FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

November 27, 2007

                                                                                                                                                                             

Roll Call

 

Bill Russell, Chair, present                                            Marisa Root, Member, present

Carl Manning, Vice Chair, present                                 Larry Christensen, Member, present

Jim Crouch, Clerk, absent                                             Nance Shelsta, Member, absent

Steve Cooper, Treasurer, present

 

Superintendent Craig Beck, present                               Assistant Superintendent Kim McKinnon, present

Joel Vincent, Attorney, present                                     Business Manager, Mike Collins, present

Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant, present

                                                                                

Also present: Aric Hageman, Keith Bauder, Gay Hughes, Patty Williams, Cheryl Mowry, Curt Collins, Mike Kouris and Alleta Baltes.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on November 27, 2007 by Chair Bill Russell. The pledge of allegiance immediately followed.

 

Roll Call

 

Carl Manning reported that there was a quorum present to transact business.

 

Consider Adoption or Make Changes in the Board Agenda

 

The following changes were made to the Board agenda:

           Round Table

           Patty Williams – Clicker Demonstration

           Action Items

            d.  Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Brant Nyberg as the Head Football Coach at Riverton High School

           Information Items

            g.  Mike Bradley was selected as the Middle School PE Teacher of the Year

            h.  Letter of commendation for the RHS Marching Band                                                   

 

367     Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the agenda with the changes. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

           * Approve the minutes of the November 13, 2007 Board Meetings

           * Consider payment of bills including late pays

               

368     Moved by Maria Root to approve consent agenda. Seconded by Larry Christensen.

     Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 84529 - 84526 ----------------------------------------------- $ 2,189,585.93

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4128 -----------------------------------------------------------        30,013.91

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 21405 – 21430 -------------------------------------------       269,064.97

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 7521 - 7543 ------------------------------------------          5,030.00

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 294 - 296 ---------------------------------     1,000,990.83

 

Round Table

 

Eric Hageman presented a video of the marching band’s performance at the Wyoming State Marching Band Festival.

 

Gay Hughes gave an update on the staff wellness program.

 

Mike Kouris addressed the “Developmentally Disabled” label. This will be an action item at the next Board meeting.  

          

Cheryl Mowry reported that they will hold a workshop on bullying on December 11th.

 

Patty Williams led the Board through a “Clicker” demonstration and presented information on the “Math Facts” program.

 

Craig Beck reported that the students did a phenomenal job with their presentation on CAN at the WSBA Conference.

 

Craig Beck will be going to Cheyenne to meet with the governor regarding facilities. The SFC staff is meeting regarding the setting of the recalibration priorities.

 

Carl Manning said that the Education Committee will meet next week with the School Facilities Commission.  

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order #4 with Hellas Construction

 

Lynn Hill with HKM Engineering recommended that the Board approve Change Order #4 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $23,000. This is a housekeeping item, the work has already been done. This change order addressed parking issues and fences around the track/field.

 

 369    Moved by Carl Manning to approve Change Order #4 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $23,000. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order #5 with Hellas Construction

 

Lynn Hill with HKM Engineering recommended that the Board approve Change Order #5 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $22,000. This is a housekeeping item, the work has already been done. This change order added surfacing material around the outside of the track to eliminate seepage.

 

 370    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve Change Order #4 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $22,000. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.                                                      

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Cancel the December 25th Board Meeting

 

It was recommended that the Board cancel the December 25th Board meeting and that Board members come in between December 26 – 28 to approve the bills.

 

 371    Moved by Carl Manning to cancel the December 25th Board meeting. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Brant Nyberg as the Head Football Coach at Riverton High School

 

A letter of resignation was received from Brant Nyberg as the Head Football Coach at the RHS.

 

 372    Moved by Larry Christensen to accept the resignation of Brant Nyberg as the Head Football Coach at Riverton High School with regret. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

          

The following information items were presented:

           a.   Challenge Days Invitation – December 19th

           b.   Legislative Forum – Cheyenne, February 24, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.

           c.    Donation of $1,950 to Jackson School from their PAC

           d.   Photo and story about the Young Eagles Program

           e.   Jada White has been hired as the Executive Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent

           f.    Note of appreciate from Yvonne Thornley for the American Education Week Breakfast

           g.   Mike Bradley was selected as the Middle School PE Teacher of the Year

           h.   Letter of commendation for the RHS Marching Band                                                   

 

Executive Session – Student Discipline

 

 373    Moved by Marisa Root to recess into an executive session. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

The Board recessed into an executive session at 8:25 p.m. and reconvened at 9:11 p.m.

 

 374    Moved by Steve Cooper to expel student number 11272007 – 183081541 for the rest of the 2007-2008 school year for violation of Policy 8055 regarding weapons. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

Adjourn

 

 375      Moved by Marisa Root to adjourn.  Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:11 p.m.

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Bill Russell, Chair                                                         Jim Crouch, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

November 27, 2007

 

 

 

 

 367    Motion to adopt the agenda with the changes. Motion carried.

 

 368    Motion to approve consent agenda.

     Motion carried. 

 

 369    Motion to approve Change Order #4 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $23,000. Motion carried.

 

 370    Motion to approve Change Order #4 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $22,000. Motion carried.        

 

 371    Motion to cancel the December 25th Board meeting. Motion carried.

 

 372    Motion to accept the resignation of Brant Nyberg as the Head Football Coach at Riverton High School with regret. Motion carried.

 

 373    Motion to recess into an executive session. Motion carried.

 

 374    Motion to expel student number 11272007 – 183081541 for the rest of the 2007-2008 school year for violation of Policy 8055 regarding weapons. Motion carried.

 

 375      Motion to adjourn. Motion carried.