Public Meeting Minutes: February 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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February 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

February 11, 2019 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 Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
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. Jodi Pulfer and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
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 Mr. Mark Hanson, High School Principal, effective at the end of the 2018-19 school year, with regrets, passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mr. Justin Davis.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board accepted the resignation of Mr. Hanson, High School principal.  Dr. Lenihan and the Board thanked Mr. Hanson for his years at Wayne Community Schools. 
I.f.II. Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Mrs. Melody Hill, High School Counselor, effective at the end of the 2018-19 school year, with regrets, passed with a motion by Mr. Justin Davis and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board accepted the resignation of Mrs. Hill, High School Counselor.  Dr. Lenihan and the Board thanked Mrs. Hill for her years at Wayne Community Schools. 
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
II.a. Shannon Vogler - Nebraska AdvancED Office - via Zoom
Discussion:  Shannon Vogler, Nebraska AdvancED Office, spoke to the Board via a Zoom meeting.  She discussed preliminary findings from the visit in December.  The final report will be out this summer.
II.b. Ms. Hannah Smith - FCCLA
Discussion:  Ms. Hannah Smith, FCS teacher, discussed the possibilities students will have participating in FCCLA.  With working community service and school projects, student open up new scholarship opportunities.  This group will be a student-led group with Ms. Smith as coordinator.
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading - After-School AIM Document - Program for 2019-20 School Year - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on After-School AIM Document for 2019-20 School Year
Action(s):
Motion to approve the second reading of the after school program AIM proposal for the 2019-20 school year passed with a motion by Dr. Jodi Pulfer and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Mr. Plager reported that a survey was sent out to families concerning the After-School program.  Eighty-four families showed interest in the program.  There will be a parent informational meeting in the spring.  The Board thanked Mr. Plager and everyone involved for their work to help our students. 
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. ESU 1 2019-2020 Service Contract - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on ESU 1 2019-2020 Service Contract
Action(s):
Motion to approve the ESU 1 Service Contract for the 2019-20 school year passed with a motion by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl and a second by Mr. Justin Davis.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The ESU 1 Service Contract is for the 2019-20 school year.  The contract is based on intentions Wayne Community Schools may be using.
III.b.II. FCCLA - Add as an Activity for 2019-20 School Year - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on adding FCCLA as an Activity for the 2019-20 School Year
Action(s):
Motion to approve the addition of FCCLA as a school activity for grades 7-12 for the 2019-20 school year passed with a motion by Mrs. Jaime Manz and a second by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board thanked Ms. Smith for all ;of her work with this.  This is another good connection for our students.  This will be added to the extra duty schedule for the 2019-20 school year. 
III.b.III. School Website - Discuss, Consider and Take Action on School Website
Action(s):
Motion to approve the contract with SOC's to host the school website passed with a motion by Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Dr. Jodi Pulfer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  SOCS will be the company for the new school website.  The current website company will not be working with schools any longer.  The new website will be going sometime this summer.
III.b.IV. Jr/Sr High Gym Floor - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Jr/Sr High Gym Floor
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Eagan Supply Company for $25,001.60 for gym floor repairs and refinishing, passed with a motion by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Eagan will be refinishing the High School gym floor, repair spots that need it, and reseal the floors.  The Boosters have agreed to pay for new lines and logos.  The process should be complete before fall practices start.
III.b.V. HVAC Project - Elementary School - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on HVAC Project-Elementary School
Action(s):
Motion to approve the proposal from Carlson/West/Povondra Architects for architectural services for the HVAC project at the elementary school passed with a motion by Mr. Justin Davis and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved using Carlson/West/Povandra Architects' Design-Bid-Build process for replacement of heat exchange and chilling tower.  
III.b.VI. 2019 NASB Membership Dues - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2019 NASB Membership Dues
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2019 NASB dues passed with a motion by Dr. Jodi Pulfer and a second by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the annual dues for Nebraska Association of School Boards.
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. Principal Search Timeline
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan discussed the timeline for hiring a High School Principal.  The position has been posted.  He hopes to have a recommendation for the March Board Meeting.
IV.a.I.2. Principal Evaluations
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan stated that all of the Principal Evaluations are complete.  He discussed the tool used for this process.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Mr. John Baylor, from On To College, met with students on preparing for college.  Mrs. Melody Hill was recognized  by him for her efforts in helping students prepare for the ACT tests and college.
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  Congratulations to Mrs. Kayla Varley for being nominated to be an ESU 1 district representative at the state Transition Conference.
IV.a.III.1. Early Learning Center 2019-2020 Handbook
Discussion:  Mrs. Misty Beair discussed some of the changes being made to the ELC Handbook for 2019-20 school year.  Transportation is being discontinued and termination of enrollment will be added.  Termination will occur if there is excessive absenteeism, non-payment, excessive late pick-ups, or failure to comply with health policies.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Kindergarten Round-Up will be Monday, March 4, 2019.  Fifty-five letters have been sent home for this. 
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  Mr. Dolliver was absent due to basketball Sub-Districts.
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Brandon Foote
Discussion:  Alumni Tournament will be held on April 19-20, 2019.
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Mark Lenihan, Misty Beair
Discussion:  Curriculum Committee met and discussed FCCLA, Math Curriculum, After-School Program, and Dual Credit classes through Wayne State College.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety/Finance - Lynn Junck, Jodi Pulfer, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Mark Hanson, Rochelle, Jordan Widner
Discussion:  Facility/Finance Committee met and discussed summer maintenance projects, and future needs of all the buildings.
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Jodi Pulfer, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  No report
IV.b.V. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report
IV.b.VI. Legislative - Jodi Pulfer, Lynn Junck, Sylvia Ruhl, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. February Honor Coffee
Discussion:  Honorees for the February Honor Coffee were:  UNO Honor Choir, WSC Honor Band, 30+ ACT Students, and Jr. High Quiz Bowl participants.
VI. Future Agenda Items
VI.a. Administrator Contracts
VI.b. Director Contracts
VI.c. Second Reading 2019-2020 Early Learning Center Handbook
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 6:29 p.m. The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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