December 8, 2014 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday, December 8, 2014

7:00 pm Regular Meeting

 

Minutes

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

President Jason Gregory called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.  Members present were Van Dewey, Brandt Ditgen, Marcia Kampling, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth.  Member Jarrod Bartlett was absent.  Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

 2.         PUBLIC FORUM

            No patrons were present.

 3.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried  6-0

 4.         APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Rusty Slusser and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion carried  6-0

 The consent agenda consisted of:  the Minutes for the November 10, 2014 Regular Meeting; the payment of the bills, the payment of the bond bills and a reminder of upcoming events –

                        December 19    10:00 am – Brad Neuenswander Interim Commissioner to speak

                        January 5          6:00 pm – BOE Strategic Planning Retreat – D’Mario’s

                        January 7          11:00 am – Retired Personnel Luncheon – CES

                        January 11        5:00 pm – BOE Appreciation Dinner

            January 12        7:00 pm – Regular BOE Meeting

 5.         CES PRESENTATION

Teachers Carla Ewy, Lori Kutilek and Laurie Thisius had students present to the Board a program they are working on to create pride in the Elementary School lunchroom.  The students have made “Commercial” videos promoting good behavior during lunchtime.  The idea is to make the lunchroom more of a restaurant atmosphere therefore encouraging the use of good manners.

 6.         UPDATE ON BONDS – GREG VAHRENBERG

Greg Vahrenberg from Piper Jaffray presented information pertaining to the sale of the second bond in the amount of $5.7M.  It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Van Dewey to accept the low bid from UMB Bank N.A., Kansas City, MO for the $5.7M Bond.  Motion carried  6-0

It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve Series 2015 Bond Resolution No. 15-1208-21 and direct Piper Jaffray to execute the sale of this bond.  Motion carried  6-0

 7.         DLR GROUP UPDATE – DOUG LOVELAND

Architect Doug Loveland reviewed with the Board the revised schematic design as it is progressing.

 8.         TECHNOLOGY UPDATE – BRAD BUSCHER

Technology Director Brand Buscher gave the Board an update on:

·         New products available

·         What we currently own and equipment conditions

·         Apps available

·         Server requirements

·         E-rate opportunities

 

9.         ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         Legislative update

 10.        BOE REPORTS

            Marcia Kampling discussed interest in the KASB’s Innovative School’s Program.

            Jarrod Bartlett discussed the Special Education meeting he attended last month.

 11.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 9:25 pm it was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Marcia Kampling 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 that the Board return to open session in this room at 9:45 pm.  Motion carried  6-0      (Present were BOE members, the Superintendent and Board Clerk)

 The Board Clerk left the meeting at 9:35 pm.

The Board resumed open session at 9:45 pm.

 12.        JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS

It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Marcia Kampling to approve the extension of David Grover’s contract until June 30, 2017.  Motion carried  6-0

 13.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 9:47 pm.

      

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Jason Gregory, Board President                                    Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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