Public Meeting Minutes: August 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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August 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

August 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. The time change was due to Open House at all of the schools.
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, Mrs. Jaime Manz, 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 Mrs. Jaime Manz. 
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 Mr. Scott Hammer 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 Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The loan for the locker room project is in this statement and will be paid off from the Building Fund for payment in September.
I.e.II. Approval of Financial Reports and Claims
Attachments:
I.f. Personnel
Discussion:  All staff were present today for breakfast and meetings. The rest of the day was available to get ready for the Open House tonight.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Introduction of New Staff
Discussion:  The new teachers to the District introduced themselves to the Board.

Mrs. Jaime Manz arrived at 7:11 p.m.
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Transfer of Funds - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Transfer of Funds
Action(s):
Motion to approve a transfer of $50,000 from the district general fund to the district depreciation textbook fund 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 approved the transfer of $50,000 from the General Fund to the Depreciation Textbook Fund.
III.b.II. First Reading of Mission and Vision Statement - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of Mission and Vision Statement
Action(s):
Motion to approve the first reading of the Wayne Community Schools Mission/Vision/Core Value statements, 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 changes have come from feedback from the staff and Board. College and Career Readiness has been added. There are not a lot of changes to the core values.
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. Education Update
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan gave a presentation on how is dissertation his coming along.
IV.a.I.2. Budget Update
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan will be meeting with the Nebraska Department of Education
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Hanson gave the Board a copy of the 2018-19 Student Handbook. The Board was told about the new on-line Bus Request System. The teachers will be trained on this on Tuesday.
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  Mrs. Beair stated the theme for the Early Learning Center is "Under Construction". Thirty-five students have already enrolled for the 2018-19 school year. Mr. Hight thanked the Board for allowing the administration to attend Administration Days in Kearney.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Plager reported approximately 300 families were at the Open House. There will be Parent Orientation meetings to support new Kindergarten parents and new student parents later this fall.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  The web-based school kiosk is here and will be installed soon. Friday, August 17, 2018, is the All Sports Tailgate beginning at 7:00 at the High School.
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 told the Board that Mr. Brandon Foote has been hired as Foundation Director, pending Foundation Board approval. He will begin his position at the end of August.
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Carolyn Linster, Jaime Manz, Wendy Consoli, Misty Beair
Discussion:  Curriculum and Americanism met August 6, 2018. Some of the recommendations for 2018 are: 12th grade Government teacher presentation, continue Wayne County Heroes program, seek ways to include student representation at school board meetings, and continue supporting Athletic Director initiative of instituting flag reverence standards during National Anthem.
Attachments:
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety - Jordan Widner, Scott Hammer, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Hanson
Discussion:  Thank you to the maintenance department for all of the hard work getting the buildings ready this summer. Recommendations from the Facility/Safety Committee meeting are to continue to improve and upgrade infrastructure items such as heating, cooling, lighting.
Attachments:
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:  The budget was discussed earlier in the meeting. 
Attachments:
IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report
V. Boardsmanship
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Future Agenda Items include: Second Reading of Mission and Vision Statement, Enrollment Report, Review of Summer School Program, Principal Evaluation Process
VI.a. Claims Meeting and Budget Workshops - August 27, 2018
VI.b. NRCSA Planning - Session Two - need a date
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 Dr. Carolyn Linster and a second by Dr. Jeryl Nelson.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The meeting adjourned at 7:56 p.m. The next meeting will be Monday, August 27, 2018, 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407,to finalize end of year claims. The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, September 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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