Public Meeting Agenda: March 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting (@ City Council Chambers)

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March 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting (@ City Council Chambers) Agenda

March 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting (@ City Council Chambers)
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. FLAG SALUTE
3. OPEN MEETINGS ACT
4. ROLL CALL
5. REVIEW OF AGENDA
6. CITIZEN'S COMMENTS
7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.1. Approve Minutes
Attachments:
7.2. Approve Financial Report
7.2.1. Payment of Invoices
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7.2.2. Review of Monthly Financial Report
7.3. Personnel Actions
7.3.1. Approve Resignations
7.3.1.1. Jodee Gnuse
Attachments:
7.3.1.2. Matthew Manning
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7.3.1.3. Dr. Robert Ripp
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7.3.1.4. Alan Frank
Attachments:
7.3.1.5. Andrea Frank
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7.3.2. Approve Hiring Recommendations
7.3.2.1. Stephanie Straka--1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher
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7.3.2.2. Amanda Barkmeier--1.0 FTE Elementary Teacher
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8. OLD BUSINESS
9. NEW BUSINESS
9.1. Building & Grounds
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9.2. Curriculum & Americanism
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9.2.1. Consider approval of the purchase of grades 9-12 science materials.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the purchase of grades 9-12 science curriculum materials as follows and as presented: Physics and Physical Science materials from CPO Science for $24,290.26; Chemistry and Ecology materials from HMH for $16,277.47; Biology materials from HMH for $16,527.96; Applied Science materials from Pearson for $8374.33; and Anatomy and Physiology materials from McGraw Hill for $6921.82; with all purchases including associated shipping costs. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.2.2. Consider the purchase of grades K-5 reading materials. Input was received from K-5 teachers concerning this selection.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the purchase of grades K-5 English reading materials, as presented, from McGraw Hill in the amount of $247,640.42, and Spanish reading materials from McGraw Hill in the amount of $77,794.26, including associated shipping costs. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.2.3. Consider approval of summer school curriculum materials.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the purchase of summer school curriculum materials, as presented, from HMH in the amount of $22,517.69 including associated shipping costs. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.3. Activities
9.3.1. Consider approval of an out-of-state travel request.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the out-of-state and overnight travel request, including the use of school vehicles, from LHS wrestling coach Karl Degenhardt for student competition at Rocky Mountain Nationals wrestling in Denver, CO, on March 20-22. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.4. Technology
9.5. Legislative & Finance
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9.5.1. Consider approval of the purchase of substitute teacher placement and management software.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested Wording: I motion to approve the AESOP Customer Agreement, as presented in the amount of $16,250. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.5.2. Consider approval of bid for portable rug service and supply
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the bid for rug service and supply, as presented, from Plum Creek Cleaners, for the bi-weekly cost of $313.35. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.6. Policy & Transportation
9.6.1. Consider approval of board policies 6013-6022 concerning curriculum and instruction.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve policies 6013-6022 as presented. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.7. Other
9.7.1. Consider approval of superintendent's contract.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the superintendent's contract as presented. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
10. REPORTS & COMMENTS
10.1. Principals, Administrators, and Directors
10.1.1. SRO report
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10.2. Superintendent
10.2.1. Schedule a special meeting for award of Sandoz rewiring contract
10.2.2. Discuss scheduling policy/transportation and activities committees on separate evenings
10.3. Board members
10.3.1. As required by statute, the superintendent was recently evaluated.
11. ADJOURNMENT
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