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, September 14, 2005 beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 West A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Clark presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR CLARK:

Don Ehrich

Anne Freske

Lee Kounovsky

Ken Leatherman

Kathy Thompson

 

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

John Sells

 

ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education

Joel Higdon, Technology Director

Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

Tiffany Gowing, Student Representative

Lance Robertson, The Chronicle

Anne Thomas, The Sentinel

 

ROLL CALL

01. Action, establish a quorum

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

02.    Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

03.    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

04. Action, approve agenda/add items

Mr. Clark announced that agenda item 16 would become item 14A. Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the agenda as amended. Mr. Ehrich seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.    Action, approve the August 10, 2005 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

Mr. Ehrich moved to approve the August 10, 2005 minutes. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

06.    Information, Trustees Reports

None

 

07.    Information, Supervisors Reports

Mr. Ophus reported an enrollment of 370. He also informed the board on the number of students in the Math, Science and Social Studies classes at the high school.

 

08.    Student Representative Report

Tiffany Gowing, student representative, reported on Homecoming plans. She inquired about board committees students might be able to serve on.

 

09.    Information, Business Manager Report.

There were no questions on this report.

 

10.                Superintendent's Report

None

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.                Action ratify OSEA agreement for 2005-2007 wages/insurance

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the OSEA CBA agreement as presented. Mr. Ehrich seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

12. None

 

NEW BUSINESS

14A. Action, Transfer Request

Mrs. Shaw addressed the board regarding her request for a release for her son to attend Pleasant Hill High School. Mr. Leatherman moved to accept the transfer request to Pleasant Hill. Mr. Ehrich seconded. Mr. Clark stated that the board has Policy JECB-AR in place that specifically deals with this type of request. Transfers occur on a one for one basis. Currently there is not an equal exchange available with Pleasant Hill. The board discussed the issue extensively.

 

 

 

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THE MOTION FAILED AS FOLLOWS:

MR. CLARK NO

MR. EHRICH NO

MRS. FRESKE NO

MR. KOUNOVSKY NO

MR. LEATHERMAN YES

MRS. THOMPSON NO

14B. Personnel Report

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the personnel report. Mr. Ehrich seconded and the MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

15. Action, Approve 2005-2006 District Goals

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the Creswell School District 2005-2006 goals. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Mr. Clark stated that he, Mr. Ehrich and Mr. Leatherman would serve on the CMS Bond Committee.

 

16. Action, Transfer Request

Moved to item 14A.

 

17. Action, Ratify MOU with OSEA

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the OSEA Memorandum of Understanding that makes the change to Article XIV, Variable Hourly Employees. Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mr. Clark asked for agenda requests for the October board meeting. Mrs. Freske requested a discussion on the increased traffic on Harvey Road and the safety issues it presents regarding our students walking to and from school. Dr. Stuber announced that board members could have their pictures taken for school ID badges at Creslane on October 7.

 

ADJOURNMENT The board meeting adjourned at 8:10 P.M.

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

 

 

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Gary Clark, Chair