HED: Blair School Board approves $3.75M in claims, new staff, offices and appointments. Board of Education Regular Board Meeting January 10, 2022 7:05 PM Blair Public Library 2233 Civic Drive, Blair …

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HED: Blair School Board approves $3.75M in claims, new staff, offices and appointments. Board of Education Regular Board Meeting January 10, 2022 7:05 PM Blair Public Library 2233 Civic Drive, Blair NE 68008 Information concerning the Open Meeting Law, Chapter 84, Article 14 of Nebraska State Statutes, is posted in this room at a location accessible to members of the public. The meeting notice was published in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise on Friday, January 7, 2022. 1. Call to Order Mrs. Kari Loseke, President, called the Board of Education Regular Meeting Session to order at 7:05 p.m. 2. Roll Call Present Board Members: Denise Cada, Brandi Petersen, Kari Loseke, Deb Parks, Brittney Gunderson, Steve Callaghan, Bob Schoby and Ginger Fredericksen. 3. Approval of Absent Board Member(s) I move to approve the absence of Board Member(s): Laura Ronning passed with a motion by Bob Schoby and a second by Steve Callaghan. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 4. Pledge of Allegiance Dr. Randy Gilson led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance. 5. Organization of the Board of Education The following board leadership positions were voted upon: President: Bob Schoby nominated Kari Loseke as Board of Education President and Steve Callaghan seconded the nomination. Kari Loseke accepted the nomination and the Board of Education re-elected Kari Loseke as President of the Board of Education on a vote of 7-1-1. Vice President: Steve Callaghan nominated Brandi Petersen as Board of Education Vice President and Bob Schoby seconded the nomination. Brandi Petersen accepted the nomination and the Board of Education re-elected Brandi Petersen as Vice President of the Board of Education on a vote of 7-1-1. Approval of Offices and Appointments: -Secretary – Angie Conety -Treasurer – Leslie Watts -School Attorney – Edmond Talbot, III -Official Newspaper – Blair Enterprise -Bank Depository – Washington County Bank and Two Rivers Bank -Truant Officer – Blair Police Department and Washington County Sheriff Motion Passed: I move to approve the current offices and appointments as presented passed with a motion by Ginger Fredericksen and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 6. Approval of Emergency Additions to the Agenda – None 7. Call for Removal of Consent Agenda Items – None 8. Approval of the Consent Agenda Motion Passed: I move to approve the Consent Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Ginger Fredericksen and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 8.1. Waiver of reading minutes from previous meeting. 8.2. Acceptance of minutes of the previous meetings as published. 8.3. Receipt of Communications 8.4. Treasurer’s Report 8.5. Audit of Claims 9. Business 9.1. Items removed from Consent Agenda – None 9.2. Recognitions 9.3. Acceptance of Gifts 9.4. Consideration of Communications 9.4.1. BHS Cheerleading Competition Squad Motion Passed: I move to approve the request for the BHS Cheerleading Competition Squad to compete on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at Midland Cheer and Dance Festival passed with a motion by Brittney Gunderson and a second by Ginger Fredericksen. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.5. Comments from The Public - None 9.6. Committee Reports 9.6.1. Policy Committee The Policy Committee met on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 12:00pm. A report of the committee meeting was given by Deb Parks. Motion Passed: I move to approve on first notification revisions to policy 204.12-Public Participation at School Board Meetings passed with a motion by Deb Parks and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.6.2. BG&T Committee The BG&T Committee met on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 4:30pm. A report of the committee meeting was given by Bob Schoby. 