The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on August 10, 2015 at the school cafeteria. Notice of the said meeting was published in the July 29, 2015 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star and on the school website. Called to order at 7:01 p.m. by President Hunzeker. Matt Anderson, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford and Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Cline was also present. The summer maintenance list is almost complete. The board will take a tour of the facility after the board meeting. The small bus previously used for the Pine Ridge route is being inspected and repaired so that it can be returned to service. A copy of the rental agreement used for the school’s rental houses was presented to the board. The job corp painted the football bleachers, the cement wall, and the goal posts. They did an excellent job. Fuller Construction’s portion of the job will be complete next week. We have 200 students currently enrolled. The schedule for teacher work/inservice days was presented. Kim Marx is in the process of finding a provider for distance learning art class. She also discussed the need for additional textbooks due to the large number of additional students enrolled. Kudrna reported that due to the high numbers in middle school, 6th grade is not eligible to participate in junior high sports this year. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to approve the minutes of the July 13, 2015 regular board meeting (Abstain-Anderson, Abstain-Johnson). A motion was made by Anderson and seconded by Reed to approve the minutes of the July 27, 2015 school board retreat with the correction (Pummel to Cline) (Abstain-Langford). A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Kearns to approve the agenda of the August 10, 2015 meeting. The guidelines for the coach/player alcohol, drug, tobacco extra-curricular agreement was reviewed. Lister-Sage board is having a raffle ending on October 10th with an Oktoberfest celebration at the community hall. The tickets will be $50/each, 400 sold with $10,000 in prizes. Due to the large increase in enrollment, the latest family to request option enrollment was denied. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Johnson to approve Kearns, Hunzeker, and Anderson for the school Americanism Committee. (Langford left at 8:14 pm) A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Anderson to approve the early childhood handbook as presented. A motion was made by Anderson and seconded by Kearns to approve the bills and payroll as presented in the amount of: $141,124.86 - payroll and $104,141.07 – bills. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to go into executive session at 8:44 p.m. for the purposes of discussing personnel. Hunzeker repeated the motion. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to return to open session at 9:30 p.m. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.
The following bills and payroll were approved: Albertson Engineering Inc $1,033.75; CinDesign $38.25; Cline, Jason M $931.26; Cornhusker Marriott Hotel $99.00; County-wide Directories $53.50; Culligan $5.75; Dell Marketing LP $17,102.42; Educational Service Unit 13 $1,628.02; Fire & Ice Mechanical $290.22; Follett School Solutions $136.30; Frontier Service $301.50; Fuller Construction $39,720.00; GovConnection, Inc $3,228.89; Hampton Inn - North Platte $164.00; Hay Springs Lumber Company $359.52; Hay Springs Water Department $145.41; Houghton Mifflin Company $3,597.60; HSPS - Activity Fund $20,000.00; Ideal Linen Supply $1,304.10; Kudrna, Linda M $477.25; Lou’s Sporting Goods $737.83; Mitchell Public Schools $150.00; National Association of Secondary School Principals $385.00; NE Association of School Boards $70.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $952.13; Quality Carpet Care of the Black Hills $2,800.00; Reed, Austin $960.00; Sam’s Club $286.20; Security First Bank $1,939.68; Sherwin-Williams $418.25; The Copy Shoppe $1,005.24; Twin Rivers Testing and Environmental $3,820.00.
Published: August 26, 2015