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Oct 2017 Minutes






The Osmond Board of Education met at 7:57 PM, Monday, October 9, 2017, in the multi-purpose room. The open meetings act was posted in the room.


It was moved by Koehler, seconded by Brummels that it is hereby determined that this meeting was preceded by publicized notice in the October 4, 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.                         For:   6                   Against:   0


TeamMate mentor Gary Schieffer reported on the student benefits of the program and encouraged board members and administration to get involved as mentors.


It was moved by von Rentzell, seconded by Moes to approve the consent agenda with the correction of Paul Koehler as Secretary in place of Mark Moes in the 9/11/2017 regular meeting minutes.                        For:  6                    Against:   0


Counselor/CTE Coordinator Brummels reported on: 1) Assessments; 2) Career Technical Education; and,

3) Student Learning Teams.


Principal Polt reported on: 1) the end of the first quarter; 2) Parent-Teacher Conferences; 3) staff training; and, 4) the upcoming school activities.


Superintendent Hamm discussed:  1) the NASB state convention; 2) football counts; 3) area tax asking information; 4) the lawn mower repair; 5) tire swing installation; 6) walkie-talkie purchase; 7) skid loader lease; 8) unified bowling; 9) professional staff development; 10) school website update; 11) ALICAP safety report; 12) a mass casualty exercise which will be held on Oct. 20th; and, 13) the long-term substitute situation in the first grade.


President Reikofski commended Paul Koehler, Aaron von Rentzell, and Mark Moes for being recognized at the area NASB meeting. 


Old Business:    There was no old business.


New Business:


  1.  It was moved by Koehler, seconded by Reikofski,  to approve the recommended changes from KSB legal firm to adopt policy 1002; to revise policies: 2002; 2003; 2004; 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2014; 3002; 3005; 3008; 3009; 3010; 3013; 3019; 3022; 3023; 3027; 3029; 3030; 3035; 4001; 4002; 4003; 4005; 4006; 4007; 4008; 4009; 4014; 4017; 4020; 4025; 4029; 4030; 4034; 4043; 4044; 4046; 4048; 4052; 4056; 4059; 4060; to delete policies: 1004; 4026; 4033; 4035; 4049; and to delete policy 3017-Communicable Diseases and replace with 3017-Press Releases.                                                                                                                                      For:  6                    Against:  0


The minutes of the meeting were read.


President Reikofski adjourned the meeting at 10:09 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 9th day of October 2017, which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Teresa L. Folkers