RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Thursday, February 1, 2001
Special Meeting (#30)
Middle School Library
7:00 p.m.

Board Members present: Caraway, Peach, Nelson, Limmex, Murphy, Anderson, Smith, Rademaekers (arrived 7:10 p.m.)
Board Members absent: Pitts
Administrators present: Benson, Hoffman
Others present: Paula Wedige (Administrative Assistant)

President Anderson opened the meeting. He noted that the meeting had been properly noticed and provided to the appropriate media and each School Board Member. Peach moved to proceed with the legal meeting. Caraway seconded. Motion carried.

WASB Convention Update
Information was shared by those who attended the WASB Convention in Milwaukee. One idea brought back for incorporation at River Valley was to complete a post-graduation follow-up study and use the information from alumni to improve our district.

Rademaekers arrived at 7:10 p.m.

Consideration & Action on Resolutions Accepting Gifts
Rademaekers moved to adopt the Resolution Accepting Gifts of two office floor mats valued at $81.74 from Sharon Stark. Murphy seconded. Motion carried.

Murphy moved to adopt the Resolution Accepting Gifts of backboards valued at $1,000 from the River Valley Booster Club to be used at the middle school. Limmex seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action to Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 19.85(1)(c) for the purpose of reviewing the procedure and process for filling the Elementary Principal vacancy and Discussion of Administrator Contracts and 19.85 and 111.70 to discuss 2001-2003 RVEA Collective Bargaining
Smith moved to adjourn to closed session at 7:20 p.m. pursuant to Wisconsin Statute 19.85(1)(c) for the purpose of reviewing the procedure and process for filling the Elementary Principal vacancy and discussion of administrator contracts and 19.85 and 111.70 to discuss 2001-2003 RVEA collective bargaining. Murphy seconded. Polled vote was 8-0 in the affirmative with 1 absent. Motion carried.

The Board reconvened in open session at 8:52 p.m.

Caraway moved to hire Mike Richardson as the Elementary Principal for Lone Rock, Arena, and Plain with a 210-day contract. Rademaekers seconded. Motion carried.

Peach moved to adjourn at 8:54 p.m. Caraway seconded. Motion carried.

Submitted by Paula Wedige For: ________________________________ Deborah Nelson, School District Clerk

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