These minutes may be approved or amended at the September 11, 2017 Board of Education meeting.The U.S.D. #490 Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, August 14, 2017, in the Board of Education Office, 124 W. Central, El Dorado, Kansas.I. Routine
1. The meeting was called to order by Board President Vicki Coash at 6:00 p.m. 2. Roll Call
Members Present: Vicki Coash, PresidentNorm Wilks, Vice PresidentRyan CarsonMonty HugheyBernie SpradlingTom Storrer Members Absent: Scott Starkey Others Present: Sue Givens, SuperintendentMelissa Smith, BOE ClerkJeremy Costello, Butler County Times GazetteJulie Jensen, Executive Director of CurriculumDoug Jensen, Executive Director of TechnologyKellen Adams, Executive Director of Fiscal/Support Services Kim Koop, Director of Information Services Kevin House, El Dorado High School Principal Clarence Wagner, JAG Specialist Sharon Waugh, Patron Gregg Oblinger, Simpson Construction Dave Stewart, Gravity Works Architects Vince Haines, Gravity Works Architects
3. Executive Session
At 6:00 p.m. Board President Vicki Coash moved to recess into an executive session for a period of 30 minutes to discuss an individual employee’s performance pursuant to the KOMA non-elected personnel exemption and to discuss the latest proposal for changes to the professional contract under the KOMA exemption for employer-employee negotiations, with Board members, the Superintendent, and Executive Director of Fiscal/Support Services present. Monty Hughey seconded the motion. The motion carried 4-0. Tom Storrer and Ryan Carson entered the meeting at 6:02 p.m.The board returned to general session at 6:30 p.m. with the same people as listed above present.
4. Approval of the Agenda
Bernie Spradling made a motion to approve the agenda with addendum (8a – Additional Personnel Recommendations). Seconded by Norm Wilks the motion carried 6-0.
5. Approve Consent Calendar
Norm Wilks made a motion to approve the Consent Calendar. Seconded by Bernie Spradling the motion carried 6-0.Minutes of July 10, 2017 regular meetingFinancial Reports, enclosures A, B, C Credit Card Report Activity ReportsCredit Card Use and LimitsBenefit ProvidersInformation
6. Comments from the Public
There were no comments from the public.
• ALICE Emergency Response Protocol Trainer Certification – Kim Koop• NSPRA Golden Achievement Award – Kim Koop• JAG Kansas Outstanding Supporting Administrator – Kevin House• JAG Kansas Contact Hours & Alternative Involvement Awards – Clarence Wagner • Kansas State Pupil Transportation Association Bus Safety Poster Contest – Madison Griffin
• Operations – Sue Givens shared an update on facilities and transportation, including implementation of new transportation software (Traversa), involvement in both the Drums Across Kansas and Shrine Bowl activities, and receiving a perfect score on the Transportation Safety Audit and Highway Patrol vehicle and bus inspections.
9. Performing Arts Center Guaranteed Maximum Price Approval
Gregg Oblinger of Simpson Construction presented a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) exhibit for the Performing Arts Center based upon recent bid opening. Tom Storrer made a motion to approve the Guaranteed Maximum Price Exhibit and contract attachment for the USD 490 Performing Arts Center as presented. Monty Hughey seconded the motion. The motion carried 6-0.
10. Board Policy Updates
Policy updates were reviewed with administrative recommendation. Norm Wilks made a motion to approve the Board Policy Updates as presented. Bernie Spradling seconded the motion. The motion carried 6-0.
11. USD 490 Personnel Recommendations
Bernie Spradling made a motion to approve the following USD 490 recommendations, which include the addendum. Monty Hughey seconded the motion. The motion carried 6-0. Employment Destiny Forge, Building Aide at Grandview; Stormie Williams, Food Service Sub;ReplacementCorinna Adams, Head 7th Grade Volleyball Coach, replacing Kacie Johnson;Corinna Adams, Head 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach, replacing Tyson Kohls;Katie Banks-Todd, High School Drama Co-Sponsor, replacing Melisa Wingfield;Amanda Brewer, Computer Lab/Building Aide, replacing Betty Wise;Ryan Demel, Assistant Football Coach, replacing Scott Camien;Deena Eaton, Assistant 7th Grade Volleyball Coach, replacing Rachel Rosales;Lori Furgason, Middle School English/Language Arts Teacher, replacing Lorra Gillis;Emily Gutierrez, High School Bookkeeper, replacing Stacie Guthrie;Morgan Hughes, Middle School Head Cheer Coach, replacing Shelley Belair;Monica King, Middle School Food Service, replacing Vicki Elliott;Tonya Mourn, Bus Driver, replacing Kay Riggle;Jessica Nolan, Sub Custodian, replacing Charles Curnutt;Ashley Schwindt, Stem Lab Aide, replacing Leann Morris;Mike Spencer, High School Assistant Girls Tennis Coach, replacing Jordan Regehr;Susan Vanderpool, Food Service at Lincoln, replacing Ashley Andrews;ResignationScott Camien, Assistant High School Football Coach;Jordan Crawford, Middle School Assistant Football Coach;Chuck Haahr, Middle School Assistant Soccer Coach;Melody Haines, 4th Grade Teacher at Grandview Elementary;Gary Melcher, High School Fall Assistant Athletic Director;TerminationSteven Smith, Sub Custodian;TransferJamie Ball, from Skelly 5th Grade Teacher to Grandview 4th Grade Teacher, replacing Melody Haines;Charles Curnutt, from Sub Custodian to Part-time Evening Custodian;Emma Davis, from Sub Bus Driver to Bus Driver;Lorra Gillis, from Middle School English/Language Arts to Title I Interventionist at Middle School, replacing Linette Liby;Chelsea Jones, from Summer Custodian to Sub Custodian;Abbi Markowitz, from Skelly 4th Grade to Skelly 5th Grade, replacing Jamie Ball;Ann Nitzschke, from Food Service Sub to Head Cook at Skelly;Charity Otto, from Food Service at Skelly to Kitchen Manager at Grandview;Hillary Williams, from Bus Driver to Sub Bus Driver;Substitute TeachersBrad Amend, Steve Appleman, Dorothy Boucher, Sue Coble, Stacey Cook, Beverly Davis, Norma Doornbos, Mandy Duryea, Steve Fellers, Pamela Goldberg, Mary Good, Paula Hansen, Robert Hoffman, Mary Korkki, Vicki Lawrence, Leon Leachman, Bev Love, Larry McNown, Lila Mercer, Carolyn Meyers, Bonnie Owen, Michelle Page, Jackie Peiffer, Teresa Pendergrass, Margaret Quidachay, Susan Reid, Monica Reynolds, Desiree Riffel, Dean Roedel, Marie Rowell, Nancy Samp, Christine Schultze, Melissa Scott, Melissa Scribner, Marilyn Shaw, Vicki Shepherd, Cara Stevenson, Lionel Tipton, Julie Utech, Aaron Waldorf, Jami Williams
• August 16 - First Day of School, Grades K-6 and 9• August 17 – First Day of School, Grades 7-8 and 10-12• August 24 – Site Council Training; 5:30 p.m.• August 25 – Budget Hearing and Special BOE Meeting; 7:30 a.m. • August 25 – BOE Tour of BE/GE Construction Projects• September 4 – Labor Day, No School
Board President Vicki Coash adjourned the meeting at 7:12 p.m.Melissa Smith, Clerk of the BoardUSD 490Butler County, KS