Public Meeting Minutes: May 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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May 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

May 14, 2018 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, Mr. Lynn Junck, passed with a motion by Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the absence of Mr. Lynn Junck.
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. Carolyn Linster 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 Mr. Scott Hammer and a second by Dr. Carolyn Linster.
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
I.f.I. Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation, effective June 20, 2018, of Dr. Lindsay McLaughlin, Executive Director of the Wayne Community Schools Foundation, with regrets, passed with a motion by Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board thanked Dr. McLaughlin for her work with the Wayne Community Schools Foundation. This position is a contracted at-will position.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading of Wayne Community Schools Early Retirement Incentive Policy
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of the Wayne Community Schools Early Retirement Incentive Policy 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 second reading of the Early Retirement Policy. This will be reviewed annually. 
Attachments:
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Approve Change to Resolution 5006
Action(s):
Motion to approve the change to Policy Resolution 5006. passed with a motion by Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The number of projected Kindergartners has been changed to reflect the size of the class.
Attachments:
III.b.II. AIM Document for 2018-19 Kindergarten Class
Action(s):
Motion to approve the AIM Document for 2018-19 Kindergarten Class, and provide authority for the administration to pursue a fourth teacher for the 2018-19 kindergarten class, passed with a motion by Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the AIM Document for 2018-19 Kindergarten class and provide authority for the administration to pursue a fourth teacher for the 2018-19 Kindergarten class. Discussion of the location of the room and construction needed was given.
Attachments:
III.b.III. Copy and Printing Bids
Action(s):
Motion to approve the five-year lease with Eakes Office Solutions, Norfolk, NE, for a cost of $1,986.70 per month, 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:  Several bids submitted. Eakes monthly quote of $1986 was approximately $100.00 per month higher than Marco, however, with incentives provided by Eakes and with Eakes being an in-state resident bid, preference was given to them. Wayne Community Schools has the ability to give preference to an in-state resident company; Eakes is from Norfolk, NE. Area schools have given good references for Eakes. 
III.b.IV. First Reading of 2018-19 Jr/Sr High School Student Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the first reading of the 2018-19 Jr/Sr High School Student Handbook 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:  Mr. Hanson and Mr. Dolliver discussed changes for the 2018-19 Jr/Sr Student Handbook. Changes include Bell Schedule, determining Valedictorian and Salutatorian, and ISS/OSS days.
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:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the projected budget for 2018-19. It is a projected 1.1% increase.
Attachments:
IV.a.I.2. Legislative Update
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the new legislation that deals with education. 
Attachments:
IV.a.I.3. Extra Duty Assignments
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan explained the Extra Duty spreadsheet. Some of the Extra Duty assignments still need to be filled. Contracts will be going out soon.
Attachments:
IV.a.I.4. End of Year Teacher In-Service and Staff Appreciation
Discussion:  Teachers' last day is May 24, 2018. There are conferences they can attend on May 29 and 30. Staff luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Graduation went well. The Board was very pleased with the graduation ceremony and  thanked all who were involved. Five total students appealed for credit.
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  Mrs. Beair stated that the ACT results have been shared with students. Preschool graduation is after tonight's meeting. Mr. Hight reported that there were 145 athletes at the Spring Sprints track meet. National Honor Society assisted throughout the day. 
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  The Elementary has been busy with concerts, field days, field trips, Grandparents Day, and Bike to School Days.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  MAP testing is complete. Awesome job at the Jr High music concert. The activity calendar for 2018-19  is almost done. Congratulations to Tracy Anderson, Rob Sweetland, and Brendan Dorcey for their coaching honors. Seven students have appealed for credit. 
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Lindsay McLaughlin, Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Scott Hammer
Discussion:  Foundation received $200 DuPont/Pioneer grant for grow towers in the Ag department.  Four IDEA grants were awarded for the 2018-19 school year. Each grant is worth $500. The Foundation awarded two $1000 scholarships to graduating Seniors' Nate Burrows and Kennedy Maly. 
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Carolyn Linster, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Misty Beair
Discussion:  No report.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety - Jordan Widner, Scott Hammer, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Hanson
Discussion:  Railings will be going up along the walls of the Lecture Hall.  Quotes will be coming in for painting the area, also. Punch list items will be worked on when school is out. 
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Jeryl Nelson, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  No report.
IV.b.V. Finance (including Transportation & Budget) - Mark Lenihan, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Lynn Junck, Rochelle Nelson
Discussion:  Mid States School Bus is requesting an adjustment to the bus route for next fall. It is not a new route but an adjusted location for pick up. It will be put on the June agenda.
Attachments:
IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. School Law Seminar - June 15, 2018 - Kearney
V.b. Honor Coffee
Discussion:  Power Drive and Spanish Honor Society students were honored at the May Honor Coffee.
Attachments:
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Items include Second Reading of Jr/Sr Handbook, 2018-19 Annual Food Service Supply Agreement, Bus Service Route Change, Foundation Annual Report, Substitute Teacher Rates, First Reading of K-6 Handbook, Wellness Policy (5417) Review, Set Hot Lunch and Milk Prices, First Reading of Extra Curricular 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 6:20 p.m. The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, June 11, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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