Public Meeting Minutes: November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting

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November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes

November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting
1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Lisa Pieper called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with 7 members present. Absent were Jim Spangler and Steve Winter
2. Public Comments on Agenda Items - This is the proper time for public questions and comments on agenda items only. Please make sure a request form is given to the Board Vice-President before the meeting begins.
Discussion:  No spoke at this time.
3. Executive Session - To discuss strategy with respect to possible land acquisition for the protection of public interest.
Discussion:  The board went into executive session at 7:01 PM Jon/Randy Back to open session at 7:32 PM. Motion by
4. Curriculum Review -Speech/Drama/Theater
Speaker(s):  Jackie Nielsen
Discussion:  Kathleen Hubka Speech/Drama/ Theater Into to Theater option for communication graduate requirements. This is all levels of students 9-12. Theater helps with training. It will help self conficence to reach other goals. This semester is a play to perform. Advance Theater - Goes more into depth such costumes, lights/sounds. Focus on reading writing and performance. Have to do math. Have to work on trust, responsible, concentration, being aware and be focus. Working as teams using strengths to accomplish goals. Jon - School is supportive? Yes as much as they can considering the time restrains (early outs) and space constraints as the Hevelone is used by many. What defines success (Randy). It is how the feel about what they have done. Sometimes how handle failure not doing well at competitions. Enrollment 20 to 24. Next play is AP theater. A student has to take a test and write a play for 3 genre. Drama play is called Audition. Kids are audition for a course line. Very funny.
5. Facility Projects/Maintenance Update
Speaker(s):  Terry Brethouwer
Discussion:  Terry Brethouwer Would like to see what project going on currently and over Christmas break. Invite by Terry to look at MS floor HS at Christmas Break Bids to Floor Inc. and Jim's Carpet.Carpet replacement in the commons. It is very dirty and need to be replaced. Rubber floor and tile were eliminated. Went to carpet tile. Jim's got the bid. Old carpet will be torn out during Christmas. Student and Mr. Sutter picked it out. The carpet takes 4-6 weeks to get and is ordered. Hallways in the commons hallway west past the gyn and locker area. Lang Painting will do this with epoxy paint. It will white at the bottom and gray on the top. During the summer paint in the art, music area by our staff. Hevelone - Second level have like sound proof material. During roof repair the were damaged. Heavens Best cleaned them and they look pretty good. Short stub wall in balcany area we will paint as these have foot prints. Also black spots from banners being hung over the wall will be painted. Lang painting need 3 days to do this hope it will be December 3,4, 5. Need to replace rope light on stairs. Terry's crew will replace them. Armrests are carved/scratched. They are looking at repair these and they are custom made. Terry is talking with Store Kraft about what could use to finish. Stage floor will take up after concerts are done and determine what we might to do to fix this. We will look at what Norris did and see it this would work for us. Terry staff will do the general clean up. Pat - everyone in this building so the paint and carpet will help lots. Terry staff is real busy. John Small roof at MS putting on metal roof and parking lot at HS are 2 main project for summer. Lisa asked about insurance if the paid for damages. Yes sheet rock. Panels will cost 500.00 Terry we will need to develop a plan Lisa the stage will it be a performance floor. Terry that will be a board discussion will get costs on several options. Pat these projects will need to be phased in. Buy Local - Appreciate. Buy atLocal businnes and 25 dollars turn in receipt. Nov 18 - Dec 18. Drawing on Dec 20.
6. Superintendent Report
Discussion:  Volley ball Make days Steve Buy Local
7. Public Comments - This is the proper time for public questions and comments on any topic. Please make sure a request form is given to the Board Vice-President before the meeting begins.
Discussion:  None
8. Adjournment
Discussion:  Jon moved Janet second. to adjourn 8:08 PM
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