Board of Education Minutes for June 12th, 2017

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

June 12, 2017 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. 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 June 6, 2017 “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: Addition to Section IV, Item L: Sale of Weightlifting Equipment

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: OPPD has been contacted and will be removing three light poles in the high school parking lot shortly. The Softball Project is proceeding on schedule and on budget.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 8, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $137,801.33; Payroll Fund - $495,881.43; General Reimbursement Fund - $2,213.30; Building Fund - $267,489.06; Bond Fund 2013 - $341,452.50; QSCB - $15,360.44. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION OF PRESCHOOL BUS SERVICE: Dr. Endorf discussed preschool transportation surveys received regarding potential participation if busing is provided for preschool students for the 2017-18 school year, as well as additional information discussed during previous meetings. Endorf recommended preschool busing on

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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a one-year trial basis. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to permit busing of preschool students on existing bus routes during a one-year trial basis for the 2017-18 school year, provided the routes are not lengthened, students receive education on bus riding protocol and have reached baseline behavioral benchmarks as determined by the principal and teacher. Motion Carried 3-2-1, Feurer and Emanuel voting no; Wesely abstained. Installation of cameras on buses and increases in bus wages for the 2017-18 school year were also discussed. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to solicit bids for cameras to be installed on all regularly used buses. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF LUNCH PRICES FOR 2017-18: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2016-17. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve raising lunch prices $.05 on student lunch meals at the elementary school (to $2.55), $.05 on student meals at the high school (to $2.80), and $.05 on adult meals at both locations (to $3.50) in 2017-18, with no increase on student and adult breakfast meals. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. CONSIDERATION OF LUNCH FUND DELINQUENCY POLICY: The Board reviewed a new policy for Board Policy 5310 (School Meal Program and Meal Charges) as required by the state of Nebraska. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve Board Policy 5310 as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION OF 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR ADJUSTMENT: Dr. Endorf presented the Board with an amended calendar for the 2017-18 school year. School would be in session on Monday, April 2nd, because of the mandatorily required ACT on Tuesday, April 3rd, and school not in session on March 9th. Motion (Feurer), second (Peters) to approve the amended 2017-18 school calendar as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

H. CONSIDERATION OF TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR 2017-18:

Dr. Endorf shared information and a policy regarding a Temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to offer a Temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

I. CONSIDERATION OF AFTER HOURS SCHOOL FOR 2017-18: Tessie Beaver discussed the first year of the After Hours school program offered in the 2016-17 school year. Average enrollment included 21 students in grades K-2 and 18 students in grades 3-5. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to continue the After Hours School Program. Motion Carried 6-0.

J. CONSIDERATION OF COOP WITH SCRIBNER-SNYDER FOR JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL: Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed a formal letter from Scribner-Snyder requesting a possible Junior High Football coop for next year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to deny the possible coop with Scribner-Snyder for Junior High Football for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

K. CONSIDERATION OF STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR 2017-18: Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for North Bend Central for the next year. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the 2017-18 handbooks with changes as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

L. CONSIDERATION OF SALE OF WEIGHT LIFTING EQUIPMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to accept the bids received for the sale of unused weight lifting equipment for a total of $1,540. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. ANNUAL DISTRICT SCHOOL SAFETY MEETING REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the Annual School Safety audit conducted on April 28th, as well as the Annual School Safety Meeting held on May 12th. Bob Feurer served as the Board representative at this meeting and told the Board of the recommendations for emergency lighting and alarm installation.

B. ANNUAL PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY/HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to recess the regular meeting and convene the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on the Parental Involvement Policy. The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the Parental Involvement Policy.

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 10:09 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

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Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) that the Board’s current Parental Involvement/Student Privacy Protection Policies 2420 and 2421 be re-adopted with the alteration of the word Title I included in the first paragraph. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. REVIEW ATTENDANCE POLICY: Board Policy 3130 (Attendance Policy and Excessive Absenteeism) was reviewed by the Board.

D. REVIEW BULLYING POLICY: Board Policy 3331 (Bullying and Related Misconduct) was reviewed by the Board.

E. REVIEW OF POLICY 1350R – REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES: Board Policy 1350R (Reimbursement of Expenses) was reviewed by the Board. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to re-adopt Policy 1350R (Reimbursement of Expenses) as presented with the change on Item 8 to authorize the sum of $100 or less for plaques, certificates of achievement, or other items. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. DISTRICT NURSING REPORT: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding District nursing. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to advertise for the opportunity to teach the CNA class and/or be the school nurse for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. DISTRICT COLLEGE CREDIT OFFERINGS REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the new statewide guidelines for high school teachers to teach college credit classes at North Bend Central, as well as incentives some schools are using for teachers that meet appropriate certification and teach these classes.

H. HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT REPORT: The Board recognized the 1969 Board of Education at the 2016 Holiday Basketball Tournament. Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board about a possible recognition ceremony to be held during the 2017 Holiday Basketball Tournament. The Board discussed the positive results of last year’s event and directed Endorf to place this item on the July agenda for further discussion.

