July 14, 2014 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday, July 14, 2014

7:00 pm Regular Meeting

 

Minutes

 

 

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER

President Jason Gregory called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm.  Members present were Jarrod Bartlett, Brandt Ditgen, Marcia Kampling, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth.  Member Van Dewey was absent.  Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Greg Rosenhagen, CHS Principal; Amy Wallace, CMS Principal; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal; Todd Hague, Activities Director and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

 

2.         PUBLIC FORUM

Diane Dawson spoke regarding early childhood education in relationship to class sizes.

 

Dean Youngers with Infinium Strategies spoke with the Board regarding a building specialist for the construction projects.

 

3.         ELECTION OF BOARD PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT

Matt Voth nominated Jason Gregory for Board president seconded by Marcia Kampling.  Motion carried  5-0

Matt Voth nominated Marcia Kampling for Board Vice-president seconded by Rusty Slusser.  Motion carried  5-0

 

4.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

It was moved by Jarrod Bartlett and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried  5-0

 

5.         APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve the consent agenda with the addition of the out-of-district students list.  Motion carried 5-0

           

            Back to School Picnic will be held on August 8th at the Municipal Park and Pool.

 

            Administrative and Board Appointments for 2014-15:

·         Board Clerk:                              Dawn Hampel

·         Deputy Clerk:                            Kelly Walters

·         Board Treasurer:                                    Carolyn Riedel

·         KPERS Agent:                          Dawn Hampel

·         Food Service Representative:    Carolyn Riedel

·         Determining Official for Free / Reduced Price Meal Applications: Carolyn Riedel

·         Hearing Officer for Free / Reduced Price Meal Applications:        David Grover

·         Authorized Representative for Federal Programs:    David Grover

·         Title 9 Compliance Officer:         Greg Rosenhagen

·         Section 504 Compliance Officer:  Amy Wallace

·         Hearing Officer for Suspension / Expulsion:  David Grover

·         CES Attendance Officer:           Sherri Conrad

·         CMS Attendance Officer:                       Amy Wallace

·         CHS Attendance Officer:                       Greg Rosenhagen

·         Attorney:           Dennis Shay – Smith, Shay, Farmer and Wetta

·         District Freedom of Information Officer: David Grover

·         Kansas Governmental Relations Network:   Jason Gregory

·         Special Education Cooperative Board Representative:    Marcia Kampling

 

Organizational Appointments and Resolutions for 2014-15:

·         Designation of Official Depository:                    Citizens State Bank

·         Designation of Official Newspaper for Publication:      Times Sentinel

·         Authorization of Clerk and Superintendent to deposit district funds

·         Adopt 1,116 hour calendar and designate inclement weather make-up days as the first 5 days of school

·         Resolution requesting waiver of requirements for Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015

·         Resolution authorizing school activity expenditures

·         Resolution authorizing Petty Cash Funds

·         Resolution establishing Regular BOE Meeting dates, times, and location

·         Resolution authorizing participation on Title I and Title VI

·         Resolution of Early Payment Request Practice

·         Resolution to rescind policy statements of previous year

·         Resolution authorizing destruction of records

·         Resolution establishing Board Home Rule

·         Approve continued participation in the National School Meal Programs (breakfast, lunch and Special milk) for the 2014-15 school year

·         Approve Bonds for school District Officials

David Grover, Superintendent                            $50,000

            Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk                                $50,000

            Carolyn Riedel, Treasurer                                   $50,000

            Kelly Walters, Deputy Clerk                                $50,000

 

            Brandt Ditgen arrived at 7:35 pm.

 

6.         DLR REPORT

Doug Loveland and Kevin Greischar from the DLR Group reviewed with the Board their plans in moving forward with the design phase and explained to them the three types of project coordinators – Design / Bid / Build, CM At-Risk, CM as Agency.  The Board will proceed with the CM At-Risk with the deadline of August 6, 2014.

