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Eugene, Oregon 97402

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School Board Minutes†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† January 12, 2009

Applegate 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, Nicole Glenn, Kim Ramp, Troy & Coleen Jentzsch, Kim Wilson, Shari McCall, Tim Pinson, Carol Myers, Brian Kau and Billy Anderson.News reporter Kelli Powell.


††††††††††††††††††††††† I†††††††††† Flag Salute was held


††††††††††††††††††††††† II††††††††† Agenda was reviewed


††††††††††††††††††††††† III †††††† Public Comment on Non-Agenda Items


††††††††††††††††††††††† IV†††††††† Superintendentís/Board Chair/High School Representative


Student Victoria Wilson spoke to the board regarding the homecoming week for Winter sports to be held Feb 2 thru 6th, with a dance to follow on February. ASB meeting scheduled for tomorrow 1/13/09 at 7:00 am


Jeff Ramp spoke to the board regarding his further review of OSAC (Oregon Student Assistance Commission). It was decided that we would not pursue any further changes with our current scholarship program.


Superintendent Dr. Don Anderson stated he would be discussing the budget deficit later in the meeting.


††††††††††††††††††††††† V††††††††† Action Items


A.                  Consent Agenda


Moved by Jeff Ramp, seconded by Andy Stahl and carried 5-0 to accept the following consent agenda items as submitted to the board.


         Board Minutes December 8, 2008 regular board meeting

         Budget Priorities 2009/2010


VI†††††††† Discussion Items


A.      Administrative Contracts-Probationary/Contract and Licensed contracts have been revised and begin to be put into place for the next school year 2009/2010.

B.       Budget adjustments were discussed and a deficit of $181,000.00 will need to be made for 2008/2009.The district administrators have been advised to freeze their budgets to help with this offset.Discussion was held to move $100,000.00 from fund 289 if building reserve fund need be.Discussion was also held regarding the Contract status of licensed employees and the decision would be made at the February meeting as to who will be moving to contract status.

C.      Virtual School information was discussed and Dean Livelybrooks and Andy Stahl will be drawing up a Resolution regarding Virtual School for the February meeting.

D.      Document was handed out to the board regarding possible staffing scenarios for 2009/2010.Discussion was held regarding possible closure of Lorane Elementary due to declining enrollment and budget shortfalls.The board was in agreement with making sure that the budget committee addressed this immediately and in a timely fashion so staff could start seeking employment elsewhere.Further discussion will be heard regarding the total breakdown of expenditures and savings if this was to occur.Discussion was heard also regarding the canceling of Softball and Baseball at the high school for the 2008/2009 school year due to budget cuts.A decision will be made at the February meeting


VII†††††† Information Items


a.                   December Check Register

b.                   Superintendent search was extended to February 2, 2008 3:00 to allow for more applicants to apply and also changed to reflect a full time Superintendent instead of Superintendent/Principal.


Items for next agenda


         289 Fund expenditures

         Licensed Contract status

         Resolution for Virtual School

         Superintendent Finalists

         Spring Sports

         Budget Adjustments


Meeting Adjourned at 8:18 pm