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SENTINEL TRIBUNE • • Public Notices Wednesday, June 30, 2004 Page Westbrook Walnut Grove Independent School District # 2898 Regular Meeting May 17, 2004 The Westbrook Walnut Grove Board of Education held a regular board meeting May 17, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. in the Westbrook building• Members present were Kronback, Kleven, Schmidt, Maas, Helmer, Jorgenson and Knakmuhs. Also present were Supt. Woelber, Prin. Richards, Prin• Olson, Leo Theisen, Jane Hass, Russell Widman, Chris Keuhl, Harry Yang, Nicole Byers, Panhia Yang and Tom Merchant• Kronback called the meeting to order• Motion by Kleven seconded by Knakmuhs to approve the April 19, 2004 board minutes as corrected. Motion Carried. Motion by Kleven seconded by Helmer to approve the amended agenda. Motion car- ried. Motion by Helmer seconded by Jorgenson to approve the claims and accounts. Motion carried• Jane Hass reported on the staff meeting regarding medical insurance. Harry Yang reported on his trip to Laos. He thanked the board and administration for their support. There will be an employee inservice June 1 at 1:00 p.m. in Walnut Grove. Supt. Woelber discussed the recommendations of the build- ing and grounds committee totaling $95,000.00. Motion by Jorgenson sec- onded by Kleven to approve a budg.et of $95,000.00 on site repair and improvements. Motion earned. Supt. Woelber noted Lairdie Kells will help the Walnut Grove community ed. program regarding life guards at Lake Laura Motion by Knakmuhs, sec- Onded by Kleven to approve the list of summer employees plus 14 life guards. Motion carried. Supt. Woelber submitted a proposed 2004-2005 school calendar. There will be six para pro- fessionals that have been prop- erly trained and certified. Supt. Woelber noted June 1 will be the last day of school. A new election law requires that a primary election is required if more than two can- didates file for the same seat on "the school board. Leo Theisen noted a board member is needed to serve on the section committee. Leo expressed concern regarding the six open coaching posi- tions. Nathan Swanson reported on the class trip. Prin. Richards and Tim Helmer reported on the band and choir trip. Ninety students participated. Prin. Richards discussed the NWEA testing program and how it tracks student progress. Hiring recommendations for teaching staff were discussed. The FCCLA and FFA awards at the state level were great as both programs had a successful year. Prin. Richards noted the region 3A Visual Arts Festival went well. Upcoming events are: athlet- ic awards banquet, academic fair and FFA awards. Prin. Olson noted the middle school carnival May 27. There will be an ESL meet- ing June 16th Summer school letters have been sent to at risk students. Prin. Oison noted at least four more new students will enroll at the middle school next year. CLASSIFIED ADS CALL 274-6136 OR 1-800-410-1859 ii Auto & R.V. Reoair Wheel Alignment Glass Installed We have one of the South- west's most modern body shops, with separate paint- booth - all makes - KLASSE Sales & Service Westbrook, MN. 507- 274-6166 Kindergarten roundup was April 26 with 17 attending. Fourth and eighth grade ori- entation will take place May 19. The elementary concert in Walnut Grove is scheduled for May 25th. Supt. Woelber noted McNeil recommends at least one person in each building should be cer- tiffed to operate the AED machine. Motion by Maas seconded by Schmidt to accept and thank the following donors for their sup- port of the AED machines: Walnut Grove Lions, Westbrook Lions and Glen Shaw. Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Kleven to approve the revised tech plan for 2004-07. Motion carried. Motion by Helmer seconded by Knakmuhs to approve an open enrollment from Tracy. Motion carried. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Knakmuhs to accept the res- ignation of Karla Gundermann. Motion carried. The board and administration thanked Karla for her many years of dedicated service to the district. Motion by Maas seconded by Kleven to join the MSHSL for the 2004-2005 school year. Motion carded. Motion by Jorgenson sec- onded by Knakmuhs to certify that Westbrook Walnut Grove #2898 complies with the unsafe school enrollment options for 2004-2005. Motion carried. Motion by Maas seconded by Kleven to approve the teaching contract of Spanish teacher Candice Nichols for 2004- 2005. Motion carried. Motion by Helmet seconded by Schmidt to approve the part time contract of middle school language arts teacher, Michelle Redman. Motion carried. Jim Schrnidt introduced the following resolution and moved it's adoption: RESOLU- TION TO PLACE SUPPORT STAFF ON LEAVE OF ABSENCE Bruce Jorgenson seconded the motion for the adoption of the foregoing reso- lution and upon vote being taken thereon the following voted infavor thereof. Kleven, Schmidt, Helmer, Maas, Jorgenson, Knakmuhs, Kronback And against the same: none, whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. The board noted the district had a great year as well as the staff and administration. