Former City Manager wants to help USD 489
Former Hays city manager Randy Gustafson has told Hays Post he will probably be in attendance at Monday night’s USD 489 School Board meeting. Gustafson has submitted a management agreement (See Above) The proposal is “to establish criteria that a new USD 489 superintendent could use in establishing processes that would improve and enhance the efficiency and innovation.”
USD 489 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013 – 6:30 p.m.
The Board will hear comments from the public.
3. REPORT OF COMMITTEES:
The Board will hear reports from committees.
4. COMMUNICATIONS FROM OTHER ORGANIZATIONS:
The Board will review communications from other organizations, including minutes and agendas.
5. REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT:
The Superintendent shall provide the Board with a report of district events, activities, accomplishments, occurrences and news.
Approval of Consent Agenda (Items to be approved by the Board in one motion, unless an item is removed).
A. July, 1 2013 Board Meeting Minutes
B. July 8, 2013 Work Session Minutes
D. Approve bills in the amount of $ 710,028.72
E. Financial Reports
G. Surplus Property
7. Superintendent’s Retirement:
The Board will accept the revised retirement letter from Will Roth.
8. Authorization for Board President to Sign Nutrition Documents:
The Board President will need to sign the 2013-14 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Agreement Addendum and the Attestation of Compliance with Meal Pattern Requirements SY 2013-14.
Randy Gustafson, management consultant, has submitted a proposal to establish criteria that a new superintendent could use in establishing processes that would improve and enhance the efficiency and innovation.
10.Appointment to Committees:
The President will present a slate of recommended appointments to committees for the 2013-14 year. (President)
11.Approval of Handbooks, Student and Employee:
The Board will be asked to approve the student handbooks from Hays High, Hays Middle, and elementary schools; as well as the approval of the District Classified Handbook and Administrative Handbook.
District Elementary Handbook
Hays Middle School Handbook
Hays High School / Activities Handbook
Classified Staff Handbook
Administrative Staff Handbook
12.Copy Paper Bid:
The Board will be asked to approve the low bid for copy paper. (Richard Cain)
13. Hays High Soda Proposal:
The Board will consider proposals from Coke and Pepsi for the exclusive contract for products at Hays High. (Marty Straub)
14. Wireless Bid:
The Board will consider bids for upgrading the wireless infrastructure for the USD 489 network. (Todd Bryant)
15. FY 14 Capital Outlay Draft:
The Administration will present a first draft of the Capital Outlay budget for 2013- 14. (Richard Cain)
16. Contracts for Administration and Directors:
Bill Jeter will present recommendation for contracts.
17.Policy for Contracts:
Will Roth, Superintendent and Bill Jeter, BOE Attorney, will lead a discussion on current contract policy for DJFA – Purchasing Authority which addresses purchases made under $20,000. All contracts exceeding $20,000 are to be approved by the Board, authorizing the Board President to execute such contracts.
18.Policy for Board of Education Committees:
BOE policy BBC Board Committees new language concerning Technology
19.Home Rule Resolution:
Bill Jeter will lead a discussion of the necessity of a Home Rule Resolution
20.Board of Education Meeting Dates for 2013-14:
Consider Resolution specifying board of education meeting dates, location, and times per K.S.A. 72-8205. Also see BOE Meeting Calendar for 2013-14.
21.Multi-Peril Insurace for 2013-14:
Consider the approval of Multi-peril Insurance for the 2013-14 school year from Insurance Planning. A general discussion regarding district safety program will be discussed at a future work session.
22.Board Attorney Retainer Fee for 2013-14
The Board will need to discuss the Board Attorney Retainer Fee. The fee could not be determined until the Board meeting calendar was set.
23.Discussion by Board Members and agenda requests. 24. Executive Session