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Board Minutes, April 10, 2017

Call to Order                The regular monthly meeting of the USD #256 Board of Education was called to order by President, Steve Becker, in the district office on Monday evening, April 10, 2017, at 7:05 p.m. 

Members Present         Members present were Kris Smith, Steve Becker, Bill Bigelow, Jim Armstrong, and Bob Rhodes.  Also present were Ken McWhirter, Kim Ensminger, Charley Laporte, and Sherry Henry.

Consent Agenda          Kris Smith moved to approve the April consent agenda items a through c as presented with the addition to the agenda of VII. b. SH Boys Head Basketball Coach.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 5 – 0.

Audiences                    There were no audiences.

                                    Joshua Herrmann arrived at the meeting at 7:07 p.m.

Reports                        The superintendent and principal gave their reports.   The ANW Special Education Report was not given because the meeting has not occurred for April yet.

Busses                         The board gave the superintendent directions to obtain used bus bids.

Negotiations                 The board negotiations committee will meet at a later date to discuss negotiations.

Tech Center Grant Writer  The board decided not to pursue the proposed tech center grant writer option.

Copier Proposal           No action was taken on the copier proposal.

                                    Charley Laporte left the meeting at 7:45 p.m.

Personnel                     Kris Smith moved to employ all current classified employees for 2017-18.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 6 – 0.

                                    Kris Smith moved to hire Jason Bauer as Head SH Boys Basketball Coach for 2017-18.  Bill Bigelow seconded the motion, and it carried 6 – 0.

Adjournment               Joshua Herrmann moved the meeting be adjourned.  Kris Smith seconded the motion, and it carried 6 – 0.  The meeting adjourned at 8:18 p.m.


                                    Steve Becker, President                                   Attest:


                                                                                                Sherry Henry, Clerk