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LITCHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING August 15, 2016 President Mitch Feldman called the regular meeting to order at 7:33 p.m. Members Present: Bill Howard, Marie Sweley, Jim Holm, Mitch Feldman, Steve Heapy, and Todd Wardyn. Visitors: Susan Poland. President Mitch Feldman announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Law is posted on the wall of the meeting room, and also indicated the instructions for those who wish to speak during the public forum. The minutes of the last meeting were read. Todd Wardyn made a motion to approve with changes the minutes from the last meeting. Second by Jim Hold. Motion carried 6-0. The treasurer reported a balance of $1,158,954.42 in the district treasury. Payroll and claims in the amount of $210.672.29 were presented for payment. Todd Wardyn made a motion to pay the claims. Second by Bill Howard. Motion carried 6-0. In the Principal report Mr. Finley reported on the Todd Becker Presentation, TIPO Workshop, New Evaluation Model, Power Teacher Pro, and the Juice Scrimmage. In the Superintendent’s Report Dr. Maline discussed Budget Workshop, Area School Board Membership meeting Thursday, Sept 1st, Curriculum planning by Teachers, Meet and Great and Technology Meeting on Monday Aug. 15th, First Day Teacher in-Service and Student First Day Schedules, Bus Routes, Policies Update, Thank you to all, and Superintendent Hiring Process. Steve Heapy made a motion to approval new and/or changed policies 201.05, 204.01(amended)402.11, 402.16, 402.17, 502.02, 503.09, 504.14, 508.12, 606.08, 610.01, 611.01, 704.04E-1, 606.06, and 1005.03 first round approval. Second by Jim Holm. Motion carried 6-0. It was decided to have two agencies come and give their sale pitch to the Board to see if outside help would be needed to help with the hiring process of the superintendent. Jim Holm made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:24 p.m. Second by Steve Heapy. Motion carried 6-0. The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education will be at 7:30 p.m. on September 19, 2016. The agenda is a continuous agenda ad is available for examination during regular hours at the office of the Superintendent. Public notice of the meeting will be given in the Small Town Times Newsletter and in the Sherman County Times. Marie Sweley Board Secretary 5