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 CHAIR FRESKE:
BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:
ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education
Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager
Joel Higdon, Technology Director
Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal
Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal
Jan Ophus, CHS Principal
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Heath Annett, CHS Student Representative
Anne Thomas, The Sentinel
01. Action, establish a quorum
Chair Freske announced that a quorum of the board was present.
reported that on
02. Pledge of Allegiance
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Mrs. Freske 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.
04. Action, approve agenda/add items
Mr. Clark moved to approve the agenda. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Action, approve the
Mr. Ehrich moved to approve all minutes as presented. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
06. Information, Trustees Reports
A. Labor Management Committee, Mrs. Freske
Mrs. Freske reported that she, Dr. Stuber, Mrs. Dubick and Mr. Moran met on April 4 to discuss issues in Article 3 of the bargaining agreement. There was also a discussion on setting up a protocol and/or meeting rules. Mrs. Freske announced that Mrs. Thompson will also be on the committee. The next meeting will be held on April 25. The committee will prioritize issues and discuss timelines and limits for the meetings.
07. Information, Supervisors Reports
A. Americorps, Ms. Robertson
Robertson introduced 10 members of the AmeriCorps team who are helping at
Creslane in classrooms, playground and after school activities three days a
week. The team also works at
08. Student Representative Report
Heath Annett distributed a written report to the board. In addition he reported that Prom will be held on May 7. Also, there will be a drama production in May.
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09. Information, Business Manager Report.
Mr. Clark complimented the Transportation Department on the excellent report they received during a recent school improvement visit from the Transportation Section of the Oregon Department of Education. . Dr. Robertson complimented the Food Services Department for keeping the program in the black.
10. Superintendent's Report
Mrs. Freske moved Dr. Stuber’s evaluation response to the goals and evaluation agenda item for further discussion.
12. Action, modify 2004-2007 Confidential Bargaining Agreement
Mr. Clark moved to accept the modified 2004-2007 Confidential Bargaining Agreement. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
13. Action, ratify 2004-2007 Administrators Bargaining Agreement
Mr. Clark moved to approve the 2004-2007 Administrators Bargaining Agreement. Dr. Robertson recused himself from voting. THE MOTION CARRIED AS FOLLOWS:
MR. CLARK – YES
MRS. DERSHAM – YES
MR. EHRICH – YES
MRS. FRESKE – YES
MR. SELLS – YES
MRS. THOMPSON - YES
14. Action, Ratify 2004-2007 Superintendent’s contract
Dr. Robertson moved to ratify the 2004-2007 Superintendent’s contract. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
15. Action, adopt 2005-2006 calendar
Mrs. Dersham moved to approve the 2005-2006 calendar. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
16. Action, Parking Lot Resolution
Mr. Ehrich moved to adopt the Parking Lot Resolution. Mr. Sells seconded.
Dr. Robertson requested a public reading of the resolution. Mr. Ehrich read the following: “Whereas overnight parking and/or storage of vehicles on
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school property poses a safety risk to the District and students; and Whereas there is no perceivable reason for the District to allow overnight parking and/or storage of vehicles on school property; and Whereas any overnight parking or storage should have the expressed authorization by the District superintendent; It is hereby resolved that said unauthorized vehicles shall be towed at owner expense and signage shall be erected to indicate the District’s intent.”
THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
17. Action, Personnel Report
Mr. Sells moved to accept the personnel report. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
18. Action, Policy IKF-AR Waiver
Mr. Clark moved to accept the IKF-AR waiver. Mr. Sells seconded. Mr. Clark explained that policy IKF-AR lists requirements for graduation. It limits the number of outside credits from community colleges that can be applied to Creswell graduation requirements. Some students are currently attending LCC or taking other credits via the internet and would be penalized by the policy. This is a request for a waiver for this year only. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
19. Discussion, Board evaluation/goals
A work session will be held at a later date for board members and administrators to discuss the board evaluation and goals.
20. Action, District Office Offer
Mr. Sells moved to not accept the offer. Mrs. Dersham seconded. Mr. Ehrich suggested that the motion be to reject the offer. Mr. Ehrich explained that to not accept leaves the offer open. Mr. Ehrich moved to amend the motion to reject the offer. Mr. Clark seconded the amendment. THE AMENDMENT TO THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. The amended motion to reject the district office offer CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
ADJOURNMENT The board meeting adjourned at 8:05 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Anne Freske, Chair