FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

May 26, 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, absent

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

Candace McCue, Administrative Assistant, present        

                                                                                

Also present: Carolyn Tyler, Jerri Maulik, Keith Rupert (CTA), Brent Moore (CTA), Sue Anderson (CTA), Jada White, Alleta Baltes, Aric Hageman, Jason Bennett, Marian Bray, Lisa Zirbel and Emily Bray.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on May 26, 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

 

RHS Hope was added to the Round Table.

             

 266    Moved by Carl Manning to adopt the agenda as presented with the additions. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

         * Approve the minutes of the May 12th, 2009 Board Meetings

      * Consider payment of bills including late pays

 

 267    Moved by Bill Russell to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 89451 – 89601 ---------------------------------------------- $  2,393,798.91

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4250 – 4254 --------------------------------------------------        31,842.14

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 23298 – 23373  ------------------------------------------       462,898.76

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 9721 – 9763 -----------------------------------------        15,018.00

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2715 – 2718 -----------------------------------------      335,887.51

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 445 – 447  --------------------------------       22,475.56

MAJOR MAINTENANCE FUND, Warrant No. 413 – 415 -------------------------------------       46,669.00

        

Round Table 

 

Sue Anderson, Brent Moore and Keith Rupert presented their findings on the Ashgrove Feasibility Study. They recommended that a new school be built on a new site.

             

Craig Beck said that a final copy of the report will be sent to the SFC.

 

Aric Hageman and Jason Bennett thanked the Board for their support. Aric explained how big of an honor it is to be the featured band at All State.

 

The percussion ensemble played two amazing songs.

 

The RHS Project Hope reported on their experiences at Destination Imagination and thanked the Board for their support.

 

Craig Beck reported that graduation was very, very successful.

 

Kim McKinnon introduced his executive assistant Jada White. Craig Beck agreed that she is a great addition to Central Office. She fits in well with her great sense of humor.

                      

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept Resignations

 

We have received letters of resignation from Case Manager Judith Morrison, Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education and Freshman Volleyball Coach Tiffany Thunselle.                                                                           

                 

 268    Moved by Bill Russell to accept the resignations of Judith Morrison and Tiffany Thunselle. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer Contracts     

 

Interview teams recommended that the Board offer contracts to the following people:

         Benjamin Bryce                                             RHS Spanish Teacher

         Andrea Bradshaw                                          RHS Language Arts Facilitator

         Margaret Murray                                           RHS Language Arts Teacher

         Bruce Peil                                                      RMS Math Facilitator

                                                                            

 269   Moved by Carl Manning to offer contracts to Benjamin Bryce, RHS Spanish Teacher; Andrea Bradshaw, RHS Language Arts Facilitator; Margaret Murray, RHS Language Arts Teacher; and Bruce Peil, RMS Math Facilitator. Seconded by Dean Perantuaux. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept Coach and Sponsor Resignations  

 

We have received letters of resignation from the following Coaches and Sponsors:                       

                  Tom Zingarelli                                      8th Grade Football Coach

                  Aziz Waheed                                        8th Grade Student Government

                  Erly Cornejo                                         7th Grade Assistant Volleyball Coach

                  Mike Harris                                          8th Grade Head Boys’ Basketball Coach

                  Toi Porter                                             6th Grade Student Government

                  Derek Watson                                      Head Middle School Wrestling

                  Trish Wederski                                     7th Grade Student Government

                  Colby Stoehr                                        National Honor Society

                  Ken Doerr                                                                                                             Senior Class Sponsor

                  Tomi Kirkland                                       Newspaper

                   Tomi Kirkland                                       National Honor Society Sponsor

                   Brant Nyberg                                       Head Tennis Fall and Spring

                   Ryan Carey                                          High School Assistant Wrestling Coach

                   Ryan Fabrizius                                      High School Assistant Wrestling Coach

                 

