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R-VI BOE approves $10 million in Umbrella limits

Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 9:39 am

-— Community R-VI board meeting minutes

Andrew Fairchild, board president, called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. in the district library.  A quorum was declared present.

The board approved the agenda as presented.  The board approved the November 14, 2012 regular session meeting minutes.

The board approved the transfer from the general fund to the teacher’s fund.

The board reviewed the December nurse’s report. The board approved the addition of Lori Culwell, Leanne Robison, and John Schell to the district substitute teacher list.

The board reviewed and approved the special education district evaluation.  The board approved the payment of the December 2012 bills.

There were no presentations.  Becky Schafer commented that she appreciates having the Visa and Wal-Mart bills line items broken down.  There were no citizen comments.  There was no old business.

The board discussed the school bus rebate program.  The board voted to purchase Umbrella Liability limits of $10,000,000 from Gallagher Bassett Insurance Company (M.U.S.I.C.) and Cyber Coverage, which are above the primary coverage.

The Board requested that Cheryl Mack, superintendent, continue to search for a vehicle to replace the school car that was totaled in a recent hail storm.  She will draft a letter to send out.

The board set parameters for the search and came to a consensus to allow Glenn Jensen and Michael Unger to assist Mrs. Mack with the search.

Mrs. Mack presented the transportation and OPAA! Food Service Management, Inc. reports.  She reported on Bus 09 and gave an update on the December 14, 2012 superintendent meeting and core data state reporting.  Mrs. Mack also gave an update on the Technical Skill Attainment Assessment Report and the resource and process standards district recommendations.

Natalie Gibson, elementary principal, presented the attendance and discipline referral reports.

Mrs. Gibson gave a Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) Tier II check-in, check-out system and

Positive Learning Communities (PLC) math update. She discussed the fifth grade shopping experience, which helped them meet one of their learning objectives.

Mrs. Gibson gave a special education core data update.  She announced Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) assembly on December 201, 2012 at 1 p.m.

Mrs. Gibson reported that she and Patti Pazdera, elementary counselor, met with students regarding the elementary school shooting that occurred last week in Connecticut.

Dale Marshall, secondary principal, presented the attendance report.  Mr. Marshall reported the PBS matrix has been completed and the PBS team is working on a referral form.  He reported that the secondary students are utilizing technology and the language department is requiring students to read 30 books per year.  He stated that word and math problem of the day are being given.  Mr.

Marshall announced active shooter training for staff will be January 2, 2013.

At 8:12 p.m., the board voted to move into executive session for the purpose of discussing personnel.  The board voted to approve the November 14, 2012 executive session minutes.

At 9:08 p.m., the board voted to return to regular session.

At 9:20 p.m., the board voted to adjourn the meeting.