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March School Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Education Regular Meeting

Monday, March 9, 2020 7:30 PM

High School Media Center in Odell

506 Perry

Odell, NE 68415

 

Angie Clifford:                    Present

Adam Engelman:                Present

Paul Kostal:                        Absent

Toni Landenberger:            Present

Jill Scheele:                        Absent

Gary Stohs:                        Present

 

1.  Open Meeting

 

1.1. Roll Call

 

‚ÄčThe absences of Jill Scheele and Paul Kostal were excused.

 

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 Angie Clifford and a second by Gary Stohs.

Angie Clifford: Yea, Adam Engelman: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea Yea: 4, Nay: 0

 

2.  Instruction and Related Items

 

2.1. Student Report

 

There was not a student report.

 

2.2. Principal Report

 

Principal Mezger reported on the upcoming ACT assessment as well as NSCAS and MAP assessments. Also, that Kindergarten Round-up is set for May 6. He expects as class of 15-20 students.

 

2.3. Discuss amending policy 5006 on exchange students to allow option families to be host families

 

Discussion was held on amending policy #5006 to allow people with option students at Diller-Odell Public Schools to host Foreign Exchange students. Current policy does not allow. Rachel Crook addressed the Board on the matter. The Board will have an action item at the April meeting to amend the policy.

 

3.  Personnel Items

 

3.1. Approve teaching contract of Brooke Frederick as Art Teacher

Motion to approve teaching contract Passed with a motion by Adam Engelman and a second by Gary Stohs.

Angie Clifford: Yea, Adam Engelman: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea Yea: 4, Nay: 0

 

4.  Support Service

 

4.1. Technology Update

 

Principal Mezger reported on the upcoming NETA Conference

 

4.2. Facility Update

 

4.2.1. Discuss Threat Alert Proposal from Diode Technologies

 

The Board discussed the Threat Alert proposal from Diode Technologies. The proposal would see the installation of 10 canisters in each the elementary and the high school of a burning gel to be sprayed on an intruder in case of emergencies. If the canister is pulled, the wireless system automatically calls 911 and sets off an alarm.

 

The Board will gather more information and ask Diode Technologies to give a brief demo to the Board in the future.

 

5.  Superintendent Items

 

5.1. Superintendent Report

 

Superintendent Meyerle reported on LB 974. Much regarding legislation is TBD. The Board shared some of their correspondence with state legislators.

 

He also gave an update on staffing for 2020-21

 

6.  Financial Items

 

6.1. Pay bills as presented

 

Motion to approve bills as presented. Passed with a motion by Gary Stohs and a second by Angie Clifford.

Angie Clifford: Yea, Adam Engelman: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea Yea: 4, Nay: 0

 

7.  Board of Education Items

 

7.1. Approve NASB Membership

 

Motion to approve NASB membership Passed with a motion by Angie Clifford and a second by Adam Engelman.

Angie Clifford: Yea, Adam Engelman: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea Yea: 4, Nay: 0

 

7.2. Committee Reports

 

The Board noted the following had filed for Ward 2 Board candidacy: Paul Kostal, Dusty Duis, Kolin Kotas, and Tanner Parde.

 

Some members plan to attend the annual NRCSA conference in Kearney March 25-27.

 

7.3. Executive Session

 

8.  Adjournment

Motion to adjourn Passed with a motion by Gary Stohs and a second by Adam Engelman. Angie Clifford: Yea, Adam Engelman: Yea, Toni Landenberger: Yea, Gary Stohs: Yea Yea: 4, Nay: 0

 

Vice President Landenberger adjourned the meeting at 8:25pm. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 at 7:30pm

 

 

Adam, James

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AS Central Services

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BEATRICE FORD INC

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$260.88

Beatrice Mechanical Service, Inc

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$418.52

Becker, Rita M

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$18.42

Behrends, Bernard W

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$277.15

Carriage Motors

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$1,099.31

Center Point Energy

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$2,635.46

Collection Associates

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$157.32

Cornhusker Intl Trucks Inc

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$824.82

Crome Lumber

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$19.28

Culligan

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$11.77

Denner, John M

Accounts Payable

$103.50

Diller Electric

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$226.74

Diller Telephone Co.

Accounts Payable

$624.74

Diller-Odell Lunch Fund

Accounts Payable

$120.96

Diode Communications

Accounts Payable

$189.25

Esu No. 5

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$17,665.26

Fairbury Journal-news

Accounts Payable

$65.67

Farmers Cooperative Elev

Accounts Payable

$7,488.23

Flood Communications of Beatrice, LLC

Accounts Payable

$349.00

Gary L Behrends

$934.67

 

General Fire & Safety

$154.58

 

Hillyard/Sioux Falls

$76.36

 

Hometown Leasing

$1,797.60

 

Impressed Petty Cash

$3,450.13

 

Jennifer Klaus

$327.75

 

Jody Franzen

$891.48

 

Jon's Outdoor Service

$1,280.00

 

Kostal, Joyce E

$61.28

 

Kotas, Brittney L

$27.60

 

KSB School Law, PC LLO

$366.00

 

M & D Auto Service

$1,917.77

 

Matheson Tri-Gas Inc.

$63.39

 

Meyerle, Michael J

$607.20

 

Mezger, Matthew

$581.90

 

Ne Assoc Of School Boards

$3,336.00

 

NE Safety Center

$100.00

 

NETA

$1,272.00

 

News Channel Nebraska

$395.00

 

Norris Public Power

$4,145.00

 

Odell Market

$53.42

 

PSAT/NMSQT

$187.00

 

Ram Exterminators LLC

$67.00

 

Scherbarth Inc

$51.71

 

School Nurse supply

$550.00

 

Spencer D Sutton

$475.24

 

Stohs, Cynthia E

$243.80

 

Tom's Music House

$115.00

 

Unite Private Networks, LLC

$254.54

 

United Pest Control

$95.00

 

Village Of Diller

$229.00

 

Village Of Odell

$354.75

 

Voss Lighting

$252.60

 

+Metlife

$50.00

 

A F L A C

$769.64

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Ne

$47,236.37

 

ESSDACK Consortium

$2,797.76

 

National Insurance Services

$1,008.66

 

Nebraska Dept Of Revenue

$6,471.01

 

Nebraska School Retirement

$39,849.55

 

Odell School Activity Fund

$3,052.83

 

State Bank Of Odell

$46,685.52

 

VSP

$367.18

 

 

$206,114.33

 

Direct Deposit

$135,588.03

 

March Net Salaries

$8,719.46

 

 

$350,421.82