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Eugene, Oregon 97402

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SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† September 10, 2007

Lorane Elementary Library††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 7:00 PM



7:00 PM†††††††† Board Chair, Dean Livelybrooks called the meeting to order.Directors present were Jeff Ramp, Andy Stahl, Tracy Evans, and Denice Goodheart.Staff Present: Superintendent, Dr. Don Anderson, Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig, Lisa Livelybrooks, Mary Houle, Georgann Squire and Bob Drullinger.Patrons: Alyssa Shepherd, Alise Ranuchee.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Agenda Reviewed and accepted


††††††††††††††††††††††† Special Recognition:


††††††††††††††††††††††† Lisa Livelybrooks spoke to the board regarding the relationship with the Rural Arts.How the Rural Arts began in 1994 and works with the district during scheduled half days to provide art classes for students so that they do not inconvenience parents.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Georgann spoke to the board regarding the Summer school reading program.(See attached documents).How the program worked this summer and how she would like to see it continue next year but would definitely start notifying parents prior to the end of school.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Superintendentís Report/Board Chair Report


††††††††††††††††††††††† Discussion was held regarding getting the Search for Superintendent started in December and working on adoption of timetable to be completed and discussed during public session.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Action Items:


††††††††††††††††††††††† Moved by Andy Stahl, seconded by Jeff Ramp and carried 5-0 to approve the following consent items:


††††††††††††††††††††††† Approval of Board Minutes of July 30, 2007 meeting

††††††††††††††††††††††† Approve the hiring of Michele Kau for additional time, Reassignment of Donna Willits from AES Budget area to District Budget area. Approval of Jason Gard for additional fte for supervision during lunch at CHS/CMS.Accept the resignation of Christella Munnelly as French Teacher at CHS.


††††††††††††††††††††††† Discussion Items:


A.     Administrator Evaluation, Work towards becoming a policy with possible adoption at October 8, 2007 meeting.

B.     Funding Opportunities/Curriculum Reserve Fund, Possibly using these funds for already earmarked expenditures as oppose to using funds for new expenditures.

C.    District goals are set and ready to expedite.

D.    Summer Maintenance Projects addressed, (see attached documents.

E.     Overview of State Assessment and Results

F.     Discussion regarding setting up Technology Coordinators at each school site to support the sites immediate needs.

G.    Student enrollment was discussed and further information will be provided to the board on the statistics as to why enrollment is down.


Information Items


No concerns or comments regarding the district payment of claims for August 2007


Next scheduled board meeting to be held October 8, 2007 at Crow High School, English Room, and 7:00PM.


Reminder that OSBA is having their annual meeting in Portland, on November 8,9, 10, 11, 2007.


Meeting adjourned at 8:29 PM