Regular Meeting of the Board of Education

School District of Grantsburg

Minutes from May 24, 2021

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

Agenda Revisions:  Add the resignation of Tim Hiddemen for consideration in Consent Item # 6.

Appearances:  None.

Motion C. Erickson/Handy to approve the School Board minutes from May 10, 2021. Motion carried 5-0.

Received Reports

The Board reviewed the minutes of the iForward Executive Board meeting of May 17, 2021.

The Board reviewed upcoming Committee meeting dates/times, iForward graduation (June 5) and the GSD Retirement Program (June 4- 9:00 am).

The Board received the first reading of recommended Board policies from the Policy Committee meeting:

333 Parent Rights in Relation to District Programs Activities and Student Privacy

342.3 Gifted and Talented Program

342.8  Section 504 Plans and Services for Students with Disabilities

364 School Counseling Program

411.3 Ensuring the Educational Stability of Children In Out-Of-Home Care (Foster Care)

420 School Admissions

830 Facility Use Policy

Consent Items

Motion Dahlberg/R. Erickson to approve Community Bank as the District’s primary bank and designate Dave Dahlberg, Chris Erickson, Dan Ohnstad, Josh Watt, Kerri Oachs, Cassie Henderson and Karen Miller as authorized signers on the account.  Motion carried 5-0.                    

Motion C. Erickson/R. Erickson to approve a combined GMS Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director position to post for 2021-2022 school year.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion C. Erickson/Ohnstad to approve the 2021-20222 iForward school calendar update.  Motion carried 5-0.        

Motion R. Erickson/Handy to approve Lisa Danielson as iForward Assistant Principal and DAC.  Motion carried 5-0.   

Motion C. Erickson/Ohnstad to approve the hiring of Kailee Hager, iForward Grade 4 Teacher, full-time.  Motion carried 5-0.  

Motion Ohnstad/Dahlberg to approve the hiring of Gage Kamp, iForward Physical Education Teacher, part-time.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion C. Erickson/Ohnstad to accept the resignation of Matthew “Spike” Gralewski, iForward Tech Ed Teacher.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion C. Erickson/Handy to accept the resignation of Brandy Pecha, iForward Elementary Teacher.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion C. Erickson/Dahlberg to accept the resignation of Tim Hiddemen, iForward Social Studies Teacher.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion Handy/R. Erickson to convene in Closed Session per Wisconsin Statutes 19.85 (1) (g) conferring with legal counsel for the governmental body who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which it is, or is likely to become involved.  Motion carried 5-0.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion C. Erickson/Ohnstad to reconvene to open session.  Motion carried 5-0.

Motion Handy/R. Erickson to adjourn.  Motion carried 5-0.

WNAXLP

(July 21)