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Benton Community High School District 103 Board of Education met July 18

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Oct 15, 2019

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Benton Community High School District 103 Board of Education met July 18.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

The Board of Education of the Benton Consolidated High School District #103 met in Regular Session on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. in the District Board Room. President, Mark Minor called the meeting to order.

Opening prayer was led by Brady Gisher. Kenny Irvin led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Board members present: Mark Minor, President; Mark Dyel, Secretary Pro-Tempore; Shane Cockrum, Mark Franklin and Kenny Irvin. Board members absent: Mitch Bennett and Robin LaBuwi.

Others present: Benjamin Johnson, Superintendent; Ron Giacone, Board Attorney; Ronda Suver, Board Recording Secretary; and Brady Gisher, Student Council Representative.

4. EXECUTIVE SESSION

4.1 Appointment/Compensation/Discipline/Performance of Personnel

Executive Session – Kenny Irvin made the motion to enter into Executive Session to discuss the Appointment, Compensation, Discipline, and Performance of Personnel. Shane Cockrum seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

The Board; Benjamin Johnson, Superintendent; Ron Giacone, Board Attorney; and Ronda Suver, Board Recording Secretary entered into an Executive Session in the Executive Board Room at 5:03 P.M.

Open Session - The Board reconvened in an Open Session at 5:52 P.M. Mitch Bennett, Secretary called the roll. Answering present: Mitch Bennett – yes, Shane Cockrum – yes, Mark Dyel – yes, Mark Franklin – yes, Kenny Irvin – yes, and Mark Minor – yes. Board member absent: Robin LaBuwi.

Others present: Benjamin Johnson, Superintendent; Ron Giacone, Board Attorney; Ronda Suver, Board Recording Secretary; and Brady Gisher, Student Council Representative.

5. CONSENT AGENDA

5.1 Approve Minutes: Regular Board Meeting Minutes, June 27, 2019

Executive Board Meeting Minutes, June 27, 2019 

5.2 Approve Financial Report (June 2019)

5.3 Approve Payment of Bills (June 2019)

5.4 Review/Approve Final Reading Board Policy Updates-Press Plus Issue 100 (ENCL A)

Mark Dyel made a motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Kenny Irvin seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, members voted as follows: Mark Dyel – yes, Mark Franklin – yes, Kenny Irvin – yes, Mark Minor – yes, Mitch Bennett – yes, and Shane Cockrum – yes. Motion Carried. A copy of Enclosure A has been attached to and made a part of these minutes.

6. ADMINISTRATIVE REMARKS Mr. Johnson thanked the Board for the opportunity to be a part of BCHS, sharing how helpful the staff has been with acclimation. An update on project progress was provided to the board.

7. COMMENTS FROM VISITORS

8. OLD BUSINESS

8.1 Activity Account Expenditure Kenny Irvin made a motion to reimburse Andy Sloan as presented.

Shane Cockrum seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

9. NEW BUSINESS

9.1 Assignment/Employment of Personnel

a) Possible Assignment/Employment of Personnel

Kenny Irvin made a motion to approve Cassidy Neal as a volunteer cheer coach for the 2019-20 school year. Mark Franklin seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

Mark Franklin made a motion to approve Michaela Suver as the 21 Century Grant Site Coordinator for the 2019-20 school year. Shane Cockrum seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

b) Possible Posting of Open Positions Kenny Irvin made a motion to authorize the administration to post the position of computer network assistant as available for the 2019-20 school year. Mitch Bennett seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

9.2 Review/Approve Resolution to Approve Contract for Employment for Computer/Network Technology Specialist Mitch Bennett made a motion to approve the contract for Tristan House as Computer Network Specialist as presented. Kenny Irvin seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried. A copy of this Resolution has been attached to and made a part of these minutes.

9.3 Review/Approve Principal Salary for the 2019-20 School Year

9.4 Review/Approve Handbook Updates Shane Cockrum made a motion to approve the handbook updates as presented. Mark Franklin seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

9.5 Review/Approve Classification of Executive Board Minutes The Executive Board Minutes from July 2018 through June 2019 have been reviewed and the need for confidentiality continues to exist. Therefore, Kenny Irvin made a motion to continue to classify the executive board minutes as confidential. Shane Cockrum seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

10. BOARD OF EDUCATION REMARKS Board Member Cockrum mentioned the Benton Fire Department working with the school to provide training and trauma kits.

11. ADJOURNMENT Kenny Irvin made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:03 P.M. Mark Franklin seconded the motion. Upon a roll call vote, all members present voted yes. Motion carried.

https://www.bentonhighschool.org/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=2051&dataid=4198&FileName=July182019BoardMinutes.pdf

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