March 13, 2017 - Regular Session

Unified School District #377 Board of Education

USD 377 Administrative Building, 306 Main Street, Effingham, KS 66023

(913) 833-5050 / FAX (913) 833-5210 / www.usd377.org

Monday, March 13, 2017


REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.

6:30 PM     Regular Session       (A) – Action Item(s)    (D) – Discussion Item


1.0    MEETING OPENING


1.01    Call the meeting to order

1.02    Approval of the agenda

ACTION NEEDED:  MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGENDA


2.0    HEARING OF THE AUDIENCE (A)


Speakers are encouraged to register by calling the Clerk of the Board at (913) 833‐5050 by 2:00 PM on the day of the meeting. Speakers may also register at the BOE meeting site, prior to the beginning of the meeting.

Hearing of Audience Rules:

  • Presentations shall not exceed 5 minutes.

  • Subjects, other than policy issues, will generally be referred to the administration.

  • Comments shall be limited to issues and not refer to personalities.

  • Presentations must be in good taste befitting the occasion and the dignity of the board meeting.

  • When addressing the board, please be reminded that matters of a personal nature which, by their nature, identify an individual are prohibited by federal law in public discussion. Please assist us in protecting the privacy rights of students and staff.

Other Notes

The Board President shall be responsible for recognizing any speaker, maintaining proper order, and adhering to the set time limit.  The President may interrupt or terminate an individual’s statement if it is disruptive, not germane to the business or activities of the Board, or in violation of Kansas Statutes regarding meetings or activities of the Board.

The Board President may deny any individual speaking privileges if previous conduct of the individual has indicated that the orderly conduct of a meeting may be threatened by that person’s appearance.  The President has the option to stop the proceedings and poll the Board to determine if a speaker may continue.

During an open session, the Board shall not hear personal attacks, or rude or defamatory remarks of any kind about any employee or student of the School District or any person connected with the School District. The Board will also not accept public comments containing vulgar or obscene language.  Any individual wishing to make a complaint about school personnel shall submit the complaint in writing to the Superintendent.  If the complaint involves the Superintendent it shall be submitted in writing to the President of the Board.


3.0    RECOGNITIONS/PRESENTATIONS


Presentations

  • Gentry Linscott – Elementary Field Day 2017 Recommendations

4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)


4.01     Approval of Minutes from February 20, 2017

4.02     Approval of Financials

4.0201 Activity Reports, Bills & Claims

4.0202 Treasurer's Report – late addition

4.03     Acceptance of Gifts & Grants

4.04     Acceptance of Keystone Correspondences

4.0401 Keystone Board of Directors’ Agenda for March 15, 2017

4.0402 Keystone Superintendent’s Meeting Minutes from 03/09/2017

4.0402 Keystone BOD Minutes from 02/15/2017

4.05   LEPC Correspondences

4.0501   TEPW 3-year Calendar

4.0502   TEPW Minutes 2016

4.0503   LEPC Minutes 2016

4.0504   LEPC Agenda March 22, 2017

4.0505   LEPC Roster

4.0506   LEPC Bylaws

4.06   KSDE Early Learning Roadshow Flyer

4.07   Pathways submitted to KSDE for approval

4.0701   Power/Structure

4.0702   Plant systems

4.0703   Natural Resources Environmental Systems

4.0704   Comprehensive Agriculture Science

4.0705   Animal Science

4.0706   Agri-business systems

4.08   Parents as Teachers

4.0801   PAT Program Report

4.0802   Recruitment Activities

 

 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.

 


5.0    LEADERSHIP REPORTS


5.01      Mrs. Gracey, Board Clerk

  • Budget update

 

5.02      Principals’ Reports

  • Mr. Snyder

  • Mr. Wallisch

  • Mrs. McMillan

  • Mrs. Scherer – online report

 

5.03      Mr. Wiseman, Superintendent’s Report

 

5.04 Keystone Report, Ms. Chapman

 


6.0        EXECUTIVE SESSION


6.01   EXECUTIVE SESSION – STUDENT MATTER (A)

Recommendation ( 5 Minutes): Move to go into executive session to discuss matters affecting a student in order to protect the privacy interests of the individuals to be discussed, and that the board return to open session in this room at _________.


7.0 DISCUSSION ITEMS


7.01 ELEMENTARY STAFFING MODEL 2017-2018 (D)

Purpose: To review and discuss the 2017-2018 elementary staffing model draft proposal.

Supporting documents:  Staffing model draft to be presented at the meeting.

ACTION NEEDED: DISCUSSION ONLY


7.02 FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT RFP (D)

Purpose: To discuss the FSMC RFP timeline and process.

Supporting documents

ACTION NEEDED: DISCUSSION ONLY


7.03 KESA RECOMMENDATIONS (D)

Purpose: To review and discuss the KESA process and quarter 3 summary of activities.

Supporting documents

  • Four Rs focus areas will be presented at the meeting

ACTION NEEDED: DISCUSSION ONLY


7.04   CURRICULUM PROPOSALS (D)

Purpose: To review and discuss Curriculum Proposals

Comments:  Possible future action item.

ACTION NEEDED: DISCUSSION ONLY


8.0 ACTION ITEMS


8.01 ELEMENTARY READING AND WRITING PROPOSAL (A)

Purpose: To approve the elementary Reading and Writing Resource Adoption recommendation.

Supporting documents:  Recommendation (PDF)

ACTION NEEDED: MOVE TO APPROVE THE ELEMENTARY READING AND WRITING RESOURCE ADOPTION RECOMMENDATION AS PRESENTED.


8.02 SCHOOL CALENDAR 2017-2018 (A)

Purpose: To review, discuss, and approve the 2017-2018 school calendar recommendation.

Calendar Draft 2

ACTION NEEDED: MOVE TO APPROVE THE 2017-2018 CALENDAR RECOMMENDATION AS PRESENTED


8.03 CALL FOR INDEPENDENT AUDITOR BIDS (A)

Purpose: To review, discuss, and approve the Independent Auditor call for bids recommendation.

Supporting documents:  Call for bids announcement (PDF)

ACTION NEEDED: MOVE TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDATION TO CALL FOR INDEPENDENT AUDITOR BIDS AS PRESENTED.


8.04 EXECUTIVE SESSION – PERSONNEL (A)

Recommendation (10 minutes): Move to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual/s to be discussed, and that the board returns to open session in this room at_______.  


8.05 PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS (A)

Purpose: To approve personnel recommendations

Recommendations

ACTION NEEDED:  MOVE TO APPROVE PERSONNEL RECOMMENDATIONS AS PRESENTED


ADVANCED AGENDA PLANNING

  • Board Self Evaluation Process and Timeline

  • District Early Retirement Report

  • Audit contract for FY 2017 - Call for bids

  • General Liability Insurance (CBIZ) - Call for bids

  • Summer projects

  • FSMC RFPs

  • KASB Info

  • Parents as Teachers Report

  • Inservice and Professional Development report

  • State Assessment updates

 

Adjourn