9.6.3. Finance Committee The Finance Committee met on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 12:00pm. A report of the committee meeting was given by Brandi Petersen. Motion Passed: I move to approve the replacement of the damaged concrete at Krantz Field for an amount of $23,745 passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Ginger Fredericksen. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Motion Passed: I move to approve $78,000 for additional increase of classified staff total compensation inclusive of wages and benefits, for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year to be allocated by the Superintendent passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Bob Schoby. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Motion Passed: I move to approve the district to follow the Federal Business Mileage Reimbursement rate of $0.585 per mile for the 2022 school year passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Ginger Fredericksen. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.7. Approval of New Certified Staff Motion Passed: I move to approve the following new certified staff for the 2022-23 school year, David Christensen, Kersten Peters and Tyler Siecke, as presented passed with a motion by Bob Schoby and a second by Steve Callaghan. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.8. Acceptance of Resignations Motion Passed: I move to accept the resignation of Amy Sather and the retirement of Jeff Mount, as presented passed with a motion by Ginger Fredericksen and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.9. Strategic Plans and District Goals 9.10. Superintendent Report Dr. Gilson presented an update on COVID-19. 9.11. Informational Items 9.12. Closed Session The Board of Education is authorized by state statute to hold closed sessions. Closed sessions may be held when clearly necessary for the protection of the public interest or for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual. Reasons that meet this standard include but are not limited to: (a) strategy sessions with respect to collective bargaining, real estate matters, pending litigation, or litigation which is imminent as evidenced by communication of a claim or threat of litigation to or by the public body; (b) discussion regarding deployment of security personnel or devices; (c) investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal misconduct; (d) evaluation of the job performance of a person when necessary to prevent needless injury to the reputation of a person and if such person has not requested a public meeting; and (e) legal advice. Motion Passed: I move to enter into Closed Session at 8:21pm for the protection of public interest on the discussion of collective bargaining and invite Mr. Tom Shearer, Business Manager, to attend the session passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Bob Schoby. Denise Cada Yes Steve Callaghan Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes At 8:49 p.m. the Board came out of closed session and reconvened to the regular session with no action taken. 