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
Jacque Robertson, Creslane Elementary Principal
Shirley Burrus, CMS Principal
Jan Ophus, CHS Principal
Marilyn Cruzan, Administrative Secretary
Hugh Turnbull, The Chronicle
01. Action, establish a quorum
Mrs. Thompson announced that a quorum of the board was present.
reported the following: Army Specialist
Daniel A. Leckel, of
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Marine Division, I
Marine Expeditionary Force, Twenty-nine Palms, California; Major Gregory D.
Young, of St. Helens, died Tuesday, June
26 during Dissimilar Air Combat Training 35 miles west of
02. Pledge of Allegiance
03. Visitors: Mrs. Thompson 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 13, 2007 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
Mr. Clark moved to approve the June 13, 2007 minutes. Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
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
Ryan Kounovsky, high school student representative, reported that he had attended a Leadership Camp this summer.
09. Information, Business Manager Report.
There were no questions on the Business Manager’s report.
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10. Information, Superintendent's Report
11. Information, MS Bond
Dr. Stuber reported that everything is on schedule. Mrs. Heiss reported that demolition of the old cafeteria will take place on Monday. Work on the district storage building is progressing.
13. Action, Board organization/resolutions
Mr. Clark nominated Mr. Kounovsky as board chair. Mr. Risen seconded. There were no other nominations for board chair and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Mr. Kounovsky assumed the duties of board chair.
Mrs. Thompson nominated Mr. Leatherman as board vice-chair. Mr. Clark seconded. There were no other nominations for board vice-chair and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Mr. Clark moved to approve the annual business appointments. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Dr. Stuber requested that the January 2008 board meeting be held on the third Wednesday, January 16 instead of January 9 due to winter vacation dates.
14. Action, 2007-2008 Committee assignments.
a. Negotiations/Labor Management Committee, Standing
Mr. Clark, Mr.Leatherman and Mrs. Thompson will serve on the Negotiations/Labor Management Committee with Mr. Risen as alternate.
b. Policy Committee. Standing
Mr. Eusted, Mr. Kounovsky and Ms. Mattheisen will serve on the Policy Committee with Mr. Risen as alternate.
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c. Athletic Review Committee. Ad Hoc
Ms. Mattheisen and Mr. Risen will serve on the Athletic Review Committee.
Mrs. Thompson will serve on the Soccer Committee.
15. Action, Personnel Report
Mr. Clark moved to approve the personnel report. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
15 a. New Staff
Dr. Stuber explained that the current enrollment in second and third grade is 27 students per classroom. The addition of two teachers would bring the number down to 22 students per classroom. Contingency money will be used to support the additional staff. Mr. Clark moved to approve the additional staff at Creslane. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
16. Action, PERS Refinance/Bonding Resolution
Mr. Clark moved to approve the PERS Refinance/Bonding Resolution. Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
17. Action :
a. Post policy EH Data Management
Mrs. Thompson moved to post policy EH Data Management. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
b. Post policies KBA/KBA-AR Public Records
Mrs. Thompson moved to post policies KBA/KBA-AR Public Records. Mr. Eusted seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
c. Adopt posted policy JECBA Admission of Foreign Exchange Students
Mr. Clark moved to adopt policy JECBA Admission of Foreign Exchange Students. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
d. Post changes to Policy JFCF/GBNA-AR Harassment
Mr. Clark moved to post the proposed changes to policy JFCF/GBNA-AR Harassment. Mrs. Thompson seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
e. Adopt Athletic Handbook
Mrs. Thompson moved to adopt the Athletic Handbook as presented in June. Mr. Clark seconded. Dr. Stuber stated that there is a provision for blackout sessions for use of athletic facilities included in the handbook. During a discussion at a previous board meeting it was noted that use of athletic facilities was prohibited during blackout periods. The athletic
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handbook stipulates that during Spring sports coaches and athletes could not practice between April 1 and April 20. He advised that if the board adopts this handbook that provision is still in effect. Mrs. Thompson moved to amend her motion to remove the blackout dates from the handbook and to refer the blackout dates language to the Athletic Review Ad Hoc Committee. Mr. Kounovsky advised that the handbook would be reviewed by the committee and brought back to the board next spring. Dr. Stuber said the committee could also make a recommendation to the board during the year. Mr. Eusted asked that the committee make the review a priority. Mr. Clark seconded and THE AMENDMENT TO THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. THE AMENDED MOTION TO ADOPT THE ATHLETIC HANDBOOK AS AMENDED CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
18. Action, Award storage building contract
Mr. Clark moved to award the storage building contract to
19. Action, award Middle School site preparation contract.
Mr. Clark moved to award the middle school site preparation contract to Eugene Sand and Gravel in the amount of $242,470. Ms. Mattheisen seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
Chair Kounovsky moved agenda item 23 to 19a.
19 a. Soccer Information and Updates
Dr. Stuber advised that two sites had been considered for a soccer
field. One site, a portion of the FFA field north
of the high school, was found to be unsuitable.
The other site is located at Creslane. Therese Brubaker addressed the
board on behalf of several
Mrs. Thompson moved to file the Delineation Report and Fill Permit with Department of State Lands. Mr. Clark seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
20. Discussion, annual Assessment Report
Dr. Stuber gave a presentation on assessment data and learner outcome.
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21. Action, approve 2007-2009 Continuous Improvement Plan
Dr. Stuber explained that the district is required by the state to submit a Continuous Improvement Plan. Mr. Clark moved to approve the 2007-2009 Continuous Improvement Plan. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
22. Action, approve list of compensated committees.
Mr. Clark moved to approve the compensated committees as presented. Mr. Leatherman seconded and THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
ADJOURNMENT: The board meeting adjourned at 8:45 P.M.
Dr. Rick Stuber, Superintendent
Lee Kounovsky, Chair