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November Board of Education Minutes

U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

November 12, 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: LaVerne Clark, Jody Lockhart, Heidi Pickerell, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Dr. Volora Hanzlicek and Brenda Henson.

Absent: John Shipley.

  1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes 6 No 0

  1. REVIEW BOARD NORMS
  1. GOOD NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

Nathan Pickerell and Hannah Drinkard spoke about the success of the high school play.

  1. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

Seth Cooper spoke regarding Math Day.

  1. CONSENT AGENDA
    1. Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings.
    2. Approve Treasurer’s Report and Approval of Warrants.

The Board reviewed the Elementary Activity Account Report.

    1. Receive Keystone Board Meeting Report.
    2. Receive Monthly Vehicle Mileage Sheets.
    3. Receive Site Council Minutes
    4. Approve the resignation of Rex Lloyd as Custodian and the resignation of Nick Cummings as Head High School Football Coach.
    5. Approve the hiring of Marijo Swendson as the Forensic Sponsor for the 2018-19 school year.
    6. Susan Grey presented her report digitally in the Board Packet.

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

Yes 6 No 0

Old Business

7. Information Items

a. No written communications was received.

b. The Board received budget information and cash balance comparisons.

c. The Board received sub-committee reports.

d. The Board received a governmental relations report.

8. Discussion Items

a. The Board discussed a clarification of the organizational chart.

9. ACTION ITEMS

a. The item was tabled with regard to the KDCA Solicitations Policy.

b. The item was tabled with regard to the Ag Committee Resolution.

c. Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Heidi Pickerell to move 2016 Class funds to the district as a donation toward the elementary flag pole and to provide for a memorial to be added to the pole.

Yes 6 No 0

d. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the Facility Use Policy as presented.

Yes 6 No 0

e. The item was tabled with regard to the District Logo.

New Business

10. Information Items

a. The Board discussed the high school baseball game at Royals Stadium.

11. Discussion Items

a. The Board discussed the surplus of yearbooks per Tom Brown.

12. ACTION ITEMS

a. Motion by Heidi Pickerell second by Sharon Sweeney to approve to change the time of the December 10, 2018, Board Meeting to 5:30 P.M.

Yes 6 No 0

b. Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the scheduling of a game on the January meeting date.

Yes 6 No 0

c. Motion by LaVerne Clark second by Heidi Pickerell to approve the entrance into a settlement with US Foods, Inc.

Yes 6 No 0

d. Motion by Thomas Welsh second by Heidi Pickerell to go into executive session beginning at 7:51 P.M. to discuss non-elected personnel performance and contracts; and negotiations; pursuant to the non-elected personnel exception and employer-employee negotiations under KOMA. The board will reconvene in this room at 8:10 P.M. The Board extended the executive session until 8:20 P.M. Susan Grey left the session at 8:01 P.M.

Yes 6 No 0

The Board meeting returned to open session at 8:23 P.M.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned by the President at 8:24 P.M.