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.
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.
Tabled until July meeting
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:
- 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
- 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.
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.