Public Meeting Minutes: August 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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August 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

August 12, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
I. Call the Meeting to Order
Discussion:  The meeting was called to order at 7:05 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. Sylvia Ruhl and a second by Dr. Jodi Pulfer.
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 Mrs. Sylvia Ruhl and a second by Mr. Justin Davis.
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
II. Communications from the Public (Policy 8346) and Requested Presentations
Discussion:  The Bob Keating family presented the Wayne Community Schools Foundation a check for $9,700.00 raised from the Iron Man Golf Scramble.  The money raised will be used toward scholarships.
II.a. Introductions of New Staff
Discussion:  Mr. Mark Evetovich, Assistant Elementary Principal, Mrs. Lindsey Knutson, 7-12 School Counselor, and Mrs, Annette Chase, Grade 6, introduced themselves to the Board.
III. Action Items
III.a. Old Business
III.a.I. Second Reading of Policy Updates - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Second Reading of Policy Updates
Policy 1120: Community Relations - Tobacco Policy
Policy 3130: Business Operations - Procurement Plan-School Food Authorities
Policy 3131: Business Operations - Procurement Plan - School Fund Authorities 
Policy 4033: Personnel - All Employees - Wage Information
Policy 5001: Students - Admission Requirements
Policy 5012: Students - Military Recruiters
Policy 5101: Students - Student Discipline
Policy 5103: Students - Extracurricular Activity
Policy 5104: Students - Drug and Substance Use and Prevention
Policy 6211: Instruction - Curriculum - Assessments
Policy 6410: Instruction - Combined District and School Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy
Policy 8151: Internal Board Policies - Standing Committees
Policy 8153: Internal Board Policies - Standing Committee on American Civics
Action(s):
Motion to approve policies 1120, 3130, 4033, 5001, 5012, 5101, 5103, 5104, 6211, 6410, 8151, and 8153 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 Second Reading of Policy Updates.
III.b. New Business
III.b.I. First Reading of Policy 5506-Safe Pupil Transportation Plan - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of Policy 5506-Safe Pupil Transportation Plan
Action(s):
Motion to approve the First Reading of Policy 5506-Safe Pupil Transportation Plan 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 First Reading of Policy 5506.  This update is from new legislation.
III.b.II. Wayne Facility Study - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Facility Study
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agreement with Carlson West Povondra Architects for $6,000 for a facility needs study, and $1,100 for a structural analysis of the elementary school building 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:  Mrs. Jaime Manz arrived at the meeting at 7:21 p.m.

The Board approved the agreement with Carlson West Povondra Architects for a facility study and structural analysis of the Elementary building.
III.b.III. Rasmussen HVAC Contract - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Rasmussen HVAC Contract
Action(s):
Motion to approve approve the bid from Rasmussen Mechanical Services for the base bid ($286,562), alternate bid #1 ($21,562), and alternate bid #2 (99,769) for $407,893 for HVAC upgrades 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 approved the bid for HVAC upgrades from Rasmussen Mechanical Services.
III.b.IV. 2019-20 Mid States Bus Transportation Addendum - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on 2019-20 Mid States Bus Transportation Addendum
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2019-20 Mid States Transportation Addendum 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 2019-20 Mid-States Transportation Addendum.
III.b.V. First Reading of Board/Superintendent Goals - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of Board Goals
Action(s):
Motion to approve the First Reading of Board/Superintendent Goals 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 first reading of the Board/Superintendent Goals.
III.b.VI. First Reading of Policy 8001: Mission, Vision, and Core Value Statement - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on First Reading of Policy 8001: Mission, Vision, and Core Value Statement
Action(s):
Motion to make the Mission, Vision, and Core Value Statement the cover page of the Wayne Community Schools policy manual 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 Mission, Vision, and Core Value Statement to be used as the cover page of the Wayne Community Schools policy manual
III.b.VII. Consider Purchase of Adjacent Properties - Discuss, Consider, and Take Action on Purchase of Adjacent Properties
Discussion:  The agenda item was moved to Executive Session.
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. Budget Update
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan stated that the assessed land values have not come in yet.  He will be taking the budget to the Nebraska Department of Education on August 22, 2019.
IV.a.II. High School Principal
IV.a.III. Special Education/Early Learning Center Director
IV.a.IV. Elementary Principal
IV.a.V. Junior High Principal/Athletic Director
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 Murray Fishing Tournament will be August 24.  The Foundation will be starting a bi-annual alumni newsletter later this year.
IV.b.II. Curriculum and Committee on American Civics - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Sylvia Ruhl, Mark Lenihan, Misty Beair
Discussion:  No report.
IV.b.III. Facility/Safety/Finance - Lynn Junck, Jodi Pulfer, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan, Russ Plager, Rochelle Nelson
Discussion:  Dr. Lenihan thanked Jordan and his summer staff for all of their work to get the schools ready for the first day of school.
IV.b.IV. Policy/Title IX - Wendy Consoli, Jaime Manz, Jodi Pulfer, Mark Lenihan, Russ Plager, Tucker Hight
Discussion:  No report.
IV.b.V. Negotiations - Wendy Consoli, Lynn Junck, Justin Davis, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  Negotiations will be this year.  
IV.b.VI. Legislative - Jodi Pulfer, Lynn Junck, Sylvia Ruhl, Mark Lenihan
Discussion:  No report.
V. Boardsmanship
V.a. 2019 Area Membership Meeting - Wednesday, September 25, 2019, Norfolk, NE
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
VI. Future Agenda Items
*Budget Workshop and End of Year Bills - August 26, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
*Enrollment Report
*Budget Hearing
*Tax Request Hearing
*Review Summer School Program
*ACT Results
*Principal Evaluation Process
VII. Executive Session (If Needed)
Action(s):
Motion to go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing potential purchases of real estate and to permit the Superintendent, Secretary, Attorney , Mr. Widner, Mrs. Beair, Mr. Plagar and members of the Board to attend the Closed Session 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, Superintendent, Secretary, Attorney, Mr. Widner, Mrs. Beair, and Mr. Plager entered Executive Session at 8:17 p.m. and dismissed at 8:51 p.m. to discuss potential purchases of real estate.
VIII. Action Taken from Executive Session (If Needed)
Discussion:  No action was taken in Executive Session.
IX. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to go into closed session for the purpose of discussing potential purchases of real estate and to permit the Superintendent, Secretary, Attorney , Mr. Widner, Mrs. Beair, Mr. Plagar and members of the Board to attend the Closed Session passed with a motion by Mr. Justin Davis and a second by Mrs. Jaime Manz.
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 8:53 p.m.  The next regular Board Meeting will be Monday, September 9, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., in the Jr/Sr High School Conference Room, Room 202.  
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