October 10, 2016 Board of Education meeting minutes
Unified School District #225
Regular Board Of Education Meeting
High School Library, Monday October 10, 2016 7 p.m.
Call to order: Mark Bergkamp, President, called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Steve Lundeen led a prayer.
Members present: Mark Bergkamp, Richie Dewell, Steve Lundeen, Tim Milford, and Barb Whitney were present. Others present were Jeff Bollinger, Superintendent, Paula Kay Watson, Board Clerk.
Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Jamie Boese, Debbie Wise, Kimberly Copenhaver, Vanessa Acton
Swearing in of New Board Member: Jamie Boese was sworn in.
Approve Amended Consent Agenda: Whitney moved, seconded by Dewell to amend the agenda to include the Bond Resolution. Motion carried 6-0.
Approve Consent Agenda: Lundeen moved, seconded by Whitney to approve the minutes and accounts payable as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
Bond Resolution #2: Milford moved, second by Whitney to adopt A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2016, OF UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 225, MEADE COUNTY, KANSAS (FOWLER); PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF AN ANNUAL TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF PAYING THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID BONDS AS THEY BECOME DUE; MAKING CERTAIN COVENANTS AND AGREEMENTS TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT AND SECURITY THEREOF; AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OTHER DOCUMENTS AND ACTIONS CONNECTED THEREWITH. Motion carried 6-0.
Principal: Mrs. McDowell gave her report
Economic Development, Tim Milford, representative, none
Milford suggested Jamie Boese be the representative for Economic Development and he would be the Special Education representative.
A+ Network, Steve Lundeen, representative, gave his report
Superintendent: Mr. Bollinger gave his report
Board Vacancy: No action was taken because there were no applicants.
Personnel: Whitney moved, Milford seconded to offer Evi McCrary a contract as the High School Administrative Assistant and be put on the bank signature card for the activities fund. Motion carried 6-0.
Elementary Language Arts Curriculum: A motion was made by Lundeen, seconded by Boese to give Mr. Bollinger authority to purchase a Curriculum for approximately $22,000. Motion carried 6-0.
CTE Programs: Whitney moved and Milford seconded to have Mr. Bollinger look for an Ag/Shop teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Motion carried 6-0.
Executive Session: Milford moved, Lundeen seconded to enter into executive session for 30 minutes to discuss personnel matters of nonelected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s). Motion carried 6-0. Board Members, Mr. Bollinger and Mrs. McDowell were present. Time: 8:05 p.m.
A motion was made and seconded to extend the above executive session by 25 minutes to 9 p.m. Motion carried 6-0.
Junior High Coaches: A motion was made by Boese, seconded by Lundeen to hire Taylor Bollinger and Vern Mayo as the Junior High Basketball Coaches. Motion carried 6-0.
Adjournment: A motion was made by Lundeen, seconded by Milford to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 6-0. Time: 9:05 p.m.
For The Board of Education