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October 8, 2012 BOE Minutes




Monday, October 8, 2012    7:00 p.m.



Call to order: Leighton Miller called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. with the pledge of allegiance and a prayer.


Members present:   Leighton Miller, Tim Milford, Marjean Strong, Dan Harris, Jan Granados, Steve Lundeen and Duke Marrs.  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:  

Pam Brack and Nick Thompson, teacher representatives were present. 


Approve Agenda: A motion was made by Tim Milford, seconded by Jan Granados to approve the agenda. Motion carried 7-0.


Approve Minutes: A motion by Dan Harris, seconded by Tim Milford to approve the regular meeting minutes of September 10, 2012.  Motion carried 7-0.


Accounts Payable:  Marjean Strong moved, seconded by Duke Marrs to approve the accounts payable as presented.  Motion carried 7-0.




A+ Network,Steve Lundeen

Special Education,Marjean Strong

Economic Development,Jan Granados

Transportation Director, Dennis McDowell, Mr. McDowell stated the new bus has arrived and suggested options for bus #5.

Principal/Activities Director, Mrs. Leiker, Mrs. Leiker discussed how the High School teams are doing this season and various dates on the calendar coming up.

Superintendent, Dr. Williams, Dr. Williams discussed the booster club shed, what is currently happening in food service with the new laws, and enrollment is up.  She discussed options for teacher/administrator evaluations and the cost of different tools used.  Dr. Williams also mentions the upcoming elections and that member Dan Harris, Steve Lundeen, and Leighton Miller are up for reelection.    

District Goals, Marjean Strong





Board Matters:


Capital Outlay

Steve Lundeen moved to adopt the resolution for Capital Outlay Re-Authorization, Jan Granados seconded.  Motion passed 7-0.


KASB Convention

Tim Milford motioned to table the approval of the delegates to the 2012 KASB Convention, Jan Granados seconded.  Motion passed 7-0.


Executive Session:  Motion by Dan Harris, seconded Marjean Strong to enter into executive session to discuss non-elected personnel and employer-employee negotiations in order to protect the public interest and that the board returns to open session in the board room at 8:37 p.m.  Motion carried 7-0.  Board members, Dr. Williams and Mrs. Leiker were present.  Dr. Williams and Mrs. Leiker left the board room at 8:22.  Time:  8:17


Steve Lundeen moved for an extension of executive session to 8:47, Dan Harris seconded.  Motion carried 7-0. Dr. Williams and Mrs. Leiker were present. Time: 8:37.




New Hires

Dan Harris moved to approve Donie Shumard as elementary custodian at a rate of $13 per hour, Steve Lundeen seconded.  Motion passed 7-0.


Tim Milford moved to approve Adam Sobba as head JH girls’ basketball coach and Nick Dupuis as assistant JH girls’ basketball coach, Marjean Strong seconded.  Motion passed 7-0.



Jan Granados moved to add Darcy Jaeger to the substitute teacher list, Steve Lundeen seconded.  Motion passed 7-0.




Steve Lundeen moved to adjourn the meeting, Tim Milford seconded.  Motion carried 7-0.  Time: 9:00 p.m.


For The Board of Education



Board Clerk