August 21, 2017 Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, August 21, 2017, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present Juanita Peckham, Clyde Coons, Dawn Whalen, 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.ADOPT AGENDA
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adopt the agenda and adding D. Classified Handbooks to number 10, Contracts.
3. STUDENT PRESENTATION
FBLA
4. PUBLIC COMMENT
None
5.APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA Clyde Coons moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adopt the consent agenda. Donations:
A donation of DVD’s, CD’s, cases and sleeves by Roger Canaan Cash donation for School Supplies from Gary & Sharon Hart $40.00
6. BUDGET
A. CLOSE BUDGET HEARING
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to close the budget hearing
B. APPROVE 2017-2018 BUDGET
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the 2017-2018 budget
7. OLD BUSINESS
A. POLICIES
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve policies DFAC, KI plus Advertising, and not adopt JGHB
8. NEW BUSINESS
A. CUSTODIAL SERVICES
Dawn Whalen moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the contract with Nissen Services for 2017-2018. The funds will be paid from Supplemental General.
B. LIGHTING FOR WES
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to accept the quote from Dawson Electric for $5680 to replace the lighting at WES. The funds will be paid from Capital Outlay.
C. BOARD GOALS
Dawn Whalen moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the 2017-2018 Board Vision and Goals.
D. CAPITAL OUTLAY PLAN
Discussed what district plan was to use Capital Outlay money for this school year.
E. FACILITY NEEDS
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the quote from All Systems for a networked door in the amount of $7400. Funds will come from Capital Outlay.
9.A. EXECUTIVE SESSION NEGOTIATIONS
Dawn Whalen moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to recess into executive session with Supt. Henn, present 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
9:00pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 9:00pm
9.B. EXECUTIVE SESSION PERSONNEL
Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to recess into executive session with Supt. Henn, present 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 9:05pm.
The regular meeting resumed at 9:05pm
9.C. EXECUTIVE SESSION STUDENT MATTERS
Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to go into executive session with Supt. Henn present 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 9:20pm. Mr. Adams and Mr. Townsend to be on call.
Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to go into executive session with Supt. Henn present 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 9:30pm. Mr. Adams and Mr. Townsend to be on call.
Mr. Adams entered the meeting at 9:05pm and left the meeting at 9:18pm
Mr. Townsend entered the meeting at 9:18pm and left the meeting at 9:30pm
The regular meeting resumed at 9:30pm
10. CONTRACTS
10.A. MCBA 2017-2018
Dawn Whalen moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the 2017-2018 MCBA with a 2.31% raise and a $750.00 raise on the base, steps, and columns and a 12.5% increase in health insurance.
10.B. CLASSIFIED STAFF
Dawn Whalen moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the 2017-2018 classified staff contracts with a $1.00 per hour raise and to move Renee Reese to $14.00 per hour with other duties assigned
10.C. ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the 2017-2018 administrative contracts and an additional $2,000.00 to Brad Burkdoll with other duties assigned
10.D. CLASSIFIED HANDBOOK
Juanita Peckham moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to add the health insurance cost mirroring the MCBA to the 2017-2018 classified handbook
11. PERSONNEL
11.A. RESIGNATIONS
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to accept the resignations of Ardith Bell, bus driver and WMS Librarian, and Maranda Stendebach from her position as play production.
11.B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to recommend Laeken Frazier, for the elementary art position, Judy Williams, for transportation and WMS librarian, and for Dalton Good, WMS wrestling.
11.C. SUPPLEMENTAL ADJUSTMENTS
Juanita Peckham moved, Clyde Coons seconded and motion carried 6-0 to update the supplemental salary for Mr. Baird to 6% WHS vocal and 4% WMS vocal, Mr.
Campbell 3.25% summer weights and Mr. Evans to 14% volleyball.
12. ADJOURN
Juanita Peckham moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adjourn.
The meeting adjourned at 9:40pm
Sherry Bousman, Clerk