Public Meeting Minutes: March 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting

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March 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

March 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Opening Procedures
1.a. Call to Order
1.b. Roll Call
1.c. Excuse Absent Member(s)
Action(s):
Motion to approve the absence of Lori Browning Passed with a motion by Paul Snyder and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Open Meetings Law
Discussion:  President, Bob Kinsey, stated that the meeting had been published under the Open Meetings Act.  The Open Meetings Act can be found posted in the back of the Board Room and is also available through the Board Secretary. 
4. Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to accept the Consent Agenda Passed with a motion by Terry Gilliland and a second by Ruth Kozal.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
Motion to remove item "E" (Approval of Certified Staff Contract Cancellation/Termination) from consent agenda and to make it a separate item after the awards and recognition. Passed with a motion by Paul Snyder and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.a. Adopt Agenda
4.b. Approve Minutes as follows:
4.b.1. February 11, 2019 
Attachments:
4.b.2. February 21, 2019
Attachments:
4.c. Approval of Certified Staff Retirement 
4.c.1. Cynthia Briggs, Preschool Teacher, Bear Cub Preschool 
4.d. Approval of Certified Staff Resignation 
4.d.1. Erin McKoy, Preschool Teacher, Bear Cub Preschool 
4.d.2. Bethany Frayser, Kindergarten, Longfellow Elementary School 
4.d.3. Peggy McGannon, 4th Grade, Lincoln Heights Elementary School 
4.d.4. Renee Malm, SPED, Bluffs Middle School 
4.d.5. Christina Schroeder, Foreign Language, Scottsbluff High School 
4.d.6. Morgan Wilken, Math, Scottsbluff High School 
5. Approval of Certified Staff Retirement 
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Certified Staff Retirement for Dallas Massey. Passed with a motion by Mark Lang and a second by Ruth Kozal.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.a. Dallas Massey, School Counselor, Longfellow & Lake Minatare Elementary School
6. Approval of Expenditures 
Expenditures, without Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian, Vogl & Snyder P.C.:  $763,457.04
Action(s):
Motion to approve the expenditures, without Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian, Vogl & Snyder PC: $763,457.04. Passed with a motion by Paul Snyder and a second by Ruth Kozal.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian, Vogl & Snyder  P.C Expenditures: $210.00
Action(s):
Motion to approve the expenditure for Douglas, Kelly, Ostdiek, Snyder, Ossian, Vogl & Snyder PC: $210.00 Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Awards and Recognitions
7.a. Wrestling - Dustin Stodola
7.b. Drill Team - Angie Hinze
7.c. Ed Rising - Jamie Batterman
7.d. Swim Team - John Galindo 
8. Approval of Certified Staff Contract Cancellation/Termination 
Action(s):
Motion that the Board of Education should go into closed session to include Superintendent, Richard Myles, Chief Financial Officer, Lavon Hood and Director of Student Services, Wendy Kemling, for the purposes of the protection of the public interest and for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual. Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
Motion to cancel Anthony Parker's contract immediately. Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Paul Snyder.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Nay
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  At 6:29 pm, a motion by Ruth Kozal, seconded by Mark Lang that the Board of Education should go into closed session to include Superintendent, Richard Myles, Chief Financial Officer, Lavon Hood and Director of Student Services, Wendy Kemling, for the purposes of the protection of the public interest and for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual.   
During Discussion, Paul Snyder asked if Mr. Parker had requested a public hearing during the board meeting.  Mr. Myles responded that he did not request a hearing within the time required by law.  Kinsey, Kozal, Lang, Gilliland and Snyder voted in favor of the motion.  Browning was absent.  
At 7:20, the Board returned from Closed Session and reconvened into Open Session. 
Ruth Kozal moved to cancel Anthony Parker's contract immediately with a second by Paul Snyder.  Votes in favor: Kozal, Snyder, Lang and Kinsey.  Votes opposed: Gilliland.  Browning was Absent. 
At 7:21pm, President Robert Kinsey read the Resolution out loud.  
The foregoing Resolution having been read in its entirety, Member Ruth Kozal moved for their passage and adoption.  Member Paul Snyder seconded same.  After discussion and on roll call vote the following members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the stated resolution:  Kozal, Snyder, Lang, Kinsey and Gilliland.  No votes were against the resolution and Lori Browning was absent. 
Attachments:
8.a. Anthony Parker, Co-Coordinator, Reconnect 
9. Public Comment - a total of 20 minutes will be allotted (no more than 5 minutes per speaker)
Discussion:  Judd Hall - Football Coach.  Look forward to my new role with the program.  Publicly thank Dave Hoxworth, SHS administration and the SBPS Board members.  Thank Coach Joe Benson for his mentor and leader of our football program.  Look forward to being a role model in the community and for our young men.  (TG:  Very deserving of the appointment) 

