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OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING DISTRICT OFFICE COMMUNITY ROOM October 18, 2021 CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 6:01 p.m. by Board President Schafer in accordance with notice given to the Star Observer. ROLL CALL Board Members Present: Marilyn Duerst (via zoom), Greg Gartner, Paula Kolbeck, Timothy Kufus, Neal Melby and Bryan SchaferBoard Members Absent: Kent Elkin Administration Present: Patrick Olson, Brian Johnston, Kathy Rogers, Tom Wissink APPROVAL OF AGENDA Motion by Neal Melby to approve the agenda as presented with addition to Consent Agenda regarding the New Hire of Erica Bergmann- Mental Health Grant Coordinator as printed and presented. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. OPEN FORUM None CONSENT AGENDA Appointments, Reassignments, Resignations, Compensation, Adjustments; Approval of Monthly Bills; Approval of Minutes; Grants/Gift Approvals •Resignation of Jennifer Jordan - Long Term Substitute Second Grade Teacher, Hillside Elementary •Hire to Extra-Curricular Positions for 2021-2022 (HS Boys Basketball: Berger, Elkin, Fletch, Leis, Kittel; HS Girls Basketball: Belisle, Kling, Schneider, Walz; HS Forensics: Beebe; HS Boys Hockey: Bentley, Chapman, Kelly, Kelly; HS Powerlifting: Birch, Cran, Greene, Hildebrandt, Jansen, Kaczmarski, Leverty, Stowers; HS Boys Soccer: Schroeder; MS Track & Field: Riordan; HS Wrestling: Lee, Stoppelmoor, Swanson, Zinck; MS Wrestling: Gove) •Monthly bills for September/October: voucher checks in the amount of $1,327,496.32 and activity checks in the amount of $37,021.40 •Minutes of previous Board of Education meetings: September 20, 2021 Regular Board Meeting and October 5, 2021 Work Session •$125.00 Donation from Kiwanis Club of New Richmond to the Middle School •$2,500.00 Grant from FNCBank to the SOAR Educational Center •$2,500.00 Grant from Westfields Hospital & Clinic Foundation to the SOAR Educational Center •$6,926.00 AnnMarie Foundation Grant ($465.00 awarded to Allison Firestone and Kayla Grender; •$1,500.00 awarded to Jean Dobson; $1,000.00 awarded to Tracy Meredith; $2,050.00 awarded to Laura Ulrich; $1,317.00 awarded to Stacy Danielson and $594.00 awarded to Dr. Terrence Neumann) Approval of WIAA Application for Cooperative Team Renewal Motion by Neal Melby to approve the consent agenda items as presented with the addition of New Hire Erica Bergmann - Mental Health Grant Coordinator. Marilyn Duerst seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. PERSONNEL Approval of Boys Basketball Proposal Motion by Greg Gartner to approve the Boys Basketball Proposal as presented. Paula Kolbeck seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Approval of Request for School Nutrition Staffing Changes Motion by Paula Kolbeck to approve the Request for School Nutrition Staffing Changes as presented. Tim Kufus seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Approval of Long Term Substitute Contracts Motion by Neal Melby to approve the Long Term Substitute Contracts as presented. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Approval of Extension for Long Term Substitute Health Assistant Contract (COVID-19 Tracer) Motion by Tim Kufus to approve the Extension for the Long Term Substitute Health Assistant Contract (COVID-19 Tracer) as presented. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. POLICY & PLANNING SDNR Equity Audit Discussion District Administrator Patrick Olson presented the idea of an equity audit of the School District of New Richmond to board members. An equity audit would collect data from the district in order to identify GAPs in educational learning. Board members collectively agreed to hold off on proceeding with an equity audit at this time. Third Addendum to School District of New Richmond and City Agreement Motion by Greg Gartner to approve the Third Addendum to Community Commons Development Agreement Extension Request for a period of twelve (12) months from date of Third Addendum, October 18, 2021. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION Approval of Early College Credit Program and Start College Now Recommendations Motion by Greg Gartner to approve one Early College Credit Program application and two Start College Now applications for a total cost of $4,099.50 as presented. Paula Kolbeck seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Approval of 2021-22 66.03 Agreement Motion by Neal Melby to approve the 66.0301 Cooperative Contract between the School District of New Richmond and the Baldwin-Woodville School District as presented. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. 2020-2021 Seclusion and Restraint Report Kathy Rogers, Director of Student Services provided the annual seclusion and restraint report for the 2020-2021 school year. Approval of NRHS Request for UWRF Dual Credit Stipend Allocation Motion by Paula Kolbeck to approve the NRHS Request for UWRF Dual Credit Stipend Allocation as presented. Greg Gartner seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR REPORT School Board Recognition Week and Service Awards October 4 - October 8, 2021 was School Board Recognition Week. District Administrator Patrick Olson thanked the Board of Education for their dedication and service to the School District of New Richmond and presented them with a thank you gift. Paula Kolbeck was recognized for achieving a Level I status in the WASB Member Recognition Program. September 17, 2021 Third Friday Count Enrollment numbers from the September 17, 2021 third Friday count were provided. CTE Technical Incentive Grant District Administrator Patrick Olson discussed the CTE Technical Incentive Grant. Grants from this program provide an incentive to school districts to offer high-quality career and technical education programs that help to mitigate workforce shortages. Funding is allocated to the school district, not the student. 2021-22 Tiger Launch Plan Update District Administrator Patrick Olson provided an update of the Tiger Launch Plan consisting of COVID-19 data, COVID-19 Contingency Plan and links to launch plan communications. FINANCIAL AFFAIRS Monthly Bill Auditing Board members Brian Schafer and Tim Kufus reviewed the September/October monthly bills with Brian Johnston, Director of Fiscal and Building Operations prior to the meeting and found everything to be in order. August Financial Statements Brian Johnston, Director of Fiscal and Building Operations reviewed the August financial statements with board members. Approval of 2021-2022 Adult Meal Price Increase Motion by Paula Kolbeck to approve the 2021-2022 Adult Meal Price Increase as presented. Tim Kufus seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Approval of the 2021-2022 Budget Motion by Neal Melby to approve the 2021-2022 Budget as presented with one change which is to add the budget for the Mental Health Coordinator approved in consent agenda. Tim Kufus seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Approval of the 2021-2022 Tax Levy Motion by Greg Gartner to approve the 2021-2022 Tax Levy in the amount of $16,995,423.00. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. OTHER BUSINESS Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) Report - (Kolbeck) WASB Representative Paula Kolbeck stated a 2021 Legislative conference was set for November 6th, 2021 in Stevens Point, WI. CESA #11 Board Report - (Elkin) No Report Board Meeting Evaluation President Schafer reviewed responses from last month's meeting and asked board members to fill out the evaluation form for this meeting and leave with Eve Manske. MOTION TO CLOSED Motion by Neal Melby to convene to closed session at 7:31 p.m. Tim Kufus seconded the motion. Role Call: Yes - Duerst (via zoom), Gartner, Kolbeck, Kufus, Melby, Schafer No - Elkin (Absent) Motion carried 6-0. CLOSED SESSION 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. •Approval of Director of Human Resources Contract •District Administrator Search Discussion RECONVENE AND TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION Motion by Neal Melby to reconvene to open session at 8:36 p.m. Tim Kufus seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Motion by Greg Gartner to approve the Director of Human Resources Contract. Tim Kufus seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. ADJOURNMENT Motion by Tim Kufus to adjourn at 8:37 p.m. Neal Melby seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Respectfully submitted, Marilyn Duerst, School Board Clerk (Nov. 25, 2021) WNAXLP 2911293

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