for district students. Field trips, guest speakers, research projects, and job shadow experiences are also part of the middle and high school Career Education curriculum.
E. CONSIDERATION OF DRAIN CLEANING MACHINE: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board about a need for the purchase of a drain-cleaning machine to be used by the maintenance department on piping throughout the District. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to purchase a drain-cleaning machine from Grainger, Inc. not to exceed $3,489.20. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.
F. CONSIDERATION OF COMPANY TO INSTALL NEW PLAYGROUND AND AREA FOR RECESS: A committee comprised of Tessie Beaver (Elementary Principal), Jeff Peters (Board of Education), Nicole Rasmussen (PTA/Tech Assistant), and Dan Endorf (Superintendent) heard from three different companies regarding the purchase of a playground to be installed in the Summer of 2018: Crouch Recreation, Creative Sites and Outdoor Recreation Products. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to accept the bid from Outdoor Recreation Products for the purchase and installation of a playground area and concrete work at the elementary school for the summer of 2018 as presented not to exceed $213,345. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer absent.
G. CONSIDERATION OF OPTION ENROLLMENT CAPACITY RESOLUTION: Dr. Endorf reviewed the history and impact of option enrollment in the past few years. Endorf recommended to the Board that capacity limitations be set at an enrollment of 42 students total per grade K - 5, 57 students total per grade 6-7, 42 students per grade 8 – 11, and that Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30 for 2018-19. He also recommended closing the Level III Special Education program for 2018-19.
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of North Bend Central Public Schools that Board Policy 3120 calls for the closing to option enrollment students of any program, class, grade level, or school building when the Board has determined that capacity has been reached. "An option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the capacity of a program, class, grade level, or school building or the availability of appropriate special education programs operated by the school district would be exceeded by acceptance of the application, and an option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the application is for enrollment in a program, class, grade level, or school building which has been declared unavailable to option students due to lack of capacity as determined by the annual capacity resolution adopted by the Board of Education."
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to reject option enrollment applications for the 2018-19 school year if acceptance of the application would result in an enrollment of more than 42 students total in any grade, Kindergarten through Grade 5, more than 57 students in any grade, Grades 6 and 7, or more than 42 students in grades 8-11. Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30. The Level III special education program remains closed in 2018-19 as well. Should capacity be reached and an application denied, the superintendent may appeal to the Board of Education to reconsider capacity limits.
The above Resolution, having been read in its entirety, Member Poessnecker moved for its passage and adoption, and Member Emanuel seconded the same.
After discussion and on roll call vote, the following Members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolution: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Jay Poessnecker.
The following members voted against same: none
The following members were absent or not voting: Bob Feurer
The above Resolution, having been consented to and approved by more than a majority of the members of the Board of Education, was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.
A. ACT RESULTS REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared ACT results from the junior class for 2016-17. NBC average
ACT score was 20.4, with the state of Nebraska average of 18.6.
B. NASB CONFERENCE REVIEW: The Board reviewed the NASB conference held in November. Board members discussed various sessions they attended regarding subjects such as school safety, increases in student