Canton R-V Board of Education May 2019 Monthly Meeting

May 22, 2019

The Canton R-V School District Board of Education met on May 10, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting.

In open session, the Board approved the consent agenda and financial report. The current balance in Funds 1-4 as of

4/30/2019 was $3,381,448.80. This balance is a $297,158.82 increase over the previous year. The unrestricted balance in

Fund 1 is currently $1,483,345.85.

In open forum, the Board and administration recognized five students who qualified for Future Business Leaders of

America (FBLA) Nationals in San Antonio, Texas on June 29 – July 2, 2019. Laken Hugenberg, Lauren Frazier, Aubrey

Bliss, Sue Sutton, and Dalton Berhorst will all represent Canton R-V High School during the National Convention.

The Board heard a report about the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education accreditation status for

the District. The State Board of Education took action on March 26, 2019, to classify Canton R-V School District as

accredited under the guidelines of the Missouri School Improvement Program 5.

In old business, the Board heard an update about the restroom renovations and enclosed walkway between the high school

and large gymnasium. In current business, the Board approved exploring a policy to allow students to enroll in online dual

enrollment courses. The Board also approved a memorandum of understanding to contract with the City of Canton Police

Department for a school resource officer beginning in August of 2019. Contracts were awarded for the following

construction projects:

W.L. Miller Company was awarded the asphalt replacement project for $77,151.

Zanger and Derhake was awarded the sanitation sewer replacement project for $10,438

Cam-Dex Security Corp. was awarded the security camera project for $45,958.

In other new business, the Board accepted the bid from Peoples Bank of Wyaconda for the District’s depository services.

The members also approved overnight trips for MSHSAA State track and field and FBLA Nationals. The Board approved

a $500 increase to the base salary and movements on the salary schedule for certified faculty. The Board approved the

recommendation that all current classified employees receive a two-percent raise and new classified employees as of

January 1, 2019, be transitioned to a classified employee salary schedule. The building principals and superintendent each

received a $1000 salary increase. The directors also declared a 1997 International Type C Conventional Bus as surplus


In executive session, the Board accepted the resignation of Kristy Durst as Daycare Director. In other action, the Board

hired the following individuals:

Kayla Wentz – 5

th/6th Math,

Helen Rothfuss – K-6

th Music,

Jessica Sommers – 9


-12th Math.

Also, extra duty contracts will be extended to all current sponsors and coaches and approved on June 10, 2019.