The regular school board meeting of
the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40,
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR KOUNOVSKY:
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
Jan Ophus, CHS Principal
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle
Ryan Kounovsky, Student Representative
01. Action, establish a quorum
Mr. Kounovsky announced that a quorum of the board was present.
Dr. Stuber reported
that Army Sergeant Joshua Charles Brennan was killed in action on Saturday,
November 3, 2007 in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan. Sergeant Brennan , of
02. Pledge of Allegiance
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.
04. Action, approve agenda/add items
Mr. Kounovsky stated that agenda items 14a and 15 have been removed. Item 15 will be added to the December agenda. Mr. Clark moved to approve the agenda as amended. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
05. Action, approve the October 10, 2007 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and the Budget Hearing Minutes.
Mr. Clark moved to approve the October 10, 2007 Budget Hearing Minutes and the Regular Board Meeting Minutes. Mr. Risen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
06. Information, Trustees Reports
a. Food Services Committee
Mr. Clark reported that the committee continues to discuss food services and explore options for that program. It is estimated that food services will need to be subsidized $12,000 this year.
07. Information, Supervisors Reports
Mrs. Burrus presented a slide show on the recent CMS DC/NYC trip.
b. HS Soccer Team
Members of the CHS soccer teams were present and thanked the board for giving them the opportunity to play soccer by including soccer in the budget.
Mr. Ophus reported that high school student Erik Hendricks had been chosen
There were no questions on the supervisors reports.
08. Student Representative Report
Ryan Kounovsky reported that the high school hosted guest speaker Mr. Alvin Law. The fourth and fifth grade classes as well as the middle school students also attended the assembly. The senior class will have a canned food
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drive. Several student council members attended a workshop last weekend. The volleyball team won fifth place at the recent state tournament.
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.
10. Information, Superintendent Report
11. Information, Bond update
Mrs. Heiss informed the board that the bid opening will be November 28 at 2 P.M.
12. Action, Re-Post Policy IGBB and IGBB-AR Talented and Gifted.
Mr. Clark moved to re-post Policies IGBB and IGBB-AR Talented and Gifted. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
14. Action, Personnel Report
Mr. Clark moved to approve the Personnel Report. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
14a. Request for leave without pay
Removed from the agenda.
15. Information/discussion, District audit report
Added to the December agenda.
16. Action, approve OSEA MOA
Mr. Clark moved to approve the OSEA MOA. Mr. Leatherman seconded. Dr. Stuber explained that the MOA was referred to the board negotiations committee. The MOA changes the pay column for the high school transition coordinator position. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
17. Action, Post: proposed new policies GBNAA/JFCFA, KH, KMC and
KMC-AR and revisions to policies JECA, JB, IGBHA, JHCD, JHCDA,
GBNA/JFCF, GBA, EEA and AC Mr. Clark moved to post new policies
GBNAA/JFCFA-Cyberbullying, KH- Public Gifts to the District, KMC and
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KMC-AR-Community-Funded Activities and revised policies JECA-Admission of Resident Students, JB- Equal Educational Opportunity, IGBHA-Alternative Education Programs, JHCD-Administering Noninjectable Medication to Students, JHCDA-Administering Injectable Medication to Students, GBNA/JFCF -Hazing/Harassment/Intimidation/Bullying/Menacing, GBA-Equal Employment Opportunity, EEA-Student Transportation Services and AC- Nondiscrimination. Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
18. Discussion, PACE Title IX Report
Dr. Stuber shared the background of the report with the board. Board members discussed issues raised in the report. The report will also be discussed by the Athletic Review Committee.
19. Information, 2007-2008 state standards assurance notification.
Dr. Stuber reported that Creswell schools are implementing as required all of the standards for public elementary and secondary schools as set out in OAR Chapter 581, Division 22, including the revised rules.
ADJOURNMENT: The board meeting adjourned at 8:04 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Lee Kounovsky, Chair