Ludlow Independent
May 21, 2015 5:30 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 Rick Smith, Director of Special Education Jason Steffen, Elementary School Principal Trisha Scheyer, River City News

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

Order #72 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

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

Mr. Borchers reviewed the monthly reports, the personnel items, the monthly activities, and the spotlight item. Mr. Chapman asked about how the district advertises the DTC opening. Mr. Borchers explained the various ways it is advertised.

3.1. Monthly Reports
Attachments
3.2. Personnel
3.3. Monthly Activities
Attachments
3.4. Spotlight Items
Discussion

Mrs. McMillen explained the details of the grant and the SOAR Program.

4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #73 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
4.2. Monthly Bills
4.3. Facility and Fundraising Requests
4.4. Substitute Teacher
5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. Children, Inc. MOU
Actions Taken

Order #74 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Children, Inc. MOU for 2015-2016 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
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed the MOU for Children, Inc. for the 2015-2016 school year. Ms. Powell attended the site visit with Mr. Borchers. She commented how much that safety and security was an obvious priority of the facility. The classrooms were big and newly renovated.

5.2. 2015-2016 Salary Schedules
Actions Taken

Order #75 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2015-2016 Salary Schedules 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
5.3. 2015-2016 Tentative Budget
Actions Taken

Order #76 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2015-2016 Tentative Budget passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

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 discussed the Tentative Budget for 2015-2016. Mr. Chapman thanked Mr. Borchers for budgeting and spending wisely.

5.4. Student Accident Insurance
Actions Taken

Order #77 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2015-2016 Student Accident Insurance passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell 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
5.5. Liability and Workers' Compensation Insurance Rates
Actions Taken

Order #78 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2015-2016 insurance rates with Crawford Insurance as presented 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
5.6. PRN Services Contract
Actions Taken

Order #79 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2015-2016 Contract for PRN Services 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 Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.7. Invo HealthCare Associates Contract
Actions Taken

Order #80 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Invo HealthCare Associates Contract passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.8. MEB & Associates Contract
Actions Taken

Order #81 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the MEBS & Associates contract for 2015-2016 mental health services passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell 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
5.9. School Resource Officer Contract
Discussion

Mr. Borchers stated he is still seeking solutions and input on this topic, and is not comfortable putting this to a vote at this month's meeting. He will continue to look at options for SRO services and will come back in June with more details.

5.10. BG-1/Gym
Actions Taken

Order #82 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the BG-1 for the Gym passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Kymberly King Absent
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

Mr. Borchers thanked the Go Cincinnati group for helping to enhance the Oak Street area. He thanked Mike Schill and Randy Wofford for helping to build the new wall near the elementary entrance. Fencing will be finalized along Victoria Avenue at the stadium, as well as looking at a small parking lot and batting cage area. Ms. Powell mentioned that Holy Trinity is in need of workers for camps July 7-24.

6.2. Staff
Discussion

No items presented.

6.3. Teachers
Discussion

No items presented.

6.4. Public
Discussion

No items presented.

7. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #83 - Motion Passed:  Approval to retire to Executive Session at 6:36PM, pursuant to KRS 156.557(6)(c), for preliminary discussions relating to the evaluation of the superintendent 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
8. Reopen Meeting
Actions Taken

Order #84 - Motion Passed:  Approval to reopen the meeting at 7:18PM passed with a motion by Mr. Stephen Chapman and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

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

Order #85 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 7:20PM passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell 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