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June 8, 2015 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
I. Call meeting to order and welcome
Discussion:  Meeting called to order at 7:37pm
I.1. Roll Call and Welcome
I.2. Pledge of Allegiance
I.3. Approval of the Agenda of the Regular Meeting
I.4. Approve Minutes from the May 11, 2015 regular meeting
I.5. Awards and/or Honors
I.6. Public Request to Comment on Specific Agenda Items
I.7. Public Request to comment on Specific Agenda Items Not on the agenda
Discussion:  John Selzer present to introduce himself to the board of education and thank us for out busines. Horse Creek Rendevous committee need help to serve at the BBQ and invite school board members to the events July 18. Also opportunities for school organizations to fundraise.
II. Business Transactions
II.1. Approval of Bills and Claims and to file financial reports
III. Unfinished Business
III.1. Discuss and possibly accept the bid for the replacement of the intercom and master clock module in the high school office.
Action(s):
Motion to table the bid for the replacement of the intercom and master clock module in the high school to regular July meeting. Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Nebraska Saftey and Fire, Action Communication and Protex have evaluated our current system. Our current phone system through Mobius, could also provide similar service but will be here at a later date to evalute
III.2. Discuss and possible accept the bid to install a water pump to our existing well and connect line to the UGSS.
Action(s):
Motion to table table accept the bid to install a water pump to out existing well and connect a line to the UGSS, Passed with a motion by Billy Stauffer and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Two bids are currently available and an additional bid is being sought but would like access to the well casing.
III.3. Discuss and possible take action on Lunch Fund food programs
Action(s):
Table the desicion to select a vendor for lunch fund food programs. Passed with a motion by Mr. Dick Burford and a second by Mr. Bill Zwiebel.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  Vendors; Shamrock, Sysco, Thompson and Cashway, are currently available to offer programs to help support our lunch program. Also ESU is developing a food COOP. Only Shamrock has presented its program. We need to schedule presentations by other companies before a decision is made.
III.4. Discuss and take possible action on SPED Contract services through ESU
Discussion:  We need a contract before action can be taken
IV. New Business
IV.1. Cengage Webinar at 8:00 p.m. with Kelly Leinart
IV.2. Cheerleader Uniforms
Action(s):
Motion to provide purchase order for the remaining balance of the cheerleading uniforms, not to exceed $5,000, with the understanding the balance will be paid back in full before the first day of school. Passed with a motion by Dr. Cynthia Guerue and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
IV.3. Approve Revision to Policy 503.09 (Homeless Policy)
Action(s):
Motion to table the revision to policy 503.09 (Homeless Policy) until reviewed by our attorney. Passed with a motion by Dave Sherrod and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  During our audit for No Child Left Behind it was recommended to revise our current Homeless Policy.
IV.4. Approve Jr/Sr High School Student-Parent Handbooks for 2015-2016
Action(s):
Motion to table approval of Jr/Sr High School Student-Parent Handbooks for 2015-2016 Passed with a motion by Billy Stauffer and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The current handbook needs fee policy and parent involvement policy reviewed and sent to the school attorney for approval prior to approval of the handbook.
IV.5. Approve Elementary School Student-Parent Handbook for 2015-2016
Action(s):
Motion to table approval of the Elementary School Student-Parent Handbook for 2015-2016 Passed with a motion by Billy Stauffer and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The current handbook needs fee policy and parent involvement policy reviewed and sent to the school attorney for approval prior to approval of the handbook.
IV.6. Approve Pre-School Calendar for 2015-2016
IV.7. Discuss and possibly approve authorizing Joe Sherwood as acting Superintendent beginning June 15th.
IV.8. Discuss and take possible Action on Flexible Funding Plan
Action(s):
Motion to approve flexible funding plan of $19,772.19 Passed with a motion by Dave Sherrod and a second by Mr. Bill Zwiebel.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
V. Student Performance and Program Reports
V.1. High School Principal’s Report
V.2. Elementary/Preschool Director’s Report
V.3. Activities Director’s Report
V.4. Transportation/Building/Grounds Supervisor’s Report
V.5. Board of Education, Standing Committees & Board Members Reports
V.5.a. Curriculum/Americanism
V.5.b. Buildings/Grounds/Transportation
V.5.c. Staff Relations
V.5.d. Finance
V.5.e. Morrill Foundation
VI. Superintendent's Report
VII. Board Discussion
VIII. Personnel
VIII.1. Approve Contract for Maria Belen Badillo as High School Spanish Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year.
Action(s):
Motion to approve contract for Maria Belen Badillo as High School Spanish Teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Dr. Cynthia Guerue.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
VIII.2. Approve Contract for Cary Renee Laucomer as Technology Director for the 2015-2016 school year
Action(s):
Motion to approve contract for Cary Renee Laucomer as Technology Director for the 2015-2016 school year. Passed with a motion by Dr. Cynthia Guerue and a second by Mr. Bill Zwiebel.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
VIII.3. Approve Hiring of Jessie Basset as Technical Associate
Action(s):
Motion to approve Hiring of Jessie Basset as Technical Associate. Passed with a motion by Billy Stauffer and a second by Dave Sherrod.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
IX. General Information
IX.1. Next Regular Meeting Date July 13, 2015
X. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn Passed with a motion by Mr. Bill Zwiebel and a second by Mr. Dick Burford.
  • Mr. Dick Burford: Yea
  • Dr. Cynthia Guerue: Yea
  • Jim Hessler: Yea
  • Dave Sherrod: Yea
  • Billy Stauffer: Yea
  • Mr. Bill Zwiebel: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.

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