SOUTHEAST WARREN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special Board Meeting
May 20, 2015
The Southeast Warren Board of Education met in special session
May 20, 2015 in the media center of the Junior/Senior High School
building. Board President Ron Miller called the meeting to order
at 5:32 p.m. The following board members were present: Rande Seuferer,
Larrie Williams, Bruce Williams, and Jennifer Mihalovich. Superintendent/Secondary
Principal Delane Galvin, Elementary Principal Dan Dow, and Board
Secretary Julie Wilson were also in attendance, along with members
from the community.
AGENDA: Motion by Rande Seuferer, seconded by
Larrie Williams to approve the agenda. Ayes: 5.
COMMENTS FROM THE AUDIENCE: Comments were heard
from members of the community concerning the areas for budget reductions.
APPROVE AREAS FOR BUDGET REDUCTIONS: Superintendent
Galvin recommended the Board approve the areas for budget reductions
from either the original list of reductions, the list presented
by the parents, or any combination of the board’s choosing.
Motion by Larrie Williams, seconded by Bruce Williams to approve
the original list of areas for budget reductions. Ayes: Ron Miller,
Bruce Williams, and Larrie Williams. Nays: Rande Seuferer. Jennifer
Mihalovich abstained from voting. Motion passed 3:1.
The following areas were approved for budget reductions (not in
priority order): freeze curriculum purchases, move 3-year-old preschool
to 4-year-old or incorporate into the daycare, elimination of three
tech aides, elimination of three library aides, elimination of study
hall associate, reduce supply budget by 5%, elimination of two lead
teachers, share the Curriculum Director with Interstate 35 C.S.D.,
combine music and band (reduction of one teacher), reduce art to
half time, share a Transportation Director and a Maintenance Director,
Business Education, elementary teacher, secretary and one administrator.
APPROVE ISSUING RECALL LETTERS TO STAFF NOT AFFECTED BY
THE AREAS APPROVED FOR BUDGET REDUCTIONS: Superintendent
Galvin recommended approving issuing recall letters to the staff
not affected by the areas approved for budget reductions. Motion
by Larrie Williams, seconded by Rande Seuferer to approve issuing
recall letters to the staff not affected by the areas approved for
budget reductions. Ayes: 4. Jennifer Mihalovich abstained from voting.
Motion by Rande Seuferer, seconded by Jennifer Mihalovich to adjourn
the meeting. Ayes: 5. The time was 5:45 p.m.
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