OFFICIAL MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2 -
June 9, 2008
The Laramie County School
District No. 2 board meeting was held at
CALL TO ORDER
Chairman Tom Hirsig called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
Members Present – Sue Anderson, Patty Epler, Todd Fornstrom,
Toby Kimzey, Jeff Kirkbride, Tom
Hirsig, Ty Lerwick,
Steve Trimble and Margie Simineo
Also Present – Meribeth Smith, Becky Orr, Laurie Bahl, Paul Poelma, John Poelma, Justene Hirsig and Jeaneane Parsons
2.6 (Approval of Bids) was taken out of the consent agenda and moved to 5.2. The Superintendent mentioned that roof repairs throughout the
district should be added to the consent agenda. She also provided extra prices on meals.
Motion: Todd Fornstrom moved to accept the consent agenda
as modified. (see attached)
Second: Tom Morgan seconded the motion.
Vote: Motion carried.
BUSINESS SERVICES REPORT
total is 96.33% of budgeted amount including encumbrances, 75.93% expended to-date.
CARPENTER SCHOOL REPORTS
Mrs. Simineo reported that she met with the Pine Bluffs Town Council to finalize the plans to take over managing the RV Park for the summer months.
She stressed that the tenants need to be out by the end of the agreement. Should there be any need for an extension they would have to come to the
Board to make a request, but there will be no long term extensions.
REALLOCATION OF SQUARE FOOTAGE FOR SFC
The district has been working with School Facilities Commission to reallocate some square footage from the high school to the elementary school to
get enough room for the food service area. There will be two practice gyms next to each other. The music and library rooms will be enough room
for the ALEX program. The Lab Skills classroom was dropped from the primary wing, and will be moved to Carpenter Elementary.
APPROVAL OF INSURANCE BID
A property and auto insurance coverage comparison chart was given to the Board. Also attached was the Business Service Director’s recommendation
and reasons for staying with WSBA insurance.
Ty Lerwick joined the Board at 7:14 p.m.
The policy needs to be renewed by July 1, 2008 which will not give enough time to make the decision at the next board meeting in June. Discussion
ensued and the board members left the board area to get to a speaker phone to call Mr. Smith with questions that they had.
Motion: Todd Fornstrom moved to accept the WSBA insurance plan to provide property/liability/casualty insurance for the district for
Second: Tom Hirsig seconded the motion.
Tom Morgan abstained from the vote due to personal interest.
Vote: Motion carried.
July 9 - COW Meeting at Central Office, 7:00 p.m.
July 14 - Board Meeting at Pine Bluffs High School
June 30 - Special Board Meeting to close out the year, Central Office, 7:00 p.m.
July 16 – Annual Budget Hearing, Central Office, 7:00 p.m.
The Superintendent told the board that if they want to add an item to the agenda for the June 30 meeting, they need to notify her ASAP so that it can
be advertized in the paper correctly. She has also asked the School Facilities to join the Board on the 30th for any questions. If they are not available
they will come to the July board meeting.
Motion: Ty Lerwick moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:36 p.m.
Second: Todd Fornstrom seconded the motion.
Vote: Motion carried and meeting adjourned.