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School Board Meeting                                April 9, 2007

Crow High School                                          7:00 PM


Board Chair:__________________________Superintendent:________________



6:30 Executive Session ( Non Public Session) Session under the authority of 192-660 (1) Personnel (2) Negotiations


7:00  Meeting called to Order


          Board Chair, Jeff Ramp called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM.  Present were board directors, Mike Wiederhold, Dean Livelybrooks, Paul Atkinson, Andy Stahl Wellborn. Staff present: Superintendent, Dr. Eileen Palmer, Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig, Principals, Kathi Holvey and Ron Osibov, Lisa Livelybrooks, Robin Chinburg, Rod Cooper, Krin Hunt, Carol May, Rindy Hoag,  Nicole Olson, Nate Robertson, Alyssa Shepherd and Ken Hamilton.  Patrons: Darren Willits, Sharon Kester, Tracy Evans, Billy Anderson, and Don Gleason.  Guests: Megan Kemple, Srg. David Thomas, Srg. Daniel Buckwald, and Srg. Clint Riley.  West Lane News


1.1            Call to Order-Flag Salute

1.2            Review and acceptance of Agenda

1.3            Approval of Minutes Regular Board Meeting March 12, 2007


Moved by Mike Wiederhold, seconded by Paul Atkinson and carried 5-0, to accept the minutes from the Regular Board Meeting March 12, 2007 as submitted to the board.


1.4            Next Board Meeting May 14, 2007, Crow High School English Room 7:00 PM Public Session.


1.5            Introduction and Comments of Guests and Representatives


a.                  Farm to School – Megan Kemple


Megan Kemple spoke to the board regarding their support of the current bills on the senate floor for “Farm to School’ support.  She currently is working with AES and LES to develop and redevelop the school gardens.  A harvest day is planned for AES and LES for June 11th and 12th 2007 with the students.


Moved by Andy Stahl Wellborn, seconded by Paul Atkinson for the board to support the House Bill 3476,3307,and 3185. Farm to School programs.  Motion carried 5-0.


b.                 Lane County Sheriffs,  Srg., David Thomas, Sgt., Daniel Buckwald, and Srg., Clint Riley spoke to the board and present patrons regarding the work camp, the escapes and how they could work with the school to assure patrons and the district that all information is getting to us.  In the 5,000 inmates that have gone through the work camp only 12 have escaped and they don’t necessarily escape while up at Alma.  The district currently sends a tutor to Alma to tutor inmates that have not yet received their GED. These inmates count into the districts ADM.


1.6            Chairman’s Report


a.      Chair, Jeff Ramp discussed the two seats opening on the CAL   School Board and offered to have an open forum if there was interest for patrons to meet the candidates.  Elections are May 15, 2007.

b.     Budget Meeting will be April 23, 2007 at Applegate Elementary 7:00 Applegate Library.


1.7            Staff Reports


a.      Superintendent Report-Dr. Eileen Palmer, see submitted report

b.     Principal-Ron Osibov, see submitted report

c.      Principal-Kathi Holvey see submitted report

d.     Athletic Coordinator-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 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 individuals, organizations or institutions shall be notified that the item has been removed from the consent agenda and informed of the approximate time for considerations.  Persons who request 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 board meeting.


a.                  Amended 2007/2008 Calendar


Moved by Andy Stahl Wellborn, seconded by Mike Wiederhold and carried 4-0-1 to accept the 2007/ 2008 Revised District Calendar with amended dates of only 3 additional Professional Development Days.  September 26, 2007 January 30, 2008, and May 14, 2008. Paul Atkinson, left early.


b.                 Board Chair, Jeff Ramp requested Special meeting prior to Budget Meeting to be held at 6:45 to address concerns of Certified staff needing more time for professional development.



4.0            Financial


4.1             General Fund Financial Summary

4.2             Check Register Payment of Claims against the district March 2007

4.3             Student Body Accounts


Moved by Mike Wiederhold seconded by Dean Livelybrooks, and carried 4-0-1, to accept the reporting of agenda items 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3, and further approves the payment of claims against the district listed in agenda item 4.2 Paul Atkinson, absent from vote.


5.0            Curriculum

6.0            Student Report


7.0            Transportation, Building and Maintenance


8.0            Policy


9.0            Personnel


a.                  Superintendent Search Committee


Moved by Dean Livelybrooks, seconded by Andy Stahl Wellborn to revise Superintendent Search Calendar deadlines.  Motion carried 4-0-1. Paul Atkinson absent from vote.



          Board Chair, Jeff Ramp passed out the list of patrons, staff, and students who are wishing to be on the selection and interview committee’s along with the board for the new Superintendent.  The board selected the following to be on the selection and interview committee’s Travis Hansen, Billy Anderson, Sharon Kester, Krin Hunt, Mary Houle’ and Lisa Livelybrooks.


10.0       Items for next Agenda


a.      April 23, 2007 Special Board Meeting 6:45 PM to discuss district calendar further/professional days



11.0       Coming Events


a.                  April 19, Applegate Grandparent Tea

b.                 April 21, Senior Auction

c.                  April 30, Donkey Basketball

d.                 May 2, Mountain West Music Festival at Applegate Elementary


Meeting Adjourned at 10:20PM