Hay Springs Public School Board of Education Minutes March 11, 2019

Meeting was called to order by President Johnson at 6:30 pm in the school cafeteria, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the pointing out of the posting of the Open Meetings Law.

Roll Call was taken with B. Johnson, M. Reed, G. Heiting and M. Kearns present.  D. Russell and S. Henry were absent.

Administration/Staff present: Superintendent Mr. Lechtenberg, Mrs. Wolken.

Motion to excuse S. Henry and D. Russell was made by M. Kearns and seconded by G. Heiting.  Roll Call Vote passed 4/0.

Motion to approve agenda for the March 11, 2019 meeting was made by M. Reed and seconded by M. Kearns.  Roll Call Vote Passed 4/0.

D. Russell arrived at 6:35pm.

I. Open Forum

Administrator Reports

• Superintendent – Mr. Lechtenberg submitted a written report to the board.

• Assistant Principal Mrs. Marx submitted a written report to the board. 

• AD Kudrna submitted a written report to the board. 

• Mr. Reiman submitted a written technology report to the board. 

There were no public comments.

II. Discussion items included the following:

• Lister-Sage Report-M. Kearns

• Building improvements

• Finance Committee

• February Account Income & Expense summary and balances

• March Payables $51,784.09

• March Payroll Liabilities $206,414.28

Action Items included:

III. Action Items

• Motion to approve the minutes of February 11th Regular meeting minutes was made by D. Russell and seconded by G. Heiting.  Roll Call Vote Passed 4/0. M. Reed abstained.

• Motion to approve March payables in the amount of $51,784.09, Payroll in the amount of $206,414.28, and the February ending Financial Account Summary was made by M. Reed and seconded by M. Kearns.  Roll Call Vote passed 5/0. M. Reed abstained from check #7347 and #7346.

• Motion to approve the Resignation of Josh Borm, with regrets, was made by G. Heiting and seconded by M. Kearns.  Roll Call Vote passed 5/0.  

• Motion to approve Policy 502.02, 502.02R1, 503.09, 716.00, 717.00 and 802.05 with said changes, was made by G. Heiting and seconded by M. Kearns.  Roll Call Vote Passed 5/0.

• Motion to go into Executive session to discuss personnel issues and concerns, teacher negotiations BC/BS increase and options, administration and personnel planning was made by D. Russell and seconded by M. Reed.  Roll Call Vote passed 5/0. 

• President Johnson declared the Board in executive session to discuss personnel issues and concerns, teacher negotiations BC/BS increase and options, and administration and personnel planning at 7:13 pm.

• President Johnson declared the Board out of Executive Session at 7:38pm.

• Motion to come out of Executive Session was made by D. Russell and seconded by M. Kearns.  Roll Call Vote passed 5/0.

• Approval of adjustments to BC/BS coverage for 2019-2020 school year was made by M. Kearns and seconded by G. Heiting. Roll Call Vote Passed 5/0.

• Approval of certified staff contracts on or before 3/25/2019 was made by M. Reed and seconded by G. Heiting. Roll Call Vote Passed 5/0.

• Approval of advertising for certified educational positons for the 2019-2020 school year was made by G. Heiting and seconded by M. Kearns. Roll Call Vote Passed 5/0

• President Johnson adjourned the meeting at 7:45pm.

IV. Adjournment at 7:45pm

V. Next Meeting- April 8th, 2019 @ 6:30pm

• Items for April meeting

• 2019-2020 Class Schedule

• Contract Approvals

• Rentals/Pets

Published: April 17, 2019