REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – January 12, 2015

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REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – January 12, 2015

 

Ranee Seastrom 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 Clinton Lambotte, Jim Rudeen, Brian Rindt, Rex Kraus, Jim Browning, Ranee Seastrom and Jon Deters. The superintendent, board clerk and deputy board clerk also attended. 

 

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to adopt the agenda as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

MVHS Business Teacher, Tara Durkin, presented to the Board a preliminary plan for creating an in-house screen printing business that would be incorporated into business classes.

 

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Clinton Lambotte, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Items in the consent agenda that were approved include:  approval of minutes of the December 8, 2014  regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $108,067.49;  approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $90.00; approval of transfers from the general fund to the vocational education fund in the amount of $50,000.00, and from the general fund to the at-risk fund in the amount of $10,000.00; and approval of administrators written reports as presented.

 

A draft of the 2015-2016 school calendar was presented for review and consideration at the February 2015 board meeting.

 

Board policy updates and the schools technology plan were reviewed.

 

The Board discussed advertising for an architect to prepare bid specifications for capital outlay projects.

 

Administrators gave building and program reports.

 

Ranee Seastrom moved, seconded by Rex Kraus to go into executive session at 7:43 p.m. to discuss matters of non-elected personnel, in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 7:48 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously. The superintendent, Bill Clark and Charlie Chesmore also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:48 p.m.

 

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to approve the extension on all administrative contracts to June 30, 2017. Motion passed unanimously.

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to hold a special Board Meeting on February 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. for the Superintendents Evaluation. Motion passed unanimously.

 

Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Clinton Lambotte, to approve the resignation of Casey Konda as assistant softball coach effective immediately. Motion passed unanimously.

 

Ranee Seastrom moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 7:52 p.m. to discuss matters affecting a student in order to protect the privacy interest of the individual(s) to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:17 p.m. Motion passed unanimously. The superintendent, Bill Clark and Charlie Chesmore also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:17 p.m.

Ranee Seastrom moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to go into executive session at 8:18 p.m. to discuss negotiations, in order to protect the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:30 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously. The superintendent, Bill Clark and Charlie Chesmore also attended.

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:30 p.m.

Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously.  Meeting adjourned at 8:38 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tasha Raine

Deputy Board Clerk