Public Meeting Minutes: October 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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October 8, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

October 8, 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 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. Lynn Junck 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
I.f. Personnel
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan discussed the possibility of hiring a full-time staff that will split time with the kitchen and maintenance departments.  This will be brought to a later meeting for discussion and action.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
II.a. CTS Group
Discussion:  The facility committee met with CTS and Trane to discuss HVAC considerations and upgrades. They decided to invite CTS to talk with the entire board on their proposal. 
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Snow Removal Bid - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Snow Removal Bid
Action(s):
Motion to approve approve the two-year agreement with Sebade Snow Removal, 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 two-year agreement with Sebade Snow Removal.  There is no increase in charges from the last contract.
III.b.II. Refuse Bid - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Refuse Bid
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Gill Hauling for Refuse Removal, 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:  The Board approved the contract with Gill Hauling.  There is no increase in rates from the previous year.
III.b.III. 2018-19 Ameritas Dental Rates - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2018-19 Ameritas Dental Rates
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Amertitas for Dental coverage for the 2018-19 school year, passed with a motion by Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Dr. Carolyn Linster.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  There is no increase in rates from Ameritas for dental coverage for the 2018-19 school year.
III.b.IV. National School Boards Association (NASB) Annual Fees - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on NASB Annual Fees
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2019 membership dues for the National School Boards Association, 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 the annual fee to the National School Board Association.
III.b.V. School Board Message Signs - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on School Board Message Signs
Discussion:  The Board discussed individual Board members providing messages to the teacher, students, and staff written at the schools.The item did not advance due to the lack of a motion.
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. Policy 2103 - Superintendent Appraisal
Discussion:  Copies of Mr. Lenihan's evaluation and reflection were given to board members. The evaluations are to be given to Mrs. Daum by October 15.  Mrs. Consoli will accumulate the data, and the formal evaluation will take place at the November board meeting. 
IV.a.I.2. School Adjusted Value Report
Discussion:  The School Adjusted Value Report was received from the state.  This report states the adjusted valuation for the district.  This valuation does not affect anything on the tax request for this year.  
IV.a.I.3. 2018-19 Option Enrollment Report
Discussion:  The Option Enrollment Report was explained by Mr. Lenihan.  The report shows the district names and number of students that option into the Wayne District and those that option out to other districts.  
IV.a.I.4. Policy 4161 - Early Retirement Incentive
Discussion:  This policy will be reviewed each October.  There are no eligible employees to receive Early Retirement this year.
IV.a.I.5. Second NRCSA Planning Session
Discussion:  A date to complete the NRCSA planning process needs to be determined.  
IV.a.I.6. AdvancED External Review
Discussion:  The AdvancED External Review will be December 3-6.  Staff are working hard on preparations.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Hanson has been ill.  Mr. Lenihan reported 80% of the students attended the Homecoming dance.
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  Mrs. Beair reported that Mrs. Michele Jorgensen has been awarded Paraeducator of the Year.  She will receive her award October 10 in Kearney.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Lenihan reported in Mr. Plager's absence.  Parent/Teacher Conferences went really well.  The Safety Team is working on having a Reunification Drill.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  The softball team has made it to the State tournament.  Band has begun their competitions.  State Golf is being held now.  Red Ribbon Week will be October 22-26.  Veterans' Day program will be November 12 in the Jr/Sr High Gym.
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Brandon Foote, Jaime Manz, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver
Discussion:  The Foundation will be honoring Military veterans on the last home football game.  Alumni campaign letters have been sent out.
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:  The Facility/Safety Committee met with CTS Group.  Discussion on that meeting is stated in the Communication from the Public section.
IV.b.III.1. Committee Meeting 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
IV.b.VI. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck Jeryl Nelson, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
Discussion:  Candidate Forum will be held at the Jr/Sr Lecture Hall on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.
V.a. Mid State Conference Calendar www.midstatesnebraska.org
V.b. October Honor Coffee - 6:30 p.m., Jr/Sr Commons
Discussion:  The National Honor Society and CPR in Schools students were honored at the Honor Coffee.
V.c. Facilities and Construction Workshop - Tuesday, October 30, Kearney, NE
V.d. 2018 Annual State Education Conference - November 14-16, 2018, La Vista, NE
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Future Agenda Items include:  Goals Report, Annual Fall Retreat, Review Policy 2103: Board Review Appraisals, review School Improvement Plan, and finalize Insurance Quotes
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 Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The meeting was adjourned at 6:22 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, November 12, 2018, in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.  
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