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

                                                Joel Higdon, Technology Coordinator

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The  Chronicle

                                                Katie Annett, Student Representative

               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

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

 

Dr. Stuber reported that Army Private First Class Cody J. Eggleston of Redmond, Oregon died October 24th at Bethesda National Naval Medical Center of injuries sustained in combat on October 16th in Baqubah, Iraq.  He was assigned to Stryker Brigade, lst Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, lst Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Ft. Wainright, Alaska.

 

                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.

 

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APPROVE AGENDA

04.              Action, approve agenda/add items

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

 

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the October 8, 2008 Regular School Board meeting minutes.

Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the October 8, 2008 regular board meeting minutes.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

REPORTS

06.         Information, Trustees Reports

a.       Wellness Committee, Clark

Mr. Clark reported that the Wellness Committee met and reviewed policy EFA-AR.  This policy was pulled from the agenda at their request because it no longer is in compliance with recent changes in the law. Mrs. Heiss was appointed by the board to facilitate a Wellness Committee meeting to discuss policy EFA-AR and make recommendations to the policy committee.

 

07.            Information, Supervisors’ Reports

There were no questions on the Supervisors’ reports.

 

08.            Student Representative Report

Katie Annett reported that Homecoming was a huge success.  There will be a canned food drive soon.  Thirteen students attended the Seaside Leadership Conference.

 

09.            Information, Business Manager Report.

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

 

10.            Information, Superintendent Report

There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.            Information, Superintendent Search, Kounovsky & OSBA     

Mr. Kounovsky announced that the superintendent search committee will meet to discuss whether OSBA or the district will screen applications.  The committee will have a recommendation to the board at the December board meeting.

 

                12.       None

 

 

 

 

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NEW BUSINESS

                                 

13.          Action, Personnel Report

Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the personnel report.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.              

 

                14.          Action, adoption of posted policies: BBFA Board Member Ethics, BG Board/Staff Communications, EFAA-AR Reimbursable Meals/Milk, EHA Health Insurance/Accountability, GCBDA/GDBDA-AR1,2,4,5, IMB-AR Student Achievement, JFC Student Conduct, JHHA Crisis Prevention/Response, EFA Local Wellness Program, EFAA Nutrition Food Services, JHFE-AR Reporting Child Abuse, IKF Graduation Requirements, IKFA Early Graduation, and IM-AR School Program Evaluation. 

Mr. Clark moved to adopt posted policies:  BBFA Board Member Ethics, BG Board/Staff Communications, EFAA-AR Reimbursable Meals/Milk, EHA Health Insurance/Accountability, GCBDA/GDBDA-AR 1,2,4,5, IMB-AR Student Achievement, JFC Student Conduct, JHHA Crisis Prevention/Response, EFA Local Wellness Program, EFAA Nutrition Food Services, JHFE-AR Reporting Child Abuse, IKF Graduation Requirements, IKFA Early Graduation, and IM-AR School Program Evaluation.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

15           Action, post  policies:  AC-AR Discrimination Complaint/Grievance     

Procedure (N), BFCA Administrative Regulations (N), CBC                         Superintendent Contract, CCD Administrative Contract (N), DIC Financial Reports/Statements, GCBDB/GDBDB Early Return to Work, IGBHA-AR Evaluation of Alternative Education Programs, IGCG Service Learning (N), IK Academic Achievement, IL Assessment Program, JECDA-AR Transcript Evaluation Procedures, and KBA and KBA-AR Public Records.

Mr. Clark moved to post policies: AC-AR Discrimination Complaint/Grievance Procedure, BFCA Administrative Regulations, CBC Superintendent Contract, CCD Administrative Contract, DIC Financial Reports/Statements, GCBDB/GDBDB Early Return to Work, IGBHA-AR Evaluation of Alternative Education Programs, IGCG Service Learning, IK Academic Achievement, IL Assessment Program, JECDA-AR Transcript Evaluation Procedures, and KBA and KBA-AR Public Records.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

16.          Action, approve HS requests (2) for out-of state travel           

Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the two high school requests for out-of state travel.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and  THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

 

 

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17.          Action, post Payday Resolution

Ms. Mattheisen moved to post the Payday Resolution.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

18.          Action, approve Contingency Fund Expenditure Resolution 0809-04.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the Contingency Fund Expenditure Resolution.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

19.          Discussion, draft 2009-2010  certified calendar.

Dr. Stuber stated that the district is required to consult with the teacher association regarding the school calendar.  The draft calendar will be sent to the teacher association for comments.

 

 

 

                ADJOURNMENT:     The board meeting adjourned at 7:40 P.M.                      

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Ken Leatherman, Chair