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High Plains Educational Cooperative
Board of Director’s Meeting
December 15, 2016
6:30 PM
 

611

Chrissie Mangels

Treasurer

611

Marcy Fierstein

Director

611

Shelly Harris

Asst. Director

200

Ross Kuttler

BOD

507

Jeff Rollins

BOD

466

Eric Erven

BOD

494

Dan Kullot

BOD

216

Christie Webb

BOD

371

Reed Bullinger

Alt. BOD

467

Farrin Watt

Alt. BOD

210

Paula Rowden

BOD

214

Dave Younger

Supt.

214

Margaret Nightengale

Alt. BOD

363

Jean Rush

Supt.

626

Mike Ronen

Rep.

363

Jean Johnson

BOD

611

Mary A James

Clerk

209

Brian White

BOD

611

Amber Miller

Asst. Director

 

 

 

 
1.       Call to Order
Eric Erven, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
 
 2.       Approve Agenda
Ross Kuttler moved to approve the agenda as presented.  Margaret Nightengale seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
3.       Approve Minutes of Regular November Meeting
Jeff Rollins moved to approve the minutes from the November meeting as presented. Paula Rowden seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
4.       Approve Accounts Payable
Paula Rowden moved to approve the accounts payable as presented. Jean Johnson seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
5.       Comments From the Public
There were none in writing.
 
6.       Committee Reports
           a.       SWPRSC
Mike Ronen gave the report on activities at SWPRSC.
           b.       Superintendents Council
There was no report.
 
7.       Staff Contracts
Jeff Rollins moved to approve contracts for Amber Garetson, IR teacher at Satanta Elementary and Elizabeth Weilert, IR teacher at Leoti Elementary for 2nd semester of the 2016-17 school year.  Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
8.       Staff Resignation
Paula Rowden moved to approve the resignation of Jamie Whittley, School Psychologist, Syracuse  effective at the end of the first semester of 2016-17 school year. Brian White seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
9.       Disposal Policy
Paula Rowden moved to approve the disposal policy  as presented and amend the Board Policy Handbook to show the addition of the Disposal Policy.  Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
10.    Staff Development
           a.       School Psychologists
Shelly shared information with the board from the Dec. 8th School Psychologist meeting.
           b.       Speech Language Pathologists
Shelly shared information with the board from the Dec. 14th Speech Language Pathologists meeting.
 
11.    Staff Evaluations
Amber shared that staff evaluations are to be completed by February 15th. The administrative team will be completing evaluations with input from supervising Principals.
 
12.    Negotiations
Marcy shared information from the negotiations committee meeting that was held prior to the board meeting. Christie Webb, Jeff Rollins and Jean Johnson will be HPEC’s negotiations team for the 2017-18 school year.
 
13.    Recruiting
Marcy shared with the board the list of potential job fairs they will be attending this spring. This information was on the table.
 
14.    Winter Break for Central Office
The Central Office will be closed Dec. 21 – Jan. 2 for Winter Break.
 
 15.    Directors Report
           a.       Maintenance of Effort (MOE)
The Maintenance of Effort / Excess Cost reports were submitted to the State and  preliminary reports show both were met.
           b.       KASB Annual Convention
Eric Erven, Marcy Fierstein and Christie Webb shared information from the Annual Convention.
It was an informative convention.
 
 16.    Other
Categorical Aid invoices went out Dec. 15th.  When districts receive the money, please send to HPEC.
 
17.    Adjourn
Jeff Rollins moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:29 P.M. Brian White seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
 
 
 
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President, Board of Directors