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
BEST Students, BEST Staff, BEST Schools!!!
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
(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:
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.
State Championships: Seth Nehl
State Festival: Alexis Harris
State Music “I” Ratings
District FFA Contests:
Ag Business Management - 3rd place Overall A-team
Ag Business Management - 3rd place Overall B-team
Livestock Judging - 10th Overall B-team
Vet Science - 2nd Place Overall in B-Division
Mike Wessel-- 1st place in the Rookie Conventional category at Bus Driver Competition
Rebecca Statler – 2021 Governor’s Scholar Recipient
NEKL Art Show:
Noelle Walters – 2021 Atchison Rotary Educator of the Year
Misty Poe – For making RealityU a possibility for our students.
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
4.01 Approval of Minutes from April 14, 2021
4.02 Approval of Financials
4.0201 Activity Reports, Bills & Claims
4.0202 Treasurer's Report
4.03 Acceptance of Gifts & Grants
4.04 Acceptance of Keystone Correspondences/Reports
4.0401 Keystone Superintendent’s Meeting Minutes from April 13, 2021
4.0402 Keystone Board Meeting Minutes from April 21, 2021 (unofficial)
4.0403 Quarter 3 PAT Report
4.0404 Keystone Superintenden’s Meeting DRAFT Agenda May 11, 2021
4.05 Approve 2 units of PAT Services from Keystone for the 2021-2022 School year.
4.06 Acceptance of ACCSEF Minutes
4.0601 February 1, 2021
4.0602 March 8, 2021
4.0603 April 21, 2021
4.07 Acceptance of Quarterly QZAB Statement
4.08 Accept the E-Rate Funding Commitment Letter
4.09 Acceptance of the Personnel Report
4.10 Acceptance of the Summer Personnel Report
4.11 Acceptance of the Correspondence from KSDE
4.1101 Level of Determination “Meets Requirements” letter
4.1102 Transportation Department Letter
4.12 Acceptance of Correspondence from ACCES PTO
4.1201 ACCES PTO Minutes from February 9, 2021
4.1202 ACCES PTO Agenda for May 11, 2021
4.13 Approval of new gym floor design
4.14 Acceptance of agreement with Amberwell Health for Sports Training services.
4.15 Approval of Depository Resolution for State of Kansas Municipal Investment Pool
4.16 Acceptance of the Greenbush Energy Group Letter.
4.17 Approval of the Greenbush Energy Group participation agreement.
RECOMMENDATION: To approve the consent agenda as presented.
5.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
5.01 Ms. Gormley, Board Clerk
5.02 Principals’ Reports
5.03 Superintendent’s Report
5.04 Keystone Report
6.0 OLD BUSINESS
7.0 NEW BUSINESS
7.01 Rescinding of Reopening Plans and COVID Protocols (A)
Purpose: As we approach the end of the school year as well as improved conditions regarding COVID 19, the protocols to manage the pandemic are no longer needed.
Recommendation: To rescind all of the Reopening and COVID Plans/Protocols at the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year.
8.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
8.01 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_______.
9.0 ACTION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION