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September 2019

EXCERPTS of USD #384 Special Board of Education Meeting

A Special Board of Education meeting for USD #384 Blue Valley was held on September 9, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. Members present were Mitch Innes, Stephen Corkill, Reo Shultz, Tim Innes, and Ginger Blaske. Administration present was Brady Burton, Superintendent, Marion Mazouch, Middle School/High School Principal, and Melody Pfaff, Board Clerk.

CALL TO ORDER: President Mitch Innes called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m.

TOUR OF FACILITIES:

A. McCormick Elementary School

B. Blue Valley High School

C. Randolph Middle School

ADJOURNMENT: Meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

Melody Pfaff

Board Clerk

EXCERPTS of USD #384 Regular Board of Education Meeting

A Regular Board of Education meeting for USD #384 Blue Valley was held on September 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room. Members present were Mitch Innes, Stephen Corkill, Reo Shultz, Tim Innes, Jason Hartman, and Ginger Blaske. Administration present was Brady Burton, Superintendent, Marion Mazouch, Middle School/High School Principal, and Melody Pfaff, Board Clerk.

CALL TO ORDER: President, Mitch Innes called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

APPROVE THE AGENDA: The Board approved the Agenda as presented.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Board and guests recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

WELCOME GUESTS: President, Mitch Innes welcomed our guests.

OPEN FORUM: Sandy Ferguson, Minister at the Fancy Creek, Swede Creek, Randolph, and Leonardville United Methodist Church was in attendance to ask the board for support in allowing kids to participate at the September 25 meet at the pole event. In addition, she would like the Fellow Christian Student Athletes group to be formed if there is interest from students. The board gave her their support.

POSITIVE BOARD COMMENTS:

1. Stephen Corkill said the grounds and buildings look fantastic.

2. The water fall at the football field looks very nice.

3. Jason Hartman has had feedback from students and parents that it is appreciated to have band and art offered at different hours this year.

4. Mitch Innes mentioned that school was off to a good start.

5. 2018-2019 yearbooks were handed out and the Board and administration complimented Mrs. Larson and students for the fantastic job putting it together.

RECOGNITION OF STUDENTS/STAFF: The following new teachers were in attendance to introduce themselves to the Board: Chelsea Stroda, Ashley Buessing, Nate Holmes, Katie Jones, and Patricia Howell. The board welcomed them and wished them a successful year at Blue Valley.

PRINCIPAL REPORTS: These were noted with no additions. Marion Mazouch thanked the board for the purchase of the chrome books for 8th – 12th grade students.

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT: Nothing to add.

BOARD REPORT: Nothing to add.

CONSENT AGENDA: The Board approved the Consent Agenda as follows:

A. Approved Minutes of August 12, 2019 Regular Board Meeting; August 1, 2019 Special Board Meeting; August 19, 2019 Special Board Meeting

B. Approved Activity / Revenue / Expenditure Reports

C. Approved Hirings – Brian Turner and Zeb Hutson as Blue Valley High School assistant football coaches for the 2019-2020 season

D. Approved Resignations – None at this time

E. Approved Out of State Trip Requests – FFA to National Convention October 29 – November 2 in Indianapolis, Indiana; FFCL to National Fall Leadership Conference November 15-17 in Dallas Texas.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Budget Review: Brady Burton and Melody Pfaff reviewed the Budget Summary of Funds with the Board.

Board Policies: This was a carryover item from the August board meeting. After discussion, the Board approved the KASB Board Policies as presented with the exception of GACE, GACCA, CGK, and CM.

NEW BUSINESS:

Approve Warrants/Transfers: The Board approved the warrants/transfers as presented.

Roepke Fund Representative: The Board appointed Reo Shultz as the Roepke Fund Representative for the 2019-2020 school year.

Future Agenda Items:

A. Roepke Fund

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

Melody Pfaff

Board Clerk