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Minutes of the meeting of

Governing Board

San Simon School District #18

January 9, 2019


I. CALL TO ORDER:

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. in the San Simon Technology Center with the following in attendance:


Governing Board: Larry Parker

Jason Sloan

Dusty Pierce

Angela Humphreys

Administration: Jonathan Truschke, Superintendent

Rick Walter, Business Manager (not present)

Minutes: Donna Lewis

Guests: Mary Sparkman

Erika Coombs

Fernie Guzman

Del Guzman

Heather Lentz

Rose Rothpletz

Chris Lentz

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO OUR FLAG:

Mr. Parker led the group in the pledge of allegiance to our flag.


III. APPROVAL OF AGENDA:

Mr. Sloan moved to approve the agenda. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye.


IV. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

Mr. Sloan moved to approve the minutes of the December 12, 2018 meeting. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye.


V. CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

Mr. Parker invited guests to speak on any item not included in the agenda. Ms. Sparkman inquired about what type of open meeting law training is given. Mr. Truschke responded.





VI. REPORTS:

6a. Mr. Truschke reported there was a blood drive today in the gym. Teachers

will have in-service on Friday for another Beyond Textbooks training. Ms.

Dunn will be taking students to a Knowledge Bowl in Elfrida on 1/14. Homecoming will be in Bowie on 1/15. School will not be in session on

1/21 for MLK Day. He attended a CASA meeting today. They discussed

Footsteps to Brilliance. He presented the board with a flyer explaining it. He

will be attending an ASBAIT meeting on 1/14 to discuss insurance.


Ms. Erika Coombs from Stifel Public Finance presented information to the

Board regarding a potential school improvement bond election.


6b. Mr. Truschke gave the monthly board and student activities report on

behalf of Mr. Walter. The freshman class sold Christmas Candy Grams.

They collected $540.00. Questions on the reports should be directed to

Mr. Walter.

VII. ACTION ITEMS:

7a. Mr. Sloan performed the swearing in of Ms. Angela Humphreys.


7b. Mr. Sloan moved to table the election of board officer to the February

meeting. Seconded by Ms. Humphreys. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye,

Mr. Parker-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


7c. Mr. Sloan moved to allow board members to participate in board meetings via

technological devices. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-

Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


7d. Mr. Sloan moved to approve the board meeting locations, dates and times as

they stand. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr.

Parker-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


7e. Mr. Sloan moved to approve the present posting locations of board agendas.

Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye,

Ms. Humphreys.


7f. Mr. Sloan moved to approve the second read of ASBA policy advisories Vol.

29, #3 & 4, 588-601 and Vol. 30 #1 & 2, 602-624. Seconded by Mr. Pierce.

Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Ms. Humphreys-abstained

from voting.

VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION:

8a. Mr. Sloan moved to go into executive session at 7:20 PM to discuss personnel.

Seconded by Ms. Humphreys. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-

Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye. Open session resumed at 7:58 PM.


IX. ACTION ITEMS:

9a. Mr. Sloan moved to approve Fernie Guzman’s return to work, pending a

doctor’s release, at his same rate of pay for 2 hours per day with defined

duties. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-

Aye, Ms. Humphreys-Aye.


X. CONSENT AGENDA:

10a. Mr. Sloan moved to approve vouchers and claims. Seconded by Ms.

Humphreys. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Ms.

Humphreys-Aye.


XI. ADJOURNMENT:

The next regular board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the San Simon Tech Center. Ms. Humphreys moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:02 PM.



Howard Topoff 2011