August 8, 2016 Board of Education meeting minutes
Unified School District #225
Regular Board Of Education Meeting
Grade School Library, Monday, August 8, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Call to order: Courtney Wilson, president, called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance was recited and Steve Lundeen led a prayer.
Members present: Mark Bergkamp, Richie Dewell, Steve Lundeen, Tim Milford, and Courtney Wilson were present. Erica Littlewood-Rarden was absent. Others present were Jeff Bollinger, Superintendent, Paula Kay Watson, Board Clerk and Julie Jones, Deputy Clerk.
Recognition of Visitors/Communication: Mickey Stout
Barbara Whitney arrived at 7:04
Richie Dewell arrived at 7:05
Accounts Payable: Bergkamp moved, seconded by Whitney to approve the accounts payable as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
Approve Minutes: Milford moved, Bergkamp seconded to approve the July 11, 2016 regular meeting minutes. Motion carried 6-0.
Approve Consent Agenda: Whitney moved, seconded by Milford to approve the following items within the consent agenda. Motion carried 6-0.
A. Designate Clerk (Paula Kay Watson)
B. Appoint Erica Littlewood-Rarden as determining official for free and reduced meal applications
C. Appoint Paula Kay Watson as district KPERS representative
Economic Development, Tim Milford, representative, none
A+ Network, Steve Lundeen, representative, gave his report
Special Education, Erica Littlewood, representative, absent.
Superintendent: Mr. Bollinger gave his report
Principal: Mrs. McDowell gave her report
A. Board Email
B. Tree Row
C. Budget-Capital Outlay
Special Meeting Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8 a.m.
Resignation: Milford moved, seconded by Whitney to accept the resignation of board member Erica Littlewood-Rarden. Motion carried 6-0.
Cafeteria Tables: Lundeen moved, Whitney seconded to purchase new modern cafeteria tables if the money is encumbered, if not Bollinger will wait on purchase. Motion carried 6-0.
Copy Machines: Consensus of the board to get bids on new copiers for both buildings
Buzzer System: A motion was made by Lundeen, seconded by Whitney to give Bollinger authority to purchase a buzzer system for the front doors of both buildings but not to exceed $7,000. Motion carried 6-0.
Revitalization: Lundeen reported on the Meade County Revitalization and consensus of the board was to continue to support it for the remainder of the agreement. (5 years)
Executive Session: Bergkamp moved, Whitney seconded to enter into executive session for 5 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: 8:10
A motion was made and seconded to extend the above executive session by 5 minutes to 8:20. Motion carried 6-0. Board Members, Mr. Bollinger and Mrs. McDowell were present.. Time: 8:20
Kim Copenhaver joined the meeting at 8:20.
A motion was made by Milford, seconded by Whitney to approve classified contracts as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
A motion was made by Whitney, seconded by Lundeen to offer a Rule-10 contract to Barry Jones as Booth Operator. Motion carried 6-0.
Adjournment: A motion was made by Lundeen, seconded by Milford to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 6-0. Time: 9:39 p.m.
For The Board of Education
For The Board of Education
_____________________________________, Board Clerk
_____________________________________, Board President