The Budget Hearing of the School District of Osceola for the 2018-19 proposed budget was called to order by President Craig Brunclik on Monday September 10, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. in the Media Room of the Intermediate School.
Superintendent Mark Luebker provided introductions of current school board members. Mr. Luebker and Business Manager Jenifer Frank presented a PowerPoint and reviewed the District’s Budget.
The Annual Meeting for the School District of Osceola was held immediately following the Budget Hearing as was called to order by President Craig Brunclik.
President Craig Brunclik called for nominations for Acting Chairperson. A motion was made by Pete Kammerud to nominate Timm Johnson as Acting Chairperson. A Pete Kammerud/Cathy Olson motion was made to close nominations. Motion Carried.
A Evarist Schneider/Adam Spiegel motion was made to dispense with the reading of the minutes and approve the September 11, 2017 Annual Meeting Minutes as presented. Motion carried.
School Board Treasurer, Rosanne A. Anderson presented the Treasurer’s Report. A Cathy Olson/Brooke Kulzer motion was made to approve the Treasurer’s report contingent on the final audit showing no discrepancies. Motion carried.
A resolution was moved by Rosanne Anderson and seconded by Pete Kammerud. “Be it resolved that there be levied against the taxable property of the School District of Osceola, Villages of Osceola and Dresser, Towns of Alden, Farmington, Garfield and Osceola, Polk County, and Towns of Somerset and Star Prairie, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, the sum of $5,438,656 for the maintenance and operation of the elementary and secondary schools of the district, $100,610.00 for the Non-Referendum Debt Fund, $2,615,340 for the debt obligation and $60,000.00 for community service. That total being $8,214,606.00”. Motion carried.
A resolution was moved by Brooke Kulzer and seconded by Arvid Maki: “Be it resolved that the School District of Osceola be authorized to borrow up to $1,500,000.00 in short term loans for the operation and maintenance of the schools of the District for the 2018-2019 school year.” Motion carried.
A resolution was moved by Craig Brunclik and seconded by Sharon Dole. “Be it resolved that property and/or items that are declared surplus by the school board and not needed by the district be sold as required.” Motion carried.
Mr. Luebker reviewed the 2017-2018 Review. Topics reviewed:
District Report Card 2016-2017: Top school in CESA 11 and top 10 in the state.
School Security: Implemented secured entrances in all buildings.
Community Survey Results: Completed Spring 2018
Mr. Luebker reviewed the Multi-Level Systems of Support with accountability being a main focus.
Ms. Styles reviewed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) areas of focus include.
Title I, Title IIA, Title IV
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Mr. Luebker reviewed Department of Justice Safety Grant, Future District Needs & District Planning Committee. Next meeting is October 29, 2018 in the OIS Media Room at 4:30 p.m.
A Pete Kammerud/Jeff Rapp motion was made to approve the Board of Education salaries for 2018-19 at an annual salary of $3,000. Motion carried.
A Sharon Dole/Adam Spiegel motion was made to approve Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. as the next Budget Hearing & Annual Meeting date. Motion carried.
Any other business before the Board under expressed powers as listed Wisconsin States 120.10 (1-19).
Resident Jane Maki requested a review of other School Board of Education salaries at the 2019 Annual Meeting.
Timm Johnson reviewed and complimented on the district’s energy efficiency savings in the past year.
A Rosanne Anderson/Adam Spiegel motion was made to adjourn. Motion carried.
Pete Kammerud, District Clerk