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 18, 2009 beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon with Chair Clark presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR CLARK:

                                                Elena Connelly

                                                David Eusted

                                                Tammy Leatherman

                                                Jacki Pruitt

                                                Kathy Thompson

                                               

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                                               

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Ruby Price, Superintendent

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                Gary Mounce, CHS Principal

                                                Joel Higdon, Technology Coordinator

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The  Chronicle

                                               

               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

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

 

                02.          Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

03.            Visitors:  Mr. Clark 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

Mr. Clark added agenda item 19a, election of a board vice chair.  Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the amended agenda.  Ms. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

 

 

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MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the October 14, 2009 regular board meeting minutes.

Ms. Connelly moved to approve the October 14, 2009 board meeting minutes. Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

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REPORTS

06.            Information, Trustees Reports/Board Correspondence

a.       OSBA Convention

Mrs. Price, Mr. Clark and Mr. Eusted reported on the OSBA conference they attended in Portland on November 13 and 14.

 

07.          Information, Supervisors’ Reports

a.  CMS Student Presentation

     Mrs. Burrus introduced the students and adults who traveled to New York      and Washington D.C. in October.  A video with some of the highlights of      the trip was shown.

 

08.           Student Representative Report

The student representative was not present.

 

09.           Information, Business Manager Report.

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

 

10.           Information, Superintendent Report

Mrs. Price gave a report to the board on Measures 66 and 67 and the impact on Creswell School District if the measures fail in January.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.           Information, Booster Club MOA

Mrs. Thompson reported that the ARC Committee had met with the Booster Club president and the recommendation of the ARC Committee was to leave the present contract in place. No Board action was necessary.   

 

NEW BUSINESS

                     

12.            Action, Resolution 0910-14 to support HB 2649 and HB 3405 (Ballot                  Measures 66 and 67).

Mrs. Thompson moved to support Resolution 0910-14 supporting HB 2649 and HB 3405.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

 

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        13.          Action, Personnel Report

Mrs. Pruitt moved to approve the personnel report.  Ms. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                14.          Action, adopt policies GCDA/GDDA and GCDA/GDDA-AR Criminal Records Check/Fingerprinting

                                Ms. Connelly moved to adopt policies GCDA/GDDA and GCDA/GDDA-AR Criminal Records Check/Fingerprinting.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.    

 

                15.          Action,  post revised policies JFCF/GBNA and JFCF/GBNA-AR Hazing/Harassment/Intimidation/Bullying/Menacing, JFCH Alcohol and new policy JHFF Reporting Requirements Regarding Sexual Conduct with Students.  

                                Ms. Connelly moved to post revised policies JFCF/GBNA and JFCF/GBNA-AR Hazing/Harassment/Intimidation/Bullying/Menacing, JFCH Alcohol and new policy JJHFF Reporting Requirements Regarding Sexual Conduct with Students.  Mrs. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                16.          Action, approve CHS out of state travel requests     

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the out of state trips for the Jazz Band and Physics classes.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

17.                Discussion, OSBA Election

This was tabled until the December board meeting.

 

18.                Action, adopt Budget Calendar 

Mrs. Pruitt moved to approve the Budget Calendar.  Mrs. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

19.            Action, Appoint new board member

Mrs. Thompson stated that the Board Negotiations Committee met to review the pool of applicants for the vacant board position.  The committee recommended Mrs. Barbara Jenkins to fill the vacant board position.  Mrs. Thompson moved to appoint Mrs. Jenkins to the vacant board position.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mrs. Heiss, Business Manager, gave the oath of office to Mrs. Jenkins.

 

                19a.        Action, elect the board vice-chair.

Mr. Eusted nominated Mrs. Thompson as board vice-chair.  Ms. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

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Mr. Clark advised that there would be a board work session/training with OSBA on February

3 from 6-9 P.M.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:     The board meeting adjourned at 8:50 P.M.                      

 

 

 

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Ruby Price,  Superintendent

 

 

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Gary Clark, Chair