Board of Education Minutes

Board of Education Minutes for September 9th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Bob Feurer and Justin Taylor. Jay Poessnecker arrived at 7:54 p.m. Dan

Wesely left at 8:50 p.m.

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Francis Emanuel

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the September 3, 2019 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Senior football players and cheerleaders greeted the kids at the elementary on Friday, September 6th, in anticipation of the first home football game. School is off and running very well.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 26, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to approve the September bills as follows: General Fund - $52,081.77; Employee Benefit Fund - $37,500.00; Building Fund - $9,705.00. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Poessnecker absent.

Dan Wesely – left at 8:50 p.m. Jeff Bauer

Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 7:54 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

September 9, 2019 Date

Francis Emanuel

Board of Education Meeting____________________September 9, 2019________________________Page 2 of 3

A. ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to recess the regular Board meeting and commence the annual Budget Hearing at 7:49 p.m. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Poessnecker absent.

Superintendent Endorf presented summaries of the budget for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Depreciation Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, Lunch Fund, Student Fee Fund, Activity Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the Budget Hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 7:54 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

B. ANNUAL TAX REQUEST HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to recess the regular meeting and convene the annual Tax Request Hearing at 7:55 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

The Board reviewed a resolution setting the tax request and requesting the County Board of Supervisors to set the property tax levies in the General, Special Building, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund. The total tax request, including the County Treasurer's Collection fees, is $6,962,626.00 in the General Fund; $832,323.00 in the Special Building Fund; $427,273.00 in the Bond Fund; and $217,172.00 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the tax request hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:04 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

6. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2019-20 BUDGET: Motion (Bauer), second (Taylor) to adopt the 2019-20 budget as recommended for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Bond Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, Depreciation Fund, Activity Fund, Student Fee Fund, Contingency Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, and Lunch Fund. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel absent; Poessnecker abstained.

B. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2019-20 TAX RESOLUTION: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adopt the 2019-20 Tax Request Resolution with the tax requests set at $6,962,626.00 for the General Fund, $832,323.00 for the Special Building Fund, $427,273.00 for the Bond Fund and $217,172.00 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel absent; Poessnecker abstained.

C. CONSIDERATION OF TECHNOLOGY PURCHASE IN 2019-20 FOR 1:1 PROGRAM: Dr. Endorf and Brenda Petersen discussed the 1:1 Technology Integration Plan for the next two years. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve purchases for the 1:1 program for the 2020-21 school year (to be paid for during the 2019-20 fiscal year) as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

D. CONSIDERATION OF BUS PURCHASE IN CONJUNCTION WITH NDEQ GRANT: The district received another $42,000 rebate toward the purchase of a new school bus. A Board committee met with three companies on September 3rd regarding bids on new buses. Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to purchase a new 2021 Thomas/Freightliner C2 school bus from Truck Center Companies-Omaha, with the addition of a rear stop arm for $590, a horsepower increase to from 220 to 260, and the installation of our existing cameras on the new bus for a total price of $86,830, along with the NDEQ Bus Grant rebate of $42,000. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF LAND PURCHASE AT 1120 WALNUT STREET IN NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adopt the Resolution for the purchase of property located at 1120 Walnut Street, North Bend, Nebraska, generally described as Lots 1-8, Block 16 Stevensons & Eckharts Addition, and Tax Lots 17 & 31 from Celebrate Life, Inc., for $200,000. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent. Motion (Poessnecker), second (Feurer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to ask for bids to demolition the existing building on the property and to bring estimated costs to the October Board meeting. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent. Motion (Taylor), second (Bauer) to approve payment of closing costs to Dodge County Title & Escrow Co., L.L.C. for the purchase of the property at 1120 Walnut. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

7. REPORTS:

Board of Education Meeting____________________September 9, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3

A. SCRIBNER-SNYDER MERGER EXPLORATION REPORT: Scribner-Snyder requested meetings with some area schools to discuss a possible merger. NBC is one of those school districts. Dr. Endorf will meet with the attorney for Scribner-Snyder this week and report to the Board at the October meeting.

B. 2019-20 SCHOOL OPENING REPORT: Tessie Beaver told the Board about a program being offered by Platte Valley Bank to educate students about saving money and making deposits into the bank on a weekly basis. Students and teachers are encouraged to save and will be rewarded for doing so. Brenda Petersen discussed the upcoming process of drug testing and Final Forms paperwork, as well as frequently asked questions regarding random drug testing that will be posted on the website. Dr. Endorf discussed the 2019-20 enrollment. He shared the impact the current enrollment may have on football classification during the 2020 and 2021 seasons as it appears NBC would be scheduled to compete in Class C1 if current enrollment is unchanged.

C. DRIVER’S ED REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Mrs. Petersen will bring information to the October Board meeting regarding Driver’s Ed expenditures and revenue and needs in order to continue the program.

D. OCTOBER ADVANCE-ED VISIT REPORT: Jeff Manka spoke to the Board about the Advance-Ed Visit that will occur in October. The original visit was scheduled for March 2019 but was postponed until October due to the flood. The current mission and vision statements were discussed.

E. SECOND READ OF BOARD POLICY – 2312 (ACCELERATED EDUCATION), 2312R (ACCELERATED EDUCATION), AND 2322 (PRESCHOOL EDUCATION): Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the following Board Policies as presented: 2312 (Accelerated Education); 2312R (Accelerated Education); and 2322 (Preschool Education). Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Wesely absent.

8. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE COOK:
Motion (Poessnecker), second (Feurer) to hire Karen Kavan as a cook

at the elementary school. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Wesely absent.

9. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, October 14,

2019 at 7:30 p.m.

B. NASB STATE CONFERENCE: Dr. Endorf reminded the group that the annual state conference will occur on November 20 – 22 in Omaha.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 9:34 p.m. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Wesely absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 26, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Special North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place


​PRESENT ​ABSENT

​Bob Feurer ​

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

​​B.Taylor

​C.

​ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

A. ​PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and posted on August 22, 2019. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

  1. ​Changes to the agenda: none

  2. ​Notes regarding agenda: none

  3. ​Closed session: none

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

​A. ​APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 12, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

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​DanWesely
​Jeff Bauer​FrancisEmanuel

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent............... ​Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary.....​ ​Connie Nelson ​____________________________________________________________________________________________________

D.

​Jay Poessnecker​Justin Taylor ​

​ ​

Time

Date

​ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Justin​EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jay Poessnecker

5.

​B. ​APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $268,840.21; General Reimbursement Fund – $302.63; Building Fund - $3,266.89. Motion Carried 5-0- 1; Poessnecker absent.

​REPORTS:

​A. ​LONG-TERM PLANNING REPORT AND TOUR: Dr. Endorf and Board members toured the Birchwood Manor facility in preparation for the potential purchase of the property. They discussed possibilities related to the building and the site.

​B. ​2019-20 BUDGET PLANNING REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared budgetary estimates for the conclusion of the 2018-19 fiscal year as well as projections for the upcoming 2019-20 fiscal year. Board discussion ensued.

​REMINDERS AND DATES:
​​A. ​NEXT MEETING: The next regular month Board Meeting will be held on Monday, September

9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

​​ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 10:12 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

​Respectfully submitted,

​_________________________________​Dan Wesely, President

​_________________________________​Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 12th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Justin Taylor. Jeff Bauer arrived at 7:48

p.m. and Jay Poessnecker arrived at 7:54 p.m.

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the August 6, 2019 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORT: Dan Endorf informed the Board that North Bend Central has been awarded another bus grant for $42,000 for the 2019-20 school year which will pay for approximately half the cost of a new school bus. Brenda Petersen told the Board that Registration Day took place on August 12th at the middle/high school, which allowed students to pick up their technology and schedules throughout the day. Fall sports practices at the high school began on August 12th. Tessie Beaver praised the custodians for their fast and outstanding work to get the Elementary clean and ready for the 2019-20 school year after the HVAC project was completed the first week of August.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the July 8, July 15, and August 5, 2019 Board Meetings. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented, with the addition of the new breakfast and lunch prices for 2019-20 in the July 8, 2019 meeting minutes.

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

August 12, 2019 Date

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer – arrived at 7:48 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 7:54 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

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C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $148,753.63; Payroll Fund - $522,433.56; General Reimbursement Fund - $259.72; Building Fund - $183,080.00; Depreciation Fund - $79,465.00. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

D. VEHICLE FLEET REPORT: Dan Endorf and Kevin Ferguson addressed the Board regarding our current vehicle fleet and long-term plan for District bus and vehicle needs. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to pursue the purchase of a new bus by asking for bids and a presentation to a Board committee and to access the NDE bus rebate for $42,000. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary ERIP for the 2019-20 school year, as well as a list of teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines for the year. Motion (Wesely), second (Poessnecker) to approve the offer of a one-year temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP) for the 2019-20 school year as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. SECOND READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICIES: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the following 2019-20 Board Policy revisions and additions as presented: Board Policy 1230 (Americanism); Board Policy 1231 (Americanism); Board Policy 2220 (Drug Free Schools); Board Policy 2301 (Assessment Security); Board Policy 2342 (One to One Computers); Board Policy 2420 (Title I); Board Policy 2421 (Title I); Board Policy 3110 (Military Families); Board Policy 3130 (Attendance); Board Policy 3141 (Military Recruiters); Board Policy 3220 (Grade Classification); Board Policy 3220R (Grade Retention); Board Policy 3330 (Student Conduct); Board Policy 3360 (Dances, Driving, Dues); Board Policy 3361 (Extracurricular); Board Policy 3362 (Drug Testing); Board Policy 3373 (Service Animals); Board Policy 4471 (Wage Information); Board Policy 5120 (State Purchasing); Board Policy 5210 (District Facilities); Board Policy 5215 (Tobacco Policy); and Board Policy 5311 (Federal Lunch Program). Motion Carried 5-1; Taylor voting no.

G. FIRST READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICIES: The following 2019-20 Board Policy revisions and additions were presented for the first reading: Board Policy 2312 (Accelerated Education); Board Policy 2312R (Accelerated Education); and Board Policy 2322 (Preschool Education).

5. REPORTS:

A. 2019-20 DISTRICT ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that there are 572 students in grades K-12 enrolled for the 2019-20 school year, with 24 students enrolled in Pre-School. Dr. Endorf shared the presentation that will be made to staff on their first day back to school on Thursday, August 15th.

B. LAND PURCHASE REPORT: Dr. Endorf addressed the Board regarding the overall process from the recent land purchase agreement and special meetings that were held to proceed with the impending purchase.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE PARAPROFESSIONALS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to hire LeAnn Sillivan as a full-time paraprofessional at the elementary; and Kim Byrd as a paraprofessional/cook. Motion Carried 6- 0.

    B. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE KITCHEN STAFF: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to hire Arlo Winkelman as a part-time cook at the middle/high school; and Judy Wesely as a full-time cook at the middle/high school. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NASB STATE CONFERENCE (NOV. 20-22): Dr. Endorf reminded the Board that the annual state conference

will occur November 20-22 in Omaha.

B. NEXT MEETING – BUDGET MEETING ON AUGUST 26TH: The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2019.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 10:28 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Board of Education Meeting____________________August 12, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3 Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 5th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Special                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             8:00 P.M.                                           August 5, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 8:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the July 23, 2019North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.    LAND ACQUISITION:  President Wesely opened the Public Hearing for Land Acquisition at 8:03 p.m.

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed acquisition of property located at 1120 Walnut Street, North Bend, Nebraska, generally described as Lots 1-8, Block 16 Stevensons & Eckharts Addition, and Tax Lots 17 & 31, which property shall be more particularly described upon completion of a survey, to be used for future expansion and outdoor use.  The public was invited to address the Board with questions and concerns during the Public Hearing with respect to the land acquisition.  

 

President Wesely closed the Public Hearing for Land Acquisition and reconvened the special meeting at 8:18 p.m.  

 

5.BUSINESS ITEMS:  

 

A.CONSIDERATION OF PURCHASE OF PROPERTY AT 1120 WALNUT STREET, NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA FROM CELEBRATE LIFE, INC FOR $200,000: Discussion from the Board about the purchase of property ensued after the closing of the Public Hearing.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) that North Bend Central School District purchase the property located at 1120 Walnut Street, North Bend, Nebraska, from Celebrate Life, Inc., for $200,000 and that the Superintendent be directed to execute any and all documents necessary for such purchase and acquisition.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

   6.REMINDERS AND DATES:

 

A.NEXT MEETING:  The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 8:37 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

_________________________________

Dan Wesely, President

 

 

_________________________________

Francis Emanuel, Secretary

 

Board of Education Minutes for July 15th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
 
Special                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             9:00 P.M.                                               July 15, 2019
Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date
 
​PRESENT​ABSENT
President.......................​​Dan Wesely
Vice Pres.......................​Jeff Bauer​
Secretary.......................​Francis Emanuel​
Treasurer.......................​Bob Feurer​  
Member.........................​Jay Poessnecker​
Member......................... ​Justin Taylor​        
Superintendent...............​Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary…..​​Connie Nelson​
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
 
1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: Vice-President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 9:00 p.m.  
 
​​B.  ​ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

​C.  ​EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely
 
D.  ​ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.
 
2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:
 
A.​PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education.  The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
 
B.​Changes to the agenda:  none
 
C.​Notes regarding agenda: none
 
D.​Closed session: Potential Real Estate Purchase
 
3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none
 
4. BUSINESS ITEMS:
 
​A.    POTENTIAL REAL ESTATE PURCHASE:  Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to enter into Executive Session at 9:02 p.m. to discuss Potential Real Estate Purchase.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.  Vice-President Bauer declared the meeting back in Open Session at 9:55 p.m.  
 ​​
   5.​REMINDERS AND DATES:
 
​A.​NEXT MEETING:  The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
 
​ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 9:56 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.  
 
 
 
​Respectfully submitted,
 
 
​_________________________________
​Dan Wesely, President
 
 
​_________________________________
​Francis Emanuel, Secretary
 

Board Minutes for July 8, 2019

 

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: Vice-President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Justin Taylor. Jay Poessnecker arrived at

8:12 p.m..

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the July 2, 2019 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the June 10, 2019 Board Meeting. Vice-President Bauer approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the July bills as follows: General Fund - $107,369.84; Payroll Fund - $503,607.12; General Reimbursement Fund - $1,628.33; Building Fund - $243,585.11. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Poessnecker absent.

C. CONSIDERATION OF 2019-20 LUNCH PRICES: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2018-19. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve raising lunch prices $.10 each on student and adult breakfast and lunch meals for 2019-20. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Poessnecker absent.

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

July 8, 2019 Date

Jeff Bauer
Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 8:12 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Dan Wesely

Board of Education Meeting____________________July 8, 2019________________________Page 2 of 2

D. CONSIDERATION OF COPIER LEASE: Dr. Endorf and Nicole Rasmussen discussed 5-year copier lease proposals from Eakes and Access Systems, as well as the previous 5-year copier lease history. The 1:1 initiative and the impact it has on the number of copies made in the last 5 years was discussed. Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the 5-year lease proposal for copiers in both buildings from Eakes as presented. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely absent; Poessnecker abstained.

5. REPORTS:

A. 2019-20 PLANNING REPORT: Kevin Ferguson updated the Board on the progress made thus far on the 2019 Summer Projects list. Handrails will be completed prior to the start of school. The Board discussed the safety concerns of an existing irrigation pump near elementary school property and the possibility of installing a fence as a protective barrier. The Industrial Technology area has been painted.

Three roof drains were earlier approved as part of the summer projects, but the bid was $2,701 short in error. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the installation of three roof drains as originally proposed while negotiating with the company for a lower rate. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.

B. FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the Building Fund and the 2015 Facilities Plan. Endorf shared the original prioritized list of projects, revenue collected, and progress made to this point. The Board then took a detailed tour of the high school building.

C. TEMPORARY ERIP: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary ERIP for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the number of teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines for next year.

D. FIRST READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICIES: The following 2019-20 Board Policy revisions and additions were presented for the first reading: Board Policy 1230 (Americanism); Board Policy 1231 (Americanism); Board Policy 2220 (Drug Free Schools); Board Policy 2301 (Assessment Security); Board Policy 2342 (One to One Computers); Board Policy 2420 (Title I); Board Policy 2421 (Title I); Board Policy 3110 (Military Families); Board Policy 3130 (Attendance); Board Policy 3141 (Military Recruiters); Board Policy 3220 (Grade Classification); Board Policy 3220R (Grade Retention); Board Policy 3330 (Student Conduct); Board Policy 3360 (Dances, Driving, Dues); Board Policy 3361 (Extracurricular); Board Policy 3362 (Drug Testing); Board Policy 3373 (Service Animals); Board Policy 4471 (Wage Information); Board Policy 5120 (State Purchasing); Board Policy 5210 (District Facilities); Board Policy 5215 (Tobacco Policy); and Board Policy 5311 (Federal Lunch Program).

6. PERSONNEL:

A. VOLUNTEER COACHES REPORT: There are two volunteer coaches for football: Josh Beaver and Dawson Poessnecker. There is one volunteer coach for cross country: Jeff Voss. Additionally, Cloe Kroenke will be the 3rd coach for volleyball this fall season.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019

at 7:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 10:52 p.m. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Wesely absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Minutes for June 10th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:30 P.M.                                               June 10, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely-arrived at 8:00 p.m.

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: Vice-President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely (arrived at 8:00 p.m.), Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the June 4, 2019North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.    GOOD NEWS REPORTS:  Tessie Beaver announced that the school year at the Elementary ended well and the HVAC project at the elementary is underway.    

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 13, 2019Board Meeting.    Vice-President Bauer approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $177,712.52; Payroll Fund - $528,506.12; General Reimbursement Fund - $587.74; Building Fund - $5,145.99; Bond Fund 2013 - $344,021.25; QSCB - $14,957.13.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR 2019-20:  Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for next year.  Changes to the elementary handbook include revisions in how student progress and grades are reported to parents throughout the year, making progress reports more standardized throughout all elementary grade levels.  Changes to the high school handbook include the addition of the Mandatory Drug Testing Policy for students participating in extracurricular activities.  Tony Allgood and Brenda Petersen addressed the Board regarding the modifications made to the Mandatory Drug Testing Policy since the lastmeeting as presented.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the 2019-20 handbooks as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.    

