Kind of Meeting Place Time and Date
I. A quorum being present and due notice having been published, the regular meeting of the Board of Education of the Willow Springs R-IV School District was called to order by Tony Friga, President. Other members present included: Larry Rothermich, Derek Fredrick, Farrell Graves, Adrianne Mansfield, Dean Aye, Shane Lee, Derrick Hutsell, Superintendent and Mandy Scarbrough, Board Secretary.
II. Guest Present at the meeting: Lisa Durnell with Howell County News and Mike McHenry
A public tax hearing was held at 6:55 p.m. to set the tax levy for the 2016-17 school year.
President Tony Friga opened up the meeting with the following statement: "At the July board meeting we made a mistake of going into executive session. It was an inappropriate reason to go into closed session. We have contacted legal and they have advised us on what to do."
IV. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
A. Approval of the agenda
B. Approval of Minutes
C. Approval of Budget Report
D. The balance of all funds is currently $3,422,505.16. Last month’s balance was $3,994,428.99 and the
balance one year ago was $3,084.776.35.
E. Approval of bills payable
F. The food service balance is currently $201,490.19.
G. Dr. Hutsell offered employment to Ashley Forrest as School Nurse and offered a ½ time contract to Vickie Cooley for the 2016-17 school year.
H. Accepted a letter of resignation from Rosina Foster, Bus Driver
I. Substitutes to approve: Linda Conner, Cay Miller, Allison Reef, and Janice White
J. One Volunteer to approve: Lisa Durnell
Motion by Derek Fredrick seconded by Adrianne Mansfield to approve the items on the consent agenda. Motion carried 7-0.
V. ITEMS FOR INFORMATION
A. Dr. Hutsell informed the Board of the Administrative reports.
B. The Board reviewed the Model Compliance Plan for the District.
C. Mr. Waggoner discussed the Curriculum revision process and reviewed the Districts Professional Development Plan Document.
D. The Board reviewed the bank bids.
E. Dr. Hutsell updated the Board on the Summer Projects.
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F. Ribbon cutting for the Middle School Activity Area took place on Monday, August 08, at 5:00 pm.
VI. ITEMS FOR ACTION
A. Motion by Dean Aye, seconded by Farrell Graves to set the district operating levy at $2.75 per one hundred dollars of assessed valuation, with all $2.75 going into the incidental fund and zero in teachers, debt service, and capital improvements funds. Motion carried 7-0
B. Motion by Larry Rothermich, seconded by Shane Lee to approve the Model Compliance Plan for Special Education as presented. Motion carried 7-0.
C. Motion by Farrell Graves, seconded by Larry Rothermich to approve the Professional Development plan as presented. Motion carried 7-0
D. Motion by Derek Fredrick, seconded by Farrell Graves to approve the curriculum revisions as presented. Motion carried 7-0
E. Motion by Dean Aye, seconded by Shane Lee to accept the bid from Landmark Bank for the District’s depository facility for a term of one (1) year Motion carried: 7-0.
VII. EXECUTIVE SESSION
A. Motion by Farrell Graves seconded by Larry Rotherimich to adjourn to executive session for individually identifiable personnel records, performance ratings or records pertaining to employees or applicants for employment. 610.021 (3) closed meeting, closed record, closed vote. A roll call vote was taken. All voted aye.
Motion by Derek Fredrick, seconded by Dean Aye to adjourn. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Larry Rothermich, seconded by Derek Fredrick to approve the closed minutes from July. A roll call vote was taken. Voted aye: Derek Fredrick, Adrianne Mansfield, Larry Rothermich, Farrell Graves, Shane Lee, and Tony Friga. Dean Aye abstained.