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June 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM - Regular Meeting

1. Call to Order
Description:  This is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the School District's business and is not to be considered a public community meeting.
2. Roll Call
3. Public Notice
Description:  The meeting was noticed by way of publication in the Waterford Post on Friday, June 18, 2021, and by posting in the District Office and on the District's website. Minutes from the April 26, 2021 board meeting were published in the Waterford Post on Friday, June 4, 2021. These minutes were also published on the District's website.
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Consent Agenda
5.A. Treasurer's Report
5.B. Minutes of the May 24, 2021 regular board meeting
5.C. Minutes from the May 24, 2021 Executive Session.
5.D. New Hires
Description:  The Administration is recommending the following individuals be offered a contract starting with the 2021-2022 school year.
5.D.(1) Heather Allen, WSEC Early Childhood Teacher
5.D.(2) Katie Wedell, English Teacher (1.0 FTE)
Attachments: (1)
5.D.(3) Rana Freeze .25 English Language Coordinator/.75 Math Intervention (1.0 FTE)
5.E. Staff Resignations
Description:  The District recommends approval of the resignations of the following individuals from their respective positions to coincide with the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year.  
5.E.(1) Christina Backhaus, English Language Arts Teacher
5.E.(2) Elizabeth Radtke, Math Teacher
5.E.(3) Natalie Wessel, Special Education Program Assistant
6. Resident Comments
Description:  At this time the board would like to invite any member of the audience to stand with comments about items of interest or concern that do or do not appear on the agenda this evening. Please begin by stating your name and address. It would be appreciated if you would limit your comments to three minutes so that we can keep the meeting moving in a timely fashion and allow others an opportunity to speak. We ask that you remember that Wisconsin law prohibits us from discussing specific employees or their job performance. Thank you for your support of our school district.
7. Information Items
7.A. Board Member Vacancy - Candidate Interviews
Description:  The Board will give each candidate will a maximum of five minutes to introduce themselves, share experience and qualifications, and answer the question, “What is the most pressing issue facing Waterford Union, and what would you recommend for resolving the matter?” 

To conclude, each of the four board members will be allowed to ask one question if desired.

The order of candidates is alphabetical:

Patrick Goldammer
Jeff Santaga
Wolfgang Schneider
7.B. Director of Marketing and Communications Presentation
7.C. Review of Board Policy 7510 - Use of Facilities.
Description:  The current board policy does not permit outside users in the weight room.  With the completion of the construction of the fitness center, the district recommends allowing outside users to utilize the fitness center.  If permissible, a fee schedule will be advanced for future board consideration.
8. Items For Board Action
8.A. Approval of Preliminary Budget
Description:  Description:  The Preliminary Budget is presented to the board for review and approval.

WUHS Reductions:
EL Assistant 1.0 FTE
Repair/Remodeling Budget
JEDI Enrollments
Health Benefit Increase 0%

WUHS Additions:
3/4 ton truck with plow and salter
EL Coordinator and Math Intervention 1.0 FTE
Overall Salary Increase 3%

Special Education Reductions:
Intervention Specialist (WSEC) 1.0 FTE
Speech and Language (WSEC) 1.0 FTE

Special Education Additions
School Psychologist (WSEC) 1.0 FTE
Associate Director of SPED (WSEC) .70 FTE

Community Service Additions
Community Weight Room Supervision
Equipment Addition (Piano)
8.B. Naming Rights of the Outdoor Center
Description:  Paul Bixler was nominated to the Waterford Union High School Hall of Fame.  Despite not being selected in this year's class committee recommended renaming the outdoor center in Paul's honor.
9. Superintendent's Report
10. President's Report
11. Adjourn from Open Meeting
12. Reconvene in Executive Session under State Statute 19.85 (1) (c) Considering employment, promotion, compensation or performance evaluation data of any public employee over which the governmental body has jurisdiction or exercises responsibility.
12.A. Approval of Board Member Appointment
Description:  Final review and selection of candidate.
13. Adjourn from Executive Session
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