Board Minutes for January 8th, 2018

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:00 P.M. Time

ABSENT

January 8, 2018 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

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

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters (arrived at 8:56 p.m.), Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer

and Jay Poessnecker

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 January 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: Item B - Teacher Resignation will be added to Section VI (Personnel)

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: Kevin Kavan addressed the Board regarding the district safety campaign. Mr. Kavan works for the Nebraska Department of Education dealing with threat assessment procedures at various schools in Nebraska and applauded North Bend Central for taking appropriate action to protect students and staff. Mrs. Beaver informed the Board that North Bend Central Elementary has been nominated by the Nebraska Department of Education to be one of four schools in Nebraska recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School because of exemplary academic achievements.

    B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 11, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters – arrived at 8:56 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________January 8, 2018________________________Page 2 of 3

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $59,776.10; Payroll Fund - $521,477.46; General Re Fund – $261.29; Building Fund - $9,175.00. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Peters absent.

  1. REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:

    1. The following Board members took the oath of office for 2018: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel,

      Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker. Jeff Peters took the oath of office upon his arrival at the meeting.

    2. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to recess the regular meeting at 7:37 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to re-elect the current officers. Officers are as follows: President – Dan Wesely, Vice-President – Jeff Bauer, Secretary – Jeff Peters, and Treasurer – Francis Emanuel. Voting yes by Roll Call Vote: Bauer, Emanuel, Feurer, Poessnecker, and Wesely. Voting no: none. Absent: Peters. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in open session at 7:41 p.m.

    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 - Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Dan Wesely Negotiations/Personnel - Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

    5. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) 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 Bob Feurer as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

  2. CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to

approve the scholarship committees as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

F. HOSA REPORT: NBC teacher Diane Treat addressed the Board regarding the start of HOSA-Future Health Professional Chapter at North Bend Central, while outlining the benefits and opportunities for students involved in HOSA at the high school level.

G. FACILITIES PLANNING AND UPDATE: Dr. Endorf discussed the 3-year facility plan for North Bend Central Elementary proposed in the fall semester of 2017. Architect Bob Soukup provided layouts to the Board regarding office renovation at the elementary and greenhouse location at the high school in the summer 2018. Motion (Feurer), second (Wesely) to approve the office renovation layout at the elementary for bid purposes as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. The Board discussed greenhouse location at the high school in detail. Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to approve the location of the greenhouse on the northwest side of the high school as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

  1. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Dan Wesely discussed recent legislative action with the Board.

  2. CURRICULUM ADOPTION IN VOCATIONAL AREA: The seven-year curriculum cycle places Vocational

Education & Career Education in the position of purchasing materials in 2017-18 and implementation in the 2018-19 school year. Math curriculum implementation will occur the following year.

Board of Education Meeting____________________January 8, 2018________________________Page 3 of 3

C. 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the open staff positions and timeframe for the hiring season. The Board also discussed the flaking paint on the gym floor in Tiger Arena. A junior high track coach position remains vacant for the 2017-18 school year with other coaching needs likely to occur in the future.

D. SCHOOL BOARD GOALS REVIEW: Dr. Endorf shared the progress made within the last two years with the long-term Board of Education goals of Technology, Facilities, Marzano, and Career-Based Education. Dr. Endorf outlined the original goals, the progress with implementation of each goal in the past few years, and an outline of the vision with each goal for the upcoming year. The Board will keep the original goals for the upcoming year and follow the plan for 2018 as outlined at the meeting.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    1. RATIFICATION OF NEGOTIATIONS: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to ratify negotiations for the 2018-19 school year, including a base raise of $750, maternity leave donations up to 5 days, HOSA for 5 units, equitable pay modifications for extra duty assignments; it was agreed that the administration should approach the Board as needed regarding the offer of a stipend for extra coaches necessary in a specific sport due to high participation rates. Motion Carried 6-0.

    2. RESIGNATION: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the resignation of Jade Bang at the end of the 2017- 18 school year and the approval of Jackie Poulas as a long-term sub for Miss Bang’s assignment during the second semester. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:
    A. NEXT MEETING:
    The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 12, 2018 at

    7:00 p.m.
    ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:52 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

    Respectfully submitted,

    _________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

    _________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary

Regular North Bend Central Boardroom Kind of Meeting Meeting Place

PRESENT

7:00 P.M. Time

ABSENT

January 8, 2018 Date

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

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

1. A. CALL TO ORDER: President Wesely called the Board meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
B. ROLL CALL: Present: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Jeff Peters (arrived at 8:56 p.m.), Francis Emanuel, Bob Feurer

and Jay Poessnecker

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 January 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: Item B - Teacher Resignation will be added to Section VI (Personnel)

    2. Notes regarding agenda: none

    3. Closed session: none

  2. RECOGNITION OF VISITORS/PUBLIC COMMENT: none

  3. BUSINESS ITEMS:

    A. GOOD NEWS REPORTS: Kevin Kavan addressed the Board regarding the district safety campaign. Mr. Kavan works for the Nebraska Department of Education dealing with threat assessment procedures at various schools in Nebraska and applauded North Bend Central for taking appropriate action to protect students and staff. Mrs. Beaver informed the Board that North Bend Central Elementary has been nominated by the Nebraska Department of Education to be one of four schools in Nebraska recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School because of exemplary academic achievements.