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Helmer to adjourn. Motion carried. Respectfully submitted Bruce Jorgenson, clerk Westbrook Walnut Grove Independent School District # 2898 Special Meeting June 7, 2004 The Westbrook Walnut Grove Board of Education held a special meeting on June 7, 2004 at 6:00 p.m. in the Walnut Grove building• Members present were Kronback, Kleven, Schmidt, Maas, Helmer, Knakmuhs and Jorgenson. Also present were Supt. Woelber, Prin. Richards, Prin. Olson, Lynn Amdt and Leo Theisen. Kronback called the meeting to order. Motion by Kleven seconded by Schmidt to approve the amended agenda. Motion car- fled. Jim Schmidt introduced the following resolution and moved it's adoption: RESOLUTION PROPOSING TO PLACE RAUL MOLINA ON UNREQUESTED LEAVE OF ABSENCE Bruce Jorgenson seconded the motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution and upon vote being taken thereon the following voted in favor thereof- Kleven, Schmidt, Maas, Helmer, Jorgenson, Knakmuhs and Kronback And against the same: none Where upon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted. Lynn Arndt gave a BOLT report. The students have been invited to give a presentation in the Twin Cities. The BOLT stu- dents will develop a more detailed business plan and more marketing ideas. Leo Theisen gave an athletic report. Jim Schmidt and Tim Helmer were appointed to the, athletic committee. Participation numbers are as follows: cross country 2 girls, softball- 8 girls, (9-12) base- ball- 6 boys and (7-8)- 7 boys. A meeting will be held with RRC sometime in July. The administration and board discussed options regarding elementary classes and enroll- ment trends. Supt. Woelber noted six paras had completed their train- ing. All staff positions have been filled. Motion by Schmidt seconded by Knakmuhs to adjourn. Motion carried. Respectfully submitted Bruce Jorgenson, clerk OFFICIAL PUBLICATION May 25, 2004 Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting The Board of Commissioners met at the County Courthouse in Windom, MN. Present for all or portions of the meeting were: 5 Commissioners; Auditor/Treasurer Jan Johnson; Adm. Assistant Kelly Thongvivong; County Attorney Doug Storey; Dave Bucklin. Marlin Piotter, Ed Tasler. Mike Hanson, Dennis Johnson. Mike Kirchmeier, Duane Hoeschen, and Jerry Engstrom. Routine Items - approved by unanimous vote: to approve additions to the agenda; to approve the minutes of the May 11,2004 meeting; adjournment. Personnel Items - approved by unanimous vote: to accept resignation from Kelli Daberkow with appropriate payouts; to post and advertise for the position of Watershed Coordinator; to re-point Office Manager/Accountant position based on a recommendation of Labor Relations; to authorize step increase for 2004 to all union employees upon success- ful completion of satisfactory performance review; to transfer Kathy Derickson from part- time to full-time jailer/dis- patcher effective June I st. Additional Action Items - approved by unanimous roll call or regular vote: to recess as the County Board and convene as the Ditch Authority; to authorize County Attorney to draft and issue final order for the impoundment and diversion of waters for the JD #8 system; to accept petition for re-deter- mination of benefits on JD #5 and to assign engineer and three viewers; to adjourn as the Ditch Authority and re-convene as the County Board; to adopt res- olution supporting the Watonwan Watershed Project Continuation and to authorize signing of General Obligation Note; to enter into grant agree- ment for the 2004 Emergency Management Performance Grant; to authorize completion and submittal of 2004 State Homeland Security Program Grant; to authorize the sale of bonds in the amount of $375,000 for the construction of Cell 6 at the landfill and to set sale date; to use Securities for the Cell sale: to hire Dale move garbage at the preparation for Cell tion contingent on contract; to authorize to get quotes for a ancer for the to authorize Chairman Highway Department Contract Understanding; to tion in support of the the SRDC; to approve license, beer license and co license for the Mt. Club; to authorize purchase a 2001 Ford Victoria from Management: to mileage reimbursement t $.375/mile effective S/Jan Auditor/Treasurer S/Ga D ' Board S/Kelly PEOPLE NEWSPAPERS Community Calendar The calendar is printed the last week of each month for the coming months events. If you have an item you would like included please drop it off at the Sentinel Tribune Office in Westbrook or the Variety Store in Walnut Grove by the Friday prior to publication. We would like to have brief announcements of general nature. Some of the items we pse are taken from sources previ- du • ously printed. If you kno¢ changes in these please let us know so we correct them. Please take note of sponsors who bring you monthly calendar. 2004] Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday • A-8 WG-Sdmol library 3:30-5:30pm WG-Am. legion post WG-EDA mtg. 7pro o WB-Liblaty, 9-7pro 5 WG-I libtmy,3:30-5:301ma WG-K,e=gm WG-Am. Leg. 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