These minutes may be approved or amended at the April 13, 2020 Board of Education Meeting.
The U.S.D. #490 Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, March 30, 2020 in the Board of Education Office, 124 West Central, El Dorado, Kansas and via Zoom video conferencing.
1. The meeting was called to order by Board President Tom Storrer at 5:30 p.m.
2. Roll Call
Members Present via Zoom: Tom Storrer, President Heather Nichols, Board Vice PresidentRob LaneHaley RemsbergSharon Waugh Norm Wilks Others Present: Teresa Tosh, Superintendent Melissa Smith, BOE Clerk Kathy Robertson, Executive Director of Fiscal & Support Services
3. Approval of the Agenda
Tom Storrer made a motion to approve the agenda. Seconded by Heather Nichols the motion carried 6-0.
4. Resolution Regarding Graduation Requirements
Resolution suspending board policy IHF Graduation Requirements for the 2019-2020 school year was presented. Rob Lane made a motion to approve Resolution 20-14 Suspending Board Policy IHF Graduation Requirements as presented. Seconded by Sharon Waugh the motion carried 6-0.
5. Waiver Application for Continuous Learning
Superintendent Teresa Tosh presented the Waiver Application for Continuous Learning which requires Board approval. Heather Nichols made a motion to approve the Waiver Application for Continuous Learning as presented. Seconded by Norm Wilks, the motion carried 6-0.
6. Strategic Plan Process
Superintendent Teresa Tosh discussed options regarding the planning process for the 2021-2025 strategic plan. Additional details will be discussed at the April 13th regular Board meeting.
7. Executive Session
At 5:52 p.m. Heather Nichols moved to recess into an executive session for a period of 15 minutes to discuss issues regarding specific non-elected personnel pursuant to the KOMA exception with Board members, the Superintendent and Director of Fiscal and Support Services present. Sharon Waugh seconded the motion. The motion carried 6-0.The board returned to general session at 6:07 p.m. with the same people as listed above present.
Bruce Lolling, EHS Principal and David Stewart, Gravity:Works Architects entered the meeting via Zoom video conferencing at 6:07 p.m.
At 6:08 p.m. Tom Storrer moved to recess into an executive session for a period of 30 minutes to discuss school security matters pursuant to the KOMA exception to ensure the security of the school, its buildings, and/or its systems is not jeopardized with Board members, the Superintendent, Director of Fiscal/Support Services, EHS Principal, and David Stewart present. Norm Wilks seconded the motion. The motion carried 6-0.The board returned to general session at 6:38 p.m. with the same people as listed above present.
Board President Tom Storrer adjourned the meeting at 6:42 p.m.Melissa Smith, Clerk of the BoardUSD 490Butler County, KS