These minutes may be approved or amended at the April 12, 2021, BOE meeting.
The Board of Education of USD 490 met in regular session on Monday,
March 29, 2021, in the Board of Education Office, 124 West Central,
El Dorado, Kansas.
1. The meeting was called to order by Board President Heather Nichols at 5:30 p.m. 2. Roll Call
Members Present: Heather Nichols, President Sharon Waugh, Vice PresidentHaley RemsbergRoger Smith Norm WilksMembers Absent: Rob Lane Tom Storrer Others Present: Teresa Tosh, Superintendent Melissa Smith, BOE Clerk Kathy Robertson, Executive Director of Fiscal & Support ServicesJulie Jensen, Executive Director of CurriculumDoug Jensen, Executive Director of Technology
3. Executive Session
At 5:30 p.m. Haley Remsberg moved to recess into an executive session for a period of 15 minutes to discuss an individual employee’s performance pursuant to the KOMA non-elected personnel with Board members and the Superintendent present. Norm Wilks seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0.Rob Lane entered the meeting at 5:32 p.m. The board returned to general session at 5:45 p.m. with the same people as listed above present.
4. Approval of the Agenda
Sharon Waugh made a motion to approve the agenda. Seconded by Roger Smith, the motion carried 6-0.
5. Sale of Property Update
Kathy Robertson shared that the property across from the PAC has been valued at $30,000 to $45,000. Discussion was had about future use of the land for additional parking and consensus is to not sell at this time.
6. Strategic Planning
Kathy Robertson reviewed comparison documents of Capital Outlay and Legal Max funding for the past 11 years, explaining factors that can cause an increase or decrease in funding, such as student enrollment or LOB.Tom Storrer entered the meeting at 5:56 p.m. Teresa Tosh discussed the purpose for sharing this information was to provide a perspective of funds received and begin the task of prioritizing district needs. A draft Capital Outlay plan will be presented to the Board in the near future and a budget update will become a regular part of monthly board meetings.
7. Approve USD 490 Personnel Recommendations
Rob Lane made a motion to approve the following USD 490 recommendations as presented. Tom Storrer seconded the motion. The motion carried 7-0. RetirementDoug Jensen, Executive Director of Technology;Julie Jensen, Executive Director of Curriculum;TransferJenifer Davis, from EHS Assistant Principal to Executive Director of Instructional Support;
Board President Heather Nichols adjourned the meeting at 7:06 p.m.Melissa Smith, Clerk of the BoardUSD 490Butler County, KS