MINUTES

Cut Bank School District #15

BOARD MEETING

December 12, 2017

 

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Place: Administration Building

Present: Board Members: Bret Kraft, Doug Ray, Steven Hjartarson, Carolyn Berkram and Darcy Hibbs. Also in attendance were Superintendent Wade Johnson, Business Manager Scott Laird, Principal’s Venus Dodson, Gail Hofstad, Peter Hamilton and student representative Katelynn Larson.

See attached list of audience persons.

Chairman Bret Kraft called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m., with all present joining in the pledge of allegiance.

DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

There were none.

PUBLIC INPUT:

There was none.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Steven entered a motion to accept the minutes from the November 14th board meeting minutes as presented. Carolyn seconded the motion with all eligible members voting favorably.

APPROVAL OF WARRANTS:

Darcy moved to accept the warrants as presented. Doug seconded the motion with all board members voting favorably.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

A. Student Representative Report.

Katelynn Larson discussed the school activities for the High School.

B. Principal Reports.

The principals discussed their individual schools, current enrollments and activities this past month including the Run Lock Fight presentation to the staff a few weeks ago.

C. SRO Report.

Officer Jim Everett discussed the interactions he has dealt with this past month.

D. Review Superintendent Evaluation.

Chairman Kraft stated the evaluation was last night and it went well and there was good discussion and positive comments. Overall the Superintendent is doing an excellent job.

ITEMS FOR ACTION:

1. Resignations.

There were none.

2. Hiring.

There were none.

3. Open CBEA Negotiations.

Chairman Kraft stated we have received notification from the CBEA requesting to open negotiations. Doug entered a motion to open negotiations with the CBEA. Steven seconded the motion with all members voting favorably.

4. Approve Substitute Personnel List.

Superintendent Johnson presented the board with an updated substitute personnel list for the district, pending successful background checks. Doug made a motion to accept the approved substitute list as presented. Darcy seconded the motion with all members voting favorably.

ADJOURNMENT:

The meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm.

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Bret Kraft, Chairman

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