Board Minutes for May 9th, 2016

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

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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, Chris Armstrong and Gary

V yhlidal

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 May 3, 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: Litigation Against the District

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the April 14, 2016 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Vyhlidal) to approve the May bills as follows: General Fund - $82,460.50; Payroll Fund - $497,411.01; General Reimbursement Fund - $617.45; Building Fund - $283,279.58; Depreciation Fund - $90,676.47. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. GOOD NEWS: K-3 Field Day was held on May 3rd and the 4-5 Field Day has been postponed until May 17th. 32 children attended Kindergarten Round-Up. Field trips are nearly completed at the Elementary.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Gary V yhlidal Chris Armstrong Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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D. CONSIDERATION OF PPACA BENEFIT FOR EMPLOYEES: PPACA, otherwise known as ObamaCare, is a federal law that requires school districts to provide insurance for all full-time employees. The Board, Dr. Endorf and Connie Nelson have become educated on this federal legislations throughout the evolution of the law. Dr. Endorf discussed PPACA deadlines and a meeting was held with affected employees at the end of April. Motion (Armstrong), second (Emanuel) to offer 23 Impact List employees (employees working 30 or more hours per week and are not currently offered insurance) the option of Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance with a $4,000 deductible as presented, with the employee paying 50% of the premium and the District paying the other 50% of the premium. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION TO AUTHORIZE SUPERINTENDENT TO HIRE SUMMER HELP: Motion (Bauer), second (Vyhlidal) to authorize Superintendent Endorf to hire summer help for 2016. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. ASSESSMENT REPORT: Principal Tessie Beaver discussed DIBELS testing at the elementary which focuses on reading fluency and accuracy. The NeSA testing process in the district was also discussed, as well as how MAP testing correlates with NeSA tests.

B. HIGHWAY 30 EXPRESSWAY REPORT: Dr. Endorf reviewed the Nebraska Department of Roads Open House on May 3rd regarding the Highway 30 Expressway project. At this time, an overpass is not part of the NDOR’s plans. The Board encouraged Dr. Endorf to continue pursuing possibilities to make the expressway as safe an experience as possible for those coming to and from North Bend Central.

C. SUMMER PROJECTS REPORT: The Board took a tour to the wrestling room to see the moisture issues with the floor. Dr. Endorf discussed a Request For Proposal that will be used regarding moisture mitigation in the wrestling room.

D. LITIGATION AGAINST THE DISTRICT: Motion (Bauer), second (Armstrong) to enter into Executive Session at 9:24 p.m. to discuss Litigation against the District. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 9:48 p.m.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. 2016-17 EXTRA DUTY ASSIGNMENTS REPORT:
Extra Duty Assignments for 2016-17 were distributed to

the Board. Only a few positions remain to be filled.

B. PRINCIPAL CONTRACTS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to finalize employment contracts with the high school and elementary school principals for 2016-17. Motion Carried 6-0.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT BOARD MEETING:
The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, June 13, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Vyhlidal) to adjourn the meeting at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary