REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – August 10, 2015
President, 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 Debbi Childers, Clipper Goodrich, Jim Rudeen, and Rex Kraus. Jon Deters and Tom Phillips were absent. The superintendent and board clerk also attended.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to adopt the agenda as presented. Motion passed 5 to 0.
Debbi Childers reported good news for Dover’s Night Out, the FFA club did an exceptional job painting and setting up the basketball court.
Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, 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 July 27, 2015 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $36,855.39; approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $312.50; approval of transfers from the general fund to the at risk fund in the amount of $25,000.00; and approval of administrators written reports as presented.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the following classified appointments; hiring of Mary Anderson as the Transportation/Payroll Clerk starting January 2015 and the hiring of Dale Jones as a part time custodian. Motion passed 5 to 0.
Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to approve Board Policy DFG (Fees, Payments and Rentals) as presented and recommended. Also, to approve Board Policy JS (Student Fees and Charges) with the following changes; remove the wording of in district from student fees and charges. Motion passed 5 to 0.
The Board reviewed preliminary recommendations for health and dental insurance rate changes. The board will consider final recommendations at the September, 2015 board meeting.
The following board policies were submitted to the board for review and consideration at the September, 2015 board meeting: CEF (Expense Reimbursement and Credit Cards), DC (Annual Operating Budget), EDAA (School Vehicles), GAAB (Complaints of Discrimination), GAAC (Sexual Harassment), GAACA (Racial and Disability Harassment: Employees), GAAF (Emergency Safety Intervention), GAHB (Political Activities), GANA (Expense Reimbursement and Credit Cards), GAOE (Workers Compensation), GBRK (Political Activities), GCRK (Political Activities), IHF (Graduation Requirements), IKA (Financial Literacy), JBC (Enrollment), JBD (Absences and Excuses), JCDBB (Weapons), JCE (Complaints), JGEC (Sexual Harassment), JGECA (Racial and Disability Harassment), KBA (District or School Websites), KGD (Disruptive Acts at School or School Activities) and KN (Complaints).
Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to sell one 2009 used 59 passenger bus and a 2008 used 59 passenger bus via Kansas Truck Equipment Co. Motion passed 5 to 0.
Administrators gave building and program reports.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to go into executive session at 8:19 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 8:24 p.m. Motion passed 5 to 0. The superintendent, Charlie Chesmore and Brett Fenton also attended.
The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:24 p.m.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the 2015-16 supplemental contracts of Dustin Stucky as Head Forensics Coach and Katelynn Poore as Assistant Forensics Coach. Motion passed 5 to 0.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed 5 to 0. Meeting adjourned at 8:31 p.m.