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, August 13, 2008 beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Ken Leatherman presiding.

 

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR: Ken Leatherman

                                                Gary Clark

                                                Elena Connelly

                                                David Eusted

                                                Lee Kounovsky

                                                Chris Mattheisen

                                                Kathy Thompson

                                               

                                               

BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:

                               

               

 

ALSO PRESENT:              Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent

                                                Jennifer Heiss, Business Manager

                                                Ellen Adler, Director of Special Education/NCLB

                                                Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal

                                                Jan Ophus, CHS Principal

                                                Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary

                                                Hugh Turnbull, The  Chronicle

                                                Katie Annett, Student Representative

               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.          Action, establish a quorum

Mr. Kounovsky announced that a quorum of the board was present.

 

                02.          Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

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.

                               

APPROVE AGENDA

04.              Action, approve agenda/add items

Mr. Clark moved to approve the agenda.  Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

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MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

05.              Action, approve the June 11, 2008 Regular School Board meeting minutes and the June 11, 2008 Budget Hearing minutes.

Mr. Clark moved to approve the June 11, 2008 Regular School Board meeting minutes and the June 11, 2008 Budget Hearing minutes.  Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

REPORTS

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 Annette introduced the 2008-2009 student body officers: Brogan Campbell, Vice President;  Samantha Hintz, Secretary; Mirkan Schoolcraft Treasurer and  Josie Hubbard, Publicist.  She reported that there will be a carwash this Friday. ASB officers will be helping with high school registration next week.

 

09.               Information, Business Manager Report.

There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.

 

10.              Information, Superintendent Report

There were no questions on the Superintendent’s report.

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.            Discussion/Action, superintendent’s search  

Dr. Stuber explained that the board will be hiring a new superintendent for next school year and will be forming a superintendent search committee for that purpose.  The search committee would be comprised of board members.   The committee would act as the communications liaison between the district and OSBA during the superintendent search. This committee will also recruit and recommend membership in other committees related to the search.

 

NEW BUSINESS

12.         Action, Board organization/resolutions

 Mr. Clark nominated Mr. Leatherman as Board Chair.  Mrs. Thompson            seconded and  THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

                               

Mrs. Thompson nominated Mr. Clark as Board Vice-Chair.  Mrs. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

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Mr. Clark moved to approve Resolution 08-09-01 Annual Business Appointments.  Mrs. Connelly seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.         

 

                           Mr. Leatherman assumed the duties of Board Chair.

 

13.            Action, 2008-2009 Committee assignments:

a.       Negotiations/Labor Management, standing committee

Mr. Clark, Chair; Mr. Eusted, Mrs. Thompson

 

b.       Policy, standing committee

Mr. Eusted, Chair; Mrs. Connelly, Ms. Mattheisen

 

c.        Superintendent Search Committee, ad hoc

Mr. Kounovsky, Chair; Mr. Clark, Mrs. Connelly

 

                                d.     PR/City Committee, (per 2008-09 District Goals).

                                        Mrs. Thompson, Chair; Mr. Kounovsky, Ms. Mattheisen

 

14.           Action Personnel Report

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

                                 

15.            Action, adopt posted revisions to policies JF/JFA, GCN/GDN, GBD, JGA,        JEDA, IB, GCBDA/GDBDA, and IGBBB and posted new policies  

               IMB and JGAB/JGAB-AR.

                                Mr. Clark moved to adopt policies JF/JFA, GCN/GDN, GBD, JGA, JEDA, IB,                       GCBDA/GDBDA, IGBBB, IMB and JGAB/JGAB-AR.  Mr. Eusted seconded                               and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

16.            Action,  Athletic Handbook

This item was tabled until the September board meeting.

 

17.            Action, Booster Club Agreement

Mrs. Thompson moved to approve the Booster Club Agreement.  Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

18.            Discussion, annual assessment report

                                Dr. Stuber gave a presentation on assessment data and learner outcome.

 

19.          Action, approve list of compensated committees

Mr. Clark moved to approve the list of compensated committees as presented.  Mr. Kounovsky seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

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20.          Action, approve resolution to balance 07-08 Food Service Fund

Mr. Clark moved to approve Resolution 08-09-2 to balance the 2007-2008 Food Service Fund.   Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

21.          Action, approve revised budget resolution

Mr. Clark moved to approve the revised budget resolution. Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

22.          Action, approve facility plan resolution

Mr. Kounovsky moved to approve the Facility Plan Resolution.  Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:     The board meeting adjourned at 8:05 P.M.                      

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

 

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Ken Leatherman, Chair