Public Meeting Minutes: March 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting

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March 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

March 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Scottsbluff Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Opening Procedures
1.a. Call to Order
1.b. Roll Call
1.c. Excuse Absent Member(s)
2. Pledge of Allegiance
3. Open Meetings Law
4. Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to accept the Consent Agenda Passed with a motion by Kyle Long and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
4.a. Adopt Agenda
4.b. Approve Minutes as follows: February 13, 2018
Attachments:
4.c. Approval of Certified Staff Resignation
4.c.1. Mario Chavez, Coordinator of Student Outreach, Reconnect
4.c.2. Rebekah Whitham, Science, Scottsbluff High School
4.d. Approval of Certified Staff Retirement
4.d.1. Cinndy Plummer, 2nd Grade, Westmoor Elementary
4.d.2. Jill Walgren, English, Scottsbluff High School
4.d.3. Julie Landers, English, Bluffs Middle School
4.d.4. Kathy Rueb, Instructional Coach, Westmoor Elementary
4.d.5. Charlotte Browning, Principal, Westmoor Elementary
4.e. Approval of Certified Staff Hire
4.e.1. Tara McCormick, 3rd Grade, Longfellow Elementary (0.4 FTE for the remainder of the year)
4.e.2. Tomi Rodak, SPED, Bluffs Middle School
4.e.3. Hillary Bollish, English, Bluffs Middle School
4.e.4. Amanda Wilson, Spanish, Scottsbluff High School
4.e.5. Danica Vincent, SPED, Scottsbluff High School
4.e.6. Melissa Guilkey, Spanish, Scottsbluff High School
5. Expenditures
5.a. Expenditures, without Douglas, Kelly and Ostdiek, PC: $845,597.90.
Action(s):
Motion to approve expenditures without Douglas, Kelly, and Ostdiek: $845,597.90. Passed with a motion by Robert Kinsey and a second by Kyle Long.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
5.b. Douglas, Kelly and Ostdiek, PC Expenditures: $271.25
Action(s):
Motion to approve Douglas, Kelly and Ostdiek, PC Expenditures: $271.25. Passed with a motion by Mark Lang and a second by Robert Kinsey.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Long: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6. Awards and Recognitions
6.a. Swim Team - Mike Hayhurst
6.b. Wrestling - James Miller
6.c. Drill Team - Angie Hinze
6.d. ED Rising - Jamie Batterman
7. Public Comment - a total of 20 minutes will be allotted (no more than 5 minutes per speaker)
8. Students Report
Discussion:  Grace Heggem, President of the Student Senate:  The Student Senate provided items to put in the casket for the Mason's Ceremony held for the new high school.  Pro-Start recently went to state, and although they did not place, they were able to send 2 teams that successfully prepared a 3 course meal and gained experience for next year.  Golf season is starting with some returning athletes, but has also grown with some individuals that have never played golf before.  Experienced and new players are all looking forward to a good year.  The Art Department is working hard on building props for this year's musical, "Into the Woods." 
9. Schools 2017-2018 Target Implementation Plan
9.a. Westmoor Elementary - Charlotte Browning
9.b. Lincoln Heights - Jodi Benson
10. New Business
10.a. Changes to Extra Standard Services
Action(s):
Approve the changes to Extra Standard Services as presented above. Passed with a motion by Robert Kinsey and a second by Kyle Long.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10.b. SHS Change Order 48
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Action(s):
Motion to approve Change Order 48 with Hausmann Construction Inc, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 as presented. Passed with a motion by Mark Lang and a second by Kyle Long.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10.c. Change to 2018-2019 & 2019-2020 School Year Calendar
Action(s):
Motion to approve the Calendar for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 School Year as presented. Passed with a motion by Kyle Long and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10.d. Fleet Management
Action(s):
Motion to approve Lavon Hood, Scottsbluff Public Schools Chief Financial Officer, to sign on behalf of the school district, a Purchase Agreement with Spradley Barr Ford for the purchase of two Ford Transit vehicles at a total cost of $57,538.00. Passed with a motion by Kyle Long and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Lang: Yea
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
10.e. SEA Negotiated Agreement 2018-2020
11. Reports and Proposals
11.a. Board Members
11.b. Board Committee Reports
11.b.1. Curriculum & Instruction/Americanism Committee (Mike Mason) - Next meeting is Friday, March 16, 2018 at 11:30 am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Mike Mason
11.b.2. Facility Committee - Met on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Next meeting is Thursday, March 5 at 12:00pm at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Attachments:
11.b.3. Finance Committee - Met on Monday, March 5, 2018. Next meeting is Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 11:30am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Attachments:
11.b.4. Student Services Committee - Met on February 15, 2018. Next meeting is Thursday, March 15 at 11:30am at the District Office.
Speaker(s):  Wendy Kemling
Attachments:
11.c. From the Administrative Staff:
11.c.1. Chief Financial Officer
Speaker(s):  Lavon Hood
Discussion:  Lavon's presentation reviewed the formula that is used to determine how much State Aid we will receive every year and the changes over the last few years. 
Attachments:
11.c.2. Executive Director of Student Services
Speaker(s):  Wendy Kemling
Discussion:  No update from Student Services, as Wendy was ill for the meeting.
11.c.3. Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Speaker(s):  Mike Mason
Discussion:  Maddie Johnson, CAS Math, presented Illustrative Math and some of the research that she has collected regarding this new curriculum.  The hope is that the curriculum adoption will be an action item on next month's board agenda.  This curriculum will be for grades 6-8 and will be a better transition for students coming from the elementary school.  
11.c.4. Director of Facilities and Maintenance
Speaker(s):  Randy Scott
Discussion:  The High School is in the last stages of completion and only has one more punch list for the year.  After that, there will not be another punch list until the 1 year warranty. 
11.c.4.A. Update: SHS Construction Project
11.c.5. Superintendent
Speaker(s):  Rick Myles
Discussion:  Mr. Myles gave the great news that the grant requested for the 21s Century after school program, has been approved.  This is wonderful news for Lincoln Heights and Longfellow, as they will hopefully get to begin their new after school programs soon.  A big thanks to Wendy Kemling and Becky Skelcher for making this happen. 
12. Other School Personnel
13. Future Meetings and Dates to Remember - meeting dates will be published in the Star Herald and/or on the District website
Discussion: 
    1. March 19, 2018 - Technology Workshop with the Board (SHS at 5:00pm)
    2. March 29 - April 2, 2018 - Easter Break
    3. April 3, 2018 - Security Workshop with the Board (SHS at 6:00pm)
    4. April 9, 2018 - Next Regular Board Meeting (SHS at 6:00pm)
    5. April 18, 2018 - Board Retreat (SCC at 5:30pm)
14. Adjourn
Action(s):
Motion to Adjourn Meeting Passed with a motion by Kyle Long and a second by Mark Lang.
  • Gilliland: Absent
  • Kozal: Yea
  • Kinsey: Yea
  • Snyder: Yea
  • Long: Yea
  • Lang: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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