Ludlow Independent
September 15, 2016 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Ms. Amy Hayden
Discussion

Others Present at the Meeting:  Mike Borchers, Superintendent; Jenny McMillen, CCR Coordinator & Board Secretary;  Vikki Wofford, Financial Analyst & Board Treasurer;  Rick Smith, Director of Special Education;  Travis Caudill, High School Principal;  Jason Steffen, Elementary Principal; Trisha Scheyer, River City News

 


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

Order #16 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
3. Recognition and Information Agenda
3.1. Fall KSBA Regional Meeting
3.2. Monthly Reports
Attachments
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed these reports.


 

3.3. Personnel
Discussion

Ms. Powell questioned Mr. Caudill about the rehiring of the Assistant Girls Basketball Coach.


 

3.4. Open Records
3.5. Spotlight Items
Attachments
Discussion

Mrs. McMillen reviewed the details of the Spotlight items.


 

4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #17 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
4.1. Approval of Minutes
4.2. Monthly Bills
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed the monthly bill reports.


 

4.3. Facility and Fundraising Requests
4.4. Substitute Teachers
5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. BG-5 Ludlow High School MEP Project
Actions Taken

Order #18 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the BG-5 Ludlow High School MEP Project passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.2. Change Order#1 Gym Reroof
Actions Taken

Order #19 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Change Order #1 Gym Reroof passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Lantry and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.3. Fidelity (Performance) Bond
Actions Taken

Order #20 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Fidelity (Performance) Bond passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.4. Tax Rate Approval
Actions Taken

Order #21 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the compensating tax rate of 87.2 cents for real estate and 87.2 cents for personal property per $100 valuation and 0.2 cents for exonerations and the 74.6 cent motor vehicle rate for 2016-2017 passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Lantry and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

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

Mr. Borchers and Mrs. Wofford presented the tax rate information for our district, as well as surrounding districts.  Mr. Borchers presented talking points to the board members, listing all of the programs, additions, and enhancements that our district has added in the past two years.


 

5.5. 2016-2017 Working Budget
Actions Taken

Order #22 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2016-2017 Working Budget passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.6. Capital Funds Request
Actions Taken

Order #23 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Capital Funds Request passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

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

Ms. Powell asked about the status of My School Bucks, and Mrs. McMillen explained the new cafeteria payment system.

 

6.2. Faculty & Staff
Discussion

Mr. Steffen discussed a new program he's holding, An Open House with the Principal.  Mr. Caudill shared some highlights from the SOAR Program and the work they are doing with the Little Free Libraries Program.  Currently, students have implemented four Little Libraries in the community.

 

6.3. Public
Discussion

No items presented.

 

7. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #24 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the board going into Executive Session at 7:58 PM, pursuant to KRS 61.810 (1)(b), passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
8. Reopen Board Meeting
Actions Taken

Order #25 - Motion Passed:  Approval to reopen the meeting and return to Regular Session at 8:22 PM passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

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

Order #26 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 8:23 PM passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Absent
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes