March 8 2016 Minutes

CHENEY USD #268

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

CHS Library

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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, 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; Jodi Grover, CCR Director; Todd Hague, Activities Director and Dawn Hampel, Board Clerk.

           

2.         PUBLIC FORUM

            No patrons were present.

 

3.         APPROVAL OR REVISION OF AGENDA

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

 

4.         APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

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

·         Minutes of February 8, 2016 Regular Meeting

·         2016 – 17 Calendar approval

·         Payment of Bills

·         Payment of Bond Bills

 

5.         DLR / COONROD & ASSOCIATES CONSTRUCTION REPORT

            Brad Rice from Coonrod and Assoc. and Keith Taylor from DLR Group discussed the     construction progress regarding finishing up on the baseball / softball fields, discussed the      concessions stand at the ball diamonds, working on field event areas at the track, discussed the       site line for the secretary at the CES front entry and reviewed the change request for the Pre-K     areas at the CES.

 

            Matt Voth arrived at 7:38 pm.

 

6.         ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

            Superintendent’s Report:

·         Legislative update

 

            CHS Principal’s Report:

·         working on state assessments

·         P/T conferences

·         League music at Belle Plaine

·         Forensics meet

·         AESOP substitute system helping with the workload at the HS

·         NHS Induction later this month

·         planning for Professional learning day in April

·         looking at applications for the English position that is open

 

            CES Principal’s Report:

·         working on state assessments

·         P/T conferences

·         construction update

·         Nanette Potter – Reading Specialist – is retiring

 

            Activities Director’s Report:

·         Sub-state basketball tournament here last week

·         All League selection meeting was held

·         spring sports practices have begun

·         Cheer and Dance tryouts coming up

 

            CCR Director’s Report:

·         update on Technology Engineering Conference

           

            Principal’s Greg Rosenhagen and Amy Wallace discussed with the Board a change in the current             block scheduling from a 4 x 4 to a 5 x 5 to in order to offer more electives to the students.

            It was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Marcia Kampling that grades 6-12 change to        a 5 x 5 block scheduling starting with the 2016-17 school year.  Motion carried  7-0

 

7.         BOE REPORTS

            Brandt Ditgen attended the February Special Education Board meeting. 

           

            Jarrod Bartlett gave a marketing information update regarding the ads for the Baseball / Softball             out fields, the football field and the gymnasium scoreboards.

           

8.         EXECUTIVE SESSION 

            At 10:30 pm Marcia Kampling moved, seconded by Rusty Slusser, 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, to discuss matters relating to 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 to discuss matters relating to         employer-employee negotiations whether or not in consultation with the representative or       representatives of the body or agency to protect the district’s right to the confidentiality of its            negotiating position and the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract that the            Board return to open session in this room at 11:30 pm.  Motion carried   7-0    (Present were BOE             members and the Superintendent)

 

            The Board resumed open session at 11:30 pm.

 

9.         APPROVAL OF JOB OFFERINGS / RESIGNATIONS / RETIREMENTS

            It was moved by Van Dewey and seconded by Marcia Kampling to accept the retirement of         Nanette Potter at the end of the 2015-16 school year.  Motion carried  7-0

 

            It was moved by Brandt Ditgen and seconded by Matt Voth to approve the extended leave for    Rachel Schmidt, the contract for Jennifer Hoeme for CHS Asst. Track Coach and the contract for       Temple Tullis for CES Night Custodian.  Motion carried  7-0

 

10.        ADJOURNMENT

            President Jason Gregory adjourned the meeting at 11:35 pm.

 

 

 

 

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Jason Gregory, Board President                                                Dawn M Hampel, Board Clerk

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