Minutes of the Regular Meeting Hay Springs Public School Dist. #3, May 12, 2014

The Board of Education of Hay Springs Public Schools District #3 held its regular meeting on May 12, 2014 at the school cafeteria.  Notice of the said meeting was published in the April 24, 2014 edition of the Sheridan County Journal Star. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Langford. Posting for Open Meeting Law was pointed out. All motions received unanimous approval unless otherwise stated. Present – Matt Anderson, Mike Hunzeker, Brenda Johnson, Miriam Kearns, Everette Langford, and Marilyn Reed. Superintendent Pummel was also present. NCSA final legislative report 103rd legislature, 2nd session was reviewed. The summer lunch and breakfast programs are free for anyone 19 and under. The programs run June 2-July 31. Joy Houser reported that music students did very well. Outstanding performers and those receiving ones were recognized. Tweet the musical will be in the auditorium Thursday at 7pm. Daniel Hunzeker was installed as the newest NHS member. Track is doing very well. There are summer leagues planned for girls’ basketball and volleyball. Five dollar physicals are scheduled for this week; Adriene Kelly, Sharon Persons, Cammie Tobiasson were recognized for their help with the physicals. We are currently making plans for a summer weightlifting program.  The summer school and camps listing was reviewed. Brochures for camps will be finished this week. Reed said auditorium is much improved. And the Elders’ Wisdom program was wonderful. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the minutes of April 14, 2014 regular meeting. A motion was made by Reed and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda of the May 12, 2014 meeting with the addition of item F: Approval of Joan Raymer’s teaching contract.  Child restraints are required. There would be additional cost for the driver and bus monitor. The possibility of giving our surplus bus to Pioneer Manor or the city was discussed. Anderson and Langford reported that Lister is running smoothly. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to accept the phone system proposal as presented by Great Plains Communications.  A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Kearns to approve the seniors for graduation pending the completion of all state and school requirements. The school board retreat is scheduled for July 14 along with the regular board meeting. Both will be held in the conference room at NWRPPD. A motion was made by Johnson and seconded by Reed to approve the bills & payroll as presented. A motion was made by Kearns and seconded by Hunzeker to approve the teaching contract for Joan Raymer. The meeting adjourned at 7:47 p.m.

The following bills and payroll were approved: 

Payroll $75,144.76; AFLAC $1,340.22; American Funds $3,122.93; AS Central Services $233.21; Blue Cross/Blue Shield $25,240.97; Cambium Learning $3,629.35; CIC $5,132.00; CinDesign $178.50; Culligan $23.00; Dell $379.32; EMC Insurance $20.02; ESU #13 $4,436.82; Great Plains $506.95; Hay Springs Public School $475.00; Hay Springs Water $255.36; HSPS - Cash Desktop $3,982.41; HSPS - Hot Lunch $1,573.10; Ideal $244.01; Jason Badje $53.36; Jostens $78.73; JW Pepper $36.93; Letter Perfect Communication $252.50; Lister Sage Community Operation Acct. $420.00; Mansfield $1,436.38; NCSA $100.00; NE Dept. of Revenue $3,131.73; NE Retirement Systems $22,613.86; Nebraska State Historical Society $25.00; Novacoast $1,000.00; NPPD $2,131.44; Occupational Therapy Services $480.20; Pioneer $885.00; Pioneer Manor Daycare $580.64; Plan Services $1,800.00; Plank Road Publishing $149.70; Quill $1,393.33; Quill $10,979.81; Region I OHD $176.89; Sackers $833.25; Sandhills News $78.00; Security First Bank - 125 Plan $1,356.50; Security First Bank - Federal $29,828.71; Security First Bank - Hay Springs $1,939.68; Security First Bank - Rapid City $1,026.46; Source Gas $1,416.57; Sweetwater $524.96; United States Welding $149.50; Verizon $150.62; WestCo $1,838.93; Woodstock Supply $285.91; Xerox $636.79.

Published: May 28, 2014