Public Meeting Minutes: March 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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March 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

March 12, 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 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.
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:  Pat Piskorski thanked the board on behalf of the SEA for a great job with negotiations.  Pat relayed a messaged from Lance Todd expressing his appreciation for the board and the negotiations team.  Pat also discussed class sizes.
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 report to the board.
Attachments:
3.3. Superintendent's Report
Discussion:  The middle school property is getting close to closing time with Aspen Builders.  Dr. Fields thanked Hughes Brothers for the plasma cutter.  Dr. Fields talked about some of the sessions he attended at the national superintendent conference.  Dr. Fields also discussed the legislative updates. 
3.4. Americanism Report
Discussion:  Dr. Dominy presented the Americanism report.
Attachments:
4. Discussion Items
4.1. Class Sizes
Discussion:  Dr. Fields discussed our class sizes at the elementary school and 5th grade for the 2018-2019 school year. .
Attachments:
4.2. Substitute Teacher Pay
Discussion:  Substitute teacher pay was discussed and our current rate was compared to surrounding schools.
4.3. Unite Services Lease
Discussion:  Dr. Fields discussed the Unite services lease.
5. Old Business
6. New Business
6.1. Personnel
6.1.1. High School English Teacher
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Kelley Limback for the 2018-2019 school year. 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.
6.1.2. High School/Middle School Agricultural Teacher
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Sarah Morton for the 2018-2019 school year. 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.
6.2. Eighth Grade Math Teacher
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Mack Alspaugh Passed with a motion by Scott Pekarek 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.
6.3. Negotiated Agreement with SEA for the 2018-2019 School Year
Action(s):
Motion to approve the 2018-2019 Negotiated Agreement with the SEA 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.
6.4. Seward Elementary Intercom Bids
Action(s):
Motion to approve the intercom bid from Kidwell for $13,067 plus $674 and $561 for a total of $14,302. 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.
6.5. Seward High School Roof Bids
Action(s):
Motion to accept the roof bid of from Conner roofing for $30,985. 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.
7. Future Agenda Items
Discussion:  Class Sizes
Technology
Facility bids
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. Depreciation Fund
Attachments:
8.4. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented 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.
9. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to move the April Board meeting to Monday, April 16, 2018. This motion made by Lisa and seconded by Curt. 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
Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, April 16 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM 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.
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