Jennifer Galindo - Former swimmer parent, current swimmer parent and future swimmer parent.  Want to thank you for the opportunity to have a swim team.  We hope that you will enable us to have a transition during the time that we look for a new pool for our use and for the community.  We hope that you think of the benefit of aquatics for students during the up coming weeks, months as we look at our current SPLASH pool. 
10. Students Report
Discussion:  No Students Report for this meeting. 
11. Schools 2018-2019 Target Implementation Plans
11.a. Lake Minatare 
Speaker(s):  Jeremy Behnke
11.b. Roosevelt
Speaker(s):  Frances Burkhalter
12. New Business
12.a. Fleet Management Plan - Purchase 
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Action(s):
Motion to approve the purchase of a food service delivery van in an amount to not exceed $14,000.00 and a wheelchair accessible van in an amount not to exceed $25,000.00. Passed with a motion by Terry Gilliland and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.b. Relocate Westmoor Emergency Siren
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood/Randy Scott
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agreement with the City of Scottsbluff to place the siren at the playground at Westmoor. Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Terry Gilliland.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.c. Epson Interactive Projectors for SHS/District
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood/David Davis
Action(s):
Motion to approve the purchase of Epson Interactive Projectors from Kansas City Audio/Visual in the amount of $28,782.00. Passed with a motion by Mark Lang and a second by Terry Gilliland.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.d. Deletion of Policy 408.02.01 (Certificated Employee Contract Renewal)
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Action(s):
Motion to delete Board Policy 408.02.01 as discussed. Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.e. Revision to Policy 607.05a (School Sponsored Field Trips and Travel Regulations)
Speaker(s):  Rick Myles
Action(s):
Motion to revise Board Policy 607.05a - School Sponsored Field Trips and Travel Regulations as presented. Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
12.f. Revision to Policy 801.16 (Safe Driving Record Standards for Drivers)
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Action(s):
Motion to revise Board Policy 801.16 - Safe Driving Record Standards for Drivers as presented. Passed with a motion by Ruth Kozal and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Browning: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Gilliland: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
13. Reports and Proposals
13.a. Board Members
Discussion:  Kozal, Lang, Gilliland, Kinsey - Wished everyone safe travels this week and wished Dr. Dick luck with his new position.  
13.b. Board Committee Reports
13.b.1. Curriculum & Instruction/Americanism Committee - Next meeting is Friday, March 15 at 11:30am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Mike Mason
13.b.2. Facility Committee - Met on March 7.  Next meeting is Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 12:00pm at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Attachments:
13.b.3. Finance Committee - Met on March 4.  Next meeting is Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11:30 am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Attachments:
13.b.4. Student Services Committee - Met on February 21.  Next meeting is Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 11:30 am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Wendy Kemling
13.c. From the Administrative Staff:
13.c.1. Chief Financial Officer
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
13.c.2. Executive Director of Student Services
Speaker(s):  Wendy Kemling
Discussion:  Roosevelt Preschool Fiscal Update (Jodi Benson) 
  • This preschool has been very successful.  We have had 20 students in this preschool class, which are the same 20 that started the year.  There has also been a great attendance record this year.  
  • Receive funds from the Preschool Grant, the one time Start Up Grant, Parent Fees and the Head Start contract agreement to cover the students that qualify through Head Start. 
  • Current Expenditures: Salaries, Benefits, Supplies, Minor Classroom Renovation and Playground.  We want to give our students' a great learning opportunity while remaining cost neutral to the District. 
13.c.3. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Speaker(s):  Mike Mason
Discussion:  Spring 2019 Assessments and an Update on Illustrative Math. 
13.c.4. Director of Facilities and Maintenance
Speaker(s):  Randy Scott
13.c.4.A. Update: SHS Construction Project
13.c.5. Superintendent
Speaker(s):  Rick Myles
14. Other School Personnel
15. Future Meetings and Dates to Remember - meeting dates will be published in the Star Herald and/or on the District website
16. Adjourn
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