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


Roll Call

Bill Russell, Chair: absent
Carl Manning, Vice-chair: present
Jim Crouch, Clerk: absent
Steve Cooper, Treasurer: present
Marisa Root, Member: absent
Larry Christensen, Member: present
Nance Shelsta, Member: present
 
Craig Beck, Superintendent: present
Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant: present
Joel Vincent, Attorney: absent
Kim McKinnon, Assistant Superintendent: absent
Mike Collins, Business Manager: present
 
Also present were Carolyn Tyler (Riverton Ranger) and Keith Bauder.

Open Meeting

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on March 13, 2007 by Vice Chair Carl Manning. 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:

165- Moved by Nance Shelsta to adopt the agenda as presented. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

Consent Agenda

166- Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

Bills Paid

General Fund, Warrants No. 82224 - 82339 ---------------- $184,547.22
Food Service, Warrants No. 4055 - 4056 ---------------- $99,751.10
Special Revenue, Warrants No. 20678 - 20729 ---------------- $451,642.06
Activities, Warrants No. 6697 - 6739 ---------------- $30,857.00
Insurance, Warrants No. 2494 - 2495 ---------------- $2,962.81

Round Table

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the Track Team to go to Spearfish

Keith Bauder requested permission for the track team to travel out of state to Spearfish, South Dakota for a track meet.

167- Moved by Steve Cooper to approve the out-of-state travel for the track team to go to Spearfish, South Dakota. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve to Hire Soccer Coaches

Keith Bauder recommended that we offer contracts as follows:

168- Moved by Larry Christensen to offer contracts to Skylar Rambo and Nathan Haines as soccer coaches. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Jim Fustos

We have received a letter of resignation from tennis coach Jim Fustos.

169- Moved by Nance Shelsta to accept the resignation of Jim Fustos. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer Contracts to the Certified Staff for the 2007-2008 School Year

Addition to Item d

David Lussenhop was inadvertently left off of the Middle School list of non-tenured staff to hire.

170- Moved by Steve Cooper to offer contracts to the certified staff as submitted on the list including David Lussenhop for the 2007-2008 school year. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire George Hampton as a Maintenance Person/ HVAC Technician

Dan Richmond recommended that we hire George Hampton as a maintenance person/HVAC technician. Dan is recommending that the wage be set at $20.00 an hour with benefits and that he work a thirty hour week. With this hire, we will be able to adjust our contract with Johnson Controls and recoup money to pay for this position.

171- Moved by Nance Shelsta to hire George Hampton as a maintenance person/HVAC technician. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Become a Member of the Joint Powers Board to Participate in the SRRP

Mike Collins recommended that we become a member of the Joint Powers Board of the SRRP Board so that we can participate in the property and casualty insurance program.

172- Moved by Larry Christensen to approve that we become a member of the Joint Powers Board of the SRRP Board upon receiving appropriate documentation. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Policy 8153 "Student Use of Electronic Devices" on First Reading

173- Moved by Steve Cooper to approve Policy 8153 "Student Use of Electronic Devices" on first reading. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

Information Items

The following information items were presented:

  1. Letter to CWC in response to the letter of interest regarding the Career Center
  2. Article from District Administration Schools Pledge to Act on Teacher Violence
  3. United States Congress release regarding Physical Education being written into No Child Left Behind core curriculum
  4. Aric Hageman and the Pep Band have been invited to play at a Wyoming Cavalry game
  5. Donation from the Ashgrove Parent Group
  6. Lincoln Teacher Aide Georgette Shoultz has resigned
  7. Shannon LaVoie has been hired as a Lincoln Teacher Aide
  8. 2007-2008 CWC-BOCHES Budget
  9. CWC-BOCHES policy regarding tuition and fees for CWC classes that do not qualify for high school credit
  10. Senate bill regarding the retirement system and rehired retirees

Discussion Items

  1. Reschedule student discipline hearing. The student discipline hearing was rescheduled for March 20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

Executive Session - Student Discipline - DELETED

Rescheduled for Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

Adjourn

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:43 p.m.