June 15, 2016 | Kimberly

KIMBERLY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

June 15, 2016

 

Executive Session 7:15 p.m.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Myron Nield moved to enter executive session at 7:15 p.m. as provided for in section IC 74-206(1) b to consider personnel matters and acquisition of an interest in real property. Mr. Champlin asked for a roll call: Mr. Giles – yes (phone), Mr. Higdem – yes (face-time), Mr. Nield – yes, Mr. Champlin - yes.  Mr. Champlin moved to exit executive session at 7:35 p.m. and Mr. Nield seconded the motion. The motion carried 4–0.

Regular Meeting 7:30 p.m.

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Champlin at 7:35 p.m. Present were trustees Mr. Higdem (temporarily out of battery), Dr. Melvin (via phone as needed), Mr. Nield, Mr. Champlin and Mr. Giles (via phone as needed) along with Mr. Schroeder, Superintendent; Mrs. Wirtz, Business Manager and Mrs. Cooper, District  Clerk. Eric Heringer, financial advisor and Chelsea Porter, bond counsel were also in attendance.

AGENDA: Mr. Nield moved to approve the amended agenda (personnel report). Dr. Melvin (phone) seconded the motion. The motion carried 3–0.

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

REPORTS

All reports were tabled until the August board meeting.

HEARING OF VISITORS: no one not already on the agenda was in attendance.

CORRESPONDENCE: Thank you from BPA for board support for their trip to Nationals in Boston.

FINANCIAL REPORT: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles (via phone) seconded the motion to approve the June, 2016 financial report including investment pool statements.  The motion carried 3-0.

OLD BUSINESS

Tabled until July meeting

NEW BUSINESS

CONSENT AGENDA: Mr. Higdem (via phone) moved and Mr. Nield seconded the motion to approve the consent agenda with the following items. The motion carried 3-0.

  • Approve district invoices.
  • Approve school invoices.
  • Approve food service expenditures.
  • Approve May 18, 2016 meeting minutes.
  • Permission to use football equipment for summer camps; Varsity @ Tahoe July 13-16 and J.V @ TF July 26-27
  • Approve MOU/Contracts:
  • ARTEC
  • Tech Hut Category 2 e-rate
  • Canvas (Infrastructure, Inc.)

Sale of surplus items –pallets, 1998 McGruder’s American Government textbooks, spinning bike, and cell phone

DISCUSSION / AGENDA ITEMS

APPROVE ADDITIONAL INVOICES: Tabled until July

APPROVE BOND SALE RESOLUTION: Myron Nield moved and Ryan Melvin (via phone) seconded the motion to grant Mr. Schroeder and Mrs. Wirtz the authority to authorize the sale of the bonds when the timing is right to capture the best interest rates on recommendation by Eric Heringer, district financial advisor. The motion carried 3-0

APPROVE FEE INCREASE: After the scheduled Fee Increase Hearing Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles (via phone) seconded the motion to approve school lunch fee increase of more than 5%. Middle School lunch will increase from $1.95 to $2.05 and Elementary lunch from $1.85 to $1.95. The motion carried 3-0.

BUDGET HEARING: The FY17 budget hearing started at 8:10 p.m. Discussion included base state support calculated at 95 units. FY17 beginning balance at $770,830 which is the contingency reserve plus the March Revise unbudgeted amount. Additional staff expenses were added. Teaching supply budget was increased reflecting $90 per student at KHS, $75 per student at KMS and $70 at KES. There was no supplemental levy election for FY17. Maintenance expenses will be moved to the plant facility levy.

ADOPT BEGINNING FY17 BUDGET: Myron Nield moved and Curtis Giles (via phone) seconded the motion to adopt the FY17 beginning budget as submitted. The motion carried 3-0.

CENTENNIAL SUBDIVISION LAND TRADE FOR WATER STATION EASMENT – Pending an appointment with Tim Stover, attorney.

PROCEDURAL/MASTER AGREEMENT WITH KEA: tabled until July

KIMBERLY MASTER TEACHER DESCRIPTION: tabled until July

1st READING REVISION TO POLICY 5142 CERTIFIED EMPLOYEE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE: tabled until July

SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM ADOPTION: tabled until July

REVISIONS TO CLASSIFIED HANDBOOK: tabled until July

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

  • Special Board Meeting Thurs., July 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Amended PERSONNEL REPORT:

Mr. Nield moved and Mr. Higdem (via phone) seconded the motion to approve the amended personnel report. The motion carried 3-0.

HIRE:

Stephanie Buckley       KMS .5 FTE Health Teacher

Leo Fontana                KES .5 P.E.

Emily Potter                 5th grade (authorization)

Andrea Robbins           KHS Biology Teacher

Jason Eilers                 KMS/KHS Music Teacher

Jessica Erickson          1st grade job share

Mary Ann Hufstetler   1st grade job share

Lisa Holmgren             Part-time KIS secretary

 

RESIGNATIONS / RETIREMENTS / TERMINATIONS:

Roy Carpenter             Bus Driver

Christy Taylor              Music Teacher

Melissa Geerhart        Food Service

Lexi Holverson             Elementary Teacher

Denise Siggaard          SPED Pre-K Teacher

Phil Simmons               Maintenance

ADJOURNMENT: Curtis Giles moved (via phone) to adjourn at 8:51 pm. The motion carried 3-0.