Public Meeting Agenda: September 10, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Annual Budget Hearing, Tax Request Hearing, and Regular Public Meeting of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education

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September 10, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Annual Budget Hearing, Tax Request Hearing, and Regular Public Meeting of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education Agenda

September 10, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Annual Budget Hearing, Tax Request Hearing, and Regular Public Meeting of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education
1. Annual Budget Hearing - Convene Hearing, Public Input & Discussion, Close Hearing
Rationale:  Chris Nelson, Director of Finance, will present information on the proposed 2018-2019 budget for the Kearney Public Schools.
Attachments:
2. Annual Tax Request Hearing - Convene Hearing, Public Input & Discussion, Close Hearing
Rationale:  Chris Nelson, Director of Finance, will report on the proposed tax requests to support the various funds in the Kearney Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year.
3. Routine Business -
3.A. Call to Order
3.B. Pledge of Allegiance
3.C. Roll Call
3.C.I. Excuse Absent Board Member
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to excuse Board Member________from the meeting.
3.D. 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. This motion, made by Angela Nickel and seconded by Mrs. Kathy Gifford, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
3.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 this evening's 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.  The guideline is to allow 5 minutes per individual or 20 minutes per topic.  This is an open, public meeting and a copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in this room.
4. Presentations -
4.A. Foundation Presentation
Rationale:  Lisa Parish, Foundation Director, will report on current activities of the Kearney Public Schools Foundation. 
4.B. Facilities Report
Rationale:  Kent Cordes of BD Construction will report on the two construction projects in the school district at Buffalo Hills Elementary School and Northeast Elementary School. 
Attachments:
5. Consent Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the items on the Consent Agenda, as presented.
Action(s):
Move to approve the items on the Consent Agenda, as presented. This motion, made by Dave Glover and seconded by Tim Higgins, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.A. Approval of the Minutes of the August 13, 2018 Regular Board of Education Meeting
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the minutes of the August 13, 2018 regular Board of Education meeting, as presented.
5.B. Approval of the September, 2018 Claims
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the September, 2018 claims, as presented.
5.C. Approval of the September, 2018 Financial Reports
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the September, 2018 financial reports, as presented.
5.D. Second and Final Reading Approval of Revised Policy 5405 (Search and Seizure), New Policy 3730 (Procurement Plan - School Food Authorities), New Policy 5104.1 (Drug and Alcohol Testing), and Revised Policy 5104 (Drug and Substance Use and Prevention)
Rationale:  The Board of Education gave first reading approval to Revised Policy 5405 (Search and Seizure), New Policy 3730 (Procurement Plan - School Food Authorities), New Policy 5104.1 (Drug and Alcohol Testing), and Revised Policy 5104 (Drug and Substance Use and Prevention) at the August 13, 2018 meeting.  Having received no addition input regarding these policies, we will ask the Board of Education to give them second and final reading approval.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to give second and final reading approval to Revised Policy 5405 (Search and Seizure), New Policy 3730 (Procurement Plan - School Food Authorities), New Policy 5104.1 (Drug and Alcohol Testing), and Revised Policy 5104 (Drug and Substance Use and Prevention), as presented.
5.E. Acceptance of Bryant Elementary School Parent Advisory Committee Annual Self-Audit Report for the 2017-2018 School Year
Rationale:  The Bryant Elementary School PAC has submitted its annual self-audit report for the 2017-2018 school year, for Board of Education acceptance.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to accept the Bryant Elementary School PAC annual self-audit report for the 2017-2018 school year, as presented.
5.F. Approval of 2018-2019 Substitute Employee Handbook
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the 2018-2019 Substitute Employee Handbook for the Kearney Public Schools, as presented.
5.G. Approval of the Seven-Year Roof Repair and Replacement Plan
Rationale:  Each year, we update the district's seven-year roof repair and replacement plan and add another school year to it.  We will ask for Board of Education approval of this plan.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the Kearney Public Schools Seven-Year Roof Repair and Replacement Plan, as presented.
5.H. Approval of Professional Advancements for Certificated Staff for the 2018-2019 School Year
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve professional advancements for certificated staff in the Kearney Public Schools for the 2018-2019 school year, as listed in the attachment.
5.I. Approval of KHS Orchestra Trip to Orlando, Florida, May 28-June 1, 2019
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the KHS orchestra trip to Orlando, Florida, May 28-June 1, 2019, with no direct costs incurred by the school district.
