January 14 Regular

INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 477
JANUARY 14, 2014
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD
Call to order and Pledge of Allegiance
The regular meeting of the School Board of District #477 was called to order by Chair Deb Ulm on the 14th day of January 2014, at 7:25 p.m. in the District Office Board Room.
Roll Call: Members Present: Craig Johnson, Eric Minks, Jeremy Miller, Chuck Nagle, Deb Ulm, Howard Vaillancourt, and Chad Young
Members Absent: None
Others present: Superintendent Julia Espe, Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, Director of Human Resources Brenda Alexander
Citizen Comments: None
Student Council Rep:
Gabrielle Foede
REPORTS
Board Reports:
Deb Ulm: Attended: The agenda meeting with Superintendent Espe and the Board Transportation committee meeting.
Howard Vaillancourt: Attended: The Board Activities committee meeting.
Eric Minks Attended: The Board Oak Land committee meeting, and the Board Activities meeting.
Craig Johnson Attended: The Board Transportation committee meeting.
Chad Young Attended: The Board Oak Land committee meeting.
Chuck Nagle Attended: Attended a meeting: Parents United.
Student Council Rep: Reported that the council is preparing for Snow Daze Dance next Friday.
Superintendent Report: Superintendent Espe provided the board with news that in the next couple of months each of the Principals will be attending, the regular board meetings to present: their strategic schools growth and change the standard work, what they are learning about in adaptive work, and the future direction of their schools. The Curriculum meeting for the High School program studies will be presented to the Curriculum Board committee next week.
APPROVE AGENDA
Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion passed unanimously.
DISCUSS and ACT on PREVIOUS BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Motion by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the December 17, 2013 Regular School Board meeting minutes. Motion passed unanimously.
CONSENT AGENDA
The consent agenda consists of non-controversial items that the Board adopts routinely without debate. Any single member may remove an item from the consent agenda by requesting removal at the time the consent agenda is moved for adoption. The full text of items approved by consent may be found at the conclusion of the agenda.
Motion made by Eric Minks, and seconded by Craig Johnson, to approve the consent agenda items: Gifts, Fundraiser, and Personnel. Motion passed unanimously.
POLICY 2ND READINGS: #405 Veterans Preference, #406 Employee Public and Private Personnel Data, #407 Employee Right to Know -Exposure to Hazardous Substances, #418 Drug-Free Workplace/Drug-Free School, #419 Tobacco-Free Environment.
Motion made by Howard Vaillancourt, and seconded by Chad Young, to approve the 2nd reading of policies 405, 406, 407, 418, and 419. Motion passed unanimously.
MEETINGS TO SET
1. 2014 Board Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month with the exception of July and December where only one meeting is held in each month.
2. Next regular board meeting January 28, 2014
3. Curriculum Board committee meeting: Needs to be set.
ADDITIONS TO AGENDA
None
ADJOURN The meeting was adjourned at 7:43 p.m.
Chair, Deb Ulm
Recorder: Bridget Sorensen
Clerk, Erik Minks
Published in the
Princeton Union Eagle
February 6, 2014
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