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UNAPPROVED REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES NOVEMBER 18, 2019

November 19, 2019

BRUNSWICK R-II SCHOOLS

UNAPPROVED REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

NOVEMBER 18, 2019

 

BOARD PRESIDENT GUNN LED EVERYONE IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

 

BOARD PRESIDENT GUNN CALLED THE REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE AT 1008 COUNTY RD, BRUNSWICK, MO, 65236, WITH BOARD MEMBERS BARNETT, MANSON, MILLER, RICE, SIMS AND ZEILSTRA PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE SCHOOL COUNSELOR ANNA BLUNK, SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN, HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ENGELBRECHT, ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL SIMS AND BOARD SECRETARY GIGER.

 

SIMS MOVED TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED.  RICE SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

THERE WERE NO SPOKESPERSONS TO BE ADDED TO NEXT MONTH’S AGENDA.

 

MANSON MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 21, 2019 REGULAR AND CLOSED SESSION MEETINGS.  MILLER SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 6-0-1 WITH ZEILSTRA ABSTAINING.

 

ZEILSTRA MOVED TO APPROVE CHECK NUMBER 36586 IN THE AMOUNT OF $300.00 TO SHERRY’S HOME COOKIN’ AND CHECK NUMBER 36600 IN THE AMOUNT OF $193.64 TO AMY SIMS.  RICE SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 6-0-1 WITH SIMS ABSTAINING.

 

MILLER MOVED TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:  THE FINANCIAL REPORT, UTILITY REPORT, AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE & AVERAGE DAILY BREAKFAST & LUNCH PARTICIPATION REPORT, BILLS AND SALARIES EXCLUDING CHECK NUMBERS 36586 AND 36600, AND PRINCIPAL REPORTS. BARNETT SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

DURING PUBLIC COMMENT SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN ANNOUNCED THAT THE DISTRICT RECEIVED A $10,000.00 DONATION FROM DOLLAR GENERAL. THIS DONATION WILL BE USED TO STRENGTHEN AND EXPAND LITERACY EFFORTS IN THE BRUNSWICK R-II SCHOOL DISTRICT.  THE BRUNSWICK DOLLAR GENERAL WAS NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 12 OUT OF 16,000 DOLLAR GENERAL STORES IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION FROM POSITIVE SURVEY FEEDBACK.

 

BUSINESS EDUCATION TEACHER SCOTT SINGLETON ENTERED THE MEETING.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT AND PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH AN UPDATED CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN PRESENTED A BID FOR THE COOLER/FREEZER TEMPORARY RELOCATION.  SIMS MOVED TO APPROVE THE BID FROM SEPTAGON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY INC IN THE AMOUNT OF $12,220.00 FOR THE COOLER/FREEZER TEMPORARY RELOCATION.  ZEILSTRA SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

SCHOOL COUNSELOR ANNA BLUNK PRESENTED AN EVALUATION OF THE DISTRICT’S COUNSELING AND TESTING PROGRAMS.  MILLER MOVED TO APPROVE THE EVALUATION OF THE DISTRICT’S COUNSELING AND TESTING PROGRAMS AS PRESENTED.  RICE SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

BLUNK LEFT THE MEETING.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN AND THE BOARD DISCUSSED CONFERENCE EXPANSION AND AN INVITATION FROM KEYTESVILLE R-III TO CO-OP IN 8-MAN FOOTBALL FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR.  NO ACTION WAS TAKEN.

 

SIMS MOVED TO APPROVE THE DATES FOR BOARD MEMBER FILING BEGINNING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2019 AT 8:00 AM AND ENDING TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2020 AT 5:00 PM.  BARNETT SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENTS, SIMS MOVED TO ADJOURN THE MEETING TO CLOSED SESSION WITH CLOSED RECORD AND CLOSED VOTE PURSUANT TO RSMO 610.021(3)(6)(13).  MANSON SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0 BY ROLL CALL VOTE AS FOLLOWS:  MANSON, AYE; BARNETT, AYE; RICE, AYE; MILLER, AYE; SIMS, AYE; ZEILSTRA, AYE AND GUNN, AYE.

 

THE MEETING RESUMED FOLLOWING CLOSED SESSION.

 

MILLER MOVED TO ADJOURN FROM THE MEETING.  BARNETT SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 9:00 P.M.

 

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