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Mercer School

2690 W Margaret St.
Mercer, WI 54547

Office: 715-476-2154

October, 2017

Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

 

Monday, October 30, 2017

 

Mercer School District

 

CALL TO ORDER:  The meeting was called to order at 5:55 p.m. by Board President, Deanna Pierpont.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Deanna Pierpont, Christa Reinert, Kelly Kohegyi, Micki Holmstrom, and Noel Brandt.

 

OTHER PERSONS PRESENT:  District Administrator, Erik Torkelson, Business Manager, Tricia Thompson, Josh Reed, Matt & Robyn Schoeneman, Kristin Powers, Ed Alvey Sr., Martha Pierpont, Dean Gustafson, Kathy Kadrlik, Gary Schlais, Pete & Beth Wetzler, Gary Patzke, Josh Pallin, Patt Moses, Rick Duley, Dick & Ginny Kemplin, Mary Ann Sabec, Vic Ouimette, Chris Holmstrom, Mike Shouldice, Amy Schmidt, Adam Miller, Shannon Hiller, Joe Kohegyi, Marikay Lentz, Walter & Janet Georgi, Bill Gust, Jean & Scott McMyler, Hedda Patzke, Denise & Tom Thompson, Nancy Lundquist, Louise & Dave Minisan, Thomas Richards, Norman McKindles, Sharon Drawz, Jerry Hartigan, Colin & Caitlin Hartigan, Tom & Doris Marsel, Jennifer Weber, Bill Brundage, John Sendra, Dorothy Wahner, Richard Thiede, Denese Odermann, Dorothy Bangle, Mark Higby, Judy Bugni, Sandy Karpen, Brent Wambold, Todd Emro, JoAnn & Dave Riegler, Liz Hanson, Sue Schenk, Sue Benzel, Debbie & Tom Hohner, Tracy Heleniak, Mark Benson, Julie Klug, Kathy Tutt, Linda Seal, Bailey Thompson, Billie Botes, Zoe Botes, Jessica Klopatek, Haley Allen, Haley Hill, Molly Hohner, Ava Barton, Aubrey Schoeneman, Ella Torkelson, Eunica Kratachvilk, Terrance Maerz, Tristin Woolf, Karl Anderson, Jim & Kathy Hannemann, Thomas Thompson, Adam Kussard, John Pierpont, Sheri Kopka, Doug Kaiser from FYI and Ernie Moore from the Iron County Miner.

 

 

APPROVAL OF BOARD MEETING MINUTES:  Motion by Micki Holmstrom, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the Regular Board Meeting Minutes from Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0

 

APPROVAL OF TREASURER’S REPORT:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the Treasurer’s report as presented.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

APPROVAL OF DISTRICT PAYMENTS:  Motion by Christa Reinert, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve vouchers 57155 thru 57317 (general account) and 10890 thru 10907 (activity account) in the amount of $ 143,566.57.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

ACTION ITEMS:  Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Micki Holmstrom to set the 2017-18 tax levy at $2,322,319.00.  Roll call vote, Micki Holmstrom – yes, Noel Brandt – yes with the stipulation Fund 80 be adjusted for next year, Christa Reinert – No, Kelly Kohegyi – yes, motion carried 4-1.

 

Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the Resolution for Short Term Borrowing as read.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

Motion by Kelly Kohegyi, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve the 2017-18 Middle School Athletic Programs as read.  Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 5-0.

 

Motion by Christa Reinert, seconded by Noel Brandt to approve Course Option requests for two students as presented.  Roll call vote, motion carried 4-0 with Micki Holmstrom abstaining.

 

Motion by Noel Brandt, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to approve a revised Memorandum of Understanding. Roll call vote, motion carried 4-0 with Christa Reinert abstaining.

 

Motion by Micki Holmstrom, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi for approval to pursue legal action related to libelous, slanderous and defamatory materials. Roll call vote, Micki Holmstrom – yes, Deanna Pierpont – yes, Christa Reinert – no, Kelly Kohegyi – yes, motion carried 3-1 with Noel Brandt leaving the meeting at 6:54 p.m.

 

Motion by Micki Holmstrom, seconded by Kelly Kohegyi to table Board Member Conduct to the November Board Meeting. Roll call vote, all ayes, motion carried 4-0.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  No public comment

 

 

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

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:14 p.m.