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Minutes

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High Plains Educational Cooperative

Board of Director’s Meeting

May 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Attendees:

611  Marcy Fierstein, Director

611  Shelly Harris, Asst. Director

611  Kim Cruz,  Asst. Director

611  Mary A James, Clerk

611  Chrissie Mangels, Treasurer

214  Ron Smith, BOD

215  Ken Waechter, BOD

214  Dave Younger, Supt.

Via Zoom:

452  Sheila Walker, BOD

217  Phoebe Brummett, BOD

507  Jeff Rollins, BOD

476  John Krahn, BOD

494  Matt Lampe, Alt. BOD

215  Larry Lyder, Supt.

507  Mike Ward, Supt.

626  Kim Mauk, RSC

467  Ann Wiles, BOD

374  Mike Bultena, BOD

218  Rex Richardson, Supt.

217  John Barrett, Supt.

1.      Call to Order

Ron Smith, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM.

 

2.      Approve Agenda

Kenny Waechter moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Phoebe Brummett seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

 

3.      Approve Minutes of Regular April Meeting

Phoebe Brummett moved to approve the minutes from the April meeting as presented. John Krahn seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

 

4.      Approve Accounts Payable

Sheila Walker 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

Kim Mauk shared that PD will be held virtually until August.

 

7.      Nominating Committee

Jeff Rollins moved to appoint Phoebe Brummett and Sheila Walker to the nominating committee to nominate a person for Vice President for the 2020-21 school year.  Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries  9 yes, 0 no.

 

8.      Staff

a.      Contracts/Resignations

Mike Bultena moved to accept with regrets, the resignations from Sheryl Hutcherson, IR teacher at Rolla; Cara Geyer, IR  teacher at Kepley Middle School; Daylan Gilleland, IR teacher at Lakin Middle School; and Tara Butler,  IR teacher at Holcomb Elementary.  Sheila Walker seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

Kenny Waechter moved to approve contracts for Lydia Gould, at Syracuse High School;  Deborah Reding, Leoti High School; Kitra Aller, at Lakin Middle School and Tristan Hunter, Holcomg Middle School. Phoebe Brummett seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

b.      Staff Needs

Marcy Fierstein  shared with the board open staff positions and mentors for the 2020-21 school year.

 

9.      Revisions to the Policies, Practices and Procedures Document

Jeff Rollins moved to approve the revisions to the Policies, Practices and Procedures document as presented. Phoebe Brummett seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

        

10.   Disproportionality on numbers of students served within the districts.

Marcy and Ron shared information from the two stakeholders meetings that were held.

 

11.   FY 21 Budget Discussion

Marcy shared the proposed budget for FY21. This will be brought for a vote at the June board meeting. 

 

12.   Medicaid Application

HPEC will be completing our 5 year renewal of the Medicaid application. The cost will be $595 per district and HPEC will be paying for this.

 

13.   Supervisor/Coordinator Position

Kenny Waechter moved to add the Supervisor/Coordinator position. Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

 

14.   Negotiations

HPEC and the teachers have agreed to wait until we have more data regarding the budget before beginning negotiations.

 

15.   Indicator 13 and 14 Data Submission

Data for indicators 13 and 14 of the state performance plan have been submitted to the State. Both indicators deal with post high school transition.

 

16.    HPEC 2020-21 Central Office Calendar

Phoebe Brummett moved to approve the 2020-21 HPEC calendar as presented. Kenny Waechter seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

 

16.   HPEC Summer Hours

HPEC  will start summer hours June 1st.

 

17.   Other

HPEC will have another Zoom board meeting in June, then in person in July with the Zoom option.

 

18.   Adjourn

Jeff Rollins moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:10 P.M.  Sheila Walker seconded the motion. Motion carries 9 yes, 0 no.

 

 

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