Chilton, WI 53014
Board of Education
Mr. Randy L. Lisowe
lisower@chilton.k12.wi.us
President, Convention Rep.
Mr. Terry Criter
critert@chilton.k12.wi.us
Vice President
Mr. David Bailey
baileyd@chilton.k12.wi.us
Clerk, CESA 7 Rep.
Mr. Corey Brickl
bricklc@chilton.k12.wi.us
Treasurer.
Mrs. Donna Koenigs
koenigsdo@chilton.k12.wi.us
 
COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
Finance
Corey Brickl*
David Bailey
Policy
Donna Koenigs*
Corey Brickl
Co-Curricular
Terry Criter*
David Bailey
Building/Grounds
Randy Lisowe*
Terry Criter
*denotes Chairman
Aug092018

2018-05-21 Board of Education Meeting Minutes

Information
First published on 08 August 2018 Posted in School Board Agendas & Minutes

School District of Chilton
Preparing students to achieve their potential is our highest priority.
530 West Main Street
Chilton, WI 53014

MINUTES

Board of Education Meeting
Monday, May 21, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.
Community Room of the High School Building

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018.

1. Call to order
Mr. Randy Lisowe called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

2. Roll call of members

Present: Bailey, Brickl, Criter, Lisowe

Absent: Koenigs

Also Present: Mrs. Sue Kaphingst, Mrs. Mandy Potratz, Mr. Matt Kiel, Mr. Ty Breitlow, Mrs.
Dawn Bartel, and Mr. Nathan Schmitz

Absent: Mrs. Pam Schuster

3. Verification of notice pursuant to s.19.84(1)(3) Wis. Stats.

Notices were properly posted.

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Reorganization of the Board: Sue Kaphingst will conduct the process of nominations
and election for the Board President. Once elected, the Board President will conduct the
election process for the offices of: Vice-President, Treasurer, and Clerk.

Declaration:
-Official Newspaper - Delta Publications-Tri-County News.

-Depositories - State Bank of Chilton-Checking, Local Government Investment Pool-
Savings, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region-Scholarship Funds, and BMO
Harris Bank-CESA 6 OPEB Trust-OPEB Trust Funds.

-CESA 7 Representative

Under reorganization of the Board, Mr. Randy Lisowe turned the meeting over to Mrs. Sue
Kaphingst to accept nominations for the office of Board President. Mr. Corey Brickl
nominated Mr. Randy Lisowe as Board President, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter. All ayes,
motion carried. Mr. Randy Lisowe is the Board President.

Mr. Corey Brickl nominated Mr. Terry Criter as Board Vice-President, seconded by Mr. Dave
Bailey. All ayes, motion carried. Mr. Terry Criter is the Board Vice-President.

Mr. Terry Criter nominated Mr. Corey Brickl as Board Treasurer, seconded by Mr. Dave
Bailey. All ayes, motion carried. Mr. Corey Brickl is the Board Treasurer.

Mr. Corey Brickl nominated Mr. Dave Bailey as Board Clerk, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter.
All ayes, motion carried. Mr. Dave Bailey is the Board Clerk.

There was a motion by Mr. Corey Brickl, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey to approve Delta
Publications-Tri-County News as the official newspaper. All ayes, motion carried.
There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter to approve the
following Depositories - State Bank of Chilton-Checking, Local Government Investment Pool-
Savings, Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region-Scholarship Funds, and BMO
Harris Bank-CESA 6 OPEB Trust-OPEB Trust Funds. All ayes, motion carried.

The CESA 7 Representative will be Mr. Dave Bailey.

6. Delegations: This is the time for any person attending the meeting as an observer to
express a particular comment or concern.

-Spotlight on Learning - Middle School Students/Staff.

-Acceptance of the following Gift(s) to the District:

-Donation - $1,551.00 from the Class of 1967 to Chilton School District Science
Department.

-Donation - Two DVD's and a Guidebook from The Great Courses, an online course and
lecture resource, from Allen and Karen Schuette.

