Public Meeting Agenda: December 10, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Monthly Meeting of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education

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December 10, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Monthly Meeting of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education Agenda

December 10, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Regular Monthly Meeting of the Kearney Public Schools Board of Education
1. Holiday Music Provided by Horizon Middle School Vocal Group under the Direction of Mr. Michael Heuertz
2. Routine Business
2.A. Call to Order
2.B. Pledge of Allegiance
2.C. Oath of Office - Welcome New Board Member
Rationale:  We will welcome and administer the Oath of Office to newly appointed Board of Education member, Jon Watts.
2.D. Roll Call
2.D.I. Excuse Absent Board Member
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to excuse Board Member________ from the meeting.
Action(s):
Move to excuse Board Member________ from the meeting. This motion, made by Mrs. Kathy Gifford and seconded by Julie Agard, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2.E. 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 Mr. Jon Watts and seconded by Mrs. Kathy Gifford, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2.F. 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 approach the podium and, at the discretion of the presiding officer, be recognized 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.
3. Presentations -
3.A. Special Recognition
Rationale:  We will recognize our outgoing Board of Education members - Julie Agard, Tim Higgins, and Dave Glover - for their many years of dedication service to the staff, students, families, and community. 
3.B. Facilities Report
Rationale:  Kent Cordes from BD Construction will report on the progress being made on the Northeast Elementary School construction and renovation project.
Attachments:
3.C. Follow-up Report from the Nebraska Association of School Boards 2018 Annual Education Conference
Rationale:  Dr. Edwards, Mr. Mundorf, and Board members Julie Agard and Kathy Gifford will report on the sessions they attended at the NASB 2018 Annual Education Conference held in November.
4. 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 Alex Straatmann and seconded by Mrs. Kathy Gifford, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
4.A. Approval of the November 12, 2018 Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the minutes of the November 12, 2018 regular Board of Education meeting, as presented.
4.B. Approval of the December, 2018 Claims
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the December, 2018 claims, as presented.
4.C. Approval of the December, 2018 Financial Reports
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to approve the December, 2018 financial reports, as presented.
4.D. Acceptance of the Northeast Elementary School PTO Annual Self-Audit Report for 2017-2018 School Year
Rationale:  The Northeast PTO has presented its annual self-audit report for the 2017-2018 school year, for Board of Education acceptance.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to accept the Northeast Elementary School annual self-audit report for the 2017-2018 school year, as presented.
4.E. Acceptance of the Windy Hills PTO Annual Self-Audit Report for the 2017-2018 School Year
Rationale:  The Windy Hills PTO 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 Windy Hills School annual self-audit report for the 2017-2018 school year, as presented.
4.F. Acceptance of the KHS Band Boosters Annual Self-Audit Report for the 2017-2018 School Year
Rationale:  The KHS Band Boosters organization 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 KHS Band Boosters organization annual self-audit report for the 2017-2018 school year, as presented.
5. Regular Agenda - Miscellaneous
5.A. Set Board of Education Special Retreat Meeting
Rationale:  We will ask the Board of Education to set the date, time and location for a special, retreat meeting.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to set___________, __________, 2019, at______P.M. at______________________, for a special, public, retreat meeting of the Board of Education.
Action(s):
Move to set Monday, January 28, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at_ Whittier Buildling, for a special, public, retreat meeting of the Board of Education. This motion, made by Mr. Jon Watts and seconded by Mrs. Kathy Gifford, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.B. Closed Session
Rationale:  We will ask the Board of Education to move to closed session for the purpose of conducting a performance evaluation of the Superintendent.
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to closed session for the purpose of conducting a performance evaluation of the Superintendent, to prevent needless injury to the reputation of the person and if such person has not requested a hearing.
Action(s):
Move to closed session for the purpose of conducting a performance evaluation of the Superintendent, to prevent needless injury to the reputation of the person and if such person has not requested a hearing. This motion, made by Dave Glover and seconded by Mrs. Kathy Gifford, Passed.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
5.C. Return to Open Session
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to return to open session.
5.D. Adjourn Sine Die
Recommended Motion(s):  Move to adjourn the meeting, sine die.
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