September 25, 2006

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Board of Education
September 25, 2006 - 7pm
Special/Closed Meeting - PEM School Board Room

Attendance: Sheri Sexton, Eric Bartleson, Rich Hall, Carol Goergen, Sue Tangen, Carol Cravath, Don Pavelka, Jane Timm, Erika Hippe, Tedd Kruger, Rita Young, Lynn Zabel Absent: Brad Erwin, LaVonne Beck and Mikel Wheeler. Visitors: Marcia Schultz, Eileen Kronebusch, Jan Sackreiter, Ross Mattke, Bill Ihrke, Clark Olstad, Margaret Skelton, Lynn Bastian, Mike Matiash, Ben Peter and Keenan Judd.

Meeting was called to order by Vice Chairperson Young at 7:00pm.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Moved by Tangen, seconded by Kruger to approve the agenda as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Timm to close the meeting due to attorney-client confidentiality. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to reopen the meeting to the public at 7:55pm. Motion passed unanimously.

Summary of the closed meeting: The board discussed a client-privilege situation.

Moved by Timm, seconded by Cravath to add an additional item of 5A: Legal Action to the agenda. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Pavelka to authorize a Declaratory Judgment Action against Tudor Insurance Company. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the additional September bills in the amount of $204,171.45. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Hall to address the fungal/asbestos abatement presented by IEA in Option B (Removal and disposal of 546 square feet of fungal contaminated weight room mats, clean and disinfect all surfaces. Removal and disposal of all asbestos floor tile and mastic. Asbestos air monitoring and clearance. Fungal clearance testing.) for the weight room totaling $4,960 and to remove and dispose of the fungal contaminated carpet in room 119 ($1,474) and replace it with tile. Motion passed unanimously.

Discussion on change orders relating to the Fire Marshall requests.

Moved by Zabel, seconded by Hall to approve the recommended Bulldog emblem. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hippe, seconded by Goergen to approve budget and goals for Rochester Integration Project 2007-2008 budget. Motion passed unanimously.

Student Activity policies were discussed. Some of the items were as follows: Fees and refunding of fees; moving students up for level of play; academic requirements; drinking, drug and smoking violations. These suggestions and comments will be drafted into policies by the Policy Committee and presented to the board for approval.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Tangen to approve the Pepsi contract with an extended year on the contract. Pepsi will in turn refinish the score tables at the Plainview site and the 4-6 building at the Elgin site along with a scoreboard for the softball team. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Timm to approve activity passes for Dashir, Taher and Bernard Bus Company employees. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve the additional Title I Aide position as a “Temporary Part time without insurance benefits” up to 816 hours at $9.75 an hour, Lane change for Craig Ihrke to MA+10 and to authorize neutral financial changes in the superintendent contract. Motion passed unanimously.

Board member comments

Moved by Hippe, seconded Tangen by to adjourn the meeting at 9:05pm. Motion passed unanimously.



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