Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
June 11, 2015, 7:30 PM
President Heithoff called the regular monthly meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Steve Heithoff, Stan Heithoff, Bob Hoefer, Steve Busteed, Doug Jones, and Laurie Waterbury.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk, Principal Greg Wemhoff.
President Heithoff led the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  Heithoff 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 Laurie Waterbury second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Previous Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 6-0.
Allied Insurance, Board Expense, $100.00; Appeara, Maintenance, $132.49; Beckman Lumber, Maintenance, $49.50; Blick Art Supply, Instru Expense, $79.08; BSN Sports, Instru Expense, $12.56; Cambium Learning, Instru Expense, $230.78; Carlex, Instru Expense, $147.68; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $769.75; CVA, Instru Expense, $135.82; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $10.00; Dean’s Market, Instru Expense, $77.13; Eakes Office Solutions, Instru Expense, $47.26; Egan Supply Co., Maintenance, $306.84; Elgin Equipment, Transportation, $56.75; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $670.52, $16.91; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $68.20; Elite Office Products, SpEd Expense, $185.18; Flinn Scientific, Instru Expense, $290.96; Fisher Scientific, Instru Expense, $47.15; Frey Scientific, Instru Expense, $54.82; Gopher Performance, Instru Expense, $180.77; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, “$2,106.48“; HRdirect, Business Expense, $69.99; Hoefer Irrigation, Instru Expense, $184.05; Hometown Station, Transportation, “$1,595.45“; “Iburg, Sherri”, SpEd Expense, $18.40; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $212.18; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $19.90; KSB School Law, Board Expense, $150.00; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $305.67; Mescher’s Auto Body, Transportation, $415.89; MidAmerica Books, Instru Expense, $191.40; Midwest Floor Spec., Maintenance, $605.70; Midwest Grads, Instru Expense, $301.00; Midwest Technology, Instru Expense, $120.14; Music in Motion, Instru Expense, $131.95; NASB, Board Expense, $180.00; NCSA, Business Expense, $150.00, Principal Expense, $335.00; NE DOL, Maintenance, $72.00; Paxton/Patterson, Instru Expense, $411.06; Pickle-Ball, Instru Expense, $114.03; Precision Repair, Transportation, $846.70; Reimbursement, “$5,316.21“; Renaissance Learning, Instru Expense, “$2,383.00“; Sargent Welch, Instru Expense, $79.17; School Specialty, Instru Expense, $514.50; Staples, Maintenance, $947.00; Teacher’s Discovery, Instru Expense, $177.95; The Library Store, Instru Expense, $80.93; The Thompson Co., Maintenance, $138.10; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $125.74; “VSA, Inc.”, Instru Expense, $715.68; Virco, Instru Expense, “$1,200.75“; Ward’s Science, Instru Expense, $249.72
Total Board Bills: “$24,135.89“
June Payroll: “$188,998.80“
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: “$213,134.69“
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.  There was no correspondence.
In Committee reports, the Americanism Committee approved the social studies books.  The negotiation committee will present during the action items.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the past month’s activities.  Summer school will begin July 7th through August 1st.
Supt. Polk reported that the wind tower money will come to the school in the form of a nameplate tax.  Summer work continues at the school.  No one was hired for the part-time Title 1 position so Mrs. Thiele-Blecher will be assigned to include the parochial students in her schedule.
In action items, lunch and breakfast prices were discussed.  Steve Busteed motioned to set breakfast prices at $1.50 for students and $2.00 for adults and set lunch prices at K-6 students – $2.10, Gr. 7-12 – $2.35 and adults – $3.00.  Motion was seconded by Doug Jones.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
The negotiation committee presented the teacher negotiated agreement for 2016-17 and 2017-18.  Base salary increases $800 each year.  Waterbury motioned, Bob Hoefer second to approve the negotiated agreements with the base salary of $33,300 for 2016-17 school year and $34,100 for the 2017-18 school year and rewording of Item #12.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Jones motioned, Waterbury second to approve the safety plan as per yearly review.  Vote 6-0 motion carried.
Waterbury presented information that she had received at the School Law Seminar.
Motion by Stan Heithoff, seconded by Busteed to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:06 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be held on July 13, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School.  A hearing for the Student Fee Policy 504.19 at 7:00 p.m., Bully Prevention Policy 504.20 at 7:10 p.m. and Parent Involvement Policy 1005.03 at 7:20 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Respectfully submitted,
Doug Jones, 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: June 24, 2015