FREMONT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 25

Minutes

Board of Trustees Regular Meeting

September 8, 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, Gay Hughes, Myron Peabody, Andy Novotny and Jessica McGurn.

 

Open Meeting

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. on September 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.

 

Consider Adoption or Make Changes in the Board Agenda

 

Craig Beck made the following changes to the Board agenda:  

              Action

           f.    Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer a Contract to Valerie Vogel

 

 321    Moved by Bill Russell to adopt the agenda with the changes and the addition to consider the superintendent’s contract. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

Consent Agenda

 

The following consent agenda items were presented:                               

         * Approve the minutes of the August 11th, 2009 Board Meetings (attachment)

           * Consider payment of bills including late pays

           * Ratify the bills approved on August 24th and 25th by the Board members

           * Ratify the phone polling on August 21, 2009 to Approve Policy 8151 “Student Use of Video Or Photographic Equipment” on Second Reading

           * Ratify the phone polling on August 21, 2009 to Approve Policy 8092 “Physical Restraint” on Second Reading

 

           

 322    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried. 

 

Bills Paid

GENERAL FUND, Warrant No. 90460 – 90588 ---------------------------------------------- $    121,560.01

FOOD SERVICE, Warrant No. 4275 – 4279 --------------------------------------------------            738.86

SPECIAL REVENUE, Warrant No. 23632 – 23688  ------------------------------------------        62,674.01

ACTIVITIES ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 9940 – 9962 ------------------------------------------       28,903.38

INSURANCE ACCOUNT, Warrant No. 2732 – 2734  -----------------------------------------         5,132.23

CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION FUND, Warrant No. 423 – 424 ----------------------------------      19,642.00

        

Round Table 

 

Key Club Members Andrea Novotny and Jessica McGurn asked for permission to travel to the Key Club Conference in Colorado in October.

Carl Manning said that the start of the school year was exciting. We are off to a good start. There was no BOCES meeting.

 

Steve Cooper reported that they announced at State Fair that Casey Styvar was selected as the Wyoming Ag Teacher of the Year. Gay Hughes added that he is also the FFA Instructor of the Year.

 

Craig Beck will be meeting with the SFC to work on the Five Year Plan. The number “ones” and “twos” have mostly been addressed so we will be given quite a bit of latitude on our major maintenance money.

 

Craig Beck reported that we had a great start of school. The opening was good and the speaker was well received.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer a Contract to Rebecca Jones

 

Alleta Baltes recommended that the Board offer a contract to Rebecca Jones as a kindergarten teacher at Ashgrove. Rebecca will replace a staff member who is ill.

 

 323   Moved by Bill Russell to offer a contract to Rebecca Jones as a kindergarten teacher at Ashgrove. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve to Hire Coaches and Sponsors

 

Keith Bauder recommended the following coaches and sponsors be hired for the 2009-2010 school year:

 

                       Lars Flanagan                    Third Assistant Golf for Fall                                    $1,000

                       Bob LeMasters                   Assistant JH Cross Country Coach                           $2,000

                                                               21 students out for CC

                       Scott Robinson                    Assistant Boy Swim

                       Jorden Giddings                  Assistant Cheerleader

                       Melissa McCormick             Color Guard Sponsor

                       Coby Stoehr                       National Honor Society

                       Linda Asay-Glenn               Senior Class

                       Shanell Stanley                   Co-FBLA

                       Aimee Nimmo                    Co-FBLA

                       Mary Burns                        Head 7th Volleyball Coach

                       Tami Meredith                    Assistant 7th Volleyball

                       Scott Robinson                    Asst. MS Boy Swim

                       Sue Gosnell                        6th Student Government

                       Terrayne Fleak                   7th Student Government

                       Tom Zingarelli                    8th Student Government

                       Karla Kucera                      Builders Club

                       Mike Carroll                       MS Head Girls Swim

                       Kim Krieger                        Newspaper HS

                       Margaret Murray                Assistant HS Speech

                       Diana Cooper                     Assistant MS Swim

 

 324    Moved by Carl Manning to approve to hire the coaches and sponsors as listed above for the 2009-2010 school year. Seconded by Dean Peranteaux. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve a Change to the Transportation Routes

 

Barry Capellen recommended the Board approve a change to route #107 to add a stop at Fairway Court East.

