Meeting Date: February 10, 2015
Meeting Time: 6:00 pm
Meeting Location: Administration Building Board Room



Any person present who wishes to address the board or raise any question about public school district matters or governing policies may do so under public participation. No discussion of personnel or individual students is permitted at this time. A limit of three minutes is placed on each speaker. Persons who want more time may make arrangements to be placed on a future agenda. The public is also reminded that they may provide input on all motions being considered by the board at this meeting.

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1. Call to order 6:00 pm
    Pledge to the Flag
    Welcome

2. Individuals, delegations, correspondence

  1. Public Comment
  2. Student Recognitions
    1. Cubs Chronicle Students
  3. Guest Presentations
  4. Vision Team Reports
    1. K-8 Technology Team
  5. Correspondence

2. District reports

  1. Facilities Report
  2. Technology Report
  3. Elementary Principal's Report
  4. Middle School Principal's Report
  5. Superintendent's Report


4. Trustee reports

  1. Legislative Update

3. Items for Action

  1. Consent Agenda
    1. Approve Minutes of January 13th Meeting
    2. Approve Bills and Wages for January 2015
    3. Hire Substitutes
    4. Hire Classified Staff
    5. Hire Coaches
    6. Hire Certified Staff
  2. Establish Board Position on Lockwood TEDD
  3. Approve Out of District Student
  4. Approve YBGR Placement
  5. Approve 2015-16 School Calendar
  6. Approve Three Year Audit Contract with Wipfli LLP
  7. Policy Revisions – Second Reading – 1400, 4332
  8. Discuss Mill Levy
  9. Call for Election
6. Adjourn

NEXT REGULAR MEETING IS MARCH 10th, 2015 AT 6:00 PM

Superintendent's Agenda Report

5. Items for Action

  1. Consent Agenda
    All of the items 1-6 can be approved with one motion and vote. Any trustee can pull an
    item from the consent agenda at any meeting if they want to discuss that item further. I
    recommend that we approve the consent agenda.
    1. Approve Minutes of January 13th Meeting
    2. Approve Bills and Wages for January 2015
    3. Hire Substitutes
      I recommend that the board approve the attached list of substitutes. All hires are
      dependent on background checks.
    4. Hire Classified Staff
      At this point we have no hires to approve. I am keeping this item on the agenda as a
      placeholder in case there is a change. All hires are dependent on background checks.
    5. Hire Coaches
      I recommend that Jesse Swanke, Cortney Metzler, Taylor Kufeld and Brooke Meyers be
      offered contracts to coach volleyball. Mr. Swanke and Ms. Metzler will coach both the 8th
      grade team and the "instructional" league team. I recommend that they split the stipend
      for the instructional team. Taylor Kufeld will coach 6th grade and be assisted by Brooke
      Meyers. I recommend that we pay Ms. Meyers a $350 stipend for her time. We did not
      pay for an instructional 8th grade boy's coach, so we have money in the budget for this
      extra position. As usual, we have a very large number of girls out for volleyball. All hires
      are dependent on background checks.
    6. Hire Certified Staff
      I recommend that Joe Curtiss be placed on a certified teaching contract for the remainder
      of the school year. Mr. Curtiss has been serving as a long-term substitute for Middle
      School Special Education. We have not had any viable applications for this position and
      by law we cannot continue to have a substitute in this classroom. Mr. Curtis is an
      experienced teacher and is working on his Special Education endorsement.

  2. Establish Board Position on Lockwood TEDD
    I would like the board to come to a consensus on a position regarding the proposed TEDD
    district. Please let me know if you would like any information and I will get it out to the
    board as a whole.

  3. Approve Out of District Student
    I recommend that the board approve 6th grader OD to finish the rest of this school year as
    an out of district student; he is currently attending school here.

  4. Approve Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Placement
    I recommend that the Board approve the placement of student YA14-2 at the Yellowstone
    Academy in accordance with the student’s Individual Education Plan.

  5. Approve 2015-16 School Calendar
    I recommend that the board approve the attached calendar as recommended by the
    district leadership team. I have also included a SD#2 calendar.

  6. Approve Three Year Audit Contract with Wipfli LLP
    As stated at last month’s meeting Galusha, Higgins & Galusha merged with Wipli. This
    contract would continue our relationship for conducting our annual audits. Included is the
    first page of the contract with the yearly fees.

  7. Policy Revisions – Second Reading – 1400, 4332
    This is the second and final reading of these two policies. There are some wording changes
    in Policy 1400 to better clarify the intent of the change to this policy.

  8. Discuss Mill Levy
    I want to give the board the opportunity to discuss placing a levy on the ballot this spring.
    Please let Laurie and I know if there is any specific information that you would like to have
    available at the meeting.

  9. Call for Election
    We have two board seats that are up for election this spring. I have included the election
    calendar.
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