The regular school board meeting of
the Board of Directors of Lane County School District #40,
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR KOUNOVSKY:
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
Jan Ophus, CHS Principal
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle
Ryan Kounovsky, Student Representative
01. Action, establish a quorum
Mr. Kounovsky announced that a quorum of the board was present.
Dr. Stuber reported
that Army Captain Drew Jensen, of Clackamas, died September 7 from wounds
suffered on May 7 in
02. Pledge of Allegiance
03. Visitors: Mr. Kounovsky 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
05. Action, approve the September 12, 2007 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.
Mr. Leatherman moved to approve the September 12, 2007 regular board meeting minutes. Mr. Risen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
06. Information, Trustees Reports
a. Construction levy update, Leatherman/Thompson
Mr. Leatherman reported that the first meeting will be held on October 11 at 6:30 P.M. in the Creslane Library.
b. Soccer field update, Thompson
Mrs. Thompson reported that she met with Therese Brubaker and Chris Pietsch regarding the soccer field site and she has relayed that information to Dr. Stuber. She said that their biggest concerns are drainage problems and the actual placement of the soccer field. Dr. Stuber stated that an environmental specialist will look at the site before any decisions on placement of the soccer field are made.
c. Athletic Review Committee update, Mattheisen/Risen
Mr. Risen distributed the minutes from the October 10 Athletic Review Committee meeting. Discussion items included the ARC mission and goals, CHS coach’s handbook, facility use regarding athletic venues and fundraising policy/procedure.
07. Information, Supervisors Reports
There were no questions on the supervisors’ reports.
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08. Student Representative Report
Ryan Kounovsky reported that there will be a guest speaker at the high school on October 24. The Student Council has invited students in grades four
through eight to hear the
speaker. Homecoming is this week with
the Powder Puff and He Man Football games on Thursday and the Homecoming Parade
and football game on Friday. There will
also be a barbeque on Friday night before the game. Student Council Leadership will attend the
fall conference at
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.
10. Information, Superintendent Report
11. Information, Middle School Bond report
The bond report was included in the Business Manager’s report.
12. Action, Approve Posted Policy IGBB and IGBB-AR Talented and Gifted.
Mr. Clark moved to approve Policy IGBB and IGBB-AR –Talented and Gifted. Mr. Eusted seconded. Mrs. Thompson raised questions regarding some of the policy language. Mr. Clark moved to table this item. Mr. Risen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UANIMOUSLY.
14. Action, Personnel Report
Mr. Clark moved to approve the personnel report. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
15. Action, approve Resolution 0708-4 Supplemental Budget (PERS resolution).
Mr. Clark moved to approve Resolution 0708-4 Supplemental Budget (PERS Resolution). Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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15a. Action, approve Resolution 0708-3 Amendment to Annual Business
Mr. Clark moved to approve Resolution 0708-3 Amendment to Annual
Business Appointments. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION
16. Action, appoint ad/hoc food services review committee
Mr. Kounovsky stated that the board needs to appoint an ad/hoc food services review committee. Mrs. Heiss advised that the committee will review the food services budget and the goal set by the board for food services to be self- sustaining. Mrs. Heiss explained that at this time food service has very little reserve and under the current situation she does not see how that goal can be met.
Mr. Clark and Mr. Eusted volunteered to serve on the committee.
ADJOURNMENT: The board meeting adjourned at 7:55 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Lee Kounovsky, Chair