Board Minutes for January, 14th 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

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

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

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

 

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

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 

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

 

2. REVIEW OF THE AGENDA:

 

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

 

B.Changes to the agenda:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

D.REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:  

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

 

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

 

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

 

F.CONS