SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE MENOMONIE 
AREA NOTICE OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION 
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE CENTER 215 PINE AVENUE E., WISCONSIN 
MONDAY, MAY 13, 2024, 5:45 P.M.
 

 This meeting will be live-streamed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCq2Z68-Z717wExwN1mChOQ/streams 

AGENDA 

I. OPENING ITEMS 

A. Call to Order 

B. Roll Call and Quorum 

C. Pledge of Allegiance and Reading of Mission Statement 

D. Agenda Order and Approval/Revision 

E. Recommendations & Commendations 

  1. Recognition of SDMA Retirees 

  2. Recognition of CVTC President’s Award 

F. Highlight on Youth 

G. Student Representative Communications  

H. Community Communications 

I. Revenue and Expenditure Reports for the Month Ended April 2024 

J. Monthly Employment Report (April 2024) 

II. CONSENT AGENDA 

A. Action to Approve Consent Agenda 

  1. Minutes of a Regular Board Meeting of April 8, 2024, and Minutes of a Special Board Meeting of April 22, 2024 

  2. Financial Reports for April 2024 

  3. Donations Exceeding $1,000 for April 2024 

Recommendations for Regular Board Meeting on May 13, 2024:

 

A.  Action to Approve the Consent Agenda, as presented:

 

1.  Minutes - That the board approves the following minutes, as presented:

           a) Regular Board Meeting of April 8, 2024

           b) Special Board Meeting of April 22, 2024

2.  Financial Reports - That the board approves general fund checks in the amount of (amount will be added on 5/10) and cash receipts in the amount of (amount will be added on 5/10) for April 2024, as presented.

3.  Donations - That the board approves donations exceeding $1,000 for the month of April 2024, as presented:  None at time of publication.

The consent agenda was passed unanimously.

III. PERSONNEL CONSENT AGENDA 

A. Action to Approve Personnel Consent Agenda 

  1. Resignations/Retirements 

  2. Requests to Hire 

The Personnel Consent Agenda was approved unanimously.  There was one resignation and nine hires. 

IV. ACTION AGENDA 

A. Approve the Reduction of Building-Level Tech Coaches for the 2024-25 School Year 

The Board will consider the elimination of building-level tech coaches for the 2024-25 school year.

This reduction was discussed with the staff QIC group and is included in Level 1 on the attached list of possible budget reductions.

This cut is expected to save the district $32,724 next year.

This is part of a  2 million dollar reduction forecast for the budget. This is coming up at this time because it will involve not issuing contracts for next year's hiring. It was originally a level 2 reduction but was raised to level 1 after discussion with teachers and the Quality Improvement Committee. The reduction was passed unanimously. 

B. Approve Transportation Contract for 2024-2025 

The contract was approved unanimously. 

V. DISCUSSION ITEMS/POLICY REVIEW 

A. Review of Budget Correspondence 

 

B. Review Preliminary Budget for 2024-2025 

C. Discuss the Creation of a Budget Workgroup 

D. Review Changes to the Employee Handbook for 2024-2025 

E. Review Student/Parent Handbooks for 2024-2025 

F. Review Exhibit 165- Board of Education Norms & Operating Procedures 

G. Items Related to Next Meeting Dates, Board Committees, and Reports

 VI. ADJOURNMENT 

A. Action to Adjourn 

The agenda as noted above was posted more than twenty-four hours prior to the meeting date. The most up-to-date agenda information is available on the district website. This agenda is posted at the Menomonie Area School District Administrative Services Center, and on the district website at www.sdmanonline.com under the School Board link.

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