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July Board Meeting Minutes

July 16, 2014



July 14, 2014



Gerald Kemp                                                                                             

Orvil Holz                                                 

Cindy Sage  7:08                                       

Kyle Crosley

Leon Klug

Brian Stark

Margaret Sandoz

Angie Guenther

Others attending: Rick Eisenhauer


Chairman Kemp called the following hearings to order at 6:50 p.m. for the purpose of discussion:

Parent Involvement Hearing –Section 5:5005 Board Policy Manuel

Bully Policy Hearing- Section 5:5057 Board Policy Manuel

The Chairman closed the hearing at 7:00 p.m.

Chairman Kemp called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. It was noted that LB898 dealing with Open Meeting Laws was duly posted. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all present.

Motion by Crosley and seconded by Holz to approve the minutes from the regular meeting held on June 9, 2014. RCV: Stark-aye, Klug-aye, Holz-aye, Crosley-aye, Kemp-aye. Motion approved.

Motion by Holz and seconded by Klug to approve the bills as presented. RCV: Klug-aye Holz-aye, Crosley-aye Sage-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye. Motion carried.

The financial report was presented.  Motion by Crosley and seconded by Stark to approve the financial report. RCV: Holz-aye, Crosley-aye, Sage-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye, Klug-aye. Motion carried.

Margaret Sandoz read resignation letters, Great Plain’s phone bid and also NASB meeting notification to the board. She also displayed the Prominent Partners Award of Excellence that was presented by Nebraska State Parks.

Motion by Kemp and seconded by Sage to approve the second and final reading of the Student Handbook. RCV: Holz-aye Crosley-aye, Sage-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye, Klug-aye. Motion approved.

Motion by Kemp and seconded by Stark to approve and accept the second and final reading of the Instruction Policy 6020-Concussion Awareness Policy as presented for Niobrara Public Schools. RCV: Crosley-aye, Sage-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye, Klug-aye, Holz-aye.  Motion approved.

Motion by Holz and seconded by Stark to appoint Moody Motors, J & K Auto and Vic’s Service Station as the authorized bus service technicians for the 2014-2015 school year. RCV: Sage-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye, Klug-aye, Holz-aye, Crosley-aye. Motion approved.

Rick Eisenhauer gave a teacher report.

Principal Angie Guenther gave the board a copy of class schedule. She informed them of changes in schedule. She reminded the board about the family steak night for Aug. 15, 2014, that teachers first day is Aug. 11 and students first day is Aug. 13th and that pre-registration and open house will be Aug. 4th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. She also mentioned training that the teachers will be attending in Sioux Falls.

Superintendent Margaret Sandoz gave the board construction updates, insurance information and also informed them of staffing changes. She told them that Jon Carlson was here to check on construction progress and will be here more frequently for that reason.

The next meeting is scheduled for August 11, 2014 at 7:00p.m.The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m.


                                                                                    Respectfully Submitted,

                                                                                      Susan Hillman, Recording Secretary




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