 270    Moved by Bill Russell to accept the resignations of Tom Zingarelli, 8th Grade Football Coach; Aziz Waheed, 8th Grade Student Government; Erly Cornejo, 7th Grade Assistant Volleyball Coach; Mike Harris, 8th Grade Head Boys’ Basketball Coach; Toi Porter, 6th Grade Student Government; Derek Watson, Head Middle School Wrestling; Trish Wederski, 7th Grade Student Government; Colby Stoehr, National Honor Society; Ken Doerr, Senior Class Sponsor; Tomi Kirkland, Newspaper; Tomi Kirkland, National Honor Society Sponsor; Brant Nyberg, Head Tennis Fall and Spring; Ryan Carey, High School Assistant Wrestling Coach; and Ryan Fabrizius, High School Assistant Wrestling Coach.  Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve Early Graduation Requests

 

JoAnne Flanagan recommended that the Board approve the early graduation requests for Miranda Bestul, Nicole Lymburner, Amy Dale, Alexandra Martin and Kourtney Casarez.

 

  271   Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve the early graduation requests of Miranda Bestul, Nicole Lymburner, Amy Dale, Alexandra Martin and Kourtney Casarez. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Amend the Agreement Regarding the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan

 

Mike Collins recommended that the Board amend the agreement to add AIG as an approved vendor to the District’s 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

 

 272    Moved by Dean Peranteaux to amend the agreement to add AIG as an approved vendor to the District’s 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     Report from UW on Wyoming High School Graduates at UW

         b.     NNER article In Praise of Education: The New Three Rs

         c.     Disclosure of Interest

         d.     Careerbuilder.com article High School Diplomas vs. GEDs

         e.     Maintenance employee Richard Brower will be retiring this year after 25 years with the District 

         f.      Terri Kucera has been transferred to a Third Grade Classroom Position at Aspen Park 

         g.     Thank you note from FCCLA

         h.     Thank you note for the breakfast and multi-tool from Jodi Graham and from Rendezvous Staff

         i.      Staff Award Ceremony at RMS at 1:30 on May 29th                                                   

          

 Executive Session - Litigation

 

 273   Moved by Bill Russell to recess into an executive session. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

The Board recessed into an executive session at 8:12 p.m. and reconvened at 8:37 p.m.

 

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:37 p.m.

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Larry Christensen, Chair                                              Carl Manning, Clerk


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

 REGULAR MEETING

May 26, 2009

 

 

 

 266    Motion to adopt the agenda as presented with the additions. Motion carried.

 

 267    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 268    Motion to accept the resignations of Judith Morrison and Tiffany Thunselle. Motion carried.

 

 269    Motion to offer contracts to Benjamin Bryce, RHS Spanish Teacher; Andrea Bradshaw, RHS Language Arts Facilitator; Margaret Murray, RHS Language Arts Teacher; and Bruce Peil, RMS Math Facilitator. Motion carried.

 

 270    Motion to accept the resignations of Tom Zingarelli, 8th Grade Football Coach; Aziz Waheed, 8th Grade Student Government; Erly Cornejo, 7th Grade Assistant Volleyball Coach; Mike Harris, 8th Grade Head Boys’ Basketball Coach; Toi Porter, 6th Grade Student Government; Derek Watson, Head Middle School Wrestling; Trish Wederski, 7th Grade Student Government; Colby Stoehr, National Honor Society; Ken Doerr, Senior Class Sponsor; Tomi Kirkland, Newspaper; Tomi Kirkland, National Honor Society Sponsor; Brant Nyberg, Head Tennis Fall and Spring; Ryan Carey, High School Assistant Wrestling Coach; and Ryan Fabrizius, High School Assistant Wrestling Coach.   Motion carried.

 

  271   Motion to approve the early graduation requests of Miranda Bestul, Nicole Lymburner, Amy Dale, Alexandra Martin and Kourtney Casarez. Seconded by Kristy Shaklee. Motion carried.

 

272     Motion to amend the agreement to add AIG as an approved vendor to the District’s 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan. Motion carried.

 

 273    Motion to recess into an executive session. Motion carried.