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 08, 2022
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:
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.
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 RECOGNITION / PRESENTATIONS
State Track Qualifiers:
Kieran Courter -- Long Jump - 13th
Matt Worley - Triple Jump
Brycen Lee -- 110 Hurdles
Haeden Forbes -- 2nd Place in 800m
Keegan Lott -- Qualifier in Discuss,
5th in Javelin
STATE CHAMPION in Shot Put
ALL Northeast Kansas League:
Ashtyn Jolly – 1st Team Pitcher
Hannah Simmers – Hon. Mention Outfield
Kieran Courter – 1st Team Outfield
Bricen Lee – 1st Team Utility
Jeston Vessar – Hon Mention
State Profeciency Winner – Canyon Tull
District STAR Farmer – Maci Behrnes
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA
4.01 Approve Board minutes from May 11, 2022
4.0201 Account year to date comparison
4.03 Accept the KERMP Property/Casualty Renewal
4.04 Accept Correspondences and Reports
4.0401 Keystone Superintendents Council Agenda for 05/10/2022
4.0402 Keystone Superintendents Council Minutes from 05/10/2022
4.0403 Keystone BOD Minutes for 04/20/2022
4.0404 IDEA Level of Determination letter from KSDE
4.05 Acceptance of 2022 State Assessment Scores
4.07 Accept the personnel report
4.08 Accept the summer personnel report
4.09 Approve 2022-23 Non-Resident Students
4.10 Accept the Amberwell contract for Athletic Training
4.11 Approve the 2022-23 Textbook, Technology and Activity Fees
4.12 Approve the Handbooks as presented:
4.1202 Safety Handbook
4.1203 Personnel Handbook
4.1204 Parent/Student Handbook
4.1205 Curriculum Handbook
4.1206 Transportation Handbook
4.13 Approve the Supplemental Contract Assignments for 2022-2023
4.14 Accept the CBIZ proposal for Workman’s Comp Insurance
4.15 Approve the 2022-23 Legal Services Agreement with Mears Hausman, P.A
ACTION NEEDED: MOVE TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED
5.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
5.01 Mrs. Joy Brown, Board Clerk
5.02 Superintendent’s Report
5.03 Keystone Report
6.0 Old Business
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 second reading for these policies and action should be taken.
Supporting Documents: KASB Policy Recommendations
Recommendation: First Reading Only
7.02 FY22 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 2022 AND, IF FINAL GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL GENERAL STATE AID IS NOT RECEIVED UNTIL JULY, TO RECORD IT AS A JUNE 2022 PAYMENT.
8.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
8.01 Executive Session - Personnel (A)
Recommendation (35 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_______.
9.0 ACTION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION