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High Plains Educational Cooperative
Board of Director’s Meeting
August 17, 2017
6:30 PM
 
 
 
611
Shelly Harris
Asst. Director
215
Mike Ward
Supt.
611
Chrissie Mangels
BOD
464
Eric Erven
BOD
374
Mike Bultena
BOD
611
Kim Cruz
Asst.Director
452
Wade Tucker
BOD
216
Christie Webb
BOD
209
Brian White
BOD
214
Dave Younger
Supt.
494
Dan Kullot
BOD
210
Mike Persinger
Alt. BOD
611
Mary A James
Clerk
507
Jeff Rollins
BOD
363
Sean Sheets
Alt. BOD
363
Jean Rush
Supt.
611
Marcy Fierstein
Director
214
Ron Smith
BOD
215
Larry Lyder
Supt.
215
Kenny Waechter
BOD
        
1.         Call to Order  
Jeff Rollins, Board President, called the meeting to order at 7:03 P.M.
 
2.         Introduction of HPEC Board Members
 
3.         Approve Agenda
Sean Sheets moved to approve the agenda with the addition of AI 11a. request for additional staff at Sublette Elementary and II 11b. assessment amounts for districts.  Brian White seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
4.         Approve Minutes of Regular July Meeting
Mike Persinger  moved to approve the minutes of the July meeting as presented in the packet. Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
5.         Approve Accounts Payable
Eric Erven moved to approve accounts payable as presented in the packet. Ron Smith seconded the motion.  Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
6.         Comments from the Public
There were none in writing.
 
7.         Committee Reports
There was no committee report.
 
8.         Staff
            a.         Negotiations
Mike Bultena moved to ratify the negotiated agreement between the board and the teachers as presented. Mike Persinger seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
            b.         Administrative Salaries
Mike Persinger moved to increase salaries for  the administrative team by 3%.  Sean Sheets seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
            c.         Central Office Staff Salaries
Eric Erven moved to increase the central office staff salaries 3%. Mike Persinger seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
            d.         Contract Considerations
Mike Bultena moved to offer a contract to Kaci Davenport, Deerfield High School for the 2017-18 school year. Brian White seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
Mike Persinger moved to enter into a contract with Stevens County Hospital for PT services for the 2017-18 school year.  Services to be provided by Megan Sullivan.  Mike Bultena seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
Eric Erven moved to enter into a contract with Rehab Visions for PT services for the 2017-18 school year.  Services will be provided by Kilah Dunn. Sean Sheets seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
Mike Persinger moved to enter into a contract with the Kansas School for the Blind for  Orientation and Mobility services to be provided by Menely Hogan for the 2017-18 school year.  Christie Webb seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.  
 
            e.         August Inservice
The administrative team shared information from the August 8th All Staff inservice.
 
            f.          New Staff and Mentor Activities
The administrative team shared information from the new staff and mentors meetings Aug. 3rd and 4th at HPEC.
 
9.                     Appointment to SWPRSC Board
Mike Bultena moved to appoint Martha Rogge to the SWPRSC board. Eric Erven seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
 
10.                   Administrative Team Report
            a.         Leadership Conference
The administrative team shared information from the Leadership Conference they attended in Wichita July 25th -27th.       
                                   
            b.         Board Committees for 2017-18
The proposed board committees for the 2017-18 school year were on the table. The board will be asked to take action at the Sept. 21st board meeting.
 
            c.         Administrative On the Road Show
The administrative team will provide information to district administrative teams in August and September.  The districts have been given the options of information via email or meeting in person.
 
            d.         State Audit
Marcy and Chrissie shared the results of the state audit.  HPEC did well with the audit.
 
            e.         KSDE IDEA File Review
The state of Kansas will be implementing new integrated file reviews. HPEC has 6 districts on cycle for the IDEA and Gifted file review.
           
 
11.       Other
            a.         Request for Addition Staff
Brian White moved to approve the request for addition staff at Sublette Elementary School. Mike Persinger seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
            b.         District Assessment Numbers
Marcy shared with the board the assessment numbers for the districts for the 2017-18 school year. This information was on the screen.
 
     
12.       Adjourn
Ron Smith moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 P.M. Eric Erven seconded the motion. Motion carries 11 yes, 0 no.
 
 
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President, Board of Directors