Monday, March 09, 2009

Ashland School District No. 5, Jackson County, Oregon The Board of Directors met in regular session Monday, March 9, 2009, beginning at 9:30 p.m. in the Ashland Council Chambers, 1175 East Main Street, Ashland OR 97520.  Present were:

 

Keith Massie               )           Acting Chair

 

Ruth Alexander          )

Mat Marr                     )           Directors

Heidi Parker                )

Amy Patton                 )

 

Juli Di Chiro, Superintendent

Jill Turner, Business Manager

Jeanne Peterson, Recording Secretary

Media Representative

 

I.

Call to Order

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 p.m.

 

 

 

II.

Pledge of Allegiance

 

 

 

III.

Roll Check

 

All board members present.

 

 

 

IV.

Welcome Visitors and Acknowledgments

 

 

 

 

A.

Vision and Mission Statement

 

Board members read the vision and mission statement.

 

 

 

V.

Consent Agenda

 

It was recommended that the Board approve the consent agenda as presented. 

 

 

 

 

A.

Approve minutes of CPAC meeting of January 5, regular session of February 9, work session of February 17,  work session of February 23, and executive session of March 3, 2009. 

 

 

 

 

B.

Personnel

There are no personnel items at this time.

 

 

 

The minutes of the regular session of February 9 were corrected to indicate that Mat Marr will file as a school board candidate if no one else does.

 

The minutes of the work session of February 23 were corrected  to indicate that if we sell a district property, we will consider looking at all available properties.  The high school property is small and Lincoln could be made a part of that.

 

Director Marr moved that the minutes be approved as amended.  Director Alexander seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

 

VI.

Hear Public Requests not a part of the agenda

 

There was no public comment.

 

 

 

VII.

Reports

 

 

 

A.

Student and Staff Representative Reports

 

No report was given.

 

 

 

 

B.

Project Management Update

 

No report was given.

 

 

 

 

C.

District Financial Report

 

No report was given.

 

 

 

 

 

D.

Superintendent Report

 

No report was given.

 

 

 

VIII.

Unfinished  Business

 

 

 

 

A.

Board Policy Revisions

 

Revised Board Policies GBEB-JHCC, JHCD, JHCDA and IGBHE which were to be presented for second reading were tabled until the April regular session. 

 

 

 

IX.

New Business

 

 

 

 

A.

Classified Employee Week

 

Juli Di Chiro reported that last week was Classified Employee Week and expressed great appreciate for the classified staff.

 

 

 

 

B.

Consider Approving Additional Expenditures from Bond Funds

 

The Capital Projects Advisory Committee recommended that expenditures be taken from the unexpended balance of the bond to complete the Willow Wind Barn Project for $175,000, to paint the exterior of Walker Elementary for $75,000, and to Purchase a Technology Virtualization System for $50,000.

 

Director Marr suggested that $133,000 be added as Item 4 on the list to reimburse the General Fund for bond expenditures.  The Board agreed.

 

Director Alexander moved that we approve the proposed additional expenditures from bond funds as amended to include item #4 to reimburse the general fund in the amount of $133,000 for bond expenditures?  Director Marr seconded and the motion passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Director Patton asked that the Board be notified in the future if the CPAC addresses issues like this.

 

 

 

 

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C.

Approve Memorandum of Understanding #2009-1 Between Southern Oregon Bargaining Council and Ashland School District No. 5 Regarding Reduction of Days and Approve Memorandum of Understanding #2009-2 Between Southern Oregon Bargaining Council and Ashland School District No. 5 regarding early retirement incentives

 

Juli Di Chiro recommended that the Board approve both memorandums of understanding as presented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Following discussion, Director Patton moved that the Board approve Memorandum of Understanding #2009-1 Between Southern Oregon Bargaining Council and Ashland School District No. 5 regarding reduction of days as presented and Memorandum of Understanding #2009-2 Between Southern Oregon Bargaining Council and Ashland School District No. 5 regarding early retirement incentives as presented.  Director Alexander seconded and the motion passed unanimously.

 

 

 

 

E.

Reduction in Force

 

Juli Di Chiro recommended that the Board approve the recommended layoffs as follows:

 

ADMINISTRATIVE

 

Position                                            FTE Reduction                                                         Location

 

Assistant Principal                           1.00          AHS

 

CERTIFIED

 

Position                                            FTE Reduction                                                         Location

 

Continuation Center Teacher             .67          AHS

Counselor                                           .30          AHS

Librarian                                           1.00          AMS

PE Teacher                                         .50          AMS

Band Teacher                                     .15          AMS

Elem Child Development Spec          .70          Bellview

Elementary Teachers                        3.00          BE/HE/WA

Kindergarten Teacher                         .80          Bellview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIFIED

 

Position                                              FTE Reduction       

 

Custodian                                          1.00          AHS

Custodian                                            .50          Helman

Technical Services Coord                   .50          AHS

2 Mechanics                                        .25 each  Transport

Maintenance III                                  .44          Maintenance

Secretary I                                           .50          AHS

Secretary II                                       1.00          District Office

 

Following discussion, Director Marr moved that the Board approve the recommended employee layoffs as presented.  The motion passed unanimously by roll call vote.

 

X.

Board Report

 

No report was given.

 

 

 

XI.

Announcements and Appointments

 

 

 

 

A.

A Board Work Session will be held on Monday, March 30, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the potential of contracting out for food services for the 2009-10 school year, and will include a review of a Request for Proposal.  The location is yet to be determined.

 

 

 

 

B.

The next regular session will be held on Monday, April 13, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ashland Council Chambers.

 

 

 

 

C.

The next Capital Projects Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Monday, May 4, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the District Board Room.

 

 

 

XII.

Adjourn

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 Respectfully submitted by Jeanne Peterson, Administrative Assistant

 



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