MEETING MINUTES…WHITEHALL BOARD OF EDUCATION…April 25, 2018
The April 25, 2018 meeting of the Whitehall Board of Education was held at Whitehall Memorial Conference Room. President, George Everson called the meeting to order at
6:30 pm. Roll was called and a quorum established. Other Board members present: Byron Fields, Jason Molis, Kristen Carroll, and Dan Koxlien. Absent: Leah Johnson and Julie Dokkestul. Others present: Superintendent/9-12 Principal, Mike Beighley; Elementary Principal, Damon Lisowski; MS Principal/Improvement of Instruction Director, Beth Lisowski; Assistant HS Principal/Athletic Director, Jamie Youngbauer; Maintenance Director, David Blaha; Finance Manager, Cheryl Maug; Aaron Rittenhouse & Blake Hunt (JCI); Trempealeau County Times Reporter, Abby Sacia.
Rittenhouse (JCI) presented information on the “Pathways” program for HVAC training. This is a model training that may fit well with the TVC 2.0 offerings.
The 1st annual reconciliation report for the measurement and verification of the boiler & lighting project was discussed. The District saved approximately $35,000 from the lighting upgrade project.
Everson opened nominations for elections of School Board officers:
Molis nominated Everson for President. Koxlien seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion Carried.
Carroll nominated Molis for Vice President. Fields seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion Carried.
Koxlien nominated Fields for Clerk. Carroll seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion Carried.
Fields nominated Carroll for Treasurer. Molis seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion Carried.
Molis moved to approve vouchers as presented. Carroll seconded. Aye – All members. Motion carried.
Carroll moved to approve the following items of the Motion Calendar:
- Approve minutes of March 21, 2018, Regular Meeting
- Approve minutes of March 21, 2018, Executive Meeting
- Approve Teacher Contract for Zack Olson – TVC 2.0 Ashley Trailer
Koxlien seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Koxlien moved to approve the 2nd Reading of the Joint Powers Agreement for TVC 2.0 with no changes. Molis seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Fields moved to approve the 2nd Reading of Food Service Unpaid Lunch Account Policy with no changes. Koxlien seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Koxlien moved to approve the 2nd Reading of the Two-Way Radio Use Policy with the removal of Kevin Zimmerman’s name as he has resigned. Molis seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Everson & Beighley began a discussion of creating an updated committee structure. Board was asked to think about the type of committees that may be created, revised or dissolved. Discussions will continue at future meetings.
Molis nominated Everson as the CESA Annual Meeting Delegate for 2018. Carroll seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Blaha & Beighley presented some potential projects. Roof project ($240,000-250,000 with roof drains) is confirmed for August 2018. Financing has been secured for up to $450,000 to also include other projects. Other projects to consider are Science room updates, Greenhouse renovation/rebuild, sidewalks replacements, upgrade HS Gym bleachers, ADA compliant bathrooms in the 1971 building area, and pour slab & electrical work for the Ashley Trailer.
Item 8.G. Discuss/approve CESA 4 and CESA 10 contracts for 2018-19 was tabled.
Everson recessed to Executive session pursuant to S.S. 19.85 1(c) to discuss staffing models and potential internal transfers for 2018-19. Time: 7:15 pm.