Ludlow Independent
February 19, 2015 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Ms. Hayden
Discussion

Others Present:
Mike Borchers, Superintendent
Jenny McMillen, CCR Coordinator & Board Secretary
Trisha Scheyer, River City News

1.2. Pledge of Allegiance by Ms. Hayden
2. Approval of Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #58 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
3. Recognition and Information Agenda
3.1. Monthly Reports
Attachments
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed each monthly report. Ms. Hayden asked about the snow make-up day policy; Mr. Borchers explained the current policy. Ms. Powell asked about the few checks on the record that have never been cashed. Mr. Borchers will ask Ms. Wofford to follow up with these individuals on their checks. There was also a discussion about the possibility of partnering with Children, Inc. for additional preschool services. Mr. Borchers explained that the district is in the early stages of the planning process and will give more information in the near future.



3.2. Personnel
Discussion

The Middle School Cluster Leader is a position that will not be filled and it will be removed from the openings list.

3.3. Monthly Activities
Attachments
3.4. Spotlight Items
4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #59 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Kymberly King and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
4.2. Monthly Bills
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed these reports and explained any clarifications needed.

4.3. Fundraising Requests
4.4. Substitute Teachers
4.5. Family Resource/Youth Service Center Continuation Grant
5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. 2015 Graduation Speaker
Actions Taken

Order #60 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Dr. Vickie Berling as the 2015 Commencement Speaker passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Kymberly King.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.2. 2015-2016 School Calendar
Actions Taken

Order #61 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2015-2016 School Calendar passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.3. Tentative Allocations
Actions Taken

Order #62 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the tentative SBDM Allocations for the elementary and high schools passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
Discussion

Mr. Borchers explained the allocation process.

NOTE: Ms. King was present for most of the allocation discussion, but had to leave the meeting at 7:50pm.

6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

Mr. Chapman reported that he was pleased with the new morning drop-off system. He also shared some information about discussions he has had with the code enforcement board.

Mr. Borchers mentioned that John Knuff was planning to attend the March board meeting to give updates on the River Walk Project. He also shared that all of the new track equipment was in and was being utilized by the team. Finally, he talked about the plans to enhance the green space in front of the elementary school.

6.2. Staff
Discussion

No items presented

6.3. Teachers
Discussion

No items presented

6.4. Public
Discussion

No items presented

7. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #63 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 PM passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Mr. Stephen Chapman.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes