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April 13, 2015 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
I. Call meeting to order and welcome
Discussion:  Meeting called to order at 7:45 PM
I.1. Roll Call and Welcome
I.2. Pledge of Allegiance
I.3. Approval of the Agenda of the Regular Meeting April 13, 2015
I.4. Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Meeting March 9, 2015
Discussion:  None
I.5. Approval of the minutes from the Board Work Session March 26, 2015
I.6. Approve Minutes of the April 11, 2015 Board Retreat
I.7. Awards and/or Honors
Discussion:  None this month
I.8. Public Request to Comment on Specific Agenda Items
Discussion:  none
I.9. Public Request to Comment on Items Not On Agenda
II. Village of Morrill Report
Discussion:  Closure of Monroe Street for resurfacing. Parks attendant and supervisor positions available School well is approved and needs capped only. Joined Community development group.
III. Business Transactions
III.1. Approval of Bills and Claims and file financial statements
Action(s):
Motion to approve bills and claims and file financial reports except check #36250 Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Check #36250 will not be approved until further discussion
IV. Food Service Director Report
Discussion:  discussion of cost per meal to the school and discussing of donating beef to school
V. Unfinished Business
V.1. Approve salary for elementary principal
Discussion:  tabled until next meeting
V.2. Approve salary for secondary principal
Discussion:  tabled until next meeting
V.3. Approve certified staff contract renewals for the 2015-2016 school year
Action(s):
Approve certified staff contract renewals for the 2015-2016 school year Passed with a motion by Mr. Dick Burford and a second by Mr. Bill Zwiebel.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
V.4. Approve, on second reading, revised policy 409.01. CERTIFICATED EMPLOYEE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Discussion:  Superintendent was asked to bring in typed up in proper form and signatures requested, was approved at the last meeting
VI. New Business
VI.1. Approve FBLA overnight trip to Boulder, CO.
Discussion:  Two day trip of 8-10 students to Boulder, Colorado as reward for community service. Members held a Tech night, helped with the Penny Carnival and helped with the backpack program. Members will sale donuts to raise funds for the trip.
VI.2. Discuss and possibly accept the bid from Protex Central for the replacement of the intercom and master clock module in the high school office.
Discussion:  Master clock and switchboard need replaced. Also need new switches in welding building to report back to office. There are speakers outside that need addressed. Also need update to fire alarm system. Will table item until further bids are received.
VI.3. Discuss and possibly approve the use of the American Library Association "Request for Reconsideration of Library Resources" form.
Action(s):
Move to approve the use of the American Library Association form for Reconsideration of Library Resources. Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Request for Consideration of Library Resources would be a supplement to the current policy 606.01R1. It can be added as an Administrative Regulation.
VI.4. Discuss and possibly accept the bid from Fisher Well Service to install a water pump to our existing well and connect line to the UGSS
Discussion:  Fischer Well Service did not provide bid at time of meeting to attach pump to our existing well. Will table until at least 3 bids are received.
VII. Student Performance and Program Reports
VII.1. High School Principal’s Report
Discussion:  In addition to fire drills the school took part in tornado awareness week. ACT prep -students using John Baylor test prep
VII.2. Elementary/Preschool Director’s Report
VII.3. Activities Director’s Report
Discussion:  MPS will be hosting several track meets before the end of the year. PAC and District music contest coming up. Mrs. Peacock and Mrs Cox will host a Community Arts Connection project April 30. Prom will be April 25 Bleachers need to be moved out of the discus ring.
VII.4. Student Council Report
Discussion:  Student council voted to paint locker rooms and weight rooms. Students would like the lunch period extended. After Prom party will transport students from the Elementary School to the Valley Fun Center and then back. FFA students complained about the size of the bus taken to state FFA.
VII.5. Special Education Director’s Report
Discussion:  none
VII.6. Transportation/Building/Grounds Supervisor’s Report
VII.7. Board of Education, Standing Committees & Board Members Reports
VII.7.a. Curriculum/Americanism
VII.7.b. Buildings/Grounds/Transportation
VII.7.c. Staff Relations
VII.7.d. Finance
VII.7.e. Morrill Foundation
VIII. Superintendent's Report
IX. Board Discussion
Action(s):
Motion to go into executive session at 9:45 to prevent degradation of character to patrons in our district Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Dave Sherrod.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
Motion at 10:03 to end executive session Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Billy Stauffer.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
X. Personnel
X.1. Discuss for approval additional clerical staff
Discussion:  New staff member hired to provide lunch scanning services.
X.2. Accept resignation of Kaiya West
Action(s):
Motion made to accept resignation of Kaiya West. Passed with a motion by Dr. Cynthia Guerue and a second by Dave Sherrod.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
X.3. Approve Craig Manley Retirement
Action(s):
Motion to accept retirement of Craig Manley Passed with a motion by Mr. Dick Burford and a second by Dr. Cynthia Guerue.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
XI. General Information
XI.1. Next Regular Meeting Date
XI.1.a. May 11, 2015
XII. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn at 10:44 Passed with a motion by Billy Stauffer and a second by Dr. Cynthia Guerue.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.

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