Board Minutes, January 11, 2021
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, January 11, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.
Members Present Members present were Kris Smith, Jim Armstrong, Mark Spillman, Bill Bigelow, Steve Becker, Jason Kegler, and Bob Rhodes. Also present were Brian Campbell, Kim Ensminger, and Sherry Henry.
Consent Agenda Jim Armstrong moved to approve the January consent agenda items a through c as presented with the additions to the agenda of VI. h. CARES Money and VI. i. Wind Farm Money. Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.
Audiences There were no audiences.
Reports The superintendent and principal gave their reports. The ANW Special Education Report was not given because no meeting has occurred for this month yet.
Remote Learning Remote learning was discussed.
Retirement Incentive A retirement incentive was discussed.
School Calendar Two alternatives for the 21-22 school calendar were presented.
Negotiations Training Discussion of when board negotiations training will be held was held.
USDA Grant The USDA grant was discussed.
Roof Project The next roof project for the summer was discussed.
KASB Policies The KASB policies were presented for review.
CARES Money CARES money was discussed.
Wind Farm Money The superintendent reported on how the Wind Farm money is being distributed.
Officer Elections Jason Kelger moved all officers and board committees remain the same as 2020 for 2021. Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.
Inservice Dates Mark Spillman moved to approve January 25 and April 12 as additional inservice dates for 2020-21. Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.
Personnel No action was taken.
Adjournment Kris Smith moved the meeting be adjourned. Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0. The meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.
Steve Becker, President Attest: Sherry Henry, Clerk