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Board Meeting Notes...

Board Meeting Notes

July 18, 2016

The Board reorganized for the new school year.  Damian Korte was elected president and Kirk Emmons was elected vice president.

The Board approved the consent agenda that included: minutes of the June 13, 2016 regular meeting, financial reports and claims, appointments of staff in official positions, as authorized representatives, school attendance officers and fund custodians, established petty cash limits, set 2016-17 board meeting dates, adopted the 1,116 hour school year, adopted a resolution waiving GAAP requirements for financial reports, established a mileage rate, authorized destruction of certain records and approved early payment of claims per statute.

The board heard staff reports.

The Board reviewed preliminary budget information.

The Board approved the 2016-2017 Board of Education Policies, the 2016-2017 Classified Handbook, and the 2016-2017 Student Handbook.

The Board approved the RFP from OPAA! Food Management Inc.

The Board discussed transportation fleet future planning.

The Board discussed HVAC concerns and future ownership of the Haverhill School building.

No one addressed the Board during Public Participation Forum.

The Board entered a series of executive sessions to discuss non-elected personnel.

The Board approved the resignation of Connie Donnelley from Bluestem Food Service.

The Board approved the resignation of Dixie Mauldin from Bluestem Food Service.

The Board approved the employment of Amanda Witty as BJSHS Secretary / District PowerSchool Administrator.

The Board approved the employment of Jordan Haga as BHS Cheer Coach.

The meeting adjourned at 9:10 pm.

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