Ballard R-II Schools

RR 1 Box 497 Butler, MO 64730

 

 

REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING March 15, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Gene Morris, President.

Present: Gene Morris, Larry Bergschneider, Richie Eidson, Jerry Oswald, Bob Kagarice

Absent: Eileen Parks, Tina Oerke

Admin: Rick Stark, Superintendent; John Siebeneck, Principal

Guests: Ginger Moore, Cindy Wainscott, Susan Doty

 

AGENDA was reviewed. One addition to Old Business: C. Propane Tanks. Also, moved items B & C under New business into Executive Session (personnel).

       Motion by Jerry Oswald to approve the agenda as amended. Seconded by Larry Bergschneider.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Absent

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Absent

Gene Morris: Yes

 

MINUTES of the February 16, 2010, Regular Board of Education Meeting were reviewed. (attached)

       Motion by Jerry Oswald to approve the February 16, 2010, Board of Education Meeting minutes as presented. Seconded by Bob Kagarice.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Absent

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Absent

Gene Morris: Yes

 

*Eileen Parks arrived at 7:32 p.m.

*Tina Oerke arrived at 7:34 p.m.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT reviewed for February, as well as March bills to be paid. (attached)

       Motion by Richie Eidson to approve the February Financial Report. Seconded by Bob Kagarice.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Jerry Oswald to approve payment of March bills and payroll. Seconded by Larry Bergschneider.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

OPEN COMMUNICATION

A.      PTO presentation. Information was passed out by Mrs. Doty from Alan Criswell of the Vox Box. He inspected the speaker and microphone setup in the gymnasium and wrote recommendations. Proposal is to not get wireless microphones at this time and change the speaker configuration (see handouts). Mrs. Doty presented and discussed information. Options were discussed. Board consensus to allow PTO to get 2 speakers for in front of the new stage and an automatic mixer to improve sound and acoustics. Proposal to reconfigure speakers tabled for further discussion. Mr. Stark will keep the board informed.

 

OLD BUSINESS

A.      Mr. Stark reviewed with the board his progress towards installation of side basketball goals in the gym. He plans to have a structural engineer give written approval after assessing the weight bearing capacity of the beams in the gymnasium. Inspections of welding and side goals also discussed. Board consensus to proceed.

 

B.       Discussed the planned sidewalk on the south side of the building.

       Motion by Jerry Oswald to construct a 6 ft. wide sidewalk from the shop to the east end of the main school building. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

C.       Discussed options for relocating the propane tanks on the south side of the building, including Mr. Morris idea to move them behind the shop near the right field fence.

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to move the propane tanks west of the shop near the right field fence and put new fencing around them. Seconded by Eileen Parks.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

NEW BUSINESS

A.      Reviewed proposed salary schedule for the 2010/2011 school year. (attached)

       Motion by Eileen Parks to approve the 2010/2011 salary schedule as attached. Seconded by Larry Bergschneider.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

B.       Reviewed bids received for mowing the school property.

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to accept the bid from KMT Services, LLC. at a rate of $200 per mowing. Seconded by Tina Oerke

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

C.       Discussed summer help and work to be completed. Mr. Stark wants to hire Jacob Meade and Caleb Murchie to work during the summer months. He also wants to use Robert Burkhart as a substitute and get him trained for future summers.

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to hire Jacob Meade and Caleb Murchie to work during the summers months. Also, to hire Robert Burkhart as a substitute. Seconded by Eileen Parks.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

PRINCIPALS REPORT

A.      Student count is 138, unchanged from last month.

B.       Reviewed calendar of events for the rest of March, as well as the April calendar.

C.       There will be a Teacher Appreciation Breakfast in May. Mr. Siebeneck and Mr. Stark will be paying for this again this year.

D.      Baseball/softball season is here. At this time we have 9 players for baseball and 14 players for softball.

 

SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT

A.      Reviewed the At-Risk Program Evaluation as completed by Mr. Siebeneck. (attached)

 

B.       Reviewed the Early Childhood/Parents As Teachers Program Evaluation as completed by Ginger Moore. (attached) Mrs. Moore summarized her duties in this program and discussed the evaluation.

 

C.       Discussed the April Board of Education Meeting.

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to schedule the April Board of Education Meeting for April 20, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. Seconded by Eileen Parks.


Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Closed session, including any record or vote, to the extent that it may relate to the following: 1. Legal actions, attorney work product or confidential discussions with legal counsel as provided in section 610.021, RSMo; 2. Student discipline matters or other confidential records relating to students protected from disclosure by laws as provided in section 610.021, RSMo; 3. Personnel matters when information concerning the performance or merit of employees is discussed or recorded as provided in section 610.021, RSMo; 4. Individually identifiable personnel records as provided in section 610.021, RSMo; 5. The lease, purchase, or sale of real estate as provided in section 610.021, RSMo.)

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to enter Executive Session at 9:30 p.m. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

Returned to regular session at 10:53 p.m. Decisions made in Executive Session are as follows:

       Motion by Jerry Oswald to approve the February 16, 2010 Executive Session minutes as presented. Seconded by Larry Bergschneider.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to rehire Terry Wendel for 2010/2011 at a salary of $12.75 per hour. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Eileen Parks to rehire Kathy Wendel for 2010/2011 at a salary of $10.25 per hour. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Tina Oerke to rehire Lori Wainscott for 2010/2011 at a salary of $10.25 per hour. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to rehire Tammy Resz for 2010/2011 at a salary of $9.25 per hour. Seconded by Tina Oerke.

 

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 


       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to rehire Dorothy Smith for 2010/2011 at a salary of $12.45 per hour. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to rehire Kerri Loyd for 2010/2011 at a salary of $13.75 per hour. Seconded by Tina Oerke.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to rehire Lori Oswald for 2010/2011 at a salary of $10.00 per hour. Seconded by Eileen Parks. (Jerry Oswald left the room during discussion and vote due to personal relationship.)

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Did not vote Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to rehire Iris Hon for 2010/2011 at a salary of $12.45 per hour. Seconded by Eileen Parks.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Tina Oerke to rehire Rita Umstattd for 2010/2011 at a salary of $8.00 per hour. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Tina Oerke to rehire Darlene Blum for 2010/2011 at a salary of $10.25 per hour. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Eileen Parks to reemploy all tenure teachers for 2010/2011. Seconded by Larry Bergschneider.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Tina Oerke to reemploy Dustin Bridges, moving from a one-year probationary teacher to a two-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to reemploy Miranda Bridges, moving from a three-year probationary teacher to a four-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Tina Oerke.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Eileen Parks to reemploy Linda Gulling, moving from a three-year probationary teacher to a four-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Bob Kagarice.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to reemploy John Magoffin, moving from a one-year probationary teacher to a two-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Tina Oerke.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Tina Oerke to reemploy Kristin Malone, moving from a one-year probationary teacher to a two-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to reemploy Adam Melton, moving from a one-year probationary teacher to a two-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Tina Oerke.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Tina Oerke to reemploy Norma Morris, moving from a two-year probationary teacher to a three-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to reemploy Amanda Powell, moving from a two-year probationary teacher to a three-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Eileen Parks.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: No

Jerry Oswald: No Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to reemploy Gaylene Wheeler, moving from a three-year probationary teacher to a four-year probationary teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: No

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: No

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to reemploy Timothy Komer as a part-time teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Eileen Parks.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to reemploy Albeth Lovelace as a part-time teacher for 2010/2011. Seconded by Tina Oerke.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Bob Kagarice to reemploy Jessie Magoffin as part-time teacher for 2010/2011 at a salary of $82 per day if she teaches three classes and $92 per day if she teaches four classes. Seconded by Eileen Parks.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Eileen Parks to raise the substitute pay from $65 to $70 per day for the 2010/2011 school year. Seconded by Richie Eidson.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Eileen Parks to approve extra duty stipends, adjusting the amounts for Volleyball to $1,200, Athletic Director to $1,525, JH Basketball to $800 each, PDC Chair to $430, Varsity Cheerleading to $500, and Yearbook/Paper to $1,750. All remaining stipends will remain the same. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes

 

       Motion by Larry Bergschneider to adjourn at 10:54 p.m. Seconded by Jerry Oswald.

Vote: Bob Kagarice: Yes Eileen Parks: Yes

Richie Eidson: Yes Larry Bergschneider: Yes

Jerry Oswald: Yes Tina Oerke: Yes

Gene Morris: Yes