9.13. Items From Closed Session Motion Passed: I move to approve the Negotiated Agreement between the Blair Education Association and Blair Community Schools Board of Education for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 contract years passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Denise Cada Yes Steve Callaghan Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes 10. Adjournment Motion Passed: I move to adjourn the meeting at 8:55pm passed with a motion by Bob Schoby and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Absent Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Angie Conety, Secretary Board of Education Randall Gilson, Ed.D., Superintendent GENERAL FUND CLAIMS -1/10/2022 VENDOR, AMOUNT, DESCRIPTION ABE'S TRASH SERVICE INC, $3,538.10, TRASH SERVICES AJ'S SERVICE AND REPAIR INC, $2,613.70, BUS REPAIRS & INSPECTIONS AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES, $1,242.74, CLASSROOM, SPED, NURSE SUPPLIES & WORKBOOKS AMERICAN BROADBAND CABLE, $2,333.50, TELEPHONE, CABLE, & INTERNET SERVICES AMY TESSENDORF, $43.85, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE BLAIR ACE HARDWARE, $220.24, GROUNDS, MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES BOMGAARS, $199.99, GROUNDS SUPPLIES BOYS TOWN, $29,705.40, SPED TUITION- NOV21 BUREAU OF ED AND RESEARCH, $1,036.00, REGISTRATION FEE FOR DYSL CONFERENCE CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC, $4,399.42, COPIER SERVICES CCS PRESENTATION SYSTEMS, $170.19, AUDIO VISUAL SUPPLIES FOR BHS ART ROOM CITY OF BLAIR, $7,804.42, SRO SERVICES (2 MOS.) CITY OF BLAIR, $3,517.92, UTILITY- WATER/SEWER COUNTRY TIRE, $42.23, TRUCK REPAIRS CRAIG HOMECARE, $2,042.88, SPED PREK STUDENT NURSING SERVICES CYBRSCHOOL LLC, $600.00, VIRTUAL SCHOOL SOFTWARE LICENCES DAN HAYS, $1,225.00, BHS CHOIR CLINICIAN/CONSULTANT DANA F COLE & CO LLP, $12,550.00, 8/31/2021 AUDIT FEES DEMCO INC, $356.62, LIBRARY SUPPLIES (AP,BHS) DICK'S ELECTRIC, $149.00, ELECTRICAL REPAIRS EAKES OFFICE PLUS, $106.48, FAX SERVICES ECHO GROUP INC., $186.38, ELECTRICAL REPAIR SUPPLIES EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #2, $15,978.87, SPED TUITION- LEVEL 3 BEHAVIOR EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #3, $21,955.19, SPED VISION,SPEECH PATH SERVICES, BROOKE VALLEY, TRAINING FERGUSON ENTERPRISES INC #226, $629.38, PLUMBING SUPPLIES FIREGUARD INCORP, $796.78, FIRE ALARM & SMOKE DETECTOR REPAIRS GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INC, $5,031.00, SPED WORK EXPERIENCE TUITION NOV21 GOPHER SPORT, $472.08, PE SUPPLIES GRAINGER, $790.22, MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES HUNTEL COMMUNICATIONS INC, $1,314.14, PHONE SYSTEM SUPPLIES & REPAIRS IDEAL PURE WATER, $317.09, PURIFIED WATER SUPPLIES J F AHERN CO, $1,632.00, FIRE SPRINKLER INSPECTIONS J W PEPPER & SON INC., $151.99, BAND MUSIC JOHN DAY COMPANY, $687.25, ESSER III GRANT- INDUSTRIAL ARTS EQUIPMENT (BHS) JOHN DEERE FINANCIAL, $592.17, GROUNDS EQUIPMENT REPAIRS JOHNSTONE SUPPLY, $179.49, EQUIPMENT REPAIR SUPPLIES KIM LEGGOTT, $24.69, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE LEARNING SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, $7,189.00, ESSER III GRANT- SOFTWARE LISA JENSEN, $669.76, SPED PARENT MILEAGE- DEC21 MACGILL & CO, $38.94, NURSE OFFICE SUPPLIES MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, $8,224.00, SPED STUDENT NURSE SERVICES- NOV21 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS INC, $2,761.97, HVAC REPAIRS (BHS) MEYO ENTERPRISES, $11,466.80, BACKSTOP & BLEACHER REPAIRS & INSPECTIONS (OMS) MIDWEST PLUMBING AND DRAIN LLC, $387.50, PLUMBING REPAIRS (BHS) NASCO, $162.00, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES (AP) NEBR SAFETY CENTER, $200.00, TRANSPORTATION TRAINING NEFF TOWING SERVICE, $167.00, BUS TOWING NENCAP, $3,598.88, SIXPENCE GRANT- PROFESSIONAL SERVICES NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE, $150.00, BAND ENTRY FEE (BHS) NSBA CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL, $175.00, BAND ENTRY FEE (BHS) O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE STORES INC, $17.93, GROUNDS EQUIPMENT