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 March 16, 2015 in the library at Chambers Public School, 201 S. A, Chambers, Nebraska.  The roll was called and the following Board members were present: Shane Kaczor, Matt Ehlers, Amy Scott, Hope Blackmore, Lenone Koenig and Michele Jarman.

Also present was Justin Frederick, Superintendent/Principal.
 
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 8:03 p.m.  Motion by Hope Blackmore, seconded by Shane Kaczor, to approve the agenda. Motion carried, 6-0.

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 Shane Kaczor, seconded by Michele Jarman, to approve all items on the consent agenda as provided.  After discussion and roll call vote the motion carried, 6-0.
GENERAL FUND CLAIMS $33,840.22
HOT LUNCH CLAIMS $7,443.51
PAYROLL $145,105.12

Superintendent’s Report and Recommendations
Mr. Frederick reported on CWC and Coyote news, and the digital citizenship presentation recently attended by 7-12 students.  Mr. Frederick also spoke about a change in E-Rate funding and an RFP application submitted to upgrade the school’s wireless system.  Mr. Frederick discussed state aid for the 2015/16 school year as well as budget projections for the remainder of this school year. 

Board of Education Development
NRCSA Spring Conference-Kearney on March 19-20, 2015
NASB Open Meeting Law Workshop on June 17, 2015

New Business
Motion by Matt Ehlers, seconded by Shane Kaczor, to approve offering all classified staff contracts for 2015-16.  Motion carried, 6-0.

 

Motion by Shane Kaczor, seconded by Michele Jarman, to approve teaching contracts for 2015-16.  Motion carried, 6-0. 

Motion by Michele Jarman, seconded by Matt Ehlers, to allow a thirty day extension to Jaci Palmer to return her teaching contract.  Motion carried, 6-0.

Motion by Michele Jarman, seconded by Matt Ehlers, to approve the construction of three trophy cases.  Motion carried, 6-0.
 
Motion by Shane Kaczor, seconded by Hope Blackmore, to approve the 2015-16 calendar as presented by the administration.  Motion carried, 6-0.

Motion by Matt Ehlers, seconded by Shane Kaczor, to table a decision on preschool options for  2015-16 .  Motion carried, 6-0.

Executive Session
Motion by Michele Jarman, seconded by Shane Kaczor, to enter executive session at 9:21 p.m.  Motion carried, 6-0.  Mr. Frederick was invited into executive session.

Motion by Matt Ehlers, seconded by Hope Blackmore, to exit executive session at 10:07 p.m.  Motion carried, 6-0.
           
Topics for Next Month’s Agenda
 Extra Duty Assignments, Drivers Education, and Hot Lunch Price for 2015-16.

Adjournment
Motion was made by Hope Blackmore, seconded by Michele Jarman, to adjourn the meeting at 10:49 p.m. on  March 16, 2015.  Motion carried, 6-0. 

The meeting was duly adjourned. 

Next Board Meeting
April 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.