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April 2017 Regular Board Minutes

Board of Education Regular Meeting

April 10, 2017 7:30 PM

Elementary School Media Center in Diller

Attendance Taken at 7:32 PM:

Present Board Members:   

Dean Engelman

Paul Kostal

Toni Landenberger

Chad Lottman

Jill Scheele

Gary Stohs

 

I. Open Meeting  

I.a. Roll Call  

I.b. Recognize the Open Meetings Act information  

I.c. Approve minutes of last meeting  

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve minutes of last meeting passed with a motion by Paul Kostal and a second by Jill Scheele. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

 

II. Instruction and Related Items  

II.a. Student Report  

Neleigh Weers presented a report to the Board on various student activities.

II.b. Principal Report   

Dr. Prososki provided a written report which included information on the following:  Multicultural Report, textbook schedule and a proactive visit by the Gage County Drug Dog to check student lockers and vehicles.  There were no issues with the visit.

II.c. Executive Session  

Motion Passed:  To enter into executive session at 7:40 to discuss a personnel matter for 2017-18 passed with a motion by Chad Lottman and a second by Toni Landenberger. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

The Board returned to open session at 7:56pm

II.d. Discuss Student Drug testing for grades 7-12  

The Board discussed the possible program and directed Superintendent Meyerle to move forward with instituting a drug testing program for grade 7-12 activity participants for the 2017-18 school year.  Mr. Meyerle will begin work on possible policies.

 

III. Personnel Items  

III.a. Approve Contract of Matt Mezger for Principal  

Motion Passed:   Passed with a motion by Paul Kostal and a second by Dean Engelman. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

III.b. Re-elect Certificated Staff for 2017-18  

Motion Passed:   Passed with a motion by Toni Landenberger and a second by Chad Lottman. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

III.c. Approve Classified Personnel Wages for 2017-18  

Motion Passed:  A 3% salary increase for classified staff passed with a motion by Paul Kostal and a second by Jill Scheele. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

 

IV. Support Service  

IV.a. Technology Update  

Dr. Prososki provided his report on tech purchases for 2017-18.  The purchases include 40 iPad for grades 7-8, 15 MacBooks for the elementary and new office computers for administrative assistants.

IV.b. Facility Update  

Mr. Meyerle noted that the fitness center in Diller should be open by June or early July.

He noted some restroom renovations on schedule for the summer.

Mr. Meyerle reported that the surveys mailed to registered voters on the topic of a new competition gym have begun to be returned.  The surveys are due by

May 1.  He noted it should contain some worthwhile information for the Board.

The Board considered costs on renovating the locker rooms at the elementary school that are primarily used for football.  The Board realizes something needs to be done to improve them and will consider some options.

 

V. Superintendent Items  

V.a. Superintendent Report  

Mr. Meyerle noted that contracts for 2017-18 will be distributed this week to certified teachers.

He noted that some patrons were concerned about a number that was on the surveys that were mailed out.  Mr. Meyerle explained that a number was necessary to insure no copies were made and only one survey per person would be returned.  He noted that the number was for validity purposes and that the surveys are anonymous.

 

VI. Financial Items  

VI.a. Pay bills as presented  

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve bills as presented. Passed with a motion by Dean Engelman and a second by Paul Kostal. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

 

VII. Board of Education Items  

VII.a. Update Policy #5072 Student Drug Policy  

Motion Passed:   Passed with a motion by Toni Landenberger and a second by Paul Kostal. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

The update in this policy would have consequences year round for students in activities in grades 7-12.

VII.b. Committee Reports  

Board members reported on the recent NRCSA convention

 

VIII. Adjournment  

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn passed with a motion by Dean Engelman and a second by Jill Scheele. 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Dean Engelman                    Yes

Paul Kostal                            Yes

Toni Landenberger                Yes

Chad Lottman                        Yes

Jill Scheele                            Yes

Gary Stohs                            Yes

 

President Stohs adjourned the meeting at 8:44pm.  The next regular meeting is scheduled for May 8 at 7:30.

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Chairperson

 

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Superintendent

 

Bills:

 

Adam, James

$2,029.68

Arbor Ink

$964.93

AS Central Services

$238.96

Athletic Fund

$5,000.00

B & W Electric Inc

$9,611.62

C & C Processing Inc

$9.18

Center Point Energy

$2,485.16

Cornhusker Intl Trucks Inc

$75.34

Denner, John M

$102.72

Diller Telephone Co.

$296.53

Diode Communications

$75.00

Eakes Office Solutions

$5,470.63

Engaging Technologies

$1,797.00

Esu No. 5

$10,303.31

Extreme Motorsports

$40.00

Fairbury Glass Co Inc

$6,393.00

Farmers Cooperative Elev

$8,055.46

Flood Communications of Beatrice, LLC

$225.00

Gary L Behrends

$280.19

GOVCONNECTION INC

$2,529.42

Holiday Inn

$1,357.40

Hometown Leasing

$755.40

Houghton Mifflin Company

$800.00

Impressed Petty Cash

$4,560.84

J W Pepper Inc

$31.75

Jody Franzen

$874.19

Klecan, Catherine

$285.74

Koch, Marlys K

$25.68

KSB School Law, PC LLO

$665.00

Lincoln Journal Star

$126.62

M & D Auto Service

$3,025.97

Meyerle, Michael J

$650.56

Mid-American Research Chemicla

$389.60

NE DOL/Boiler Inspection Program

$72.00

Noakes Refrigeration

$233.98

Norris Public Power

$2,790.00

Odell Market

$9.98

Omaha World-herald

$701.00

Prososki, Chris

$464.38

Quill Corporation

$474.95

Ram Exterminators LLC

$47.00

Scherbarth Inc

$17.29

School Specialty Inc

$323.21

Southeast Community College

$2,315.25

Staples Advantage

$1,813.11

Trantham, Wayne

$1,558.00

Unite Private Networks, LLC

$1,048.12

Village Of Diller

$229.00

Village Of Odell

$299.45

Westlake ACE Hardware

$18.89

A F L A C

$162.19

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Ne

$44,333.66

National Insurance Services

$1,011.28

Nebraska Dept Of Revenue

$5,614.30

Nebraska School Retirement

$35,991.58

Odell School Activity Fund

$2,753.03

State Bank Of OdellXX

$45,998.08

Waddell & Reed

$3,287.52

 

$221,099.13

Direct Deposit

$127,319.29

April Net Salaries

$10,463.13

TOTAL

$358,881.55

 

 

 

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