Public Meeting Minutes: November 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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November 13, 2017 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

November 13, 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 submitted his report.

Attachments:
3.3. Superintendent's Report
Discussion: 

Dr. Fields is having a community informational meeting on December 1, 2017 at the Civic Center at 8:00 a.m..  The board was updated on the middle school property.  Dr. Fields would like to do walk-throughs with the board members in December.    The state school board conference is November 15 - 17, 2017.  What board members are interested in going to the national school board conference?  School board elections for next year.

Attachments:
4. Discussion Items
4.1. Update on Teacher Evaluation Process
Discussion: 

Dr. Dominy presented to the board about updating our Teacher Evaluation process that will match our Marzano Instructional Model.  The School District of Seward received a grant to help with this process.

5. Old Business
6. New Business
6.1. Ameritas Parameters Resolution- No. 1
Action(s):
Motion to accept the consideration of a resolution authorizing the President and the Superintendent to call up to $9,265,000 in principal amount of the District's General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2010, for redemption on November 10, 2020. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Scott Pekarek.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Nay
  • Ryne Seaman: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.2. Ameritas Bond Resolution No. 2
Action(s):
Motion to accept the consideration of a resolution authorizing issuance of up to $9,995,000 in General Obligation School Building Refunding Bonds to refund a portion of the District's General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2010, provided the terms of such Refunding Bonds shall be within the parameters established in the Resolution. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Curt Sherman.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Lisa Dworak: Yea
  • Scott Pekarek: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Nay
  • Ryne Seaman: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Curt Sherman: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
7. Future Agenda Items
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:
8.3.2. Special Building Fund
Attachments:
8.3.3. Unemployment Fund
Attachments:
8.4. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Scott Pekarek 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.
9. Executive Session
Action(s):
Motion to enter executive session at 8:05 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 9:11 P.M. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer 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 9:12 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, December 11 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM 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.
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