Laclede County R-1
School Board

Board President

Kevin Dampier

901 Blackjack Lane
Niangua, MO 65713
(417) 718-3499

Vice President

Norman Webster

13561 Nebraska Dr.
Conway, MO 65632

Andy Triplett

12329 Birch Road
Phillipsburg, MO 65722
(417) 650-1387

Courtney Ann Gunter

343 Jones Creek Rd.
Conway, MO 65632

Kathleen Atkinson-Williams

PO Box 102
Conway, MO 65632

Scott Anderson

15500 Hwy J
Conway, MO 65632

Crystal Peterson

11461 Cattail Rd.
Phillipsburg, MO 65722

Board of Education Meeting

Proposed Agenda for General Session
May 17, 2021 – 6:00 p.m.
High School Library

Scheduled board meetings:
June 21, 2021 - 6:00 pm


May 17, 2021 – 6:00 p.m.
High School Library

Call to Order/Roll Call: Board President Kevin Dampier called the meeting to order with the following members present: Members include Scott Anderson, Courtney Gunter, Crystal Peterson, Norman Webster and Kathleen Atkinson-Williams present. Member Andy Triplett was absent.

Pledge of Allegiance: All present united in repeating the Pledge of Allegiance.

Consent Agenda: Courtney Gunter made a motion to approve the consent agenda; the motion received a second. Motion carried 6-0. Items approved include the authorization of payment of the 2021 bills, the minutes of the April 2021 Board meeting and the May 4, 2021 special Board meeting; the resignation of Chelsey Caselman (5th grade math) and Michelle Reid, (Elem. Band and Choir); the hiring of Katherine Lucas (Elementary Teacher), Elizabeth Kopplin (para), Colby Wimberly (7-12 Asst. Principal) and Zachary Hoar (6-12 Band Director); and the 2021-2022 extra duty assignments.

Public Comment: There were no comments submitted to the Board for the meeting.

Instructional Effectivenes: Mrs. Marlana Howerton presented an evaluation of the Library/Media services.

Administrative Reports: Building Principals Rob Wolff, Tyler Vestal, along with Superintendent Mark Hedger, updated the Board of points of interest throughout the current month.

Old Business:

A. MSBA Policy Update 21A Second Reading: The second reading was held on the proposed MSBA 2021A policies as presented to the Board.

New Business:

A. Penmac substitutes-Superintendent Mark Hedger recommended the district continue utilizing Penmac Services for substitute positions and renew for three years at a markup rate of 32%. Scott Anderson made a motion to renew Penmac Services with a three-year agreement. The motion received a second and was followed by a roll call vote. The motion carried 6-0.

B. 2021-2022 Breakfast and Lunch Prices: The Superintendent requested the Board increase the school lunch price by $0.05 for the 2021-2022 school year for adults and maintain the current breakfast price. The proposed cost for the 2021-2022 school year would be as follows:

• Lunch: Jr. High/High School $2.35, Elementary $2.25
• Breakfast: Jr. High/High School $1.55, Elementary $1.55
• Adults: Breakfast $2.25, Lunch $3.20

Crystal Peterson made a motion to approve the meal price increase as proposed. The motion received a second. A roll call vote followed with the motion carrying 6-0.

Adjournment: With no further business before the Board, Crystal Peterson made a motion to adjourn the monthly Board meeting; the motion received a second. A roll call vote followed with the motion carrying 7-0. The time of adjournment was 6:32 p.m.

Kimberly Shelton
Board Secretary


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