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August 2017 Board Minutes






The Osmond Board of Education met at 7:34 PM Monday, August 14,2017 in the Multi-purpose room.


It was moved by Koehler, seconded by vonRentzell, that it is hereby determined that this meeting was preceded by publicized notice in the August 9, 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 meetings law was posted in the room.                                                 For: 6               Against: 0


It was moved by Moes, seconded by Brummels to adopt the consent agenda.        For: 6                Against:  0


Counselor/CTE coordinator reported on 1) Assessments; 2) Career Technical Education; and, 3) Student Learning Teams. 


Principal Polt reported on his move to Osmond, thanking Mr. Guenther and Mr. Ortmeier for helping with the move.  Mr. Polt also discussed 1) K-6 open house; 2) Chromebook checkout; 3) the first day of school; 4) meeting with the foreign exchange student; 4) a jamboree volleyball game vs. Plainview; 5) fall sports practices; and, 5) upcoming activities. 


Superintendent Hamm reported on 1) a facility update; 2) the budget workshop/hearing; 3) the NASB area meeting; 4) suicide prevention training; 5) a transfer to the athletic fund; 6) the sprinkler system and future service contract; 7) the purchase of chairs; 8) teachers’ flex hours; 9) the pre-service agenda and picnic; 10) staff training; 11) board policy updates; 12) enrollment numbers; 13) terrorism insurance; 14) viewing of the solar eclipse; and, 15) board committee membership.


V.P. Moes brought up the future plans for the district house.  It was decided that it would be put on the agenda for the September 2017 meeting.   


President Reikofski read a thank you note from Teammates and Mr. Jochum.  She welcomed the new staff and students to OCS for the 17-18 school year.


Old Business:  None


New Business:     It was moved by Koehler, seconded by Krohn to re-appointed Randy Jochum and Jason Bahr as directors to the Osmond Community School Foundation.                                                     


It was moved by Reikofski, seconded by Brummels to approve the transfer of $25,000.00 from the General Fund to the Depreciation Fund for future capital outlays in Operation and Maintenance of Plant.                           

For: 6          Against: 0


The minutes of the meeting were read.


President Reikofski adjourned the meeting at 9:00 PM.


I, the undersigned Recording Secretary of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, hereby certify, that the attached and foregoing minutes are a true and correct copy of a meeting of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, held in open session on the 14th day of August, 2017 which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.                                          Teresa Folkers, Recording Secretary