School District #66

85955 Territorial Road

Eugene, Oregon 97402

541/935-2100 Fax 541/935-6107


Board Meeting Minutes                                                                                                                             October 14, 2013

Crow High School                                                                                                                                            7:00 PM


6:30 PM                 Executive Session (Session under the authority of ORS 192-660) (1) Personnel (2) Negotiations (3) Legal


                                    Meeting was called to order by Board Chair, Dean Livelybrooks, at 7:07 PM.  Present were Directors, Jeff Ramp, Troy Wilson, Doug Perry and Austin Bloom.  Staff Present: Superintendent, Aaron Brown, Principal, Carla DeShaw, District Service Manager, Lee Ann Hartwig, Tami Bloom, and Sadie Thorin.  Patrons: Gary Thompson, Lil Thompson, Marissa McNutt Cooper, Tracy Schwartz, Hillary Willis, Stephanie Wood, Linda Ackridge, Vicki Simonsen, Rodney Cooper, Kyle Rolnick, and Beth Robinson.


                                    II               Agenda Review


                                    III              Public Comment on Non Agenda Items:


       Linda Ackridge and Stephanie Ackridge Wood, wanted to talk to the board regarding the need to have a policy in place that addressed notifying parent directly any time there is an issue of suspension/expulsion.  Dean Livelybrooks stated we would be discussing this issue a little later in the meeting and if they wouldnt mind waiting and the board would address this subject during Discussion items and the board could further talk about it.

       Rod Cooper spoke to the board regarding the Common Core State standards and how they are shaping the educations of students and that school boards are losing control of schools and their input.

       Vicki Simonsen asked if the district could bring back keyboarding in school, even if could be a zero period class.


IV              Reports:


1)     Student Representatives

Darin Houle was unavailable after surgery.


2)     CHS/CMS Principal Carla DeShaw spoke to the board regarding the Lockdowns, and safety reviews at Crow High School.  The Buzz is being sent out weekly to support continued communication throughout the district with the parents and patrons.  October 29th is OPEN HOUSE at Crow Middle School/Crow High School and November 13, 2013 is ASPIRE NITE for the 11th/12th grade students and their parents.


3)     Superintendent, Aaron Brown reported to the board about the current replacement of some of the gutters at Applegate, and the painting that is beginning at Applegate.  Superintendent, Aaron Brown also discussed the districts Achievement Compact, State report cards, and enrollment in the district.  These reports are on file at the district office.


4)     Board Chair, Dean Livelybrook spoke about the OSBA Regional meeting and the district complaint procedures that is currently on line if parents need to file one and that it has been fine tuned.


V               Action Items:


a)     Consent Agenda:


       Approval of Minutes from September 9, 2013 Regular Board Meeting

       Approval of the District check register for September 2013


Moved by Jeff Ramp, seconded by Austin Bloom and carried 5-0 to accept the September 2013 regular board meeting minutes, and the district check register for September 2013.


b)     YTP Coordinator-Theresa Guerrero


Moved by Austin Bloom, seconded by Troy Wilson and carried 5-0 to accept the hiring of Theresa Guerrero as YTP Coordinator for the CAL School District.


c)     Board Policies

       Second and final Reading of KL, and KL-AR-Complaint Procedures


Moved by Jeff Ramp, seconded by Austin Bloom and carried 5-0 to accept the second and final readings of policies KL, and KL-AR.


       OSBA Candidates


Moved by Jeff Ramp, seconded by Austin Bloom to support the candidate Sharie Dearst Higgins for OSBA 2013/2014 board.


Moved by Jeff Ramp, seconded by Doug Perry and carried 3-1-1 to support the candidate K. Thompson for OSBA 2013/2014 board.  Troy Wilson abstained.  Austin Bloom opposed.


                                    VI              Discussion Items:


  Superintendent, Aaron Brown spoke to the board regarding the Local Option Levy and the need to be working on either the Levy or a Bond and the dates they should be submitted.

  Superintendent, Aaron Brown spoke to the board regarding the Superintendent evaluation and the current evaluation being used in board policy, and needs to be addressed.

  Discussion was held regarding getting an RFP in place and to have for the November 2013 meeting the calendar outline of events.



VII            Information Items:


  Superintendent, Aaron Brown spoke to the board regarding the newly Organization Chart that was submitted in the board packets.

  Currently the district office is updating the district job descriptions and Superintendent, Aaron Brown will have them ready for approval soon.

  Superintendent, Aaron Brown is working on Evaluation packets.


VIII           Items for next Agenda:


       Budget Calendar

       Lorane Water

       Stephanie Wood (Executive Session)

       Superintendent Evaluation selected by December Meeting

       RFP for Lorane property.

       Local Option Levy



Meeting Adjourned at 9:44 pm