FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

October 13, 2009

 

Roll Call

 

Larry Christensen, Chair, present                                 Steve Cooper, Member, present

Bill Russell, Vice Chair, absent                                      Glenn Ogg, Member, present

Carl Manning, Clerk, present                                        Dean Peranteaux, Member, present

Kristy Shaklee, Treasurer, absent

 

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, Cody Myers, Curt Collins, Cheryl Mowry, and Mike Kouris.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on October 13, 2009 by Chair Larry Christensen. 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

 

Craig Beck made the following changes to the Board agenda:  

           Information Item

           j.    TRIAD Partnership Agreement with Joint Tribal Councils, Wyoming Department of Education and Partners

 

 333    Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the agenda with the changes. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

         * Approve the minutes of the September 22nd, 2009 Board Meetings (attachment)

           * Consider payment of bills including late pays

           

 334    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried. 


 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 90720 – 90913 ---------------------------------------------- $    407,813.46

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4282 – 4290 --------------------------------------------------        94,901.26

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 23721 – 23792  ------------------------------------------       780,379.14

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 9937 – 10140-----------------------------------------       34,627.93

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2737 – 2741  -----------------------------------------     390,950.24

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 472 – 473 ---------------------------------       10,261.00

MAJOR MAINTENANCE FUND, Warrant No. 425 --------------------------------------------       51,814.50

                                                                                

Round Table 

 

Kristen Benson introduced Cody Myers and the Military Science class and presented a powerpoint presentation of them.

 

Carl Manning reported that the FCBOCES met and discussed finances (they are doing well). He also gave a report of the number of students in each class.

 

Glenn Ogg said that Steve Peck wrote a nice editorial on the marching band. They are doing very well.

 

Craig Beck asked for a count for the WSBA Conference in Casper, November 18, 19 and 20th.  Glenn Ogg, Dean Peranteaux and Carl Manning will attend. Carl will be the representative.

 

Craig added that the High School will be presenting there in one of the break out sessions. They will explain how they increased their graduation rate while reducing the drop out rate. They think they will break 82% this year. 

 

Craig Beck expressed the concern that the Sick Leave Bank was not designed for something like the Swine Flu but is for catastrophic illnesses. He is recommending that we let employees who have Swine Flu use up their own sick leave and then be able to use the Sick Leave Bank. We have several staff members out as well as a fair amount of students. We do have the capability for some staff members to operate remotely.

 

Dean Peranteaux reported that the NWBOCES held their meeting by teleconference.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Participate in the ARRA Funds 

 

The WDE has sent a letter requesting acknowledgement of our intention to participate in the ARRA Formula Funds.

 

 335    Moved by Carl Manning to approve to participate in the ARRA Formula funds for Title I-A, Title I-D and IDEA. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept Additional Funding for Reading First

 

We have received notification that we have been awarded additional funding for the 2009-2010 Reading First Grant in the amount of $18,000.

 

 336    Moved by Glenn Ogg to accept the additional award of $18,000 for the Reading First Grant. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.


 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of Assistant Golf Coach

 

Keith Bauder recommended that the Board accept the resignation of Ben Brewer as the Assistant Golf Coach for the spring season.

 

 337    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to accept the resignation of Ben Brewer as the Assistant Golf Coach for the spring season. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

                                                                                                           

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Hire Coaches

 

Keith Bauder is recommending the Board hire the following coaches:

           Ron Porter                                             Sophomore Boys’ Basketball

           Travis McIntosh                                     Head 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball

           Paul Rogers                                            Assistant 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball

 

 338    Moved by Glenn Ogg to offer contracts to Ron Porter - Sophomore Boys’ Basketball; Travis McIntosh - Head 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball; and Paul Rogers            - Assistant 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Job Descriptions and Salaries

 

I am recommending the Board approve the revised job descriptions as submitted for the following positions: Aquatic Center Director, Certified Pool Operator, Night Custodian, Level 3 – Head Position, Level 2 – Intermediate Position, Level 1 – Entry Lifeguard, Level 1 – Entry Water Safety Instructor, Level 1 – Entry Desk Clerk, and Level 1 Entry Relief Custodian. In conjunction with this revision, Cheryl Ogg is recommending the salary schedule for Aquatic Center employees be revised.

 

 339    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the job descriptions and salary schedule for Aquatic Center staff as presented. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Revise Custodial Positions and Salaries

 

Cheryl Ogg and Larry Hartwell recommended the Board alter the salary schedule for the Head Middle School and High School Custodians and reinstate the position of District Building and Grounds Foreman.

 

 340    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the revision to the salary schedule for the Head Middle School and High School Custodians and reinstate the position of District Building and Ground Foreman. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Myron Peabody is unable to do the Board training on October 20th. It was rescheduled for November 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

         b.     WHSAA Commissioner’s Comments

         c.     WHSAA commendation of Philip Gard and Logan Ridgeway

         d.     Mike Kouris is recommending we re-open a para-professional position at Aspen Park

         e.     Mike Kouris is recommending a temporary para-professional position to substitute for the school nurse at Aspen Park  

         f.      Revision Draft of Policy 8035 “Truancy, Student Absences and Excuses”

         g.     Rendezvous students’ thoughts on “What Principals Really Do”

         h.     ACT Results

         i.      Mary Kay Hill’s cost analysis of consolidation 

         j.      TRIAD Partnership Agreement with Joint Tribal Councils, Wyoming Department of Education and Partners

 

 341    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the TRIAD Partnership Agreement with the Joint Tribal Councils, Wyoming Department of Education and Partners. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Executive Session for Student Discipline (2) and Litigation

        

The Board recessed into an executive session at 7:41 p.m. and reconvened at 8:30 p.m.

 

 342    Moved by Steve Cooper to expel student number 10132009 – 183081546 for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year, the student may be allowed to return for the second semester if he completes drug counseling, has good attendance and participates in tutoring on a strict contract. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:32 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Larry Christensen, Chair                                              Carl Manning, Clerk

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

 REGULAR MEETING

October 12, 2009

 

 

 

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

           

 334    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 335    Motion to approve to participate in the ARRA Formula funds for Title I-A, Title I-D and IDEA. Motion carried.

 

 336    Motion to accept the additional award of $18,000 for the Reading First Grant. Motion carried.

 

 337    Motion to accept the resignation of Ben Brewer as the Assistant Golf Coach for the spring season.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                           

 338    Motion to offer contracts to Ron Porter - Sophomore Boys’ Basketball; Travis McIntosh - Head 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball; and Paul Rogers                                     - Assistant 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball. Motion carried.

 

 339    Motion to approve the job descriptions and salary schedule for Aquatic Center staff as presented. Motion carried.

 

 340    Motion to approve the revision to the salary schedule for the Head Middle School and High School Custodians and reinstate the position of District Building and Ground Foreman. Motion carried.

 

 341    Motion to approve the TRIAD Partnership Agreement with the Joint Tribal Councils, Wyoming Department of Education and Partners. Motion carried.

 

 342    Motion to expel student number 10132009 – 183081546 for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year, the student may be allowed to return for the second semester if he completes drug counseling, has good attendance and participates in tutoring on a strict contract. Motion carried.