FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

May 8, 2007

                                                                                                                                                                                

 

Roll Call

 

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

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

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

Steve Cooper, Treasurer, present

 

Superintendent Craig Beck, absent                                Assistant Superintendent Kim McKinnon, present

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

Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant, present         

                                                                                

Also present were Carolyn Tyler (Riverton Ranger), ARic Hageman, Valerie Crippen, Trent Crippen, Sandy Stover, Wayne Stover, Kay Gaddie, Mary Jo Chouinard, Bill Reiter and Gay Hughes.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on May 8, 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 Board agenda:

           Please note the late pays.

           Action Items – Changed to an Information Item

           xx.  Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Enter into an Agreement with Pepsi to Put Markings in the Field at the Track/Field/Site Complex - Changed to an Information Item

           Information Items

            g.  Wyoming Reading First Monitoring Observation Form

            h.  T-Shirts and books were given to staff members today in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week

            i.   Donation from Shirts&More of the staff t-shirts. We paid for the printing.

 

 212    Moved by Marisa Root to adopt the agenda with changes. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

          

Consent Agenda

*Approve the minutes of the April 24, 2007 Board Meeting

*Consider payment of bills including the late pays

 

 213    Moved by Marisa Root to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 82789 – 82913 ----------------------------------------------- $    133,992.67

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4069 – 4070 --------------------------------------------------             432.09

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 20848 – 20900 -------------------------------------------         63,396.53

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 6800 – 6970  ----------------------------------------          26,090.40

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2579 --------------------------------------------------           2,812.54

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 202 – 213 --------------------------------         275,285.04

MAJOR MAINTENANCE FUND, Warrant No. 342 – 346 ------------------------------------         168,435.52

 

Round Table

 

Aric Hageman reported that the Jazz Band took first place at the Jazz Festival in Anaheim, California. Rex Amend was presented with a Maestro Award.

 

Gay Hughes gave the Board an update on the Healthy Schools Program.

       

Bill Reiter introduced Rendezvous PEAK students Alec Gaddie, Shadow Stover and Rylee Crippen.  The Board viewed the DVD they produced to prepare third graders for Rendezvous.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Ratify the Board Action to Approve Change Order #1 with Hellas Construction

                   

By a  phone polling of 7 -0, the Board voted to approve Change Order #1 with Hellas Construction. The change order will reduce the amount of the contract from $3,906,226.15 to $3,275,271 due to the reduction in the scope of the work.

 

 214      Moved by Jim Crouch to ratify the phone polling to approve Change Order #1 with Hellas Construction.  Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Enter into Change Order #2 with Hellas Construction to Apply E-Layer to Field

 

E-layer is one of the items we had removed earlier, it is a cushion underneath the artificial surface. Because of some changing insurance costs Mike indicates we have the funds for the layer.

 

 215      Moved by Marisa Root to approve Change Order #2 with Hellas Construction to apply e-layer to the field. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order #3 with JGA for the Lincoln Elementary Project

                   

JGA requested that the Board approve Change Order #3 for the Lincoln Elementary Project in the amount of $36,490. This is for the additional work to revise the heating system to a closed loop geothermal heat pump system.

 

 216      Moved by Jim Crouch to approve Change Order #3 with JGA for the Lincoln Elementary project. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Preliminary Budget for 2007-2008

 

 217      Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the preliminary budget for 2007-2008. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.


 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Grant Award for the Wyoming Bridges Grant Award

 

 218      Moved by Jim Crouch to accept the grant award from the SDE for the Wyoming Bridges Grant Award  in the amount of $247,300. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

           

Consider an Administrative Recommendation for a New Position for a Fourth Grade Teacher at Rendezvous

 

 219      Moved by Marisa Root to approve a new position for a Fourth Grade Teacher at Rendezvous. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Jodi Reed as a Reading First Coach

 

 220      Moved by Jim Crouch to offer a contract to Jodi Reed as a Reading First Coach. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

           

The following information items were presented:

            a.     The Board training will be June 20th at 6:00 p.m.

            b.     Band Festival Results

            c.     Rendezvous Teacher Aide Therese M Hatcher is resigning May 31, 2007

            d.     Special Services Newsletter

            e.     A Test Everyone Will Fail from AASA Daily News

            f.      Award of $4,500 from Encana for the CAN Room 

            g.    Wyoming Reading First Monitoring Observation Form

            h.     T-Shirts and books were given to staff members today in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week

            i.      Donation from Shirts&More of the staff t-shirts. We paid for the printing.

           xx.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Enter into an Agreement with Pepsi to Put Markings in the Field at the Track/Field/Site Complex.

 

Discussion Items

 

The following discussion item was presented:

            a.     The Board set a date of May 22nd at 3:30 p.m. for the Board and Superintendent to meet and confer with staff on salary.

 

Adjourn

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:02 p.m.

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Bill Russell, Chair                                                         Jim Crouch, Clerk

 


 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

May 8, 2007

 

 

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

          

 213      Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried.

 

 214      Motion to ratify the phone polling to approve Change Order #1 with Hellas Construction.  Motion carried.

 

 215      Motion to approve Change Order #2 with Hellas Construction to apply e-layer to the field. Motion carried.

 

 216      Motion to approve Change Order #3 with JGA for the Lincoln Elementary project. Motion carried.

 

 217      Motion to approve the preliminary budget for 2007-2008. Motion carried.

 

 218      Motion to accept the grant award from the SDE for the Wyoming Bridges Grant Award  in the amount of $247,300. Motion carried.

           

 219      Motion to approve a new position for a Fourth Grade Teacher at Rendezvous. Motion carried.

 

 220      Motion to offer a contract to Jodi Reed as a Reading First Coach. Motion carried.