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October 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. FLAG SALUTE
3. OPEN MEETINGS ACT
4. ROLL CALL
5. REVIEW OF AGENDA
Action(s):
Any Board Member: "Motion to (approve/amend) the agenda as presented." Passed with a motion by Carlos Saiz and a second by Garth Mins.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6. CITIZENS' COMMENTS
7. CONSENT AGENDA
Action(s):
Any Board Member: "Motion to approve the consent agenda." Passed with a motion by Larry Steinberger and a second by Carlos Saiz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.1. Approve Minutes
7.2. Approve Payment of Invoices
7.3. Approve Financial Report
Attachments:
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1. Buildings & Grounds
8.1.1. Consider approval of donated brake lathe from S&W Holdrege/Lexington NAPA.
Action(s):
Motion to approve donated brake lathe from S&W Holdrege/Lexington NAPA. Passed with a motion by Cindy Benjamin and a second by Garth Mins.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.1.2. Consider approval of purchase of bobcat skid steer with trade. 
Action(s):
Motion to approve purchase of bobcat from Titan Machinery in the amount of $13,450, as presented. Passed with a motion by Carlos Saiz and a second by Roger Reutlinger.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
8.2. Curriculum & Americanism
8.2.1. Consider approval of Nebraska Department of Education world language standards.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Nebraska Department of Education's world languages standards as presented. Passed with a motion by Cindy Benjamin and a second by Carlos Saiz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8.3. Legislative & Finance
8.3.1. Consider approval of proposal to sell outdated computers.
Action(s):
Motion to approve proposal to sell outdated computers to Diamond Assets as presented. Passed with a motion by Cindy Benjamin and a second by Carlos Saiz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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9. REPORTS & COMMENTS
9.1. Principals, Administrators, and Directors
9.2. Superintendent
9.2.1. The District earned a "2-Good" classification on the most recent AQuESTT assessment--the same as last year. Final classifications for schools have yet to be determined. Several LPS schools again qualify for consideration of an "EBA bump". Principals have spent dozens of hours writing narratives and providing evidence required in the EBA review. Kudos to our principals for all their hard work.
9.2.2. We had recent Nebraska Department of Education reviews of special education files and Rule 10 accreditation requirements. Some recommendations were provided to us but overall both reviews went well. 
9.2.3. Kudos to LHS Band for winning the Lincoln LINKS marching competition on Saturday. Very impressive show.
9.2.4. Congratulations to LMS boys X-C team for placing first at the middle school state competition on Saturday. 
9.2.5. Thank you to Tyson Foods for the $25,000 in grant awards to multiple LPS teachers across the district. It was a huge success and is much appreciated. See attached list of funded projects. 
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9.2.6. Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 9AM-6PM this Thursday. Fall Break on Friday and professional development on Monday. See attached schedule.
Attachments:
9.2.7. Cindy, Drew, John, Julie, Kristi, and Larry will be attending the State NASB/NCSA Convention from November 20-22.  We are signed up for the lunch at the convention on Thursday. Please pass along any reservation requests for restaurants!
9.3. Board members
10. DISCUSS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. 
Action(s):
Motion to enter executive session for the sole purpose of discussing collective bargaining with the LEA with the executive session being necessary to protect the public interest. Passed with a motion by Larry Steinberger and a second by Cindy Benjamin.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. ADJOURNMENT
Action(s):
Any Board Member: "Motion to adjourn this meeting." 7:40 pm Passed with a motion by Larry Steinberger.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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