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!!!
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 PM
1.0 MEETING OPENING
1.01 Call the meeting to order -- Board President Lori Lanter
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.
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
4.03 Acceptance of Non-Resident Students
4.04 Acceptance of Correspondence
4.0401 ACCS Ed Foundation Board of Directors meeting minutes for 08/16/2021
4.0402 Keystone Superintendent Council Agenda 09/07/2021
4.0403 Keystone BOD minutes for 07.21.2021
4.0404 Keystone Superintendent Council minutes 09.07.2021
4.05 Approval of Personnel Report
RECOMMENDED ACTION: MOTION 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 - Dr. Gaddis
6.0 Old Business
6.01 Bus / Vehicle Purchase (D/A)
Purpose: To discuss the board's interest in the possible purchase of two new busses this year. We have neglected our fleet and need to purchase a couple busses to bring it back up to where we need it to be. The cost for busses is expected to jump quite a bit this year but we can use last years bid pricing until the end of October.
Recommendation: To purchase 2 new busses from Midwest Transport off of the KSDE School Bus Bids for 2020-2021.
6.02 Review of COVID-19 Protocols and Conditions (D/A)
Current Statistics – will be update up till the meeting
Recommendation: To discuss the current COVID 19 Statistics and determine if any modifications need to be made to the current protocols.
7.0 New Business
8.0 Executive Session
8.01 Executive Session
9.0 Action Followin Executive Session