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Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

April 19, 2013 by lmorgan 

ELGIN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
April 10, 2013, 7:30 PM
President Waterbury called the regular April Meeting to order at 7:31 p.m.  Board members present were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, Laurie Waterbury, and Kim Wells.  Absent was Ryan Reestman.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Adam Patrick, Paula Jensen, Dennis Morgan, Sue Vanis, Amy Selting, Stacy Shumake-Henn, Nick Heithoff, Andrew Heithoff, and Kyle Heithoff.
President Waterbury led the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  Waterbury reminded everyone that a copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Law was posted in the meeting room.
School board meeting notice complied with Meeting Notice Policy #204.07.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Kim Wells second to excuse Ryan Reestman’s absence from the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Previous Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 5-0.
Apple, Instru Expense, $658.00; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $192.11; CVA, Maintenance, $48.84, Instru Expense, $15.10; City of Elgin, Maintenance, $663.00; Dean’s Market, Instru Expense, $69.89, Maintenance, $11.57, Instru Expense, $120.56; Eakes, Instru Expense, $645.21; ESU8, $152.00; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $2,013.56, Instru Expense, $26.97; Elgin Public School-Yearbook, Instru Expense, $30.00; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $438.00, Board Expense, $118.20; Follett Library, Instru Expense, $257.73; Hadley-Braithwait, Maintenance, $550.40; Harding & Schultz, Board Expense, $395.00; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $71.30; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $1,075.17; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $61.44; Kallhoff Electric, Maintenance, $73.74; Kittelson, Jim, Maintenance, $170.00; Major Refrigeration, Maintenance, $342.85; McGraw Hill, Instru Expense, $188.03; NASSP, Instru Expense, $85.00; NASB, Board Expense, $85.00; NCSA, Supt. Expense, $205.00; NCSAttorneys, Board Expense, $150.00; Overland Rehab, SpEd Expense, $495.70; Precision Repair, Transportation, $45.00; Reimbursement, $796.02; Sapp Bros., Maintenance, $17.00; Schumacher, Maintenance, $75.00; The Station, Transportation, $354.15; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $71.68; Tyler Technologies, Business Expense, $1,813.19; Verizon, Business Expense, $255.28; Wells Fargo, $749.00; Wheeler Central, Instru Expense, $119.95; Willsie, Instru Expense, $241.19
Total Board Bills: $13,946.83
March Payroll: $187,511.28
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $201,458.11
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
Supt. Polk gave the Buildings & Grounds Committee report.  The committee has met regarding HVAC systems for the gym building, high school building, and old elementary school building.  Later in action items, the committee is recommending to advertise for design builds for HVAC proposals for those buildings.
Principal Patrick asked students to report on recent activities.  Andrew Heithoff, Nick Heithoff, and Kyle Heithoff reported on the online Statewide Finance Challenge.  These students along with Tanner Welding placed 2nd amongst 285 high school teams in Nebraska.  They are now eligible to compete at the regional level on Saturday, April 20th in Lincoln, NE.
Patrick reported that NeSA testing was taking place this month and he also reported on the MAPS testing scores.
Board members reviewed the activity director’s report submitted by Carlie Wells and Supt. Polk informed the board that one teaching position is needed to be filled yet.
In action items, Stan Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to approve the resignation of Deb Jones with appreciation and regret.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Kim Wells motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the resignation of Doug Jones with appreciation and regret.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Motion by Steve Heithoff, second by Hoefer to accept the resignation of Carlie Wells with appreciation and regret.  Voting aye were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Hoefer, and Waterbury.  Wells abstained from voting.  Motion carried, vote 4-0 with one abstaining.
Wells motioned and Hoefer second to approve the new teacher contract of Eric Heithoff for the music position for 2013-14.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Wells motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve a teaching contract for Wes Prater for the social studies position for 2013-14.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Wells second to approve a teaching contract for Eric Mlinar for business teacher position for 2013-14.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Hoefer motioned and Wells second to approve the K-12 principal contract for 2013-14 of Greg Wemhoff.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Motion by Steve Heithoff, second by Stan Heithoff to approve summer building projects as presented.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Discussion was held on storage buildings for behind the gym building.  Steve Heithoff motioned to approve the purchase of two 12’ x 24’ storage buildings with concrete from Beckman Lumber at a cost of $8,200.  Hoefer seconded the motion.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Action on a 24’ x 36’ storage building at the football field was tabled until further information can be gathered.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve putting the gray storage building up for sealed bids for purchase and removal by August 1, 2013.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Wells motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve posting to solicit design build proposals for HVAC projects for the gym building, high school building, and old elementary building.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned, Wells second to approve requisitions for 2013-14 as presented.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
The school board performed their second evaluation of Supt. Dan Polk.
Motion by Stan Heithoff, second by Hoefer to adjourn the meeting.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 8:31 p.m.
The next meeting will held on May 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School
Respectfully submitted,
Kim Wells, Secretary
Paula Jensen, Recorder
-This is a draft copy and does not become official Elgin Public Board minutes until approved at the next regular or advertised meeting.
Publish: April 17, 2013
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