Fremont County School District No. 25
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Minutes
February 13, 2007


Roll Call

Bill Russell, Chair: present
Carl Manning, Vice-chair: present
Jim Crouch, Clerk: present
Steve Cooper, Treasurer: present
Marisa Root, Member: present
Larry Christensen, Member: absent
Nance Shelsta, Member: absent
 
Craig Beck, Superintendent: present
Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant: present
Joel Vincent, Attorney: present
Kim McKinnon, Assistant Superintendent: present
Mike Collins, Business Manager: present
 
Also present were Carolyn Tyler (Riverton Ranger), Jerry Marburger, Tom Hernandez, Dallas Myers, Natalie Hawk, Dennis Powers, Jim Rostron, Alanna Vincent, Chloe Rohrbacher, Holly Rohrbacher, Gay Hughes, Micah Christensen, Lalauni Keele, Tom Hernandez, Philip Moline, April Harrison, Tina Keele, John Keele, Natalie Hawk, Pam Welter, John Welter and John Gabrielsen.

Open Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on February 13, 2007 by Chair Bill Russell. The Pledge of Allegiance immediately followed.

Roll Call

Jim Crouch 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 agenda:

139- Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the agenda as presented including the addendum agenda and to remove Action Item G. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

Consent Agenda

140- Moved by Jim Crouch to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

Bills Paid

General Fund, Warrants No. 81924 - 82053 ---------------- $186,074.70
Food Service, Warrants No. 4046 - 4049 ---------------- $107,122.18
Special Revenue, Warrants No. 20585 - 20635 ---------------- $343,457.76
Activities, Warrants No. 6501 - 6556 ---------------- $42,583.19
Insurance, Warrants No. 2563 - 2564 ---------------- $3,050.95
Capital Construction, Warrants No. 186 - 191 ---------------- $410,231.15
Major Maintenance, Warrant No. 336 ---------------- $5,414.70

Round Table

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out of State Travel for the Key Club

The Key Club requested permission to travel out of state for the Key Club Convention. They are requesting funding for two parents and advisors and the use of school vehicles.

141- Moved by Carl Manning to approve the out of state travel for the Key Club. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out of State Travel for the JOM/Multi-Cultural Club Students

Tom Hernandez requested permission for JOM and possibly Multi-Cultural Club students to travel out of state to the Denver March on March 23, 24 and 25th. They are not requesting any funding but are requesting the use of school vehicles.

142- Moved by Marisa Root to approve the out of state travel for the JOM/Multi-Cultural Club students to go to Denver in March. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Speech Students to Travel with Shoshoni to Boston

143- Moved by Jim Crouch to approve two speech students (Jacob Mickelson and Amanda King) to travel with the Shoshoni team to Boston. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Advertise for Project Representative for Construction

144- Moved by Carl Manning to advertise for Project Representative for construction. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve A CMAR

145- Moved by Jim Crouch to approve L.M. Olson Construction as the CMAR. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Receive the Audit for 2005-2006

Jerry Marburger of McKee, Marburger and Fagnant presented the Audit Report for 2005-2006.

146- Moved by Carl Manning to receive the audit for 2005-2006. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

Consider approval of bid for Riverton Track and Field Complex.

This item was removed from the agenda.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Travis Draper

Mary Burns recommended that the Board accept the resignation of Travis Draper as a Middle School Track Coach.

147- Moved by Marisa Root to accept the resignation of Travis Draper as a Middle School Track Coach. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Kathryn Fisher as the Neglected and Delinquent Coordinator

JoAnne Flanagan recommended that we hire Kathryn Fisher as the Neglected and Delinquent Coordinator. Kathryn has a legal background that is well suited to this position.

148- Moved by Carl Manning to hire Kathryn Fisher as the Neglected and Delinquent Coordinator. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Coaches

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board hire Tom Zingarelli and Paul Rogers as Middle School Track Coaches to replace Travis Draper and Eric Heiser.

149- Moved by Steve Cooper to hire Tom Zingarelli and Paul Rogers as Middle School Track Coaches. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

Information Items

The following information items were presented:

  1. CAN Mentoring responses from Rendezvous
  2. letter of appreciation from Hot Springs County School District No. 1 for Craig Beck, Sheryl Esposito, Linda Woodward, Alleta Baltes and the Ashgrove Staff.
  3. AMAO's (Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives) for ELL (English Language Learners) students
  4. BOCHES policy regarding tuition and fees payment for CWC classes that do not qualify for high school credit
  5. Card of Appreciation from the Elks for donations to the charity baskets
  6. ERC report on American Education from Birth Through Adulthood
  7. Letter of Appreciation from Lovell High School for Barry Capellen
  8. Letter of Commendation from Mike Kouris for Barry Capellen
  9. READ 180 Information
  10. Draft of Policy 8153 " Student Use of Electronic Devices"

Discussion Items

The following discussion items were presented:

  1. Reallocation of Funds Request
  2. Reschedule the February 27, 2007 Board meeting

150- Moved by Jim Crouch to cancel the February 27, 2007 meeting and reschedule it for March 1st. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

Executive Session - Student Discipline

151- Moved by Carl Manning to recess into an executive session. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

The Board recessed into an executive session at 7:45 p.m. and reconvened at 7:55 p.m.

152- Moved by Marisa Root to suspend the remainder of the expulsion for student 092606 - 180003154 and allow the student to re-enroll at RHS beginning on February 14, 2007. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

Adjourn

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:56 p.m.