Public Meeting Minutes: July 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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July 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

July 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The meeting was called to order at 3:00 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 Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
I.e. Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve Consent Agenda with the removal of Item #17955 from the Financial Reports and Claims passed with a motion by Dr. Jeryl Nelson and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
Motion to Consider and Pay Claim #17955, Vocal/Instrumental Music accompanist, 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.
Discussion:  The Board discussed that the amount of $851.25 was more than the $500.00 budgeted for that position. The Board voted to pay Claim #17955 in full, with the difference of $351.25 coming from the activity fund.
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. Request to Extend Pending Offer
Action(s):
Motion to extend the pending offer for Staci Foote to August 1, 2018, 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 approved to extend the contract offer to Staci Foote until August 1, 2018.
I.f.II. Kitchen Hires
Discussion:  Judy Poehlman has hired four new employees to work in the kitchen.
I.f.III. Para Hires
Discussion:  SIx paras have been hired for the 2018-19 school year. They will cover areas in the Early Learning Center, Elementary, and Jr/Sr High School.
II. Annual Hearing and Review of Policies
Discussion:  Policies 5415, 5416, 5418,6400, and 6600 are reviewed annually as required by the Nebraska Department of Education. All policies can be found on the school's website.
II.a. Policy 5415 - Anti-Bullying
Attachments:
II.b. Policy 5416 - Student Fees
II.c. Policy 5418 - Homeless
Attachments:
II.d. Policy 6400 - Parental Involvement
Attachments:
II.e. Policy 6600 - Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities (ILCD)
Attachments:
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading of 2018-19 K-6 Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading of 2018-19 K-6 Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of the Elementary School 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 Board approved the second reading of the 2018-19 Elementary handbook with revisions to policies.
Attachments:
III.a.II. Second Reading of Listed Policy Updates - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading of Listed Policy Updates
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of policies 3570, 4003, 5101, 5401, 5402, 5403, 5418, 6212, 6213, 6410, and 8231 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 second reading of policies 3570, 4003, 5101, 5401, 5402, 5403, 5418,6212, 6213, 6410, and 8231. All policies can be found on the school's website.
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Policy 2101 - Acknowledgement of Superintendent as CEO of District
Action(s):
Motion to approve Policy 2101, Acknowledgement of Superintendent as CEO of District. 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:  This policy is reviewed annually and states that the Superintendent is the CEO of the District.
III.b.II. 2018-19 Teacher Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of 2018-19 Teacher Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-19 Teacher Handbook 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 2018-19 Teacher Handbook. Due to no changes in the handbook, there will be no second reading. 
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III.b.III. 2018-19 Non-Certificated Staff Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of Non-Certificated Staff Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-19 Non-Certificated Staff Handbook. 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 2018-19 Non-Certificated Staff Handbook.  Due to no changes to the handbook, there will be no second reading.
Attachments:
III.b.IV. 2018-19 NRCSA Membership - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2018-19 NRCSA Membership
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-19 NRCSA (Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association) dues for $850. 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 annual NRCSA membership fee for $850.00.
Attachments:
III.b.V. Mid States School Bus Contract Addendum - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action to the Mid States School Bus Contract Addendum
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-19 Mid States School Bus Contract Addendum. 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:  The Board approved the increase of 3% from the Mid States School Bus for the 218-19 school year.
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. EMC Insurance Dividend Statement
Discussion:  A dividend of $5426 was given to Wayne Community Schools from EMC Insurance.
Attachments:
IV.a.I.2. Transportation
Discussion:  The Transportation report shows the mileage on the school vehicles. This report is submitted to the state.
Attachments:
IV.a.I.3. Update on Inter-Local Agreement with Wayne State College
Discussion:  Due to the Seniors using the college library, Wayne State College would like to include the use of the library in our Inter-Local Agreement. When an agreement is drawn up, the college will present it to Wayne Community Schools.
IV.a.I.4. Budget update
Discussion:  No update.
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Jaime Manz, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Scott Hammer
Discussion:  Mr. Scott Hammer reported that applications have been coming in for the Foundation Director position. The Foundation Board will be meeting soon  to look the applications over.
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Carolyn Linster, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Misty Beair
Discussion:  The committee will meet in August.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety - Jordan Widner, Scott Hammer, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Hanson
Discussion:  No report.
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Jeryl Nelson, 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:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. Candidate Forum - July 23, 2018, 6:30-8:30, Jr/Sr High School Commons
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Future Agenda Items: Early Learning Center tour, Board/Staff Breakfast - August 13, Approval of Transfer of Funds, Americanism Committee report, Safety Committee Meeting, Administrative Review of Truancy and Reporting Discipline Issues
VII. Executive Session (If Needed)
VIII. Action Taken from Executive Session (If Needed)
IX. Recess for Dinner
Discussion:  The Board recessed at 3:53 p.m. for dinner before the Board Retreat.
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