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
Vice Pres.......................Jeff Bauer
Member......................... Justin Taylor
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dan Wesely, President
Francis Emanuel, Secretary