Dawson Springs Independent
September 14, 2017 6:00 PM
Special Meeting
1. Call to Order and Welcome
2. Roll call
Discussion

Also present:

3. Approval of the Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #5850 - Motion Passed:  Recommendation to approve the agenda passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

4. Recognition, discussion, communication and report items (No Board Action)
4.A. Staff Recognitions: Dirk Haffner: for outstanding work on our buildings and grounds Sterling Wallace, Cathy Watson
4.B. Communications
4.B.1. Board Member Communications
4.B.1.a. Discussion Item: Request by KDE and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) encouraging schools to adopt a 100% Tobacco Free School Policy
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4.B.2. Citizens and Delegations: This is an opportunity for any citizen or delegation to approach the Board and be heard on any item/issue on the agenda or not on the agenda. (The Board appreciates and anticipates that the building Principal and Superintendent get the opportunity to resolve any issues prior)
4.C. Reports
4.C.1. Elementary Principal's Report
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4.C.2. Jr./Sr. High Principal's Report
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4.C.3. Enrollment and Attendance Report
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4.C.4. Superintendent's Report
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5. Action Items (Affirmative Motion needed)
5.A. Discussion/Approval of the treasurer's report
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Actions Taken

Order #5851 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the treasurer's report as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mrs. Vicki Allen.

5.B. Discussion/Approval of Working Budget FY 17-18
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Actions Taken

Order #5852 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the treasurer's report as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mrs. Vicki Allen.

5.C. Discussion/Approval to set tax rate for 2017-2018 School Year at a rate of: General Fund Real Estate Rate: 69.3 cents Tangible Personal Property 71.0 cents Merchants Inventory 71.0 cents Motor Vehicle/Watercraft 68.7 Personal Aircraft 68.7 utility tax 3%
Actions Taken

Order #5853 - Motion Passed:  Approval to set tax rate for 2017-2018 School Year at a rate of: General Fund Real Estate Rate: 69.3 cents Tangible Personal Property 71.0 cents Merchants Inventory 71.0 cents Motor Vehicle/Watercraft 68.7 Personal Aircraft 68.7 utility tax 3% passed with a motion by Mrs. Vicki Allen and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

5.D. Discussion/Approval of agreement with Caldwell County Schools for professional SLP services through IDEA B.
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Actions Taken

Order #5854 - Motion Passed:  Approval to set tax rate for 2017-2018 School Year at a rate of: General Fund Real Estate Rate: 69.3 cents Tangible Personal Property 71.0 cents Merchants Inventory 71.0 cents Motor Vehicle/Watercraft 68.7 Personal Aircraft 68.7 utility tax 3% passed with a motion by Mrs. Vicki Allen and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

Order #5855 - Motion Passed:  Approval of agreement with Caldwell County Schools for professional SLP services through IDEA B passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

5.E. Discussion/Approval of Elementary and Jr/Sr High School Master Schedule for 2017-2018: Ele School 8am-2:50pm with 24 minutes non-instructional= 1,125 instructional hours Jr/Sr High 8am-2:50pm with 24 minutes non-instructional=1,125 instructional hours (1,062 hours required) with any "banked" time to be used in emergency circumstances as necessary to meet mandated requirements
Actions Taken

Order #5856 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Elementary and Jr/Sr High School Master Schedule for 2017-2018: Ele School 8am-2:50pm with 24 minutes non-instructional= 1,125 instructional hours Jr/Sr High 8am-2:50pm with 24 minutes non-instructional=1,125 instructional hours (1,062 hours required) with any "banked" time to be used in emergency circumstances as necessary to meet mandated requirements passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

Order #5857 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Elementary and Jr/Sr High School Master Schedule for 2017-2018: Ele School 8am-2:50pm with 24 minutes non-instructional= 1,125 instructional hours Jr/Sr High 8am-2:50pm with 24 minutes non-instructional=1,125 instructional hours (1,062 hours required) with any "banked" time to be used in emergency circumstances as necessary to meet mandated requirements passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

5.F. Discussion/Approval of KETS Technology Report for 2016-2017
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Actions Taken

Order #5858 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Mrs. Vicki Allen.

6. Student Learning and Support Consent Items
Actions Taken

Order #5859 - Motion Passed:  Approval of consent agenda passed with a motion by Mrs. Vicki Allen and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

6.A. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes for August 22, 2017 Meeting
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6.B. Approval of Payment of Bills and Salaries
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6.C. Acknowledge Notification of Personnel Actions:September 2017 Personnel Activity Report Hired: Amanda Crunk – Substitute Teacher & CIA
6.D. Approval of Superintendent expenses
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6.E. Approval to declare bus #35 as surplus and accept bids until September 29th at noon. If bids do not exceed scrap value, then scrap unit for higher value.
6.F. Approval to surplus technology equipment
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7. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Order #5860 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Mrs. Vicki Allen.