AUGUST BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

U.S.D. #338 VALLEY FALLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

AUGUST 10, 2020

6:00 P.M.

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES

1.CALL MEETING TO ORDER

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT, THOMAS WELSH, AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE LIBRARY.

PRESENT: DONNY SMITH, AARON SPRANG, KIMBERLY KIRKHAM, LAVERNE CLARK, THOMAS WELSH, SHARON SWEENEY, GEORGIA HOLLIS, DR. VOLORA HANZLICEK AND BRENDA HENSON. DONNY ARRIVED AT 6:01 P.M. DONNY LEFT THE MEETING AT 6:31 AND RETURNED AT 6:32 P.M.

A MEET AND GREET WITH NEW STAFF FROM 6:00 P.M. TO 6:30 P.M. WAS CONDUCTED.

2. OPEN THE BUDGET HEARING AT 6:30 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M.

3. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS PERTAINING TO THE BUDGET.

NONE.

4. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

MOTION BY LAVERNE CLARK SECOND BY GEORGIA HOLLIS TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

5. REVIEW BOARD NORMS

6. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

NONE.

7. CONSENT AGENDA

A.APPROVE MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS.

B.APPROVE TREASURER’S REPORT AND APPROVAL OF WARRANTS.

C.RECEIVE KEYSTONE BOARD MEETING REPORT.

D.RECEIVE RECREATION COMMISSION MINUTES.

E.APPROVE RESIGNATIONS AS FOLLOWS: CONNIE BERNASEK AS CLC DIRECTOR.

F.APPROVE HIRING AS FOLLOWS: NONE.

MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

OLD BUSINESS

8. INFORMATION ITEMS

A. THE BOARD DID NOT RECEIVE ANY WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS.

B. THE BOARD REVIEWED BUDGET INFORMATION/CASH BALANCES COMPARISON.

C. THE BOARD RECEIVED A SUPERINTENDENT REPORT REGARDING A SPARKS UPDATE; PARENTS AS TEACHERS INFORMATION; A TECHNOLOGY UPDATE; AND ENROLLMENT.

NEW BUSINESS

9. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. THE BOARD DISCUSSED FALL SPORTS WITH REGARD TO SPECTATORS, CONCESSIONS, MEALS, PEP BAND, TRAVELING TO HOTSPOTS, OFFICIALS AND CONFIDENTIALITY.

B. THE BOARD DISCUSSED REMOTE LEARNING.

10. ACTION ITEMS

A. MOTION BY GEORGIA HOLLIS SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO APPROVE THE KASB JUNE 2020 POLICY UPDATES AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

B. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY GEORGIA HOLLIS TO APPROVE THE UPDATED 2020-21 PREK CALENDAR AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

C. NO ACTION WAS TAKEN REGARDING THE BUS BARN APPROACH PATCH.

D. MOTION BY GEORGIA HOLLIS SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO APPROVE THE DRAGON PRIDE REOPENING PLAN AS PRESENTED TO INCLUDE THE 9 WEEKS ONCE SIGNED UP FOR REMOTE LEARNING AND ALLOW STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.

YES 7 NO 0

E. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED BUDGET FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2020-21 AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

F. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF ONLINE CURRICULUM, FLORIDA VIRTUAL, FOR REMOTE LEARNERS, FOR ONE YEAR, TO NOT EXCEED $50.00 PER STUDENT.

YES 6 NO 1 (LAVERNE CLARK)

G. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION BEGINNING AT 8:38 P.M. TO DISCUSS NEGOTIATIONS AND CONTRACTS FOR THE FY21 SCHOOL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE EXCEPTION RELATING TO PERSONNEL UNDER KOMA, K.S.A. 75-4319 ET SEQ. THE BOARD WILL RECONVENE IN THIS ROOM AT 8:48 P.M.

YES 7 NO 0

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 8:55 P.M.

I. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM TO APPROVE THE NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT CHANGES AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

II. MOTION BY AARON SPRANG SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO APPROVE THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING TO THE NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT TO END JUNE 30, 2021 AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

III. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM TO APPROVE THE SUPPLEMENTAL CONTRACTS CONTINGENT UPON THE SIGNING OF THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WHICH IS PART OF THE 2020-21 CONTRACT.

YES 7 NO 0

IV. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO APPROVE THE CLASSIFIED HANDBOOK AND SALARY INCREASES AS PRESENTED, EFFECTIVE 7/26/20.

YES 6 NO 1 (LAVERNE CLARK)

V. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY LAVERNE CLARK TO APPROVE THE BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD HEALTH INSURANCE SELF-FUNDING OPTION.

YES 7 NO 0

H. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION BEGINNING AT 8:55 P.M. TO DISCUSS MATTERS OF NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL THAT RELATES TO PERFORMANCE AND CONTRACTS FOR THE FY21 SCHOOL YEAR PURSUANT TO THE EXCEPTION RELATING TO PERSONNEL UNDER KOMA, K.S.A. 75-4319 ET SEQ. THE BOARD WILL RECONVENE IN THIS ROOM AT 9:06 P.M.

YES 7 NO 0

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 9:06 P.M.

I. MOTION BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM SECOND BY LAVERNE CLARK TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF PEYTON EMERY.

YES 7 NO 0

II. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO ASSESS A LATE RESIGNATION FEE PER THE NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT.

YES 7 NO 0

J. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY DONNY SMITH TO APPROVE ONE ADDITIONAL DAY ON THE KEYSTONE SOCIAL WORKER CONTRACT PER WEEK WITH VALLEY FALLS PAYING FOR 3 DAYS A WEEK, AT $30,530.38 FOR THE YEAR.

YES 7 NO 0

K. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION BEGINNING AT 9:11 P.M. TO DISCUSS MATTERS RELATED 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 9:16 P.M.

YES 7 NO 0

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 9:17 P.M.

I. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE THE OUT OF DISTRICT STUDENTS TO ATTEND VALLEY FALLS SCHOOLS.

YES 7 NO 0

ADJOURNMENT

THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED BY THE PRESIDENT AT 9:18 P.M. 


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