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Oakland-Craig Board of Education May Minutes


The regular monthly Board of Education meeting was held Monday, May 9, 2016 in the Board Meeting Room in the Elementary Building. Administrators present were Superintendent Smith and Elementary Principal Bland. President Thiele called the meeting to order at 8:00 p.m. and noted the Nebraska Open Meetings Law. Notice of this meeting was properly posted and/or published by advance Public Notice in accordance with Board Policy #2008 with notice and advance agenda given to the President of the Board and all members prior to the meeting date.

 

Schmidt moved that Kiley Johnson is absent, excused. Magnusson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

ROLL CALL

Roll Call was called with the following members present: Anderson, Brett Johnson, Magnusson, Pille, Ray, Richards, Schmidt and Thiele.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

            Pille moved that the agenda be approved as presented. Anderson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

President Thiele welcomed 10 visitors. One patron addressed the Board.

 

PRESENTATION BY BILL CLARK FROM KARR TUCKPOINT

            Bill Clark from Karr TuckPoint gave a presentation of the costs to alleviate the leaking around the roof of the elementary gym. Discussion followed. It was decided to table a decision on the project until next month.

 

APPROVAL OF MAY 2016 CLAIMS FROM THE GENERAL FUND

Ray ­­moved that the May 2016 claims from the General Fund, in the amount of $33,292.53 be approved as presented. Anderson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MAY 2016 CLAIMS FROM THE LUNCH FUND

Pille ­­moved that the May 2016 claims from the Lunch Fund, in the amount of $13,444.78 be approved as presented. Anderson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MAY 2016 CLAIMS FROM THE BOND FUND

Magnusson ­­moved that the May 2016 claims from the Bond Fund, in the amount of $82,688.75 be approved as presented. Ray seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

 

 

APPROVAL OF MAY 2016 CLAIMS FROM THE QUALIFIED CAPITAL PURPOSE UNDERTAKING FUND (QCPUF)

Pille ­­moved that the May 2016 claims from the QCPUF, in the amount of $81,359.12 be approved as presented. Magnusson seconded the motion. This is the final payment on the QCPUF bonds. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MAY 2016 CLAIMS FROM THE UNEMPLOYMENT FUND

Magnusson ­­moved that the May 2016 claims from the Unemployment Fund, in the amount of $280.00 be approved as presented. Ray seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MAY 2016 CLAIMS FROM THE BUILDING FUND

Pille ­­moved that the May 2016 claims from the Building Fund, in the amount of $22,539.30 be approved as presented. Anderson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM THE APRIL 11, 2016 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

Magnusson moved to approve the minutes from the April 11, 2016 board meeting as presented. Anderson seconded the motion. There was no discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE REPORT

            Student Representative, James Moseman, reported on the happenings at the High School. Moseman reported that 2 of the 3 picnic tables are in place and are being used daily. James reported on several activities that have taken place since the last report. James concluded his report by providing a list of upcoming events and activities.

 

STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS

            The Buildings and Grounds Committee reported that they did a walk around of the school property to determine projects for the summer. Some of the projects include new carpet at the Sped House and sidewalk repair.

Smith reported that Adhoc meetings are continuing and gave a summary of the meetings. Community meetings will be held sometime in June. Much discussion followed.

 

APPROVAL OF PROJECT REVIEW COMMITTEE

Superintendent Smith explained that one of the next steps in possible consolidation is to form a project review committee. Possible committee members are: Chamber members David Deemer and Andy Rennerfeldt; faculty members Mike Selk and Kylie Penke; PTO/Booster members Travis Thomsen and Alison Mockenhaupt; community members Bob Moseman and Teresa Schieber; and Board Members Tim Magnusson and Terry Richards. Much discussion followed. Brett Johnson moved for the formation of the Consolidation Review Committee. Schmidt seconded the motion. There was no further discussion. Voting results were: For Motion-8; Against Motion-0; Other-1. Motion carried.

 

 

 

BOARD MEMBER REPORTS

            Pille reported that the school has been gifted a barn quilt which was purchased by Dave and Kathy Pearson at the Burt County Fair Foundation auction. Student Council will be in charge of finding an appropriate place to display it.

Thiele congratulated Mrs. Bland and her family on the birth of their new son.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

            Elementary Principal Jess Bland reported that NeSA testing has been completed. Results will be embargoed until sometime this summer. Mrs. Weitzenkamp, Mr. Brand and Mr. Smith will be attending Canvas training in Colorado in July. Thirty-seven children have signed up for preschool. Our class size is limited to 34 so we are applying for a waiver with Head Start to increase our class size to 37. Mrs. Bland reviewed the teaching assignments for 2016-2017: Preschool – Megan Unwin; Kindergarten – Marla Slaughter; 1st Grade – Nancy Wonka and Jen Anderson; 2nd Grade – Tammy Case and Lindzie Munderloh; 3rd Grade – Sharon Loftis and Heidi Johnson; 4th Grade – Kris Reinert and Lana Hagedorn; 5th Grade – Katie Doggett and Stef Weitzenkamp; 6th Grade – Aaron Meyer and Lorrie Frank. A list of upcoming events and activities was presented. Current PK-6th grade enrollment is 257 students, which is the same as last month and up 6 students from last year.

