UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
The organizational meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, July 25, 2016, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present Juanita Peckham, Kevin Jones, 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.
1.A. ELECT BOE PRESIDENT
Kevin Jones nominated Beth Watson as president. Kevin Jones moved to cease nominations, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 4-0. Kevin Jones moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 4-0 to elect Beth Watson by acclamation as President.
1.B. ELECT BOE VICE-PRESIDENT
Beth Watson nominated Dawn Whalen for vice president. Beth Watson moved to cease nominations, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 4-0 to elect Dawn Whalen as vice president.
1C 1-2. APPOINT CLERK & TREASURER
Juanita Peckham moved Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 4-0 to appoint Sherry Bousman as clerk/business manager of the board of education, and Susan McCarty as treasurer.
1.D. BOARD MEMBER APPOINTMENT
Juanita Peckham moved Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 4-0 to appoint Jeremi Thompson as a board member and he joined the board at that time.
2 A-T. AND W-BB APPOINTMENTS
Ron Bloss moved, Juanita Peckham seconded and motion carried 5-0 to approve the following appointments and/or designations and resolutions as recommended pulling U. and V. for discussion
*Adopt resolution for Wavier of GAAP
*Designate Landmark National Bank as the official depository for district funds
*Designate Building Truancy Officers – Josh Adams HS Principal, Randy Fox, MS Principal, Brad Burkdoll, High School Activities Director, and Jason Townsend, GS Principal.
*Recommended Dates: July 24; August 21; September 25; October 23; November 27; December 18, January 22; February 26; March 26; April 23; May 28; June 25; all dates are Mondays.
Location: Wellsville BOE meeting room; Time: 6:30pm. The Board of Education reserves the right to adjourn any meeting of the Board to another time and/or place
*Hearing Officer - Free/Reduced Meal Application Appeals – Jerry Henn
*Food Service Representative - Carlene Canterbury
*KPERS Representative –Susan McCarty; additional signer – Sherry Bousman
*Petty Cash Limits - $1,500.00 for district office and $1,500.00 for Wellsville High School
*Early Payment - Adopt resolution for early payment request (KSA 12-105(b))
*Official District Newspaper – The Ottawa Herald
*School Attorney – Blaine Finch
*Title I Director – Jason Townsend
*Carl Perkins Program Director – Josh Adams
*At Risk Program Director – Jerry Henn
*Title II Program Director - Jerry Henn
*District Homeless Coordinator – Janet Delgado
*Freedom of Information Officer – Sherry Bousman
*Discrimination Compliance Officer, Human Relations Officer, District Hearing Officer - Jerry Henn
*504 Compliance Officers – Josh Adams, WHS Principal; Randy Fox, WMS Principal; and Jason Townsend, WES Principal
*Adopt 1116-hour calendar for the 2016-2017 school year,
*Appoint Beth Watson as the board representative to receive KASB Governmental Network Information
*Establish substitute pay at $90 per day and $50 per half day
*Adopt Resolution to establish home rule
*Set the mileage reimbursement rate to match the state of Kansas reimbursable rate
*Adopt and establish activity funds
*Adopt resolution for destruction of records
2. U-V APPOINTMENTS
Kevin Jones moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 5-0 to appoint Dawn Whalen and Juanita Peckham as COOP Board Members
Juanita Peckham moved, Ron Bloss seconded and motion carried 5-0 to appoint Ron Bloss and Clyde Coons to the technology committee
Motion to Adjourn by Juanita Peckham, seconded by Ron Bloss and motion carried
5-0 at 6:14
Sherry Bousman, Clerk