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March 2017 Regular Board Meeting


Regular Meeting



The Osmond Board of Education met at 7:00 PM Monday, March 13, 2017, in the Media Center.


It was moved by Koehler, seconded by Brummels, that it is hereby determined that this meeting was preceded by publicized notice in the March 8, 2017 issue of the Osmond Republican and is hereby declared to be duly convened in open session. All members having voted in favor of the motion, the same was declared passed and adopted and the following proceedings were had and done at said meeting in open session. A copy of the open meeting law was posted in the building.            For: 5             Against: 0


It was moved by Moes, seconded by vonRentzell to approve the consent agenda and excuse Board member Larry Krohn's absence.         For: 5             Against: 0


K-12 Counselor/C.T.E. Coordinator Brummels reported on assessments with the ACT given to all Juniors on April 19, career technical education and student learning teams and their tours of local businesses.


Superintendent Hamm expressed gratitude to staff members that helped during his recent absence and with the delegation of principal duties. The IDEA audit uncovered no need for corrective action.  Ms. Chelle, Mr. Brummels and Mr. Jochum announced their resignations with the later two planning to retire from teaching.  The process of gathering information on course offerings has begun for the upcoming year.  Developing a class schedule is a priority.  Mr. Hamm will be presenting the Board with information on next year's meal prices and policies on handling overdue balances at next month's Board meeting.  Replacing carpet in additional areas of school building will also be discussed.   


The Board thanked Mr. Jochum, Mr. Brummels and Ms. Chelle for their time with Osmond Community Schools and wished them well and a thank you note was read from a principal candidate that was interviewed.


Old Business:              None


New Business:


It was moved by Brummels, seconded by Koehler to modify Mr. Brown's existing contract to show an ending date of June 30, 2017 instead of the existing date of July 31, 2017.                                 For: 5          Against: 0


It was moved by Reikofski, seconded by Moes to adopt the Wonders reading series for grades K-6 and approve the purchase from McGraw Hill Education in the amount of $27,233.50.                      For:      5          Against: 0      


It was moved by Koehler, seconded by vonRentzell to approve Mr. Kurt Polt as the K-12 principal for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.      For:  5                Against: 0


The minutes of the meeting were read.


President Reikofski adjourned the meeting at 7:46 PM.


I, the undersigned Recording Secretary of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, hereby certify, that the attached and foregoing minutes is a true and correct copy of a meeting of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, held in open session on the 13th day of March, 2017, which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.


                                                                                    Teresa Folkers, Recording Secretary