PROCEEDINGS

NELIGH-OAKDALE BOARD OF EDUCATION

MAY 13, 2019

Notice of the regular board meeting of May 13, 2019 was posted in the Neligh and Oakdale Post Offices and at the main entrances of the school, per board policy 204.07, on May 8, 2019.

Board President Ryan Koinzan called the regular board meeting to order at 7 p.m. and informed those in attendance that the notice of the meeting was posted in the Neligh News and Leader, at the Neligh and Oakdale Post Offices and at all entrances of the school per board policy 204.07 on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 and a copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act was posted in the meeting room for public review.

Roll call of members was taken. Board members present were: Ryan Koinzan, Kenny Reinke, Ron Gilg, Scott Svatos, Kevin Hild. Cory Furstenau arrived at 7:05 p.m.

On a motion by Gilg, seconded by Reinke, it was moved to approve the consent agenda, minutes of the April 15, 2019 meeting and approve general, building and QCPUF fund claims. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

Erin Whitesel, district treasurer, gave a financial recap of the district’s funds.

General fund, $1,524,507.40; sinking fund, $10.54 and QCPUF fund, $36,374.60.

Principal Schrader reported all State NSCAS testing was completed by the deadline. She also reported the elementary student council sponsored a first annual You’ve Got A Friend in Me Dance for K-6 students and their special friend and the dance was very well attended. Nearly 100% of elementary parents attended parent-teacher conferences and second grade students completed their MAPS testing. Two title events were hosted by the school, an Edgerton Explorit Science evening and Parents for Pastries at West Ward. Kindergarten round-up has been held and Earth Day was observed with first through sixth grade students helping with city park clean-up and flower planting. A new landscaping project at West Ward is being done by Miss Bohling’s class and she also reported new elementary science curriculum was purchased.

Principal Dempsey reported all testing was also complete at his level and returned and they were working on completing year end reports. New iPads purchased with the Reap grant were due to arrive any day. He also reported that students had requested to do more community service projects as a part of their Olweus group discussions. Asbestos removal in the new science room was due to start and they are in the process of filling teacher vacancies.

Board policies 500.4, 501 and 502.01-502.11 were reviewed.

Seven FCCLA students and their sponsor, Mrs. Scarborough, informed the board of their projects which awarded them honors to attend the National FCCLA conference in California and asked for the school’s support. On a motion by Furstenau, seconded by Hild, it was moved to pay transportation and registration costs for the students attending the national convention. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

Representatives of Heritage Insurance and ALICAP insurance companies presented information and answered questions regarding bids that were submitted prior. After much discussion, Furstenau made a motion to accept the bid from ALICAP for the school’s building etc. insurance. The motion was seconded by Gilg. Furstenau, Koinzan, Gilg and Hild voted yes, Svatos and Reinke voted no. Motion carried 4-2.

On a motion by Gilg, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to adopt the Wellness Policy and Assessment Tool on first reading. Motion carried 6-0.

On a motion by Gilg, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to approve the summer project list. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Furstenau, seconded by Reinke, it was moved to approve the Fridays at Northeast program for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Gilg, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to approve the resignation of Pat Foss with regrets. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Reinke, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to accept the resignation of Rose Schaecher with regrets. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Hild, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to accept the resignation of Tina Wilson with regrets. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Reinke, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to approve the contract for Mrs Jacii Lopez, food service supervisor. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Furstenau, seconded by Hild, it was moved to approve the contract of Gavin Nielson, band instructor. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Gilg, seconded by Furstenau, it was moved to approve the contract of Kristen Evan, information technology instructor. Motion carried 6-0. (RCV)

On a motion by Furstenau, seconded by Hild, it was moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:43 p.m. Motion carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

Denise Gunderson,

Administrative Assistant

Publish May 22, 2019

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