Board of Education Minutes

Board of Education Minutes July 13, 2020

 

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central – Old Gym                              7:30 P.M.                                         July 13, 2020

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.  

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 July 7, 2020North 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:  Section V Heading should read “Budget Amendment Hearing”.

 

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 June 8, 2020 Board Meeting.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

B.APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the July bills as follows: General Fund - $171,893.01; Depreciation Fund - $52,116.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $125.00.  Motion Carried 6-0.    

 

5. BUDGET AMENDMENT HEARING:

 

Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to recess the regular Board meeting and open the Budget Amendment Hearing at7:51 p.m.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

Dr. Endorf presented a review of the 2019-2020 original budget that was previously adopted, as well as the amended budget proposal.  The amended budget will save the school district $442,000 out of the bond fund over the life of the bond repayment process due to the refinance of the bonds.

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed Budget Amendment.  The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the proposed Budget Amendment.

 

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the Budget Amendment Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting at 7:54 p.m.   Motion Carried 6-0.

 

6. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.CONSIDERATION OF AMENDING THE 2019-20 BUDGET: Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to approve the 2019-20 budget amendment as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

B.CONSIDERATION OF 2020-21 LUNCH PRICES: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2019-20.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve raising lunch prices $.05 each on student and adult breakfast and lunch meals for 2020-21.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Lunch prices for 2020-21 will be:  $1.85 for all breakfasts (K-12); $2.40 for adult breakfasts; $2.75 for elementary school lunch (K-5); $3.00 for middle/high school lunch (6-12); and $3.70 for adult lunch.    

 

C.CONSIDERATION OF SCHOOL HANDBOOKS:  Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for next year.  Changes to the elementary handbook include a schedule change from 35 minutes to 45 minutes for Lunch/Recess for K-5 to allow for additional time to go through the lunch line and additional hand washing.  Changes to the middle/high school handbook include modifications to the Attendance and Student Conduct (Dress Code) sections of the handbook.  Both handbooks include adding Jon Baehr as the Title IX Compliance Officer for the District and information/amendment regarding the novel coronavirus.  Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to approve the changes to the 2020-21 handbooks as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION TO HIRE AUDITOR FOR DISTRICT FINANCES:  Dr. Endorf requested proposals for annual audits covering the three fiscal years ending on August 31, 2020, August 31, 2021 and August 31, 2022.    Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to accept the proposal from Romans, Wiemer & Associates to complete the annual district audits for the three fiscal years ending on August 31, 2020, August 31, 2021 and August 31, 2022 as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

7.REPORTS:

 

A.HAIL INSURANCE CLAIM COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS:  A Board committee (Taylor, Feurer and Wesely) met on Friday, July 10th to determine a recommended plan of action regarding the hail damage that was found on the roofs of the buildings in the District.  The Board asked for another expert in the roofing field to present their opinion prior to making a decision and charged Dr. Endorf with scheduling that meeting.

 

Board Minutes June 8, 2020

 

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central – Old Gym                              7:30 P.M.                                         June 8, 2020

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................​​Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Justin Taylor.  

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jay Poessnecker

 

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 June 2, 2020North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Consideration of Classified Staff Employment Agreements for 2020-21

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 11, 2020 Board Meeting.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

B.APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $146,382.47; Building Fund - $74,743.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $184.84; QSCB - $69,225.00; Bond Fund - $194.45.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.    

 

C.CONSIDERATION OF TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PLAN FOR 2020-21:Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary ERIP for the 2020-21 school year, as well as the number of teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines for next year.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to move that the Temporary ERIP Plan for the 2020-21 school year be approved and adopted and that the Superintendent be directed to identify all eligible employees, and to provide all such eligible employees with a copy of the plan and its eligibility requirements and provide them of such notification and information not less than 45 days in advance of the application deadline, as provided by law.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

  

5. HEARINGS:

 

A. STUDENT FEES HEARING: Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to recess the regular Board meeting and open the Student Fee Hearing at 8:11 p.m.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

Dr. Endorf presented a review of the amount of money collected from students pursuant to, and the use of waivers provided in, the student fee policies of the District for the 2019-20 school year.  

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed Student Fee Policy.  The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the proposed Student Fee Policy.

 

Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to adjourn the Student Fee Policy Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting at 8:15 p.m.   Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to adopt Board Policy 3370 (Student Fees) as presented.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

B.   ANNUAL PARENT AND FAMILY INVOLVEMENT POLICY/HEARING:  Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to recess the regular meeting and convene the Parent and Family Involvement Policy Hearing at 8:16 p.m.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

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

 

Motion (Feurer), second (Bauer) to adjourn the Parent Involvement Policy Hearing at 8:23 p.m.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

​​Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to adopt the Board’s current Parental and Family Involvement/Student Privacy Protection Policies 2420 and 2421 as presented.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

6. REPORTS:

 

A.REVIEW ATTENDANCE POLICY: Board Policy 3130 (Attendance Policy and Excessive Absenteeism) was reviewed by the Board.  Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding policies in place regarding excessive absences and a few changes that may need to be made in the policy for the 2020-21 school year.

 

B.REVIEW BULLYING POLICY: Board Policy 3331 (Bullying and Related Misconduct) was reviewed by the Board.  The Board discussed the policy along with Dr. Endorf and noted that a few changes may need to be made in the policy for the 2020-21 school year.

 

C.REVIEW OF POLICY 1350 AND 1350-R (CONFLICT OF INTEREST):   Board Policy 1350 (Board Compensation, Memberships, Conflict of Interest, Employment of Immediate Family Members) and 1350-R (Reimbursement of Expenses) was reviewed by the Board.  

 

D.CORONAVIRUS IMPACT ON SUMMER ACTIVITIES REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed an Affidavit of Closure of Attendance Centers form that was filled out and signed by the Board Secretary Francis Emanuel.  The Board also discussed the weight room re-opening and directive health measures that were in effect on Monday, June 8.  Summer school also began in the middle/high school building on June 8th.  Summer school at the elementary will begin on Monday, June 22nd.  Graduation is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, July 18th at 10:00 a.m. at the NBC football stadium.

 

E.CORONAVIRUS IMPACT ON 2020-21 PLANNING REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed Special Education and the impact the Coronavirus may have on planning for 2020-21.  Dr. Endorf and the Leadership Team met on June 8th to discuss some possibilities for the 2020-21 school year.  Educational Service Unit #3 and #2 have provided a School Opening Considerations Document to possibly use for 2020-21 to determine actions that could be taken or considered depending on various topics or scenarios that may occur in relation to the coronavirus.

 

F.NSAA ACTIVITIES REPORT:  Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding NSAA Bowling that will become a sanctioned NSAA sport.  The Board also discussed Girls Wrestling as an emerging sport over the next threeyears.

 

G.TRANSPORTATION REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed a potential 2020 School Bus Rebate Program, which would cover 50% of the base cost of a replacement diesel bus, up to a maximum rebate of $42,000.  Dr. Endorf will pursue and submit an application for the 2020 School Bus Rebate Program for a diesel fuel bus replacement.

 

H.HAIL DAMAGE INSURANCE CLAIM REPORT:  A Board committee (Taylor, Feurer and Wesely) will be formed to determine a recommended plan of action regarding the hail damage that was found on the roofs of the buildings in the District.  The Board discussed Recoverable Cash Value (RCV) vs. Actual Cash Value (ACV) in regards to the roof damage.  Motion (Feurer), second (Bauer) to stay with North Bend Insurance for one more year and put the district’s insurance package out to bid in the Summer of 2021.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.  

 

7. PERSONNEL:

 

A.CONSIDERATION OF CLASSIFIED STAFF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS FOR 2020-21: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to enter into Executive Session at 9:37 p.m. to discuss Classified Staff Employment Agreements for 2020-21.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.  President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 10:02 p.m.  

 

  8.REMINDERS AND DATES:

 

A.NEXT MEETING:  The next monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 13, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Wesely) to adjourn the meeting at 10:12 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

 

​​Respectfully submitted,

 

 

_________________________________

Dan Wesely, President

 

 

_________________________________

Francis Emanuel, Secretary

 

Board of Education Minutes for May 11, 2020

 

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              7:30 P.M.                                         May 11, 2020

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

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.  He also mentioned a copy is on the website and in the extra classroom for the purposes of this meeting.

 

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 May 5, 2020North 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:  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 April 13, 2020 Board Meeting.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

B.APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the May bills as follows: General Fund - $197,384.20; Building Fund - $6,145.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $959.68. Motion Carried 6-0.   

 

C.CONSIDERATION OF E-RATE REBATE PROGRAM FOR 2020:  Technology Director Jim Cody outlined the process the district followed with the e-learning exercises over the past two months.  He then explained the 60% rebate offered this year through this federal government program.  Motion (Bauer), second (Taylor) to participate in the e-rate rebate program as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.HAIL DAMAGE UPDATE:  Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the meeting with roof maintenancecompanies in February.  After that meeting, the district contacted North Bend Insurance which sent adjustors to analyze potential roof damage.  It appears enough damage occurred to warrant repair, but no final report has been received at this point in time.  If work on one or both of the buildings is necessary, time will be of the essence to complete such a project prior to school beginning in August.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF CARPET/FLOORING PROJECTS AT H.S.:  Dr. Endorf presented estimates for carpet in the band and choir rooms and tile in the cafeteria from Midwest Floor Coverings and Hellbusch Flooring.  After much discussion, Motion (Feurer), second (Bauer) to select Hellbusch Flooring for both projects totaling $20,138.  Motion Carried 4-2; Emanuel and Wesely voting No.

 

F.  CONSIDERATION TO SELL OR DISCARD SURPLUS ITEMS: Dr. Endorf presented the annual list of items to be declared surplus and either sold or discarded.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to sell or discard surplus items as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

5. REPORTS:

 

A.   WALNUT STREET RESURFACING REPORT:  Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the City will begin a project to resurface Walnut Street north to 14th street.  It will impact the traffic pattern in and around school during a portion of the first semester of school.  The district will communicate with the construction company and the City to create a traffic pattern that is safe and efficient during construction.

 

B.   CONCLUSION OF 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR REPORT:  Mrs. Beaver and Mrs. Petersen provided the Board with a summary of end-of-school-year activities and challenges due to the Directed Health Measures.  Dr. Endorf and Mrs. Petersen discussed summer activities including rescheduling prom and graduation.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to schedule graduation for Saturday, July 18th and direct the administration to select a flexible time and location for the event.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

C.   EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM REPORT:  Dr. Endorf told the Board that he typically brings the opportunity for an annual Temporary-Early Retirement Incentive Program (T-ERIP) to the Board for their consideration in June.  The Board would like to consider another T-ERIP in 2020-21 and directed him to put the information together for their consideration at the June Board meeting.

 

6. PERSONNEL:

 

  7.REMINDERS AND DATES:

 

A.NEXT MEETING:  The next monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Board of Education Minutes for April 13, 2020

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              7:30 P.M.                                         April 13, 2020

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                             Time                                                            Date

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor.

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.  He also mentioned a copy is on the website and in the cafeteria for the purposes of this meeting.

 

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 April 7, 2020North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: John Ortmeier addressed the Board about the Coronavirus Resolution and concerns about staff illness.

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the March 8, 2020 Board Meeting.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

B.APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the April bills as follows: General Fund - $81,265.01; Building Fund - $50,000.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $318.00. Motion Carried 6-0.    

 

C.COVID-19 IMPACT ON DISTRICT EDUCATION, STAFFING AND PROCEDURES:  Dr. Endorf explained to the Board the meetings, recommendations and decisions that have taken place throughout the District in regards to education, staffing and procedures since the COVID-19 pandemic began.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION TO APPROVE COVID-19 RESOLUTION, AS PROPOSED OR AMENDED:

 

a. Consideration to take all necessary action to approve authorizing the district administration, in collaboration with the Board President and consultation with the appointed Coronavirus Committee of the Board, to make emergency expenditures if absolutely necessary in light of school closure.