 

7.         PIPER JAFFRAY REPORT

Greg Vahrenberg presented to the Board a Draft Financing Analysis and suggested splitting the bond.  It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Matt Voth to authorize the sale of a $9.7 million bond.  The remaining $5.7 million will be sold in November.  Motion carried  6-0

 

8.         CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF BUS ENGINE REPLACEMENT   

It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the replacement engine for Bus #7 not to exceed $16,000 with a 4 year warranty.  Motion carried  6-0

 

9.         CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF MITIGATION PLAN RESOLUTION

It was moved by Jarrod Bartlett and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve the Mitigation Plan Resolution.  Motion carried  6-0

 

10.        KASB POLICY UPDATES

It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the adoption of the following KASB Policy Updates for 2014-15:

·         CGI                   Administrator Evaluation

·         GAT                  Staff Communication Devices Policy

·         IB                     Site Council elimination of state reports

·         ICA                   Pilot Projects

·         IDACA              Special Education Services

·         IDACB              504 Accommodations / current practice

·         IDAE                Student Data Privacy Act (SDPA)

·         IIBF                  Acceptable USD Guidelines (tightens existing policy)

·         JGCA               Local Wellness Policy

·         JGFGBB           Accommodating Students with Diabetes

·         JB                    Student Records

·         JRB                  Release of Student Records

·         KCB                 Custodial and Non-Custodial Parent Rights

·         KG                   Use of School Facilities by Community Groups

·         KGDA               Public Conduct on School Property (tightens existing policy)

 

 

11.        END OF YEAR BUDGET BALANCES AND TRANSFERS RECAP

Superintendent Grover reviewed with the Board the June 30 ending balances, the transfers that were made and the July 1, 2014 beginning balances.

 

12.        ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

            There were no reports.

           

13.        BOE REPORTS

Matt Voth reported on the Special Education meeting he attended in June.  Jason Gregory reported on the Facilities Committee meeting. 

 

14.        ESTABLISH SPECIAL MEETING DATE TO APPROVE PUBLISHING THE BUDGET

It was moved by Jarrod Bartlett and seconded by Marcia Kampling to hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:00 am to approve the budget for publication.  Motion carried  6-0

 

15.        EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 10:20 pm it was moved by Rusty Slusser and seconded by Matt Voth 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 negotiations in order to protect the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract that the Board return to open session in this room at 12:20 am.  Motion carried  6-0  (Present were BOE members and the Superintendent)

           

The Superintendent left executive session at 11:10 pm.

The Superintendent returned to executive session at 11:35 pm.

            The Board resumed open session at 12:20 am.

 

16.        APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS

            It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Jarrod Bartlett to approve the following job offerings:

            Motion carried 6-0

 

                        Sherri Conrad – CES Principal

                        Jeannette Landwehr – CES Reading Para

                        Stacey DeVore – CMS / CHS Reading Teacher

                        Jamie Augustyn – CMS Play Director

                        Courtney Bartel – CHS Dance Coach

                        Bill Block – CMS Head Track Coach

 

It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Jarrod Bartlett to approve the following resignations:  Motion carried  6-0

           

                        Jamie Rumford – CES Principal

Lori Schneider – CES Cook

Kim Dooley-Becker – CHS Dance

Sarah Torres – Pratt CC Facilitator / Lunchroom supervisor

Kori Hague – Cross Country Assistant Coach

Rene’ Dunn – CES Teacher Aide – full time

 

17.        CONSIDERATION TO RATIFY THE 2014-15 NEGOTIATED AGREEMENT

It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the ratification of the 2014-15 Negotiated Agreement.  Motion carried  6-0

 

It was moved by Jason Gregory and seconded by Rusty Slusser to approve a 4.5% salary increase to Administrators and Classified Staff.  Motion carried  6-0

 

18.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 12:25 am.

 

 

 

 

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Jason Gregory, Board President                                                Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

 

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