MEETING MINUTES…WHITEHALL BOARD OF EDUCATION…May 18th, 2020
The May 18th, 2020 of the Whitehall Board of Education was held at Whitehall School District and via Google Hangouts. President,
George Everson called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Roll was called, and a quorum established. Other Board members present;
Jason Molis, Kristen Carroll, Julie Dokkestul, Byron Fields, Dan Koxlien (6:45 PM) and Leah A.W Johnson. Others present:
Superintendent, Mike Beighley; HS Principal, Eric Young; Middle School Principal/Improvement of Instruction Director, Beth
Lisowski; Elementary Principal, Damon Lisowski; Director of Pupil Services and Special Education, Vickie O’Dell; Trempealeau Country
Reporter, Abby Sacia; District Manager; Megan Densmore; Financial Manager; Vicki Hagberg. Staff Members present; Kara Matejka,
Donna Lindberg, Char Windjue, Jill Standafer, Amy Thorn, Christina Estenson, Betsy Peterson, Gary Giese, Chasity Huismann.
Carroll moved to approve vouchers as presented. Molis seconded. Aye – All members. Motion carried.
Fields moved to approve the following items of the Motion Calendar:
A. Approve minutes of April 27th, 2020 Regular Meeting
B. Approve 66.0301 Agreement for Food Service Director with Arcadia
C. Approve retirement of JoAnne Foss – Elementary School Secretary
Dokkestul seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Dokkestul motioned to approve Health and Dental Insurance renewals for 2020-21. Fields seconded. Aye – All Members (Molis
Abstained). Motion carried.
Molis approve membership in WIAA for 2020-2021. Carroll seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Fields motioned to approve Class of 2020 Commencement plans – COVID-19 impacts. June 22nd, 1st option. July 25th 2nd option. Dokkestul seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Carroll motioned to approve Employee Compensation During Time of Crisis and Unexpected Circumstances – Policy 671.4 – 2nd
Reading. Molis seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Discussion was had on the end of 2020-21 school year plan.
Discussion was had on the school start date waiver options for 2020-21.
Discussion was had on 2020-21 school calendar issues.
Discussion was had on summer meal program plans.
Molis motioned to recess to Executive Session pursuant to State Statute 19.85 1 (c) to discuss 2020-21 staffing models related to
COVID-19 and to review Administrative contracts for 2020-21.