The meeting was called to order at 4:05 PM by Johnny Kieckhefer. Present were Johnny Kieckhefer, Board President, Lynda Kieckhefer, Board Clerk and Sammie Stuart, Board Member.
Governing Board Members reviewed the following: Minutes for the 13, 2020 Regular Board Meeting and the July 13, 2020 Public Hearing. Expense Voucher #9101 – 2020-2021 – $3,016.56. Payroll time sheets for Pay Period 1 – $482.28 and Pay Period 2 – $585.62 for 2020-2021. Sammie motioned to approve the above listed minutes and voucher and payroll time sheets. Lynda seconded the motion. The above documents were unanimously approved with, Johnny Kieckhefer voting Aye, Lynda Kieckhefer voting AYE and Sammie Stuart voting Aye.
Current Bus Issues:
The board reviewed that Jan Stephenson now has her CDL and will need to pass her pre- employment drug screening and E-Verify and will be onboard as our sub driver.
Discussion followed regarding the re-opening of in classroom school and was advised that PUSD will not change their routes or add additional buses. Bell schedules for the schools should not change. Any route change for us will be decided when PUSD reopens the schools.
Supplies have been ordered for the bus and PUSD will allow them to be stored with them if our driver deems it necessary.
The board would also like a weekly update from our bus driver when school does resume to see how the
restrictions and children on the bus are doing with the guidelines.
Allocations: The board reviewed these allocations to PUSD. A motion was made by Sammie
The board reviewed these allocations to PUSD. A motion was made by Sammie Stuart to allocate these funds to PUSD. Lynda Kieckhefer seconded the motion. The above document was unanimously approved with Johnny Kieckhefer voting Aye, Lynda Kieckhefer voting Aye and Sammie Stuart voting Aye. A Letter of Understanding will be sent to PUSD and then to the YCESA for the funds to be transferred.
Covid-19 considerations for student bus safety:
The board reviewed a letter and a Question and Answer page to be sent to the parents/guardians explaining bus safety and also, in the interim with distance learning, how our bus driver will be making daily runs to pick up and drop off foodservice meals from PUSD and also school work from our students where a parent may request this. The board also reviewed another letter to be sent to the parents/guardians regarding a liability waiver from the TRUST for the parents to sign and return.
The TRUST Covid-19 Liability Issues and Transportation Considerations:
The board reviewed the new liability coverage the TRUST has for any issues for the district that may arise because of Covid-19. A motion was made by Sammie Stuart to accept the additional coverage, Lynda Kieckhefer seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously approved with Johnny Kieckhefer voting Aye, Lynda Kieckhefer voting Aye and Sammie Stuart voting Aye.
Next Board Meeting
The next board meeting will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020 @ 4:00 PM, unless changed by the board, at the Williamson Valley Fire Station. The meeting was adjourned at 4:57 p.m.
John W. Kieckhefer, President
Lynda Kieckhefer, Clerk