Pledge to the Flag
2. Individuals, delegations, correspondence
NEXT REGULAR MEETING IS JANUARY 10th, 2017 AT 6:00 PM
Superintendent's Agenda Report - Action Items
3. Items for Action
Chair Tim Sather 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 Tim Sather, Joe Borgstrom, Susanne Vinton, Scott Kiekover, Kat Luhman, Teresa Stroebe, Superintendent Tobin Novasio and District Clerk Laurie Noonkester. Trustee Joe Borgstrom arrived late to the meeting.
Dan Carter with ExxonMobil, Former Lockwood Trustee Jason Hamrick and Evelyn Pyburn with the Yellowstone County News were in attendance.
All guests are asked to sign in upon arrival.
Mr. Sather 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.
Public Comment: None were submitted.
Correspondence: A Christmas/thank you card from Jeanette Kimmel, a grievance letter from the Lockwood Paraprofessional Association to the Board of Trustees, a Christmas card featuring a Lockwood student’s art work from ExxonMobil and a MQEC Membership recruitment letter were reviewed.
Student Recognition: Elementary Choir lead by Teacher Lynette Larson sang in honor of Lockwood School Board Trustee Susanne Vinton’s thirteen years of service. Mrs. Vinton is resigning her position as Trustee to fulfill her elected seat in the Montana State House of Representatives.
PTA Report: PTA Representative was unable to attend due to the weather.
A. Consent Agenda Items
Chair Tim Sather asked if there were any objections to the consent agenda items as presented. Hearing none, the above agenda items were approved as presented.
B. Family Night Policy – 3341 Second Reading
Superintendent Novasio recommended the Trustees approve the policy for the second and final
Discussion was held.
Trustee Scott Kiekover made the motion to approve policy 3341 for the second and final reading. Teresa Stroebe seconded the motion.
Trustees Tim Sather, Kat Luhman, Scott Kiekover, Joe Borgstrom, Teresa Stroebe and Susanne Vinton voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.
C. Approve Out of District Student
Superintendent Novasio recommended the Trustee approve student WB (7th) to finish the current
school year as non-resident student.
Trustee Kat Luhman moved to approve attendance to the student as listed for out of district attendance for the remainder of the school year. Joe Borgstrom seconded the motion.
Discussion was held.
Trustees Tim Sather, Kat Luhman, Susanne Vinton, Scott Kiekover, Joe Borgstrom, and Teresa Stroebe voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.
D. Trustee Resignation
Chairman Tim Sather noted that Trustee Susanne Vinton verbally submitted her letter of resignation in order to fulfill her elected term as District 56 State House of Representative beginning with January 2017 Legislative Session. Representative Vinton commented how very much she has enjoyed her work for the district over the years and is grateful for the opportunity. Mrs. Vinton extended an invitation to tour the capital building should anyone visit Helena.
E. Appointment of New Trustees.
Chairman Tim Sather introduced Sylvia Noble and Pamela Ask who will be filling to the two
vacant seats on the Lockwood School Board.
Trustee Kat Luhman moved to appoint Sylvia Noble and Pamela Ask as Lockwood School Board of Trustees until the next regular election in May. Joe Borgstrom seconded the motion.
Trustees Tim Sather, Kat Luhman, Scott Kiekover, Joe Borgstrom and Teresa Stroebe voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.
F. Oath of Office for New Trustees
Notary Public for the State of Montana and District Clerk, Laurie Noonkester, administered the
Oath of Office to Trustees Sylvia Noble and Pamela Ask. Certificate of Appointment of Trustee
documents will be presented for signatures at the conclusion of the meeting.
Newly appointed and duly sworn in, Sylvia Noble and Pam Ask were installed as the newest member of the Lockwood School District 26 Board of Trustees.
The next Regular Meeting will be on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Lockwood
School District Board Room.
Trustee Kat Luhman moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:46 p.m. Joe Borgstgrom seconded the motion.
Tim Sather, Kat Luhman, Scott Kiekover, Joe Borgstrom, Sylvia Noble, Pam Ask and Teresa Stroebe voted yes; the motion passed unanimously.
___________________________ Tim Sather, Chairperson
___________________________ Laurie Noonkester, District Clerk