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Board of Education Minutes

Monday, July 13, 2015

MINUTES

Putnam County R-I School District

Board of Education

DRAFT

Monday, July 13, 2015

Attendance

P – President, Bradley Ream

H – Vice President, Lou Tade

H – Secretary, Ced Gilworth

H – Dr. James Brummit

H – Howard Luscan

H – David Perkins 

H – Kelly Busker

H – Dr. Heath Halley, Superintendent

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

INDIVIDUALS PRESENT

Terry Owings, Donna Altiser, Drew Garber, Jeremy Watt, Mary Comstock, Kathy Rhodes, Allen 

Tipton, Tom Pisarkawitz and Drew Gress.

CALL TO ORDER

President, Brad Ream called the meeting to order in the High School EPN room @ 6:10 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

On a motion by Busker, seconded by Perkins, the board approved the agenda with the following 

amendments: 6-0

7. New Business

 D. Accept RFPQ

 E. Approve essential standards

 F. Appoint Donna Altiser Coordinator of Migrant/Homeless/ELL

 G. Appoint Teresa Nerem as Foster Care Liaison 

 K. Rescind job offer to Mikendra McCoy

INDIVIDUALS AND DELEGATIONS

Tom Pisarkawitz and Drew Gress from L.J. Hart gave a presentation to the board on long term financials 

for the district. 

Luscan entered the meeting @ 6:39 p.m.

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FUND 3 RESOLUTION

On a motion by Tade, seconded by Brummit the board voted to adopt the resolution authorizing the 

redemption of $100,000 principal amount of general obligation refunding bonds, Series 2013 and 

authorizing the publication of notice of redemption. 7-0

BUS ROUTES 

Allen Tipton, Transportation Director presented the board with a review of the district bus routes. 

Gilworth made the motion, seconded by Tade to approve an additional route if needed. 7-0

Ream left the meeting @7:05 and Tade took over as president.

PROGRAM EVALUATIONS

Busker moved, seconded by Brummit, to approve the following program evaluations as presented by 

Mary Comstock: 6-0

A+ Program Evaluation

Community Education Program Evaluation

ROUTINE MATTERS

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Busker, seconded by Perkins, the board approved the consent agenda (4. A-E) 6-0

JUNE BILLS

On a motion by Gilworth, seconded by Brummit, the board approved payment of the June bills. 

6-0

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT

FINANCIAL REPORT

On a motion by Luscan seconded by Brummit, the board approved the financial report. 6-0

OLD BUSINESS

On a motion by Luscan, seconded by Brummit, the board approved the CSIP Plan. 6-0

NEW BUSINESS

BOBCAT

Luscan made the motion, seconded by Brummit to trade the current bobcat for a newer model. 6-0

TREASURER

Busker made the motion, seconded by Brummit to appoint Kathy Rhodes as district treasurer. 6-0

RFPQ – REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL AND QUALIFICATIONS

Luscan made the motion, seconded by Brummit to accept the proposal for a Guaranteed Energy Savings 

Contract from CTS (Control Technology and Solutions) of St. Louis. 6-0

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ESSENTIAL STANDARDS

Gilworth made the motion, seconded by Luscan, to approve the essential standards. 6-0

MIGRANT/HOMELESS/ELL

Gilworth made the motion, seconded by Brummit, to appoint Donna Altiser as the 

Migrant/Homeless/ELL liaison for the district for the 2015-16 school year. 6-0

FOSTER CARE

Brummit made the motion, seconded by Perkins, to appoint Teresa Nerem as the Foster Care liaison for 

the district for the 2015-16 school year. 6-0

EXTRA-DUTY

On a motion by Gilworth, seconded by Brummit, the board assigned the extra-duties of Jr. High Football 

Cheer Coach and Varsity Basketball Cheer Coach to Sophie Errante. 6-0

NEW HIRE

Luscan made the motion, seconded by Perkins, to hire Larry Casady as a bus driver for the 2015-16 

school year. 6-0

ADJUST FACILITY USE AGREEMENT

Gilworth made the motion, seconded by Luscan to change the facilities use agreement to be free of 

charge for teams using the facilities for practice, when the team consists of a majority of the students 

being from our district. 6-0

RESIGNATION

Luscan made the motion, seconded by Brummit, to accept the resignation of Jesse Wolf with payment of 

the $2,000 late resignation fee. 6-0

RESCIND JOB OFFER

Gilworth made the motion, seconded by Busker to rescind the job offer to Mikendra McCoy. 6-0

STUDENT HANDBOOKS

Luscan made the motion, seconded by Busker, to approve the High School, Middle School and 

Elementary Student Handbooks. 6-0

GATE/CONCESSION WORKERS

Luscan made the motion, seconded by Brummit, to pay faculty/staff members $20 for gate duty or to

work a concession stand. There will be a pool of students to help work the concession stands and they 

will be paid $5/hour. 6-0

BIDS

Busker made the motion, seconded by Brummit, to accept the following bids for the 2015-16 school 

year: 6-0

Milk Bid – Prairie Farms Bread Bid – Bimbo Bakery Food Bid – Kohls

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DRESS CODE POLICY

Busker made the motion, seconded by Gilworth to table the request for changes to the Student Dress 

Code Policy. 6-0

BOARD POLICIES

The board was given the following board policies to read only: 

Policy 1520 – School District Annual Report

Policy 3155 – Payments from Federal Awards

Policy 3165 – Financial Management/Payments from Federal Awards

Policy and Regulation 3440 – Travel and Reimbursement

Policy 3470 – Average Daily Attendance – Early Childhood Program

Policy 4831 – Collective Bargaining

LUNCH AND ADMISSION PRICES

Gilworth made the motion, seconded by Busker, to set the following prices for the 2015-16 school year: 

6-0

Daily Breakfast Prices PK-12/FREE

Daily Lunch Prices PK-12 full price/$1.85

Adults/$1.40

PK-12 reduced/$.40

Adult/$2.25

Milk $.35 each

Extra Entrée (M.S. & H.S.) $.90

Extra Side Dish (M.S. & H.S.) $.50

Extra Dessert (M.S. & H.S.) $.25

Extra Hot Roll (M.S. & H.S.) $.25

Sack Lunch $2.50

ADMISSION PRICES

Adults $4.00

Senior Citizens $2.00 (over 60)

Students $2.00

Family Max $10.00

Sports Pass $60.00 (Adult)

Sports Pass $25.00 (Senior Citizen)

Sports Pass $25.00 (Student)

Sports Pass $135.00 (Family)

Excludes Plays, Tournaments and MSHSAA Events

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EXECUTIVE SESSION

On a motion by Luscan, seconded by Busker, the board voted to go into closed session including any 

record or vote as it relates to the following, as provided in section 610.021.RSMO.

A. Evaluation, hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees (610.021.3)

B. Personally identifiable student information. (610.021.6)

Yes-Tade, Yes-Luscan, Yes-Busker, Yes-Perkins, Yes-Gilworth and Yes-Brummit. 6-0

OPEN SESSION

On a motion by Gilworth, seconded by Luscan, the board voted to return to open session. Yes-Tade, 

Yes-Luscan, Yes-Busker, Yes-Perkins, Yes-Gilworth and Yes-Brummit. 6-0

ADJOURNMENT

On a motion by Luscan, seconded by Busker, the board voted to adjourn. 6-0

______________________________ ______________________________

Brad Ream, President Cedric Gilworth - Secretary

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