 

b. Consideration to take all necessary action authorizing the district administration, in collaboration with the Board President and consultation with the appointed Coronavirus Committee of the Board, to continue making staff assignments during the COVID-19 closure, and provide authority to utilize existing paid leave, to administer leave available by law (FFRCA and others), and to use work agreements with staff as needed.

 

c. Consideration to take all necessary action to pursue possible state and federal aid through FEMA, NEMA, USDOE, NDE, and any others.

 

The Board discussed each of the layers of the COVID-19 Resolution.  The document was modified to specifically state that the Coronavirus Committee and Board President would work in collaboration with the districtadministration during a time of emergency.  .Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the COVID-19 Resolution as amended.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

E.CONSIDERATION TO TAKE ANY NECESSARY ACTION REGARDING PAYMENT OF CONTRACTORS DURING COVID-19 CLOSURE, AND AUTHORIZE THE DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION TO WORK WITH LEGAL COUNSEL TO REVIEW EXISTING CONTRACTS AND IMPLEMENT TEMPORARY PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS IF IT IS ADVISABLE AND/OR WOULD SECURE AVAILABLE AID:  

 

Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to work with legal counsel to continue contractual payments during the COVID-19 closure.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

F.  CONSIDERATION TO TAKE NECESSARY ACTION REGARDING THE DISTRICT’S GRADING, GRADUATION, AND OTHER ACADEMIC CONSIDERATIONS IN LIGHT OF THE COVID-19 CLOSURE, INCLUDING WAIVERS AS NEEDED:

 

Mrs. Petersen presented information and options to the Board related to school closure and grading of students on their academic progress during the e-learning continuum.  Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to follow Mrs. Petersen’s recommendation in selecting Option 1 as presented and authorize her to oversee grading of students during the COVID-19 closure.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

G.CONSIDER TO TAKE ACTION NECESSARY TO AUTHORIZE THE NEGOTIATION COMMITTEE TO DISCUSS AND NEGOTIATE WITH THE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION REGARDING AGREEMENT MODIFICATIONS IN LIGHT OF COVID-19, CALENDAR MODIFICATIONS, AND DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:

 

Dr. Endorf requested the Board authorize the Negotiations Committee to meet with representatives from the NBCEA to adjust the ending of the 2019-20 school calendar to facilitate curricular discussion and collaboration on academic progress during the COVID-19 closure. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to authorize the Negotiations Committee of the Board to work with the NBCEA representatives to adjust the conclusion of the 2019-20 school calendar as necessary.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

H.CONSIDERATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM ADOPTION:  Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve the Physical Education curriculum adoption not to exceed $99,959.86 as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

Board of Education Minutes March 8, 2020

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              5:00 P.M.                                         March 8, 2020

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL:  Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

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 3, 2020North 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:  Section VI, Item C is changed to Consideration to Accept Teacher Resignation

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Principal Contracts for 2020-21

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the February 10, 2020 Board Meeting.  President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

B.APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the March bills as follows: General Fund - $115,894.52; General Reimbursement Fund - $272.48. Motion Carried 6-0.    

 

C.CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION CALLING THE DISTRICT’S SERIES 2013 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR EARLY REDEMPTION:  Craig Jones from First National Bank Capital Marketsdiscussed interest rates and how the rates have been dropping in recent months.  Jones and the Board discussed the benefits of re-financing the current Bonds for the District.  Motion (Bauer), second (Taylor) to make a resolution calling the District’s Series 2013 General Obligation Bonds for early redemption as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION CONSIDERING THE ISSUANCE OF THE DISTRICT’S SERIES 2020 REFUNDING BONDS TO REDEEM THE DISTRICT’S SERIES 2013 GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS:  Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to make a resolution considering the issuance of the District’s Series 2020 Refunding Bonds to redeem the District’s Series 2013 General Obligation Bonds as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

E.CONSIDERATION TO HIRE COMPANY FOR KITCHEN DRAIN PROJECT:  The Board discussed two bids received for the kitchen drain project to begin after school is out in May.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to accept the bid from Wiese Plumbing & Excavating Inc. for the kitchen drain project as presented for$61,110.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

5. REPORTS:

 

A. OPTION ENROLLMENT REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the projected Option Enrollment numbers for the 2020-21 school year and reminded the Board of the Capacity Resolution they adopted in December.   

 

B.LEGISLATIVE REPORT:  Dr. Endorf and Dan Wesely discussed current legislative issues and the potential impacts these issues will have on school districts throughout Nebraska.  Dr. Endorf also discussed the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the district decision-making process.

 

C.2020-21 SUPPLIES REPORT: Connie Nelson discussed the purchasing guidelines and recommendations for teacher supplies for the 2020-21 school year.      

 

D.SUMMER PROJECTS REPORT:  Kevin Ferguson and the Board discussed summer projects for 2020.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to proceed with summer projects (green listed in the Board packet) as presented for an approximate cost of $78,884.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

E.ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES REPORT:  Dan Wesely, Justin Taylor and Bob Feurer discussed a meeting held on February 25, 2020 with three different architectural firms to help determine the architect(s) that will be used on the potential elementary school classroom and restroom project.  The Board also discussed the meeting held after the architectural interviews regarding the elementary roof and future needs.    

 

   6.PERSONNEL:

 

A.CONSIDERATION TO HIRE SCIENCE TEACHER:  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to hire Michelle Gall as the science teacher at the middle/high school for the 2020-21 school year.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

B.CONSIDERATION

Minutes of Board of Education February 10, 2020

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              7:00 P.M.                                         February 10, 2020

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

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 February 4, 2020North 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:  Section V, Item F (Highway 30 Expressway Report) will be discussed prior to Section V, Item E (Legislative Report)

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.TECHNOLOGY REPORT:  Jodi Dorcey spoke to the Board about how technology is used in her Kindergarten classroom.  Dr. Endorf and Jim Cody discussed the 1:1 Technology Integration Plan and Funding for the 2020-21 school year.  Mr. Cody referenced the equipment purchased during the last school year through the E-Rate rebate program and how it is being used in the District.

 

B.APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the January 13, 2020 Board Meeting.  The Board approved the minutes by roll call vote with a 5-0-1 vote; Wesely abstained.    

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS:  Motion (Bauer), second (Taylor) to approve the February bills as follows: General Fund - $157,236.21; Building Fund - $60,000.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $420.00; Bond Fund 2013 - $500.00; QSCB - $450.00. Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF CONSORTIUM FOR TITLE I SERVICES THROUGH ESU 2:  Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to accept the agreement for ESU 2 Title I Consortium for 2020-21 and approving Dr. Endorf as the district’s designee for Title I.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF DRIVERS ED RATES FOR 2020:  Dr. Endorf discussed Drivers Ed rates and expenses for the last several years.  Michael Muck is in the process of getting his Drivers Education Certification to be the Driver’s Ed Instructor for Summer 2020.  All Drivers Ed students are required to drive five hours with the instructor.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to set the Drivers Ed Rates as $360 for in-district students and $460 for out-of-district students.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

5. REPORTS:

 

A. VEHICLE FLEET REPORT:  Dr. Endorf and Kevin Ferguson addressed the Board regarding the Vehicle Fleet Long-Term Plan, as well as current vehicle needs throughout the District.  Discussion ensued regarding how a mini bus or passenger vans could be utilized in the district.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to purchase a 2020 Chevrolet Express One Ton 12 Passenger Van through the State of Nebraska not to exceed $25,931 for the 2020-21 school year.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to sell and dispose of the 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Van and the 1999 Pontiac Montana 8 Passenger Van.  Motion Carried 6-0. 

 

B.FLOOD PREPARATION REPORT:  Justin Taylor discussed a meeting he attended last month regarding flood preparation in case of a future flood or natural disaster.  OPPD, volunteer fire departments, city and school representatives also attended the meeting.  Red Cross Shelters are available in Fremont and people will be encouraged to travel there in case of evacuation.  Various liability issues and concerns identified at that meeting werediscussed with the Board. Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to authorize Dr. Endorf to contact the school attorneyregarding the best course of action for the District in case of a future flood or natural disaster, to check into liability concerns and options if NBC becomes an evacuation site or shelter, as well as Good Samaritan clauses that may factor into a potential flood or natural disaster.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

C.SUMMER NEEDS REPORT:  Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the committee for Summer Needs 2020 met to discuss prioritization of projects.  The Board received one proposal for the kitchen drain project this May and will work to secure a second proposal.  Summer Needs will be on the agenda for action at the March Board meeting.    

 

D.PE CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT:  Principals, PE Teachers and the Activities Director have been meeting to discuss PE curriculum adoption for the 2020-21 school year.  

 

E.LEGISLATIVE REPORT:  Dan Wesely and Dr. Endorf discussed LB 974 and how it may impact valuation, taxation and the district’s Building Fund.  .

Minutes of Board of Education January 13, 2020

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

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

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: Vice-President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Justin Taylor. Jay Poessnecker arrived at

7:07 p.m.

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer 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 January 7, 2020 “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: Consideration to Ratify Negotiations with NBCEA

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT: Jeff Manka addressed the Board with the latest update regarding the AdvancEd visit. The NBC Pillars of Success (Vision Statements) have been evaluated and will become more visible throughout the District. Marzano and teacher goals will become more individualized and are being implemented in classrooms. Randi Mimick spoke to the Board about the professional development framework and goals at the elementary. Ross Lafleur told the Board how collaboration and community are two areas of focus at the middle/high school for professional development.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 9, 2019 Board Meeting. Vice-President Bauer approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $62,632.45; Building Fund - $12,270.72; General Reimbursement Fund - $272.48. Motion Carried 5-0- 1; Wesely absent.

7:00 P.M. Time

ABSENT

January 13, 2020 Date

Jeff Bauer
Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 7:07 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Dan Wesely

Board of Education Meeting____________________January 13, 2020________________________Page 2 of 3

  1. REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:

    1. The following Board members took the oath of office for 2020: Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay

      Poessnecker and Justin Taylor. Dan Wesely took the oath of office for 2020 earlier in the day.

    2. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to recess the regular meeting at 7:46 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent. Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to re-elect the current officers. Officers are as follows: President – Dan Wesely, Vice-President – Jeff Bauer, Secretary – Francis Emanuel, Treasurer – Bob Feurer. Voting yes by Roll Call Vote: Bauer, Emanuel, Feurer, Poessnecker and Taylor. Voting no: none. Absent: Wesely. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent. Motion (Poessnecker), second (Taylor) to reconvene the regular meeting at 7:49 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent. Vice-President Bauer assumed the chair.

    3. All Board members received a copy of the Conflict of Interest policies in their Board packets.

    4. Vice-President Bauer appointed members to the three standing committees.

      Facilities/Transportation – Justin Taylor, Dan Wesely, Bob Feurer Negotiations/Personnel – Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism – Justin Taylor, Bob Feurer, Dan Wesely

    5. Motion (Poessnecker), second (Taylor) to appoint Dr. Endorf as the school district's representative for all local, state, and federal programs with the authority to sign documents on behalf of the school district; to designate Platte Valley Bank as the depository for school district funds; to appoint Romans, Wiemer & Associates as the school district’s auditor; to appoint Al’s Repair as the district's bus mechanic; to approve continuing membership in the ESU #2 consortia for Title I and Perkins Vocational Education programs and to authorize the Superintendent to enter into such other consortia for the expenditure of local, state, and federal funds as from time to time may be necessary with this authority to be subject to the oversight of the Board; to appoint Kevin Ferguson as the designated Asbestos Coordinator; to appoint the firms of Young and White and KSB Law as the school district's legal counsel; to appoint Connie Nelson as the Recording Secretary for the Board; to appoint Jay Poessnecker as the Board's representative on the North Bend Central Foundation Board of Directors; and to appoint Justin Taylor as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.

