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Owen-With District School Board Meeting

Owen-With District School Board Meeting

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2 mins
August 17, 2020

School Board Meeting     July 13, 2020

High School I.M.C.


President Wendler called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and Angela Greschner called the roll with the following members in attendance: Amacher, Eloranta (via zoom), Greschner (via zoom), Heggemeier (via zoom), Milliren, Schmelzer, and Wendler. Also in attendance were Julie VanArk, Matt Cihlar, Robert Houts, and Recording Secretary Stacy Rasmussen.


An Amacher/Schmelzer motion to approve the June 8, 2020, and June 22, 2020, regular and special board minutes, passed by a voice vote.


Superintendent Houts verified the agenda was posted properly.


No informal discussion.


Market and Johnson came and presented to the board on the upcoming referendum and the timeline of events for the referendum.


Superintendent Houts updated the board on the summer projects. 


Superintendent Houts updated the board on the reopening plans for the school year. He did a parent survey and teacher survey on how comfortable they were in sending their students back to school. Most responded they would like to see the students back in school.


A Milliren/Schmelzer motion to approve the membership for Wisconsin Association of School Boards, passed by a voice vote.


An Eloranta/Heggemeier motion to approve the budget transfers for the 2019-2020 school year, passed by a voice vote.


A Schmelzer/Milliren motion to approve the lunch and breakfast prices for the 2020-2021 school year, passed by a voice vote.


An Amacher/Schmelzer motion to approve the resignation of Barb Serocki as the special ed teacher, passed by a voice vote.


A Schmelzer/Eloranta motion to approve hiring Raeann Schwab as the elementary special ed teacher, passed by a voice vote.


Superintendent Houts updated the board on the 2020-2021 budget previews.  


Administrators VanArk, Cihlar and Houts gave their reports.


The policies committee needs to meet, so Bob will be setting up a meeting in the next week. 


No communications.



An Amacher/Milliren motion to approve claims as presented #60931-61020, voids #60428, 60772, 61006, and continuous voids #60931, 60934, 60935, 60940, 60981, 60982, 60983, and 61000, passed by a voice vote.



A Schmelzer/Milliren motion to go into executive session, passed by a voice vote.


Nothing brought back to open session.


An Amacher/Milliren motion to adjourn the meeting, passed by a voice vote. Time: 8:33 p.m.





Dr. Julie Wendler, President



Angela Greschner, Clerk




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