Washington County USD 108 Board of Education Meeting Minutes – 6/11/18


District Office Board Room Washington, Kansas
Monday, June 11, 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
Kenny Cook, Greg Metz, Kobe Hoover, Mia Cardenas, Staci Cardenas, Pepe Cardenas, Sara Vytlacil, Teryl Goeckel, Jill Keesecker 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 Rhonda Manley to approve the agenda with the correction of moving 3D1 to 3C1. Motion carried 7-0.

3.0 Items for the Good of USD 108
A. Recognize Mia Cardenas – State Track
B. Recognize Pep Cardenas, Kobe Hoover, & Conner Linenberger – State Golf
C. JH/HS Building Report – Mrs. Enyart
Ms. Enyart reported on JH/HS activities.
1. High School graduation date
Principal Enyart reported she has had inquiries about moving high school
graduation date or time due to conflicts of surrounding schools’ graduations. It was the consensus of the board to have Ms. Enyart visit with districts in the county about the possibility of working together to set dates and times of graduations.
D. Elementary Building Report – Mrs. Hoover
Mrs. Hoover reported on elementary activities.

4.0 Audience with the Public

5.0 Executive Session – Personnel
Joe L’Ecuyer moved, seconded by Kevin Elliott to go into executive session with Superintendent O’Dea and Principal Enyart to discuss personnel pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA, and the open meeting will resume in the boardroom at 7:30 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.

6.0 Consent Agenda
Rod Stewart moved, seconded by Rhonda Manley 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 May 14, 2018 Board of Education meeting;
B. Review check register for and approve payment of May 2018 bills;
C. Approval of building activity fund reports for May 2018;
D. Review health insurance savings account reconciliation statement;
E. Approve the supplemental contract of Vicki Enyart, HS head volleyball coach;
F. Approve the hiring of Natosha Hevelone, classroom aide;
G. Approve the retirement resignation of Kevin Elder, bus driver;
H. Approve the BOE clerk to make appropriate transfers to close out the 2017-18 budget.

7.0 Discussion of Items Pulled from Consent Agenda

8.0 Rekeying of High School Door or New Locks – Kenny Cook
A handout on the cost of replacing door handles in the high school and rekeying the locks to match the locks in the west elementary was distributed. Joe L’Ecuyer moved, seconded by Brad Jones to replace approximately 30 door handles with Schlage handles and having Ackerman Lock & Key rekey the locks using Russwin/Corbin locks at a cost of about
$350 per handle with installation done by USD 108 maintenance staff. Motion carried 7-
0. Kenny will also look into options for the high school library doors.

9.0 Tractor Purchase Presentation – Greg Metz
A handout with three bids for a tractor with a cab and a loader was distributed. Rod Stewart moved, seconded by Jill Hoover to accept the low bid of $26,479.00 from Bruna Implement Company for a Case IH Farmall 40C Series II tractor. Motion carried 7-0.

10.0 KESA Presentation – Members of DLT
Jill Keesecker and Teryl Goeckel gave a PowerPoint presentation of what the district is doing to reach the goals set for accreditation.

11.0 Fees for 2018-19 School year
Superintendent O’Dea visited with the board about adding high school class consumption fees for metals, woods, FACS, and art classes. She reported the 2016-17 state average for these fees per semester were $22.76, $24.83, $19.41, and $20.67 respectively. Joe
L’Ecuyer moved, seconded by Rhonda Manley to maintain the PK-6 textbook rental fee of $22.50 and 7-12 technology fee of $45.00 with $100 family limit and a fee waiver for those students who qualify for free and reduced meals and to implement a $10 per semester fee for grades 9-12 metals, woods, FACS, and art classes. Motion carried 7-0.

12.0 Gate Fee Presentation – Vicki Enyart
Principal Enyart provided a cost analysis of the 2017-18 home athletic events.

13.0 Uniform Rotation – Vicki Enyart
Principal Enyart provided an athletic team uniform rotation schedule.

14.0 Adjourn Meeting
Brad Jones moved, seconded by Kevin Elliott to adjourn. Motion carried 7-0.

Amy Anderson, Clerk
Washington County Schools, U.S.D. #108

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.