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 17, 2009 beginning at 7:20 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office by Chair Leatherman presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR KEN LEATHERMAN

                                                Gary Clark

                                                Elena Connelly

                                                David Eusted

                                                Lee Kounovsky

                                                Chris Mattheisen

                                                Kathy Thompson

                                               

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                                               

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

                                                Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                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

Mr. Leatherman announced that a quorum of the board was present.

 

                02.          Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

03.            Visitors:  Mr. Leatherman 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.

 

APPROVE AGENDA

04.              Action, approve agenda/add items

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the agenda.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

                               

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MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the April 29, 2009 Budget Committee meeting minutes, May 13, 2009 regular board meeting minutes, June 3, 2009 Budget Committee meeting minutes.

Mr. Clark moved to approve all minutes as presented.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded  and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

REPORTS

06.            Information, Trustees Reports

       a.  Recognition of retiring school board members

Mr. Leatherman recognized Dr. Stuber’s retirement from the district and thanked him for his many years of service to the district.  Dr. Stuber presented retiring board members Mr. Kounovsky and Mr. Leatherman with plaques and also thanked them for their service to Creswell School District.

 

                b.  Swear in newly elected board members

     Mr. Leatherman swore in new board members Elena Connelly, David            Eusted, Tammy Leatherman and  Jacquelyn Pruitt.

 

07.          Information, Supervisors’ Reports

                                a.  Alternative Education presentation

     Creswell Middle School teachers Pat Bettencourt, Stan Mercer, Jill                 Murray and Jody Young gave a presentation to the board regarding                establishing an alternative education class at the middle school to begin         this September.  The board gave their support to the program.

 

b.       Bullying, Harassment…summary reports

There were no reports.

 

08.           Student Representative Report

The student representative was not present.  A written report was given to the board. 

 

09.           Information, Business Manager Report.

There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.  Mrs. Heiss gave a status report on the middle school fields project.

 

10.           Information, Superintendent Report

There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.

 

Audience member Mr. O’Connell expressed his concerns regarding student discipline to the board.

 

 

 

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

11.          None              

 

NEW BUSINESS

                     

12.          Action, approve Personnel Report

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

 

        13.          Action, approve:

                                a.  Resolution adopting 2009-2010 budget

                                b.  Resolution to appropriate funds

                                c.  Resolution imposing and categorizing taxes.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the resolutions adopting the 2009-2010 budget, appropriating funds and imposing and categorizing taxes.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                14.          Action, approve handbook changes.

Mr. Kounovsky moved to approve all changes to the middle school and high school handbooks.  Mrs. Connelly seconded.  Mr. Clark moved to amend the motion to change the language from alternative placement to provisional placement in the middle school handbook. Ms. Mattheisen seconded and

THE AMENDED MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                15.          Action, ratify 12-day cut Memoranda

Mr. Clark moved to ratify the CEA, OSEA and all other CBA’s 12 day cut Memorandum of Understanding.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIE UNANIMOUSLY

 

                16.          Action, approve changes to athletic director’s job description

Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the changes to the Athletic Director’s job description.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

               

17.                Action, adopt policy/AR regarding corporate sponsorships.

Ms. Mattheisen moved to table this item until the August board meeting.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

                               

ADJOURNMENT:     The board meeting adjourned at 8:45 P.M.                      

 

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Ruby Price,  Superintendent

 

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Ken Leatherman, Chair