REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
The regular school board meeting of
the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40,
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR THOMPSON:
BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:
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
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle
01. Action, establish a quorum
Chair Thompson announced that a quorum of the board was present.
02. Pledge of Allegiance
03. Visitors: Mrs. Thompson 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.
Dr. Stuber reported that Sgt.
Brennan Gibson of Tualatin died on December 10 of injuries sustained when an
explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in
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04. Action, approve agenda/add items
Mrs. Thompson announced that item 17, Purchase of a Special Education Bus, was being added to the agenda. Mr. Clark moved to approve the agenda as amended. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
05. Action, approve the December 13, 2006 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Mr. Clark moved to approve the December 13, 2006 regular board meeting minutes. Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
06. Information, Trustees Reports
07. Information, Supervisors Reports
a. Middle School health presentation
Ms. Lauri Thomas, CMS health teacher, introduced students Andrew Bidwell, Emily Case, Theressa Clack, John Geil, Gabe Heater, Austin Howe, Wendie Kelly, Spencer Litchfield, Ellie Perkins, Beau Poling, Raleigh Shepler, Sam Shrives, Kayla Stram, Rosie Taylor and Taylor Williamson. The students gave power point presentations to the board on the components of fitness.
Mr. Stan Kramer
gave the board an update on the
c. High School Senior Success update
Mr. Will Coltrin gave the board an overview of the Senior Success class. The intent of this class is to focus on the new graduation requirements. He reported that 82 Seniors are taking the class. Students are currently working on projects to complete their Creative Learning Standards and Creative Learning Experience.
Mr. Martin, CHS social studies
teacher, introduced students Perry Eastham, Breeana Mackin-Oldham and Rachel
Shepler. The students reported to the
board on the
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There were no questions on the supervisors’ reports. Mrs. Burrus announced that a retailer has given a large donation of stationery to the Creswell Education Foundation. The donation is to be used for fundraising. Students at CMS who plan to go on the Washington, D.C. trip next year will be selling the stationery as a fundraiser.
08. Student Representative Report
Leisha Price reported that there will be a pep assembly on January 23. There will be boys basketball games at Chemawa this Friday. The drama class production will be held next Wednesday and Saturday at the high school.
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
a. Bond Report #2
There were no questions on the bond report.
10. Information, Superintendent's Report
12. Action, Personnel Report
Mr. Clark moved to approve the personnel report. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
13. Discussion, Tim Demanett from Creswell City Council
Mrs. Thompson advised that Mr. Demanett was unable to attend.
14. Action, 2007-08 Teachers’ Calendar
This item was tabled until the February board meeting.
15. Action, post Foreign Exchange student policy
Mr. Leatherman moved to post JECBA-AR, Foreign Exchange Student policy. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
16. Action, resolution for issuance and negotiated sale of 2006 Bond
Mr. Clark moved to adopt Resolution No. 0607-6, A resolution of Creswell School District No. 40, Lane County, Oregon authorizing the issuance and negotiated sale of not to exceed $13,000,000 general obligation bonds; designating an authorized representative, bond counsel and underwriter; authorizing appointment of a paying agent and bond registrar; and authorizing
execution of a purchase agreement. Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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17. Request for Special Education Bus
Mrs. Heiss explained that the bus is needed due to the increased number of special education students being transported out of the district. Mr. Clark moved to authorize the purchase of a special education bus. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
ADJOURNMENT: The board meeting adjourned at 9:25 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Kathy Thompson, Chair