Public Meeting Minutes: January 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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January 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

January 14, 2019 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. Oath of Office
1.4. Roll Call
1.4.1. Action to excuse board members if necessary
1.5. Pledge of Allegiance
1.6. 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.
1.7. Approval of Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Paul Duer.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
1.8. Election of Board Officers
Action(s):
Motion to keep all officers the same for 2019 Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes and a second by Danielle Shipley.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
1.9. President
1.10. Secretary
1.11. Treasurer
1.12. Committee Appointments
Discussion:  President Seaman discussed the committee appointments and asked new members to look at the different committees and email him their preferences.
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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:  Ann Wyneger discussed an exchange of property.
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:  The booster club raised $78,000.00 from the Bluejay Bash and Brady Johnson expressed his appreciation.
3. Reports
3.1. Administrator Reports
Discussion:  Written reports were received from the administrators.
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3.2. Student Board Report
Discussion:  Carson Core was not in attendance.
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3.3. Superintendent's Report
Discussion:  Dr Fields discussed the Seward Trail/Waverly Road Update, suicide training, safety audit and STRIV TV.  The  NASB Legislative Conference is on January 27-28, 2019 and asked which board members would be attending.  Dr. Fields thanked Hughes Bros and Tenneco for their support with our industrial technology updates.  Dr. Fields also discussed the bus grant, legislative updates and HAL.
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4. Discussion Items
4.1. AQUeSTT Rating/ Annual Report
Discussion:  Dr. Dominy presented on our AQUeSTT rating.  The School District of Seward received a rating of excellent.  Dr. Dominy also showed the board the annual report.
5. Old Business
6. New Business
6.1. Renewal of Superintendent Contract
Action(s):
Motion to renew the Superintendent Contract for Dr. Josh Fields. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Jill Hochstein.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.2. Recognition of Seward Education Association
Action(s):
Motion to accept the Seward Education Association as the exclusive bargaining agent for the certified staff for the 2020-2021 contract year. Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Paul Duer.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
6.3. Property Exchange
Action(s):
Motion to accept the real estate transfer of SE 1/4 SE 14 15-13-2 of the 6th P.M. Butler County to Seward Public Schools from David City Public Schools and S 858 feet of NE 1/4 20-13-2 East of the the 6th P.M. in Butler County approximately 52 acres from Seward Public Schools to David City Public Schools. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Danielle Shipley.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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7. Personnel
7.1. Advertise for Health/PE position
Action(s):
Motion to advertise for the high school/middle school PE/Health Position Passed with a motion by Jerry Rumery and a second by Jana Hughes.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
7.2. Resignation of Pat Brauer
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Pat Brauer effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes and a second by Jill Hochstein.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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8. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Charter Bus

Facilities Priority List

 

9. Consent Agenda
9.1. Approval of Minutes
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9.2. Approval of Financial Reports
9.2.1. Treasurer
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9.2.2. Budget
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9.2.3. Activities
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9.2.4. Athletic
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9.3. Approval of Claims
9.3.1. General Fund
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9.3.2. Unemployment Fund
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9.4. 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 Paul Duer.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:41 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for February 11, 2019 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Jerry Rumery.
  • Paul Duer: Yea
  • Jill Hochstein: Yea
  • Jana Hughes: Yea
  • Jerry Rumery: Yea
  • Ryne Seaman: Yea
  • Danielle Shipley: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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