Public Meeting Minutes: November 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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November 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

November 12, 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 the agenda 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 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:  No report.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Property and Casualty Insurance - Cap Peterson
Discussion:  Mr. Cap Peterson, from Northeast Nebraska Insurance Company, presented the Board with information on property and casualty insurance quotes from Employers Mutual Property, Casualty, and Work Comp insurance.  He presented comparisons from the last couple of years and quotes from different companies.  The Board thanked Mr. Peterson for his work on this.  
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. Superintendent Appraisal - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Superintendent Appraisal
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Superintendent appraisal 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:  Mrs. Wendy Consoli discussed the process of the Superintendent Appraisal.  It was pointed out that all of the goals listed in Mr. Lenihan's appraisal have been met.  Mr. Lenihan thanked the Board for their support in all aspects of the school district.
III.b.II. 2017-18 Wayne Community Schools District Audit - Discuss, Consider, and Receive the 2018-19 Wayne Community Schools District Audit
Action(s):
Motion to receive the 2017-18 Wayne Community School District Audit 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 received the audit packets.  The Board and Mr. Lenihan thanked Mrs. Rochelle Nelson and Mrs. Diane Peters for their work on getting things prepared for the audit.
III.b.III. Opening Depreciation Checking Account with State Nebraska Bank - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Opening Depreciation Checking Account with State Nebraska Bank
Action(s):
Motion to approve the opening of a Depreciation Checking Account at State Nebraska Bank with authorized signatures from Superintendent, Board President, Board Vice President, Business Manager, and Bookkeeper passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mr. Scott Hammer.
Motion to approve the opening of a Depreciation Checking Account at State Nebraska Bank with authorized signatures from Superintendent, Board President, Board Vice President, Business Manager, and Bookkeeper 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:  This new requirement is due to the new coding requirements.
III.b.IV. Natural Gas Contract - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on the Natural Gas Contract
Action(s):
Motion to approve the two-year contract with Constellation for Natural Gas. 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 two-year contract with Constellation for a fixed price of $0.49 per therm.
III.b.V. Property and Casualty Quote - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Property and Casualty Quote
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Employers Mutual for Property, Casualty, and Work Comp Insurance 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 quote from Employers Mutual for Property, Casualty, and Work Comp Insurance.
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. School Improvement Engagement Review. December 4-6, 2018
Discussion:  The School Improvement team will be here December 3-6.  Mr. Lenihan discussed the itinerary for the week.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  FFA group attended their first National FFA Convention in Indiana.  Junior Job Shadow day went very well.  Thank you to Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Kiley Koch for all their work getting things together for this.  Safety Committee conducted a reunification drill with the K-12 staff during November 7 late start.  
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  Mrs. Beair, Mr. Hight, and Mrs. Kerby attended the Tri-State SPED Law conference.  Mrs. Michelle Jorgensen won Para of the Year for the State of Nebraska.  Mrs. Jorgensen has been with Wayne Community Schools for 31 years.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Work is continuing on the Wonder curriculum.  The Elementary teachers had a second professional development session in October.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  Work is continuing on communicating with parents and students on classroom concerns. 
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Brandon Foote, Jaime Manz, Scott Hammer, Carolyn Linster, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver
Discussion:  Donations from the Alumni campaign are starting to come in.
IV.b.I.1. Update on Rec and Performing Arts
Discussion:  The Rec and Performing Arts committee has been looking at facilities used around Wayne and how much they are used.  The committee will be sending out surveys soon and encouraged everyone to fill them out and return.  
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:  There are a couple of items left to finish on the CTE project.
IV.b.III.1. Discussion on HVAC/Lighting/Restroom Project
Discussion:  The Board discussed the HVAC/Lighting/Restroom project.  Ideas on how to move forward were given.  This will be put to an action vote at a later date.
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:  The Negotiations Committee will meet on Monday, November 19, 2018, at 3:00.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. November Honor Coffee - 6:30 p.m. Jr/Sr Commons
Discussion:  The November Honor Coffee honored students in Conference and District Golf, 2018 State Softball Champions, All-State Choir, 2018 National FFA Convention participants.
V.b. 2018 New Board Member Workshop - Tuesday, December 4, 2018, Norfolk, NE
VI. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Future Agenda Items include:  Superintendent Contract, Negotiations Meeting - Monday, November 19, 3:00, ACT Report
VI.a. Superintendent Contract
VI.b. NRCSA Planning Support - Next Steps
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 was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.  The next regular Board of Education Meeting will be Monday, December 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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