11.28.16 Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
       A meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, November 28, 2016, 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, Terry Messenger, and Ron Bloss.  Jerry Henn, Supt., Josh Adams, H/S 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 7-0 to adopt the agenda and add 9.B. Personnel
    
3. PUBLIC COMMENT    Jason Townsend, ES Principal, commented on the activities at the school. 
    
4.  STUDENT PRESENTATION    Ripp Harrison, Art instructor, commented on the recent Art Competition the Art Club attended and students presented their drawings to the board.
    
5. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA    Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to adopt the consent agenda.
    
OLD BUSINESS    
    
6.A. AUDIT    Mr. Neis presented the audit and Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to accept the audit.
     
6.B. COUNTY MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING    This was a county wide effort to get information in place for a better working relationship between law enforcement
and schools. We have a good relationship currently with Wellsville PD as well as with the Franklin County Sheriff’s office. This MOU was put in place by the 2016 Legislature and is being completed as they have requested. Dawn Whalen moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the County Memorandum of Understanding.
    
NEW BUSINESS    
    
7.A. CRISIS PLAN    The main changes in the crisis plan this year is in regards to our ALICE training and the Suicide information.  Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the Crisis Plan changes.
    
7.B. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION    A special personnel executive session will be held December 19, 2016 at 5:30pm to discuss the Superintendent Evaluation and for Mr. Henn to be on call during the session. Dawn Whalen moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the special personnel executive session.
    
7.C. KASB LEGISLATIVE REPORT    The first weekend in December Mrs. Watson and Mr. Henn will be in Wichita for the KASB convention. This document is to help guide KASB in what they prepare for the upcoming Legislative meetings in 2017. 
    
8.B. STUDENT MATTERS    Dawn Whalen moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 7-0 to recess into executive session for 5 mins. to discuss student matters to protect the privacy interest of the individual(s) with Superintendent Henn and Josh Adams, HS Principal present. The board will reconvene into open session at 7:40.
    
    The regular meeting resumed at 7:40pm
    
8.A. NON ELECTED PERSONNEL    Dawn Whalen moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 7-0 to recess into executive session for 30 mins. to discuss nonelected personnel to protect the privacy interest of the individual(s) with Superintendent Jerry Henn, Josh Adams, HS Principal, Brad Burkdoll, AD, and Jason Townsend, ES Principal. The board recessed into executive session at 7:40pm. The board will reconvene into open session at 8:10pm.
    
    Mr. Adams, Mr. Burkdoll, and Mr. Townsend left the meeting at 7:57pm
    
    The regular meeting resumed at 8:10pm
    
8.C. NEGOTIATIONS    Dawn Whalen moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to recess into executive session for 15 mins. to protect the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract with Superintendent Henn. The board will reconvene in open session at 8:25pm.
    
    The regular meeting resumed at 8:25
    
    
9.A. PERSONNEL    Dawn Whalen moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 7-0 to accept the resignation from Miss Larson, Cheerleading Sponsor.
    
9.B. PERSONNEL    Dawn Whalen moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the contract to offer to Miss Hylton for Cheerleading Sponsor.
    
ADJOURNMENT    Juanita Peckham moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 7-0 to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting was adjourned 8:30pm.
    
    Sherry Bousman, Clerk