SUPPLIES OFFICE DEPOT, $2,452.99, OFFICE, CLASSROOM, & SPED SUPPLIES ONESOURCE THE BACKGROUND CK CO, $21.00, BACKGROUND CHECKS PAYFLEX SYSTEMS USA INC, $245.10, FLEX PLAN FEE- DEC 21 PRESTO X CO, $283.00, PEST CONTROL PURPLE COMMUNICATIONS INC., $417.76, SPED SPEECH PATH SERVICES RSCHOOL TODAY, $1,095.00, SOFTWARE- TRIP REQUEST RENEWAL RYAN O'GRADY, $58.00, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE SARA FOULK, $110.54, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE SCHOOL SPECIALTY LLC, $575.01, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES (DF) SHRED-IT US JV LLC, $175.67, SHREDDING SERVICES SPARQ DATA SOLUTION, $5,300.00, NEGOTIATIONS & EMEETINGS SOFTWARE SPARTAN STORES LLC, $839.92, FCS SUPPLIES (OMS & BHS) STRATUS BUILDING SOLUTIONS, $15,590.00, CUSTODIAL CONTRACT CLEANING SERVICES- JAN22 SYMMETRY ENERGY SOLUTIONS LLC, $2,585.40, UTILITY- GAS TALBOT LAW OFFICE P.C. LLC, $588.00, LEGAL SERVICES THE HOME DEPOT PRO, $7,180.23, MAINTENANCE & CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES THE OMNI GROUP, $15.00, 403B FEE- DEC 21 UNITE PRIVATE NETWORKS, $835.73, DISTRICT NETWORK SERVICES US CELLULAR, $1,689.60, STUDENT HOTSPOT WIFI SERVICES USI ED & GOVERNMENT SALES, $359.35, LIBRARY SUPPLIES (BHS) VERIZON, $130.05, WIRELESS PHONE WOODCRAFT SUPPLY LLC, $561.05, WOODS CLASS SUPPLIES (BHS) Summary, $200,953.58 GENERAL FUND-CHECKS ISSUED TO BE RATIFIED 1/10/2022 AMAZON CAPITAL SERVICES, $637.21, SPED SUPPLIES, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES, HANDBOOKS, TOTES CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC, $148.97, COPIER SERVICES ELISA FORDYCE, $694.40, SPED PARENT MILEAGE- NOV 21 VISA, $2,149.82, AMAZON ORDERS, TRAVEL, DUES, TRAINING & INSERVICE, SUPPLIES, LIBRARY BOOKS, MISC, REPAIRS, MEETINGS, EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY NEEDS, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES & MATERIALS, POSTAGE Summary, $3,630.40 GENERAL FUND-DECEMBER 2021 PAYROLL & BENEFITS TO BE RATIFIED 1/10/2022 GROSS PAYROLL, $1,260,729.28, GROSS SALARY & WAGES NET PAYROLL - DIRECT DEPOSITS, $873,675.01, NET PAY CHECKS- DIRECT DEPOSIT TOTALS NET PAYROLL - MANUAL CHECKS, $444.39, NET PAY CHECKS - MANUAL CHECK TOTALS NEBRASKA REVENUE NEB EPAY., $47,042.76, NE STATE W/H OMNI FINANCIAL1 CORP COLL, $6,600.00, P/R DEDUCTION - 403(B) INVESTMENTS OUTGOING WIRE TO US TREASURY, $294,174.53, FEDERAL W/H, FICA W/H & FICA TAXES RETIREMENT, $234,377.01, RETIREMENT VISION SERVICE PLAN INSURANCE CO, $1,322.52, P/R DEDUCTION - VISION INSURANCE MADISON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE CO., $4,161.16, EMPLOYEE LTD INSURANCE SECTION 125, $8,426.46, P/R DEDUCTION - FLEX PLAN CONTRIBUTIONS BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD, $234,570.53, EMPLOYEE HEALTH & DENTAL INSURANCE CREDIT MANAGEMENT SERVICES, $506.80, P/R DEDUCTION - GARNISHMENT KATHLEEN A LAUGHLIN #16883, $185.00, P/R DEDUCTION - GARNISHMENT LUNCH FUND CLAIMS 1/10/2022 TAHER, $134,482.00, FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT - NOV 21 TAHER, $117,320.34, FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT - DEC 21 BULLER FIXTURE, $95,684.00, NEW DISHWASHERS (BHS,AP) LINDSAY BORG, $18.80, LUNCH ACCOUNT REFUND S & S PUMPING, $175.00, PUMP GREASE TRAP (BHS) Summary, $347,680.14 BUILDING FUND CLAIMS 1/10/2022 THOMPSON, DREESSEN, & DORNER INC, $4,839.00, KRANTZ FIELD RESTROOM/CONCESSION CONSTRUCTION D R ANDERSON CONSTRUCTORS, $223,352.99, KRANTZ FIELD RESTROOM/CONCESSION CONSTRUCTION JACKSON-JACKSON & ASSOCIATES INC, $3,254.73, KRANTZ FIELD RESTROOM/CONCESSION CONSTRUCTION Summary, $231,446.72 SAVINGS/DEPRECIATION FUND CLAIMS 1/10/2022 AMAZON, $217.15, MENTOR BOOKS MYVIEW ELA CURRICULUM Summary, $217.15 ZNEZ PT 1-18-22

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