July 27, 2009 Regular Meeting Minutes

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 404

DIRECTOR'S MEETING
MINUTES

July 27, 2009 7:00PM
Regular Meeting-District Meeting Room

MEMBERS
PRESENT

 

Jim Bays, Tina Cayton, Steve Madsen, Michael Green-Secretary, and Tegan Steen-Recording Secretary

OTHERS
PRESENT

 

Patricia Stepp, Judith Ibbs, Craig Downs, Stacy Brown, Kathy and John Huffman.

MEMBER ABSENCE

 

Steve Madsen moved to excuse Janice Watts and Bill Woodard from the meeting.

Jim Bays yes
Tina Cayton yes
Steve Madsen yes carried

MINUTES

 

Tina Cayton moved to approve the minutes of the July 13, 2009 regular meeting.

Jim Bays yes
Tina Cayton yes
Steve Madsen yes carried

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORT

 

None.

OPERATIONS REPORTS

 

The Board did not have any questions for Stacy Brown about the Financial Report.

SUPERINTENDENT
REPORT


 

Mr. Green reported that a La Center bus was burned by arson at 3am this morning at KWRL. Witnesses saw 2 males leaving the scene. Michael showed the Board pictures of the bus and is hopeful that we will have closure to the situation shortly. The bus was totaled and the insurance company will pay the replacement cost.

CORRESPONDENCE

 

None.

CITIZENS
REQUESTS

 

None.

BOARD REPORTS
AND REQUEST

 

None.

DISCUSSION
ITEMS

 

Policy No. 2412-Diplomas for Veterans

State law allows school districts the opportunity to offer HS diplomas to veterans of WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The District has had a request to do this and would like to honor this request. This policy will return to the next agenda for a second reading and adoption.

BUDGET HEARING

 

Jim Bays recessed the regular meeting and opened a public budget hearing at 7:12pm.

Stacy gave an overview of the budget and showed the Board the change she made to the since the last Board meeting. The change an increase to the Debt Service Fund of $30,000. The total appropriation did not increase. The Board discussed the budget with Stacy, and audience members were able to ask questions.

Jim Bays closed the hearing and reconvened the regular session of the Board meeting at 7:25pm.

ACTION
ITEMS

 

Consent Agenda
The Board discussed the consent agenda which included an item seeking approval of up to $75,000 for accounts payable payments in the middle of August. This is because there will be only one regular Board meeting at the end of August.

Tina Cayton moved to approve the consent agenda.

Jim Bays yes
Tina Cayton yes
Steve Madsen yes carried

Resolution No. 2528-2009-2010 Budget

Steve Madsen moved to approve Resolution No. 2528-2009-2010 Budget.

Jim Bays yes
Tina Cayton yes
Steve Madsen yes carried

2009-2010 Calendar
The Board discussed the new revisions to the calendar that came about from the WEA negotiations.

Tina Cayton moved to approve the 2009-2010 Calendar revisions.

Jim Bays yes
Tina Cayton yes
Steve Madsen yes carried 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Board President, Jim Bays, recessed the meeting into executive session at 7:36pm to discuss property and negotiations with no action to be taken upon return.

Board President, Jim Bays, reconvened the meeting into regular session at 8:22pm.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Board President, Jim Bays, adjourned the meeting of the Board of Directors at 8:22pm.

 

ATTEST:

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Secretary to the Board

WOODLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT #404
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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