Public Meeting Agenda: March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole/Special Meeting

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March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole/Special Meeting Agenda

March 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Committee of the Whole/Special Meeting
1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Jon Zimmerman called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with all members present.
2. Approval of the Agenda
3. Public Comments on Agenda Items - This is the proper time for public questions and comments on agenda items only. Please make sure a request form is given to the Board Vice-President before the meeting begins.
Discussion:  No one spoke at this time.
4. Curriculum Review - Industrial Tech - Welding Career Academy
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Nielsen
Discussion:  Jackie Nielsen and Charles Brockman. Welding Career Academy - Great opportunity for students. students have done from 1st semester and 2nd semester. Being taught what SCC wants as basic welding so that they are prepared to enter SCC at an advanced level. Can take level or level 2 at High School level as a freshman and Sophomore. Must be a junior and 16 years of age. If go 2 years they will complete the entire course and will enter SCC at an advanced level. Provided new equipment for the school. Now has more machines for students. 15 students in program with BHS and Southern. Will be doing Ag Academy next year in addition welding.
5. Filling the Vacant Board Seat
Speaker(s):  Mr. Zimmerman
Discussion:  Pat informed them of the process. Highlights only present in alpha order 3-5 min presentation Ballot in random order collected by Pat counted by Carol and Joan 2/3 vote 6 out of 8 to win No 2/3 issue is lost and ballot cast with only the 2 highest votes reduce from to 2. No motion or second just appointed once votes talled.
5.1. Candidate Presentations
5.2. Vote/Selection of Candidate to Fill Vacant Board Seat
Discussion:  Votes tallied by Carol and Joan. All candidates presented for 3-5 minutes. Jim Nelson Andy Maschman Top two votes Second Vote Do not have 6 out of 8 Third Vote Comments Before vote. Stratic plan important to follow. Both believe in our kids for community employment. Jim believe in our board. Steve - Who might want to run for election. Jim will be willing to run does believe in term limits. Andy - committed to the strategic plan. Has run before was short 73 votes and will be willing to run. Committed to finishing the strategic plan. If cannot reach a decision must go to a vote of the people. Ballots handed out. No Winner on third vote. Pat could talk with attorney must be done by April 3rd. Pat both bring lots to table. Andy has 3 in school and Jim has had kids. One look at someone in or had makes does not make a difference. One has been involved in other organizations. Might want to know what have been involved in school over the years. Other one bow out. Jon Andy has shown he is willing to run in 2010. Wants to step up, both want to give back. Strong aspects to the table. Happy either way. Steve - maybe should have asked before vote. Andy run in 2010 and will run again he wants on the board. Janet - Andy has done homework. Strategic Plan and researched. Jim has not looked at it. It is a learning curve 2 years is about all done. Andy has done homework on strategic plan. Doris - Jim more experience on boards. Kids in or not is not important. Steve glad we have four great and harder with such good ones. Vote 4 - No Winner 5-3 Vote 5 - Winner Andy Maschman
6. Public Comments - This is the proper time for public questions and comments on any topic. Please make sure a request form is given to the Board Vice-President before the meeting begins.
Discussion:  No one spoke at this time.
7. Adjournment
Discussion:  Motion Steve/Nancy 8:16 PM
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