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Minutes of the meeting of

Governing Board

San Simon School District #18

November 13, 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 (arrived 6:33 PM)

Jason Sloan

Dusty Pierce

Angela Humphreys (not present)

Robert Reynolds


Administration: Jonathan Truschke, Superintendent

Rose Rothpletz, Business Manager


Minutes: Donna Lewis

Guests: Beth Dunn


II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO OUR FLAG:

Mr. Sloan 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. Reynolds-Aye


IV. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

Mr. Sloan moved to approve the minutes of the October 9, 2019 meeting. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye.


V. CALL TO THE PUBLIC:

Mr. Sloan invited guests to speak on any item not included in the agenda. Ms. Dunn addressed the board concerning the letter C grade the school received.


VI. REPORTS:

6a. Mr. Truschke gave an explanation from information he received on the letter

grades. He stated on the site it has the K-8 grade as TBD and the 9-12 grade

as TBD then an overall score of a C. He will be submitting an appeal letter to

the Arizona Department of Education along with Board member signatures.

Our current student enrollment is 124. ADOT updated the school zone sign.

It is now green. They are looking at other options to post to bring awareness

to vehicles driving by the school. The School Facilities Board awarded more

money for a HVAC unit for the gym. Upcoming activities are: Fall Carnival

& dance, archery tournament, Knowledge Bowl, NHS bake sale, Science

Club field trip, high school girls’ basketball tournament, Christmas program,

& Spelling Bee.

6b. Mrs. Rothpletz gave the Student Activities report. The FFA brought in $2500

from the chili sales. They also received $200 donation for the Veterans Day

meal. The 8th graders had a Potato Bar during Parent/Teacher conferences &

made $240. Student Council made $170 from their concession stand at the

Outdoor Movie Night. Mr. Klump has received 3 quotes for the bus yard covering. The school auction was on November 9 and sales totaled approximately $4000.

VII. ACTION ITEMS:

7a. Mr. Sloan moved to approve JEM Resources Partners/TCG Administrators

Standardized 403(b) Pre-Approved Adoption Agreement. Seconded by Mr.

Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye.


7b. Mr. Sloan moved to approve the lease/purchase agreement with Western

Bank for the purchase of a Chevy Traverse with Business Manager &

Superintendent as authorized signers for a term of 5 years. Seconded by

Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-

Aye.


7c. Mr. Pierce moved to approve Mr. Jonathan Truschke, Superintendent, to vote

“YES” on ASBA Governance Committee that a bylaw may be amended or repealed by a majority affirmative vote of all member boards. Seconded by

Mr. Sloan. Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-

Aye.

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VIII. EXECUTIVE SESSION:

8a. Mr. Reynolds moved to go into executive session at 7:10 PM to perform the

Annual Superintendent Evaluation. Seconded by Mr. Pierce. Mr. Sloan-Aye,

Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye. Open session resumed at

7:40 PM.



IX. CONSENT AGENDA:

9a. Mr. Sloan moved to approve vouchers and claims. Seconded by Mr. Pierce.

Mr. Sloan-Aye, Mr. Pierce-Aye, Mr. Parker-Aye, Mr. Reynolds-Aye.



X. ADJOURNMENT:

The next regular board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the San Simon Tech Center. Mr. Sloan moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:45 PM.


Howard Topoff 2011