Public Meeting Agenda: August 13, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Kearney Public Schools Board of Education Meeting

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August 13, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Kearney Public Schools Board of Education Meeting Agenda

August 13, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Kearney Public Schools Board of Education Meeting
1. Routine Business
1.A. Call to Order
1.B. Invocation
Rationale:  Sister Patty Rinn from St. James Catholic Church will give the invocation.
1.C. Pledge of Allegiance
1.D. Roll Call
1.E. Public Participation
Rationale:  This is the portion of the meeting agenda that is set aside for public participation.  If anyone wishes to speak to an item that is not on the agenda, they should identify themselves at this time.  If anyone wishes to speak to an item that is on the agenda, they may do so when that item is discussed.  This is an open, public meeting and a copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in this room.
1.F. Approval of Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the agenda for the meeting, as presented.
Action(s):
Move to approve the agenda for the meeting, as presented. Passed with a motion by Kyle Harshbarger and a second by Doug McCarty.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Presentations
2.A. Recognition of National FBLA Winners from Kearney High School
Rationale:  Zach Biere, Steve Lesher, and Collin Sears placed 4th in Business Ethics at the FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Tx., June 28 to July 2.  After qualifying at State last March, they had to compete in a preliminary round and be scored as one of the top three teams in their group to earn a spot in the final round.  A total of only 15 teams moved on to the final round.  As one of the top 15 teams in the nation, they again reviewed a case for 20 minutes and prepared a 7-minute presentation.  They presented in front of two judges in the final round.  On Monday, July 2, they were called on stage as one of the top ten teams and received their trophies and $200 for earning 4th place.
2.B. Preliminary Budget Report
Rationale:  Chris Nelson will report to the Board of Education on the preliminary budget for the 2012-2013 school year.
2.C. Facilities Update
Rationale:  George Volz will report on the progress of the various construction projects in the school district.
3.A. Approval of the Minutes of the July 9, 2012 Regular Board of Education meeting, as presented
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the minutes of the July 9, 2012 regular Board of Education meeting, as presented.
3.B. Approval of the August Claims, as presented.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the August claims, as presented.
3.C. Approval of the August Financial Reports, as presented.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the August financial reports, as presented.
3.D. Approval of the Elementary Parent Handbook, the Sunrise and Horizon Middle Schools Student Handbooks, and the Kearney High School Student Handbook, for the 2012-2013 school year
Rationale:  Each year, the Board of Education is asked to approve the Elementary Parent Handbook, the Middle School Student Handbooks, and the Kearney High School Student Handbook.  They are being presented this month for Board of Education approval for the 2012-2013 school year.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the Elementary Parent Handbook, the Horizon and Sunrise Middle Schools Handbooks, and the Kearney High School Student Handbook, for the 2012-2013 school year, as presented.
3.E. Set Monday, September 10, 2012 as the date for the annual budget hearing and regular meeting of the Board of Education for the purpose of adopting the budgets for the 2012-2013 school year, beginning at 7:00 P.M. in the Cope Presentation Room at Sunrise Middle School, 4611 Ave. N, Kearney, NE. 68847
Rationale:  Each year, we are required to conduct a public hearing on the proposed budgets for the upcoming school year, followed by the regular meeting when the various budgets are adopted. We will ask that the Board of Education set Monday, September 10, 2012, beginning at 7:00 P.M., as the date for the annual budget hearing and regular meeting of the Board of Education, for this purpose.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to set Monday, September 10, 2012 as the date for conducting the annual budget hearing and regular meeting of the Board of Education for the purpose of adopting the budgets for the 2012-2013 school year, at 7:00 P.M. in the Cope Presentation Room at Sunrise Middle School, 4611 Ave. N, Kearney, NE. 68847.
3.F. Approval of Change Orders C-004, E-004, E-005 & BH-007
Rationale:  Change Order C-004 for the Central renovation project contains the following items:

