SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RIVER FALLS: 1/26/09 Special Meeting Minutes
Board of Education
Monday, January 26, 2009
A special meeting of the River Falls Board of Education was called to order on Monday, January 26, 2009, at 6:07 p.m. by Vice-President Steve Rivard in the Administrative Conference Room, 852 East Division Street. It was ascertained that notice of the meeting had been properly published in the River Falls Journal and an announcement was faxed to WEVR Radio Station.
Vice President Stephen Rivard, Treasurer Manny Kenney, Clerk Barbara Kolpin, and Members Rellen Hardtke, Stacy Johnson Myers and Alan Tuchtenhagen were present. President Dennis Behnke was absent. Also present were Superintendent Tom Westerhaus, High School Assistant Principal Kit Luedtke, Middle School Principal Mike Johnson and Board candidate Trudy Ohnsorg.
SCHOOL BOARD EVALUATION
The Board self-evaluation results were discussed along with board and administrative responses to the School Board Evaluation Questionnaire. Areas of board strengths and areas to improve were identified. Board members recommended that a workshop be set for May after the board election to address areas needing to be improved. The board also recommended that school board candidates for election be further encouraged to attend all school board meetings.
REQUEST FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION - SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION
Request for an executive session pursuant to WI Statute 19.85(1)(c) & (e), for the purpose of the Superintendent performance evaluation. Motion to go into executive session by Rivard, seconded by Tuchtenhagen. Roll call vote required. Rivard-yes, Kenney-yes, Kolpin-yes, Hardtke-yes, Johnson Myers-yes, Tuchtenhagen-yes. Motion carried (6-0).
The board reconvened into open session at 8:45 p.m. No action was taken in executive session.
Vice-President Rivard adjourned the meeting at 8:45 p.m.
Barbara Kolpin, Clerk