Business Meeting of the Board of Education

School District of Grantsburg

Minutes from June 14, 2021

President Dave Dahlberg called the meeting to order. Present:  Dave Dahlberg, Dan Ohnstad, Russ Erickson, and Brian Handy.  Absent:  Christine Erickson, Renae Rombach and Jason Burkman.

Agenda Revisions:  Add Consent Item after #6 to accept the resignation of Aaron Miller, iForward Elementary Teacher.

Appearances:  None.

Motion Handy/Ohnstad to approve the School Board minutes from May 24, 2021. Motion carried 4-0.

Received Reports

The June issue of the Good News was shared by principals.

Ibby Olson, Elementary Principal, presented the end-of-year Achievement Gap Reduction (AGR) Report to the Board.

The CESA #11 Annual Convention Report will be presented at the next regular Board meeting.

Consent Items

Motion Dahlberg/Handy to approve the current 2021-2022 open enrollment applicants for iForward and giving administration authorization to approve subsequent applications.  Motion carried 4-0.                   

Motion Ohnstad/R. Erickson to approve the current 2021-2022 open enrollment applicants for GSD brick and mortar schools and giving administration authorization to approve subsequent applications.       Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Ohnstad/R. Erickson to approve a full time GMS Reading/Math RtI Interventionist position and a full time GHS RtI Interventionist teaching position as temporary, grant-funded positions.  Motion carried 4-0.        

Motion Ohnstad/Handy to approve the GMS Flooring Replacement bid of Burnett Flooring in the amount of $13,831.63.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Dahlberg/R. Erickson to accept the retirement resignation of Jeanne Marek, GHS Administrative Assistant with thanks.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Handy/Ohnstad to accept the resignation of Natalie Haspert, GMS Grade 5 Teacher.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Dahlberg/Ohnstad to accept the resignation of Aaron Miller, iForward Elementary Teacher.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion R. Erickson/Handy to approve Allan Johnson to continue as an iForward Executive Board member for another 3-year term.  The appointed Board members are Sheila Harsdorf- term ending June 30, 2022; John Hill- term ending June 30, 2023; and Allan Johnson-term ending June 30, 2024.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Dahlberg/Ohnstad to approve the unpaid leave request of Kari Java.  Motion carried 4-0.

Fiscal Report/Receipts Report: May 2021.  Motion R. Erickson/Ohnstad to approve the June 2021 vouchers for payment.  Specific check numbers are: #81748-#82034 and #20624-$20643.  Motion carried 4-0.  Specific expenditures per fund: 

Fund 10 (General) =$415,777.37

Fund 21 (Scholarship) =$1,702.64 

Fund 27 (Special Education) =$10,145.97

Fund 50 (Food Service) =$15,643.10

Fund 60 (All School Fund) = $7,332.01 

Fund 80 (Community Ed) =$25,714.17    

$476,315.26 

Motion Handy/R. Erickson to convene in Closed Session per Wisconsin Statutes 19.85 (1) (c) for Consideration of Compensation and Benefits of Public Employees Over Which the School Board has Jurisdiction and Exercises Responsibility and for Conducting Other Public Business for Competitive Reasons and (g) Conferring with Legal Counsel for the District Who is Rendering Oral or Written Advice Concerning Strategy to Be Adopted by the District with Respect to Litigation in which It Is or Is Likely to Become Involved.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Ohnstad/Handy to reconvene in Open Session and take action as appropriate on matters from the Closed Session.  Motion carried 4-0.

Motion Handy/Ohnstad to adjourn.  Motion carried 4-0.

WNAXLP

(July 21)