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UNAPPROVED REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES FEBRUARY 18, 2020

February 20, 2020

BRUNSWICK R-II SCHOOLS

UNAPPROVED REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

FEBRUARY 18, 2020

 

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 BOARD MEMBER CANDIDATES NICHOLAS REISCHE AND DEREK SCHUCHMANN, SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN,  HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL ENGELBRECHT, ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL SIMS AND BOARD SECRETARY GIGER.

 

SIMS MOVED TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED WITH THE FOLLOWING AMENDMENTS:  UNDER OLD BUSINESS ADD E. “DISCUSSION CONCERNING FALL SPORTS” AND UNDER NEW BUSINESS ADD D. “DECLARE SURPLUS PROPERTY”.  ZEILSTRA SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

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

 

RICE MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY 6, 2020 SPECIAL AND CLOSED BOARD MEETINGS.  SIMS SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 4-0-3 WITH BARNETT, MANSON AND MILLER ABSTAINING.

 

ZEILSTRA MOVED TO APPROVE CHECK NUMBER 36943 IN THE AMOUNT OF $100.00 TO GERALD D GUNN.  RICE SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 6-0-1 WITH GUNN ABSTAINING.

 

MILLER MOVED TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS:  MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 21, 2020 REGULAR AND CLOSED SESSION MEETINGS, THE FINANCIAL REPORT, UTILITY REPORT, AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE & AVERAGE DAILY BREAKFAST & LUNCH PARTICIPATION REPORT, BILLS AND SALARIES EXCLUDING CHECK NUMBER 36943, AND PRINCIPAL REPORTS. MANSON SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

DURING PUBLIC COMMENT SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN READ A THANK YOU NOTE FROM THE DON RIDDLE FAMILY FOR THE USE OF THE BUILDING.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN UPDATED THE BOARD ON CONSTRUCTION AND SUMMER PROJECTS. 

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN PRESENTED PAY APPLICATION NUMBER 4 TO SEPTAGON CONSTRUCTION CO INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,234.45.  ZEILSTRA MOVED TO APPROVE PAY APPLICATION NUMBER 4 IN THE AMOUNT OF $70,234.45 TO SEPTAGON CONSTRUCTION CO INC.  BARNETT SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN PRESENTED A THREE YEAR TAX COMPARISON.  NO ACTION WAS TAKEN.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN DISCUSSED POSSIBLE CHANGES TO THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR.  NO ACTION WAS TAKEN.

 

A DISCUSSION WAS HELD CONCERNING FALL SPORTS FOR 2020.  NO ACTION WAS TAKEN.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN PRESENTED THE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE RATES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020 TO JUNE 30, 2021.  MILLER MOVED THE APPROVE THE GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE RATES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020 TO JUNE 30, 2021 AND FOR THE EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION TO REMAIN AT $500.00.  ZEILSTRA SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

SIMS MOVED TO ADOPT THE FOLLOWING BOARD POLICIES AND REGULATIONS: 

POLICIES 1210, 2640, 2874, 4870 AND 4871 AND REGULATION 4871.  ZEILSTRA SECONDED THE MOTION.  THE MOTION CARRIED 7-0.

 

SUPERINTENDENT KOTTMAN UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE DISTRICT’S RECENT DESE CIVIL RIGHTS REVIEW.  NO ACTION WAS TAKEN.

 

SIMS MOVED TO DECLARE THE DISTRICT’S 2006 BLUE BIRD SCHOOL BUS AS SURPLUS PROPERTY.  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).  MILLER 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.

 

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

 

THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:17 P.M.

 

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