NOVEMBER BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

U.S.D. #338 VALLEY FALLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

NOVEMBER 9, 2020

6:30 P.M.

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES


1.CALL MEETING TO ORDER

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT, THOMAS WELSH, AT 6:30 P.M. IN THE LIBRARY.

PRESENT: DONNY SMITH, AARON SPRANG, KIMBERLY KIRKHAM (ARRIVED AT 6:45 P.M), LAVERNE CLARK, THOMAS WELSH, SHARON SWEENEY, GEORGIA HOLLIS, DR. VOLORA HANZLICEK, AND BRENDA LLOYD.

2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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

YES 6 NO 0

3. REVIEW BOARD NORMS

4. COMMENTS FROM PATRONS AND GUESTS

NONE.

5. 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 CCC MINUTES.

E.RECEIVE SITE COUNCIL MINUTES.

F.RECEIVE RECREATION COMMISSION MINUTES.

G.RECEIVE CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE MINUTES

H.RECEIVE HEALTH AND WELLNESS COMMITTEE MINUTES

I.APPROVE RESIGNATIONS AS FOLLOWS: CAMERON HALL – ATHLETIC DIRECTOR FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR

J.APPROVE HIRING AS FOLLOWS:

I.BRANDON ALLEN-WERNER WAS HIRED AS CUSTODIAN AT A RATE OF $12.00/HOUR

II.KYLE GLISSMAN WAS HIRED AS A PART-TIME CUSTODIAN/MAINTENANCE ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS, RETURNING AT HIS PREVIOUS RATE.

K.THE BOARD RECEIVED PRINCIPAL REPORTS FROM SUSAN GREY AND GREG MORGAN

MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY GEORGIA HOLLIS TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.

YES 6 NO 0

OLD BUSINESS

6. INFORMATION ITEMS

  • A.GOOD NEWS FROM THE BUILDINGS WAS ABOUT THE FASTBRIDGE PROGRAM.

  • B.THERE WERE NO WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS.

  • C.DR. HANZLICEK REPORTED ON COVID UPDATES; PARENT, STAFF, AND STUDENT SURVEYS; THE STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AND SPARKS UPDATE.

NEW BUSINESS

7. DISCUSSION ITEMS

  • A.THE BOARD DISCUSSED THE STRATEGIC PLAN, GOALS 6 AND 7.

  • B.DONNY, GEORGIA, AND AARON REPORTED ON THE AG COMMITTEE.

8. ACTION ITEMS

A. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE THE CITY OF VALLEY FALLS ENFORCING LOCAL TRAFFIC & MUNICIPAL CODES ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.

YES 7 NO 0

B. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE THE KENDALL BANK ACH AGREEMENT.

YES 7 NO 0

C. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION RELATED TO ACTIONS ADVERSELY OR FAVORABLE AFFECTING A STUDENT AT 8:30 P.M AND RETURN AT 8:35 P.M. DR. HANZLICEK WAS REQUESTED TO ATTEND THE SESSION.

YES 7 NO 0

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 8:35 P.M.

D. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM TO APPROVE TWO NEW OUT OF TOWN STUDENTS.

YES 7 NO 0

E. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS NEGOTIATION ITEMS SPECIFIC TO CONTRACTS FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR BEGINNING AT 8:36 P.M AND RETURN AT 8:46 P.M. DR. HANZLICEK WAS REQUESTED TO ATTEND THE SESSION.  NO ACTION TO FOLLOW.

YES 7 NO 0

THE BOARD EXTENDED THE EXECUTIVE SESSION UNTIL 8:51 P.M.

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 8:51 P.M.

F. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS OF NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL THAT RELATE TO PERFORMANCE AND CONTRACTS AT 8:56 P.M AND RETURN AT 9:15 P.M. DR. HANZLICEK WAS REQUESTED TO ATTEND THE SESSION.  NO ACTION TO FOLLOW.

YES 7 NO 0

DR. HANZLICEK LEFT EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 9:09 P.M.

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 9:15 P.M.

H. ADJOURNMENT

THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED BY THE PRESIDENT AT 9:17 P.M. 

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