USD 480 Board of Education Meeting Official Minutes
Steven Rains - August 7, 2019 4:13 pm
7-22-19 MINUTES APPROVED
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS REPORT
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS REPORT
DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY REPORT
The regular meeting of the Board of Education was held at the Education Service Center and was called to order by President Steve Helm at 6:30 pm with Mr. Travis Combs, Mr. Stewart Cuable and Mr. Alan Brown in attendance.
Mrs. Renae Hickert, Mr. Todd Carter, Mr. Jerry Clay, Mr. Chad Mease, Mr. Rusty Tuman, Mrs. Lana Evans, Mrs. Vicki Adams, and Mrs. Kristyn Ruest were also present.
Pastor Kevin Alexander led the opening prayer.
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING August 5, 2019
Motion by Brown, seconded by Cauble, to approve the minutes of the July 22, 2019 Board of Education meeting. Motion carried 4-0, with Abbott and Hatcher not present at vote.
NOTE: Cliff Abbott arrived at 6:32 pm.
Motion by Brown, seconded by Cauble, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0, with Hatcher not present at vote.
Mrs. Renae Hickert presented the following for information: a. Superintendent Evaluation Measures
Mr. Jerry Clay presented the following for information: a. Credit Cards
b. Sales Tax
Mr. Chad Mease presented the following for information: a. LHS Science Renovation
b. Performance Contracting
c. Project Updates
Mr. Rusty Tuman presented the following for information: a. Electronic Sign at Bright Start
c. New Website App
DIRECTOR OF HR REPORT
Mrs. Kristyn Reust presented the following for information: a. Update on Digital Hiring Training
b. Update on Background Check Companies
CONSENT 3. AGENDA
O&M Contract and a. and Local Interagency Agreement/Head Start
August 7th b. Stakeholders/Fall Sports Meeting
NOTE: Nick Hatcher arrived at 6:51 pm.
Motion by Hatcher, seconded by Combs, to approve the
items listed in the consent agenda. Motion carried 6-0.
Approval of Contract for Orientation and Mobility Services and Local Interagency Agreement to provide Head Start Special Education Services
Approval for Liberal High School to host motivational speaker Rob Miller and have fall sports parents/players meeting on Wednesday August 7th starting at 6 pm
8/12/2019, James Cooper, Physical Education, EMS
d. Classified Employment
8/14/2019, Crystal Banda, Food Preparation, LHS,
Melissa Ponce, 5/23/2019
8/15/2019, Rebecca Baray, SPED, LHS, N/A 8/15/2019, Crystal Bourell, SPED, LHS,
Claudia Bowers, Transferred 8/15/2019, Felecia Calderon, SPED, LHS,
Holly Caceres, 5/24/2019
8/15/2019, Maria De Los Angeles Camacho, Building Para,
Prairie View, Aylin Gomez, 5/24/2019 8/6/2019, Heidi Cambell, Building Para, Sunflower,
Odalis Marin, 3/29/2019
8/14/2019, Blanca Castorena, Cashier, SRMS,
Elena Carrillo, Transferred
8/15/2019, Stepanie Compean, SPED Para, Cottonwood,
Luis Silva, 5/24/2019
8/6/2019, Heather Fosdick, Building Para, Prairie View,
Fabiola Alvidrez, Retired
8/6/2019, Jessica Garcia, SPED Para, LHS,
Carlos Hernandez, 4/11/2019
8/6/2019, Ana Gonzalez, ESL Para, Meadowlark,
Preston Whisenant, 5/24/2019
8/6/2019, Claudia Goytia, Building Para, Sunflower,
Jessica Humphries, 5/24/2019
7/25/2019, Marina Guereca-Marquez, Attendance Secretary,
LHS, Elizabeth Farr, 4/18/2019
8/15/2019, James Guida, SPED Para, MacArthur, Sandy Holley, 5/23/2019
8/6/2019, Anesia Hadley, SPED Para, LHS, Juana Acosta, 5/24/2019
8/15/2019, Ivy Le, ESL Para, LHS, Betty Lujan, 5/24/2019
8/15/2019, Rita Lozano, SPED Para, Cottonwood, Amy Martinez, 5/24/2019
8/6/2019, Antonia Lucero, SPED Para, Sunflower, Alyce White, 5/24/2019
8/14/2019, Ludy Monarrez, Food Preparation Substitute, LHS, Temporary Sub for Employee on Medical Leave
8/15/2019, Daniela Moreno, ESL Para, MacArthur, Lucero Loredo, 5/23/2019
8/15/2019, Tara Neuman, Building Para, Prairie View, Cherie Southern, 5/24/2019
8/6/2019, Tesh Payne, Building Para, MacArthur, Maria Gutierrez, 5/24/2019
8/15/2019, Chaston Pepper, ESL Para, Meadowlark, Jacqueline Rivera, 5/24/2019
8/6/2019, Elizabeth Ramirez, SPED Para, Sunflower, Briana Decamp, 5/10/2019
