REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
The regular school board meeting of
the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40,
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO VICE-CHAIR: Gary Clark
BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:
ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB
Joel Higdon, District Technology Coordinator
Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager
Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal
Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal
Jan Ophus, CHS Principal
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Katie Annett, CHS Student Representative
Debby Turnbull, The Chronicle
01. Action, establish a quorum
Mr. Clark announced that a quorum of the board was present.
reported that Private First Class Richard Allen DeWater, of
02. Pledge of Allegiance
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.
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04. Action, approve agenda/add items
Mr. Clark added items 12 D, a three day leave without pay request and 20, discussion of the 12 day committee memorandum of understanding. Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the agenda as amended. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
05. Action, approve the April 8, 2009 Regular School Board meeting minutes.
Mr. Kounovsky moved to approve the April 8, 2009 regular board meeting minutes. Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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 reported that the Mr.
Bulldog Pageant raised $9,300. Ryan
Kounovsky was crowned Mr. Bulldog. She
also reported that the prom was a huge success.
There will be a talent show on May 29. Katie thanked Dr. Stuber, Mr.
Ophus and the board for all they had done for
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report. Mrs. Heiss reported a plumbing problem at the middle school.
10. Information, Superintendent Report
There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.
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12. Action, approve Personnel Report
Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the revised personnel report. Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
a. Action, request to allow second (one year) leave of absence.
Mrs. Thompson moved to deny the request for the addition year leave of absence. Mr. Eusted seconded. Mr. Clark stated that by approving the request the district would be setting a precedent and also that the negotiations committee recommended denying the request. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
b. Action, approve 2009-2010 HS coaches
Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the fall sports coaches only. Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
c. Action, approve the 13 day leave without pay request.
Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the 13 day leave without pay request. Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
d. Action, approve the 3 day leave without pay request
Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the 3 day leave without pay request. Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
13. Action, post policy/AR regarding corporate sponsorships.
Ms. Mattheisen moved to post the corporate sponsorship policy and AR. Mrs. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOULSY.
14. Action, approve 2009-10 lunch/milk prices
Mrs. Heiss advised that the lunch/milk prices will remain the same next year.
15. Action, approve 2009-10 handbook changes.
Tabled until the June 17 board meeting.
16. Discussion, 2009-10 Budget
It was decided to cancel the May 20 budget committee meeting and reschedule it for June 3 at 6 P.M. The regular board meeting will be held on June 17.
17. Discussion, Finance Committee charge regarding 2010-11 budgets.
Dr. Stuber researched the Finance Committee charge and it does not limit the committee to the 2008-09, 2009-10 budgets. It would be at the direction of the board for the Finance Committee to continue. Dr. Stuber suggested that the board could redefine the Finance Committee charge at the August board goal setting meeting.
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18. Action, consider request for sick leave bank
Mrs. Connelly moved to approve the request for a sick leave bank. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
The board recessed at 8:00 P.M. and reconvened at 8:10 P.M.
19. Discussion, Athletic Director job description.
Mrs. Thompson stated that the posting does not coincide with the AD job description and questioned the necessity of posting the Athletic Director position at this time. Dr. Stuber said he supports posting the position at this time. Dr. Stuber suggested that the board compare our Athletic Director job description with those of other districts. Board members discussed the current AD job description. Mr. Clark requested the addition of who the AD reports to. Mr. Kounovsky requested that the AD would update as well as administer the coaches’ handbook. The revision of the Athletic Director job description was assigned to the Athletic Review Committee.
20. Discussion, 12 Day MOU
The board reviewed the MOU. Consensus of the board was to tentatively accept the MOU.
ADJOURNMENT: The board meeting adjourned at 8:40 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Ken Leatherman, Chair