By: Daniel Cooley
The Edgerton School Board meeting of August 15th began with the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by roll call. Board members, Lyn Bowsher, Amanda Giesige, Nick Hug and Robert Siebenaler, were in attendance.
In the first order of business, the board approved the meeting minutes from the August 1st meeting. New board member Bill Swank was appointed and then sworn in. The board members then went into executive session.
Upon return from executive session, Bill Blakely gave the treasurer’s report, and the board approved the financial reports for June and July.
Next the board approved the posting of one mill of Permanent Improvement Tax settlement to the maintenance fund. The board then approved the service agreements with NWOESC for services for St. Mary’s.
That was followed by the board approving the engagement letter with McManus, Dosen and Company for the medicaid school cost. Next, the board approved the then and now purchase order with Mohre Electronics for a $4,054 repeater.
That was followed by the board approving to allow armed staff in a school safety zone. Next, the board approved the bus routes for the 2022-23 school year and approved participation in the 2022-23 National School Lunch Program.
The board then approved the non-certified sub-list for the 2022-23 school year. Next, the board approved the bus and van drivers for the 2022-23 school year The board also approved music booster volunteer Kenneth Miller as an equipment van driver.
That was followed by the board approving the current NwOESC sublists, paraprofessionals and teachers. The board then approved the resignation of elementary teacher Lindsey Bever.
Next, the board approved a one-year contract for Tracy Papenhagen as an elementary third grade teacher and approved the corrected pay rate for Melinda Thiel.
Superintendent Kermit Riehle discussed the need for renewal of the Emergency Operations Plan.
The board then entered executive session.
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