UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, June 25th, 2018, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present Shane Pruitt, Kevin Jones, Amanda Donovan, Jeremi Thompson, and Todd Wilmarth. Jerry Henn, Supt., Ryan Bradbury, Supt., Sherry Bousman, Board Clerk.
2.ADOPT AGENDA Jeremi Thompson moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adopt the agenda
3. PUBLIC COMMENT Optimist Club presented a life size Connect Four game as a donation to the elementary school. Mr. Henn thanked everyone publicly.
4. APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA Kevin Jones moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the meeting minutes, donations and staff reports pulling 4.b. Financials
4.B. MONTHLY BILLS AND FINANCIALS Amanda Donovan moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 5-1 Yay’s – Pruitt, Watson, Jones, Donovan, Thompson Nay’s – Wilmarth to approve the financials
4.C. DONATIONS Optimist Club donated life size Connect Four game to Elementary School
5. OLD BUSINESS
6. NEW BUSINESS
6.A. FOOD SERVICE CONTRACT BID Kevin Jones moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to accept the food service bid from Sysco Kansas City, Inc.
6.B. MILK BIDS Kevin Jones moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 6-0 to accept the bid by Hiland Dairy, Co. as our milk provider
6.C. AUTHORIZATION TO MAKE TRANSFERS & CLOSE BOOKS FOR 17-18 Amanda Donovan moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 to allow the board clerk and superintendent authorization to make the necessary transfers to close the books for 17-18 school year.
6.D. PROPERTY AND BUILDING INSURANCE Kevin Jones moved, Todd Wilmarth seconded and motion carried 6-0 to accept the proposal by WillisTowersWatson to provide insurance for USD 289 in the amount of $130,835
6.E. RESOLUTION TO EXTEND BOARD POSITIONS Jeremi Thompson moved, Todd Wilmarth seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve the resolution to extend Board positions.
6.F. JULY BOARD MEETING Todd Wilmarth moved, Shane Pruitt seconded and motion carried to set the regular monthly meeting on July 23, 2018 at 6:30pm
7. EXECUTIVE SESSION
7.B. PERSONNEL Jeremi Thompson moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 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 7:20pm. Mr. Henn and Mr. Bradbury in attendance.
8.A. RESIGNATIONS Jeremi Thompson moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve Laurel Ladwig’s resignation from High School Career Counselor and pay the $2,000.00 late submission penalty.
8.B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER Jeremi Thompson moved, Shane Pruitt seconded and motion carried 6-0 to approve Elizabeth Seimears as High School assistant softball coach.
9. ADJOURNMENT Meeting adjourned at 7:23.
Sherry Bousman, Clerk