Public Meeting Minutes: September 10, 2018 at 5:20 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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September 10, 2018 at 5:20 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2018 at 5:20 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The meeting was called to order at 5:20 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, Dr. Carolyn Linster, 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 excused the absence of Dr. Carolyn Linster.
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 Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
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. Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Ken Hall, with regrets, and thanks for his years of service to our district, 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 accepted the resignation of Kenny Hall.  Mr. Lenihan, Mr. Jordan Widner, and the Board thanked him for his years of service with 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 Mission and Vision Statement - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading of Mission and Vision Statement
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of the Wayne Community Schools Mission, Vision, and Core Value statements 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 changes have been presented to the staff and no additional comments or suggestions were made.
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Budget - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on the 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Budget
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Budget 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.
III.b.II. 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Tax Request - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on the 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Tax Request
Action(s):
Motion to approve 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Tax Request 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.
III.b.III. Elementary School Boilers - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on the Elementary School Boilers
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Rasmussen Mechanical Services for $35,000 for elementary boiler replacement 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 quote from Rasmussen Mechanical Services for $34,886 to replace a boiler at the Elementary School.  This will be paid from the Building Fund.
III.b.IV. Feasibility Study for Recreation and Performing Arts Work Group with Wayne State College, City of Wayne, and Wayne County - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Feasibility Study
Action(s):
Motion to approve the appointment of Jaime Manz, Dennis Dolliver, and Jean Loberg to the "Needs Assessment and Feasibility Study for Recreation and Performing Arts Work Group" in collaboration with the City of Wayne, Wayne St. College, and Wayne County. 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 appointment of Mrs. Jaime Manz, Mr. Dennis Dolliver, and Mrs. Jean Loberg to the Needs Assessment and Feasibility Study for Recreation and Performing Arts Work Group.  This study is a collaboration with Wayne Community Schools, Wayne State College, and the City of Wayne. 
III.b.V. Inter-local Agreement for Facilities with Wayne State College - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Inter-local Agreement
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Inter-local agreement for facilities with Wayne St. College, and provide the superintendent authority to execute all necessary documents pertaining to the inter-local agreement, 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 agreement is between Wayne Community Schools and Wayne State College.  The change in the agreement includes the use of the college library.
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. Nebraska Education Partners Collaborate on Human Dignity Statement
Discussion:  This document gives guidance to schools in the event of concerning situations that may happen during the school year.  This document has been adopted by Nebraska educational entities. 
IV.a.I.2. 2018-19 Administrative Structure
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan presented the 2018-19 Administrative Structure.
IV.a.I.3. Principal Evaluation Process
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the Principal Evaluation Process with the Board.  Each principal is evaluated once a year with probationary principals evaluated twice a year.
IV.a.I.4. Early Childhood Program
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan presented the accreditation letter from the Nebraska Department of Education approving the Early Learning Center.  This year marks the fourth year in session for the Early Learning Center. 
IV.a.I.5. Enrollment Summary
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the 2018-19 Enrollment Summary Report with the Board.  The report also shows enrollment from previous years. 
IV.a.I.6. Partnership with Wayne State College - Geo-Thermal Greenhouse
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan has met with Wayne State College on considering a Geo-Thermal Greenhouse partnership.  He will keep the Board informed of any developments with this endeavor.
IV.a.I.7. Update on NSCAS, ACT, AQUeSTT
Discussion:  State ACT, NSCAS, and AQUeSTT data will not be available until December.  Mr. Lenihan will inform the Board of these scores when they are available.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
IV.a.II.1. 2018-19 Drivers Education Report
IV.a.II.2. Class Enrollments
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
IV.a.V.1. Class Enrollments
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Brandon Foote, Jaime Manz, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver
Discussion:  Mr. Brandon Foote introduced himself to the Board.  He spoke of the Runza Feeds the Need and Taste of Victory Tailgate Fundraisers.
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:  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 (including 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. Mid State Conference Calendar www.midstatenebraska.org
V.b. Parent/Teacher Conferences September 24, 26, and 28
V.c. 2018 Area Membership Meeting - Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Norfolk, NE
V.d. Homecoming Coronation - October 3 , 2018, 9:00 p.m.
V.e. Homecoming Dance - October 5, 2018, Wayne State College, 9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
V.f. 2018 Annual State Education Conference - November 14-16, 2018, La Vista, NE
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Future Agenda Items include:  Option Enrollment Report, Early Retirement Incentive Leave (Policy 4161), Superintendent Appraisal, Snow Removal Bid, October Honor Coffee
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 Mr. Lynn Junck.
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, October 8, 2018, in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.  The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m.
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