FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

September 9, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                             

Roll Call

 

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

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

Jim Crouch, Clerk, absent                                             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, Dennis Powers, Glenn Ogg, Casey Styvers, Betty Porter, Aric Hageman, Diana Cooper, Pam Rivers, Jeremy Gross, Sallie Wesaw, Garret Von Krosigk, Bradon Marshall,  Chelsey Porter, Shay Cooper, Jeremy R. Gross and Amanda King.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on September 9, 2008 by Chair Carl Manning. The pledge of allegiance immediately followed.

 

Roll Call

 

Steve Cooper 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 pay.

           Round Table

           Aric Hageman

           FFA Students

           FCCLA – Jeremy Gross

           Action Items

           e.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the FFA

           f.    Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the FCCLA

           Information Items

           k.    Rachel Graham is a semifinalist in the National Science Competition

 

 324    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 August 26, 2008 Board Meeting

      * Consider payment of bills including late pays

          

 325    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 86840 – 87142 ---------------------------------------------- $   1,374,724.30

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4177 – 4178  -------------------------------------------------             298.36

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 22278 – 22311 -------------------------------------------         70,493.97

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 8468 - 8531 ------------------------------------------         11,600.93

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2653 – 2655 -----------------------------------------           6,309.69

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 367 – 370 ---------------------------------        774,142.23

MAJOR MAINTENANCE FUND, Warrant No. 382 ---------------------------------------------      212,694.35

 

Round Table

 

Aric Hageman appeared before the Board to request funds for the out-of-state travel for the percussion class. He also thanked Keith Bauder for his support and help.

 

Amanda King updated the Board on the Student Advisory Council for the WHSAA Youth Powered Sportsmanship Program. They have came up with the RIDE (Respect, Integrity, Determination and Encouragement) project.

 

Carl Manning thanked Amanda King for speaking before the game, it set the positive tone.

 

FFA students, Chelsey Porter, Shay Cooper, Brady Marshall and Garrett Von Krosigk, thanked the Board for their support and requested permission to attend the National Convention in Indiana in October.

 

Jeremy Gross of the FCCLA requested permission to attend the Leadership Training in September in Washington, D.C.

 

Marisa Root Reported that the CAN program had a meeting. They have over 230 students in the program this year. They are mentoring the fourth, fifth and sixth graders. She thanked the Board for their support. Chief Snell has chosen the CAN program to receive one-half of the proceeds from the Kiwanis basketball game.

 

Larry Christensen reported that Marathon Oil is going to do a presentation on Meth on Oct. 6-10 at all Fremont County Schools through the BOCES.

 

Carl Manning reminded the Board that the WSBA annual conference is coming up. Nominations for the Bell Award and resolutions need to be submitted. The Fremont County Board Members will meet on September 23rd at 6:30 to discuss the upcoming legislative agenda.

 

Craig Beck reported that the State Department is making adjustments in the PAWS reporting, some of the information was sent incorrectly.

 

Craig Beck reported that the IBS sessions will meet again in October. The SFC will set the tone on how the Districts may spend the funds on things not previously allowed.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Authorize the Superintendent to Sign Amendment

No. 2 with L.M. Olson, Inc.  

 

Craig Beck recommended that the Board authorize the Superintendent to sign the Amendment No. 2 with L.M. Olson, Inc. for the Riverton High School Renovations & Additions. This amendment establishes the guaranteed maximum price and contract time for the project.

 

 326    Moved by Marisa Root to authorize the Superintendent to sign the Amendment No. 2 with L.M. Olson, Inc. for the Riverton High School Renovations & Additions. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 26 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 26 with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $2,257.57.

 

 327    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve Change Order No. 26 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $2,257.57. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

          

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 27 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 27 with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $19,650.51 and is for 34,000 square feet of sod.

 

 328    Moved by Marisa Root to approve Change Order No. 27 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $19,650.51. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 28 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 28 with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $882.37 and is for louvers in the multi-purpose walls.

