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
BOARD MEMBERS NOT PRESENT:
ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
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
Tiffany Gowing, Student Representative
Anne Thomas, The Sentinel
01. Action, establish a quorum
Chair Freske announced that a quorum of the board was present.
reported that Deborah Klecker from the
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
05. Action, approve the June 8, 2005 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.
Mr. Clark moved to approve the June 8, 2005 regular board meeting minutes. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRED UNANIMOUSLY.
06. Information, Trustees Reports
A. Certificates of Election, Chair Freske
Mrs. Freske presented certificates of election to Mr. Kounovsky and Mr. Leatherman.
B. Chamber of Commerce Award, Chair Freske
Mrs. Freske advised the board that the district had received an award from the Creswell Chamber of Commerce.
07. Information, Supervisors Reports
Mr. Ophus reported on the new
08. Student Representative Report
Tiffany Gowing reported that student council members met today to discuss Freshman orientation on September 6.
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
Mrs. Heiss stated that summer projects are progressing as scheduled.
10. Superintendent's Report
Dr. Stuber advised that the technology report will go first to the Strategic Planning Finance Committee.
The report will then be discussed by the administrators. He also reported that beginning September 25
the city will begin a sewer upgrade along
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commons. New staff and new board members will be introduced. Dr. Stuber reported that he had met with Ms. Gowing to discuss her role with the board as well as student leadership in general.
12. Action, Board Organization/Resolutions
Mrs. Freske asked for nominations for board chair. Mr. Sells nominated Mr. Clark for board chair. Mrs. Thompson seconded. Mr. Sells moved to close nominations. Mrs. Thompson seconded. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Mr. Clark assumed the duties of board chair.
Mr. Ehrich nominated Mrs. Thompson as board vice-chair. Mr. Sells seconded. Mr. Sells moved to close nominations. Mr. Ehrich seconded. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Mrs. Freske moved to approve the Business Appointments for 2005-2006. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
13. Action, Chair’s Committee Assignments
Mr. Clark announced that the negotiations committee will remain the same with Mr. Ehrich, Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Freske serving on that committee. Mrs. Thompson will serve as chair. Policy committee members will be Mr. Kounovsky, Mr. Leatherman and Mr. Sells with Mr. Sells serving as chair.
14. Action, Personnel Report
Mrs. Freske moved to approve the personnel report. Mr. Sells seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
15. Action, Set School Lunch/Milk Prices
Mr. Sells moved to adopt the resolution setting the lunch/milk prices for 2005-2006. Mrs. Freske seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
16. Action, approve the 2005-2006 Consolidated Improvement Plan
Mrs. Freske moved to approve the 2005-2006 Consolidated Improvement Plan as presented. Mrs.Thompson seconded. Dr. Stuber reviewed the CIP and the improvement priorities set for the district. THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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17. Action, Ratify OSEA Agreement for 2005-2007 Wages/Insurance.
Dr. Stuber advised that the results of the OSEA ballots were not available. The item was tabled until the September board meeting.
18. Discussion, annual assessment report
Dr. Stuber gave a presentation on student scope and sequence and learner outcomes. Mrs. Burrus gave a power point presentation on Creswell Middle School’s test assessment report.
19. Action, Approve School Bus Purchases.
Mr. Sells moved to approve the School Bus Purchase Resolution. Mr. Leatherman seconded. Mrs. Heiss stated that the buses should be here by February. Mr. Clark moved to amend the resolution to state bus rather than buses in regard to leasing. Mr. Ehrich seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously. THE MOTION AS AMENDED CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Mr. Clark requested that the administrators attend the August 17 board work session. The meeting will begin at 6:30 P.M.
Mrs. Burrus said an account has been set up at Siuslaw Valley Bank for Sandi Green, Creswell School District teacher, whose apartment burned down in Eugene.
ADJOURNMENT The board meeting adjourned at 9:00 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Gary Clark, Chair