Fremont County School District No. 25
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Minutes
March 27, 2007


Roll Call
Bill Russell, Chair: present
Carl Manning, Vice-chair: present
Jim Crouch, Clerk: present
Steve Cooper, Treasurer: absent
Marisa Root, Member: present
Larry Christensen, Member: present
Nance Shelsta, Member: present
 
Craig Beck, Superintendent: present
Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant: present
Joel Vincent, Attorney: present
Kim McKinnon, Assistant Superintendent: absent
Mike Collins, Business Manager: present
 
Also present were Carolyn Tyler (Riverton Ranger), Pat Hardt, Kirk Bob Stonecipher, Aric Hageman, Dallas Myers, Natalie Hawk and Keith Bauder.
Open Meeting
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on March 27, 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:
Consent Agenda
Please approve the Board minutes from the March 20, 2007 meeting.
Action Items
e. Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer a Contract to Amanda Harding as a Math Specialist at RHS

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. 82340 - 82507 ---------------- $1,993,129.03
Food Service, Warrants No. 4058 - 4061 ---------------- $2,345.02
Special Revenue, Warrants No. 20730 - 20770 ---------------- $266,700.85
Activities, Warrants No. 6741 - 6799 ---------------- $14286.68
Insurance, Warrants No. 2573 - 2574 ---------------- $313,142.80
Capital Construction, Warrants No. 192 - 198 ---------------- $250,144.09
Round Table
Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Barbara Snyder

We have received a letter of resignation from Lincoln Reading First Coach Barbara Snyder. She is retiring at the end of the school year.

177: Moved by Marisa Root to accept the resignation of Barbara Snyder with regret. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Laura Coyle for Tenure

It has been brought to our attention that Laura Coyle is eligible for tenure this year.

178: Moved by Nance Shelsta to approve tenure for Laura Coyle. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Ratify the CWC-BOCHES Budget for the 2007-2008 School Year
179: Moved by Carl Manning to ratify the CWC-BOCHES budget for the 2007-2008 school year. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.
Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Payment of the Employee and District Portion of the Health Insurance Premiums for July, August and September Out of the Insurance Trust Fund
180: Moved by Larry Christensen to approve payment of the employee and District portion of the health insurance premiums for July, August and September out of the insurance trust fund. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.
Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer a Contract to Amanda Harding as a Math Specialist at RHS
181: Moved by Marisa Root to offer a contract for the remainder of the 2006-2007 school year to Amanda Harding as a Math Specialist at RHS. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.
Information Items

The following information items were presented:

  1. Note of Appreciation from Lindsey Anderson with the Business Leadership Network
  2. Wyoming State Scholars Initiative notice
  3. University of Wyoming Summer High School Institute selections
  4. PAWS testing
  5. Highly Qualified information
Discussion Items

The following discussion items were presented:

  1. Set agenda and possible dates for Board Work Sessions. Craig Beck will attempt to set up the meeting for the training on April 18th or 23rd.
  2. Presentation of staff awards suggested for May 31 at 2:30
  3. WHSAA Classification System - Marisa Root suggested that the Board approve that Riverton move from 5A to 4A in football and from 4A to 3A in all other sports. She feels that there are safety issues as well as a defeatist attitude issue for the kids. This will be discussed with public input at the next Board meeting.
Executive Session - Student Discipline

182: Moved by Larry Christensen to recess into an executive session. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

The Board recessed into an executive session at 8:18 p.m. and reconvened at 8:35 p.m.

183: Moved by Jim Crouch to expel student number 032707-183000843 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding controlled substances for the remainder of this semester and fall semester 2007-08. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

Adjourn
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.