  2. CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the

scholarship committees as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.

F. CONSIDERATION OF RADIO COMMUNICATION DEVICES: Dr. Endorf discussed a proposal and pricing from Bearcom for communication radios and how they could be used at North Bend Central. Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to purchase six Motorola radios with programming and licensing fees from Bearcom not to exceed $2,035. Motion Carried 3-2-1; Taylor and Bauer voting no; Wesely absent.

5. REPORTS:

A. BOARD GOALS REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the progress and next steps for the four long-term board goals: Technology, Facilities, Professional Development and Career-Based Education. Endorf also spoke to the Board regarding the Marzano Professional Development Initiative. The Board provided positive feedback on the four Board goals and directed Endorf to continue the concentration of the district on these four goals.

B. BOARD POLICY 4131: Board Policy 4131 (Activities Director) was discussed. Item #14 under Section III (Duties) will be changed to Methodist Fremont Health as the provider for athletic training services.

C. 2020-21 PLANNING REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared the process to replace the retiring teachers and Activities Director in the district for the 2020-21 school year, as well as the Food Services Manager and the Administrative Assistant at the elementary. The Board discussed the various duties that have been added to the Activities Director position the past few years. The elementary teacher vacancy will be considered a K-5 Interventionist Position. Jami Schluter will take over the college credit science courses previously taught by Mr. Richardson, as a new science teacher will be hired to teach some of the classes Mrs. Schluter currently teaches.

Board of Education Meeting____________________January 13, 2020________________________Page 3 of 3

D. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed legislative issues, including legislation regarding property taxes and school funding.

E. I LOVE PUBLIC SCHOOLS DOCUMENTARY: A documentary will be made to portray the flood that occurred in March of 2019, including the flood’s impact on the North Bend Central school and community.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. CONSIDERATION TO RATIFY NEGOTIATIONS WITH NBCEA: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Taylor) to enter into Executive Session at 9:08 p.m. for Consideration to Ratify Negotiations with NBCEA. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Wesely absent. Vice-President Bauer declared the meeting back in Open Session at 9:39 p.m. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to ratify the 2020-21 Negotiated Agreement as presented by the Negotiations Committee. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 9:52 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board Minutes for December 9th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

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

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker

CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Justin Taylor. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jay Poessnecker

Justin Taylor Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

  1. A. B. C.

    D.

  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 December 4, 2019 “Fremont Tribune”. 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: Superintendent Evaluation

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Unified Bowling qualified for State Bowling and tied for 3rd at the State Tournament in Lincoln on Monday, December 9th.

B. CONSIDERATION OF MID-TERM GRADUATION REQUESTS: Kaylea Balch, Kristopher Collins, and Breckin Heiser-Blezek requested to graduate mid-term. The students told the Board their plans following mid-term graduation. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to allow early graduation for Kaylea Balch, Kristopher Collins, and Breckin Heiser-Blezek provided they meet graduation requirements. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

C. CAREER EDUCATION REPORT: Teacher Katie Wright discussed the Career Education program and class offered at North Bend Central. Students are placed in different career clusters and tracks to help them make decisions for future employment or educational choices.

D. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the November 11, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

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.

Board of Education Meeting____________________December 9, 2019________________________Page 2 of 3

E. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Taylor) to approve the December bills as follows: General Fund - $55,908.94; Building Fund - $25,215.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $192.00; Bond Fund 2013 - $77,298.75; QSCB - $199,784.29. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

F. CONSIDERATION OF OPTION ENROLLMENT CAPACITY RESOLUTION: Dr. Endorf reviewed the history and impact of option enrollment on the district.

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of North Bend Central Public Schools that Board Policy 3120 calls for the closing to option enrollment students of any program, class, grade level, or school building when the Board has determined that capacity has been reached. "An option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the capacity of a program, class, grade level, or school building or the availability of appropriate special education programs operated by the school district would be exceeded by acceptance of the application, and an option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the application is for enrollment in a program, class, grade level, or school building which has been declared unavailable to option students due to lack of capacity as determined by the annual capacity resolution adopted by the Board of Education."

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to reject option enrollment applications for the 2020-21 school year if acceptance of the application would result in an enrollment of more than 37 students total in any grade, Kindergarten through Grade 5, more than 45 students in any grade, Grades 6 and 7, or more than 40 students in grades 8-12. Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30. The Level III special education program remains closed in 2020-21 as well. The Board authorizes the waiver of capacity for applicants with siblings attending the district, as long as they otherwise qualify to option into the district pursuant to Board policy. Should capacity be reached and an application denied, the superintendent may appeal to the Board of Education to reconsider capacity limits.

The above Resolution, having been read in its entirety, Member Francis Emanuel moved for its passage and adoption, and Member Justin Taylor seconded the same.

After discussion and on roll call vote, the following Members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolution: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Justin Taylor.

The following members voted against same: none

The following members were absent or not voting: Jay Poessnecker

The above Resolution, having been consented to and approved by more than a majority of the members of the Board of Education, was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

5. REPORTS:

A. 2020-21 STAFF PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the plan in place to hire replacements for certified and classified staff in the district that will be retiring at the end of the 2019-20 school year. The following positions will be open: Administrative Assistant at the Elementary, Food Services Manager, Elementary Title I teacher, High School Science teacher, and Activities Director. Advertising for the open positions will take place in the next few weeks.

B. FITNESS ROOM REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed current weight room guidelines and gave a brief overview of typical public usage of the weight room on two separate sample days.

C. NASB CONFERENCE REVIEW: Dan Wesely spoke to the Board about the NASB conference held in November. Wesely discussed the various sessions he attended which included random drug testing, legislative and tax valuation concerns, public school promotion and motivational speakers.

D. SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed a proposal and pricing from Bearcom for communication radios and how they could be used at North Bend Central.

E. 2018-19 AUDIT REPORT: Dr. Endorf reviewed the 2018-19 annual audit with the Board. The dollar amounts are aligned with the district’s end-of-year figures and the AFR was uploaded successfully.

Board of Education Meeting____________________December 9, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3

F. FACILITIES UPDATE: The Board toured the kitchen and cafeteria at the middle/high school to look at various plumbing issues that need to be addressed as soon as possible. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to accept the bid from Wiese Plumbing & Excavating Inc. to replace kitchen drains and sinks not to exceed $63,730, contingent on being able to begin the project at the start of the holiday break and to be completed within a reasonable time of the end of the break. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. CONSIDERATION TO ACCEPT TEACHER RESIGNATIONS AND T-ERIP APPLICATIONS: Three certificated staff members applied for the Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP). Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the ERIP applications and the accompanying resignations at the end of the current school year from Tony Allgood, Steven Richardson, and Susan Baumgartner, with appreciation of their many years of service to the District. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent. The Board also wished to thank Pat Peters and Deb Kavan for their many years of service prior to their retirement at the end of the 2019-20 school year.

B. NEGOTIATIONS: The negotiations committee will be meeting in the next week or two to discuss Negotiations.

C. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to enter into Executive Session at 10:16 p.m. to discuss Superintendent Evaluation and Contract. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at 11:18 p.m. The Superintendent’s evaluation occurred and his contract and compensation package reviewed. Motion (Feurer), second (Wesely) to approve the superintendent contract and compensation package as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 11:33 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board Minutes for November, 11th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom 7:00 P.M. November 11, 2019
Kind of Meeting Meeting Place Time Date

PRESENT ABSENT
President....................... Dan Wesely
Vice Pres....................... Jeff Bauer
Secretary....................... Francis Emanuel
Treasurer....................... Bob Feurer
Member......................... Jay Poessnecker
Member......................... Justin Taylor
Superintendent............... Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary….. Connie Nelson
____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Bauer

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 November 5, 2019 “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: none

C. Notes regarding agenda: none

D. Closed session: none

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. FOOTBALL CLASSIFICATION REPORT:
1. Report by Superintendent of issues relating to the Classification: Dr. Endorf provided information as well as the various options and timeframe regarding the NSAA Classification for the 2020 and 2021 football seasons. Football Coach Ryan Stieren addressed the Board on behalf of the football coaches and players regarding Football Classification, as well as their preference for playing C1 football for the next 2 years according to NSAA Classification rules.
2. Comments by members of the public: Four members of the public originally signed up to address the Board regarding Football Classification for the 2020 and 2021 football seasons, but withdrew after hearing from Coach Stieren. After discussion, no action was taken by the Board. Therefore, North Bend Central will move to C1 football classification as prescribed by NSAA regulations for the 2020 and 2021 football seasons.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 14, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to approve the November bills as follows: General Fund - $105,801.71; Building Fund - $25,215.00; General Reimbursement Fund - $35.00. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent.

D. CONSIDERATION OF 2020-21 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to adopt the 2020-21 School Calendar A option as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent.

5. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the agenda from the in-service day on October 31st. Teachers are leading other teachers and sharing professional development ideas or instruction during in-services held throughout the year.

B. CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT: The seven-year curriculum cycle places Social Studies in development and purchasing of materials in 2019-20 with implementation in 2020-21. P.E./Health and Foreign Language are scheduled for development in 2020-21, with implementation in 2021-22. Social Studies and P.E./Health and Foreign Language will be reversed due to the late adoption of the social studies standards. Math is in the implementation stage for 2019-20 and the process is going very well according to Mrs. Beaver.

C. SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER REPORT: Deputy Sladky addressed the Board regarding the Nebraska School Safety Summit he recently attended. Sladky also discussed 2019-20 initiatives, including threat assessment team planning, reunification after an event, and consideration of facility needs.

D. BIRCHWOOD MANOR FACILITY REPORT: Asbestos abatement is currently taking place at the Birchwood Manor Facility. Demolition will occur as soon as the week of November 18th.

E. FACILITIES REPORT: The Board toured the kitchen and cafeteria at the middle/high school to look at various concerns with plumbing issues.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION INSTRUMENT: Per Board policy, Dr. Endorf reviewed the annual Superintendent Evaluation Instrument with the Board. The evaluation will take place in December.

B. SUPERINTENDENT PROFESSIONAL GROWTH LOG: Per Board policy, Dr. Endorf shared his 2018-19 Professional Growth Log with the Board.

C. NEGOTIATIONS: The Board discussed the initial negotiations meeting with the NBCEA and discussed the timeframe for a second meeting.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NASB CONFERENCE ON NOV. 20-22, 2019: Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the annual NASB State Education Conference to be held on November 20-22, 2019.

B. NEXT MEETING: The next monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. President Wesely mentioned a personal conflict related to his schedule for that night and asked other Board members if they would consider moving the meeting to Sunday night the 8th of December. The other Board members obliged.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Poessnecker), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:02 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent.
Respectfully submitted,


_________________________________
Dan Wesely, President


_________________________________
Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes October 14th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                              7:30 P.M.                                         October 14, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

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 October 8, 2019North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Negotiations

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS REPORTS:  Three new teachers for 2019-20 were introduced and welcomed by the Board:  Tori Kreikemeier is an elementary SPED teacher; Alex Crowley is a MS/HS band teacher; and Amber Beltrandis a HS Spanish Teacher.    

