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2017/2018 Board Meeting Minutes » May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018

 MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING

DISTRICT FOUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Riverside High School

Basin, Wyoming

May 8, 2018

 

 

 

  • Opening of Meeting @ 6:00 p.m.
    • Pledge of Allegiance: Led by Vice Chairman Greg Gloy
    • Roll Call: Board members present were: Greg Gloy, Deb Craft, Kristen Schlattmann, Brenton Paxton, Heath Hopkin and Chris Kampbell.
    • District Mission and Vision Statement

 

  • Executive Session: Chris Kampbell moved to go into Executive Session at 6:01 p.m.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

Meet and Confer/Negotiations

Brenton Paxton moved to come out of Executive Session at 7:04 p.m.  Deb Craft seconded, motion passed.

 

  • Recognition of Guests:
    • Sharon Frisbee – 15 Years of Service: Vice Chairman Greg Gloy presented Sharon Frisbee with a clock for her 15 Years of Service in the district.

 

  • Patron Audience:
    • Jereme Carne - CAD Program: Carne and students presented the board with some projects that they have completed during the CAD Class.
    • BOCES update – Carolyn Conner: Carolyn Conner updated the board on the BOCES program.

 

  • Staff/Student Presentation:

5.1        Student Council Representative – N/A

5.2        Safety Report:  Chris Kampbell

5.3        Principal’s Report

            5.3.1     Tony Anson, Riverside Middle/High School

            5.3.2     Tracy Pare, Laura Irwin Elementary

5.4        Special Education Director’s Report:  Brian Kaumo

5.5        Owners Rep Report:  Tom Farrens

5.6        Business Manager’s Report:  Andreau DeGraw

5.7        Superintendent’s Report:  Dave Kerby

5.8        Committee Reports

            5.8.1     BOCES – Greg Gloy

            5.8.2     Recreation Board – Brenton Paxton

 

  • Modification and Adoption of Agenda: Vice Chairman Greg Gloy asked that the following items be added to the agenda:  3 Executive Session, Meet and Confer 8.5 Elementary Teachers, Misty Newby, Kathleen Zierolf, Cindi Smith and Connie Kerby.  8.9 Letters of Resignations, Leanna Morton, Isaac Mayes, Joy Jochems, Jay Henson and Sharon Frisbee.  8.10 Ken Fink, Waterline.  Heath Hopkin moved to accept the agenda as modified.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

 

7.0        Consent Agenda:  Deb Craft moved that the Board approve the minutes of April 10, 2018; Executive Session Minutes of April 10, 2018; the expenditures of May 8, 2018; the payroll expenditures of April 20, 2018; Financial Officer report as submitted with these.  Kristen Schlattmann seconded, motion passed.

 

8.0        Items for Consideration and Action:

8.1        Preliminary budget presentation:  Business Manager Andreau DeGraw presented the preliminary budget. 

8.2        Appoint Andreau DeGraw as the Districts School Risk Retention Representative:  Deb Craft moved to accept Andreau DeGraw as the School Risk Retention Representative.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

8.3        Executive Session:  Kristen Schlattmann moved to go into Executive Session at 8:25 p.m.  Heath Hopkin seconded, motion passed.

            Personnel/Meet and Confer

            Brenton Paxton moved to come out of Executive Session at 10:07 p.m.  Deb Craft seconded, motion passed.

8.4        Meet and Confer:  Heath Hopkin moved to approve the following meet and confer package for the 2018-2019 school year, Step for all eligible employees, base increase of 1% for all employees, additional 1% increase for teachers, paras, building secretaries, emp retirement contribution set at 2.9%, health rates stay the same, increase summer wage by $1, additional $1,000 increase to maintenance director base, new method for calculating extra duty pay will be established in June.  Chris Kampbell seconded, motion passed.

8.5        New Hires:  Jessica Power, RHS Language Arts Teacher, Mitch Baker, Custodian, Misti Newby, Elementary Teacher, Kathleen Zierolf, Elementary Teacher, Cindi Smith, Elementary Teacher and Connie Kerby, Elementary Teacher.  Deb Craft moved to hire the new staff as listed.  Heath Hopkin seconded, motion passed.

8.6        Recommend school meal increase:  additional 10 cents for student and adult lunches; additional 15 cents for student and adult breakfast.  Item died for a lack of a motion.

8.7        Approve Extra Duty assignments:  Chirs Kampbell moved to approve the list of extra duty assignments as presented.  Salaries will be set in June.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

8.8        Board Policy Review

            8.8.1     Adopt revisions to Board Policy 9.06 Public Complaints.  Chris Kampbell moved to approve the amended board policy 9.06 Public Complaints as presented.  Deb Craft seconded,

            8.8.2     Adopt revisions to Board Policy 4.18 Purchasing Authority.  Brenton Paxton moved to approve the amended board policy 4.18 Purchasing Authority as presented.  Chris Kampbell seconded, motion passed.

            8.8.3     Adopt Board Policy 8.67 Student Data Security Policy:  Heath Hopkin moved to adopt board policy 8.67 Student Data Security Policy as presented.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

8.9        Letters of Resignations: Leanna Morton, Isaac Mayes, Joy Jochems, Jay Henson, Sharon Frisbee.  Brenton Paxton moved to accept the resignations as listed.  Heath Hopkin seconded, motion passed.  Chris Kampbell thanked them all for their years of service to the district.

8.10      Ken Fink-Waterline:  Heath Hopkin moved to pay up to $3,000 for materials to repair the waterline and keep it on Mr. Fink’s property.  Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

 

9.0        Board Discussion Items: 

            Brenton Paxton would like to address board policy regarding first meal out for students and see it paid by the district again at the next board meeting.

 

9.1        Strategic Planning Process:  June 11, 6:00-9:00 p.m.

            9.2        Work session to discuss:  Graduation requirements and Manderson

 

10.0      Adjournment:  There being no further Heath Hopkin moved to adjourn the meeting at 10:56 p.m. Brenton Paxton seconded, motion passed.

 

 

 

 

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Audra Crouse, Board Chairwoman

 

 

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Kristen Schlattmann, Board Clerk