Dawson Springs Independent
April 16, 2018 6:00 PM
Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order and Welcome
2. Roll call
Discussion

Also present:

3. Approval of the Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #5911 - Motion Passed:  Recommendation to approve the agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Ms. Tracy Overby.

4. Recognition, discussion, communication and report items (No Board Action)
4.A. Recognition
4.B. Communications
4.B.1. Board Member Communications
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 to addressing the Board).
4.C. Reports
4.C.1. Elementary Principal's Report
Attachments
4.C.2. Jr./Sr. High Principal's Report
Attachments
4.C.3. Enrollment and Attendance Report
Attachments
4.C.4. Current School Year School Calendar Update
4.C.5. Superintendent's Report
Attachments
5. Action Items (Affirmative Motion needed)
5.A. Approval of Treasurer's Report
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5912 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the treasurer's report as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.B. Discussion/Approval of 2018-2019 District Technology Plan.
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5913 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2018-2019 District Technology Plan passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.C. Discussion/Approval to continue an additional year providing 3 adult teachers aides for the elementary school for 2018-2019 (continuing current staffing level, may eliminate depending on funding/results in the future)
Actions Taken

Order #5914 - Motion Passed:  Approval to continue an additional year providing 3 adult teachers aides for the elementary school for 2018-2019 passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Ms. Tracy Overby.

5.D. Discussion/Approval of School SBDM allocations for 2018-2019 (no changes from current year)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5915 - Motion Passed:  Approval of School SBDM allocations for 2018-2019 passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.E. Discussion/Approval to retain Duguid, Gentry and Associates, P.S.C. as our school district auditor for FY2018 at an anticipated approximate cost of $13,300
Actions Taken

Order #5916 - Motion Passed:  Approval to retain Duguid, Gentry and Associates, P.S.C. as our school district auditor for FY2018 at an anticipated approximate cost of $13,300 passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5.F. Discussion/Approval to eliminate the current ACL (ISS...in school suspension) Classified position and contract as a regular instructional assistant with a newly created extra service salary of $2000 annually.
Actions Taken

Order #5917 - Motion Passed:  Approval to eliminate the current ACL Classified position and contract as a regular instructional assistant with a newly created extra service salary of $2000 annually passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5.G. Discussion/Approval to add a $2000 extra service salary to the credit recovery instructional assistant at the high school due to added responsibilities. (The Loft in the Library)
Actions Taken

Order #5918 - Motion Passed:  Approval to add a $2000 extra service salary to the credit recovery instructional assistant at the high school due to added responsibilities passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5.H. Discussion/Approval to add 10 extended days to the counselor's secretary position beginning in 2018-2019
Actions Taken

Order #5919 - Motion Passed:  Approval to add 10 extended days to the counselor's secretary position beginning in 2018-2019 passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.I. Discussion/Approval of 2018-2019 certified employee salary table (same as current year)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5920 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2018-2019 certified employee salary table passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.J. Discussion/Approval of 2018-2019 classified employee salary table (same as current year)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5921 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2018-2019 classified employee salary table passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5.K. Discussion/Approval of 2018-2019 certified sub employee salary table (same as current year)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5922 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2018-2019 certified sub employee salary table passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.L. Discussion/Approval to hire a full time teacher for 2018-2019 to replace a teacher who is retiring at the end of October 2018.
Actions Taken

Order #5923 - Motion Passed:  Approval to hire a full time teacher for 2018-2019 to replace a teacher who is retiring at the end of October 2018 passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.M. Discussion/Approval of 2018-2019 Extra Service employee salary table (same as current year with exception of current agenda items)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5924 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2018-2019 Extra Service employee salary table passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

5.N. Discussion/Approval to amend Superintendent Whalen's current contract dated February 20,2017 and extend the contract an additional year until June 30, 2022 pursuant to KRS 160.350(4). (See attached First Amendment to Superintendent's Contract)
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5925 - Motion Passed:  Approval to amend Superintendent Whalen's current contract dated February 20,2017 and extend the contract an additional year until June 30, 2022 pursuant to KRS 160.350(4). The additional year compensation package will mirror the current contract final year compensation package passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5.O. Discussion/Approval to amend 2017-2018 school calendar and using May 24th as a Professional Development (PD) Day to fulfill the PD requirements required by law/contract of 185 day employees. The end of year school calendar will be: May 18-students last day/Graduation, May 21-Closing Day, May 22,23-regular staff make-up day, May 24-rescheduled PD Day (This was overlooked my mistake in prior request. A student make-up day took the place of this scheduled PD and it is required that we complete it.)
Actions Taken

Order #5926 - Motion Passed:  Approval to amend 2017-2018 school calendar and using May 24th as a Professional Development (PD) Day to fulfill the PD requirements required by law/contract of 185 day employees passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5.P. Discussion/Approval of agreement/subscription with Frontline Education to implement and provide services for 2018-2019 school year and possibly beyond related to employee evaluation, documentation and housing of documents with a startup (one time) cost of $2,700 and an annual subscription cost of approximately $2,720.
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #5927 - Motion Passed:  Approval of agreement/subscription with Frontline Education to implement and provide services for 2018-2019 school year and possibly beyond related to employee evaluation, documentation and housing of documents with a startup (one time) cost of $2,700 and an annual subscription cost of approximately $2,720 passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Ms. Tracy Overby.

6. Student Learning and Support Consent Items
Actions Taken

Order #5928 - Motion Passed:  Approval of consent agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Steve Morse.

6.A. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes for March 19, 2018
Attachments
6.B. Approval of Payment of Bills and Salaries
Attachments
6.C. Acknowledge Notification of Personnel Actions: Retiring effective at end of year: Lesley Mills Brenda Purdy DeNell Storms Paula Jackson Jenny Bruce Beth Dillingham (in fall) Resigning at end of year: Emily Abbott
6.D. Approval of Superintendent expenses
Attachments
6.E. Approval of Ms. Deboe and Ms. Cunningham's class to attend the Evansville Zoo on May 11, 2018. (Approval request submitted due to being out of state)
6.F. Approval of Ms. Oliver and Ms. Cobb to take students on a field trip to Discovery Park of America in Union City, TN. on May 15th. (Approval request submitted due to being out of state)
7. Motion to Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #5929 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Steve Morse and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.