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February Board Minutes 2014

February 26, 2014

UNOFFICIAL MINUTES Unified School District #447 Cherryvale, Kansas February 10, 2014 Following a tour of the Middle High School, the regular meeting of the Cherryvale Unified School District #447 Board of Education was called to order by Vice President Joe Marchant at 7:19 p.m. at the Cherryvale Middle/High School Library. Present were Robert John, Joe Marchant, John Potthast, Randy Studebaker, Michelle Loganbill and Cody Smith. Gina Booe Smith was absent. Others present were Craig Bagshaw, George Owens, Kim Martin, Donna Celeya, Steve Pefley, Tercia Gustin, Tonya Smedley, Superintendent Randy Wagoner and Board Clerk Karen Conner. Mr. Wagoner recommended an addition to Consent Agenda 4, Approve the resignation of Wendy Vena, Spanish Teacher, effective the end of the school year. Motion was made by Michelle Loganbill, seconded by John Potthast to approve the agenda as amended. Motion carried 6-0. Motion was made by John Potthast, seconded by Randy Studebaker, to approve the minutes of the special meeting of January 6, 2014 and the regular meeting of January 13, 2014. Motion carried 6-0. The open forum was not signed. Motion was made by Michelle Loganbill, seconded by Joe Marchant, to approve payment of bills and accept the Treasurer’s Report. Motion carried 6-0. Superintendent Randy Wagoner reported on the following:  Minutes of the December Kansas State Board of Education meeting were reviewed. We are still waiting for the Kansas Supreme Court to rule on the state funding case. Mr. Wagoner also informed the board on the new plan for accrediting schools in Kansas.  A draft of the 2014-2015 calendar was discussed  Mr. Wagoner informed the board that the administrators were looking at developing an Excessive Absence policy. The Montgomery County Truancy Intervention Program was discontinued due to loss of funding.  Staff development agenda for February 17 was discussed.  Building reports were reviewed. BUSINESS: 1. Motion was made by Michelle Loganbill, seconded by Joe Marchant to enter Executive Session from 7:39 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. to discuss non-elected personnel and student issues in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed with the Board of Education and Superintendent Randy Wagoner present. Motion carried 6-0. Executive Session ended early at 7:45 p.m. All individuals present at the beginning of the Executive Session were still in attendance. 2. Motion was made by Randy Studebaker, seconded by Cody Smith to enter Executive Session from 7:47 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed with the Board of Education and Superintendent Randy Wagoner present and the principals on call. Motion carried 6-0. Executive Session ended at 8:00 p.m. • Motion was made by John Potthast, seconded by Randy Studebaker to enter Executive Session from 8:00 p.m. till 8:10 p.m. for the purpose of discussing non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed with the Board of Education and Superintendent Randy Wagoner present and the principals on call. Motion carried 6-0. Craig Bagshaw entered Executive Session at 8:00 p.m. and exited at 8:07 p.m. Executive Session ended at 8:12 p.m. • Motion was made by Michelle Loganbill, seconded by Robert John to extend the contracts of George Owens, Scott Lambdin, Steve Pefley, Tonya Smedley and Craig Bagshaw for an addition 1 year period through the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016. Motion carried 6-0 CONSENT AGENDA: Motion was made by Michelle Loganbill, seconded by Cody Smith to approve the following Consent Agenda items: 1. Approve the application for the Monsanto Grant for the Thayer Schools 2. Approve the bid from Five Star Mechanical for the Lincoln Central boiler in the amount of $46,350. Plans are to attempt to wait till the end of school for the installation. 3. Approve the disposal and/or donation of obsolete supplies and equipment 4. Approve the resignation of Carl Brothers as CMHS Art Instructor and the resignation of Wendy Vena, Spanish Instructor at the end of the 2013-2014 school year. Motion carried 6-0. Mr. Wagoner informed the board that we are looking at upgrading the fire alarm system at the Middle/High School and refurbishing the bleachers in the Middle/High School gymnasium. Board Vice President Joe Marchant adjourned the meeting at 8:25 p.m. Karen Conner, Board of Education

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