Public Meeting Agenda: September 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda

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September 11, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda Agenda

September 11, 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):  Board President
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):  Board President
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):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
B. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
Rationale: 

Administrative Recommendation:  The information in section B was sent to all members of the Board of Education for review.  The administration recommends approval by consent of the items in section B of the agenda identified with an asterisk.  

B.1. *Approval of Minutes
Speaker(s):  Board Secretary
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale: 

Administrative Recommendation:  Approve the Minutes of the August 7, 2017, Board of Education meeting.

Attachments:
B.2. *Treasurer's Report
Speaker(s):  Susan Brooks
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale: 

Administrative Recommendation:  Acknowledge receipt of the Treasurer's Report for August, 2017.

Attachments:
B.3. *Payment of Claims
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale: 

Administrative Recommendation:  Approve the payment of claims totaling $3,845,083.15.

Attachments:
C. Action Items
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
C.1. Valuation Review
Speaker(s):  Susan Brooks
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

We have received final valuation from the Sarpy County Assessor. District valuation has risen 6% since 2016.  The proposed budget recommends a General Fund tax levy of $1.077051, and a Bond Fund levy of $.063681, for a total levy of $1.140732.  Currently, the Bellevue School District's combined total levy is $1.09715. This supports the 2017-18 budget approved by the Board at the August 7th meeting.

Attachments:
C.2. Hearing on Property Tax and Rate
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Notice of the hearing was published in accordance with Nebraska statutes. The proposed property tax request and rate to be used for the 2017-2018 school year were included in the hearing notice. A copy of the notice is attached.

Based on the 2017-18 budget approved in August, the Bellevue School District is recommending $1.077051 for the Bellevue School District general fund levy and $.063681 for the bond fund. This would bring the total school district levy for people living in the Bellevue Public School District to $1.140732.

Individuals interested in making comments on the property tax request and rate will be asked to come to the podium, state their name and address, followed by their input limited to five minutes.

 

C.3. Resolution to Establish Property Tax Request and Rate
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Adopt the following resolution to set the property tax request and rate for FY 2017-2018:

WHEREAS, the Bellevue Public Schools held a budget hearing on August 7, 2017, and

WHEREAS, a tax request and rate hearing was held on September 11, 2017, and

WHEREAS, all of the above were done for the FY 2017-2018 budget and are consistent with all state statutes:

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Bellevue Board of Education of School District #1 in Sarpy County: (1) that the Bellevue Board of Education sets the 2017-2018 general fund property tax request of $1.077051 and the bond fund property tax request of $.063681 and asks the County Board to set the total tax rate of $1.140732 accordingly consistent with state statutes.

C.4. Bond Project Update
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The Board will receive updates and requests for approvals on bond projects.

C.4.a. Bond Oversight Committee
Speaker(s):  Bond Oversight Committee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

A member of the Bond Oversight Committee will provide a report to the Board.

C.4.b. HVAC Contract for Bellevue East
Speaker(s):  Ralph Gladbach
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

GP Architecture will present a draft contract from Advanced Engineering Systems (AES) for mechanical/electrical engineering services for the proposed Bellevue East HVAC system update.  

 

C.4.c. Curb Extension Work at Bellevue West
Speaker(s):  Ralph Gladbach
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

GP Architecture will present a bid from Controlled Comfort to complete the curb extension work needed for the roofing project at Bellevue West.

 

 

C.5. South Sarpy Land Development Agreement
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

In February 2016, Bellevue Public Schools and Springfield Platteview Community Schools entered into an Interlocal Agreement regarding school boundaries.  Attached is a proposal requesting Springfield Platteview property to be transferred into Bellevue Public Schools boundaries.

Administrative Recommendation:  The administration recommends the approval of the Belle Lago Land Agreement.

 

 

Attachments:
D. Information Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
D.1. Back to School Report
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

A report will be provided to the Board followed by a discussion on this year's’ back to school activities.

D.2. ACT Overview
Speaker(s):  Laurie Hanna
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The administration annually updates the Board regarding student achievement as measured by various assessments.  ACT results were released to the public on September 7, 2017. Tonight’s update will include the ACT performance results for participating students in the graduating class of 2017.

Attachments:
E. 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.

F. Board of Education Member Reports on Meetings They Have Attended
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

BPS Foundation - Scott Eby and Frank Kumor

MABE - Sarah Centineo

G. Future Business
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

September 21, Bond Oversight Committee Meeting, Location TBD, 6:00 p.m.

September 28, Bellevue Chamber Annual Dinner, Beardmore Event Center, 5:00 p.m.

October 9, Board of Education Meeting, Welcome Center, 6:30 p.m.

H. Adjourn
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Adjourn the September 11, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education.

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