 

 325   Moved by Dean Peranteaux to approve a change to route #107. Seconded by Bill Russell. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Accept a Grant from the Wyoming Arts Council

 

Marianne Vinich applied for a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council to buy stained glass equipment. She was awarded a grant in the amount of $3,000.

 

 326    Moved by Carl Manning to accept the grant award of $3,000 from the Wyoming Arts Council. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.

 

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Approve an Out-of-State Travel Request

 

Key Club requested permission to travel out-of-state to Gypsum, Colorado in October. They are requesting three suburbans and funding for three sponsors.

 

 327    Moved by Carl Manning to approve the request for out-of-state travel for the Key Club to go to Colorado. Seconded by Glenn Ogg. Motion carried.                                                            

                

Consider an Administrative Recommendation to Offer a Contract to Valerie Vogel

 

Mike Kouris recommended the Board hire Valerie Vogel as a School Social Worker at Rendezvous.

 

 328    Moved by Bill Russell to offer a contract to Valerie Vogel. Seconded by Carl Manning. Motion carried.

 

Information Items

        

The following information items were presented:

         a.     We ran the ad “Being There Makes a Difference” in the paper and on the radio last spring and at the start of school for the communication and student achievement goals  

         b.     Article For schools, use of stimulus money falls short of big hopes

         c.     WSBA Memo

         d.     PAWS Scores

         e.     Wyoming State Board of Education and P-15 Council 2009 Education Summit Summary of Recommendations

         f.      E-Mail from WHSAA Ron Laird regarding the Virtual Schools and participation in activities

         g.     Dr. JoAnne Flanagan has been invited to serve on the North Central Association Quality Assurance Review Team in Okinawa, Japan

         h.     Note from new SRO Charlie Marshall

         i.      Memo from Larry Hartwell regarding the H1N1 virus

         j.      H1N1 Swine flu information from the CDC

         k.     Sheri Hinkle has resigned from her position as the library aide at Aspen Park

         l.      Tammy Hugus has been transferred to the library aide position at Aspen Park

         m.    Dawna Engle has been hired as the SPED behavior resource aide at RMS

         n.     Natalie Clayton has been hired as a special ed para-professional at RHS

         o.     Thank you note from Judy Morrison

         p.     Expressions of appreciation for the enhancement pay and/or raise have been received from the bus drivers and Val Ratliff

         q.     Proposal from Iron Works Gym

          

Discussion Items

 

The following discussion items were presented:                                                                        

         a.     Video “Do You Know?”

         b.     Myron Peabody and laptops

         c.     Nominee for Golden Bell Award

 

Adjourn

 

 There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:38 p.m.

 

 

 

 

__________________________________                      _______________________________

Larry Christensen, Chair                                              Carl Manning, Clerk

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

NUMERICAL LISTING OF MOTIONS

 REGULAR MEETING

September 8, 2009

 

 

 

 321    Motion to adopt the agenda with the changes and the addition to consider the superintendent’s contract. Motion carried.

           

 322    Motion to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried. 

 

 323     Motion to offer a contract to Rebecca Jones as a kindergarten teacher at Ashgrove. Motion carried.

 

 324    Motion to approve to hire the coaches and sponsors as listed above for the 2009-2010 school year. Motion carried.

 

 325     Motion to approve a change to route #107.  Motion carried.

 

 326    Motion to accept the grant award of $3,000 from the Wyoming Arts Council. Motion carried.

 

 327    Motion to approve the request for out-of-state travel for the Key Club to go to Colorado. Motion carried.           

 

 328    Motion to offer a contract to Valerie Vogel. Motion carried.