Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
June 9, 2016   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, 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.
Bob Hoefer arrived at the meeting at 7:32 p.m.  Motion by Laurie Waterbury, second by Stan Heithoff to excuse Steve Busteed from the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Doug Jones motioned and Bob Hoefer 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.
Allied Ins., Board Expense, $100.00; AMH, Transportation, $132.00; Appeara, Maintenance, $208.36; BSN Sports, Instru Expense, $77.94; Binswanger Glass, Maintenance, $220.46; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $738.75; Dean’s Market, Instru Expense, $96.78, Maintenance $16.65; ESU #8, $187.45; Ed Tech Team, Inc., Title Expense, $857.00; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $818.51, Instru Expense, $87.65; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $163.11; Global Equipment, Instru Expense, $34.45; Gopher, Instru Expense, $228.09; GP Comm., Business Expense, $563.60; Haddock, Instru Expense, $1,000.00; Hometown Station, Transportation, $948.50; Iburg, Sherri, SpEd Expense, $34.56; Library World, Instru Expense, $439.00; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $1,008.72; Midwest Floor Spec., Maintenance, $526.00; NCSA, Admin Expense, $570.00, Admin Expense, $235.00; Nebraska Life, Instru Expense, $24.00; NE Safety Center, Transportation, $150.00; Olson’s Pest Tech., Maintenance, $85.00; Power Systems, Instru Expense, $167.84; Pyramid School Prod., Instru Expense, $404.19; Reimbursement, $1,201.82; School Health, Maintenance, $74.88; School Specialty, Instru Expense, $985.03; Staples, Instru Expense, $582.68; US Bank, $2,099.52; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $118.76; Whiting, Tricia, SpEd Expense, $1,266.20
Total Board Bills: $16,452.50
May Payroll: $197,468.93
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $213,921.43
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.  There were no committee reports.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the past month’s activities.  Summer school will begin July 6th.
Supt. Polk reported that the weather didn’t cooperate for the football field work.  The project will be revisited in the fall.  The 1995 bus was sold.
In action items, lunch and breakfast prices were discussed.  Stan Heithoff motioned to leave breakfast and lunch prices the same for 2016/17 school year.  Breakfast prices are $1.50 for students and $2.00 for adults and lunch prices for K-6 students – $2.10, Gr. 7-12 – $2.35 and adults – $3.00.  Motion was seconded by Laurie Waterbury.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Jones motioned, Stan Heithoff second to approve the safety plan as per yearly review.  Vote 5-0 motion carried.
Discussion was held on construction of a parking lot east of the gym.  The project would also include stairs but at this time the only entrance to the gym for events will be the west door into the lobby.  Stan Heithoff motioned, Jones second to approve construction of east parking lot with stairs.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Waterbury motioned, Stan Heithoff second to approve the baritone sax as surplus for sale and proceed with musical instrument purchase rotation in the amount of $6,048.98.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Jones motioned, Hoefer second to approve classified employment agreements for two custodial positions.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.
Discussion was held on preliminary budget review and teaching assignments for the coming year.  Discussion was also held on expanding FFA to Elkhorn Valley.  At this time the classes will be offered but participation in FFA will not be permitted.
Motion by Waterbury, seconded by Stan Heithoff to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 5-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:53 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be held on July 14, 2016 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 15, 2016