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

 

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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.

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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

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.

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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