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Mercer School

2690 W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Office: 715-476-2154

August, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

 

Monday, August 28, 2017

 

Mercer School District

 

CALL TO ORDER:  The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Board President, Deanna Pierpont.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Deanna Pierpont, Kelly Kohegyi, Noel Brandt and Christa Reinert. Micki Pierce-Holmstrom notified the Board she would be late.

 

OTHER PERSONS PRESENT:  District Administrator, Erik Torkelson, Business Manager, Tricia Thompson, Adam Kussard, Pat Moses, Rick Duley, Ginny & Dick Kemplin, Sue Pegg, Nancy Lundquist, Josh Reed, Paige Anteau, Bill Gust, Dave Sino, Debbie Hohner, Tom and Doris Marsel, Sharon Drawz, Julie Begalle, Sheri Kopka, Avery Brandt, Jeff and Jenny Weber, Matthew Weber, Hedda Patzke, Isaac Markus, Lee Pritzl and Nick Laubush from McKinstry and Doug Kaiser from FYI.

 

APPROVAL OF BOARD MEETING MINUTES:  Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded Kelly Kohegyi to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes from Monday, July 27, 2017 as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

APPROVAL OF TREASURER’S REPORT:  Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented. Roll call vote, Christa Reinert-No, Kelly Kohegyi-Yes, Noel Brandt-Yes, Deanna Pierpont-Yes, motion carried 3-1.

 

APPROVAL OF DISTRICT PAYMENTS:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve vouchers 57044 thru 56090 (general account) and 10876 thru 10877 (activity account) in the amount of $ 80,076.27. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

ACTION ITEMS:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve Long Term Sub, Paige Anteau, for High School English. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion by Christa Reinert, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve hire of Sandra Karpen as the High School Business Teacher.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to accept the resignation of Early Childhood Instructor Erinn Corullo.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0. 

 

Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to accept the resignation, with regrets, of K-12 Art Teacher Dan Kiedrowski. Roll call vote, Christa Reinert-yes, Noel Brandt-yes with regrets, Deanna Pierpont-yes with thanks and regrets, Kelly Kohegyi-with regrets.  Motion carried 4-0. 

Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve hiring of Dawn Knorr as the Early Childhood Instructor. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Deanna Pierpont asked for any public comment.

 

Sharon Drawz asked the board to have enough handouts for everyone at the Building Information Meeting that is going to be held prior to the September Board Meeting. She wanted to make sure the public was well informed in regards to the proposed building project so when it comes to a vote the public can make an informed decision.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Noel Brant, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to convene into executive session per Wisconsin Statutes 19.85 (1) (c) considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the government body has jurisdiction or exercise responsibility, and (f) considering financial, medical, social or personal histories or disciplinary data of specific persons, preliminary consideration of specific personnel problems or the investigation of charges against specific persons, the Board of Education may move into closed session for the purpose of discussing: High School Girls Basketball Coaching Contract.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.  Convened into executive session at 5:30 p.m. 

 

Micki Pierce-Holmstrom arrived at 5:38 p.m.

 

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to return to open session.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.  Returned to open session at 5:46 p.m.

 

Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve High School Girls Basketball coaching contract for 2017-18. All ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Christa Reinert to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 6:47 p.m.