June 12, 2006

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Board of Education
June 12, 2006 - 7pm
PEM JrHi Choir Room

Attendance: Rich Hall, Carol Georgen, LaVonne Beck, Sheri Sexton, Ross Mattke, Eric Bartleson, Rita Young, Brad Erwin, Tedd Kruger, Sue Tangen, Mikel Wheeler, Carol Cravath, Lynn Zabel, Don Pavelka, Jane Timm and Erika Hippe. Visitors: Marcia Schultz, Clark Olstad, Ross Mattke, Eileen Kronebusch, Deb Thiel, George Rahmann, Bonnie VanPutten, Teddy DePompolo, Karen Back, Rose Kinsley, Jan Sackreiter, Janice Draxler, Lavern Deming, Linda J. Zarling, Bob DePompolo and Scott Flattum.

Meeting was called to order by Chair Sexton at 7pm.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

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

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Cravath to approve the minutes of May 22 as amended. Motion passed unanimously.

The following policies were read for a first viewing: 202, 203, 203.1, 203.2, 203.5, 203.6, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 411 and 506.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the following policies after their second reading: 201, 533, 524, 607, 707 and 709. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Kruger, to approve a three year contract with Dashir Management. Yes: Kruger, Pavelka, Sexton, Wheeler, Young, Zabel No: Beck, Cravath, Erwin, Goergen, Hall, Hippe, Tangen, Timm. Motion denied.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Wheeler to approve a two year contract with Dashir Management. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Pavelka to accept the Stumpf Printing quote for printing the school newsletter. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Goergen, seconded by Hall to call the school newsletter PEM Paw Print. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve the extending the lease on the Sprinter van for one more year at the same rate as this year which is $1300 per month. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the bid for the painting at PEM High School as per specifications by Gary Davidson in the amount of $3,100. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Goergen to approve the Assistive Voting Machine (AVM) Agreement with the City of Plainview as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Hall to approve the purchase of security gates as presented in the amount of $17,993. Motion passed unanimously.

Jan Sackreiter presented the preliminary budget for 2006-2007.The final budget will be presented to the board on June 19 for approval.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Hall to post pone the Junior High Media Center proposal until the June 19th meeting at 7pm in the Junior High Choir Room. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve the Resolution Relating to Choosing Nominees for Election to the School Board and Calling the School District Primary Election. Motion passed unanimously.

Public Comment: Rose Kinsley gave a student council report and expressed her opinion on the nurse’s proposal for next year. Jeff Weis remarked on the Junior High Media Center and concerns with the nurse proposal as well.

Cravath spoke on behalf of the negotiations committee regarding the principals’ contract.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the wellness committee’s recommendation for nursing services. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Young to approve the changes to the Information Technology Manager’s contract and new job description. Motion passed unanimously. The new contract will be for 12 months with an hourly wage of $20.00.

Moved by Wheeler, seconded by Young to approve the additional 42 days for the technology assistant, Debra Algadi. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Cravath, seconded by Beck to postpone to June 19 the decision on the media specialist’s additional days. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Timm to approve the Schedule C appointments as follows: HS Student Council Advisor, Dave Diesslin; JrHi Student Council, Rose Kinsley; HS Knowledge Bowl Advisor, Mike Rathbun; Annual Advisor, Bonnie VanPutten; Weight Room Supervisors, Bryan Brighton and Mike Matiash; National Honor Society, Tricia Shindelar and Rebecca Schniepp; FLA(FHA), Marietta Frein; Senior Class Advisor, Jen Simon; Head Wrestling Coach, Mike Matiash; Asst. Wrestling Coach, Steve Hinrichs. Motion passed unanimously.

Superintendent Bartleson gave a legislative update.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Hall to accept the transition aid budget as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Hall to adjourn the meeting at 9:59pm. Motion passed unanimously.



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