Public Meeting Agenda: September 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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September 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

September 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
2. Pledge of Allegiance & Roll Call
Discussion:  Those present recited the Pledge of Allegiance
3. Oath of Office to New Student Member - Ian Doyle
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Mr. Nauroth administered the Oath of Office to the new student member Ian Doyle. Ian took his place at the board table.
4. Consent Agenda
Discussion:  Adjustment Pat explained. Our hearing and budget and tax are before the meeting published in the paper at 7:45 and 7:55. Remove the agenda Motion to amend agenda Jon/Nancy - All modify the agenda. Jon/Nancy - All Then board approve consent agenda as amended. Jon/Nancy - all with removal of a.
4.1. Approval of the agenda as submitted
4.2. Approval of minutes of the August 11, 2014 regular Board of Education meeting
4.3. Approval of proposed accounts for payment
4.4. Approval of budgetary receipts and expenditures
4.5. Approval of committee minutes of the Committee of the Whole - August 28, 2014
4.6. Approval of Option Students - As listed
4.7. Approve the hiring of Casey Zarybnicky - Paddock Lane - Special Education
5. Outstanding Recognition
5.1. Employee of the Month
Speaker(s):  Mrs. Nielsen
Discussion:  Dave - Over haul of the network during the summer. Helps move ahead in the district. House of orange live stream. Does not get credit because
6. Information
Discussion:  Website work have added survey to get info back from patrons, students and staff. Up now is Early Childhood. 4-5 questions very short. What type of program they would like to have. Next will be Summer Learning to see what patrons want on summer activities. Live Stream Dave has done on COW and Activitiies. During the Cedar Elementary program 36 view Graduation 225 Cow 28 Ralston 663 1,177 Skutt It shows. the power of multi-media Diode has supplies free wifi for activity streaming. Should we pay for it or can it be in kind. I do not see a conflict as they want to give it to us free. It has been a benefit to our patrons. Neal and High School Cube sends notice to the visitiing team that they can get on a watch it alsol PrK-12 2,149 5 less than last year. PreK is not full as of yet. 2.4 Marketing Model. Have met with 2 marketing firms FES (S)OCS) and Pickering Group - Both have done a proposal. Larger than school city, main street, chamber n-gage. Should have a proposal back from one and both. Pat would like to see a common theme. Partnerships with JA training is coming up. Use of media livestream. Lots of good things happening to get our good message out.
6.1. Superintendent Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
6.2. Student Update
Speaker(s):  Ian Doyle
Discussion:  Ian School started All schools going MAP testing Sports started fall. Band theme Edgar Allen Poe - strated in August Have comp at House of Orange this week Concent next Tuesday Choiri this summer to New York they are fund raising. Attendance has dropped due to shorter attendance Class Officers are done Seniors Loren Bell , Ian Chancly Kelveland Oct 3 Home coming Kids involved in activities GPA is higher than those not.
6.3. Board Reports/Requests
6.3.1. Committee of the Whole August 28, 2014
Speaker(s):  Mr. Zimmerman
Discussion:  Jon
7. Public Forum/Citizen's Requests/Comments Related to Agenda Items
Discussion:  No one spoke at this time.
8. Action/Discussion
8.1. Approve Policy 3510.2 Safe Pupil Transportation Plan
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.2. Approve Policy 3530 Procedures - Bidding Construction Projects
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.3. Approve Policy 4065 Tobacco Use Prohibited
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.4. Approve Policy 5560 Student Discipline, Suspension and Expulsion
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.5. Approve Policy 6283 Concussions
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.6. Approve Policy 6285 Student Participation in Athletic Contests Between Schools
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.7. Approve Policy 9110 Number of Members, Terms of Office, and Vacancies
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
8.7.1. AR-9110 Procedures for Filling a Board Vacancy
Discussion:  Pat asked for feedback. Can discuss now or at COW. He would like to hear suggestions.; Andy is good gives some flexibility to adjust.
8.8. Approval of the 2014-15 Budget
Speaker(s):  Mr. Brazell
8.9. Approval of the 2014-15 Property Tax Request
Speaker(s):  Mr. Brazell
8.10. Approval of Construction Delivery Process
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Move to this item at 7:35. skipped h and i to allow for start of hearing at proper time. Having seen the timeline and having seen some of the 3 types - Design, Design Bid Build Construction Manager at Risk. In order to move forward it does take 2/3 vote 6 out of 9. Construction Manager at Risk would have to develop policy and approve.
9. Administrators' Report
Discussion:  Neal - Shared information that he shared with Pat. Study done by GPA Neal did the study as to thoses in activities and those not. 1 activity vs 0 = shows 3 years data. More involved that each year the .7 academical than those who are not in activities. What are the differences between students involved do better. National Federation of HS Participated in all activities have better attendance less drop out less displince issues show how be involved in community voluteer Atheltetes - better health Notice everyday tend to hang with peer involved. The case for HS activities - go look at it To much emphasis on sports/activities. 1 to 3% of the overlall school budget. A great bargin We are under 2% goes to school activities. 9th graders are involved in 1 activity this is required at BHS trying to engage students. Student Fee waiver for low income that cannot as well as community people help. Janet - Reason why Have they explored why jobs, kids at home to sit with, some just no interest.
10. Notification of Next Meeting
11. Adjournment
Discussion:  8:02 PM
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