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June BOE Minutes

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

June 3, 2018

5:00 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 5:00 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney and Brenda Henson.                        Heidi Pickerell was present via phone at 5:02 P.M.  

                             

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes     6          No   0

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      Seth Cooper spoke regarding Mary Constant’s wedding.          

 

  1.       ACTION ITEM

      Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to hire Volora Hanzlicek as Superintendent for the 2018-2020 school years and approve the     

      contract as presented.

      Yes            7          No       0

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

                  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 5:03 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel; pursuant to                   the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 5:18 P.M. 

Yes            7           No      0

 

VI.      RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 5:18 P.M.

 

VII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 5:22 P.M.


U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

June 11, 2018

6:30 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by Vice-President, LaVerne Clark, at 6:30 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Loren Feldkamp and Brenda Lloyd. 

                  Absent:  Jody Lockhart.

 

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney 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.

 

Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by John Shipley to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Yes     6         No   0

 

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

 

The Board received thank you notes from Bonnie Johnson, the High School Staff, and Gladys Bishop.

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

            Seth Cooper spoke during the meeting.  Carrie Belveal spoke regarding the 3rd grade class.  Loren Feldkamp was presented a plaque for his years of service to the District by the Board.

 

  1. PRINCIPAL BUILDING REPORTS AND SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

1.   Mark Lamb was present, but did not give a report.

2.   Susan Grey spoke regarding the preschool calendar.

3.    Loren Feldkamp spoke regarding legislative updates and school funding; a playground update; the Keystone SPED Assessments for 2018-19; the child nutrition and wellness audit; Interstate Elevator, Inc.; Delta Dental contract; and track striping information.

 

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

1.   The Board asked questions of the VoAg Committee.

2.   Cammie Braden, the PAT Program Coordinator, provided the Board with a report on Parents As Teachers usage for the Valley Falls community.

3.   The Board discussed the Jefferson County Health Department nurse’s contract.

4.   The Board discussed the 2018-19 Student Handbooks.

5.   The Board discussed possible additional requirements to background checks for all District employees.

6.   The Board discussed changing verbiage regarding the Bereavement Policy, GCRG Leaves and Absences.

7.   The Board discussed updating policy regarding fundraising.

8.   The Board discussed purchasing track and cross country uniforms.

9.   The Board discussed the 2018-19 High School Class Schedules.

10. The Board discussed the 2018-19 budget planning.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

 

                  1.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the purchase of track and cross country uniforms as presented from Nill                                 Brothers in the amount of $3,997.50.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  2.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Heidi Pickerell to approve the removal of Bonnie Johnson and the addition of Willie Schmelzle as a                               check signer on the District General Fund Account.

                        Yes      6          No       0

           

                  3.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the 2018-19 Interlocal Agreement as presented with Jefferson County North                           for sharing business teacher, Ann Hutchinson.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  4.  Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve a contract extension for Susan Grey to run from 2018-19 through 2019-20.                          Yes      6          No       0

 

                  5.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the hiring of Cameron Hall as a teacher for the 2018-19 school year.                                       Yes      6          No       0

 

                  6.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to approve to authorize the Superintendent to make transfers or take other actions as allowed by law in order to close out the district budget for the year and to report such actions at the regular July board meeting.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  7.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to accept the resignations of Haley Adam, Elementary Teacher; Casey Bisnett,                                      Elementary Counselor; Gladys Bishop, District Aide; Braden Werner, Teacher and Supplemental Head Baseball and Head Middle School Football.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  7B. Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to offer a contract to Nina Jepson for the 2018-19 school year as an Elementary                               Teacher.

                        Yes      6          No       0

                 

      IX.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

Motion by Thomas Welsh second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 7:56 P.M. to discuss possible action with regard to non-elected personnel contracts; and negotiations pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 8:30 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 8:35 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 8:45 P.M.

Yes            6           No      0

 

X.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 8:44 P.M.

 

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

 

1.  None.

 

XII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the Vice-President at 8:48 P.M.


U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

June 27, 2018

6:00 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 6:00 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, and Brenda Henson.                    Stephanie Steinlicht was present via conference call.  John Shipley arrived at 6:01 P.M.      

 

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by LaVerne Clark to approve the agenda as presented.

Yes     6          No   0

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      None.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

 

                  1.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to amend Volora Hanzlicek’s Superintendent Contract per the Board’s changes.

            Yes      7          No       0

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

                  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 6:05 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel; pursuant to                   the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA. 

Yes            7           No      0

 

VI.      RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 6:14 P.M.

 

VII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 6:22 P.M.

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