Legals - February 1, 2017

Regular School Board Minutes 

Melrose Area Public Schools

Monday, January 23, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.

Chair Heller called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Members present: Mrs. Winter, Mr. Heller, Mrs. Feldewerd, Mr. Dufner, Mrs. Uphoff, Mr. Heidgkern and Mr. Tomford.  Also present was: Mr. Rich, Mrs. Jiskra, Mr. Anderson and Mr. Doetkott.

Mr. Heidgerken moved, with a second by Mrs. Feldewerd, to approve the agenda. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Rich reviewed the financial reports. No action taken.

Mrs. Feldewerd moved, with a second by Mr. Tomford, to approve the December 2016/January 2017 bills in the amount of $1,693,463.27. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Tomford gave a report from Open Forum on principal evaluations for middle school and elementary. No action taken.

Mr. Dufner moved, with a second by Mrs. Feldewerd, to approve the following consent agenda items:

• Minutes from the December 19, 2016 Regular Board Meeting and January 4, 2017 Special Board Meeting

• Donation from Freeport State Bank for $10,790.00 to provide new scoreboards in gyms 1 and 3

The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mrs. Uphoff moved, with a second by Mr. Tomford, to approve the three (3) ½ time Speech Coaches. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mrs. Winter moved, with a second by Mrs. Feldewerd, to approve two (2) Junior High Basketball Coaches. It is contingent on both fully filled. The Motion was unanimously carried.  

Mr. Tomford moved, with a second by Mr. Heidgerken, to approve the updates to Policy 533 – Wellness. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Mr. Rich spoke about the SEE – Day at the Capital. He said that they are looking for more board members, students and community members to attend on March 7. No action taken.

No resignations.

Mr. Heidgerken moved, with a second by Mr. Dufner, to approve a six (6) week maternity leave for Jessica Hartung. The Motion was unanimously carried.

Administrative and Board Reports were given.

Chair Heller adjourned the meeting at 9:20 p.m.

/s/ Troy Tomford, Clerk                                                                  B5-1B

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