OFFICIAL MINUTES OF REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:09 AM
A duly posted organizational meeting of the Board of Education, Independent School District No. 2137 was held in the Kingsland District Conference Room on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Doug Plaehn called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Present: Troy Asher, Kristin Beck, Gwen Howard, Deb Larson, Doug Plaehn, and Steve Tart.
The first order of business was to elect the Board Chair. Beck nominated Doug Plaehn for Board Chair. Larson seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Chairperson Plaehn called for Vice Chair nominations. Howard nominated Asher. Larson nominated Beck. Beck was nominated Vice Chair upon a 4-2 ballot vote.
Beck nominated Larson for Clerk. Asher seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Tart nominated Asher for Treasurer. Larson seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
The following Sub-Committees were set into place:
LMC/Meet & Confer - Deb Larson
MSHSL - Kristin Beck
Standards/Discipline - Troy Asher
Early Childhood/Community Ed - Kristin Beck
Special Needs - Gwen Howard
Vocational Ag - Steve Tart
Labor - Doug Plaehn
Pupil Transportation - Steve Tart
Legislative Liaison - Doug Plaehn
Designated School Rep - Tom Speltz
Systems Accountability - Kristin Beck
Cable Access - Gwen Howard
Negotiations (Sup't/District Wide) - Doug Plaehn & Kristin Beck
Negotiations (Principals) - Doug Plaehn & Troy Asher
Negotiations (Classified) - Doug Plaehn & Troy Asher
Beck moved to accept the time and dates of the committee meetings. Asher seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
Howard moved to restructure the sub-committee meetings as follows:
Finance/Facilities - 1st Monday - 6:00 p.m. - Asher & Tart
Curriculum/Personnel - 2nd Monday - 5:00 p.m. - Howard & Larson
Policy & PR - 4th Monday - 6:00 p.m. - Plaehn & Beck
Moved by Beck, seconded by Tart to assign the personnel and curriculum committee to hear the Level III Grievance and report its findings and recommendations to the School Board at the January 22nd Board Meeting. Motion carried unanimously.
Commitee Meeting dates are as posted:
Finance/Facility - February 3 - 6:00 p.m.
Curriculum/Personnel - January 13 - 5:00 p.m.
Policy/PR - January 27 - 6:00 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room.
Beck moved to adjourn the meeting. Tart seconded. Motion carried unanimously.