REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – August 11, 2014

posted Aug 12, 2014, 8:59 AM by Jeannie Browning

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – August 11, 2014

 

Ranee Seastrom called the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Mission Valley USD #330 to order at 7:00 p.m. in the board conference room in Eskridge, Kansas.  Board members present were Brian Rindt, Jon Deters, Jim Rudeen, Jim Browning, and Rex Kraus.  
The superintendent, board clerk and deputy clerk also attended.

 

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to adopt the agenda as presented with the addition of a student issue during executive session.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Ranee Seastrom moved, seconded by Jim Browning, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Items in the consent agenda that were approved include: approval of minutes of the July 21, 2014 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $85,669.08; approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $837.50; approval of transfers from the general fund to the vocational education fund in the amount of $20,000.00 and from the general fund to the at risk fund in the amount of $10,000.00; approval of the following resignations:  Abbey Fulgham as paraprofessional effective immediately and Nathan Thyfault as assistant high school wrestling coach effective immediately and approval of administrators written reports as presented.

 

The appointment of board member position number 4, sub-district 1 was tabled to the September 2014 board meeting.

 

Jim Browning moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to approve Board Policy IFCC with the following changes; board will pay 100% of in-state competitions and 50% of out-of-state trips, including competitions and recognition. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to adopt Board Policy JGG as presented and recommended. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to adopt the revised and new board policies from KASB as presented and recommended by administration. Board policies include; CGI (Administrator Evaluation), EBB (Safety), GACC (Recruitment and Hiring), GAT (Staff Communication Devices), IB (School Site Councils), ICA (Pilot Projects), IDACA (Special Education Services), IDACB (Section 504 Accommodations for Students), IDEA (Student Privacy), IDEA Form – Annual Notice of Authorized Student Data Disclosures, IIBF (Acceptable Use Policy), JGCA (Local Wellness Policy), JGFGBB (Accommodating Students With Diabetes), JR (Student Records), JRB (Release of Student Records), KCA (Protection of Privacy Rights), KCB (Custodial and Non-Custodial Parent Rights), KG (Facility Use), KGDA (Public Conduct on School Property), and Notice of Protections Under Kansas Tort Claims Act Form. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

After some discussion regarding the classroom lighting project phases, Jim Browning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus to approve Phase II, III, IV and V with the addition of lighting to the gyms and parking lot. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to sell one 2001 used 59 passenger bus and a 2005 Buick Century 4 door car via Purple Wave. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

The Board reviewed preliminary recommendations for health and dental insurance rate changes.  The board will consider final recommendations at the September, 2014 board meeting. 

 

Jim Browning moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to approve hiring two co-concession stand sponsors at $1600 each (as presented and recommended).  If two sponsors cannot be hired we will pay one sponsor $1600 for purchasing, stocking and cleaning equipment once a week; and $10/hour for all other concession stand duties. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Ranee Seastrom moved, seconded by Jim Browning, to approve the Title I parent meeting for 2014-15 on September 30, 2014. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Administrators gave building and program reports.

 

Ranee Seastrom moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 7:40 p.m. to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel, in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 7:45 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent, Charlie Chesmore, Brett Fenton, and Bill Clark also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:45 p.m.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to approve the 2014-15 contracts of Greenbush Medicaid Billing Services, Randy Zohn as Psychologist and Janice Briggs as gifted teacher. Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to go into executive session at 7:48 p.m. to discuss matters affecting a student, in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:28 p.m. Motion passed 6 to 0. The superintendent, Charlie Chesmore, Brett Fenton, and Bill Clark also attended.

 

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Bev Clark

Board Clerk

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