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the September 9, 2019Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to approve the October bills as follows: General Fund - $109,739.26; Building Fund - $20,413.75; General Reimbursement Fund - $391.48.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF SNOW REMOVAL BIDS:  Motion (Poessnecker), second (Emanuel) to accept the 2019-20 bid from Mike Settles for $100/hour per unit for snow removal at the Elementary.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF BIRCHWOOD MANOR DEMOLITION:  Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed bids that were received for the demolition and asbestos abatement of Birchwood Manor.  Asbestos abatement will need to take place prior to the demolition of the existing building.  Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to proceed with asbestos abatement of the Birchwood Manor building by McGill Asbestos Abatement LLC not to exceed $50,430, with an inquiry as to window removal being included on the original asbestos removal bid to see if the overall cost can be lowered.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to accept the bid from Alan Kassmeier for the demolition of Birchwood Manor not to exceed $75,750.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

F.CONSIDERATION OF BOARD COMMITTEE TO EXPLORE POTENTIAL MERGER WITH SCRIBNER-SNYDER:  President Wesely appointed a committee of Board Members consisting of Justin Taylor, Bob Feurer and Dan Wesely to explore the potential merger with Scribner-Snyder.

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION REPORT:  The annual multicultural reports from each building were presented and discussed.

 

B.AMERICANISM COMMITTEE REPORT:  Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed the various events and educational opportunities provided to students and staff throughout the past year.  An Americanism committee will need to meet twice a year beginning in January 2020.

 

C.AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK:  Dr. Endorf and Bob Feurer discussed American Education Weekthat occurs in November.  Feurer spoke about different ideas to bring awareness and recognition of the faculty and staff at North Bend Central.    

 

D.FIRST READ OF 2020-21 SCHOOL CALENDAR:  Two options for the 2020-21 school calendar were discussed.  Teacher input regarding both options will be received and shared with the Board at the November meeting.

 

E.DRIVERS ED REPORT:  Brenda Petersen discussed to cost of Drivers Ed for the summer of 2019, as well as the potential projected cost to the District for the summer of 2020. The Board agreed to continue the Drivers Education Program for 2020.  

 

F.FOOTBALL CLASSIFICATION REPORT:  Dr. Endorf provided the Board with information, as well as the various options and timeframe regarding the NSAA Classification for football for the 2020 and 2021 football seasons. Football classification is determined by the total male student enrollment in grades 9, 10 and 11 in October 2019. A decision will be made at the November 11th Board Meeting.  

 

G.ADVANCE-ED REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the AdvancED visit and exit report from the evaluation held at North Bend Central on October 6-8, 2019.

Board of Education Minutes for September 9th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

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.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Bob Feurer and Justin Taylor. Jay Poessnecker arrived at 7:54 p.m. Dan

Wesely left at 8:50 p.m.

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Francis Emanuel

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 September 3, 2019 “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: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Senior football players and cheerleaders greeted the kids at the elementary on Friday, September 6th, in anticipation of the first home football game. School is off and running very well.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 26, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Taylor) to approve the September bills as follows: General Fund - $52,081.77; Employee Benefit Fund - $37,500.00; Building Fund - $9,705.00. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Poessnecker absent.

Dan Wesely – left at 8:50 p.m. Jeff Bauer

Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 7:54 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

September 9, 2019 Date

Francis Emanuel

Board of Education Meeting____________________September 9, 2019________________________Page 2 of 3

A. ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to recess the regular Board meeting and commence the annual Budget Hearing at 7:49 p.m. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Poessnecker absent.

Superintendent Endorf presented summaries of the budget for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Depreciation Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, Lunch Fund, Student Fee Fund, Activity Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the Budget Hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 7:54 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

B. ANNUAL TAX REQUEST HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to recess the regular meeting and convene the annual Tax Request Hearing at 7:55 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

The Board reviewed a resolution setting the tax request and requesting the County Board of Supervisors to set the property tax levies in the General, Special Building, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund. The total tax request, including the County Treasurer's Collection fees, is $6,962,626.00 in the General Fund; $832,323.00 in the Special Building Fund; $427,273.00 in the Bond Fund; and $217,172.00 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the tax request hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:04 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

6. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2019-20 BUDGET: Motion (Bauer), second (Taylor) to adopt the 2019-20 budget as recommended for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Bond Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, Depreciation Fund, Activity Fund, Student Fee Fund, Contingency Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, and Lunch Fund. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel absent; Poessnecker abstained.

B. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2019-20 TAX RESOLUTION: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adopt the 2019-20 Tax Request Resolution with the tax requests set at $6,962,626.00 for the General Fund, $832,323.00 for the Special Building Fund, $427,273.00 for the Bond Fund and $217,172.00 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel absent; Poessnecker abstained.

C. CONSIDERATION OF TECHNOLOGY PURCHASE IN 2019-20 FOR 1:1 PROGRAM: Dr. Endorf and Brenda Petersen discussed the 1:1 Technology Integration Plan for the next two years. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve purchases for the 1:1 program for the 2020-21 school year (to be paid for during the 2019-20 fiscal year) as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

D. CONSIDERATION OF BUS PURCHASE IN CONJUNCTION WITH NDEQ GRANT: The district received another $42,000 rebate toward the purchase of a new school bus. A Board committee met with three companies on September 3rd regarding bids on new buses. Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to purchase a new 2021 Thomas/Freightliner C2 school bus from Truck Center Companies-Omaha, with the addition of a rear stop arm for $590, a horsepower increase to from 220 to 260, and the installation of our existing cameras on the new bus for a total price of $86,830, along with the NDEQ Bus Grant rebate of $42,000. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF LAND PURCHASE AT 1120 WALNUT STREET IN NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adopt the Resolution for the purchase of property located at 1120 Walnut Street, North Bend, Nebraska, generally described as Lots 1-8, Block 16 Stevensons & Eckharts Addition, and Tax Lots 17 & 31 from Celebrate Life, Inc., for $200,000. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent. Motion (Poessnecker), second (Feurer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to ask for bids to demolition the existing building on the property and to bring estimated costs to the October Board meeting. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent. Motion (Taylor), second (Bauer) to approve payment of closing costs to Dodge County Title & Escrow Co., L.L.C. for the purchase of the property at 1120 Walnut. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Emanuel absent.

7. REPORTS:

Board of Education Meeting____________________September 9, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3

A. SCRIBNER-SNYDER MERGER EXPLORATION REPORT: Scribner-Snyder requested meetings with some area schools to discuss a possible merger. NBC is one of those school districts. Dr. Endorf will meet with the attorney for Scribner-Snyder this week and report to the Board at the October meeting.

B. 2019-20 SCHOOL OPENING REPORT: Tessie Beaver told the Board about a program being offered by Platte Valley Bank to educate students about saving money and making deposits into the bank on a weekly basis. Students and teachers are encouraged to save and will be rewarded for doing so. Brenda Petersen discussed the upcoming process of drug testing and Final Forms paperwork, as well as frequently asked questions regarding random drug testing that will be posted on the website. Dr. Endorf discussed the 2019-20 enrollment. He shared the impact the current enrollment may have on football classification during the 2020 and 2021 seasons as it appears NBC would be scheduled to compete in Class C1 if current enrollment is unchanged.

C. DRIVER’S ED REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Mrs. Petersen will bring information to the October Board meeting regarding Driver’s Ed expenditures and revenue and needs in order to continue the program.

D. OCTOBER ADVANCE-ED VISIT REPORT: Jeff Manka spoke to the Board about the Advance-Ed Visit that will occur in October. The original visit was scheduled for March 2019 but was postponed until October due to the flood. The current mission and vision statements were discussed.

E. SECOND READ OF BOARD POLICY – 2312 (ACCELERATED EDUCATION), 2312R (ACCELERATED EDUCATION), AND 2322 (PRESCHOOL EDUCATION): Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the following Board Policies as presented: 2312 (Accelerated Education); 2312R (Accelerated Education); and 2322 (Preschool Education). Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Wesely absent.

8. PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE COOK:
Motion (Poessnecker), second (Feurer) to hire Karen Kavan as a cook

at the elementary school. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Wesely absent.

9. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, October 14,

2019 at 7:30 p.m.

B. NASB STATE CONFERENCE: Dr. Endorf reminded the group that the annual state conference will occur on November 20 – 22 in Omaha.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 9:34 p.m. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Emanuel and Wesely absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 26, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Special North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place


​PRESENT ​ABSENT

​Bob Feurer ​

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

​​B.Taylor

​C.

​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 August 22, 2019. 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: none

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

​A. ​APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 12, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

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​DanWesely
​Jeff Bauer​FrancisEmanuel

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent............... ​Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary.....​ ​Connie Nelson ​____________________________________________________________________________________________________

D.

​Jay Poessnecker​Justin Taylor ​

​ ​

Time

Date

​ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Justin​EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jay Poessnecker

5.

​B. ​APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $268,840.21; General Reimbursement Fund – $302.63; Building Fund - $3,266.89. Motion Carried 5-0- 1; Poessnecker absent.

​REPORTS:

​A. ​LONG-TERM PLANNING REPORT AND TOUR: Dr. Endorf and Board members toured the Birchwood Manor facility in preparation for the potential purchase of the property. They discussed possibilities related to the building and the site.

​B. ​2019-20 BUDGET PLANNING REPORT: Dr. Endorf shared budgetary estimates for the conclusion of the 2018-19 fiscal year as well as projections for the upcoming 2019-20 fiscal year. Board discussion ensued.

​REMINDERS AND DATES:
​​A. ​NEXT MEETING: The next regular month Board Meeting will be held on Monday, September

9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

​​ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 10:12 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

​Respectfully submitted,

​_________________________________​Dan Wesely, President

​_________________________________​Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 12th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

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.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Justin Taylor. Jeff Bauer arrived at 7:48

p.m. and Jay Poessnecker arrived at 7:54 p.m.

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 August 6, 2019 “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: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORT: Dan Endorf informed the Board that North Bend Central has been awarded another bus grant for $42,000 for the 2019-20 school year which will pay for approximately half the cost of a new school bus. Brenda Petersen told the Board that Registration Day took place on August 12th at the middle/high school, which allowed students to pick up their technology and schedules throughout the day. Fall sports practices at the high school began on August 12th. Tessie Beaver praised the custodians for their fast and outstanding work to get the Elementary clean and ready for the 2019-20 school year after the HVAC project was completed the first week of August.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the July 8, July 15, and August 5, 2019 Board Meetings. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented, with the addition of the new breakfast and lunch prices for 2019-20 in the July 8, 2019 meeting minutes.

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

August 12, 2019 Date

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer – arrived at 7:48 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 7:54 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________August 12, 2019________________________Page 2 of 3

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $148,753.63; Payroll Fund - $522,433.56; General Reimbursement Fund - $259.72; Building Fund - $183,080.00; Depreciation Fund - $79,465.00. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

D. VEHICLE FLEET REPORT: Dan Endorf and Kevin Ferguson addressed the Board regarding our current vehicle fleet and long-term plan for District bus and vehicle needs. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to pursue the purchase of a new bus by asking for bids and a presentation to a Board committee and to access the NDE bus rebate for $42,000. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. CONSIDERATION OF TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary ERIP for the 2019-20 school year, as well as a list of teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines for the year. Motion (Wesely), second (Poessnecker) to approve the offer of a one-year temporary Early Retirement Incentive Program (ERIP) for the 2019-20 school year as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

F. SECOND READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICIES: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the following 2019-20 Board Policy revisions and additions as presented: Board Policy 1230 (Americanism); Board Policy 1231 (Americanism); Board Policy 2220 (Drug Free Schools); Board Policy 2301 (Assessment Security); Board Policy 2342 (One to One Computers); Board Policy 2420 (Title I); Board Policy 2421 (Title I); Board Policy 3110 (Military Families); Board Policy 3130 (Attendance); Board Policy 3141 (Military Recruiters); Board Policy 3220 (Grade Classification); Board Policy 3220R (Grade Retention); Board Policy 3330 (Student Conduct); Board Policy 3360 (Dances, Driving, Dues); Board Policy 3361 (Extracurricular); Board Policy 3362 (Drug Testing); Board Policy 3373 (Service Animals); Board Policy 4471 (Wage Information); Board Policy 5120 (State Purchasing); Board Policy 5210 (District Facilities); Board Policy 5215 (Tobacco Policy); and Board Policy 5311 (Federal Lunch Program). Motion Carried 5-1; Taylor voting no.