I. LONG TERM FACILITIES PLANNING REPORT: Priorities are being set for summer 2018 projects and designs to be discussed at the July Board Meeting. Architect Bob Soukup will attend the July meeting and share basic design and pricing at that time.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    A. CLASSIFIED STAFF WAGES FOR 2017-18: The Board Negotiations Committee met Monday, June 6th discuss classified wages for 2017-18. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve Classified Staff wages as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:34 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

June 12, 2017 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Recording Secretary.....
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

    1. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

    2. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

    3. 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 June 6, 2017 “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: Addition to Section IV, Item L: Sale of Weightlifting Equipment

    3. Closed session: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: OPPD has been contacted and will be removing three light poles in the high school parking lot shortly. The Softball Project is proceeding on schedule and on budget.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 8, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $137,801.33; Payroll Fund - $495,881.43; General Reimbursement Fund - $2,213.30; Building Fund - $267,489.06; Bond Fund 2013 - $341,452.50; QSCB - $15,360.44. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION OF PRESCHOOL BUS SERVICE: Dr. Endorf discussed preschool transportation surveys received regarding potential participation if busing is provided for preschool students for the 2017-18 school year, as well as additional information discussed during previous meetings. Endorf recommended preschool busing on

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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a one-year trial basis. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to permit busing of preschool students on existing bus routes during a one-year trial basis for the 2017-18 school year, provided the routes are not lengthened, students receive education on bus riding protocol and have reached baseline behavioral benchmarks as determined by the principal and teacher. Motion Carried 3-2-1, Feurer and Emanuel voting no; Wesely abstained. Installation of cameras on buses and increases in bus wages for the 2017-18 school year were also discussed. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to solicit bids for cameras to be installed on all regularly used buses. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF LUNCH PRICES FOR 2017-18: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2016-17. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve raising lunch prices $.05 on student lunch meals at the elementary school (to $2.55), $.05 on student meals at the high school (to $2.80), and $.05 on adult meals at both locations (to $3.50) in 2017-18, with no increase on student and adult breakfast meals. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. CONSIDERATION OF LUNCH FUND DELINQUENCY POLICY: The Board reviewed a new policy for Board Policy 5310 (School Meal Program and Meal Charges) as required by the state of Nebraska. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to approve Board Policy 5310 as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. CONSIDERATION OF 2017-18 SCHOOL CALENDAR ADJUSTMENT: Dr. Endorf presented the Board with an amended calendar for the 2017-18 school year. School would be in session on Monday, April 2nd, because of the mandatorily required ACT on Tuesday, April 3rd, and school not in session on March 9th. Motion (Feurer), second (Peters) to approve the amended 2017-18 school calendar as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

H. CONSIDERATION OF TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR 2017-18:

Dr. Endorf shared information and a policy regarding a Temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to offer a Temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) for the 2017-18 school year as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

I. CONSIDERATION OF AFTER HOURS SCHOOL FOR 2017-18: Tessie Beaver discussed the first year of the After Hours school program offered in the 2016-17 school year. Average enrollment included 21 students in grades K-2 and 18 students in grades 3-5. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to continue the After Hours School Program. Motion Carried 6-0.

J. CONSIDERATION OF COOP WITH SCRIBNER-SNYDER FOR JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL: Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed a formal letter from Scribner-Snyder requesting a possible Junior High Football coop for next year. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to deny the possible coop with Scribner-Snyder for Junior High Football for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

K. CONSIDERATION OF STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR 2017-18: Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for North Bend Central for the next year. Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the 2017-18 handbooks with changes as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

L. CONSIDERATION OF SALE OF WEIGHT LIFTING EQUIPMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to accept the bids received for the sale of unused weight lifting equipment for a total of $1,540. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. ANNUAL DISTRICT SCHOOL SAFETY MEETING REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the Annual School Safety audit conducted on April 28th, as well as the Annual School Safety Meeting held on May 12th. Bob Feurer served as the Board representative at this meeting and told the Board of the recommendations for emergency lighting and alarm installation.

B. ANNUAL PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY/HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to recess the regular meeting and convene the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on the Parental Involvement Policy. The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the Parental Involvement Policy.

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 10:09 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

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Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) that the Board’s current Parental Involvement/Student Privacy Protection Policies 2420 and 2421 be re-adopted with the alteration of the word Title I included in the first paragraph. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. REVIEW ATTENDANCE POLICY: Board Policy 3130 (Attendance Policy and Excessive Absenteeism) was reviewed by the Board.

D. REVIEW BULLYING POLICY: Board Policy 3331 (Bullying and Related Misconduct) was reviewed by the Board.

E. REVIEW OF POLICY 1350R – REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES: Board Policy 1350R (Reimbursement of Expenses) was reviewed by the Board. Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to re-adopt Policy 1350R (Reimbursement of Expenses) as presented with the change on Item 8 to authorize the sum of $100 or less for plaques, certificates of achievement, or other items. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. DISTRICT NURSING REPORT: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding District nursing. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to advertise for the opportunity to teach the CNA class and/or be the school nurse for the 2017-18 school year. Motion Carried 6-0.

G. DISTRICT COLLEGE CREDIT OFFERINGS REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed the new statewide guidelines for high school teachers to teach college credit classes at North Bend Central, as well as incentives some schools are using for teachers that meet appropriate certification and teach these classes.

H. HOLIDAY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT REPORT: The Board recognized the 1969 Board of Education at the 2016 Holiday Basketball Tournament. Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board about a possible recognition ceremony to be held during the 2017 Holiday Basketball Tournament. The Board discussed the positive results of last year’s event and directed Endorf to place this item on the July agenda for further discussion.

I. LONG TERM FACILITIES PLANNING REPORT: Priorities are being set for summer 2018 projects and designs to be discussed at the July Board Meeting. Architect Bob Soukup will attend the July meeting and share basic design and pricing at that time.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    A. CLASSIFIED STAFF WAGES FOR 2017-18: The Board Negotiations Committee met Monday, June 6th discuss classified wages for 2017-18. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve Classified Staff wages as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT BOARD MEETING: The next scheduled Board Meeting will be Monday, July 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:34 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary