REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – March 14, 2016

posted Mar 17, 2016, 8:31 PM by Jeannie Browning

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – March 14, 2016


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


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to adopt the agenda as presented. Motion passed 6 to 0.


The Good News Report included the following:  Mrs. Durkin gave an update on MV Prints, she said they are starting embroidery work and have had a lot of t-shirt orders from school groups and the community.  The Band Booster Luau raised around $1900 for their trip to Chicago to perform at the Field Museum of Natural History.  The FFA raised $5315 at their Labor Auction.  JaeLinn Thetford (4th grader) raised $1800 for Hoops for Heart.  Mission Valley is partnering with the Flint Hills Map & Education Program, a specialized map of the Flint Hills will be displayed at the school.  


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


Items in the consent agenda that were approved include: approval of minutes from the February 8, 2016 special board meeting and regular board meeting as presented; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $118,947.27; approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $3,401.70; approval of transfers from the general fund to the At-Risk fund in the amount of $10,000.00 and approval of administrators written reports.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to adopt the revised and new board policies from KASB as presented and recommended by administration.  Board policies include; GAAA (Equal Employment Opportunity and Nondiscrimination), GAAE (Bullying by Staff), GBRF (Student and Parent Conferences), JA (Goals and Objectives), JB (Attendance Records), JBC (Enrollment), JCAAB (Searches of Students), JCDB (Dress Code), JDD (Suspension and Expulsion Procedures), JDDB (Reporting to Law Enforcement), JDDC (Bullying), JFB (Promotion and Retention), JFCA (Early Graduation), JGA (Student Insurance Program), JGC (Health Assessments and Physicals), JGCA (Local Wellness Policy), JCGB (Inoculations), JGCBA (Automated External Defibrillators), JGCC (Communicable Diseases), JGD (Student Psychological Services), JGFB (Supervision of Students), JCFG (Student Accidents), JGFCB (Supervision of Medications), JGG (Transportation), JH (Student Activities), JHC (Student Organization), JHCA (Student Publications), JHCAA (Gang Activity), JI (Community Activities), JJ (Employment of Students), JQA (Temporarily Disabled Students), JQE (Alternative Arrangements for Nontraditional Students), JQKA (Foreign Exchange Students), JQL (Hearing Procedures for Exceptional Students), JQLA (Class-size/Caseload Limits for Exceptional Students), JS (Students Fees and Charges) and KGC (Bullying by Parents).


Brent Cripps from Wheatland Inspections gave a proposal on termite protection.  The Board would like to know measurements of the school buildings and see different pricing options presented at the April 2016 board meeting.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to adopt HACCP SOP 22 & 23 as presented.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


Policy EDAA was reviewed and the superintendent will create more details relating to the policy and present it at the April 2016 meeting for approval from the board.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to approve a student graduation.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


The food service management contract renewal was presented to the Board for review.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve Clubine & Rettele Chartered to perform our independent financial audit for year end 6-30-2016, with audit dates of July 11-12, 2016 and July 2016 Board meeting date as presented.  July Board meeting date will be July 25th, 2016.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


A request for an additional certified special education staff was reviewed and discussed.


Administrators gave building and program reports.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to go into executive session at 8:52 p.m.to discuss personnel 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 9:02 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent and Charlie Chesmore also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 9:02 p.m.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to go back into executive session at 9:03 p.m. to discuss personnel 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 9:13 p.m.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  The superintendent and Charlie Chesmore also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 9:13 p.m.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve Kelsey Donaldson as 3rd grade teacher for the 2016-17 school year and to approve Sami Logan as the high school biology teacher for the 2016-17 school year.  Motion passed 6 to 0.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to go into executive session at 9:15 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 9:17 p.m. Motion passed unanimously. The superintendent and Charlie Chesmore also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 9:17 p.m.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Rex Kraus to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed 6 to 0.  Meeting adjourned at 9:46 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Tasha Raine

Board Clerk


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