Uniontown School District Minutes of July 11

UNIONTOWN UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 235, unapproved.

Uniontown, Kansas 66779

REGULAR MEETING                                                   11 JULY 2022

 

The Board of Education of Uniontown Unified School District 235, State of Kansas, met in regular session on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. in the BOE room in Uniontown, Kansas.

 

Board members present:  Jason Sutterby, Sally Johnson, Brian Stewart, Troy Goodridge,

Mike Mason and Tyler Martin

 

Board members absent: Josh Hartman

 

Others present for all or portions of the meeting:  Vance Eden, Sherri Hartman, Tammy Townsend, Tema Gilion, Tammy Helm, Fort Scott Tribune, Scott Sutton and Tim Endicott

 

Sutterby called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Sutterby then led the group in the flag salute.

 

Eden read the District Mission Statement.

 

Johnson, seconded by Goodridge, made a motion to approve the agenda with the changes: Consent Agenda Item C; Vance Eden as Title IV, Title I and Title II Administrator.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Johnson, seconded by Goodridge, made a motion to approve the minutes of the June 13, 2022 Regular meeting and Special (Republished Budget) meeting.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Goodridge, seconded by Stewart, made a motion to nominate Jason Sutterby for President.

Motion passed 5-1. (Sutterby abstained)

 

Martin, seconded by Stewart, made a motion to cease nominations.

Motion passed 5-1. (Sutterby abstained)

 

Johnson, seconded by Stewart, made a motion to nominate Mike Mason for Vice-President.

Motion passed 5-1. (Mason abstained)

 

Martin, seconded by Stewart, made a motion to cease nominations.

Motion passed 5-1. (Mason abstained).

 

Johnson, seconded by Martin, made a motion to approve the Consent agenda as amended.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

 

 

Uniontown USD 235 – Regular Meeting – July 11, 2022 – Page 2

 

  1. Approve and pay bills on the computer printout $487,808.56.
  2.   Approve the June 2022 Treasurer’s Report.
  3. Approve the following appointments for 2022-2023:

Clerk of the Board:  Sherri Hartman

Deputy Clerk of the Board:  Charlene Bolinger

Treasurer:  Chad Holt

Attorney:  KASB

Ex-officio member of Vocational Agriculture Advisory council:

Jason Sutterby

Elementary attendance officer and Truancy Reporter (KSA 72-1113):

Tema Gilion

Secondary attendance officer, Truancy Reporter (KSA 72-1113):

special project director and Title IX Coordinator:

Tracy Smith

KPERS Representative and Freedom of Information Officer:

Sherri Hartman

School lunch Hearing Officer:  Vance Eden

Homeless/Migrant Liaison:  Vance Eden

Foster Care Liaison:  Tema Gilion and Tracy Smith

Title IV, Title I and Title II Administrator: Vance Eden

Bank Depository:  Union State Bank

District Newspaper: The Fort Scott Tribune

Governmental relations contact: Mike Mason

  1. Adopt the waiver of generally accepted accounting principles

including fixed asset accounting for 2022-2023. (KSA 9-1401)

  1. Adopt 1,116 hours as the minimum school-in-session criteria for 2022-2023.

(KSA 72-1106)

  1. Adopt the resolution for rescinding policy statements found in board minutes

in 2022-2022.  (Resolution 2-2023)

  1. Approve the adoption of policies and governance rules of USD 235 per

Existing Board policies and rules.  (Resolution 3-2023)

  1. Adopt the Home Rule Resolution.
  2. Approve no charge for textbook rental for 2022-2023. (KSA 72-4141)
  3. Establish mileage reimbursement rate at .44 cents per mile. No mileage will

be paid if a district vehicle is available. (KSA 72-8208a)

  1. Approve resolution to establish the following petty cash limits for 2022-2023:

(Resolution 4-2023)

Uniontown High School                      $1000.00

BOE                                                       $500.00

  1. Adopt the resolution to establish activity funds (Resolution 5-2023)
  2. Adopt the resolution giving permission to destroy school records for

2017-2018 year. (federally supported program records only) (Resolution

6-2023)

  1. Adopt an early payment request policy. (KSA 72-12-105b)

 

 

 

 

 

Uniontown USD 235 – Regular Meeting – July 11, 2022 – Page 3

 

  1. Set Board of Education meeting dates of 08/08/2022, 09/12/2022,

10/10/2022, 11/14/2022, 12/12/2022, 01/09/23, 02/13/23, 03/13/23,

04/10/23, 05/15/23, 06/12/23 and 07/10/23. (KSA 72-8205).

 

No patron asked to speak to the board.

 

Associate Superintendent Eden gave the board an update on the budget, Health Insurance Renewal, KASB Policy updates, ESSER III Plans, surplus property, Needs Assessment and the Revenue Neutral Tax Rate Resolution.

 

Johnson, seconded by Martin, made a motion to approve the June 2022 KASB policy updates.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Martin, seconded by Mason, made a motion to approve the disposal of Surplus Equipment.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Johnson, seconded by Goodridge, made a motion to notify the county clerk that we will exceed and will hold a Revenue Tax Rate hearing.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Johnson, seconded by Goodridge, made a motion to go into executive session to discuss an individual employee’s performance pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA, and the open meeting will resume at 8:40 p.m.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Into Executive Session at 8:20 p.m.

Eden was invited into session.

Out of Executive Session at 8:40 p.m.

 

Johnson, seconded by Mason, made a motion to go into executive session to discuss the latest proposal for increasing the base pay rate from the teachers pursuant to the exception for employer-employee negotiations under KOMA and the open meeting will resume in the Boardroom at 8:55 p.m.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Into Executive Session at 8:40 p.m.

Eden was invited into session.

Out of Executive Session at 8:55 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Uniontown USD 235 – Regular Meeting – July 11, 2022 – Page 4

 

Johnson, seconded by Martin, made a motion to accept the resignation of Robyn Ayers effective immediately.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Martin, seconded by Goodridge, made a motion to hire Pam Kimrey as UHS secretary for the 2022-2023 school year.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Johnson, seconded by Mason, made a motion to approve Bret Howard as the Superintendent of Record for 2022-2023 under the terms of agreed upon contract.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Martin, seconded by Goodridge, made a motion to adjourn the meeting.

Motion passed 6-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.

 

 

 

Date minutes approved ______________________

 

 

 

______________________________

President, Board of Education

 

 

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Attested:  Clerk, Board of Education

 

The next regular board meeting is Monday, August 8, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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