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, June 09, 2021
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
(A) – Action Item(s) (D) – Discussion Item
1.0 MEETING OPENING
1.01 Call Meeting to Order
1.02 Approval of the agenda:
Recommendation: To approve the agenda as presented (or amended)
2.0 HEARING OF 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:
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.
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.
Keegan Lott -- 2nd Place – Discuss & 6th Place – Shot Put
Haeden Forbes -- 6th Place – 800m
Brycen Lee – Qualifier – 110 & 300 Hurdles
Kieran Courter -- Qualifier – Long Jump
Tannah Forbes – 1st Team – Outfield
Lainey Pantle – 1st Team – Outfield
Natalie Nitz – Hon. Mention
Caleb Miller – 1st Team – Utility / DH
Kieran Courter – Hon. Mention
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA
4.01 Approve Board minutes from May 12, 2021
4.03 Approve Gifts and Grants
4.04 Accept Correspondences and Reports
4.0401 Keystone Superintendents Council Minutes from 05/11/2021
4.0402 Keystone BOD Agenda for 05/19/2021
4.0403 Keystone BOD Minutes for 05/19/2021 (unofficial)
4.0404 Keystone May Newsletter
4.05 Approve 2021-22 Non-Resident Students
4.07 Accept the ESSER II Grant Award Notification
4.08 Accept the ESSER III Grant Award Notification
4.09 Approve the Meal Prices for the 2021-22 School year
4.10 Approve the 2021-22 Textbook, Technology and Activity Fees
4.11 Accept the personnel report
4.12 Approve the Handbooks as presented:
4.1202 Safety Handbook
4.13 Approve the Supplemental Contract Assignments for 2021-2022
4.14 Approve the 2020-20 Legal Services Agreement with Mears Hausman, P.A.
4.15 Acceptance of the KSHSAA Cooperative Agreement for Swimming
4.16 Accept the KERMP Property/Casualty Renewal
4.17 Accept the Workers Compensation proposal from RAS
ACTION NEEDED: MOVE 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
5.05 Transportation Report, Mr. Myer
377 Mileage Report
6.0 Old Business
6.01 Summer Food Service Program (D/A)
Purpose: To provide an update on the summer food service program and discuss its continuance.
6.02 Bus / Vehicle Purchase (D/A)
Purpose: To discuss the boards interest in the possible purchase of a new bus and/or vehicle if funds are available at the closeout of the year.
7.0 NEW BUSINESS
7.01 KASB Recommended Policy Update -First Reading (D)
Purpose: KASB periodically recommends updates or additions to our policy handbook.
Background: As part of our membership to KASB, twice a year they provide recommendations for updates to existing policies or new policies based on legislation or recent case law. This is the first reading for these policies and no action should be taken.
Supporting Documents: KASB Policy Recommendations
Recommendation: First Reading Only
7.02 FY21 Budget Closeout and Transfers (A)
Purpose: To give the superintendent and board clerk authority to close out the budget for the fiscal year.
Recommendation: TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT AND BOARD CLERK TO ENCUMBER OUTSTANDING PURCHASE ORDERS AND MAKE NECESSARY TRANSFERS TO CLOSEOUT THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021 AND, IF FINAL GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL GENERAL STATE AID IS NOT RECEIVED UNTIL JULY, TO RECORD IT AS A JUNE 2021 PAYMENT.
8.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
8.01 Executive Session - Personnel (A)
Recommendation: 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_______.
9.0 ACTION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION