Public Meeting Minutes: August 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Special Meeting

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August 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Special Meeting Minutes

August 29, 2016 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Special Meeting
I. Call Meeting to Order
Rationale: 

STRIVE  •  COMMIT  •  SUCCEED  -  District Mission Statement

Schuyler Community Schools in partnership with parents, students, and the community is committed to educate students to become skilled, knowledgeable and responsible citizens in a global society - District Vision Statement

Notice of this meeting was given in advance according to State Law 84-1411, by giving notice of the meeting to the public.  Notice of this meeting was also given in advance to all members of the Board of Education
Discussion:  Meeting called to order at 6:30 PM. Board members present were: Brabec, Vavricek, Cerny, Misek, and Semerad, Semerad was absent-arrived at 7:10 PM. Also present from SCS District were Dr. Hoesing, Principal Grammer, Curriculum Administrator Gibbons, Business Manager Penny Janousek, and Business Teacher Lyndon Beebe.
I.A. Pledge of Allegiance
I.B. Declaration of Open Meeting
Rationale:  This meeting has been preceded by advance notice and is hereby declared to be in open session.  A copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted in the hallway outside the Media Center.
II. Public Forum - We ask that all presentation be limited in their length.
Discussion:  There were fifteen members of the community also present.
II.A. Recognition of visitors and guests
II.A.1. Recognition of 2015-16 All "A" Honor Roll Recipients
Rationale:  Students and Parents of 2015-16 All "A" Honor Roll Recipients will be in attendance and recognized for their academic achievement. 
Discussion:  9th, 10th, and 11th graders in the school year 15-16 who earned all A's during all four terms were presented with awards by Principal Grammer. The students earning all A's were: Oscar Mendoza, Sidney Svehla, Auston Hall, Claire Martin, Alexis Wilch, Karen Ardon, Kasey Brabec, Connor Bywater, Reagan Folda, Cassandra Macholan, Thomas Marxsen, Liliana Mendez, Brayden Rocha, Maria Semerad, and Rachel Shonka.
II.B. Other topics (limited to 5 minutes - subject to guidelines of the Board Participation Policy)
III. Action Items
III.A. Budget, finance, negotiations, and personnel
Rationale:  This committee is responsible for budget, finance, and contract negotiations with administration, certificated staff, and support staff.
III.A.1. Consider, discuss, and take action to approve end of year bills and fund transfer recommendations.
Rationale: 

1.  Year End Bills:  We worked to include all year-end bills and 2016-17 staff requisitions.  See attached bills and recommended payments.

2.  2015-16 Year End Transfers: 

     A.  Depreciation Fund:  $300,000 to replace the amount spent during the 2015-16 school year.

    B.  Activities Fund:  $25,000 district support of school activities for 2016-17 school year.

    C.  Coop Fund:  $25,000 district cash balance for grant and community programs.

Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve 2015-16 year-end bills and recommended transfers to the depreciation fund, activities fund, and Coop fund as presented. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to approve 2015-16 year-end bills and recommended transfers to the depreciation fund, activities fund, and Coop fund as presented. Passed with a motion by Chuck Misek and a second by Brian Vavricek.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
IV. Discussion Items and Reports
IV.A. Conduct 2016-17 Budget Workshop
Rationale:  We will review budget information at the meeting.
Recommended Motion(s):  No Motion Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Discussion:  Discussion continues about current and past budgets and comparisons to other districts and the history of property values and State Financial Aid.
V. Adjournment
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to adjourn Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn at 8:40 PM. Passed with a motion by Eric Cerny and a second by Brian Vavricek.
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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