G. FIRST READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICIES: The following 2019-20 Board Policy revisions and additions were presented for the first reading: Board Policy 2312 (Accelerated Education); Board Policy 2312R (Accelerated Education); and Board Policy 2322 (Preschool Education).

5. REPORTS:

A. 2019-20 DISTRICT ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that there are 572 students in grades K-12 enrolled for the 2019-20 school year, with 24 students enrolled in Pre-School. Dr. Endorf shared the presentation that will be made to staff on their first day back to school on Thursday, August 15th.

B. LAND PURCHASE REPORT: Dr. Endorf addressed the Board regarding the overall process from the recent land purchase agreement and special meetings that were held to proceed with the impending purchase.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE PARAPROFESSIONALS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to hire LeAnn Sillivan as a full-time paraprofessional at the elementary; and Kim Byrd as a paraprofessional/cook. Motion Carried 6- 0.

    B. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE KITCHEN STAFF: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to hire Arlo Winkelman as a part-time cook at the middle/high school; and Judy Wesely as a full-time cook at the middle/high school. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NASB STATE CONFERENCE (NOV. 20-22): Dr. Endorf reminded the Board that the annual state conference

will occur November 20-22 in Omaha.

B. NEXT MEETING – BUDGET MEETING ON AUGUST 26TH: The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2019.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 10:28 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Board of Education Meeting____________________August 12, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3 Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 5th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Special                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             8:00 P.M.                                           August 5, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 8:00 p.m.  

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor

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 July 23, 2019North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. PUBLIC HEARING:

 

A.    LAND ACQUISITION:  President Wesely opened the Public Hearing for Land Acquisition at 8:03 p.m.

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed acquisition of property located at 1120 Walnut Street, North Bend, Nebraska, generally described as Lots 1-8, Block 16 Stevensons & Eckharts Addition, and Tax Lots 17 & 31, which property shall be more particularly described upon completion of a survey, to be used for future expansion and outdoor use.  The public was invited to address the Board with questions and concerns during the Public Hearing with respect to the land acquisition.  

 

President Wesely closed the Public Hearing for Land Acquisition and reconvened the special meeting at 8:18 p.m.  

 

5.BUSINESS ITEMS:  

 

A.CONSIDERATION OF PURCHASE OF PROPERTY AT 1120 WALNUT STREET, NORTH BEND, NEBRASKA FROM CELEBRATE LIFE, INC FOR $200,000: Discussion from the Board about the purchase of property ensued after the closing of the Public Hearing.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) that North Bend Central School District purchase the property located at 1120 Walnut Street, North Bend, Nebraska, from Celebrate Life, Inc., for $200,000 and that the Superintendent be directed to execute any and all documents necessary for such purchase and acquisition.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

   6.REMINDERS AND DATES:

 

A.NEXT MEETING:  The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 8:37 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

_________________________________

Dan Wesely, President

 

 

_________________________________

Francis Emanuel, Secretary

 

Board of Education Minutes for July 15th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION
 
 
Special                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             9:00 P.M.                                               July 15, 2019
Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date
 
​PRESENT​ABSENT
President.......................​​Dan Wesely
Vice Pres.......................​Jeff Bauer​
Secretary.......................​Francis Emanuel​
Treasurer.......................​Bob Feurer​  
Member.........................​Jay Poessnecker​
Member......................... ​Justin Taylor​        
Superintendent...............​Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary…..​​Connie Nelson​
____________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
 
1. A.   CALL TO ORDER: Vice-President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 9:00 p.m.  
 
​​B.  ​ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

​C.  ​EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely
 
D.  ​ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer 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.  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: Potential Real Estate Purchase
 
3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none
 
4. BUSINESS ITEMS:
 
​A.    POTENTIAL REAL ESTATE PURCHASE:  Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to enter into Executive Session at 9:02 p.m. to discuss Potential Real Estate Purchase.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.  Vice-President Bauer declared the meeting back in Open Session at 9:55 p.m.  
 ​​
   5.​REMINDERS AND DATES:
 
​A.​NEXT MEETING:  The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
 
​ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 9:56 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.  
 
 
 
​Respectfully submitted,
 
 
​_________________________________
​Dan Wesely, President
 
 
​_________________________________
​Francis Emanuel, Secretary
 

Board Minutes for July 8, 2019

 

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

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

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: Vice-President Bauer called the Board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, and Justin Taylor. Jay Poessnecker arrived at

8:12 p.m..

C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely

D. ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer 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 July 2, 2019 “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: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the June 10, 2019 Board Meeting. Vice-President Bauer approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the July bills as follows: General Fund - $107,369.84; Payroll Fund - $503,607.12; General Reimbursement Fund - $1,628.33; Building Fund - $243,585.11. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Poessnecker absent.

C. CONSIDERATION OF 2019-20 LUNCH PRICES: Dr. Endorf reviewed lunch prices and the lunch fund account from 2018-19. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve raising lunch prices $.10 each on student and adult breakfast and lunch meals for 2019-20. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Poessnecker absent.

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

July 8, 2019 Date

Jeff Bauer
Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 8:12 p.m. Justin Taylor
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Dan Wesely

Board of Education Meeting____________________July 8, 2019________________________Page 2 of 2

D. CONSIDERATION OF COPIER LEASE: Dr. Endorf and Nicole Rasmussen discussed 5-year copier lease proposals from Eakes and Access Systems, as well as the previous 5-year copier lease history. The 1:1 initiative and the impact it has on the number of copies made in the last 5 years was discussed. Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the 5-year lease proposal for copiers in both buildings from Eakes as presented. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely absent; Poessnecker abstained.

5. REPORTS:

A. 2019-20 PLANNING REPORT: Kevin Ferguson updated the Board on the progress made thus far on the 2019 Summer Projects list. Handrails will be completed prior to the start of school. The Board discussed the safety concerns of an existing irrigation pump near elementary school property and the possibility of installing a fence as a protective barrier. The Industrial Technology area has been painted.

Three roof drains were earlier approved as part of the summer projects, but the bid was $2,701 short in error. Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the installation of three roof drains as originally proposed while negotiating with the company for a lower rate. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.

B. FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the Building Fund and the 2015 Facilities Plan. Endorf shared the original prioritized list of projects, revenue collected, and progress made to this point. The Board then took a detailed tour of the high school building.

C. TEMPORARY ERIP: Dr. Endorf spoke to the Board regarding a temporary ERIP for the 2019-20 school year, as well as the number of teachers that would meet the ERIP guidelines for next year.

D. FIRST READ OF RECOMMENDED BOARD POLICIES: The following 2019-20 Board Policy revisions and additions were presented for the first reading: Board Policy 1230 (Americanism); Board Policy 1231 (Americanism); Board Policy 2220 (Drug Free Schools); Board Policy 2301 (Assessment Security); Board Policy 2342 (One to One Computers); Board Policy 2420 (Title I); Board Policy 2421 (Title I); Board Policy 3110 (Military Families); Board Policy 3130 (Attendance); Board Policy 3141 (Military Recruiters); Board Policy 3220 (Grade Classification); Board Policy 3220R (Grade Retention); Board Policy 3330 (Student Conduct); Board Policy 3360 (Dances, Driving, Dues); Board Policy 3361 (Extracurricular); Board Policy 3362 (Drug Testing); Board Policy 3373 (Service Animals); Board Policy 4471 (Wage Information); Board Policy 5120 (State Purchasing); Board Policy 5210 (District Facilities); Board Policy 5215 (Tobacco Policy); and Board Policy 5311 (Federal Lunch Program).

6. PERSONNEL:

A. VOLUNTEER COACHES REPORT: There are two volunteer coaches for football: Josh Beaver and Dawson Poessnecker. There is one volunteer coach for cross country: Jeff Voss. Additionally, Cloe Kroenke will be the 3rd coach for volleyball this fall season.

7. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 12, 2019

at 7:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the meeting at 10:52 p.m. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Wesely absent.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Minutes for June 10th, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:30 P.M.                                               June 10, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

President.......................Dan Wesely-arrived at 8:00 p.m.

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

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

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely (arrived at 8:00 p.m.), Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: none

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Vice-President Bauer 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 4, 2019North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.    GOOD NEWS REPORTS:  Tessie Beaver announced that the school year at the Elementary ended well and the HVAC project at the elementary is underway.    

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the May 13, 2019Board Meeting.    Vice-President Bauer approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the June bills as follows: General Fund - $177,712.52; Payroll Fund - $528,506.12; General Reimbursement Fund - $587.74; Building Fund - $5,145.99; Bond Fund 2013 - $344,021.25; QSCB - $14,957.13.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Wesely absent.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR 2019-20:  Principals Brenda Petersen and Tessie Beaver discussed changes to the handbooks for next year.  Changes to the elementary handbook include revisions in how student progress and grades are reported to parents throughout the year, making progress reports more standardized throughout all elementary grade levels.  Changes to the high school handbook include the addition of the Mandatory Drug Testing Policy for students participating in extracurricular activities.  Tony Allgood and Brenda Petersen addressed the Board regarding the modifications made to the Mandatory Drug Testing Policy since the lastmeeting as presented.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the 2019-20 handbooks as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.    

5.REPORTS:

 

A.ACTIVITIES REPORT:  Tony Allgood addressed the Board regarding policies in place for volunteer coaches.  Gym wall mats in Tiger Arena are thin and have fallen off the wall during athletic contests due to poor condition.  They need to be replaced due at an estimated cost of $3,500 - $5,000 which will be covered by NB Club, Tiger Strength, and the NBC Booster Club.  An electronic timing system would need to be purchased if NBC plans to host any NSAA district track events.  Black Squirrel Timing is currently hired to facilitate electronic timing needs for track meets.  The summer weightlifting program has changed dramatically in the last couple of years with a substantial increase in the number of kids participating.  

 

B.SCHOOL CALENDAR REPORT:  The school calendar for 2019-20 is now complete.    

 

C.SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the results of the annual external School Safety Audit that was conducted on April 24th, as well as the annual districtwide School Safety meeting that was held on May 8th.  A recommendation from the external safety audit was to consider contemporary evacuation maps in all classrooms.  The Board directed Dr. Endorf to make this upgrade.  

 

D.FLOOD FUNDRAISER REPORT:  Board Member Bob Feurer addressed the Board regarding the flood funds that were donated and distributed to NBC students and staff directly impacted by the flood in March 2019.  A three-member NBC Flood Response Committee was formed to consider the confidential applications and disburse the funds.  The distribution of the existing funds is finished.  

 

E.STUDENT FEES HEARING: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to recess the regular Board meeting and open the Student Fee Hearing at 9:35 p.m.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

Dr. Endorf presented a review of the amount of money collected from students pursuant to, and the use of waivers provided in, the student fee policies of the District for the 2018-19 school year.  

 

A public hearing was held to discuss, consider, and receive input on a proposed Student Fee Policy.  The public was given the opportunity to present information and opinions on the proposed Student Fee Policy.

 

Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the Student Fee Policy Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting at9:38 p.m.   Motion Carried 6-0.