8/15/2019, Karen Rivera, Building Para, SRMS, Cristina Carrion, 3/22/2019
7/30/2019, Lucia Ruiz-Chavez, Secretary, EMS, Erika Nava, Transferred
8/15/2019, Sachie Shiba, ESL Para, LHS, Viviana Padilla, 5/24/2019
8/15/2019, Guadalupe Sobalvarro, SPED Para, Sunflower, Ann Philips, 5/24/2019
8/15/2019, Deanna Vazquez, Building Para, Prairie View, N/A 8/6/2019, Blossom Ward, SPED Para, EMS,
Christine Cooper, 5/24/2019
e. Certified Transfers
8/12/2019, Shelley Wirtz, Math @ LHS, ESL @ LHS
f. Classified Transfers
8/14/2019, Elena Carrillo, Cashier @ SRMS,
2nd Cashier @ SRMS
7/10/2019, Alvaro Mendoza, Summer Maint/Grounds @ District,
Parent Coordinator @ EMS
8/12/2019, Diana Rivera, ECSE Para @ Bright Start,
5/24/2019, Holly Caceres, SPED Para, LHS
5/24/2019, Tais Dominguez, SPED Para, Sunflower 5/23/2019, Carol Julian, Food Preparation, Meadowlark 5/23/2019, Lucero Loredo, ESL Para, MacArthur 5/23/2019, Lorena Lozoya, Cashier, Cottonwood 5/24/2019, Betty Lujan, ESL Para, LHS
8/2/2019, Hazel Morlan, SPED Para, Meadowlark 5/24/2019, Viviana Padilla, ESL Para, LHS
5/24/2019, Ann Philips, SPED Para, Sunflower 5/24/2019, Valeria Reyes, PEAK Para, Bright Start 5/24/2019, Maria Villa, ESL Para, EMS
Motion by Combs, seconded by Cauble to approve the bills as presented. Motion carried 6-0. Helm voted in favor but has concerns with amount of staff travel.
Motion by Brown, seconded by Combs, to approve the renewal renewal from 1st Agency in the amount of $97,425.00.
Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Brown, seconded by Combs, to approve the 2019-2020 Fiscal Budget. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Combs, seconded by Abbott, to hire recommended interim instructors for 2019-2020. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Abbott, seconded by Brown, to approve the quote from Southwest Glass in the amount of $19,995.00 to replace the east set of doors at East Campus located next to the gym. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Cauble, seconded by Helm, to approve payment of AFP #4 from ESP in the amount of $1,044,565.21 of which the needs authority to issue a manual check in the amount of $413,678.64, the remainder of the payment will come from the lease finance. Motion carried 6-0.
STUDENT & ATHLETIC INSURANCE
HIRING OF INTERIM INSTRUCTORS
LHS EAST CAMPUS DOOR REPLACEMENT
PERFORMANCE CONTRACTING APPLICATION- PAYMENT #4
Each of the Board Members had the opportunity to report
school activities and meetings they attended or were aware of since
the last board meeting.
10. Motion by Brown, seconded by Combs, to enter into executive session to discuss an individual employee’s performance pursuant to personnel matters for non-elected personnel;
in order to protect the privacy interests of an identifiable individual and the open meeting will resume at 8:00 pm. Motion carried 6-0.
NOTE: Mrs. Hickert and Mr. Yoxall were invited into executive session.
11. Motion by Brown, seconded by Cauble, to enter into executive session to discuss matters relating to employer-employee negotiations whether or not in consultation with the representative or representatives of the body or agency; in order to protect
the district’s right to the confidentiality of its negotiating positions, and the public interest and the open meeting will resume at 9:40 pm. Motion carried 6-0.
NOTE: Mrs. Hickert and Mr. Yoxall were invited into executive session.
NOTE: Hickert left at 8:07 pm.
NOTE: Hickert entered at 8:14 pm.
12. Motion by Brown, seconded by Abbott, to approve the tentative negotiated agreement for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried 6-0.
13. Motion by Abbott, seconded by Combs, to add to the agenda- Raises. Motion carried 6-0.
14. Motion by Combs, seconded by Brown, to approve a 3.92% raise for classified staff and eliminate column A, B, and C from the classified pay schedule, an overall 3% raise for related services and a 3% raise for administration. Motion carried 6-0.
15. Motion by Abbott, seconded by Brown, to adjourn the meeting at 9:45 pm. Motion carried 6-0.
ADDITION TO AGENDA- RAISES