7.25.16 Organizational Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, July 25, 2016, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present Juanita Peckham, Kevin Jones, Terry Messenger, Ron Bloss. Jerry Henn, Supt., Josh Adams, HS Prin., Brad Burkdoll, HS/MS AD, Randy Fox, MS Prin., Jason Townsend, Elem. Prin., and Sherry Bousman, Clerk, were also present.
APPROVE AGENDA
Juanita Peckham moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the agenda as presented.
APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA Juanita Peckham moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to adopt the consent agenda and the listed donations to USD 289 and WHS Activity Fund, but pulled the minutes of the June meeting. Kevin Jones moved to approve the minutes, Terry Messenger seconded, motion carried 5-0.
Bill Coughenour Memorial Fund to Foodservice for supplies $575.00
Wellsville Baptist Church Vocational Bible School to WES & WMS for school supplies $287.77
Midwest Jrs Volleyball to WHS Volleyball activity fund $500.00
Midwest Jrs Volleyball to Building Use Fee Summer League Donation $2260
5.A. ELECT BOE PRESIDENT
Juanita Peckham nominated Juanita Peckham as president and Kevin Jones nominated Beth Watson as president. Terry Messenger moved to cease nominations, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to elect by paper ballot. Vote was 3-2 with Beth Watson being elected President.
5.B. ELECT BOE VICE-PRESIDENT
Kevin Jones nominated Dawn Whalen for vice president, Terry Messenger seconded. Dawn Whalen was elected vice president on a 5-0 vote.
1C 1-2. APPOINT CLERK & TREASURER
Juanita Peckham moved Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to appoint Sherry Bousman as clerk of the board of education, and Susan McCarty as treasurer.
2 A-CC. APPOINTMENTS
Terry Messenger moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the following appointments and/or designations and resolutions as recommended.
*Adopt resolution for Wavier of GAAP
*Designate Landmark National Bank as the official depository for district funds
*Designate Building Truancy Officers – Josh Adams HS Principal, Randy Fox, MS Principal, Brad Burkdoll, High School Activities Director, and Jason Townsend, GS Principal.
*Recommended Dates: July 25; August 22; September 26; October 24; November 28; December 19, January 23; February 27; March 27; April 24; May 22; June 26; all dates are Mondays.
Location: Wellsville BOE meeting room; Time: 6:30pm. The Board of Education reserves the right to adjourn any meeting of the Board to another time and/or place
*Hearing Officer - Free/Reduced Meal Application Appeals – Jerry Henn
*Food Service Representative - Carlene Canterbury
*KPERS Representative –Susan McCarty; additional signer – Sherry Bousman
*Petty Cash Limits - $1,500.00 for district office and $1,500.00 for Wellsville High School
*Early Payment - Adopt resolution for early payment request (KSA 12-105(b))
*Official District Newspaper – The Ottawa Herald
*School Attorney – Blaine Finch
*Title I Director – Jason Townsend
*Carl Perkins Program Director – Josh Adams
*At Risk Program Director – Jerry Henn
*Title II Program Director - Jerry Henn
*District Homeless Coordinator – Janet Delgado
*Freedom of Information Officer – Sherry Bousman
*Discrimination Compliance Officer, Human Relations Officer, District Hearing
Officer - Jerry Henn
*504 Compliance Officers – Josh Adams, WHS Principal; Randy Fox, WMS
Principal; and Jason Townsend, WES Principal
*Adopt 1116-hour calendar for the 2016-2017 school year,
*Appoint Beth Watson as the board representative to receive KASB Governmental
Network Information
*Appoint Dawn Whalen and Juanita Peckham as COOP Board Members
*Appoint Ron Bloss and Clyde Coons to the technology committee
*Establish substitute pay at $90 per day and $50 per half day
*Adopt Resolution to establish home rule
*Appoint Ron Bloss and Dawn Whalen to the negotiations team.
*Set the mileage reimbursement rate to match the state of Kansas reimbursable rate
*Adopt and establish activity funds
*Adopt resolution for destruction of records
7.A. CLASSIFIED
HANDBOOK
Juanita Peckham moved Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 5-0 accept
the classified handbook as presented
7.B. CASE CASE presented their reasons for withdrawing their request of a contract at WES for
the 2016-2017 school year.
7.C. TECH Mr Henn discussed the need for additional servers and explored the opportunity of
working with Ottawa, USD 290 as a hub for hosting our servers. Further
investigations and discussions are needed.
7.D. FACILITY UPKEEP
Juanita Peckham moved Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to expend
another $1,300 to MTS for mortar repair at WMS/WHS.
8.A ATHLETIC TRAINER A consensus was reached to allow Mr. Henn to enter into an agreement with
Overland Park Regional Medical Center to provide athletic training services
8.B BOARD GOALS The State has changed their focus on items of concentration when it comes to BOE
goals and a special BOE meeting may need to be set to discuss the goals for the
upcoming school year. Goals have been tabled until the August 22, 2016 meeting.
8.C. SPECIAL MEETING None called at this time.
8. EXECUTIVE SESSION Kevin Jones moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 5-0 to recess
into executive session for 10 minutes for the purpose of discussing non-elect
personnel matters to protect the privacy interest of individual(s) with Jerry Henn
present. The board will reconvene in open session at 8:16pm. The board recessed
into executive session at 8:06pm
The regular meeting resumed at 8:16pm
9. EXECUTIVE SESSION Kevin Jones moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to recess into
executive session for 30 minutes for the purpose of discussing negotiations with
Jerry Henn present. The board will reconvene in open session at 8:47pm. The
board recessed into executive session at 8:17pm
EXECUTIVE SESSION Ron Bloss moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 5-0 to recess into
executive session for 5 minutes for the purpose of discussing negotiations with Jerry
Henn present. The board will reconvene in open session at 8:52 PM. The board
recessed into executive session at 8:47 PM
EXECUTIVE SESSION Ron Bloss moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 5-0 to recess into
executive session for 5 minutes for the purpose of discussing negotiations with Jerry
Henn present. The board will reconvene in open session at 8:57 PM. The board
recessed into executive session at 8:52 PM
10. ADJORN Motion to Adjorn by Juanita Peckham, seconded by Ron Bloss and motion carried
5-0 at 8:59
Sherry Bousman, Clerk