Public Meeting Agenda: December 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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December 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

December 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Lisa called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with all present but Steve Winter
2. Pledge of Allegiance & Roll Call
Discussion:  The Board recited the pledge of allegiance along with those present at the meeting
3. Outstanding Recognition
3.1. Employee of the Month
Speaker(s):  Pat Nauroth
Discussion:  Mr. Nauroth presented the employee of the month in December to Jackie Nielsen. High Quality Leader she practices what she expects. Knowledgable Tackles difficult issues Approachable and support of staff and admin
3.2. All State Golf - Danielle Havekost & Kirsten Baete
Discussion:  Neal Randel Golf, Softball, Band and Choir - All State members
3.3. All State Softball - Albany Starman
3.4. All State Band - Kait Messner, Chauncey Kleveland & Rachel Hoffman
3.5. All State Choir - Connor Husa, Carson Post and Hunter Zarybnicky
4. Information
4.1. Superintendent Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  See Notes
4.2. Student Update
Speaker(s):  Courtney Jurgens
Discussion:  Blue Valley Wish List BEA 1,5000 COW - Advnace Ed - HS present Free NETA Conference Registration NASB State Ed Conference attended by several Many good sessions. Pat attended at good bond issue session presented by Papillion Mitch thanked for letting us go. Board relations and finding a good evaluation tool. Dori & Mitch on career acadamies on Friday. Former FFA instuctor was one of presenters. Kid struggle in geometry do not use it in farmer it is a 45 this way and 45 this way and this id geometry. Need to explore the career acadeamies. Doris also a good session statiatic on how it can make a difference for kids. John - very good opportuniyy to know each other and learn from the sessions. John Spatz session on open meetings act. We will continue to look at and learn. Nancy 1st year interesting speak with sups and board memebers, building communication and relationships. Also learned in the open meetings act session, appreciative. Pinnacle bank - dinner chuck schoder in Feb 5 dates as a board might want to go ll,12, 13 18 and 20th. Jim stopped to talk with Pat about long range plans. Jim - heard December 20 resind position. Affects the Board is planned to move to Lincoln. Looking at other opportunity at sometime in January to February he will resign his Board position. Know to the very day I resign I will be a good board memember still working for kids. Reached a 2 year agreement for contract with BEA. This went very easy and well. Reasonable negotiations. The BEA 98% accepted the contract
4.3. Audit Review
Speaker(s):  John Brazell
Discussion:  Courtyney Winter sports of and going well. Beat Gross in overtime - BB All State music were honored and performed in Novemer Crafts on Blvd Decem 14 Finals begin Wed Dec 18 -20. Moriturim in December no sport or clubs Teachers back Jan 2 and students the 6 Many Elementary concents/programs coming up John Brazell - Audit Review Shared copy of aduits. Find letter to the Board from Dana Cole. We had no problems. Pointed out some pages in the audit. Look at at your pace. Call if questions. We use the cash base accounting when received and when spent. Page 5 - Net postion for cash baise from 16 mill to 14 mill. Reason for drop spending ARA bonds down and also indicated we spent about 500,000 in cash reserve. Page 16 - Please read Page 30 - General fund balance by its self and will see a drop and this is the drop of cash reserve we spent. Page 34 - ARA bonds spending down and we spent most of these. Must expend by end of December. We are on track. Page 50 - Last paragraph no deficiences in material weakness but non of concern Page 53 - Federal Programs - complied with all. No deficiends in complince. Good Standing.
4.4. Board Reports/Requests
Discussion:  COW -John
4.4.1. Committee of the Whole - November 14, 2013
Speaker(s):  Jon Zimmerman
5. Public Forum/Citizen's Requests/Comments Related to Agenda Items
Discussion:  No one spoke
6. Consent Agenda
6.1. Approval of the agenda as submitted
6.2. Approval of minutes of the the November 11, 2013 Regular Board of Education Meeting
6.3. Approval of the proposed accounts for payment
6.4. Approval of budgetary receipts and expenditures
6.5. Approval of committee minutes of Committee of the Whole –November 14, 2013
7. Action
7.1. 2nd Reading of Policy 1135 Annual Performance Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  2nd reading of Policy 1135 - Pat no major changes
7.2. Approval of the 2014-2015 and the 2015-2016 Certified Staff Negotiated Agreement
7.3. Approval to move from a 9 member Board of Education to a 6 member Board of Education
7.4. Authorize the Superintendent or his designee to negotiate potential land purchase
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8. Administrators' Report
9. Audience Comments on any of the Preceding Actions or Discussions
Discussion:  No one spoke Von Rosski counted 11 names courtney and Pat do not voting members.
10. Notification of Next Meeting
11. Adjournment
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