CHAMBERS BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR BOARD MEETING

A meeting of the Board of Education of Chambers Public Schools was convened in open and public session on Monday, June 15, 2015 in the library at Chambers Public Schools, 201 S. A Street, Chambers, Nebraska.  The roll was called and the following Board members were present: Shane Kaczor, Amy Scott, Hope Blackmore, Lenone Koenig and Michele Jarman. Also present was Justin Frederick, Superintendent/Principal.  Matt Ehlers was absent.
 
Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and/or posting in accordance with the Board approved method for giving notice of meetings.  Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education. The Secretary of the Board maintains a list of the media requesting notification of meetings and advance notification to the listed media of the time and place of the meeting and the subjects to be discussed at this meeting was provided. Availability of the agenda was communicated in the publicized notice and a current copy of the Agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice. All proceedings of the Board of Education, except as may be hereinafter noted, were taken while the convened meeting was open to the attendance of the public. 

The meeting was called to order by President Lenone Koenig at 8:04 p.m.  Shane Kaczor made a motion, seconded by Hope Blackmore, to excuse the absence of Matt Ehlers. Motion carried, 5-0, Matt Ehlers absent.

Motion by Hope Blackmore, seconded by Michele Jarman, to approve the agenda.  Motion carried 5-0, Matt Ehlers absent.

Announcement of Open Meetings Act Posting
At the beginning of this meeting, the Chair announced and informed the public that a current copy of the Open Meetings Act is posted on the East wall of the meeting room.

Motion by Michele Jarman, seconded by Shane Kaczor, to approve all items on the consent agenda as provided.  After discussion and roll call vote the motion carried, 5-0, Matt Ehlers absent.
GENERAL FUND CLAIMS $30,574.48
HOT LUNCH CLAIMS $6,850.39
PAYROLL $145,349.16

Superintendent’s Report and Recommendations
Mr. Frederick reported that ERATE funding of $11,683 was approved to upgrade the wireless system.  20/20 Technologies will be here in late June or early July to work on this project. This money is in addition to the normal ERATE funding the school receives to help pay for phone and internet services. 

Mr. Frederick also noted that Thermal Services and the electricians finished up all the ventilation projects, and discussed the sale of bus 97 with the Board.

Story hour has been very well attended the first few weeks with an average of over 25 children attending.

FCCLA will be going to nationals in early July in Washington, and in state track news Jayle Hinkle was state champion in shot and placed 5th in discus, and the 3200M relay of John Walnofer, Nick Haburchak, Conner Croxen and Derek Mahoney placed seventh.

Matt Ehlers arrived at 8:15 p.m.

Board of Education Development
NASB Open Meeting Law Workshop on June 17, 2015.  Matt Ehlers, Hope Blackmore, Amy Scott, Mr. Frederick and Celine Filsinger will be attending the workshop.
 
New Business
Motion by Matt Ehlers, and seconded by Michele Jarman, to table the approval of student/teacher handbooks.  Motion carried, 6-0.

Motion by Michele Jarman, seconded by Amy Scott to approve the sale of bus 97 by sealed bid to be received in the school office by noon on July 1, 2015.  Motion carried, 6-0.

Motion by Shane Kaczor, seconded by Hope Blackmore, to approve the transportation report.  Motion carried, 6-0.

Topics for Next Month’s Agenda
Budget projections, Student Fee Policy Review, Census Report, Parental Involvement Policy, Bullying Policy, Suicide Prevention Policy.

Adjournment
Motion was made by Shane Kaczor, seconded by Hope Blackmore, to adjourn the meeting at 9:11 p.m. on June 15, 2015.  Motion carried, 6-0. The meeting was duly adjourned. 

Next Board Meeting
July 20, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. 

 

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Secretary

This is a draft copy of the Board of Education minutes that does not become official until approved by the Board.