The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on December 9, 2013 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the November 20, 2013 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star. The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m. by President Langford. Posting for Open Meeting Law was pointed out. All motions received unanimous approval unless otherwise stated. Present – Matt Anderson, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford, and Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Pummel was also present. – Auditorium repairs were put on hold last week due to the weather and the cold. All repair crews are scheduled to begin again by Monday, December 16, 2013.
The AEDs were ordered, delivered and will be hung – one in Lister-Sage and one in the school.
Leroy Cundall was performed our annual safety & security review. Jodie Garrett and the 6th grade class are sponsoring the school food drive this year. The class bringing the most items per students will win the class competition. The Hawk Shop will be available online December 16 at 9:00 a.m. This will be a website where all Hay Springs Hawk apparel and accessories will be available for purchase. Reed read an article in the Chadron paper that showcased our excellent test scores and wanted to congratulate the staff and students. Johnson asked for clarification on the transportation for the weekend of December 7, 2013. She also asked that the administrator in charge at each game be made clear to coaches. Johnson asked for the order of delegation. Coaches have the choice for practice times. School practices are scheduled and then community events/practices are scheduled. Reed would like us to begin looking at the possible purchase of a bus. A transportation/capacity report will be brought to the next meeting. Langford complimented Sheridan County Extension on the Santa Bake shop that was held Sunday. There were about 20 kids in attendance. A motion was made by Hunzeker and seconded by Johnson to approve the minutes of November 11, 2013 regular meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda of the December 9, 2013 meeting. Lister-Sage Report: No motion. No Report – joint meeting held. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the 9.11 Restraint & Seclusion Policy for a first reading. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the bills and payroll as presented. A motion was made by Anderson and seconded by Johnson to approve the bills and payroll as presented. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to go into executive session at 8:00 p.m. to discuss personnel. A motion was made by Hunzeker and seconded by Johnson to return to open session at 9:21 p.m. Items for next meeting: Transportation. The meeting adjourned at 9:23 p.m. The following bills & payroll were approved: Payroll $75,005.55; Accelerated Receivables $347.43; AFLAC $1,340.22; Alpha Rehabilitation $390.89; American Funds $3,137.14; AS Central Services $233.21; Blue Cross/Blue Shield $25,285.16; Chadron Hospital $586.64; Contryman Associates $1,100.00; EMC $2,916.49; ESU #13 $7,653.78; Follett Library Resources $405.70; Harding & Shultz $55.00; Hay Springs Lumber $1,229.11; Hay Springs Public School $275.00; Hay Springs Water $60.66; Heart Smart Technology $2,379.00; HSPS - Cash Desktop $4,446.48; HSPS - Hot Lunch $1,155.25; HSPS - Hot Lunch $363.15; Ideal $513.96; Karcher North America $4,772.04; Leroy Cundall $413.00; Lister Sage Community Operation Acct. $420.00; Mansfield Enterprises $85.25; McGraw Hill $160.92; Mosaic $3,385.26; NE Dept. of Revenue $3,021.35; NE Retirement Systems $21,812.52; NPPD $424.86; NSEA $1,759.13; Occupational Therapy $1,698.95; Pioneer Manor Daycare $321.26; Plan Services $1,800.00; Protex Central $2,130.00; Quill $627.60; Sackers $756.44; Sandhills News $56.56; Security First Bank - 125 Plan $1,356.50; Security First Bank - Federal $26,279.60; Security First Bank - Hay Springs $1,939.68; Security First Bank - Rapid City $1,026.46; Sweetwater $902.95; Walmart $75.00; WNCC $1,840.75; Woodstock $263.28
Published: December 25, 2013