At the School Board’s regular monthly meeting Monday, the Board held its annual organizational meeting. (Go to the seven minute mark of the video)
Video link: https://youtu.be/u1GrNq_8yQA
Aaron Dunn was unanimously elected President. Joni Heisner was elected Vice President by a 6-1 vote with Gary Sullivan receiving one vote. Bob Janetka was unanimously elected Clerk. Larry Steffes was unanimously elected Treasurer.
Committees were named as follows:
Operation: Sullivan, Chair; Dunn, Vice Chair; and Justin Skelding, Member.
Finance: Andy Busch, Chair; Steffes, Vice Chair; and Skelding, Member.
Personnel: Heisner, Chair; Sullivan, Vice Chair; and Janetka, Member.
Policy: Dunn, Chair; Heisner, Vice Chair; and Janetka, Member.
Unanimously, Sullivan was named CESA Delegate with Heisner being named the WASB Delegate.
Unanimously, Angela Schubert, District Administrative Assistant, was again named Board Secretary.
The Board unanimously approved keeping its salaries at $600 per member annually.
Meetings will remain on the second Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 pm.
— The Board recognized outgoing School Board members Nate Chambers and Everett Lindsey, State Future Business Leaders of America participants, and State Forensics participants. (This begins the meeting video)
— The Board was given the most recent elementary renovation project update report from Tim Ruppert of HSR. His presentation can be viewed here: https://mineralpointschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2021-05-10-Board-Meeting-1.pdf
(Go to the 44 minute mark)
— The Board heard results from the Membership Audit. Membership audits are required by Wis. Stat. §115.28(18) for at least 25 percent of school districts each year. Under this random selection method, all districts will be audited at least once every four years. Districts with audit findings, late January pupil count and summer school fee issues are added to the list. (Go to the 40 minute mark)
— Approved by a 6-1 vote with Sullivan voting no the hiring of Dani Robb as the Social Emotional Learning Coach. (Go to the one hour, 56 minute mark — note video sound was not recorded during a portion of this agenda item).
— The Board unanimously approved the open enrollment requests in and out of the district for the 2021-22 school year as presented. (Go to the 59 minute mark)
— The Board unanimously approved the CESA 3 contract for the 2021-22 school year. (Go to the one hour, 26 minute mark)
— Superintendent Mitch Wainwright presented his monthly budget update. (Go to the 58 minute mark)
— Unanimously approved the SWEEP 1 and 2 Contracts for the 2021-22 school year. (Go to the one hour, 40 minute mark)
— Unanimously approved the budget amendments as presented. (Go to the one hour, 42 minute mark)
— Approved by a 6-1 vote with Busch voting no expenditures over $5000 including: alternative bid for the elementary bathroom remodel, a three-year subscription for the internet filter (Linewize), and a three-year subscription to the Chromebook monitoring app (Hapara). (Go to the one hour, 45 minute mark)
— Unanimously approved the credit card statement and bills payable. (Go to the two hour, three minute, 45 second mark)
— The next regular Board meeting is set for Monday, June 14 at 6:30 pm.