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, December 10, 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

                                                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

                                                Katie Annett, Student Representative

               

 

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.  Mrs. Connelly seconded        

and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

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MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the November 12, 2008 Regular School Board meeting minutes.

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the November 12, 2008 regular board meeting minutes.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

REPORTS

06.            Information, Trustees Reports

There were no trustee reports.

 

07.               Information, Supervisors’ Reports

  There were no questions on the Supervisors’ reports.

 

08.              Student Representative Report

  Katie Annett introduced Chris Kounovsky, Junior Class President, and  

  announced that he was elected to an  Oregon Associated Student Councils   

  state office.   Chris explained the duties of this office.  Katie also reported        that there will be a fundraiser at Coldstone  Creamery on  December 18 from   5-9 P.M.  A canned food drive is in progress. 

 

08A.       Cheerleader Presentation.

                                Katie introduced CHS Cheerleaders Sarah Ellison and Camille Heltman.   

                                They each spoke to the board regarding the cheerleading program.

 

09.              Information, Business Manager Report.

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

 

10.             Information, Superintendent Report

 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 582, Division 22, including the revised rules.  This information  was attested as true and correct to the best of the District Superintendent’s       knowledge on December 1, 2008.  

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.            Information, Superintendent Search, Kounovsky

Mr. McMahon, Booster Club President, stated that the Booster Club would like to have representation  in the selection process for the new superintendent and the high school  principal.  Mr. Kounovsky explained that the Superintendent Search Committee met and discussed the superintendent application screening process  The committee recommends that the application screening  be done by the district.  A twenty member screening committee will consist of school board members, district staff and community

members. 

 

 

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12.            Action, determine superintendent applicant screening process.

Mr. Kounovsky moved to approve  the screening process consisting of a  committee of twenty members to include school board members, district staff and community members.   Mr. Clark seconded and THE   MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

13.        Action, Personnel Report

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

 

14.         Action, adopt posted 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, JECDA-AR, KBA and KBA-AR Public Records.  

                            Mr. Clark moved to approve policies: AC-AR Discrimination                         

                            Complaint/Grievance Procedure, BGCA 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.

 

                15.        Action, approve 2009-2010 certified calendar.           

                            Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the 2009-2010 certified calendar.  Mrs.                                     Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                16.        Action, approve Payday Resolution.

                            Ms. Mattheisen moved to approve the Payday Resolution.  Mr. Eusted seconded                             and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                17.        Action, approve out-of-state travel request.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                18.          Action, approve Memorandum of Agreement re: unpaid leaves of                                     absence.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the Unpaid Leave of Absence Memorandum of Agreement.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                19.          Action, OSBA Officer/Resolutions election vote.

Mr. Clark moved to vote for OSBA officers Beth Gerot, Scott Pillar and Dave Krumbein and to approve OSBA Resolutions 1, 2 and 3.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                20.          Action, post new policies GCQBA Copyrights and Patents, and GBC Staff Ethics.

Mr. Clark moved to post policies GCQBA Copyrights and Patents, and GBC Staff Ethics.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

                21.          Discussion, donation policy.

Mr. Leatherman advised that the policy committee had requested board discussion on this policy.  Ms. Matteisen stated that the policy committee had requested board discussion, specifically on corporate sponsorship.   The board discussed the current policy and referred it back to the policy committee for any recommendations for change. Dr. Stuber will continue to approve donations to the district.

 

22.                Action, approve 403b Plan document.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the 403b Plan document.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

 

                ADJOURNMENT:     The board meeting adjourned at  8:10 P.M.                      

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Ken Leatherman, Chair