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2017/2018 Board Meeting Minutes » February 13, 2018

February 13, 2018

 MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

DISTRICT FOUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Riverside High School

Basin, WY

February 13, 2018

 

 

 

1.0        Opening of Meeting @ 7:00 p.m.

1.1        Pledge of Allegiance:  The meeting was called to order at 6:02 p.m. by Chairwoman Audra Crouse.  Mrs. Crouse then led all assembled in the pledge of allegiance.

1.2        Roll Call:  Board members present were:  Audra Crouse, Greg Gloy, Deb Craft, Brenton Paxton, Kristen Schlattmann, Heath Hopkin and Chris Kampbell.  Superintendent Dave Kerby, Board Recording Secretary Janelle Craft; Business Manager Andreau DeGraw, Tony Anson, Riverside High School Principal, and Tracy Pare, Laura Irwin Elementary Principal.

1.3        Mission Statement:  Vice Chairman Greg Gloy read the district Mission and Vision Statement.

 

2.0        Recognition of Guests: 

            2.1        Science Bowl and Academic Challenge students:  Advisor Stuart DesRosier presented his Science Bowl and Academic Challenge

                         students and their recent accomplishments.

 

3.0        Patron Audience: 

3.1        Riverside MS/HS Science Committee recommendations:  Science Chair Shannon Morgan presented to the board the

             recommendations for the new Science text books at the Middle and High School.

 

4.0        Staff/Student Presentation

4.1        RHS Student Council Report- Taylor Clutter, not present

4.2        Safety Report – Greg Noel

4.3        Tom Farren – Building Update

4.4        Principal’s Report

            4.4.1     Tony Anson – RHS Principal

            4.4.2     Tracy Pare – LIE Principal

4.5        Business Manager Report – Andreau DeGraw

 

Trustee Deb Craft moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:46 p.m. to attend the Parade of Academic Champions in the gymnasium.  Heath Hopkin seconded, motion passed.

 

Trustee Chris Kampbell moved to go back into the regular board meeting at 7:40 p.m.  Greg Gloy seconded, motion passed.

 

4.6        Superintendent’s Report – Dave Kerby

4.7        Special Education Director’s Report – Brian Kaumo

4.8        Committee Reports

            4.8.1     BOCES

            4.8.2     Save the Gym

           

5.0        Modification and Adoption of Agenda - Chairwoman Audra Crouse asked that the following be added to the agenda 2.1 Science Bowl and Academic Challenge students, 3.1 Riverside MS/HS Science Committee recommendations, 4.2 Safety Report-Greg Noel, 7.3 Resignation: Brian Kaumo, 7.4 Approve hiring Dondee Duncan-Food Service Worker and 8.1 Board Policy 6.03 and proposed procedural changes.  Heath Hopkin moved to approve the agenda as modified.  Greg Gloy seconded, motion passed.

 

6.0        Consent Agenda:  Deb Craft moved the Board approve the minutes of January 9, 2018, Executive Session minutes from January 9, 2018, Minutes from Special Board meeting January 23, 2018 and and Executive Session minutes from January 23, 2018; the expenditures of February 13, 2018; the payroll expenditures of January 20, 2018; and the Financial Officer report as submitted with these minutes.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

 

7.0        Items for Consideration and Action:

7.1        Non Resident Student Application:  Brenton Paxton moved to approve the Non Resident Student Application as presented.  Kristen Schlattmann seconded, motion passed.

7.2        Executive Session: Brenton Paxton moved to go into Executive Session at 8:10 p.m.  Greg Gloy seconded, motion passed

             Personnel

Chris Kampbell moved to come out of Executive Session at 9:36 p.m.  Heath Hopkin seconded, motion passed.

7.3        Resignation: Brian Kaumo, Special Ed Director:  Chris Kampbell moved to accept the resignation of Brian Kaumo, Special Education 

             Director. Greg Gloy seconded, motion passed.

7.4        New Hire:  Dondee Duncan, Food Service Worker:  Kristen Schlattmann moved to hire Dondee Duncan as the new Food Service Worker.

             Chris Kampbell seconded, motion passed.

7.5      Administrator Contract Renewal:  Superintendent Dave Kerby recommended that the district offer both Tracy Pare, Principal at LIE and Tony Anson, Principal at RHS an Administrator Contract for the 2018-2019 school year.  Greg Gloy moved to accept Superintendent Kerby’s recommendation to offer Administrator Contracts to Tracy Pare and Tony Anson for the 2018-2019 school year.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.  Chris Kampbell asked why we didn’t include the Business Manager’s renewal with the Administrators.  Superintendent Dave Kerby said this was just an oversight and should have included Business Manager Andreau DeGraw.  Greg Gloy amended his original motion for 7.5 Administrator Contract Renewal to include offering Business Manager Andreau DeGraw a contract for the 2018-2019 school year.  Kristen Schlattmann seconded, motion passed.

7.6        Prioritize list of Construction Alternates and Enhancements:  N/A

7.7        Adopt 2018-2019 School Calendar:  Heath Hopkin moved to approve the 2018-2019 School Calendar as presented. 

             Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

           

8.0        Items for Report and Discussion: 

8.1        Board Policy 6.03 and proposed procedural changes.  Superintendent Kerby discussed with the board at the recommendation of the school attorney Tracy Copenhaver, that the district no longer give classified at will employees work agreements.  At will employees will be employed until notified otherwise.  A letter can be drafted and sent to classified staff each year instead of a work agreement.

 

            9.0        Adjournment:  There being no further business Deb Craft moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:05 p.m. Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

 

 

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                                                                        Kristen Schlattman, Board Clerk

 

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                                                                        Audra Crouse, Board Chairman