-Donation - $1,500.00 from Art Attack to Chilton Elementary Art Department and
$1,000.00 from Art Attack to Chilton Middle School Art Department.

Spotlight on Learning - Middle School Students/Staff.

The Chilton Middle School students and staff presented Spotlight on Learning.

Acceptance of the following Gift(s) to the District.

There was a motion by Mr. Terry Criter, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey to approve the
following donations:

-$1,551.00 from the Class of 1967 to Chilton School District Science Department.

- Two DVD's and a Guidebook from The Great Courses, an online course and lecture
resource, from Allen and Karen Schuette.

- $1,500.00 from Art Attack to Chilton Elementary Art Department and $1,000.00 from Art
Attack to Chilton Middle School Art Department.

All ayes, motion carried.

7. Consent Items: (Board members may remove consent items on the agenda for
discussion and/or separate action.)

There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Corey Brickl to approve the
following consent agenda items:

Approval of minutes from previous board meetings, to include committee meetings.
Approval of bills as presented and authorize payment of check #210408 - #210468 and ACH
#171800704 - #171800793. The May receipts were $99,937.25. The May disbursements
including payroll were $1,063,690.57.

Recommendation for Hire:
-Amy Smejkal, Middle School/High School Choir Teacher
-Ashley Hodorff, Elementary Teacher
-Heidi Sabel, Middle School Special Education Teacher

Recommendation for Retirement:
-Pauline Geiser, Food Service Worker - Retirement effective November 30, 2018

Recommendation for Resignation:
-Sharon Weber, Administrative Assistant
-Confirmation Resignation - Douglas Kliment, Social Studies Teacher

All ayes, motion carried.

CESA 7 Employee - For Information Only - Hire - Timothy Kolbe, Special Education Teacher.

A. Approval of minutes from previous board meetings, to include committee
meetings.
B. Approval of monthly bills and authorization to pay said bills.
C. Treasurer/Financial Report
D. Personnel Approvals

I. Recommendation for Hire:

-Amy Smejkal, Middle School/High School Choir Teacher
-Ashley Hodorff, Elementary Teacher
-Heidi Sabel, Middle School Special Education Teacher

II. Recommendation for Retirement:
-Pauline Geiser, Food Service Worker - Retirement effective November 30, 2018

III. Recommendation for Resignation:
-Sharon Weber, Administrative Assistant
-Confirmation Resignation - Douglas Kliment, Social Studies Teacher

IV. CESA 7 Employees - For Information Only - No Action Required:
-Hire - Timothy Kolbe, Special Education Teacher

8. Old Business

A. President's Report - The Board President will update the Board on various topics.

Mr. Randy Lisowe thanked everyone at Chilton Public Schools for everything they do.

B. Student Board Representative Report - Mr. Nathan Schmitz, Student Council Board
of Education Representative, will provide an update to the Board on current student
topics.

Mr. Nathan Schmitz, Student Council Board of Education Representative, gave his report

C. Board of Education Committee Reports

Policy Committee Report:

Co-Curricular Committee Report:

-The Co-Curricular Committee met at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

-Approval of an Activity Account for Chilton Creators Club - The Board of
Education will be asked to approve an Activity Account for Chilton Creators Club.

-Approval of Chilton Fishing Club - The Board of Education will be asked to
approve a Fishing Club.

Finance Committee Report:

-The Finance Committee met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018.
Buildings and Grounds Committee Report:

-The Buildings and Grounds Committee met at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16,
2018.

-Approval of Bull Pens and Fencing - The Board of Education will be asked to
approve the purchase and installation of Bull Pens and Fencing.

-Approval of Starting Blocks - The Board of Education will be asked to approve the
installation of Starting Blocks.

Policy Committee - No report.

Co-Curricular Committee - The Co-Curricular Committee met at 4:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

There was a motion by Mr. Corey Brickl, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey to approve an
Activity Account for Chilton Creators Club. All ayes, motion carried.

There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Corey Brickl to approve Chilton
Fishing Club. All ayes, motion carried.

