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August 2019 Minutes

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING
8:00 P.M.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

MEMBERS

PRESENT 
ABSENT 
DUANE BOWERS
JOE COOL
MERLE BIERMAN
SHANE COOL
MARK SIEVERING, Superintendent
JOEL MORGAN, Principal
MICHELLE PRESTON, Secretary to the Board
DIANA COLEMAN


A Meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Arnold, in the County of
Custer, in the State of Nebraska School District No. 89 of Custer County, Nebraska, was convened in open and Public Session at 8:00 P.M. on the 13th day of August, 2019, at Arnold Public School Meeting Room, in said District. 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 Publication 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 and the Purpose of the meeting was communicated in the advanced notice of the meeting to the members of this meeting.

Board of Education met in regular session Tuesday, August 9, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. with five members present. Coleman absent.

Meeting called to order

Roll Call, Excuse Board Member and Pledge of Allegiance

Approved the agenda

Minutes of last meeting approved as presented.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve claims totaling $244,897.98. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Visitors & Guests: 3 guests and 1 staff member
Recognition of Recently Retired staff Gerry Swingle and Berni Crow.  Kelli Walz gave an update on South Loup Athletics.

Annual Policy Hearings
Opened Student Fees Policy hearing at 8:10 P.M. Heard Testimony
Closed Hearing at 8:14 P.M.

Opened Parental Involvement Policy hearing at 8:14 P.M. Heard Testimony
Closed Hearing at 8:16 P.M.

NON-ACTION ITEMS

 

Discussed Accessibility Options

ACTION ITEMS

Motion Nelson, seconded Bierman to approve Student Fees Policy 5416. Unanimous on roll

call vote.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Nelson to approve Parental Involvement Policy 6400. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion J. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve Anti-Bullying Policy 5415. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Nelson, seconded J. Cool to adopt Attendance and Excessive Absenteeism Policy 5008. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion J. Cool, seconded Bierman to designate Michelle Preston as recording secretary for the Board of Education. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Nelson, seconded J. Cool to approve interlocal agreement with Callaway Public Schools for Athletic Director. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Cool, seconded Bierman to approve Handbook changes for 2019-2020 as presented. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Bierman, seconded Nelson to approve revisions to Transportation Policy 5506 as amended. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion J. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve bus routes for 2019-2020. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Discussion on approval of Red Fern Electric completing electrical work in the shop was tabled.

Accepted Principal and Superintendent Report

Special Meeting will be held August 26, 2019 at 7 P.M.

Next regular meeting will be September 10, 2019 at 8:00 P.M.

Meeting adjourned at 9:18 P.M.

To be considered for payment bills must be in school office by noon on Thursday before theBoard Meeting on Tue.

The agenda is a continuous one and is available for examination during the regular hours at the office of the Superintendent of Schools.