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Meeting Minutes                                              October 10, 2011

Crow High School                                                7:00 PM


6:30 PM       Executive Session (Session under the authority of ORS 192-660) (1)

                  Personnel (2) Negotiations


Meeting was called to order by Board Chair, Dean Livelybrooks. Director presents Jeff Ramp, Darren Willits, Troy Wilson and Doug Perry.  Staff present: Superintendent, Susan Nakaba, District Service Manager, Lee Ann Hartwig, Principal, Ron Osibov, and Student Teacher, Tami Bloom.  Parent and Patrons: Doug Schwin,

Kristin Schwin, Kyle Rolnick, Pam Kersgaard, Hans Larsen, Gabriel Baune, and Casey Willits.


II       Agenda Review


III      Public Comment on Non Agenda Items


IV      Reports


Student Representatives, Casey Willits and Gabriel Baune spoke to the board regarding the activities at the high school and middle school.


Principal, Ron Osibov spoke to the board regarding the current field trips that were and had taken place.  Open house was successful with approximately 35 families attending.  Applegate Elementary had a Movie night after their Open house and attendance was good with popcorn, hotdogs and beverages being served for all.  October 5th was the first late start and the Site Council met for the first time to decide ongoing projects one of which would be to investigate the 4 day school week the next meeting will be on the next late start December 7th. (see attachments for further information).


Superintendent, Susan Nakaba spoke to the board regarding the Modified Diploma that could be offered to students who could not attain a general education diploma.  Discussion was also held regarding the Technology Director position and how the position will now be handling, and the board decided based on the information submitted by Susan to outsource Technology Services to ŇPartnered SolutionsÓ.


Board Chair, Dean Livelybrooks, spoke to the board regarding the OSBA Regional Meeting he attended at Lane ESD and the discussions on Open Enrollment and Proficiency Learning Base.



V       Action Items


Moved by Darren Willits, seconded by Doug Perry and carried 5-0 to accept the September 2011 Minutes and the September 2011 Check Register as submitted to the board noting a conflict on items 19, 73, 57 and 87 with board members.


Moved by Jeff Ram, seconded by Darren Willits and carried 5-0 to accept the Memorandum of Understanding between CAL School District, and Sid Baum to waive insurance for the 2011/2012 school year.  Payment of 2,300.00 will be paid in place of insurance coverage.


Moved by Darren Willits, seconded by Jeff Ramp and carried 5-0 to accept the Superintendent Evaluation format as submitted to the board.  (see example).


Moved by Jeff Ramp, seconded by Doug Perry and carried 5-0 to accept the Revised Policy JE-Attendance with Notification letter to parents, regarding the New Kyron Horman Law.


Moved by Darren Willits, seconded by Troy Wilson and carried 5-0 to accept the contract between LUBC Certified union and the CAL School District for 2011-2014 as submitted to the board.  2011-2012 Step increases no cap increase and no COLA  increase.  Open 2nd year for wages only no language change.  3rd year reopen.


VI      Discussion Items


Discussion was held regarding the letter from ODE and the Charter School Waiver to Tom Giesen.  Lorane PTO is requesting the district allow them to use the district newsletter for advertising patrons in the area businesses.  Board director Jeff Ramp would call the OSBA and check to see if there was any conflict or guidelines in doing this. 

Discussion was held with the board and attending parents on the concerns of the large 5th grade class and the impact it could be having on students.  Principal, Ron Osibov, and Student Teacher Tami Bloom, spoke to parents and the board regarding the current class schedule, pull outs and concerns.  The board directed Ron to come back with various solutions to the overcrowded 5th grade class after he met with the staff involved.  More to follow in November.


Director, Darren Willits spoke to the board regarding setting up a work session with Heidi Khokhar, ŇRDIÓ (Rural Development Initiatives) for Wednesday, October 19th at Crow High School library at 6:00 PM.  Lee Ann to provide dinner for board members.  Meeting to provide possible support for board goals for future configurations.



VII     Information Items:


Open Enrollment needs to be addressed soon as to how the board wishes to handle it.


Next Board Meeting November 14, 2011, 7:00 PM at Crow High School.


November 10, 2011 No School, Grading Day


November 11, 2011 No School, VeteranŐs Day


November 23rd Early Release, November 24th Thanksgiving, November 25th No School


Meeting Adjourned at 10:00 PM