Public Meeting Minutes: January 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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January 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

January 8, 2018 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 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.
1.7. Election of Officers
Action(s):
Motion to keep board officers for 2018 in the same offices as they served in 2017, Ryne Seaman, President; Jerry Rumery, Vice President; Paul Duer, Secretary; and Heidi Covert, Treasurer 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.
1.7.1. President
1.7.2. Vice President
1.7.3. Secretary
1.7.4. Treasurer
1.7.5. Committee Appointments
Discussion: 

Committee assignments will remain the same for 2018.

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 is 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 is none.

3. Reports
3.1. Administrator Reports
Discussion: 

Written reports were received from the administrators.

Attachments:
3.2. Student Board Report
Discussion: 

Thomas Bosmenial presented his report to the board.

Attachments:
3.3. Superintendent Report
Discussion: 

Dr. Fields discussed the Agronomy Academy and how successful it has been.  The purchase agreement for the middle school property is in the process of being completed.  Dr. Fields thanked the board for doing the walkthroughs.  Dr, Fields thanked Hughes Bros for donating  $20,000.00 for a new plasma cutter to be used in our industrial technology classes.  The board was reminded of the board of education filing deadline.

4. Discussion Items
4.1. 2016-2017 Annual Report
Discussion: 

Dr. Dominy discussed our 2016-2017 Annual Report.

Attachments:
4.2. NSAA Bowling
Discussion: 

Dr. Fields discussed NSAA Bowling and asked for the boards input.  The board was verbally in favor at this time.

5. Old Business
6. New Business
6.1. 2017-2018 Amended Budget
Action(s):
Motion to approve the amended 2017-2018 budget for all funds as advertised Passed with a motion by Curt Sherman 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:
6.2. Personnel
6.2.1. Tyler Beranek Resignation
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of 8th grade math teacher Tyler Beranek effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year 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.
7. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Buildings and Grounds

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. Gifts & Donations
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 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.
9. Executive Session
9.1. Enter into Executive Session to Discuss Collective Bargaining
Action(s):
Motion to enter executive session at 8:02 P.M. to discuss Collective Bargaining. Passed with a motion by Lisa Dworak 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.
9.2. Restate the reason that the board is entering executive session is to discuss collective bargaining.
9.3. Exit Executive Session
Action(s):
Motion to exit executive session at 8:27 P.M. . Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery 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.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:27 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for February 12 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Lisa Dworak 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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