Ludlow Independent
April 20, 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;  Jason Steffen, Elementary Principal;  Travis Caudill, High School Principal, Trisha Scheyer, River City News; Kahleah Dugan and Kerridwyn Dugan, NKU Students

 

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

Order #72 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Agenda as presented 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. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
3. Recognition and Information Agenda
3.1. Monthly Reports
Attachments
Discussion

Mr. Borchers reviewed the monthly reports.

 

3.2. Personnel
3.3. Monthly Activities
Attachments
Discussion

Mr. Borchers mentioned that next month's board meeting will be moved to 6:00 PM in order for everyone to be able to attend Senior Night.  Mr. Smith discussed the June 8th Ludlow Education Foundation fundraiser.

 

3.4. Spotlight Items
Attachments
3.5. Facility & Fundraising Requests
4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

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

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

Order #74 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Audit Contract for 2017-2018 with Barnes Dennig & Co., Ltd. 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 Yes
Discussion

Mr. Borchers noted that we will request to have a different Audit Team Lead, as in the past, so that we can have a new "set of eyes" reviewing our reports each year.

 

5.2. District Facilities Plan Hearing Report
Actions Taken

Order #75 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the District Facilities Plan Hearing Report passed with a motion by Ms. Cindy Powell 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 Yes
5.3. Community Relation Policy 10.5
Actions Taken

Order #76 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Community Relation Policy 10.5 passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Lantry and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

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

Mr. Borchers mentioned that the only update to the policy is that our entire campus will now be smoke-free.  While this has been enforced for a few years, our policy had never officially been updated to reflect this.

 

5.4. Student Accident Insurance
Actions Taken

Order #77 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Student Accident Insurance contract with Scholastic Insurors for 2017-2018 passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Ms. Cindy Powell.

Member Votes
Mr. Stephen Chapman Yes
Ms. Amy Hayden Yes
Ms. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.5. HealthPoint School Based Services
Actions Taken

Order #78 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the contract with HealthPoint School Based Services for 2017-2018 passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Lantry 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 Yes
5.6. PRN Contract
Actions Taken

Order #79 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the PRN Contract for 2017-2018 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. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.7. MEBS & Associates Contract
Actions Taken

Order #80 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the MEBS & Associates Contract for 2017-2018 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 Yes
5.8. Administrative Partners Contract(s)
Actions Taken

Order #81 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2017-2018 contract for Administrative Partners 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 Yes
6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

Mr. Borchers gave out information on the online entry of his evaulation, streamlining the process.  He also mentioned that Mr. Hart's sends his appreciation to the board during a very tough time for his family.  Ms. Powell asked about the Panther Cup; she heard about it at the City Council Meeting and wondered what it was.  

 

6.2. Faculty & Staff
Discussion

Mr. Steffen announced that the school is holding an Open House at Wynner's Cup Cafe on May 25th to celebrate Vickie Baker's retirement. The community is invited.

 

6.3. Public
Discussion

Kahleah and Kerridwyn Dugan were present, observing for a class at NKU.  

 

7. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #82 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 PM passed with a motion by Ms. Amy Hayden and a second by Mr. William McMillen.

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