Public Meeting Minutes: January 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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January 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Minutes

January 9, 2012 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
Discussion:  Called to order at 7:00 PM by Tobias
2. Pledge of Allegiance & Roll Call
3. Consent Agenda
Discussion:  Check # 113774 and 113931 Doris to pull off Randy approve with these pulled Steve second All Ok To approve Checks Randy/Jon discussion by Doris First preference comments, preplexing 4 whent to Nove Conf and 4 State Area. No one going to Legislative confe and 8 going to boston. Vote on epxpendute over 10,000 even if policy says 40,000. Against spending 20,000 for conf when will borrow from reserve. Vote No - Doris and Monte
3.1. Approval of the agenda as submitted
3.2. Approval of minutes of the December 12, 2011 regular board meeting, the December 22, 2011 special meeting.
3.3. Approval of the proposed accounts for payment
3.4. Approval of budgetary receipts and expenditures
3.5. Approval of option students - From Wilber/Clatonia - George Case Gr. 10, To Norris - Brandon Klatt Gr. 10 -To Diller/Odell 2012/13 - Aidan McKinney - Pre-school - Callan McKinney Gr. 1
4. Outstanding Recognition
5. Information
5.1. Superintendent Report
Speaker(s):  Dr. Lopez
Discussion:  No snow days thanks to weather. Had buildinglevel stragetic planning Wed will train the building level action team leaders. Most of schools have reviewd building level info. Doris will go Legislative Issues Conf Jan 22, 23 preview of what will happen this year in leislative session. Proposal to standization reduction of school boaqrd and term limits. Funding and increaseing the duration of all teahcer eavaluations. All eval a nmber of time. GNSA monthey Wed Jan 18 John B going to attend for Dr. Lopez. Process administrain EHA holiday dollars for profess devel monies. The committe has met to review the applications today. Kelly Services sub service undgone several changes in persnnel and a call center in Michicgan we are feeling this impact visit with principals and at same time looking at another service. Exploring other options
5.2. Student Update
Speaker(s):  Megan Gronewold
Discussion:  Megan Start of new sem on last Wed All going well Activities Show Choior paractice of competiion in Lincooln and Omaha. Winter sports going well. Kick off of complex last Sat student enjoyed raffel and are excited about comples Excited for logo
5.3. Safety Audit
Speaker(s):  Dr. Thompson
Discussion:  Completed by Lange - Complementary leaders in school safety. Can always improve Upaded procedures and traning was very pleased with Area of concern entrance MS Elem no direct monitoring come in without being observed. Do have cameras Look at remode of entrance ways or look electronic locks until someone is bussed in. Elementary and MS faciltis actions plans are looking at this. Chief Lange is part of this team.
6. Committee Reports
6.1. Committee of the Whole
Speaker(s):  Randy Coleman
Discussion:  Randy 12-22 met Early Kindergarten Entrance - reviewed with other schools to be consistant Audit review Sep & Oct. Went Well Construction update Statem Well EIPS cold weather tent 39,000. HS roof 2 summers Update of Stratetic plan from the bldg principals Board Retreat - Disscussed point of view. 8 of 9 going to Boston. Not pursue anymore
6.2. School Community & Staff Relations
Speaker(s):  Lisa Pieper
Discussion:  Cedar Jan 6 Lisa Mrs Kirks class Informaal meeting intoductions Thanks Board PLC staff filling Singleton classrooms - behavior issues See grade level buildings Departmental teachings Nice to have admin and behavior spec at each bldg Limited resourse how we could have Parent engagement Devel ways to engage with school spirt Technology discussed Hard for teachers to be engaged Para benfits
7. Public Forum
Discussion:  Monte Lofing Discuss topic brought by Beatrice Daily Sun Dismissing of Board Retreat. Turned down again very disappointed. Several met Randy/Monte and would have the retreat. Monte would not bring up past issues Dr. Lopez recommended this NASB Concerned about past issues. He will move forward with an editorial Dr. Lopez recommended rediation with firm. Not approved by board. He recurited Randy and Monte met with 4 meeting. How can we as a Board 20,000 to boston, but can't figure out why cant spend 2,000. Deceived by Board memebers. Board need a huge dose of honesty. Laughed at Board gets along well? What? Board member don't even speak to him outside of meeting. Alot of topics that will not put on the agenda. He will jut to continue speak in Open Forum. He will look to parents and dedicated to run for the board. Does not understand why won't hold a retread
8. Action
Discussion:  Fourm - Paul Jobman Has not been to a Board meeting from long time O concerns him. Where did it come from. See it everywhere, but where did it come from. Most letters that had passion for B were aluim and like tradition. The O has not done the test of time I don't think it should be on the field. It is similar to Oregan. Could they come after us. Do we want it to be the BO field
8.1. Reorganization of the Board of Education for 2012: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Depository Banks, Media Publicizing and Committee Appointments
8.2. Approve Dr. Jami Jo Thompson as the District's Federal Grant Representative and John Brazell as the Financial Representative
8.3. Approve Multi-purpose Complex Turf Logo
Discussion:  John Brazell Prsented several options. We do need a decision before Jan 15 so we can move forwrd in order to install by March 1. Shared one with EZ - Shows B in middle and O in end zones 6,730. o on 20 - Be in middle and O on the 20 middle another o more to the side 5 feet tall 5 feet wide 5,600 dollars additional. Decided the two to honor all the excitment. B no additional cost if do it alone. What is size 15 he thought.
9. Notification of Next Meeting
10. Adjournment
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