March 2015 Minutes

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



Members Present: Rick Pryor, 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 Shawn Cardin, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to approve the regular agenda as amended.  Passed 6-0. 7:00 p.m.

 Keith Brock enters meeting at 7:02 p.m.

 The Middle School Robotics Team presented to the board.  7:03 p.m.

 A motion by Angie Wiederholt, 2nd Rick Pryor to approve the February minutes as presented.  Passed 7-0.  7:14 p.m.

 There were no public comments.

 In board comments, Shawn Cardin informed the board that he had been nominated by Brian Jordan of KASB to apply for participation in the Kansas Association of School Boards Class of 2015-16 Leadership for Tomorrow. 7:15 p.m.

 Karrie Matile and Alisha Stroup addressed the board to request that the USD 288 Board approve a request to contact the State Board of Education in order to transfer their property to USD 288 School District.  Currently, the above named patron’s property is located in USD 290 School District. 

 A motion by Kathy Sheldon, 2nd Kevin Tooley to approve the request by Karrie Matile and Alisha Stroup.  Passed 7-0.  7:23

 Terrie Titus presented the February treasurer’s report. A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Angie Wiederholt to approve the February treasurer’s report as presented.  Passed 7-0. 7:24 p.m.

 Dawn Burns presented the food service report and information on the upcoming school board election.  7:25 p.m.

 Bob Stegner presented the technology report.  7:26 p.m.

 Kenny Teter presented the facilities report.  7:27 p.m.

 Kyle Matile presented the transportation report. 7:31 p.m.

 Ann Collins presented the Elementary School report.  8:00 p.m.

 Buddy Welch presented the Middle School report.  8:02 p.m.

 Tom Horstick presented the High School report.  8:03 p.m.

 Mr. White presented the Superintendent’s report. 8:04 p.m.

 Mr. White addressed the board concerning board election method of all board positions being changed to at large positions.   Mr. White and Dawn Burns will provide additional information at the April board meeting.  8:09 p.m.

 A motion Rick Pryor, 2nd Kevin Tooley to approve the 2015-2016 school calendar as presented.  Passed 7-0.  8:23 p.m.

 Mr. White presented information to the board concerning the consideration of a Capital Outlay Levy.  A motion by Angie Wiederholt, 2nd Kathy Sheldon to approve a resolution to allow the board to levy a perpetual 8 mills.  Passed 5-2.  (R Pryor and S Cardin voted no.)  8:41 p.m.

 Mr. White reviewed the new block grant proposal for funding education.  8:41 p.m

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to approve the February payables as presented.  Passed 7-0.  8:50 p.m.

 5 minute break.  8:51 p.m.

 Open session resumes.  8:56 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to meet in executive session for 20 minutes for personnel to include BOE, Mr. White, Mr. Horstick and Mr. Welch.  Passed 7-0.      8:56 p.m.

 Tom Horstick leaves executive session.  9:12 p.m.

 A motion by Shawn Cardin, 2nd Rick Pryor to extend executive session for personnel for 5 minutes.  Passed 7-0.  9:16 p.m.

 Open session resumes.  9:21 p.m.

  A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin to approve the resignations of the following:

Dawn Cameron, bus driver; Jill Hermreck, food service; Heather Bentley, dance team coach; Kelli Brown, cheer coach and pep club sponsor. 

Passed 7-0. 9:22 p.m.

 A motion by Rick Pryor, 2nd Shawn Cardin  to adjourn the regular meeting.   

Passed 7-0.  9:22 p.m.