School Board Meeting Minutes Hay Springs School District #3, April 10, 2017

Called to order at 6:00 p.m. by President Hunzeker. Pledge of Allegiance was recited. Posting for Open Meeting Law was pointed out. Roll Call: Present –Shavona Henry, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford, and Marilyn Reed were present. Superintendent Cline was also present. Board Member Excusal – None. Open Forum- Admin Reports: Superintendent Report –Friday school is having less students required to attend and there are less ineligible students weekly. The summer maintenance plan will be brought to the May meeting.  Mr. Cline has been in contact with Mr. Lechtenberg and they have made arrangements for a tour of the superintendent house as well as time to work together prior to Mr. Cline leaving. Assistant Principal Report – Reading curriculum quotes have been received. The purchase of new reading curriculum K-12 will be under the $50,000 that was budgeted. Math curriculum will be the next planned purchase. Activity Director Report – Linda Kudrna reported that golf, track, and all school play are underway. Wednesday, April 12 will be community clean up day from 1-4pm. Elder’s Wisdom program is Thursday, April 13. Public Comment – Emma Strotheide updated the board on the progress of NEA’s recognition of the Hay Springs teachers’ bargaining unit for negotiations. Melissa Lein’s Personal Finance class qualified to go to regional competition in Kearney. The competition is April 21st. Students are given a hypothetical scenario and have to create a powerpoint to support their resolution to the given scenario.  Discussion Items-Lister Sage: Lister-Sage board members will come to the May meeting to discuss updating/purchasing equipment for the weightroom in Lister. Langford requested a drain cover be returned over the drain located just outside the Lister-Sage building. Finance Committee: Reed reported that the finance committee met today at noon. The bills, payroll, and financial reports were reviewed. Policy 1st Reading: #706.07 – Policy was read. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to approve the March 14, 2017 regular meeting minutes. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-abstain, Kearns-Y, Langford-Abstain, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Henry to approve the minutes of the March 20, 2017 special meeting minutes. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Abstain, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Henry and seconded by Kearns to approve the minutes of the March 27, 2017 special meeting minutes. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Abstain, Kearns-Y, Langford-Abstain, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Langford and seconded by Kearns to approve the agenda for the April 10, 2017 regular meeting. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the business class trip to Kearney for competition. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Henry to approve the purchase of the new reading curriculum up to $50,000. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve policy update #607.09 as presented. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the district participation in the Sheridan County Housing Coalition’s housing study in the amount of $500. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Kearns to approve the 2017-2017 teaching contracts. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Henry to approve the bills and payroll as presented. VOTE: Henry-Y, Hunzeker-Y, Johnson-Y, Kearns-Y, Langford-Y, Reed-Y. Items for the Next Meeting – weight room and superintendent house maintenance. The meeting adjourned at 7:06 pm.

Black Hills Energy $2,374.09; Bridgeport Public Schools $360.00; Chadron Community Hospital $142.56; Chadron Hospital Rehab Department $133.20; Charles W Toof $3,492.58; CIC $5,140.00; CinDesign $63.25; Culligan $23.00; DAS State Accounting $238.96; Daylight Donut $34.48; Educational Service Unit 13 $5,538.87; Great Plains Communications $118.79; Harris $6,982.55; Hay Springs Lumber Company $1,721.56; Hay Springs Water Department $257.59; Ideal Linen Supply $219.51; Kone, Inc. $1,391.10; Lister-Sage Community Center Operation Accoun $840.00; Lorrie Miller $197.95; Mar-bow Music $25.00; Marx, Kaelob L $296.94; Morford’s Decorating Cent. $11,185.03; NE Association of School Boards $80.00; Nebraska Council of School Administrators $250.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $3,844.06; NRPPD $88.45; Occupational Therapy Services $2,379.96; Quill Corporation $2,135.21; Region I OHD $35.41; Sacker’s $327.31; Security First Bank $1,287.76; Security First Bank~125 Plan $3,000.00; Service Really Matters $4,768.36; Sheridan County Clerk $110.00; Sheridan County Treasurer $1,339.18; Student Assurance Services $500.00; United States Postal Service $1,181.00; Westco $456.10; Xerox Corporation - Chicago $1,387.58.

Published: May 3, 2017