Ashland Independent
May 20, 2024 5:15 PM
Ashland Board of Education
1. Call to Order
David Latherow
1.1. Pledge to the Flag
David Latherow
2. Discussion and possible approval of minutes from the Special Meetings of February 20, 2024 and April 30, 2024
David Latherow
Recommended Motion

Approval of minutes from the Special Meetings of February 20, 2024 and April 30, 2024

Actions Taken

Order #2276 - Motion Passed:  Approval of minutes from the Special Meetings of February 20, 2024 and April 30, 2024 passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
3. Communications
David Latherow
3.1. Area Education Grant Presentation
Christine Scott
3.2. Head Start PIR Report
Phillip Caudill
3.3. Construction Update
Richard Oppenheimer
3.3.1. Discussion and possible approval of Pay Application No 1 to Oheil Site Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $247,500 for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project
Richard Oppenheimer
Recommended Motion

Approval of Pay Application No 1 to Oheil Site Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $247,500 for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project

Actions Taken

Order #2277 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Pay Application No 1 to Oheil Site Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $247,500 for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
3.3.2. Discussion and possible approval of a request to advertise for bids for tuck pointing at AMS
Richard Oppenheimer
Recommended Motion

Approval of a request to advertise for bids for tuck pointing at AMS

Actions Taken

Order #2278 - Motion Passed:  Approval of a request to advertise for bids for tuck pointing at AMS passed with a motion by Ms. Ashley Layman and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
3.3.3. Discussion and possible approval of the bids for waste disposal
Richard Oppenheimer
Recommended Motion

Approval of awarding waste disposal bid to ____________

Actions Taken

Order #2279 - Motion Passed:  Approval of awarding waste disposal bid to Republic Services passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow No
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
3.3.4. Discussion and possible approval of the proposal for cement stabilization of soil for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project for an estimated cost of $136,872.00
Richard Oppenheimer
Recommended Motion

Approval of the proposal for cement stabilization of soil for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project for an estimated cost of $136,872.00

Actions Taken

Order #2280 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the proposal for cement stabilization of soil for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project for an estimated cost of $136,872.00 passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
3.4. Discussion and possible approval of the proposal for additional cement stabilization of soil for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project for an estimated cost of $25,574.00
Richard Oppenheimer
Recommended Motion

Approval of the proposal for additional cement stabilization of soil for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project for an estimated cost of $25,574.00

Actions Taken

Order #2281 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the proposal for additional cement stabilization of soil for the Putnam Stadium Renovation project for an estimated cost of $25,574.00 passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
3.5. Public Comments
David Latherow
4. Treasurer's Action Items
4.1. Discussion and possible approval of FY2025 Tentative Budget
David Greene
Recommended Motion

Approval of FY2025 Tentative Budget

Actions Taken

Order #2282 - Motion Passed:  Approval of FY2025 Tentative Budget passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
5. Treasurer's Consent
David Greene
Recommended Motion

Approval of Treasurer's Consent

Actions Taken

Order #2283 - Motion Passed:  Approval of Treasurer's Consent passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
5.1. Approve Bills for April 2024 as presented by Board Treasurer
Recommended Motion

Approval of the Bills for April 2024 as presented by Board Treasurer

5.2. Approve Head Start bills for April 2024 as presented by Board Treasurer
Recommended Motion

Approval of the Head Start bills for April 2024 as presented by Board Treasurer

5.3. Approve salaries for April 2024 in accordance with the 2023-2024 salary schedule
Recommended Motion

Approval of the salaries for April 2024 in accordance with the 2023-2024 salary schedule

5.4. Approve Head Start salaries for April 2024 in accordance with the 2023-2024 salary schedule
Recommended Motion

Approval of the Head Start salaries for April 2024 in accordance with the 2023-2024 salary schedule

6. New Business Action Items
6.1. Discussion and possible approval of the Ashland Head Start COLA (Cost of Living Allocation) and Quality Improvement application
Phillip Caudill
Recommended Motion

Approval of the Ashland Head Start COLA (Cost of Living Allocation) and Quality Improvement application

Actions Taken

Order #2284 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Ashland Head Start COLA (Cost of Living Allocation) and Quality Improvement application passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.2. Amend Agenda to add Head Start Funding Application
David Latherow
Recommended Motion

Amendment to the Agenda

Actions Taken

Order #2285 - Motion Passed:  Amendment to the Agenda passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.3. Discussion and possible approval of the Head Start Funding Application
David Latherow
Recommended Motion

Approval of the Head Start Funding Application

Actions Taken

Order #2286 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Head Start Funding Application passed with a motion by Ms. Ashley Layman and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.4. Discussion and possible approval of the creation of a full-time speech position
Phillip Caudill
Recommended Motion

Approval of the creation of a full-time speech position

Actions Taken

Order #2287 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the creation of a full-time speech position passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.5. Discussion and possible approval of the MOU between the Ashland Board of Education and Pathways, Inc.
Phillip Caudill
Recommended Motion

Approval of the MOU between the Ashland Board of Education and Pathways, Inc.

Actions Taken

Order #2288 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the MOU between the Ashland Board of Education and Pathways, Inc. passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.6. Discussion and possible approval of the MOU between the Ashland Board of Education and Ramey Estep Homes Inc. / Re-Group pending Board Attorney approval
Phillip Caudill
Recommended Motion

Approval of the MOU between the Ashland Board of Education and Ramey Estep Homes Inc. / Re-Group pending Board Attorney approval

Actions Taken

Order #2289 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the MOU between the Ashland Board of Education and Ramey Estep Homes Inc. / Re-Group pending Board Attorney approval passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.7. Discussion and possible approval of the creation of an additional SRO position at Blazer High School to replace the existing Security Specialist position
Phillip Caudill
Recommended Motion

Approval of the creation of an additional SRO position at Blazer High School to replace the existing Security Specialist position

Actions Taken

Order #2290 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the creation of an additional SRO position at Blazer High School to replace the existing Security Specialist position passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.8. Discussion and possible approval of entering into an Agreement with BSN Sports pending Board Attorney approval
Jamie Campbell
Recommended Motion

Approval of entering into an Agreement with BSN Sports pending Board Attorney approval

Actions Taken

Order #2291 - Motion Passed:  Approval of entering into an Agreement with BSN Sports pending Board Attorney approval passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
6.9. Discussion and possible approval of entering into an Agreement with Adidas pending Board Attorney approval
Jamie Campbell
Recommended Motion

Approval of entering into an Agreement with Adidas pending Board Attorney approval

Actions Taken

Order #2292 - Motion Passed:  Approval of entering into an Agreement with Adidas pending Board Attorney approval passed with a motion by Dr. Blake Gillum and a second by Ms. Ashley Layman.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
7. New Business Consent
David Latherow
Recommended Motion

New Business Consent

7.1. Surplus
Actions Taken

Order #2293 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Ms. Ashley Layman and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes
8. Personnel Action
9. Personnel for Board Information Only in Accordance with KRS 160.390
David Latherow
10. Board Discussion
David Latherow
11. Adjourn
David Latherow
Recommended Motion

Adjournment

Actions Taken

Order #2294 - Motion Passed:  Adjournment passed with a motion by Dr. Matthew Lewis and a second by Dr. Blake Gillum.

Member Votes
Mr. Don Ashby Absent
Ms. Ashley Layman Yes
Mr. David Latherow Yes
Dr. Blake Gillum Yes
Dr. Matthew Lewis Yes