Public Meeting Minutes: August 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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August 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

August 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
Discussion: 

Mrs. Hauxwell arrived at 7:06 pm.

1.1. Roll Call
1.2. Recognition of Open Meeting Law
1.3. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Reports, Communications & Public Participation
2.1. Public Participation
2.1.1. Board accepts public comments
Discussion: 

Mrs. Laurie Brenning reported that this years grads will be the first to graduate that started in the new McCook Elementary.

3. Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve consent agenda Passed with a motion by Bob Elder and a second by Teresa Thomas.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Absent
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
3.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments:
3.2. Approval of Expenditures/Payroll for July
Attachments:
3.3. Approve newly revised board policies
4. Reports from Staff Members and Committees
4.1. Policy Committee
Discussion: 

Policy committee has met and will meet again this month.  New policies for review have been uploaded and are ready for review.  Review of these policies will need to be reported by August 28th.   The next meeting will be Sept 5th.

5. Board and Administrative Comments
5.1. Administrative Comments
5.1.1. Area Membership Meeting in North Platte August 30.
Discussion: 

Mr. Norgaard reported on the Area Membership Meeting in North Platte on August 30th.

5.1.2. New school year information
Discussion: 

Mr. Norgaard reported on the start of the new school year and how well things went today.

5.1.3. Solar eclipse activities
Discussion: 

Mr. Norgaard reported on the plans for our district taking part with the Solar eclipse.  We have been addressing and preparing for this and will allow parents to opt out of this if they choose to do so.

5.2. Business Manager Comments
Discussion: 

Mr. Haney reported that the districts assessed valuation will be released over the next ten days and that budget work will be finalized and presented to the finance committee of the board for consideration.

5.3. Board Comments
Discussion: 

Mr. Elder welcomed Mr. Greg Borland.

Mrs. Thomas wants to look at dates for a prospective activities committee meeting.

Mr. Bredvick shared the value of the Area Membership Training in North Platte.

6. New Business
6.1. Approve 2017-2018 Option Enrollment Resolution
Action(s):
Motion to approve 2017-2018 Option Enrollment Resolution Passed with a motion by Tom Bredvick and a second by Brian Esch.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Absent
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.2. Approve donation from McCook Football Coaches of $3540.00 for new game pants for the football team
Action(s):
Motion to approve donation from McCook Football Coaches of $3540.00 for new pants for the football team Passed with a motion by Brian Esch and a second by Teresa Thomas.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Absent
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.3. Review, Reaffirm, or Adopt changes to Board Policy 1005.03 Parental Involvement in the Schools
Action(s):
Motion to review, reaffirm, or adopt chanes to Board Policy 1005.03 Parental Involvement in the Schools Passed with a motion by Tom Bredvick and a second by Bob Elder.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Absent
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.4. Review and Approve Board Policy 504.19 - Student Fees
Action(s):
Motion to review and approve Board Policy 504.19 - Student Fees Passed with a motion by Tom Bredvick and a second by Brad Hays.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Yea
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.5. Renew and Reaffirm Board Policy - File 504.20 Bullying Prevention
Action(s):
Motion to renew and reaffirm Board Policy - File 504.20 Bullying Prevention Passed with a motion by Tom Bredvick and a second by Brian Esch.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Yea
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.6. Approval of Local Substitute Certificates
Action(s):
Motion for the approval of Local Substitute Certificates for the 2017-2018 year Passed with a motion by Tom Bredvick and a second by Teresa Thomas.
  • Tom Bredvick: Yea
  • Bob Elder: Yea
  • Brian Esch: Yea
  • Loretta Hauxwell: Yea
  • Brad Hays: Yea
  • Teresa Thomas: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7. Positive Comments
Discussion: 

Mr. Hays thanked all the staff at the HS for their efforts in getting things organized and started this year.

Mr. Esch also thanked the staff for their preparation in getting organized to start the year.

Mrs. Thomas thanked the Guidance Department for all the work they did this summer to get everyone scheduled.   She also recognized the activity  programs for their efforts during a tight budget year.

Mrs. Hauxwell thanked the maintenance department for their efforts this summer.

Mr. Elder thanked MNB for all they do for the city of McCook as they continue to be service oriented.   That included the new Debit card that benefits the school financially.

Mr. Bredvick thanked the community for their efforts in supporting our schools.  Volunteers are always willing to help.

Mr. Haney thanked Mr. Norgaard for his efforts with the back to school staff meeting and his presentation at it.   He also recognized all the staff and employees for the team work involving a tight budget cycle. 

Mr. Norgaard recognized the staff who attended a recent staff development activity involving assessment and student achievement.  Those two days were very fruitful for those involved.  He also thanked the administrative team who actively got involved with the activities with the staff.   He thanked Kate Repass for her efforts with this event.

 

8. Adjournment
Discussion: 

Adjournment by President Bredvick at 7:29 pm

9. Items for Review
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