March 30 2015

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Monday, March 9, 2015

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 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 Matt Voth to approve the agenda as     presented.  Motion carried   5-0


4.    APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA

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

    The consent agenda consisted of:   the Minutes of the February 9, 2015 Regular Meeting;

the payment of the bills and the payment of the bond bills.

   

5.    ARCHITECT / CONSTRUCTION MANAGER UPDATE

    Doug Loveland from DLR Group reviewed the latest drawings with the BOE and discussed their     finalization.  They are hoping to begin putting out bids next month.  Brad Rice was not able to     attend the meeting.


    Rusty Slusser arrived at 7:08.

    Jarrod Bartlett left the meeting at 7:24.


6.    RECREATION COMMISSION BOARD APPOINTMENT

    It was moved by Matt Voth and seconded by Marcia Kampling to approve the appointment of     Megan Pipkin to the district’s position on the Recreation Commission.  Motion carried   5-0


7.    ADMINISTRATOR’S / DIRECTOR’S REPORTS

    Superintendent’s Report:

  • Legislative and state budget update

  • Discussed the proposed Block Grant bill

  • March 30 Strategic Planning Meeting 6-10 pm

    Van Dewey arrived at 7:36.


    CHS Principal’s Report:

  • Shared the Mega Math Challenge

  • Discussed the Cross Curricular Activity Class

  • Career Fair was today

  • P/T Conferences start 3/10

  • Assessments are Wednesday

  • Central Plains League Music Festival


    CMS Principal’s Report:

  • they have started moving things out and around for construction

  • State assessments Wednesday


    CES Principal’s Report:

  • sending out monthly newsletters

  • Star Based Workshop for 5th graders at McConnell AFB

  • three teachers attending Understanding by Design

  • committee is working on ideas for new resource area

  • Half day health day

  • State testing on March 23

   

    Jarrod Bartlett returned at 7:51.

    Rusty Slusser left the meeting at 7:53.


    Activities Director’s Report:

  • teachers are working on an Art and FACS project

  • A+ Art Initiative

  • HS boys are going to state in basketball

  • Spring sports are underway

  • Cheney will be hosting State girls golf tournament next fall


    CCR Director’s Report:

  • Discussed summer school plans

  • updating tech education

  • Career Fair was today

  • Workforce Alliance


8.    BOE UPDATES

    Marcia Kampling reviewed with the Board the February Special education meeting.  She said     they are working on restructuring their administrative staff and are also struggling with funding     issues.  

    Van Dewey was a presenter at the Career Fair and said that he was very impressed with the     students.  He said they were very respectful and courteous.


9.    EXECUTIVE SESSION

At 8:12 pm it was moved by Matt Voth 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 that the Board return to open session in this room at 9:05 pm.  Motion carried    6-0                   (Present were BOE members and the Superintendent)


Rusty Slusser returned at 8:42.


    The Board resumed open session at 9:05 pm.



10.    APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS   

    It was moved by Marcia Kampling and seconded by Brandt Ditgen to approve the following job     offerings:        Motion carried   7-0

        Kathy Miller        CMS/CHS Night Custodian


11.    ADJOURNMENT

    President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 9:10 pm.






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Jason Gregory, Board President            Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk


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