UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
A meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, June 26, 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, Clyde Coons, Kevin Jones, and Ron Bloss. Jerry Henn, Supt., Jason Townsend, ES Prin., and Sherry Bousman, Clerk, were also present.
2. ADOPT THE AGENDA
Clyde Coons moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to adopt the agenda
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
4. STUDENT PRESENTATION
5. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA
Juanita Peckham moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 5-0 to adopt the consent agenda
City of Wellsville $1,000 to activities, FBLA.
Wellsville Elementary PTO $2,000 activity fund.
Booster Club $25 girls track activity fund, and $25 boys track activity fund.
Kathy Corwine $100 to WES activity fund for library books.
6.A. BOARD POSITON
Kevin Jones moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the resolution to be read and publish in the paper for 15 days since we only had one person sign up for position 3. After 15 days the person will be placed in position at the July 24th board meeting.
6.B. MEAL PRICES
Juanita Peckham moved, Rob Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to raise the lunch prices to $2.80 for elementary and $2.90 for secondary.
7.A. TEST SCORES
Mr. Townsend reported to the Board of the past years test scores.
7.B. WELLNESS POLICY
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to accept the changes to policy JGCA so the school district can apply for a supplemental grant. Clyde Coons moved, and Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the Wellness Committee to complete and apply for the Implementation Grant.
7.C. POLICY EE
Kevin Jones moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 4-1, Juanita, Clyde, Kevin, and Ron – Yay’s and Beth – Nay to approve food service policy EE as described.
7.D. HEALTH INSURANCE
Greenbush consortium has finalized the levels for health insurance next year. Information was presented but cannot be finalized because the premiums must be renegotiated.
Ron Bloss moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 4-1 Juanita, Clyde, Beth, and Ron – Yay’s Kevin – Nay to accept the changes to the WES/WMS/WHS handbooks as proposed.
7.F. PRE-K INFORMATION
Kevin Jones moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve waving of Pre-K fees if through a registration process the student meets the At-Risk criteria defined by the state and open up more spots per class for Pre-K education.
7.G. FOOD/MILK BIDS
Ron Bloss moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve Sysco as our food vendor and Highland Dairy as our milk vendor.
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the Willis Tower Watson bid to handle our property insurance ($98,044) and workers compensation ($26,848 less $445 for terrorism) for a total of $124,892 to come from the general fund.
7.I. TRANSFERS TO CLOSE 16-17 BOOKS
Ron Bloss moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 5-0 to give the board clerk and the superintendent the authorization to make the necessary transfers to close the books for the 16-17 school year and provide a transfer list to the board.
7.J. SPECIAL BOE
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to hold the July organizational meeting on
July 24, 2017 at 6:00pm and our regular scheduled meeting will follow.
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to rescind the first motion to add appointment
of position 3 board member.
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to hold the July organizational meeting and
appoint the new school board member position 3, on July 24th, 2017 at 6:00pm. The regular scheduled meeting will
8.A. PERSONNEL Kevin Jones moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 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. for 10
mins. starting at 8:25pm and returning into open session at 8:35pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 8:35pm
Kevin Jones moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to recess into executive session to discuss
negotiations in order to protect the privacy interest of the individual(s) to be discussed, with Jerry Henn Supt. for 20
mins. starting at 8:35pm and returning into open session at 8:55pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 8:55pm
Suspended the meeting from 8:55-9:01
Kevin Jones moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 5-0 to employ the following individuals.
Laurel Ladewig Career Counselor
Sue Wright High School Secretary
Gregory Baird Band and Choir Director
Cassie Courter Middle School Secretary
Juanita Peckham moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the supplemental contract list.
