Public Meeting Minutes: April 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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April 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

April 8, 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. 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 --where every student, every day is a success -- affirms that all students will have the skills to become productive and contributing members of a global community.  In cooperation with family and community members, the district is committed to the 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 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.
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:  Carson was not able to attend the meeting but provided his report to the board.
Attachments:
3.3. Superintendent's Report 
Discussion:  Dr. Fields gave the board a legislative update.  Dr. Fields discussed tax collections.  DHHS reimbursements were discussed.  Dr. Fields attended the national ASCD conference on March 15-17, 2019.The school district received a MMP Trust Grant of $3,500.00.  Dr. Fields attended an elementary PTO meeting.  The school district collected $5,000.00 for flood relief.  There are many new superintendents in our area.   Seward High Schools graduation is scheduled for May 12, 2019. 
Attachments:
4. Discussion Items
4.1. NASB meeting with senators 
Discussion:  Ryne Seaman discussed the NASB meeting with senators he attended. 
5. Old Business
6. New Business
6.1. High School Gym Floor Refinishing 
Action(s):
Motion to accept the quote of $22,358 from Egan Supply Co. for the refinishing of the high school gym floor 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.
Attachments:
6.2. High School Interior Doors 
Action(s):
Motion to accept the bid of $42,869 from M and O Doors. 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.
Attachments:
6.3. Paint Bids for High School Gym and English Hallway 
Action(s):
Motion to accept the quote from A.A. Leupold Painting Company for $20,142 to paint the english rooms, and old gym ceiling and walls. 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:
6.4. English Hallway Carpet 
Action(s):
Motion to accept the quote for Floors Inc. for $22,987 for the carpet and base for the High School English wing. Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes 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:
6.5. Scissor Lift 
Action(s):
Motion to approve the bid of $6,000 to Burr Farm Machinery for at 2006 JLG Scissor Lift 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.
Attachments:
7. Personnel 
7.1. Resignation of Steven Pinkall 
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Steven Pinkall effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year Passed with a motion by Danielle Shipley 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.
7.2. Resignation of Kate Jungck
Action(s):
Motion to accept the resignation of Kate Jungck effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. 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.
7.3. New Third Grade Teacher 
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Jamie Moore as a new elementary teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Passed with a motion by Jill Hochstein 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.
7.4. New Third Grade Teacher 
Action(s):
Motion to offer elementary teaching contract to DeAnn Warren for the 2019-2020 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.
7.5. New High School Science Teacher 
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Laura Goracke as the new high school Science teacher for the 2019-2020 school 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.
7.6. New Special Education Teacher 
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Lori Voss as the new middle school special education teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Passed with a motion by Paul Duer 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.
7.7. New Middle School Language Arts Teacher 
Action(s):
Motion to offer teaching contract to Audrey Ahrens as the new middle school Language Arts Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Passed with a motion by Danielle Shipley 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.
8. Future Agenda Items
Discussion: 

Before/After School Program

EAP

Air Conditioning in the Weight Room

Storage Shed

 

9. Consent Agenda
9.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments:
9.2. Approval of Financial Reports
9.2.1. Treasurer
Attachments:
9.2.2. Budget
Attachments:
9.2.3. Activities
Attachments:
9.2.4. Athletic
Attachments:
9.3. Approval of Claims
9.3.1. General Fund
Attachments:
9.3.2. Gifts and Donations
Attachments:
9.4. Approval of Consent Agenda
Action(s):
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented 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.
10. Adjournment
Action(s):
Motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:49 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, May 13 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Paul Duer 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.
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