REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – January 9, 2017

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Official Minutes

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – January 9, 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 Tom Phillips, Rex Kraus, Debbi Childers, Clipper Goodrich and Jon Deters.  Jim Rudeen was absent.  The superintendent and board clerk also attended.  


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to adopt the agenda as presented.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


Good News Reports: Mission Valley Honor Society received a thank you letter from Roger and Jill Cook, Coordinators of the Dover Community Food Pantry, for their donation.  January is School Board Appreciation month; in recognition the superintendent presented each board member with a certificate of appreciation.


Debbi Childers 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 December 12, 2016  regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $45,035.64;  approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $327.50; approval of transfers from the general fund to the vocational education fund in the amount of $40,000.00, and from the general fund to the at-risk fund in the amount of $10,000.00; resignation of Sherri Jacobson as Paraprofessional effective December 20, 2016 and approval of administrators written reports as presented.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the 6 month preventive maintenance contract with PCI in the amount of $19,551.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


Jon Deters left the meeting at 7:36 p.m.


A bid list of recipients for the summer mowing of the football field was presented to the board.


Clipper Goodrich moved, seconded by Clinton Lambotte, to approve the guidelines for the Bob Bowers Memorial Scholarship fund.  Motion passed 5 to 0.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the $1,500 donation from the Dover Foundation for the Mission Valley High School Band’s trip to Chicago.  Motion passed 5 to 0.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve resolution #2016-17.20; to extend term of office.  Motion passed 5 to 0.  


KASB policy recommendations were presented to the board for approval at the February 2017 board meeting.


Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the extension of administrative contracts for the 2017-18 school year for Mr. Cromer and Mr. Hasenbank.  Motion passed 5 to 0.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve a Special Board Meeting at Mission Valley on February 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. and to the move the February Regular Board Meeting to Mission Valley.  Motion passed 5 to 0.


Two draft options of the 2017-2018 school calendar were presented, a third was discussed for review and consideration at the February 2017 board meeting.


The Superintendent presented information and prices for consideration of bus cameras.


Administrators gave building and program reports.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Debbi Childers to go into executive session at 8:55 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 9:00 p.m.  Motion passed 5 to 0. The superintendent, David Cromer and Brett Fenton also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 9:00 p.m.


Clipper Goodrich moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go into executive session at 9:02 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 9:07 p.m. Motion passed 5 to 0. The superintendent and David Cromer also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 9:07 p.m.


Clipper Goodrich moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to approve the hiring of Sherri Jacobson as a long term sub for junior high math until the end of the 2016-17 school year.  Motion passed 5 to 0.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed 5 to 0.  Meeting adjourned at 9:09 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Tasha Raine

Board Clerk
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