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LITCHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING October 16 , 2017
President Mitch Feldman called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 p . m . Members Present : Mitch Feldman , Marie Sweley , Jim Holm , Steve Heapy , Todd Wardyn , and Bill Howard . Visitors : Susan Polands , DeeDee Howard , Jose , & Kim Santiago President Mitch Feldman announced that a current copy of the Open Meetings Law is posted on the wall of the meeting room . The minutes of the last meeting were read . Bill Howard made a motion to approve the minutes from the last meeting . Second by Todd Wardyn . Motion carried 6-0 . The treasurer reported a balance of $ 1,105,027.79 in the district treasury . Payroll and claims in the amount of $ 221,392.83 were presented for payment . Todd Wardyn made a motion to pay the claims . Second by Steve Heapy . Motion carried 6-0 . In the Principal ’ s Report , Mr . Drew discussed the Reading Partnership with JJs Café , Professional Development on 9 / 22 and 10 / 4 , Spanish European Trip , Mentor Program , Report Cards getting sent out this week , and included that our NeSA scores will be included . Wade Finely reported on Public Complaint , Recognition for the LEA for the 2019-2020 Negotiations , Negotiations , District Audit , Gym Floor Warranty from Anderson Ladd , Basketball Goal Support System , Welding Equipment , State Education Conference , NCSA New Superintendent & ESU Director Workshop . Todd Wardyn moved to recommend that the Litchfield Education Association be the exclusive bargaining agent for the districts non-supervisory certificated staff for the 2019-2020 contract year . Second by Jim Holm . Motion carried 6- 0 . Blue Cross / Blue Shield will be having their meetings on their benefit packages and would be willing to give a presentation to the Board , faculty , or negotiation committee . The District Audit will take place on October 19 th and the in-house audit of the district ’ s financial records for 2016-17 school year will occur that day also . Todd moved to accept Anderson Ladd ’ s terms for the warranty on the gym floor . Second by Jim Holm . Motion carried 6-0 . Wade will price some Basketball hoop systems to get specficications to report to the construction company to see if and how they can be installed . The Board decided to purchase the welding equipment that Mr . Johnson had quotes for and to have Wade let him purchase his wish list with the money in the shop fund and to go forward with building a shed to be auctioned off or sold for profit . Wade , Bill , and Todd will be attending the State Education Conference on November 15 th -17 th and Wade will be attending the NCSA New Superintendent & ESU Director Workshop on October 17 th . Jim Holm moved to enter executive session to discuss public complaint . Second by Bill Howard . Motion carried 6-0 . President Mitch Feldman restated that the intent to go into executive session was to discuss the public complaint . The Board entered executive session at 8:51 p . m . Marie Sweley moved to exit executive session . Second by Jim Holm . Motion carried 6-0 . Board exited executive session at 9:25 p . m . Jim Holm made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:26 p . m . Second by Bill Howard . Motion carried 6-0 . The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education will be at 7:30 p . m . on November 20 , 2017 . The agenda is a continuous agenda and 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
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LITCHFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING October 16, 2017 President Mitch Feldman called the regular meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Members Present: Mitch Feldman, Marie Sweley, Jim Holm, Steve Heapy, Todd Wardyn, and Bill Howard. Visitors: Susan Polands, DeeDee Howard, Jose, & Kim Santiago President Mitch Feldman announced that a current copy of the Open Meetings Law is posted on the wall of the meeting room. The minutes of the last meeting were read. Bill Howard made a motion to approve the minutes from the last meeting. Second by Todd Wardyn. Motion carried 6-0. The treasurer reported a balance of $1,105,027.79 in the district treasury. Payroll and claims in the amount of $221,392.83 were presented for payment. Todd Wardyn made a motion to pay the claims. Second by Steve Heapy. Motion carried 6-0. In the Principal’s Report, Mr. Drew discussed the Reading Partnership with JJs Café, Professional Development on 9/22 and 10/4, Spanish European Trip, Mentor Program, Report Cards getting sent out this week, and included that our NeSA scores will be included. Wade Finely reported on Public Complaint, Recognition for the LEA for the 2019-2020 Negotiations, Negotiations, District Audit, Gym Floor Warranty from Anderson Ladd, Basketball Goal Support System, Welding Equipment, State Education Conference, NCSA New Superintendent & ESU Director Workshop. Todd Wardyn moved to recommend that the Litchfield Education Association be the exclusive bargaining agent for the districts non-supervisory certificated staff for the 2019-2020 contract year. Second by Jim Holm. Motion carried 6- 0. Blue Cross/Blue Shield will be having their meetings on their benefit packages and would be willing to give a presentation to the Board, faculty, or negotiation committee. The District Audit will take place on October 19 th and the in-house audit of the district’s financial records for 2016-17 school year will occur that day also. Todd moved to accept Anderson Ladd’s terms for the warranty on the gym floor. Second by Jim Holm. Motion carried 6-0. Wade will price some Basketball hoop systems to get specficications to report to the construction company to see if and how they can be installed. The Board decided to purchase the welding equipment that Mr. Johnson had quotes for and to have Wade let him purchase his wish list with the money in the shop fund and to go forward with building a shed to be auctioned off or sold for profit. Wade, Bill, and Todd will be attending the State Education Conference on November 15 th -17 th and Wade will be attending the NCSA New Superintendent & ESU Director Workshop on October 17 th . Jim Holm moved to enter executive session to discuss public complaint. Second by Bill Howard. Motion carried 6-0. President Mitch Feldman restat Y]H[[[^X]]H\[ۈ\\\HXX\Z[ H\[\Y^X]]H\[ۈ]LH KX\YH[^H[ݙY^]^X]]H\[ۋXۙH[HK[[ۈ\YY L \^]Y^X]]H\[ۈ]NH K[HHXYHH[[ۈY\HYY][]N KXۙH[\ [[ۈ\YY L H^Y[\HY[YYY][وH\وYX][ۈ[H] Ό Kۈݙ[X\  MˈBY[H\H۝[[\Y[H[\]Z[XH܈^[Z[][ۈ\[Y[\\]HٙXHوB\\[[[ XXXHوHYY][[H][[HX[ۈ[Y\]]\[[H\X[[H[Y\˂X\YH[^B\Xܙ]\B