Finance Committee Report - The Finance Committee met at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May
21, 2018.

Buildings and Grounds Committee Report - The Buildings and Grounds Committee met
at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter to approve Bull
Pens and Fencing. All ayes, motion carried.

There was a motion by Mr. Terry Criter, seconded by Mr. Corey Brickl to approve the
installation of Starting Blocks. All ayes, motion carried.

D. Police School Liaison Officer Report - Mr. Jacob Meyer, Police School Liaison

Officer, will provide his report to the Board of Education.

Mr. Jacob Meyer, Police School Liaison Officer, gave his report to the Board.

9. New Business

A. Board Approval of 2018-2019 Building Usage and School Fee Schedules - The
Board of Education will be asked to approve the 2018-2019 Building Usage and School
Fee Schedules.

There was a motion by Mr. Corey Brickl, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey to approve the
2018-2019 School Fee Schedule. All ayes, motion carried.

The 2018-2019 Building Usage Fee Schedule was tabled to gather additional information.
This agenda item will be discussed at a future Board of Education meeting.

B. Approval and Denial of Open Enrollment Requests - The Board of Education will
take action on Open Enrollment requests into and out of the School District of Chilton
for the 2018-2019 school year.

There was a motion by Mr. Terry Criter, seconded by Mr. Corey Brickl to approve the
Open Enrollment requests into and out of the school district for 2018-2019 school year as
presented (one student that requested to open enroll in was denied due to space). All
ayes, motion carried.

C. Approval of Teacher and Support Staff Employment Handbooks - The Board of
Education will be asked to approve the Teacher and Support Staff Employment
Handbooks.

There was a motion by Mr. Corey Brickl, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey to approve the
Teacher and Support Staff Employment Handbooks. All ayes, motion carried.

10. Administrative Reports - The following administrators will provide administrative

updates on their areas of responsibility:

Mrs. Sue Kaphingst, Superintendent
-Summer Office Hours
-Chilton Area Community Foundation Grants

Mrs. Pam Schuster, Elementary School Principal
-End of Year

Mr. Matt Kiel, Middle School Principal
-Middle School Showcase Night
-CPM Math Program

Mr. Ty Breitlow, High School Teacher
-WAPAC PaceSetter Award
-Commencement
-Trout in the Classroom Release
-Transition Grant Application

Administrative Reports:

Mrs. Sue Kaphingst, Superintendent, reported on: Summer Office Hours and Chilton Area
Community Foundation Grants.

Mr. Matt Kiel, Middle School Principal, reported on: Middle School Showcase Night, CPM
Math Program, and Barnes & Noble Book Reading.

Mr. Ty Breitlow, High School Principal, stepped out of the Board of Education meeting
earlier. Mrs. Sue Kaphingst reported on the following on behalf of Mr. Ty Breitlow:
Transition Grant Application. Mr. Matt Kiel reported on the following on behalf of Mr. Ty
Breitlow: Trout in the Classroom Release. Mr. Ty Breitlow returned to the meeting and
reported on the following: Transition Grant Application, Trout in the Classroom Release,
WAPAC PaceSetter Award, and Commencement.

Mrs. Sue Kaphingst shared a letter with the Board of Education from James Austin.

11. Convene into closed session pursuant to State Statute 19.85(1)(c) & (f) to discuss
Administrative and Support Staff Wages and Benefits, and specific personnel.

There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Corey Brickl to convene into
closed session to discuss administrative and support staff wages and benefits, and specific
personnel. Upon a roll call vote: Lisowe-aye, Brickl-aye, Criter-aye, and Bailey-aye. All
ayes, motion carried. Koenigs-absent.

12. Reconvene into open session to take action on matters discussed in closed session
if necessary and appropriate.

There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter to reconvene into

open session. All ayes, motion carried.

There was a motion by Mr. Corey Brickl, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter to approve
administrative and support staff wages and benefits as discussed. All ayes, motion carried.

13. Adjournment

There was a motion by Mr. Dave Bailey, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter to adjourn the
meeting. All ayes, motion carried.

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