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Board Minutes July 10, 2017

WACONDA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 272

708 Locust St.

CAWKER CITY, KANSAS

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING        Monday, July 10, 2017

DISTRICT OFFICE                                                               7:00 PM

 

Board Members Present:  Kelly Berkley, Russell Groenendyk, Denise Schoen, Brandi Duskie, Ces Reinert, Vikki Grady

 

Absent:  Rodney Hake

 

Administrator present: Troy Damman

 

President, Kelly Berkley called meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

Ces Reinert moved and Vikki Grady seconded the motion to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Ces Reinert moved and Brandi Duskie seconded the motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting, Monday, June 12, 2017.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley welcomed visitors.

 

Ces Reinert moved and Vikki Grady seconded the motion to approve the bills and payroll as presented

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Denise Schoen moved and Ces Reinert seconded the motion to approve the consent agenda as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Appointed to positions were:

Board Clerk -Sandy Hake

Board Treasurer – Debbie Taylor

Deputy Clerk – Connie Hardy

School Attorney – Darrell Miller

Food Service Determining Representative – Debbie Taylor

Food Service Authorized Representative – Troy Damman

Food Service Hearing Officer – Troy Damman

KPERS Representative – Sandy Hake

Authorized Impact Aid Representative – Sandy Hake

Section 8002 Authorized Representative – Troy Damman

Truancy Officers- Jim Giesbrecht, Robert Becker

Coordinator for Homeless Children – Troy Damman

Freedom of Information Officer – Troy Damman

Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator – Troy Damman

Transportation Director – Troy Damman

Transportation Coordinator – Jim Giesbrecht

 

Approval was granted as follows:

Official depository:  State Bank of Downs.

No Fees charged for facility use.

Fees for copies - .10 black and white, .30 color, .10 fax, Labor provided to copy, $15/hr. (1/2 hr. minimum).

Petty cash accounts and limits – Current amounts:  $500 for Lakeside Jr./Sr. High School, $500 for Lakeside Elementary, $500 for District Office.

Activity funds as in prior year.

Establish regular board meeting time as 7:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the District Office.

Establish the Official District Newspaper as the Downs News and Times and Cawker City Ledger.

Waiver of requirements for generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Rescind all policy actions from previous years and adopt current written policies.

Disposal of old records.

Adopt 1116 hour school year in lieu of 186 days for 2017-2018.

 

Brandi Duskie gave the Smoky Hill report.

 

Mr. Troy Damman gave the superintendent’s report. 

 

A special meeting for the 2017-2018 budget hearing was tentatively set for July 31, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.

 

Ces Reinert moved to nominate and elect Kelly Berkley as President of the Board of Education.  There were no other nominations.  Denise Schoen seconded the motion for approval.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Russell Groenendyk moved to nominate and elect Brandi Duskie as Vice President of the Board of Education.  There were no other nominations. Ces Reinert seconded the motion for approval.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Elected board members were sworn in.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Russell Groenendyk seconded the motion to appoint Kelly Berkley to the SHESC executive cabinet.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Ces Reinert seconded the motion to appoint Russell Groenendyk as the KASB governmental relations representative.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Ces Reinert moved and Denise Schoen seconded the motion to approve the agreement with Greenbush as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Russell Groenendyk seconded the motion to approve the Insurance Policy with Cushing Insurance Agency, Inc., with changes, as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Russell Groenendyk moved and Denise Schoen seconded the motion to approve KASB recommended policy updates as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

            Policy JGCA – Local Wellness Policy updated as recommended by KASB.

            Policy DFAC – Federal Fiscal Compliance adopted as recommended by KASB.

 

Ces Reinert moved and Vikki Grady seconded the motion to approve the Notice of Protection under the Kansas Tort Claim Act as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Denise Schoen seconded the motion to approve the resolution to enter lease purchase agreement No. LPA2017-1 as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Ces Reinert seconded the motion to approve the Engagement Letter with Piper Jaffray as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Brandi Duskie seconded the motion to go into Executive Session for 20 minutes for personnel matters to return to open session at 8:52 p.m. with the board and the superintendent present.  The Executive Session is for the purpose of discussing personnel matters of non-elected personnel and to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

The board returned to regular session at 8:52 p.m.

 

Brandi Duskie moved and Ces Reinert seconded the motion to go into Executive Session for 15 minutes for personnel matters to return to open session at 9:07 p.m. with the board and the superintendent present.  The Executive Session is for the purpose of discussing personnel matters of non-elected personnel and to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

The board returned to regular session at 9:07 p.m.

 

Denise Schoen moved and Russell Groenendyk seconded the motion to approve the resignation of Nick Mizner as the Assistant High School Boys’ Basketball coach.  Kelly Berkley thanked him for his service to the district.      

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Russell Groenendyk moved and Denise Schoen seconded the motion to approve the nomination of Brandon Smith as part time P.E. Teacher Assistant, Lisa LaRocque as Jr. Class Sponsor, Katrina Long as Instrumental Band teacher and Jim Neihouse as part time P.E. teacher.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Denise Schoen moved and Ces Reinert seconded the motion to approve the bus driver contract as presented.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Kelly Berkley inquired about the shape and the possibility of getting bids to replace the lights at the football field.  It was suggested, that some local businesses might be able to bid the job.

 

Kelly Berkley moved and Vikki Grady seconded the motion to adjourn.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

 

 

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President

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Clerk

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