(Neb)-Chadron School Board Agenda 9-11-17
CHADRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOARD OF EDUCATION
SEPT 11, 2017
Budget Hearing -- 5:30
Tax Request Hearing -- 5:35
Regular Board Meeting -- 5:40
The Board at the meeting may rearrange the order of the agenda.
1. ROUTINE MATTERS:
a. Welcome and Recognition of Visitors
b. Meeting Called to Order – A complete copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the west
wall of the boardroom, just inside the doorway.
c. Pledge of Allegiance
d. Determine if a Quorum is Present
e. Motion to Declare the Meeting Properly Publicized and Open to the Public
f. Approval of the Agenda for the September 11, 2017 Regular Meeting.
g. Approval of the Minutes from the Board Workshop on August 28, 2017 and the Special
Board Meeting for August 28, 2017.“Celebrate to Elevate”
h. Awards and/or Honors-
i. High Fives-Tracy Shuck representing Creative Dining donated $250 to be used where ever
needed. Chadron Record for the $1,000 donation to the Alpha Ag Retrofit Project. Dr.
Winchester was asked to serve on UNL’s Rural Schools Advisory Board. $10,000 Grant for
Evaluation Forms for Principals and other non-classroom certified staff. Chadron is to be a NE
Model Danielson District. United Way for their stuff the bus campaign and their $300 gift card
donation for school supplies. Also many thanks to First National of North Platte for hosting the
stuff the bus and Friday lunch.
j. Recognition of Public Requesting to Comment on Specific Agenda Items
2. BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS:
a. Treasurer’s Report – Submitted by Sara Taylor, Business Manager
b. Approval of Bills and Claims - General Fund, Depreciation Fund, Lunch Fund, Cooperative
Fund, and Special Building Fund
c. Approval of Bills and Claims - Student Activity Fund and Student Fee Fund
3. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:
4. NEW BUSINESS:
a. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on the following policies-Goals 1-3:
i. Policy 4054 Health and Welfare Benefits 2nd Reading
ii. Policy 4058 Employee Protection 2nd Reading
iii. Policy 3515 District Safety Policy & Plan 2nd Reading
iv. Policy 4056 Risk Management and Safety Committee 2nd Reading-DELETE-now in Policy
v. Policy 4057 District Safety Policy 2nd Reading-DELETE because now in Policy 3515.
vi. Policy 6114.1 Fire Drills 2nd Reading-DELETE because now in Policy 3515.
vii. Policy 6114.2 Disaster Plans 2nd Reading-DELETE because now in Policy 3515.
viii. Policy 6118 Emergency Closing 2nd Reading-DELETE because now in Policy 3515.
ix. Policy 6119 Emergency Plans 2nd Reading-DELETE because now in Policy 3515.
x. Policy 9100 Organization 2nd Reading
xi. Policy 9110 Number of Members: Elections 2nd Reading-DELETE because now incorporated in Policy 9100.xii. Policy 3131 Expenses and Authorization for Attendance at Workshops and Official Functions
& Addendum-1st Reading xiii. Policy 4033 Travel Expenses/Reimbursement & Addendum-1st Reading
b. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on Letter to Recognize Bargaining Unit II as the sole bargaining unit for custodians, maintenance, groundskeeper vehicle maintenance and bus drivers for 2018-19 and 2019-2020. Goal 2
c. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on 2017-18 Budget-Goals 1-3
d. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on 2017-18 Tax Request-Goals 1-3
e. Discuss, consider, and take all necessary action on adult meal prices-Goal 2
a. Discuss, consider and take all necessary action on Superintendent’s 3rd Quarter Goal
6. STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PROGRAM REPORTS:
a. Administrator Reports Including: Building Principals, Technology Director, Curriculum
Director, and Maintenance Supervisor (Review Enrollment)
b. Board Committee Reports - If any activity has occurred; Finance Committee (2nd Monday @ Noon); Curriculum/Americanism Committee (3rd Monday @ Noon); Policy Committee (3rd Monday @ 6:30 AM) Building & Grounds Committee ($9 Million in Projects to do) (1st Monday at noon); Personnel Committee (4th Monday @ Noon); Safety Committee; Legislative Committee and Foundation Committee (3rd Wednesday at 7 AM)-On Google docs is a form for recording committee minutes.
7. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT AND BOARD-SUPERINTENDENT DISCUSSION:
a. Facilities Update Goals 1-3
b. Legislative Update Goals 1-3
c. Saving District Dollars Goals 1-3
d. Budget Challenges Goals 1-3
e. Personnel Updates Goal 1-3
f. Curriculum Updates-Goals 1-3
g. Thank You Goals 1-3
h. Communication Update Goals 1-3
8. BOARD MEMBER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION (Non-Action)
a. Something the BOE did tonight for student learning Goals 1-3
b. Outreach Committee Update
c. Sen. Kolowski’s request for ideas to create a legislative “Platform for High Quality Public
d. Prioritize Building Maintenance & Transportation for the next 4 years-Goal 2
9. ADVANCE PLANNING (GOAL 3):
a. Finance Committee Meeting – October 9, 2017 at Noon
c. Regular Board Meeting –October 9, 2017 at 5:30 PM
d. Curriculum Committee Meeting, September 18, 2017 at Noon
e. Policy Committee Meeting-September 18, 2017 @ 6:30 AM
f. Personnel Committee-September 25, 2017 @ Noon & 4 PM (4:30 PM w/Unit II)
g. Legislative Committee-
h. Building & Grounds Committee-October 2, 2017 @ Noon
i. Strategic Planning Outreach Rollout to Community includes NE Loves Public Schools new
Video “Seeds of Hope”-September 27, 2017 in CSC Ballroom @ Noon. Presentation will be
televised live and also taped for rebroadcasts.
j. Future Ready Schools Conference-Denver October 3-4
k. Dr. Mark Adler Channeling Grief Into Kindness” October 25 1 PM in HS Auditorium &
Evening Presentation @ CSC
l. NASB/NCSA Conference-November 15-17 in LaVista-Description of Jerry & Craig’s
presentation: Title: School Safety - Lockdown Procedures
m. NASB Legislative Issues Conference-Lincoln on January 28 & 29, 2018
n. Review Upcoming BOE Calendar-Audit, Multicultural Report, Set Date to Begin Negotiations, BOE Self-Assessment, Personnel Committee-Negotiations
10. PUBLIC COMMENT TIME FOR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA (No Personnel Items)
11. VOTE TO EXCUSE ANY ABSENT BOARD MEMBER(S)-Sandy Roes
a. Motion for Adjournment
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