|ANNUAL||High School||Head||Barb Oshel||7.00%|
|Middle School||Head||Eric Evans||4.00%|
|ART||High School||Head||Ripp Harrison||3.00%|
|BASEBALL||High School||Head||Bryan Kindle||14.00%|
|High School||Asst||Austin Chisam||9.10%|
|High School||Asst||Barry Richards||9.10%|
|HS/B BASKETBALL||HS Boys||Head||Rick O'Neil||15.00%|
|HS Boys||JV||Scott Patton||10.25%|
|HS Boys||Frosh||Barry Richards||8.25%|
|HS/G BASKETBALL||HS Girls||Head||Brock Campbell||15.50%|
|HS Girls||JV||Jessica Rahn||9.75%|
|HS Girls||Frosh||Eric Sayler||8.25%|
|MS/G BASKETBALL||MS Girls||8th||Jeff Jones||7.50%|
|MS Girls||7th||Ripp Harrison||7.50%|
|MS Girls||C Team||Did not Fill||6.75%|
|MS/B BASKETBALL||MS Boys||8th||Austin Chisam||7.50%|
|MS Boys||7th||Duane McCarty||8.00%|
|MS Boys||C Team||Did not Fill||6.75%|
|CHEER||High School||Sponsor||Jodi Hylton||12.00%|
|Middle School||Head||Jodi Hylton||8.00%|
|CHESS||High School||Head||Did not Fill||3.50%|
|Middle School||Head||Did not Fill||3.25%|
|CROSS COUNTRY||High School||Head||Tim Savage||13.00%|
|High School||Asst||Rick O'Neil||8.40%|
|DANCE TEAM||High School||Sponsor||Jennifer Stonequist||8.40%|
|ELEM PROG DIR||Elementary||Director||Elise Luce||3.00%|
|FFA||High School||Head||Gary Vanhorn||7.00%|
|FOOTBALL||High School||Head||Brad Burkdoll||15.00%|
|High School||Head Asst||Duane McCarty||11.50%|
|High School||Asst||Mark Messer||10.75%|
|High School||Asst||Eric Sayler||9.75%|
|High School||Asst||Jason Spradling||9.75%|
|High School||Asst||Did not Fill||9.75%|
|FOOTBALL||Middle School||Head||Brock Campbell||8.75%|
|Middle School||Asst||Chris Rose||7.75%|
|Middle School||Asst||Ripp Harrison||6.75%|
|Middle School||Asst||Did not Fill|
|FBLA||High School||Head||Dawn Rottinghaus||9.00%|
|FORENSICS||High School||Head||Maranda Stendebach||6.50%|
|MATH TEAM||High School||Head||Craig Chaney||3.00%|
|Middle School||Head||Did Not Fill||1.00%|
|MUSIC/VOCAL||High School||Gregory Baird||7.00%|
|Middle School||Gregory Baird||4.50%|
|NHS||High School||Eric Evans||1.75%|
|PRODUCTION||High School||per production||Maranda Stendebach||9.00%||Paid when fin.|
|MUSIC/CHOREOG||High School||Fall Musical||Did Not Fill||3.00%||Paid when fin.|
|SCHOLAR BOWL||High School||Head||Eric Evans||8.00%|
|High School||Asst||Did Not Fill||5.00%|
|SOFTBALL||High School||Head||Chris Rose||14.50%|
|High School||Asst||Jessica Rahn||9.10%|
|High School||Asst||Did not Fill|
|STUCO||High School||Mary Ann Chambers||5.00%|
|TRACK||HS Boys||Head||Tim Savage||14.00%|
|HIGH SCHOOL||HS Girls||Head||Mark Messer||14.50%|
|HS/MS PV||Asst||Did Not Fill||9.80%|
|TRACK||MS Boys||Head||Duane McCarty||8.70%|
|MIDDLE SCHOOL||MS Girls||Head||Amanda Lyman||7.70%|
|VOLLEYBALL||High School||Head||Eric Evans||13.50%|
|High School||JV||Kristen Patton||8.45%|
|High School||Freshmen||Jeanette Selk||7.15%|
|High School||Asst VB||Did not Fill|
|VOLLEYBALL||Middle School||8th||Brianna Woolridge||6.50%|
|Middle School||7th||Amanda Lyman||6.50%|
|Middle School||Asst||Did not Fill|
|WEIGHTLIFTING||District||Summer 3.0||Brock Campbell||3.00%|
|WRESTLING||High School||Head||Kyle Patton||14.00%|
|High School||Asst||Josh Atchinson||9.10%|
|WRESTLING||Middle School||Josh Atchinson||4.20%|
|SOPH CLASS||High School||Head||Dawn Rottinghaus||1.50%|
|Jr Class||High School||Head||Hailey Waymire||3.50%|
|High School||Chuck Davis||1.00%|
|High School||Bryan Kindle||1.00%|
|High School||Eric Sayler||1.00%|
|High School||Karla Face||1.00%|
|STUDENT MENTOR||HS||Gary Vanhorn||3.25%|
|SUPPLEMENTALS NOT PRESENTLY OFFERED:|
|Love and Logic||Elementary|
|SCI OLYMPIAD||High School|
|Weightlifting Fall AM & PM; Winter AM & PM; Spring AM & PM;|
Clyde Coons moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to adjourn the meeting. The meeting was
Sherry Bousman, Cler