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Board Minutes - September 2015

September 22, 2015



September 14, 2015


PRESENT                                                        Absent                                                                                                                      

Gerald Kemp                                              Cindy Sage 

Leon Klug                                                                            

Orville Holz                                              

Kyle Crosley

Brian Stark

Margaret Sandoz, Superintendent

Angie Guenther, Principal

Visitors: Tami Heiser and Val Zach

Chairman Kemp opened the Budget Hearing at 6:50 p.m. Chairman Kemp closed the Budget Hearing at 6:55 p.m. and opened the Tax Request Hearing at 6:55 p.m. and closed the Tax Request 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 Klug and seconded by Holz to approve the minutes from the regular meeting held on Aug.11, 2015. RCV: Crosley –aye, Holz-aye, Klug-aye, Stark-aye, Kemp-aye. Sage-absent. Motion carried.

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

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

Motion by Holz and seconded by Stark to approve the 2015-2016 Budget for Niobrara Public Schools as published. RCV: Stark-aye, Klug-aye, Holz-aye, Crosley-aye, Kemp-aye. Sage-absent.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Stark and seconded by Klug to adopt and approve the tax levy rate for the General Fund $.957614 and Special Building $ .019924 and Bond Fund $.013497 for Niobrara Public Schools District 54-0501 for the 2015-2016 school year. RCV: Klug-aye, Holz-aye, Crosley-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye. Sage-absent. Motion Carried.

Motion by Kemp and seconded Crosley by to recognize NEA as a Bargaining Agent for the 2017-2018 school year. RCV: Holz-aye, Crosley-aye, Kemp-aye, Stark-aye, Klug-aye. Sage-absent. Motion Carried.

Tami Heiser gave teacher report.

Angie Guenther gave the Principal report

Mrs. Sandoz gave the Superintendent report

The next meeting is scheduled for Oct. 12, 2015 at 7 p.m. The meeting adjourned at 8:12 p.m.                       

Respectfully Submitted,

                                                                 Susan Hillman, Recording Secretary


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