REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – June 13, 2016

posted Jun 14, 2016, 8:01 PM by Jeannie Browning   [ updated Oct 11, 2016, 8:42 AM ]

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – June 13, 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, 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.


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


Good news report included a letter from KSDE’s School Bus Safety Unit congratulating Mission Valley on receiving a perfect score on the review.  


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


Items in the consent agenda that were approved include:  approval of corrected minutes of the May 9, 2016 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $201,090.22; approval of extra duty payroll in the amount of $1,340.00; transfer of Holly Borsdorf to elementary secretary effective the 2016-17 school year, hiring of Reba VanCleave as paraprofessional effective the 2016-17 school year, resignation of Vickey Bush as bus driver effective the end of the 2015-16 school year, resignation of Rose Debler as assistant cook effective the end of the 2015-16 school year; and administrator’s written reports as presented.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve a special meeting for year-end close-out on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.


Information was provided to the board on SB323 – Jason Flatt Youth Suicide Awareness Act.  This will require at least one hour of training each calendar year to all school staff.


The multi-hazard, multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation plan was reviewed.


JR Moe from PCI gave a report on work performed at the school, how many hours his techs have spent at Mission Valley and a cost comparison since approving the contract.  Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the contract for another 6 months.  Motion passed unanimously.


A proposal from DH Pace was presented for review on the integration of new security cameras.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Clinton Lambotte, to approve the changes as presented for policy IFCC (Student Activity Trips).  Motion passed unanimously.


The superintendent gave a budget update.


Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the presented EMC Insurance renewal in the amount of $146,222.  Motion passed unanimously.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 7:44 p.m. to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 7:54 p.m.  


Motion passed unanimously.  Abby Dunford also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:54 p.m.


Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to go back into executive session at 7:55 p.m. to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:00 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  Abby Dunford also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:00 p.m.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to go back into executive session at 8:05 p.m. to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:15 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:15 p.m.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Clinton Lambotte, to go back into executive session at 8:16 p.m. to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that they return to open session in the same room at 8:26 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:26 p.m.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the following personnel actions as presented; resignation of Caitlin Terry as first grade teacher effective the end of the 2015-16 school year.  Motion passed unanimously.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously.  Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Tasha Raine

Board Clerk


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