March 20, 2006

Plainview-Elgin-Millville Board of Education
March 20, 2006 - 7:00pm
Plainview School Board Room

Attendance: Rich Hall, Carol Goergen, LaVonne Beck, Sheri Sexton, Erika Hippe (7:20pm), Ross Mattke, Eric Bartleson, Rita Young, Sue Tangen, Mikel Wheeler, Carol Cravath, Lynn Zabel, Don Pavelka, Jane Timm. Absent: Brad Erwin and Tedd Kruger
Visitors: Marcia Schultz, Eileen Kronebusch, Trish Iverson, Marie Goede, Lavern Deming, Erika Olson, Barb Kingsley, Deb Thiel, Tina Keilholtz, Trevor Keilholtz, Marcella Kahn, Bonnie VanPutten, Paul Chick, Kevin Lamb, Rich Olson, Brenda Stelow, Elaine Salek, Amy Johnson, Mary Larson, Laureen Nelson, Mary Beth Quiram, Melissa Aakre, Rocky Hulne, Jamie Miller, Sandy Schulz, Rose Kinsley, Darci Fenske, Emily Halva, Linda Zarling, Ben Peter, Rick Guenther, Nick Roberts, Jay Eggenberger and Scott Flattum.

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

Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

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

Moved by Hall, seconded by Goergen to approve the minutes from the February 27th meeting. Motion passed unanimously.

Parking was discussed for next year. Different areas were highlighted as possible spots for staff and students to park.

Moved by Wheeler, seconded by Zabel to approve the agreement with the City of Plainview for 2006-2007 Eckstein Athletic Field Contract for $6,989. Motion passed unanimously.

Mowing proposals were discussed. The board authorized the administration and facility committee to bring back a recommendation after looking over the quotes.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Timm to approve the recommendation for Commissioning Agent for HVAC Project. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Young, seconded by Cravath to approve the advertising for bids for the HVAC Project. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Timm to set a special meeting on April 27 at 4:30pm to approve the bids for the HVAC project. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Tim to set July 10 and August 14 regular board meetings - 7pm at the Plainview-Elgin-Millville Middle School. Motion passed unanimously.

First reading of the following policies: 101, 101.1, 102 and 103.

Update on the transportation, food service and custodial/maintenance call for quotes was given by Superintendent Bartleson.

Public Comment: Jacqueline Larson spoke on behalf of Rich Olson and her hope to keep him as the P-E-M girls basketball coach for next year.

Moved by Hall, seconded Cravath to accept the child care leave of Colleen Heppding. Motion passed unanimously.

Negotiations committee will get together after the board meeting to discuss meeting dates.

Technology update from the committee was given by Superintendent Bartleson.

A March 15th early dismissal update was given by Eileen Kronebusch.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Tangen to move the April early out to the 13th. No: Hall Yes: Timm, Hippe, Goergen, Tangen, Zabel, Pavelka, Beck, Young, Sexton, Cravath, Wheeler Motion passes.

Early Childhood update was given by Eileen Kronebusch. The advisory board will be sending out surveys to the parents to find out the need in the community.

Moved by Beck, seconded by Hall to approve the graduation requirements as presented. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Hall, seconded by Pavelka, to approve the 2006-2007 school calendar. Motion passed unanimously.

Moved by Tangen, seconded by Cravath to approve the head coaching position line by line from the list presented. Yes: Tangen, Cravath No: Timm, Hippe, Goergen, Zabel, Beck, Pavelka, Young, Sexton, Hall, Wheeler Motion denied.

Moved by Wheeler, seconded by Pavelka to approve all head coaches as presented. Yes: Timm, Georgen, Zabel, Beck, Pavelka, Young, Sexton, Wheeler No: Hippe, Tangen, Cravath, Hall Motion passes.

No Board comments were made regarding how the meeting went.

Moved by Young, seconded by Hall to adjourn @ 8:50pm. Motion passed unanimously.



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