Minutes Regular Meeting November 28, 2016

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404
DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

November 28, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS PRESENT

 

Janice Watts, Sarah Stuart, Lesa Beuscher, Matt Donald, Steve Madsen, Jamie Gonzales-Student Representative, Michael Green-Board Secretary, and Nicole Galloway-Recording Secretary

OTHERS PRESENT

 

Asha Riley and Vicky Barnes.

CALL TO ORDER

 

President Janice Watts called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

CITIZEN’S COMMENTS ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

There were no citizen’s comments on non-agenda items.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Director Sarah Stuart moved to approve the minutes from November 14, 2016.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes

REPORTS TO THE BOARD

 

Student Representative Report – The directors all noted that the recent Woodland High School paper looked great. Student Representative Jamie Gonzales pointed out the front page since the Girls’ Volleyball Team took 2nd place at the state competition.

Facilities and Safety Report – Director Watts and Stuart commented on how impressive the electrical cost reductions looked. Credit for the improvement was given to our HVAC technician Brian Wrigley. Director Watts asked for more details on the student accidents/incidents information and why there has been an increase in reports. Superintendent Green explained that under Scott Landrigan’s leadership the district has become more vigilant in reporting all accidents/incidents.  He further indicated that the schools have seen a significant increase in the number of students who have significant impacts to their behavior. He noted that many of the incidents are from repeat offenders. Director Sarah Stuart asked if this could be a topic discussed at a study session. Michael replies yes if the board desires. Lastly, Director Watts asked about how the key access system would work for employees and cost. Superintendent Green explained that each card would be assigned an employee and could track date, time and entry point information. These cards can allow or deny access based on needs. Current cost analyst is showing $7-10K per door for the complete system.

Human Resources Report – Director Matt Donald commented on how much he appreciated the new report and thanked Vicky Barnes for all her hard work.

Technology Director Report – Director Steve Madsen asked for a little clarification with the wireless information provided. The report noted that wireless is in pretty much every corner of the district. He asked which buildings are included in the word “District.” Superintendent Green explained that Yale and TEAM High were included, however, some of the older portables were not.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

There was no correspondence.

BOARD REPORTS, REQUESTS, AND COMMENTS

 

Director Madsen informed the other directors regarding the work done so far with the graduation survey. He also mentioned that at 2:00 pm on December 9th at Woodland High School there will be a meeting of the scholarship committee. He asked to please spread the word.   

DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

First Reading of Policies 1440-1830 – Mr. Green noted that many of the current policies are out of date and this is the next group of policies to review. He said that policy 1440 and 1450 could be removed by including the details with policy 1400. The board members agreed. All policies will be presented for a second reading and approval at the December 19th meeting.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Director Madsen moved to approve the consent agenda.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes

ACTION ITEMS

 

Director Stuart moved to approve the Approval of Revisions, Additions, and Deletions of Policies 1000-1400.

Director Watts – yes
Director Stuart – yes
Director Beuscher – yes
Director Donald – yes
Director Madsen – yes

ADJOURNMENT

 

President Watts adjourned at 5:55 p.m.

 

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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