REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – January 14, 2013

posted Feb 22, 2013, 6:20 AM by Justin Duncan
Brian Rindt 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, Bruce Schlesener, Jim
Rudeen, Ranee Seastrom, and Terry Fanning. Jim Browning and Rex Kraus were
absent. The superintendent and board clerk also attended.

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to adopt the agenda as
presented. Motion passed 5 to 0.

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to approve the consent
agenda as presented. Motion passed 5 to 0.

Items in the consent agenda that were approved include: approval of minutes
of the December 10, 2012 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and
treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $106031.39;
approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $1282.50; approval of transfers from
the general fund to the vocational education fund in the amount of $50,000.00,
from the general fund to the bilingual fund in the amount of $1,000.00, and from
the general fund to the at-risk fund in the amount of $25,000.00; and approval of
administrators written reports.

A draft copy of the 2013-14 school calendar was presented to the Board for review
and consideration at the February 2013 board meeting.

Articulation extension agreements with Allen County Community College were
presented to the Board for review and consideration at the February 2013 board
meeting. The agreements were for the following pathways: Business Finance
Pathway, Business Entrepreneurship & Management Pathway, and Family &
Community Services Pathway.

Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Bruce Schlesener, to follow the superintendent’s
recommendation to accept the bid from Acme Floor company, Inc. to refinish the
(new/large) gymnasium wood floor. Motion passed 5 to 0. The refinishing cost
will be $16,372.90 and the lettering and logo cost will be $3,520.00 for a total
project cost of $19,892.00.

Administrators gave building and program reports.

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Terry Fanning, to go into executive session at
7:55 p.m. to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect
the privacy rights of the individual to be discussed, and that they return to open
session at 8:05 p.m. Motion passed 5 to 0. The superintendent, Bill Clark, and
Charlie Chesmore also attended.

Bill Clark and Charlie Chesmore left the executive session at 8:00 p.m.

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:05 p.m.

Bruce Schlesener moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to approve Casey Cochran
as assistant forensics coach for the 2012-13 school year; and to approve the
increase in FTE from 0.5 to 0.6 for Caryn Gustin beginning with the Spring 2013
semester. (This is an increase from 2.5 days per week to 3.0 days per week.)
Motion passed 5 to 0.

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Terry Fanning, to go into executive session
at 8:10 p.m. to discuss employer-employee negotiations in order to protect the
district’s right to the confidentiality of its negotiating positions and the public
interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract, and that they return to open
session in the same room at 8:20 p.m. Motion passed 5 to 0. The superintendent
also attended.

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:20 p.m.

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to adjourn the meeting.
Motion passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Bev Clark
Board Clerk
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