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
Browning, Ranee Seastrom, Rex Kraus, and Terry Fanning. Jim Rudeen was
absent. The superintendent and board clerk also attended.
Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Bruce Schlesener, to adopt the agenda as
presented. Motion passed 6 to 0.
Ashley Weber, MVHS FACS teacher and FCCLA advisor, Shayla Borsdorf,
MVHS freshman student, and Jordan Deters, MVHS senior student, reported on
their trip to Oklahoma City for the FCCLA regional meeting and competition.
Terry Fanning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, 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 November 12, 2012 special board meeting and November 12, 2012 regular
board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented;
approval of warrants in the amount of $98,555.40; approval of extra duty pay
in the amount of $3712.00; approval of transfers from the general fund to the
vocational education fund in the amount of $15,000.00 and from the general
fund to the at-risk fund in the amount of $15,000.00; approval of leave-of-
absence requests from Alison Busch and Kristi Kemp as para-educators for the
Spring 2013 semester; approval of Dani Johnson and Cassie Kelley as long-term
substitute re-placements for above paras; and approval of administrators written
The Board President appointed Jim Browning to the calendar committee for the
Kelly Hoelting, MVHS Vocational Agriculture instructor, made a presentation
regarding a two-teacher agriculture education program at Mission Valley High
School. The board would like to gather more information and discuss at the next
regular board meeting.
Jim Browning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to approve the early graduation
request from Destiny Marshall, contingent upon payment of all fees (present and
past-due), and contingent upon completion of all required credits by January 11,
REGULAR BOE MEETING – December 10, 2012
The Board’s property and liability insurance package was discussed. There has
been a request from another agent to bid the insurance. The board’s intent is to
keep EMC Insurance Co. as their insurance provider, and since Willis HRH is the
only agency that EMC will allow to be our agent-of-record, they do not wish to
put our insurance coverage out for bid.
The district will have three student teachers during the Spring semester: one will
be placed with an elementary education teacher; one placed with our high school
FACS teacher; and one placed with our high school VoAg teacher.
The superintendent reported that the administrators will be working on the
district’s strategic plan in the next few months. The strategic plan is a working
and changing document designed to give guidance and direction toward board
Administrators gave building and program reports.
Bruce Schlesener moved, seconded by Terry Fanning, to approve Ashley Weber
to participate on the Kansas FCCLA state executive and advisory council. Motion
passed 6 to 0.
Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 8:30
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 8:35 p.m. Motion passed 6 to 0. The superintendent, Bill Clark, and
Charlie Chesmore also attended.
The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:35 p.m.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Bruce Schlesener, to adjourn the meeting. Motion
passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.