6. Regular Agenda - Business
6.A. Approval of Sale of Lot 6 of Schroeder Estates
Rationale:  We have received an offer to purchase Schroeder Estates, Lot 6, from Dave & Deb Young for a purchase price of $50,000.  We will ask the Board of Education to approve this purchase agreement.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the sale of Schroeder Estates, Lot 6, to Dave and Deb Young for the purchase price of $50,000; and authorize Chris Nelson to sign all forms and documents to execute said sale.
Action(s):
Move to approve the sale of Schroeder Estates, Lot 6, to Dave and Deb Young for the purchase price of $50,000; and authorize Chris Nelson to sign all forms and documents to execute said sale. This motion, made by Mrs. Kathy Gifford and seconded by Tim Higgins, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.B. Approval of Sale of Lot 1 of Elementary School Second Addition
Rationale:  We have received an offer to purchase Lot 1 of the Elementary School Second Addition property east of Meadowlark Elementary School from General Properties, LLC in the amount of $400,000.  We will ask the Board to approve this purchase agreement.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the sale of Lot 1 of the Elementary School Second Addition to General Properties, LLC in the amount of $400,000; and authorize Chris Nelson to sign all forms and documents to execute said sale.
Action(s):
Move to approve the sale of Lot 1 of the Elementary School Second Addition to General Properties, LLC in the amount of $400,000; and authorize Chris Nelson to sign all forms and documents to execute said sale. This motion, made by Dave Glover and seconded by Angela Nickel, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.C. Approval of Revised MOU Between Kearney Public Schools and the Merryman Performing Arts Center
Rationale:  There have been suggested modifications to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Kearney Public Schools and the Merryman Performing Arts Center in the area of technical support for Kearney Public Schools events.  We will ask the Board of Education to approve the MOU as revised and presented.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the revised Memorandum of Understanding between Kearney Public Schools and the Merryman Performing Arts Center, as indicated in the attachment.
Action(s):
Move to approve the revised Memorandum of Understanding between Kearney Public Schools and the Merryman Performing Arts Center, as indicated in the attachment. This motion, made by Angela Nickel and seconded by Mrs. Kathy Gifford, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.D. Adoption of 2018-2019 Budgets and Tax Requests
Rationale:  Each year, the Board of Education is asked to approve the budgets for the various funds in the Kearney Public Schools for the new fiscal year, and set the tax requests for the funds that are supported by local property tax dollars.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to adopt the General Fund Budget in the amount of $58,197,793.00, with a property tax requirement of $39,008,401.63; to adopt the Special Building Fund Budget in the amount of $14,577,000.00, with a property tax requirement of $227,509.09; to adopt the Bond Fund Budget in the amount of $7,876,363.00, with a property tax requirement of $7,951,881.24; to adopt the Depreciation Fund Budget in the amount of $550,000.00; to adopt the Employee Benefit Fund Budget in the amount of $100,000.00; to adopt the School Nutrition Fund Budget in the amount of $3,296,800.00; to adopt the Activity Fund Budget in the amount of $2,680,425.00; to adopt the Student Fee Fund Budget in the amount of $155,000.00; and to adopt the Cooperative Fund Budget in the amount of $670,000; for the Kearney Public Schools, for the 2018-2019 school year.
Action(s):
Move to adopt the General Fund Budget in the amount of $58,197,793.00, with a property tax requirement of $39,008,401.63; to adopt the Special Building Fund Budget in the amount of $14,577,000.00, with a property tax requirement of $227,509.09; to adopt the Bond Fund Budget in the amount of $7,876,363.00, with a property tax requirement of $7,951,881.24; to adopt the Depreciation Fund Budget in the amount of $550,000.00; to adopt the Employee Benefit Fund Budget in the amount of $100,000.00; to adopt the School Nutrition Fund Budget in the amount of $3,296,800.00; to adopt the Activity Fund Budget in the amount of $2,680,425.00; to adopt the Student Fee Fund Budget in the amount of $155,000.00; and to adopt the Cooperative Fund Budget in the amount of $670,000; for the Kearney Public Schools, for the 2018-2019 school year. This motion, made by Dave Glover and seconded by Tim Higgins, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Regular Business - Miscellaneous
7.A. Adjournment
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to adjourn the meeting.
Action(s):
Move to adjourn the meeting. This motion, made by Tim Higgins and seconded by Dave Glover, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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