1.    An addition to relocate bulkheads an additional foot away from the windows in all of the classrooms in the amount of $1,522.00.
2.    An addition to allow the phone system to stay operational while the new system was being installed to work concurrently with the construction in the amount of $10,570.00.
3.    An addition to install wire mesh and longer fasteners to the ceiling joists in the original plaster ceilings in the corridor of the second floor in the amount of $4,587.00.
4.    An addition of an ACP "cloud" to conceal the electrical and mechanical wiring below the arch ceiling on the first floor in the amount of $4,600.00.
5.    An addition to remove the existing hard ceiling in the sensory room in the amount of $447.00.
6.    An addition to install structural steel to support the joists above the openings made for mechanical and electrical work in the upper classrooms in the amount of $2,515.00.
7.    An addition to retain the existing ceilings  in the west student toilets and make adjustments in mechanical and electrical systems to conform to the existing ceiling in the amount of $538.00.
8.    An addition of ducted air returns in the interstitial space above the acoustical ceilings in the second floor classrooms in the amount of $17,672.00.
9.    An addition for a condensate pump, drain line, and insulation for the drain line in the upper data and communications room in the amount of$2,204.00.
10.  An addition to allow the base paint in several very public spaces in Central to match the base paint at MPAC in the amount of $1,565.00.

The total of the items in Change Order C-004 for the Central School renovation project is $45,144.00.

Change Order E-004 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project includes the following items:

1.    An addition for removal and replacement of the deep mortar bed that was used for the original tile in the kitchen in the amount of $3,214.00.
2.    An addition to remove the old brick and concrete from the previous structure on the site in the amount of $5,121.00.
3.    An addition for reducers for both the supply and return in the existing hydronic piping in the building in the amount of $1,269.00.
4.    An addition for venting of the existing plumbing line for Room T113.
5.    An addition for rerouting the existing hot water lines so they are not below the opening for the new door to the mechanical room in the amount of $1,451.00.
6.    An addition to increase the thickness of the wall in Room 117A to fit the new panel on the wall in the amount of $159.00.
7.    An addition to relocate the new heat pump units and modify the ductwork to fit into the space above the new ceiling and maintain the proposed height of the ceiling in the classroom, in the amount of $2,478.00.
8.    An addition to excavate through the old foundation and provide suitable soil to fill the trench to route piping to expand the well field through the existing old foundation in the amount of2,730.00.
9.    An addition to provide condensate pumps for five heat pump units in the amount of $1,995.00.
10.  An addition for a circuit to provide power for the new irrigation well in the amount of $1,762.00.
11.  An addition to add ACP ceilings to several small spaces that were missed in the drawings in the amount of $905.00.

The total for Change Order E-004 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project is $21,434.00.

Change Order E-005 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project includes the following items:

1.    An addition to extend the safety vent for the existing gas pressure regulator in the amount of $1,422.00.
2.    An addition to remove an old gas meter to alleviate being charged for the meter in the amount of $1,234.00.
3.    An addition to paint the existing west wall in the cafeteria in the amount of $566.00.
4.    An addition to paint the existing east end of the main corridor wall, which is unfinished brick, in the amount of $962.00.
5.    An addition to add a drywall enclosure around the hydronic pipe riser in the amount of $414.00.

The total of Change Order E-005 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project is $4,598.00.

Change Order BH-007 for the new Buffalo Hills School, contains the following items:

1.    A reduction of $283.00 from duplicate payment for the boiler inspection by the State.
2.    An addition of $10,405.00 for reworking the ventilation system and the return tray coiling door. 
3.    An addition of $2,282.44 for the district's portion of the first billing for electricity to the building.

