Russell Independent
May 28, 2019 6:00 PM
Russell Independent Regular Board Meeting
I. Call To Order
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Mr. Whitt called the Regular Meeting of the Russell Independent Board of Education to order at 6:00 p.m.

I.A. Moment of Silence
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Mr. Whitt led those in attendance in a Moment of Silence.

I.B. Pledge to the United States Flag
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Mr. Whitt led those in attendance in the Pledge to the United States Flag.

I.C. District Mission Statement
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Our mission is to inspire and empower all students to reach their maximum potential: one student, one lesson, one day at a time.

 

Progressing into the future…

Our Students are our top priority.

 Our School Family plays a crucial role in student development, achievement, and success.

 Our Parents are supportive partners and are essential in the advancement of each student.

 Our Community shares our desire to develop highly skilled and productive citizens.

 Our Technology enables our students to reach beyond the classroom.

 Our Culture inspires leadership and excellence.

 Our Academics focus on rigorous standards and global success.

II. Adopt the Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #67036 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Ledford and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

III. Delegations
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Procedures for Addressing the Board of Education

The Russell Independent School District Board of Education encourages attendance at meetings of the Board of Education.  The Board of Education understands that from time to time the public may wish to share opinions with them at these meetings.  Procedures for speaking to the Board of Education are detailed below:

 

·      Those who wish to address the Board of Education must sign the Delegation sheet provided prior to each Regular Meeting.  This sheet can be found beside the Board Agenda on a podium near the entrance of the room.

 

·      Generally, in the first ten minutes of the Meeting, the Board Chair will ask for delegations.  At this time please state your name, the name of the organization or group that you are representing, and the subject that you would like to address.  Please keep in mind that issues regarding a specific school should be shared with Principal and/or Site Based Decision Making Council, as that is the governing body for that school.

 

·      Individuals may address the Board of Education for a maximum of 5 minutes, as determined by the Board Chair.

 

·      The Board Chair reserves the right to intervene in order to maintain order and to ensure the expedient conduct of the Board’s business.

 

·      Comments to the Board should be stated in a professional manner.  Accusations and/or disparaging remarks about individuals will not be permitted. 

IV. Recognitions/Achievements/Reports
IV.A. Recognition of RHS and RMS Academic Teams
V. Notification of Personnel Matters
VI. Regular Business
VI.A. Approval of Minutes of the April 22, 2019 Regular Meeting and the May 6, 2019 Special Called Meeting
Actions Taken

Order #67037 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the minutes from the April 22, 2019 Regular Meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Sean Whitt and a second by Mr. John Jones.

Order #67038 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the minutes from the May 6, 2019 Special Called Meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Terry Vest and a second by Ms. Judy Ledford.

VI.B. Treasurer's Report
Actions Taken

Order #67039 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Treasurer's Report showing a balance of $7,138,711.60 passed with a motion by Ms. Debbie Finley and a second by Ms. Judy Ledford.

VI.C. Payment of Accounts Payable and Payroll
Actions Taken

Order #67040 - Motion Passed:  Approval of payment of Accounts Payable and Payroll passed with a motion by Mr. John Jones and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

VI.D. Approval of Emergency Substitute Positions for the 2019-2020 School Year
Actions Taken

Order #67041 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Emergency Substitute Positions for the 2019-2020 School Year passed with a motion by Mr. John Jones and a second by Mr. Sean Whitt.

VII. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #67042 - Motion Passed:  Motion to approve Consent Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Debbie Finley and a second by Mr. John Jones.

VII.A. Fundraisers
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RHS  JROTC will sell food items from Century Resources beginning in September 2019 to raise money for the RHS Unit


VII.B. Overnight Trips
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RMS Dance Team requests permission to attend the 2019 UDA Great Wolf Lodge Dance Camp. The girls went to this camp last year with the RHS dancers. The camp is July 15-18th, I believe we would be sharing a bus with RHS dance team again as well. Lauren Burgess, Rachel Ferguson, and Kristen Ratliff (Coach) would be attending the camp with the girls.

