Public Meeting Agenda: March 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM - Schuyler Foundation Meeting


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March 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM - Schuyler Foundation Meeting Agenda

March 2, 2015 at 12:00 PM - Schuyler Foundation Meeting
I. Discussion Items


MEETING 03/02/2015 @ 12 NOON – 1:00 P.M.



Membership:  Lumir Jedlicka-Treasurer, Brian Vavricek- President, Virginia Semerad- Secretary, Joyce Baumert, Sandy Seckman- Vice President, Victor Lopez, and Dan Hoesing

Guests             -Patty Schmidt– Chamber Executive Director              

                      -Kem Cavanah – Economic Development Coordinator

-Shelley Friesz – – 402-352-3527 Ext 216

Foundation Assistant      

-Sheri Balak – – Alumni Honors consultant  

Vision:  To support the enrichment of educational programs and student life experiences

Goals:  -To promote education in Schuyler Community Schools

            -Additional giving of $100,000 by August 31st, 2014

             -Conduct feasibility study on possible new construction at high school building 

Secretary Report/Minutes – Review and Approve (refer minutes e-mailed by Shelley Friesz – February 9, 2015)

Treasurer’s Report – unofficial total balance $115,037

     ·     Paid the invoice from Karel & Seckman for $568.75

     ·     Paid $10 to John Gale, Secretary of State for changing the registered agent

     ·     Paid $23 to NE Secretary of State for filing online for the Biennial Report

     ·     Received a $25 memorial for Doll Hamata from Mel & Joyce Baumert

     ·     Received a $25 memorial for Tracy Trofholz from Mel & Joyce Baumert

     ·     Received $82.05 in donations from the After Hours Event on 2/16/15

Committee Reports:

  • Labor Day:Brian & Victor & Sandy

    ·     Scholarship:  Sandy, Lumir

  • Education:Lumir &Brian
  • Alumni Website: Dan & Virginia
  • Alumni Honors Committee:Sheri & Joyce

 ·    Performing Arts Center:  Joyce &Virginia

 ·    Golf Tournament- Sandy                    

Next Meeting –April 6, 2015 @ 12:00 Noon @ Schuyler Central Principal Conference Room

Minutes from the March 2, 2015 Schuyler Community Schools Foundation meeting


Members present: Brian, Lumir, Virginia, Joyce, Sandy & Dan

Others present: Shelley

Members Absent:  Victor

Brian called the meeting to order at 12:10pm

Brian read the vision and the goals of the foundation

Secretary Report/Minutes- motion was made by Joyce and 2nd by Virginia to approve the Feb. 9, 2015 minutes/report

Treasurer’s Report was read and motion made by Joyce and 2nd by Virginia to approve the report

     ·     Still looking for invoices from the Schuyler Golf Club, SCHS kitchen and Jamie Ramirez for the After Hours event

Committee Reports:

Labor Day: Victor, Sandy & Brian

     ·     Brian has spoke with Andy Cada and he is going to be in charge of the basketball tournament

Scholarships: Sandy & Lumir

     ·     Amy Johnson from SCHS will be getting the applications to the committee to review

Education:  Lumir & Brian

     ·     Lumir spoke with the Dubsky family regarding funding the support staff award but no commitment given

     ·     Motion made by Lumir and 2nd by Dan and approved to start an award recognizing the Support Staff Year End award for the 2014/2015 year along with the Outstanding Educator and Para Educator

     ·     Motion made by Joyce and 2nd by Virginia and approved to have this award given each quarter and yearly for 2015/2016 school year

     ·     Lumir to contact Patty at the chamber office to let her know the changes made and to modify the nomination form

     ·     Dan presented a list of strategic plan priorities for the foundation to look over

           °     Look at funding a project after the board as adopted their plans then gifting money towards that project

          °     Foundation to give seed money then find others to help fund the project

         °      Lumir suggested that a building project would be the best one to get behind

Alumni Website:  Dan & Virginia

     ·     Dan, Joyce & Sheri met and talked about getting data base information over the next 5 years working with the reunion committees for their data base

Alumni Honors Committee:  Joyce & Sheri

     ·     Have 3 nominees right now for the Distinguished Alumni Award

     ·     Will change the presentation at the graduation ceremony

Golf Tournament:  Sandy

     ·     Has talked with the golf course board and they are good with us having the tournament

     ·     August 2, 2015 start at 9:00 am golf 9 holes then have a lunch

     ·     Sandy getting flag prizes and looking for sponsors for the holes

Brian adjourned the meeting at 1:10 pm

Next meeting will be April 6, 2015 @ noon at the Schuyler Middle School Conference Room

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