Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
October 12, 2016, 7:30 PM
President Steve Heithoff called the regular school board meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Doug Jones, Steve Busteed, Steve Heithoff, Stan Heithoff, Laurie Waterbury, 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.
Doug Jones motioned and Bob Hoefer 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.
A to Z Vac n Sew, Maintenance, $164.85; Access Elevator & Lifts, Maintenance, $525.00; Appeara, Maintenance, $222.52; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $479.40; CVA, Maintenance, $65.94, Instru Expense, $278.16; City of Neligh, Maintenance, $8.00; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $28.74, Instru Expense, $128.41; edmentum, Instru Expense, $2,763.00; ESU #8, $35,641.25; Elgin Equipment, Maintenance, $50.50; Elgin One Stop, Transportation, $746.10, Instru Expense, $19.15; Elite Office Products, Instru Expense, $1,075.61; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $67.19, Instru Expense, $513.00; Environmental Services, Inc., Maintenance, $297.32; Evan-Moor, Instru Expense, $34.98; Green Thumb Landscaping, Maintenance, $2,088.86; Haddock, Instru Expense, $586.00; Harris School Solutions, Business Expense, $5,192.92; Hometown Station, Transportation, $899.99; Houchen Bindery, Business Expense, $80.90; Iburg, Sherri, SpEd Expense, $51.84; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $508.58; Jerry’s Feed Service, Maintenance, $24.66; Jonny Dodge, Transportation; $1,037.12; John’s Disposal, Business Expense, $229.00; Junior Library Guild, Instru Expense, $670.80; JW Pepper, Instru Expense, $82.95; KSB School Law, Board Expense, $150.00; Ken’s Band Instrument Repair, Instru Expense, $17.17; Loup Valley Lighting, Maintenance, $471.34; MidAmerica Books, Instru Expense, $251.40; MidWest Floor Spec, Maintenance, $222.00; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $326.67; NASB, Board Expense, $288.00; NCSA, Supt Expense, $335.00; NECC, Instru Expense, $174.00; Plank Road Publishing, Inc., Instru Expense, $210.14; Precision Repair, Transportation, $18.00; Reimbursement, $454.99; Resources for Educators, Instru Expense, $239.00; Scholastic, Instru Expense, $30.83; Scholl, Gary, Maintenance, $36.30; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $106.73; Time Management Systems, Business Expense, $71.40; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $162.98; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $371.47
Total Board Bills: $58,500.16
October Payroll: $205,577.50
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $264,077.66
President Heithoff opened the hearing for the Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy for the Computer/Internet Network #606.06.  Board members reviewed the policy and asked for comments from visitors.  There being none, the hearing was closed.
President Heithoff recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.  Mrs. Rita Heithoff displayed items made with the 3-D printer and the wide-format color printer.
Steve Heithoff, Laurie Waterbury, and Doug Jones along with Supt. Dan Polk attended the NASB Area Meeting in Norfolk.  Each reported on the session they had attended.  Laurie Waterbury received her Level 6 award and Stan Heithoff was awarded his Level 4 award.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the multicultural report and reviewed activities held and the upcoming calendar.  Because of state volleyball, the Veterans Day program will be changed to November 9, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Supt. Polk informed the board that the LC-2 had been approved.  The board discussed the Supt. evaluation and decided to have the Supt. complete a self evaluation first and distribute it to board members.  The board will then complete the Supt. evaluation.
In action items, Laurie Waterbury motioned and Stan Heithoff second to recognize the Elgin Education Association as the exclusive bargaining agent for the 2018-2019 contract year.  Vote 6-0, motion carried.
Further discussion was held on snow removal equipment and improvements at the football field.
The next regular board meeting will be on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the EPS Distance Learning Room.
Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Hoefer and seconded by Steve Busteed.  All voted aye, motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:29 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: October 19, 2016