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May BOE Minutes

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

May 9, 2016

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.  Heidi Pickerell arrived at 7:04 P.M.          

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Thomas Welsh 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.
    5. Receive CCC Minutes.
    6. Receive Site Council Minutes.

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 Susan Grey.

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

      None.

  1. PRINCIPAL BUILDING REPORTS AND SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

1.   Mark Lamb spoke regarding field trips; choir/band; FCCLA; CTE; Track; Testing; Wolf Creek Generating Station grant and Mighty Dragon Fitness.

2.   Susan Grey spoke regarding graduation.

3.    Loren Feldkamp spoke regarding an update on Ms. Grey; History Day; the elementary flag pole; the Governors Scholars Award Program; the east gym scoreboards; a Budget History Handout; the Kansas court hearing;  the appeal board; and Council of Superintendents.

  1. DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.   The Board discussed a donation from Marietta Kearney’s Memorial.

2.   The Board discussed the purchase of a west gym score table.

3.   The Board received information regarding the National FCCLA trip to San       Diego.

4.   The Board discussed summer maintenance projects.

5.   The Board discussed purchasing a KAIVAC Cleaning Machine from Pur-    O-Zone.

6.   The Board reviewed two quotes for Student Accident Insurance for 2016-    17.

7.   The Board received a technology update for 2016-17.

8.   The Board discussed renewal of memberships for 2016-17 to KASB.

9.   The Board discussed the VFAA advertizing banners.

 

  1.       ACTION ITEMS

                  1.   Motion by John Shipley second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the purchase of a 12’ score table from Power Ad, Inc. in the amount of $3,345.00.  Approximately half of the purchase will be funded by the Marietta Kearney Memorial contribution.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  2.  No action was taken regarding the district costs of sending Margo Ellerman and four students to the FCCLA National Convention Trip to San Diego.  Costs will be reviewed after they return from the trip.                     

                  3.  Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the purchase of a KAIVAC Cleaning Machine from Pur-O-Zone in the amount of $3,243.65.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  4.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by John Shipley to approve the Perry Carpet Shack in Perry, Kansas, furnishing and installing three classroom carpets/VCT in the amount of $10,500.00.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  5.  Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by John Shipley to approve the purchase of the 2016-17 Student Accident Insurance with Student                                         Assurances Services in the amount of $12,385.00.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  6.   Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by LaVerne Clark to approve to take bids on the sale of 1992 John Deere mower and snow blower attachment.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  7.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the KASB 2016-17 Membership Renewal and Legal Assistance Fund Service                           Fee in the amount of $7,300.00.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  8.   Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the resignations of Deb Spade as High School STUCO Sponsor; Casey Bisnett as Middle School Assistant Volleyball Coach; Erin Ellerman as CLC Aide; Mary Jo Hamon as District Aide Coordinator; and Susan Schirmer as Middle School Math Teacher.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                  9.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by LaVerne Clark to approve to hire Stacy Cervantez as High School Head Cheer Sponsor in the amount of                                  $2,080.00 for the 2016-17 school year.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                10.   Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve to hire Kayla Dillenbeck as High School Assistance Cheer Sponsor in the                                amount of $1,560.00 for the 2016-17 school year.                 

                        Yes      7          No       0

                11.   No action was taken with regard to hiring the district Community Learning Center Coordinator for the 2016-17 school year.                                                    

                12.   Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Sharon Sweeney to approve to hire Jesica Clark as the district Library Coordinator in the amount of                                    $14.00 an hour for the 2016-17 school year.              

                        Yes      7          No       0

                13.   Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve to hire Mary Perkins as a District Aide in the amount of $11.88 per hour for                             the 2016-17 school year.

                        Yes      7          No       0

                14.  Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by LaVerne Clark to approve to hire Gates Glassel and Alex Reichart as part-time summer maintenance employees in the amount of $10.00 per hour.             

                        Yes      7          No       0

               15.    Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by John Shipley to approve the Food Service Management Policy as presented.                    

                        Yes      7          No       0

               16.    Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the purchase of VFAA advertizing banners from the Gifts and Grants Fund.                                Yes      7          No       0

      IX.      EXECUTIVE SESSION             

Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Thomas Welsh to go into executive session beginning at 7:43 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 8:30 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 8:45 P.M.  The Board extended the executive session until 8:50 P.M.

Yes            7           No      0

X.       RETURN TO OPEN SESSION

           The Board meeting returned to open session at 9:00 P.M.

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

1.  Activity Funds.

XII.    ADJOURNMENT

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

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