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August 2016 Board Meeting Minutes

August 23, 2016

NIOBRARA PUBLIC SCHOOL
MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING
August 8, 2016

PRESENT                                            
Gerald Kemp
Kyle Crosley                    
Orvil Holz                                                
Cindy Sage                    
Leon Klug
Brian Stark
Margaret Sandoz
Angie Guenther

Visitors: Val Zach and Rae Carbaugh

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 Stark and seconded by Sage to approve the minutes from the regular meeting held on July 11, 2016. RCV: Sage-aye, Crosley-aye, Holz-aye, Klug-aye,  Stark-aye, Kemp-aye. Motion approved. 

Motion by Stark and seconded by Holz to approve prepayment of NCPPD in the amount of $117,643 and $547,357 to BOK Financial. RCV: Holz-aye, Klug-aye, Stark-aye, Kemp-aye, Sage-aye, Crosley-aye. Motion Approved.

Board Member Orvil Holz introduced the following resolution and moved for its adoption, the full text of which is attached hereto as Attachment 3:


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE BY KNOX COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 0501 (NIOBRARA PUBLIC SCHOOLS) IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA OF ITS LIMITED TAX GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING NOTES, SERIES 2016, IN THE AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS ($7,000,000) FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING CERTAIN OUTSTANDING NOTES OF THE DISTRICT; PRESCRIBING THE FORM AND DETAILS OF SUCH NOTES; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN OFFICIALS TO DETERMINE THE FINAL AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT, MATURITIES, RATES, TERMS AND OTHER DETAILS OF SUCH NOTES; IMPOSING AN AD VALOREM TAX ON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE DISTRICT AND PLEDGING ALL UNRESTRICTED FEDERAL IMPACT AID RECEIVED BY THE DISTRICT TO PAY THE PRINCIPAL OF, PREMIUM, IF ANY, AND THE INTEREST ON SUCH NOTES;  ; DESIGNATING THE NOTES AS QUALIFIED TAX EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; AUTHORIZING THE SALE AND DELIVERY OF THE NOTES TO THE PURCHASER THEREOF; ADOPTING CERTAIN POST ISSUANCE TAX COMPLIANCE AND DISCLOSURE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WITH RESPECT TO THE NOTES; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN ACTIONS AND DOCUMENTS; AND PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO.

The foregoing Resolution having been read, Board Member Brian Stark seconded the motion for its passage and adoption, and after discussion the roll was called and following Members of the Board voted in favor of the passage and adoption of said Resolution: Klug-aye, Stark-aye, Kemp-aye, Sage-aye, Crosley-aye, Holz-aye. Motion approved.

Motion by Kemp and seconded by Sage to have Margaret Sandoz as rate designator for the final rates and terms. RCV: Stark-aye, Kemp-aye, Sage-aye, Crosley-aye, Holz-aye, Klug-aye. Motion approved.

Motion by Stark and seconded by Klug to approve the originating ACH payroll for all employees to employees own bank through Farmers & Merchants State Bank. RCV: Kemp-aye, Sage-aye, Crosley-aye, Holz-aye, Klug-aye,  Stark-aye. Motion Approved.

Motion by Holz and seconded by Sage to approve the bid from Slowey Construction in the amount of $119,724 for the demolition of the old high school building. RCV: Sage-aye, Crosley-aye, Holz-aye, Klug-aye, Stark-aye, Kemp-aye. Motion approved.

Motion by Kemp and seconded by Stark to approve Diagram and estimated costs for the bid provided by Carlson West Povondra on the North Parking Area. RCV: Sage-aye, Crosley-aye, Holz-aye, Klug-aye, Stark-aye, Kemp-aye. Motion approved.

Mrs. Angie Guenther gave the Principal’s report.

Mrs. Sandoz gave the Superintendent’s report.

The next meeting is scheduled for September 12, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was adjourned at 8:45 p.m. 

                                                                Respectfully Submitted,
                                                                 Susan Hillman, Recording Secretary

 

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