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September 2019 Minutes

MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING
8:00 P.M.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019

MEMBERS

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


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 10th day of September, 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 Tue, Sept 10, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. with six memberspresent.

Meeting called to order

Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance

Approved the agenda

Minutes of last meeting approved as presented.

Motion Bierman, seconded J. Cool to approve claims totaling $245,928.75. Unanimous on rollcall vote.

Visitors & Guests: 2 guests and 1 staff member

Annual Hearings
Opened Budget hearing at 8:06 P.M.Heard Testimony
Closed Hearing at 8:20 P.M.

Opened Final Tax Request hearing at 8:20 P.M.Heard Testimony
Closed Hearing at 8:25 P.M.

NON-ACTION ITEMS

Discussion about Superintendent Transition Timeline

ACTION ITEMS

Motion Nelson, seconded J. Cool to approve recognition of Arnold Education Association

(AEA) as Exclusive Bargaining Unit for Teachers for 2020-2021 Negotiations. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion J. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve revisions to Standing Committees Policy - 8151.  Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Bierman, seconded Nelson to approve declaration of surplus property. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve renewal of South Loup Cooperative for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Discussion on installation of chair lift was tabled.

Motion Nelson, seconded J. Cool to approve 2019-2020 School District Budget (version 2).Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve 2019-2020 Tax Request Resolution. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Accepted Principal and Superintendent Report
Special Meeting will be held October 1, 2019 at 5pm to discuss facilities.

Next regular meeting will be October 8, 2019 at 8:00 P.M. in the Library. Meeting adjourned at 9:39 P.M.

To be considered for payment bills must be in school office by noon on Thursday before the Board 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.