Public Meeting Agenda: June 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda

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June 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda Agenda

June 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda
A. Routine Business
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
A.1. Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Phil Davidson
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
A.2. Roll Call
Speaker(s):  Board Secretary
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
A.3. Open Meetings Law
Speaker(s):  Phil Davidson
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Rationale:  The Bellevue Board of Education abides by the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.  A copy of the law is posted on the wall of our Board room.
A.4. Pledge of Allegiance
Speaker(s):  Phil Davidson
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
B. Special Recognition
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
B.1. Bellevue East FBLA
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
B.2. Bellevue West Track
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
B.3. BPS Leadership Academy
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
C. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Phil Davidson
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
Rationale:  Administrative Recommendation: The information in sections C, D and E were sent to all members of the Board of Education for review.  The administration recommends approval by consent of the items in section C of the agenda identified with an asterisk and receipt of the information and proposals in sections D and E identified with an asterisk.
C.1. *Approval of Minutes
Speaker(s):  Board Secretary
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale:  Administrative Recommendation:  Approve the Minutes of the May 8, 2017, Board of Education meeting.
Attachments:
C.2. *Treasurer's Report
Speaker(s):  Susan Brooks
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale:  Administrative Recommendation:  Acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer's Report for May, 2017.
Attachments:
C.3. *Payment of Claims
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale:  Administrative Recommendation:  Approve the payment of claims totaling $2,571,337.05.
Attachments:
C.4. *Release from Contract
Speaker(s):  Sharra Smith
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale:  Administrative Recommendation: (1) Katie Clark, (2) Jaclyn Eynon, (3) Tonya Gordon and (4) William White be released from their contracts effective May 25, 2017.
C.5. *Election of New Teachers
Speaker(s):  Sharra Smith
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale:  Administrative Recommendation: (1)Elizabeth Beeson, (2) Dawn Danauskas, (3) Timothy DeHaas, (4) Jonathan Perone, (5) Patricia Doss Schliesman, (6) Chelsea Svoboda and (7) Sarah Ward be elected to the certified staff for the 2017-18 school year effective August 7, 2017 subject to their release from any contractual agreements with other school districts.
Attachments:
D. Action Items
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
D.1. Non-Union Staff Salary Programs
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Each year the Board of Education considers the compensation package for non-union employee groups.  This year a total package increase of 3.601% is proposed for the Administrators (B), Secretaries (E), Sign Language Interpreters (I), and Supervisor/Specialists (K).  Substitute Teachers (Sub) and Part Time & Temporary Staff (T) will receive increases to remain consistent and competitive within the metro area.

Administrative Recommendation:  Approve the compensation package for non-union employee groups as presented.

 
D.2. Bond Oversight Committee
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

A member of the Bond Oversight Committee will provide a report to the Board regarding the May 18th Committee meeting.

 
Attachments:
D.2.a. Technology Purchases
Speaker(s):  Greg Boettger
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Purchase devices, video equipment and accessories as needed.

 
D.3. Selling of Bonds
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Cody Wickham from D.A. Davidson will present plans for the sale of the next round of bonds.

Administrative Recommendation:  The administration recommends the sale of bonds in the amount of $30,000,000 to be sold by D.A. Davidson.


 

D.4. *Board Policy
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The following policies were presented for review by the Board at the May meeting and presented tonight for revision by consent:

407.07  Longevity-Certificated Employee - Revision

409.01  Certificated or Licensed Employee Professional Development - Revision

410.011  Certificated Employees-Vacations, Holidays, and Length of Contract - Revision

510.10  Homeless Children - Revision

605.07  Part-time Enrollment of Nonpublic School Students - Revision

 

 

E. Information Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
E.1. Legislative Update
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Dr. Jeff Rippe will report on the 2017 legislative session.

 
E.2. 2017-18 Budget Discussion
Speaker(s):  Susan Brooks
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

In July, the board will be asked to approve for publication the 2017-18 budget.  Tonight, the board will be given a report on the progress of the current budget and the forecast for spending and revenue for 2017-18.

 
Attachments:
E.3. Board Policy Review
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The following policies are presented for review:

204.12  Public Participation at Board of Education Meetings - Revision

301.03  Succession of Authority to the Superintendent - Revision

502.50  Learning Community Open Enrollment Program - Revision

503.01  Compulsory Attendance - Revision

508.01  Student Health and Immunization Checkups - Revision

508.15  Concussion Awareness - Revision

608.01  Secondary Guidance and Counseling - Revision

 

These board policies are presented for review with approval scheduled for the July Board meeting.

 
E.4. *Administrative Regulations Updates
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The following Administrative Regulations are presented for review:

402.14  Employee Use of Electronic Technology - Revision

404.08  Drug and Alcohol Testing for School Bus Drivers - Revision

502.04  Attendance Areas and Student Assignments - Revision

508.03  Communicable Disease - Revision

606.06  Use of Electronic Technology - Revision

608.01  Secondary Guidance and Counseling - Revision


F. Public Comment Period
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale:  Public Comment pertaining to items not otherwise on the Agenda must be submitted to the Secretary of the Board five days prior to the Board meeting.  There were no items submitted for Public Comment for this meeting.
G. Board of Education Member Reports on Meetings They Have Attended
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale:  BPS Foundation - Scott Eby, Frank Kumor
MABE - Sarah Centineo
H. Future Business
Speaker(s):  Phil Davidson
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

June 15, Bond Oversight Committee Meeting, Location to be determined, 6:00 p.m.

July 10, Board of Education Meeting, Welcome Center, 6:30 p.m.

I. Adjourn
Speaker(s):  Phil Davidson
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale:  Adjourn the June 5, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education.
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