Public Meeting Agenda: October 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda

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October 9, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Meeting Agenda Agenda

October 9, 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. Special Recognition
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Darwin Hanssen and John Hassett

C. Consent Agenda
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
Rationale: 

Administrative Recommendation: The information in section C was 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.

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

Administrative Recommendation:  Approve the Minutes of the September 11, 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 September, 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 $1,869,242.97.

Attachments:
C.4. *Release from Contract
Speaker(s):  Sharra Smith
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Item
Rationale: 

Administrative Recommendation: (1) Kyle Haugen be released from his contract effective October 9, 2017 and that Tanishia Butler be released from her contract effective October 20, 2017.

 

D. Action Items
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
D.1. Poverty Plan
Speaker(s):  Robert Moore
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

Rationale: Each year Bellevue Public Schools develops a Poverty Plan which outlines what the District does to provide for students from poverty and/or diverse backgrounds.  The District has implemented many measures to meet the needs of students in poverty and from diverse backgrounds.  With the Board's approval, the proposed attached 2018-2019 Poverty Plan will be submitted to the Learning Community for approval.

Administrative Recommendation: The administration recommends the approval of the Poverty Plan as presented.

 

 

Attachments:
D.2. English Learners Plan
Speaker(s):  Sue Fjelstad
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The 2018-2019 English Learners Plan (formally Limited English Proficiency Plan) describes the provision of specialized instruction to develop an EL student's ability to read, write, speak and understand English.  The purpose of the program is to prepare students to participate fully in the curriculum of the school, while supporting the cultural heritage of each student. The District develops a English Learners Plan to include an explanation of how the school district is addressing the needs of the EL students.  With the Board’s approval, the plan is submitted to the Learning Community for approval.  

 Administrative Recommendation: The administration recommends the approval of the English Learners Plan as presented.

 

 

Attachments:
D.3. Bond Project Update
Speaker(s):  Jeff Rippe
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
D.3.a. Bond Oversight Committee
Speaker(s):  Bond Oversight Committee
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
D.3.b. HVAC System Update
Speaker(s):  Ralph Gladbach
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

AES will give a presentation to the Board regarding next steps in the HVAC system.  It will be recommended to the Board to move ahead with the system design of a variable refrigerated flow system (VRF) for Bellevue East in conjunction with roof top units placed for the large common area spaces.

 

 

Attachments:
D.3.c. Bellevue East Roof
Speaker(s):  Ralph Gladbach
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

GP Architecture will ask the Board for approval to prepare plans and to solicit bids to replace the roof over the North gym at Bellevue East.

 

 

D.3.d. Technology Purchase
Speaker(s):  Greg Boettger
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The district will ask for approval to purchase additional iPads and desktop units that have been budgeted for 2018.

 

 

D.3.e. Bus and White Fleet Bids
Speaker(s):  Richard Casey
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Rationale: 

The district will ask for approval from the Board to solicit bids for 4 new buses and 3 new white fleet vehicles budgeted for 2018.

 

 

Attachments:
E. Commendations
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
F. Information Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
G. Public Comment Period
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

Rosanna Elizondo - Parental rights for our children in public school systems; discrimination of my son.

Jose Alex Elizondo - Parental rights and discrimination of my son.

Japeth Elizondo - Segregation from football based on a medical condition.

H. Board of Education Member Reports on Meetings They Have Attended
Speaker(s):  Board President
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Rationale: 

BPS Foundation - Scott Eby and Frank Kumor

MABE - Sarah Centineo

NAFIS Conference - Dr. Jeff Rippe, Phil Davidson and Scott Eby

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

October 11, NASB Regional Meeting/Dinner

October 19, Bond Oversight Committee Meeting, TBD, 6:00 p.m.

November 2, Strategic Overview Committee Meeting, Welcome Center 6:00 p.m.

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

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

Adjourn the October 9, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education.

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