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December Board of Education Minutes

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

December 12, 2016

6:30 P.M.

 

Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 6:30 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Loren Feldkamp and Brenda Henson. 

                  Absent:  Thomas Welsh.

 

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the agenda as presented.

Yes     6          No   0

 

  1. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings.
    2. Approve Treasurer’s Report and Approval of Warrants.
    3. Receive Keystone Board Meeting Report.
    4. Receive Monthly Vehicle Mileage Sheets.
    5. Receive CCC Minutes.
    6. Receive Site Council Minutes.

 

Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Yes     6         No   0

 

  1. ANNOUNCEMENTS, REPORTS, AND/OR WRITTEN COMMUNICATION.

 

Karl Dix sent the faculty a thank you note in appreciation for the Veterans Day Program.

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      None.

 

  1. PRINCIPAL BUILDING REPORTS AND SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

1.   Mark Lamb spoke regarding the scholars bowl; basketball; service learning; and music.

2.   Susan Grey spoke regarding in-service; KESSA; the senior citizen meal; and upcoming concerts.

3.    Loren Feldkamp spoke regarding the internal audit; the KSDE audit; the District Christmas Appreciation Present to Staff; the KATP Field        Headquarters request; the NEKL school request; the Pre-K play equipment; the Senior Citizens’ Dinner; the KASB Annual Conference;and the pep band.

 

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

1.   The Board was updated on the 2016 operating fund balance of the food service fund.

2.   The Board received an update regarding the progress of the Elementary Playground Project.   

3.   The Board discussed the timeline for the top three Capital Outlay projects.

4.   The Board reviewed the contract from the Curriculum Leadership Institute for the Online Curriculum Library and Support Service.

5.   The Board discussed the plans for upgrading the District firewall from Two Trees.

6.   The Board discussed the progress on seeking new bids for property insurance.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

 

                  1.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the agreement between Curriculum Leadership Institute and the District for                           the Online Curriculum Library Support and Support Services in the amount of $3,500.00.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  2.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by LaVerne Clark to approve the purchase of a Mitsubishi 4 ton mini-split system for $9,050.30 from                                 Sprang Heating and Air Conditioning.

                        Yes      6          No       0

                       

      IX.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 7:27 P.M. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel to protect the privacy interests of the identifiable individuals; and to protect the public interest.  The board will reconvene in this room at 8:00 P.M. 

Yes            6           No      0

 

X.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 8:01 P.M.

 

XI.      B.O.E. SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

 

1.  None.

 

XII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 8:02 P.M.

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