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Marysville USD 364 Board Minutes


                                                Regular Board Meeting Highlights

                                                               February 8, 2010

  • Accepted the following donations:
    • Received $500 from Rotary on May 12, 2009 which was not accepted by the board at that time.
    • Received $1,500 from the Sons of the American Legion for Camp Invention.
    • Received $100 from John and Laura McNish donated to the band department.
    • Received $2,500 from the R.L. or Elsa Helvering Trust to pay for the Drug Free Awareness Presentation by Brandon Knauss.
    • For boys basketball received:
      • First Commerce Bank – $100
      • Bruna Brothers Implement – $250
      • Jim and Sue Rowland – $25
      • Pizza Hut – $115
      • Union Pacific Railroad – $100
      • Citizen’s State Bank – $1,000
    • For the weight room received:
      • Bill Blumer – $1,000
      • Anonymous Donor – New rubber flooring for weight room
  • Reviewed a budget report showing the current budget spent compared to budget spent for the last two years.
  • Approved the 2008-09 audit report presented by Ken Kickhaefer of Kickhaefer & Associates, P.A. 
  • Approved the 2009-10 audit contract with Kickhaefer & Associates, P.A. in the amount of $9,100.
  • Chad Remboldt with Trane Commercial Services gave a presentation on Facility Conservation Improvement Program (FCIP).  By consensus the board agreed to have Trane do an energy audit for the district.
  • Approved name changes to receive funding for the following courses:
    • FACS Leadership 9-10 Basic skills to Career and Life Planning
    • Parenting 10-12 to Family Studies
    • Personal Management 11-12 to Consumer Education
    • Foods and Nutrition/Nutrition and Wellness 9-12 to Nutrition and Wellness
    • FACS Leadership 10-12 (Project oriented) to Career and Community Connections


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Board Meeting Highlights


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  • Discussed possible cuts if the legislators decide to continue to try and solve the state’s budget issues through cuts rather than an increase in revenue.  They  include:
    • Alternative School/Academy
    • At-Risk Programs
    • MTSS/RTI Programs
    • Junior High Athletic Programs
    • Freshmen Athletic Programs
    • Reduction of Band and Choir Programs
    • Art Programs
    • Vo-Ag Program Reductions
    • Eliminate all field trips including privately funded trips
    • Cut varsity athletic programs (golf, tennis, softball, and baseball)
    • Restrict all travel for varsity activities
    • Reduction of support staff
    • No scheduled maintenance programs unless of equipment failure
    • No computer replacements
    • Reduction of certified positions
  • Discussed snow days and hours.  The board authorized Mr. Thexton to extend school time at the elementary by 10 minutes if needed to make up a snow day.
  • Adopted the 2010-11 calendar.  (Classes will begin on August 18, 2010 and end May 25, 2011.) 
  • Accepted the retirement under KPERS for Mary Schilling.
  • Offered a contract to Mary Schilling as Special Education Director for the 2010-11 school year.
  • Approved the following Administrator Contracts.
  • Khris Thexton – Superintendent (2011-12)
  • Bert Lord – Elementary Principal (2010-11)
  • Cindy Scarbrough – Junior High Principal (2010-11)
  • Sheri Harmer – Senior High Principal (2010-11)
  • Vernon Golladay-Activities Director/Associate Principal (2010-11) 
  • No action was taken on snow days for classified employees.

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