Board Minutes for March 14th, 2016

 North Bend Central Boardroom 7:00 P.M. March 14, 2016

Kind of Meeting Meeting Place Time Date

PRESENT ABSENT

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

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

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

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

Member......................... Gary Vyhlidal

Member......................... Chris Armstrong

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, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Chris Armstrong and Gary

Vyhlidal

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 March 8, 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.

B.  Changes to the agenda: Additions – Item 6C (Consideration to Hire Volunteer Coaches for the 2015-16 Track

Season); Item 6D (Consideration to Hire Elementary Special Education Teacher)

C.  Notes regarding agenda: none

D.  Closed session: Litigation Against the District

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:  none

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the February 24, 2016 Board

Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented, with one change on the bottom of page 1, elimination

of the word ‘telephone’.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the March bills as follows: General Fund -

$117,809.67; Payroll Fund - $499,986.93; General Reimbursement Fund - $534.95; Bond Fund 2013 - $31,937.78;

Building Fund - $31,788.70; Depreciation Fund - $6,840.00. Motion Carried 6-0.

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C. UNIFIED SPORTS REPORT:  Dr. Endorf and Randy Dodge discussed projected costs associated with Unified

Sports and Bowling at North Bend Central. Endorf told the Board he planned to ask the Board for consideration of

Unified Sports at the April Board meeting.

D. CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:  Bob Soukup discussed the progress on the lights being installed on the football

field & track, as well as the difficulty in getting the transformer for the project delivered on a timely basis. Soukup also

discussed the bleacher project in regards to construction and concrete installation. The press box construction and

colors were discussed in great detail. The bleacher and press box will be put out to bid this week. The bus lane at the

elementary was also discussed and will also be put out to bid this week.

E. CONSIDERATION OF TECHNOLOGY PURCHASES FOR 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR : The Board

reviewed information on technology upgrades for 2016-17. The proposed summer upgrades have been prioritized and

were discussed by the Board and principals in both buildings. The technology committee will be brought in to a future

board meeting to discuss the proposed purchases and prioritized list.

F. CONSIDERATION TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO SELL OR DISPOSE OF SURPLUS

PROPERTY:  Board Policy 5126 (Sale or Disposal of School Property) was reviewed. Motion (Peters), second

(Emanuel) to authorize Dr. Endorf to sell or dispose of surplus property at North Bend Central. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. CAREER ED PROGRAM REPORT:  Brenda Petersen commented on Career Education plans for the 2016-17

school year. The ReVision Grant was also discussed.

B. 2016-17 PLANNING REPORT:  Dr. Endorf shared the resumes of the new hires already hired for the 2016-17

school year. Tessie Beaver discussed the possibility of implementing an after school program at the elementary

school for the 2016-17 school year.

C. LEGISLATIVE REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed two bills relating to school funding currently going through

the legislative process. Dan Wesely also shared his knowledge related to potential legislation.

D. 2016-17 SUPPLIES REPORT:  Dr. Endorf and Connie Nelson discussed purchasing guidelines and

recommendations for teacher supplies for the 2016-17 school year. NBC will not participate in ESU Coop

purchasing this year.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE SECOND GRADE TEACHER:  Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to hire Jenna

Wesch as the new second grade teacher. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. CONSIDERATION OF TEACHER CONTRACTS FOR 2016-17:  Motion (Bauer), second (Armstrong) to

approve teacher contracts for the 2016-17 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE VOLUNTEER COACHES FOR THE 2015-16 TRACK SEASON:  Motion

(Armstrong), second (Bauer) to use Samantha Renter and Bob Feurer to work as volunteer coaches for the 2015-16

track season. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER:  Motion (Peters),

second (Emanuel) to hire Katie Mann as the new elementary special education teacher. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. LITIGATION AGAINST THE DISTRICT:  Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Peters) to enter into Executive Session

at 11:13 p.m. to discuss litigation against the district. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back

in Open Session at 11:21 p.m.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING:  Dr. Endorf will not be available for the regular monthly Board meeting on

Monday, April 11th . Therefore, President Wesely asked the Board to determine another date for the meeting.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. was selected. The Board also discussed a special Board meeting to discuss

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technology needs and summer construction projects. The Board selected Monday, March 21st  at 7:30 p.m. for the

special Board meeting.

ADJOURNMENT:  Motion (Bauer), second (Armstrong) to adjourn the meeting at 11:28 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

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Dan Wesely, President

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Jeff Peters, Secretary