5.REPORTS:

 

A.ACTIVITIES REPORT:  Tony Allgood addressed the Board regarding policies in place for volunteer coaches.  Gym wall mats in Tiger Arena are thin and have fallen off the wall during athletic contests due to poor condition.  They need to be replaced due at an estimated cost of $3,500 - $5,000 which will be covered by NB Club, Tiger Strength, and the NBC Booster Club.  An electronic timing system would need to be purchased if NBC plans to host any NSAA district track events.  Black Squirrel Timing is currently hired to facilitate electronic timing needs for track meets.  The summer weightlifting program has changed dramatically in the last couple of years with a substantial increase in the number of kids participating.  

 

B.SCHOOL CALENDAR REPORT:  The school calendar for 2019-20 is now complete.    

 

C.SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the annual external School Safety Audit that was conducted on April 24th, as well as the annual districtwide School Safety meeting that was held on May 8th.  A recommendation from the external safety audit was to consider contemporary evacuation maps in all classrooms.  The Board directed Dr. Endorf to make this upgrade.  

 

D.FLOOD FUNDRAISER REPORT:  Board Member Bob Feurer addressed the Board regarding the flood funds that were donated and distributed to NBC students and staff directly impacted by the flood in March 2019.  A three-member NBC Flood Response Committee was formed to consider the confidential applications and disburse the funds.  The distribution of the existing funds is finished.  

 

E.STUDENT FEES HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to recess the regular Board meeting and open the Student Fee Hearing at 9:35 p.m.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

Dr. Endorf presented a review of the amount of money collected from students pursuant to, and the use of waivers provided in, the student fee policies of the District for the 2018-19 school year.  

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed Student Fee Policy.  The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the proposed Student Fee Policy.

 

Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the Student Fee Policy Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting at9:38 p.m.   Motion Carried 6-0.

 

Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to adopt Board Policy 3370 (Student Fees) with one correction as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

Board Minutes for May 13, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION President....................... Vice Pres....................... Secretary....................... Treasurer....................... Member......................... Member......................... Superintendent............... Recording Secretary..... ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Bauer D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location. 2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA: A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the May 7, 2019 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public. B. Changes to the agenda: none C. Notes regarding agenda: none D. Closed session: none 3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Sara Vech addressed the Board regarding the potential swimming coop with Fremont. 4. BUSINESS ITEMS: A. GOOD NEWS: Pre-ACT score results have been received and can help lead students down particular paths regarding classes and careers. Principal Tessie Beaver spoke about the teachers getting their classrooms ready for the elementary HVAC project. The Commissioner of Education was at NBC on the same day as a school-safety initiated Lockout (Thursday, May 9th). Tiger Talk communication is being reviewed as to why some individuals did not receive the Tiger Talk messages regarding the Lockout. Dan Wesely discussed a bill currently in the legislature regarding property taxes which could have an effect on school finances in the future. B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the April 15, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented. Dan Wesely Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer Jay Poessnecker Justin Taylor Dan Endorf Connie Nelson Jeff Bauer Board of Education Meeting____________________May 13, 2019________________________Page 2 of 3 C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the May bills as follows: General Fund - $160,467.36; Payroll Fund - $567,303.12; General Reimbursement Fund - $395.60; Building Fund - $480,000.00. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. D. CONSIDERATION OF COOPING SWIMMING WITH FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Tony Allgood presented the Board with additional information regarding the potential coop for swimming with Fremont Public Schools for the 2019-20 school year. Insurance and legal aspects of the prospective coop were discussed, as well as potential costs that may be incurred. No Motion or Second to enter the swimming coop was made by the Board. The item is closed due to lack of Board action. E. CONSIDERATION OF 2019 SUMMER NEEDS: The Facilities Committee recommended summer projects for 2019 include: intercom upgrade at elementary, replacement of 3 roof drains, new grasshopper mower, electro static coating the Tiger Arena handrails, new chairs for the elementary conference room, electrical upgrades in the welding shop, painting the industrial tech room, sidewalk west of elementary gym, concrete at the high school greenhouse and the purchase of a freezer for the elementary kitchen. Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve the 2019 summer projects as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. 5. REPORTS: A. STUDENT DRUG TESTING IN ACTIVITIES POLICY REPORT: The second read of the Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy for Students in Extracurricular Activities was presented by Brenda Petersen and Tony Allgood for discussion by the Board. Procedures for the drug and alcohol testing were also discussed. Meetings with students were held May 10th to discuss the policy that will be in effect for the 2019-20 school year. Packets will be sent home to parents through the mail that will include the Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy and Forms, Accident Insurance Forms, NSAA Participation Forms, Physical Forms, etc. These forms will need to be filled out and returned prior to students participating in extracurricular activities and sports for the 2019-20 school year. Motion (Wesely), second (Taylor) to approve the second read of the Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. B. ELEMENTARY HVAC PROJECT REPORT: Bob Soukup and Trane representatives discussed the plan for the HVAC project at the elementary. Tessie Beaver informed the Board that items are boxed up in the hallways and classrooms; furniture will be moved out on May 14th. The project will officially begin on May 15th. Trane representatives discussed the financial summary for the project. The Board directed TRANE to install the mini-split unit to serve the technology room. C. FLOOD FUNDRAISER REPORT: Grant applications are being processed for distribution for flood assistance from the NBC Flood Response Fund to assist NBC students and staff directly impacted by the flood with their needs and activities to help cope with losses or damages from the March 2019 flood. A three-member NBC Flood Response Committee has been formed to consider the confidential applications and disburse the funds. 6. PERSONNEL: A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE SPANISH TEACHER: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to hire Amber Beltrand as the new Spanish teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. B. 2019-20 EXTRA DUTY ASSIGNMENTS REPORT: Extra Duty Assignments for 2019-20 were distributed to the Board. Three assignments remain open at this time. 7. REMINDERS AND DATES: A. NEXT MEETING: The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. Board of Education Meeting____________________May 13, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3 Respectfully submitted, _________________________________ Dan Wesely, President _________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for April 15, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

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President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 8:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin

Taylor

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the April 3, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: Teacher resignation will be added to agenda Section 6, Personnel

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: NBC had a tremendous winter sports season. Basketball players Tanner Wietfeld and Lauren Emanuel represented the basketball State tournament teams. Other students mentioned for success within the past month were two-time Wrestling State Champion Zach Borer, Zander Gibney as a State Champion in speech, Dalton Blaha as a FFA State Champion welder, and Ben Buresh as a State Champion in Skills USA for Action Skills. The Quiz Bowl Team qualified for State as well.

President Wesely congratulated Dr. Endorf on receiving the Superintendent of the Year award at the NRCSA convention. The Board commended the students at NBC for all their hard work with the flood cleanup. Mike Murray represented the three bus drivers that helped evacuate people to the Snyder Ballroom.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the March 11, 2019 Board Meeting. Roll Call Vote to accept the minutes. 4 yes with Bauer and Wesely abstaining.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Justin Taylor Dan Endorf Janet Porter

Board of Education Meeting____________________April 15, 2019________________________Page 2 of 2

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the April bills as follows: General Fund - $45,935.77; Payroll Fund - $537,429.32 ; General Reimbursement Fund – $355.00; Building Fund - $7,473.19. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION OF MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM ADOPTION: Principals Tessie Beaver and Brenda Petersen discussed the math curriculum chosen for the elementary, middle school, and high school. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to purchase the math adoption as presented as part of the curriculum adoption process. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. ACTIVITIES PROGRAM/SWIMMING REPORT: Tony Allgood presented the results of the winter activities survey. A survey was given to all students in grades 7 through 12 asking if they would be interested in participating in bowling, girls wrestling or swimming if offered. A decision on offering swimming next school year was tabled until the May meeting.

5. REPORTS:

A. FIRST READ OF BOARD POLICY ON DRUG TESTING IN ACTIVITES PROGRAM: A new Board Policy on Mandatory Drug Testing was presented to the Board for the first read and discussed. Motion (Emanuel) second (Poessnecker) to adopt a drug testing program for the district using Sport Safe in administering the testing process to start in the fall of 2019 with a proposed budget of $9,000 per year. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. MARCH 15TH FLOODING EVENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the emergency procedures taken at the time of the flood. The Board also discussed the process of how the money contributed to the NBC Flood Fund will be used. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to appoint former superintendent Jim Havelka and current Board member Bob Feurer to develop a committee using Melissa Diers and the Fremont Area Community Foundation to distribute the money in accordance with the fundraising mission of assisting students and staff with their needs and activities associated with the flood. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. OPTION ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the projected Option Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year.

D. SUMMER NEEDS REPORT: The Board reviewed and discussed the 2019 Summer Needs list as presented. It was decided that the Facilities Committee will review the summer needs and recommend a plan to the full Board in May.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. 2019-20 CLASSIFIED STAFF REPORT: The Negotiations Committee will review classified wages and

present them to the Board in May.

B. RESIGNATION: Motion (Emanuel) second (Bauer) to accept Tyler Montoya’s resignation. Motion Carried 6-0.7. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT MEETING: The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:53 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0. Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for March 11, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:30 P.M.                                     March 11, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: Secretary Emanuel called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely and Jeff Bauer

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Secretary Emanuel announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the March 5, 2019North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.    GOOD NEWS:  5th grade teacher Becky Streff was presented with the Milken Educator Award at a surprise assembly on Monday, March 4th.  The Milken Educator Award is one of the most prestigious educator awards in the United States, with only 33 awards given out this year across the nation.  The Milken Award also comes with a $25,000 prize awarded directly to Becky Streff.  Mrs. Streff will be attending a Milken Award Conference in New Orleans on March 21-24.  (The Good News reported in the February 11, 2019 Board Minutes stated the assembly was to celebratePBiS achievements.  The assembly was actually to award Mrs. Streff with the Milken Educator Award, kept secret until the award was presented.)  

 

Brenda Petersen addressed the Board regarding the inclement weather and how it affected the Boys State Basketball Tournament in Lincoln last weekend.  

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the February 11, 2019 Board Meeting.    Secretary Emanuel approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to approve the March bills as follows: General Fund - $98,772.43; Payroll Fund - $552,152.64; General Reimbursement Fund - $922.73; Building Fund - $240,175.60.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.

 

D.CONSIDERATION TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO SELL OR DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY:  Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to sell or dispose of surplus district property this summer. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.

 

E.CONSIDERATION TO ALLOW SUPERINTENDENT TO POTENTIALLY ALTER 2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR:  Motion (Taylor), second (Feurer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to potentially alter the 2018-19 school calendar due to lost instructional hours from inclement winter weather.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.  

 

F.SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT:  Kevin Kavan is the Security Coordinator for Fremont Public Schools.  Mr. Kavan addressed the Board regarding school safety and the incident that occurred at Fremont High School on November 29, 2018, as well as the lessons learned from that incident.  

 

G.POTENTIAL DRUG TESTING IN 2019-20 REPORT:  Brenda Petersen discussed the possibility of random drug testing for students participating in NSAA extra-curricular activities beginning in the 2019-20 school year.  Chris Franz, a representative from Sport Safe Testing Service Inc., addressed the Board regarding their testing services, policies and an implementation model to consider.  Tony Allgood spoke to the Board regarding a committee that has been meeting in the last month to discuss a random drug testing policy for next year.  The committee includes a few students, a Board member, a coach, a teacher that does not coach, as well as the Activities Director and Principal.    

 

H.ADVANCE-ED VISIT REPORT:  Jeff Manka informed the Board that the AdvancED Accreditation Engagement Review will take place at North Bend Central March 18 – 20.  A focus group interview including Board members will take place at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19th.  

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.OPTION ENROLLMENT REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the projected Option Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year and reminded the Board of the Capacity Resolution they adopted in December.

 

B.LEGISLATIVE REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed current legislation regarding key property tax bills related to education.  

 

C.2019-20 SUPPLIES REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the purchasing guidelines and recommendations for teacher supplies for the 2019-20 school year.  

 

D.SUMMER PROJECTS REPORT:  Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the committee for summer projects 2019 could not meet due to inclement weather.

 

E.PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK RESOLUTION:  Bob Feurer spoke to the Board regarding Public Schools Week later this month.   Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to acknowledge Public Schools Week for the week of March 25th.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.

 

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Board Minutes for Feb. 11th, 2019

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:00 P.M.                                     February 11, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the February 5, 2019North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Litigation Against the District

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.    GOOD NEWS:  Tessie Beaver informed the Board there is an assembly on Wednesday, February 20th at 9:00 a.m. in the North Bend Central Elementary Gymnasium to celebrate the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBiS) program.  First Lady Susanne Shore and the Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt will be visiting the school and attending the Assembly.  The elementary has been participating in the PBiS program for seven years.  

 

Dan Wesely addressed the Board regarding a Board leadership document that shows the challenges faced by Board members throughout school districts in Nebraska.

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the January 14, 2019 Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the February bills as follows: General Fund - $89,050.35; Payroll Fund - $565,710.36; General Reimbursement Fund - $532.32; Building Fund - $9,727.68.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.E-RATE REPORT: Jim Cody addressed the Board regarding an E-Rate Project for 2019 to improve district infrastructure, along with a 60% rebate provided by the federal government for the project.  Jim Cody also gave the Board a tour of the Server Room with the current infrastructure technology equipment.  The project would include additional Access Points, Switches, and a FortiNet Box.  Five bids for the project were submitted and reviewed by Mr. Cody and the Board.  Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve the bid for Option A from Great Plains Communications as presented, not to exceed $79,465, along with the 60% rebate from the federal government.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

E.ACTIVITIES PROGRAM REPORT:  Tony Allgood spoke to the Board about extra-curricular activities offered at NBC.  In the past five years, the Board approved several new activities for students including:  HOSA, Skills USA, FBLA, Art Club, Unified Bowling and FPS at the high school, as well as an additional paid coach for volleyballand girls and boys basketball.  Allgood also discussed the possibility of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) adding girls wrestling and bowling as sanctioned NSAA activities.  The Board reviewed the dynamics and costs involved in joining a co-op for high school swimming as a winter sport with Fremont High School, Fremont Bergan and Arlington.  Frank and Sara Vech addressed the Board about possible interest in a swimming co-op.  The Board requested additional information, including an approximate number of students that would be interested in participating in a swimming co-op, as well as logistical issues and overall cost to the district.  Other topics discussed included non-NSAA activities, other potential sports and activities, and the difficulty of finding coaches for the activities already offered.

 

F.CONSIDERATION OF DISTRICT WELLNESS POLICY:  Coach Rob Brokaw presented the North Bend Central Wellness Policy to the Board.  The policy was created to help provide opportunities for all students and staff to practice healthy eating and physical activity behaviors throughout the day. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to approve the North Bend Central Wellness Policy as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

G.2019-20 PLANNING REPORT:  Brenda Petersen discussed the beginning exploration of random drug testing for students participating in extra-curricular activities.  Tessie Beaver spoke to the Board about the hiring process for open positions for the 2019-20 school year at the elementary.  Katie Mann is moving from SPED to 4thgrade.  Jill Lorence will transition from 1st grade to Kindergarten.  Marissa Ortmeier is the choice for the open position at 1st grade.  Special Education and Pre-School positions remain open at this time and are being advertised.

 

H.CONSIDERATION OF CONSORTIUM FOR TITLE I SERVICES THROUGH ESU 2:  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to accept the agreement for ESU 2 Title I Consortium for 2019-20 and approving Dr. Endorf as the district’s designee for Title I.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

I.CONSIDERATION OF DRIVERS ED RATES FOR 2019:  Dr. Endorf discussed previous Drivers Ed rates and expenses for the last several years.  All Drivers Ed students are required to drive five hours with the instructor.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to set the 2019 Drivers Ed Rates as $350 for district students and $450 for non-district students.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.MATH CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT:  Principals and math teachers will be meeting during the in-service on Thursday, February 14th to discuss math curriculum adoption.  A recommendation is slated to bebrought to the Board next month.

 

Board Minutes for January, 14th 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:00 P.M.                                     January 14, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Justin Taylor

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the January 8, 2019North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS REPORTS:  Dan Endorf informed the Board that the Greenhouse Project is complete as of Monday, January 14th.  

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 10, 2018Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $72,880.15; Payroll Fund - $540,437.52; General Reimbursement Fund - $1,278.75; Building Fund - $14,356.43; Bond Fund 2013 - $500.00; QSCB - $450.00.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:  

 

1.The following Board members took the oath of office for 2019:  Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

 

2.   Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to recess the regular meeting at 7:25 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to re-elect Dan Wesely for President.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to reconvene the regular meeting at 7:28 p.m.  Motion Carried 6-0.  President Wesely assumed the chair.  

 

President Wesely requested nominations for Vice-President.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Wesely) to re-elect Jeff Bauer for Vice-President.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

President Wesely requested nominations for Secretary.  Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to nominate Francis Emanuel for Secretary.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

President Wesely requested nominations for Treasurer.  Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to nominate Bob Feurer for Treasurer.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer abstained.    

 

3.All Board members received a copy of the Conflict of Interest policies in their Board packets.

 

4.President Wesely appointed members to the three standing committees.

 

Facilities/Transportation - Francis Emanuel, Dan Wesely, Bob Feurer

Negotiations/Personnel - Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker

Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

 

5.Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to appoint Dr. Endorf as the school district's representative for all local, state, and federal programs with the authority to sign documents on behalf of the school district; to designate  Platte Valley Bank as the depository for school district funds; to appoint Romans, Wiemer & Associates as the school district’s auditor; to appoint Al’s Repair as the district's bus mechanic; to approve continuing membership in the ESU #2 consortia for Title I and Perkins Vocational Education programs and to authorize the Superintendent to enter into such other consortia for the expenditure of local, state, and federal funds as from time to time may be necessary with this authority to be subject to the oversight of the Board; to appoint Kevin Ferguson as the designated Asbestos Coordinator; to appoint the firms of Young and White and KSB Law as the school district's legal counsel; to appoint Connie Nelson as the Recording Secretary for the Board; to appoint Jay Poessnecker as the Board's representative on the North Bend Central Foundation Board of Directors; and to appoint Justin Taylor as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 6-0.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES:  Motion (Poessnecker), second (Taylor) to approve the scholarship committees as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

F.CONS

Board Minutes for December 10th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:00 P.M.                                     December 10, 2018

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Jeff Peters

Treasurer.......................Francis Emanuel  

Member.........................Bob Feurer

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL:  Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the December 4, 2018North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Negotiations and Superintendent Evaluation/Contract)

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS:  Brenda Petersen discussed past concession stand duties and sales profits from 10 years ago, comparing it to the concession stand duties and sales profits of today.  Elementary Holiday Vocal Concert will be held at the high school on Sunday, December 16th.

