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SCHOOL BOARD MEETING                                             OCTOBER 10, 2005

Crow High School                                                                    7:00 PM

English Room


Board Chair:______________________    Superintendent:___________________

Approved:_______________________     Corrected:________________________


6:30 PM           Executive (Non Public) Session.  Session under the authority of ORS 192.660 (1) Negotiations


7:00 PM           1.0       Call to Order


                        Board Chair, Jeff Ramp called the meeting to order.  Present were Directors, Mike Wiederhold, Andy Stahl Wellborn, Dean Livelybrooks, and Paul Atkinson. Staff Present: Superintendent, Eileen Palmer, Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig, CHS Principal, Ron Osibov, AES/LES Principal, Kathi Holvey, Mary Houle’ Krin Hunt, and Jason Gard.  Patrons: Darren Willits, and West Lane Reporter, Carrie Peterson.


1.1               Call to Order-Flag Salute

1.2             Review and Acceptance of Agenda


Moved by Andy Stahl Wellborn, seconded by Mike Wiederhold and carried 5.0 to accept the corrected minutes from the September 12, 2005, Regular Board Meeting.


1.3               Next Board Meeting November 14, 2005 Crow High School, 7:00 PM, English Room.



1.4              Introduction and Comments of Guests and Representatives


a.                   Teacher Sean Bradshaw discussed with the board the Drivers Ed program currently being offered to the sophomore students at CHS.  He is doing the classroom instruction and Robin McCay is doing the Behind the Wheel training.  The current cost for students is $150.00, which is, reimbursed back to the district. (See attached information)


1.7              Staff Reports


a.         Superintendent, Palmer discussed the HOMES Project (See attached report.)

b.                   CHS Principal discussed various projects and programs being worked on at the high school etc. Fundamentals of Technology, Safeteen, and Senior Parent Night (See attached report.)

c.                   Elementary Principal, Kathi Holvey spoke to the board regarding, Open House, Red Ribbon Week, Harvest Festival, Artist in Residence, PBS, Community Service and State In-service. (See attached report.)

d.                   Athletic Coordinator, Jason Gard spoke to the regard Cougar Athletic, Reader Board, and Goals for the month of October (see submitted report.)



2.0              Review and Correspondence to Board


a.                   None at this time


3.0              Consent Agenda


The following procedures for the consent agenda are established by Policy.  The Superintendent recommends adoption by 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 individuals, organizations or institutions shall be notified that the item has been removed from the consent agenda and informed of the approximate time for consideration.  Person who requests an opportunity to address the board prior to action shall be granted up to 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 meeting.


a.         Discussion was held regarding the 2005/2006 Calendar some teachers were concerned regarding the Winter Break not being aligned with other district and were requesting it to be changed.  No action was taken.



4.0              Financial (see attachments F)


4.1               General Fund Financial Summary

4.2               District Accounts

4.3               Check Register Payment of Claims Against the District

4.4               Gate Receipts

4.5               Sports Fee’s

4.6               Student Body Accounts

4.7               Budget Calendar

4.8               Lane Unified Bargaining Council




Moved by Mike Wiederhold, seconded by Paul Atkinson and carried 4-0-1 Andy Stahl Wellborn (did not vote had to leave early) to accept reporting of agenda items 4.1,4.3,4.4,4.5 and to further approve the payment of claims against the district in agenda item 4.3.


Moved by Dean Livelybrooks, seconded by Mike Wiederhold and carried 4-0-1 Andy Stahl Wellborn (absent) to accept RESOLUTION NO 05-02 to accept BUDGET CALENDAR 2006/2007.


4.9               Lane Unified Bargaining Council Contract was tabled until the board can review the documents and have a Special Board Meeting October 17, 2005 6:00 PM to accept the contract.


5.0              Curriculum


a.                   Continuous Improvement Report (see attached report)

b.                   Home Source/Home Schoolers, Superintendent Palmer discussed with the board the small amount of students that are Home schoolers who we are allowing to attend Home Source and how that works with ADM for the district.


6.0              Student Reports


a.       None at this time


7.0              Transportation


a.       None at this time


8.0              Policy (see attachment P)


a.       Wellness Policy and Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) was discussed to the board.  Policy for the district on wellness and nutrient need to be in place by June 30, 2007.  The district is currently putting together a Wellness Committee to address this policy.  Director Paul Atkinson, and Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig will be spear heading the committee.


9.0              Personnel


a.                   Elementary 2/3 Teaching Position


Moved by Mike Wiederhold, seconded by Dean Livelybrooks and carried 4-0-1 (Andy absent) to accept the hiring of Nate Robertson as Probationary Teacher for one year at Applegate Elementary. Placement at Step 0 of the LUBC Teacher Contract.


10.0          Coming Events


a.       Special Board Meeting October 17, 2005 6:00 PM District office (open to the public) to accept the LUBC Teachers contract.