Hay Springs Public School Board Meeting Minutes August 14, 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 Lechtenberg was also present.

Board Member Excusal – None. Hearing – Parental Involvement Policy and Hearing: The parental involvement policy hearing opened at 6:01 p.m. The policy was reviewed. There were no comments from the public. The hearing closed at 6:03 p.m. Hearing – Student Fee Policy & Schedule and Hearing: The parental involvement policy hearing opened at 6:05 p.m. The fee and price list was reviewed. There were no comments from the public. The hearing closed at 6:08 p.m. Open Forum – 6:09 p.m. Admin Reports: Superintendent Report – Marx, Lechtenberg, and S Langford attended administrator days in Kearney. There were over 80 sessions to attend. We have renewed the NRCSA membership. Kevin Hintz from Hillyard looked at the Lister-Sage gym floor and will plan to refinish it next summer. Kerisa Marx will be the concession stand manager for this school year. Groups are still encouraged to sign up to run it for fundraising. The floor in superintendent’s house needs refinished or carpeted. The area NASB board membership meeting is in Gering on August 29th. The school will be looking at cleaning up the tennis court and the practice football field area so that it will be usable. The Good Neighbors was recognized for providing snacks/food for the week in lieu of the Heartland Backpack Program. Assistant Principal Report – Marx reported that the open house went well and there were more people in attendance than the previous year. 189 students were enrolled as of 8/21/17.  Activity Director Report – Kudrna reported that the “Grill & Grid” went well – 15 dads participated. Football has 18 participants; Cross Country has 1; Volleyball has 13. Jr. High numbers will be reported at the next board meeting. Public Comment – None. Discussion Items Lister Sage: The school door into Lister is leaking. Green Banners need to be updated. Lister-Sage will again be holding their annual raffle at $50 per ticket to be raffled off at the American Legion fundraiser. Posters will be added to the weight room and mirrors are being ordered. Finance Committee: Reed reported the bills, payroll, and account balances were reviewed. Reed signed off on the balance report presented by Lechtenberg. The finance committee will begin meeting prior to the board meeting rather than noon. NASB Workshops and Learning Opportunities – We will begin putting workshop information out on the board’s remind101 as well as reminders for meetings. Approval of the Minutes – A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the minutes of the July 10, 2017 regular meeting and the July 18, 2017 retreat. VOTE: Y-Henry, Y-Henry, Abstain for Regular Minutes & Yes for Retreat-Hunzeker, Y – Johnson, Y-Kearns, Y-Langford, Y-Reed. Approval of the Agenda – A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Henry to approve the agenda for the August 14, 2017 regular board meeting. VOTE: Y-Henry, Y-Hunzeker, Y-Johnson, Y-Kearns, Y-Langford, Y-Reed Action Items - Approval of Account Balances, Financial Summary, Bills, and Payroll – A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Langford to approve the account balances, financial summary, bills and payroll as presented. VOTE: Y-Henry, Y-Hunzeker, Y-Johnson, Y-Kearns, Y-Langford, Y-Reed Approval of Policy Updates – Next meeting. Approval of Transfer to Savings -  A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Langford to transfer $250,000 TO SAVINGS. VOTE: Y-Henry, Y-Hunzeker, Y-Johnson, Y-Kearns, Y-Langford, Y-Reed Items for the Next Meeting – Budget Hearings, refer to NASB Policy timeline for policy updates (Budget workshop scheduled for August 30th at 7pm. Adjournment – The meeting adjourned at 7:16 pm.

Advanced Building Services $2,110.00

Black Hills Energy $747.65; Charles W Toof $1,021.79; CinDesign $48.00; Culligan $17.25; DAS State Accounting $238.96; Discount School Supply $62.87; Educational Service Unit 13 $2,117.93; Engravers $56.00; Great Plains Communications $435.79; Harris $106.15; Houghton Mifflin Company $892.01; Ideal Linen Supply $847.55; J & L Grocery $72.01; Jones School Supply $1,000.91; Lister-Sage Community Center Operation Accoun $420.00; McGraw-Hill School Education Holdings, LLC $1,486.44; NE Association of School Boards $155.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. $202.96; Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association $850.00; Nebraska Safety and Fire Equipment $1,108.40; Pro-Ed $853.60; Quality Carpet Care of the Black Hills $4,400.00; Quill Corporation $1.00; Region I OHD $1,495.04; Reimann, Larel R $105.62; Renaissance Learning, Inc. $2,219.00; Sacker’s $130.00; Sandhills News Inc $243.11; School Outfitters $830.96; SchoolMate $310.00; Security First Bank $1,287.76; Sheridan County Treasurer $669.59; Teaching Strategies $328.50; West 2nd Appliance $619.99; Westco $173.38; Xerox Corporation - California $628.67.

Published: September 6, 2017