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the November 12, 2018Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the December bills as follows: General Fund - $155,879.18; Payroll Fund - $546,018.73; General Reimbursement Fund - $321.82; Building Fund - $14,607.07; Bond Fund 2013 - $79,021.25; QSCB - $199,957.13.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF OPTION ENROLLMENT CAPACITY RESOLUTION:  Dr. Endorf reviewed the history and impact of option enrollment on the district.  Endorf recommended to the Board that capacity limitations be set at an enrollment of 40 students total per grade K - 5, 50 students total per grade 6-7, 40 students per grade 8 – 11, and that Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary be set for a maximum of 30 students for 2019-20.  He also recommended closing the Level III Special Education program for 2019-20.

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of North Bend Central Public Schools that Board Policy 3120 calls for the closing to option enrollment students of any program, class, grade level, or school building when the Board has determined that capacity has been reached. "An option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the capacity of a program, class, grade level, or school building or the availability of appropriate special education  programs operated by the school district would be exceeded by acceptance of the application, and an option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the application is for enrollment in a program, class, grade level, or school building which has been declared unavailable to option students due to lack of capacity as determined by the annual capacity resolution adopted by the Board of Education."

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to reject option enrollment applications for the 2019-20 school year if acceptance of the application would result in an enrollment of more than 40students total in any grade, Kindergarten through Grade 5, more than 50 students in any grade, Grades 6 and 7, or more than 40 students in grades 8-11.  Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30.  The Level III special education program remains closed in 2019-20 as well.  Should capacity be reached and an application denied, the superintendent may appeal to the Board of Education to reconsider capacity limits.    

 

The above Resolution, having been read in its entirety, Member Jeff Bauer moved for its passage and adoption, and Member Dan Wesely seconded the same.

 

After discussion and on roll call vote, the following Members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolution:  Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker.

 

The following members voted against same: none

 

The following members were absent or not voting: Jeff Peters

 

The above Resolution, having been consented to and approved by more than a majority of the members of the Board of Education, was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF MID-TERM GRADUATION REQUEST:  Grace Brodd requested to graduate mid-term.  The student told the Board her plans following mid-term graduation.  Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to allow early graduation for Grace Brodd provided she meets graduation requirements.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.BOARD GOALS REVIEW AND NEXT STEPS:  Board of Education goals of Technology, Facilities, Marzano and Career-Based Education were reviewed.  2018 Technology progress includes 1:1 implementation/training and the hiring of a Digital Media Specialist.  Next steps for technology include continued training and infrastructure upgrades.  2018 Facilities progress includes the completion of the elementary playground and office renovation.  The greenhouse at the high school is near completion.  The next facilities project will be HVAC consideration at the elementary for potential summer construction in 2019.  Marzano training and implementation is continuously reviewed and implemented throughout the District. 2018 Career-Based Education progress included hiring a greenhouse teacher, job shadowing, implementation of SkillsUSA and HOSA, and Industrial Arts upgrades.  Future steps for Career-Based Education include the opening of the greenhouse and striving for additional contacts/relationships.

 

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Board Minutes for November 12th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

DanWesely Jeff Bauer JeffPeters

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary.....
Connie Nelson ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the November 6, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

  1. Changes to the agenda: none

  2. Notes regarding agenda: none

  3. Closed session: Negotiations Report

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Frank Vech addressed the Board about the possibility of a swimming coop with Fremont. A swimming coop would take place from November – February timeframe.

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: North Bend Central Elementary was officially recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School with an award presentation ceremony in Washington D.C. on Thursday, November 8th. NBCE is one of four districts in Nebraska to receive this prestigious award and national recognition. Principal Tessie Beaver, teacher Bev Grueber, Superintendent Dan Endorf, and School Board President Dan Wesely attended the award ceremony in Washington D.C. and accepted the award on behalf of North Bend Central Elementary. A pen and letter opener will be distributed to the teachers and staff at North Bend Central to celebrate American Education Week.

Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

 

Jay Poessnecker

 

ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: None

B. and Jay Poessnecker

Time

Date

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 8, 2018 Board

 

5.

D. CONSIDERATION OF 2019-20 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to adopt the 2019-20 School Calendar B option as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

REPORTS:

A. MATH CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT: The seven-year curriculum cycle places Math in development and purchasing of materials in 2018-19 with implementation in 2019-20. Math teachers are evaluating different textbooks/materials available and will provide feedback and purchasing recommendations at a future Board meeting.

B. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT: Jeff Manka addressed the Board regarding School Improvement. NBC is currently in the final year of the AdvancEd Accreditation Process. Mr. Manka provided the Board with a School Improvement Calendar aligned to the AdvanceEd process.

C. TECHNOLOGY SECURITY REPORT: Jim Cody addressed the Board regarding technology security and for the students/staff in the district. Dr. Endorf and Mr. Cody also spoke to the Board about long-term planning for infrastructure needs.

D. WELLNESS COMMITTEE REPORT: Rob Brokaw addressed the Board regarding the North Bend Central Wellness Policy. He will share the plan with staff and then present the Board with a recommended document.

E. GREENHOUSE REPORT: Brenda Petersen led the Board on a tour of the Greenhouse. Greenhouse construction is scheduled to finish in the next couple of weeks.

PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION OF CUSTODIAL POSITION: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to hire

Hector Hernandez as a nighttime custodian. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION INSTRUMENT: Per Board policy, Dr. Endorf reviewed the annual Superintendent Evaluation Instrument with the Board. The evaluation will take place in December.

C. SUPERINTENDENT PROFESSIONAL GROWTH LOG: Dr. Endorf shared his 2017-18 Professional Growth Log with the Board.

D. NEGOTIATIONS REPORT: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to enter into Executive Session at 9:28 p.m. to discuss Negotiations. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at

10:00 p.m.

REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NASB STATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON NOV. 14-16, 2018: Dr. Endorf reminded the Board

of the annual NASB State Education Conference to be held on November 14-16, 2018.

B. NEXT MEETING: The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to adjourn the meeting at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

6.

7.

distributed to the teachers and staff at North Bend Central to celebrate American Education Week.

B. Meeting.

APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 8, 2018 Board President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the November bills as follows:

C.
General Fund - $74,985.65; Payroll Fund - $564,749.47; General Reimbursement Fund - $61.72; Building Fund - $56,270.80. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for October 8th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters (arrived at 7:46 p.m.), Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer

and Jay Poessnecker (arrived at 8:34 p.m.)

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: None

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the October 2, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: Change to Section V, Item E – Should read 2019-20 School Calendar, not 2018-19.

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: North Bend Central Elementary was officially recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School with a formal announcement from the United States Department of Education on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. NBC is one of four districts in Nebraska to receive this prestigious award and national recognition. Principal Tessie Beaver, teacher Bev Grueber, Superintendent Dan Endorf, and School Board President Dan Wesely will attend an award ceremony in Washington D.C. this November to accept the award. Tessie Beaver spoke at a conference in Chicago, Illinois regarding the PBiS program utilized at the Elementary.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the September 10, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

October 8, 2018 Date

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters – arrived at 7:46 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 8:34 p.m. Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________October 8, 2018________________________Page 2 of 3

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the October bills as follows: General Fund - $78,862.20; Payroll Fund - $553,791.77; General Reimbursement Fund - $727.82; Building Fund - $40,888.73. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

D. CONSIDERATION OF SNOW REMOVAL BIDS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the 2018-19 bid from Mike Settles for $100/hour per unit for snow removal at the Elementary. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF BUS BIDS: North Bend Central received a $42,000 grant through the NDEQ Bus Grant Program toward the purchase of a new school bus. Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to accept the bid from Truck Center Companies for a 2020 Thomas/Freightliner 59 Passenger C2 Bus as presented for $87,340. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

5. REPORTS:

A. 1:1 COMPUTER REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed how the 1:1 technology implementation and integration plan is working at the middle school and high school levels. Mr. Todd Ziettlow showed the Board uses for Canvas in high school math classes. Mrs. Melissa Cody demonstrated how Canvas is incorporated at the middle school level with timely feedback for students.

B. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION REPORT: The annual multicultural reports from each building were presented and discussed.

C. AMERICANISM COMMITTEE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed the various events and educational opportunities provided to students and staff throughout the past year.

D. AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: Bob Feurer discussed the history of American Education Week. Feurer also spoke about different ideas to bring awareness and recognition of the faculty and staff at North Bend Central. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to authorize Bob Feurer and Dr. Endorf to purchase recognition items for the staff to distribute during American Education Week this November. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. FIRST READ OF 2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Two options for the 2019-20 school calendar were discussed. Teacher input regarding both options will be received and shared with the Board at the November meeting.

F. ELEMENTARY HVAC REPORT: Dr. Endorf and architect Bob Soukup discussed three options and a timeframe regarding a potential HVAC project at the Elementary, as well as information and cost estimates from two different companies. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to enter the district into an Energy Savings Contract with a Qualified Provider and adhere to the Request For Qualifications(RFQ) process as defined in Nebraska State Statutes 66-1062:1066 for selecting an ESCO/Performance Contracting Company to potentially implement a variety of facility improvement measures including Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC System at North Bend Central Elementary during the summer of 2019, with no new major construction projects planned for Summer 2020. Motion Carried 5-1; Poessnecker voting no.

G. GREENHOUSE REPORT: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the greenhouse project should be completed in the next couple of weeks with a ceremony occurring this winter.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. WINTER VOLUNTEER COACHES: There are two volunteer coaches for boys basketball: Chris Armstrong and Cole Beebe. There is one volunteer coach for wrestling: Mike Borer. These volunteers are in the process of completing the necessary steps to serve in this capacity for the district.

B. NEGOTIATIONS: Dr. Endorf reported to the Board of the need to formally begin Negotiations with the NBCEA prior to November 1st.

7. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:

A. NASB STATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON NOV. 14-16, 2018: Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the annual NASB State Education Conference to be held on November 14-16, 2018 and discussed travel arrangements.

Board of Education Meeting____________________October 8, 2018________________________Page 3 of 3

8. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, November 12,

2018 at 7:00 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to adjourn the meeting at 10:23 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for Septmeber 10th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Jay Poessnecker and Bob Feurer

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: None

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the September 4, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Tessie Beaver introduced Kinsey Wemhoff and Randi Mimick to the Board as new teachers at the Elementary for the 2018-19 school year.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 29, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the September bills as follows: General Fund - $51,423.79; Payroll Fund - $609,917.44; Employee Benefit Fund - $25,000.00; Building Fund - $13,685.90. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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A. ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to recess the regular Board meeting and commence the annual Budget Hearing at 7:57 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Superintendent Endorf presented summaries of the budget for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Depreciation Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, Lunch Fund, Student Fee Fund, Activity Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the Budget Hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:03 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. ANNUAL TAX REQUEST HEARING: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to recess the regular meeting and convene the annual Tax Request Hearing at 8:04 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

The Board reviewed a resolution setting the tax request and requesting the County Board of Supervisors to set the property tax levies in the General, Special Building, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund. The total tax request, including the County Treasurer's Collection fees, is $6,792,303.97 in the General Fund; $827,272.72 in the Special Building Fund; $427,272.72 in the Bond Fund; and $217,171.72 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the tax request hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

6. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2018-19 BUDGET: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to adopt the 2018-19 budget as recommended for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Bond Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, Depreciation Fund, Activity Fund, Student Fee Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, and Lunch Fund. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2018-19 TAX RESOLUTION: Motion (Emanuel), second (Wesely) to adopt the 2018-19 Tax Request Resolution with the tax requests set at $6,792,303.97 for the General Fund, $827,272.72 for the Special Building Fund, $427,272,72 for the Bond Fund and $217,171.72 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund. Motion Carried 6-0.

7. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST REPORT: District School Psychologist Robyn Schweitzer provided the Board with insight into her role. Mrs. Schweitzer described the testing demands and personalized contact she provides students in both buildings.

B. ELEMENTARY HVAC REPORT: The Board reviewed notes from engineer Ron Geary and considered options regarding the potential upgrade of the HVAC at the elementary. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to inquire with Carlson West Povandra regarding cost, timeframe and efficiencies in upgrading HVAC at the elementary. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. LANDSCAPING/TREES REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Bob Feurer informed the Board of their conversation with Greenhouse teacher Nicole Rasmussen and their vision of using students in her classroom to help develop a landscape and tree replacement plan for the district.

D. NDEQ BUS GRANT CONSIDERATION: The district received a $42,000 rebate toward the purchase of a new school bus. Motion (Bauer), second (Wesely) to purchase a new school bus through the NDEQ Bus Grant rebate. Motion Carried 6-0.

8. REMINDERS AND DATES:

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A. NEXT MEETING: The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

B. NASB STATE CONFERENCE: Dr. Endorf reminded the group that the annual state conference will occur on November 14 – 16 in Omaha.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 9:39 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for Aug. 29th 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and posted on August 24, 2018. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 13, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $280,505.88; General Reimbursement Fund – $368.48; Building Fund - $30,377.19. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET PLANNING: Dr. Endorf shared budgetary estimates for the conclusion of the 2017-18 fiscal year as well as projections for the upcoming 2018-19 fiscal year. Board discussion ensued.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf

Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________August 29, 2018________________________Page 2 of 2

B. CONSIDERATION OF TECHNOLOGY PURCHASING FOR 2018-19: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve Technology budgeting and spending for the 2018-19 budget cycle as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. DISTRICT FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING: Ron Geary from Geary Electric reviewed material he presented to the Board in 2017 regarding HVAC needs at the elementary school. He provided the option of replacing the chiller and boiler units with new units or installing a variable refrigerant flow system with price estimates and basic timelines for each option. Board discussion followed with additional feedback from Ron Geary.

D. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE PARA: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to hire Mary Kristine Sharp as a paraprofessional. Motion Carried 6-0.

6. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular month Board Meeting will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:30

p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 9:42 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 13th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

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DanWesely Jeff Bauer JeffPeters

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary.....
Connie Nelson ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

B. Feurer

 

C.

ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the August 7, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

  1. Changes to the agenda: none

  2. Notes regarding agenda: none

  3. Closed session: none

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: 4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORT: Tessie Beaver introduced new District staff members Breanne Muehlich (SLP), Max Cook (5th Grade), Kelsi Anderson (Pre-School), Robyn Schweitzer (School Psychologist/Guidance Counselor), and Deputy Jesse Sladky (School Resource Officer) to the Board. The Board officially welcomed them to North Bend Central Public Schools.

Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

 
 


Jay Poessnecker

ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Bob EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jay Poessnecker

Max Cook (5 Grade), Kelsi Anderson (Pre-School), Robyn Schweitzer (School Psychologist/Guidance Counselor),

 

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and Deputy Jesse Sladky (School Resource Officer) to the Board. The Board officially welcomed them to North Bend Central Public Schools.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the July 9, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $124,994.72; Payroll Fund - $484,520.33; General Reimbursement Fund – $110.50; Building Fund - $92,088.61. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

D. CONSIDERATION OF AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH DODGE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND LOGAN VIEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR: Deputy Jesse Sladky addressed the Board regarding the agreement for a School Resource Officer at NBC. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and Logan View Public Schools for a School Resource Officer (SRO) for the 2018-19 school year. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

E. SUMMER PROJECTS UPDATE: Dr. Endorf discussed Summer Projects 2018 with the Board. Projects included the west tunnel wall at the elementary, water sprinklers for the football practice fields, re-plumbing the 2014 construction water heaters, flooring in the back hallway by the high school kitchen, parking lot line painting,

two new milk coolers, flushing the fire sprinkler lines at the elementary, and other small projects.

REPORTS:
A. 2018-19 DISTRICT ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that there are 579

students in grades K-12 enrolled for the 2018-19 school year, with 26 students enrolled in Pre-School.

B. 2018-19 SCHOOL OPENING REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared the power point presentation presented to district employees on August 9th. The principals shared their opening day meetings with the Board as well.

C. NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL REPORT: Tessie Beaver informed the Board that North Bend Central Elementary is one of four Nebraska schools to be awarded a 2018 United States Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. A group picture will be taken of students and staff on the football field on Friday, August 17th. There will be an award ceremony held in Washington D.C. in November.

D. NASB PRE-CONFERENCE PRESENTATION REPORT: Dr. Endorf will make a presentation at the NASB State Pre-Conference in November on school safety and security in a rural school district.

E. 1 TO 1 COMPUTER IMPLEMENTATION REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the 1 to 1 computer implementation for the 2018-19 school year. Middle school (Grades 6-7) picked up their chromebooks on Thursday, August 9th. Grades 8-12 will collect their chromebooks or macbooks on Tuesday, August 14th.

F. LONG-TERM FACILITIES PLANNING REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed potential projects at the elementary, including HVAC upgrades.

G. SPECIAL EDUCATION REPORT: Jennifer Karnatz addressed the Board regarding the Special Education Program at North Bend Central past and present. Inclusion is being utilized throughout the district, especially at the elementary level. The total number of students verified for special education has decreased by 48% since the 2009-2010 school year.

PERSONNEL:

A CONSIDERATION OF HIRING PARAPROFESSIONALS: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to hire Melanie Derengowski and Katie Hillmer as paraprofessionals at North Bend Elementary. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

B. CONSIDERATION OF HIRING CUSTODIAN/BUS DRIVER: Motion (Peters), second (Feurer) to hire Mitchel Buckley as custodian/bus driver at North Bend Central. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NASB FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (Oct. 17): Dr. Endorf reported to the Board that the NASB

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Fall Membership Meeting will be held on October 17 in Fremont.

A. NASB FALL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (Oct. 17): Dr. Endorf reported to the Board that the NASB Fall Membership Meeting will be held on October 17 in Fremont.

B. NASB STATE CONFERENCE (Nov. 14-16): Dr. Endorf reminded the Board that the annual state conference will occur November 14 – 16 in La Vista.

