Public Meeting Minutes: June 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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June 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

June 12, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The 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, Wayne Post Office, and on-line: www.wayneschools.org
I.c. Action on Absence and Roll Call
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 Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
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 Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
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
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 1209) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Review of Wellness Policy - Judy Poehlman
Discussion:  Judy Poehlman, Food Service Manager, gave the Board the annual review of Policy 5417-Wellness. 
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading 2017-2018 Jr/Sr High Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of the 2017-18 Jr/Sr High Handbook, as presented, 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 gave final approval for the 2017-2018 Jr/Sr High School handbook.
Attachments:
III.a.II. Second Reading of Policy 2000
Action(s):
Motion to adopt the Board policies identified as Policy Series 2000-Administration on 2nd Reading, as presented, and to repeal and rescind all existing Board policies that pertain to the same matters or that are otherwise conflicting, including without limitation existing policies, 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 final reading of Policy 2000 series.
Attachments:
III.a.III. Second Reading of Policy 3000
Action(s):
Motion to adopt the Board policies identified as Policy Series 3000-Business on 2nd Reading, as presented, and to repeal and rescind all existing Board policies that pertain to the same matters or that are otherwise conflicting, including without limitation existing policies, 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:  Final approval was given by the Board on Policy 3000 series.
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III.a.IV. Second Reading of Policy 4000
Action(s):
Motion to adopt the Board policies identified as Policy Series 4000-Personnel on 2nd Reading, as presented, and to repeal and rescind all existing Board policies that pertain to the same matters or that are otherwise conflicting, including without limitation existing policies, passed with a motion by Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Mrs. Wendy Consoli.
Motion to adopt the Board policies identified as Policy Series 4000-Personnel on 2nd Reading, as presented, and to repeal and rescind all existing Board policies that pertain to the same matters or that are otherwise conflicting, including without limitation existing policies, with the amendment to Policy 4171 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 second reading of Policy 4000 series with the amendment to Policy 4171.
Attachments:
III.a.V. Second Reading of Policy 5000
Action(s):
Motion to adopt the Board policies identified as Policy Series 5000-Students on 2nd Reading, as presented, and to repeal and rescind all existing Board policies that pertain to the same matters or that are otherwise conflicting, including without limitation existing policies, 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:  Policy 5000 series was given final Board approval.
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III.a.VI. Second Reading of Policy 6000
Action(s):
Motion to adopt the Board policies identified as Policy Series 6000-Instruction on 2nd Reading, as presented, and to repeal and rescind all existing Board policies that pertain to the same matters or that are otherwise conflicting, including without limitation existing policies, 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 gave final approval for the Policy 6000 series.
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III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Early Graduation Request
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Early Graduation Request, 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:  Wayne Community Schools has an Early Graduation policy.  Mr. Hanson and Mrs. Hill will continue to monitor this student's progress for early graduation. 
III.b.II. High School Gym Scoreboard
Action(s):
Motion to approve the gift from the Wayne High Athletic Boosters and the quote from Nevco for $27,052.41 for new scoreboards in the Jr/Sr High School Gym, 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 Board thanked the Wayne High Athletic Boosters and the Wayne Community Schools Foundation for the gift of new scoreboards for the Jr/Sr High School gym.  The quoted price includes installation. 
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III.b.III. Sound System Quote
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Midwest Music Center for $13,147.26 for the elementary gym sound system, as presented, passed with a motion by Mrs. Wendy Consoli and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the quote from Midwest Music Center for the sound system for the Elementary gym.  The Board thanked WEB for the contribution of $6500 towards the purchase of the sound system.
III.b.IV. Milk and Meal Prices
Action(s):
Motion to approve no increase for breakfast, lunch, and milk prices for the 2017-18 school year, passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Milk and meal prices will remain the same for the 2017-2018 school year.
III.b.V. First Reading 2017-2018 K-6 Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the first reading of the 2017-18 K-6 Handbook, as presented, 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:  After grammatical changes given by the Board, the 2017-2018 K-6 Handbook was approved for first reading. 
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. Budget Update
Discussion:  Wayne Community Schools received the State Aid report.  WCS will be receiving $218,522 for the 2017-2018 school year.  This amount is slightly lower than last year. 
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IV.a.I.2. Wayne/Wakefield Baseball Coop
Discussion:  The two-year baseball coop agreement with Wakefield is up for renewal.  Wakefield is in discussion as to whether or not they will renew the contract.  Mr. Lenihan will keep the Board updated on their decision.
IV.a.I.3. School Improvement Update
Discussion:  The Administration met with each Standards Committee at the end of the school year.  They discussed what they felt went well during the year and what they would like to see improved.  Communication with the public and mentoring our ELL families and newcomers was an area all committees felt needed to be improved. 

IV.a.I.4. Substitute Rates Information
Discussion:  The substitute teacher rate will stay at $110 per day for the 2017-2018 school year.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Hanson reported that Wayne Community Schools will be hosting a foreign exchange student from Finland for the 2017-2018 school year.
IV.a.III. Special Education Director
IV.a.III.1. Teacher Mentoring Program
Discussion:  Mr. Hight reported on the Teacher Mentoring Program developed for incoming teachers.  Mentor and Mentees will meet once a month and discuss various things that need to be addressed throughout the year.
Attachments:
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Plager discussed how the Appraisal system worked this year.  Overall, he felt it went well.  
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/A.D.
Discussion:  Mr. Ruhl thanked the Board for 30 years at Wayne Community Schools.  The Board presented life-time activity passes to Mr. and Mrs. Ruhl.
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Lindsay McLaughlin, Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Rocky Ruhl, Scott Hammer
Discussion:  Dr. McLaughlin stated that the All Class Reunion will be held over Chicken Days weekend, July 7-8, 2017.  There will be many events for alumni to participate in.  The 2017-2018 Gift-a-Thon will be August 20-26 with the students going door-to-door on Blitz Night, Wednesday, August 23, 2017.
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 High School CTE/Locker Room project is going well.  Funds are still being raised for the basketball area at the Elementary.
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Carolyn Linster, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  The Policy Committee will be meeting again soon to finish reviewing the remainder of the policies.
IV.b.V. Finance (Inc. Transportation & Budget) - Mark Lenihan, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Lynn Junck, Rochelle Nelson
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan reported that the school is still looking for a truck for the band to use.  The Sped department is in need of a new wheelchair van.

Attachments:
IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. Board Retreat - July Dates
Discussion:  The Board decided on July 13, 2017, at 5:00, for the Board Retreat.
V.b. Open Meetings Law Workshop - Thursday, July 20, Norfolk, NE
V.c. Wayne Area Economic Development Partners Meeting - June 27th,5:30 PM - 7:30 PM.
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Review of policies 5416 - Student Fees, 6400 - Parental Involvement, 5418 - Homeless, 5415 - Anti-Bullying, 2101 - Superintendent as CEO, ILCD annual review, Second Reading of 2017-2018 K-6 Handbook, First Reading of 2017-2018 Teacher Handbook
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 meeting was adjourned at 6:43 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, July 10, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., Room 407.  The July Board Retreat will be Wednesday, July 13, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
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