The regular school board meeting of the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40, Creswell, Oregon, was held Wednesday, October 11, 2006 beginning at 7 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon,  97426, with Chair Thompson presiding.



                                                Mike Arnold

                                                Gary Clark

                                                Anne Freske

                                                Lee Kounovsky

                                John Sells



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



                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 Army Reserve Staff  Sergeant Robert J. Paul of The Dalles died on September 8 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Army Sergeant Nathaniel B. Lindsey of Troutdale died on September 19 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Shajoy, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the Oregon National Guard 41st Brigade Combat Team of Portland, OR.


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                 04.         Action, approve agenda/add items

Mrs. Thompson added item 18 to the agenda,  an action to approve the addition of an alternative school program.



05.          Action, approve the September 13, 2006 Regular Board Meeting

Mr. Clark moved to approve the minutes as presented.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


06.         Information, Trustees Reports

There were no trustee reports.


06A.       HS committee update, Mrs. Freske

Mrs. Freske gave an update on the High School Committee.  She introduced Creswell High School staff members Kristine Hisey, CHS Study Hall Supervisor,  Stanlee Kramer, Freshman Academy teacher  and William Coltrin, Senior Seminar teacher. They each gave a brief report on their individual classes.


07.         Information, Supervisors Report

                                There were no questions on the supervisor reports.


08.          Student Representative Report

Leisha Price reported that Homecoming is next week.  A homecoming parade will begin at 4 P.M. on Oregon Ave.  Homecoming activities include a Powder Puff Football game and a dance on Saturday.  There is a Cross Country Invitational meet at L.C.C. tomorrow.


09.            Information, Business Manager Report.

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


10.         Superintendent's Report

     a.   Ballot Measure Protocols

                                    Ballot measure protocols were given to the board for their information.





11.            Information, Middle School Bond

Mr. Case reported on bond committee activities.  Mr. Clark made note of the signs in town supporting the bond.



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12.           Action, adopt posted IKF, EFA policies

Mr. Clark moved to adopt the revisions to policies IKF and EFA.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


                13.          None



14.             Action, Personnel Report

 Mr. Sells moved to approve the revised personnel report.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


15.           Action, board resolutions

Dr. Stuber explained that the resolutions oppose the stated ballot measures.

Mr. Clark moved to approve Resolution 10-11-06-1 Ballot Measure 41: Federal Deduction, Resolution 10-11-06-2 Ballot Measure 45: Legislative Term Limits and Resolution  10-11-06-3 Ballot Measure 48: State Spending Limit.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


16.            Action, Appendix B MOA

Mrs. Freske moved to approve the Appendix B MOA.  Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.              


17.            Action, Committee assignments

Mrs. Thompson asked board members to notify her by next Wednesday of their interest in serving on a LMC committee.


            18.          Approve Alternative Education Program  

Mr. Clark moved to approve the Center for Appropriate Transport as an alternative education program.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.




ADJOURNMENT     The board meeting adjourned at  8:25 P.M.





Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent




Kathy Thompson, Chair