RIVER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Thursday, May 9, 2002
Regular Meeting (#60)
Middle School Library
8:00 p.m.

Board Members present: Anderson, Limmex, Pitts, Caraway, Nelson, Pronold, Smith, Roske, Peach
Board Members absent: N/A
Administrators present: Benson, Wermuth, Mahoney, Kaukl, Palm-Leis, Hoffman, Richardson
Others: Sue Quale

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. Limmex moved to proceed with the legal meeting. Peach seconded. Motion carried.

Board Training Opportunities
No new items to report.

Delayed Start on School Fair Day - Friday, September 27, 2002
Kim Kaukl explained that a committee of K-12 teachers and high school students recommend a delayed start on School Fair Day, Friday, September 27. Deb Nelson reminded everyone to remember potential conflicts with daycare arrangements for parents.

Consent Agenda: Meeting Minutes-April 11 and April 25, 2002; Checks, Invoices, Receipts from April 2002
Roske moved to approve the consent agenda items as submitted. Pitts seconded. Motion carried.

Board Organizational Meeting
a. President - Limmex moved to nominate Blair Anderson as President. Pitts seconded. Caraway moved to close nominations for President. Roske seconded. Motion carried. Limmex moved to cast a unanimous ballot for Anderson as President. Pitts seconded. Motion carried.

b. Vice President - Limmex moved to nominate Tor Caraway as Vice President. Peach seconded. Roske moved to close nominations for Vice President. Smith seconded. Motion carried. Pronold moved to cast a unanimous ballot for Caraway as Vice President. Pitts seconded. Motion carried.

c. Clerk - Caraway moved to nominate Deb Nelson as Clerk. Pitts seconded. Roske moved to close nominations for Clerk. Pitts seconded. Motion carried. Caraway moved to cast a unanimous ballot for Nelson. Pronold seconded. Motion carried.

d. Treasurer - Smith moved to nominate Debbie Peach as Treasurer. Roske seconded. Caraway moved to nominate Matt Limmex as Treasurer. Pronold seconded. Smith moved to close nominations. Pitts seconded. Motion carried. Limmex was elected Treasurer.

e. Meeting Date, Time, and Place - Limmex moved to set the regular Board meeting date, time, and place as the second Thursday of each month at 8:00 p.m. in the Middle School Library. Caraway seconded. Motion failed 3 to 6.

Pronold moved to set the regular Board meeting date, time, and place as the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Middle School Library. Smith seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on Spring Green Elementary Principal Hiring Process
Peach moved to adopt the Spring Green Elementary Principal search timeline with the addition of a parent and teacher to participate in the interviews. Pronold seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on Special Board Meetings - Monday, June 10, 2002 and Tuesday, June 11, 2002
Peach moved to set a special meeting for Spring Green Elementary Principal interviews for Monday, June 10, 2002, at 6:00 p.m in the Middle School Library. Smith seconded. Motion carried.

Limmex moved to set a special meeting for Spring Green Elementary Principal interviews for Tuesday, June 11, 2002, at 6:00 p.m in the Middle School Library. Pronold seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on External Diploma Program (MATC)
Pitts moved to continue the External Diploma Program with MATC, which is an adult learner program that allows students who successfully achieve certain competencies through coursework at MATC to earn a River Valley diploma. Smith seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on Continuation of All Day Kindergarten
Roske moved to continue the all day kindergarten program indefinitely. Caraway seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on Resolution Accepting Teacher Resignation
Pronold moved to adopt the Resolution Accepting Teacher Resignation for Jenifer Johnson, Occupational Therapist. Roske seconded. Polled vote was 9-0 in the affirmative. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on Resolution Accepting Gifts
Roske moved to adopt the Resolution Accepting Gifts of three PC monitors from Sharon Stark and Peter Livingston valued at $150.00 to be used by the District Technology Department. Peach seconded. Polled vote was 9-0 in the affirmative. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action to Increase 50% Plain Title I Position to a Full Time Position
Smith moved to increase the 50% Plain Title I position to a full time position. Caraway seconded. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action on Teacher Retirement
Limmex moved to adopt a resolution to accept Jane Hess’s letter of resignation and retirement contingent upon the district’s and River Valley Education Association’s (RVEA) ability to reach a written Memorandum of Understanding as to the terms and conditions found in Article 28 of the negotiated agreement between the Board and RVEA. Smith seconded. Polled vote was 9-0 in the affirmative. Motion carried.

Consideration & Action to Adjourn to Closed Session Pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 19.85 and 111.70 to discuss 2001-2003 RVEA Collective Bargaining Update
Roske moved to adjourn to closed session at 9:02 p.m. pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes 19.85 and 111.70 to discuss 2001-2003 RVEA Collective Bargaining Update. Smith seconded. Polled vote was 9-0 in the affirmative. Motion carried.

Submitted by Paula Wedige For Deborah Nelson, School District Clerk

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