REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – April 10, 2017

posted Apr 11, 2017, 10:18 AM by Jeannie Browning   [ updated May 10, 2017, 7:06 AM ]

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – April 10, 2017

 

Clinton Lambotte 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 Jim Rudeen, Rex Kraus, Debbi Childers and Jon Deters.  Tom Phillips and Clipper Goodrich were absent. The superintendent and board clerk also attended.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to adopt the agenda as presented.  Motion passed 5 to 0.

 

Tom Phillips joined the meeting at 7:02 p.m.

 

Patron, Angel Turnbull, presented a petition of support for Abby Dunford to the board.  Mrs. Dunford addressed the board on the non-renewal.

 

Good news included an update on MV Prints from Mrs. Durkin, since August 2015 they have had 301 jobs and printed/embroidered 5069 shirts.  MV Prints has received all of their business by word of mouth and have done no advertising.  Mission Valley received a Thank You letter from KSHSAA for hosting the sub-state tournament.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, 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 March 13, 2017 special board meeting; approval of minutes of the March 13, 2017 regular board meeting;  approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $222,370.66; approval of extra duty payroll in the amount of $175.00; approval of transfers from the general fund to the at risk fund in the amount of $10,000.00, from the general fund to the vocational education fund in the amount of $8,991.00 and from the LOB fund to the vocational education fund in the amount of $11,009;  acceptance of resignations from Joy Ferdinand as teacher at the end of the 2016-17 school year, Phillip Hamilton as head JH boys basketball coach, Dylan Partridge as assistant JH boys basketball coach and Justin Duncan as assistant HS football coach all effective immediately; and approval of written administrators reports as presented.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to approve policy MI (Kansas Education Systems Accreditation) as presented.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to approve the storage shed option B which includes sliding doors to enclose it at a cost of $15,820.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to rescind action taken at the March 13, 2017 regular board meeting on the extension of the superintendent’s contract for the 2018-19 school year due to a clerical error.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to nominate Rex Kraus for the KSHSAA Appeal Board.  Motion passed 5 to 1, with Rex Kraus abstaining.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to nominate Rex Kraus for the KSHSAA Board of Directors.  Motion passed 5 to 1, with Rex Kraus abstaining.

 

The Superintendent verbally presented information to the board on QZAB bonds to use for our HVAC upgrades.  Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to move forward on the application process for the QZAB bond.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Sarah Bond and Mrs. Durkin presented information on their Nationals trip to Anaheim, CA.  Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to approve the trip and to pay the district share of $1,030.63.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between Mission Valley USD #330 and Wabaunsee County Sheriff Department/District Attorney.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the 2016-17 summer school enrollment form.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

The 2017-18 recommended text and consumable fees, and other education and activity fees were presented to the board for review.

 

Service and supply bids for the 2017-19 school year were sent to vendors on April 3, 2017.  A list of vendors for each bid was reviewed by the Board.  The bids will be considered at the May 2017 board meeting. 

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the state recommended mileage rate of 53.5 cents/mile.  Motion passed 6 to 0. 

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve Clubine & Rettele Chartered to perform our independent financial audit for year end 6-30-2017, with audit dates of July 10-11, 2017.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to approve a special board meeting on Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve a special board meeting on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. and to move the regular July board meeting to Monday, July 24, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to renew our membership with KASB to include the season pass and legal assistance fund service fee in the amount of $10,420.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Emma Boyd and Alex Pickett presented their projects for the FCCLA conference.  Mrs. Bergin gave the board a funding request for the FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN.  Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to waive our board policy on paying the most economical transportation option and to pay the district share of $1,179 for the trip which includes flying.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Administrators gave building and program reports. 

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to go into executive session at 8:17 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 8:27 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent, David Cromer, Rodney Hasenbank and Brett Fenton also attended.

 

Brett Fenton left and returned to the meeting at 8:20 p.m.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:27 p.m.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go back into executive session at 8:29 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 8:34 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent, David Cromer, Rodney Hasenbank and Brett Fenton also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:34 p.m.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go back into executive session at 8:36 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 8:51 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent, David Cromer, Rodney Hasenbank, Brett Fenton and the board clerk also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:51 p.m.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillps, to approve Resolution 2016-17.22, final action of non-renewal of Abby Dunford’s 2017-18 school year contract.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go back into executive session at 8:53 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 8:58 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent, David Cromer, Rodney Hasenbank, Brett Fenton and the board clerk also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:58 p.m.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the resignations of Katelynn Poore as 7-12 English Teacher and Junior class sponsor and Cody Witte as 7-12 PE Teacher, Head HS football coach, Head JH wrestling coach and summer weight lifting effective the end of the 2016-17 school year; and to approve the hirings of Kori Schlesener as 3rd grade teacher; Jeff Savage as 7-12 PE

 

teacher, co-summer weights, head hs football coach and head hs track coach; Holly Savage as K-12 art teacher and STUCO sponsor; Margo Rudeen as head hs volleyball; Gina Bergin as assistant spirit sponsor; Amelia Hancock as head spirit sponsor and Sherri Jacobson as jh math teacher all effective for the 2017-18 school year.  Motion passed 5 to 1, with Jim Rudeen abstaining.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillip, to accept a $5,000 donation from the Mission Valley PTO for the construction of a covered area near the football field.  Motion passed 6 to 0.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  Meeting adjourned at 9:02 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tasha Raine

Board Clerk

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