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Board Minutes December 2016

December 12, 2016

Thayer Central Community School

Board of Education Meeting

December 12, 2016

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order by President Curt Mumm on Monday, December 12, 2016, at 5:06 p.m. pursuant to law and notice posted at the school, Hebron and Chester Post Offices, the Thayer County Bank and the Western National Bank of Chester.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while convened meeting was open to the public.  Present on roll call:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Also present:  Supt. Drew Harris, Principals Dr. Tom Kiburz and Mr. Kurk Wiedel; and Nancy Elting.  Visitors:  Rob Marsh and Tyler Tietjen.

 

Motion by Prellwitz, seconded by Mumm, to approve the minutes of the November 14, 2016, meeting as written.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Prellwitz, seconded by Casey, to approve the treasurer’s report as presented.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Casey, seconded by Craig, to approve the monthly claims and payroll.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Cooper, seconded by Craig, to approve the agenda.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Principals Wiedel and Kiburz reported to the Board on activities taking place at school.

 

Supt. Harris presented “Recognition of Service” plaques to board members Mike Prellwitz for his 16 years of service and Deb Craig for her eight years of service.

 

Supt. Harris once again discussed the SCC Lease Agreement with the Board. 

 

Supt. Harris shared a survey of his findings from area schools regarding operational procedures.  He recommended that all checks, except activity checks, be signed by one of the three board officers and by the superintendent or the appointed Board Treasurer (HS Secretary).

Activity checks be signed by the Superintendent, principal, or appointed Board Treasurer (HS Secretary).  These will be reviewed at the Board meeting.

 

Supt. Harris discussed with the board three different options for signage at the elementary building.  It was agreed to add “Thayer Central Elementary” to the front of the building under the light.

Supt. Harris advised the Board that Wendy Voss has worked as a custodian sub for the last couple weeks and he would like to move her into a part-time custodian position.

 

Motion by Casey, seconded by Cooper, to approve the SCC Lease Agreement.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Craig, seconded by Cooper, that for operational procedures, all checks (except activity checks) be signed by one of the three board officers and by the superintendent or the appointed Board Treasurer.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Craig, seconded by Mumm, that for operational procedures, Activity checks be signed by the superintendent, principal or appointed board treasurer (HS Secretary).  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Prellwitz, seconded by Cooper, to go into executive session at 5:59 to protect the privacy of non-elected school personnel to discuss salary negotiations.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Casey, seconded by Prellwitz, to come out of executive session at 6:28 p.m.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Casey, seconded by Prellwitz, to give the superintendent a 3.5% salary package increase and the principals a 3.4% salary package increase.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Prellwitz, seconded by Craig, to adjourn meeting at 6:28 p.m.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Cooper, Prellwitz, Craig, Mumm, Casey and Hintz.  Nays:  None.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

                                                                                                ___________________________

                                                                                                Mike Prellwitz, Secretary

Board Minutes December 2016

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