January 13, 2014 Board of Education Meeting Minutes
UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #225
REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
GRADE SCHOOL LIBRARY
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Call to order: Tim Milford called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of
Allegiance and a prayer.
Members present: Mark Bergkamp, Steve Lundeen, Duke Marrs, Tim Milford, Marjean Strong and Stephanie Wells were present. Others present were Dr. Bobbi Williams, Superintendent/Principal, and Brenda Wenta, Clerk.
Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Debbie Wise, Erica Littlewood. A thank you note from Donna Norman for the breakfast served to staff members in December was read.
Approve Agenda: Lundeen moved, seconded by Wells to approve the agenda as printed. Motion carried 6-0.
Approve Minutes: Wells moved, Marrs seconded to approve the regular meeting minutes of December 9, 2013 and special meeting minutes of January 6, 2014. Motion carried 6-0.
Accounts Payable: Strong moved, seconded by Bergkamp to approve the accounts payable as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
Presentation of Melaluca cleaning products was cancelled.
President Tim Milford appointed Erica Littlewood as member of USD #225, Board of Education. Lundeen moved, Bergkamp seconded. Motion carried 6-0.
A+ Network bySteve Lundeen
SKACD #613 byMarjean Strong
Economic Development: Mark Bergkamp
Principal/Activities Director byMark Cook: He attended robotics team training in Liberal. Fowler will host play in games for high school league tournament and will host junior high basketball tournament. Mr. Womacks will teach college algebra over ITV network. Fowler will host a wrestling tournament Jan 18 in the dome.
Superintendent/Grade School Principal byBobbi Williams requested a policy be put in place for children running around at ballgames. Elementary summer school will be cancelled. DC or bust group requested the use of vehicles to attend fundraisers, stating they will reimburse the fuel. It is the consensus of the Board to allow the use of vehicles. Maintenance department would like direction on what to do with the leftover building material from the dome. Wellness center doorway will need to be addressed.
District Goals by Bobbi Williams and Marjean Strong: The group went over the four goals.
Mascot costume: Wells moved, Littlewood seconded to accept the gift of the mascot costume from Dudley and Marjean Strong. Motion carried 7-0.
High School upper gym roof: Proposal from Shawn Mead, Diamond-Roofing, was presented to repair roofing and sheet metal.
Executive session: Motion by Lundeen, seconded by Strong to enter into executive session to discuss personnel matters of nonelected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed and that the board return to open session in the board room at 8:00 p.m. Motion carried 7-0. Board Members, Dr. Williams, Mr. Cook were present. Time: 7:40 pm.
Executive session: Motion was made and seconded to enter into executive session to discuss personnel matters of nonelected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed and that the board return to open session in the board room at 8:05 p.m. Motion carried 7-0. Board Members, Dr. Williams, Mr. Cook were present. Time: 8:00 pm.
Executive Session: Strong moved, seconded by Wells to enter into executive session to discuss negotiations in order to protect the public interest in negotiating a fair and equitable contract and that the board return to open session in the board room at 8:10 p.m. Motion carried 7-0. Board members, Dr. Williams, Mr. Cook were present. Time: 8:05 pm.
Strong moved, Bergkamp seconded to approve Rita Bayless, Lee Andrew Market and Steward Smith as substitute teachers. Motion carried 7-0.
Lundeen moved, Littlewood seconded to approve Matt Bell, Head high school track coach and Adam Sobba as assistant high school track coach. Motion carried 7-0.
Adjournment: A motion was made by Steve Lundeen and seconded by Strong to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 7-0. Time: 8:14 p.m.
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