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Special Meeting
Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
6:00 pm - Lockwood Board Room

Any person present who wishes to address the board or raise any question about public school district matters or governing policies may do so under public participation. No discussion of personnel or individual students is permitted at this time. A limit of three minutes is placed on each speaker. Persons who want more time may make arrangements to be placed on a future agenda. The public is also reminded that they may provide input on all motions being considered by the board at this meeting.

NOTE TO OUR GUESTS: VISITORS WISHING TO RECORD THIS MEETING ELECTRONICALLY MAY DO SO PROVIDING THE RECORDING DOES NOT DISRUPT THE ORDERLY CONDUCT OF THIS MEETING.

1. Call to order 6:00 pm
    Pledge to the Flag
    Welcome

2. Individuals, delegations, correspondence

  1. Public Comment
3. Items for Action
  1. Approve Substitute
  2. Approve Out of District Student
  3. Expulsion Hearing – Possible Executive Session
6. Adjourn

Meeting Minutes

CALL TO ORDER - 6:00 pm

Vice Chair Kat Luhman called the Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees to order at 6:00 p.m. by leading those present in the Pledge of Allegiance. The following trustees and officers were present: Trustees Joe Borgstrom, Kat Luhman, Teresa Stroebe, Sylvia Noble, Scott Kiekover, Pamela Ask, Superintendent Tobin Novasio and District Clerk Laurie Noonkester. Trustee Tim Sather was absent.

All guests are asked to sign in upon arrival.

Ms. Luhman welcomed visitors and advised the following:

Any person present who wishes to address the board or raise any question about public school district matters or governing policies may do so under public participation. No discussion of personnel or individual students is permitted at this time. A limit of three minutes is placed on each speaker. Persons who want more time may make arrangements to be placed on a future agenda. Visitors wishing to record this meeting electronically may do so, providing the recording does not disrupt the orderly conduct of the meeting. As a courtesy, all cell phones should be turned off. The public is also reminded that they may provide input on all motions being considered by the board at this meeting.

INDIVIDUALS, RECOGNITION, ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE

Public Comment: No requests were submitted.

ITEMS FOR ACTION

A. Approve Substitute

Superintendent Novasio recommended Samantha Finch listed be hired as a substitute pending the return of a successful background check. Trustee Sylvia Noble made the motion to hire the person listed as a substitute pending a successful background check. Joe Borgstrom seconded the motion. Trustees, Kat Luhman, Pamela Ask, Sylvia Noble, Scott Kiekover, Teresa Stroebe and Joe Borgstrom voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.

B. Superintendent Novasio recommended the Trustee approve student AM (2nd) to finish the current school year as non-resident student.

Trustee Pamela Ask moved to approve attendance to the student as listed for out of district attendance for the remainder of the school year. Teresa Stroebe seconded the motion.

Trustees, Kat Luhman, Pamela Ask, Sylvia Noble, Scott Kiekover, Teresa Stroebe and Joe Borgstrom voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.

C. Expulsion Hearing

Board Vice-Chair Kat Luhman found the student's right of privacy exceeded the public's right to
know in this matter in accordance with Section 2-3-203, MCA and called the meeting into
Executive Session. Vice Chair Luhman reconvened the meeting and called for action on the
Executive Session.

Trustee Joe Borgstrom moved to place student LW16-17 02 on a behavioral contract for
continued attendance in Lockwood School. Sylvia Noble seconded the motion.

Trustees, Kat Luhman, Pamela Ask, Sylvia Noble, Scott Kiekover, Teresa Stroebe and Joe
Borgstrom voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.

ADJOURN

The next Regular Meeting will be on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lockwood School District Board Room.

Trustee Teresa Stroebe moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:26 p.m. Pamela Ask seconded the motion.

Trustees, Kat Luhman, Pamela Ask, Sylvia Noble, Scott Kiekover, Teresa Stroebe and Joe Borgstrom voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.


___________________________ Kat Luhman, Vice-Chairperson

___________________________ Laurie Noonkester, District Clerk

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