MEETING MINUTES…WHITEHALL BOARD OF EDUCATION…July 20, 2016
The July 20, 2016 meeting of the Whitehall Board of Education was held at Whitehall Memorial Conference Room. President, George Everson called the meeting to order at 7:35 pm. Roll was called and a quorum established. Other Board members present: Byron Fields, Leah Johnson 7:37 pm.), Kristen Carroll, and Jason Molis. Absent: Julie Dokkestul. Others present: Superintendent/6-12 Principal, Mike Beighley; Elementary Principal, Damon Lisowski; Assistant HS Principal/Athletic Director, Jamie Youngbauer.
Carroll moved to approve vouchers as presented. Molis seconded. Aye – All members. Motion carried.
Molis moved to approve the following items of the Motion Calendar:
Approve minutes of June 27, 2016 Regular Meeting
- Approve minutes of June 27, 2016 Executive Session
- Set date/time for Budget Hearing & Annual Meeting:
October 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm. (regular meeting to follow)
- Set dates and times for Regular Board of Education Meetings:
3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Fields seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Fields nominated Molis for Vice President. Carroll seconded. Fields moved to close nominations for Vice President. Carroll seconded. Roll call vote: Yes – Everson, Fields, Johnson, and Carroll. Abstain: Molis. Motion carried.
Johnson moved to approve no change in activity ticket prices for 2016-17: K-5 = $7, Gr. 6-8 = $12, Gr. 9-12 = $17, Adult $30. Carroll seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Johnson moved to approve a $.10 increase in breakfast and lunch prices for 2016-17 school year. Carroll seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Molis moved to approve that the academic standards remain the same for 2016-17. Carroll seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Beighley presented staff inservice plans for 2016-17.
Fields moved to approve the 1st Reading of Policy #731.4 Unmanned Aircraft (Drone). Johnson seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried.
Beighley gave an update on the continued discussions of the Co-op program with Arcadia, Blair-Taylor and Independence.
Everything is in place for the Co-op Alternative School to begin in the 2016-17 school year. The Board consented to move forward with the program. It will be on the agenda for approval at the next Joint Meeting in August.
Beighley reported on the discussions from the Community Development meeting held earlier this evening.
Carroll move to adjourn. Johnson seconded. Aye – All Members. Motion carried. Time: 8:32 p.m.