C. NEXT MEETING – BUDGET MEETING ON AUGUST 29th: The annual special Board meeting on the budget will be held on August 29th at 6:30 p.m. The next regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

D. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OFFICE PROJECT: The Board toured the elementary office project. Carpet and furniture arrival are the final two steps in the construction project.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:28 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for July 9th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters and Bob Feurer

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the July 3, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. DODGE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PRESENTATION: Sheriff Hespen and Deputy Frank spoke to the Board of Education regarding the possible beginning of a School Resource Officer program to be shared between North Bend Central and Logan View. The districts would share cost for this position during the school year and the sheriff’s department would assume cost during the summer months. Deputy Frank presented a basic outline of the SRO’s duties and fielded questions from the Board. The program would begin with the 2018-19 school year provided both districts agree to participate.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the June 11, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

Dan Wesely Jeff Bauer

Francis Emanuel

Jeff Peters Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf

Connie Nelson

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C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the July bills as follows: General Fund - $105,214.97; Payroll Fund - $484,739.89; General Reimbursement Fund – $0.00; Building Fund - $289,459.95. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

D. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE STUART’S FLOWERS FOR GREENHOUSE ERECTION: The district received zero bids after preparing a Request For Proposal for the erection of a greenhouse. At the May Board meeting, the Board directed Dr. Endorf to pursue a company to build the greenhouse. Dr. Endorf explained the process he followed to locate a company that could professionally complete the project. Endorf’s recommendation was to hire Stuart’s Flowers of Central City. Motion (Emanuel), second (Wesely) to contract with Stuart’s Flowers for the erection of the greenhouse. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF ELEMENTARY PROJECTS: District Maintenance Director Kevin Ferguson outlined progress with elementary projects. Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to complete the first portion of the tunnel project, remove the sidewalk and insert a cement trench system on the west side of the elementary gym, and purchase $5,500 worth of security cameras near the new elementary playground. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

F. CONSIDERATION OF CHANGE ORDERS FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Emanuel) to make payment on change orders for the elementary office project as presented totaling $1,815. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

G. CONSIDERATION OF 2018-19 CALENDAR CHANGE: Dr. Endorf presented the Board with an amended calendar for the 2018-19 school year. The Tiger Cadet Track Meet will be held on April 1st with a noon dismissal, and ACT testing is scheduled for April 2nd. Motion (Poessnecker), second (Emanuel) to approve the amended 2018-19 school calendar as presented. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

H. CONSIDERATION OF 2018-19 LUNCH PRICES: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2017-18. Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve raising lunch prices $.05 on student and staff lunch meals for 2018-19 with no increase on student and adult breakfast meals. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

5. REPORTS:

A. FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING: Dr. Endorf displayed the revenue generated, current balance, and projects completed through the Building Fund over the past three years. He then showcased the prioritized needs as developed in 2015 and mentioned the additional needs as identified by the Board in recent tours of both buildings and campuses. The Board directed Endorf to plan for similar spending in the upcoming two school budgets with priority toward projects taking precedence at the elementary school.

B. SECOND READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICY: Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve the following 2018-19 Board Policy revisions and additions as presented: Board Policy 1350R (Reimbursement); Board Policy 2210 (Non-Discrimination – Employees); Board Policy 2211 (Non-Discrimination – Students); Board Policy 2300 (Assessments); Board Policy 2331 (Reading Instruction); Board Policy 2421 (Title I); Board Policy 3120 (Homeless/Enrollment); Board Policy 3330 (Student Discipline); Board Policy 3377 (Married Students); Board Policy 4470 (Child Abuse); Board Policy 5117 (ESSA); Board Policy 5238 (Recording of Others); Board Policy 3212 (Graduation Ceremonies/Honors); and Table of Contents Modifications. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

C. 2018-19 PLANNING REPORT: The Board heard from Mrs. Beaver about plans for the new playground area and the opportunity to become a nationally recognized Blue Ribbon School. Dr. Endorf discussed vacant positions in the district and advertisements and applications to date. Endorf shared preparations for the opening of the school year and received feedback from the Board regarding staff clothing and an academic wall.

D. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the many worthwhile opportunities presented to staff within the past year and its impact on education throughout the district. He also mentioned the exceptional opportunities associated with potentially being named a Blue Ribbon School. Dr. Endorf received direction from the Board to allocate revenue in the budget for out-of-state professional development under his supervision and stated he was exploring ways to streamline in-state professional development.

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6. PERSONNEL:
A TEACHER RESIGNATION:
Motion (Bauer), second (Wesely) to approve the resignation of Morgan Root.

Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

B. CONSIDERATION OF PRESCHOOL TEACHER: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Emanuel) to hire Kelsi Anderson as the preschool teacher at elementary. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

C. VOLUNTEER COACHES REPORT: There are three volunteer coaches for football: Josh Beaver, Eli Vosler and Matt Stankowski. There are two volunteer coaches for softball: Mariah Hull and Katie Mann. There is one volunteer coach for volleyball: Katie Prenzlow. These volunteers are in the process of completing the necessary steps to serve in this capacity for the district.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 13, 2018 at 7:30

p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 10:38 p.m. Motion Carried 4- 0-2; Peters and Feurer absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for June 11th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              7:30 P.M.                                         June 11, 2018

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Jeff Peters  

Treasurer.......................Francis Emanuel  

Member.........................Bob Feurer

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL:  Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters and Francis Emanuel

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the June 7, 2018Fremont Tribune”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none  

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Jeff Voss addressed the Board regarding bullying and discipline guidelines in the middle school.

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS REPORTS:  Dr. Endorf attended a Mental Health Symposium on Friday, June 8th.  Dr. Endorf received a letter from the Department of Environmental Quality to apply for a bus purchase rebate program.  Dan Wesely spoke about how the school has been busy on a daily basis throughout the summer with weightlifting, athletic camps, drivers’ education, etc.

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 14, 2018 and May 29, 2018 Board Meetings.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $225,589.71; Payroll Fund - $511,680.36; General Reimbursement Fund – $360.00; Building Fund - $64,174.54; Bond Fund 2013 - $345,412.50; QSCB - $15,187.59. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessneckerabsent.

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR 2018-19:  Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for next year.  Changes to the high school handbook include a change in times for the daily schedule, student parking, and middle school promotion/retention guidelines.  Changes to the elementary handbook include updating the staff list, revising the section on classroom parties, and updating the Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy/Agreement.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the 2018-19 handbooks with changes as presented.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.    

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.STUDENT FEES HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to recess the regular Board meeting and open the Student Fee Hearing at 8:33 p.m.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.

 

Dr. Endorf presented a review of the amount of money collected from students pursuant to, and the use of waivers provided in, the student fee policies of the District for the 2017-18 school year.  

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed Student Fee Policy.  The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the proposed Student Fee Policy.

 

Motion (Emanuel), second (Wesely) to adjourn the Student Fee Policy Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting at8:36 p.m.   Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.

 

Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to adopt Board Policy 3370 (Student Fees) as presented.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.

 

B.ANNUAL PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY/HEARING:  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to recess the regular meeting and convene the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 8:37 p.m.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on the Parental Involvement Policy.  The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the Parental Involvement Policy.

 

Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to adjourn the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 8:39 p.m.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.

 

Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) that the Board’s current Parental Involvement/Student Privacy Protection Policies 2420 and 2421 be re-adopted.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Feurer and Poessnecker absent.

 

C.REVIEW ATTENDANCE POLICY:  Board Policy 3130 (Attendance Policy and Excessive Absenteeism) was reviewed by the Board.  Brenda Petersen spoke to the Board regarding policies in place <span class="

Board Minutes for May 14, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the May 8, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Graduation at NBC occurred on May 13th. Tessie Beaver spoke about the field trips taking place the last few weeks of school. Sky Lab, an inflatable planetarium, was set up for the elementary students on May 14th. Teacher Appreciation week was the week of May 7th. The championship girls basketball team from 1998-99 will be recognized at the next Holiday Tournament.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the April 9, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Poessnecker) to approve the May bills as follows: General Fund - $128,394.74; Payroll Fund - $545,276.76; General Reimbursement Fund – $470.08; Building Fund - $115,518.67. Motion Carried 6-0.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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D. CONSIDERATION OF COMPANY TO ERECT THE GREENHOUSE: The RFP was sent out and advertised but no bids to erect the greenhouse were received. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to enter into negotiations with companies that may be willing to erect the greenhouse. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. TOUR OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: The Board took a tour of North Bend Central Elementary to look over various areas currently under construction, as well as possible future projects. Dr. Endorf and custodian Galen Uhing showcased building upgrades as well as areas of need both inside and outside of the school. Principal Tessie Beaver took the Board into the elementary office area currently under construction and pointed out the progress already made as well as the next steps in the process.

F. CONSIDERATION OF CHANGE SCHOOL SUBSCRIPTION: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to purchase a Change School subscription for Dr. Endorf to use as a professional development opportunity during the summer of 2018. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION OF SECURITY CAMERAS PURCHASE: Motion (Wesely), second (Peters) to purchase four 4-way cameras for installation in the high school parking lot area not to exceed $7,150. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING REPORT: Rob Brokaw shared information on a nutritional supplement during summer weightlifting called Critical Reload. Brokaw discussed the benefits associated with Critical Reload, as well as the ingredients in the Critical Reload drink. Motion (Peters), second (Poessnecker) to offer Critical Reload at cost to summer weightlifters at no expense to the District as an option for all students participating in the summer weightlifting program. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM REPORT: Eligible teachers approached Dr. Endorf regarding a possible temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP) for the 2018-19 school year. Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary ERIP for the 2018-19 school year, as well as a list of teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines for next year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve the offer of a one-year temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP) for the 2018-19 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. ANNUAL DISTRICT SAFETY AUDIT AND STAKEHOLDER MEETING: Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the annual School Safety Audit that was conducted on April 25th, as well as the annual districtwide School Safety meeting that was held on May 9th.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. 2018-19 EXTRA DUTY ASSIGNMENTS REPORT:
Extra Duty Assignments for 2018-19 were distributed to

the Board. All assignments are filled at this point in time.

B. CONSIDERATION OF ADDITIONAL COACHES FOR 2018-19: Coach Jon Baehr (Boys Basketball), Coach Amy Sterup (Girls Volleyball), and Coach Aaron Sterup (Girls Basketball) have requested to hire a 3rd paid assistant coach for the 2018-19 school year. Motion (Wesely), second (Peters) to hire a third paid coach at $1,000 each for the 2018-19 school year for girls volleyball, girls basketball, and boys basketball provided there is a “C” team for each sport. Motion Carried 6-0.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:30

p.m. A special meeting may be held later in May.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:02 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

Board of Education Meeting____________________May 14, 2018________________________Page 3 of 3

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for May 29, 2018

Special North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

6:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

May 29, 2018 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely Jeff Bauer

Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf

Jeff Peters

Connie Nelson

  1. A.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and posted on May 25, 2018. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. 2018-19 AND FUTURE YEARS ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf showed the Board enrollment data from past years and current demographics related to the district’s population. He explained equalization aid, option enrollment funding and the district’s levy. Endorf addressed changes related to transportation, industry, and housing within the region that may impact district enrollment in the upcoming years as well. Discussion from the Board ensued.

B. SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT: Dr. Endorf reviewed safety improvements in the district and safety issues that arose in the past year. He discussed safety protocol, signage, equipment, and other resources the district may need to consider in the future. Board discussion ensued.

5. REMINDERS AND DATES: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Wesely) to adjourn the meeting at 8:54 p.m. Motion Carried 5-1; Peters absent.

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

Board of Education Meeting____________________May 29, 2018________________________Page 2 of 2

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for April 9th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the April 3, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: Consideration of Classified Staff Wages for 2018-19

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Heidi Widick addressed the Board regarding classified wage increases for 2018-19.

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Playground equipment was delivered to the elementary this week and will be installed this spring and summer. The state mandated ACT has been completed by juniors at the high school. Dr. Endorf and Dan Wesely informed the Board about recent legislative action.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the March 12, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the April bills as follows: General Fund - $133,783.03; Payroll Fund - $527,485.43; General Reimbursement Fund – $1735.72; Building Fund - $75,093.01. Motion Carried 6-0.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________April 9, 2018________________________Page 2 of 3

D. CONSIDERATION OF SUMMER NEEDS: Kevin Ferguson discussed summer projects for summer 2018. Projects include the west tunnel wall at the elementary, water for the high school practice fields, tile in the back hallway, and parking lot lines at the middle/high school. Two milk coolers will be purchased for the kitchens. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the 2018 summer projects as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF SOFTBALL FENCE PROJECT: A committee comprised of Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker, and Francis Emanuel met with Dr. Endorf and Coach Dan Nelson on Monday, April 2nd to discuss fencing at the high school softball field. Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to purchase and install a new permanent outfield fence for the HS softball field, with $3,000 donated by the Optimists’ Club, for the lowest cost of two bids. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. MARZANO PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT: Tessie Beaver discussed the development of Proficiency Scales. Proficiency Scales clearly communicate learning goals and achievement of students in relation to district curriculum. Brenda Petersen discussed peer observations, department team meetings and technology used as professional development at the middle/high school to reinforce Marzano instructional goals. Dr. Endorf told the Board that the new staff hired for the 2018-19 school year would meet a few times throughout the summer to receive an introduction to the Marzano strategies. Dr. Endorf also spoke to the Board about the possibility of allowing the Leadership Team to pursue a summer professional development opportunity. He will explore the possibilities and bring a plan to the Board at the May meeting.

B. TEAMMATES REPORT: Tessie Beaver spoke to the Board about the TeamMates Mentoring Program and the implementation of the program at North Bend Central Elementary in the 2019-20 school year. Robyn Schweitzer will take the lead on the Teammates Program next year.

C. GREENHOUSE PROJECT REPORT: Materials for the Greenhouse will arrive in late April and be stored until the building is constructed.

D. OPTION ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the projected Option Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year.

E. SUMMER ACTIVITIES REPORT: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding the authority the district has in dictating consequences for student behavior at school activities in the summer versus non-school activities in the summer.

F. WELLNESS COMMITTEE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Coach Brokaw discussed policy 5320 related to Wellness. Brokaw shared the policy currently in place as well as potential next steps. Brokaw also discussed a nutritional shake that replenishes calories and provides protein to student athletes after weight room workouts. Brokaw spoke to the Board regarding the Nebraska Strength and Conditioning Clinic held at the high school earlier in the month, as well as the current strength classes offered throughout the school year and summer.

G. SPORTS COOP REPORT: The softball coop between Cedar Bluffs and NBC has been approved by both Boards. Dr. Endorf reported that another district verbally approached NBC about cooping high school swimming in the future.

H. SECOND READ OF POLICY 3376 (PREGNANT STUDENTS): Motion (Peters), second (Feurer) to approve Policy 3376 (Pregnant and Parenting Students) as presented. Motion Carried 5-1; Bauer voting no.

5. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE ELEMENTARY TEACHER:
Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to hire

Randi Mimick as the new elementary teacher for the 2018-19 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. CONSIDERATION OF CLASSIFIED STAFF WAGES FOR 2018-19: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to enter into Executive Session at 10:42 p.m. to discuss Classified Wages for 2018-19. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 11:08 p.m. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve Classified Staff wages as presented, with the minimum district wage for current employees being raised to $11.00 per hour and $10.50 for new employees, and consideration given to the statements made during Public Comment. Motion Carried 6-0.

Board of Education Meeting____________________April 9, 2018________________________Page 3 of 3

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:30

p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Wesely) to adjourn the meeting at 11:13 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for March 12th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the March 6, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: Consideration of School Psychologist added to Personnel (Section VI)

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: Principal Packages for 2018-19

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS: Steve Arneal spoke to the Board about being named a 2018 Monsanto Growth Fund award winner. The $2,500 award will be designated for a district need in the near future. An author came to visit NBCE to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. “High School Musical” will be performed at the high school on March 23rd and 24th.

    B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the February 11, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Bauer) to approve the March bills as follows: General Fund - $103,843.36; Payroll Fund - $526,341.36; General Reimbursement Fund – $212.76; Building Fund - $99,677.81. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION OF SOFTBALL COOP WITH CEDAR BLUFFS: Dr. Endorf and Coach Nelson spoke to the Board regarding a potential two-year softball coop with Cedar Bluffs. Motion (Poesssnecker), second (Feurer) to

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________March 12, 2018________________________Page 2 of 3

approve the softball coop between North Bend Central and Cedar Bluffs for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school year as presented. Coaches, facility and supplies will be provided by the district with Cedar Bluffs students invited to participate. Motion Carried 6-0. Coach Nelson also told the Board that the North Bend Optimists would like to purchase a portable outfield fence for the district or donate $3,000 to help purchase a new permanent outfield fence at Tiger Field. Board members Poessnecker, Peters and Emanuel volunteered to form a committee to look at fence possibilities at Tiger Field and bring a recommendation back to the Board at the April meeting.

E. CONSIDERATION OF ELEMENTARY OFFICE RENOVATION BIDS: Bob Soukup discussed the four bids received for the office renovation project at the elementary school. Motion (Peters), second (Feurer) to accept the low bid from B3 Building Group, LLC from Elkhorn, NE for the elementary office renovation project for the summer of 2018 as presented for $201,342. Motion Carried 5-1, Poessnecker voting no.

F. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE PRIME COMMUNICATIONS FOR WIRING AND PHONE PROJECTS AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Dr. Endorf discussed the proposal from Prime Communications for the North Bend Central Elementary phone system for installation this summer. The new phone system at the elementary will be tied to the current phone system at the high school. Technology wiring will also occur as part of this project. Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to hire Prime Communications for technology wiring and phone projects at the elementary school for the summer project 2018 not to exceed $22,316.18. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. SUMMER PROJECTS REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Kevin Ferguson unveiled the 2018 Summer Projects list. Potential projects include analyzing water leakage along the west tunnel wall at the elementary, water for the practice fields, re-plumb new construction water heaters, tile or flooring in the back hallway by the kitchen entrance at the high school, painting of parking lot lines, high school classroom door locksets, replacement of the old gym doors at the high school, and the purchase of a milk cooler for each building. Endorf and Ferguson will present the Board with additional pricing and prioritization at the April meeting.

