Notes from the May 9 board meeting

Read about actions taken at the May 9 school board meeting. Find out more by visiting Pattonville's BoardDocs website.

Board Actions

The board of education on May 9:

  • Heard updates from the district's policy review and facilities committees;
  • Reviewed and accepted an evaluation of the district’s Title I program; read the report or view the presentation;
  • Reviewed and accepted an evaluation of the district’s English learner program; read the report or view the presentation;
  • Reviewed results from the district’s climate survey data; view the presentation;
  • Approved paying $2,259,043.50 for regular bills;
  • Approved, subject to audit, the financial statements through April 2023;
  • Approved paying $356,774.97, for purchases made on Pattonville’s purchasing cards, which earned the district a rebate of 1% (or $3,567.75);
  • Approved the bond issue projects contract adjustment change orders totaling $776,482;
  • Adopt the System Design Zone Resolution; view the resolution;
  • Approved payment to EducationPlus for the 2023-2024 learning service credits for $11,770;
  • Approved the May transportation route miles for the 2022-2023 school year;
  • Approved payment to EducationPlus for the balance of the 2022-2023 annual membership dues (40%) for $13,726.35;
  • Approved payment to Missouri School Boards' Association (MSBA) for 22023-2024 membership dues for $11,545;
  • Lodged for action the adoption of policies DCB (Political Campaigns), FEC (Selection of Construction Management Services), FED (Selection of a Construction Manager at Risk), FEE (Selection of a Design-Build Contractor), and IGCDA (Full-Time MoCAP Virtual Courses); revisions to policies BDDB (Agendas), BDDH (Public Participation at Board Meetings), DB (Annual Budget), DC (Taxing and Borrowing Authority/Limitations), DEA (Revenues from Tax Sources), DFAA (Revenues from Investment/Use of Surplus Funds), DG (Depository of Funds), DGA (Authorized Signatures), DH (Bonded Employees and Officers), DIC (Financial Reports and Statements to Fiscal Accounting and Reporting/Accounting System), DJF (Centralized Purchasing to Purchasing), DJFA (Federal Programs and Projects), ECB (Buildings and Grounds Maintenance), FEB (Evaluation and Selection of Architectural Engineering and Land Surveying Services), FEF (Construction Contracts Bidding and Awards), IGCD (Virtual Courses), KC (Community Involvement in Decision-Making), and KI-KJ (Public Solicitations/Advertising and Announcements in the Schools to Public Solicitations, Advertising in District Facilities); and the rescission of policies DBA (Budgeting System), DBB (Fiscal Year), DBD (Budget Planning), DBG (Budget Hearings and Reviews), DBH (Budget Adoption Procedures), DBJ (Budget Implementation), DBK (Budget Transfer Authority), DCD (Tax Rate), DJ (Purchasing Policy, Structure and Authority), DJA (Purchasing Authority), DJC (Bidding Requirements), DJD (Local Purchasing), DJE (Cooperative Purchasing), DJH (Purchasing Agent - Duties and Scope of Authority), and IGDJA (High School Sponsored Extra-Curricular Athletics for Middle School Students Grades 6-8); a voted is expected at the June 13 meeting
  • Approved paying $4,543 to Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt for legal services;
  • Awarded the bid for employee healthcare clinic to Care ATC with an estimated cost of $442,554 for the first year (savings of $123,915); $455,592 for the second year (savings of $193,627); and $469,122 for the third year (savings of $261,816);
  • Approved the agreement for Adaptive Schools Training to Pandora Taylor - Coaching H.O.P.E., LLC, for $13,949.32, and Toni Prickett - Regional Insights for $16,654, for a total of $30,603.32;
  • Approved the purchase of the Mach 6 digital color printer for the print shop from Bowman's Solutions LLC, for $16,796;
  • Awarded the bid for construction testing and special inspections to Geotechnology for an estimated $96,500;
  • Approved the online enrollment software bid to Explain My Benefits with an implementation year cost estimated at $75,683 and an ongoing annual cost estimated at $58,933; costs will be reduced by credits from work site product sales in addition to receiving a $10,000 technology credit from the district's medical provider;
  • Approved the auditing services agreement to Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLC, at an annual cost of $28,000 for the first year; $30,000 for the second year; $32,000 for the third year; $34,000 for the fourth year; and $36,000 for the fifth year;
  • Approved the purchase of furniture for the Pattonville High School library and training conference room from Office Essentials for $119,560.97; and
  • Approved the purchase of various furniture and installation for the Pattonville Learning Center from Modern Business Interiors in the amount of $168,017.14.

 New Hires

  • Stephanie Appel, elementary classroom interventionist teacher at Bridgeway
  • Amanda Barringhaus, elementary teacher at Bridgeway
  • Georgina Bates, elementary teacher at Drummond
  • Brandi Fannie, kindergarten teacher at Bridgeway
  • Courtly Robertson, kindergarten teacher at Drummond
  • Nathaniel Sperry, custodian at the high school
  • Beverly Thomas, secretary at the Learning Center
  • Natalie Vance, Spanish teacher at the high school
  • Jessica Wallman, elementary teacher at Drummond
  • Kelly York, math teacher at Holman