UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
I. CALL TO ORDER
The regular meeting of the Board of Education held Monday, September 23, 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, Kevin Jones, Dawn Whalen, Beth Watson, Jeremi Thompson and Todd Wilmarth. Amanda Donavan arrived at 6:35 PM.
USD #289 Staff Present Ryan Bradbury, Supt., Sue Wright, HS Secretary, Jennifer Eiche, District Data Clerk, Marcia Munsell ES Prin., Joshua Snyder, Curr. Dir., Josh Adams, HS Prin., Bryan Kindle, Asst MS Prin., Brad Burkdoll, Ath. Dir., Dawn Rottinghaus, FBLA Director, Karla Face, FBLA Assistant/Teacher, Heather Heath, ES Teacher.
Guests FBLA Students; Jacky Lopez, Emily Kline, Jessie McClellan, Sarah Face, Ryan Kemp, Cass Mignot, Callahan McCarthy, James Hurd, Tolyn Ebberts, Katie Thompson, Scott Hoehn, Julia Delgado, Carson Richardson, Kaylie Reese
Ill. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
There was an additional donation (#4) from Casey and Angie Lytle. Added to Donations. Jeremi Thompson moved to adopt the agenda. Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
IV. FBLA STUDENT PRESENTATION
FBLA Students shared their experiences from Nationals this summer.
V. PUBLIC FORUM
There were no public comments.
VI. ACTION ITEMS
VI.A. BUSINESS BY CONSENT
1. Monthly Bills and Financial Report
2. August Regular and Special Board Meeting Minutes
a. ECKCE Minutes
1. Keith and Lori Rogers to Girl Golf - $300
2. Lytle Land Management to Football Video Equipment - $1000
3. Fidelity Charitable (Bill and Nancy Lytle) to Football Video Equipment - $1000
4. Casey and Angie Lytle to Football - $250
Todd Wilmart requested to remove the approval of Item 1 from Business by Consent VI.A. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the business by consent items with the removal of Financials. Todd Wilmarth seconded. The motion carried 7-0. Dawn Whalen moved to approve Item 1. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 5-2. Yay’s (Pruitt, Jones, Whalen, Watson, Donovan) Nay’s (Wilmarth and Thompson)
VII. ACTION ITEMS
A. Board Policies
Board members reviewed/discussed the CG Board Policy as it relates to the requirement of building and district administrators (other than the superintendent) to reside in the district. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the CG as presented (replaces administrator with superintendent). New policy requires only the superintendent to live in the district. Shane Pruitt seconded. The motion carried 6-1. Yay’s (Pruitt, Whalen, Watson, Donovan, Thompson, Wilmarth) Nay’s (Jones)
This is a continued agenda item from the August meeting regarding policy JBC. Mr. Bradbury provided an overview of the JBC policy update, and recommendations for JBC were discussed. The board discussed the part-time student language in policy JBC. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the JBC as presented (Remove part-time students sections and replace with all USD 289 students must be full time students). Shane Pruitt seconded. The motion carried 5-2. Yay’s (Pruitt, Whalen, Watson, Donovan, Wilmarth) Nay’s (Jones and Thompson)
B. NEW WEBSITE ADOPTION/TRANSITION
Mr. Bradbury provided an overview of the new website proposal for USD 289. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the quote from APPTEGY as presented. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
C. CLASSIFIED STAFF HANDBOOK
The classified handbook as well as a document noting the updates were reviewed and discussed. This agenda item was tabled until next month.
D. DISTRICT SAFETY PLAN
E. BANK BID SPECS
F. ECKCE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
VII. DISCUSSION ITEMS
A. WJRC BOARD MEMBER SELECTION PROCESS
IX. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Mr. Bradbury reviewed revisions to the district safety/crisis plan. Jeremi Thompson approved to move forward with revisions to the crisis plan. Shane Pruitt seconded the motion. The motion carried 7-0.
Mr. Bradbury reviewed the bank bid specs. Board members discussed. Dawn Whalen moved the motion to approve the bank bid specs as presented with discussed changes. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
Dawn Whalen left the meeting at 9:21 PM. Dawn returned at 9:24 PM.
Mr. Bradbury presented the Interlocal agreement. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the ECKCE Interlocal agreement as presented. Todd Wilmarth Seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
Consensus of the board is that all WJRC Board Member applications will be submitted to the Athletic Director. The AD will make recommendations of who is to be appointed.
District and Building Administrative reports were provided orally.
X. EXECUTIVE SESSION
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 10:21 PM in the board conference room. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
B. STUDENT MATTERS
Shane Pruitt moved to accept the following resignations:
Sherry Bousman, Clerk of the board
Eddie Perry, Bus Driver
Renee Reese, Transportation Director
Kevin Jones seconded. Motion carried 7-0.
B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER
Shane Pruitt moved to offer the following contracts:
Jennifer Eiche, Clerk of the Board
Jerad Stonequist, Transportation Director
Sydney Normile, Play Director
Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
Shane Pruitt moved to approve Susan McCarty as Treasurer and Jennifer Eiche as Board Clerk with duties and compensation as presented.
Amanda Donovan seconded. The motion carried 7-0
Beth Watson moved to adjourn the meeting at this time; 10:22 PM.