LISBON SCHOOL DISTRICT #19
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
DECEMBER 9, 2014
ATTENDANCE: On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 President Rory Lien called the board meeting of the Lisbon School District #19 to order at 7:30 p.m. Members present were Rory Lien, Mark Qual, Liz Anderson, Matt Webb and Brent Dick. Also in attendance were Supt. Steven Johnson, HS Principal Adair, Lori Lyons, LyDell Mairs, and guests Ben Zahrbock and Terry Barta, Ransom County Gazette.
CONSENT AGENDA: Dick moved, seconded by Qual to approve the established agenda, minutes of the November 12, 2014 board meeting, bills list and finance reports. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
PRINCIPALS REPORTS: previously submitted to board.
BOARD REPORTS: Webb and Anderson reported on projects or ideas being considered by the Lisbon Bronco Athletic Boosters. The main project they wanted brought to the board was the replacement of the wall mats at end of each side in the gym. The quote is approx. $9000 and are looking for district approval and possible financial support. Discussion was held. Qual moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the up to $4500 to use toward projects, pending further discussion at the facility committee meeting. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
GUESTS: were welcomed.
SUPT. REPORT: Dr. Johnson reported on the following: Community endowment awarded over $15,000 this morning with four organizations associated with the school receiving funds; attended a joint board meeting of South Valley and Rural Cass Special Education Units which are working on evaluating the sharing of the Director position between the two units, and the SEEC Administrative which is doing some great work with Professional Development and Wellness Programs. Congratulated the FFA Equine Judging team from Lisbon who placed 5th at the National FFA Convention in Kentucky, the Drama Club who qualified for the State One-Act Play contest, and advisor Ginger Louden who was awarded the Regional Director of the Year. Stacy Schimming and her FCCLA had their District Leadership competition; and all winter sports seasons have now begun with both wrestling and GBB already hosting home events. LPS print management company Marco trained a small number of staff on how to print from wireless devices such iPads and Smartphones; the policy committee met before and the facility planning committee will be meeting after the board meeting tonight; and he and Mr. Adair will be meeting with the CTC director and assistant director about a possible grant to start a building trades unit with cooperation with Riverside Building Center here in Lisbon. CTE will be presenting this and other items to the Lisbon School Board during our regular meeting in February.
CAPITAL PROJECTS – Payment Requests:
– Swanberg Construction: Anderson moved, seconded by Dick to approve final payment in the amount of $25,878.50 to Swanberg Construction. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
POLICIES: After the 2nd reading, Dick moved, seconded by Webb to approve the following policies: AAC – Nondiscrimination & Anti-Harassment Policy; ABBA – ND Comprehensive Model School Policy for Tobacco Use; ACBC – Use of Animals in District Schools & In Curricular Programs; ACCA – Sexual Offenders on School Property; ACDA – Acceptable Use; ACEA – Bullying Policy; BBA – School Board Elections & Terms of Office; BBBA – Officers of the Board; BBBB – School Board Committees; BBC – Method of Filling a Board Vacancy; DBBA – Drug & Alcohol Testing for Employees; DDA – Sick Leave; DDBA – Vacations; DDCA – Political Leave; DEAA – Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace; DHA – Licensure; DHBA – Professional Development Plan; OJA – Substitute Teachers; OKA – Reduction-in-Force Policy; DKBB – Contracted Staff Resignations & Request for Release from Contract; FAAA – Open Enrollment, FCBA – Student Dismissal Precautions; FFC – Bus Conduct; FFE – Extracurricular Participation Requirements, FGA – Student Education Records, HCAB – Bidding Requirements & Procedures, KAAA – Visitors in the Schools, KACA – Patron Complaints, KACB – Complaints About Personnel, ABCC – Wellness; ABBDA – Political Activities; ABBE – Displays of Religious Objects or Documents; DBD – Classified Staff Intent to Rehire; DEBF – Employee Speech; DED – Administrative Leave & Suspension; DHAB – Title I Qualification Notification Requirement; DKBD – Teacher Discharge for Cause; FCAD – Student Accidents; FCBD – Student Custody; FGBB – Student Prayer During Non-Instructional Time; and FGDB – Student Handbooks. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
BOARD REGULATIONS: After the 1st reading, Anderson moved, seconded by Qual to approve and include the following board regulations: AAC-BR – Discrimination & Harassment Grievance Procedure; DKBB-BR – Granting a Release From Contract; FFK-BR – Suspension and Expulsion Regulations; BCAB-BR – Procedure for Seating New Board at the Annual Meeting; DDCA-BR – Political Leave Regulations; DDDB-BR – Long Term Profession Leave Regulations. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
SUPT. EVALUATION: was reviewed. Dick moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the Evaluation of Superintendent Steven L. Johnson dated December 9, 2014. Approved by unanimous roll call vote.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.
Lori B. Lyons