By Kelsie Hoitomt
GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Board of Education held their last meeting for the month of February on Monday evening, February 25.
The board discussed typical matters and tied up loose ends before the month of March starts.
To start the meeting, the Board recognized Kaylin Spaeth as the Class of 2013 Valedictorian and Ethan Brandt as the Class of 2013 Salutatorian. Spaeth shared that she plans to enroll at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for Agricultural Business and Brandt plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison for Engineering as of right now.
The first item on the agenda was the resolution authorizing the issuance and awarding the sale of one million dollars of general obligation bonds.
Upon further discussion, the Board was presented with two companies who placed a bid for the bond service including Bosch, who offered a 10 percent lower rate which is around $5,000 less. This means the bond would be at $995,000 instead of $1 million dollars.
The Board then approved the resolution authorizing the issuance and awarding the sale of $995,000 of general obligation refunding bonds; providing the form of the bonds and levying a tax in connection therewith.
Further approved by the Board was the anonymous donation of $400.00 to the baseball fund 60 account.
The Board approved of the Sunday use of the gym for the months of March, April, May, June and July as requested by Mike Kadinger for an AAU team practice.
The Board approved the second reading of the new policy 8923.3, Records Retention as it is a new policy to keep records according to the state statue.
The Board approved the recommended pay rates for the seasonal summer positions, which remained fairly the same with a slight increase of less than 80 cents.
The Board approved that the number of hours for seasonal summer positions of painter and groundskeeper would be a maximum of 20 hours per week for both positions with up to 80 additional hours allowed if needed between both positions.
The Board approved the posting for up to four teacher interns for next school year, 2013-14.
The Board approved the science lab millwork process under the SDS Architects options.
Lastly, the Board approved the CESA 11 Shared Services Contract for 2013-14.
In other news, the Board accepted the retirement of Elementary teacher, Janice Theberge. They also accepted the resignation of Dan Hagstrom from his teaching position effective at the end of the current school year.