 

Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to adopt Board Policy 3370 (Student Fees) with one correction as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

Board Minutes for May 13, 2019

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. B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Bauer 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 May 7, 2019 “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: none C. Notes regarding agenda: none D. Closed session: none 3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Sara Vech addressed the Board regarding the potential swimming coop with Fremont. 4. BUSINESS ITEMS: A. GOOD NEWS: Pre-ACT score results have been received and can help lead students down particular paths regarding classes and careers. Principal Tessie Beaver spoke about the teachers getting their classrooms ready for the elementary HVAC project. The Commissioner of Education was at NBC on the same day as a school-safety initiated Lockout (Thursday, May 9th). Tiger Talk communication is being reviewed as to why some individuals did not receive the Tiger Talk messages regarding the Lockout. Dan Wesely discussed a bill currently in the legislature regarding property taxes which could have an effect on school finances in the future. B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the April 15, 2019 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented. Dan Wesely Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer Jay Poessnecker Justin Taylor Dan Endorf Connie Nelson Jeff Bauer Board of Education Meeting____________________May 13, 2019________________________Page 2 of 3 C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the May bills as follows: General Fund - $160,467.36; Payroll Fund - $567,303.12; General Reimbursement Fund - $395.60; Building Fund - $480,000.00. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. D. CONSIDERATION OF COOPING SWIMMING WITH FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Tony Allgood presented the Board with additional information regarding the potential coop for swimming with Fremont Public Schools for the 2019-20 school year. Insurance and legal aspects of the prospective coop were discussed, as well as potential costs that may be incurred. No Motion or Second to enter the swimming coop was made by the Board. The item is closed due to lack of Board action. E. CONSIDERATION OF 2019 SUMMER NEEDS: The Facilities Committee recommended summer projects for 2019 include: intercom upgrade at elementary, replacement of 3 roof drains, new grasshopper mower, electro static coating the Tiger Arena handrails, new chairs for the elementary conference room, electrical upgrades in the welding shop, painting the industrial tech room, sidewalk west of elementary gym, concrete at the high school greenhouse and the purchase of a freezer for the elementary kitchen. Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve the 2019 summer projects as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. 5. REPORTS: A. STUDENT DRUG TESTING IN ACTIVITIES POLICY REPORT: The second read of the Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy for Students in Extracurricular Activities was presented by Brenda Petersen and Tony Allgood for discussion by the Board. Procedures for the drug and alcohol testing were also discussed. Meetings with students were held May 10th to discuss the policy that will be in effect for the 2019-20 school year. Packets will be sent home to parents through the mail that will include the Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy and Forms, Accident Insurance Forms, NSAA Participation Forms, Physical Forms, etc. These forms will need to be filled out and returned prior to students participating in extracurricular activities and sports for the 2019-20 school year. Motion (Wesely), second (Taylor) to approve the second read of the Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. B. ELEMENTARY HVAC PROJECT REPORT: Bob Soukup and Trane representatives discussed the plan for the HVAC project at the elementary. Tessie Beaver informed the Board that items are boxed up in the hallways and classrooms; furniture will be moved out on May 14th. The project will officially begin on May 15th. Trane representatives discussed the financial summary for the project. The Board directed TRANE to install the mini-split unit to serve the technology room. C. FLOOD FUNDRAISER REPORT: Grant applications are being processed for distribution for flood assistance from the NBC Flood Response Fund to assist NBC students and staff directly impacted by the flood with their needs and activities to help cope with losses or damages from the March 2019 flood. A three-member NBC Flood Response Committee has been formed to consider the confidential applications and disburse the funds. 6. PERSONNEL: A. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE SPANISH TEACHER: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to hire Amber Beltrand as the new Spanish teacher for the 2019-20 school year. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. B. 2019-20 EXTRA DUTY ASSIGNMENTS REPORT: Extra Duty Assignments for 2019-20 were distributed to the Board. Three assignments remain open at this time. 7. REMINDERS AND DATES: A. NEXT MEETING: The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 10, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Bauer absent. Board of Education Meeting____________________May 13, 2019________________________Page 3 of 3 Respectfully submitted, _________________________________ Dan Wesely, President _________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for April 15, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

page1image3552

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

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 8:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin

Taylor

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 April 3, 2018 “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: Teacher resignation will be added to agenda Section 6, Personnel

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: NBC had a tremendous winter sports season. Basketball players Tanner Wietfeld and Lauren Emanuel represented the basketball State tournament teams. Other students mentioned for success within the past month were two-time Wrestling State Champion Zach Borer, Zander Gibney as a State Champion in speech, Dalton Blaha as a FFA State Champion welder, and Ben Buresh as a State Champion in Skills USA for Action Skills. The Quiz Bowl Team qualified for State as well.

President Wesely congratulated Dr. Endorf on receiving the Superintendent of the Year award at the NRCSA convention. The Board commended the students at NBC for all their hard work with the flood cleanup. Mike Murray represented the three bus drivers that helped evacuate people to the Snyder Ballroom.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the March 11, 2019 Board Meeting. Roll Call Vote to accept the minutes. 4 yes with Bauer and Wesely abstaining.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Justin Taylor Dan Endorf Janet Porter

Board of Education Meeting____________________April 15, 2019________________________Page 2 of 2

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the April bills as follows: General Fund - $45,935.77; Payroll Fund - $537,429.32 ; General Reimbursement Fund – $355.00; Building Fund - $7,473.19. Motion Carried 6-0.

D. CONSIDERATION OF MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM ADOPTION: Principals Tessie Beaver and Brenda Petersen discussed the math curriculum chosen for the elementary, middle school, and high school. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to purchase the math adoption as presented as part of the curriculum adoption process. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. ACTIVITIES PROGRAM/SWIMMING REPORT: Tony Allgood presented the results of the winter activities survey. A survey was given to all students in grades 7 through 12 asking if they would be interested in participating in bowling, girls wrestling or swimming if offered. A decision on offering swimming next school year was tabled until the May meeting.

5. REPORTS:

A. FIRST READ OF BOARD POLICY ON DRUG TESTING IN ACTIVITES PROGRAM: A new Board Policy on Mandatory Drug Testing was presented to the Board for the first read and discussed. Motion (Emanuel) second (Poessnecker) to adopt a drug testing program for the district using Sport Safe in administering the testing process to start in the fall of 2019 with a proposed budget of $9,000 per year. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. MARCH 15TH FLOODING EVENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the emergency procedures taken at the time of the flood. The Board also discussed the process of how the money contributed to the NBC Flood Fund will be used. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to appoint former superintendent Jim Havelka and current Board member Bob Feurer to develop a committee using Melissa Diers and the Fremont Area Community Foundation to distribute the money in accordance with the fundraising mission of assisting students and staff with their needs and activities associated with the flood. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. OPTION ENROLLMENT REPORT: Dr. Endorf discussed the projected Option Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year.

D. SUMMER NEEDS REPORT: The Board reviewed and discussed the 2019 Summer Needs list as presented. It was decided that the Facilities Committee will review the summer needs and recommend a plan to the full Board in May.

6. PERSONNEL:
A. 2019-20 CLASSIFIED STAFF REPORT: The Negotiations Committee will review classified wages and

present them to the Board in May.

B. RESIGNATION: Motion (Emanuel) second (Bauer) to accept Tyler Montoya’s resignation. Motion Carried 6-0.7. REMINDERS AND DATES:

A. NEXT MEETING: The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:53 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0. Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Francis Emanuel, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for March 11, 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:30 P.M.                                     March 11, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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

 

B.  ROLL CALL: Present: Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Dan Wesely and Jeff Bauer

 

D.  ACKNOWLEDGE POSTED OPEN MEETING ACT: Secretary Emanuel 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 5, 2019North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.    GOOD NEWS:  5th grade teacher Becky Streff was presented with the Milken Educator Award at a surprise assembly on Monday, March 4th.  The Milken Educator Award is one of the most prestigious educator awards in the United States, with only 33 awards given out this year across the nation.  The Milken Award also comes with a $25,000 prize awarded directly to Becky Streff.  Mrs. Streff will be attending a Milken Award Conference in New Orleans on March 21-24.  (The Good News reported in the February 11, 2019 Board Minutes stated the assembly was to celebratePBiS achievements.  The assembly was actually to award Mrs. Streff with the Milken Educator Award, kept secret until the award was presented.)  

 

Brenda Petersen addressed the Board regarding the inclement weather and how it affected the Boys State Basketball Tournament in Lincoln last weekend.  

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the February 11, 2019 Board Meeting.    Secretary Emanuel approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to approve the March bills as follows: General Fund - $98,772.43; Payroll Fund - $552,152.64; General Reimbursement Fund - $922.73; Building Fund - $240,175.60.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.

 

D.CONSIDERATION TO AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO SELL OR DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY:  Motion (Feurer), second (Poessnecker) to authorize Dr. Endorf to sell or dispose of surplus district property this summer. Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.

 

E.CONSIDERATION TO ALLOW SUPERINTENDENT TO POTENTIALLY ALTER 2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR:  Motion (Taylor), second (Feurer) to authorize Dr. Endorf to potentially alter the 2018-19 school calendar due to lost instructional hours from inclement winter weather.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.  

 

F.SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT:  Kevin Kavan is the Security Coordinator for Fremont Public Schools.  Mr. Kavan addressed the Board regarding school safety and the incident that occurred at Fremont High School on November 29, 2018, as well as the lessons learned from that incident.  

 

G.POTENTIAL DRUG TESTING IN 2019-20 REPORT:  Brenda Petersen discussed the possibility of random drug testing for students participating in NSAA extra-curricular activities beginning in the 2019-20 school year.  Chris Franz, a representative from Sport Safe Testing Service Inc., addressed the Board regarding their testing services, policies and an implementation model to consider.  Tony Allgood spoke to the Board regarding a committee that has been meeting in the last month to discuss a random drug testing policy for next year.  The committee includes a few students, a Board member, a coach, a teacher that does not coach, as well as the Activities Director and Principal.    

 

H.ADVANCE-ED VISIT REPORT:  Jeff Manka informed the Board that the AdvancED Accreditation Engagement Review will take place at North Bend Central March 18 – 20.  A focus group interview including Board members will take place at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19th.  

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.OPTION ENROLLMENT REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the projected Option Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year and reminded the Board of the Capacity Resolution they adopted in December.

 

B.LEGISLATIVE REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed current legislation regarding key property tax bills related to education.  

 

C.2019-20 SUPPLIES REPORT:  Dr. Endorf discussed the purchasing guidelines and recommendations for teacher supplies for the 2019-20 school year.  

 

D.SUMMER PROJECTS REPORT:  Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the committee for summer projects 2019 could not meet due to inclement weather.

 

E.PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK RESOLUTION:  Bob Feurer spoke to the Board regarding Public Schools Week later this month.   Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to acknowledge Public Schools Week for the week of March 25th.  Motion Carried 4-0-2; Wesely and Bauer absent.

 

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Board Minutes for Feb. 11th, 2019

 

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:00 P.M.                                     February 11, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Jay Poessnecker

Member......................... Justin Taylor        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor

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 February 5, 2019North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Litigation Against the District

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.    GOOD NEWS:  Tessie Beaver informed the Board there is an assembly on Wednesday, February 20th at 9:00 a.m. in the North Bend Central Elementary Gymnasium to celebrate the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBiS) program.  First Lady Susanne Shore and the Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt will be visiting the school and attending the Assembly.  The elementary has been participating in the PBiS program for seven years.  

 

Dan Wesely addressed the Board regarding a Board leadership document that shows the challenges faced by Board members throughout school districts in Nebraska.

