April 13 2015 Minutes

 

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday, April 13, 2015

7:00 pm Regular Meeting

 

Minutes

 

 

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

President Jason Gregory called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm.  Members present were Jarrod Bartlett, Van Dewey, Brandt Ditgen, Marcia Kampling  and Matt Voth.  Member Rusty Slusser was absent.  Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Greg Rosenhagen, CHS Principal; Amy Wallace, CMS Principal; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal; Todd Hague, Activities Director; Jodi Grover, CCR Director and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

           

2.         PUBLIC FORUM

            No patrons were present.

 

3.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

            It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Van Dewey to approve the agenda as        presented.  Motion carried   4-0

 

4.         APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA

            It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the consent   agenda as presented.  Motion carried   4-0

           

5.         UPDATE ON CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION AND BID PROCESS

            It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Van Dewey to approve the Consent to       Proceed contract with Coonrod and Associates.  This supplemental contract will allow them to     begin with demolition to the Middle School gym and the Middle School core as soon as possible.        Motion carried  5-0

 

            Matt Voth arrived at 7:05 pm.

           

            Doug Loveland and Kevin Greischar from DLR Group and Brad Rice from Coonrod and         Associates discussed the status of the construction project.  They discussed bid alternates, unit       prices for possible additions, materials salvage, the auditorium project, parking lot issues and the       Elementary gym specs.  Bids were to be sent out on April 14th with the bid openings on April           21st.

 

6.         APPROVAL OF COONROD CONTRACT FROM 3/30/2015 MEETING

            It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve Coonrod and Associates as the General Construction Manager for the Series 2014 and Series 2015 bond    projects.  Motion carried  6-0

 

            Jarrod Bartlett arrived at 7:15 pm.

7.         UPDATE ON STRATEGIC PLAN FROM 3/30/15 MEETING

            Superintendent Grover said that Dr. Doug Moeckel is compiling the information collected at the    March 30 meeting and will get it back to the Board as soon as possible.

 

8.         ADMINISTRATOR’S / DIRECTOR’S REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         Reported on KASB, the Legislature and the state budget

 

            CHS Principal’s Report:

·         Travis Johnson will have a student teacher next year

·         HS graduation preliminary information

·         Haley Albers was chosen to be on the Student Advisory Team

·         Cheney will have the opportunity to do a pilot program for A+ Schools next year

·         Fine Arts Scholarship awards on May 5th at 10:30 am

·         Fine Arts Banquet is Friday, May 8th at 6:00 pm

 

            CMS Principal’s Report:

·         With construction starting soon it’s been organized chaos

·         8th graders do community service - this year will be working in their building

·         8th grade promotion on 5/19 at 7:00pm

 

            CES Principal’s Report:

·         3rd graders entrepreneur’s day

·         Grandparent’s Day on 4/17

·         Amy Meyer and Travis Johnson bringing in a steel drum band

·         Elementary Art Fair on 4/20

 

            Activities Director’s Report:

·         discussed the use of the MS gym after renovations

·         KIAAA Conference report

·         Track meets are starting

·         Regional sports assignments are out:

1.     Track at Garden Plain

2.     Softball at Douglass

3.     Golf at Cherry Oaks sponsored by Collegiate

·         Spring Music contests

·         BPA going to Anaheim, CA

 

            CCR Director’s Report:

·         Working on a grant from Monsanto

·         Summer STEM Camp for 3-5th graders

·         Working on new curriculum opportunities

·         CCR information

·         Information regarding Implementing Individual Plans of Study for students

 

9.         BOE UPDATES

            Brandt Ditgen attended the March Special Education Coop Board meeting.  Items of discussion       were: 

·         Director Larry Clark looking into retirement

·         extending administrator’s contracts to a 2 year contract

·         cooperative administrative incentive plan

·         re-organization planning

 

10.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 9:37pm it was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Van Dewey that the Board enter executive session to discuss personal matters of non-elected personnel to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed because if this matter were discussed in open session it might invade the privacy of those discussed and to discuss confidential data relating to financial affairs or trade secrets of corporations, partnerships, trusts and individual proprietorships to protect the privacy rights of a corporation, partnership, trust, etc., with regard to their financial affairs and that the Board return to open session in this room at 11:10 pm.  Motion carried   6-0  (Present were BOE members, the Superintendent, HS Principal, Activities Director and Board Clerk)

 

HS Principal, Activities Director and Board Clerk left executive session at 11:05 pm.

 

11.        APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS                        

            It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the supplemental      CHS     Cheer Sponsor contract to Ashley Oliver.  Motion carried   6-0

 

            It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Jarrod Bartlett to approve the resignation

            of Mandi Headley as Elementary School secretary.  Motion carried  6-0

 

            It was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the resignation of Courtney       Bartel as HS Dance Coach.  Motion carried  6-0

 

12.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 11:12 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Gregory, Board President                          Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

 

 

 

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