March 7, 2016 Board of Education meeting minutes
Unified School District #225
Regular Board Of Education Meeting
Grade School Library
Monday, March 7, 2016 7:00 p.m.
Call to order: Courtney Wilson, president, called the meeting to order at 7:34 p.m. Steve Lundeen led a prayer.
Members present: Mark Bergkamp, Richie Dewell, Erica Littlewood, Steve Lundeen, Tim Milford, Barbara Whitney and Courtney Wilson were present. Others present were Tom Dolenz, Superintendent/PK-12 Principal and Brenda Wenta, Clerk.
Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Nik Thompson, Donna Norman, Kraig Westhoff, Michelle Bird, Shanna Alexander, Dave Weber. Dave Weber presented two sealed bids to upgrade the lighting in the auditorium. He informed the board that the there is a discount of 15% for large items and 10% for small items for Mitsubishi parts under the service agreement with Knipp Equipment. The job estimate from WK Construction is the same.
Approve Agenda: Milford moved, seconded by Dewell to approve the printed agenda and suspend the order. Motion carried 7-0.
A+ network, Shana Alexander, director, discussed the assessment and class schedules.
After Prom, Michelle Bird informed the board that they will go to Cimarron Bowling Alley. She requested to use up to two buses.
IXL, After School program Donna Norman explained the after school program.
Approve Minutes: Littlewood moved, seconded by Whitney to approve the regular meeting minutes of February 8, 2016. Motion carried 7-0.
Accounts Payable: Milford moved, seconded by Lundeen to approve the accounts payable as presented. Motion carried 7-0.
Mr. Dolenz instructed the custodian to check on the cost of changing the locks on the classroom doors. He discussed assistant coaches and block grant funding vs. old formula. He made a statement that Meade board of education and Fowler board of education have not had meetings, to stop the rumors. Two valves will be replaced on the high school boiler. State testing is in progress. All league basketball meeting was tonight and he discussed the football meeting that was held.
Board policies: A motion by Dewell, seconded by Bergkamp to approve KASB board policies as presented. Motion carried 7-0.
2016-17 School Term calendar: A motion by Lundeen, seconded by Dewell to approve the calendar as presented. Motion carried 7-0
Executive Session: Bergkamp moved, Littlewood 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 9:10 p.m. Motion carried 7-0. Board Members, Mr. Dolenz were present. Time: 8:48
A motion was made and seconded to extend the above executive session by 15 minutes to 9:25. Motion carried 7-0. Board members and Mr. Dolenz were present. Time: 9:10
A motion was made and seconded to extend the above executive session by 5 minutes to 9:31. Motion carried 7-0. Board members and Mr. Dolenz were present. Time: 9:26
A motion was made and seconded to extend the above executive session by 5 minutes to 9:36.
Motion carried 7-0. Board members and Mr. Dolenz were present. Time: 9:32
A motion was made by Milford, seconded by Dewell to approve Adam McElwain as a substitute teacher. Motion carried 7-0.
Steve Lundeen left the meeting
A motion by Whitney, seconded by Dewell to offer a contract to Corri McDowell as K-12 interim principal. Motion carried 4-2 (Littlewood, Wilson).
A motion by Milford, seconded by Dewell to offer a contract for assistant track coach to Danny Zarzutzki if the numbers allow. Motion carried 6-0.
Adjournment: A motion was made by Littlewood, seconded by Whitney to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 6-0. Time: 9:43 p.m.
For The Board of Education