July 24, Board Meeting Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, July 24, 2017,
at 6:15 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to
order. Other board members present Juanita Peckham, Kevin Jones, Jeremi
Thompson, 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.
2.APPROVE AGENDA Kevin Jones moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve
the agenda as presented.
4.APPROVE CONSENT
AGENDA
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to adopt the
consent agenda pulling the donations and adding as New Business F.
Donations:
Mid West Juniors donated $500 to volleyball and $2080 to activity fund
5. OLD BUSINESS
A. INSURANCE
INFORMATION
The Board wanted more information about terrorism insurance.
They wanted to know how this came about and what it takes to get a
claim. Information is on the website. July 24, 2017 Board Meeting.
B. REDUCED MEAL
PRICES
Juanita Peckham moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to set the
reduced breakfast price to .30 and reduced lunch price to .40
6. NEW BUSINESS
A. TRACK
INFORMATION
The track will not be completed this fall. There was an issue that
became an issue with the asphalt company and they were not going to be
able to complete the project until late fall. This would interrupt activities
happening within the stadium this fall. We were able to reach an
agreement with the company to start this at the end of May 2018. We will
have more information about completion at the September Board
Meeting.
B. CLEARINGHOUSE
DATA
Information was handed out to discuss the National Clearinghouse
Data. This takes a look at our students post-graduation. Information is
posted to our website under School Board, Agendas & Minutes July 24,
2017 Board Meeting.
C. POLICY UPDATE *Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion failed 3-2 (Yea,
Peckham, Bloss, Watson, Nay Jones and Thompson) to approve policy DFAC.
*Ron Bloss moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to table
policy JGHB.
*Ron Bloss moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to rescind
policy IIBGA.
*Ron Bloss moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to accept
policy IIBGA.
*Policies DFAC, JGHB were discussed and the Board requested additional
information regarding these policies. DAFG deals with federal monies and
JGHB deals with vending machines.
D. SPECIAL MEETING Ron Bloss moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to set a
special meeting August 8, 2017 at 2:00pm to discuss the 17-18 budget and
personnel.
E. CLASSIFIED ART
POSITION
Ron Bloss moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to employ a
part time classified art position at WES.
F. ADVERTISING FEE Beth Watson moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 4-0 to accept
the advertising fees from Dr. Nicole Vlcek and Layton Real Estate of $3500 each on
the scoreboard. Kevin Jones had a conflict of interest and left the meeting for the
vote.
7. EXECUTIVE SESSION
7.A. EXECUTIVE
SESSION
NEGOTIATIONS
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried to recess into
executive session to discuss the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement pursuant
to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA, and that we
return to open session in this room at 8:05pm.
Ron Bloss moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried to recess into
executive session to discuss the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement pursuant
to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA, and that we
return to open session in this room at 8:20pm.
Beth Watson moved, Juanita Peckman seconded and motion carried to recess into
executive session to discuss the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement pursuant
to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA, and that we
return to open session in this room at 8:25pm.
Beth Watson moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried to recess into
executive session to discuss the Master Collective Bargaining Agreement pursuant
to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA, and that we
return to open session in this room at 8:30pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 8:30pm
7.B. EXECUTIVE
SESSION PERSONNEL
Kevin Jones moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried to recess into
executive session to discuss employee’s resignation and hiring pursuant to
nonelected personnel exception under KOMA, and that we return to open session
in this room at 8:37pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 8:37pm
7.C. EXECUTIVE
SESSION STUDENT
MATTERS
Kevin Jones moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to go into
executive session to discuss confidential student information pursuant to the
exception relating to actions adversely or favorably affecting a student under KOMA,
and that we return to open session in this room at 8:45pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 8:45pm
8. PERSONNEL
8.A. RESIGNATIONS Kevin Jones moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 5-0 to accept
Jamie Garrow’s resignation.
8.B. CONTRACTS TO
OFFER
Kevin Jones moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve
contracts for Judy Williams, transportation and Bridgette Kunard, transportation.
9. AGREEMENT
9.A. MCBA The Board would like to add a line into the Memorandum of Understanding
regarding Health Insurance.
10. ADJOURN Juanita Peckham moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-0 to adjourn.
The meeting adjourned at 8:52pm
Sherry Bousman, Clerk