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SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES                                         FEBRUARY 13, 2006

Crow High School                                                             7:00 PM


Board Chair Approval:______________________________Superintendent:______________________



6:00 PM          Executive Session (Non Public) Session.  Session under the authority of ORS 192.660 (1) Personnel Issues (2) Evaluations


7:07 PM          1.0        Call to Order


                        Board Chair, Jeff Ramp called the meeting to order at 7:07 PM.  Present were Directors, Andy Stahl Wellborn, Dean Livelybrooks, Mike Wiederhold, and Paul Atkinson.  Staff Present:  Superintendent, Eileen Palmer, Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig, Principal, Kathi Holvey, Principal, Ron Osibov, Teachers, Rod Cooper, Rindy Hoag, and Krin Hunt. Instructional Aide Kathy Davis and patron Darren Willits.  West Lane News reporter.


1.1                Call to order and Flag Salute

1.2               Review and acceptance of Agenda

1.3               Approval of Minutes from Regular Board Meeting, January 16, 2006


Moved by Andy Stahl Wellborn, seconded by Paul Atkinson and carried 5-0, to accept the January 16, 2006 Board Meeting Minutes as presented and corrected by the board.


1.4               Next Regular Board Meeting March 13, 2006, Lorane Elementary


1.5               Introduction and Comments of Guests and Representatives.


a.       Anita Lavaasaur, District Auditor came and spoke to the board regarding the district audit for the year 2004-2005.  She discussed with the board on how to interpret the audit report.  Areas of importance and the districts current financial standing.


1.6               Board Chair Report


Board Chair, Jeff Ramp discussed with the other Directors, the Policies currently in place regarding personnel records.  Discussion was also held regarding the March 9th OSBA meeting being held at Lane ESD and the PERS lawsuit affecting other districts.


1.7               Staff Reports


a.       Superintendent Report, Eileen Palmer spoke with the board regarding the OSBA, Jackie Marks working with the district on the personnel program, She also spoke about the Chambers Awards to be held February 21, at Crow High School.  The district will be awarding plaques to the following:


Certified Employee of the Year-----Rod Cooper

Co Classified Employee of the Year----Robin McCay

Co Classified Employee of the Year----Tammy Eubank

Future First Citizens ---Jeremy Annett and Kyndal Kyser


Superintendent, Eileen Palmer also spoke with the board regarding the current budget for 2006/2007 that her and Business Manager, Dave Standridge are preparing.


Principal, Ron Osibov reported to the board regarding CHS working towards a Co-op with another district for Softball.  Currently no other district is interested in this.  Currently LCC is interested in doing a pilot program with CHS for placement testing. (See submitted report)


Principal, Kathi Holvey, presented to the board the recent Dibel’s testing results, she also spoke with the board regarding the King Fluoride program that she was working on with AES teachers and will be presenting to LES at their next staff meeting.


Extensive discussion was held regarding the curriculum alignment currently being worked on with the Certified Staff.  Elementary staff wants to do curriculum mapping via a Web based program and the High School teachers would rather do their curriculum aligning via individual curriculums.  Board requested further information from Kathi identifying the Pro’s/Con’s of each curriculum program and an estimate of the outcome each program would produce.


2.0              Review and Correspondence to Board


a.       Letter from Guntis Plesums


3.0              Consent Agenda


The following procedures for the consent agenda are established by Policy.  The Superintendent recommends adoption by a single consent motion the following listed items which are identified on the agenda by a double**.  Any of these items may be removed from the consent agenda by the director notifying the Superintendent at least 24 hours prior to the meeting that the director will request that the item be considered separately and as regularly listed on the agenda.  Items that remain on the consent agenda will be acted upon following the “Preliminary Business.”


The affected individual, organizations or institutions shall be notified that the item has been removed from the consent agenda and informed of the approximate time for consideration.  Persons who request an opportunity to address the board prior to action shall be granted 15 minutes for such presentations.  If a director request the removal of an item at the meeting without prior notification, that item will be considered at the next regular board meeting.


a.                   District Calendar/Board In-services


Hold till March 13, 2006 meeting.


b.                  Lane ESD Service Plan


Moved by Paul Atkinson, seconded by Dean Livelybrooks and carried 5-0. to accept Lane ESD Local Service plan as presented to the board.


4.0              Financial (See attachments)


4.1              General Fund Financial Summary

4.2              District Accounts

4.3              Check Register Payment of Claims Against the District, January 2006

4.4              Student Body Accounts


Moved by Dean Livelybrooks, seconded by Mike Wiederhold and carried 5-0, to accept the reporting of Agenda items 4.1,4.2,4.3,and 4.4, and further approves the payment of claims against the district listed in agenda item 4.3.


5.0              Curriculum (see attachment C)


a.                   HOMES Report


Board Director, Dean Livelybrooks, presented a pilot brochure he is working on for the homes project.  Director Mike Wiederhold spoke to the board regarding recent conversations with some banking institutes on loans the district could take out towards the HOMES project based on 70% of homes values to be paid off by possible rent from the homes.


6.0              Transportation, Building and Maintenance


a.                   Building and Facilities Report


Superintendent, Dr. Eileen Palmer presented to the board a charting system that both Business Manager, Dave Standridge, and herself are working on that would produce information regarding the districts assets,costs of them, maintenance of them and scheduled life and replacement of them.


7.0              Policies


Wellness Committee met on February 9, and will again meet March 1, and 2, 06 at Applegate Elementary.


8.0              Personnel


a.       Certified Contract Renewals


Moved by Andy Stahl Wellborn, seconded by Mike Wiederhold and carried 5-0, to accept the following Certified Contracts for 2006/2007


Georgann Squire                                    Contract Status

Sheryl Ramp                                                Contract Status

Robin Chinburg                                    Contract Status

Joan Norris                                                Contract Status

Shari McCall                                                Contract Status

Kim Ramp                                                Contract Status

Marshall Sperling                                    Contract Status

Pat Dixon                                                Contract Status

Rod Cooper                                                Contract Status

Sean Bradshaw                                                Contract Status

Dinah Galloway                                    Contract Status

Dorinda Hoag                                                Contract Status

Josephina Zile                                                Contract Status

Tina Dworakowski                                    Contract Status

Janell Hampshire                                    Contract Status

Steve Grube                                                Probationary Status

Lisa Livelybrooks                                    Probationary Status

Krin Hunt                                                Probationary Status

Sadie Thorin                                                Probationary Status

Laura Eason                                                Probationary Status

Nate Robertson                                    Probationary Status

Tracy Engholm                                    Probationary Status


Moved by Dean Livelybrooks and seconded by Paul Atkinson and carried 5.0. to renew the Contract status for Licensed Administrator Ron Osibov, and Probationary Contract for Licensed Administrator Kathi Holvey.


9.0              Items for Next Agenda


a.            Special Board Meeting February 27, 7:00 PM Crow High School


10.0           Coming Events


a.                   Casino Night March 11, Crow High School



Meeting Adjourned 9:20.  Board went back into Executive Session