Dawson Springs Independent
January 28, 2019 6:00 PM
Regular Meeting
1. Acknowledge swearing in of Board Members Vicki Allen (4 year term to expire December 31, 2022), Tracy Overby (4 year term to expire December 31, 2022), Wes Ausenbaugh (4 year term to expire December 31, 2022) those 3 were sworn in Dec. 30, 2018 and R. Kent Dillingham sworn in Jan. 9, 2019 to fill the unexpired term of Steve Morse which expires in 2020 (will have to file and run in November of 2019 to fill the remaining unexpired term until December 31, 2020)
Discussion

Spencer Spratt, Karen Wallace, Todd Marshall, Melissa Larimore, Dwight Salsbury, Heath Burden, Jennifer Burden

2. Call to Order and Welcome
3. Roll call
Discussion

Also present:  Jennifer Ward, Spencer Spratt, Karen Wallace, Kent Workman, Amanda Workman, Todd Marshall, Melissa Larimore, Dwight Salsbury

4. Approval of the Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #6055 - Motion Passed:  Recommendation to approve the agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

5. Recognition, discussion, communication and report items (No Board Action) Staff recognition - Heath Burden - For daily efforts and reaction to tornado threat on Dec. 31 Tamara Rice - For initiative to get dual credit credentialed and for extra efforts with students helping them with math
5.A. Recognition
5.B. Communications: Acknowledge Proclamation of Mayor Chris Smiley and the Dawson Springs City Council proclaiming January Board appreciation month.
5.B.1. Board Member Communications
5.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).
5.B.3. Presentation - Dwight Salsbury with Ross Sinclaire and Associates regarding construction funding, bonding potential, etc.
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5.C. Reports
5.C.1. Elementary Principal's Report
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5.C.2. Jr./Sr. High Principal's Report
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5.C.3. Enrollment and Attendance Report
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5.C.4. School Calendar Information: First Reading/Review of 2019-2020 School Calendar as proposed by the school calendar committee (after review will be put on next agenda for approval)
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5.C.5. 2nd Quarter Technology Report
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5.C.6. Superintendent's Report
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6. Action Items (Affirmative Motion needed)
6.A. Approval of Treasurer's Report
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Actions Taken

Order #6056 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the treasurer's report as presented passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

6.B. Discussion/Approval of Board Meeting Dates for 2018 to be the 3rd Monday of each month at 6pm in the Dawson Springs Board of Education Office except for June 25 with the adjustment being made in June to coincide with the school/fiscal year calendar. The first meeting in 2019 would be on January 28 due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Actions Taken

Order #6057 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the treasurer's report as presented passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

6.C. Discussion/Approval of 2019-2020 Draft Budget
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Actions Taken

Order #6058 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Ms. Tracy Overby.

6.D. Discussion/Approval of 2019-2020 Staffing Policies as carried over from 18/19 with potential changes/modifications based on funding and budget reductions
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Actions Taken

Order #6059 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2019-2020 Draft Budget passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

6.E. Discussion/Potential Approval to entertain sealed bids for campus lawn mowing, trimming and landscape maintenance to begin March 2019 and include 2019-2020 school year (seek bid based on weekly quote)
Actions Taken

Order #6060 - Motion Passed:  Approval of 2019-2020 Draft Budget passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh.

6.F. Discussion/Approval to accept KETS 2019 second offer of assistance to excrow $4,022 up to 3 years.
Actions Taken

Order #6061 - Motion Passed:  Approval to accept KETS 2019 second offer of assistance to excrow $4,022 up to 3 years passed with a motion by Ms. Lindsey Morgan and a second by Ms. Tracy Overby.

6.G. Discussion/Approval to pick up scheduled make-up days and for school be be in session on February 15, 2019 and March 15, 2019 to make up for days missed on Jan. 24th and 25th.
Actions Taken

Order #6062 - Motion Passed:  Approval to pick up scheduled make-up days and for school be be in session on February 15, 2019 and March 15, 2019 to make up for days missed on Jan. 24th and 25th passed with a motion by Mr. Michael "Wes" Ausenbaugh and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

7. Student Learning and Support Consent Items
Actions Taken

Order #6063 - Motion Passed:  Approval of consent agenda passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.

7.A. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes for Dec. 17, 2018
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7.B. Approval of Payment of Bills and Salaries
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7.C. Acknowledge Notification of Personnel Actions: Hired- Beth Dillingham - Sub Teacher Heath Burden - Softball Coach
7.D. Approval of Superintendent expenses
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7.E. Acknowledge prior swearing in of Board Members Vicki Allen (4 year term to expire December 31, 2022), Tracy Overby (4 year term to expire December 31, 2022), Wes Ausenbaugh (4 year term to expire December 31, 2022) and Kent Dillingham to fill the unexpired term of Steve Morse which expires in 2020 (will have to file to run and run in November of 2019 to fill the remaining unexpired term until December 31, 2020)
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7.F. Acknowledge/Approval of Wes Ausenbaugh to continue in his capacity serving with the Dawson Springs Education Foundation (DSEF)
8. Motion to Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #6064 - Motion Passed:  Approval to adjourn the meeting passed with a motion by Ms. Tracy Overby and a second by Ms. Lindsey Morgan.