Public Meeting Agenda: January 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting (@ City Council Chambers)

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January 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting (@ City Council Chambers) Agenda

January 11, 2016 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
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7.2. Approve Financial Report
7.2.1. Payment of Invoices
7.2.2. Review of Monthly Financial Report
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7.3. Appointments, Designations, and Authorizations for 2016
7.3.1. Appoint Erin Heineman as district treasurer
7.3.2. Authorize John Hakonson to be the official district representative for all local, state, and federal programs
7.3.3. Designate the Lexington Clipper-Herald as the official district newspaper
7.3.4. Designate Heldt & McKeone Law, Perry Law Firm, and KSB School Law as legal counsel for the district
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7.3.5. Designate Pinnacle Bank and Great Western Bank as depositories of district funds
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7.3.6. Appoint John Hakonson and Erin Heineman as federal program officers
7.3.7. Appoint Rod Reynolds, Larry Steinberger, and John Hakonson to serve as official district representatives on the Lexington Community Facilities Agency (LCFA)
7.3.8. Appoint Duane Russell, Maria Barajas, and Steve Smith to serve on the Lexington Public Schools Building Corporation.
7.4. Personnel Actions
7.4.1. Approve Resignations
7.4.2. Approve Hiring Recommendations
8. OLD BUSINESS
9. NEW BUSINESS
9.1. ELECT BOARD OFFICERS FOR 2016
Attachments:
9.1.1. President
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to nominate _____ as board president for 2016. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.1.2. Vice-president
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to nominate _____ as board vice-president for 2016. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.1.3. Secretary
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to nominate _____ as board secretary for 2016. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2. APPOINT BOARD COMMITTEES AND ESTABLISH MEETING DATES AND TIMES
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to appoint board members to board committees as follows: Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.2.1. Americanism & Curriculum (Standing)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Mike, Roger, Travis Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2.2. Buildings & Grounds (Standing)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Rod, Larry, Roger Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2.3. Policy & Transportation (Standing)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Cindy, Rod, Roger Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2.4. Activities (Standing)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Mike, Cindy, Larry Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2.5. Calendar (As Needed)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Rod, Larry Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2.6. Legislative & Finance (Standing)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Rod, Larry, Travis Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.2.7. Technology (Standing)
Recommended Motion(s):  Current members: Mike, Cindy, Travis Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.3. Building & Grounds
9.4. Curriculum & Americanism
Attachments:
9.4.1. Consider adoption of state language arts and math standards.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to adopt the Nebraska state math and language arts standards as district standards. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.5. Activities
9.6. Technology
9.7. Legislative & Finance
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9.7.1. Consider approval of bid for performance of school district audit inclusive of fiscal years 2015-2016 through 2019-2020.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the bid for performance of the district audit from Almquist Maltzan, Galloway and Luth, for fiscal years 2015-2016 through 2019-2020, as follows: 2015-2016: $9650 2016-2017: $9800 2017-2018: $9950 2018-2019: $10,100 2019-2020: $10,250 Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.7.2. Consider approval of settlement agreement and release of claims with Kenneth VerMaas Jr.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the settlement agreement and release of claims with Kenneth VerMaas Jr. as presented. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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9.7.3. Consider sale of district vehicles.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the sale of the 1995 school bus and 1993 truck, as presented, at the Optimist auction this February. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
9.8. Policy & Transportation
9.8.1. Consider transportation request by outside entity.
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: I move to approve the transportation request, as presented, from the Dawson County Hero Flight Committee. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
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10. REPORTS & COMMENTS
10.1. Principals, Administrators, and Directors
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10.2. Superintendent
10.2.1. 2014-2015 District Report Card
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10.3. Board members
11. EXECUTIVE SESSION
11.1. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action concerning collective bargaining with the Lexington Education Association (LEA).
Recommended Motion(s):  Suggested wording: To protect the public interest, I move to enter executive session for the sole purpose of discussing collective bargaining. Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
12. ADJOURNMENT
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