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September 10, 2012 BOE Minutes




Monday, September 10, 2012    7:00 p.m.


Call to order: Leighton Miller called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the pledge of allegiance and a prayer.

Members present:   Leighton Miller, Tim Milford, Marjean Strong, Dan Harris, Jan Granados (arrived at 7:02).  Steve Lundeen and Duke Marrs were absent.  Others present were Dr. Bobbi Williams, Superintendent/Principal, Mrs. Pam Leiker, Jr. /Sr. High School Principal, Dennis McDowell, Director of Transportation, and Michelle Clowdis, deputy clerk.

Recognition of Visitors/Communication:  

Donna Norman, teacher representative was present.  Mrs. Norman told the board that she was excited about her new classroom and thanked Dave Weber and Scott Williams for getting things running in her classroom.

Approve Agenda: A motion was made by Tim Milford, seconded by Dan Harris to amend the printed agenda by adding district goals to the reports. Motion carried 5-0.

Approve Minutes: A motion by Marjean Strong, seconded by Tim Milford to approve the regular meeting minutes of August 13, 2012.  Motion carried 5-0.

Accounts Payable:  Dan Harris moved, seconded by Marjean Strong to approve the accounts payable as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.


A+ Network

Special Education, Marjean Strong

Economic Development-Jan Granados

Transportation/Grounds-Dennis McDowell-The new bus will be finished soon.

Principal-Pam Leiker

Superintendent, Bobbi Williams discussed PBS kickoff, AC for the Superintendent’s office, Enrollment is up, Act Scores, and District Goals.

District Goals-Marjean Strong

Board Business

Contract with Meade County

Dan Harris moved to approve the contract with Meade County Health Department for school nursing services as presented, Jan Granados seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.

Auditor Services

Dan Harris moved to approve the contract with Kennedy McKee & Company for school budget and auditor services as presented, Marjean seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.

Special Board Meeting

Tim Milford moved to approve the special Board meeting on October 24, 2012 at 6:30 PM, Jan Granados seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.


Executive Session: Motion by Tim Milford, seconded by Dan Harris to enter into executive session to discuss personnel in order to protect to protect the parties involved for discussion of matters related to non-elected personnel and to return at 7:56 p.m.  Motion carried 5-0.  Board members, Dr. Williams, and Pam Leiker were present. Time:  7:36.

Employee Health Insurance

Tim Milford moved to contribute $341 to the employee health insurance package, Jan Granados seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.


Dan Harris moved to accept the resignation of Khris Goodwin as elementary custodian effective September 28, 2012, Marjean Strong seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.

New Hires

Jan Granados moved to authorize the superintendent to hire a custodian prior to the regular October meeting with final approval in October, Tim Milford seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.


Leighton Miller moved to accept the substitute teacher list as presented, Tim Milford seconded.  Motion carried 5-0.


Jan Granados moved to adjourn the meeting, Tim Milford seconded.  Motion Carried 5-0.  Time 8:01.


For The Board of Education



Board Clerk