REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – November 9, 2015

posted Nov 10, 2015, 7:40 AM by Jeannie Browning

REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – November 9, 2015


Board President, Clinton Lambotte, called the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Mission Valley USD #330 to order at 7:03 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.  


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


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jon Deters, 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 October 12, 2015 regular board meeting; approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented; approval of warrants in the amount of $173,255.26; approval of extra duty pay in the amount of $2,775; 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; appointment of Sherri Jacobson as Junior High Quiz Bowl Sponsor for the 2015-16 season; and approval of administrators written reports as presented.


A comparison spreadsheet of Tech Ed Revenues and Expenses from the previous year was reviewed by the Board.


Three part-time attendance requests were received for approval by the board.  Discussion will be held in executive session.


A proposal was presented to increase the hourly rate for certified staff who perform supervision duties at athletic events.  At the request of the board, the board clerk will revise the document and research the budget for feasibility of the extra pay.


Jim Rudeen joined the meeting at 8:00 p.m.


Debbi Childers moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the donation of a wrestling mat from the Kansas National Guard contingent that there is no cost to the district. Motion passed 7 to 0.


Focus areas and goals were presented to the board for review.


Administrators gave building and program reports.


Jim Rudeen moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to accept the resignation of Jeannie Browning as Junior High Assistant Track Coach effective immediately.  Motion passed unanimously.


Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 8:06 p.m. to discuss matters affecting a student 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 8:11 p.m.  Motion passes unanimously.  The superintended and Charlie Chesmore also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:11 p.m.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Tom Phillips, to approve the 3 requests for part-time attendance.  Motion passed unanimously.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 8:15 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 8:20 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent and Charlie Chesmore also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:20 p.m.


Tom Phillips moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to go into executive session at 8:22 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 8:27 p.m.  Motion passed unanimously.  The superintendent and Charlie Chesmore also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 8:27 p.m.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Debbi Childers, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed unanimously.  Meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




Tasha Raine

Board Clerk
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