UNOFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, USD 289
I. CALL TO ORDER
The regular meeting of the Board of Education held Monday, October 28th, 2019, at 6:30 PM in the Board Conference Room. President Beth Watson called the meeting to order.
II. ROLL CALL
Board members present Shane Pruitt, Kevin Jones, Dawn Whalen, Beth Watson, Jeremi Thompson and Todd Wilmarth. Amanda Donavan.
USD #289 Staff Present Ryan Bradbury, Supt., Jennifer Eiche, Board Clerk, Josh Adams, HS Prin., Brad Burkdoll, Ath. Dir.,Heather Heath, ES Teacher, Marcia Munsell ES Prin., Joshua Snyder, Curr. Dir.
Guests Gavin Fouts, Ryan Dalton, Jim Long: Auditor, Casey Lytle, Kelsey Kreutzer, Scott Hutchinson
Ill. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
Dawn Whalen moved to adopt the agenda. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
IV. PUBLIC FORUM
There were no public comments.
V. ACTION ITEMS
a. BUSINESS BY CONSENT
Dawn Whalen moved to approve Business by Consent items Va. As presented. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
i. Approval of
1. Monthly Bills and Financial Report
2. September Regular and Special Board Meeting Minutes
a. ECKCE Minutes
1. One District One Book
a. Gardner Masonic Lodge - $1000
b. Franklin County Optimist Club - $360
c. Wellsville United Methodist Church - $250
d. Landmark Bank - $200
e. Wellsville Auto - $100
f. Beth and David Watson - $50
g. Taylor Oil, Inc - $25
h. Wellsville Veterinary Dr. Drew and Diane Spisak - $10
b. WJRC Board Appointments
Shane Pruitt and Amanda Donovan excused themselves from Action item Vb. and left the room. Mr. Burkdoll presented on his review of the WJRC Board Appointments and made a recommendation for the two WJRC Board Positions. Casey Lytle recommended for the 4 year position, and Shane Pruitt recommended for the 1 year position. Kevin Jones moved to approve the WJRC Board Appointments as presented. Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 5-0. Shane Pruitt and Amanda Donovan returned to the room.
Financial Audit Jim Long, with Karlin & Long, presented and reviewed the 2018-2019 Financial Audit. Amanda Donovan moved to approve the 2018-2019 Financial Audit as presented. Todd Wilmarth seconded. The motion carried 7-0. Jim Long left the meeting.
d. Financial Services Bid Review / Approval
Amanda Donovan excused herself from item Vd. and left the room at 6:51 pm. Mr. Bradbury presented an overview of the Financial Services Bids received regarding the district’s banking services. Todd Wilmarth moved to approve the bid from Landmark Bank for the operational, activity, and petty cash accounts and to approve a $125,000.00 CD Purchase with Mid-America Bank. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 6-0. Amanda Donovan returned to the room at 7 pm. Kelsey Kreutzer left the meeting.
e. Gym Ceiling Repair Quotes Review / Approval
Mr. Bradbury presented the quotes received for the KD Gym ceiling Repair. Kevin Jones moved to approve the bid from Henges Insulation totaling at $13,846.42 as presented. Beth Watson seconded. The motion carried 4-3. Yay’s (Watson, Whalen, Jones, Donovan) Nay’s (Pruitt, Thompson, Wilmarth)
f. Technology RFP
Mr. Bradbury presented the RFP to replace our technology storage array. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the Storage RFP as presented. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
g. Classified Handbook – changes to snow day compensation
Mr. Bradbury presented updates to the classified staff handbook. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the classified handbook as presented. Shane Pruitt seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
h. Special Board Meetings Nov/Dec.
The December meeting date was tabled. Dawn Whalen moved to approve the Special Board meeting November 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the High School Library for Facilities Planning. Jeremi Thompson seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
VI. Administrative Reports
District and building Administrative reports were presented. Brad Burkdoll and Marcia Munsell’s reports were submitted electronically. Ryan Bradbury, Joshua Snyder, and Josh Adams presented orally.
VII. Executive Session
Dawn Whalen moved that the board and superintendent, recess into executive session to discuss employee resignations, applicants for certified and classified staff openings, individual classified salaries, and to review an individual employees performance pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA and that the open meeting shall resume at 8:10 pm in the board conference room. Kevin Jones seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
b. Student Matters (if needed)
b. Contracts to Offer
Shane Pruitt moved to offer the following contracts:
Tamalei Rice, Head Softball Coach
Jason Spradling, Head Boys Golf
Dawn Whalen seconded. The motion carried 7-0.
Beth Watson moved to adjourn the meeting at this time; 8:16 PM.
Jennifer Eiche, Board Clerk