REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – June 12, 2017

posted Jun 14, 2017, 8:16 AM by Jeannie Browning   [ updated Jul 6, 2017, 6:49 AM ]

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – June 12, 2017

 

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

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to adopt the agenda as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

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

 

Items in the consent agenda that were approved include:  approval of  minutes of the May 8, 2017 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $188,035.25; approval of extra duty payroll in the amount of $852.56; approval of transfers from the general fund to the at-risk fund in the amount of $72,950;approval of the following personnel changes: increase the MIS Clerk (Bailey Becker) position to 12 months effective July 1, 2017,  re-hire Carolle May as assistant cook effective the 2017-18 school year, transfer of Dalene Rilinger to Teacher Aide effective the 2017-18 school year, hiring of Matt Bisnett as Paraprofessional effective the 2017-18 school year, hiring of Paul Brady as Summer IT Support and hiring of Wyatt Anderson as Summer Custodial Support; and administrator’s written reports as presented.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the employee handbook changes as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Kevin Brown and Alexis Wilbers from Willis Towers Watson reviewed the schools insurance renewal with the board.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the presented EMC Insurance renewal in the amount of $143,713.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Jon Deters moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the addendum renewal food service management contract with OPAA! for the 2017-18 school year as presented with meal prices as follows: student lunch - $2.2316, student breakfast - $1.4186, special milk - $0.3025, meal equivalent fee - $2.2316 and meal equivalent factor - $3.5269.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the 2017-18 meal prices as provided.  Students lunches will increase $0.05; K-6 lunch - $2.70, 7-8 lunch - $2.80 and 9-12 lunch - $2.90.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go into executive session at 7:49 p.m. to discuss matters affecting a student (or students), 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 7:59 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent, Brett Fenton and David Cromer also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:59 p.m.

 

Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go into executive session at 8:00 p.m. to discuss matters affecting a student (or students), 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 8:10 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent, Brett Fenton and David Cromer also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:10 p.m.

 

Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the out of district student requests as presented.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

The K-6 student handbook was presented for review.

 

Administrators gave building and program reports.

 

Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to go into executive session at 8:38 p.m. to discuss employer-employee negotiations in order to protect the district’s right to the confidentiality of its negotiating positions and the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:43 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent, David Cromer and Brett Fenton also attended

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:43 p.m.

 

Clipper Goodrich moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the hiring of Tara Durkin as Assistant JH Volleyball Coach effective the 2017-18 school year and to approve the contract of Justin Duncan as the Director of Technology for the 2017-18 school year.  Motion passed unanimously.

 

The superintendent gave a budget update and reviewed state assessment placement with the board.

 

Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go into executive session at 9:15 p.m. to discuss matters affecting a student (or students), 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 9:20 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent also attended.

 

The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:10 p.m.

 

Clipper Goodrich moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously.  Meeting adjourned at 9:22 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tasha Raine

Board Clerk

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