2021-05-17 Board of Education Minutes
- First published on 30 June 2021 Posted in School Board Agendas & Minutes
School District of Chilton
Preparing students to achieve their potential is our highest priority. 530 W. Main Street
Chilton, WI 53014
Board of Education Meeting
Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:10 p.m.
Engler Center - High School Building
The Chilton Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:10 p.m. in the Engler Center located in the Chilton High School building.
Mr. Randy Lisowe called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
Roll call of Members: Present: Mr. Randy Lisowe, Mr. Terry Criter, Mr. Dave Bailey, Mrs. Maria Halbach and Mrs. Donna Koenigs (virtual).
Also Present: Mrs. Sue Kaphingst, Mrs. Pam Schuster, Mrs. Lori Muench, Mr. Shawn Rude, Mr. Matt Kiel, Mrs. Samantha Woelfel, Mrs. Dawn Bartel and Mr. Hayden Bailey.
Notices were properly posted.
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. Mrs. Maria Halbach nominated Mr. Randy Lisowe as Board President, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter. All ayes, motion carried. Mr. Randy Lisowe is the Board President.
Mrs. Donna Koenigs nominated Mr. Terry Criter as Board Vice President, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey. All ayes, motion carried. Mr. Terry Criter is Board Vice President.
Mrs. Maria Halbach nominated Mr. Dave Bailey as Board Treasurer, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter. All ayes, motion carried. Mr. Dave Bailey is Board Treasurer.
Mrs. Maria Halbach nominated Mrs. Donna Koenigs as Board Clerk, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey. All ayes, motion carried. Mrs. Donna Koenigs is Board Clerk.
There was a motion by Mr. Terry Criter, seconded by Mrs. Donna Koenigs to approve the following Declarations: Official Newspaper – Delta Publications, Depositories – State Bank of ChiltonChecking, 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.
Under delegations, the following community members signed up to speak: -Eli Shaver, N3310 Ledgeview Drive - Mask Policy -Bonnie Schneider, 908 N. Mill Road, Chilton - Mask Policy -Kris Boll, 128 School Street, Chilton - Masks -Emily Boll, 128 School Street, Chilton, 8th Grade Student - Masks -Shantel Stroschein, 116 Adams Street, Chilton - Masks -Wendy Hein, 212 E. Brooklyn Street, Chilton - Masks -Linda Hoerth, 625 Graves Street, Chilton - Critical Race Theory – Pushing It -Katrina Gerner, W3179 Quinney Road, Chilton - Students Rights -Shannon Peterson, W4971 Harrison Road, Hilbert 54129 - Mask Policy -Connie Gehl, W3484 Hwy 151, Chilton - Mask Policy -Joe Padour, 306 E. Brooklyn Street, Chilton – Mask Policy
There was a motion by Mr. Terry Criter, seconded by Mrs. Maria Halbach to approve the following donations: -The Family of Mrs. Mary Meyers and her late husband Ron, donated a Gravity Box to Chilton Middle School. -Anonymous - $500.00 to Tiger Manufacturing. All ayes, motion carried.
There was a motion by Mrs. Donna Koenigs, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey 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 #213405 – 213477 and ACH #202100546 - #202100616. The May receipts were $419,446.95. The May disbursements including payroll were $1,085,351.75.
Recommendation for Hire: -Abigail Sharpee, Elementary School Teacher All ayes, motion carried.
Recommendation for Resignation – For Information Only – No Action Required: -Tom Molitor, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach -Sasha Phillips, Housekeeping -Susan Baus, Elementary Paraprofessional.
CESA 7 Employee – Recommendation for Hire – For Information Only – No Action Required: -Tara Koenigs, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher.
CESA 7 Employee – Recommendation for Resignation – For Information Only – No Action Required: -Jennifer Lutzke, EBD Special Education Teacher.
President’s Report: Mr. Randy Lisowe thanked community members for expressing their concern.
Student Board Representative Report: Miss Breanna Bowe was excused from the meeting. Mr. Hayden Bailey provided an update to the Board of Education on current student topics.
Board of Education Committee Reports:
Finance Committee: The Finance Committee met on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Policy Committee: The Policy Committee presented the first reading of Volume 29.1 and Volume 29.2.
Buildings and Grounds Committee: The Buildings and Grounds Committee met on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. There was a motion by Mr. Randy Lisowe, seconded by Mr. Terry Criter to move forward with the Community Committee’s recommendation to pursue additional steps to have an athletic facility built on the high school campus. All ayes, motion carried.
Education Committee: No report.
Co-Curricular Committee: No report.
Mrs. Sue Kaphingst, Superintendent, gave an update on mitigation practices.
The Board of Education discussed face coverings and the status of current mitigation practices. After several reminders from Board President, Mr. Randy Lisowe, interruptions continued and escalated from the community to the point in which the Board President had to adjourn the meeting.
There was a motion by Mrs. Maria Halbach, seconded by Mr. Dave Bailey to adjourn the meeting. All ayes, motion carried.
Mrs. Donna Koenigs, Board Clerk Chilton School Board
Mrs. Dawn Bartel, Recording Secretary