Special Mtg Board minutes


President Lundahl called the special session to order at 5:34 p.m. in the Humeston Elementary Library. Board members Peasley, Evans and Lundahl were present to answer roll call. Funk was present and answered roll call by phone. Also in attendance were Secretary Peggy Rash, Becky Stripe and Linda Grismore. Evans made a motion to approve the District’s Modified Supplemental Amount application for Dropout Prevention. The Board requested $36,611 which includes a total proposed budgeted amount for the district of $51,045 less 25% that must be covered by regular district program costs of $14,434. The funds are used to pay salaries and benefits for staff and paraprofessionals in the dropout prevention program. Peasley made the second with all voting in favor. Smiarowski joined the meeting by phone at 5:38. Evans made the motion to offer Lorna Paxson the position of part time Superintendent. The offer includes a salary of $27,000 per year for serving in-district 1 ½ days per week, including 4 hours per week with a set time to be available to parents, teachers, and staff and an additional 8 flexible hours per week that can vary depending on the needs of the district. The position will begin July 1, 2015. Smiarowski seconded the motion. All voted aye. Peasley made the motion to adjourn with Evans seconding the motion. All voted aye and President Lundahl adjourned the meeting at 5:40pm. The next regular meeting of the Mormon Trail Board of Directors will be held March 9th @ 7:30 pm in the Elementary Library, Humeston.

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President, Board of Education Secretary, Board of Education

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