Details for Centura Board of Education Regular Meeting DISTRICT #47-0100 - Howard

Centura Board of Education Regular Meeting DISTRICT #47-0100 - Howard County Monday, May 11, 2020 6:00 PM Centura High School; Cairo, NE Attendance Taken at 6:02 PM. Justin Caspersen: Present, Jeff Christensen: Present, Teresa Grabowski: Present, Aron Hostetler: Present, Eric Hostetler: Present, William Kemptar: Present Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof, according to law, by proper publication, a designated method for giving notice to the School District, a copy of the proof of publications being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education. Availability of the agenda was communicated in this meeting. All proceeds of the Board of Education were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public. President Christensen called the meeting to order at 6:00pm. Board President Christensen led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Board President Christensen recognized a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meetings Act. Motion to approve meeting agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Teresa Grabowski and a second by Justin Caspersen. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Motion to approve April 13, 2020 regular meeting minutes as presented Passed with a motion by Aron Hostetler and a second by Justin Caspersen.Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Motion to approve May 2020 general fund claims as presented and authorize payment Passed with a motion by Justin Caspersen and a second by Will Kemptar. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Armbruster Electric 1,250.98, AS Central Services 229.32, Aurora Coop 14.00, AxisPlus Benefits 42.00, Black Hills Energy 2,359.61, CNCAP 16,630.96, CNRS 1,259.88, Centurylink 291.11, Deere Credit 531.87, Demco 319.64, Ecolab 104.72, ESU #10 3,690.68, Fireguard Inc. 147.75, GI Independent 145.41, Heartland Disposal 500.00, HGRPPD 3,988.71, Interstate All Battery 66.90, J&D Automotive 201.11, KSB School Law 232.50, Mackin 401.88, Menards 147.71, Midwest Restaurant Supply 148.14, NE Central Telephone 100.76, NE Fire Sprinkler 290.00, Office Net 1,413.46, Pathway Insurance 10,121.25, Platte Valley Communications 30.00, PowerSchool Group LLC 3,063.20, Quadient Leasing 282.00, Quill 4.23, Roberts Pump & Supply 691.20, Sam's Club 143.46, Sherwin-Williams 570.60, Staples Business Advantage 56.50, State Glass Inc. 315.63, Twin Rivers Urgent Care LLC 95.00, US Bank 165.81, Village of Cairo 166.71, Wex Bank 223.17, Windstream 50.40, Total 50,488.26 Motion to approve May 2020 building fund claims as presented and authorize payment Passed with a motion by Teresa Grabowski and a second by Aron Hostetler. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Engineering Technologies Inc. $3,479.77. Reading and approval of April 2020 activity fund claims, revenue, and fund balances Motion to approve April 2020 activity fund claims, revenue, and fund balances as presented Passed with a motion by Eric Hostetler and a second by Teresa Grabowski. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Motion to approve treasurer's report as presented Passed with a motion by Justin Caspersen and a second by Teresa Grabowski. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Motion to accept employment of Abbey Cron as Elementary Principal/SPED Director for the 2020-21 school year Passed with a motion by Justin Caspersen and a second by Eric Hostetler. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Catastrophic student insurance coverage for the 2020-21 school year Motion to accept the catastrophic student insurance coverage for the 2020-21 school year from Student Assurance Passed with a motion by Teresa Grabowski and a second by Justin Caspersen. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Motion to approve policy review/changes for policies 404.01 employee physical examinations, 404.04 communicable diseases- employees and 404.08 drug and alcohol testing with second of two readings Passed with a motion by Aron Hostetler and a second by Teresa Grabowski. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Motion to approve policies 504.02 Student Involvement in Decision Making, 504.03 Student Conduct, 504.07 Care of School Property and Vandalism, and 506.09 Student Activities Funds with one reading only Passed with a motion by Teresa Grabowski and a second by Eric Hostetler. Yea: 6, Nay: 0. Policy 504.02 Student Involvement in Decision Making will have a second reading at the next board meeting to include an additional sentence. Motion to accept policy review/changes with first of two readings: 506.08 Student Fund Raising Passed with a motion by Aron Hostetler and a second by Teresa Grabowski. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 Principal Cory Bohling shared results from a survey completed by teachers regarding engagement and virtual learning based on the last few weeks. Superintendent Ryan Ruhl provided an update on next years state aid decrease, a summary of the school meal program from April, an elementary secretary position opening due to a retirement, and reported that he continues to provide weekly updates regarding Covid-19 on both the Facebook pages and the Centura website. President Christensen lead the discussion on the option of utilizing the NASB Superintendent Evaluation Instrument. Board members had additional questions regarding the time commitment, cost, and scope of questions. Christensen agreed to look further into these questions and report back to the board during the next regular board meeting. Superintendent Ruhl reminded the board that it will soon be time to start preparing for next years school budget. The finance committee will continue to meet, and a budget retreat will also be scheduled in the future. Superintendent Ruhl provided an update on the boiler room renovation project which is being completed by Johnson Controls. Next Regular Board Meeting: June 8, 2020 Motion to adjourn meeting at 7:53 p.m. Passed with a motion by Teresa Grabowski and a second by Justin Caspersen. Yea: 6, Nay: 0 20

Categories