THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Berger Resigns Pembine Board, Annual Meeting is Oct. 18th
Issue Date: August 16, 2017
Pembine-At the Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine School Board meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the school library, President Vicki Fick called the meeting to order followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Board members present besides Fick were Tina Duenweg, Rose Marcely and Brian Bousley, absent was Ryan Berger.
Agenda addition was New Business added to Closed Session. Dave Johnson questioned the Budget Report regarding the Principal's account and money budgeted. Minutes and treasurer's report and voucher list were followed by the superintendent. Chris Metras said copies of the latest WASB updates in Legislation were given to Board members along with August calendar. Mr. Swanson gave an update on summer cleaning and repairs, then a tour of the building followed.
Board members received a copy of the CESA 8 minutes Board of Control.
Scott Sternhagen from Schenk Financial will share details at a meeting when the audit is complete. Sixteen students attended driver's education class. Board members received a copy of the updated administrative flow chart for the 2017-18 school year and a list of recent workshops and webinars offered by WASB. Parent orientation is Thursday, Aug. 24 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Slides regarding Metras' experiences and learning on his China trip were shown.
Julie Rittenhouse, 4K-12 Principal reported on her experience at the Partnership of Comprehensive Literacy Summer Institute in Madison.
Ryan Berger resigned as a board member. Bids accepted were propane from AmeriGas for .9825 cpg, snow plow for $195/snowfall and the snow removal for $85/hour from the Town of Pembine. The milk bid from Dean Foods for skim 1/2 pint $.3065 and fat free chocolate 1/2 pint $,2950. The toner bid from the Tree House for $1,999 was approved.
In open enrollment applications, three transferred out and one came in.
The Board accepted the 66.0301 Cooperative Agreement for the Valley Area Reading Recovery Consortium. The 2017 annual meeting date is Wednesday, Oct. 18 with the Budget Hearing at 6 p.m. and the annual meeting to follow. Board members were updated on plans for the Dunbar Baseball field renovations and only one change is needed for staff handbooks and student handbooks will remain as is with only wording and grammatical changes.
Business Education candidate motion was moved into closed session.
A nurse position was discussed also. The Board reconvened into open session to take any action if needed. The next meeting is Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m.