H. CONSIDERATION TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO SELL OR DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY: Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to authorize Dr. Endorf to sell or dispose of surplus district property this summer. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. PRE-SCHOOL BUSING REPORT: Tessie Beaver informed the Board that there are currently four pre-school students riding the bus at this time. The current process to determine the readiness of the pre-schoolers to ride the bus is going well. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to continue the pre-school busing process currently used. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. VEHICLE FLEET REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Kevin Ferguson discussed the current vehicle fleet, as well as the possibility of purchasing a used 2007 Thomas bus with a Mercedes engine with 80,000 miles for approximately $25,000. Dr. Endorf will confer with President Wesely to purchase the used Thomas bus if the mechanics and research of the bus are verified to be consistent with the purchase price.

C. TECHNOLOGY PRESENTATION: Brenda Petersen presented to the Board the 1:1 Planning and Preparation process for the 2018-19 school year. There will be summer opportunities for staff to learn more about technology and the 1:1 implementation. Mrs. Petersen also discussed the March 1st technology in-service that was held earlier in the year. Teachers were instructed to look at their curriculum to see how technology can enhance their classroom.

D. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and President Wesely discussed recent legislative action with the Board. E. 2018-19 SUPPLIES REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the purchasing guidelines and recommendations for

teacher supplies for the 2018-19 school year. NBC will not participate in ESU Coop purchasing again this year.

F. FIRST READ OF NEW POLICY 3376: Board Policy 3376 (Pregnant Students) was presented for the first reading. A second read of the policy will be presented at the April meeting.

G. SCHOOL BOND REPAYMENT REPORT: Craig Jones discussed three pay down options for the Series 2013 General Obligation Bonds: a 1-Year Pay Down, a 2-Year Pay Down, and a 3-Year Pay Down. Jones also discussed other options for future bond payments. The Board will re-visit these options and make a decision regarding bond pay down at a Board Meeting in the near future once budgetary and legislative concerns are addressed.

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5. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION OF HIRING SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST:
Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to hire

Robyn Schweitzer as the new School Psychologist for the 2018-19 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. TEACHER CONTRACTS FOR 2018-19: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve teacher contracts for the 2018-19 school year to be distributed March 15th and be due back to the Superintendent by April 15th. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. PRINCIPAL PACKAGES FOR 2018-19: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to enter into Executive Session at 10:21 p.m. to discuss Principal Packages for 2018-19. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:44 p.m. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to accept principal contracts and packages for 2018-19 as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 9, 2018 at 7:30

p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:53 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for Feburary 11th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              7:00 P.M.                                         February 11, 2018

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely

Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer

Secretary.......................Jeff Peters  

Treasurer.......................Francis Emanuel  

Member.........................Bob Feurer

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL:  Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel and Bob Feurer

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters, Jay Poessnecker

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

A.PUBLICATION NOTICE:  Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the February 5, 2018North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none  

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS:  Jeff Manka was introduced to the Board to fill the vacant Math Teacher / School Improvement position for the 2018-19 school year.  Jeff was a student teacher in the math department at NBC in 2002 and will be a great addition to North Bend Central.  

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the January 8, 2018 BoardMeeting.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the February bills as follows: General Fund - $164,670.40; Payroll Fund - $534,234.03; General Re Fund – $1212.02; Building Fund - $4,590.00; Bond Fund 2013 - $500.00; QSCB - $450.00.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF HOSA AS DISTRICT-SPONSORED ACTIVITY:  Dr. Endorf shared the costs included and the organization’s responsibility to raise funds for any national conferences related to HOSA.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to formally approve HOSA as a district-sponsored activity beginning with the 2018-19 school year.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF PARTICIPATION IN TITLE CONSORTIUM THROUGH ESU2:  Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to accept the agreement for ESU2 Title I Consortium for 2018-19 and approving Dr. Endorf as the district’s designee for Title I.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

 

F.CONSIDERATION OF OUT-OF-STATE TRAVEL:  Dr. Endorf discussed the possibility of four elementary teachers traveling to Philadelphia to attend a national STEM conference in the summer of 2018.  Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to authorize Dr. Endorf to approve out-of-state travel for professional growth opportunities, including four elementary teachers for the STEM conference in Philadelphia in summer 2018, not to exceed $1,250.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

 

G.CONSIDERATION OF DRIVERS ED RATES FOR 2018:  Brenda Petersen discussed previous Drivers Ed rates and expenses for the last several years.  All Drivers Ed students are now required to drive 5 hours total with the instructor, which is a substantial increase from the two hour driving requirement in the past.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to set the 2018 Drivers Education rates at $300 for district students and $400 for non-district students.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

 

H.CONSIDERATION OF GREENHOUSE MATERIALS PURCHASE:  Dr. Endorf and DJ Mottl addressed the Board regarding projected costs involved and grants received for the NBC Greenhouse Capital Campaign.  Endorf and Mottl also discussed erection of the greenhouse and location details.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to purchase the new greenhouse structure materials from Stuppy for a total cost of $67,500.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.  Motion (Feurer), second (Wesely) to authorize Dr. Endorf to move forward with proposals for site preparation and structure erection of the greenhouse.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

 

I.CONSIDERATION OF CHANGE ORDER ON SUMMER 2017 CONSTRUCTION PROJECT:  Bob Soukup addressed the Board regarding Change Order 10 from Lacey Construction for additional site excavation and costs involved in using a pumper truck for concrete pouring for $13,719.08.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to pay Lacey Construction for Change Order 10 for $13,719.08.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Peters and Poessnecker absent.

5.REPORTS:

 

A.2018-19 PLANNING REPORT:  Principal and classified wages will be discussed in the next couple of months and then budgeting for 2018-19 will begin.  A potential softball coop will also be discussed in the near future.

Board Minutes for January 8th, 2018

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:00 P.M. Time

ABSENT

January 8, 2018 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
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Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
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1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters (arrived at 8:56 p.m.), Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer

and Jay Poessnecker

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the January 2, 2018 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: Item B - Teacher Resignation will be added to Section VI (Personnel)

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: Kevin Kavan addressed the Board regarding the district safety campaign. Mr. Kavan works for the Nebraska Department of Education dealing with threat assessment procedures at various schools in Nebraska and applauded North Bend Central for taking appropriate action to protect students and staff. Mrs. Beaver informed the Board that North Bend Central Elementary has been nominated by the Nebraska Department of Education to be one of four schools in Nebraska recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School because of exemplary academic achievements.

    B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 11, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters – arrived at 8:56 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

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C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $59,776.10; Payroll Fund - $521,477.46; General Re Fund – $261.29; Building Fund - $9,175.00. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Peters absent.

  1. REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:

    1. The following Board members took the oath of office for 2018: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel,

      Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker. Jeff Peters took the oath of office upon his arrival at the meeting.

    2. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to recess the regular meeting at 7:37 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to re-elect the current officers. Officers are as follows: President – Dan Wesely, Vice-President – Jeff Bauer, Secretary – Jeff Peters, and Treasurer – Francis Emanuel. Voting yes by Roll Call Vote: Bauer, Emanuel, Feurer, Poessnecker, and Wesely. Voting no: none. Absent: Peters. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in open session at 7:41 p.m.

    3. All Board members received a copy of the Conflict of Interest policies in their Board packets.

    4. President Wesely appointed members to the three standing committees.

      Facilities/Transportation - Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Dan Wesely Negotiations/Personnel - Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

    5. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to appoint Dr. Endorf as the school district's representative for all local, state, and federal programs with the authority to sign documents on behalf of the school district; to designate Platte Valley Bank as the depository for school district funds; to appoint Romans, Wiemer & Associates as the school district’s auditor; to appoint Al’s Repair as the district's bus mechanic; to approve continuing membership in the ESU #2 consortia for Title I and Perkins Vocational Education programs and to authorize the Superintendent to enter into such other consortia for the expenditure of local, state, and federal funds as from time to time may be necessary with this authority to be subject to the oversight of the Board; to appoint Kevin Ferguson as the designated Asbestos Coordinator; to appoint the firms of Young and White and KSB Law as the school district's legal counsel; to appoint Connie Nelson as the Recording Secretary for the Board; to appoint Jay Poessnecker as the Board's representative on the North Bend Central Foundation Board of Directors; and to appoint Bob Feurer as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

  2. CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to

approve the scholarship committees as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

F. HOSA REPORT: NBC teacher Diane Treat addressed the Board regarding the start of HOSA-Future Health Professional Chapter at North Bend Central, while outlining the benefits and opportunities for students involved in HOSA at the high school level.

G. FACILITIES PLANNING AND UPDATE: Dr. Endorf discussed the 3-year facility plan for North Bend Central Elementary proposed in the fall semester of 2017. Architect Bob Soukup provided layouts to the Board regarding office renovation at the elementary and greenhouse location at the high school in the summer 2018. Motion (Feurer), second (Wesely) to approve the office renovation layout at the elementary for bid purposes as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. The Board discussed greenhouse location at the high school in detail. Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to approve the location of the greenhouse on the northwest side of the high school as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

  1. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Dan Wesely discussed recent legislative action with the Board.

  2. CURRICULUM ADOPTION IN VOCATIONAL AREA: The seven-year curriculum cycle places Vocational

Education & Career Education in the position of purchasing materials in 2017-18 and implementation in the 2018-19 school year. Math curriculum implementation will occur the following year.

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C. 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the open staff positions and timeframe for the hiring season. The Board also discussed the flaking paint on the gym floor in Tiger Arena. A junior high track coach position remains vacant for the 2017-18 school year with other coaching needs likely to occur in the future.

D. SCHOOL BOARD GOALS REVIEW: Dr. Endorf shared the progress made within the last two years with the long-term Board of Education goals of Technology, Facilities, Marzano, and Career-Based Education. Dr. Endorf outlined the original goals, the progress with implementation of each goal in the past few years, and an outline of the vision with each goal for the upcoming year. The Board will keep the original goals for the upcoming year and follow the plan for 2018 as outlined at the meeting.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    1. RATIFICATION OF NEGOTIATIONS: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to ratify negotiations for the 2018-19 school year, including a base raise of $750, maternity leave donations up to 5 days, HOSA for 5 units, equitable pay modifications for extra duty assignments; it was agreed that the administration should approach the Board as needed regarding the offer of a stipend for extra coaches necessary in a specific sport due to high participation rates. Motion Carried 6-0.

    2. RESIGNATION: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the resignation of Jade Bang at the end of the 2017- 18 school year and the approval of Jackie Poulas as a long-term sub for Miss Bang’s assignment during the second semester. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:
    A. NEXT MEETING:
    The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 12, 2018 at

    7:00 p.m.
    ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:52 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

    Respectfully submitted,

    _________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

    _________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for December 11th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Bob Feurer

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the December 5, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: Negotiations and Superintendent Evaluation/Contract

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS: Dr. Endorf played a video compiled by senior Justin Mensik taken with drone footage at a football game this fall.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the November 12, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the December bills as follows: General Fund - $92,146.61; Payroll Fund - $531,026.63; General Reimbursement Fund – $114.00; Bond Fund 2013 - $80,412.50; QSCB - $200,187.59. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

D. CAREER EDUCATION REPORT: Career Education teacher Katie Wright and Principal Brenda Petersen discussed the progress of the Career Education program at North Bend Central. Wright spoke about guidelines and standards from the Nebraska Department of Education, as well as educational opportunities and workplace experiences

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

Bob Feurer

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for district students. Field trips, guest speakers, research projects, and job shadow experiences are also part of the middle and high school Career Education curriculum.

E. CONSIDERATION OF DRAIN CLEANING MACHINE: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board about a need for the purchase of a drain-cleaning machine to be used by the maintenance department on piping throughout the District. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to purchase a drain-cleaning machine from Grainger, Inc. not to exceed $3,489.20. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

F. CONSIDERATION OF COMPANY TO INSTALL NEW PLAYGROUND AND AREA FOR RECESS: A committee comprised of Tessie Beaver (Elementary Principal), Jeff Peters (Board of Education), Nicole Rasmussen (PTA/Tech Assistant), and Dan Endorf (Superintendent) heard from three different companies regarding the purchase of a playground to be installed in the Summer of 2018: Crouch Recreation, Creative Sites and Outdoor Recreation Products. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to accept the bid from Outdoor Recreation Products for the purchase and installation of a playground area and concrete work at the elementary school for the summer of 2018 as presented not to exceed $213,345. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

G. CONSIDERATION OF OPTION ENROLLMENT CAPACITY RESOLUTION: Dr. Endorf reviewed the history and impact of option enrollment in the past few years. Endorf recommended to the Board that capacity limitations be set at an enrollment of 42 students total per grade K - 5, 57 students total per grade 6-7, 42 students per grade 8 – 11, and that Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30 for 2018-19. He also recommended closing the Level III Special Education program for 2018-19.

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of North Bend Central Public Schools that Board Policy 3120 calls for the closing to option enrollment students of any program, class, grade level, or school building when the Board has determined that capacity has been reached. "An option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the capacity of a program, class, grade level, or school building or the availability of appropriate special education programs operated by the school district would be exceeded by acceptance of the application, and an option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the application is for enrollment in a program, class, grade level, or school building which has been declared unavailable to option students due to lack of capacity as determined by the annual capacity resolution adopted by the Board of Education."

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to reject option enrollment applications for the 2018-19 school year if acceptance of the application would result in an enrollment of more than 42 students total in any grade, Kindergarten through Grade 5, more than 57 students in any grade, Grades 6 and 7, or more than 42 students in grades 8-11. Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30. The Level III special education program remains closed in 2018-19 as well. Should capacity be reached and an application denied, the superintendent may appeal to the Board of Education to reconsider capacity limits.

The above Resolution, having been read in its entirety, Member Poessnecker moved for its passage and adoption, and Member Emanuel seconded the same.

After discussion and on roll call vote, the following Members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolution: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Jay Poessnecker.

The following members voted against same: none

The following members were absent or not voting: Bob Feurer

The above Resolution, having been consented to and approved by more than a majority of the members of the Board of Education, was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

5. REPORTS:
A. ACT RESULTS REPORT:
Dr. Endorf shared ACT results from the junior class for 2016-17. NBC average

ACT score was 20.4, with the state of Nebraska average of 18.6.

B. NASB CONFERENCE REVIEW: The Board reviewed the NASB conference held in November. Board members discussed various sessions they attended regarding subjects such as school safety, increases in student

Board of Education Meeting____________________December 11, 2017________________________Page 3 of 3

enrollment, school bonds, cameras in schools, new technology in classrooms, student identity theft/privacy, school renovations and career education.

C. GREENHOUSE REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared the reports from three greenhouse companies who advised the greenhouse be built across the ditch on the northwest side of the school due to access of sunlight and proximity of gas, water & electric, with the greenhouse facing north and south. The Board would like to look at additional locations at the next meeting in January.

D. COLLEGE CREDIT CLASSES REPORT: Brenda Petersen and Dr. Endorf discussed the classes currently offered for college credit through Peru State College, as well as the CNA/Med Aid classes offered through Northeast Community College. Petersen also discussed upcoming guidelines for teachers to qualify for the college credit classes.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM REQUESTS: Two certificated staff members applied for the Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP). Motion (Peters), second (Poessnecker) to approve the ERIP applications from Terri Jelinek and Jolene Paasch. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

B. TEACHER RESIGNATIONS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve the resignations of Terri Jelinek and Jolene Paasch effective at the end of the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

C. 2018-19 STAFF PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed 2018-19 staffing needs. Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to allow Dr. Endorf to advertise for a part-time School Improvement/Assessment position and/or secondary math teacher, as well as a full-time School Psych position. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

D. WINTER VOLUNTEER COACHES REPORT: There are four volunteer coaches for the winter athletic season: Fred Ladehoff (Girls Basketball), Mike Borer (Wrestling), Ryan Salsman and Chris Armstrong (Boys Basketball).

E. NEGOTIATIONS: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to enter into Executive Session at 10:02 p.m. to discuss Negotiations. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:41 p.m.

F. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION AND CONTRACT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Emanuel) to enter into Executive Session at 10:42 p.m. to discuss Superintendent Evaluation and Contract. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 11:44 p.m. The Superintendent’s evaluation occurred and his contract and compensation package reviewed. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the contract and compensation package for Dr. Endorf for 2018-19 as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7:00

p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 11:56 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for October 12th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION
Regular North Bend Central Boardroom 7:00 P.M. November 12, 2017
Kind of Meeting Meeting Place Time Date
PRESENT ABSENT
President....................... Dan Wesely
Vice Pres....................... Jeff Bauer
Secretary....................... Jeff Peters
Treasurer....................... Francis Emanuel
Member......................... Bob Feurer
Member......................... Jay Poessnecker
Superintendent............... Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary….. Connie Nelson
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Bob Feurer
C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker
D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public
that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its
location.
2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:
A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in
accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in
advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the November 7, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The
Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification
to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided.
Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was
maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after
noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.
B. Changes to the agenda: none
C. Notes regarding agenda: none
D. Closed session: none
3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none
4. BUSINESS ITEMS:
A. GOOD NEWS: Dr. Endorf displayed a plaque the district received for membership in AdvanceEd for 100 years.
The NBC girls volleyball team placed fourth at the State Tournament. Tessie Beaver spoke about a UNL Dairy
presentation that was held at the elementary on October 31st. Veterans Day was celebrated in both the high school and
elementary school and everything went very well.
B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 9, 2017 Board Meeting.
President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.
C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the November bills as follows: General
Fund - $115,360.58; Payroll Fund - $526,869.34; General Reimbursement Fund – $357.50; Building Fund - $2,239.00.
Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and Poessnecker absent.
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D. CONSIDERATION OF 2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to adopt the
2018-19 School Calendar A as presented. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and Poessnecker absent.
E. CONSIDERATION OF PROPERTY INSURANCE DEDUCTIBLE CHANGE: Dr. Endorf discussed the
cost savings to the District if the property insurance deductible increased from $5,000 to $25,000. Motion (Peters),
second (Wesely) to increase the property insurance deductible to $25,000. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and
Poessnecker absent.
5. REPORTS:
A. READING CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT: Tessie Beaver discussed implementation of the Wonders
reading curriculum, including use by the teachers and students as well as technological advancements with the product.
Principal Beaver spoke about the program overview, teacher and student online workspace, and professional
development included with the Wonders program.
B. TECHNOLOGY REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the rollout of the 1:1 technology used in the 2017-18
school year in the middle school. Dr. Endorf discussed a 1:1 technology integration plan and funding for the next four
years. He stated the importance of additional technology assistance, the use of Nicole Rasmussen in supervising the
greenhouse classroom as well as her technology duties, and the need for time and professional development for staff.
Motion (Wesely), second (Peters) to move forward with a 1:1 technology integration plan as presented with a four-year
integration process and an additional technology assistant position added. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and
Poessnecker absent.
C. MONSANTO FUND REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the projected greenhouse construction process, budget
and implementation plan. The NBC Greenhouse Capital Campaign totals $40,250 currently with additional grant
opportunities being pursued. Endorf discussed the prospect of constructing the building using SKILLSUSA and FFA
assistance to minimize cost. He also provided a plan for oversight, management and instruction in the greenhouse by
incorporating technology assistant Nicole Rasmussen into the role of teacher and manager of the new facility. Motion
(Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve acceptance of the Monsanto Fund Grant of $25,000, and other grants, and to
allocate up to $75,000 from the Building Fund for the purchase of a projected greenhouse as presented with Nicole
Rasmussen serving as the instructor and manager of the facility. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and Poessnecker absent.
D. ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT: Dr. Endorf reviewed the 2016-17 annual audit with the Board. The dollar
amounts are aligned with the district’s end-of-year figures.
E. FACILITIES REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the facilities report for summer 2018 projects including a new
elementary playground and elementary office renovations, as well as potential projects for two additional years of the
3-year plan. Bob Feurer mentioned other options than renovation with the elementary site, such as building a new
eight-classroom addition rather than renovating the 1959 portion of the elementary school. Dr. Endorf will ask district
architect Bob Soukup to determine basic cost estimates for an eight-classroom addition to share with the Board.
5. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION OF COOK POSITION: Motion (Peters), second (Feurer) to hire Michael Muck as a cook.
Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and Poessnecker absent.
B. CONSIDERATION OF CUSTODIAL POSITION: Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to hire Rodney Rolenc
as a nighttime custodian. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Bauer and Poessnecker absent.
C. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION INSTRUMENT: Per Board policy, Dr. Endorf reviewed the annual
Superintendent Evaluation Instrument with the Board. The evaluation will take place in December.
D. NEGOTIATIONS REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared with the Board that health insurance costs for next year will not
increase. The Negotiations Committee will meet again in the next few weeks.
7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NASB CONFERENCE (NOV. 16-17): Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the annual NASB conference to be
held on November 16-17, 2017.
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B. NEXT MEETING: The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 11, 2017 at
7:00 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 9:51 p.m. Motion Carried 4-0-2;
Bauer and Poessnecker absent.
Respectfully submitted,
_________________________________
Dan Wesely, President
_________________________________
Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for October 9th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom 7:30 P.M. October 9, 2017

Kind of Meeting Meeting Place Time Date

 PRESENT ABSENT

President....................... Dan Wesely

Vice Pres....................... Jeff Bauer

Secretary....................... Jeff Peters

Treasurer....................... Francis Emanuel

Member......................... Bob Feurer

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker

Superintendent............... Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary….. Connie Nelson

 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

 C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its

location.

 2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in

accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in

advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the October 3, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The

Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification

to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided.

Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was

maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after

noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 B. Changes to the agenda: none

 C. Notes regarding agenda: none

 D. Closed session: Personnel Matter

 3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: Brenda Petersen stated that the 1:1 middle school chromebook initiative has been

successful at NBC. There will be an assembly for students in grades 6-12 on October 10th to discuss digital citizenship

and internet safety. Tessie Beaver informed the Board that the new writing curriculum at the elementary is progressing

well.

 B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: Motion (Peters) second (Bauer) to approve the minutes of the September

13, 2017 Board Meeting. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely abstained.

 C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the October bills as follows: General

Fund - $98,912.16; Payroll Fund - $532,629.66; General Reimbursement Fund – $329.03; Building Fund -

$134,898.09. Motion Carried 6-0.

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 D. CONSIDERATION OF SNOW REMOVAL BIDS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer), to accept the 2017-18

bid from Mike Settles for $100/hour per unit for snow removal at the Elementary. Motion Carried 6-0.

 5. POLICY:

A. SECOND READ OF POLICY 2322 - PRESCHOOL: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to approve

Board Policy 2322 (Preschool) as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

 B. SECOND READ OF POLICY 3420 - FUNDRAISING: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to approve

Board Policy 3420 (Fundraising) as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

 6. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT: Terri Jelinek spoke to the Board about the focus of school

improvement regarding the ACT that will be taken by all juniors for the second year in a row. ACT scores remain

strong for the district but reading scores lag behind the state. Reading informational text is an area of emphasis

throughout the district in 2017-18.

 B. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION REPORT: The annual multicultural reports were presented and discussed.

 C. AMERICANISM COMMITTEE REPORT: The district Americanism Committee is a committee of the entire

Board. Dr. Endorf discussed the Board policy and received feedback.

 D. CONSIDERATION OF 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR CHANGES: Dr. Endorf told the Board that NBC

was selected by the NSAA to host district wrestling on February 9th as well as possibly hosting district speech on

March 12th. District wrestling requires a 1:30 pm dismissal for all students at NBC. Motion (Poessnecker), second

(Peters) to approve hosting district wrestling on February 9th with a 1:30 dismissal and the possibility of hosting district

speech on March 12th, with high school students potentially dismissed on this date. Motion Carried 5-1, Feurer voting

no.

 E. FIRST READ OF 2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Two options for the 2018-19 school calendar were

discussed. Teacher input regarding both options will be received and shared with the Board at the November meeting.

 F. ELEMENTARY HVAC REPORT: Last month Dr. Endorf shared a report received from TRANE regarding

HVAC needs at the elementary. Within the last two weeks, Geary Engineering provided the district with a second

opinion on the current HVAC situation at the elementary. The report affirmed the findings of TRANE. Dr. Endorf

will enlist the services of architect Bob Soukup for direction with next steps regarding HVAC needs at the elementary.

 G. GREENHOUSE REPORT: Dr. Endorf learned earlier this year that the district is the recipient of a $25,000

grant from Monsanto Funds. Within the past month , D.J. Mottl, Nicole Rasmussen, Dr. Endorf, Bob Feurer and

student teacher Morgan Schilling toured greenhouses in East Butler, Beatrice, and SCC-Lincoln. Mottl discussed the

differences between the three greenhouses, including structural components, flooring, location, maintenance, costs, etc.

Possible uses for a greenhouse at NBC may include producing vegetables and fruits, growing poinsettias and bedding

plants, research for agriculture and science classes, and hydroponics. Mottl also discussed costs involved with having

the structure built by the manufacturer versus buying the materials for the greenhouse and constructing it locally.

 7. PERSONNEL:

A. NEGOTIATIONS: Dr. Endorf reported to the Board of the need to formally begin Negotiations with the

NBCEA prior to November 1st.

 B. PERSONNEL MATTER: Motion (Wesely), second (Peters) to enter into Executive Session at 9:57 p.m. to

discuss a personnel matter. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:48

p.m.

 8. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:

A. NASB STATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON NOV. 16-17, 2017: Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the

annual NASB State Education Conference to be held on November 16-17, 2017 and discussed travel arrangements.

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 9. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT MEETING: The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 13, 2017 at

7:00 p.m.

 ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 11:02 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________

Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________

Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for September 11th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
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  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: Vice President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Bob Feurer

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely, Jay Poessnecker

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice President Bauer announced and informed the

    public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the September 5, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    B. Changes to the agenda: Greenhouse Report moved to later in the meeting after the Long-Term Facilities agenda item.

C. Notes regarding agenda: none

D. Closed session: none

  1. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  2. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Brenda Petersen discussed Homecoming week festivities and the Homecoming dance held after Friday night’s football game on September 8th. Tessie Beaver said the elementary is off to a great start academically and the new reading program is in full swing.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 29, 2017 Board Meeting. Vice President Bauer approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve the September bills as follows: General Fund - $40,412.33; Payroll Fund - $558,622.62; Employee Benefit Fund - $8,333.34; Building Fund - $8,150.00. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Dan Wesely

Jay Poessnecker

Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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D. CONSIDERATION TO ACCEPT BIDS FOR SCHOOL BUSSES AND BUILDINGS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer), to accept the bids of $200 from Dan Minarick for the storage concessions building, $700 from Jeff Cech for the 1999 Thomas bus, $1,001 from Kragh Johnson for the 2000 Bluebird bus, and $100 from Tim Zechman for the storage non-concessions building. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS:
A. ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING:
Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to recess the regular Board meeting and

commence the annual Budget Hearing at 7:51 P.M. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

Superintendent Endorf presented summaries of the budget for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Depreciation Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, Lunch Fund, Student Fee Fund, Activity Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund. He told the Board that the 2017-18 budget requests fewer overall property tax dollars for the third consecutive year.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the Budget Hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:00 P.M. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

B. ANNUAL TAX REQUEST HEARING: Motion (Peters), second (Feurer) to recess the regular meeting and convene the annual Tax Request Hearing at 8:01 P.M. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

The Board reviewed a resolution setting the tax request and requesting the County Board of Supervisors to set the property tax levies in the General, Special Building, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund. The total tax request, including the County Treasurer's Collection fees, is $6,005,726.20 in the General Fund; $1,143,761.60 in the Special Building Fund; $742,424.24 in the Bond Fund; and $102,929.29 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the tax request hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:03 P.M. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

6. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2017-18 BUDGET: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to adopt the 2017-18 budget as recommended for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Bond Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, Depreciation Fund, Activity Fund, Student Fee Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, and Lunch Fund. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

B. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2017-18 TAX RESOLUTION: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to adopt the 2017-18 Tax Request Resolution with the tax requests set at $6,005,726.20 for the General Fund, $1,143,761.60 for the Special Building Fund, $742,424.24 for the Bond Fund and $102,929.29 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

7. REPORTS:

A. 2017-18 YEAR BEGINNING REPORTS: Dr. Endorf discussed the current enrollment at North Bend Central with 36 students enrolled in pre-school, 264 students enrolled in the elementary, 99 students enrolled in the middle school, 235 students enrolled in the high school, for a total of 634 students currently enrolled in grades Pre K-12.

B. TECHNOLOGY REPORT: Melissa Cody and Brenda Petersen discussed the 1:1 chromebook initiative in the middle school. Cody also discussed the Canvas technology implemented into the teaching and learning process at the middle and high school.

C. FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING REPORT: Bob Soukup discussed a 3-year facilities plan at the elementary building. Potential projects include a playground, office renovation, HVAC, classroom renovation, restroom renovation, lunchroom renovation and window replacement at the elementary. Track structural spray and a new greenhouse are potential projects at the high school. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to construct a playground,

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update concrete and basketball court, and other landscaping at the elementary, as well as renovating office space for the secretary, principal, psychologist and nurse. A conference room and secure entryway will be added to the area during this project scheduled for the summer of 2018. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

D. GREENHOUSE REPORT: The Board discussed the potential construction and maintenance involved in building a greenhouse at North Bend Central. A group including Dr. Endorf, Bob Feurer, D.J. Mottl, Nicole Rasmussen and Morgan Schilling will be visiting schools with greenhouses to research the structures and maintenance involved with such buildings.

  1. BOARD POLICY:

    1. NEW POLICY 2322 – PRESCHOOL: Policy 2322 (Preschool) was presented to the Board for the first read.

    2. POLICY 3420 – FUNDRAISING: Policy 3420 (Fundraising) was presented to the Board for the first read.

  2. PERSONNEL:

A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE COOK: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to hire Barbara Eastman as a cook

at the high school. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

10. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, October 9,

2017 at 7:30 p.m.

B. NASB STATE CONFERENCE: Dr. Endorf reminded the group that the annual state conference will occur on November 15 – 17 in Omaha.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 10:23 p.m. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely, Poessnecker absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for July 10th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library 7:30 P.M. July 10, 2017

Kind of Meeting Meeting Place Time Date

 PRESENT ABSENT

President....................... Dan Wesely

Vice Pres....................... Jeff Bauer

Secretary....................... Jeff Peters

Treasurer....................... Francis Emanuel

Member......................... Bob Feurer

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker

Superintendent............... Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary….. Connie Nelson

 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

 C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters

 D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its

location.

 2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in

accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in

advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the July 5, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The

Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification

to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided.

Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was

maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after

noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

 B. Changes to the agenda: Policy 5120 and 5120R removed from agenda as no revision to the policy is necessary.

 C. Notes regarding agenda: none

 D. Closed session: none

 3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: NBC Foundation President Jim Havelka presented outgoing NBC Foundation member Mary

Shanahan with an engraved picture as gratitude for her time on the foundation. The picture will be displayed in one of

the schools.

 B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the June 5, 2017 and June 12, 2017

Board Meetings. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

 C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to approve the July bills as follows: General

Fund - $81,867.55; Payroll Fund - $474,076.77; General Reimbursement Fund - $57.00; Building Fund - $448,879.08.

Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

 D. MIDDLE SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION: Principal Brenda Petersen shared her research and

recommendations for the 1:1 implementation of chromebooks for grades 6 and 7 students. Petersen is planning a

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chromebook ‘rollout night’, discussed an acceptable use policy, insurance agreement and computer loan agreement.

Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the 1:1 Damage/Loss Cooperative for chromebook implementation.

Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

 E. CONSIDERATION OF BUS SECURITY CAMERA PROPOSALS: Transportation Director Kevin Ferguson

shared the proposals he received for bus security cameras. The Board reviewed the proposals and asked Ferguson

questions. Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to purchase REI proposal #1 for $19,572.33 provided the cameras

have an audio component. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. Ferguson also told the Board that Al’s Repair did not

pass either bus #19 or #24 for pupil transportation standards.

 F. CONSIDERATION OF CHANGE ORDERS FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT: TRANE requested

Change Order #1 for the HVAC project at the high school due to unforeseen circumstances with the existing

installation from 1994. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve Change Order #1 for $44,000. Motion Carried

5-0-1; Peters absent.

 G. FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING: Architect Bob Soukup shared basic design and cost estimates

related to a potential project at the elementary in the summer of 2018. The Board asked questions and received

feedback about the playground upgrades, classroom remodels and restroom restoration. Dr. Endorf encouraged the

Board to make a decision at the August Board meeting to keep the timeline for summer work in 2018 moving forward.

 5. REPORTS:

A. FIRST READ OF BOARD POLICIES: The following 2017-18 Board Policy revisions and additions were

presented for the first reading: Board Policy 1130 (Board Officer Voting); Board Policy 2210/2211 (Antidiscrimination);

Board Policy 2250 (Internet Safety); Board Policy 3110/3341 (State Immunization Regulations);

Board Policy 3120 (Homeless Students); Board Policy 3121 (NSAA Homeschool Rules); Board Policy 3140/AR

(FERPA); Board Policy 3375 (Law Enforcement Interviews); Board Policy 5117 (Contracts Using Federal Funds);

Board Policy 5127 (Procurement Plan); Board Policy 5231 (School Safety Policy Additions); and Board Policy 5311

(Lunch Program Food Purchasing Process). Discussion ensued. Dr. Endorf will present a second read of the policies

at the August meeting.

 B. HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT REPORT: At the June meeting, the Board directed Dr. Endorf

to hold another community recognition event at the 2017 Holiday Basketball Tournament. Dr. Endorf asked the Board

for feedback on the type of event and honorees to be considered. Ideas mentioned include recognizing all-state

honorees, championship teams, and successful alumni. Dr. Endorf asked the Board for a decision at the August

meeting in order to allow honorees the timeframe necessary to attend the event.

 6. PERSONNEL:

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, August 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

 ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 11:18 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1;

Peters absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________

Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________

Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for June 12th, 2017

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

June 12, 2017 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
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  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the June 6, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: Addition to Section IV, Item L: Sale of Weightlifting Equipment

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: OPPD has been contacted and will be removing three light poles in the high school parking lot shortly. The Softball Project is proceeding on schedule and on budget.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 8, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $137,801.33; Payroll Fund - $495,881.43; General Reimbursement Fund - $2,213.30; Building Fund - $267,489.06; Bond Fund 2013 - $341,452.50; QSCB - $15,360.44. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION OF PRESCHOOL BUS SERVICE: Dr. Endorf discussed preschool transportation surveys received regarding potential participation if busing is provided for preschool students for the 2017-18 school year, as well as additional information discussed during previous meetings. Endorf recommended preschool busing on

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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a one-year trial basis. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to permit busing of preschool students on existing bus routes during a one-year trial basis for the 2017-18 school year, provided the routes are not lengthened, students receive education on bus riding protocol and have reached baseline behavioral benchmarks as determined by the principal and teacher. Motion Carried 3-2-1, Feurer and Emanuel voting no; Wesely abstained. Installation of cameras on buses and increases in bus wages for the 2017-18 school year were also discussed. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to solicit bids for cameras to be installed on all regularly used buses. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF LUNCH PRICES FOR 2017-18: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2016-17. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve raising lunch prices $.05 on student lunch meals at the elementary school (to $2.55), $.05 on student meals at the high school (to $2.80), and $.05 on adult meals at both locations (to $3.50) in 2017-18, with no increase on student and adult breakfast meals. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. CONSIDERATION OF LUNCH FUND DELINQUENCY POLICY: The Board reviewed a new policy for Board Policy 5310 (School Meal Program and Meal Charges) as required by the state of Nebraska. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve Board Policy 5310 as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION OF 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR ADJUSTMENT: Dr. Endorf presented the Board with an amended calendar for the 2017-18 school year. School would be in session on Monday, April 2nd, because of the mandatorily required ACT on Tuesday, April 3rd, and school not in session on March 9th. Motion (Feurer), second (Peters) to approve the amended 2017-18 school calendar as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

H. CONSIDERATION OF TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR 2017-18:

Dr. Endorf shared information and a policy regarding a Temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to offer a Temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

I. CONSIDERATION OF AFTER HOURS SCHOOL FOR 2017-18: Tessie Beaver discussed the first year of the After Hours school program offered in the 2016-17 school year. Average enrollment included 21 students in grades K-2 and 18 students in grades 3-5. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to continue the After Hours School Program. Motion Carried 6-0.

