The Tarkio R-I Board of Education met on June 19, 2019, at Tarkio High School. The meeting was called to order by President Jeff Meyer at 7:00 p.m. Board members attending were: Jamie Barnett, Garrett Wood, Sam Hannah, Steve Klute, and Ann Schlueter. Chris Yates joined the meeting at 8:07 p.m. Others in attendance were Tarkio R-I Superintendent Karma Coleman, Board Secretary Lanette Hogue, Tarkio High School Principal Carrie Livengood, Tarkio Elementary Principal and Special Education Director Kari Taylor, Deyton Thomson, Jennifer Peregrine, Scott Poppa, and Adam Stanton.
The board voted to approve the consent agenda and district obligations.
Adam Stanton presented on the city wanting to put a sidewalk on Pine Street from 10th Street up to the school. The city is going to begin looking into what it will take and will get back to the school.
Nurses Taylor Ancell and Meghan Hughes submitted a Health Services and Wellness Committee Report.
Elementary Principal Taylor reported that 83 elementary students attended the AR incentive trip for fourth quarter. They had 58 students exceed all four quarters and will be attending a St. Joseph Mustang baseball game as a reward. The fourth grade held their annual wax museum. Mrs. Rolf received a grant for the STEM Program and received a 3-D printer.
As Special Education Director, Mrs. Taylor presented that the numbers remain high in Special Education and they have a lot of referrals and they have possibly three students for the ECSE Classroom for the fall.
High School Principal Livengood reported that in the high school there was 97% attendance for the year. She reported several teachers attended curriculum camp and presented a rough draft of her handbook. She also reported that she finished her leadership class.
Superintendent Coleman gave a financial report for 2018-19. At the current time the district is in the black. She shared a newsletter from Tarkio College and presented a report from OPAA! on lunch and breakfast.
Mrs. Coleman presented the 2019-20 budget. The board members voted to approve the budget as presented.
Board members approved paying Conn Construction 20% of the cost of materials for the Ag building renovation. The motion carried 7-0.
Ann Schlueter moved and Jamie Barnett seconded to transfer funds from Fund 1 to Fund 4. The motion carried 7-0.
Jamie Barnett moved and Garrett Wood seconded to move all but $28,985.94 from the MMDA account to the NOW account and to have the interest from the CDs moved to be deposited in the NOW account going forward. The motion carried 7-0.
Jamie Barnett moved and Steve Klute seconded to approve the bid from Software Unlimited for the accounting system. The motion carried 7-0.
Chris Yates moved and Steve Klute seconded to approve the technology insurance program as presented. The motion carried 7-0.
Steve Klute moved and Jamie Barnett seconded to approve the E-Rate Agreement as presented. The motion carried 7-0.
Mrs. Coleman presented the lunch prices for 2019-20. Steve Klute moved, and Chris Yates seconded to approve $2.30 for elementary lunch prices, $2.35 for high school lunch prices, $1.50 for breakfast and $3.50 for adult lunches. The motion carried 7-0.
Chris Yates moved and Ann Schlueter moved to approve the Dyslexia Plan as presented. The motion carried 7-0.
Jamie Barnett moved and Steve Klute seconded to approve the Elevate Science Program for grades 3-8. The motion carried 7-0.
Steve Klute moved and Garrett Wood seconded to approve the K-5 English/Language Arts Curriculum and K-6 Music Scope and Sequence as presented. The motion carried 7-0.
Jamie Barnett moved and Sam Hannah seconded to approve the Launch Agreement for 2019-20. The motion carried 7-0.
Chris Yates moved and Jamie Barnett seconded to approve the bid from Pat Athen for $5,095 for the Ag classroom floor. The motion carried 7-0.
The board approved the bid from Pat Athen in the amount of $5,820 for the cafeteria floor. The motion carried 7-0.
Jamie Barnett moved and Ann Schlueter approved payroll for summer school. The motion carried 7-0.
Chris Yates moved and Steve Klute seconded to pay Proctor & Sons half down in the amount of $9,731.52 for lowering of the ceilings in the elementary. The motion carried 7-0.
Garrett Wood moved and Ann Schlueter seconded to approve the bid from J-E Concrete to replace the tubes and fix the concrete on three of the drives at the high school and elementary parking lots. The City of Tarkio will pay for the tubes. The motion carried 7-0.
The meeting moved into closed session pursuant to RSMo § 610.001, Record and vote at 9:10 p.m. The meeting came out of closed session and adjourned at 9:21 p.m.