 

 329    Moved by Marisa Root to approve Change Order No. 28 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $882.37. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 2 with 71 Construction

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 2 with 71 Construction . This change order is in the amount of $5,383 and is to add a standing curb along the east edge of the pavement near Rendezvous. 

 

 330    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve Change Order No. 2 with 71 Construction in the amount of $5,383. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire a Coach

                 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board hire the Bob LeMasters as the Middle School Assistant Cross Country Coach.

                                                                                                                                             

 331    Moved by Marisa Root to hire Bob LeMasters as the Middle School Assistant Cross Country Coach. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

 

 

Consider a Board Recommendation to Offer Contract

 

This is for Craig Beck’s current contract which is through July 2009.

 

  332   Moved by Bill Russell to offer a contract to Craig H. Beck and a salary of $144,300. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the Percussion Class

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board approve the request for the Percussion Class to go to the International Percussion Convention in Austin, Texas in November.

 

 333    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the out-of-state travel for the Percussion Class to go to Austin, Texas per policy. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Out-of-State Travel for the FFA

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board approve the out-of-state travel for the FFA to go to Indianapolis, Indiana for National Convention in October. 

 

 334    Moved by Steve Cooper to approve the out-of-state travel for the FFA to go to Indiana per policy. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

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

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board approve the out-of-state travel for the FCCLA to go to Washington, D.C.  for Leadership Training in September. 

 

 335    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the out-of-state travel for the FCCLA to go to Washington, D.C. per policy. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

Larry Christensen requested that the groups consider coming back to the Board to share their experiences on the trip.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Band Dates 2008-2009

         b.     The Book, How Good People Make Tough Choices”

         c.     Donation from United Baptist Church to the elementary schools

         d.     Letter from Craig Beck in support of the Job Corps   

         e.     Educationdaily.com report “SAT scores remain stable in 2008”    

         f.      WDE Press Release “Equitable Distribution of Teachers Report Released”

         g.     Thank you note for the enhancement payment have been received from Sherie Vredenberg

         h.     Thank you note for Rendezvous parking lot from Loren Zingarelli

         i.      Krista Edwards has been hired as a part-time Student Support Center/Distance Learning Aide at RHS

         j.      WDE Letter regarding English Language Learner Students

         k.     Rachel Graham is a semifinalist in the National Science Competition

                  

Discussion Items

 

The following discussion item was presented                                                                             

         a.     Pool Update – Craig Beck reported that the pool is now being filled, it appears that the leak was a hairline crack in an elbow. Diana Cooper is hoping to be able to hold the swim meet on September 19-20.

 

Executive Session – Potential Litigation

 

The Board recessed into an executive session at 8:08 p.m. and reconvened at 8:35 p.m.

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Carl Manning, Chair                                                     Jim Crouch, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

September 9, 2008

 

 

 

 

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

       

 325    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 326    Motion to authorize the Superintendent to sign the Amendment No. 2 with L.M. Olson, Inc. for the Riverton High School Renovations & Additions. Motion carried.

 

 327    Motion to approve Change Order No. 26 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $2,257.57.  Motion carried.

          

 328    Motion to approve Change Order No. 27 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $19,650.51. Motion carried.

 

 329    Motion to approve Change Order No. 28 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $882.37. Motion carried.

 

 330    Motion to approve Change Order No. 2 with 71 Construction in the amount of $5,383. Motion carried.

 

 331    Motion to hire Bob LeMasters as the Middle School Assistant Cross Country Coach. Motion carried.

 

 332    Motion to offer a contract to Craig H. Beck and a salary of $144,300. Motion carried.

 

 333    Motion to approve the out-of-state travel for the Percussion Class to go to Austin, Texas per policy. Motion carried.

 

 334    Motion to approve the out-of-state travel for the FFA to go to Indiana per policy. Motion carried.

 

 335    Motion to approve the out-of-state travel for the FCCLA to go to Washington, D.C. per policy. Motion carried.