Gallatin School Board Meeting January 18, 2023

President Donovan called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m., with 6 members present.

Jesse Bird present Tim Bradford present
Pam Critten present Jeffrey Donovan present
Trent Dowell present Amy Heldenbrand present
Anita Riley absent

Dr. Collins, Principals Wever and Thogmartin, Activity Director Sullenger and Board Secretary Holcomb
were in attendance. Staff attending were Brant Burns, Barbara Holcomb, Joyce Cox, Carrie Crouse,
Brock Goodman, Deanna Wiederholt. Staff present were Brittney Ghidoni, Penny Gardner, Aubrey
Feiden, Sami Boyd, Martha Gunzenhauser, Kylie Cameron, Amber Adams, Caralynn Williams, Nikki
Berry. Guests present were Debbie Sweatman.

Bird motioned, Bradford seconded to approve the meeting’s agenda. 6-0

Dowell motioned, Critten seconded to approve Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. for the
next meeting. 6-0

Critten motioned, Bird seconded to approve the minutes of December 15, 2022 meeting. 6-0

Critten motioned, Heldenbrand seconded to approve and pay the January 2023 bills. 6-0

Dr. Collins presented his report.

Dr. Collins presented Principal Burke’s report.

Principal Wever presented his report.

Principal Thogmartin presented her report.

Activities Director Sullenger presented his report.

Brant Burns presented his Vocational Ag report (FFA).

Barbara Holcomb presented her Vocational Business report (FBLA).

Carrie Crouse, Deanna Wiederholt, and Joyce Cox presented their Counselor’s reports.

Brock Goodman, Post-Secondary Advisor, presented his report.

Dr. Collins discussed potential facility updates.

Dowell motioned, Bradford seconded to approve MSBA 2022B Policy and Procedure updates: Policy
BDDF, BDDL, DB, DJF, DJFA, GBLB, IF, IGAD, IGCE, JFGA, JHC, JHDF, JHG, DBB, and Procedure
DJF-AP1, DJFA-AP1, DJFA-AP2, IF-AP1, KB-AP1, BDDL-AP1, IF-AP2, IGCE-AP1, JHC-AP3. 6-0

Brittney Ghidoni gave a presentation on the Gallatin Community Teacher Association.

There was no public comment.

At 6:54 p.m. the Board took a short break.

Dr. Collins left the meeting at 6:58 p.m.

At 7:05 p.m. Bradford motioned, Dowell seconded to go into closed session for discussing personnel
610.021(3,13). Bird, yea, Bradford, yea, Critten, yea, Donovan, yea, Dowell, yea, Heldenbrand, yea,
and Riley, absent.

The Board returned to open at 8:38 p.m.

Bird motioned, Bradford seconded to hire Jessica DeVaul for the 5th grade girls basketball coach for
2023 school year. 6-0

Bradford motioned, Dowell seconded to hire Ryan Beenken for the 5th grade boys basketball coach for
2023 school year. 6-0

Bradford motioned, Critten seconded to extend Dr. Collins contract for another year. 6-0

Having no further business, at 8:42 p.m. the Board voted to adjourn on a motion by Dowell, Bird
seconded. Bird, yea, Bradford, yea, Critten, yea, Donovan, yea, Dowell, yea, Heldenbrand, yea, and
Riley, absent.

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