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USD 480 Meets, Makes Appointments

Joe Denoyer - July 11, 2022 7:59 pm

USD 480

The USD 480 Board of Education met on Monday Evening and made several appointments. The Board appointed Brandie Winter as the USD 480 Treasurer and Scarlett Diseker as the Assistant Treasurer for 2022-2023, Jerry Clay as Clerk, and Rusty Tuman as Assistant Clerk of the Board of Education for 2022-2023. Appointed Rick Yoxall as the USD 480 Board Attorney for 2022-2023, and Hay Rice & Associates as the district’s Auditor for 2022-2023.

The Board also approved the following Resolutions:

Resolution A – sets the date, time and place of Board meetings for 2022-2023.

Resolution B – designates banks as depositories for the funds of the school district.

Resolution C – appoints the authorized representative of the district to direct the school lunch program.

Resolution D – appoints the hearing officer for free and reduced price meal application appeals.

Resolution E – appoints the authorized representative of the district to direct the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS).

Resolution F – appoints truancy officers for each attendance center.

Resolution G – designates a school term for 2022-2023.

Resolution H – authorizes the Board Clerk to pay in advance of approval by the Board any claims against said district that provides for a discount for early payment of any claim in advance of approval by the Board.
Resolution I – designates the school district employee responsible for coordinating compliance efforts and the hearing officer for complaints alleging violation of Title IX.

Resolution J – authorizes the establishment of petty cash funds and who will administer them.

Resolution K – rescinds all policy statements found in the minutes prior to June 2022 and adoption of the policy handbook as amended and kept by the Superintendent to govern this school district during the 2022-2023 school year.

Resolution L – establishes the mileage allowance rate for privately owned conveyances used for official school district purposes.

Resolution M – adopts the district’s organizational chart for 2022-2023.

Resolution N – appoints Board representatives to committees/councils.

Resolution O – designates the official publication for the district.

Resolution P – appoints a freedom of information officer.

Resolution Q – designates district administrators.

Resolution R – resolution to waive GAAP requirements.

Resolution S – appoints a hearing officer for a student’s appeal of a suspension or expulsion.

Resolution T – appoints a purchasing agent for the district.

Resolution U – appoints an emergency safety interventions appeals officer.

Also approved was the Memorandum Of Understanding with Genesis Family Health for school-based mental health services in the middle schools and high school, and the Board heard the First reading of the District Wellness Policy.

An upgrade of financial services software for the District was also approved in the amount of $10,565.50. This will be the new LINQ ERP web based platform.


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