Raymond Central Public Schools Board of Education Regular Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Raymond Central Jr-Sr High School – Swing Classroom #108

1800 West Agnew Road

Raymond, NE 68428

Present: Scott Black, Matt Blanchard, Brad Breitkreutz, Harriet Gould, Lori Springer, Susan Urbom. Absent: None. Also attending were Dr. Derrick Joel, Superintendent; Kolin Haecker, Secondary Principal; Greg Wilmes, Assistant Principal/Activities Director; Shelly Dostal, Valparaiso Elementary Principal; and Ann Egr, Ceresco Elementary Principal.

President Gould called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.

President Gould reminded the audience that the Open Meeting Laws are displayed in the back of the room for their review.

Motion by Black, second by Breitkreutz to approve the consent agenda as presented, regular meeting minutes of April 11, 2018, Financial Statement and monthly bills as presented. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

A Retirement Plaque was presented to Georgia Johnson. Dave Schnell and Delores Smith were not present.

An updated Raymond Central Safety and Crisis Protocol was provided to the Board after the Multiple Stakeholder Meeting was held on May 7 (with representation from local Sheriff’s Departments, Raymond Fire and Rescue, State Patrol, Board Members, Administrators and School Counselors).

We will move forward with the RevTrack credit card payment option to give families an alternative option for the 2018-19 school year.

Motion by Black, second by Blanchard to purchase a mid line bus for no more than $56,750 over a span of 7 years. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Sealed bids for the Ceresco Building Air Quality Contract are due Friday, May 18 at Davis Design. Motion by Breitkreutz, second by Urbom to authorize Dr. Joel to accept a contract that does not exceed $250,000.00. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Black, second by Urbom to approve payment of $150.00 per day to long term Ag Substitute Jeff Nelson beginning on August 10, 2018. RCV 5-0, Gould-Abstained. Motion carried.

Motion by Black, second by Breitkreutz to approve the K-12 Multi-Cultural Education Reports from Ceresco, Valparaiso, and Jr-Sr High School as presented. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Urbom, second by Breitkreutz to approve the updates to our Wellness Policy. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Urbom, second by Black to approve the out-of-state travel for SkillsUSA students (Miranda Hornung, Duke Nelson, Jack Nelson, Brady Nelson, Josh Palensky, Amber Heyen, Scott Tvrdy) and Mr. Dunker to compete in the National Competition in Louisville, Kentucky from June 25-30. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Springer, second by Gould to approve the 2018-19 ESU #2 SPED Services Contract for $149,368 which includes: School Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist, and Special Education Administrative Services. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Black, second by Springer to approve the annual Hearings for Policy 5416 Student Fees, 6400 Parent Involvement, 5415 Bullying, and 5419 Restraint and Seclusion. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Breitkreutz, second by Blanchard to approve the resignations of Nicole Kliment, Head Softball Coach; Rhonda Madsen, High School Cook; Shawn Ekwall, Social Studies Teacher and Head Girls Basketball Coach; and Delores Smith, High School English Language Arts Teacher, Cheer Coach, Jr Class Sponsor, National Honor Society, and AdvancEd Committee. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.

Motion by Black, second by Urbom to approve Steve Davison as substitute Bus Driver; Nicole Kliment as K-5 Special Education in Ceresco, BA+27, Step 2; Sydney Paige as 7-8 Science Teacher and 1st Semester FFA Advisor, BA+9, Step 5; Tash Osten as Assistant Volleyball, Step 1; and Jeff Nelson as 1st Semester Long Term Sub for Agriculture. RCV 5-0, Gould-Abstained. Motion carried.

Motion by Black, second by Breitkreutz to approve the next regular Board of Education Meeting for Monday, June 4 at 6:30 PM. RCV 6-0.

Motion by Breitkreutz, second by Urbom to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 PM. RCV 6-0.

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