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January 17, 2022 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Dave Sherrod called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
I.1. Pledge to the Flag
I.2. Roll Call
I.3. Notification of Open Meetings Law Posting
I.4. Recognition of Recording
Casey Debus stated that she is recording the meeting.
Recommended Motion(s):  Approval for Consent Agenda Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
II.1. Approval of Agenda for January 17, 2022
II.2. Approval of minutes of December 20, 2021, January 5 & 13, 2022
II.3. Claims Payable
Attachments: (1)
II.4. Business Manager's and Financial Reports
Attachments: (4)
II.5. Working Monthly Budget
Attachments: (1)
II.6. Monthly Budget of Receipts
Attachments: (1)
II.7. Activity Accounts
Attachments: (1)
II.8. County Treasurer's Report
Attachments: (4)
III.1. Curriculum/Amer.Civics: Lisa Kaufman (chair), Shaun Hess, Art Frerichs  
III.2. Facilities/Transportation: Art Steiner (Chairman), Shaun Hess, Bill Watson
III.3. Finance/Negotiations: Dave Sherrod (Chairman), Bill Watson, Art Frerichs 
III.4. Safety Committee: Art Frerichs (Chairman), Art Steiner  
III.5. Morrill School's Foundation: Bill Watson (Chairman), Lisa Kaufman, Art Frerichs  
III.6. Student Council Report
III.7. Virtual CIO Report: Jeromy Delgado
III.8. Early Childhood Director's Report 
Attachments: (2)
III.9. Activity Director's Report
Attachments: (1)
III.10. Secondary Principal's Report
Attachments: (1)
III.11. Elementary Principal's Report
Attachments: (1)
III.12. Superintendent's Report
Attachments: (2)
IV.1. Mr. Sherwood officiate over election of BOE President

Art Frerichs nominated Bill Watson as BOE President.  Lisa Kaufman nominated Art Frerichs as BOE President.  Art Frerichs moved to cease nominations.  Lisa Kaufman seconded the motion to cease nominations.  Voting for BOE President took place via secret ballot

Art Frerichs elected BOE President.
IV.2. Elected President officiate over election of BOE:
IV.2.a. Vice President

Dave Sherrod nominated Bill Watson for BOE Vice President.  Art Frerichs nominated Shaun Hess.  Bill Watson moved to cease nominations.  Art Steiner seconded the motion to cease nominations.  Voting for BOE Vice President took place via secret ballot.

Bill Watson elected BOE Vice President.
IV.2.b. Secretary

Dave Sherrod nominated Lisa Kaufman as BOE Secretary.
IV.2.c. Treasurer

Bill Watson nominated Shaun Hess as BOE Treasurer.
IV.3. Elected President make Committee Appointments
IV.3.a. Curriculum/American Civics

Art Frerichs appointed Lisa Kaufman, Bill Watson, and Shaun Hess to the Curriculum/American Civics committee.
IV.3.b. Facilities/Transportation
Art Frerichs appointed Art Steiner, Shaun Hess, and Bill Watson to the Facilities/Transportation committee.
IV.3.c. Finance/Negotiations
Art Frerichs appointed Dave Sherrod, Shaun Hess and Art Frerichs to the Finance/Negotiations committee.
IV.3.d. Safety
Art Frerichs appointed Art Steiner and Art Frerichs to the Safety committee.
IV.3.e. School Foundation
Art Frerichs appointed Bill Watson, Lisa Kaufman, and Art Frerichs to the School Foundation committee.
Attachments: (3)
VI.1. Reconsider November decision to repair highway 26 sign
VI.2. Update discussion on Gymnasium Score Boards
Two different options discussed.  The first is utilizing a short throw projector and a gray screen.  A lumen evaluation would need to be done in the gym to determine the correct lumens needed.  The second is a video board that Dactronics sells that is run from a computer.  Brad Derr will obtain a cost for this option.

The general consensus of the board was to research these two options before making a final decision.
VI.3. Consider Drug & Nicotine testing plan
Jessica Stec and Josh Guerue will work on a draft plan to be presented at the February meeting.
VI.4. Adopt annual policy update on 3rd reading
Attachments: (1)
VI.5. Consider contracting new district leadership training services offered by First National Capital Markets
Attachments: (1)
VII.1. Conduct Annual Business:
VII.1.a. Consider/possibly approve Platte Valley Bank as the district's official repository
VII.1.b. Consider/possibly approve the VOICE / STAR HERALD as the district's publications of record
VII.2. Consider early childhood ARP fund plan
Sunny Edwards will meet with finance / negotiations committee to discuss funding plan and will bring findings back to the February BOE meeting.
Attachments: (1)
VII.3. Discuss updates concerning the 2022-2023 Teacher Negotiated Agreement
Dave Sherrod reported on negotiations.  The committee has met three times and things are going well.
VII.4. Consider/possibly approve the resignation of Laura Fortney at the end of the school year
Attachments: (1)
VII.5. Approve advertising for secondary English/Language Arts teacher and Elementary Principal positions
Attachments: (2)
VII.6. Consider/possibly approve Superintendent contract beginning July 1, 2022
Attachments: (1)
VII.7. Confidential Negotiations with Potential Ag Complex Partner
Jessica Stec and two visitors were asked to join the BOE during the executive session.
VIII. Next Regular Meeting Date - February 21, 2022 at 7:00 pm
Meeting adjourned at 9:27 pm.

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