FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

September 23, 2008

                                                                                                                                                                             

Roll Call

 

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

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, absent                                       Business Manager, Mike Collins, present

Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant, present

                                                                                

Also present: Carolyn Tyler, Pat Hardt, Dean Peranteaux and Mel Muldrow.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on September 23, 2008 by Chair Carl Manning. The pledge of allegiance immediately followed.

 

Roll Call

 

Carl Manning 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:

            Action Items

           g.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Declare Items as Surplus

 

 336    Moved by Bill Russell to adopt the changes in the Board agenda as presented. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

           * Approve the minutes of the September 9, 2008 Board Meeting

      * Consider payment of bills including late pays

          

 337    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 87143 – 87288 ---------------------------------------------- $ 2,154,705.96

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4179 – 4180  -------------------------------------------------         23,090.39

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 22312 – 22373 -------------------------------------------       607,915.88

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 8535 - 8627 ------------------------------------------         36,082.23

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2656 – 2660 -----------------------------------------        345,547.23

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 371 -----------------------------------------          1,830.50

 

Round Table

 

Mel Muldrow gave an update on the Aspen Park Elementary School construction project.

 

Mike Collins reported that the auditors were here last week. They should have the report ready in November.

 

Larry Christensen reported that the Rec Board is concerned about financial issues and getting things paid.

 

Carl Manning reported that the FCBOCES approved the Job Corps budget and looked at first initial offerings.

 

Larry Christensen reported that Marathon Oil is sponsoring meth presentations at all five Fremont County Districts during the week of October 6-9 for the high schools and middle schools.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 29 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 29 with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $3,047.16. It is to provide 30 lineal feet of infiltrators with drain rock and drainage grate on the east side of the building.

 

 338    Moved by Marisa Root to approve Change Order No. 29 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $3,047.16. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 30 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 30  with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $19,928.04.

 

 339    Moved by Jim Crouch to approve Change Order No. 30 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $19,928.04. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 31 with Mid-Valley General Contractors   

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 31 with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is in the amount of $2,799.74. It is to relocate the receptacles and add two data jacks. 

 

 340    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve Change Order No. 31 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $2,799.74. Seconded by Jim Crouch. Motion carried.                                                       

            

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Authorize the Superintendent to Enter in a Contract for the FF&E for Aspen Park Elementary School   

 

Craig Beck requested that the Board authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contract with The Design Studio, Inc. of Cheyenne to develop specifications and bidding of FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment) for Aspen Park Elementary School.  Mel Muldrow will oversee portions of the installation.

 

 341    Moved by Bill Russell to authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contract with The Design Studio, Inc. of Cheyenne to develop specifications and bidding of FE&E for Aspen Park Elementary School. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Sponsors

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board hire the following sponsors:

           Aimee Nimmo       Sophomore Class Advisor

           Sarah Stevens      Junior Class Advisor                                                                                                                                             

 342    Moved by Larry Christensen to hire the sponsors as listed above. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Contracts for Special Education Services

 

Mike Kouris requested that the Board approve the contracts for the Special Education services as listed in his memo.

 

  343   Moved by Marisa Root to approve the contracts for Special Education services as listed.  Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Declare Items as Surplus

 

Mike Collins recommended that the Board declare as surplus tables and chair. These tables and chairs were ordered for Rendezvous and arrived damaged. The company does not want them back.  These will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis with no liability to the District.

 

 344    Moved by Jim Crouch to declare the tables and chairs as surplus. Seconded by Marisa Root. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

 

The following information items were presented:

         a.     WSBA Memo on the Fall Regional Meetings – Riverton – September 24th at 6:30 p.m. 

         b.     Homecoming Schedule for October 13th -17th 

         c.     Writing Interventions for the Class of 2009  

         d.     Math Interventions for the Class of 2009  

         e.     Nicole Grande has been hired as a RMS Special Ed Aide because the numbers are up  

         f.      E-mail of appreciation from Sandy Barton for the letter of support for the Job Corps   

         g.     Sacbee article “Board of Education sued over eighth-grade algebra testing”    

         h.     National Guard CounterDrug Program flier

         i.      PAWS Results

          

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:50 p.m.

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Carl Manning, Chair                                                     Jim Crouch, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

September 23, 2008

 

 

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

          

 337    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 338    Motion to approve Change Order No. 29 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $3,047.16. Motion carried.

 

 339    Motion to approve Change Order No. 30 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $19,928.04.  Motion carried.

 

 340    Motion to approve Change Order No. 31 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $2,799.74. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                   

            

 341    Motion to authorize the Superintendent to enter into a contract with The Design Studio, Inc. of Cheyenne to develop specifications and bidding of FE&E for Aspen Park Elementary School. Motion carried.

 

 342    Motion to hire the sponsors as listed above. Motion carried.

 

 343    Motion to approve the contracts for Special Education services as listed. Motion carried.

 

 344    Motion to declare the tables and chairs as surplus. Motion carried.