Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular July Meeting
Library, EPS
July 11, 2013, 7:30 PM
President Laurie Waterbury called the Regular July Board Meeting to order at 7:32 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, and Bob Hoefer.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, and Paula Jensen.
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.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Regular Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 5-0.
Albract Disposal, Maintenance, $204.95; Beckman Lumber, Maintenance, $66.62; Binswanger Glass, Maintenance, $63.80; Brain Pop, Instru Expense, $1,725.00; Cambium, Instru Expense, $189.63; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $134.10; CVA, Maintenance, $4,923.25; City of Elgin, Maintenance, $790.75; Classroom Direct, Instru Expense, $1,135.31; Creative Teaching, Instru Expense, $42.87; Danko, Maintenance, $165.00; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $10.99; Eakes, Instru Expense, $76.99, Maintenance, $160.56; Educational Resources, Instru Expense, $515.20; ESU #1, Title Expense, $90.00; ESU #8, $12,543.34; EPS, Instru Expense, $39.75; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $112.39; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $134.18; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $145.37; Elkhorn RPPD, Maintenance, $61.25; Flenniken Plumbg & Htg, Maintenance, $115.00; Hampton Inn (Kearney), Instru Expense, $89.95; Houchen Bindery, Instru Expense, $236.30; Houghton Mifflin, Instru Expense, $280.60; Island Supply & Welding, Instru Expense, $69.00; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $647.75; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $133.29; Kooi Communications, Maintenance, $915.86; McGraw Hill, Instru Expense, $589.33; Nasco, Instru Expense, $1,572.47; NASB, Board Expense, $120.00; NCSA, Instru Expense, $180.00; NRCSA, Board Expense, $700.00; Nebraska Safety Center, SpEd Expense, $150.00; OneSource, Instru Expense, $82.00; Overland Rehab, SpEd Expense, $481.20; Precision Repair, Transportation, $52.50; Protex, Maintenance, $265.00; Rasmussen Mechanical, Maintenance, $61,950.00; Reimbursement, $3,590.98; Renaissance Learning, Instru Expense, $1,849.00; Sadlier, Instru Expense, $1,796.65; Scholastic, Instru Expense, $64.75; Schumacher, Maintenance, $75.00; SOCS    Business, Expense, $438.06; Student Fees, Instru Expense, $1,106.30; The Station, Transportation, $381.59; Trend    Instru, Expense, $32.03; US Games, Instru Expense, $1,508.92; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $82.51; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $286.51; Wells Fargo, Instru Expense, $590.04; Willsie Co., Instru Expense, $615.00; Wordware Inc., Business Expense, $515.15
Total Board Bills: $104,894.04
June Payroll: $176,345.47
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $281,239.51
Steve Heithoff motioned to excuse Ryan Reestman’s absence from the meeting, Stan Heithoff second.  All voted yes, motion carried.
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
No board correspondence or committee reports were given.
In the principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff stated that he had been in the office working on start of school activities, NeSA testing results and getting to know where things are.
Supt. Polk reported on the HVAC system progress and the summer maintenance projects.  He has just begun to look at the budget and further information will be available in the months ahead.  He also reviewed the board goals and the progress on reviewing board policy.
In action items, Steve Heithoff motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve Student Fees Policy 504.19 as amended.  Vote 5-0, motion approved.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Steve Busteed second to approve Bullying Prevention Policy 504.20.  Vote 5-0, motion approved.
Hoefer motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve Parent Involvement Policy 1005.03.  Vote 5-0, motion approved.
Steve Heithoff motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the state social studies standards.  Vote 5-0, motion approved.
The next regular meeting will be August 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room.
Respectfully submitted,
Ryan Reestman, 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: July 17, 2013