Board of Education Minutes

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

Announcements for October 12th, 2017

Announcements for October 12, 2017

Today’s Lunch: Orange Chicken or Teriyaki Chicken Monday’s Breakfast: Combo Bars
Monday’s Lunch: Chili Cheese Fries

Today’s Activities: No School tomorrow - Enjoy your day off! EHC Volleyball @ NBC at 5:30 (we will play

the 2nd game)
District Cross Country @ O’Neill at 4:30

Go Tigers!

1. Any senior that is planning on going to the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and want to apply to the UNL Honors program, need to see Mrs. Gaughen for more information as the application closes October 15th, 2017.

2. Tap Band: Thursday: Percussion

3. Picture retakes need turned into the office TODAY.

4. All Juniors-We will be taking a college visit on November 7th to Northeast Community College for their Explore Northeast Day. You need to register at northeast.edu asap so you can select what area of interest you would like to visit and guarantee that you are able to attend. Please see Mrs. Gaughen immediately for details on how to register.

5. Any junior or senior interested in a College of Business day at UNO on November 15th. Needs to see Mrs. Gaughen by Monday to submit your name.

  1. If you are interested in Hunter Education, please come to the office for information. The field day has been moved to Sunday from 12-2:30.

  2. State Wrestling Ticket Packets are on sale now. A Class C session packet is $32, see Mrs. Ray if interested. Order and payment are due by November 1st.

  3. Softball players, please be out at the batting cage on Thursday, October 12th at 3:35 to help move mats. Everyone needs to show up!

  4. Unified bowling meeting will be on today at 3:45 in Tiger Den.

10. There will be a bake sale on Friday at the football game. The money raised will go to the cancer research. Any donations of baked goods would be welcome. Please bring donations to the office.

11. October is NBC Library Trick or Tweet month. Follow us on Twitter @NBCTigersLib and qualify for a Halloween treat on October 31. Follow us this week and get a chance to vote for the YALSA Young Adult Top Ten books for 2017.

Happy Birthday over the weekend to Hunter Johnston and Landon Krenzer!

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

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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 Jun 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.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  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 Jun 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

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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