J. CONSIDERATION OF COOP WITH SCRIBNER-SNYDER FOR JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL: Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed a formal letter from Scribner-Snyder requesting a possible Junior High Football coop for next year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to deny the possible coop with Scribner-Snyder for Junior High Football for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

K. CONSIDERATION OF STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR 2017-18: Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for North Bend Central for the next year. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the 2017-18 handbooks with changes as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

L. CONSIDERATION OF SALE OF WEIGHT LIFTING EQUIPMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to accept the bids received for the sale of unused weight lifting equipment for a total of $1,540. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. ANNUAL DISTRICT SCHOOL SAFETY MEETING REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the Annual School Safety audit conducted on April 28th, as well as the Annual School Safety Meeting held on May 12th. Bob Feurer served as the Board representative at this meeting and told the Board of the recommendations for emergency lighting and alarm installation.

B. ANNUAL PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY/HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to recess the regular meeting and convene the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on the Parental Involvement Policy. The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the Parental Involvement Policy.

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 10:09 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

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Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) that the Board’s current Parental Involvement/Student Privacy Protection Policies 2420 and 2421 be re-adopted with the alteration of the word Title I included in the first paragraph. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. REVIEW ATTENDANCE POLICY: Board Policy 3130 (Attendance Policy and Excessive Absenteeism) was reviewed by the Board.

D. REVIEW BULLYING POLICY: Board Policy 3331 (Bullying and Related Misconduct) was reviewed by the Board.

E. REVIEW OF POLICY 1350R – REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES: Board Policy 1350R (Reimbursement of Expenses) was reviewed by the Board. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to re-adopt Policy 1350R (Reimbursement of Expenses) as presented with the change on Item 8 to authorize the sum of $100 or less for plaques, certificates of achievement, or other items. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. DISTRICT NURSING REPORT: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding District nursing. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to advertise for the opportunity to teach the CNA class and/or be the school nurse for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. DISTRICT COLLEGE CREDIT OFFERINGS REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the new statewide guidelines for high school teachers to teach college credit classes at North Bend Central, as well as incentives some schools are using for teachers that meet appropriate certification and teach these classes.

H. HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT REPORT: The Board recognized the 1969 Board of Education at the 2016 Holiday Basketball Tournament. Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board about a possible recognition ceremony to be held during the 2017 Holiday Basketball Tournament. The Board discussed the positive results of last year’s event and directed Endorf to place this item on the July agenda for further discussion.

I. LONG TERM FACILITIES PLANNING REPORT: Priorities are being set for summer 2018 projects and designs to be discussed at the July Board Meeting. Architect Bob Soukup will attend the July meeting and share basic design and pricing at that time.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    A. CLASSIFIED STAFF WAGES FOR 2017-18: The Board Negotiations Committee met Monday, June 6th discuss classified wages for 2017-18. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve Classified Staff wages as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:34 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for June 5th, 2017

Special North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

June 5, 2017 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely Jeff Bauer

Jeff Peters

Connie Nelson

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Jay Poessnecker EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters

Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf

  1. A. B. C.

    D.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and posted on May 30, 2017. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: District owner’s representative Rick Hobza shared progress on the summer 2017 construction projects. The Board directed Lacey Construction to dispose of the existing parking lot rock in a manner they chose other than for the need for some rock needed on the north side of the high school. Hobza explained that the project was running smoothly, on time and on budget. Hobza recommended adding to the new water line near the ticket booth with an extension running to the west in case the district ever wanted to add water at the football stadium concession stand. The Board agreed that this was a good investment toward the future.

B. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TOUR: Elementary principal Tessie Beaver and Head Custodian Galen Uhing led the Board on a tour of the elementary school campus. They emphasized drainage issues, landscaping needs, old windows, needed playground equipment, windbreak upkeep, broken concrete, and other issues associated with the elementary campus.

ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

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C. LONG-TERM FACILITIES PLANNING: Dr. Endorf shared a detailed financial analysis of the Three Year Plan. He shared the financial impact and end result of previous construction projects and the many needs that were eliminated with a concentration on facilities upgrades and safety throughout the past seven years.

D. SUMMER 2018 FACILITIES PLANNING PRIORITIZATION: The Board studied each area of need from both the interior and exterior elementary school tours and began the process of prioritizing these needs. Architect Bob Soukup shared designs from other elementary schools and broad concepts to be studied in more detail and brought back to the Board at the July meeting.

E. 2017-18 PLANNING: Dr. Endorf informed the Board on a number of housekeeping items, previewed the regular Board meeting to be held on June 12th, and shared planning steps necessary prior to the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.

5. REMINDERS AND DATES: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Feurer), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:52 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1, Peters absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for May 8th, 2017

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

May 8, 2017 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the May 2, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Jennifer Witt spoke to the Board regarding bus driver concerns for the determination of preschool transportation for the 2017-18 school year.

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS: Tessie Beaver informed the Board that 38 kids have signed up for Kindergarten and attended Kindergarten Roundup. Elementary field day for Kindergarten – 3rd grade is scheduled for Wednesday, 5/10, and the 4th – 5th grade field day is scheduled for Friday, 5/12. The field days will be held indoors at the elementary if inclement weather occurs. NESA reward day for elementary students is Monday, 5/15. The Middle School Extravaganza for 6th – 8th grade students will be held on Monday, 5/8. The school safety meeting is on Friday, May 12th.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the April 10, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve the May bills as follows: General Fund - $186,167.41; Payroll Fund - $506,388.46; General Reimbursement Fund - $14.97; Building Fund - $201,489.81. Motion Carried 6-0.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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D. PRESCHOOL TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT: President Wesely thanked the Preschool Committee for their time in committee work. He discussed the complexity of the issue, both sides of the debate, and the Board’s approach in methodical decision-making to ‘get it done right.’ The Board representatives from the Preschool Transportation Committee then discussed the meeting held on May 1st. After much discussion, the Board directed Dr. Endorf to gather information from preschool parents to be provided at the next Board meeting to determine the feasibility of preschool transportation being offered for the 2017-18 school year. Dr. Endorf was also directed to get pricing information for installation of cameras and other technologies on the busses.

E. CONSTRUCTION REPORT: Bob Soukup discussed the cost involved with installing a urinal in the men’s restroom at the new softball building. Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to install a urinal in the men’s restroom at the new building on the softball field, not to exceed $2,779. Motion Carried 5-1, Peters voting no. The Softball Project is underway, with a target completion date of mid-July. The parking lot project has a projected start day of May 18th, with a projected completion date of August 1st. The softball building will have the lettering “Tiger Field” at the entranceway.

F. SUMMER 2018 FACILITIES PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the 2017-18 summer facilities planning (Year 3) of the Facilities Planning Worksheet which will primarily upgrade North Bend Central Elementary, as well as the track structural spray at the high school. The Board toured the elementary to analyze possible projects for the summer of 2018.

G. CONSIDERATION OF TEAMMATES PROGRAM: Dr. Endorf and Tessie Beaver discussed the timeline and paperwork involved in implementing a TeamMates Program at North Bend Central. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the implementation of a TeamMates Program at North Bend Central for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING REPORT: Rob Brokaw spoke to the Board regarding the strength and conditioning program at North Bend Central, including the current number of students in a weightlifting class as well as the projected number of students next year. Brokaw also discussed the clinic held at North Bend Central earlier this year. Brokaw stated that the Nebraska Strength Clinic was a success and he would begin advertising for the organization in Tiger Arena in the 2017-18 year at the $1,000 Gold Level. Brokaw expressed the need to purchase additional weight room equipment, primarily new weight room racks with safety straps. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to purchase eight new weight room racks with safety straps from Sorinex through the Tiger Strength and NB Club funds in the Activities Account. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM REPORT: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year, as well as a list of eligible teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines. The Board directed Dr. Endorf to create a draft of 2017-18 ERIP plan for the June meeting.

C. ANNUAL EXTERNAL SAFETY VISIT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the Annual School Safety Audit that was conducted on April 28th, as well as the annual School Safety Meeting that will be held on May 12th. The Board directed Endorf to investigate the possibility of interior emergency lighting in areas outlined in the report.

D. SCHOOL CALENDAR 2017-18 REPORT: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the 2017-18 school calendar may need to be revised due to the state mandated test date of April 3rd for the junior class to take the ACT. The revised calendar will be presented at the June meeting.

E. DELINQUENT LUNCH POLICY REPORT: A policy on delinquent lunch funds needs to be adopted as mandated by the state. Dr. Endorf intends to bring a policy to the Board once the district receives guidance from NDE.

F. JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL COOP REQUEST: An area school made an informal request via phone call regarding a potential junior high football coop for the 2017-18 school year. Dr. Endorf will ask the school to make a formal request for the Board to consider.

6. PERSONNEL:

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A. 2017-18 EXTRA DUTY ASSIGNMENTS REPORT: Extra Duty Assignments for 2017-18 were distributed to the Board. Only a few assistant coaching positions remain unfilled.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT BOARD MEETING:
The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to adjourn the meeting at 11:19 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for April 10th, 2017

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:30 P.M. Time

April 10, 2017 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

  1. A.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the April 4, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Dr. Endorf discussed progress being made with the ticket booth project, as well as the projected start for the softball project. Endorf also discussed his participation and results from a NSAA Classification Committee. Endorf shared the many changes in football classification throughout the classes in the state, although Class C-1 will not change much in the immediate future. Jami Redel introduced herself to the Board and will be the new science teacher at the middle/high school for the 2017-18 school year.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the March 13, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the April bills as follows: General Fund - $181,705.78; Payroll Fund - $516,128.55; General Reimbursement Fund - $2,264.18; Building Fund - $9,622.77. Motion Carried 6-0.

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

ABSENT

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D. CONSIDERATION OF HIRING ELECTRONIC SOUND FOR THE SOFTBALL BUILDING: In the past, Electronic Sound installed the current sound system in both high school gymnasiums, as well as at the football and track grandstands. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to hire Electronic Sound to install the sound system for the softball building. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF SUMMER NEEDS: Summer needs considered by the Board include: replacing the steamer in the HS kitchen, replacing the south fence at the high school, new foul posts for the SB field project, and purchasing new chairs for the Board of Ed meeting room. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the 2017 summer needs projects as presented. Motion Carried 5-1, Poessnecker voting no.

F. CONSIDERATION OF BUS PROPOSALS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to accept a bid from Omaha Truck Center for a 2018 59-passenger Thomas/Freightliner Bus for $83,555. Motion Carried 6-0. The Board directed Dr. Endorf to check out the availability and possible purchase of a used bus.

5. REPORTS:

A. PRESCHOOL TRANSPORTATION REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed responses received on a survey sent to other schools in the conference regarding the transportation of preschool students on bus routes. NBC bus drivers Mel Kreitman, Jennifer Witt, Galen Uhing, Rod Scott, Karma Amison and Joe Kaup addressed the Board in opposition to transporting preschool students on bus routes due to safety and added responsibility concerns, as well as the amount of time the students will spend on the bus. The bus drivers also questioned whether the preschoolers are mature enough to ride the bus on a regular basis. A committee comprised of representatives from the Board, bus drivers and preschool parents will be formed to provide direction and a recommendation to the Board regarding the transportation of preschool students.

B. TECHNOLOGY REPORT: Five NBC teachers spoke to the Board about how technology is used throughout the District. Chris Gross-Rhode implemented technology by showing students how to use google docs, Discovery Education through ESU #2, and e-library to read books on personal devices or devices checked out from the library. Katie Wright discussed using technology (google suite including google docs, google drive, etc.) for career education as well as for students participating in various NBC activities. Tyler Montoya showed the Board how gaming can be used as a Marzano strategy by using iPads purchased for the Spanish classroom. Rebecca Streff told the Board about a communication App called “Bloomz” that she uses to communicate with parents as a Marzano goal. Amy Sterup spoke to the Board about the “Remind” App she uses to communicate quickly and effectively with parents as well as the IXL program students can access at home to reinforce math skills taught at school. Dr. Endorf and Jim Cody discussed technology priorities for the 2017-18 school year. Brenda Petersen spoke to the Board about going 1:1 with chromebooks at the middle school level, while Tessie Beaver informed the Board that technology use and access will continue to increase at the Elementary in 2017-18.

C. TEAMMATES REPORT: Tessie Beaver spoke to the Board about the TeamMates Mentoring Program and the possibility of implementing the program at North Bend Central Elementary in the near future, as well as the potential costs involved to the district.

D. COLLEGE CREDIT CLASSES REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the current classes offered for college credit at North Bend Central through Peru State College, as well as the certified nurse aide (CNA) and medication aide courses offered through Northeast Community College.

E. SUMMER ACTIVITIES REPORT: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding summer activities and whether or not the activities should be considered as school sanctioned activities.

F. WELLNESS COMMITTEE REPORT: Dr. Endorf told the Board that a Wellness policy is in place and the process of revision to that policy is imminent Endorf has comprised a Wellness Committee to further study the district policy.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE DRIVERS ED TEACHER:
Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to hire Franncen

Spiker as the new driver’s education teacher. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE SCIENCE TEACHER: Motion (Wesely), second (Feurer) to hire Jami Redel as the new science teacher at the middle/high school. Motion Carried 6-0.

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7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT BOARD MEETING:
The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 11:12 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for March 13th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

  1. A. B. C.

    D.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the March 9, 2017 “Fremont Tribune”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: Litigation Against the District

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Jennifer Callahan spoke to the Board about the possibility of transporting pre-K students along with K-12 students on regular bus routes for the 2017-18 school year.

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Brenda Petersen said the curriculum purchases for Language Arts materials are already arriving for the 2017-18 school year. The Elementary celebrated Nebraska’s 150th birthday, with special activities planned by the 4th grade teachers. Dr. Endorf informed the Board that Dan Wesely had the opportunity to testify at the Unicameral in Lincoln last month. Board member Bob Feurer has also been asked to testify at the Unicameral.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the February 15, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as corrected.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve the March bills as follows: General Fund - $83,205.93; Payroll Fund - $506,896.53; General Reimbursement Fund - $326.16; Building Fund - $152,900.00. Motion Carried 6-0.

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

ABSENT

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D. CONSIDERATION OF AUTHORIZING BIDS FOR SCHOOL BUS: Corey Sundberg from Coach Masters School Bus Sales & Service spoke to the Board regarding bus options available for the 2017-18 school year, including motor coach buses, regular school buses, mini buses and used buses. Kevin Ferguson addressed the Board and expressed the need for a new bus in 2017-18. He and Sundberg discussed new technologies available to district transportation such as security cameras, Wi-Fi, and Zonar software. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to pursue bids for new or used school buses for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

Kevin Ferguson and the Board discussed the possibility of transporting pre-K students on district bus routes for the 2017-18 school year. The Board directed Dr. Endorf to obtain more information regarding this potential addition to the district’s transportation program and report back to the Board at a future meeting.

E. SUMMER NEEDS REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Kevin Ferguson unveiled the 2017 Summer Needs list. They will present the Board with pricing and prioritization at the April meeting. Kevin Ferguson and Rick Hobza will work with track coaches to find a timely solution for muddy areas around the discus and shot put areas.

F. CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the $7,800 bid for Alternate #1, chain link fencing, from Lacey Construction for the softball field construction project. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO SELL OR DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to sell or dispose of surplus property at North Bend Central. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT: School Improvement leader and high school math teacher Terri Jelinek spoke to the Board regarding the Board of Education goal and instructional model from Marzano Research. Mrs. Jelinek shared instructional procedures learned through the first two years of Marzano professional development as well as potential next steps with this Board goal. Mrs. Jelinek also explained the district’s strategy for compliance with the new state mandate that all juniors take the ACT exam. NBC staff will administer the ACT to high school juniors on April 19th with practice tests and other preparations occurring in the days leading up to the examination.

B. SKILLSUSA REPORT: Industrial Arts teacher Roy Wright spoke to the Board at two previous meetings about the potential of an extracurricular club called SKILLSUSA. Dr. Endorf discussed starting this new career-based student organization called SKILLSUSA, including costs, conferences, leadership, and meetings. Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to adopt a SKILLSUSA extracurricular club at North Bend Central for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dan Wesely spoke to the Board regarding his testimony at the Unicameral in Lincoln in February. Wesely spoke about a bill related to property taxes and the potential impact on school districts. Bob Feurer spoke about bills that he will address at the Unicameral within the next few days.

D. 2017-18 SUPPLIES REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed purchasing guidelines and recommendations for teacher supplies for the 2017-18 school year. NBC will not participate in ESU Coop purchasing this year.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. TEACHER CONTRACTS FOR 2017-18:
Teacher contracts for the 2017-18 school year will be distributed

March 15th and are due back to the Superintendent by April 15th.

B. LITIGATION AGAINST THE DISTRICT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to enter into Executive Session at 10:46 p.m. to discuss litigation against the District. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 11:08 p.m.

C. PRINCIPAL PACKAGES FOR 2017-18: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to accept principal contracts and packages for 2017-18 as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT BOARD MEETING:
The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Board of Education Meeting____________________March 13, 2017________________________Page 3 of 3 ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Wesely) to adjourn the meeting at 11:26 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for February 15th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary..... ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf

Connie Nelson

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS:

  1. A. B. C.

    D.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the February 7, 2017 “Fremont Tribune”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Roy Wright shared information about the improvements on the ticket booth at the football field. He explained an option to use a standard steel siding rather than premanufactured siding, and would also be less expensive. The Board agreed to move forward with this student project using the steel siding.

Dr. Endorf reported that North Bend Central School was rated 3rd in the 2017 Best School District in America by Niche.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the January 9, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve the February bills as follows: General Fund - $106,834.32; Payroll Fund - $512,324.73; General Reimbursement Fund - $894.66; Bond Fund 2013 - $500.00; Building Fund - $66,742.10; QSCB - $450.00. Motion Carried 6-0.

ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

ABSENT

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D. CONSIDERATION OF BID FOR SOFTBALL/PARKING LOT: Bob Soukup reviewed the bids for the softball complex and paving the parking lot. Lacey Construction from Wahoo, NE was the low bid of $646,000. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to authorize Dr Endorf and Bob Soukup to meet with Lacey Construction to set the ground rules and accept the low bid of $646,000 from Lacey Construction provided the ground rules and expectations are satisfactorily agreed upon. Discussion ensued.

