Unified School District #377 Board of Education
306 Main Street, Effingham, KS 66023
(913) 833-4040 / FAX (913) 833-4210 / www.usd377.org
BEST Students, BEST Staff, BEST Schools!!!
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
REGULAR SESSION – 6:30 P.M.
(A) – Action Item(s) (D) – Discussion Item
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.
3.0 Recognitions/ Presentations
4.0 CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS (A)
4.01 Approval of Minutes from September 14, 2022
4.03 Acceptance of Keystone Correspondences
4.0301 Keystone BOD Minutes for 8/17/2022
4.0302 Keystone Superintendents Council Agenda 10/13/2022
4.04 Acceptance of Sports Complex 4th Quarter Request for Reimbursement
4.05 Approval of Personnel Report
4.06 Acceptance of Gifts and Grants
4.07 Accept Principal Reports
4.0701 Mr. Wallisch
4.0702 Mrs. McMillan
4.0703 Mr. Shelton
4.08 Approve the Keystone IT Services Agreement
4.09 Acceptance of State Reports
4.0901 ACCES Principals Building Report
4.0902 ACCJSH Principals Building Report
4.0903 USD 377 SO66
4.11 Accep the October Newsletter from OPAA!
RECOMMENDED ACTION: MOTION TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED.
5.0 LEADERSHIP REPORTS
5.01 Board Clerk
5.02 Superintendent’s Report
5.03 Keystone Report
6.0 OLD BUSINESS
7.0 NEW BUSINESS
7.01 State Assessment Score Review (D)
Background: State Assessment results have been validated and can now be reviewed. This information is necessary to make potential budget decisions for next year.
Recommendation: Discussion and guidance for how to move forward.
7.02 Amazon Business Account (A)
Background: Amazon is now requiring us to purchase a business membership or open up a business credit card to get free shipping and extended billing. We use Amazon quite a bit due to the cost and timelyness of getting items.
Reccommendation: To approve opening up an Amazon Business Account by obtaining an Amazon Credit Card.
7.03 November Regular Meeting Date (A)
Background: The regular meeting date for November is the 9th. This is pretty early and makes getting all bills approved more difficult. The alternate date would be Tuesday November 15th.
Recommendation: To move the date of the November Regular meeting of the USD 377 Board of Education to the alternate date, Tuesday November 15.
7.04 Activity Admission Fees (A)
Background: The League AD’s have voted to raise the admission to league activities by $1 beginning with the start of Winter Sports. This is due to increases in the cost of officials and other aspects of activities. They are also proposing to increase the League Dues.
8.0 EXECUTIVE SESSION
8.01 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_______.
9.0 Action following Executive Session