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Minutes of the Board of Education #42R Regular Meeting - October 12, 2020





The Osmond Board of Education met at 8:00 pm, Monday, October 12, 2020, in the multi-purpose room.


It was moved by Gansebom, seconded by Krohn, that it is hereby determined that this meeting was preceded by publicized notice in the October 7, 2020 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.   The open meetings act was posted in the building.                                                                                                                                                         For:  6   Against:  0


Patron Input:     None.  


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


Principal Polt submitted a written report on: 1) the end of the first quarter; 2 report cards; 3) parent-teacher conferences; 4) the honors breakfast; 5) Wayne State Band Day; 6) upcoming activities to include cross country districts, football play-offs, volleyball subdistricts, the first one act performance, and the virtual Lewis & Clark music clinic and academic contest.   


Superintendent Hamm reported on:  1) the NASB conference and area meeting; 2) the virtual state school board meeting; 3) school audit; 4) new radios for buses; 5) Superintendent evaluation; 6) an upcoming meeting of the Committee on American Civics; and 7) required trainings for Title IX.  


Board Comments:  1) Members provided an update on the status of the yellow building project, with bids possibly delayed until after the first of the year and discussed the hiring of an architect; 2) the board spoke about survey development for future school plans; and 3) discussed the current secondary English program.


Old Business:    None.


New Business:   It was moved by Stanosheck, seconded by von Rentzell to revise board policies 2008, 3001, 3004.1, 4043, 5018 and 5067 as recommended by the district’s legal counsel.   For: 6     Against:  0


The minutes of the meeting were read.


The meeting was adjourned 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 is a true and correct copy of a meeting of the Osmond Board of Education, Osmond, Nebraska, held in open session on the 12th day of October 2020, which meeting was preceded by publicized notice.                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Margaret Ryan, Recording Sec