FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

December 8, 2009

 

 

Roll Call

 

Bill Russell, Chair, present                                            Steve Cooper, Member, present

Dean Peranteaux, Vice Chair, present                           Larry Christensen, Member, present

Carl Manning, Clerk, present                                        Kristy Shaklee, Member, present

Glenn Ogg, Treasurer, present

 

Superintendent Craig Beck, present                              Assistant Superintendent Kim McKinnon, absent

Joel Vincent, Attorney, present                                     Business Manager, Mike Collins, present

Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant, present        

                                                                                

Also present: Carolyn Tyler, Gay Hughes, Jim Crouch, Dallas Myers, Mike Kouris, Kayla Pollard and Dave Luzmor.

 

Open Meeting

 

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

 

Election of Officers

        

 101   Moved by Carl Manning to elect Bill Russell as the Chair. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

 102   Moved by Carl Manning to elect Dean Peranteaux as the Vice Chair. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

 

 103   Moved by Larry Christensen to elect Glenn Ogg as the Treasurer. Seconded by Dean Peranteax. Motion carried.

 

 104   Moved by Dean Peranteaux to elect Carl Manning  as the Clerk. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

        

Financial Designations

                 

 105   Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the following as depositors: First Interstate, Community First, Bank of the West, Wyoming Government Investment, Central Bank and Trust, Wyoming National Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

 106   Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the New Board Chair, Clerk and Treasurer as signatories for the accounts at the above listed banks. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

 107   Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the New Board Chair and Treasurer as signatories for the safe deposit box. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

 108   Moved by Glenn Ogg to approve use of existing signature plate until new plates are made. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

        

Appointments

 

            1.     Big Horn Basin Children’s Center (NW BOCES) Representative – Dean Peranteaux

            2.     Fremont County BOCES Representative – Carl Manning

            3.     CWCBOCHES Representative – Kristy Shaklee

            4.     WSBA Delegates – Bill Russell and Carl Manning

            5.     Legislative Coordinator – Carl Manning

            6.     Chief Budgeting Officer and Purchasing Agent - Craig Beck

            7.     Legal Counsel - Joel Vincent

            8.     Official Newspaper - Ranger

            9.     Federal Programs - Kim McKinnon

           10.     Child Nutrition, Free and Reduced Hearing Officer - Mike Collins

           11.   District No. 25 Recreation Board Representatives Bill Russell and Glenn Ogg

           12.   District Leadership Team Representatives – Larry Christensen and Steve Cooper

           13.   Salary Committee Representative – Larry Christensen and Steve Cooper

           14.   Swim Pool Use CommitteeDean Peranteaux and Kristy Shaklee

           15.   Representative for Fremont County Board/Superintendent Meetings – Larry Christensen and Bill Russell

          16.   Staff Relations Committee – Entire Board

 

Consider Adoption or Make Changes in the Board Agenda

 

Craig Beck made the following changes to the Board agenda:  

           Please note the late pay.

           Round Table

           Dave Luzmore of Chemtrade

           Action Items

            a.  Additional information from Larry Hartwell regarding the generator bid

            e.  Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Submittal for the ARRA Grant

            f.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Technology Plan

           Information Items

            j.   We the People judging tomorrow from 1 to 3 at RHS

           k.   Donation of ice cream from Daylight Donuts to Aspen Park students.

           l.    We have received several Christmas cards

 

 109     Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the Board agenda with the additions. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:

* Approve the minutes of the November 24th, 2009 Board Meeting

* Consider payment of bills including late pays

* Ratify the bills approved by the Board on December 28th and 29th

 

 110    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the consent agenda as presented. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 91380 – 91507 ----------------------------------------------- $  204,244.31

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4302 ------------------------------------------------------------            80.14

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 24027 – 24077  ------------------------------------------       508,256.59

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 10260 – 10297----------------------------------------       11,731.99

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2750 – 2753  -----------------------------------------         5,541.19

CAPITOL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 477 -----------------------------------------        1,081.04

MAJOR MAINTENANCE FUND, Warrant No. 430 – 437 -------------------------------------         7,593.05

 

Round Table

 

Jim Crouch thanked the Board for the Golden Bell award. He also presented the District with $2,700 from the Tonkin Memorial Fund. They would like this money to be utilized for improvements to the Tonkin Activity Center.

 

Craig Beck reported that a special revenue account has been created for this money. The funds will be strictly used for the Tonkin Activity Center.

 

Dave Luzmoor of Chemtrade gave a presentation on the improvements and plans for the acid sulphur plant South of Riverton.

 

Dean Peranteaux invited the Board to the NWBOCES Christmas dinner.

 

Dean Peranteaux reported that the Riverton Swim Club held their first meet in Riverton.

 

Glenn Ogg reported that the Rec Board met to finalize the payments for this year. They approved that the new swim team can pick up the remaining RATS funds. The application process for funds will be during the end of February.

 

Craig Beck stated that we would like to get started earlier this year on the process regarding the incentive for employees to retire with help on the insurance. There will also be a cost increase of 1.3% on the employee retirement costs.

 

Candace McCue asked for confirmation from Board Members who wish to attend the NSBA Conference in Chicago.  The BoardDocs program will be put into effect around the end of February; the BoardDocs trainer cannot work in the training until then. Candace will call and remind the Board Members about the We the People program on December 9th.

 

Bill Russell asked the Board Members to get their completed evaluation form into Candy in the next few weeks.

 

Joel Vincent said that he was glad to hear of the acid sulphur plans.


 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Award a Bid for a Generator for Central Office

 

The bid opening for the generator for the computer system for the District was opened on December 7th. Larry Hartwell recommended that the Board accept the bid from Electrical Dynamics.

 

 111    Moved by Carl Manning to accept the bid from Electrical Dynamics for the generator to run technology. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-State Request for Close Up to go to Washington, D.C.

 

Lorenzo Chouinard is requesting permission for the Close Up Club to travel to Washington, D.C. in April.

 

 112    Moved by Larry Christensen to approve the out-of-state request for Close Up to go to Washington, D.C. as per policy. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-District Bus Stop

 

We currently have two special needs students who have moved a short distance out of our district. We have an agreement with District No. 6 to allow us to pick up the students in their district.

 

 113    Moved by Glenn Ogg to approve the out-of-district bus stop for two special needs students. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

                                                                                                           

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Agreement with Fremont Counseling Service  

 

Fremont Counseling Service has requested the District enter into a working agreement with them.

 

 114    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the working agreement with Fremont Counseling Service. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Submittal for the ARRA Grant

 

Kim McKinnon requested that the Board approve the submittal of the ARRA Grant.

 

 115    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the submittal of the ARRA Grant. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve the Technology Plan

          

Kim McKinnon recommended that the Board approve the Technology Plan

 

 116    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the Technology Plan as submitted. Seconded by Larry Christensen. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

 

The following information items were presented:                                                                       

         a.     The District Party is January 9th at the Elks at 7:00 p.m.

         b.     Board members will need to come in and pay bills on December 28th or 29th 

         c.     Article on Cyberbullying and “sexting”

         d.     Self-Defense Class is being offered for District females

         d.     WHSAA Commissioner’s Comments

         e.     Donation from RHS to Globus Relief

         f.      Kathy Moline has been hired as a computer lab paraprofessional at Rendezvous Elementary School

         g.     Transportation aide Cindy Biltoft has resigned                                                           

         h.     Christmas card from Jo Anne McFarland and Dave Graham and CWC

         i.      Thank you note from Dianna Clapp and Fremont No. 6 for dinner at WSBA

                

Discussion Items

        

The following discussion items were presented:

         a.     SDE Beliefs Inventory Survey – Craig Beck asked the Board Members to complete the survey by the first meeting in January. The Board Members should select the top six items in their opinion.

 

Executive Session – Student Discipline and Personnel

 

The Board recessed into an executive session at 8:01 p.m. and reconvened into regular session at 8:31 p.m.

 

 117    Moved by Steve Cooper to expel student 12082009-183082119 for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year, the student will be allowed to return for the  fall 2010 semester. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

          

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:33 p.m.

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Bill Russell, Chair                                                        Carl Manning, Clerk

 

 

 


 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

 REGULAR MEETING

December 8, 2009

 

        

 101   Motion to elect Bill Russell as the Chair. Motion carried.

 

 102   Motion to elect Dean Peranteaux as the Vice Chair. Motion carried.

 

 103   Motion to elect Glenn Ogg as the Treasurer. Motion carried.

 

 104   Motion to elect Carl Manning  as the Clerk. Motion carried.

        

 105   Motion to approve the following as depositors: First Interstate, Community First, Bank of the West, Wyoming Government Investment, Central Bank and Trust, Wyoming National Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. Motion carried.

 

 106   Motion to approve the New Board Chair, Clerk and Treasurer as signatories for the accounts at the above listed banks. Motion carried.

 

 107   Motion to approve the New Board Chair and Treasurer as signatories for the safe deposit box. Motion carried.

 

 108   Motion to approve use of existing signature plate until new plates are made. Motion carried.

        

 109     Motion to adopt the Board agenda with the additions. Motion carried.

 

 110    Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried.

 

 111    Motion to accept the bid from Electrical Dynamics for the generator to run technology. Motion carried.

 

 112    Motion to approve the out-of-state request for Close Up to go to Washington, D.C. as per policy.  Motion carried.

 

 113    Motion to approve the out-of-district bus stop for two special needs students. Motion carried.

                                                                                                           

 114    Motion to approve the working agreement with Fremont Counseling Service. Motion carried.

 

 115    Motion to approve the submittal of the ARRA Grant. Motion carried.

 

 116    Motion to approve the Technology Plan as submitted. Motion carried.

 

 117    Motion to expel student 12082009-183082119 for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year, the student will be allowed to return for the  fall 2010 semester. Motion carried.