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December 16th, 2019 BOE Meeting Minutes

          UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
 
 
I. CALL TO ORDER
 
The regular meeting of the Board of Education held Monday, December 16th, 2019, at 6:30 PM in the Wellsville Elementary School Library. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order.
 
II. ROLL CALL
 
Board members present Beth Watson, Dawn Whalen, Kevin Jones, Shane Pruitt, Jeremi Thompson, Amanda Donovan. Todd Wilmarth arrived at 6:34 pm.
 
USD #289 Staff Present Ryan Bradbury, Supt., Jennifer Eiche, Board Clerk, Josh Adams, HS Prin., Joshua Snyder, Curriculum Dir., Brad Burkdoll, Ath. Dir., Marcia Munsell, ES. Prin.
 
USD #289 Teachers Present Gregory Baird, Ariel Baird, Heather Heath, Alise Chandler, Ann Unruh, Elba Unruh, Sherry Hughes, Tim Savage, Jamie Speer, Kelly Wright, Bill Oshel, Sharon Van Horn
 
Guests Gavin Fouts, Kari Owings, Rob Chandler, Roni Peacock, Bob Smith, Lori Smith, Curt Wright, Jamie Gray, Amy Stevenson, Stephanie Smith, Aaron Smith, Carol Mallicoat, Jamie Roecker, Luke Henry, Laurie Henry, Tony Stanton, Kevin Searrow, Gena Garman, Connie Rutledge, Paul Manny, Karen Englehart, Carl Gray, Kayla Bertoncino, Henry Bertoncino, Derek Wright, Clint Robertson, Danny Peacock, Clint Roecker, Jamie Dreiling, Kiel Lasswell, Ty Stevenson, Michael Douglas, Michael Douglas (son), Laurie Henry, Tony Stanton, Mischelle Robertson, Jayci Dalton
 
Ill. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
 
Donations and ECKCE minutes removed. Dawn Whalen moved to adopt the agenda. Kevin Jones seconded.  The motion carried 6-0.
 
IV. PRESENTATION
 
A presentation was given by Mr. Bradbury.
 
V. PUBLIC FORUM
 
VI. ACTION ITEMS
 
     a. BUSINESS BY CONSENT
 
Dawn Whalen moved to approve the Business by Consent items VIa. as presented. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
 
i. Approval of
     1. Monthly Bills and Financial Report
     2. November Regular and December Special Board Meeting Minutes
     3. Reports
 
a. ECKCE Minutes
b. WJRC
 
ii. Donations
 
     b. Surplus Items
 
Walter Wehr reviewed the nexus tablets that are no longer supported by Google, and no longer in use by students. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the surplus items as presented, so that these items can be sold, recycled, and/or disposed of in an appropriate manner. Amanda Donovan seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
 
     c. Technology Storage Array Bids
 
Mr. Wehr provided an overview of bids. The topic will be tabled until next month for Mr. Wehr to obtain details on a Warranty.
 
     d. Technology RFP 20 48 port routers
 
Mr. Wehr provided an overview of the RFP and need for the 48 point routers. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the Technology RFP as presented. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
 
VII. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
 
Building Administrative reports were submitted electronically. 
 
VIII. 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 7:45 PM in the board conference room. Mr. Bradbury will remain on call and will be invited into executive session when needed. Shane Pruitt seconded.  The motion carried 7-0. Mr. Bradbury was invited into executive session at 7:19 PM.
 
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 7:56 PM in the board conference room. Kevin Jones seconded.  The motion carried 7-0
 
Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent continue in executive session until 8:06 PM. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
 
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 9:07 PM in the board conference room. KASB Attorney Donna Whiteman will be available via telephone call as needed. Mr. Bradbury and Mrs. Munsell will remain on call and will be invited into executive session when needed. Todd Wilmarth seconded.  The motion carried 7-0. Mr. Bradbury was invited into executive session at 8:07 PM. Mrs. Munsell was invited in at 8:14 PM. KASB attorney Donna Whiteman joined the session via telephone at 8:15 PM. Donna Whiteman left the session at 8:49 PM.
 
Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent continue into executive session until 9:36 PM. Todd Wilmarth seconded. The motion carried 7-0. Mrs. Munsell will continue to remain on call as needed. Mrs. Munsell was invited into session at 9:07.
 
The board took a two minute recess until 9:38 PM.
 
b. STUDENT MATTERS
 
There were no student matters.
 
IX. PERSONNEL
 
     a. Superintendent’s Evaluation Criteria
 
Shane Pruitt moved to approve the superintendent’s evaluation as presented. Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
 
     b. Administrative Contracts
 
Shane Pruitt moved to approve Mr. Bradbury’s contract as Superintendent through June 20th, 2022 as presented. Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 7-0. 
 
Shane Pruitt moved to approve the administrative contracts of Mr. Snyder, Mr. Burkdoll, Mrs. Munsell, and Mr. Adams through June 30th, 2022 as presented. Kevin Jones Seconded. The motion carried 6-1. Beth Watson, Dawn Whalen, Kevin Jones, Shane Pruitt, Jeremi Thompson, Amanda Donovan (yay). Todd Wilmarth (nay)
 
Shane Pruitt moved to approve Mr. Kindle’s .5 FTE Administrative contract through June 30th, 2021 as presented. Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
 
     c. Resignations
 
None
 
     d. Contracts to Offer
 
Shane Pruitt moved that the teacher discussed in executive session be reinstated to a professional position on January 6th, 2020, under the conditions discussed with the administration in executive session. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 6-1. Beth Watson, Dawn Whalen, Todd Wilmarth, Shane Pruitt, Jeremi Thompson, Amanda Donovan (yay). Kevin Jones (nay)
 
X.  ADJOURNMENT
 
Beth Watson moved to adjourn the meeting at this time; 9:40 PM. 
 
Jennifer Eiche, Board Clerk