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High Plains Educational Cooperative

Board of Director’s Meeting

August 16, 2019

6:30 PM

Attendees:

611  Marcy Fierstein, Director

611  Kim Cruz, Asst. Director

611  Mary A. James, Clerk

611  Chrissie Mangels, Treasurer

507  Jeff Rollins, BOD

214  Ron Smith, BOD

216  Kerry Tackett, Alt. BOD

209  Brian White, BOD

200  Ross Kuttler, BOD

374  Mike Bultena, BOD

371  Bobie Davis, BOD

476  John Krahn, BOD

452  Sheila Walker, BOD

494  Dan Kullot, BOD

210  Mike Persinger, BOD

452  Trent Horn, Supt.

466  Andy Trout, BOD

214  Dave Younger, Supt.

507  Mike Ward, Supt.

466  Jamie Rumford, Supt.

626  Kim Mauk, RSC

1.         Call to Order  

Ron Smith, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.

2.         Approve Agenda

Mike Persinger moved to approve the agenda as presented in the packet. Andy Trout seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

3.         Approve Minutes of Regular July Meeting

Mike Persinger moved to approve the minutes of the July meeting as presented in the packet. Ross Kuttler seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

4.         Approve Accounts Payable

Mike Persinger moved to approve accounts payable as presented in the packet. Andy Trout seconded the motion.  Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

5.         Comments from the Public

There were none in writing.

6.         Committee Reports

Kim Mauk gave the report from the SWPRSC on upcoming workshops.

7.         SWPRSC Board Appointment

Sheila Walker moved to appoint Will Hatcher, Satanta and Mike Persinger, Hugoton to the SWPRSC Board of Directors. Mike Persinger seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

8.         Contracts

Mike Persinger moved to approve the contract for Karen Roth, Gifted Facilitor at Holcomb, Scott City and Leoti for the 2019-20 school year. Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

Mike Persinger moved to approve contracts to North Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative  for Orientation and Moblity services, Liberal, USD #480, for Audiology services, Scott Foor for Deaf and Hard of Hearing services and Craig Home Care for the 2019-20 school year. Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

9.         Staff

            a.         Negotiations

Mike Persinger moved to ratify the negotiated agreement between the board and the teachers as presented. Sheila Walker seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

            b.         Administrative Salaries

Mike Persinger moved to increase salaries for the administrative team as presented.  Dan Kullot seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

            c.         Central Office Staff Salaries

Mike Persinger moved to increase the central office staff salaries as presented. Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

            d.         August Inservice

Marcy, Kim and Ron Smith shared information from the August 7th All Staff inservice.

            e.         New Staff and Mentor Activities

The administrative team shared information from the new staff and mentors meetings Aug. 5th  and 99h at HPEC.

10.       Insurance Provider AETNA to Replace Providers Care

Mike Persinger moved to go with AETNA to replace the network provider, Providers Care. Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

11.                   Administrative Team Report

            a.         Leadership Conference

The Administrative Team share information from the Leadership Conference they attended July 30th – Aug. 1st.

            b.         Board Committees

The proposed list of Board Committees for the 2019-20 school year were on the table. The board will be asked to take action on this at the September board meeting.

            c.         State Audit

Marcy shared with the board the state audit was done the week of July 22nd. It went very well.

            d.         KSDE IDEA File Review

HPEC will be reviewing files for compliance and uploading that information to the state. Files to be reviewed this year are IDEA and Gifted files for nine of our districts. This will be held Aug. 27th at HPEC.                  

11.       Adjourn

Mike Persinger moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:30 P.M. Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries 12 yes, 0 no.

 

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