Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
March 13, 2014, 7:30 PM
President Waterbury called the regular March Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, Laurie Waterbury, and Steve Busteed.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff, Paula Jensen, Dennis Morgan, Ken Newcomb, Barb Bode, and Allison Dolezal.
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 Steve 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.
AMH, Transportation, $90.00; Beckman Lumber, Instru Expense, $45.50; Cash-Wa Distributing, Maintenance, $724.83; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $570.32; Central Valley Ag, Instru Expense, $106.60, Maintenance, $86.94; Corner Service and Tire, Transportation, $532.54; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $117.37, Instru Expense, $53.56; Eakes, Instru Expense, $281.98; ESU #8, $164.75; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $2,834.48; Elgin Pharmacy, Maintenance, $3.24; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $458.00, Board Expense, $63.88; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $375.07; ERPPD, Maintenance, $157.73; Flenniken Plmbg & Htg, Maintenance, $126.00; Flinn Scientific, Instru Expense, $77.35; Follett Library Resources, Instru Expense, $891.90; GP Comm, Business Expense, $465.64; Hadley, Maintenance, $243.70; Harding & Schultz, Board Expense, $156.00; HireRight, Transportation, $129.00; Iburg, Sherri, SpEd Expense, $53.76; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $1,516.57; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $1,538.89; Kallhoff Electric, Maintenance, $1,761.44; Kittelson, Jim, Maintenance, $297.50; MARC, Maintenance, $150.35; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $1,048.24; NASSP, Instru Expense, $542.00; NE Safety Center, Transportation, $150.00; Overland Rehab, SpEd Expense, $240.60; Protex, Maintenance, $2,935.00, Maintenance, $275.73; Reimbursement, $1,573.36; Schumacher Exterm., Maintenance, $75.00; The Station, Transportation, $567.28; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $270.76; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $82.01; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $481.80; Volkman Plmbg & Htg, Maintenance, $250.25
Total Board Bills: $22,566.92
March Payroll: $186,013.06
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $208,579.98
President Waterbury recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
There was no correspondence.
In Committee Reports, President Waterbury asked about any changes to the board goals and the members accepted them as previously stated.  Building & Grounds committee reported on summer repair and maintenance needing to be completed.
In the Principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff asked Mr. Ken Newcomb to demonstrate the ALEK program that he uses in his JH math classes.  Mr. Wemhoff reported on the MAPS testing that is underway.  He reported good turnout for the elementary reading night and the science fair.  The class schedule for 2014-15 will have few changes from the current one.  He read the AD report prepared by Mr. Becker with a wrap-up of winter sports.  He gave a projection of costs for textbook and technology purchases for next year.
In the Supt. Report, Mr. Polk reported on the building improvement projects for the coming summer.
In action items, Stan Heithoff motioned, Steve Busteed second to excuse Ryan Reestman from the meeting.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Bob Hoefer motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve the estimate of Kallhoff Electric in the amount of $3,200 for electrical service at the football field subject to meeting requirements of Midwest Electric for field lighting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned, Stan Heithoff second to approve purchase of power floor scrubber for approximately $4800.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Steve Heithoff motioned, Busteed second to approve purchase of ADA ramp for football field bleachers in the amount of $6612.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Hoefer second to approve offering teacher contracts to all certified staff.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Hoefer motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve second reading of Board Policy Section 600.  All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Busteed, second by Bob Hoefer to adjourn the meeting.  All voted aye.  Motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 8:44 p.m.
The next meeting will held on April 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School
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: March 19, 2014