After discussion, Emanuel withdrew his motion. Peters withdrew his second.
Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to accept the bid from Lacey Construction for $646,000 and direct Dr. Endorf to execute all documents necessary to the complete the contract. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. SECOND READ OF 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to adopt the 2017- 18 School Calendar A as presented. Parent-teacher conferences will be scheduled at a later time. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. CONSIDERATION OF LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM: Tessie Beaver and Brenda Petersen discussed the English-Language Arts curriculum adoption materials for purchase for next year. Motion (Wesely), second (Peters) to approve the English-Language Arts curriculum adoption materials as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION OF PARTICIPATION IN TITLE I CONSORTIUM THROUGH ESU 2: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the agreement for ESU2 Title I Consortium for 2017-18. Motion Carried 6-0.

H. CONSIDERATION OF OUT OF STATE TRAVEL: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to authorize Dr. Endorf to approve out of state travel for professional growth opportunities.

I. CONSIDERATION OF DRIVERS ED RATES FOR 2017: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to set the 2017 Drivers Education rates at $250 for NBC students and $330 for non-district students. Motion Carried 5-1, Peters voting no.

5. REPORTS:

  1. BOARD PROTOCOL REPORT: The Board members reviewed the Board Member Protocol.

  2. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared the latest news from the legislature regarding potential property

tax legislation and educational bills.

C. CAREER ED REPORT: Brenda Petersen and Chris Gaughen updated the Board on the Career Ed programs and possible new endeavors within this Board goal.

D. 2017 – 18 PLANNING REPORT: Dr. Endorf provided an overview of future meetings including a presentation on each of the remaining Board goals within the next three months. He also mentioned bus bids, principal’s salaries, and activities programs as topics of discussion in future Board agendas.

  1. PERSONNEL:

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to adjourn the meeting at 10:25 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for January 9th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

  1. A. B. C.

    D.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the January 3, 2017 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 12, 2016 and January 4, 2017 Board Meetings. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $116,514.15; Payroll Fund - $502,412.59; General Reimbursement Fund - $205.88; Depreciation Fund - $4,752.00. Motion Carried 4-0-2, Feurer and Poessnecker abstained.

C. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: Dr. Endorf spoke about a letter received from the Nebraska Department of Education regarding positive aspects reviewed at North Bend Central Public Schools regarding requirements and compliance with Rule 10. Randy Dodge addressed the Board regarding the results of the inaugural season of Unified Bowling at North Bend Central. The Unified Bowling team qualified for state competition and finished second at state.

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Jay Poessnecker EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

ABSENT

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D. REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:

  1. The following Board members took the oath of office for 2017: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis

    Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Jay Poessnecker.

  2. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to recess the regular meeting at 7:36 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers. Motion Carried 6-0. Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to re-elect the current officers. Officers are as follows: President – Dan Wesely, Vice-President – Jeff Bauer, Secretary – Jeff Peters, and Treasurer – Francis Emanuel. Voting yes by Roll Call Vote: Bauer, Peters, Emanuel, Feurer, Poessnecker, and Wesely. Voting no: none. Motion Carried

6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in open session at 7:39 p.m.

  1. All Board members were given a copy of the Conflict of Interest statutes in their Board packets.

  2. President Wesely appointed members to the three standing committees.

    Facilities/Transportation - Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Dan Wesely Negotiations/Personnel - Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

  3. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to appoint Dr. Endorf as the school district's representative for all local, state, and federal programs with the authority to sign documents on behalf of the school district; to designate the Platte Valley Bank as the depository for school district funds; to appoint Romans, Wiemer & Associates as the school district’s auditor; to appoint Al’s Repair as the district's bus mechanic; to approve continuing membership in the ESU #2 consortia for Title I and Perkins Vocational Education programs and to authorize the Superintendent to enter into such other consortia for the expenditure of local, state, and federal funds as from time to time may be necessary with this authority to be subject to the oversight of the Board; to appoint Kevin Ferguson as the designated Asbestos Coordinator; to appoint the firm of Young and White as the school district's legal counsel; to appoint Connie Nelson as the Recording Secretary for the Board; to appoint Jay Poessnecker as the Board's representative on the North Bend Central Foundation Board of Directors; and to appoint Bob Feurer as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to approve the scholarship committees as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

  1. CURRICULUM ADOPTION IN LANGUAGE ARTS: The Board discussed the 3D printer that was purchased for the K-12 Art curriculum as well as the musical instruments and music curriculum that was purchased. Language Arts are due for curriculum implementation in the 2017-18 school year. Tessie Beaver discussed the process for selecting language arts curriculum at the Elementary while Brenda Petersen discussed the plan for language arts at the middle and high school levels. Vocational Ed will be due for implementation in 2018-19 school year.

  2. FIRST READ OF 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Two options for the 2017-18 school calendar were discussed. Teacher input regarding both options will be discussed at the February Board meeting.

  3. VEHICLE FLEET REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the vehicle fleet long-term plan with the Board, as well as the repair cost savings of having newer vehicles in the fleet. The Board discussed the possibility of purchasing an additional bus for 2017-18 school year. Dr. Endorf was advised to get more details on bus options and bus pricing prior to the February Board meeting.

  4. FITNESS ROOM REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the public use of the Fitness Room at the high school during the 2016-17 school year. Currently there are 271 community use cards issued to the public.

  5. DAVID CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS REQUEST TO CONSIDER FOOTBALL CO-OP: Dr. Endorf received a phone call asking the district’s level of interest in participating with David City in a future football co-op. Endorf shared the conversation with the Board and explained that David City will make a determination on their next steps prior to the February meeting.

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  1. 2017-18 DRIVERS ED UPDATE: Brenda Petersen discussed a Driver’s Education Instructor Training course available that provides employees with the necessary certification to teach the course. The Board directed Endorf to pay tuition for the program within two years of obtaining this certification.

  2. POTENTIAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS UPDATE: Dr. Endorf will meet with Architect Bob Soukup on Friday regarding the parking lot and softball facility construction updates to take place during the spring and summer of 2017. The HVAC project will be taking place during the summer of 2017 and will finish prior to the start of the 2017-18 school year.

H. LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Dr. Endorf discussed the legislative update from early January, including preliminary committee assignments.

  1. 2017-18 SCHOOL YEAR PLANNING REPORT: Dr. Endorf stated the district does not need additional staffing for 2017-18 at this point in time.

  2. SCHOOL BOARD GOALS REVIEW AND REPORT: The Board discussed long-term strategic planning and goals including: Technology, Facilities, Marzano, and Career-Based Education. Dr. Endorf will set aside time at upcoming meetings to analyze these goals individually.

  1. PERSONNEL: none

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

    A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, February 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

    ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 9:46 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

    Respectfully submitted,

    _________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

    _________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for January 4th, 2017

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Gary V yhlidal Chris Armstrong Dan Endorf

Connie Nelson
1. A. CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.

B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Gary Vyhlidal, and Chris Armstrong

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and posted on December 26, 2016. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. HIGH SCHOOL HVAC PROPOSAL PRESENTATIONS FROM INTERESTED VENDORS: Both proposers were deemed to be qualified after evaluating responses to the RFQ/RFP in entirety by the presenters. Each presenter received one hour to speak to the Board of Education.

B. CONSIDERATION OF HIGH SCHOOL HVAC PROJECT: The Board determined that TRANE provided the solution most beneficial to the district to meet its needs. Further, mechanical engineer and district consultant Ron Geary gave the Board his expert opinion that plan 1A from TRANE was the most beneficial solution for the district. Motion (Peters), second (Wesely), that after consideration of the responses to the Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, the presentations from the responders to the RFP/RFQ, and consideration to the recommendation by engineering consultant Ron Geary, to move that the district accept the proposal presented by the TRANE Company, Option 1A, and that the Superintendent be directed and authorized to execute any and all documents necessary on behalf of North Bend Central Public School District for the performance and completion of the work for the high school HVAC project. Motion Carried 6-0.

ABSENT

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C. WINTER SPORTS UPDATE: Dr. Endorf reviewed the Holiday tournament with the Board, shared numbers of student-athletes participating in winter sports, and discussed the importance of volunteer coaches helping with winter sports.

D. CONSIDERATION OF TICKET BOOTH RENOVATION: Mr. Roy Wright spoke to the Board about the current ticket booth leading into the football stadium. Mr. Wright shared his professional opinion on the current status of the building and his vision for renovating the building using students from his industrial arts classes. He also introduced a club called SkillsUSA to the Board and shared the manner in which it operates and how it connects with projects such as the ticket booth renovation. Motion (Armstrong), second (Vyhlidal) to direct Mr. Roy Wright and Dr. Endorf to use students from the industrial arts classes to assist Mr. Wright in renovating and adding on to the current ticket booth. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REMINDERS AND DATES: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Armstrong) to adjourn the meeting at 9:28 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for December 12th, 2016

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary..... ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters (8:04 pm), Francis Emanuel, Gary Vyhlidal, and

Chris Armstrong

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  1. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the December 6, 2016 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: Superintendent Evaluation and Contract

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the November 14, 2016 and the December 5, 2016 Board Meetings. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

    B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Armstrong) to approve the December bills as follows: General Fund - $62,631.04; Payroll Fund - $515,501.74; General Reimbursement Fund - $783.77; Employee Benefit Fund - $635.00; Building Fund - $17,400.00; Bond Fund 2013 - $81,452.50; QSCB - $120,360.44. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Peters absent.

C. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: An elementary team of teachers visited Papillion-La Vista schools to check out a potential new reading curriculum, and will be observing another possible reading curriculum in Lincoln in the near

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters (arrived at 8:04 p.m.) Francis Emanuel
Gary V yhlidal
Chris Armstrong
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

ABSENT

Board of Education Meeting____________________December 12, 2016________________________Page 2 of 3

future. The elementary holiday program will be on Sunday, December 18th with the high school program to follow. Brenda Petersen discussed the career education progress at the high school.

D. CONSIDERATION OF EARLY GRADUATION REQUEST: Alexandra Kohl requested to graduate mid- term. The student told the Board her future plans following mid-term graduation. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to allow early graduation for Alexandra Kohl provided she meets graduation requirements. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF SOFTBALL BUILDING PROJECT: Bob Soukup discussed the softball building project that will be put out to bid in the next few weeks. Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Peters) to proceed with requesting bids for the softball building project and the parking lot project as one project and bid as presented. Motion Carried 6- 0.

F. CONSIDERATION OF PARKING LOT PROJECT: Bob Soukup discussed the parking lot project that will be put out to bid in the next few weeks. Trees and shrubs on the east side of the parking lot will be removed as part of the project. Concrete will be added near the FB ticket booth and the flower bed there removed as part of the project. Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Armstrong) to proceed with requesting bids for the parking lot project and the softball building project as one project and bid as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION OF OPTION ENROLLMENT CAPACITY RESOLUTION: Dr. Endorf reviewed the history and impact of option enrollment in the past four years. Endorf recommended to the Board that capacity limitations be set at an enrollment of 44 students per grade K - 5, 48 students per grade 6-7, 62 students per grade 8 – 11, and that Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30 for 2017-18. He also recommended closing the Level III Special Education program for 2017-18.

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of North Bend Central Public Schools that Board Policy 3120 calls for the closing to option enrollment students of any program, class, grade level, or school building when the Board has determined that capacity has been reached. "An option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the capacity of a program, class, grade level, or school building or the availability of appropriate special education programs operated by the school district would be exceeded by acceptance of the application, and an option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the application is for enrollment in a program, class, grade level, or school building which has been declared unavailable to option students due to lack of capacity as determined by the annual capacity resolution adopted by the Board of Education."

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to reject option enrollment applications for the 2017-18 school year if acceptance of the application would result in an enrollment of more than 44 students total in any grade, Kindergarten through Grade 5, more than 48 students in any grade, Grades 6 and 7, or more than 62 students in grades 8-11. Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30. The Level III special education program remains closed in 2017-18 as well. Should capacity be reached and an application denied, the superintendent may appeal to the Board of Education to reconsider capacity limits.

The above Resolution, having been read in its entirety, Member Bauer moved for its passage and adoption, and Member Vyhlidal seconded the same.

After discussion and on roll call vote, the following Members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolution: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Gary Vyhlidal, and Chris Armstrong.

The following members voted against same: none

The following members were absent or not voting: none

The above Resolution, having been consented to and approved by more than a majority of the members of the Board of Education, was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

5. REPORTS:
A. SECOND READ OF BOARD POLICIES:

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a. 4213 CIVILITY: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve Board Policy 4213 (Civility of Employees) as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

b. 4214 ARREST NOTIFICATION: Motion (Emanuel), second (Armstrong) to approve Board Policy 4214 (Notification of Arrest) as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. COLLEGE CREDIT CLASSES: Brenda Petersen discussed the classes currently offered for college credit through Peru State College. Petersen also discussed upcoming guidelines for teachers who are considered qualified to teach the college credit classes.

  1. PERSONNEL:
    A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE PARAPROFESSIONAL: Motion (Peters), second (Vyhlidal) to hire Cloe’

    Bengston as a paraprofessional. Motion Carried 6-0.

    B. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION AND CONTRACT: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to enter into Executive Session at 9:35 p.m. to discuss Superintendent Evaluation and Contract. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:37 p.m. The Superintendent’s evaluation occurred and his contract and compensation package were reviewed. Motion (Armstrong), second (Bauer) to approve the contract and compensation package for Dr. Endorf for 2017-18 as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. A special Board meeting will be held on January 4th at 4 p.m. to hear proposals from potential companies competing for the HVAC project at the high school.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Armstrong) to adjourn the meeting at 10:41 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for December 5th, 2016

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Gary V yhlidal

Dan Endorf

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, and Gary Vyhlidal EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Chris Armstrong

  1. A. B. C.

    D.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and posted on December 1, 2016. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the unified bowling team was participating in the state tournament and doing well. Mr. Brokaw, Strength and Conditioning teacher for the district, shared information with the Board about a conference he will hold in late March at the high school building.

B. CONSIDERATION OF PERFORMANCE CONTRACT FOR HVAC PROJECT: Facilities Director Kevin Ferguson and Engineer Ron Geary provided the Board with a detailed tour of the high school roof and provided information about the current state of the HVAC units and penthouses. The Board returned to the Board room and discussed the options Geary provided. Motion (Wesely), second (Peters) to enter the district into an Energy Savings Contract with a Qualified Provider and adhere to the Request for Qualification (RFQ) process as defined in Nebraska State Statutes 66-1062:1066 for selecting an ESCO/Performance Contracting Company to potentially implement a variety of facility improvement measures. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Armstrong absent.

ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

5. REMINDERS AND DATES: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

ABSENT

Chris Armstrong Connie Nelson

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ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Vyhlidal ), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 5:57 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Armstrong absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for November 14th, 2016

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Dan Wesely Jeff Bauer

Francis Emanuel Gary V yhlidal Chris Armstrong Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

  1. A.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Gary Vyhlidal, and Chris Armstrong

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters

    3. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: President Wesely announced and informed the public

    that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the wall of the meeting room and directed the public to its location.

  2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

    A. PUBLICATION NOTICE: Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education and published in the November 9, 2016 “North Bend Eagle”. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the news media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be herein after noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public.

    1. Changes to the agenda: none

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: Negotiations Report

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 10, 2016 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Emanuel) to approve the November bills as follows: General Fund - $130,692.41; Payroll Fund - $511,673.09; General Reimbursement Fund - $1,302.50; Building Fund - $83,177.64; Depreciation Fund - $10,798.65. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

C. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: Tessie Beaver appreciated all those who volunteered to help with the Fall Festival at the elementary in November. Veterans Day was celebrated in both the high school and elementary school and everything went very well.

CALL TO ORDER - President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

ABSENT

Jeff Peters

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D. CONSIDERATION OF EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR 2017-18: Motion (Emanuel), second (Vyhlidal) to offer the Early Retirement Incentive Program for 2017-18. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF PURCHASE FOR GRASSHOPPER MOWER: Board members reviewed bids for the purchase of a Grasshopper mower. Motion (Armstrong), second (Bauer) to purchase a Grasshopper mower from Brabec Supply for $12,775.00. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

F CONSIDERATION OF HVAC PROJECT: Ron Geary with Geary Engineering, informed the Board about the current status of the HVAC system at the high school. A proposal for replacement of the HVAC system was reviewed. The Board will receive more information on the potential HVAC project from Mr. Geary and Dr. Endorf prior to making a decision. Motion (Armstrong), second (Bauer) to pay Geary Engineering for services rendered thus far. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

5. REPORTS:

A. TEAMMATES REPORT: Tessie Beaver presented information about the Teammates program started by Tom and Nancy Osborne. It is designed to help mentor children and put a caring adult in their lives. The role of the mentor is to guide the children to make positive choices in their life. There is no cost to start the program the first year but then there would be an annual fee of $500 each year after.

B. ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT: Dr. Endorf reviewed the 2015-16 annual audit with the Board.
C. READING CURRCULUM ADOPTION REPORT: Tessie Beaver reviewed the process for Curriculum

Adoption leading up to the decision regarding the purchase of Language Arts for 2017-18.

  1. FIRST READ OF BOARD POLICIES:
    a. 4213 CIVILITY:
    Dr Endorf presented Board Policy 4213 (Civility) for the first reading.

    b. 4214 NOTIFICATION OF ARREST; Dr Endorf presented Board Policy 4214 (Notification of Arrest) for the first read.

  2. FACILITIES REPORT: Bob Soukup presented a design for paving the parking lot at the high school and a

couple of options for the softball restroom/concession/storage building at the softball complex.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION OF COOK POSITION:
Motion (Bauer), second (Armstrong) to hire Janice Ondracek as a

cook. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

B. NEGOTIATIONS REPORT: Motion (Bauer), second (Vyhlidal) to enter into Executive Session at 10:43 p.m. to discuss Negotiations for 2016-17. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:55 p.m.

C. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION INSTRUMENT: Per Board policy, Dr. Endorf reviewed the annual Superintendent Evaluation Instrument with the Board. The evaluation will take place in December.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NASB CONFERENCE (NOV 16-18):
Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the annual NASB conference to be

held on November 16-18, 2016.

B. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Armstrong) to adjourn the meeting at 11:08 p.m. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Peters absent.

Board of Education Meeting____________________November 14, 2016________________________Page 3 of 3 Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary