February 21

Black River Falls
February 21, 2005

Meeting # 9

MINUTES OF MEETING # 9 OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF BLACK RIVER FALLS ON FEBRUARY 21, 2005 AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE DISTRICT OFFICE BOARD ROOM.

Board Members Present: Paul Bohac, Lois Corey, Don Mathews, Jeff Pugh,
Barb Sedelbauer
Board Members Absent: Mike Johnson, Barb Mackenzie

The meeting was called to order by President Jeff Pugh at 6:00 p.m.

Notices of the meeting were delivered to the Banner Journal, WWIS Radio Station and Jackson County Chronicle and posted in three (3) public places on February 17, 2005.

Meeting commenced with the Pledge of Allegiance.

Lois Corey moved to approve the consent agenda items as presented. Paul Bohac seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Paul Bohac moved to approve the following policies:

#820 Public Information Program
#821 News Media Relations
#832 Public Conduct While on School Premises and at School Programs

Don Mathews seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Paul Bohac moved to approve the 2004-2005 budget revisions. Lois Corey seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Jill Collins, Director of Business Services gave an overview of the 2005-2006 budget preparations and budget center allocations.

Barb Sedelbauer moved to approve the budget center allocations at last year's rate as presented. Don Mathews seconded the motion. Motion carried.

Nick Brylla and Barb Le Roy presented plans for a music department trip to New York in June 2006.

Lois Corey moved to table action on the music department trip to New York until further information was received. Barb Sedelbauer seconded the motion. Motion failed by 3-2 margin.
Board of Education Meeting Minutes # 9
February 21, 2005
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Paul Bohac moved to give the music department tentative approval for their trip to New York pending receipt of more information and reserving final approval until the March Board meeting. Motion carried.

Dr. Richards reported that this is bus driver recognition week. He thanked the board members for participating in Reality Day. The Taco Supper will be held on Friday evening of this week.

Rosanne Weber and Bob Lecheler presented a report on plans to modify some disciplinary measures at the high school. Students having detention assigned will need to serve their detention within thirty-six (36) hours of assignment starting next week.

Jill Collins presented an update on the athletic complex study. The consensus of the Board was to maintain the current facilities without adding lanes or courts. The Board was not opposed to fund-raised dollars supporting the improvements that had been proposed by the ad hoc committee.

Jeff Pugh reported that the Day at the Capitol will be Wednesday, March 16. The Effective Bargaining seminar will be held on Friday, March 4. Lois Corey and Barb Sedelbauer expressed interest in attending the Day at the Capitol.

Board Policy Committee report: The following policy is presented for the 1st reading by the full board:

#850 Public Sales or Solicitations

This policy will be brought before the board for final approval at the March meeting.

Lois Corey reported that the curriculum & instruction committee discussed the Gifted/Talented handbook and early graduation requests at their most recent meeting.

Lois Corey moved to adjourn to executive session under Wisconsin Statues 19.85 (1)(c) & (e) to review administrator performance evaluation data, to act on teacher contract renewals, and to discuss a district function that may involve competitive bids at 7:18 p.m. Barb Sedelbauer seconded the motion.

Ayes: Paul Bohac, Lois Corey, Don Mathews, Jeff Pugh, Barb Sedelbauer
Nays: None
Motion carried. The meeting was adjourned to executive session.

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