Proceedings — District #18 Board of Education

Regular Meeting
Distance Learning Room, EPS
February 14, 2018  6:30 PM
President Steve Busteeed called the regular February Meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.  Board members present were Stan Heithoff, Steve Heithoff,  Doug Jones, and Steve Busteed.  Also present were Superintendent Dan Polk and Principal Greg Wemhoff.   Absent were Bob Hoefer and Lisa Welding.
President Busteed led the “Pledge of Allegiance.”  Busteed reminded everyone that a copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Law was posted in the meeting room.
Steve Heithoff motioned to excuse Bob Hoefer and Lisa Welding from the meeting, Stan Heithoff seconded.  Vote 4-0, motion carried.
School board meeting notice complied with Meeting Notice Policy #204.07.
Doug Jones motioned and Stan Heithoff second to approve the Consent Agenda: #5- Minutes of Previous Meeting, #6- Adopt the Agenda, #7- Financial Report, #8- Board Bills. Motion carried, vote 4-0.
AMH, Transportation, $140.00; Appeara, Maintenance, $438.00; Beckman Lumber, Maintenance, $717.04; Brian Beckman, Maintenance, $400.00; Central Fire & Safety, Maintenance, $208.00; Central NE Rehab, SpEd Expense, $64.00; CVA, Maintenance, $192.84, Instru Expense, $116.50; Committee for Children, Instru Expense, $895.00; Dean’s Market, Maintenance, $33.60, Instru Expense, $24.91, Board Expense, $8.79; ESU#8, Business Expense, $15.00, Instru Expense, $144.35, Instru Expense, $1,617.51; Elgin One Stop, Transportation , $1,840.04; Elgin Review, Board Expense, $240.00, Board Expense, $64.73, Business Expense, $582.00; Elite Office Products, Business Expense, $114.40, Instru Expense, $1,279.49; Embassy Suites, Board Expense, $312.90; GP Communications, Business Expense, $531.18; Hadley-Braithwait, Maintenance, $185.80; Harris School Solutions, Business Expense, $389.75; Hoefer Irrigation, Maintenance, $273.17; Hometown Station, Transportation, $249.12; Iburg, Sherri, SpEd Expense, $34.24, SpEd Expense, $52.32; Island Supply, Instru Expense, $360.14; Jerry’s Feed, Business Expense, $13.61; KnowBuddy, Instru Expense, $563.45; KSB School Law, Board Expense, $434.00; K & T Central Plains Plumbing, Maintenance, $952.59; MSM Enterprises, SpEd Expense, $508.63; NASB, Board Expense, $2,796.00, Board Expense, $495.00; NE Council on Economic Development, Instru Expense, $60.00; NRCSA, Supt. Expense, $280.00; Olson’s Pest Technicians, Maintenance, $88.00; Precision Repair, Transportation, $19.90; Protex Central, Maintenance, $625.00; Rasmussen Mechanical, Maintenance, $2,144.06; Reimbursement, $3,895.87; Thompson Co., Maintenance, $151.58; TMS, Business Expense, $37.90; Verizon Business, Business Expense, $120.35; Verizon Wireless, Business Expense, $261.67; Wanek Pharmacy, Health Expense, $10.97
Total Board Bills: $24,983.40
February Payroll: $208,641.20
Total Board Bills/ Payroll: $233,624.60
President Busteed recognized visitors and asked if the patrons had any comments.
Committee assignments were distributed to the board members.
Principal Wemhoff reported on the past month’s activities and upcoming activities.
Supt. Polk briefly explained instructional hours used to determine number of school days in session.  He will be attending an upcoming legislative issues session and  the NRCSA convention.
In action items, Steve Heithoff motioned, Jones second to offer a 2-year principal’s contract (2018-2019 & 2019-2020) to Greg Wemhoff with a 2.5% salary increase each year.  Vote 4-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve board goals written at the board retreat.  Vote 4-0, motion carried.
Jones motioned, Steve Heithoff second to approve movement of general fund CD’s at they mature to a Money Market account at the Great Plains State Bank at Petersburg.  Vote 4-0, motion carried.
Stan Heithoff motioned, Jones second to approve use of bus for TeamMates trip to Red/White game in Lincoln on April 21st.   Vote 4-0, motion carried.
Discussion was held regarding walking trail, football field road, and practice track.  Supt. Polk was instructed to pursue further information on asphalt practice track around the practice football field.  More information needs to be obtained on any type of grant for a walking trail.  Discussion was held on adding another water line so that all buildings were not on one water line.  Supt. Polk will meet with Mike Schmitt on construction of additional crow’s nest on west side of football field.
Motion by Stan Heithoff and second by Doug Jones to adjourn the meeting.  Vote 4-0, motion carried.  The meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m.
The next meeting will held on March 14, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Distance Learning Room at Elgin Public School
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: February 21, 2018