Minutes of the Regular Meeting Hay Springs Public School District #3, January 11, 2016

The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on January 16, 2016 at the school cafeteria.  Notice of the said meeting was published in the December 22, 2015 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star and on the school website. Called to order at 7:01 p.m. by President Hunzeker. Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Everette Langford, and Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Cline was also present.

A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Langford to excuse the absences of members Anderson and Kearns. Mr. Cline sent out a letter to three area auditors requesting proposals for the completion of the school audit beginning in 2016-2017. Due to Contryman Associates expansion, they are no longer able to perform the school audit. E-rate paperwork is being completed by Larel Reimann and Kim Marx. E-rate funding subsidizes the communication service and networking hardware at approximately 80%. Mr. Badje’s construction classes have been putting together a financial spreadsheet for their current house project at 221 N Miller. NeSA writing testing will begin soon. Family Science night is scheduled for February 18th in cooperation with CSC and a Family Math night is being planned for April. Kudrna has an offer from Pepsi to cover partial costs of a new football scoreboard. Space for advertising on the scoreboard will be sold to cover the remaining amount. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Reed to approve the minutes of the December 14, 2015 meeting minutes. VOTE: Y-Hunzeker, Y-Johnson, Y-Langford, Y-Reed Approval of these minutes will be added to the agenda of the February 8, 2016 meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Johnson to approve the agenda of the January 11, 2016 meeting. No motion. Gene Peters has been up to look at the outside lights. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Langford to approve 2016-2017 Calendar B (calendar includes a spring and Easter break). Johnson noted that we should be sure to rotate spring break between state tournaments each year. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Johnson to leave all board officers in their current positions (Hunzeker, President; Johnson, Vice President; Reed, Secretary; Anderson, Treasurer). A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve Mr. Cline, Superintendent as the district’s non-discrimination compliance coordinator. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Johnson to change the regular board meeting times to 6:00 p.m. This item will be added to the February 8, 2014 meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Langford to approve the bills and payroll as presented – $163,485.47 and $23,888.68. A motion was made by Anderson and seconded by Reed to adjourn the meeting at 8:03 p.m. 

The following bills were approved: 

Badje, Jason K $8.03; BrandAid Appliance Repair $89.00; BW Plus Mid Nebraska Inn & Suites $374.97; Chadron Community Hospital $239.80; Chadron Hospital Rehab Department $56.80; Charles W Toof $663.30; Contryman Associates $6,596.63; Culligan $5.75; Farmer’s Coop $15.75; Hay Springs Lumber Company $239.72; Hay Springs Water Department $272.86; HSPS - Activity Fund $59.51; Ideal Linen Supply $157.78; Inland Truck $110.61; Juice Plus Company $1,112.35; Kleritec $241.67; Kone, Inc. $1,344.72; Lister-Sage Community Center Operation Accoun $420.00; Nebraska Council of School Administrators $175.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $2,419.06; NORM’S NAPA $10.19; Occupational Therapy Services $2,228.59; Quill Corporation $1,479.21; Reed, Austin $543.75; Region I OHD $931.93; Sacker’s $173.40; Sandhills News Inc $49.02; Security First Bank $1,939.68; SourceGas LLC $1,667.13; State of Nebraska - AS Central Services $227.47; Western NE Community College $35.00.

Total: $23,888.68.

Published: February 17, 2016