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Mercer School

2690 W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Office: 715-476-2154

January, 2018

Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

 

Monday, January 29, 2018

 

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, Christa Reinert, Micki Holmstrom and Noel Brandt.

 

OTHER PERSONS PRESENT:  District Administrator, Erik Torkelson, Denise Thompson, Dorothy Wahner, Doris & Tom Marsel, Matt Schoeneman, Kathy Tutt, Rick Duley, Pat Moses, Norm McKindles, Bill Brundage, Nancy Lundquist, Kelly Martinko, Sandy Karpen, Mary Ann Sabec, Chris Paulik, Karl Anderson, Ed Alvey Sr., Rosalie Richter, Jeanne Matchefts, Kim Woolf, Natalie Allen, Tristin Woolf, John Cassiani, Kaylee Cassiani, Aubrey Schoeneman, Bailey Thompson, Billie Botes, Zoe Botes, Ava Barton, Molly Hohner, Carson West, Jessie Klopatek, Hayle Allen, Ernie Moore from the Iron County Miner & Doug Kaiser from the FYI Newspaper.

 

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER BOARD MEETING MINUTES:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi seconded by Micki Holmstrom to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes from Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  All ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 2017 TREASURER’S REPORT:  Motion by Micki Holmstrom seconded by Christa Reinert to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 2017 DISTRICT PAYMENTS:  Motion by Micki Holmstrom, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve vouchers 57504 thru 57660 (general account) and 10954 thru 10972 (activity account) in the amount of $ 62,608.14.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:  The Building and Grounds Committee set a meeting for Feb 12, 2018 at 5 pm. 

 

ACTION ITEMS:  Motion by Christa Reinert, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the resignation of Joshua Reed with regrets, K-12 Music Teacher. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

Christa Reinert left the meeting with permission.

 

Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to approve hire of Mary Jo Mykkanen as the K-12 Music Teacher Long Term Sub. Roll call votes, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion by Micki Holmstrom, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve Part-Time Open Enrollment (Wi. Stat. 118.55). Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:

 

Chris Paulik, Kelly Martinko, Rosy Richter and Denise Thompson addressed Fund 80. Kathy Tutt inquired about the flu season. Kim Woolf asked questions about the part-time open enrollment state statute 118.55. Denise Thompson suggested the school ask residents for donation of musical instruments for the band program. Bill Brundage encouraged the board to get the microphones back at the board meeting.

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:57 p.m.