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Mercer School

2690 W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Office: 715-476-2154

November, 2016

Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

 

Monday, November 28, 2016

 

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, Christa Reinert, Kelly Kohegyi, Noel Brandt, with Micki Pierce-Holmstrom absent with permission.

 

OTHER PERSONS PRESENT:  District Administrator, Erik Torkelson, Business Manager, Lori Boltz, Dick & Ginny Kemplin, Jim & Kathy Hanneman, Denise Thompson, Linda Seale, Dorothy Wahner, Brent Wambold, Bill Gust, Sharon Drawz, Sheri Kopka, Doris Marsel, Sue Schenk, Debbie Hohner, Robyn Schoeneman, Karl Anderson, Dan Kiedrowski, Matt Schoeneman, Ron Grams, Adam Kussard, Tricia Thompson, Mary Ann Sabec, Kathy Tutt, Rick Duley, Pat Moses, Ed Alvey Sr., Hedda Patzke, Bruce Zimmerman, Kim Woolf, the Mercer Volleyball Team and managers, Ernie Moore from the Iron County Miner & Doug Kaiser from the FYI Newspaper.

 

APPROVAL OF BOARD MEETING MINUTES:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes from Monday, October 24, 2016 as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

APPROVAL OF TREASURER’S REPORT:  Motion by Christa Reinert, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

APPROVAL OF DISTRICT PAYMENTS:  Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Christa Reinert to approve vouchers 56213 thru 56326 (general account) and 10665 thru 10682 (activity account) in the amount of $ 110,061.70.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

At this time Board President, Deanna Pierpont, presented the Mercer Volleyball team, coaches and managers sweatshirts on behalf of the Booster Club to recognize them for their fantastic season finishing in the top eight in the state.

 

ACTION ITEMS:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Christa Reinert to approve the Girls Softball Cooperative with Butternut.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the course options requests as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to approve Adam Miller as Head Middle School Track Coach.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to change the board meeting date in December to December 19, 2016 at 5:00 PM due to the winter break schedule.  All ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Kathy Tutt asked about the course options request for college courses and wanted to know how these classes are graded and what is the outcome for the class rank.  Mr. Torkelson explained that recently we have modified the grading policy to include weighted grades which includes college and AP courses.

 

Karl Anderson spoke about the request he sent to Mr. Torkelson on October 31st.  

 

Board President, Deanna Pierpont asked for any more public discussion three times, no more public discussion.

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion by Christa Reinert, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to adjourn the meeting.  All ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:55 p.m.