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Board Meeting Minutes                                                    December 13, 2010

Lorane Elementary                                                               7:00 PM



6:30 PM         Executive Session (Non Public Session)  Session was called to order under the authority of ORS 192-660 (1) Personnel (2) Negotiations.


                        Meeting was called to order by Board Chair, Jeff Ramp at 7:06 PM.  Directors Present: Denice Goodheart, Darren Willits, Dean Livelybrooks and Troy Wilson. Staff Present: Superintendent, Susan Nakaba, Director Business Services, Lee Ann Hartwig, Georgann Squire, Mary Houle’, Trish Matchulat, Lindsay Crider, Nicole Glenn, Kathy Davis, Bob Drullinger,and Loyd Fultz.  Patrons: Mandy McGuire, Leon Houle’, Sharon Kester, Jessie Russell, Kathy Drullinger, Tom Giesen, Clara Simonsen, Stan Simonsen, Mark Simonsen, Darin Houle’, Vicki Simonsen, Ryan Sisson, Lloyd Porter, Shawna Martin, Kyle Rolnick, Cathy Bouchet, Jordan Jentzsch, Deanna Jentzsch, Pam, & Pete Kersggard, Candy Middaugh, and.Leann & Craig Youngbauer.


I           Flag Salute was presented by Boy Scout Troop #252 and Cub Scout Pack 252.


II           Agenda was reviewed with no additions.


III          Public Comment on Non Agenda items:


            Tom Giesen presented to the board a slide show presenting his financial analysis, views and concerns from the Lorane School Advocate group regarding the district budget and their concerns regarding the future of Lorane Elementary.  Board Chair Jeff Ramp thanked him for his input and discussed that the board would be addressing these and other financial issues at Budget Work sessions open to the public starting in January 2011.


IV         Superintendent, Susan Nakaba spoke to the board regarding the Music Programs that are happening in the next few days, the Choir singing at the Hult Center, the elementary craft day planned for the last day of school and the District Newsletter that was just sent out to our patrons.  (See Superintendents report)


            Board Chair Jeff Ramp, spoke to board member regarding the recent OSBA Convention he attended.  Discussion was held regarding the Ford Family Foundation and his discussion with them in regard to Long range planning as oppose to short term needs.  A 5,000.00 grant is available to apply for and a free first time 2hr session is available to head up a collaboration process not a planning process.


            Darren Houle’ spoke to the board regarding the high school and middle school events going on.  Winter sports programs are underway and going well.  Wrestling was doing great thanks to the donated time of Troy and Coleen Jentzsch.  Homecoming is scheduled for the week of January 18-20 2011.


V         Action Items:


            Moved by Darren Willits, seconded by Dean Livelybrooks and carried 5-0 to accept the November 8, 2010 Board Minutes, November 2010 District Check Register, and the OSBA Resolutions.


            Moved by Denice Goodheart, seconded by Troy Wilson and carried 5-0 to accept the 2011/2012 Budget Calendar as submitted with the changes in the work session dates to reflect January 20, and February 10, 2011.


VI         Discussion Items:


            Discussion was held regarding Public Forum dates on future funding issues and facilities.  The districts Long term Configuration Goal and how it relates with Budget issues.  Discussions and decisions made this year and how they will impact the following years and goals.


            Scheduled Board Meeting for January 10, 2011 changed to January 12, 2010, Wednesday as to not interfere with the U of O Ducks game.


VII        Information Items:


            Patron Lloyd Porter is working with the Superintendent on future grants for the district to obtain for financial support.


Meeting Adjourned at 8:36 PM