REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – July 25, 2016

posted Jul 27, 2016, 7:46 PM by Jeannie Browning   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 8:41 AM ]

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – July 25, 2016


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, KS.  Board members present were Jim Rudeen, Rex Kraus, Jon Deters, Tom Phillips, Debbi Childers and Clipper Goodrich.  The superintendent and board clerk also attended.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to adopt the agenda with the following addition; VII. Action Items B. Approval of salary increases (certified and classified).  Motion passed unanimously.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.


Items in the consent agenda that were approved include:  approval of minutes of the June 13, 2016 regular board meeting, the June 27, 2016 special board meeting and the July 5, 2016 special board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $47,958.92; approval of  transfers from the General fund to the Vocational Education Fund in the amount of $10,000; approval of the annual 2015-16 treasurer’s report as presented; approval of the 2015-16 year end petty cash report as presented; approval of unencumbered cash balance statement effective July 1, 2016; approval of final year-end transfers from the general and supplemental general funds to the following funds:  $165,379.66 to special education (GF), $107,084.45 to capital outlay (from transportation for bus and vehicle purchases), $130,000 to contingency reserve, $217,232.31 to capital outlay, $35,000 to food service and $314,701.34 to special education (GSF); approval of banking rule transfer; acceptance of resignations from Tekina Deters as paraprofessional effective August 8, 2016; Tracy Jones as teacher aide effective July 19, 2016; Roger Converse as JH boys basketball coach, hiring of Kim Simms as paraprofessional effective the 2016-17 school year and transfer of Joy Ferdinand from paraprofessional to teacher aide effective the 2016-17 school year.

Policy updates presented were tabled until the August 8, 2016 regular board meeting in order to receive further clarification in wording.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to approve a 2.07% salary increase for all classified staff beginning the 2016-17 school year, a $100 bonus for all classified staff who worked the 2015-16 school year and are returning to work the 2016-17 school year and to approve the 2016-17 certified negotiations as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.


Mr. Clark presented letters form KSDE regarding Special Education compliance and corrections.  Mission Valley is 100% compliant for Plan Indicator 13 and Plan Indicator 12.


Mrs. Durkin will give her update on MV Prints at the August 8, 2016 regular board meeting.


Administrators gave building and program reports.  


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the transfer of Tracey Sandmeyer from Kindergarten Teacher to 1st Grade Teacher effective the 2016-17 school year and to approve the hiring of Shey-Anne Barnhill-Greco as the Kindergarten teacher effective the 2016-17 school year.  Motion passed unanimously.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to hold a special meeting for the budget hearing on August 22, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.


Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Tasha Raine

Board Clerk
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