G. (From Consent Agenda) FFA National Convention October 18-21: Four students were chosen to attend this convention by application process. Motion by Martin, seconded by Marfilius to approve the FFA trip. Motion carried 4-1 by roll call vote with one abstaining. Voting YES: Marfilius, Acker, Jazdzewski, Martin; ABSTAINED: Asleson.
VI. District Administrator Sailer gave his report:
A. AP test results: I am very impressed with the results and feel we are headed in a positive direction.
B. 2016-2017 Cash in Lieu of Health Insurance Options brought discussion from the Board. It was decided to bring this back to another meeting.
C. Chrome Book insurance was offered to the students this year.
D. September 16th was the third Friday in September count day. Our student enrollment was 286.
VII. There were no community comments.
VIII. Moved by Marfilius, seconded by Jazdzewski to adjourn. Motion carried 5-0 by voice vote at 8:29 p.m.
Theresa G. Acker