Raymond Central Public Schools Board of Education Regular Meeting
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Raymond Central Junior Senior High School - Swing Classroom No. 108
1800 West Agnew Road
Raymond, NE 68428-9783
Present: Scott Black, Matt Blanchard, Brad Breitkreutz, Harriet Gould, Lori Springer, Susan Urbom and Peyton Taylor, Student Board Member. Also attending were Derrick Joel, Superintendent; Kolin Haecker, Secondary Principal; Shelly Dostal, Valparaiso Elementary Principal; and Ann Egr, Ceresco Elementary Principal.
President Gould called the Budget Hearing to order at 6:31 PM. Budget documents that will be submitted to the Nebraska Department of Education were reviewed. The certified budget authority of $8,340,248 for the General Fund is established by the NDE. The total budget also includes $276,674 Special Grant Funds, $1,346,605 Special Education and $134,063 General Fund Lid Exclusions for a final budget of $10,097,590. Motion by Black, second by Springer to close the Budget Hearing. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
President Gould opened the System-Wide Tax Request Hearing at 6:41 PM. The tax levy for each fund was reviewed: General Fund - 1.00, HS Bond Fund - .100276, Special Building Fund - .049729 for a total levy of $1.150006 as compared to the previous levy of 1.135041 for a difference of .014965. Motion by Urbom, second by Breitkreutz to adjourn the System-Wide Tax Request Hearing at 6:41 PM. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
President Gould called the meeting to order at 6:41 PM and the Pledge of Allegiance was said.
Student Board Member, Peyton Taylor, recited the oath of office to become the Student Board Member Representative.
All members were present.
President Gould reminded the audience that the Open Meeting Laws are displayed in the back of the room for their review.
Motion by Springer, second by Black to approve the consent agenda as presented, regular meeting minutes of August 15, 2018, September Financial Statement and September monthly bills as presented. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Superintendent Joel reviewed progress of mutual goals: 1) Foster a positive district climate by building strong internal and external relationships to support student achievement; 2) Continue the creation of a 5 year facilities strategic plan for implementation that addresses maintenance and improvements for existing building assets; 3) Foster a learning environment in which every student has the maximum opportunity to achieve academic excellence; and 4) Continue to foster transparency in district communications using all available media technologies.
Mr. Haecker and Deputy Piitz are scheduling time to meet with students and review our emergency protocols. Deputy Piitz has developed the training for students and will be facilitating the learning through grade levels.
The timeline for accepting bids to cash rent our recent land purchase was discussed. We will leave the bid open for two weeks with a deadline of October 1 at 12:00 PM.
Motion by Black, second by Urbom to adopt the 2018-2019 budget in the amount of: General Fund $10,097,590, Depreciation Fund $1,685,419, Employee Benefit Fund $53,866, Activities Fund $650,000, School Lunch Fund $727,125, Bond Fund $1,467,498, Special Building Fund $1,456,913, Qualified Capital Purpose Undertaking Fund $62,020, and Student Fees Fund $100,000 for a total requirement of $16,300,431. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Urbom, second by Black to approve the Resolution to set system-wide 2018-2019 property tax request for: General Fund $7,413,848.41, High School Bond Fund $743,434.34, Special Building Fund $368,686.87, for a total property tax request of $8,525,969.62. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Black, second by Urbom to approve the Raymond Central Education Association request to be recognized as the exclusive bargaining agent for the district's non-supervisory certified staff for the 2019-2020 school year. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Breitkreutz, second by Urbom to accept the resignation of Cori Dorenbach as Dance Coach. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Black, second by Springer to approve teaching substitutes - Angelique Barnett and Rick Duntz, and also paraeducator substitute - Rebekah Ferguson. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Breitkreutz, second by Black to approve two Cannon Fax Machines as surplus. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Black, second by Blanchard to approve the next regular Board of Education Meeting on Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30 PM. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
Motion by Breitkreutz, second by Urbom to adjourn the meeting at 7:47 PM. RCV 6-0. Motion carried.
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