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May BOE Minutes

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

May 2, 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. 

                  John arrived at 6:02 P.M.  Heidi arrived at 6:09 P.M.

                                         

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes     5          No   0

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      None.       

 

  1.       DISCUSSION

 

      1.   The Board discussed the Superintendent Search with Doug Moeckel.

      2.   The Board discussed the 2018-2019 school year schedules.

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 7:05 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel pursuant to the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 7:25 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 7:29 P.M.    

Yes            7           No      0

     

VI.      RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 7:31 P.M.

 

VII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 7:35 P.M.


 

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

May 16, 2018

5:30 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 5:30 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Susan Grey,                                        Brenda Henson, and Doug Moeckel-KASB.  Stephanie Steinlicht arrived at                      5:37 P.M. 

                

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes     6          No   0

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      None.       

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

                  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Thomas Welsh to go into executive session beginning at 5:31 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel; pursuant to                   the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 6:16 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 6:21 P.M.  Susan Grey and Doug Moeckel stayed for the session and left the room at 6:10 P.M.

Yes            6           No      0

 

V.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 6:24 P.M.

 

VI.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 6:25 P.M.


U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

May 16, 2018

6:30 P.M.

 

Unofficial 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, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Loren Feldkamp and                   Brenda Henson. 

                 

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes     7          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.

 

Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Yes     7         No   0

 

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

 

The Board received a thank you note from Nancy Weishaar and a thank you note from Denise Jennings and USD 339.

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

            Seth Cooper spoke regarding Regional Track and Field.           

 

  1. PRINCIPAL BUILDING REPORTS AND SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

 

1.   Mark Lamb did not attend the meeting.

2.    Susan Grey spoke regarding KESA, graduation, promotion, track, baseball, upcoming events and the Athletic Director duties.

3.    Loren Feldkamp spoke regarding a 2018 legislative update and school funding; playground update; Keystone SPED Assessments for 2018-19; and the year-end schedule.

 

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

1.   Margo Ellerman spoke to the Board regarding a request for the Board’s support of sending two students and herself to the 2018 National FCCLA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

2.   John Kearney spoke to the Board regarding a possible ADA Elementary Elevator Project.

3.   The VoAg Committee spoke to the Board.

4.   Cary Brosa spoke regarding two bids for 37 teacher laptops.

5.   Tom Brown spoke regarding the summer maintenance projects.

6.   The Board discussed the 2018-19 Supplemental Contract list.

7.   The Board discussed the 2018-19 nursing contract with the Jefferson County Health Department.

8.   The Board discussed the Bereavement Board Policy.

9.   The Board discussed the Bright Smiles contract for the 2018-19 school year.

10. The Board discussed the purchase of a vision screener for the schools in Jefferson County.

11. The Board discussed what direction to take regarding an employee tax question.

12. The Board discussed the 2017-18 year-end budget projections.

13. The Board discussed the 2018-19 Parents as Teachers service contract.

14. The Board discussed the 2018-19 class scheduling.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

 

                  1.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the payment by the District to FCCLA in the amount of $2,720.20, for                                                the 2018 National FCCLA Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, expenses.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  2.  Motion by John Shipley second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the purchase of 37 Lenovo ThinkPad E570-15.6 laptops in the amount of                                $27,195.00 to be paid from Capital Outlay.

                        Yes      7          No       0

           

                  3.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the 2018-19 Supplemental Contract list as amended.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  4.  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the District Strategic Plan as presented.                                     

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  5.  Motion by John Shipley second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the 2018-19 Bright Smiles contract with the Heartland Community Health                             Center.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  6.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the payment of $400.00 to the Valley Falls Lions Club to go toward the                                  Vision Screener to be used by the school districts in Jefferson County.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  7.   Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the District and Mar Cuadron not paying into Social Security and Medicare                            for Mar Cuadron due to the Totalization Agreement with Spain.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  8.   Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Thomas Welsh to approve to publish the LOB Resolution as presented.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                  9.   No action was taken regarding the approval of the Spanish Teacher and Business Teacher to be shared with Jefferson County North School                                   District per inter-local agreements.

                       

                10.   Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the hiring of Braden Werner as Middle School Head Football Coach for 2018-                           19 in the amount of $2,100.00.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                11.   Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the hiring of Mary Constant as the Middle School Assistant Volleyball Coach                          for 2018-19 in the amount of $1,500.00.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

               12.    Motion by John Shipley second by Heidi Pickerell to approve the resignation of Casey Bisnett as sponsor for the Sophomore Class and the Safe Schools Sponsorship.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

               13.    No action was taken regarding contracts.

 

               14.    Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the resignation of Michele Herring as an Elementary Teacher.

                        Yes      7          No       0

 

                15.  Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the resignation of Deb Spade as Middle School Scholars Bowl Sponsor and High School Assistant Track Coach.

                        Yes      7          No       0     

 

      IX.      EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Thomas Welsh to go into executive session beginning at 8:30 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 9:00 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 9:15 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 9:25 P.M.  Brenda Henson was called into the session at 9:25 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 9:40 P.M.

Yes            7           No      0

 

X.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 9:40 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 9:42 P.M.


U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

May 21, 2018

5:30 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 5:35 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Susan Grey,                                        and Brenda Henson.

                             

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes     7          No   0

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      Seth Cooper spoke regarding track and field.  A meal was held for a                 

      Superintendent candidate.           

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

                  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 5:40 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel; pursuant to                   the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 7:30 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until                               7:45 P.M.  Brenda Henson and Susan Grey were present from 5:40 P.M. until 6:15 P.M.

Yes            7           No      0

 

V.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 7:47 P.M.

 

VI.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 8:00 P.M.


U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

May 24, 2018

5:30 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 5:37 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Susan Grey,                                        and Brenda Henson.  Heidi Pickerell arrived at 5:40 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

 

      A meal was held for a Superintendent candidate.          

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

                  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 5:38 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel; pursuant to                   the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 7:30 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 7:45P.M.   Brenda Henson and Susan Grey were present from 5:38 P.M. until 6:07 P.M.

Yes            6           No      0

 

V.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 7:46 P.M.

 

VI.    ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 7:47 P.M.


U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Special Meeting

May 29, 2018

5:30 P.M.

 

Unofficial Minutes

 

  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order by President, Jody Lockhart, at 5:30 P.M. in the library.

                  Present:  John Shipley, LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney and Brenda Henson.                                Heidi arrived at 5:49 P.M.        

                

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes     6          No   0

 

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

 

      Seth Cooper spoke regarding State Track results.  A meal was held for a                                                                                                                                                                                       

      Superintendent candidate.

 

  1.       DISCUSSION ITEM

 

                  1.   The Board discussed the Spanish Teacher Inter-local Agreement.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

 

                  1.   Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the Interlocal Agreement with Jefferson County North for a Spanish teacher                               for the 2018-19 school year as presented.

                        Yes      6          No       0

 

  1.       EXECUTIVE SESSION

                       

                  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 5:40 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel; pursuant to                        the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA.  The board will reconvene in this room at 7:30 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 7:45 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 8:00 P.M.  Brenda Henson was in the session from 5:40 P.M. until 6:10 P.M.

Yes            6           No      0

 

VII.     RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

 

            The Board meeting returned to open session at 8:02 P.M.

 

VIII.   ADJOURNMENT

 

                 The meeting was adjourned by the President at 8:10 P.M.

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