The total of Change Order BH-007 for the new Buffalo Hills School is $12,404.44.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the following Change Orders, as presented. Change Order C-004 for the Central renovation project contains the following items: 1. An addition to relocate bulkheads an additional foot away from the windows in all of the classrooms in the amount of $1,522.00. 2. An addition to allow the phone system to stay operational while the new system was being installed to work concurrently with the construction in the amount of $10,570.00. 3. An addition to install wire mesh and longer fasteners to the ceiling joists in the original plaster ceilings in the corridor of the second floor in the amount of $4,587.00. 4. An addition of a ACP "cloud" to conceal the electrical and mechanical wiring below the arch ceiling on the first floor in the amount of $4,600.00. 5. An addition to remove the existing hard ceiling in the sensory room in the amount of $447.00. 6. An addition to install structural steel to support the joists above the openings made for mechanical and electrical work in the upper classrooms in the amount of $2,515.00. 7. An addition to retain the existing ceilings in the west student toilets and make adjustments in mechanical and electrical systems to conform to the existing ceiling in the amount of $538.00. 8. An addition of ducted air returns in the interstitial space above the accoustical ceilings in the second floor classrooms in the amount of $17,672.00. 9. An addition for a condensate pump, drain line, and insulation for the drain line in the upper data and communications room in the amount of $2,204.00. 10. An addition to allow the base paint in several very public spaces in Central to match the base paint at MPAC in the amount of $1,565.00. The total of the items in Change Order C-004 for the Central School renovation project is $45,144.00. Change Order E-004 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project includes the following items: 1. An addition for removal and replacement of the deep mortar bed that was used for the original tile in the kitchen in the amount of $3,214.00. 2. An addition to remove the old brick and concrete from the previous structure on the site in the amount of $5,121.00. 3. An addition for reducers for both the supply and return in the existing hydronic piping in the building in the amount of $1,269.00. 4. An addition for venting of the existing plumbing line for Room T113. 5. An addition for rerouting the existing hot water lines so they are not below the opeining for the new door to the mechanical room in the amount of $1,451.00. 6. An addition to increase the thickness of the wall in Room 117A to fit the new panel on the wall in the amount of $159.00. 7. An addition to relocate the new heat pump units and modify the ductwork to fit into the space above the new ceiling and maintain the proposed height of the ceiling in the classroom, in the amount of $2,478.00. 8. An addition to excavate through the old foundation and provide suitable soil to fill the trench to route piping to expand the well field through the existing old foundation in the amount of2,730.00. 9. An addition to provide condensate pumps for five heat pump units in the amount of $1,995.00. 10. An addition for a circuit to provide power for the new irrigation well in the amount of $1,762.00. 11. An addition to add ACP ceilings to several small spaces that were missed in the drawings in the amount of $905.00. The total for Change Order E-004 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project is $21,434.00. Change Order E-005 for the Emerson School addition and renovation project includes the following items: 1. An addition to extend the safety vent for the existing gas pressure regular in the amount of $1,422.00. 2. An addition to remove an old gas meter to alleviate being charged for the meter in the amount of $1,234.00. 3. An addition to paint the existing west wall in the cafeteria in the amount of $566.00. 4
3.G. Approval of the Kenwood PTO Annual Self-Audit Report for the 2011-2012 School Year
Rationale:  The Kenwood PTO has submitted its annual self-audit report for the 2011-2012 school year for Board of Education approval.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the Kenwood PTO annual self-audit report for the 2011-2012 school year, as presented.
4. Regular Agenda
4.A. Regular Agenda - Business
4.A.I. Sale of Riverdale Elementary School Property
Rationale:  We have received an offer to purchase the Riverdale Elementary School property from Victor and Darrell Karg in the amount of $91,500.00.  We will recommend that the Board of Education accept this offer and authorize the administration to sign all documents to execute said sale. Closing on the purchase will occur in late August.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to accept the offer to purchase the Riverdale Elementary School property from Victor and Darrell Karg in the amount of $91,500.00, and authorize the administration to sign all documents to execute said sale.
Action(s):
Move to accept the offer to purchase the Riverdale Elementary School property from Victor and Darrell Karg in the amount of $91,500.00, and authorize the administration to sign all documents to execute said sale. Passed with a motion by Doug McCarty and a second by Dave Glover.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.B. Regular Agenda - Personnel
4.B.I. Acceptance of Resignation
Rationale:  We have received a letter of resignation from Dana Bennett, ELL teacher at Kearney High School.
She will be relocating to another state.  This resignation is effective immediately and contingent upon the district securing a suitable replacement for her, in accordance with Board policy.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to accept the resignation of Dana Bennett, ELL teacher at Kearney High School, with regret, effective immediately and contingent upon the district securing a suitable replacement.
Action(s):
Move to accept the resignation of Dana Bennett, ELL teacher at Kearney High School, with regret, effective immediately and contingent upon the district securing a suitable replacement. Passed with a motion by Dave Glover and a second by Doug McCarty.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.C. Regular Agenda -Miscellaneous -
4.C.I. Adjournment
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to adjourn the meeting.
Action(s):
Move to adjourn the meeting. Passed with a motion by Tim Higgins and a second by Doug McCarty.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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