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U.S.D. #338 Valley Falls

Board of Education Meeting

October 14, 2019

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, Thomas Welsh, Stephanie Steinlicht, Sharon Sweeney, Dr. Volora Hanzlicek and Brenda Henson.

Absent: John Shipley and Heidi Pickerell.

2.ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

Yes 5 No 0

3. REVIEW BOARD NORMS

Budget Access: 2019-2020 USD 338 Budget

4. GOOD NEWS FROM THE DISTRICT

The Board spoke with 3rd/4th Grade students regarding things they learned from Lions Quest.

5. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

None.

6. CONSENT AGENDA

a.Approve Minutes of Previous Meetings.

b.Approve Treasurer’s Report and Approval of Warrants.

The Elementary Activity Cash Balance Report was provided to the Board at the Board Meeting, because the secretary had been absent due to illness.

c.Receive Keystone Board Meeting Report.

d.Receive Monthly Vehicle Mileage Sheets.

e.Receive Site Council Minutes.

f.Receive Recreation Commission Minutes.

g.Approve resignation as follows: Mary Constant-Douthit as Assistant Middle School Volleyball and Assistant Softball Coach for 2020.

h.Approve hiring as follows: Clayton Hawk as High School Boys Assistant Basketball Coach.

i.Susan Grey’s report was listed in the Board packet.

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

Yes 5 No 0

Old Business

7. Information Items

a. The Board received a thank you note from the family of Jean Krouse (Peggy Meyer).

b. The Board received cash balance comparisons.

c. The Board received a Superintendent report regarding a KSDE presentation from Jay Scott and an enrollment update.

New Business

8. Information Item

a. The Board reviewed changes in the Board of Regents requirements.

9. Discussion Item

a. The Board discussed the KSHSAA recommendation for splitting 1A into two divisions.

10. ACTION ITEMS

a. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the Superintendent waiving facility use fees for donated goods and services as long as those goods and services donated match the fee that would have been accessed.

Yes 5 No 0

b. Motion by Thomas Welsh second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the CTE advisory board members as presented.

Yes 5 No 0

c. Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Sharon Sweeney to approve the lift bid by Access Elevator & Lifts in the amount of $77,100.00, contingent upon bonding.

Yes 5 No 0

d. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the Spanish Teacher Interlocal Agreement with JCN as presented.

Yes 5 No 0

e. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the KASB Policy updates as presented.

Yes 5 No 0

f. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by LaVerne Clark to approve the snow removal bid from Heinen Custom Operations as presented which was $90.00/hour, per machine.

Yes 5 No 0

g. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Thomas Welsh to approve the USD 338 Foundation members as amended to add Stephanie Steinlicht as a member.

Yes 5 No 0

h. Motion by Thomas Welsh second by Sharon Sweeney to go into executive session beginning at 8:22 P.M. to discuss matters of non- elected personnel that relates to performance and contracts. Also, to include executive session to discuss confidential student information pursuant to the exception relating to actions adversely or favorable affecting a student under KOMA, K.S.A. 75-4319 et seq. The board will reconvene in this room at 8:40 P.M.

Yes 5 No 0

The Board meeting returned to open session at 8:45 P.M.

i. Motion by Sharon Sweeney second by Stephanie Steinlicht to approve the Mitigation Resolution as presented.

Yes 5 No 0

j. Motion by Stephanie Steinlicht second by Sharon Sweeney to approve Keystone Contract for Social Worker Services as presented.

Yes 5 No 0

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned by the President at 8:47 P.M. 

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