UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
A meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, March 27, 2017, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present were Juanita Peckham, Kevin Jones, Clyde Coons, Dawn Whalen, and Ron Bloss. Jerry Henn, Supt., Josh Adams, HS Prin., Brad Burkdoll, HS/MS AD, Jason Townsend, ES Prin., and Sherry Bousman, Clerk, were also present.
2. ADOPT THE AGENDA
Dawn Whalen moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adopt the agenda removing 4. Student Presentations, 6. Old Business, and 9.b. Contracts to Offer
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
Concern over quarter days on the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 calendars. How will school spring break and NCCC work together with students going to both schools and spring breaks not at the same time? Concern from a parent/student regarding funding for a new track vs. buying more band instruments.
5. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA
Dawn Whalen moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adopt the consent agenda removing 5.c. Donations, and pulling previous meeting minutes, financial reports, and SPED report.
Juanita Peckham moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the amending of the previous meeting minutes, financial reports, and the SPED report.
Dawn Whalen moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 4 yes Juanita Peckham, Clyde Coons, Dawn Whalen, and Ron Bloss – 2 No Kevin Jones and Beth Watson to purchase a new Scoreboard from Daktronics for $16,600, funding will come from Capital Outlay and High School Activity Funds.
Clyde Coons moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the Lotus Pro Tersano cleaning system, cost is $3,000 per system. Elementary will receive the first system and their chemicals will be sent to HS/MS to be used. Once chemicals are gone two more systems will be purchased for HS and MS. Funding will be used from Capital Outlay.
7.C. COACH/SPONSOR JOB DESCRIPTIONS
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the job descriptions.
Dawn Whalen moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 to recess into executive session to discuss personnel in order to protect the privacy interest of the individual(s) to be discussed, with Jerry Henn, Supt. 20 mins. starting at 8:00pm and to return into open session in this room at 8:20pm
The regular meeting resumed at 8:20pm
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to accept retirement letters from Kevin Kelly and Kathy Corwine effective 6/30/17
9.C. TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR
The board discussed three options for replacing the Transportation Director: 1. Replacement 2. Share a transportation director with another school district 3. Not replace and have work done by others. The consensus was to replace the position and advertise for candidates.
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was adjourned 8:52pm.
Sherry Bousman, Clerk