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, March 12, 2008 beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Lee Kounovsky presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR KOUNOVSKY:

                                                Gary Clark

                                                Elena Connelly

                                                David Eusted

                                                Ken Leatherman

                                                Chris Mattheisen

                                                Kathy Thompson

                                               

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                               

               

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB

                                                Joel Higdon, District Technology Coordinator

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The  Chronicle

                                                Ryan Kounovsky, Student Representative

               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

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

 

                02.          Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

                 03.         Visitors:  Mr. Kounovsky 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. Kounovsky announced that agenda items 16 B and 19 would be tabled.  Mr. Clark moved to approve the agenda as amended.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the February 13, 2008 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the February 13, 2008 regular board meeting minutes.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

REPORTS

06.           Information, Trustees Reports

There were no trustee reports.                             

 

07.              Information, Supervisors’ Reports

  a.   Higdon, school calendar on the web site

Mr. Higdon reported on a proposed district-wide school calendar to be placed on the district web site.

 

08.             Student Representative Report

 Student representative Ryan Kounovsky reported that individual classes are     preparing for upcoming events such as prom and graduation.  Student Council  is trying new ideas to get students involved in assemblies such as a CHS          video production.  There will be a talent show again this year and the student   council is also trying to reestablish the district talent show competition.            School clubs are very involved with various activities.  The student council is also working to make the kiosk more successful.

               

09.            Information, Business Manager Report.

Dr. Stuber reported to the board on the new transportation facility plans.

 

10.            Information, Superintendent Report

Dr. Stuber addressed the board on the proposed soccer field behind Creslane. The district is required to do more testing on the area. The cost of that testing is estimated to be around $1,200.00. Dr. Stuber said the soil and hydrology tests need to be done in March when the ground is the most saturated.  Mrs. Heiss stated that the person that would do the testing only has next week open to do the tests.  Mr. Clark moved to go forward with the soil test at a cost of approximately $1,200.  Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.            None          

 

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NEW BUSINESS

12.            Action, Personnel Report

Mr. Clark moved to approve the personnel report.  Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

13.           Discussion, 2008-2009 revenue projections and draft budget                             information.

Mrs. Heiss  shared the general fund revenue projections and proposed general fund expenditures by category.  Mrs. Heiss  further reviewed all the other fund descriptions and functions.

 

14.           Action, post  proposed facility use policies.

Ms. Matteisen moved to post policies KG, KG-AR and KGF-AR.  Mr. Clark seconded.  Mrs. Thompson stated she would like to see a cancellation language added to the policy.  Mrs. Heiss will make the addition and send the revision out to the board.  THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

15.            Action, licensed staff renewals

Mr. Clark moved to approve the licensed staff renewals.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

16.           Action, LMC requests:

a.       Personal Leave MOA

Mr. Clark moved to approve Article 17 Section  D Personal Leave MOA. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

b.       Unpaid Leave MOA

This item was tabled.

 

c.        Creslane Site Council as approved committee under Article 13

Mr. Clark moved to approve Creslane Site Council as an approved committee under Article 13. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

17.           Appoint graduation/promotion diploma presenters

Mr. Clark and Mr. Kounovsky will present diplomas at the high school graduation ceremony on June 6.  Mrs. Thompson and Ms. Mattheisen will be presenters at the 8th grade promotion ceremony on June 9.

 

18.            Action, add American Century to list of approved 403 (b) providers.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the addition of American Century to the list of approved 403 (b) providers.  Mrs. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

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19.            Action, superintendent evaluation

                                This item was tabled

 

20.            Action, School Board evaluation

Mr. Clark moved to approve the school board evaluation.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Lee Kounovsky, Chair