Public Meeting Minutes: October 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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October 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

October 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Preliminary Procedures
1.1. Call meeting to order & announce Open Meetings Act is Posted
1.2. Public Notice as publicized per board policy
Attachments:
1.3. Roll Call
1.3.1. Action to excuse board members if necessary
1.4. Pledge of Allegiance
1.5. Mission Statement: The School District of Seward, in cooperation with parents and community, affirms that all students will have the skills to become productive and contributing members of a global community. The district is committed to development of each student academically, emotionally, socially and physically.
1.6. Approval of Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Scott Pekarek.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
2. Public Forum: (The Board President reserves the right to place time limits on individuals and topics.)
2.1. Public Forum on Agenda Items: This is your opportunity to speak to items on the agenda. If you are not a part of the presentation of the agenda item you need to speak now. Thank you for your participation.
Discussion: 

There was none.

2.2. Public Forum on Any Topic: This is your opportunity to speak to any topic concerning the school district. Since it is not an agenda item the board cannot discuss or take action at this time on the matter. Future discussion can be requested as an agenda item. Thank you for your participation.
Discussion: 

There was none.

3. Reports
3.1. Administrator Reports
Discussion: 

Written reports were received from the administrators.

Attachments:
3.2. Student Board Report
Discussion: 

Thomas Bosmeniel presented his student report to the board.

Attachments:
3.3. NASB Regional Meeting
Discussion: 

Jerry Rumery, Scott Pekarek, Paul Duer and Curt Sherman reported on the NASB regional meeting they attended in September 2017.

3.4. Superintendent's Report
Discussion: 

Dr. Fields asked the board to think about attending the National School Boards Assocation meeting in April 2018.  Dr. Fields also discussed property tax relief and state funding for K-12 schools.

4. Discussion Items
4.1. Assessment Report
Discussion: 

Dr. Dominy provided state data from the NeSA assessment and ACT results.  There were many changes that took place this year with testing.  He will share local data at the November board meeting.

5. Old Business
6. New Business
6.1. Separation Incentive
Action(s):
Motion to set the maximum limit of 3 applicants for participation in the Separation Incentive Program for the current application period ending November 15, 2017 Passed with a motion by Scott Pekarek and a second by Jerry Rumery.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
6.2. Study Abroad Trip
Action(s):
Motion to approve the summer abroad trip sponsored by Mr. Moody for the summer of 2019 provided they raise money for all expenses Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Paul Duer.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
7. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Student Performance

Bond Refinance

Building Projects

Technology Survey

8. Consent Agenda
8.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments:
8.2. Approval of Financial Reports
8.2.1. Treasurer
Attachments:
8.2.2. Budget
Attachments:
8.2.3. Activities
Attachments:
8.2.4. Athletic
Attachments:
8.3. Approval of Claims
8.3.1. General Fund
Attachments:
8.4. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Curt Sherman and a second by Scott Pekarek.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9. Executive Session
Action(s):
Motion to enter executive session at 8:12 P.M. to discuss collective Bargaining. Passed with a motion by Lisa Dworak and a second by Curt Sherman.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.1. Enter into Executive Session to Discuss Collective Bargaining
9.2. Restate that the reason the board is entering into Executive Session is to discuss Collective Bargaining
9.3. Exit Executive Session
Action(s):
Motion to exit executive session at 8:48 P.M. Passed with a motion by Curt Sherman and a second by Lisa Dworak.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:49 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:30 and 7:00 P.M. Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Scott Pekarek.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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