FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

April 8, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                             

Roll Call

 

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

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

Jim Crouch, Clerk, present                                           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, Sandy Barton, Darcy Watson, Kay Watson, Brett Watson, Keith Bauder, Colleen Nelson, Stacy Nelson, Cole Nelson, Jerri Maulik, Linda Asay, Kelby Funk, Crystal Wunder, Trevar Tessman, Amanda King, Marie Kranz, Jessica Leach, Jalen Leach, Pam Rivers, Brett Evans and Diana Cooper.

 

Open Meeting

 

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

           Round Table

           Creative Problem Solvers – Project Outreach - Hope

           Action Item

           Addition to Item l.

           Please add that this is also the first reading for the Administrative Regulations for Policy 5432. This is the policy for the certified staff. Policy 5777 is for the classified staff.

          

           m.  Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer Contracts

           n.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-State Trip to Tennessee for the RHS Project Outreach

           o.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 13 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

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

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

           * Approve the minutes of the March 25, 2008 Board Meeting

           * Consider payment of bills including late pays

 

190     Moved by Jim Crouch to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 85729 – 85850 ---------------------------------------------- $     170,343.04

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4140 – 4141 --------------------------------------------------        81,283.39

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 21804 – 21838 -------------------------------------------         64,969.51

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 8064 - 8150 ------------------------------------------          35280.16

 INSURANCE FUND, Warrant No. 2628 - 2630 -----------------------------------------------          3,446.97

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 338 – 341 --------------------------------         880,004.08

 

Round Table

 

Sandy Barton, Marisa Root, Larry Christensen and Brett Evans presented the Rec Board Lifetime Achievement Volunteer of the Year Award to Danny and Brett Watson. They also recognized the members of Enriching Children’s Lives for their massive project to construct the community playground. The following people were given plaques for their efforts: Jamie Wilcox, Stacey Nelson, Lynn Mullinix, Joey Lewis, Amber Hinkle, Niki Tippets, Candace Whitlock, Maria Howard, Maggie Harrison, Diane Brink, Sandy Martinez, Jessie Hauck, Mara Mills, Naomi Cross, Dianne Tippets, Ryan and Julie Stewart.

 

Craig Beck reported that this all ties in with the book the administrators are reading, The Fred Factor.

 

FCCLA students and Pam Rivers presented their request for funding for a trip to Orlando. They thanked the Board for their past support.

 

Keith Bauder reported that Amanda King has been appointed to the committee to develop the WHSAA Youth Powered Sportsmanship Program.

 

CPS Hope students and Jerri Maulik discussed their CPS project and requested funding for their upcoming trip to Tennessee.

 

FBLA students and Linda Asay requested support and assistance for their trip to Atlanta.

 

Kim McKinnon reported on the Title I grant money. It was anticipated that we would have a 10% decrease in funding but due to a change in the calculation formulas, we may see a 43% increase.

 

Marisa Root reported that it was a great track meet.

 

Craig Beck stated that he will not be at the next Board meeting, he will be out of town at a WASA meeting.

 

Kim McKinnon reported that the State audit of the Reading First program returned a very positive report.

 

Craig Beck extended condolences to Carl Manning and his family.

 

Nance Shelsta asked that in a future discussion, that the Board discuss how the District is addressing the issue of obesity.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Contract Amendment No. 1 with JGA for the High School Re-Roof Project

                                                                                                                                             

The contract with JGA for the re-roofing of the high school is in the amount of $67,080.

                   

 191   Moved by Marisa Root to approve the Contract Amendment No. 1 with JGA for the High School Re-Roof Project in the amount of $67,080. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 12 with Mid-Valley for the Lincoln Elementary School Project

                                                                                                                                             

JGA recommended that we approve Change Order No. 12 for the Lincoln Elementary School Project in the amount of $2,292.08. This is due to a change in availability of security hardware. 

                   

 192   Moved by Larry Christensen to approve Change Order No. 12 for the Lincoln Elementary School Project. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve to Award the Bid for the Rendezvous Drainage and Parking Project

                                                                                                                                             

Ed Steele of James Gore and Associates recommended that we award the bid for the Rendezvous Drainage and Parking Project to 71 Construction Company in the amount of $241,971 for the base bid. Ed is also recommending that the Board award Additive Alternative No. 1 in the amount of $33,075 and Additive Alternative No. 2 in the amount of $46,360. 

                   

 193   Moved by Jim Crouch to award the bid for the Rendezvous Drainage and Parking Project to 71 Construction Company to include Additive Alternative No’s 1 and 2. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Sharon Luster

 

We have received a letter of resignation from Sharon Luster effective at the end of this school year.               

 194   Moved by Larry Christensen to accept the resignation of Sharon Luster effective at the end of  the 2007-2008 school year with regret. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of James Kennedy

 

We have received a letter of resignation from James Kennedy effective at the end of this school year.

 

 195   Moved by Marisa Root to accept the resignation of James Kennedy effective at the end of the 2007-2008 school year with regret. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Robert S. Quayle as the Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach

 

We have received a letter of resignation from Robert S. Quayle as the Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach.

