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September 11, 2017 Board of Education meeting minutes

USD #225 Board of Education Meeting

September 11, 2017, 7 p.m.



Call to order:  Barb Whitney, President, called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.  Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Lundeen led in prayer.

Members present:  Barb Whitney, Dave Snook, Richie Dewell, Jamie Boese, Steve Lundeen and Mark Bergkamp were present. Others present were Jeff Bollinger, Superintendent, Paula Kay Watson, Board Clerk. Dave Snook and Fred Boyd were absent.

Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Visitors present, Debbie Wise and Donna Norman.          

Approve Consent Agenda: Boese moved, seconded by Lundeen to approve the Amended Consent Agenda.  Motion carried 5-0.                                         

Lundeen moved, seconded by Bergkamp to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.


REPORTS        Principal/Superintendent:  Mr. Bollinger gave a report for Mrs. McDowell and himself.

Corri McDowell joined the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

                        Economic Development, Jamie Boese, representative, gave her report


Teacher Housing:  Bollinger presented the idea of building housing for teachers. Consensus of the board is to look into more information with the City.

Cameras:  Waiting on bids to come in for the cameras.         


Classified Contracts: Boese moved to buy back Classified Staff sick days at a rate of $100 per day. Lundeen seconded. Motion carried 5-0.

Lunch Collection Policy Addition: Lundeen moved to adopt the unpaid meal policy addition as presented. Dewell seconded. Motion carried 5-0

Promethean Boards: Lundeen moved and Boese seconded to purchase four Promethean Boards and stands with REAP funds. Motion carried 5-0.




Adjournment:  A motion was made by Lundeen, seconded by Bergkamp to adjourn the meeting.  Motion carried 5-0.  Time: 7:59 p.m.

For The Board of Education


_____________________________________, Board Clerk


_____________________________________, Board President