Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular July Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
July 14, 2016, 7:30 PM
President Steve Heithoff called the Regular July Board Meeting to order at 7:31 p.m.  Board members present were Laurie Waterbury, Stan Heithoff, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Doug Jones, and Bob Hoefer.  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.
Stan Heithoff motioned and Laurie Waterbury second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Regular Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 6-0.
B&H Photo-Video, Instru Expense, $2,841.02; Beckman Lumber, Maintenance, $157.37; BSN Sports, Instru Expense, $151.92; Cambium Learning, Instru Expense, $387.64; Carlex, Instru Expense, $43.85; Carson-Dellosa, Instru Expense, $43.90; Central NE Rehab, Instru Expense, $554.45; CVA, Maintenance, $1,269.42, Instru Expense, $86.77; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $15.00; Classroom Direct, Instru Expense, $454.79; Danko, Maintenance, $220.21; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $44.42, Misc. Expense, $34.95; Educational Resources, Instru Expense, $831.45; ESU #1, Instru Expense, $30.00; ESU #9, Title IIA Expense, $796.00; Egan Supply Co., Maintenance, $323.58; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $495.35; Elgin Review, Business Expense, $78.35; Elite Office Products, SpEd Expense, $196.51; EPS Literacy & Intervention, Instru Expense, $42.00; ETA Hand2Mind, Instru Expense, $25.46; Evan-Moor, Instru Expense, $96.96; Great Plains Comm., Business Expense, $281.06; Fun Express, Instru Expense, $6.70; Hometown Station, Transportation , $116.27; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Instru Expense, $1,152.30; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $182.39; Jerry’s Feed, Business Expense, $49.47; Jonny Dodge, Transportation , $462.25; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $1,579.08; KSB School Law, Board Expense, $90.00; McGraw-Hill, Instru Expense, $2,020.35; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $443.27; Music in Motion, Instru Expense, $205.54; Nasco, Instru Expense, $4,168.06; National Art & School Supplies, Business Expense, $229.54; National School Products, Instru Expense, $356.50; NE Dept. of Labor, Maintenance, $72.00; NRCSA, Board Expense, $850.00; NEFF, Instru Expense, $97.50; Olson Pest Tech., Maintenance, $85.00; Pearson Education, Inc., Instru Expense, $6,311.82; Pearson Higher Education, Instru Expense, $1,039.75; Pitzer Digital, Board Expense, $22.75; Prestwick House, Instru Expense, $419.76; Really Good Stuff, Instru Expense, $263.71; Saddleback, Instru Expense, $87.25; Scholastic Magazines, Instru Expense, $361.80; SchoolMate, Instru Expense, $575.90; School Specialty, Instru Expense, $1,472.83; SOCS/FES, Business Expense, $1,383.00; Teacher Direct, Instru Expense, $134.09; Teacher’s Discovery, Instru Expense, $491.56; The Library Store, Instru Expense, $198.40; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $134.06; Time Management Systems, Business Expense, $35.35; US Bank, $2,361.04; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $147.87; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $200.00; Woodwind & Brasswind, Instru Expense, $19.95; Zaner-Bloser, Instru Expense, $297.33
Total Board Bills: $37,626.87
July Payroll: $182,792.77
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $220,419.64
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
There was no correspondence or committee reports.
In the principal’s report, Mr. Wemhoff reported on summer school and other upcoming events.
Supt. Polk reported on the summer maintenance projects.  He reported that the students had done some drone work at St. John’s cemetery.  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.  It was the consensus of the board to allow Pope John to live-stream broadcast Wolfpack activities at our school.
In action items, no action was taken on policy 504.19 Student Fees Policy, 504.20 Bullying Prevention Policy, and 1005.03 Parent Involvement Policy.  All policies remain the same.
Bob Hoefer motioned and Steve Busteed second to approve the following new law policies on 1st reading:   Policy 201.05  Term of Office, Policy 204.01  Regular Board Meetings, Policy 402.11  Credit Cards, Policy 402.16  Prohibition on Aiding Sexual Abuse, Policy 402.17  Workplace Privacy, Policy 502.02  Nonresident Students/Option Enrollment, Policy 503.09  Homeless Children and Youth, Policy 504.14  Hazing, Initiation, Secret Societies or Gang Activities, Policy 508.12  Asthma and Allergic Reaction Protocol, Policy 603.01  Curriculum Development, Policy 606.08  Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials, Policy 610.01  Test or Assessment Selection, Policy 611.01  Student Progress Reports, Policy 704.04E1  Prevention of Improper Use of Taxpayer Funds, Policy 904.02  Lease, Sale or Disposal of School District Property
Laurie Waterbury motioned and Bob Hoefer second to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m.
The next regular meeting will be August 11, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room.
Respectfully submitted,
Doug Jones, Secretary
–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 27, 2016