FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

October 28, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                             

Roll Call

 

Carl Manning, Chair, present                                        Steve Cooper, Member, present

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

Jim Crouch, Clerk, present                                           Kristy Shaklee, Member, present

Marisa Root, 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, Stuart Schmidt, Rita Campbell, Mary Burns, JoAnne Flanagan, Cheryl Mowry, Cody Myers, Claire Manning, Alleta Baltes, Casey Parry and Keith Bauder.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on October 28, 2008 by 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.

           Round Table

           Rita Campbell ,WSBA District Rep – Presentation of Plaques

           Casey Parry and Cody Myers – Sixth Grade Wrestling

           JoAnne Flanagan – School Improvement Plan

           Cheryl Mowry – School Improvement Plan

           Action Items

            e.  Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the School Improvement Plans for RHS and RMS

           Information Items

            j.   Legislative Dinner with Fremont County Boards/Superintendents is set for November 6 at 6:30 at the Fort Washakie School Multi-Purpose Room.

           k.    Enrollment sheet for October 24, 2008

           l.    Draft of Policy 8058 “Gangs and Secret Societies”

           Discussion Items

           b.   Board Members attending the WSBA – Who plans to attend?

           c.    November 25th Board Meeting – Cancel?

 

 

 

 

 

 356    Moved by Marisa Root to adopt the changes in the Board agenda as presented. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

           * Approve the minutes of the October 14, 2008 Board Meeting

      * Consider payment of bills including late pays

      * Ratify phone polling of Board for Key Club to travel out-of-state to Colorado with nine students on

         October 24 – 25, 2008

          

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

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 87500 – 87626 ---------------------------------------------- $   2,621,429.28

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4189– 4190  -------------------------------------------------          33,777.73

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 22477 – 22510 -------------------------------------------       268,587.39

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 8745 - 8774 ------------------------------------------              4,951.96

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2668 – 2669 -----------------------------------------           9,462.99

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 379 – 381  -------------------------------           80,598.87

MAJOR MAINTENANCE, Warrant No. 389 – 390 -------------------------------------------               912.59

 

Round Table

 

Rita Campbell, the WSBA District Rep presented plaques to Bill Russell and Larry Christensen.

 

Cody Myers, Keith Bauder, Mary Burns and Casey Parry, along with Cheryl Mowry and JoAnne Flanagan, expressed their support of a Sixth Grade Wrestling program.

 

JoAnne Flanagan presented her School Improvement Plan.

 

Cheryl Mowry presented her School Improvement Plan.

 

Bill Russell congratulated the Volleyball team on their third place at Regionals.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 34 with Mid-Valley General Contractors  

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 34 with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $32,835.33. This change order is to provide shelving units in the media center.

 

 358    Moved by Marisa Root to approve Change Order No. 34 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $32,835.33. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an MOU with the SFC

 

I recommend the Board approve the MOU with the SFC for Contract No. 7FR25510 for $528,043.52 for miscellaneous Minor Capital projects.

 

 359    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the MOU with the SFC for Contract No. 7FR25510. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Cheerleading Coaches

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board hire Claire Peart and Meloni Walker as Cheerleading Co-Head Coaches. Claire reported that there have been over fifty boys and girls express an interest in being on the squad.                

 360    Moved by Marisa Root to hire Claire Peart and Meloni Walker as Cheerleading Co-Head Coaches. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

            

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer Wrestling for Sixth Graders

 

Keith Bauder recommended that wrestling be included in the sixth grade middle school level.

 

 361    Moved by Larry Christensen to add wrestling as a sport at the sixth grade middle school level. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the School Improvement Plans for RHS and RMS

 

 362    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the School Improvement Plans for RHS and RMS. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Rec Board funding information from Craig Blumenshine   

         b.     Educational Support Facilities and Enhancements  

         c.     Donation from Janet Conard of extra clothes for Ashgrove

         d.     Donation from Mike Yowell of Polaroid film for Ashgrove Stars

         e.     Donation from Bobbie Baldwin of classroom supplies

         f.      Donation from Jean Eichler of classroom supplies 

         g.     Dreama Smith has resigned as a paraprofessional at Ashgrove  

         h.     Recommendation of the resolution regarding the members of the State Board of Education being appointed by the WSBA Executive Board

         i.      Wanda Wilson has been hired as an aide at Ashgrove                                                

         j.      Legislative Dinner with Fremont County Boards/Superintendents is set for November 6 at 6:30 at the Fort Washakie School Multi-Purpose Room.

         k.     Enrollment sheet for October 24, 2008

         l.      Draft of Policy 8058 “Gangs and Secret Societies”

 

Discussion Items

        

The following discussion items were presented:

         a.     Draft of Policy 5432 “District Sick Leave Bank” reflecting a change in structure from five board members to eight.

         b.     Board Members attending the WSBA – Who plans to attend?

         c.     November 25th Board Meeting – Cancel?

 

 

Executive Session – Personnel and Potential Litigation

 

The Board recessed into an executive session at 8:15 p.m. and reconvened into regular session at 8:28 p.m.

          

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m.

 

 

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Carl Manning, Chair                                                     Jim Crouch, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

October 28, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 356    Motion to adopt the changes in the Board agenda as presented. Motion carried.

          

 357    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 358    Motion to approve Change Order No. 34 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $32,835.33. Motion carried.

 

 359    Motion to approve the MOU with the SFC for Contract No. 7FR25510. Motion carried.

 

 360    Motion to hire Claire Peart and Meloni Walker as Cheerleading Co-Head Coaches. Motion carried.

 

 361    Motion to add wrestling as a sport at the sixth grade middle school level. Motion carried.

 

 362    Motion to approve the School Improvement Plans for RHS and RMS. Motion carried.