LOUISBURG UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 416
                      LOUISBURG, KANSAS 66053


                          REGULAR BOARD MEETING
                             October 13, 2008

A regular meeting of the Board of Education, Unified School District #416, Miami
County, Kansas was held Monday, October 13, 2008 in the Unified School District
Board Room, 29020 Mission Belleview, at 7:00 PM.

Those in attendance were: Board Members Jimmy Allen, Jim Vallacqua, Lou Davis,
Scot Rogers, John Cleek, Paul Kircher and Tom York ; Superintendent Rick Doll;
Clerk Nina Turec; Principals Debbie Blancarte, Becky Bowes and Sally Lundblad,
Assistant Principal Dave Tappan; Keegan Jackson, Hollis and Miller; Greg White,
J.E. Dunn; Kristen Waggener, Louisburg Herald; Mike Hughes, East Central Kansas
Special Ed Coop; patrons Marcia Cook, Colin Peterson, Tom Davin.

1. President Jimmy Allen called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

   1.1.   President Jimmy Allen led the flag salute.

2. Routine Items

   2.1.   Approval of Minutes 9/8/08
   2.2.   Treasurer’s Report
   2.3.   Payment of Bills and Claims
   2.4.   Transfers
   2.5.   Agenda

      John Cleek moved to approve the routine items with the addition of the bills
      in the Black Book, without discussion and add Agenda Item 5.3, Louisburg
      Library. Jim Vallacqua seconded the motion. The motion passed 6-0. Lou
      Davis was absent.

3. Consent Items

   3.1.   Recommendations/resignations
   3.2.   FFA National Meeting (Black Book).
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            A motion was made by Tom York and seconded by Paul Kircher to
            approve the consent items.
            Motion passed 6-0. Lou Davis was absent.

4. Comments from the Public – There was no public forum.

5. Reports

   5.1.     Dr. Doll noted that four high school students received AP Scholar
            Awards from the College Board. This is a first for Louisburg High

   5.2.     Superintendent’s Report

         5.2.1. Enrollment update as presented in Board Book.

         5.2.2 Mike Hughes – Special Ed Coop

            Dr. Hughes gave an overview of the Special Ed Coop. Funding was
            discussed as well as staffing. He noted that the Level II program will be
            housed in the Broadmoor Elementary Building next year.

   5.3      Louisburg Library Bond Issue. Marcia Cook presented an overview of the
            plans for the upcoming bond issue slated for November 4, 2008. The new
            facility would meet Kansas State Library Standards.

6. Old Business

   6.1.     Construction Update

             Greg White reported on Rockville and Stadium project’s progress.

             Keegan Jackson was present to answer any questions concerning
             change orders. No questions were raised.

             John Cleek moved to approve Change Order No. 17 in the amount of
             $8,215.00 for Rockville Elementary and Change Order No. 5 in the
             amount of $41,522.00 for the Stadium and Broadmoor renovations.
             Paul Kircher seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0. Lou Davis
              was absent.

             The Board commended Scot Rogers and Paul Kircher for their time
             and effort spent during construction meetings and discussions of the
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   6.2         Tom York moved and Jim Vallacqua seconded a motion to
               approve the USD 416 Goals for 2008-2009 as presented. The
                motion passed 6-0. Lou Davis was absent.

  6.3          School Marquee – The proposed marquee was discussed. Dr. Doll
               pointed out that Pam Best is working on a possible grant to cover
               some of the cost.

               Paul Kircher made a motion to table the school marquee for future
               discussion. Jim Vallacua seconded the motion. Motion carried 6-0.
               Lou Davis was absent.

7. Future agenda items –

   7.1.     Superintendent Doll opened discussion of the annual tour of facilities.
            The Board decided to make plans for personal tours when each is
            available and not schedule one tour, as a group.

   7.2      The Bus contract will be addressed at a future meeting.

Lou Davis arrived at 7:55

8. Announcements
   8.1. Oct. 17, Chili Supper.
   8.2. Oct. 23, Fall Regional Meeting KASB, Carbondale
   8.3. Nov. 10, Next Regular Meeting.
   8.4. Nov. 13, Louisburg Chamber of Commerce Dinner
   8.5. Nov. 19, Elected Officials Dinner 6:00 PM, Ursuline Academy, Paola.
   8.6. Dec. 5-7, Annual KASB Convention, Wichita.

9. Executive Session to discuss negotiations and personnel

         John Cleek moved and Tom York seconded a motion for the
         Board and Superintendent Doll to retire to a 30 minute
         executive session to discuss negotiations and personnel.
         Motion passed 7-0.

               Executive session began 8:10 PM. Executive session ended at
               8:40 PM.

               Regular session resumed at 8:41 PM.
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10. Adjourn Regular Meeting

            Tom York moved the October 13, 2008 Regular Meeting of the USD
            416 Board of Education adjourn. Jim Vallacqua seconded the motion.
            Motion carried 7-0.

Adjournment time: 8:45 PM.

                                           Nina B. Turec, Clerk
                                           USD #416 Board of Education

                                           Jimmy Allen, President
                                           USD #416 Board of Education

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