School District of New Richmond
BOARD WORK SESSION MINUTES
District Office Community Room
June 11, 2018
CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 4:31 p.m. by President Hinz in accordance with notice given to the New Richmond News.
Board Members Present Marilyn Duerst, Kent Elkin, Greg Gartner, Rick Hinz, Paula Kolbeck, Neal
Melby, Bryan Schafer
Board Members Absent
Administration Present Patrick Olson, Brian Johnston, Tom Wissink, Casey Eckardt
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Motion by Paula Kolbeck to approve the agenda as presented. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.
Resignation of Cristin Ford from 1.0 FTE Special Education Teacher at Starr Elementary as requested in a letter dated 5/23/18;
Resignation of Carly Lorenz from 1.0 FTE Kindergarten Teacher at Starr Elementary as requested in a letter dated 6/4/18;
Resignation of Jenna Weiland from 1.0 FTE First Grade Teacher at Starr Elementary as requested in a letter dated 5/24/18;
Resignations from extra-curricular positions for the 2018-2019 school year: Keith Badger from Summer School Teacher; Gregory Kier from Fifth Grade Department Head; Jenna Weiland from First Grade Department Head;
Hire to extra-curricular positions for the 2017-2018 school year: Hallie Kaczmarski to Summer School Substitute; Alicia Kirkman to Summer School Teacher; Lynzi Knudtson to Summer School Teacher; Kody Novinska to Summer School Teacher; Lauren Rominski to Summer School Teacher; Taylor Willert to Summer School Teacher;
Hire of Brittany Bosak to replacement 1.0 FTE High School ALC Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year with a salary of $51,370;
Hire of Ryan Leis to replacement 1.0 FTE High School English Teacher for the 2018-2019 school year with a salary of $45,376;
Transfers and/or Reassignments for the 2018-2019 school year: Erik Benson from Starr Elementary Third Grade Teacher to Starr Elementary Fourth Grade Teacher; Abigail Blader from Starr Elementary Fourth Grade Teacher to Starr Elementary Second Grade Teacher; Brooke Jenderny from Starr Elementary Fourth Grade Teacher to Starr Elementary Fifth Grade Teacher; Gregory Kier from Starr Elementary Fifth Grade Teacher to Starr Elementary Fourth Grade Teacher; Kelsie Magee from Starr Elementary Second Grade Teacher to Starr Elementary Kindergarten Teacher;
Motion by Neal Melby to approve the consent items as presented. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.
DISTRICT BEHAVIOR COACH MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
The District is working with Westfield's to hire a District Behavior Coach to service grades K-8 district wide and also offer services to the High School. Mr. Olson hopes to have a memorandum of understanding for approval at the regular meeting in June.
SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER
The New Richmond City Council has the School Resource Officer Memorandum of Understanding on their agenda tonight. Mr. Olson will attend that meeting and possibly have something for the Board to approve at the regular meeting in June.
Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant
A grant request for the School Safety Initiative was submitted to the Department of Justice last week. The request was for $395,408.22 and would be used to increase a variety of safety features throughout the District.
EARLY CHILDHOOD AND BRIDGE RELOCATION PROPERTY
The District is looking for space for the Early Childhood and Bridge programs. Early Childhood is currently housed at Starr Elementary and the Bridge program is renting a house from the New Richmond Area Centre. The Creamery was discussed as a possible location.
Motion by Neal Melby to convene to closed session at 5:12 p.m. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion.
Yes Duerst, Elkin, Gartner, Hinz, Kolbeck, Melby, Schafer
Motion carried 7-0.
Convene to closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 19.85(1)
(c) Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.
Community Education Staffing
Non-extension of Extra-Curricular Contract
(e) Deliberating or negotiating the purchasing of public properties, the investing of public funds, or conducting other specified public business, whenever competitive or bargaining reasons require a closed session.
RECONVENE AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION
The Board reconvened to open session at 6:40 p.m.
Motion by Paula Kolbeck to approve a compensation increase of 2.13% for all staff plus teacher supplement pay of $1,400. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Kent Elkin to approve the recommendation of the School District of New Richmond Administration for non-extension of the extra-curricular contract for 2018-19 for Ryan Schradle. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Neal Melby to adjourn at 6:42 p.m. Bryan Schafer seconded the motion. Motion carried 7-0.
Marilyn Duerst, School Board Clerk
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