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
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
(A) – Action Item(s) (D) – Discussion Item
1.0 MEETING OPENING (A)
1.01 Call the meeting to order – Mrs Nancy Keith, President
1.02 Approval of the agenda
ACTION NEEDED: MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGENDA
2.0 HEARING OF THE AUDIENCE
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:
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 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
3.01 Approval of Minutes from September 12, 2018
3.03 Acceptance of Keystone Correspondences
3.0301 Keystone BOD Agenda for 9/19/18
3.0302 Keystone BOD Minutes for 9/19/18 (unofficial)
3.0302 Keystone Sups Minutes for 9/11/2018
3.0303 Keystone Sups Agenda for 10/9/2018
3.06 Acceptance of the Federal SRSA REAP Grant Funds
3.07 Acceptance of Personnel Report
3.09 Approval of the Preferred Vendor List
3.10 Acceptance of PAT Reports
RECOMMENDED ACTION: MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.
4.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
4.01 Mrs. Gracey, Board Clerk
4.02 Principals’ Reports
4.03 Superintendent’s Report
4.04 Keystone Report
5.0 OLD BUSINESS
5.01 2018 Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) Convention Delegate Appointment (D)
Purpose: The Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) 2017 Annual Conference will be held in Overland Park, KS, November 30 - December 2, 2018 at the Sheraton Hotel and Overland Park Convention Center. The Delegate Assembly will be held on Sunday morning, December 2. The Board needs to appoint a voting delegate. Barb Chapman and Nancy Keith plan to attend the convention.
6.0 NEW BUSINESS
6.01 Strategic Plan Update (D)
Purpose: The current progress that has been made on strategic plan will be shared with the BOE for feedback.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Discussion only
6.02 November Board Meeting Date
Purpose: The 4th, 5th, & 6th Grade Fall Vocal Concert is schedule for the same evening as our board meeting. This impacts several members with children in these grades. We need to discuss if there will be enough members to have a meeting on this date or if it needs to be moved. Possible alternate dates are: 11/12, 14, 15
7.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
7.01 Personnel Matters(A)
Recommendation (15 minutes): Move to go into executive session to discuss non-elected personnel matters pursuant to the non-elected personnel exception under KOMA, and the open meeting will resume in the boardroom at_______.
8.0 Action following Executive Session