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High Plains Educational Cooperative

Board of Director’s Meeting

December 19, 2019

6:30 PM

Attendees:

611  Marcy Fierstein, Director

611  Shelly Harris, Asst. Director

611  Mary A James, Clerk

611  Chrissie Mangels, Treasurer

507  Jeff Rollins, BOD

214  Ron Smith, BOD

215  Kenny Waechter, BOD

216  Christie Webb, BOD

466  Andy Trout, BOD

209  Marcus Howe, Alt. BOD

363  Curtis Peterson, BOD

200  Ross Kuttler, BOD

209  Brian White, BOD

452  Sheila Walker, BOD

452  Trenton Horn, Supt.

466  Jamie Rumford, Supt.

363  Scott Myers, Supt.

626  Mike Ronen, RSC

Guest – Mathew Medill, Auditor

1.      Call to Order

Ron Smith, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM.

2.      Approve Agenda

Ross Kuttler moved to approve the agenda with changes, making #13 an Action Item , Executive Session concerning staff. Andy Trout seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

3.      Approve Minutes of Regular November Meeting

Christie Webb  moved to approve the minutes from November as presented in the packet. Sheila Walker seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

4.      Approve Accounts Payable

Christie Webb moved to approve the accounts payable as presented. Jeff Rollins seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

5.      Comments from the Public

There were none in writing.

6.      Committee Reports

         a.      RSC Report

Mike Ronen gave the report of upcoming trainings.

         b.      Superintendents’ Council

There was no report.

7.      Audit

Andy Trout moved to approve the audit as presented by Matthew Medill of Dirks, Anthony and Duncan for the 2018-19 school year. Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

8.      Appointments to SWPRSC Board

Kenny Waechter moved to appoint Jay Meyer, Sublette and Ryan Schwieterman, Syracuse to the SWPRSC board of directors. Andy Trout seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

9.      Staff Development

         a.      School Psychologists

Shelly shared the school psychologists went to Garden City Dec. 13th. They went to Mosaic, Haven House and RCDC.

         b.      EC

The Early Childhood group met Dec. 12th.

         c.      2nd Year Teachers

The 2nd year teachers were in Dec. 11th.

         d.      PDC

The PDC meeting that was scheduled for Dec. 16th was postponed due to the weather. It has been rescheduled for Jan. 9th.

10.   Staff Evaluations

Staff evaluations will be completed by February 15th. HPEC administrative team will be completing evaluations with input from supervising Principals.

11.   Winter Break for Central Office

The Central Office will be closed Dec. 23rd – Jan.3rd.

12.   Directors Report

         a.      Maintenance of Effort (MOE)

The Maintenance of Effort and Excess Cost report has been submitted to the State.

         b.      KASB Annual Convention

There was no report.

         c.      Negotiations Committee

There will be a negotiation committee meeting Jan.16th at 6 P.M. before the board meeting.

13.   Staff          EXECUTIVE SESSION

Ron Smith moved to go into executive session for the purpose of discussing matters concerning staff and that the board returns to the open meeting at 7:46 P.M. in this room. The executive session is to include board members, Superintendents, Director, and Assistant Directors. Ross Kuttler seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

Andy Trout moved to approve the termination of an employee. Sheila Walker seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

14.   Adjourn

Ross Kuttler moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:48 P.M. Brian White seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

 

 

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