FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

November 10, 2009

 

Roll Call

 

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

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

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

Kristy Shaklee, 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, Jennifer Gale, Kristy Richmond and Lorenzo Chouinard.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on November 10, 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:  

           Round Table

           Kristy Richmond – Invitation to serve as practice judges for We the People

 

 353    Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the agenda with the changes. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

         * Approve the minutes of the October 27, 2009 Board Meetings

           * Consider payment of bills including late pays

           

 354    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried. 


 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 91067 – 91246 ---------------------------------------------- $    175,098.67

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4297 – 4299 --------------------------------------------------        94,133.39

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 23864 – 23930  ------------------------------------------       621,311.52

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 10187 – 10226----------------------------------------       28,570.41

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2744 – 2746  -----------------------------------------         5,498.08

CAPITOL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 474 – 476 -------------------------------------  16,697.75

                                                                                

Round Table 

 

Lorenzo Chouinard presented a request for out-of-state travel for Close Up to go to Washington, D.C. He also reported that they were treated exceptionally well when they went to receive Mary Jo’s big award.

 

Kristy Richmond asked the Board to serve as judges for the We the People program on December 9th.

 

Dean Peranteaux reported that the NWBOCES has 14 students now. Board members are invited to the NWBOCES annual Christmas party on December 11th.

 

Glenn Ogg reported that the Rec Board met and is winding down for this year.

 

Craig Beck reported that the physical education teachers had their state conference here. Dr. Ratery was the featured speaker; he was very good.

 

Candace McCue reported that rooms have been reserved at the Quality Inn for the Board members for the WSBA Annual Conference.

 

Joel Vincent reported that the courts have ruled that a student involved in district activities may be drug tested.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Request from Close Up to Travel Out-of-State

 

Larry Chouinard and the Close Up students are requesting permission to travel out-of-state to Washington, D.C. in the spring of 2010.

 

 355    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the request for Close Up to travel to Washington, D.C. as per policy. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Changes to Policy 8035 “Student Truancy, Absences and Excuses” on Second Reading and the Regulations for Policy 8035

 

 356    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the changes to Policy 8035 “Student Truancy, Absences and Excuses” on second reading and to receive the Regulations for Policy 8035. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.


 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 70 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Change Order No. 70 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $27,783.25 is to supply and install acoustical panels in the Multi-purpose Room at Aspen Park.

 

 357    Moved by Glenn Ogg to approve Change Order No. 70 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $27,783.25. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

                                                                                                           

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the PEP Grant Award of $168,052

 

 358    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to accept the PEP Grant award in the amount of $168,052. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Wyoming First Lady’s Initiative Grant

 

We have received notification from the Wyoming Department of Health that we have been awarded $29,000 for the Wyoming First Lady’s Initiative Grant. This money is used to fund the CAN room.

 

 359    Moved by Bill Russell to accept the grant of $29,000 from the Wyoming First Lady’s Initiative. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.  

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the School Improvement Grant Award 

 

We have received notification that we have been awarded $150,000 through the School Improvement Grant for Rendezvous Elementary School.

 

 360    Moved by Carl Manning to accept the School Improvement Grant award in the amount of $150,000. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Memo from Craig Beck regarding Strategic Planning 

         b.     Memo from Larry Hartwell regarding on-line training for head custodians and maintenance personnel

         c.     Michael Reed has been hired as a District Relief Custodian

         d.     Craig Rounds has been hired as a Relief TAC/Activity Custodian

         e.     Mike Carroll has been selected for the Maintenance Cross Training position

         f.      WSBA Conference November 18th – 20th in Casper

         g.     Dinner at Fire Rock in Casper on November 18th at 6:30 p.m.

         h.     Invitation to the ISC Dinner on November 18th at 7:30 p.m.

                

Discussion Items

        

The following discussion item was presented:

         a.     Superintendent Evaluation Instrument – Craig Beck recommended the Board use Sample Format II.

 

 361   Moved by Bill Russell to approve Sample Format II from WSBA as the superintendent evaluation form.  Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Adjourn

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Larry Christensen, Chair                                              Carl Manning, Clerk

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

 REGULAR MEETING

November 10, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

        

 354    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 355    Motion to approve the request for Close Up to travel to Washington, D.C. as per policy. Motion carried.

 

 356    Motion to approve the changes to Policy 8035 “Student Truancy, Absences and Excuses” on second reading and to receive the Regulations for Policy 8035. Motion carried.

 

 357    Motion to approve Change Order No. 70 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $27,783.25. Motion carried.

 

 358    Motion to accept the PEP Grant award in the amount of $168,052. Motion carried.

 

 359    Motion to accept the grant of $29,000 from the Wyoming First Lady’s Initiative. Motion carried.  

 

 360    Motion to accept the School Improvement Grant award in the amount of $150,000. Motion carried.

 

 361   Motion to approve Sample Format II from WSBA as the superintendent evaluation form.  Motion carried.