August 16, 2017 | Kimberly

KIMBERLY SCHOOL DISTRICT 414

KIMBERLY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

August 16, 2017

Executive Session 7:15 p.m.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to enter executive session at 6:30 p.m. as provided for in section IC 74-206(1) b to consider personnel matters, labor negotiations and acquisition of an interest in real property. Mr. Champlin asked for a roll call; Mr. Giles – yes, Mr.Nield – yes, Mr. Black – yes and Mr. Champlin - yes. Mr. Higdem was absent. It was decided that the board would leave executive session at 8 pm and return after the regular meeting re: student personnel.

 

Regular Meeting 7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Champlin at 8:05 p.m. Present were trustees Mr. Giles, Mr. Nield, and Mr. Black. Also in attendance were Mr. Schroeder, Superintendent; Mrs. Cooper, District Clerk; Laurie Wirtz, Business Manager; Keelie Campbell, Director of Programs; Dominik Unger, High School Principal; Kirby Bright, KHS Vice-principal/AD; Matt Schvaneveldt, Middle School Principal; Megan Garner, Elementary Principal; Jake Massey, Elementary Vice-Principal; Sara Crystal, Curriculum Director; and Ted Wasko, Maintenance Director.

 

AGENDA: Mr. Nield moved to approve the agenda. Mr. Giles seconded the motion.  The motion carried 4–0.

 

FLAG SALUTE:  Everyone stood and participated in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

REPORTS

BOARD PD: School Board Policy vs. Procedure. (Tabled until next meeting.)

 

HEARING OF VISITORS: Karen Egersdorf and Suni Lisonbee were present.

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

  • None

 

FINANCIAL REPORT: Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to approve the July, 2017 financial report and investment pool statements. The motion carried 4-0.

 

Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to transfer the First Federal CD into the Investment Pool. The motion carried 4-0.

 

OLD BUSINESS

St Luke’s Athletic Training Service Agreement: Dr. Johnson and Sam Spencer were in attendance to review the AT Agreement with the board who were concerned with signing a 3-year contract with a built in increase. Mr. Spencer explained the annual 3% increase would cover St. Luke’s merit salary increases that are typically 2-4%. Proceeds for St. Luke’s Physical Night in Kimberly are donated back to the school. It was agreed that the board would review the 3-year agreement every year to continue.

 

Building Project Update: Jason Derricott, from STARR reported that the new elementary school project is on schedule. Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to approve the direction of the revitalization project as submitted by STARR. The revitalization budget is a tad short (Jason is a dream killer….) and some of the soft renovations like paint and flooring are currently on hold. The motion carried 4-0.

 

2ND READING TO REVISE POLICY 5222P EVALUATION OF CERTIFIED PERSONNEL: Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to revise the policy with student achievement at 20%. The motion carried 4-0.

 

 2ND READING TO REVISE POLICY 5227 DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: Curtis Giles moved and Matt Black seconded the motion to table this item. Luke will check with the attorney on conviction vs arrest. The motion carried 4-0.

 

2ND READING TO REVISE NON-RESIDENT POLICY 3141R: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to revise the non-resident policy to include that students must make academic progress. The motion carried 4-0.

 

NEW BUSINESS

CONSENT AGENDA: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to approve the following consent agenda items. The motion carried 4-0.

 

  • Approve district invoices
  • Approve school invoices (none this month)
  • Approve food service expenditures
  • Approve July 19, 2017 meeting minutes
  • Sale of surplus items –pallets
  • Approve MOU with ARTEC and appoint Luke Schroeder as the district ARTEC rep at the annual meeting.

 

 

DISCUSSION / AGENDA ITEMS

APPROVE ADDITIONAL INVOICES: Myron Nield moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to approve the additional invoices for July, 2017. The motion carried 4-0.

 

PENDING ALTERNATIVE AUTHORIZATIONS: Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to approve the FY18 pending alternative authorizations as follows. The motion carried 3-0 with Mr. Nield recusing himself from the vote.

  • Mindy Nield (half-time art) – Emergency Provisional w/ Cat 1 contract

 

FY18 BUS ROUTES: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve FY18 bus routes including safety busing based on last school year’s routes. The motion carried 4-0.

 

SCHEDULE EMERGENCY LEVY MEETING: Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to set a special board meeting to consider authorizing an emergency levy for needs correlating to increased enrollment. The motion carried 4-0.

 

CURRICULUM ADOPTION: Myron Nield moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to approve the following curriculum adoptions as presented by Mrs. Crystal and recommended by department staff. The motion carried 4-0.

  • Core Connections Geometry (college prep) w/classroom book sets and e-book subscription
  • I-Station at the Elementary level that is for supplemental reading and math instruction the     monitors student progress.

 

ACCEPT/REJECT BIDS FOR SALE OF 1995 FORD F-250 POWERSTROKE DIESEL PICKUP: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles seconded the motion to reject current bids as they did not come close to appraised value and re-advertise. The motion carried 4-0.

 

FY18 TEACHER LEADERSHIP PREMIUMS: Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black seconded the motion to approve the FY18 teacher leadership premium plan as submitted. The $94,500 cost is reimbursed by the SDE. The motion carried 4-0.

 

KIMBERLY SCHOOL DISTRICT5 EMERGENCY OPERATION PLAN: Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to table this item until next month. The motion carried 4-0.

 

ATHLETIC BUDGET FOR FY18: Curtis Giles moved and Matthew Black approved this year’s athletic budget as submitted. This is a self-sustaining budget with the scoreboard income not yet included. The motion carried 4-0. On another note, Mr. Giles would like to investigate the possibility of creating our own coupon book so that all the revenue can go to the program.

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

  • The Revitalization Committee reviewed budget concerns regarding the original plan. “Soft” items like paint and flooring are now on hold. The Transition Committee did not meet this month.
  • ISBA Convention is in Coeur d’Alene Nov. 8-10. Let Laurie know your plans.
  • Administrative Goal Setting will be held September 30.
  • Mr. Wasko is getting the house on the Hale Property ready for occupancy.
  • Initial enrollment projects have us up 50-100 students.
  • Good Story to Share: Band members are now at an all-time high of 72 students. Mr. Champlin shared a story of a family from the East who moved to the Magic Valley because of Kimberly School District’s reputation. 21 teachers participated in canvas training and the second day many showed up on their own – no stipend J

 

PERSONNEL REPORT:

Curtis Giles moved and Myron Nield seconded the motion to approve the personnel report The motion carried 4-0.

 

 

HIRE:

 

Kirby Young                 8th grade basketball coach

Dave Owens                 7th grade football coach

Brad Bair                      7th grade football coach                       

Mindy Nield                  KMS .5 FTE teacher

Jamie Wardell               KES Sped teacher

Carla Hogue                 Kitchen Manage

 

 

 

RESIGNATIONS / RETIREMENTS:

 

Trudy Weaver               Released from contract                        Katelyn Adams             Released from contract

 

 

ADJOURNMENT: The regular meeting adjourned at 10:22 pm and the board returned to executive session.

 

 

 

____________________________________               _______________________________

Mr. Rob Champlin, Chairman                                        Cathy Cooper, Clerk