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May 20, 2019 Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289

I. CALL TO ORDER     

The regular meeting of the Board of Education held  Monday, May 20, 2019, at 6:30 PM in the Board Conference Room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order.

II. ROLL CALL   

Board members present Shane Pruitt, Beth Watson, Kevin Jones, Jeremi Thompson, Todd Wilmarth, Amanda Donovan, and Dawn Whalen.

USD #289 Staff Present Ryan Bradbury, Supt., Sherry Bousman, Board Clerk, Marcia Munsell ES Prin., 
Joshua Snyder, Curr. Dir., Josh Adams, HS Prin., Brad Burkdoll, Asst. Prin.,

Guests Heather Heath, Cheryl Hughes, Walter Wehr, and Ryan Adams

Ill. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA   

Kevin Jones moved to adopt the agenda adding the additional donations. Dawn Whalen seconded.  The motion carried 7-0.

lV. PUBLIC FORUM

V. MIDDLE SCHOOL BUILDING TOUR   

Mr. Bradbury provided a tour to the Board of the Middle School facilities.

VI. ACTION ITEMS

VI.A. BUSINESS BY CONSENT Approval of

1. Monthly Bills and Financial Report

2. April Board Meeting Minutes May Special Meeting Minutes

3. Reports

a. WJRC

ii. Donations

1. Wellsville Chamber - $295 (Teacher Service Recognition)

2. Landmark Bank - $225 (Teacher Service Recognition)

3. Lytle Land Management - $1000 ($150 Golf, $425 Baseball, $425 Track)

4. Wellsville Chiropractic $175.00 - Athletics (from Sports Physicals)

5. Ebbert Construction $150.00 - FBLA National Qualifiers

6. Jerot & Tonya Pearson $1000.00 - FBLA National Qualifiers

7. United Methodist Church - $405 (Overdue Lunch Balances)

8. Anonymous - $75 (Overdue Lunch Balances)

Dawn Whalen moved to approve the Business by Consent items VI.a. except the donations. Kevin Jones 
seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

Kevin Jones moved to approve the Donations. Jeremi Thompson seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

VII. ACTION ITEMS

A. TECHNOLOGY BIDS   

Walter Wehr, IT Director, reviewed the technology bids we received for the Chromebooks and Carts. Dawn Whalen moved to accept the bid from SHI for the Chromebooks, 2 in 1 Chromebooks, and Chrome Carts totaling $68,647.70. Amanda Donovan seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

B. WELLNESS POLICY UPDATE     

Mr. Bradbury reviewed the Wellness Policy Update. Amanda Donovan moved to approve the Wellness Policy Update as presented. Kevin Jones seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

C. COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH CENTRAL HEIGHTS (WRESTLING)

Mr. Bradbury discussed the Cooperative Agreement between Wellsville and Central Height for Wrestling. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the Cooperative Agreement with Central Heights for High School Wrestling as presented. Todd Wilmarth seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

D. CURRICULUM ADOPTION     

Mr. Snyder reviewed the PreK Curriculum Resource Adoption. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the PreK Curriculum Resource Adoption of Learning Without Tears, Animated Literacy, and Heggerty as presented totaling $4,019.73. Jeremi Thompson seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

Mr. Snyder reviewed the PreK-5 Social Emotional Curriculum Resource PATHS. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the PreK-5 Social Emotional Curriculum Resource PATHS as presented totaling $8,783.00. Shane Pruitt seconded. Motion carried 6-1. Yay’s Pruitt, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, Thompson, Wilmarth. Nay’s Jones

E. ADDITIONAL COURSE OFFERINGS 

Mr. Bradbury discussed the additional course offerings for students for the 2019-2020 school year. Amanda Donovan moved to approve the additional course offering for 2019- 2020 as presented. Jeremi Thompson seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

VIII. DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. CAPITAL OUTLAY LISTS – SHORT TERM FACILITIES PLANNING

Mr. Bradbury tabled until the June Board Meeting to accompany the facilities audit.

X. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS     

Mr. Snyder provided information for the K-3 outcomes based grade cards.

XI. EXECUTIVE SESSION

A. PERSONNEL 

Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent, recess into executive session to discuss employee resignations, applicants for certified and classified staff openings, individual classified salaries, and to review an individual employees performance pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA and that the open meeting shall resume at 9:20pm in the board conference room. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.

B. NEGOTIATIONS 

Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent recess into executive session to discuss the board proposal for the negotiated agreement pursuant to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA and that the open 
meeting shall resume at 9:35pm in the board conference room. Jeremi Thompson seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

B. NEGOTIATIONS   

Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent recess into executive session to discuss the board proposal for the negotiated agreement pursuant to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA and that the open 
meeting shall resume at 9:45pm in the board conference room. Jeremi Thompson seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

B. NEGOTIATIONS       

Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent recess into executive session to discuss the board proposal for the negotiated agreement pursuant to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA and that the open meeting shall resume at 9:55pm in the board conference room. Kevin Jones seconded. Motion carried 7- 0.

XI. PERSONNEL

A. RESIGNATIONS

B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER   

Shane Pruitt moved to approve the following certified positions:

Makaela Willis, Secondary Counselor

Kelly Lawrence, Social Worker (Elementary Counselor Position)

Kevin Jones seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER

Shane Pruitt moved, to approve Rhonda Messmer, High School Custodian. Dawn Whalen seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER   

Shane Pruitt moved to approve the following part time summer custodial positions:

Vickie Jones, Elizabeth Kirkland, Rachael Cappelatti, Annette Enegren, Shaunda Stoy, Janell 
Shalkoski, Pam Erhart, Justin Stiff

Kevin Jones seconded. Motion carried 7-0.

XIV.  ADJOURNMENT     

9:56pm

Sherry Bousman