July 17, 2019

 

 

The Board of Trustees of School District No. 58, Bingham County, Idaho met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. on July 17, 2019 at the Aberdeen School District Office in Aberdeen, Idaho. 

 

CALL TO ORDER, ESTABLISHMENT OF A QUORUM

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m. by Board Chairman Elaine Blik.  Also present were Todd Lowder and David Wahlen.  Mike Shackelford and Sherrie Mauroner were absent.  A quorum was established.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Those present recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

DELEGATION AND PATRON INPUT

Mayor Larry Barrett gave an update on the city paving the road in between the football field and the new high school.  He requested the Board to approve paving an approximate 95 by 30 square foot section that is used by high school faculty to park adjacent to the road being paved.  The estimate for the pavement is $5,000 and he said now is the best time to complete this project with the road being paved this summer.

Ms. Nelson would like to have an exchange student from Guatemala stay with her and attend the high school for the upcoming school year.

Teri Foster is concerned about the track coaches.  There was further discussion on the extra-curricular pay schedule.  Dena Blaker provided a copy of the Aberdeen School district no. 58 Extra-Curricular Schedule Appendix B for the Board for review.

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT

Mrs. Ward went over her written report.  The maintenance crew is working on the inspection items that need to be done to meet safety requirements.  Summer school went well and the district is still looking for para-professionals for the 2019-2020 school year.  She added that there are new boards on the high school football field bleachers and they are being painted.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

There were additions made to the agenda to add paving property behind the new high school as requested by Mayor Larry Barrett under Business Items – Actions (8-F), approve exchange student for the 2019-2020 school year under Business Items – Actions (8-G) and discuss selling used 66 passenger school bus #18 under Business Items – Discussion (9-C). 

 A motion was made by Trustee Lowder and seconded by Trustee Wahlen to approve the agenda as amended.  The motion passed.

CONSENT ITEMS

The following consent items were presented:

Approval of June 19th Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Approval of June 13th Special Board Meeting Minutes

Approval of June Claims

June 2019 Financial Reports

County Tax Report

A motion was made by Trustee Wahlen and seconded by Trustee Lowder to approve consent items 7 A-E as presented.  The motion passed.

BUSINESS ITEMS-ACTIONS

Board Policies for Approval

270 – Executive Session, 565 – Immunization Requirements, 612 – Idaho Opportunity Scholarship Program

A motion was made by Trustee Lowder and seconded by Trustee Wahlen to approve policies 270, 565 and 612.  The motion passed.

Approve Milk Bids for FY 2020

A motion was made by Trustee Lowder and seconded by Trustee Wahlen to approve the milk bid received from Meadow Gold Dairies for the 2019-2020 school year.  The motion passed.

Approve Fuel Bids for FY 2020

A motion was made by Trustee Wahlen and seconded by Trustee Lowder to approve the fuel bids received from Jerry’s Oil for the 2019-2020 school year.  The motion passed.

Approve 2019-2020 Safety Busing List and Bus Routes

A motion was made by Trustee Wahlen and seconded by Trustee Lowder to approve the 2019-2020 safety busing list and bus routes.  The motion passed.

Approve June-July 2019 New Hires

A motion was made by Trustee Lowder and seconded by Trustee Wahlen to approve the June and July 2019 new hires.  The motion passed.

Approve Paving Property Behind the New High school as Requested by Mayor Larry Barrett

A motion was made by Trustee Wahlen and seconded by Trustee Lowder to approve paving the property behind the new high school as requested by Aberdeen Mayor Larry Barrett.  The motion passed.

Approve High School Exchange Student for the 2019-2020 School Year

A motion was made by Trustee Wahlen and seconded by Trustee Lowder to approve the high school exchange student for the 2019-2020 school year.  The motion passed.

BUSINESS ITEMS –DISCUSSION

Review Questions or Comments Parent Survey

For review only.

Discuss Selling 66 Passenger Used School Bus # 18

For discussion only.

TRUSTEE INPUT

Trustee Wahlen suggested that the bleachers on the visitor’s side needs to be raised about four to five feet so that spectators watching the game can see over the football player’s heads.  He is grateful for everyone coming to the board meeting and thanked Terri Foster for discussing the track coaches.  He is happy to live here in Aberdeen and in the United States of America.  He appreciates the school staff and the appearance of the buildings.

Trustee Lowder discussed the Education Foundation booth at the State Fair and the issue of getting the breaded fish to sell.  He is glad to see the road next to the high school being paved and is happy to live in a small town.  The community is always willing to donate time, money and equipment to help with local projects.

Trustee Blik thanked all who came to the meeting.  She appreciates the volunteers that help out in the community and she thanked the district office staff for their hard work.

 

ADJOURNMENT

A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Trustee Lowder and seconded by Trustee Wahlen. The motion passed and the meeting adjourned at 9:08 p.m.

 

Clerk:                                                                  Approved by Board of Trustees:                          

 

 

Chairperson: