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Mercer School

2690 W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Office: 715-476-2154

January, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

Monday, January 28, 2019

Mercer School District

 

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

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Deanna Pierpont, Karl Anderson, Christa Reinert, Micki Holmstrom and Noel Brandt.

 

OTHER PERSONS PRESENT:  District Administrator, Erik Torkelson, Business Manager, Tricia Thompson, Denise Thompson, Doris & Tom Marsel, Rick Duley, Pat Moses, Bill Brundage, Nancy Lundquist, Robert Davis, Tommy Hohner, Shirley Kessler, Louise and Dave Minisan, Kelly Kohegyi, Sheri Kopka, Debbie Hohner, Paul and Sue Loth, Beth and Pete Wetzler, Sarah Johnson, Kyle and Terri Dibelius, Sharon Drawz, Sue Benzel, Jim and Kathy Hannemann, and Ernie Moore from the Iron County Miner.

 

AMENDMENT OF AGENDA:  Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Karl Anderson to remove the Audit Presentation from agenda and move to the February agenda. All ayes, motion carried 5-0. 

 

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER BOARD MEETING MINUTES:  Motion by Deanna Pierpont seconded by Christa Reinert to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes from Monday, December 17, 2018 as presented.  All ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 2018 TREASURER’S REPORT:  Motion by, Karl Anderson seconded by Micki Holmstrom to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

APPROVAL OF DECEMBER 2018 DISTRICT PAYMENTS:  Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Karl Anderson to approve vouchers 58777 thru 58876 (general account) and 11225 thru 11242 (activity account) in the amount of $ 94,107.24.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

ACTION ITEMS:  Motion by Micki Holmstrom, seconded by Deanna Pierpont to approve the Regular Education and Special Education Open Enrollment spaces (Wis. Stat. 118.51). Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Karl Anderson to approve Soffit and Fascia Bid as presented from Angelo Lapino, Inc. for $29,450.00. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Micki Holmstrom to approve the implementation of the Mercer Career Academy pending funding and further discussion by the board. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Jim Hannemann – amend agenda, Sue Loth – Community News Letter, Pete Wetzler - need for skilled trades people.

 

AMENDMENT OF AGENDA:  Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Karl Anderson to amend the agenda to reconvene after closed session to open session and then to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:  Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Christa Reinert to move into closed session. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

1. Pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(c) to consider employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility, specifically related to administrative personnel;

 

2. Pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(d) to discuss matters related to crime prevention and detection, specifically building safety assessment;

 

3. Pursuant to Wis. Stats. 19.85(1)(g) to confer with legal counsel who is rendering oral or written advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the body with respect to litigation in which the School District is or is likely to become involved.

 

Convened into closed session at 5:54 p.m.

 

RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION:  Motion by Deanna Pierpont, seconded by Karl Anderson to return to open session.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.  Returned to open session at 7:40 p.m.

 

No Action Taken

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Karl Anderson, seconded by Deanna Pierpont to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:41 p.m.