Ludlow Independent
February 16, 2017 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Mr. Chapman
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; Beth Ketzer, Preschool Director; Jason Steffen, Elementary Principal; Travis Caudill, High School Principal; Tricia Scheyer, River City News

 

1.2. Pledge of Allegiance by Mr. McMillen
2. Approval of Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #62 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

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

Mr. Borchers reviewed the monthly bills and reports.

 

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

Beth Ketzer presented the exciting news that Ludlow's Preschool has been awarded a 5-Star Rating by KDE.

 

3.5. Fundraising Request
4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #63 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Mr. William McMillen and a second by Ms. Amy Hayden.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Absent
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
4.2. Monthly Bills
4.3. Substitute Teacher
5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. Tentative Allocations
Actions Taken

Order #64 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Tentative SBDM Allocations for Mary A. Goetz Elementary and Ludlow High School passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Absent
5.2. Graduation Speaker
Actions Taken

Order #65 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Eric Richardson as the 2017 Commencement Speaker passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

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

Steve Chapman requested to leave this action item open for more discussion and research.  He would like more research to be conducted to compare the services offered and the associated cost.  Mr. Borchers and Ms. Wofford will research other attorneys and area schools to compare services and costs.  This information will be reviewed at the March meeting.



5.4. Technology Update
Discussion

Mr. Borchers made a presentation on the district's technology plan.  The district will purchase more devices for students and will work on planning content-specific professional learning opportunities for teachers so that the devices can be used to effectively enhance instruction.

 

6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

No items presented.


 

6.2. Faculty & Staff
Discussion

Mr. Steffen announced that he had just received notification that one of our students had received 2nd Place in the Braille Olympics.

 

6.3. Public
Discussion

No items presented.

 

7. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #66 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 8:06 PM passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Judy Lantry.

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