Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular July Meeting
Library, EPS
July 14, 2015, 7:30 PM
President Steve Heithoff called the Regular July Board Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, and Bob Hoefer.  Absent was Doug Jones.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk and 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.
Laurie Waterbury motioned to excuse the absence of Doug Jones from the meeting, Bob Hoefer second.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Steve Busteed 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.
Binswanger Glass, Maintenance, $265.50; Boone County Health Center, SpEd Expense, $302.80; Center Point Large Print, Instru Expense, $295.00; Central NE Rehab, Instru Expense, $634.40; CVA, Instru Expense, $1,660.64; City of Elgin, Maintenance, $994.25; Classroom Direct, Instru Expense, $1,211.00; Dean’s Market, Instru Expense, $101.24; Educational Resources, Instru Expense, $1,279.95; ESU #8, SpEd Expense, $25,152.70; ESU #8, SpEd Expense, $45.00; Elgin Equipment, Transportation, $1,014.44; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $232.06; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $54.61, Instru Expense, $92.70; Elite Office Products, SpEd Expense, $768.50; Everything Medical, Instru Expense, $281.90; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $2,275.84; HireRight, Transportation, $56.00; Hometown Station, Transportation, $386.38; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Instru Expense, $10,040.26; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $82.80; Jonny Dodge, Transportation, $619.55; Lakeshore, Instru Expense, $1,539.18; McGraw-Hill, Instru Expense, $3,321.68; Midwest Floor Spec., Maintenance, $222.90; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $255.34; Nasco, Instru Expense, $1,624.96; naviTABS, Instru Expense, $35.00; Nebraska Ag Ed Assn., Instru Expense, $235.00; NASB, Board Expense, $25.00; NCSA, Supt. Expense, $235.00, Principal Expense, $235.00; Nebraska Machine Co., Maintenance, $161.70; Oriental Trading, Instru Expense, $63.37; Paxton-Patterson, Instru Expense, $481.50; Precision Repair, Transportation, $379.36; Protex Central, Maintenance, $347.70; Pyramid School Products, Instru Expense, $875.83; Really Good Stuff, Instru Expense, $69.63; Reimbursement, $1,691.09; SATCO Supply, Instru Expense, $184.19; Scholastic Magazines, Instru Expense, $262.36; Scholastic, Instru Expense, $74.25; School Specialty, Instru Expense, $333.82; Schumacher Extermination, Maintenance, $210.00; SOCS, Business Expense, $1,383.00; Special T’s & More, Instru Expense, $913.50; Teacher Direct, Instru Expense, $385.82; US Bank, $2,354.67; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $78.09; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $345.33; West Music, Instru Expense, $417.65; Wingate by Wyndham, Instru Expense, $191.90; Woodwind & Brasswing, Instru Expense, $6,707.00; Youthlight, Instru Expense, $36.90; Zaner-Bloser, Instru Expense, $427.49
Total Board Bills: $73,952.73
July Payroll: $179,268.66
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $253,221.39
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
There was no correspondence nor committee reports.
In the principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff asked Jeane Johnson to report on the Jr. Class Washington DC/New York City trip.  Students, Dylan Widger, Dylan Behnk, and Christian Lundgren, gave an overview of the highlights of their trip.  They expressed an appreciation for the opportunity to go.  Mr. Wemhoff reported on summer school and other upcoming events.
Supt. Polk reported on 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, Waterbury motioned, Stan Heithoff second to reapprove the Student Fees Policy 504.19, Bullying Prevention Policy 504.20, and Parent Involvement Policy 1005.03 as corrected.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Bob Hoefer second to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:17 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be August 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room.
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: July 22, 2015