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Timberlake BOE hires two new staff members

The Timberlake Board of Education met at 6 p.m., Aug. 11 for their meeting.

The meeting was called to order with Jay Jenlink, Levi Johnson, Mindy Finney and Logan Judd present.

Andy Davis with Stephen L. Smith, Corp., started the meeting off by giving a presentation.

Chad Greb entered the meeting at 6:07 p.m.

The board then approved the employment of Stephen L. Smith, Corp., as financial consultants to the school district.

They took no action on possible action in the absence of the president and/or clerk to appoint an acting president and/or acting clerk for the district to execute any and all documents pertaining to the calling of a special election to authorize general obligation bonds due to the board president and clerk being present at the meeting.

Next, the board approved a resolution authorizing the calling and holding of a special election to be held in the school district to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds.

The consent agenda was approved as follows:

• Minutes June 30 meeting.

• Monthly financial reports of activity funds.

• Treasurer’s report.

• Encumbrances.

The administrative reports were given by Principals Ryan Dayton and Jeremy Hickman and Superintendent Kale Pierce.

At 6:53 p.m. the board convened into executive session to discuss the employment of a daycare director and speech pathologist.

They returned to open session at 6:59 p.m. and approved hiring Christy Wallace as daycare director and Natalie Laverty as speech pathologist.

Next, the out of district transfers were approved.

Also approved were updated bank account signatures at Gateway First Bank account to reflect board officer changes to Jenlink as president and Finney as clerk.

Next, was the approval of 1080 hours for the 2021-2022 definition of a school year.

The final item of business was an interlocal agreement with Alfalfa County for the fiscal year.

After hearing no new business, the meeting adjourned at 7:09 p.m.

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