8.22.16 Minutes


UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289

       A meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, August 22, 2016, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order and opened the budget hearing.  Other board members present were Juanita Peckham, Clyde Coons, Kevin Jones, Terry Messenger, Dawn Whalen, and 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.
    
ADOPT THE AGENDA

 

    Dawn Whalen moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 7-0 to adopt the amended agenda
    
BOARD PRESIDENT
    At the last meeting we had a 3-2 vote for president. According to statue we must have a majority of the board to pass a motion, not a majority of who is there. Will need to re-vote on the Board President.

Kevin nominated Beth Watson for President, Clyde Coons moved, and Dawn Whalen seconded motion carried 7-0 to vote Beth Watson as President.


    
4. A.   
FBLA    Dawn Rottinghaus students spoke about the FBLA National Convention in Atlanta, GA. They brought home three certificates and a trophy.
    
5. PUBLIC COMMENT    Jason Townsend, elementary school principal spoke on the beginning of the school year and the ALICE training.
    
6. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA    Juanita Peckman moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to adopt the consent agenda.

    
7. A.  CLOSE BUDGET HEARING    Dawn Whalen moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to close the budget hearing.

Adjust funds 84 and 86 from 4.245 to 4.2 and reduce the mill levy from 8.586 to 8.086
    
7. B.  APPROVE 2016-2017  BUDGET    Juanita Peckman moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the 2016-2017 buget
    
8.A. OLD BUSINESS BOARD GOALS    Dawn Whalen moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 7-0 to keep 1-5 of the board goals and implement number 6 Kansas Can Initiative
    
9.A. NEW BUSINESS SENATE BILL 22    This bill addresses police video and private recorded conversations. It was a discussion topic.
    
9.B.  NEW BUSINESS POLICIES    Dawn Whalen moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 7-0 to adopt policies  AEB, DJEF, EBC, GAAF, GAF, GAOC, GBRE, IDAE, JBE, JCDAA, JCDBB, JDDB, JGCD, KGB

    
10. EXECUTIVE SESSION    Dawn Whalen moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to recess into executive session for 25 minutes 10 minutes to discuss negotiations and 15 minutes to discuss personnel matters to protect the privacy interest of individual(s) with Supt Henn present. The board will reconvene in open session at 8:31pm.  The board recessed into executive session at 8:06pm
    
    The regular meeting resumed at 8:31pm
    
    
    
    
 11.A. CONTRACTS MCBA    Terry Messenger moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the MCBA 2016-2017 contracts
    
11.B.C. CONTRACTS CLASSIFIED AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF    Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve a 2.37% increase for classified and administrative staff
    
9. A. PERSONNEL CONTRACTS TO OFFER    Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the following contracts, Belinda Brown, Calleen Howerton, Melody McCannon, and Shaunda Stoy. They will be working in the kitchen.  
    
9. A. PERSONNEL RESIGNATIONS    Dawn Whalen moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the resignation of Kyle Patton middle school wrestling coach
    
ADJOURNMENT    Juanita Peckham moved, Terry Messenger seconded and motion carried 7-0 to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:35pm.
    
    
    Sherry Bousman, Clerk