Skip to main content

March 26, 2018 Meeting Minutes

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held on Monday, March 26th, 2018, at 6:30 PM in the board meeting room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order. Other board members present Shane Pruitt, Amanda Donovan, Dawn Whalen, Jeremi Thompson, and Todd Wilmarth. Kevin Jones joined at 6:32pm. Jerry Henn, Supt., Ryan Bradbury, Supt., Josh Adams, HS Prin., Brad Burkdoll, AD, Randy Fox, MS Prin., Jason Townsend, ES Prin.,Sherry Bousman, Board Clerk.

2.ADOPT AGENDA Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 6-0 to adopt the agenda and add C. Admin. Contracts under New Business

3. PUBLIC COMMENT N.A.

4. STUDENT PRESENTATION Scholar Bowl students came to present to the Board.

5.A. BUDGET HEARING Dawn Whalen moved, Amanda Donovan seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the amended budget

6.APPROVE CONSENT AGENDA Dawn Whalen moved, Kevin Jones seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the consent agenda pulling 6.B. Financials

Donations:

$100 from Mid-American Bank to HS Activities, Wrestling

$200 from Mid-American Bank to HS activities, Girls BB

$500 from Lytle Land Management to HS activities, Girls BB, Cheer, Band

$1200 from Lytle Land Management to HS activities, Softball, FBLA, Track, Music Student Services, Golf.

$200 from Scott and Joy Dwyer to HS activities, Girls BB

$250 from Lori and Keith Rogers, MS activities, STUCO

$7,500 worth of science lab equipment from Xenotech, Clayton Otwell to Science classrooms in MS/HS.

$125 from American Legion, HS Life Skills class

$500 from Steve Morris to HS activities, Baseball, Softball

6.B. MONTHLY BILLS AND FINANCIALS Kevin Jones moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 6-1 to approve monthly bills and financials. Yays – Pruitt, Jones, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, Thompson. Nay - Todd Wilmarth

7. OLD BUSINESS

7.A. POLICY EE Kevin Jones moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 5-2 to adopt policy ee. Yays – Pruitt, Jones, Donovan, Whalen, Wilmarth Nays – Watson, Thompson

8. NEW BUSINESS

8.A. BIDS FOR BUS Dawn Whalen moved, Beth Watson seconded and motion carried 6-1 to approve the purchase of a new bus Midwest Transit Equipment for $83,129 payable from Capital Outlay. Yays – Pruitt, Jones, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, Thompson. Nays - Wilmarth

8.B. 19-20 CALENDAR Kevin Jones moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 5-2 to approve the 19-20 Calendar. Yays – Jones, Donovan, Watson, Whalen, Thompson. Nays – Pruitt, Wilmarth

8.C. ADMIN CONTRACTS Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve amending the current administrative contracts to read all leaves days will be paid out at $50 per unused up to 30 days and health insurance is to be reflective of the certified staffs insurance.

9. EXECUTIVE SESSION

9.B. PERSONNEL Dawn Whalen moved, Shane Pruitt seconded and motion carried 7-0 to go into executive session to discuss employee’s resignation and hiring pursuant to nonelected personnel exception under KOMA, and that we return to open session in this room at 8:00pm. Mr. Henn and Mr. Bradbury will be in attendance.


Mr. Adams and Mr. Burkdoll are on call.

9.B. PERSONNEL Dawn Whalen moved, Jeremi Thompson seconded and motion carried 7-0 to go into executive session to discuss employee’s resignation and hiring pursuant to nonelected personnel exception under KOMA, and that we return to open session in this room at 8:10pm. Mr. Henn, Mr. Bradbury, Mr. Adams, and Mr. Burkdoll will be in attendance.

Mr. Adams left at 8:08pm

Mr. Burkdoll left at 8:09pm

9.B. PERSONNEL Shane Pruitt moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to go into executive session to discuss employee’s resignation and hiring pursuant to nonelected personnel exception under KOMA, and that we return to open session in this room at 8:15pm. Mr. Henn and Mr. Bradbury will be in attendance.

9.B. PERSONNEL Shane Pruitt moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to go into executive session to discuss employee’s resignation and hiring pursuant to nonelected personnel exception under KOMA, and that we return to open session in this room at 8:20pm. Mr. Henn and Mr. Bradbury will be in attendance.

10. PERSONNEL

10.A. RESIGNATIONS Amanda Donovan moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve the following resignation: Duane McCarty from Boys Basketball Coach

10.B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER Shane Pruitt moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to approve a two year contract for Marcia Munsell as the ES Principal for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020.

10.B. CONTRACTS TO OFFER Amanda Donovan moved, Dawn Whalen seconded and motion carried 7-0 to hire Stratton Schippers.

11. ADJOURN The meeting adjourned at 8:30pm

Sherry Bousman, Clerk