December 14 2015 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday, December 14, 2015

7:00 pm Regular Meeting

 

Minutes

 

 

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

President Jason Gregory called the meeting to order at 7:01 pm.  Members present were Jarrod Bartlett, Van Dewey, Brandt Ditgen, Marcia Kampling, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth.  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 Marcia Kampling to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried   5-0

 

4.         APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

            It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the consent          agenda as presented.  Motion carried   5-0

·         Minutes of November 9, 2015 Regular Meeting

·         Payment of Bills

·         Payment of Bond Bills

·         BOE Appreciation Dinner January 10, 2016

 

5.         LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FROM REPRESENTATIVE WHITMER

            Representative Whitmer did not attend.

 

6.         DLR / COONROD & ASSOCIATES CONSTRUCTION REPORT

            Kevin Greischar of DLR Group reviewed with the Board the expenditures and costs to date.  He   also discussed the contingency items list for their consideration.  Craig Lipsy from Kansas   Contract Design, LC demonstrated a couple of auditorium seats for them to view.  Brad Rice from         Coonrod and Associates assessed the timelines on the projects and are scheduled to have the          Middle school offices done by the first of the year.

           

            Matt Voth arrived at 8:10 pm during Item 6 discussions.

            Rusty Slusser arrived at 8:30 pm during Item 6 discussions.

 

            It was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve the list of change orders           as presented by DLR Group.  Motion carried  7-0

7.         CTE NATIONAL CONVENTION REPORT

            Greg Rosenhagen, Jodi Grover, Justin Bearley, Brenda Berry and Jessica Pohlman are five of     the staff members that attended the CTE’s Career Tech Vision Conference in New Orleans.  They each shared information regarding the workshops they attended and ideas on implementation into the district.

 

8.         ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         KASB information

·         Special Ed Coop cost projections for next year expected to remain flat

 

            CHS Principal’s Report:

·         Final exams are coming up

·         Information on the Student Assessment report

·         Concert Season – Vocal group went Caroling

 

            CMS Principal’s Report:

·         CMS Yearbooks

·         Planning on moving into new offices upon returning from Winter Break

·         CMS Talent Show is Thursday

·         MS Basketball will wind up mid-January

 

            CES Principal’s Report:

·         3rd Grade Program was on Dec. 3rd

·         Dec 17th is the CES Christmas Assembly and Parties

·         Update on PALS Activities:

1.     Treats for Staff on In-Service days

2.     Financial donation for supplies for the new Discovery Center

3.     Offer babysitting service for parents during class parties

4.     Looking in to hosting a Bingo Night for a fund raiser this year

·         Started testing

·         Interviewing for Pre-K para position

 

            Activity Director’s Report:

·         Cardinal Classic update

·         New MS Gym getting good reviews

·         Hosting CPL JV boys tournament in late January

·         Bowling tryouts over – games start in January

·         Wrestling is underway

 

            CCR Director’s Report:

·         Regional Economic Growth information

·         Project Management and Resource Training information

·         Meeting with students regarding class courses being offered

           

9.         BOE REPORTS

            Marcia Kampling attended the Special Education Coop meeting in November.  They are still         working on getting started with Board Docs.

 

            Marcia Kampling and Brandt Ditgen attended the KASB Annual Conference and reported on        several of the workshops they attended.

 

            Jarrod Bartlett inquired about offering sponsorship around the new sports complexes and           scoreboards.  The Board discussed it and is waiting for further information before making any         decisions.

 

10.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

            At 10:45 pm Marcia Kampling moved, seconded by Jarrod Bartlett, that the Board enter into        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 matters relating to bond             project negotiations to protect the district’s right to the confidentiality of its negotiating position            and the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract and that the Board return to      open session in this room at 12:15 am.  Motion carried    7-0    (Present were BOE       member, the Superintendent and the building Principals)

 

            The Principals left executive session at 11:05 pm.

 

            The Board resumed open session at 12:15 am.

 

11.        APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS

            It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the following:             Motion carried   7-0

            Terminations:    Barry Jenkins                CES Night Custodian

                                    Robert Henry                 CES Night custodian

 

            It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Jarrod Bartlett to approve the following:                       Motion carried   7-0

            Resignations:    Shelby Ontjes               Pre-K Para

                                    Cory Brack                    CHS Asst Track Coach

 

It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Marcia Kampling to approve the extension of David Grover’s contract until June 30, 2018.  Motion carried  7-0

 

 

12.        ADJOURNMENT          

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 12:17 am.

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Gregory, Board President                                                Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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