October 14, 2019, Board of Education meeting minutes
USD #225 Board of Education Meeting
October 14, 2019, 7:00 P.M.
Call to order: Barb Whitney, President, called the meeting to order at 7:04 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Whitney led in prayer.
Members present: Barb Whitney, Fred Boyd, Ed Rarden, Tom Huelskamp, Richie Dewell, and Jamie Boese were present. Others present were Jeff Bollinger, Superintendent, Corri McDowell, Principal, and Erica Rarden, Board Clerk.
Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Emily Dizmang, Cathy Heinz, Lisa Rosebeary, Susan Flax, Tim Milford, Donna Norman, Debbie Wise, Tammy Bollinger, Taylor Bollinger, Kim McLachlan, Charlie Littlewood, Jacelyn Huelskamp, James Littlewood, Lillian Littlewood, Valerie Crone, Oscar Teran, and Shawn Brown.
Approve Consent Agenda: Rarden moved, seconded by Dewell to approve the Consent Agenda with revision to add the approval of the October 2, 2019 Special Meeting minutes. Motion carried 6-0.
REPORTS Principal: Mrs. McDowell gave her report.
Economic Development, Jamie Boese, representative, gave her report.
Special Education, Jamie Boese, representative, gave her report.
Superintendent, Mr. Bollinger, gave his report.
Patron Appearance: Erica Rarden discussed the current dress code policy and requested that the board revisit the current head gear policy.
Dress Code Policy: Huelskamp moved, seconded by Boyd to open discussion on dress code/hat policy. Motion carried 6-0.
Rarden moved, Huelskamp seconded to remove the hats and headbands policy from the current dress code, allowing headgear to be worn at appropriate times. Motion carried 6-0.
KASB December Conference: Discussion was held. No action taken.
Kennedy McKee & Company engagement letter: Huelskamp moved, seconded by Boyd to approve Kennedy McKee & Company to conduct the district fiscal audit. Motion carried 6-0.
Tim Milford was interviewed (7:48 pm to 7:55 pm)
Shawn Brown was interviewed (7:56 pm to 8:06 pm)
Boyd moved, seconded by Huelskamp to appoint Tim Milford to USD 225 Board of Education for the remainder of the existing term. Motion failed 2-4
Boese moved, seconded by Rarden to appoint Shawn Brown to the USD 225 Board of Education for the remainder of the existing term. Motion failed 3-2 (Dewell abstained)
AptaFund Software: Boese moved, seconded by Huelskamp to approve the purchase and implementation of the AptaFund software. Motion carried 6-0.
Kitchen Ovens: Dewell moved, seconded by Rarden to purchase of a range and convection oven for the kitchen. Motion carried 6-0.
New Hire – Supplemental: Boese moved, seconded by Huelskamp to approve Boyd Peterson II for JH boys basketball coach. Motion carried 6-0.
Adjournment: A motion was made by Huelskamp, seconded by Boyd to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 6-0. Time: 8:31 p.m.
For The Board of Education
_____________________________________, Board Clerk
_____________________________________, Board President