Public Meeting Minutes: November 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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November 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

November 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

President Cox called the meeting to order at 7:01 PM in the Board room at the High School.  Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all board members.

1.1. Roll Call
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

Board members present:  Nick Cox, Toby Cox, Dexter Lacey, Jeremy Loomis, Andrea Richards and Marian Richards.  Also present were Superintendent Tony Primavera and Principal Megan Soundy.  

1.2. Pledge of Allegiance
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

President Cox led the Pledge of Allegiance.

1.3. Recognition of Visitors
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

President Cox welcomed the visitor.

1.4. Recognition of Open Meetings Act poster
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

President Cox advised all in attendance of the Open Meetings Act poster which was displayed in the board room.

1.5. Adoption of Agenda
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda as presented. Passed with a motion by Dexter Lacey and a second by Andrea Richards.
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Audience Communications
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

Craig Softley prayed for the board and the school.

3. Services Report
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
4. Economic Development Report
Agenda Item Type:  Procedural Item
Discussion: 

Economic Development Coordinator Craig Softley provided an update to the Board on the following:  revolving loan fund, the school purchasing as much as it can from the local grocery store, hog operation still looking to hire, and the community is in need of a daycare.

5. Board Member/Committee Reports
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

The following committees held meetings in the last several weeks:  negotiations, coop, and communications

6. Administrative Report
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
6.1. Superintendent report
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Superintendent/Athletic Director Primavera updated the Board on the following:  NE Dept of Transportation, applying for a grant for the cafeteria, sports coop meeting, NSAA football, JH sports, and basketball coaches and numbers 

6.2. Principal Report
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Principal Soundy updated the Board on the following:  Veterans Day program, One Act dinner theatre, partnering with MPCC in career academy, AmVets program, Educational rounds with Wauneta Palisade and Maywood, teacher training on new smart boards, elementary family topics, climate survey

7. Action Items
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
7.1. Consent Agenda
Agenda Item Type:  Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Dexter Lacey and a second by Toby Cox.
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.1.1. Approve October 9, 2017 Regular meeting minutes
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
7.1.2. Approve Bank Transfers
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
7.1.3. Approve November Hot Lunch Fund claims for $3,133.73
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
7.1.4. Approve October Activity Fund claims for $14,168.35
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
7.1.5. Approve November General Fund claims for $229,901.02 (Payroll - $177,863.55 Claims - $52,037.47)
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
7.1.6. Approve Depreciation Fund claim for $43,971.00
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
7.1.7. Approve Bond payment of $181,497.50
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
7.1.8. Approve Financial reports of the District
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Attachments:
7.2. Approve claim to Jeremy Loomis for $11,461.86
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to approve Jeremy Loomis' claim for $11,461.86 Passed with a motion by Toby Cox and a second by Dexter Lacey.
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Abstain (Without Conflict)
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
7.3. Accept bid for asphalt millings
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to accept the bid from Gregg Bishop for $1,003.00 for the asphalt millings Passed with a motion by Toby Cox and a second by Nick Cox.
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.4. Accept bid for camera (obsolete equipment)
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to accept the bid from Brad Fornoff for $100.00 for the obsolete camera Passed with a motion by Andrea Richards and a second by Jeremy Loomis.
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.5. Accept bid for used copier (obsolete equipment)
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to accept the bid from Shawn Sullivan for $110.00 for the obsolete copier Passed with a motion by Marian Richards and a second by Dexter Lacey.
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.6. Approve amendment to Bus Driver Handbook
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to approve the amendment to the Bus Driver Handbook Passed with a motion by Marian Richards and a second by Toby Cox.
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.7. Consider and approve a resolution regarding a Nebraska lease-purchase agreement for the purpose of financing Promethean Activpanels & miscellaneous equipment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to approve the resolution regarding a Nebraska lease-purchase agreement for the purpose of financing Promethean Activpanels and miscellaneous equipment with Government Capital Corporation Passed with a motion by Toby Cox and a second by Dexter Lacey.
  • Toby Cox: Yea
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.8. Approve the purchase of an auto scrubber for $5,810.00
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Action(s):
Motion to approve the purchase of an auto scrubber for $5,810.00 Passed with a motion by Toby Cox and a second by Jeremy Loomis.
  • Dexter Lacey: Yea
  • Jeremy Loomis: Yea
  • Andrea Richards: Yea
  • Marian Richards: Yea
  • Nick Cox: Yea
  • Toby Cox: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
8. Discussion
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
8.1. Football classification - 6 man vs 8 man
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

The sports coop committee and Athletic Director Primavera provided an update on the football status for next year.  The overall goal for both schools is to have the best success possible.  The things they are looking at include class numbers, upper classman vs under classman, the physical size of the boys, and cross country numbers.  We would have enough boys to move up to 8 man.  We would still be eligible for playoffs if we remain 6 man. A decision has to be made by November 30.  Both athletic directors are leaning towards 6 man but no final decision has been made.

8.2. Superintendent evaluation
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

Discussion held.

8.3. Board retreat/goal setting
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

President Cox will research possible dates for early spring.

9. Information Only
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
9.1. Donations received by the district
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

The Board would like to thank the following for their donations to the district:

  Ag Valley donated $773 to the FFA

  Rick and Lana May donated $50 to the Cross Country team

  Roger and Loretta Floyd donated weight room equipment

9.2. BCBS rates for 2018-19
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
10. Correspondence
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
11. Executive Session - if needed
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
12. Future Agenda Items/Other
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
12.1. Fiscal audit
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
12.2. Superintendent evaluation
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
13. Next Meeting
Agenda Item Type:  Information Item
Discussion: 

December 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

14. Adjournment
Agenda Item Type:  Action Item
Discussion: 

President Cox adjourned the meeting at 8:03 PM

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