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the January 14, 2019 Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to approve the February bills as follows: General Fund - $89,050.35; Payroll Fund - $565,710.36; General Reimbursement Fund - $532.32; Building Fund - $9,727.68.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.E-RATE REPORT: Jim Cody addressed the Board regarding an E-Rate Project for 2019 to improve district infrastructure, along with a 60% rebate provided by the federal government for the project.  Jim Cody also gave the Board a tour of the Server Room with the current infrastructure technology equipment.  The project would include additional Access Points, Switches, and a FortiNet Box.  Five bids for the project were submitted and reviewed by Mr. Cody and the Board.  Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to approve the bid for Option A from Great Plains Communications as presented, not to exceed $79,465, along with the 60% rebate from the federal government.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

E.ACTIVITIES PROGRAM REPORT:  Tony Allgood spoke to the Board about extra-curricular activities offered at NBC.  In the past five years, the Board approved several new activities for students including:  HOSA, Skills USA, FBLA, Art Club, Unified Bowling and FPS at the high school, as well as an additional paid coach for volleyballand girls and boys basketball.  Allgood also discussed the possibility of the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) adding girls wrestling and bowling as sanctioned NSAA activities.  The Board reviewed the dynamics and costs involved in joining a co-op for high school swimming as a winter sport with Fremont High School, Fremont Bergan and Arlington.  Frank and Sara Vech addressed the Board about possible interest in a swimming co-op.  The Board requested additional information, including an approximate number of students that would be interested in participating in a swimming co-op, as well as logistical issues and overall cost to the district.  Other topics discussed included non-NSAA activities, other potential sports and activities, and the difficulty of finding coaches for the activities already offered.

 

F.CONSIDERATION OF DISTRICT WELLNESS POLICY:  Coach Rob Brokaw presented the North Bend Central Wellness Policy to the Board.  The policy was created to help provide opportunities for all students and staff to practice healthy eating and physical activity behaviors throughout the day. Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to approve the North Bend Central Wellness Policy as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

G.2019-20 PLANNING REPORT:  Brenda Petersen discussed the beginning exploration of random drug testing for students participating in extra-curricular activities.  Tessie Beaver spoke to the Board about the hiring process for open positions for the 2019-20 school year at the elementary.  Katie Mann is moving from SPED to 4thgrade.  Jill Lorence will transition from 1st grade to Kindergarten.  Marissa Ortmeier is the choice for the open position at 1st grade.  Special Education and Pre-School positions remain open at this time and are being advertised.

 

H.CONSIDERATION OF CONSORTIUM FOR TITLE I SERVICES THROUGH ESU 2:  Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to accept the agreement for ESU 2 Title I Consortium for 2019-20 and approving Dr. Endorf as the district’s designee for Title I.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

I.CONSIDERATION OF DRIVERS ED RATES FOR 2019:  Dr. Endorf discussed previous Drivers Ed rates and expenses for the last several years.  All Drivers Ed students are required to drive five hours with the instructor.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to set the 2019 Drivers Ed Rates as $350 for district students and $450 for non-district students.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.MATH CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT:  Principals and math teachers will be meeting during the in-service on Thursday, February 14th to discuss math curriculum adoption.  A recommendation is slated to bebrought to the Board next month.

 

Board Minutes for January, 14th 2019

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:00 P.M.                                     January 14, 2019

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

Secretary.......................Francis Emanuel

Treasurer.......................Bob Feurer  

Member.........................Justin Taylor

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, JayPoessnecker and Justin Taylor

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 January 8, 2019North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: none

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS REPORTS:  Dan Endorf informed the Board that the Greenhouse Project is complete as of Monday, January 14th.  

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 10, 2018Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Feurer), second (Emanuel) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $72,880.15; Payroll Fund - $540,437.52; General Reimbursement Fund - $1,278.75; Building Fund - $14,356.43; Bond Fund 2013 - $500.00; QSCB - $450.00.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

D.REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:  

 

1.The following Board members took the oath of office for 2019:  Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer, Jay Poessnecker and Justin Taylor.

 

2.   Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to recess the regular meeting at 7:25 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President.  Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to re-elect Dan Wesely for President.  Motion Carried 6-0.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to reconvene the regular meeting at 7:28 p.m.  Motion Carried 6-0.  President Wesely assumed the chair.  

 

President Wesely requested nominations for Vice-President.  Motion (Emanuel), second (Wesely) to re-elect Jeff Bauer for Vice-President.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

President Wesely requested nominations for Secretary.  Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to nominate Francis Emanuel for Secretary.  Motion Carried 6-0.  

 

President Wesely requested nominations for Treasurer.  Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to nominate Bob Feurer for Treasurer.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Feurer abstained.    

 

3.All Board members received a copy of the Conflict of Interest policies in their Board packets.

 

4.President Wesely appointed members to the three standing committees.

 

Facilities/Transportation - Francis Emanuel, Dan Wesely, Bob Feurer

Negotiations/Personnel - Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker

Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

 

5.Motion (Emanuel), second (Taylor) to appoint Dr. Endorf as the school district's representative for all local, state, and federal programs with the authority to sign documents on behalf of the school district; to designate  Platte Valley Bank as the depository for school district funds; to appoint Romans, Wiemer & Associates as the school district’s auditor; to appoint Al’s Repair as the district's bus mechanic; to approve continuing membership in the ESU #2 consortia for Title I and Perkins Vocational Education programs and to authorize the Superintendent to enter into such other consortia for the expenditure of local, state, and federal funds as from time to time may be necessary with this authority to be subject to the oversight of the Board; to appoint Kevin Ferguson as the designated Asbestos Coordinator; to appoint the firms of Young and White and KSB Law as the school district's legal counsel; to appoint Connie Nelson as the Recording Secretary for the Board; to appoint Jay Poessnecker as the Board's representative on the North Bend Central Foundation Board of Directors; and to appoint Justin Taylor as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 6-0.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES:  Motion (Poessnecker), second (Taylor) to approve the scholarship committees as presented.  Motion Carried 6-0.

 

F.CONS

Board Minutes for December 10th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

 

Regular                     North Bend Central Boardroom                             7:00 P.M.                                     December 10, 2018

Kind of Meeting        Meeting Place                                                               Time                                                            Date

 

PRESENTABSENT

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

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

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

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

Member.........................Bob Feurer

Member......................... Jay Poessnecker        

Superintendent...............Dan Endorf

Recording Secretary…..Connie Nelson

____________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker

C.  EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jeff Peters

 

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 December 4, 2018North 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:  none

 

C.Notes regarding agenda: none

 

D.Closed session: Negotiations and Superintendent Evaluation/Contract)

 

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

 

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

 

A.GOOD NEWS:  Brenda Petersen discussed past concession stand duties and sales profits from 10 years ago, comparing it to the concession stand duties and sales profits of today.  Elementary Holiday Vocal Concert will be held at the high school on Sunday, December 16th.

 

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES:  The Board reviewed the minutes of the November 12, 2018Board Meeting.    President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.  

 

C.APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Feurer) to approve the December bills as follows: General Fund - $155,879.18; Payroll Fund - $546,018.73; General Reimbursement Fund - $321.82; Building Fund - $14,607.07; Bond Fund 2013 - $79,021.25; QSCB - $199,957.13.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.  

 

D.CONSIDERATION OF OPTION ENROLLMENT CAPACITY RESOLUTION:  Dr. Endorf reviewed the history and impact of option enrollment on the district.  Endorf recommended to the Board that capacity limitations be set at an enrollment of 40 students total per grade K - 5, 50 students total per grade 6-7, 40 students per grade 8 – 11, and that Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary be set for a maximum of 30 students for 2019-20.  He also recommended closing the Level III Special Education program for 2019-20.

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of North Bend Central Public Schools that Board Policy 3120 calls for the closing to option enrollment students of any program, class, grade level, or school building when the Board has determined that capacity has been reached. "An option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the capacity of a program, class, grade level, or school building or the availability of appropriate special education  programs operated by the school district would be exceeded by acceptance of the application, and an option enrollment application shall be rejected in the event the application is for enrollment in a program, class, grade level, or school building which has been declared unavailable to option students due to lack of capacity as determined by the annual capacity resolution adopted by the Board of Education."

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby authorized to reject option enrollment applications for the 2019-20 school year if acceptance of the application would result in an enrollment of more than 40students total in any grade, Kindergarten through Grade 5, more than 50 students in any grade, Grades 6 and 7, or more than 40 students in grades 8-11.  Grades K – 5 special education enrollment capacity at the elementary is 30.  The Level III special education program remains closed in 2019-20 as well.  Should capacity be reached and an application denied, the superintendent may appeal to the Board of Education to reconsider capacity limits.    

 

The above Resolution, having been read in its entirety, Member Jeff Bauer moved for its passage and adoption, and Member Dan Wesely seconded the same.

 

After discussion and on roll call vote, the following Members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolution:  Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker.

 

The following members voted against same: none

 

The following members were absent or not voting: Jeff Peters

 

The above Resolution, having been consented to and approved by more than a majority of the members of the Board of Education, was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

 

E.CONSIDERATION OF MID-TERM GRADUATION REQUEST:  Grace Brodd requested to graduate mid-term.  The student told the Board her plans following mid-term graduation.  Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to allow early graduation for Grace Brodd provided she meets graduation requirements.  Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

 

5.REPORTS:

 

A.BOARD GOALS REVIEW AND NEXT STEPS:  Board of Education goals of Technology, Facilities, Marzano and Career-Based Education were reviewed.  2018 Technology progress includes 1:1 implementation/training and the hiring of a Digital Media Specialist.  Next steps for technology include continued training and infrastructure upgrades.  2018 Facilities progress includes the completion of the elementary playground and office renovation.  The greenhouse at the high school is near completion.  The next facilities project will be HVAC consideration at the elementary for potential summer construction in 2019.  Marzano training and implementation is continuously reviewed and implemented throughout the District. 2018 Career-Based Education progress included hiring a greenhouse teacher, job shadowing, implementation of SkillsUSA and HOSA, and Industrial Arts upgrades.  Future steps for Career-Based Education include the opening of the greenhouse and striving for additional contacts/relationships.

 

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Board Minutes for November 12th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

DanWesely Jeff Bauer JeffPeters

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary.....
Connie Nelson ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

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 November 6, 2018 “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: Negotiations Report

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: Frank Vech addressed the Board about the possibility of a swimming coop with Fremont. A swimming coop would take place from November – February timeframe.

4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: North Bend Central Elementary was officially recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School with an award presentation ceremony in Washington D.C. on Thursday, November 8th. NBCE is one of four districts in Nebraska to receive this prestigious award and national recognition. Principal Tessie Beaver, teacher Bev Grueber, Superintendent Dan Endorf, and School Board President Dan Wesely attended the award ceremony in Washington D.C. and accepted the award on behalf of North Bend Central Elementary. A pen and letter opener will be distributed to the teachers and staff at North Bend Central to celebrate American Education Week.

Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

 

Jay Poessnecker

 

ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer C. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: None

B. and Jay Poessnecker

Time

Date

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 8, 2018 Board

 

5.

D. CONSIDERATION OF 2019-20 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to adopt the 2019-20 School Calendar B option as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

REPORTS:

A. MATH CURRICULUM ADOPTION REPORT: The seven-year curriculum cycle places Math in development and purchasing of materials in 2018-19 with implementation in 2019-20. Math teachers are evaluating different textbooks/materials available and will provide feedback and purchasing recommendations at a future Board meeting.

B. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT: Jeff Manka addressed the Board regarding School Improvement. NBC is currently in the final year of the AdvancEd Accreditation Process. Mr. Manka provided the Board with a School Improvement Calendar aligned to the AdvanceEd process.

C. TECHNOLOGY SECURITY REPORT: Jim Cody addressed the Board regarding technology security and for the students/staff in the district. Dr. Endorf and Mr. Cody also spoke to the Board about long-term planning for infrastructure needs.

D. WELLNESS COMMITTEE REPORT: Rob Brokaw addressed the Board regarding the North Bend Central Wellness Policy. He will share the plan with staff and then present the Board with a recommended document.

