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:

                                                                Gary Clark      

                                                                Connie Dersham

                                                                Anne Freske

                                                                Lonn Robertson

                                                                John Sells

                                                                Kathy Thompson

 

                                               

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

                               

 

ROLL CALL

                01.                Action, establish a quorum

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

                               

02.                   Pledge of Allegiance

 

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS

03.                   Visitors: 

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.

 

APPROVE AGENDA

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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MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

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 Manager’s report.               

 

10.             Information, Superintendent Report.

None

 

 

                UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

                11.                None

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

                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.

 

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Dr. Rick Stuber,  Superintendent

 

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Anne Freske, Chair