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

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

March 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 Dr. Jodi Pulfer and a second by Mr. Justin Davis.
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 Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl.
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. High School Principal Position - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on High School Principal Position
Action(s):
Motion to approve the hiring of Tucker Hight as 9-12 Principal for the 2019-20 school year passed with a motion by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the hiring of Mr. Tucker Hight as 9-12 Principal.  Mr. Hight will be replacing Mr. Hanson, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
I.f.II. 7-12 School Counselor Position - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 7-12 School Counselor Position
Action(s):
Motion to approve the hiring of Lindsey Knutson for the position of 7-12 Grade School Counselor passed with a motion by Mr. Justin Davis and a second by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the hiring of Mrs. Lindsey Knutson as 7-12 School Counselor.  Mrs. Knutson is replacing Mrs. Hill, who will be retiring at the end of the school year.
I.f.III. Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Jill Niemann, 6th Grade Teacher, at the end of the 2018-19 school year, with regrets,. 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:  The Board thanked Mrs. Niemann for her years of teaching at Wayne.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. 2019-20 Administrator Contracts - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2019-20 Administrator Contracts
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Administrative salaries for the 2019-20 school year, as presented, passed with a motion by Dr. Jodi Pulfer and a second by Mr. Justin Davis.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the recommended salaries for the Administration.
III.b.II. 2019-20 Director Contracts - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2019-20 Director Contracts
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Director salaries for the 2019-20 school year, as presented, 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:  The Board approved the Director salaries.
III.b.III. First Reading - 2019-20 Early Learning Center Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading of 2019-20 ELC Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the first reading of the Early Learning Center Handbook for the 2019-20 school year passed with a motion by Mr. Justin Davis and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the First Reading of the 2019-20 Early Learning Center Handbook.  
III.b.IV. Policy 5006: Option Enrollment Resolution - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Policy 5006: Option Enrollment Resolution
Action(s):
Motion to approve Policy 5006, Option Enrollment Resolution passed with a motion by Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl and a second by Dr. Jodi Pulfer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Resolution shows the approximate amount of Option students that can be accepted into each class.  There is no room for Option students in the Special Education program.
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. Teacher Contracts
Discussion:  Teacher contracts will be going out this week and are due back on March 27.
IV.a.I.2. Teacher Shortage Summary
Discussion:  The report comes from the Department of Education and lists the areas where there are vaccancies. 
IV.a.I.3. Legislative Update
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan discussed some of the bills being discussed in legislation. 
IV.a.I.4. Assistant Elementary/SPED Administrative Position
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan discussed the Assistant Elementary/SPED Administrator position.  This position will share duties with the Elementary Principal and the Special Education Director.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Freshman Orientation was held February 26.  Drivers Education classes will begin in May.  
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  The Early Learning Center was chosen to participate in the Early Learning Network study.  Spring Sprints will be May 3.  I Love Public Schools organization will be in attendance to promote public education.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Kindergarten Round Up was held March 4.  Mr. Plager discussed the School Bank program.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  Mr. Dolliver discussed the After School Study Hall that has started.  The musical "Anything Goes" will be March 29-31.
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Brandon Foote
Discussion:  The Alumni Basketball and Volleyball Tournament will be held April 19-20.  Everyone was reminded to fill out the Facility Survey which can be found at www.cityofwayne.org/facilitysurvey.
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Mark Lenihan, Misty Beair
Discussion:  Math teachers will be looking at new math books.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety/Finance - Lynn Junck, Jodi Pulfer, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Mark Hanson, Rochelle Nelson, Jordan Widner
Discussion:  Sealed bids are being received for HVAC units at the Elementary and Jr/Sr High School.  Bid deadline is April 2, 2019.
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Jodi Pulfer, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan will be sending a fundraising policy template to the committee to review.  
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:  Discussion was given on upcoming bills in Dr. Lenihan's report.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. March Honor Coffee - 6:30 p.m.
Discussion:  The March Honor Coffee honored students from the Future City Team and Spelling Bee Qualifiers.
VI. Future Agenda Items
VI.a. Second Reading of 2019-2020 Early Learning Center Handbook
VI.b. Review English Learner Program
VI.c. Accept 2019 Graduate List
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 Mr. Lynn Junck and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board Meeting was adjourned at 6:08 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, April 8, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Library, Room 407.
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