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Board Minutes, October 12, 2020

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, October 12, 2020, at 7:10 p.m. 

Members Present          Members present were Kris Smith, Mark Spillman, Bill Bigelow, Steve Becker, Bob Rhodes, Jim Armstrong, and Jason Kegler.  Also present were Kim Ensminger, Brian Campbell, Terry Sercer, and Cheryl Wallis.

Consent Agenda           Jim Armstrong moved to approve the October consent agenda items a through c as presented with the addition to the agenda of VI. d. 8th Grade Promotion.   Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Audiences                    Terry Sercer, auditor, gave the 2019-20 audit.   Mark Spillman moved to accept the audit as presented and hire Diehl, Banwart, and Bolton as auditors for 20-21.  Bill Bigelow seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Terry Sercer left the meeting at 7:20 p.m.

Reports                        The superintendent and principal gave their reports.   No ANW Special Education meeting had been held yet, therefore, no report was given.

Roof Update                 Kim gave the board a roof update.

I-Wave Update             Kim gave the board an update on the I-Wave installation.

Remote Learning          Discussion of remote learning was held.

8th Grade Promotion     Discussion of 8th grade promotion was held.

Personnel                     Mark Spillman moved to accept Jill Hartman’s resignation.  Kris Smith seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Kris Smith moved to hire Alisa Stroud as SH Asst. Volleyball Coach for 2020.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Mark Spillman moved to go into executive session to discuss an individual with Brian Campbell, Cheryl Wallis, and Kim Ensminger also present pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA at 8:00 p.m. for 5 minutes.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Mark Spillman moved to return to executive session to discuss an individual with Brian Campbell, Cheryl Wallis, and Kim Ensminger also present pursuant to non-elected personnel exception under KOMA at 8:05 p.m. for 5 minutes.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                   

 

 

 

 

Kris Smith moved to suspend Garet Ericson from his coaching duties.  Jason Kegler seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Mark Spillman moved to hire Gavin Cole to replace the HS Head Football Coach for the remainder of the 2020 season.  Jim Armstrong seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

                                    Jason Kegler moved to hire Braden Allison as custodian.  Mark Spillman seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.

Adjournment                Kris Smith moved the meeting be adjourned.  Bob Rhodes seconded the motion, and it carried 7 – 0.  The meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.

 

                                    Steve Becker, President                                    Attest: 

 

Cheryl Wallis, Deputy Clerk