Board Minutes for March 21st, 2016

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Special North Bend Central Boardroom 7:30 P.M. March 21, 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 7:30 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.

 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 March 16, 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.

 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. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the March 14, 2016 Board Meeting.

President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

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

discussed technology upgrades and priorities for 2016-17. Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver spoke about Marzano

strategies, as well as the technology and professional development needs regarding technology use in the classroom.

Jim Cody discussed professional and personal use of devices throughout the district and Morgan Root spoke on behalf

of the Technology Committee as to how iPads are used for instruction in the classroom. Motion (Bauer), second

(Peters) to proceed with technology purchases and priorities as presented not to exceed $140,000. Motion Carried 6-0.

 C. CONSIDERATION TO CANCEL SCHOOL ON MAY 12TH  FOR DISTRICT TRACK: Mr. Allgood met

with the Board to discuss hosting conference and district events in 2015-16 and beyond. Motion (Peters), second

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(Emanuel) to cancel school on May 12th to accommodate hosting district track at North Bend Central. Motion Carried

6-0.

 5. REPORTS:

A. 2016-17 REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared information on remaining vacancies and hires in place for the 2016-17

school year. Tessie Beaver provided additional information regarding the possibility of implementing an after school

program at the elementary school for the 2016-17 school year. Brenda Petersen and Chris Gaughen have been working

on the master schedule for the high school for the 2016-17 school year.

 B. SUMMER NEEDS REPORT: Rick Hobza and Kevin Ferguson presented to the Board on the progress of the

following Board approved projects: 1) rock/culvert on the west side of the high school; 2) landscaping on the east side

of the high school; 3) sprinkler project on the south side of the high school; 4) floor mats; 5) interior décor; 6)

elementary windbreak and irrigation/well system; 7) high school stage floor and high school windbreak. The Board

provided input on each project and directed Rick Hobza to find options for locating the well and to begin the process of

purchasing and planting fat albert trees on the east side of the elementary.

Hobza and Ferguson shared priorities for summer work. The fire alarm system at the elementary is aged and needs

repaired. The kitchen counter and windows are original and are beginning to fail. The water leaks at the high school

thought to be roof issues are seepage through the brick on the old gym. The reformatting of the football field practice

area is finished and a sprinkler system is to be considered. A one man lift is needed for the height of Tiger Arena and

the elementary gym and a skid loader is necessary for projects around the district. After much consideration, the Board

acted on the following items:

Motion (Armstrong), second (Emanuel) to accept the proposal for fire and alarm system upgrades at elementary school

from Barone for $22,802.86. Motion Carried 6-0.

Motion (Emanuel), second (Armstrong) to accept the proposal from Steel Creations and Overhead Door to upgrade the

kitchen windows at the elementary. Motion Carried 6-0.

Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the proposal from WTI to waterproof the brick on the original high school

gym not to exceed $10,150.00. Motion Carried 6-0.

Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Peters) to direct Dr. Endorf to purchase a one man lift for the school district not to exceed

$7,500.00. Motion Carried 6-0.

 C. PICK-UP/DROP-OFF AT ELEMENTARY REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared additional information regarding the

pick-up/drop-off and bus lane project at the elementary school. Endorf met with the City Council regarding street

repair by the elementary school and will continue to pursue a joint venture with the City as directed by the Board. Any

project would commence after Old Settlers and may interfere with the beginning of the school year.

 6. REMINDERS AND DATES:

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

Monday, April 11th. President Wesely shared this information with the Board and declared that Thursday, April 14,

2016 at 7:30 p.m. to be the time for the regular monthly meeting in April.

 ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Vyhlidal), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 11:26 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

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Dan Wesely, President

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Jeff Peters, Secretary