Pearl City School District

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Regular Meeting for May 17, 2017



President Bremmer called the Regular Meeting to order @ 6:32 pm.

After Roll Call the Board approved the May 17, 2017 agenda. 

The Board approved the Consent Agenda consisting of the minutes from the April 19, 2017 regular board meeting minutes, the closed session minutes from the April 19, 2017 regular board meeting, and approval of bills and payroll through May 12, 2017. 

Recognized guests and public comments were allowed.  No comments were made. 

New Business:

  1. Approved the access/use request of the high school parking lot for August 26, 2017 by the Lions Club.
  2. Set the main office summer hours for Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  3. Discussed the sale of the Ag building to the Park District.  Further action will be discussed upon the Park District passing an ordinance allowing the purchase.
  4. The board acknowledged that the Free and Reduced percentage is 36%.  This was acknowledged in order to apply for a Title 1 District Wide waiver.
  5. Received the price for the purchase of copy paper through the ROE.
  6. Conducted a first reading of the 2017-18 Student Handbook.
  7. Approved the following Amended/New Board Policies: 6:130, 6:300, 6:300-E2, 7:150, 7:150-AP, 7:190, 7:190-AP2, 7:190-AP3, 7:190-AP4, 7:190-AP7, 7:190-AP8, 7:190-E1, 7:190-E3, 7:190-E4, 7:200, 7:200-E1, 7:200-E2, 7:210, 7:210-E1, 7:220, 7:230, 7:240, 7:240-AP2,E1, 7:305, 7:305-AP.      
  8. Approved the summer maintenance schedule.
  9. Agreed to have the communication committee meet to go over tentative goals for      2017-18.
  10. Approved a $150/night stipend for teacher’s who attend the Camp Timberlee 8th grade trip.
  11. Approved a 1 year license for Symantec Endpoint anti-virus from CDW-G at a cost of $2,826.20.
  12. Approved the purchase of Microsoft Office 2016 textbooks a hard cover binding and Mindtap for online learning from Cengage Learning and Perma-Bound at a cost for $4,966.75.
  13. Discussed school fees for 2017-18. A final vote will be conducted at the June 21st Board meeting.
  14. Discussed the 2016-17 tentative amended budget.  Concerns revolve around the potential of not received $184,000 owed by the State before the end of the fiscal year.  The Board placed the tentative budget on display for 30 days and set a public hearing for June 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm.
  15. Approved the Liability, Workman’s Compensations and Treasurer’s Bond insurance from Arthur J. Gallagher at a cost of $74,387.  This is $1,506 less than last year.
  16. Hired Chris Diertz as a JH football coach.
  17. Hired Kristi Fransen as the athletic director.
  18. Employed the non-certified including the para professionals, custodians, office staff, kitchen staff, daycare, and bus drivers staff for 2017-18.
  19. Hired Riley Asche as summer custodian for 2017.
  20. Authorized the payment of up to 20 days for Scott Woodley to work on technology needs for the summer of 2017 at a per diem rate of $256.73.
  21. Approved a two year contract for Jennifer Petta for Speech pathology and special services coordinator. 


Meeting was adjourned at 8:40 pm.