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January 9, 2017 Board of Education meeting minutes

Unified School District #225

Regular Board Of Education Meeting

High School Library, Monday January 9, 2017 7 p.m.



Call to order:  Tim Milford, President, called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.  Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Milford led in prayer.


Members present:  Mark Bergkamp, Tim Milford, Jamie Boese and Barb Whitney, Dave Snook and Richie Dewell were present.  Others present were Corrie McDowell, Principal, Jeff Bollinger, Superintendent, Paula Kay Watson, Board Clerk.


Recognition of Visitors/Communication:  Tammy Bollinger, Kat Market, Kim Copenhaver, Debbie Wise and Annette Keith


Approve Consent Agenda: Bergkamp moved, seconded by Whitney to approve the minutes and accounts payable as presented.  Motion carried 6-0.



            Principal:  Mrs. McDowell gave her report

            Economic Development, Jamie Boese, representative, gave her report

            Special Education, Tim Milford, representative, gave his report

            A+ Network, Steve Lundeen, representative, was absent, no report

            Superintendent: Mr. Bollinger gave his report




Rosetta Stone:  Tabled until next meeting.


United Wireless:  Snook moved to purchase Internet from United Wireless for $1,500 per month. Whitney seconded. Motion carried 6-0.


Bus/Suburban:  Dewell moved, seconded by Bergkamp to purchase a 14 passenger bus for $55,250 from Master’s Transportation from the state bid list so no bids were required. Motion carried 6-0.


Tammy Bollinger left the meeting at 8:16 p.m.


Saxon K-5: Whitney moved to purchase Saxon Math for K-5th Grade, Boese seconded. Motion carried 6-0. 


Standards Based Assessment K-5: Bergkamp moved and Boese seconded to use the Standards Based Assessment for K-5th grade starting with the 2017-2018 school year. Motion carried 6-0. 


Executive Session:  Bergkamp moved and seconded by Whitney to go into executive session for 10 minutes. Motion carried 6-0.  9:02 p.m.


Adjournment:  A motion was made by Dewell, seconded by Boese to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried 6-0.  Time:  9:13 p.m.


For The Board of Education


_____________________________________, Board Clerk


_____________________________________, Board President