Public Meeting Agenda: July 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Workshop

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July 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Workshop Agenda

July 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM - Board of Education Workshop
A. OPS Board Of Education Information
Rationale: 

Notice to visitors: The agenda will be kept current and available for public inspection in the office of the Secretary of the Board of Education at the Administrative Building during regular working hours. 

Board members may request specific agenda item(s) be moved to a different place on the agenda.  Please attend the entire meeting to ensure you hear discussion on a particular agenda item.

Pursuant to Section 84-1412 of the Nebraska Statutes, the public is hereby informed that a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act is posted in the Board meeting room on the north wall.

B. Call to Order
C. Roll Call
D. Consent Agenda
D.1. Reading of Minutes
D.1.a. June 20, 2016 - Regular Board Meeting
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D.2. Staff Adjustments
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D.3. Claims - School District of Omaha - Report A
Rationale: 

APPROVAL OF CLAIMS - SCHOOL DISTRICT OF OMAHA

It is recommended that the claims for the School District of Omaha be approved as presented by the central administrative staff.

A.    CLAIMS REPORT A
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D.4. Claims - School District of Omaha - Report B
Rationale:  APPROVAL OF CLAIMS - SCHOOL DISTRICT OF OMAHA

It is recommended that the claims for the School District of Omaha be approved as presented by the central administrative staff.

A.    CLAIMS REPORT B
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D.5. Claims - School District of Omaha - Report C
Rationale: 

APPROVAL OF CLAIMS - SCHOOL DISTRICT OF OMAHA CLAIMS REPORT C:

All Claims submitted as potential conflict of interest for members of the Board of Education.


Attachments:
D.6. Claims - Educational Service Unit No. 19
Rationale: 

APPROVAL OF CLAIMS - EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT NO. 19

It is recommended that the claims for Educational Service Unit No. 19 be approved as presented by the central administrative staff.
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D.7. Grant Fund Budget Adjustments
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D.8. Appointments to Omaha Schools Foundation Board of Directors
Rationale: 

Appointment to a three year term to expire June, 2019 is requested for:

Sarah Gilbert

Shannon Kirshenbaum

Gema Simmons

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D.9. First Reading of Policy 1000 and 1060
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D.10. Educational Specifications - 2014 Bond Program - Norris Middle
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D.11. Bid No.16-058 – Monitor & Maintenance Of Alarms & Elevator Phones - Various Locations
D.12. Acquisition Of Property For 156th And Ida Streets Site
D.13. Amendment No.002 McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. 2014 Bond Program – Beveridge
D.14. Construction Manager At Risk - 2014 Bond Program - Benson High
D.15. Indemnification of Dr. ReNae Kehrberg
Rationale: 

Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. 79-516, the Board of Education authorizes indemnification of Dr. ReNae Kehrberg against expenses she has incurred or would otherwise incur in connection with threatened or pending action, suit, or proceeding that commenced because she is an employee of the school district.  The Board determines that indemnification of Dr. Kehrberg is proper in the circumstances because she acted in good faith and in a manner which she reasonably believed to be in or not opposed to the best interests of the school district.  The Board further authorizes the engagement of Baird Holm, LLP to provide the legal services related to the threatened or pending action, suit, or proceeding against Dr. Kehrberg.

D.16. Bid No. 036 Bus Cameras for District Owned Vehicles
Rationale: 

BID NO. 16-036 – BUS CAMERAS, ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, INSTALLATION SERVICES AND WARRANTY/MAINTENANCE SERVICES

FUND:       1 General Fund

PROGRAM:    2750(REG. ED), 2760(SPED), 3102(EARLY CHILDHOOD SPED)

VENDOR:     GATEKEEPER SYSTEMS

AMOUNT:     $271,479.38

This bid was previously presented at the June 20, 2016 meeting of the Board of Education.  The Board directed review of financial information provided by bidders as part of the bid process.  Legal counsel has reviewed the financial information and reported the results of that review.  Legal counsel also referenced in its review a number of contractual provisions required by the bid documents that are designed to protect the District as well as other contractual provisions that could be included to provide additional protection to the District.  As such, staff recommends the approval of the bid from Gatekeeper Systems to purchase bus cameras, associated equipment, installation and warranty/maintenance services in the amount of $271,479.38.  Gatekeeper Systems was chosen based on compliance with the bidding requirements and scoring results from a two week demonstration and evaluation assessment of each of the three lowest cost bids and a review and evaluation of the bids submitted.  This equipment will provide audio and video recordings in all 267 District owned buses.   

 

E. New and Miscellaneous Business
E.1. Information Item(s)
E.1.a. Strategic Plan Update
Rationale:  Central Office staff will provide an update on the Strategic Plan. 
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E.1.b. Suspension Data
Rationale:  Central Office staff will provide information regarding suspension data. 
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F. Adjournment
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