E. GREENHOUSE REPORT: Brenda Petersen led the Board on a tour of the Greenhouse. Greenhouse construction is scheduled to finish in the next couple of weeks.

PERSONNEL:
A. CONSIDERATION OF CUSTODIAL POSITION: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to hire

Hector Hernandez as a nighttime custodian. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. SUPERINTENDENT EVALUATION INSTRUMENT: Per Board policy, Dr. Endorf reviewed the annual Superintendent Evaluation Instrument with the Board. The evaluation will take place in December.

C. SUPERINTENDENT PROFESSIONAL GROWTH LOG: Dr. Endorf shared his 2017-18 Professional Growth Log with the Board.

D. NEGOTIATIONS REPORT: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to enter into Executive Session at 9:28 p.m. to discuss Negotiations. Motion Carried 6-0. President Wesely declared the meeting back in Open Session at

10:00 p.m.

REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NASB STATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON NOV. 14-16, 2018: Dr. Endorf reminded the Board

of the annual NASB State Education Conference to be held on November 14-16, 2018.

B. NEXT MEETING: The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to adjourn the meeting at 10:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

6.

7.

distributed to the teachers and staff at North Bend Central to celebrate American Education Week.

B. Meeting.

APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the October 8, 2018 Board President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the November bills as follows:

C.
General Fund - $74,985.65; Payroll Fund - $564,749.47; General Reimbursement Fund - $61.72; Building Fund - $56,270.80. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for October 8th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular North Bend Central Elementary Library Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

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.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters (arrived at 7:46 p.m.), Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer

and Jay Poessnecker (arrived at 8:34 p.m.)

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 October 2, 2018 “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: Change to Section V, Item E – Should read 2019-20 School Calendar, not 2018-19.

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: North Bend Central Elementary was officially recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School with a formal announcement from the United States Department of Education on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. NBC is one of four districts in Nebraska to receive this prestigious award and national recognition. Principal Tessie Beaver, teacher Bev Grueber, Superintendent Dan Endorf, and School Board President Dan Wesely will attend an award ceremony in Washington D.C. this November to accept the award. Tessie Beaver spoke at a conference in Chicago, Illinois regarding the PBiS program utilized at the Elementary.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the September 10, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

7:30 P.M. Time

ABSENT

October 8, 2018 Date

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters – arrived at 7:46 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker – arrived at 8:34 p.m. Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

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C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to approve the October bills as follows: General Fund - $78,862.20; Payroll Fund - $553,791.77; General Reimbursement Fund - $727.82; Building Fund - $40,888.73. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

D. CONSIDERATION OF SNOW REMOVAL BIDS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the 2018-19 bid from Mike Settles for $100/hour per unit for snow removal at the Elementary. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

E. CONSIDERATION OF BUS BIDS: North Bend Central received a $42,000 grant through the NDEQ Bus Grant Program toward the purchase of a new school bus. Motion (Wesely), second (Emanuel) to accept the bid from Truck Center Companies for a 2020 Thomas/Freightliner 59 Passenger C2 Bus as presented for $87,340. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

5. REPORTS:

A. 1:1 COMPUTER REPORT: Brenda Petersen discussed how the 1:1 technology implementation and integration plan is working at the middle school and high school levels. Mr. Todd Ziettlow showed the Board uses for Canvas in high school math classes. Mrs. Melissa Cody demonstrated how Canvas is incorporated at the middle school level with timely feedback for students.

B. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION REPORT: The annual multicultural reports from each building were presented and discussed.

C. AMERICANISM COMMITTEE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and the Board discussed the various events and educational opportunities provided to students and staff throughout the past year.

D. AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: Bob Feurer discussed the history of American Education Week. Feurer also spoke about different ideas to bring awareness and recognition of the faculty and staff at North Bend Central. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to authorize Bob Feurer and Dr. Endorf to purchase recognition items for the staff to distribute during American Education Week this November. Motion Carried 6-0.

E. FIRST READ OF 2018-19 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Two options for the 2019-20 school calendar were discussed. Teacher input regarding both options will be received and shared with the Board at the November meeting.

F. ELEMENTARY HVAC REPORT: Dr. Endorf and architect Bob Soukup discussed three options and a timeframe regarding a potential HVAC project at the Elementary, as well as information and cost estimates from two different companies. Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to enter the district into an Energy Savings Contract with a Qualified Provider and adhere to the Request For Qualifications(RFQ) process as defined in Nebraska State Statutes 66-1062:1066 for selecting an ESCO/Performance Contracting Company to potentially implement a variety of facility improvement measures including Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC System at North Bend Central Elementary during the summer of 2019, with no new major construction projects planned for Summer 2020. Motion Carried 5-1; Poessnecker voting no.

G. GREENHOUSE REPORT: Dr. Endorf informed the Board that the greenhouse project should be completed in the next couple of weeks with a ceremony occurring this winter.

6. PERSONNEL:

A. WINTER VOLUNTEER COACHES: There are two volunteer coaches for boys basketball: Chris Armstrong and Cole Beebe. There is one volunteer coach for wrestling: Mike Borer. These volunteers are in the process of completing the necessary steps to serve in this capacity for the district.

B. NEGOTIATIONS: Dr. Endorf reported to the Board of the need to formally begin Negotiations with the NBCEA prior to November 1st.

7. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS:

A. NASB STATE EDUCATION CONFERENCE ON NOV. 14-16, 2018: Dr. Endorf reminded the Board of the annual NASB State Education Conference to be held on November 14-16, 2018 and discussed travel arrangements.

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8. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, November 12,

2018 at 7:00 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to adjourn the meeting at 10:23 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for Septmeber 10th, 2018

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, Jay Poessnecker and Bob Feurer

    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 September 4, 2018 “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: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS: Tessie Beaver introduced Kinsey Wemhoff and Randi Mimick to the Board as new teachers at the Elementary for the 2018-19 school year.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 29, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the September bills as follows: General Fund - $51,423.79; Payroll Fund - $609,917.44; Employee Benefit Fund - $25,000.00; Building Fund - $13,685.90. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf Connie Nelson

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A. ANNUAL BUDGET HEARING: Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to recess the regular Board meeting and commence the annual Budget Hearing at 7:57 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Superintendent Endorf presented summaries of the budget for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Depreciation Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, Lunch Fund, Student Fee Fund, Activity Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the Budget Hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:03 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. ANNUAL TAX REQUEST HEARING: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to recess the regular meeting and convene the annual Tax Request Hearing at 8:04 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

The Board reviewed a resolution setting the tax request and requesting the County Board of Supervisors to set the property tax levies in the General, Special Building, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, and Bond Fund. The total tax request, including the County Treasurer's Collection fees, is $6,792,303.97 in the General Fund; $827,272.72 in the Special Building Fund; $427,272.72 in the Bond Fund; and $217,171.72 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund.

Public Testimony: None

Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to adjourn the tax request hearing and reconvene the regular Board meeting at 8:06 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

6. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2018-19 BUDGET: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to adopt the 2018-19 budget as recommended for the General Fund, Special Building Fund, Bond Fund, Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund, Depreciation Fund, Activity Fund, Student Fee Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, and Lunch Fund. Motion Carried 6-0.

B. CONSIDERATION TO ADOPT 2018-19 TAX RESOLUTION: Motion (Emanuel), second (Wesely) to adopt the 2018-19 Tax Request Resolution with the tax requests set at $6,792,303.97 for the General Fund, $827,272.72 for the Special Building Fund, $427,272,72 for the Bond Fund and $217,171.72 in the Qualified Capital Purposes Undertaking Fund. Motion Carried 6-0.

7. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST REPORT: District School Psychologist Robyn Schweitzer provided the Board with insight into her role. Mrs. Schweitzer described the testing demands and personalized contact she provides students in both buildings.

B. ELEMENTARY HVAC REPORT: The Board reviewed notes from engineer Ron Geary and considered options regarding the potential upgrade of the HVAC at the elementary. Motion (Emanuel), second (Peters) to inquire with Carlson West Povandra regarding cost, timeframe and efficiencies in upgrading HVAC at the elementary. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. LANDSCAPING/TREES REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Bob Feurer informed the Board of their conversation with Greenhouse teacher Nicole Rasmussen and their vision of using students in her classroom to help develop a landscape and tree replacement plan for the district.

D. NDEQ BUS GRANT CONSIDERATION: The district received a $42,000 rebate toward the purchase of a new school bus. Motion (Bauer), second (Wesely) to purchase a new school bus through the NDEQ Bus Grant rebate. Motion Carried 6-0.

8. REMINDERS AND DATES:

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A. NEXT MEETING: The next scheduled regular monthly Board Meeting will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

B. NASB STATE CONFERENCE: Dr. Endorf reminded the group that the annual state conference will occur on November 14 – 16 in Omaha.

ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) to adjourn the meeting at 9:39 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board Minutes for Aug. 29th 2018

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 6:30 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 posted on August 24, 2018. 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: none

  3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT:

  4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the August 13, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

B. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $280,505.88; General Reimbursement Fund – $368.48; Building Fund - $30,377.19. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

A. SCHOOL DISTRICT BUDGET PLANNING: Dr. Endorf shared budgetary estimates for the conclusion of the 2017-18 fiscal year as well as projections for the upcoming 2018-19 fiscal year. Board discussion ensued.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

Jay Poessnecker Dan Endorf

Connie Nelson

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B. CONSIDERATION OF TECHNOLOGY PURCHASING FOR 2018-19: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to approve Technology budgeting and spending for the 2018-19 budget cycle as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

C. DISTRICT FACILITIES LONG-TERM PLANNING: Ron Geary from Geary Electric reviewed material he presented to the Board in 2017 regarding HVAC needs at the elementary school. He provided the option of replacing the chiller and boiler units with new units or installing a variable refrigerant flow system with price estimates and basic timelines for each option. Board discussion followed with additional feedback from Ron Geary.

D. CONSIDERATION TO HIRE PARA: Motion (Bauer), second (Poessnecker) to hire Mary Kristine Sharp as a paraprofessional. Motion Carried 6-0.

6. REMINDERS AND DATES:
A. NEXT MEETING:
The next regular month Board Meeting will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:30

p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Wesely), second (Feurer) to adjourn the meeting at 9:42 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

Respectfully submitted,

_________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

_________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Board of Education Minutes for August 13th, 2018

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

D.

DanWesely Jeff Bauer JeffPeters

President.......................
Vice Pres.......................
Secretary.......................
Treasurer.......................
Member.........................
Member.........................
Superintendent...............
Dan Endorf
Recording Secretary.....
Connie Nelson ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

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

B. Feurer

 

C.

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 August 7, 2018 “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: none

3. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: 4. BUSINESS ITEMS:

A. GOOD NEWS REPORT: Tessie Beaver introduced new District staff members Breanne Muehlich (SLP), Max Cook (5th Grade), Kelsi Anderson (Pre-School), Robyn Schweitzer (School Psychologist/Guidance Counselor), and Deputy Jesse Sladky (School Resource Officer) to the Board. The Board officially welcomed them to North Bend Central Public Schools.

Francis Emanuel Bob Feurer

 
 


Jay Poessnecker

ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel and Bob EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS: Jay Poessnecker

Max Cook (5 Grade), Kelsi Anderson (Pre-School), Robyn Schweitzer (School Psychologist/Guidance Counselor),

 

5.

and Deputy Jesse Sladky (School Resource Officer) to the Board. The Board officially welcomed them to North Bend Central Public Schools.

B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the July 9, 2018 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to approve the August bills as follows: General Fund - $124,994.72; Payroll Fund - $484,520.33; General Reimbursement Fund – $110.50; Building Fund - $92,088.61. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Poessnecker absent.

 

D. CONSIDERATION OF AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH DODGE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND LOGAN VIEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR A SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOO