FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

February 24, 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, 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: Jeanie Cooper, Danielle Taylor, Dally Taylor, Melissa Lawson, Kent and Jane Logan, Andrew Logan and Coby Stoehr.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on February 24, 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

 

The following changes were made to the Board agenda:

 

           PLEASE NOTE THE LATE PAYS

           Round Table

           RHS DECA

           Action

           Additional Information for Action Item A

           g.   Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-State Trip for DECA

           Discussion Items

            c.   Meeting with CTA on March 17, 2009

                 Dinner at 5:30 p.m.

                 Public at 7:00 p.m.

 

 183    Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the agenda as presented. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

         * Approve the minutes of the February 10th, 2009 Board Meetings

      * Consider payment of bills including late pays

                                                                                                         

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

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 8857600 – 88730 ------------------------------------------- $   2,274,512.65

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4221 -----------------------------------------------------------            613.40

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 22941 - 22969 -------------------------------------------        342,069.90

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 9272 - 9362 ------------------------------------------           25,383.14

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2694 – 2696 -----------------------------------------        344,541.14

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 410  ---------------------------------------            2,556.00

MAJOR MAINTENANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 403 – 404 -------------------------------          33,631.00

        

Round Table:

              

Danielle Taylor presented award jackets to Levi Treese and Andrew Logan for being outstanding students in the Energy Class.

 

Coby Stoehr asked the Board to approve a trip for RHS DECA to Anaheim, California. Out of the twelve students participating in the State DECA competition, eleven qualified.

 

Glenn Ogg reported that Rec Board met on February 23 to hear requests for funding from the public. The process went very smoothly.

 

Kim McKinnon reported that with the President’s Economic Stimulus package, it appears that we may receive a large amount of funds by March 19th that have to be spent by September.

 

Craig Beck stated that as early as next year, we could see a 10% shortfall according to the legislature.

 

Larry Christensen invited everyone to attend a session the FCBOCES is offering on measuring personalities. They will be held in the Round Room on February 25th and 26th.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Hiring an Additional School Resource Officer 

 

Craig Beck recommended the Board approve the hiring of an additional School Resource Officer for the remainder of the school year and summer. This position will be included in the budget for next year.

 

 185    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the hiring of an Additional School Resource Officer for the remainder of the school year and summer. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Adopt Policy 1825 “Solicitations in Schools (Noncurricular Materials)

 

 186    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to adopt Policy 1825 “Solicitations in Schools (Noncurricular Materials) on first reading. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.                                                                    

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve to Hire the Administrators and Supervisors for the 2009-2010 School Year

 

Craig Beck recommended the Board offer contracts to the following administrators and supervisors:

 

                  Kim McKinnon                                              Assistant Superintendent

                  Michael Collins                                             Business Manager

                  JoAnne Flanagan                                          High School Principal

                  Dallas Myers                                                Assistant High School Principal

                  Mike Kouris                                                  Special Services and Alternative School Director

                  Cheryl Mowry                                               Middle School Principal

                  Curt Collins                                                  Assistant Middle School Principal

                  Mary Jo Chouinard                                        Elementary Principal

                  Alleta Baltes                                                 Elementary Principal

                  Owen Lampert                                             Elementary Principal

                  Patricia Hardt                                               Elementary Principal

                  Keith Bauder                                                Activities Director

                  Myron Peabody                                            Technology Director

                  Barry Capellen                                             Transportation Supervisor

                  Dan Richmond                                              Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds

                  Diana Cooper                                               Riverton Aquatic Center

                  Cheryl Ogg                                                  Personnel Manager

                  Candace McCue                                           Executive Assistant

                                

 187   Moved by Carl Manning to offer a contract to Cheryl Ogg. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Glenn Ogg recused himself from the vote. Motion carried.

 

 188   Moved by Carl Manning to offer contracts to the above listed administrators and supervisors. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept the Resignation of a Social Worker

 

A letter of resignation was received from Social Worker Jill Ferris. We have made a transfer to fill this position.

 

 189   Moved by Carl Manning to accept the resignation of Jill Ferris effective February 22, 2009. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 61 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 61  with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is for the amount of $2,175.84. This change order is for the UPS upgrades.

 

 190    Moved by Carl Manning to approve Change Order No.61 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $2,175.84. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Change Order No. 62 with Mid-Valley General Contractors

 

Colleen Nelson recommended that the Board approve Change Order No. 62  with Mid-Valley General Contractors. This change order is for the amount of $4,259.88. This change order is to provide and install low leakage control dampers.

 

 191    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve Change Order No.62 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $4,259.88. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-State Trip for DECA

 

Coby Stoehr requested that the Board approve an out-of-state trip for RHS DECA to go to Anaheim, California for International Career Development Conference April 28 to May 3.

 

 192    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the out-of-state trip for RHS DECA to go to Anaheim, California per policy. Seconded by Steve Cooper. Motion carried.

 

           Motion amended by Dean Peranteaux to delete “per policy.” Seconded by Steve Cooper. Amended motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Note of Appreciation from Leslie Gabrielson

         b.     Donation of $250 from Walmart to Jackson for Kyle Jones who volunteers at Jackson

         c.     Dwayne Peterson has been hired as a relief custodian

         d.     Steve Gora has been hired as the night custodian at the Aquatic Center

         e.     Jo Shepardson has been hired as a paraprofessional at Ashgrove

         f.      Karen Pickett is retiring from her cook’s position after 35 years

         g.     WHSAA Has awarded the Good Sportmanship Award to Clayton Murdock and Eric Hughes

         h.     Correspondence with Joe Simpson regarding Jobs Corp – Joe will be here for the March 10th Board Meeting to answer questions.

         i.      Speech and Debate Results

                  

Discussion Item

 

The following discussion items were presented:                                                                        

         a.     Aspen Park Move – anticipated over spring break. The Board consensus was that the move should be made over spring break unless something comes up that will cause it to be postponed.

         b.     A retreat on Board Goal #1 was scheduled for March 31 at 6:00 p.m.

         c.     Meeting with CTA on March 17, 2009

                 Dinner at 5:30 p.m.

                 Public at 7:00 p.m.

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Larry Christensen, Chair                                               Carl Manning, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

REGULAR MEETING

February 24, 2009

 

 

 

 183    Motion to adopt the agenda as presented. Motion carried.

            

 184    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 185    Motion to approve the hiring of an Additional School Resource Officer for the remainder of the school year and summer. Motion carried.

 

 186    Motion to adopt Policy 1825 “Solicitations in Schools (Noncurricular Materials) on first reading. Motion carried.                                                                                                                                  

                                

 187    Motion to offer a contract to Cheryl Ogg. Motion carried.

 

 188    Motion to offer contracts to the above listed administrators and supervisors. Motion carried.

 

 189    Motion to accept the resignation of Jill Ferris effective February 22, 2009.  Motion carried.

 

 190    Motion to approve Change Order No.61 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $2,175.84. Motion carried.

 

 191    Motion to approve Change Order No.62 with Mid-Valley General Contractors in the amount of $4,259.88. Motion carried.

 

 192    Motion to approve the out-of-state trip for RHS DECA to go to Anaheim, California per policy. Motion carried.

 

           Motion amended to delete “per policy.” Amended motion carried.