Public Meeting Minutes: October 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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October 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

October 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion: 

The meeting was called to order at 5:09 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 online: 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.
I.e. Consent 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.I. Approval of Minutes of Previous Meetings
I.e.II. Approval of Financial Reports and Claims
Attachments:
I.f. Personnel
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
Discussion: 

Wayne Area Economic Development Assistant Director, Irene Fletcher, presented a check in the amount of $1326 to the Wayne Community Schools Foundation.  The money came from the fourth annual Taste of Victory Tailgate which was held in September during a Wayne High School football game. 

II.a. Cap Peterson, Northeast Nebraska Insurance Agency
Discussion: 

Cap Peterson, from Northeast Nebraska Insurance Company, discussed the property and casualty insurance quote from EMC Insurance.  He presented comparisons from the last couple of years and  discussed the differences between the 90% and 100% coverage  The Board thanked him, Rochelle Nelson, and Mr. Lenihan for the work they have put into this.  The Board will vote on which amount of coverage to go with later in the meeting. 

III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Vehicle Purchase
Action(s):
Motion to approve the purchase of a 2016 Ford Expedition from Arnie's Ford for $28,191.00, 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: 

Wayne Community Schools have purchased a 2016 Ford Expedition from Arnie's Ford.  The price of the vehicle is $28,191 after trading in a 2005 Ford Freestar.  This will be paid for out the Depreciation fund. Thank you to Scott and Mary Kay Hasemann and Arnie's Ford for their work in purchasing the vehicle.

Attachments:
III.b.II. Property and Casualty Insurance Quote
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 90% co-insurance quote for the total stated value of $109,606.00 with amounts adjusted for payroll and building value, passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Board approved the 90% co-insurance quote from EMC Insurance.

III.b.III. Refuse Bid
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Gill Hauling for refuse removal for $555.00 per month 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.
Discussion: 

The refuse quote for $555.00 per month from Gill Hauling was passed by the Board.

III.b.IV. Sparq Data Solutions Tier 2 Subscription
Action(s):
Motion to approve the subscription for Sparq Data Solutions Tier 2 for a $500 set-up fee and a $2500 annual fee.  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: 

Sparq Data Solutions is the on-line Board minutes site.  It will now have the Board Policies and school handbooks on-line, as well.

Attachments:
III.b.V. NSBA (National School Board Association) Annual Fee's
Action(s):
Motion to approve the payment of $975 for NSBA (National School Board Association) Annual Fee's, 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 has been very pleased with the service the NSBA provides.

Attachments:
III.b.VI. Early Graduation Request
Action(s):
Motion to approve the early graduation request, 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 family has met with Mrs. Hill and Mr. Hanson.  The student will have to complete all the class requirements before graduating.  Everything has been done through Board policy.

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. Policy 2103 - Superintendent Appraisal
Discussion: 

Evaluations were handed to the Board.  Dr. Linster would like to have the appraisals back on October 17, 2017.

Attachments:
IV.a.I.2. Option Enrollment Report
Discussion: 

The report shows the number of students who have optioned in and out of the Wayne District.  The report also showed the past years' numbers of option students.

Attachments:
IV.a.I.3. School Law Update
Discussion: 

Mr. Lenihan attended the school law conference in September and highlighted some of the things he learned.

IV.a.I.4. NeSA Benchmark notice from NDE
Discussion: 

This notice gives information on NESA assessments.  The proficiency benchmark for NESA testing has changed.

Attachments:
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion: 

Juniors are doing the John Baylor ACT test prep.  Mr. Hanson, Mrs. Harder, and Mr. Hight attended the Standard Response Protocol and Reunification meeting.  The purpose is to get all Nebraska schools using the same safety protocol.  

Attachments:
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion: 

The High School Sped department met with Voc Rehab to complete the state required Transition Planning.  Parent/Teacher Conferences at the Early Learning Center were well attended.  The Wayne County Family Coalition met on October 2 and continued discussion on the family needs in Wayne County.  

Attachments:
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion: 

Mr. Lenihan reported in Mr. Plager's absence.  Parent/Teacher Conferences were well attended.  

Attachments:
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion: 

End of the first Quarter is October 18.  Red Ribbon Week will be October 23-27.  Jr. High students will have dress up days that week.  Mr. Dolliver would like to see how Parent/Teacher conferences attendance could be improved.  Fall season athletics are finishing up with winter athletics starting soon.  

Attachments:
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Lindsay McLaughlin, Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Scott Hammer
Discussion: 

Dr. McLaughlin stated that the Alumni campaign will be starting in November.  The campaign funds will be used for track lights.

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 renovation project still has a few things to be done.  The crew is only working on weekends and evenings, but will be working during the day on days when students are not in session.

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: 

No report.

IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion: 

The Negotiations committee will need to meet before November 1.

V. Boardsmanship
V.a. State Education Conference - November 15-17, 2017 - La Vista, NE
V.b. Honor Coffee - 6:30 p.m., Jr/Sr High School Commons
Discussion: 

The Honor Coffee honored students from UNL Trumpet Day, National Honor Society, and NeSA Perfect Scores. 

Attachments:
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Fall Retreat dates; Review School Improvement Plan; Goals Report; Policy 2103 - Board Appraisal review

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. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, November 13, 2017, in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407, at 5:00 p.m.

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