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Santa Fe Trail USD 434

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September 11, 2013


Regular Meeting

September 11, 2013

6 p.m.

Santa Fe Trail District Administrative Center



Call to Order

Randy Boudeman called the meeting to order at 6 p.m.


Board Members Present


Randy Boudeman, Clayton Lee, Zac Anshutz, Chris Kendall, Michele Ferris, Dana Mentzer and Amy Crotinger.


Board Members Absent




Administrators & Others present



Amy Hill, Steve Pegram, Patrick Graham, David, Swaim, Kristy Hamit, Ashtyn Mentzer, Shellanne Thompson, LeRoy Ming.


Agenda Approval

Motion by Clay Lee, second by Zac Anshutz, to approve the amended agenda adding to item 4.1 Midwest Masonry payment for $99502, item 5.4 Phillip Stephenson, item 5.8 Eighth Grade Fundraiser, item 7.3 Yoga Pants.  Motion carried 7-0.






No one requested communication time.


Financial/Bills Payable




Monthly Budget Review

Motion by Michele Ferris, second by Zac Anshutz, to approve the check journal as amended.  Motion carried 7-0.


Budget funds were reviewed.


Consent Agenda Items


Motion by Clay Lee, second by Zac Anhsutz, to approve the amended consent agenda. Motion carried 7-0.


















Public Communication

Ann Mah and Senator Hensley

  • Approve the minutes of the August 14, 2013 meeting.
  • Approved the August 2013 treasurer’s report.
  • Approved the August 2013 school activity fund reports.
  • Approved the employment of Phillip Stephenson, FAST LANE support for two hours per day at $10 per hour; Wyatt Ziegler, floating high school custodian at $8 per hour.
  • Accepted the resignation of Linda Cunningham, jr. high asst track coach
  • Approved the out of district enrollment requests of Patrick Steele, Kyler Waters, Cameron Watts.
  • Approved the 2013 Cross County Memo of Understanding with Mark Forbes.
  • Approved the presented list of 2013/14 fundraising activities for Santa Fe Trail High School and the eighth grade class.


Ann Mah and Senator Anthony Hensley appeared before the board updating them on the newly enacted legislation.





Review ACT Results



Yoga Pants




Items from the Past for Reconsideration


Bid for 2015 Mowing



Construction Update



New Items for Discussion and Consideration


Enrollment Information

David Swaim and Kristy Hamit reviewed two building reports.


David Swaim reviewed the district ACT results for the graduating class of 2013. 


Discussion regarding permittance of student worn yoga pants.  Board discussion concludes yoga pants were allowable as long as student’s rear is covered.





Discussion concluding the contract will run its course and contract will be bid next year.


Dr. Pegram gave updates on the construction projects throughout the district.





Downward trend of district enrollment discussed.


Items Added to the Agenda


Executive Session










Superintendent’s Report




Motion by Clay Lee, second by Amy Crotinger, to enter executive session to discuss personnel matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the individual(s) to be discussed and that we return to open session in this room at 7:45 pm, with Dr. Pegram present. Motion carried 7-0.


The board returned to open session at 7:45 pm. No action was taken.


Three Lakes Education Cooperative Report

Mileage/expense/overtime report

Review BOE Calendar


Next Regular Board Meeting







Wednesday, October 9, 2013


President Randy Boudeman adjourned the meeting at 7:50 pm.







Amy Hill, Clerk        






Randy Boudeman, President