SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING #3 – June 25, 2014
Board President, Jim Browning, called the special meeting of the Board of Education of Mission Valley USD #330 to order at 5:46 p.m. in the board conference room in Eskridge, Kansas. Board members present were Jim Browning, Brian Rindt, Rex Kraus and Jon Deters. Jim Rudeen and Ranee Seastrom were absent. The superintendent and board clerk also attended.
Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed 4 to 0.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to approve warrants in the amount of $215,439.55; extra duty payroll in the amount of $20,400.00; and final year-end transfers from the general and supplemental general funds to the following funds: $370,000.00 to special education, $105,774.12 to capital outlay (from transportation for bus and vehicle purchases), $15,000.00 to professional development, $3,000.00 to drivers education, $17,500.00 to health care reserve, $50,000.00 to contingency reserve, and approximately $92,909.16 to capital outlay. Motion passed 4 to 0.
Jim Browning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 6:50 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 6:55 p.m. Motion passed 4 to 0. The superintendent also attended.
The meeting reconvened in open session at 6:55 p.m.
Brian Rindt moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to approve the following personnel actions as presented and recommended: acceptance of resignation from Mike Otto and high school assistant football coach effective immediately; approval of Michelle Jarboe as high school English teacher for the 2014-15 school year; approval of Joe Hysten as high school boys assistant basketball coach for the 2014-15 school year; approval of Tasha Raine as assistant board clerk beginning August 1, 2014; and approval of Carrie Halupa, Sandra Dobo, and Dorothy Bryan as special ed para-educators for the 2014-15 school year. Motion passed 4 to 0.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Brian Rindt, to go into executive session at 6:57 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 7:10 p.m. Motion passed 4 to 0. The superintendent also attended.
The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:10 p.m.
Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to take the following actions regarding staff salary and benefits: 1) approve the 2014-15 negotiated master agreement with certified staff as presented and recommended and to approve step and column movement for all licensed staff that qualify for such advancement; 2) approve step movement on each salary schedule for any classified staff that qualify for such advancement; and 3) provide each administrator with a single health and dental policy from Group Plan A. Motion passed 4 to 0
Jim Browning moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to adjourn the meeting. Motion passed 4 to 0. The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m.