REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES

 

The regular school board meeting of the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40, Creswell, Oregon, was held Wednesday, June 14, 2006 beginning at 7 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon,  97426, with Chair Clark presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR CLARK:

                                                Mike Arnold

                                                Anne Freske

                                Lee Kounovsky

                                John Sells

                                Kathy Thompson

 

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                                Ken Leatherman

 

 

                                                               

ALSO PRESENT:              Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle

                                               

                                                                                                               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

Chair Clark announced that a quorum of the board was present.

 

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

02.            Visitors: 

Mr. Clark announced that if an audience member would like to speak to the board on an agenda item this evening, there are forms to fill out by the door.

 

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Dr. Stuber reported that Army Specialist Jeremy M. Loveless, 25, from Estacada, Oregon was killed in action in Mosul, Iraq on May 29 when his Stryker came under enemy small arms fire.  He was assigned to the Army’s  Second Battalion, lst Infantry Regiment, 172 Stryker Brigade.   Navy Hospital Corpsman, Third Class Marcus J. Nettles, 22, from Beaverton, Oregon died in a flash flood in Iraq on April 2.  Marcus was a medic assigned to the 4th Marine Force.   

                                               

                APPROVE AGENDA

03.            Action, approve agenda/add items

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the agenda.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

04.          Action, approve the March 17, 2006, May 17, 2006 and May 24, 2006 Budget Committee Meeting Minutes and the May 10, 2006 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

Mr. Sells moved to approve all minutes as presented.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

05.           Information, Trustees Reports

There were no trustee reports.

 

06.         Information, Supervisors Report

Mrs. Burrus announced that 8th grade student Samantha Hintz won the Lane Count Spelling Bee for middle school students and will represent Lane County at the State Fair.

 

07.          Student Representative Report

                The student representative was not present.

 

08.           Information, Business Manager Report.

There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.

 

10.                Superintendent's Report

There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

11.                Action, Purcell Retirement Request.

Mrs. Thompson, stating that her motion was based on the negotiation committee recommendation,  moved to deny Mr. Purcell’s retirement request.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

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12.                Information, Middle School Bond Report

Mr. Clark announced that flyers with information regarding the middle school bond were sent out to the community.  The PAC (Political Action Committee) will have an information booth at the July 4 celebration.  Mrs. Burrus and Mrs. Heiss will meet with the architect next week.

 

13.                Discussion, SB Policy IKF-AR

Mr. Clark explained that policies IKF and IKF-AR are still suspended in regard to the number of college credits a student may count  toward high school graduation.   The committee is asking for clarification and direction from the board as to whether the committee should amend the policy as needed.  Mrs. Freske reported that the state will be changing  graduation requirements soon.  Mrs. Thompson requested that a recommendation from the high school committee be given to the policy committee.

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

15.           Action, approve Resolution adopting the 2006-2007 budget, Resolution          to appropriate funds, Resolution imposing and categorizing funds.

Mr. Sells moved to approve all three resolutions.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

16.           Action, approve MOA amending Appendix B

Mr. Kounovsky moved to approve the MOA amending appendix B.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

17.            Action, approve handbook changes

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the changes as presented including the addition of the wellness policy to the high school handbook.   Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.   

 

18.            Action,  approve personnel report

Mrs. Freske stated that “according to board policy BBFA I declare an actual conflict of interest and recuse myself  from discussion and/or voting on the personnel report before this board”.  Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the personnel report minus Kara Freske.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.                 Mr. Arnold moved to approve the recommendation to hire Kara Freske.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED AS FOLLOWS:

MR. ARNOLD – YES

MR. CLARK – YES

MRS. FRESKE –ABSTAINED

MR. KOUNOVSKY – YES

MR. SELLS – YES

MRS. THOMPSON - YES

 

 

 

 

 

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ADJOURNMENT     The board meeting adjourned at 7:55 P.M.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Gary Clark, Chair