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, April 12, 2006 beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 996 West 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

                                                Joel Higdon, Director of Technology

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle

                                                Ann Thomas, The Sentinel

                                                                                                               

 

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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APPROVE AGENDA

03.            Action, approve agenda/add items

Mr. Clark stated that agenda item 15e should be EBBCC instead of IBBCC.  Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

04.          Action, approve the March 8, 2006 Regular Board Meeting                                 Minutes.

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the March 8, 2006 board meeting minutes.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

06.            Information, Trustees Reports

There were no reports.

 

07.          Information, Supervisors Report

a.         Introduction of Americorps Team, Ms. Robertson

Ms. Robertson introduced the latest Americorps group to the board.  She explained that our grant for Americorps has ended.  It is possible that federal funds for this program will no longer be available.

                               

b.     3rd Grade Robotics Demonstration, Ms. Robertson

Ms. Robertson introduced Ms. Amish, a third grade teacher at Creslane. Ms. Amish and students Austin Gillett, Sean Kounovsky, Mikaila McNelly, Stephanie Morales, Garrhett Nelson and Olivia Powell gave the board a demonstration on Lego robotics.

 

Mr. Ophus advised that Mrs. Burrus, Mrs. Heiss, Mr. Risen and himself have met with soccer team representatives.  He announced that Creswell High School will add soccer as a club sport for the 2006-2007 school year.  Mr. Risen, CHS Athletic Director, will be providing a report to the board each month.

 

 

08.            Student Representative Report

Tiffany Gowing reported that student body elections are coming up.  Auditions for the CHS Talent Show will be held tomorrow.  The CHS Talent Show will be held on April 21 and the Sky Em Talent Show will be April 26 at Creswell High School.  The student council is planning a Parents Night Out to be held in the commons.  There will be a Mr. Bulldog Dance this Saturday.

 

 

 

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09.           Information, Business Manager Report.

There were no questions on this report.

 

10.                Superintendent's Report

There were no questions on this report.

 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

11.                Information, Middle School Bond Report

Mrs. Burrus reported that she and Mrs. Heiss continue to visit newly constructed middle schools.   The Bond Steering Committee interviewed two architect firms on April 7. 

 

12.                Action, Middle School Architect selection

Mr. Clark advised that the Bond Steering Committee is recommending GLAS Architectural Group for the middle school project. 

Mrs. Freske moved to approve GLAS Architectural Group as the architects for the middle school bond.  Mr. Arnold seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

13.                 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

14.                Action, Post Proposed Policy EFA-AR Local Wellness Program

Mr. Clark stated that it is the recommendation of the Wellness Committee to post Policy EFA-AR.  Mr. Sells moved to post EFA-AR Local Wellness Program policy.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

15.                Action, Adopt Posted Proposed Policies

a.       IGDI-Adding/Dropping Athletic Programs

b.       IGDI AR2-Process for Dropping Athletic Programs

c.        IGDJ – Club Sports

d.       IGDJ AR – Club Sports, Terms and Conditions

e.        EBBCC-Use of Automated External Defibrillator

Mr. Sells moved to adopt policies IGDI-Adding/Dropping Athletic Programs, IGDI AR-2-Process for Dropping Athletic Programs, IGDJ- Club Sports, IGDJ-AR- Club Sports, Terms and Conditions and EBBCC-Use of Automated External Defibrillator.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

 

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16.                Information, Superintendent’s Contract

Mr. Clark informed the board that Dr. Stuber has asked that his contract be referred to the negotiations committee.

 

17.                Action, Personnel Report

Mr. Sells moved to approve the personnel report.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

18.                Discussion, Maintenance Plan

Item tabled until the May board meeting.

 

19.                Action, CHS Roof  Bids

Mr. Sells moved to table agenda item 19 until the May board meeting.  The motion died for lack of a second.  Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the request for the CHS roof.  Mrs.Freske seconded.  Mrs. Freske requested input from Mrs. Heiss and Mr. Hull on the roof replacement. THE MOTION FAILED UNANIMOUSLY

 

20.                Action, 2006-2007 District Goals

Dr. Stuber advised that the goals were established at the  April 5, 2006 board work session.  Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the goals set for the 2006-2007 school year.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

21.                Action, 2006-2007 School Calendar

Mrs. Thompson moved to post the 2006-2007 school calendar.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

22.                Action, Oregon School Funding Defense Foundation Resolution

Mr. Clark explained that there is no cost to the district to be included in the list of plaintiffs.   Mr. Arnold moved to approve the representation agreement as attached to agenda item 22.  Mrs. Freske seconded AND THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Clark announced that the May board meeting will be held at Creswell Middle School.

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT     The board meeting adjourned at 8:30 P.M.

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Gary Clark, Chair