OCTOBER BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

 U.S.D. #338 VALLEY FALLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

OCTOBER 12, 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, LAVERNE CLARK, THOMAS WELSH, SHARON SWEENEY, GEORGIA HOLLIS, DR. VOLORA HANZLICEK AND BRENDA HENSON.

2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA

MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY DONNY SMITH TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 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 CURRICULUM COORDINATING COUNCIL MINUTES.

E.RECEIVE SITE COUNCIL MINUTES.

F.RECEIVE RECREATION COMMISSION MINUTES-THEY HAVE NOT MET THIS MONTH.

G.APPROVE RESIGNATIONS AS FOLLOWS: MICHEAL RICE AS CUSTODIAN.

H.APPROVE HIRING AS FOLLOWS: NONE.

I.THE BOARD RECEIVED A WRITTEN REPORT IN THE BOARD PACKET FROM SUSAN GREY AND GREG MORGAN.

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

YES 7 NO 0

OLD BUSINESS

6. INFORMATION ITEMS

A. THE BOARD RECEIVED A THANK YOU NOTE FROM CINDY MORROW.

B. THE BOARD RECEIVED A SUPERINTENDENT REPORT REGARDING ITEMS IN THE DISCUSSION ITEMS.

NEW BUSINESS

7. ACTION ITEMS

A. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE THE AMENDED COVID-19 RETURN TO SCHOOL POLICY UPDATES AS FOLLOWS: TO ALLOW THE VALLEY FALLS RECREATION COMMISSION TO HOLD EVENTS IN THE BUILDINGS AS LONG AS THEY FOLLOW THE SAME GATING CRITERIA THE SCHOOL IS USING; TO FOLLOW USD 338 COVID-19 DISINFECTING PROTOCOLS; THE COMMISSION WILL PROVIDE THEIR OWN DISINFECTING CLEANERS AND SUPPLIES OR REIMBURSE USD 338 FOR THE USE OF DISTRICT SUPPLIES; AND AMEND THE CURRENT POLICY TO ALLOW THE PURCHASE OF PRE-PACKAGED TREATS BY PARENTS FROM THE DISTRICT OR OUTSIDE VENDOR FOR HOLIDAYS AND BIRTHDAYS.

YES 7 NO 0

B. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY LAVERNE CLARK TO APPROVE THE GATING CRITERIA AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

C. NO ACTION WAS TAKEN WITH REGARD TO THE EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFIT.

D. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM TO APPROVE A ONE-TIME $900 SUPPLEMENTAL SPLIT FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHERS TO COVER LUNCH DUTY.

YES 7 NO 0

E. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY LAVERNE CLARK TO APPROVE THE CHECK SIGNORS FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY ACCOUNT AS FOLLOWS: TO REMOVE SUSAN GREY AND ROD BUNDE; AND ADD GREG MORGAN AND CAMERON HALL.

YES 7 NO 0

F. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO APPROVE THE HCO SNOW REMOVAL BID AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

G. MOTION BY SHARON SWEENEY SECOND BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM TO APPROVE THE SPANISH INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH JCN AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

H. MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY AARON SPRANG TO APPROVE CTE COMMITTEE MEMBERS AS PRESENTED.

YES 7 NO 0

I. MOTION BY LAVERNE CLARK SECOND BY KIMBERLY KIRKHAM TO APPROVE THE DISTRICT PROVIDING START-UP FUNDS OF $500.00 TO START THE CTE GRAPHIC DESIGN BUSINESS IN THE HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITY ACCOUNT.

YES 7 NO 0

8. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. THE BOARD DISCUSSED THE STRATEGIC PLAN- GOALS 2 AND 3.

B. THE BOARD RECEIVED A REPORT FROM THE AG COMMITTEE.

C. THE SUPERINTENDENT SPOKE REGARDING A MODIFIED QUARANTINE, SNOW DAYS, ENFORCEMENT OF QUARANTINE OR ISOLATION, AND A BUDGET UPDATE.

9. ACTION ITEMS

MOTION BY DONNY SMITH SECOND BY SHARON SWEENEY TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION BEGINNING AT 9:24 P.M. TO DISCUSS MATTERS OF NON-ELECTED PERSONNEL THAT RELATES TO PERFORMANCE AND CONTRACTS UNDER KOMA, K.S.A. 75-4319 ET SEQ. THE BOARD WILL RECONVENE IN THIS ROOM AT 9:45 P.M.

YES 7 NO 0

THE BOARD MEETING RETURNED TO OPEN SESSION AT 9:46 P.M.

ADJOURNMENT

THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED BY THE PRESIDENT AT 9:46 P.M. 

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