Washington Co. USD 108 Board of Education Meeting Minutes – 5/14/18


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District Office Board Room Washington, Kansas
Monday, May 14, 2018 – 7:00 P.M.

Members Present
Joe L’Ecuyer, Brad Owen, Jill Hoover, Rod Stewart, Rhonda Manley, Kevin Elliott, Brad Jones

Administration Present
Denise O’Dea, Superintendent of Schools
Vicki Enyart, 7-12 Principal
Amy Hoover, K-6 Principal

Clerk Present
Amy Anderson, Clerk Guests Present

Guests Present
Joy McClure, Annie Yungeberg, Jake Toole, Mia Cardenas, Trenton Neugebauer, Courtney Graff, Allie Rumsey, Alyssa Jensen, Kirsten Ouellette News reporter

1.0 Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance
The meeting of the Washington County USD #108 Board of Education was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Joe L’Ecuyer in the District Office Board Room in Washington, Kansas.

2.0 Approval of Agenda
Jill Hoover moved, seconded by Rod Stewart to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 7-0.

3.0 Items for the Good of USD 108
A. Recognized State Music Participants
Individual Participants: Bailey Bisel – Vocal solos; Jake Toole – Tuba; Courtney Graff – Bass clarinet; Trenton Neugebauer, Jake Toole, and Mia Cardenas – Vocal solos; Freshman Instrumental Ensemble (Mia Cardenas, Allie Rumsey, Alyssa Jensen, and Kirsten Ouellette). Choir members: Hailee
Bennett, Bailey Bisel, Mia Cardenas, Malari L’Ecuyer, Josiah Lucas, Emily Meyer, Trenton Neugebauer, Emma Portenier, Hannah Portenier, Allie Rumsey, Chloee Swaim, Lauryn Tegethoff, Jake Toole, Trent Tuma, and Evan White. The choir received a I rating at state.
B. JH/HS Building Report – Mrs. Enyart
Mrs. Enyart reported on JH/HS activities.
1. WCHS gym proposal (sideline chairs, score table, and lower section bleachers) – Mrs. Enyart explained the proposal to the board. It was the consensus of the board to move forward with this project.
C. Elementary Building Report – Mrs. Hoover
Mrs. Hoover reported on elementary activities.

4.0 Audience with the Public

5.0 Consent Agenda
Brad Jones moved, seconded by Kevin Elliott to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried 7-0. Items approved on the consent agenda were as follows:
A. Approval of minutes of the April 9, 2018 and April 23, 2018 Board of Education meetings;
B. Review check register for and approve payment of April 2018 bills;
C. Approval of building activity fund reports for April 2018;
D. Review health insurance savings account reconciliation statement;
E. Approve the hiring of Joy McClure, elementary teacher;
F. Approve supplemental contracts for the 2018-19 school year as presented (addendum).

6.0 Discussion of Items Pulled from Consent Agenda

7.0 Fuel Bids to Consider
Fuel bids for the 2018-19 year, which runs from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, were received from Central Valley Ag, Kramer Oil, and Sapp Brothers Petroleum, Inc. for 8250 gallons of diesel and 3000 gallons of unleaded gasoline. The low bid of
$2.50/gallon for diesel and $2.42/gallon for gasoline for a total of $27,885.00 was submitted by Kramer Oil. Brad Jones moved, seconded by Brad Owen to accept the bid submitted by Kramer Oil. Motion carried 7-0.

8.0 Preschool Presentation – Annie Yungeberg
Mrs. Yungeberg shared a presentation of the year’s highlights with the board.

9.0 PowerZone Presentation – Joy McClure
Mrs. McClure gave an overview of this year’s afterschool program and the summer program that will begin in June.

10.0 Approval of All Handbooks for 2018-19
A. Certified
B. Classified
C. Junior/Senior High School
D. Elementary School
E. Substitute Teaching
Changes to all handbooks except the substitute handbook, which is new, were reviewed. Brad Owen moved, seconded by Rod Stewart to approve the handbooks as presented.
Motion carried 7-0.

11.0 Security Measures to Consider for Approval
Security bids from CBS Manhattan, Diode Technologies, and FileSafe were reviewed and discussed. Brad Owen moved, seconded by Rod Stewart to accept the bid of
$19,721.59 for access control and $3638.80 for door barricades from Diode Technologies and to request bids from Diode Technologies for a panic button and direct feed to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office; rekeying of the doors will be done at a later date.
Motion carried 5-2 with Joe L’Ecuyer and Rhonda Manley voting no.

12.0 Adjourn Meeting
Rhonda Manley moved, seconded by Jill Hoover to adjourn. Motion carried 7-0.

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