Hay Springs School Board Minutes November 14, 2016

Called to order at 6:02 p.m. by President Hunzeker. Posting for Open Meeting Law was pointed out.

Roll Call: Present –Mike Hunzeker and Everette Langford. Superintendent Cline was also present. 

Board Member Excusal – (Johnson arrived at 6:05 pm. Kearns arrived at 6:14 pm.) A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to excuse the absences of Anderson and Reed. Admin Reports: Superintendent Report –Jim Gardner presented the 15-16 audit. Fire & Ice will begin repair work from hail damage as soon as all the parts are in. The alternator is out in the new bus. There will be a large change over in the state senate with 17 new senators this election. Board member elect Shavona Henry will be meeting with Cline and Hunzeker on Tuesday. Cline thanked the American Legion Auxiliary for bringing in snacks and goodies all week for National Education week. Cline recognized Mr. Bounous for his organization of the Veterans’ Day program. There was 90% attendance at Parent-Teacher Conferences. Assistant Principal Report – Mrs. Marx presented testing results vs. state averages. John Baylor test prep for ACT is available to students. All juniors in the state of Nebraska will be required to take the ACT test in the spring of 2017. Activity Director Report – Kudrna reported that today was the first day of winter practice. 7 students and a coach will be attending a leadership summit tomorrow (11/15) in Alliance. Board member Johnson asked Kudrna to explain the hiring process for coaches. Public Comment – None.  Discussion Items - Lister Sage: Kearns and Hunzeker were unable to attend. School Improvement: Kearns reported that the meeting was very helpful to gain insight into the school improvement process and that it is very obvious that the teachers are very committed to the students and their education. Alumni Funds Procedures: Cline presented the proposal for funds remaining after classes graduate. They will be held in an alumni account and funds will be used to benefit the district; new swings, playground equipment, etc. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the minutes of the October 10, 2016 regular meeting and the October 10, 2016 family involvement policy hearing as presented. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the agenda of the November 14, 2016 meeting. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Langford to accept the findings of the 2015-2016 school audit. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to add Reed, Anderson, Hunzeker, and Cline to the signature card with permission for Shannon Langford to inquire and receive information for school district purposes regarding the status of the fund. (Member Everette Langford was called to work– action on item C will be held until the regular December meeting; action on items D, E, Executive Session and Approval of Gift will be held until the special meeting on November 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm.) A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Langford to approve the bills and payroll as presented. (Langford left after vote 7:38pm) Items for the Next Meetings – Sale of Computers; Community Use of Building; Approval of Gift; Executive Session – Personnel; Update to Policy. The meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm.

B and C Steel $57.29; Badje, Jason K $75.00; Bluffs Sanitary Supply $201.21; Chadron Community Hospital $450.72; Chadron Hospital Rehab Department $48.60; Chadron Medical Clinic P.C. $234.00; Charles W Toof $42.72; CinDesign $34.00; Culligan $17.25; DAS State Accounting $466.43; Daylight Donut $37.96; Eagle Chevrolet $72.30; Educational Service Unit 13 $3,374.20; ESU Coordinating Council $200.00; Fire & Ice Mechanical $484.81; Follett School Solutions $534.00; Gardner, Loutzenhiser, & Ryan PC $8,000.00; Great Plains Communications $179.77; Harris $960.60; Hay Springs Lumber Company $2,266.91; Hay Springs Water Department $274.90; HSPS - Activity Fund $833.67; HSPS - Hot Lunch $262.20; Ideal Linen Supply $353.01; J & L Grocery $69.31; JW Pepper & Son, Inc $102.80; KSB School Law $40.00; Kudrna, Linda M $15.01; Mar-bow Music $51.95; Morrill, Jill A $7.50; NE Association of School Boards $713.00; Nebraska Council of School Administrators $350.00; Nebraska Department Of Education $15.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $4,929.54; Occupational Therapy Services $2,327.85; Palmer Public School $3,900.00; Pests Go LLC $785.00; Quill Corporation $1,543.38; Region I OHD $776.16; Renaissance Learning, Inc. $22.01; Sacker’s $363.25; Sandhills News Inc $65.72; SchoolMate $22.00; Security First Bank $1,287.76; Sorenson Irrigation LLC $34.04; SourceGas LLC $94.70; United States Welding, Inc $186.58; Westco $1,004.14; Western Nebraska Administrators $100.00; Woodstock Supply Company $383.08; WPCI $125.00; Xerox Corporation - California $1,599.85.

Published: November 30, 2016