May 31, 2018 Special Meeting


Special Meeting

May 31, 2018    

President Smiarowski called the special meeting of the Mormon Trail Board of Education to order at 6:30 p.m. in the Humeston Public Library. Answering roll call were board members Evans, Cromer, Peasley, Funk and Smiarowski. Superintendent Kerry Phillips and Board Secretary Peggy Rash were also present. Guests signing in were Claudia Brown, Kara Hilton, Mona Baker, Kimberly Hayes and Stephanie Vititoe.

There were no comments by visitors to the Board.

The agenda was approved with a motion by Funk and a second by Cromer. All present voted aye.

Evans made a motion to accept the 2018-19 2019-20 Teacher Master Contract. Funk seconded followed by all aye votes.

Funk motioned to move forward with the new TLC plan as recommended by Superintendent Phillips. The TLC program will consist of 1 Master Teacher, 2 Lead Teachers and 2 Data Teachers. The TLC budget will be funded with TLC funds, Professional Development Funds and General Funds. Peasley seconded the motion followed by all ayes.

Mrs. Stephanie Vititoe was approved for curriculum and TLC with a motion by Evans and a second by Cromer. Vititoe will be paid $9000 from Professional Development and TLC Funds.

The Board received one mowing/trimming application and one bid for the Humeston grounds.. Funk made a motion to offer the job to Jeremy Cromer @ $8.25 per hour not to exceed $2500. Evans seconded followed by ayes from Peasley, Funk, Evans and Smiarowski. Cromer abstained. M3 Lawn Care LLC submitted a bid for $150 per mowing.

Gym floor refinishing for both Humeston and Garden Grove were tabled. Funk motions to table followed by a second from Evans. All present voted aye.

Buses were next up for discussion. Delivery is expected sometime mid-June.

Claudia Brown and Gloria Rumley were approved as summer school teachers along with Bailey Neinas and Laura Leeper as associates. Teachers will receive $20 per hour for teaching time plus 4 hours of planning time. Associates will receive $15 per hour. The motion was made by Cromer and seconded by Funk. All present voted aye to approve.

Stephanie Parmer was approved as the High School / Jr High Secretary @ $9.50 per hour. Parmer will begin her position July 16th.Cromer made the motion to approve with Peasley seconding followed by all ayes.

Marc Smiarowski was approved as Speed and Agility coach for 2018-19. The motion to approve the volunteer position was made by Evans and seconded by Cromer. Cromer, Peasley, Funk and Evans voted aye with Smiarowski abstaining.

Cromer motioned that the meeting be adjourned. Peasley seconded with all voting in favor of adjournment.  Smiarowski closed the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Mormon Trail Board of Directors will be held June 11, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Elementary Library.

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              President, Board of Education               Secretary, Board of Education

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These minutes are written as recorded by the board secretary and subject to approval at the next regular board meeting.   Peggy Rash, Board Secretary/Treasurer