August 18 Special Board Meeting

Mormon Trail Community School District

Special Meeting

August 18, 2017

The Mormon Trail School Board met in special session August 18, 2017 at the Humeston Elementary Library. 

President Smiarowski called the meeting to order at 6:37 p.m. Peasley, Lundahl Evans and Smiarowski answered roll call. Funk was absent. Superintendent Phillips, Principal Becky Stripe  and Secretary Rash were also present. Lundahl made a motion to approve the agenda with Peasley seconding. Evans, Peasley, Lundahl and Smiarowski voted aye. Motion carries.

First under action items was a contract change for Becky Stripe. Stripe will be a full time Principal, splitting her time between the Humeston Elementary and the Junior/Senior High School in Garden Grove. Stripe will receive $72,500  adjusted for time worked under her original contract plus family medical, dental and vision coverage. Other benefits include $30,000 life, LTD, and personal and sick leave in accordance with the Master Agreement.  Lundahl motioned to approve followed by a second from Peasley. All present voted aye.

Evans motioned to approve the hiring of Kara Hilton as PE and At Risk Instructor. Lundahl seconded with all voting aye. Motion passes.

After tabling a decision at the August 14th meeting the Board agreed to subscribe to Forecast5 budgeting software at a cost of $9500 per year for the three components. With a motion by Lundahl and a second by Evans motion passes with a vote of aye from everyone present.

Lundahl motioned to table a decision on the Durham bus lease changes. Peasley seconded. Following a vote of all ayes the motion to table passes.

Lundahl made a motion to adjourn with Peasley seconding. All voted aye. Smiarowski closed the meeting at 6:05 pm.

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President, Board of Education Secretary, Board of Education