 

 196   Moved by Nance Shelsta to accept the resignation of Robert S. Quayle as the Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

 Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Trip for the FCCLA

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board approve a trip for the FCCLA to go to the National Convention in Orlando. They are not requesting funding.

 

 197   Moved by Nance Shelsta to approve the FCCLA trip to National Convention in Orlando per policy. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Trip for the FBLA

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board approve a trip for the FBLA to go to the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

 198   Moved by Marisa Root to approve the FBLA trip to the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia as per policy. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.                              

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Receive the Award from the Rec Board

 

The Fremont County School District No. 25 Recreation Board has awarded $600 for the Riverton Aquatic Center. This is in addition to the normal amount of funding the Rec Board gives the District every year for the pool.

        

 199   Moved by Jim Crouch to receive the $600 award from the Rec Board for the Aquatic Center.  Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Receive the Award from the State Department for the Reading First Competitive Grant

 

We have received notification from the State Department of Education that we have been awarded $176,985 for the Reading First Competitive Grant.

        

 200   Moved by Larry Christensen to receive the $176,985 for the Reading First Competitive Grant.  Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Receive the Award from the State Department for the Perkins Grant

 

We have received notification from the State Department of Education that we have been awarded $88,478 for the Perkins Grant.

        

 201   Moved by Marisa Root to receive the $88,478 for the Perkins Grant.  Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Changes to the Administrative Regulations for Policies 5432 and 5777 “Sick Leave Bank”

 

 202   Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the changes to the Administrative Regulations to Policies 5432 and 5777 “Sick Leave Bank” on first reading with the last paragraph stricken.  Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer Contracts

 

Mike Kouris and an interview committee are recommending that the Board offer contracts to Kelly Johnson as a Social Worker and to Angie Lupher as a Speech Language Therapist.

 

 203    Moved by Nance Shelsta to offer contracts to Kelly Johnson as a Social Worker and to Angie Lupher as a Speech Language Therapist.  Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-State Trip to Tennessee for the RHS Project Outreach

 

Keith Bauder is requesting that the Board approve the out-of-state trip for the Creative Problem Solver Team of RHS OUTREACH – HOPE to go to Tennessee.

 

 204    Moved by Marisa Root to approve the out-of-state trip for the Creative Problem Solver Team of RHS OUTREACH – HOPE to go to Tennessee per policy. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 13 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Mel Muldrow recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 13 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $47,769.62. This change order is to extend the sewer line.

 

 205    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve Change Order No. 13 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $47,769.62. Seconded by Nance Shelsta. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Current discussion book Fred Factor

         b.     Ashgrove Teacher Aide Roxanne Samuelson is resigning

         c.     “Thank you” note from Diana Clapp

         d.     Letter of appreciation to Craig Beck from the FCBOCES

         e.     “Thank you” notes to Craig Beck and Candace McCue from the Business Leadership Network

         f.      District Administration article U.S. to Require States to Use a Single School Dropout Formula

         g.     “Certificate of Recognition” awarded to the Board by the WSBA

         h.     Zoning hearing regarding land near Lincoln                                                                                                                                                                                           

Discussion Items

        

The following discussion items were presented:                                                                        

         a.     A Board Retreat was set for May 3rd

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:06 p.m.

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Carl Manning, Chair                                                     Jim Crouch, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

April 8, 2008

 

 

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

 

 190       Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 191       Motion to approve the Contract Amendment No. 1 with JGA for the High School Re-Roof Project in the amount of $67,080. Motion carried.

             

 192       Motion to approve Change Order No. 12 for the Lincoln Elementary School Project. Motion carried.

 

 193       Motion to award the bid for the Rendezvous Drainage and Parking Project to 71 Construction Company to include Additive Alternative No’s 1 and 2. Motion carried.

             

 194       Motion to accept the resignation of Sharon Luster effective at the end of  the 2007-2008 school year with regret. Motion carried.

 

 195       Motion to accept the resignation of James Kennedy effective at the end of the 2007-2008 school year with regret. Motion carried.

 

 196       Motion to accept the resignation of Robert S. Quayle as the Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach. Motion carried.

 

 197       Motion to approve the FCCLA trip to National Convention in Orlando per policy. Motion carried.

 

 198       Motion to approve the FBLA trip to the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia as per policy. Motion carried.                    

 

 199        Motion to receive the $600 award from the Rec Board for the Aquatic Center. Motion carried.

 

 200        Motion to receive the $176,985 for the Reading First Competitive Grant.   Motion carried.

 

 201        Motion to receive the $88,478 for the Perkins Grant.  Motion carried.

 

 202        Motion to approve the changes to the Administrative Regulations to Policies 5432 and 5777 “Sick Leave Bank” on first reading with the last paragraph stricken. Motion carried.

 

 203       Motion to offer contracts to Kelly Johnson as a Social Worker and to Angie Lupher as a Speech Language Therapist. Motion carried.

 

 204       Motion to approve the out-of-state trip for the Creative Problem Solver Team of RHS OUTREACH – HOPE to go to Tennessee per policy. Motion carried.

 

 205       Motion to approve Change Order No. 13 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $47,769.62. Motion carried.