Public Meeting Minutes: April 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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April 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

April 8, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The meeting was called to order at 5:03 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 Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl.
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. Justin Davis 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. Assistant Elementary Principal/DAC Position - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Assistant Elementary Principal Position
Action(s):
Motion to approve the hiring of Mark Evetovich as Assistant Elementary Principal/DAC for the 2019-20 school year 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 Board approved the hiring of Mr. Mark Evetovich as Assistant Elementary Principal/District Assessment Coordinator for the 2019-2020 school year.
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
II.a. MTSS Report - Russ Plager
Discussion:  Mr. Plager reported on the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) program.  Professional development, interventions, and research-based strategies were explained to the Board.
II.b. Review of EL Program - Misty Beair
Discussion:  Mr. Hight reviewed the EL (English Learner) program at Wayne Community Schools. He explained the requirements on being an EL student, the EL philosophy, and the program structure.
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading on 2019-20 Early Learning Center Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading on 2019-20 Early Learning Center Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Second Reading of the Early Learning Center Handbook for the 2019-20 school year, 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 Second Reading of the 2019-20 Early Learning Center Handbook.
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. HVAC Maintenance Bids - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on HVAC Maintenance Bids
Action(s):
Motion to approve the two-year contract with Trane for HVAC maintenance for $16,000 per year 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 approved the two-year contract with Trane for HVAC maintenance.
III.b.II. Legal Representation Agreement - KSB School Law - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on KSB School Law Legal Representative Agreement
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Legal Representation Agreement with KSB School Law passed with a motion by Mr. Justin Davis and a second by Dr. Jodi Pulfer.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the contract with KSB School Law.  This will not replace Wayne Community Schools current legal representation, but will be used only if needed.
III.b.III. Elimination of Policy 5417 Administrative Regulation for School Wellness  - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Elimination of Policy 5417 Administrative Regulation for School Wellness
Action(s):
Motion to eliminate Administrative Regulation 5417 - School Wellness 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 elimination of Policy 5417 Administrative Regulation.  The current Wellness Policy will be discussed at a later date.
III.b.IV. 2019-20 After-School Program Handbook - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2019-20 After-School Program Handbook
Action(s):
Motion to approve the First Reading of the After-School Program Handbook 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 approved the First Reading of the 2019-20 After-School Program Handbook.  Packets will be sent home to parents before Second Reading to get an estimated number of students that will be attending. 
III.b.V. 2019-20 School Year Chromebook Purchase - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2019-20 School Year Chromebook Purchase
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Sterling for $48,194.85 for Eighth and Ninth grade Chromebooks for the 2019-20 school year 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:  Eighth and Ninth graders will have their own Chromebooks starting in the 2019-2020 school year.  Seventh graders will continue to use the Chrome Carts in school.  
III.b.VI. 2019 Graduates - Accept the List of 2019 Graduates
Action(s):
Motion to accept the list of graduates for the Class of 2019. 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 accepted the list of 2019 Graduates.
III.b.VII. Last Day of 2018-19 School Year - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Last Day of 2018-19 School Year
Action(s):
Motion to approve Tuesday, May 21, 2019 as the final day of school for the 2018-19 school year 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:  Seniors last day of school will be Tuesday, May 7, 2019, and graduation will be Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Rice Auditorium.  The last day of school for the rest of the students will be Tuesday, May 21, 2019, with a noon dismissal.  Teachers last day will be Friday, May 24, 2019.
III.b.VIII. Ceiling Tile/LED Lighting - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Ceiling Tile/LED Lighting
Action(s):
Motion to approve the quote from Otte Construction for ceiling tile and LED light fixtures passed with a motion by Dr. Jodi Pulfer and a second by Mr. Lynn Junck.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The Board approved the quote from Otte Construction for $81,665 for new ceiling tile and LED light fixtures.  These will be in the upper High School classrooms and West hallway.  Money will come from the Building Fund.
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. NRCSA Closing the Achievement Gap Award
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan showed the Board the improvement Wayne Community Schools have made on ACT scores.
IV.a.I.2. Budget Report
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan discussed the projected budget for 2019-2020.
IV.a.I.3. Legislative Update
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan discussed key bills in Legislature.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Hanson told the Board that ACT testing went well.  Wayne High School was champion at the NECC Academic Contest.  Tornado and Bus Evacuation drills have been completed.  Prom went very well.
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
Discussion:  Mr. Hight stated that the Special Education Department has met to discuss case loads and para needs for the next year.  Spring Sprints will be May 3, 2019, at Kern Track.  I Love Public Schools will be there filming.
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
Discussion:  Mr. Plager stated that March Madness Book Battle is complete.  The Elementary School had 125 families attend Doughnuts for Grown Ups.
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
Discussion:  Seventh Grade Orientation will be Monday, April 29, 2019.  MTSS Team will be training at ESU 1.  After-School Study Hall has been successful and has seen a reduction of students on the failing list.
IV.b. Board Committees
IV.b.I. Foundation and Community Relations - Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Dennis Dolliver, Brandon Foote
Discussion:  Business signs have been placed around the track. Alumni Tournament is April 19-20, 2019.
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Americanism - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Mark Lenihan, Misty Beair
Discussion:  The Math Department is looking at new curriculum.  The committee will need to meet once a decision is made.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety/Finance - Lynn Junck, Jodi Pulfer, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Mark Hanson, Rochelle Nelson, Jordan Widner
Discussion:  Facilities Committee met with Morresy Engineering to discuss the HVAC system at the Elementary School. 
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Jodi Pulfer, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  The Policy Committee will need to meet soon to discuss some of the current policies.
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. School Law for Board Members - April 24, La Vista, NE
V.b. Senior Coffee - Friday, April 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m., Jr/Sr High Lecture Hall
V.c. Graduation - Saturday, May 11, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Rice Auditorium
V.d. Early Learning Center Graduation - Monday, May 13, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Jr/Sr High Lecture Hall
V.e. April Honor Coffee - 6:30 p.m.
Discussion:  State Qualifying Wrestlers, NECC Academic Contest, Quiz Bowl Team, and State Speech Qualifiers were honored at the Honor Coffee.
VI. Future Agenda Items
VI.a. First Reading 2019-2020 Jr/Sr Handbook 
VI.b. Second Reading of 2019-20 After-School Program Handbook
VI.c. Summer Board Retreat - Monday, June 3, 2019?
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.
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 meeting was adjourned at 6:27 p.m.  The next regular meeting will be Monday, May 13, 2019, in the Jr/Sr High Library, Room 407, at 5:00 p.m.
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