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November 9, 2015 at 7:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

Minutes
I. CALL TO ORDER FOR REGULAR MEETING
Discussion:  Meeting called to order 7:35pm
I.1. Pledge to the Flag
I.2. Roll Call
I.3. Notification of Open Meetings Law Posting
I.4. Recognition of Recording
II. CONSENT AGENDA
Action(s):
Approval of the Consent Agenda 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.
II.1. Approval of Agenda for November 9, 2015
II.2. Approval of minutes of the Regular October 12, 2015 meeting
II.3. Approval to Pay Claims
II.4. Financial Reports
II.4.a. working Monthly Budget
II.4.b. Monthly Budget of Receipts
II.4.c. Activity Accounts
II.4.d. County Treasurers' Reports
III. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS
IV. REPORTS
IV.1. Village of Morrill
IV.2. Student Council:
IV.3. Curriculum/Americanism:Stauffer, Guerue, Burford
IV.4. Building/Grounds/Transportation: Sherrod, Burford, Zwiebel
Discussion:  Will need to go through the conceptual design process first for the daycare building.
IV.5. Staff Relations: Zwiebel, Burford, Hessler
Discussion:  Meet with teachers last month.
IV.6. Finance: Hessler, Guerue, Burford (Zwiebel)
IV.7. Morrill School's Foundation: Stauffer, Zwiebel
IV.8. Technology Report
Discussion:  Chrome books have been assigned.
IV.9. Activity Report
Discussion:  Hosted Western Trails Conference. District AD meeting in Alliance, NE. District voted on state volleyball going through 8 places. Community clean up next week Incident reports created to document incidents.
IV.10. Secondary Principal's Report
Discussion:  Report given
IV.11. Elementary Principal's Report
Discussion:  Report given
IV.12. Superintendent's Report
Discussion:  Report given
V. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
V.1. Consider/possibly approve bids for HVAC solutions at Gymnasium
Action(s):
Approval to accept bid from for Gymnasium is tabled to the Spring 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:  Bid from Jerry's sheet metal was looked at
V.2. Consider 2nd Reading/Adoption of changes to option out policy 502.02
Action(s):
to adopt changes to "Option Out Policy" 502.02 upon 2nd reading 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.
V.3. Consider 2nd Reading/Adoption of changes to Extra-Curricular Drug Testing Policy 506.50+Exhibit A
Action(s):
Approval of changes to Extra-Curricular Drug Testing Policy 506.50+Exhibit A upon 2nd reading Passed with a motion by Dr. Cynthia Guerue and a second by Billy Stauffer.
  • 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.
VI. NEW BUSINESS
VI.1. Annual Audit Presentation from Lisa A. Carter, Rauner & Associates, P.C. (Upon Arrival)
Discussion:  Audit presented.
VI.2. Discussion of Lunch Program Management: Consider/Possible approve raise for Becky Tower
Action(s):
Approve raise for Becky Tower for Lunch Program Management to $15.50 with retroactive pay to October 12. 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.
VI.3. Distribute Superintendent Evaluations to board members for completion prior to December meeting
Discussion:  Board members will collaborate on areas of improvement and communicate these to the Superintendent. Evaluations will be due the weekend prior to the next board building.
VI.4. Discuss whether to advertise for Secondary Principal or Secondary Math teacher for 2016-2017
Discussion:  Decision to advertise for a Secondary Math teacher discussed.
VI.5. Consider "taking on" the oversight of the youth sports activity management
Action(s):
to "take on" the oversight of the youth sports activity management contingent on approval by the youth sports programs current directors 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.
Discussion:  Josh Guerue and Joe Sherwood will get together to discuss specifics.
VI.5.a. Insurance
VI.5.b. Back-ground checks for coaches
VI.5.c. Event supervision
VI.6. Consider/possibly approve additional cost of slab/foundation removal of Old Cafeteria
Action(s):
approval of additional cost of slab/foundation removal of Old Cafeteria and back fill by Russel's Excavation 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.
VI.7. Consider/possibly approve a design firm for concept development for New Early Childhood Building
Action(s):
to approve concept development by Shane Cochran of Paul Reed Construction for New Early Childhood Building for up to $10,000 not to exceed $10,000 without board approval to be paid of special building fund. 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.
VI.8. Discuss (possible Executive Session) collective bargaining topics for the 2016-17 school year.
VII. Next Regular Meeting Date December 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm
VIII. ADJOURNMENT
Discussion:  Meeting adjourned at 11:25PM.

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