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, May 9, 2007 beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Thompson presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR THOMPSON:

                                                Gary Clark

                                                David Eusted

                                                Anne Freske

                                                Lee Kounovsky

                                                Ken Leatherman

                                                John Sells

                               

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                                               

                                               

 

                                                               

ALSO PRESENT:              Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                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

                                                Leisha Price, Student Representative

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The  Chronicle

                                               

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

Chair Thompson announced that a quorum of the board was present.

 

                02.          Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

               03.           Visitors:  Mrs. Thompson 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.

 

Dr. Stuber reported the following: Private Brett A. Walton of Hillsboro died April 9, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd  Infantry Division   

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in Fort Carson, Colorado; Marine Lance Cpl. Dale Peterson of Redmond, died Monday, April 23, 2007 in Falluja, Iraq.  He was a member of the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion of the 2nd Marine Division, based out of Camp Lejuene, North Carolina;  Army Sgt. Michael Vaughn of Lincoln City, died Monday, April 23, 2007 in As Sadah, Iraq.  He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, in Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

APPROVE AGENDA

04.              Action, approve agenda/add items

Mrs. Thompson added item 14a Baseball Field Reserve Fund to the agenda.     Mr. Clark moved to approve the amended agenda.   Mr. Sells seconded             and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the April 11, 2007 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Mr. Clark moved to approve the April 11, 2007 regular board meeting minutes. Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

06.           Information, Trustees Reports

   Mrs. Thompson thanked the teachers for the wonderful job they do.

 

07.              Information, Supervisors Reports

  There were no questions on the Supervisors reports.

 

08.              Student Representative Report

  Leisha Price introduced Ryan Kounovsky, the 2007-2008  high school             student body president.  He reported that the Prom was held May 5.  The Mr.   Bulldog Pageant raised $10,000 plus.  Graduation will be held outside this       year, weather permitting.  Awards Night is May 22.  The Student Council        will be giving a Senior scholarship this year.

 

09.             Information, Business Manager Report.

  Mr. Reid Anderson, with gLAs Architects, gave an update on the progress of   the new middle school.

 

   Mrs. Heiss reported that she met with the high school student council              regarding the use of the Kiosk.

 

Mrs. Thompson requested that a meeting take place between Mrs. Heiss, Mrs. Collins, Booster Club President, and student council representatives to resolve the Kiosk issue.  She also requested a report to the board of that meeting at the June board meeting.

 

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10.            Information, Superintendent's Report

        There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                11.     

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

12.            Discussion, Wellness report.

Dr. Stuber reviewed the results of a recent wellness survey with the board.  He had met with Ms. Ogawa to discuss the survey.

 

Ms. Ogawa, Food Services Supervisor, gave a presentation to the board on the breakfast program. 

 

13.                Discussion, Facility policies

Board members discussed the current district Facility Use Policy.  The policy was referred to the policy committee for revision.

 

                14.          Action, Sick Leave Bank request

Mr. Clark moved to allow district employees to contribute up to two days of sick leave to the sick leave bank for Robin Breslaw.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

14a.        CMS Baseball Field Reserve Fund

Dr. Stuber advised that there has been a request to set up a reserve fund for donations for the new Creswell Middle School baseball field.  Mr. Clark moved to set up a reserve fund for the middle school baseball field.  Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. 

 

Mrs. Burrus, Creswell Middle School Principal, read a letter to the board in support of naming the new baseball field Bruce Breslaw Field. She explained that Mr. Breslaw has been involved in and very supportive of baseball in this community for many years.   Mr. Clark moved to add naming the new middle school baseball field to the agenda.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

Mr. Clark moved to name the new Creswell Middle School baseball field Bruce Breslaw Field.  Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

15.          Action, Personnel Report

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

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16.          Action, Approve List of Alternative Education Programs

Mr. Clark moved to approve the 2007-2008 Alternative Education Programs.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

17.                Action, Approve 2007-2008 District/Superintendent goals

Mr. Sells moved to approve the 2007-2008 Superintendent/District goals.  Mr. Eusted  seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Kathy Thompson, Chair