FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

January 8, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                             

Roll Call

 

Carl Manning, Chair, absent                                         Marisa Root, Member, present

Larry Christensen, Vice Chair, present                           Bill Russell, Member, present

Jim Crouch, Clerk, absent                                             Steve Cooper, Member, absent

Nance Shelsta, Treasurer, present

 

Superintendent Craig Beck, present                               Assistant Superintendent Kim McKinnon, present

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

Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant, present

                                                                                

Also present: Carolyn Tyler, Mel Muldrow, Diana Cooper, Dallas Myers and Pat Hardt.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on January 8, 2008 by Vice Chair Larry Christensen. The pledge of allegiance immediately followed.

 

Roll Call

 

Marisa Root 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 Item

           f.    Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Out-of-State Travel For the FFA to go to the National Western Stock Show

           g.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 4 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

           h.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 5 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

           Information Items

            i.   Donation from Dr. Ralph Hopkins to RMS

 

117     Moved by Bill Russell to adopt the agenda with the changes. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

           * Approve the minutes of the December 11, 2007 Board Meetings

           * Consider payment of bills including late pays

           * Ratify bills approved by Board Dec. 26th to 28th

 

118     Moved by Marisa Root to approve consent agenda. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 84974 - 85007 ----------------------------------------------- $      78,042.74

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4110 – 4111 --------------------------------------------------               86.75

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 21557 – 21567 -------------------------------------------       350,729.14

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 7659 - 7691 ------------------------------------------         17,611.30

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 309 - 313 ---------------------------------        619,312.26

MAJOR MAINTENANCE, Warrant No. 367 ---------------------------------------------------         32,815.14

 

Round Table

 

Mel Muldrow gave a presentation on the Lincoln Construction Project.

 

Nance Shelsta said that she was saddened to hear of the death of Floyd Hart. He was her mentor.

 

Larry Christensen attended the session with the Fremont County Legislators, superintendents, board members and business managers.

 

Craig Beck showed the Board a large picture of the groundbreaking ceremony of the track/field project from HKM Engineers.

 

Please note: Change Order Numbers 1, 2 and 3 with Mid-Valley General Contractors were approved in the November 13, 2007 Board Meeting

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 6 with Hellas Construction

 

Lynn Hill recommended that the Board approve Change Order #6 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $109,810.73.

 

 119    Moved by Bill Russell to approve Change Order #6 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $109,810.73. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 1 with Overhead Door

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order #1 with Overhead Door in the amount of a decrease of $711.52. This is a decrease for the remaining balance of allowance credited to the contract.

 

 120    Moved by Marisa Root to approve Change Order #1 with Overhead Door. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Coaches

 

Keith Bauder requested that the Board hire Randy Weber as a High School Assistant Track Coach. 

 

 121    Moved by Bill Russell to hire Randy Weber as a High School Assistant Track Coach. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept a Coaching Resignation

 

Diana Cooper resigned from her Middle School Girls’ Swim Team Coaching position.

 

 122    Moved by Marisa Root to accept the resignation of Diana Cooper as the Middle School Girls’ Swim Team Coach. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Job Description for the Pool Operator

                                                                                                           

 123    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the job description for the Pool Operator. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Out-of-State Travel For the FFA to go to the National Western Stock Show

 

Casey Styvar requested permission for the FFA to go to the National Western Stock Show January 21-25, 2008. They did not request funding.

 

 124    Moved by Nance Shelsta to approve the out-of-state travel for the FFA to attend the National Western Stock Show. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 4 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Craig Beck recommended the Board approve Change Order No. 4 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $5,252.39. This is for adjustments on the irrigation work.

 

 125    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the change order with Bornhoft Construction in the amount of $5,252.39 for irrigation work on the Lincoln Project. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 5 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Craig Beck recommended the Board approve Change Order No. 5 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $8,264.98. This is for additional work on the water line.

 

 126    Moved by Marisa Root to approve the change order with Bornhoft Construction in the amount of $8,264.98. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

          

The following information items were presented:

           a.   Wyoming Pension Bill

           b.   Legislative Forum – Cheyenne, February 24, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.

           c.    Thank you note from Patty Statton

           d.   Thank you note from the City of Riverton for the Energy Exploration Program

           e.   Pamela Moore was hired as a night custodian at Lincoln

           f.    Cody Invitation Speech Meet Results

           g.   Policy 2115 “Use of School Buses”)

           h.   Donation clothing and shoes from the Riverton Jaycee’s to the elementary schools

            i.   Donation from Dr. Ralph Hopkins to RMS

 

Discussion Items

          

The following discussion items were tabled until more Board members are in attendance.

           a.   Set a date for a Board work session on communication and goals

           b.   Draft of Policy for Long Term Employee Sick Leave Conversion to Personal Leave (attachment page 13)

          

Executive Session – Student Discipline

 

 127    Moved by Marisa Root to recess into an executive session. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

The Board recessed into an executive session at 7:32 p.m. and reconvened at  9:51 p.m.

 

 128    Moved by Bill Russell to expel student #1082008 – 183080639 for the remainder of this spring semester 2008 and for fall semester 2008 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding disruptive conduct, cooperation with school personnel and off-campus events. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

 129    Moved by Marisa Root to expel student #01082008 – 183001409 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding sale, use or possession of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances for the remainder of this spring semester 2008 and for fall semester 2008, the student can take advantage of tutorial classes and walk with the class in the spring of 2008 if eligible and the student can petition to come back next fall semester if he needs to. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

 130    Moved by Nance Shelsta to expel student #1082008 – 180004004 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding sale, use or possession of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances for the remainder of this spring semester 2008 with the alteration that the student be allowed to return to classes on February 4, 2008 under a behavioral contract. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:54 p.m.

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Carl Manning, Chair                                                     Jim Crouch, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

January 8, 2008

 

 

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

 

 118    Motion to approve consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 119    Motion to approve Change Order #6 with Hellas Construction in the amount of $109,810.73. Motion carried.

 

 120    Motion to approve Change Order #1 with Overhead Door. Motion carried.

 

 121    Motion to hire Randy Weber as a High School Assistant Track Coach. Motion carried.

 

 122    Motion to accept the resignation of Diana Cooper as the Middle School Girls’ Swim Team Coach. Motion carried.

                                                                                                           

 123    Motion to approve the job description for the Pool Operator. Motion carried.

 

 124    Motion to approve the out-of-state travel for the FFA to attend the National Western Stock Show. Motion carried.

 

 125    Motion to approve the change order with Bornhoft Construction in the amount of $5,252.39 for irrigation work on the Lincoln Project. Motion carried.

 

 126    Motion to approve the change order with Bornhoft Construction in the amount of $8,264.98. Motion carried.

 

 127    Motion to recess into an executive session. Motion carried.

 

 128    Motion to expel student #1082008 – 183080639 for the remainder of this spring semester 2008 and for fall semester 2008 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding disruptive conduct, cooperation with school personnel and off-campus events. Motion carried.

 

 129    Motion to expel student #01082008 – 183001409 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding sale, use or possession of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances for the remainder of this spring semester 2008 and for fall semester 2008, the student can take advantage of tutorial classes and walk with the class in the spring of 2008 if eligible and the student can petition to come back next fall semester if he needs to. Motion carried.

 

 130    Motion to expel student #1082008 – 180004004 for violation of Policy 8055 regarding sale, use or possession of alcoholic beverages or controlled substances for the remainder of this spring semester 2008 with the alteration that the student be allowed to return to classes on February 4, 2008 under a behavioral contract. Motion carried.