    B. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MINUTES: The Board reviewed the minutes of the December 11, 2017 Board Meeting. President Wesely approved the minutes as presented.

Dan Wesely
Jeff Bauer
Jeff Peters – arrived at 8:56 p.m. Francis Emanuel
Bob Feurer
Jay Poessnecker
Dan Endorf
Connie Nelson

Board of Education Meeting____________________January 8, 2018________________________Page 2 of 3

C. APPROVAL OF BILLS: Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to approve the January bills as follows: General Fund - $59,776.10; Payroll Fund - $521,477.46; General Re Fund – $261.29; Building Fund - $9,175.00. Motion Carried 5- 0-1; Peters absent.

  1. REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD:

    1. The following Board members took the oath of office for 2018: Dan Wesely, Jeff Bauer, Francis Emanuel,

      Bob Feurer and Jay Poessnecker. Jeff Peters took the oath of office upon his arrival at the meeting.

    2. Motion (Emanuel), second (Bauer) to recess the regular meeting at 7:37 p.m. for the purpose of electing officers. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. Superintendent Endorf assumed the chair and requested nominations for President. Motion (Bauer), second (Feurer) to re-elect the current officers. Officers are as follows: President – Dan Wesely, Vice-President – Jeff Bauer, Secretary – Jeff Peters, and Treasurer – Francis Emanuel. Voting yes by Roll Call Vote: Bauer, Emanuel, Feurer, Poessnecker, and Wesely. Voting no: none. Absent: Peters. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. President Wesely declared the meeting back in open session at 7:41 p.m.

    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 - Jeff Peters, Francis Emanuel, Dan Wesely Negotiations/Personnel - Francis Emanuel, Jeff Bauer, Jay Poessnecker Curriculum/Student Activities/Americanism: Board as a whole

    5. Motion (Bauer), second (Emanuel) 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 Bob Feurer as the Board's representative on the district's Safety/Security Committee. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

  2. CONSIDERATION OF SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEES: Motion (Emanuel), second (Poessnecker) to

approve the scholarship committees as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent.

F. HOSA REPORT: NBC teacher Diane Treat addressed the Board regarding the start of HOSA-Future Health Professional Chapter at North Bend Central, while outlining the benefits and opportunities for students involved in HOSA at the high school level.

G. FACILITIES PLANNING AND UPDATE: Dr. Endorf discussed the 3-year facility plan for North Bend Central Elementary proposed in the fall semester of 2017. Architect Bob Soukup provided layouts to the Board regarding office renovation at the elementary and greenhouse location at the high school in the summer 2018. Motion (Feurer), second (Wesely) to approve the office renovation layout at the elementary for bid purposes as presented. Motion Carried 5-0-1; Peters absent. The Board discussed greenhouse location at the high school in detail. Motion (Wesely), second (Bauer) to approve the location of the greenhouse on the northwest side of the high school as presented. Motion Carried 6-0.

5. REPORTS:

  1. LEGISLATIVE REPORT: Dr. Endorf and Dan Wesely discussed recent legislative action with the Board.

  2. CURRICULUM ADOPTION IN VOCATIONAL AREA: The seven-year curriculum cycle places Vocational

Education & Career Education in the position of purchasing materials in 2017-18 and implementation in the 2018-19 school year. Math curriculum implementation will occur the following year.

Board of Education Meeting____________________January 8, 2018________________________Page 3 of 3

C. 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR PLANNING: Dr. Endorf discussed the open staff positions and timeframe for the hiring season. The Board also discussed the flaking paint on the gym floor in Tiger Arena. A junior high track coach position remains vacant for the 2017-18 school year with other coaching needs likely to occur in the future.

D. SCHOOL BOARD GOALS REVIEW: Dr. Endorf shared the progress made within the last two years with the long-term Board of Education goals of Technology, Facilities, Marzano, and Career-Based Education. Dr. Endorf outlined the original goals, the progress with implementation of each goal in the past few years, and an outline of the vision with each goal for the upcoming year. The Board will keep the original goals for the upcoming year and follow the plan for 2018 as outlined at the meeting.

  1. PERSONNEL:

    1. RATIFICATION OF NEGOTIATIONS: Motion (Peters), second (Emanuel) to ratify negotiations for the 2018-19 school year, including a base raise of $750, maternity leave donations up to 5 days, HOSA for 5 units, equitable pay modifications for extra duty assignments; it was agreed that the administration should approach the Board as needed regarding the offer of a stipend for extra coaches necessary in a specific sport due to high participation rates. Motion Carried 6-0.

    2. RESIGNATION: Motion (Bauer), second (Peters) to accept the resignation of Jade Bang at the end of the 2017- 18 school year and the approval of Jackie Poulas as a long-term sub for Miss Bang’s assignment during the second semester. Motion Carried 6-0.

  2. REMINDERS AND DATES:
    A. NEXT MEETING:
    The next regular monthly Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 12, 2018 at

    7:00 p.m.
    ADJOURNMENT: Motion (Peters), second (Bauer) to adjourn the meeting at 10:52 p.m. Motion Carried 6-0.

    Respectfully submitted,

    _________________________________ Dan Wesely, President

    _________________________________ Jeff Peters, Secretary