Public Meeting Minutes: June 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Download

View Options:

Show Everything
Hide Everything

June 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

June 11, 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
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 Mr. Scott Hammer.
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. Jaime Manz 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
I.f.I. Kindergarten Position
Action(s):
Motion to approve the hiring of Staci Foote as kindergarten teacher, pending her release of contract from South Sioux City Public Schools, by July 9, 2018, Board Meeting, passed with a motion by Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
Motion to approve the hiring of Staci Foote as kindergarten teacher, pending her release of contract from South Sioux City Public Schools, by July 9, 2018, Board Meeting, 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 Board approved the hiring of Staci Foote pending her release of her contract from South Sioux City schools.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Review of Wellness Policy 5417 - Judy Poehlman
Discussion:  Judy Poehlman, Food Service Director, was on hand to explain what the Wellness Committee has been doing this past year.
Attachments:
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading of 2018-19 Jr/Sr High School Student Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading of 2018-19 Jr/Sr High School Student Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-19 Jr/Sr High School Student Handbook, with presented changes, 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:  Mr. Hanson discussed updates that were made due to policy changes. The Board approved the second reading of the 2018-19 Jr/Sr Handbook with the updated policy changes.
III.b. New Business
Discussion:  Mr. Hanson discussed updates that were made due to policy changes. The Board approved the second reading of the 2018-19 Jr/Sr Handbook with the updated policy changes.
III.b.I. First Reading of Policy Updates - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of Policy Updates
Action(s):
Motion to approve on consent the first reading of the listed policy updates passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Dr. Carolyn Linster.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Policy Committee met and discussed the policy changes. Most of the policy changes are required. There were a few recommended policies the committee did not adopt. Mr. Lenihan explained to the Board the changes that were made. Policies 3570, 4003, 5101, 5401, 5402, 5403, 5406, 5418, 6212, 6213, 6410, 8231 had updates.
III.b.II. First Reading of 2018-19 K-6 Student Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2018-19 K-6 Student Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the first reading of the 2018-19 K-6 Student Handbook 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 Policy Committee met and discussed the policy changes. Most of the policy changes are required. There were a few recommended policies that the committee did not adopt. Mr. Lenihan explained the changes that were made to the Board.
Attachments:
III.b.III. Policy 4133:Substitute Rates - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Substitute Rates
Action(s):
Motion to increase the daily sub rate to $115.00 per day per Policy 4133 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 Board approved a $5.00 increase in the substitute teacher rates changing it from $110.00 per day to $115.00 per day.
Attachments:
III.b.IV. 2018-19 Milk Prices - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2018-19 Milk Prices
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Dean's Foods, LeMars, Iowa Milk Products for the 2018-19 school year 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 bid from Dean's Foods, LeMars, Iowa, for milk products for the 2018-19 school year.
III.b.V. 2018-19 Meal Prices - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2018-19 Meal Prices
Action(s):
Motion to approve no increase for breakfast and lunch prices for the 2018-19 school year with the delegation to administration to adjust adult meal prices due to federal meal price increases, passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
Motion to approve no increase for breakfast and lunch prices for the 2018-19 school year with the delegation to administration to adjust adult meal prices federal meal prices passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Milk and meal prices will remain the same for the 2018-19 school year, but the Board gave delegation to the administration to increase adult meal prices, due to federal meal increases, if needed.
III.b.VI. 2018-19 Annual Food Service Supply Agreement - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2018-19 Annual Food Service Supply Agreement
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Food Service Supply Agreement with the Nebraska ESU Coordinating Council for the 2018-19 school year 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 Annual Food Service Supply agreement from the Nebraska ESU Coordinating Council for the 2018-19 school year.
Attachments:
III.b.VII. Wayne Community Schools Foundation Contract for Service Request - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on WCS Foundation Contract for Service Request
Action(s):
Motion to approve a three-year contract for service with the Wayne Community Schools Foundation effective from the 2018-19 school year through the 2020-21 school year passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Dr. Carolyn Linster.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the school and foundation responsibilities with the Board. He also outlined the Foundation Director's salary for the next three years: 2018-19: $35,000; 2019-20: $27,500; 2020-21: $20,000. He said that the long-term goal for the Foundation is to fully support itself. 
 
Attachments:
III.b.VIII. Bus Service Route Change - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Bus Service Route Change
Action(s):
Motion to approve the modification of the 10th and Hillcrest/Sunnyview Park Shelter bus stop 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:  This is not an added bus stop, rather, it changes the pick-up point on this route.
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. Federal Legislative Update
Discussion:  This report outlines safety recommendations from the federal level. 
Attachments:
IV.a.I.2. Advanced Ed Visit - December 3-6, 2018
Discussion:  Our Advance Ed visit will be December 3-6, 2018.
IV.a.I.3. Vision, Mission, Core Value Statement Review
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan and the Board gave ideas on improving our Vision, Mission, and Core Value Statements. More discussion to follow at the Board Retreat in July.
IV.a.I.4. Annual Administrative Retreat
Discussion:  The administrators met and discussed goals met for this last year and things that need to be addressed for the future.
IV.a.I.5. Career Education Completers
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan reported the number of students who have completed career education courses. To be a Completer, a student will have to have three courses under one career path. 
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  No report.
IV.a.III. Special Education Director/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  No report.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  No report.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  Mr. Dolliver reported that the Activities Handbook is not yet ready. He discussed increasing sports passes and admission fees to activities. 
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Lindsay McLaughlin, Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Scott Hammer
Discussion:  The Board thanked Dr. Lindsay McLaughlin for her work with the Foundation.
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:  Work is being done on the HVAC unit at the Jr/Sr High School. Cleaning is going well. 
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Jeryl Nelson, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  Report was given earlier in the meeting. 
IV.b.V. Finance (including Transportation & Budget) - Mark Lenihan, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Lynn Junck, Rochelle Nelson
Discussion:  The budget is at an approximate 1.1% increase.
IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan, Dr. Linster, and Mrs. Consoli will be attending the School Law Conference in Kearney later this week.
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Second Reading of Policy Updates, Second Reading of K-6 Handbook, Policy 2101 - Acknowledge Superintendent as CEO of District, Review Policies: 5415 - Anti-Bullying, 5416 - Student Fees, 5418 - Homeless, 6400 - Parental Involvement, Policy 6600 - ILCD, Teacher Handbook.
VI.a. July 9, 2018 Board Meeting 3:00 p.m. - Early Learning Center (PLEASE note time change!)
VI.b. July 9, 2018 Board Retreat, 4:00 p.m.- Early Learning Center (PLEASE note time.)
VII. Executive Session (If Needed)
VIII. Action Taken from Executive Session (If Needed)
IX. Adjournment
Discussion:  The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m. The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, July 9, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at the Early Learning Center. The Board Retreat will follow at 4:00 p.m. at the Early Learning Center. 
<< Back to the Public Page for Wayne Community Schools