The special school board meeting of the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40, Creswell, Oregon, was held Wednesday, May 25, 2005 beginning at 8:25 P.M. at the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 West A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Anne Freske presiding.


BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR FRESKE:                                                                                              Gary Clark

                                                                Connie Dersham

                                                                Don Ehrich

                                                                Lonn Robertson

                                                                John Sells

                                                                Kathy Thompson                                                               








ALSO PRESENT:                              Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

                                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary School Principal

                                                                Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal

                                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary




1/            Call to Order


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


                Mrs. Freske stated that if any member of the audience wished to address the board on

                the sale to raise their hand


2/            Action, approve agenda/add items.

                Note:  Special Board meetings protocols fall under Creswell School Board Policy “BD,”

                which states in part:  “The written agenda for special meetings may not be added to

                without the unanimous approval of the Board members present.  The purpose of a

                special meeting is to give the Board an opportunity to gather information and to discuss

                and fully explore various aspects of an issue before the Board for consideration.”


                Mr. Clark moved to make an addition to the agenda to post policy JECBD and AR.  Dr.

                Robertson seconded.  THE MOTION TO AMEND THE AGENDA CARRIED

                UNANIMOUSLY.    Mr. Sells moved to accept the amended agenda.  Mr. Clark

                seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


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4/            Action, to consider the sale offer for the old District Office building on 2nd  Street.

                Mr. Clark moved to approve the sale offer of the old District Office building on 2nd

                street.  Dr. Robertson seconded.  Mr. Ehrich advised that the district was offered

                $130,000.  The committee met and discussed it with the superintendent, the chair and

                the agent and then counter offered  $132,500 and clarified again that it was an as is sale

                and the individual accepted that offer. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.                     


5/            Action, Post policy JECBD and JECBD-AR Homeless Students

                Mr. Clark moved to post policy JECBA and JECBD-AR Homeless Students to be voted

                on at the June 8 board meeting.  Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED




                ADJOURNED at 8:35  P.M.







Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent




Anne Freske,   Chair