Ludlow Independent
January 18, 2018 7:00 PM
Ludlow Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Call to Order by Mr. Chapman
Discussion

Others Present at Meeting:  Mike Borchers, Superintendent; Jenny McMillen, CCR Coordinator & Board Secretary; Vikki Wofford, Financial Analyst & Board Treasurer; Beth Ketzer, Director of Special Education; Jason Steffen, Elementary Principal; Travis Caudill, High School Principal

 

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

Order #41 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Agenda as presented 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
3. Recognition and Information Agenda
3.1. National School Board Recognition Month
Discussion

Mr. Borchers publicly thanked the board members for their continued support of the students, staff, and programs in the district.

 

3.2. Monthly Reports
Attachments
Discussion

Mr. Steffen discussed trying to do more monthly or quarterly attendance incentives in addition to the full year one that includes a free bicycle.

 

3.3. Monthly Activities
Attachments
3.4. Spotlight Items
Attachments
3.5. Fundraising Requests
3.6. Health & Wellness Report
Attachments
Discussion

The Health & Wellness Report was presented to the board and opened up for public input and comment.  No public feedback offered.  There was discussion with the board on the drop in the number of physical ed/health offerings, which was due to the PEP Grant ending.




4. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #42 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda 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
4.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
4.2. Monthly Bills
4.3. Non-Resident Contracts for 2018-2019
4.4. Substitute Teachers
4.5. Facility Requests
5. Discussion and Action Agenda
5.1. Board Meeting Dates - 2018
Actions Taken

Order #43 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Board of Education Meeting Dates for 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
5.2. School Facilities and Construction Commission Biennial Offer of Assistance
Actions Taken

Order #44 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the School Facilities and Construction Commission Biennial Offer of Assistance and the transfer of cash balances to escrow accounts in these funds 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. Judy Lantry Yes
Mr. William McMillen Yes
Ms. Cindy Powell Yes
5.3. 2018-2019 Draft Budget
Actions Taken

Order #45 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2018-2019 Draft Budget 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
Discussion

Mr. Borchers and Ms. Wofford reviewed the draft budget.

 

6. Other Business
6.1. Board
Discussion

Ms. Powell asked about the elementary activity fund, the status of heating in the schools, and mentioned about speaking with Buddy Wheatley about our programs and the status of school funding.  Mr. Chapman had a question about the age of our buses.

 

 

6.2. Faculty & Staff
Discussion

No items presented.


 

6.3. Public
Discussion

No items presented.

 

7. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #46 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting at 8:18 PM 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