Lewis County C-1 school board meeting minutes

LEWIS COUNTY C-I SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES December 13, 2023 


LEWIS COUNTY C-I SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES December 13, 2023 

President Robert Reed Miller 

Vice President  Neil Jennings

Member Tiffany Fish

Member Sue Ann Gaus

Member Donna Reid 

Member  Michael Scoggin

Member Nicole Simmons

Superintendent John French

Secretary Tracy Gonnerman

Treasurer Kim Kramer 

OPEN SESSION 5:32 PM (in Central Office Board Room) 

1) Call to Order 

 Having a quorum, the meeting was called to order by President, Robert Reed Miller. The board secretary took the roll with 5 members being present. Sue Ann Gaus – Yes, Neil Jennings – Yes, Robert Reed Miller – Yes, Donna Reid – Yes, Michael Scoggin – Yes. 

Tiffany Fish and Nicole Simmons were absent. 

2) Executive Session 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Donna Reid to enter into a closed session with a closed record and closed vote pursuant to subsection 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss the following: Item #s 1, 2, 3, 6, 13 and 14. Roll call vote was taken: Sue Ann Gaus – Yes, Neil Jennings – Yes, Robert Reed Miller – Yes, Donna Reid – Yes, Michael Scoggin – Yes. Motion carried 5-0. 

OPEN SESSION 6:08 PM (in Central Office Board Room) 

4) Pledge of Allegiance

President Robert Reed Miller asked  Michael Scoggin to lead the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance.

5) Approve/Amend the Agenda 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Michael Scoggin to amend the agenda to move item 10a) so the auditors can present before the Superintendent’s Report. Motion carried 5-0. 

5. Safety & Security Grant – Cameras Installation Scheduled 

6. HS Gym Bleachers – Repairs Scheduled 

7. Boys Locker Room Showers – Repairs Scheduled for Christmas Break 

8. Baby Changing Station – Bids are Due Friday, December 15, 2023 

9. Football Shack Renovations – Waiting for Aaron Johnson to do the work. 

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C. Board of Education Filing Dates 

10)     New Business 

a. Moved 

b. Bus Route Addition 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Neil Jennings to authorize the superintendent to add a route for the remainder of the 2023-24 school year. Motion carried 5-0. 

c. Maintenance Position 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Donna Reid to authorize the superintendent to increase Isaac Murphy’s pay by $3000.00 based on the new position and training as a maintenance supervisor. Motion carried 5-0. 

1. Incentive Idea for Custodial Workers Not Missing Work 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Michael Scoggin to approve Mr. Miller’s incentive plan to encourage custodial workers good attendance as presented. Motion carried 5-0. 

d. Contracts – Agreement on Science of Reading Book Pilot Program 

1. Just Right Reading Agreement 

2. Just Right Reading Data Sharing Agreement 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Michael Scoggin to authorize the superintendent to sign the agreements on behalf of the board to implement the Just Right Reading Pilot at no cost to the district. Motion carried 5-0. 

e. Grant Opportunities 

1. Cybersecurity Grant 

Motion was made by Neil Jennings and seconded by Michael Scoggin to authorize the superintendent to purchase the additional PC’s that need to be replaced at the current pricing even though the Cybersecurity Grant is only covering a portion of the computers needed. Motion carried 5-0. 

2. Early Childhood Grants – Update 

          f. Google Workspace for Education Plus
               Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Neil Jennings       to purchase Google Workspace for Education Plus as presented. Motion carried 5-0.

11) Administrative Reports

    a. Elementary
    b. High School
        1. Discipline
    c. Athletics
        1. Basketball Official’s Pay

Motion was made by Donna Reid and seconded by Sue Ann Gaus to pay Varsity Basketball Officials $160.00 (2 games) retroactive to the beginning of the season. Motion
carried 5-0. 

d. Special Education 

e. Curriculum/Instruction/Assessment 

f. Transportation 

g. OPAA Report 

12) Executive Session

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Donna Reid to reconvene into a closed session with a closed record and closed vote pursuant to subsection 610.021 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss the following: Item #s 1, 2, 3, 6, 13 and 14. Roll call vote was taken: Sue Ann Gaus – Yes, Neil Jennings – Yes, Robert Reed Miller – Yes, Donna Reid – Yes, Michael Scoggin – Yes. Motion carried 5-0. 

14. ADJOURNMENT – 8:34 PM 

Motion was made by Sue Ann Gaus and seconded by Michael Scoggin to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried 5-0

ITEMS DISCUSSED: 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 

AGENDA 

PUBLIC COMMENTS 

CONSENT ITEMS 

FISCAL YEAR 23 AUDIT REPORT 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT 

BUDGET UPDATE 

CONTINUOUS SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN DISTRICT FACILITIES & CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT 

HVAC 

VOIP PHONE SYSTEM REPLACEMENT 

LAGOON FEASIBILITY STUDY 

FEMA SHELTER 

SAFETY & SECURITY GRANT 

HS GYM BLEACHERS 

BOYS LOCKER ROOM SHOWERS BABY CHANGING STATION 

FOOTBALL SHACK RENOVATIONS BOARD OF EDUCATION FILING DATES BUS ROUTE ADDITION 

MAINTENANCE POSITION 

INCENTIVE FOR NOT MISSING WORK JUST RIGHT READING AGREEMENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES 

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS 

ADJOURN 

Tracy Gonnerman
Secretary

Robert R Miller
President

Date: 01/17/2024 

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