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November 2019 Board Minutes

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION #42R

Workshop

11/11/19

 

The Osmond Board of Education met at 7:03 pm on Monday, November 11, 2019 in the FCS Room.  

 

It was moved by von Rentzell, seconded by Gansebom that it is hereby determined that this meeting was preceded by publicized notice in the November 6, 2019 issue of the Osmond Republican and is hereby declared to be duly convened in open session.  All members present 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 current copy of the open meetings act was posted in the building.  For: 6.  Against: 0. 

 

The evaluation of the Superintendent was discussed.  The workshop was adjourned at 7:59 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 the workshop of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, held in open session on the 11th day of November, 2019, which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.                                                                                                             Margaret Ryan, Recording Secretary

 

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION #42R

Regular Meeting

11/11/19

 

The Osmond Board of Education met at 8:05 pm, Monday, November 11, 2019 in the multi-purpose room.  A motion to open the meeting was made and seconded at the preceding Board Workshop. 

 

Patron Input:  An overview of the 2018-2019 district audit was presented and questions were answered by District Auditor, Kyle Overturf of AMGL CPAs & Advisors. 

 

It was moved by Moes, seconded by Krohn, to adopt the consent agenda as presented.

           For: 6.  Against: 0. 

 

Principal Polt reported on:  1) the honors breakfast; 2) parent-teacher conferences;  3) new science standards for teachers; 4) conference quiz bowl teams; 5) winter sports practice and upcoming games; 6) K-12 vocal concert; 7) conference wrestling tournament and first meet; 8) dates of Christmas concerts; 9) Wausa speech invite; 10) junior high basketball tournament;  11) Thanksgiving break; 12) Crisis Team training for the staff; and 13) the Veteran’s Day Program. 

 

Superintendent Hamm reminded the Board about the NASB state conference on November 20-22 and reported on:  1) unified bowling; 2) professional development teacher in-service; 3) Nebraska Beef to Schools; 4) BC/BS insurance rates for next year; 5) staff appreciation gesture; 6) banking and certificates of deposit; 7) new signage in the gym; 8) equipment rentals; 9) TRUE Nebraskans Petition; 10) MTSS Implementation; 11) Black Hills Energy; and 12) presented a summary of work currently in progress.  

 

Board Comments:   1) Reikofski and Stanosheck provided a report on items most in need of replacing or updating in the school kitchen and the Board discussed possible future plans to move forward on this project; 2) Moes reported on the ongoing teacher negotiations; and asked about a future Smartboard demonstration.   

 

Old Business:   None. 

 

New Business: Superintendent Hamm's evaluation was discussed. 

 

It was moved by Krohn, seconded by Stanosheck, to approve the 2018/2019 audit. For: 6.  Against: 0. 






 

It was moved by Reikofski, seconded by von Rentzell, to approve Clark Enerson Partners as the architectural firm to represent Osmond Community Schools on the activity center project. For: 6.  Against: 0. 

 

It was moved by Stanosheck, seconded by Krohn to approve the hiring of Tiffany Gansebom as the school nurse.  

For: 5. Against: 0. Abstaining: Tyler Gansebom.  

The minutes of the meeting were read.

 

President Reikofski adjourned the meeting at 10:18 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 the meeting of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, held in open session on the 12th day of November, 2018, which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.     Margaret Ryan, Recording Secretary