February 27, 2006

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Board of Education
February 27, 2006 - 7:00pm
Elgin-Millville High School Library

Attendance: Rich Hall, Brad Erwin, Carol Goergen, LaVonne Beck, Sheri Sexton, Erika Hippe, Ross Mattke, Eric Bartleson, Rita Young, Tedd Kruger, Sue Tangen, Mikel Wheeler, Carol Cravath, Lynn Zabel, Don Pavelka, Jane Timm. Visitors: Marcia Schultz, Eileen Kronebusch, Kari Donze, Bruce Iverson, Trish Iverson, Jennifer Garin, Donna Schneider, Karen Back, Marie Goede, Nancy Walch, Gary Woodward, Angela Matiash, Kim Feils, Lavern Deming, Erika Olson, Ann Lynch, Ron Springer, Barb Kingsley, Mary Mattison, Lin Funk, Amy Adams, Deb Thiel, Tina Keilholtz, Trevor Keilholtz, Marcella Kahn, David Sawinski, Anna Sawinski, Char Balcome, Coney VanHunten, Bryan Brighton, Karen Martin, Bonnie VanPutten, Paul Chick, Jeff Henry, Kevin Lamb, Craig Ihrke and Rich Olson.

Meeting was called to order by Chair Sexton at 7:00pm.

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Superintendent Bartleson recognized and thanked the Plainview-Elgin-Millville School Board for their hard work.

Moved by Young, seconded by Hall to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Cravath to approve the minutes from the January 30th meeting with changes as noted. Motion passed unanimously.

The board discussed an available date to hold the MSBA Work Shop.

Moved by Wheeler, seconded by Young to join the NSBA (National School Board’s Association). YES: Wheeler, Hippe, Young, Tangen, Cravath, Timm NO: Hall, Zabel, Georgen, Pavelka, Sexton, Beck, Erwin, Kruger. Motion denied.

Moved by Young, seconded by Hall to keep the District Office located in Plainview. YES: Wheeler, Hall, Zabel, Pavelka, Hippe, Young, Sexton, Timm, Kruger NO: Goergen, Beck, Tangen, Erwin, Cravath. Motion passes.

Policy committee is still working on the manual. They will start bringing policies to the board next month for first reading.

Public Comment: Trish Iverson spoke regarding the athletic facilities; Marcella Kahn commented on the letter to the editor in the Plainview News; Deb Theil expressed her thoughts regarding curriculum for next year.

Moved by Pavelka, seconded by Hippe to approve the Activities Director position proposal and Scott Flattum as the Athletic Director for the Plainview-Elgin-Millville School District beginning on July 1st. YES: Wheeler, Hall, Zabel, Goergen, Pavelka, Hippe, Young, Sexton, Timm, Kruger NO: Beck, Tangen, Erwin, Cravath Motion passes.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Young to approve the selection process presented for the head coaching positions. YES: Wheeler, Hall, Goergen, Pavelka, Hippe, Young, Sexton, Cravath, Timm, Kruger NO: Zabel, Beck, Tangen, Erwin Motion passes.

Technology update was given by Superintendent Bartleson.

2006-2007 School Calendar update was presented by Superintendent Bartleson.

Bill Ihrke presented a modified 8 period day schedule that will be implemented for the JrHi School.

Moved by Hippe, seconded by Young to approve the Special Education Coordinator/Intervention Specialist Job Description. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Kruger to approve the Special Education staffing as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

RAMSP (Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership) update was given by Eileen Kronebusch.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Hippe to approve the athletic facility recommendation as presented by Scott Flattum. YES: Hall, Zabel, Goergen, Hippe, Young, Sexton, Timm, Kruger NO: Wheeler, Pavelka, Beck, Tangen, Erwin, Cravath. Motion passes.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Young to approve the purchase of new uniforms for grades 7-12 up to a maximum of $60,000, this includes cheerleading and dance team. YES: Wheeler, Hall, Goergen, Pavelka, Hippe, Young, Sexton, Beck, Cravath NO: Zabel, Tangen, Erwin. Motion passes.

Board comments were made regarding how the meeting went.

Moved by Kruger, seconded by Cravath to adjourn the meeting at 9:57pm. Motion passed unanimously.



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