June 13 2016 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CES Library

Monday June 13, 2016

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             Van      Dewey, Brandt Ditgen, Marcia Kampling, Rusty Slusser and Matt Voth. Member Jarrod Bartlett    was absent.   Also present were David Grover, Superintendent; Greg Rosenhagen, CHS   Principal; Amy Wallace,             CMS Principal; Sherri Conrad, CES Principal; Jodi Grover, CCR Director;     Todd Hague, Activities Director and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

 

2.         PUBLIC FORUM

            Marcie Gregory - spoke to the Board regarding her run for Sedgwick County Commissioner as an             Independent.

            Ben Poteete – introduced himself to the Board.  He is planning on running for Democratic Senator           in the fall.

 

3.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

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

 

4.         APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

 

·         Minutes of May 9, 2016 Regular Meeting

·         Payment of Bills

·         Payment of Bond Bills

·         2016-17 Out-of-District Applications

·         Chief of Police Update

 

5.         DLR AND COONROD & ASSOCIATES UPDATE

            At 7:25 pm Brandt Ditgen moved, seconded by Marcia Kampling, that the Board enter into          executive session 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 7:45 pm.  Motion          carried    6-0  (Present were BOE members, Superintendent and representatives from Coonrod &          Assoc. and DLR Group)

 

            The Board resumed open session at 7:45 pm.

 

            Discussions regarding the bond projects included:

·         Glass wall project on east outside wall of weight room

·         Improvements to the Band & vocal practice rooms and storage

·         Auditorium stage improvements – sound / lighting / curtains

·         CES gym update

·         Area between north side of Industrial Tech building and FB/Track field home side bleachers

·         Finishings for former breezeway area

 

            It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Van Dewey to schedule a Special Meeting   on June 27th at 7:00 pm to discuss bond projects and end-of-year financial balances and       transfers.  Motion carried  6-0

 

6.         APPROVAL OF 2016-17 BUILDING HANDBOOKS

            Following the Administrator’s Handbook presentations, it was moved by Rusty Slusser and         seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the 2016-17 Building Handbooks.  Motion carried   6-0

 

7.         ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         Special finance session at the State level on June 23rd

·         Special Ed Coop assessment will be raised slightly

 

            CHS Principal’s Report:

·         Commended his office staff for working through the power and network outages

·         Attended USA Conference in Wichita

·         School Classifications Studies Committee met in Topeka

·         Staff members are attending an A Plus training at Bethel College

 

            CMS Principal’s Report:

·         Discussed Friends of Education nominee

·         Opening for a MS Science teacher

·         Information on New Facilities weighting for the 2nd year

 

            CES Principal’s Report:

·         Grade cards have been mailed out

·         Having a book study group with staff

·         Met with new Curriculum teacher

·         Attended USA Conference

·         Has all teacher’s hired for the new year

 

            Activities Director’s Report:

·         Post season sports update

·         Spring Social was cancelled

·         Attended USA Conference

·         Has coaching opening for next year

 

            CCR Director’s Report:

·         Summer School and STEM updates

·         USA Conference information

·         84 students were CT approved

·         ACT Work Keys information

 

8.         BOE REPORTS

            No report was given.

 

9.         EXECUTIVE SESSION

            At 10:05 pm Matt Voth moved, seconded by Marcia Kampling, 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 that the Board return to open session   in this room at 10:45 pm.  Motion carried     6-0   (Present were BOE members, Superintendent     and the Administrators)

            The Administrator’s left the meeting at 10:27 pm.

 

            The Board resumed open session at 10:45 pm.

 

10.        APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS

            It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Marcia Kampling to approve the following job        offerings:   Motion carried   6-0

 

            Laura Robertson - CHS Night Custodian

            Annie Jones - First Grade Teacher

            Michelle Smarsh - Second Grade Teacher

            Alyssa James – Fifth Grade Teacher

            Peyton Scheer - HS Asst Volleyball Coach

            Darrin San Romani - MS Asst Boys Basketball Coach

 

            It was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the following    resignations:   Motion carried   6-0

 

            Shawn Bennett - HS Head Baseball Coach

            Becky Smarsh - CMS Aide

           

11.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 10:50 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jason Gregory, Board President                                                Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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