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School Board Minutes                                                             December 8, 2008

Lorane Elementary                                                                                 7:00 PM



Board Chair:_________________________________Superintendent:_______________________




7:00 PM           Meeting was called to order by Board Chair, Dean Livelybrooks at 7:00 PM Present were directors, Tracy Evans, Denice Goodheart, Andy Stahl and Jeff Ramp.  Staff and patrons present, Superintendent, Dr. Don Anderson, Administrative Assistant, Lee Ann Hartwig, Georgann Squire, Nate Robertson, and Sheryl Thompson.  Student Georgia Tuyerould, and Bailey Koharchick.


                        I           Flag salute was held


                        II          Agenda was reviewed


                        III        Public Comment on Non-Agenda items


Letter was received from the Lorane Church requesting to use possible available space at Lorane Elementary to store food/food boxes for the area’s needy family.  The board felt there was no problem at this time to allow the church to use Lorane elementary for this.


                        IV         Superintendent’s/Board Chair/ High School representative reports


Superintendent Dr. Don Anderson discussed the need for cuts to be made in order to leave an 8% ending fund balance to begin the 2009/2010 school year.  A recommendation of 348,000 fund balance was advised.  Proposed cuts of 3% were advised for this year.


Jeff Ramp informed the board of his recent meeting with the OSAA and that they would be continuing to recognize Crow High school athletics as a 1A school.


Student representative Bailey Korharchick informed the board that the high school was currently having a can food drive with 200.00 going to the class who brought in the most food based on total weight.


                        V          Action Items


A.                  Consent Agenda


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


·         Board Minutes of November 10, 2008

·         Fund 403-Hartford/Etna Carriers

·         Approve Budget Calendar for 2009/2010


B.                   Approve Superintendent Search Screening Committee


Moved by Andy Stahl, seconded by Jeff Ramp to approve the following selection for the screening committee for Superintendent applicants

Darren Willits, Billy Anderson, Robin Chinburg, Sadie Thorin, Mary Houle’ and Bailey Korharchick


                        VI         Discussion Items



The following items were discussed enrollment projections through 2021, as well as forecasted revenues.  Budget priorities for 2009/2010 and high school open campus.  High School open campus was discussed and the board wishes at this time to stay status quo with a closed campus for all students.


Further discussion was held regarding the ASPIRE program and availability of our 3 scholarships that the district offers being done through the OSAC program (Oregon Student Assistance Commission).


                        VII       Information Items


Enrollment figures for November and the November check registers were submitted.


Meeting adjourned at 8:20 PM