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Jan 2018 Minutes


Regular Meeting 



The Osmond Board of Education met at 7:01 PM Monday, January 08, 2018 in the multi-purpose room.  


It was moved by Moes, seconded by Krohn, to open the regular meeting.  It was hereby determined that the meeting was preceded by publicized notice in the January 3, 2018 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 compliance with the open meetings act.                                                                                 For: 6         Against: 0 


It was moved by Koehler, seconded by von Rentzell, to approve the consent agenda.         For: 6         Against: 0 


Superintendent Hamm took over the meeting and asked for a motion to elect officers. 

It was moved by Brummels, seconded by Koehler, to elect Reikofski as President.              For:  6        Against:  0


Reikofski then assumed her duties as president and asked for nominations for the other officer positions.

It was moved by Reikofski, seconded by Brummels to elect Moes as Vice President.           For:  6        Against:  0

It was moved by Brummels, seconded by Krohn to elect Koehler as Secretary/Treasurer.   For:  6        Against:  0              

President Reikofski appointed Folkers as board recording secretary. 


Principal Polt reported on: 1) report cards for 2nd quarter/1st semester;  2) the teacher-in-service January 22; and , 3) the January activity schedule.  


Superintendent Hamm reported on: 1) high school electives; 2) the purchase of a new car; 3) filing for re-election of the Board of Education; 4) the safety audit; 5) the hiring of a para to replace Nancy Bessmer; 6) crumb rubber; 7) the auction of a walk-in freezer; and, 8) scoreboard stat panels.   


The Board read thank you notes from Nancy Bessmer, and Teri Folkers and staff.  It was decided that a community coffee would be scheduled for February 12 at 7:00 PM followed by the February regular board meeting and a board retreat was scheduled for March 12 at 5:00 PM followed by the March regular board meeting.


Old Business:    There was no old business. 


New Business: 

It was moved by von Rentzell, seconded by Reikofski, to designate the Osmond Republican as the official news agency, KSB law firm as the district’s school attorney, Michael Pommer as the district auditor, and Security Bank as the depository for the district.                                                                                    For: 6    Against: 0 


It was moved by Koehler, seconded by Brummels, to approve the negotiated agreement with the Osmond Education Association for the 2018-2019 and 2019 and 2020 contract years.                        For: 6     Against: 0


Board President Reikofski appointed herself as chairperson, with Moes and Krohn as members of the Negotiations committee; Brummels, Moes and von Rentzell to the Americanism/Curriculum committee; Brummels and Krohn to the School Improvement committee; Koehler and Krohn to the Technology committee; Brummels and von Rentzell to the Student and Professional Service committee; von Rentzell and Koehler to the Facility, Transportation, and Grounds committee; and Koehler and Reikofski to the Policy and Procedure committee.  


It was moved by Brummels, seconded by Krohn, to approve K-12 Principal Polt's salary for the 2018-2019 school year as presented.                                                                                                          For:  6     Against:  0


It was moved by Moes, seconded by von Rentzell, to approve Superintendent Hamm's contract for the 2018- 2019 and the 2019-2020 contract years.                                                                                   For:  6     Against:  0


The minutes of the meeting were read. 


The meeting was adjourned at 8:10 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 8th day of January 2018, which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.                                        Teresa Folkers, Recording Secretary