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 11, 2004 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Creswell School District Office Board Room, 998 West A Street, Creswell, Oregon, 97426, with Chair Ehrich presiding.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT IN ADDITION TO CHAIR EHRICH:
BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:
ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Patrick Bentley, Business Manager
Joel Higdon, District Technology Coordinator
Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal
Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Anne Thomas, The Sentinel
01. Action, establish a quorum
Chair Ehrich announced that a quorum of the board was present.
02. Pledge of Allegiance
Mr. Ehrich 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.
Mr. Ehrich acknowledged the members of the press present at the meeting.
04. Action, approve agenda/add items
Mr. Ehrich added an executive session as agenda item 18 as per ORS 192.660 (1) (d) Negotiations. The board requests that the business manager, Mr. Bentley, attend the executive session. Dr. Robertson moved to approve the agenda as amended. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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05. Action, approve the June 6, 2004 Budget Hearing minutes and June 6,
2004 Regular Board Meeting minutes.
Mrs. Dersham moved to approve the minutes of the June 6, 2004 Budget Hearing and the minutes of the June 6, 2004 regular board meeting. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
06. Information, Trustees Reports
There were no reports.
07. Information, Supervisors Reports
There were no questions on the Supervisor reports.
08. Student Representative Report
The student representative was not present.
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
There were no questions on the Business Managers report.
10. Information, Superintendent Report.
12. Action, Personnel Report
Mrs. Freske moved to approve the personnel report. Mr. Sells seconded. Mr. Clark declared a conflict of interest. THE MOTION CARRIED AS FOLLOWS:
MR. CLARK ABSTAINED
MRS. DERSHAM YES
MR. EHRICH YES
MRS. FRESKE YES
DR. ROBERTSON YES
MR. SELLS YES
MRS. THOMPSON YES
13. Action, board organization and resolutions
Mr. Ehrich opened the nominations for board chair. Mrs. Thompson nominated Mrs. Freske for board chair. Mrs. Dersham seconded. Mr. Ehrich moved that nominations be closed. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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Mrs. Freske assumed the duties of board chair.
Mrs. Freske opened the nominations for board vice-chair. Mrs. Dersham nominated Mr. Clark for board vice-chair. Mr. Sells seconded. Dr. Robertson nominated Mrs. Thompson for board vice-chair. Mr. Ehrich seconded. Mrs. Thompson declined the nomination. The nomination for Mr. Clark as board vice-chair CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Mr. Clark moved to approve the Annual Business Appointments Resolution. Mrs. Dersham seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
14 Action, Chair Committee Appointments.
Mrs. Freske announced standing committee appointments. Negotiations committee members will be Mrs. Dersham as Chair, Mr. Ehrich and Mrs. Freske with Mrs. Thompson as the alternate. Policy committee members will be Mr. Clark as Chair, Dr. Robertson and Mr. Sells with Mr. Ehrich as the alternate.
15. Action, school lunch/milk prices.
Mr. Clark moved to approve the school lunch/milk prices as presented. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
16. Action, policy matters
Dr. Robertson distributed the OSBA policy updates to Mr. Clark. Dr. Robertson reported that the committee is still working on the hiring policy and the Valedictorian and Salutatorian issue.
17. Discussion, assessment information
Dr. Stuber gave a presentation on district curriculum, scope and sequence, learner outcomes and the assessment process.
18. Executive Session as per ORS 192.660 (1) (d)
Mrs. Freske announced that the board will now meet in executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660 (1) (d) for the purpose of conducting deliberations with the negotiating committee designated by the district to carry on negotiations. The representatives of the media shall not be allowed to attend. All other members of the audience are asked to leave the room. No decision shall be made in this executive session. At the end of the executive session the board does not plan to return to open session.
The board adjourned to executive session at 8:05 P.M.
ADJOURNMENT: The board meeting adjourned at 8:04P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Anne Freske, Chair