April 2015 Minutes

posted Apr 22, 2015, 6:24 AM by Bob Stegner

 MINUTES-REGULAR MEETING-BOARD OF EDUCATION-CENTRAL HEIGHTS USD #288-RICHMOND, KS-FRANKLIN COUNTY-APRIL 20, 2015-7:00 PM.

 

Members Present: Rick Pryor, Kevin Tooley, Shawn Cardin, Angie Wiederholt, Keith Brock, and Kathy Sheldon.

 Employees Present: Jim White, Terrie Titus, Dawn Burns, Kenny Teter, Kyle Matile, Bob Stegner, Tom Horstick, Buddy Welch, and Ann Collins.

 Shawn Cardin called the meeting to order.  7:00 p.m.

 A motion by Keith Brock, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to approve the regular agenda as amended.  Passed 6-0. 7:03 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to approve the March minutes as presented.  Passed 6-0.  7:04 p.m.

 There were no public comments.

 In board comments, Kevin Tooley congratulated everyone on the great job that was done for this year’s prom.

 Terrie Titus presented the March treasurer’s report. A motion by Keith Brock, 2nd Kevin Tooley to approve the March treasurer’s report as presented.  Passed 6-0. 7:05 p.m.

 Dawn Burns presented the food service report.  7:06 p.m.

 Bob Stegner presented the technology report.  7:06 p.m.

 Kenny Teter presented the facilities report.  7:07 p.m.

 Kyle Matile presented the transportation report. 7:07 p.m.

 Ann Collins presented the Elementary School report.  7:09 p.m.

 Buddy Welch presented the Middle School report. Shawn Cardin will present diplomas at the 8th grade promotion ceremony.  7:13 p.m.

 Tom Horstick presented the High School report.  Keith Brock will present the diplomas at high school graduation.  7:14 p.m.

 Mr. White presented the Superintendent’s report.  7:19 p.m.

 Mr. White addressed the board concerning board election method of all board positions being changed to at large positions.   Mr. White & Dawn Burns presented information that they had gathered.  7:31 p.m.

 Jack Davis enters meeting.  7:48 p.m.

 Kyle Matile presented proposals to purchase buses.  A motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to purchase 8 buses on a 7 year note.  The motion was then withdrawn.  8:15 p.m.

 A motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to purchase 8 buses on a 7 year note and to adopt a vehicle rotation schedule.  Passed 6-1. (R Pryor voted no.)  8:18 p.m.

 Doug North enters meeting.  8:46 p.m.

 Bob Stegner presented information on the purchase of Chrome books to provide replacement technology for the high school. A motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to purchase Chrome books for next year’s Junior and Seniors(those Ipads will go to elementary) and to purchase Ipad carts for the elementary. Passed 6-1.  (R Pryor voted no.)  9:01 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to implement a $35.00 technology fee per student, per year K-12.  Passed 6-1.  (R Pryor voted no)  9:15 p.m.

  A motion by Kevin Tooley, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to increase meal prices for the 2015-2016 school .10 cents.    The prices for the 2015-2016 school year will be:

Elem break 

$1.60

MS/HS Break 

$1.60

Elem Lunch    

$2.30

MS/HS Lunch  

$2.60

Adult Break 

$2.20

Adult Lunch  

$3.50

Extra milk 

$0.35

Passed 6-1.  (R Pryor voted no.)  9:19 p.m.

 Mr. White, Terrie Titus, and Dawn Burns presented information concerning the company OPAA which is a Food Service Company.  9:20 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to proceed with the purchase of theater seats for the Little Theater not to exceed the original quote.  Passed6-1. (K Brock voted no.)  9:45 p.m.

 A motion by Angie Wiederholt, 2nd Kathy Sheldon to dismiss the school year 2 days earlier than scheduled since no snow days had been used in the 2014-2015 school year.  Therefore, the last day of school will be May 20th, 2015 for all school personnel. Passed 6-1.(R Pryor voted no.)  9:45 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to approve the March payables as presented.  Passed 7-0.  10:05 p.m.

 5 minute break.  10:05p.m.

 Open session resumes.  10:10 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Jack Davis to meet in executive session for 15 minutes for personnel and negotiations to include BOE, Mr. White, Mrs. Collins, Mr. Horstick and Mr. Welch.  Passed 7-0.      10:11 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Jack Davis to extend the regular board meeting until 11:00 p.m. Passed 7-0.  10:26 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Jack Davis to extend executive session for personnel for 15 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  10:26 p.m.

 Tom Horstick and Doug North leave executive session.  10:28 p.m.

 Ann Collins leaves executive session.  10:30

 Buddy Welch leaves executive session.  10:35 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Jack Davis to extend executive session for 5 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  10:41 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Jack Davis to extend executive session for 5 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  10:46 p.m.

 Open session resumes.  10:51 p.m.

  A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Kevin Tooley to approve the resignations of the following:

Trent Page                   HS Vo Ag

Angie Holtgraves        HS SPED

Tabitha Brotherton     Director of After School Program

Tracy Roehl                MS Building Aid

Lea Stegner                  Assistant HS VB Coach

Jinny Schweiger          Assistant HS VB Coach

Sheila Carlson             School Psychologist Para

Linda Thurston           MS Language Arts Teacher

Passed 7-0. 10:51 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Kevin Tooley to accept the recommendation for hire for the 2015-2016 school year of the following: 

 David Glavin               Bus Driver

Jodie Beets                  Assistant HS VB Coach

Jan Peters                    Assistant HS VB Coach

Curriculum Director    Linda Thurston

Liza Perry                   MS Language Arts Teacher

Passed 6-1.  (R Pryor voted no.)  10:52 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to adjourn the regular meeting.   

Passed 7-0.  10:52 p.m.                                                            

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