Public Meeting Agenda: January 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting


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January 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

January 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Mrs. Pieper called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM in the Central Administration Boardroom with all members present.
2. Pledge of Allegiance & Roll Call
3. Oath of Office - Doris Martin
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Mr. Nauroth administered the Oath of Office to Doris Martin and she then took her place at the board table.
4. Consent Agenda
4.1. Approval of the agenda as submitted
4.2. Approval of minutes of the the Special Board of Education Meeting December 15, 2014 and December 29, 2014 and the Regular Board of Education Meeting December 8, 2014
4.3. Approval of the proposed accounts for payment
4.4. Approval of budgetary receipts and expenditures
4.5. Approval of Option Students -From Southern - Christina Starkey - Gr. 11 - From Freeman 2015-16 Logan Busboom - Gr. K
4.6. Approval of hiring for second semester of the 2014-15 school year and the resignation at the end of the 2014-15 school year of Beth Sederberg to a .75 FTE Special Education/ELL instructor
4.7. Approval of the resignation of Bill Bruhn at the end of the 2014-15 school year
5. Organization of the Board of Education
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
5.1. Election of Officers
5.2. Committee Appointments
6. Outstanding Recognition
6.1. Employee of the Month
Speaker(s):  Jackie Nielsen
Discussion:  Positive and encouraging Works during plan, lunch and after school. HS Math. Continue to learn video tapes all lessons and the High School Cheerleader.
6.2. All-State Football - Jessup Workman and Alec Cromer
Speaker(s):  Mr. Randel/Mr. Sutter
Discussion:  Mr. Sexton Alec and Jessup All State Football. Had the privilage to coach. Career rushing and touch down record. Alec - Quarterback 1st Team All- State punter and Super State punter first for Bob.
7. Information
7.1. Superintendent Report
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Thanks for not leaving. 1. Elementary facility tour first friday endura, KS Doris, Jon and Andy. Jan 27 Os Jan29 Washington. Will look at these and see how they function for possible site adaptation. Homestead Quarter laucnch Feb 10th Excited for our community and homested. Great taking part in our HS facility. Studend leadership class helping with this.
7.2. Proposed Contract with Construction Manager at Risk
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Pat and Rex and Deaane Met with Caspers and Sampson with Rex and worked through the contract on the services. Rex can share how this contract works compared to others. Rex - Has worked on 70-80 contract in past 20 years for a reasonable fee for services to be render. CM@risk is a good process. Contract drafted fair in school and manager. Servies are fair. Include prebond services. Deterime cost and program it will serve. Preconst services and construciton supervision services. Two parts - Max personnel cost to perform all services. Scope and schedule of the services. If bond does not pass they will not recevie and personnel costs. Overhead profit risk fee of 3%. Very pleased with process and very straight forward. Fees in range of other project contracts. Rex recommends this contract to the board.
7.3. Student Update
Speaker(s):  Ian Doyle
Discussion:  None Ian gone to 11 other Doane Music Festival Students from 70 schools have auditions for this Show choris begin on Feb 6 begin One Act Play Supeior at District State Boys and Grils win over Steward Wrestling doing very well
7.4. Board Reports/Requests
7.4.1. School Community & Staff Relation Committee
Speaker(s):  Nancy Sedlacek
Discussion:  See Notes
7.4.2. GNSA/Legislative Update
Speaker(s):  Andy Maschmann
Discussion:  Andy - Last Wed Jan7 he and Pat. Open day of Legislature. Roy Baker would be serving on the Education Committee. Appointed to Servies Brice Wilson spoke about the history of TAoesa. Spending time for GNS and Admin Board involved with Senators to be be avail in legislaturg aPPROVED WEBSITE AND BROCHAURED fOURTH DAY OF 192 BILL 8 OF THEM WILL HAVE A IMPACT ON THE dISTRICTe
8. Public Forum/Citizen's Requests/Comments Related to Agenda Items
Discussion:  No one spoke at this time.
9. Action
9.1. 1st Reading of Policy 8110 Standing Committees/Committee of the Whole/Temporary Committees
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
Discussion:  Pat reviewed changes and asked for feedback. Some changes due to going from 9 to 6 members. Just reviewed the committee. Standing Committees get together with Sup conversation with Lisa and Jon we did not do this, but did it in Cow so this was removed. Not going to Cow we have a motion by vote. Not what we are doing. This was changed we say discison made by president in collaboration with superintendent.
9.2. Approval of Pat Nauroth as the District's Federal Grant Representative and John Brazell as the Financial Representative
9.3. Approval of the depository banks for Beatrice Public Schools be named as Pinnacle Bank, Security First Bank, First National Bank of Omaha-Beatrice Branch and Bank of the West.
9.4. Approval that all meetings held by the Beatrice Board of Education be publicized in advance in the Beatrice Daily Sun and on KWBE radio
9.5. Approval of Construction Manager at Risk services for Elementary Site project
Speaker(s):  Mr. Nauroth
9.6. Approval of the Superintendent to take actions necessary to address the shot put and field turf issue
9.7. Approval of the farm ground lease agreement on school grounds for 2015/16.
Speaker(s):  Mr. Brazell
10. Administrators' Report
Discussion:  Jackie - Power Point on professional development 3 year plan. Shared what we are currently doing. Shared current PLC structure. (Shows what happens week 1,2,3 and 4 and week 5 each month. Shared current goals. Admin team looked at this wanted to focus this more. Review current goals School Improvement goals set in September. Define learning goals based on Marzano 41 elements and what instructional goal. Will be sharing with staff staring in January and finishing in Feb after receiving feedback. Missy & Theresa Early Childhood Preschool current 4 classes 126 students 64 - 3year olds and 62 4 year olds. New service for busing expanded to all students. We are bussing 88 students increased by 58. Enrollment - karen great getting the busing all working very well. This year wed 99 enrolled. 63 - 4 yee 54 famlies all day choice 18 moving up have not said who they want to do. 33 3-year olds. Numbers show how hard the staff have worked. WE will continue to enroll and evaluate. When will parents know should be before April they will know. How many students in classroom 17 for 3 year olds. Don't fill all slots at first keep some for SPED. Andy more need that we have facilities? We need to keep option open need good 3 year old to maintain our 4 year program. Janet very exciting and progressive. This is so positive for our community. We do have a need and we as a Board need to do what we can.
11. Notification of Next Meeting
12. Adjournment
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