Members of the USD 234 Board of Education met on Monday, October 14, 2019, at the Board of Education office for their regular monthly meeting.
President David Stewart opened the meeting. The board approved the official agenda. The board also approved the consent agenda as follows:
B. Bills and Claims
C. Payroll – September 30, 2019 – $1,369,443.01
D. Financial Report
E. Bond Proceeds Reconciliation
F. Activity Fund Accounts
G. Extended Trip requests
H. Fundraiser requests
Several patrons spoke in the public forum section. Gary Elliott, with Benchmark, Inc., gave a roof repair update. Stephanie George, KNEA President, presented a report. Administrators from each building shared reports with board members.
Superintendent Ted Hessong provided information on the following items:
· Emergency Operations Plan
· Legislative Update
· KASB Regional Roundtable
· Kansans CAN
· Administrative Council meetings
· Special Education
· BOLD Program
Gina Shelton, Business Manager, reported on audits for the district, open enrollment for benefits, bids, and insurance appraisals.
Martin Altieri, Winfield Scott Assistant Principal, reviewed the updated 2019-20 Emergency Operations Plan. Board members approved the 2019-20 EOP. Board members also approved the Benchmark, Inc. service agreement and a roof payment. The board reviewed the September 20 enrollment count report.
Board members shared comments and then went into executive session to discuss personnel matters for nonelected personnel and returned to open meeting.
The board approved the following employment items:
A. Adjustment in contract for Tracy Homan, high school librarian/media center teacher, to include middle school librarian/media center teacher for the 2019-20 school year
B. Adjustment in work agreement for Moriah Dillow, Winfield Scott paraprofessional, from 7.5 hours per day to 5 hours per day for the 2019-20 school year
C. Transfer of Randi Witt, middle school secretary, to special education secretary/Medicaid billing clerk for the 2019-20 school year
D. Addition of a high school paraprofessional position for the 2019-20 school year
E. Employment of Whitney Ball as a middle school secretary for the 2019-20 school year
F. Employment of Emily Matkin as a high school teacher aide for the 2019-20 school year
G. Employment of Ashley Rodriguez as a high school teacher aide (ISS) for the 2019-20 school year
H. Employment of Shelley Rooks as a middle school teacher aide (vocal accompanist) for the 2019-20 school year
I. Employment of Marie Henderson as a high school paraprofessional for the 2019-20 school year
J. Employment of Daniel Long as a high school paraprofessional for the 2019-20 school year
K. Employment of Codee Budd as a Winfield Scott paraprofessional for the 2019-20 school year
L. Employment of Stacey Gingrich as a gifted paraprofessional for the 2019-20 school year
M. Employment of Jamie Patterson as a preschool paraprofessional for the 2019-20 school year
N. Termination of Danielle Hull as high school assistant cheerleading sponsor, effective September 27, 2019
O. Employment of Russ Hughes as a middle school assistant track coach (fourth intramural session) for the 2019-20 school year
P. Employment of Brooke Senkevech as a middle school third session intramural coach for the 2019-20 school year
The board adjourned.