Public Meeting Minutes: February 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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February 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

February 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The Wayne Community Schools Regular Board Meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m.
I.a. Pledge of Allegiance
I.b. Announce Open Meeting Act Posting and Location - Wayne Community Schools, Wayne Public Library, and Wayne Post Office, and on-line: www.wayneschools.org
I.c. Action on Absence and Roll Call
Action(s):
Motion to excuse absent board member, Dr. Carolyn Linster, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
I.d. Approval of Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve agenda, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
I.e. Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve consent agenda, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
I.e.I. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings
Attachments:
I.e.II. Approval of Financial Reports and Claims
Attachments:
I.f. Personnel
I.f.I. Teacher Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Heidi Thompson, 6th grade teacher, at the end of the 2016-17 school year, with regrets, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the resignation of  Mrs. Heidi Thompson, with regrets, and thanked her for her years of teaching at Wayne Community Schools.
Attachments:
I.f.II. Teacher Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Cathy Hobza, Special Education teacher, at the end of the 2016-17 school year, with regrets, passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the resignation of  Mrs. Cathy Hobza, with regrets, and thanked her for her years of teaching at Wayne Community Schools.
Attachments:
I.f.III. Teacher Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Darlene Lilienkamp, Elementary ELL teacher, at the end of the 2016-17 school year, with regrets, passed with a motion by Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the resignation of  Mrs. Darlene Lilienkamp, with regrets, and thanked her for her years of teaching at Wayne Community Schools.
Attachments:
I.f.IV. Teaching Position - Library Media
Action(s):
Motion to approve the contract for Julie Osnes as the 7-12 Librarian for the 2017-18 school year, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the hiring of Mrs. Julie Osnes as 7-12 Librarian.
I.f.V. Teaching Position - High School English
Action(s):
Motion to approve the contract for Pam Vander Veen as English Teacher for the 2017-18 school year, passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the hiring of Mrs. Pam Vander Veen as English Teacher. 
I.f.VI. Teacher Position - Preschool
Action(s):
Motion to approve the contract for Gwen Frideres as the preschool teacher for the 2017-18 school year, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the hiring of Mrs. Gwen Frideres as preschool teacher at the Early Learning Center.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 1209) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Ms. Toni Rasmussen - Ag Teacher
Discussion:  Ms. Toni Rasmussen, Ag Teacher, met with students on Monday afternoon and gave them some idea of the classes being offered next fall.  She also spoke to the Board about curriculum being offered.  She expressed how excited she was to be at Wayne Community Schools.
II.b. CWP Architects - Jon Carlson
Discussion:  Mr. Jon Carlson, Carlson West Povondra Architects, spoke to the Board on the bids received on the Locker Room/CTE project.  He stated that the contractor bid is valid for forty days.  A Facility Committee meeting will be held on Friday, February 24, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., to discuss costs that could be negotiated before accepting any bids. 


III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. ESU 1 2017-2018 Service Contract
Action(s):
Motion to table the 2017-18 ESU 1 contract until March 13, 2017 Board Meeting, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Early Graduation Request
Action(s):
Motion to approve the request for early graduation, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the Early Graduation Request for December of 2017.  Mr. Hanson and Mrs. Hill have discussed the Board Policy with the family.  The student is on track to graduate early.

III.b.II. Ag Course Approval
Action(s):
Motion to approve the course offerings for the Ag program, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the Ag Course offerings for the 2017-2018 school year.  
Attachments:
III.b.III. ELL/Business Recommendation
Action(s):
Motion to fill the full-time ELL/Business teacher position, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the different options of hiring for this position with the Board.   
III.b.IV. Locker Room/CTE Project Quote
Action(s):
Motion to table the Locker Room/CTE Project until the March 2017 Board Meeting, passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
III.b.V. Nebraska Association of School Boards Membership Dues
Action(s):
Motion to approve the NASB membership dues, as presented, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the NASB membership dues.  
Attachments:
IV. Administration and Board Committee Reports:
IV.a. Administration - Written reports were provided by Administration. Copies of their reports are available at the District Office upon request.
IV.a.I. Superintendent
IV.a.I.1. Legislative Update
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed upcoming Legislative updates.
IV.a.I.2. Principal Appraisals
Discussion:  Principal appraisals are complete.  
IV.a.I.3. BRAN
Discussion:  BRAN (Bike Ride Across Nebraska) is scheduled to come through Wayne on June 6-7, 2017.  Mr. Lenihan and Mr. Travis Meyer are serving on the BRAN Committee.  Wayne Community Schools plan to offer Elementary locker room/shower area and use of school vans and volunteers for shuttle services.
IV.a.I.4. Fall 2017 coaching assignments
Discussion:  Mr. Russ Plager will be the Head Football coach.  Mrs. Courtney Maas will be the Girls Cross Country coach.  Mr. Terry Beair will be the Boys Cross Country coach.  
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Hanson has met with the Farm Bureau to discuss ways they could help with the Ag Education/FFA program.  Interviews have been completed for the High School English position.
IV.a.III. Special Education Director
Discussion:  Mrs. Beair and Mr. Hight have been discussing caseloads and para needs for the upcoming year.  Congratulations to Mr. Hight for being awarded the NASES New Special Education Director of the Year.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Teachers in grades 3-8 have met during inservice time to share resources and information from professional development.  The teachers will have their second video based self reflection on February 15.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/A.D.
Discussion:  The State Patrol will be using our wrestling room for training.  We will not be hosting any sub-district basketball games.  We have three wrestlers going to State.  
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Lindsay McLaughlin, Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Rocky Ruhl, Scott Hammer
Discussion:  Mrs. McLaughlin stated that the annual mailing campaign is wrapping up.  The annual Alumni tournament will be held over Easter break.  
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Jeryl Nelson, Misty Beair
Discussion:  No report.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety - Travis Meyer, Scott Hammer, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Hanson
Discussion:  The Facility/Safety Committee will meet on Friday, February 24, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., to discuss contract bids on the Locker Room/CTE project. 



IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Carolyn Linster, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  No report.  The Policy Committee will have to meet soon to continue the Policy revision.
IV.b.V. Finance (Inc. Transportation & Budget) - Mark Lenihan, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Lynn Junck, Rochelle Nelson
Discussion:  No report.
Attachments:
IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. NASB President's Retreat - March 6-7, 2017, Norfolk, NE
V.b. Back to Basics of School Law - March 16, 2017, Norfolk, NE
V.c. NRCSA Spring Conference - March 23-24, 2017, Kearney, NE
V.d. Honor Coffee - 6:30 p.m.
Discussion:  30+ ACT, National Geographic Bee, UNO Honor Choir, Future City, and WSC Honor Band students were honored at the February Honor Coffee.
Attachments:
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Facility Improvement Locker Room/CTE project, tour of the Jr/Sr High School, Renewal of Teacher Contracts, Principal/Director Contracts, Option Enrollment Policy

VII. Executive Session (If Needed)
VIII. Action Taken from Executive Session (If Needed)
IX. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to Adjourn Meeting passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The meeting was adjourned at 6:24 p.m.  There will be a Special Board Meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, March 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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