Public Meeting Minutes: May 8, 2017 at 5:05 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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May 8, 2017 at 5:05 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

May 8, 2017 at 5:05 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
I.a. Pledge of Allegiance
I.b. Announce Open Meeting Act Posting and Location - Wayne Community Schools, Wayne Public Library, 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, Mr. Lynn Junck, 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 - The Board may enter Executive Session to discuss any matter for which Executive Session is lawful and appropriate.
Action(s):
Motion to approve agenda, as presented, passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
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. Wendy Consoli and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
I.e.I. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings
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I.e.II. Approval of Financial Reports and Claims
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I.f. Personnel
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 1209) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Monsanto Award - Lindsay McLaughlin
Discussion:  Terry and Shelly Gilliland were chosen as America's Farmers Grow Communities Award from Monsanto. The $2,500 award was given to the Wayne Community Schools Foundation to be used for the Ag/FFA program. 
II.b. City of Wayne - Joel Hansen
Discussion:  Joel Hansen, from the City of Wayne, presented information on two parcels of land that is owned by the city to be transferred with one parcel of land owned by Wayne Community Schools. The parcels that will be transferred are relatively the same size.  The City of Wayne will be constructing a one-way street leading from the Community Activity Center and will run south of the High School.  The street is set to be completed before the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. 
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading Early Learning Center Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of the Early Learning Center Handbook, 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 Learning Center Handbook for the 2017-2018 school year.
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III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Vote to Amend 2017-2018 Budget
Action(s):
Motion approve the amendment of the 2016-17 Wayne Community School District Budget, as presented, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Board approved the amendment to the 2016-2017 budget.  The amendment was to the Building Fund and no taxes will be increased.



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III.b.II. City of Wayne Land Transfer
Action(s):
Motion to approve the resolution for the land transfer with the City of Wayne, and grant authority to the Board president to execute all necessary documents to complete the land transfer,as presented, passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the resolution for the land transfer with the City of Wayne. The Board also granted Dr. Carolyn Linster, Board President, authority to execute all necessary documents to complete the land transfer.

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III.b.III. Technology Purchase - Lap Tops
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote for $67,594.84 from Sterling Computers for Teacher Lap Tops, 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:  Money from the General Fund and Depreciation Fund will be used to purchase new lap tops for teachers.  The old lap tops will be used in a computer cart to be used in classrooms. 
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III.b.IV. Technology Purchase - Chromebooks and Accessories
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote for $28,447 from Sterling Computers for student chrome books and accessories, as presented, 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:  Chromebooks and accessories will be paid for out of the General Fund.  
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III.b.V. First Reading 2017-2018 Jr/Sr High Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 1st reading of the 2017-18 Jr/Sr High Student Handbook, as presented, passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The 2017-2018 Jr/Sr Handbook was approved by the Board.  Most of the changes were policy numbers to reflect the new policy changes from Perry Law Firm.
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III.b.VI. First Reading - 4000 Policies
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 1st reading of Wayne Board of Education Policy Series 4000, 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 Policy Committee met and went through the 4000 policies. Most of the revision was in the numbering. There were many policies that Wayne Community Schools did not have.  Policies 1000-6000 will be ready for second reading in June. 


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III.b.VII. Extended Teacher Contract Template
Action(s):
Motion to approve the template extended teacher contract days, 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 Extended Teacher Contract, which is an at-will contract. This is different than the Extra Duty Contracts. 
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III.b.VIII. Extra Duty Contract Template
Action(s):
Motion to approve the template for extra duty contracts, with the inclusion of Section C from the Summer Services Agreement, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Extra Duty Contracts will be going out this week.  Section C from the Summer Service Agreement will be added to the contracts.
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III.b.IX. Classified Staff Salary Schedule 2017-2018
Discussion:  The Board approved a 2.5% salary increase for the classified staff.
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III.b.X. VSP Vision Care
Action(s):
Motion to approve participation in the National Insurance of Wisconsin Inc. VSP Vision Block, as presented, 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:  The Board approved the participation in the National Insurance of Wisconsin Inc. This is paid by the employees, not the District.  
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III.b.XI. Graduation - Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Rice Auditorium
Action(s):
Motion to accept the recommendation to confer degrees for the 2017 Graduates of Wayne High School, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The list of 2017 graduates was presented to the Board.  There are 79 graduates, pending final grades.

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 updated the Board on any Legislative updates.  He will continue to pass along any information as it comes.
IV.a.I.2. Annual ESU 1 Services Summary
Discussion:  The Annual ESU 1 Services Summary, showing the services Wayne Community Schools uses, was presented to the Board.
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IV.a.I.3. Extra Duty Assignments
Discussion:  The Extra Duty Assignments is not something the Board approves.  Mr. Lenihan presented the names, duty, and pay scale for each extra duty staff. 
IV.a.I.4. End of Year Teacher In-service and Staff Appreciation
Discussion:  May 24 and May 25 will be CPI training and School Improvement planning for staff.  May 26 is the last day for staff.  They will be dismissed after the appreciation luncheon.  The Board is invited to attend the luncheon. 
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Graduation has been the focus lately.  Honors Night and Kiwanis Banquet were held in April.  Juniors took the ACT at Wayne State College.
IV.a.III. Special Education Director
Discussion:  Spring Sprints was held on May 5.  Approximately 150 athletes from surrounding communities participated.  ACT testing was completed in April. NeSA testing is complete and MAP testing is almost complete. 
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Many of the classes have gone on field trips.  Summer School Planning Committee will meet again to look at enrollment and plan for instruction.  Concerts will be done this evening. Grandparents Day is May 12, 2017.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/A.D.
Discussion:  Seventh Grade Orientation took place on April 10.  Final concert is Thursday, May 11.  Conference Track took place on May 2.  District Track will be Thursday, May 11.  District Golf is May 16.  Athletic Banquet is Tuesday, May 16.  Head coaches are planning camps for the summer. 
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Lindsay McLaughlin, Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Rocky Ruhl, Scott Hammer
Discussion:  Lindsay McLaughlin noted that there is approximately $12,000.00 in the Ag/FFA fund.  Some of the money has been designated for specific items. Mrs. Schardt, Ms. Rasmussen, Mrs. Rockhill, and the Kindergarten teachers were awarded the IDEA grants this year.  


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:  Travis Meyer discussed options with the Board on adding a basketball area to the Elementary playground.  A group of parents have secured money to be used for this project.  It will be put on the agenda at a later date for Board approval. The Locker Room/CTE project is going into the next phase soon.

Attachments:
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Carolyn Linster, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  No report
IV.b.V. Finance (Inc. Transportation & Budget) - Mark Lenihan, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Lynn Junck, Rochelle Nelson
Discussion:  The process is continuing to look for a new band vehicle.  There has been a donation to help cover the cost.


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IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. School Law Seminar - June 8-9, 2017, Kearney, NE
V.b. Honor Coffee - Jr/Sr High School Commons - 6:30 p.m.
Discussion:  Greater Nebraska Science and Engineering Fair, UNMC 8th Grade Science Meet, Nebraska Junior Academy of Science Regional Science Fair, Spanish Honor Society, and Power Drive groups were recognized at the Honor Coffee.
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VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Second Reading of 2017-2018 Jr/Sr High School Handbook, First Reading of 2017-2018 K-6 Handbook, Hot Lunch/Milk Prices, Substitute Teacher Rates, Summer Board Retreat
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. Jaime Manz and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board meeting was adjourned at 6:29 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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