SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – August 7, 2017

posted Aug 8, 2017, 2:20 PM by Jeannie Browning   [ updated Aug 22, 2017, 7:56 AM ]

SPECIAL BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING – August 7, 2017


Board President, Clinton Lambotte, called the special 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 Jim Rudeen, Debbi Childers, Rex Kraus and Jon Deters. Clipper Goodrich and Tom Phillips were absent. The superintendent and board clerk also attended.


Matt Bisnett, new third grade teacher aide, introduced himself to the board.


Clipper Goodrich joined the meeting at 7:04 p.m.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the agenda as presented.   Motion passed 6-0.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jon Deters, to approve the financial reports as presented.  Items approved included: approval of clerk’s report and treasurer’s report as presented and approval of warrants in the amount of $34,390.65.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to publish the notice of hearing of the 2017-18 budget as presented in the Wabaunsee County Signal-Enterprise on August 10, 2017.  Motion passed 6-0.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to publish the notice of resolution to levy tax for capital outlay fund as presented in the Wabaunsee County Signal-Enterprise on August 10, 2017 and August 17, 2017.  Motion passed 6-0.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the out of district student requests as presented.  Motion passed 6-0.


Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to go into executive session at 7:19 p.m. to discuss employee wages pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA, and that they return to open session in the same room at 7:24 p.m.  Motion passed 6-0.  The superintendent and board clerk also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:24 p.m.


The board requested that the superintendent review extending years on the classified scale.


Rex Kraus moved, seconded by Clipper Goodrich, to approve the transportation handbook as presented.  Motion passed 6-0.


Clinton Lambotte moved, seconded by Rex Kraus, to go into executive session at 7:33 p.m. to discuss options for increasing teacher salaries pursuant to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA, and that they return to open session in the same room at 7:58 p.m.  Motion passed 6-0.  The superintendent and board clerk also attended.


The meeting reconvened in open session at 7:58 p.m.


Clipper Goodrich moved, seconded by Jim Rudeen, to adjourn the meeting.  Motion passed 6-0.  Meeting adjourned at 7:59 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Tasha Raine

Board Clerk