REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – June 10, 2013

posted Jun 11, 2013, 8:44 PM by Jeannie Browning

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – June 10, 2013

Board President, 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, Jim Rudeen, Terry Fanning, Rex Kraus, Ranee Seastrom, Bruce Schlesener and Jim Browning.  The superintendent and board treasurer also attended. 

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Bruce Schlesener, to adopt the agenda as presented.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Items in the consent agenda that were approved include:  approval of minutes of the May 8, 2013 special board meeting, May 13, 2013 special board meeting and May 13, 2013 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $247,234.27; approval of extra duty payroll in the amount of $262.50; and approval of written administrators reports as presented.

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to approve the employee handbook changes as presented.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Bruce Schlesener, to approve the K-6 and 7-12 handbook changes as presented.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Bruce Schlesener moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to approve option 1 for the student insurance.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to accept the bid from Stauffer Lawn & Landscape for the 2013-14 ground maintenance.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

The superintendent updated the board on current legislative action concerning school finance and other education issues.

Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Terry Fanning, to set the close-out meeting for June 25, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in the board conference room in Eskridge, Kansas.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to renew the food service agreement.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Bruce Schlesener, to renew the property and casualty insurance with EMC.  Motion passed 6 to 1 with Jim Browning voting no.

Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to raise the adult meal prices to $3.30 as recommended by KSDE.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

The board agreed (by general consensus) to sell the 1998 bus and 2003 van on the Purple Wave Auction.

The superintendent updated the board on the progress of the bond issue.  Keith Blackburn with HTK will do a walk through on June 26, 2013 and prepare final cost information.

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 interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:05 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent, Charles Chesmore and Bill Clark also attended.

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:00 p.m.

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus to approve the 2013-14 supplemental position recommendations.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Bruce Schlesener moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to accept Denise Beason’s resignation as social worker, effective immediately.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Terry Fanning, to go into executive session at 8:00 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 8:05 p.m.  Motion passed 7 to 0.  The superintendent and Charlie Chesmore also attended.

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

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Ranee Seastrom, to add an assistant cross country coach for the 2013-14 school year as a supplemental position.  Motion passed 7 to 0.

Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously.  The meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Anita Walker

Board Treasurer 

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