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March Board of Education Minutes

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

March 12, 2018

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:  LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Loren Feldkamp and Brenda Henson. 

                  Absent:  John Shipley.

 

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

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

Yes     6         No   0

 

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

 

The Board received a thank you note from the family of Gerianne Harrington.

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      Jesica Clark spoke regarding the number of students that signed up for the trap team and the first practice.   

      Carrie Belveal spoke regarding class size and the ratio of number of students to teachers per grade.

 

  1. PRINCIPAL BUILDING REPORTS AND SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

1.   Mark Lamb did not present a report.

2.   Susan Grey spoke regarding assessments; KESA; the Pre-K Grant; in-service; and PTO.

3.    Loren Feldkamp spoke regarding a parent meeting concerning Vo-Ag Programs and the University of Kansas Medical Systems-St. Francis contract.

 

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

1.   Cary Brosa presented the changes the District will make regarding the internet connection with KanRen and Giant Communications; and 2018-  19 E-rate.

2.   The Board discussed the Substitute Handbook.

3.   The Board discussed the Strategic Planning Committee Goals and Rubrics.

4.   The Board discussed budget scenarios and additional data regarding the discussion from the Special Board Meeting on 2/27/18.

5.   The Board discussed information concerning a possible LOB Resolution to add 3% to the District’s existing LOB.

6.   The Board discussed outsourcing grounds keeping for USD 338 in 2018.

7.   The Board discussed the middle school and high school schedules.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

 

                  1.   Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Heidi Pickerell to approve the 8th Grade trip to Worlds of Fun on May 11, 2018, with transportation                                included.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  2.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by LaVerne Clark to approve the KASB Policy updates as presented.

                        Yes      6          No       0

           

                  3.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Heidi Pickerell to approve the 2018-19 school calendar as amended.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  4.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the hiring of Kearney Lawn, LLC, for outsourcing grounds keeping for 2018                            as contracted; not to exceed $380.00 per mow.                                

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  5.  Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Thomas Welsh to approve the resignation of Bonnie Johnson as First Grade Teacher.                                                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  6.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the resignation of Mar Cuadron as Spanish Teacher.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  7.   No action was taken with regard to hiring a Spanish Teacher for the 2018-19 school year.

                       

                  8.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to hire Casey Bisnett as the 2018-19 full-time Elementary Counselor in accordance to                           where she falls on the salary schedule.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

                  9.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the resignation of Christina Roberts as Middle School Cheer Sponsor.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

      IX.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 8:05 P.M. to discuss possible action with regard to non-elected personnel contracts; negotiations and a student situation 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 8:45 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 9:00 P.M.

Yes            6           No      0

 

X.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 9:05 P.M.

 

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

 

1.  Background checks on certified and classified substitutes.

 

XII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 9:10 P.M.

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