Approved School Board Minutes
MINUTES OF THE May Meeting Approved at the June Board Meeting.

MAY 14, 2018


President Buddy Holbert called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Members present: Buddy Holbert, Rowdy McBee, Shaun Noyes, Aaron Pritchard, and Doug Werner.

Others present:  Dan Faulkner, Sheila Blankenship, Tammy Broadbent, Todd Kerr, Brian Stalder, and Fidel Velasquez.

Rowdy McBee made the motion to approve the minutes of the April 9th Board Meeting.  Doug Werner seconded the motion.  Motion carried 4-0, Aaron Pritchard-abstain.

Aaron Pritchard made the motion to approve the minutes of the April 19th Special Board Meeting.  Shaun Noyes seconded the motion.  Motion carried 3-0, Rowdy McBee and Doug Werner-abstain.

Aaron Pritchard made the motion to approve the minutes of the May 3rd Special Board Meeting.  Rowdy McBee seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

Shaun Noyes made the motion to approve General Fund Encumbrances #510-541 totaling $69,817.81; Coop Fund Encumbrance #10 totaling $16,800.00; and Building Fund Encumbrance #9 totaling $6,566.16; to approve reports on General, Building, and Activity Funds, and Treasurer’s Report; to approve Yearbook Fund Raisers (list attached); to approve Fund Raiser for High School Cheerleaders to host a free will donation luncheon at 6-R BBQ; to approve the Contract for Audit of Public Schools 2017-18 fiscal year with Chas. W. Carroll firm to be conducted during the 2018-2019 fiscal year; to approve High School Activity Account fund transfer from Stuco #818-$411.16 to Band #804-$411.16; to approve High School Activity Account fund donation from Senior Class of 2018 #876-$578.56; to approve High School Activity Account fund transfer from Band #804-$1,000.00 to Football #878-$1,000.00; to approve High School Activity Account fund transfer from HALO #881-$1,135.00 to open a new account #897-Bladimir Mesta Scholarship; to approve revisions to the 2018-19 Child Nutrition Procurement Plan; to approve out of state trips for 2nd grade to Blue Bonnet Park-Liberal, KS on May 17th, and  4th grade to AYR Lanes-Liberal, KS on May 17th; to approve out of state trip for HALO to go to Ronald McDonald House-Amarillo, TX on May 23rd; and to approve out of state trip for HALO to go to Ruffino's-Liberal, KS on May 12th.  Aaron Pritchard seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

Shaun Noyes made the motion to accept the resignation of Ray Kennedy.  Doug Werner seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

At 7:38 p.m. Doug Werner made the motion to convene in Executive Session.  Aaron Pritchard seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

Sheila Blankenship left at 7:38 p.m.


At the direction of the president, the minutes of the Executive Session are recorded in the prescribed form.  The following individuals were present in Executive Session:  Buddy Holbert, Rowdy McBee, Shaun Noyes, Aaron Pritchard, Doug Werner, Dan Faulkner, Todd Kerr, Brian Stalder, and Fidel Velasquez.  The board discussed personnel issues; open positions for 5th/6th Grade English, Elementary Special Ed, Alternative Education, Teacher's Aide for Title I and Teacher's Aide for High School Spanish; the 2018-2019 Support Staff & Bus Driver positions; and the 2018 Summer School positions.  No action or votes were taken in executive session.

Aaron Pritchard made the motion to return to Open Session at 8:47 p.m.  Rowdy McBee seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

On the recommendation of the superintendent, Rowdy McBee made the motion to approve hiring Sandy McFarland for 5th/6th Grade English Teacher.  Aaron Pritchard seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

On the recommendation of the superintendent, Aaron Pritchard made the motion to approve hiring Mike Burdge as Alternative Education Teacher.  Doug Werner seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

On the recommendation of the superintendent, Shaun Noyes made the motion to approve hiring the 2018-2019 Support Staff & Bus Drivers as per attached list, and hiring the 2018 Summer School positions as per attached list.  Doug Werner seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.

At 8:49 p.m. Shaun Noyes made the motion to adjourn.  Aaron Pritchard seconded the motion.  Motion carried 5-0.