 

 

RHS Girls Basketball Team requests permission for a trip to Northern Kentucky playing at Simon Kenton and Northern Kentucky University. We would also like to spend a day at Kings Island.  The dates will be June 6-8.


VII.C. Rental Applications
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Russell Middle School Cafeteria to be used by Hollie Hamilton on May 25, 2019

Russell Soccer Complex to be used by River Cities Soccer Club on September 28 & 29, 2019 for a Soccer Tournament

Russell Soccer Field to be used by Grizzle Soccer, LLC in June, July and August for individual and group soccer training

Russell Baseball Complex to be used by the Flatwoods Legion Baseball Team in June 2019 for games and tournaments

VII.D. Student Fees/Field Trips
VII.E. Award of Pizza Bid
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Award of Pizza Bid to Rapid Fired Pizza 

VII.F. Award of Fuel Bid
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Award of Fuel Bid to Bulk Plants

VII.G. Approval of District Technology Plan
VIII. New Business
VIII.A. Consider approval of the 2018-2019 School Year Calendar Amendment
Actions Taken

Order #67043 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the 2018-2019 School Year Calendar Amendment passed with a motion by Mr. John Jones and a second by Ms. Judy Ledford.

VIII.B. Consider approval of District HVAC Project Design Development Submittal
Actions Taken

Order #67044 - Motion Passed:  Approval of District HVAC Project Design Development Submittal passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Ledford and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

VIII.C. Consider approval of Tentative Budget for 2019-2020
Actions Taken

Order #67045 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Tentative Budget for 2019-2020 passed with a motion by Ms. Debbie Finley and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

VIII.D. Consider approval of 2018-2019 Capitol Funds Request Submission
Actions Taken

Order #67046 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2018-2019 Capitol Funds Request Submission passed with a motion by Mr. John Jones and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

VIII.E. Consider approval of 2019-2020 Salary Schedules
Actions Taken

Order #67047 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2019-2020 Salary Schedules passed with a motion by Ms. Debbie Finley and a second by Ms. Judy Ledford.

VIII.F. Consider approval of GASB 54
Actions Taken

Order #67048 - Motion Passed:  Approval of GASB 54 passed with a motion by Ms. Debbie Finley and a second by Mr. Sean Whitt.

VIII.G. Consider Adult Meal Pricing Procedures
Actions Taken

Order #67049 - Motion Passed:  The following formula will be used for adult meal pricing compliance for school lunch and breakfast: Adult Meal Price will be: Paid Student Meal Price (including the six cent meal compliance add-on) + Severe Need (breakfast) or Safety Net (lunch) + Commodity Factor passed with a motion by Mr. Terry Vest and a second by Ms. Debbie Finley.

VIII.H. Consider approval 2019-2020 Meal and A La Carte Pricing
Actions Taken

Order #67050 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2019-2020 Meal and A La Carte Pricing as per attached passed with a motion by Mr. Sean Whitt and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

VIII.I. Consider approval of Title I Staffing Pattern for 2019-2020
Actions Taken

Order #67051 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Title I Staffing Pattern for 2019-2020 including the addition of one certified teaching position at Russell Primary School passed with a motion by Ms. Debbie Finley and a second by Mr. John Jones.

VIII.J. Consider Annual Budget for the District Band Program
VIII.K. Consider approval of School Textbook Plans
Actions Taken

Order #67052 - Motion Passed:  Approval of School Textbook Plans as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Judy Ledford and a second by Ms. Debbie Finley.

VIII.L. Consider Booster Fundraisers
Actions Taken

Order #67053 - Motion Passed:  Approval of listed Booster Fundraisers passed with a motion by Mr. Sean Whitt and a second by Mr. Terry Vest.

IX. Updates and Information
IX.A. Student Enrollment/Attendance Reports
IX.B. Meeting Reminder-June 24, 2019
IX.C. SBDM Information
IX.D. Cards/Letters
X. Superintendent's Progress Reports/Updates
XI. Other Business and Information
XII. Closing
Actions Taken

Order #67054 - Motion Passed:  Meeting adjournment at 7:17 p.m. passed with a motion by Mr. Terry Vest and a second by Ms. Judy Ledford.