 

Superintendent Smith presented the Secondary Principal’s report in Mr. Droescher’s absence. He reported current enrollment for the 7th through 12th grades at 186 students which is down 1 from last month and the same as last year.   NeSA testing has been completed and results will be reported at a later date.   The senior class donated time to several projects in both the Craig and Oakland communities. A list of upcoming school activities was provided.

 

Superintendent Smith provided a list of upcoming Board Member workshops and asked members for plans to attend. Smith reviewed the parking lot bid schedule. He reported that Jensen Heating and Air will start demolition of the existing boiler on May 16th.  Smith reported that he and Julie Ehlers attended an Educators Health Alliance meeting and reviewed some of the new programs they are offering. Superintendent Smith recommended that we pay the sponsors of the summer weight program $10 per hour. The total cost to the district would be $1,200. Several copiers and printers currently under lease will be replaced with more efficient models. A 2-year lease for renting the bus barn has been signed.

 

There being no further business on the agenda of this meeting, President Thiele adjourned this meeting at 9:52 p.m.

 

Secretary,

 

 

Julie Ehlers

 

GENERAL FUND  
ADE’S PEST CONTROL $185.00  
AMERICAN BROADBAND CLEC $200.80  
ANDERSON HARDWARE $80.03  
ANDY’S QUIK STOP $147.50  
AWARDS UNLIMITED $33.30  
CDW-GOVERNMENT INC $1,371.65  
CITY OF OAKLAND $1,376.59  
COMFORT INN $201.90  
DIETZE MUSIC HOUSE INC $153.42  
DOLLAR GENERAL $8.50  
EAKES OFFICE SOLUTIONS $159.77  
EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES $350.00  
EGAN SUPPLY $3,820.00  
FIRST BANKCARD $1,317.41  
FOOD PRIDE $170.13  
FRANK, LORRIE $29.96  
HELENA CHEMICAL CO $440.55  
HOMETOWN LEASING $1,255.77  
INSTRUMENTALIST AWARDS LLC $187.00  
JO-DEL ENTERPRISES $237.00  
K C PARTS $4,486.52  
KSB SCHOOL LAW $412.50  
LEARN2MOVE, LLC $1,056.68  
LUNCHFUND $1,056.80  
MENARDS $121.83  
MEYER, AARON $28.23  
MIDWEST BUS PARTS, INC. $196.10  
NASASP $39.00  
NASSP $385.00  
NCSA $135.00  
NEBRASKA CHORAL DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION $220.00  
NEBRASKA LINK $1,338.40  
NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER $3,848.72  
O’KEEFE ELEVATOR $205.00  
OAKLAND INDEPENDENT $438.47  
PELAN-JOHNSON, DIANE $356.25  
PENKE, SUSAN $50.00  
PERRY, GETHERY, HAASE & GESSFORD $3,115.50  
PROTEX CENTRAL $924.00  
REVOLVING ACCOUNT $138.93  
SCHERNIKAU, MARK $78.27  
SCHOOL SPECIALTY SUPPLY $595.97  
SMITH, JEFFERY $169.00  
SPORTSMAN LAKE LLC $750.00  
SUPPLYWORKS $1,090.08  
WESTSIDE HIGH SCHOOL $330.00  
$33,292.53  
UNEMPLOYMENT FUND  
NEBRASKA UC FUND $280.00  
 
SCHOOL LUNCH FUND  
APPEARA $199.01  
BERNARD FOOD INDUSTRIES INC $419.32  
BRAUNGER FOODS $3,698.59  
CLM GROUP, INC, THE $387.00  
FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM $155.61  
FOOD PRIDE $182.79  
FRICKENSTEIN PUMPING & PORTABLES $326.00  
HILAND DAIRY FOODS COMPANY, $3,473.07  
PEGLER SYSCO $4,536.39  
STROMQUIST, PAULA $67.00  
            $13,444.78  
 
BOND FUND  
BOK FINANCIAL $82,688.75  
 
BUILDING FUND  
DLR GROUP $21,289.30  
PRO TRACK AND TENNIS, INC $1,250.00  
$22,539.30  
QUALITY CAPITAL PURPOSE UNDERTAKING FUND  
FIRST NATIONAL BANK FREMONT $81,359.12  
   

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