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November Regular Board of Education Meeting Minutes

Board of Education Regular Meeting

Monday, November 13, 2017 7:30 PM

High School Media Center in Odell

506 Perry

Odell, NE 68415


Dean Engelman:             Present

Paul Kostal:                    Present

Toni Landenberger:        Present

Chad Lottman:                Present

Jill Scheele:                    Present

Gary Stohs:                    Present


1.  Open Meeting

1.1 Roll Call

1.2. ​​​​​​​Recognize the Open Meetings Act information

1.3 ​​​​​​​Approve minutes of last meeting

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

Dean Engelman: Yea, Paul Kostal: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Chad Lottman: Yea, Jill Scheele: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0


2.  Instruction and Related Items

2.1.  Student Report

Korey Theye gave a report on recent and upcoming student activities.

2.2.  ​​​​​​​Principal Report

Mr. Mezger provided a written report. Information was provided to the Board on Honor Roll, School Improvement, Standards, and enrollment information.

A draft schedule of an 8-period day was provided to the Board.


3.  Personnel Item

Superintendent Meyerle reported on staff planning for 2018-19.


4.  Support Service

4.1. ​​​​​​​Technology Update

Mr. Mezger provided a written report on Digital Citizenship and iPad/laptop repairs.

4.2. ​​​​​​​Facility Update

Superintendent Meyerle noted some small projects that would be taken care of over the holiday break.  The biggest of them is to replace the false ceiling leading up to the stage at the HS.


5.  Superintendent Items

5.1. ​​​​​​​Superintendent Report

Superintendent Meyerle reported on the recent area in-service, certified staff negotiations, and 7- 12 student drug testing.

5.2. ​​​​​​​Distribute Annual Financial Report

The AFR was not yet available

5.3.  ​​​​​​​Discuss Safety Audit

Superintendent Meyerle discussed the annual safety audit conducted by Bruce Lang.


6.  Financial Items

6.1. ​​​​​​​Pay bills as presented

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

Dean Engelman: Yea, Paul Kostal: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Chad Lottman: Yea, Jill Scheele: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0


7.  Board of Education Items

7.1. ​​​​​​​Committee Reports

Superintendent Meyerle provided the Board with information that will be available for the public at the November 21st Special Meeting. The November 21st meeting is a Special meeting to consider, discuss, receive comment on, and take any action necessary regarding building a new gym.

Three Board members will attend the upcoming NASB conference.

7.1.1. ​​​​​​​Annual Superintendent Evaluation

The Board discussed the annual evaluation of Superintendent Meyerle

7.2. Executive Session


8.  Adjournment

Motion to adjourn Passed with a motion by Toni Landenberger and a second by Paul Kostal. Dean Engelman: Yea, Paul Kostal: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Chad Lottman: Yea, Jill Scheele: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0


President Stohs adjourned the meeting at 8:35pm.

There will be a Special Board meeting November 21, 2017 at 7:00pm in the HS gym.

The next regular meeting is December 11, 2017 at the media center at the elementary school at 7:30pm.



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Becker, Rita M


Behrends, Bernard W


C & C Processing Inc.




Center Point Energy


Collection Associates


Continental Fire Sprinkler


Continental Research Corporation


Cornhusker Intl Trucks Inc.


Coufal, Amy E


Dana F Cole & Company


Denner, John M


Diller Telephone Co.


Diode Communications


Diversified Drug Testing LLC


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Esu No. 4


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Flood Communications of Beatrice, LLC


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Hometown Leasing


Houghton Mifflin Company


Impressed Petty Cash


Jefferson Community Health Center




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Koch, Marlys K


KSB School Law, PC LLO


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Lincoln Journal Star


M & D Auto Service


Mead Lumber


Meyerle, Michael J


Mezger, Matthew


MidAmerican Books




National Art & School Supplies Inc.


Norris Public Power


Odell Market


Quill Corporation


Ram Exterminators LLC


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Southeast Community College


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Tom's Music House




Unite Private Networks, LLC


Village Of Diller


Village Of Odell


Walmart Stores Inc.


Westlake ACE Hardware




Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Ne


National Insurance Services


Nebraska Child Support Payment Center


Nebraska Dept. Of Revenue


Nebraska School Retirement


Odell School Activity Fund


State Bank Of Odell


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