FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

December 9, 2008   

6:00 p.m. BOARD WORK SESSION TO SELECT BOARD OFFICERS

 

7:00 p.m. BOARD MEETING 

 

 1.       Call to order with the PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE the Regular Meeting on December 9, 2008 Board of Trustees for Fremont County School District #25

          

 2.       Roll Call

 

 3.       Presentation of Plaque to Jim Crouch

 

 4.     a.      Election of Officers

                  Chair

                  Vice-Chair

                  Treasurer

                  Clerk

         b.      Financial Designations

                  1.   Approve the following as depositors: First Interstate, Community First, Bank of the West, Wyoming Government Investment, Central Bank and Trust, Wyoming National Bank and Wells Fargo Bank

                  2.  Approve the New Board Chair, Clerk and Treasurer as Signatories for the Accounts at the Above Listed Banks

                  3.   Approve the New Board Chair and Treasurer as Signatories for the Safe Deposit Box

                  4.   Approve Use of Existing Signature Plate Until New Plates Are Made

        

         c.      Appointments

                     1.    Big Horn Basin Children’s Center (NW BOCES) Representative

                     2.    Fremont County BOCES Representative

                     3.    CWCBOCHES Representative

                     4.    WSBA Delegates (2)

                     5.    Legislative Coordinator

                     6.    Chief Budgeting Officer and Purchasing Agent (Craig Beck)

                     7.    Legal Counsel (Joel Vincent)

                     8.    Official Newspaper (Ranger)

                     9.    Federal Programs (Kim McKinnon)

                   10.    Child Nutrition, Free and Reduced Hearing Officer (Mike Collins)

                  11.    District No. 25 Recreation Board Representatives (2)

                  12.    District Leadership Team Representatives (2)

                  13.    Salary Committee Representative

                  14.    Swim Pool Use Committee 

                  15.    Representative for Fremont County Board/Superintendent   Meetings

                  16.    Staff Relations Committee

 

 5.       Consider adoption or make changes in the Board’s agenda.

 

 6.       Consent Agenda

           * Approve the minutes of the November 11, 2008 Board Meeting

      * Consider payment of bills including late pays

      * Ratify bills approved by the Board on November 24th , 25th  or 26th.

      * Approve Policy 8058 “Gangs and Secret Societies” on Second Reading

     * Approve the Changes to  Policies 5432 and 5777 “District Sick Leave Bank on Second Reading

          

7.        Round Table:

               Visitors or Delegations

                       Larry Chouinard – Close Up Trip                              

                       Tom Hernandez – Multicultural Club Trip

                       Crissy Lucas – Parent Education Network

               Board Members or Staff

               Committee Reports

 

8.        Action Agenda Items:

 

           a.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the RHS Jazz Band

 

           b.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the RHS Band/Choir

 

           c.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for Close-Up

 

           d.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the Multicultural Club

 

           e.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Award the Bids for the Carolyn M. White Pep Grant

 

           f.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Consolidated Grant Award for 2008-2009

 

           g.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Wyoming Arts Council Parks and Culture Grant  

 

                 

           h.     Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Adopt a 403B Retirement Plan for District Employees

 

           i.      Consider to Appoint an At-Large Rec Board Member

 

           j.      Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Coaches

 

           k.    Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Pay Mid-Valley 50% of their Retainage

 

           l.      Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 40 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

9.      Information Items

         a.     WSBA Board Training Workshop – December 13 at the Riverton Holiday Inn  

         b.     Special Board Meeting – December 16, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Bid approval of FF&E for playground equipment

         c.     2008 Meet Your Legislators at Riverton Chamber Office on December 15th at 2:00 p.m.

         d.     2009 Legislative Forum – February 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Cheyenne

         e.     Fremont County School Districts Legislative Talking Points

         f.      Invitation to be a practice judge for We the People  

         g.     By-Laws of the RHS Environmental Club 

         h.     New Regulations for NCLB

         i.      Draft of Policy “Solicitations in Schools”

         j.      Card of appreciation for flowers from the Laybourn’s

         k.     Bill Esposito and Nicole Grande were hired as academic coaches at RMS

         l.      Melanie Chase has been hired as a Special Education Aide at Jackson

         m.    Bea Rinker has been hired as a Special Education Aide at RMS

         n.     Notes of appreciation for the American Education Week Appreciation Breakfast from Elissa Burleson, Helen Sivret, Kelly Johnson, Sheree Vredenburg, Janis Bradley and Janet Nyberg

         o.     Donation of $500 from Exxon/Mobil Educational Alliance Grant to RMS 

          

 10.   Discussion Items

         a.     Superintendent Evaluation

 

 11.   Executive Session – Student Discipline and Personnel

 

 12.   Adjournment