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March 28, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Regular Board Meeting

Minutes
1. 6:15-6:45 School Board Listening Session.  Board Director Ed Becker will be available in the Cafeteria/Common to listen to public comments, questions, and concerns.  The school board member may share the context of these discussions with the full school board during the school board meeting.
2. Call to Order
3. Roll Call
4. Pledge of Allegiance
5. Approval of Agenda
6. Recognition of Guests 
7. Approval of Minutes - February 28, 2022
8. Financial Reports-Maggie Stacey and Justin Isaacson to audit the payment register at 6:15
8.a. Monthly Cash Balance Report
8.a.1) Balance Sheet
8.a.2) Electronic Funds Transfer
8.b. Revenue / Expenditure Report
8.b.1) Payment Register
9. Consent Agenda
9.a. Accept Donations
9.b. Accept Resignation - Ashley Anderson, Gr. 7-12 Agriculture Teacher
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
9.c. Accept Request for Medical Leave of Absence - Melinda Spry, Educational Assistant
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Mel has been an incredible Educational Assistant.  She is requesting up to one year to care for an ailing relative.  I recommend we support her in this effort so that we can hope to have her back on the team in the future.

The Classified Union Master Agreement allows for a medical leave of absence.
Section B.  Family Medical Leave
            Upon request, a leave of absence for certain family and medical reasons shall be granted by the School District.  Provisions of the act shall be available to the employees as required by law.
 
9.d. Accept Resignation - Cody Cox, Special Education Teacher
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Mr. Cox is electing to resign at the end of the 21-22 school year.  He hopes to pursue a position closer to his home.
9.e. Accept Retirement - LouAnn Muhm, 7-12 English Teacher
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  LouAnn has been a key part of our English department for 23 years.  She has contributed immeasurably as a college in the high school instructor, athletic coach, and activities advisor.  We wish her well in retirement.
9.f. Approve Spring Coaches/Advisers
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Larry Franck - Head Coach Varsity Baseball
Shawn Klimek - Assistant Coach Varsity Baseball
Kevin Longtin - JH Baseball Coach
Levi Schwartz - JH Baseball Coach
Michael Weerts - Head Coach Varsity Softball
Emily Franck - Assistant Coach Varsity Softball
Lindsay Johnson - JH Softball Coach
Scott Kramer - JH Softball Coach
Jennifer McNamee - Head Coach Track
Paul Schroeder - Assistant Coach Track
Tom Stambaugh - Assistant Coach Track
Olaf Netteberg - Head Coach Golf
Ian Johnson - Assistant Coach Golf
Chris Boedigheimer - Art Club
9.g. Accept the resignation of Community Education Coordinator Katie Rittgers.
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Katie has done a phenomenal job for us over the past three years.  She has helped to get us through the uncertainty of the pandemic while continuing to meet the needs of the community.  
10. Action Items
10.a. Approve Teacher Contract - Rebecca Ewert, K-12 Special Education Teacher
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
10.b. Approve Work Agreement - Roxanne Wattenberg, 9-Month Custodian
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Roxanne will fill the position vacated by the retirement of Fred Hensel.
10.c. Increase Pay - Substitute Teachers to $140 Per Day
Presenter:  Dr. Parks
Description:  Our substitute pay scale is not keeping up with our neighboring districts.  An increase will allow us to continue to attract quality candidates.

PR-$140/$70
M-$150/$85
S-$130/$67
W-$125/$62.50
I recommend an increase to $140 for a full day and $70 for a half-day.  I also recommend we pay either full days or half-days and not hourly.
10.d. Approve 2022-2025 Contract - Superintendent Parks
Presenter:  Board Chair
Description:  The superintendent's contract is for three years.  Key provisions are:
1.  3 percent annual increase on base salary.  This is in alignment with the 3-5 percent pay raises negotiated for all district employees.
2.  Increasing the district's insurance contribution by $2,000 to keep pace with rising premiums.  The previous amount has not gone up in the past three years.
3.  Increase 403b contribution by $2,000.
4.  Bereavement Leave language is now the same as the Classified Union.
11. Discussion Items
12. Reports
12.a. Student Representatives
12.b. Board Members
12.c. Principal Michaelson
12.d. Certified Staff Representative
12.e. Classified/Confidential Staff Representative
12.f. Superintendent Parks
13. Next Meeting - April 25, 2022, 7 pm in HS Media Center
14. Adjourn

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