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September 28, 2020 at 6:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order -  Pam Baker, Chairperson
Description:  Time _________
I.A. Attendance
Description:  Baker, Pam ___
Bowman, Travis ___
Houlihan, Dan ___
Michael, Gary ___
Schneider, Jay ___
Stangler, Jeff ___
Velishek, Jon ___
I.B. Additional Agenda Items
II. Approval
II.A. Approve Agenda & Additional Items
II.B. Approve Meeting Minutes
II.B.1. Regular Meeting, August 31, 2020
Attachments: (1)
II.C. Approve Financial Transactions
Attachments: (1)
III. Visitor Comments
Description:  Comments from visitors should be informational in nature and not exceed 3 minutes per issue.  The Board will not engage in a discussion or debate in those 3 minutes but will take the information and find answers if it is appropriate.  As part of the protocol, visitors must keep their ideas and opinions related to policy issues.  It is unacceptable for any speaker to slander, engage in character assassination or discuss student or personnel issues (i.e. teacher, coaches, bus drivers, principals, Board Members, etc.) at a public board meeting.  The person wishing to address the Board must submit an email to visitorcomments@wem.k12.mn.us by 5 p.m. on the day of the board meeting.
IV. Recognition
IV.A. Approve Monetary Donations
IV.B. Thank You Bertha Dyer for Donating Student Masks 
V. Reports
V.A. Joint Principal Report
Bobbie Jo Bastian, Elementary Principal / Jennifer Wilson, 7-12 Principal
Attachments: (1)
V.B. Jeff Boran, Community Education & Activities Director
Attachments: (1)
V.C. Board Member Reports
V.D. Board Committee Reports
V.E. Joel Whitehurst, Superintendent
VI. Information / Discussion
VI.A. District Fall Student Enrollment is 755.  2020-21 Budget was built upon 767 Students
VII. Action
VII.A. Approve 2020-21 Assurance of Compliance with State and Federal Law Prohibiting Discrimination
Attachments: (1)
VII.B. Approve Joel Whitehurst, Superintendent, as Designated Identified Official with Authority for Education Identity Access Management (Iowa)
VII.C. Approve Certifying "Maximum" on Pay 2021 Levy - Truth in Taxation Meeting to be Conducted at 6:00 p.m., December 21,2020 in the Board Room
Presenter:  Margaret Jewison
VII.D. Approve 2nd Reading of Policy 522 - Title IX Sex Nondiscrimination Policy, Grievence Procedure and Process
Attachments: (1)
VIII. Personnel
VIII.A. Approve Following 2019-2021 Contracts
VIII.A.1. Business Manager, Margaret Jewison
2019-20 Total Package Increase 2.56%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 4.19%
2019-20 $68, 805, 2020-21, $71,471 
Health and Hospitalization Insurance:  The School District shall contribute a sum not to exceed $1,077.67 for basic individual coverage and $1,094.17 for employee plus one and family coverage.
 
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.2. Community Education & Activities Director, Jeff Boran
2019-20 Total Package Increase 2.56%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 4.19% 
2019-20  $71,944, 2020-21  $74,733 
Hospitalization - Major Medical Insurance:  The School District shall contribute a sum not to exceed $1,077.67 for employee enrolled in the School District group health and hospitalization plan.
 
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.3. Technology Coordinator, Jon Jahnke
2019-20 Total Package Increase 2.56%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 4.19%   
2019-20 $55,940, 2020-21 $58,762
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.4. Buildings & Grounds Supervisor, Scott Allen
2019-20 Total Package Increase 2.56%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 4.19% 
2019-20 $43,053, 2020-21 $44,766
District Boiler License Contribution to Increase from $100 to $200/Month
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.5. Food Service Director, Nancy Culhane
2019-20 Total Package Increase 2.56%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 3.50%   
2019-20 $42,536, 2020-21 $44,000
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.6. 2019-21 Food Service Workers
2019-20 Total Package Increase 3.50%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 3.50%   
Attachments: (1)
VIII.A.7. 2019-21 Custodial Staff
2019-20 Total Package Increase 3.50%,
2020-21 Total Package Increase 3.50%   
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B. Approve Following New Hires
VIII.B.1. Patricia Salmon, Art Long Term Substitute - $151.20/Day, September 14, 2020 to December 23, 2020
Attachments: (1)
VIII.B.2. Jeff Velzke - Bus Driver 
VIII.B.3. Tom McBroom - Van Driver 
VIII.B.4. Paul Lutter, Custodian - B22/Step 5
VIII.B.5. Ron Van Houdt, Kitchen Custodian - A11/Step 6
VIII.B.6. Carrie Hackney, Assistant Cook - A13/Step 3
VIII.B.7. Elizabeth Kinsey-Hawley, School Psychologist Assistant - $24.38/Hour
VIII.C. Approve FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) Request from Joshua Cluever, Math Instructor - Beginning on or around December 2, 2020 and Continuing for up to 15 School Days

 
VIII.D. Approve Janet Jones for ACT Prep Class - $33.43/Hour, for a Total of up to 13 Hours
VIII.E. Approve Following Coaches:
Junior High Volleyball
Pam Heinz - $2,261
Lois Masberg - $2,261

Junior High Football
Blake Boran - $2,261
Dan Lemcke - $2,261
IX. Adjournment
Description:  UPCOMING MEETING DATES:
October 8, 2020 6:00 p.m. Work Session
October 26, 2020 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting
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