February 15, 2015

posted Mar 13, 2015, 2:20 PM by Bob Stegner   [ updated Mar 13, 2015, 2:21 PM ]

 MINUTES-REGULAR MEETING-BOARD OF EDUCATION-CENTRAL HEIGHTS USD #288-RICHMOND, KS-FRANKLIN COUNTY-FEBRUARY 16, 2015-7:00 PM.

 

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

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

Jack Davis called the meeting to order.  7:00 p.m.

A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to approve the regular agenda as presented.  Passed 7-0. 7:01 p.m.

A motion by Angie Wiederholt, 2nd Rick Pryor to approve the January minutes as presented.  Passed 7-0.  7:01 p.m.

There were public comments from Ms. Jeri Lynn Haynes and Mr. Aaron Clifton.  7:02 p.m.

Angie Wiederholt congratulated everyone on the ceremony at the February 10th basketball game for Mr. White’s ceremony, Senior night, and Pack the House.  7:04 p.m.

Dr. Brian Inbody and Dr. Tony Brown of Neosho County Community College (Ottawa Campus) addressed the board.  7:04 p.m.

Terrie Titus presented the January treasurer’s report. A motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Kevin Tooley to approve the January treasurer’s report.  Passed 7-0. 7:18 p.m.

Dawn Burns presented the food service report and information on the upcoming school board election.  7:20 p.m.

Bob Stegner presented the technology report.  7:24 p.m.

Kenny Teter presented the facilities report.  7:26 p.m.

Kyle Matile presented the transportation report. 7:29 p.m.

Ann Collins presented the Elementary School report.  7:32 p.m.

Buddy Welch presented the Middle School report. A motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to approve the trip of the Middle School Robotics Club to go to California in order to compete in the National Robotics competition.  Passed 7-0.         7:49 p.m.

After a recommendation by Mr. White, a motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Kevin Tooley to contribute $2500 towards expenses for the Middle School Robotics trip.  Passed 7-0.  7:50 p.m.  (Mr. Welch will do fundraisers for additional funds for the trip.)

Tom Horstick presented the High School report.  7:51 p.m.

Mr. White presented the Superintendent’s report. 7:52 p.m.

A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to change the  date of the March board meeting to March 23, 2015 due to spring break.  Passed 7-0.  7:53 p.m.

The 2015-2016 calendar was tabled until the March board meeting.  7:54 p.m.

A motion by Kevin Tooley, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to approve a resolution to leave board elections in the spring rather than moving them to the fall as proposed by Senate bill 171.  Passed  7-0.  8:07 p.m.

Mr. White reviewed recent state budget cuts with the board.  He gave information as to what impact these cuts will have on USD 288.  8:07 p.m.

A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to approve the January payables as presented.  Passed 7-0.  8:35 p.m.

A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to meet in executive session for teacher negotiations for 10 minutes to include the board and Mr. White.  7-0.  8:37 p.m.

Open session resumes.  8:47 p.m.

A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to meet in executive session for 20 minutes for personnel to include BOE, Mr. White, Mr. Horstick and Mr. North.  Passed 7-0.      8:48 p.m.

Tom Horstick and Doug North leave executive session.  9:00 p.m.

A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to extend executive session for personnel for 10 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  9:08 p.m.

A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to extend executive session for personnel for 5 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  9:18 p.m.

A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to extend executive session for personnel for 5 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  9:23 p.m.

Open session resumes.  9:28 p.m.

A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to accept the recommendation to hire of Jan Peters as Assistant High School Track Coach.  Passed 7-0. 9:29 p.m.

A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to extend administrators contracts for one year to Mr. Horstick, Mr. Welch, and Mrs. Collins.  Passed 7-0.  9:30 p.m.

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

Passed 7-0.  9:30 p.m.                            

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