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Wilber Clatonia Public Schools Board Meeting Minutes for May 15th, 2017

Board of Education Regular Meeting

May 15, 2017 7:00 PM

Wilber Clatonia Public Schools Board Room

 

 

 

1. Call to Order  

 

2. Recognition of visitors and procedures to address board  

 

Discussion:

Other guests present:  Darla Chrans, Kelly Kalkwarf, Christine Radcliff, Mark Fritch and Keith Muller.

 

3. Adjustments to the Agenda  

 

4. Public Forum   

 

5. Consent Items  

 

Motion Passed:  To approve the consent items passed with a motion by Tim Riechers and a second by Russ Schuerman. 

 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Chris Cerveny

Yes

Scott Havel

Yes

Tim Riechers

Yes

Russ Schuerman

Yes

Robert  Sykes

Yes

Gary  Wooten

Yes

 

5.1.   Board Members receipt of notice of meeting acknowledgement  

5.2.   Approval of the Agenda  

5.3.   Approval of the regular session meeting of April 17, 2017  

5.4.   Approval of the special board meeting minutes of May 3, 2017  

5.5.   Approval of claims and financial reports  

5.5.1. General Fund - $567,839.80  

5.5.2. Special Building Fund  

5.5.3. Qualified Capital Purpose Undertaking Fund - $10,212.50  

5.5.4. Depreciation Fund  

5.5.5. Bond Fund - $ 5,775.00  

5.5.6. Employment Benefit Fund  

5.6.   Employment/Resignation  

5.6.1. Hire Kellan Garber as Vocal Music Teacher  

5.6.2. Hire Matthew McElfresh as 6th Grade Instructor  

 

6. Agenda

 

6.1. Unfinished Business  

 

6.1.1. Consider, discuss and act on transportation contract with Mid States

The Board had voted to accept this contract at a previous meeting and did not feel it necessary to vote again with the revisions. 

 

6.1.2. Information relative to conversations with BVH regarding rejection of project bids.  

Mr. Collins updated the Board on the conversation he had with Craig Wohlgemuth of BVH about pursuing the roofing and renovation project next year.

 

6.2. New Business  

 

6.2.1. Discuss, consider and act on Fees and Rates for 2017-2018 school year  

 

Motion Passed:  To accept the proposed fees and rates schedule for the 2017-2018 school year, passed with a motion by Tim Riechers and a second by Scott Havel. 

 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Chris Cerveny

Yes

Scott Havel

Yes

Tim Riechers

Yes

Russ Schuerman

Yes

Robert  Sykes

Yes

Gary  Wooten

Yes

 

6.2.2. Review Foundation Scholarship Process  

Mr. Collins and Russ Schuerman updated the Board on the Foundation Scholarships for seniors and the process used in the selection.

 

6.2.3. Plan for Board Exit Interviews-TBD

Chris Cerveny and Gary Wooten will be working with Mr. Collins to set up available times for staff leaving to do exit interviews with Board members.   

 

6.2.4. Discuss, consider and act on Personnel Compensation Proposal and revisions to Policy 4250  

 

Motion Passed:  To accept the Personnel Committee recommendations and approve amendments to Policy #4250 passed with a motion by Chris Cerveny and a second by Russ Schuerman. 

 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Chris Cerveny

Yes

Scott Havel

Yes

Tim Riechers

Yes

Russ Schuerman

Yes

Robert  Sykes

Yes

Gary  Wooten

Yes

 

6.2.5. Discuss Wellness Policy  

Mr. Collins discussed the Wellness policy that the Wellness Committee is being asked to write. 

 

6.2.6. Discuss, consider and act on proposed ELA curriculum  

 

Motion Passed:  To accept the curriculum materials proposal for English Language Arts. Total anticipated cost is $57,115.  Passed with a motion by Gary Wooten and a second by Chris Cerveny. 

 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Chris Cerveny

Yes

Scott Havel

Yes

Tim Riechers

Yes

Russ Schuerman

Yes

Robert  Sykes

Yes

Gary  Wooten

Yes

 

 

6.2.7. Discuss, consider and act on disposal of outdated reading materials  

 

Motion Passed:  To declare old English/Language Arts materials excess and sell or dispose of outdated or excess English and Language Arts curriculum materials passed with a motion by Tim Riechers and a second by Russ Schuerman. 

 

6 Yeas - 0 Nays.  

Chris Cerveny

Yes

Scott Havel

Yes

Tim Riechers

Yes

Russ Schuerman

Yes

Robert  Sykes

Yes

Gary  Wooten

Yes

 

 

7. Administrative Reports  

 

7.1. K-6 Building-Radcliff  

Mrs. Radcliff updated the Board on the K-6 building.

 

7.2. 7-12 Building/Transportation-Fritch  

Mr. Fritch shared the 7-12 building and transportation update with the Board.

 

7.3. Activities/Technology Update- Muller

Mr. Muller updated the Board on activities and technology. 

 

7.4. Department Reports  

The Board reviewed other department reports. 

 

8. Information and Communications

 

8.1. School Service Awards

8.2. Wall of Fame Inductee  

8.3. School Law Conference-Kearney  

 

9. Executive Session  

 

10. Adjourn  

 

Discussion:

After hearing no objections, President Sykes adjourned the meeting at 8:17         p.m.  The next Regular meeting of the Wilber Clatonia Public Schools Board of Education will be held on June 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chairperson

 

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Superintendent