Norwalk-Ontario-Wilton School District

Minutes of the Special Meeting of the Board of Education

October 24, 2016

Brookwood Jr. & Sr. High Offices – Large Conference Room

 

I.                   Call To Order

The meeting was called to order by President Kurt Radke at 7:48 p.m.

 

II.                Roll Call

Board members present were, Mr. Bauman, Mr. Muellenberg, Mr. Streeter, Mr. Arndt and Mr. Radke.  Administration present was Mr. Burhop, Dr. Luebke and Mr. Pettit.  Also in attendance was Al Szepi, Harvey Menn and Curtis Brieske.

 

III.             Legal Meeting Determination

Motion to approve this as a legal meeting with proper notice was made by Mr. Arndt, seconded by Mr. Streeter.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

IV.             Approval of the Agenda

Mr. Burhop stated item “C” in New Business had to be removed as a signed contract was not in the district’s possession at this time.  Motion to approve the agenda as amended was made by Mr. Bauman, seconded by Mr. Arndt.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

V.                Purpose of Special Meeting

 

A.    Certify 2016-17 Tax Levy

Motion was made by Mr. Arndt to certify the 2016-17 tax levy at $1,362,008 for Fund 10 and $428,400 for Fund 39 for a total tax levy of $1,790,408.  Motion was seconded by Mr. Muellenberg.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

B.     Approve 2016-17 Budget

Mr. Burhop reviewed the information presented at the Budget Hearing.  Motion to approve the 2016-17 operational budget of $8,867,762 for Fund 10 and $1,270,128 for Fund 27 and $465,478 for Fund 50 for a total 2016-17 operational budget of $10,603,368 was made by Mr. Streeter, seconded by Mr. Bauman.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

C.    Approve Contract for Kurt Angst – Network Administrator and Computer Technician

 

D.    Approve Laser Engraver Bid

Mr. Burhop informed the Board that money was budgeted for the laser engraver and that he was waiting on the final budget numbers to see if it would work within the parameters of the 2016-17 budget.  Mr. Menn informed the Board of the instructional use of the laser engraver within the Technology Education program.  Motion to approve the purchase of a laser engraver from Rocklar for a total of $7,519.95 was made by Mr. Bauman, seconded by Mr. Arndt.  Motion passed unanimously

 

E.     Approve Sick Bank Withdrawal Request

Mr. Burhop informed the Board that Wanda Thorson has not worked this year due to an illness and was requesting 40.75 days out of the district’s sick bank.  Motion to approve the use of 40.75 sick days from the school district sick bank for Wanda Thorson was made by Bob Streeter, seconded by Matt Muellenberg.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

VI.             Adjourn

Motion to adjourn at 7:53 p.m. was made by Mr. Arndt, seconded by Mr. Bauman.  Motion passed unanimously.