Public Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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December 11, 2017 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

December 11, 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 online: www.wayneschools.org
I.c. Action on Absence and Roll Call
Action(s):
Motion to excuse absent Board member, Jaime Manz, as excused, 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.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
I.e.II. Approval of Financial Reports and Claims
I.f. Personnel
I.f.I. Early Retirement Approval
Action(s):
Motion to approve the resignation and early retirement incentive for Diane Long at the end of the 2017-18 school year, with regrets, 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 thanked Mrs. Diane Long for her years of service to Wayne Community Schools.

I.f.II. Resignation Approval
Action(s):
Motion to approve the resignation of Karen Schardt at the end of the 2017-18 school year, with regrets, 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 Board thanked Mrs. Karen Schardt for her years at Wayne Community Schools.

I.f.III. Resignation Approval
Action(s):
Motion to approve the resignation of Doris Meyer at the end of the 2017-18 school year, with regrets, 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 thanked Mrs. Doris Meyer for her years at Wayne Community Schools.

II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading of Drone Policy
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of Policy 3572, Use of Drone, 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 policy has been reviewed by Perry Law Firm.  

III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Superintendent Contract
Action(s):
Pursuant to the Superintendent Transparency Pay Act, which was posted on the District website and the online School Board meeting, passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The Board approved the Superintendent Contract, with a package increase of 1.7%, for the 2018-2019 school year.

III.b.II. Audit Contract
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agreement for School District Audit Services for the school years ending August 31, 2018, 2019, and 2020, from Michael J. Pommer, CPA, 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 contract states the cost will increase $100 each year. 

III.b.III. Rule 10 Safety Audit
Action(s):
Motion to receive the 2017-18 school year Rule 10 safety review, 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: 

This review has changed from looking at classroom hazards to looking at protocol for out-of-the-ordinary situations.  Wayne Community Schools have adopted the "I Love You Guys" procedures. 

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. NASB/NASA State Conference Update
Discussion: 

Mr. Lenihan discussed items for the NASB/NASA State Conference.  He would like the Board to look at the Nebraskans United for Property Tax Reform & Education Resolution for the January meeting.

IV.a.I.2. 2018-19 School Calendar - First Draft
Discussion: 

The first draft of the 2018-19 school calendar was presented to the Board.

IV.a.I.3. Nebraska Education Profile Report
Discussion: 

Mr. Lenihan and Mrs. Beair explained some of the items on the Nebraska Education Profile report.  The report shows comparison results from previous years.  Information can be found at nep.education.gov.

IV.a.I.4. Legislative Update
Discussion: 

Mr. Lenihan will keep the Board updated if any new Legislative updates become available.

IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion: 

Mr. Hanson attended the Future of Agriculture banquet in November.  Wayne FFA did a great job presenting.  Any students missing over ten days of absence will have to appeal for credits on Wednesday, December 13.

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

Mrs. Beair told the Board that MAP testing is underway.  ACT prep is up and running for the Juniors.  Mr. Hight discussed the weekly CPI strategy sent to all the teachers.

IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion: 

Mrs. Jean Dorcey will be moved to Title I for the 2018-2019 school year.  The Holiday Daughter Dance was well attended.  Grade 1-4 students will be starting their community caroling.

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

Due to activities, Mr. Lenihan presented Mr. Dolliver's report.  Unified Bowling placed third at Districts.  Discussion was given about a web-based trophy case that the Boosters are considering sponsoring.

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

No report.

IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Jeryl Nelson, Misty Beair
Discussion: 

Mike Carnes will speak to the Curriculum committee on Erin's Law.  The Committee will bring the information to a future Board Meeting.

IV.b.III. Facility/Safety - Travis Meyer, Scott Hammer, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Hanson
Discussion: 

The CTE project will be worked on over the holiday break.

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: 

Negotiations will be meeting on Wednesday, December 13, at 7:00 a.m.

V. Boardsmanship
V.a. Honor Coffee - Jr/Sr High School Commons, 6:30 p.m.
Discussion: 

The Honor Coffee recognized FFA awards.

VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Future agenda items include: Board Officer Elections, Budget Update, Legislative Update, Review and Adopt Board Code of Conduct, Legislative Issues Conference/Budget and Finance Workshop, Board Committee Assignment, Newspaper, Bank, and Legal Counsel for Annual Appointment, Meet with Budget Manager, Curricular Changes Prior to Implementation, Mid-year Goals Review, Personnel, Ratification of Teacher Contract, ACT/Grades presentation, First Reading of 2018-2019 School Calendar, Nebraskans United for Property Tax Reform and Education Resolution

VII. Executive Session (If Needed)
VIII. Action Taken from Executive Session (If Needed)
IX. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion: 

The meeting adjourned at 6:28 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, January 8, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.

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