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UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289


The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, February 26nd, 2018, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present Shane Pruitt, Amanda Donovan, Dawn Whalen, Jeremi Thompson, and Todd Wilmarth. Jerry Henn, Supt., Randy Fox, MS Prin., Jason Townsend, ES Prin.,Sherry Bousman, Board Clerk.

2.ADOPT AGENDA Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve to adopt the agenda

3. PUBLIC COMMENT N.A.

4. STUDENT PRESENTATION N.A.

5.APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the consent agenda pulling 5.A. Special Meeting Minutes 12.13.17, 02.19.18, 5.B. Financials, and 5.D.2. Building Administrators Reports

Donations:

Buzzfish Media $150 to WHS activity fund FBLA.

Lytle Land Management HS activities $150 to Wrestling, $350 to girls and boys basketball.

5. A. MEETING MINUTES & 5.D.2. STAFF REPORTS Jeremi Thompson moved, Shane Pruitt seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the Special Meeting minutes 12.13.17 and amend 02.19.18 to read Todd Wilmarth not Jeremi Thompson on 3.A. Personnel, and Building Administrators Reports.

5.B. MONTHLY BILLS AND FINANCIALS Dawn Whalen moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 5-1 to approve 5.b. monthly bills and financials. Yays – Donovan, Watson, Whalen, Thompson. Todd Wilmarth abstained until amended budget is republished.

6. OLD BUSINESS

6.A. POLICY EE Board is requesting more information before adopting this policy.

6.B. TECHNOLOGY BIDS Todd Wilmarth moved, no second and motion failed for the technology bids to be tabled until March 2018.

6.B. INTERNET SERVICE Beth Watson moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-0 to enter into a contract with KanRen for 1 Gig internet service, in the amount of $3,978 per month effective 2019 school year using Capital Outlay 3 mills funding. A portion of the yearly cost is reimbursable by e-rate 1.

6.B. FIREWALL Beth Watson moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to purchase Choice Solutions for our Firewall in the amount of $23,888.24 including maintenance contract, payable from Capital Outlay 3 mills. A portion of the yearly cost is reimbursable by e-rate 2.

6.B. CONTROLLER Dawn Whalen moved, Beth Watson seconded and motion carried 5-1 Yea’s Pruitt, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, Thompson, Nay’s Wilmarth) to purchase Hi-Wire Ruckus AP and Controller for $33,881.12 payable from Capital Outlay 3 mills. A portion of the cost is reimbursable by e-rate 2.

6.C. WES CONTROLS Dawn Whalen moved, Beth Watson seconded and motion carried 5-1 Yea’s Pruitt, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, and Thompson – Nay’s Wilmarth to accept the bid from Building Controls and Integration, Inc. in the amount of $29,964 payable from the Capital Outlay fund.

7. NEW BUSINESS

7.A. DRIVERS EDUCATION FEE Dawn Whalen moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 5-1 Yea’s Pruitt, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, and Thompson – Nay’s Wilmarth to set the Drivers Education Fee to $150 per student for the summer of 2018.

7.B. SCHOOL CLOSURE Discussion about do we need to make up any school days. The Board is choosing to wait and see what happens this spring to make decisions about making up time.

8. EXECUTIVE SESSION

8.A. NEGOTIATIONS Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to go 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 8:21pm. Mr. Henn will be in attendance.

8.B. PERSONNEL Dawn Whalen moved, Shane Pruitt seconded and motion carried 6-0 to go 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 8:51pm. Mr. Henn will be in attendance.

8.B. PERSONNEL Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to go 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 8:58pm. Mr. Henn will be in attendance.

9. PERSONNEL

9.A. RESIGNATIONS Dawn Whalen moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the following resignations:

Jason Townsend – ES Principal effective June 22, 2018

Toni Bain – Food Service effective February 23, 2018

9.B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve a contract for Randy Fox as the MS Principal for 2018-2019.

9.B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER Dawn Whalen moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 5-1 Yea’s Pruitt, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, and Thompson – Nay Wilmarth to approve a two year contract for Josh Snyder as Curriculum Director for 2018 – 2020.

10. ADJOURN The meeting adjourned at 9:00pm

Sherry Bousman, Clerk