PUBLIC NOTICE Board of Education Work Session January 11, 2021 6:00 PM Blair Public Library 2233 Civic Drive, Blair NE 68008 Information concerning the Open Meeting Law, Chapter 84, Article 14 of …

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PUBLIC NOTICE Board of Education Work Session January 11, 2021 6:00 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 8, 2021. 1. Call to Order Mrs. Kari Loseke, President, called the Board of Education Work Session to order at 6:00pm. 2. Roll Call Present Board Members: Brandi Petersen, Kari Loseke, Steve Callaghan, Denise Cada, Laura Ronning, Deb Parks, Bob Schoby, and Brittney Gunderson. 3. Items for Discussion The K-12 principals presented information on student winter data for their buildings. 4. Adjournment Motion Passed: I move to adjourn the work session at 7:25pm passed with a motion by Steve Callaghan and a second by Laura Ronning. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes Bob Schoby Yes Board of Education Regular Board Meeting January 11, 2021 7:30 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 8, 2021. 1. Call to Order Mrs. Kari Loseke, President, called the Board of Education Regular Meeting Session to order at 7:30pm. 2. Roll Call Present Board Members: Brandi Petersen, Kari Loseke, Steve Callaghan, Denise Cada, Laura Ronning, Deb Parks, Bob Schoby, Ginger Fredericksen, and Brittney Gunderson. 3. Approval of Absent Board Member(s) 4. Pledge of Allegiance Dr. Randy Gilson led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance. 5. Organization of the Board of Education Dr. Gilson administered the Oath of Office to the following newly elected members of the Blair Community Schools Board of Education: Denise Cada, Kari Loseke, Brandi Petersen, Deb Parks, and Ginger Fredericksen. The following board leadership positions were voted upon: President: Brandi Peterson nominated Kari Loseke as Board of Education President and Brittney Gunderson 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 8-0-1. Vice President: Deb Parks nominated Brandi Petersen as Board of Education Vice President and Steve Callaghan 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 8-0-1. Approval of Offices and Appointments: • Secretary – Angie Conety • Treasurer – Leslie Watts • School Attorney – Edmond Talbot, III • School Physician – Dr. Jill Reel • 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 Steve Callaghan 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 Yes 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 Laura Ronning and a second by Deb Parks. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes 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 9.3.1. Papio-Missouri River NRD Grant Mr. Ross Udey, Otte Middle School Teacher, wrote and was awarded a Big Red Keno grant in the amount of $7,500. Mr. Udey applied for the grant to secure funds to support STEM in his Technology/CTE (career and Technical Education) classes. Motion Passed: I move to accept the grant funds in the amount of $7,500 awarded from the City of Blair Keno Fund passed with a motion by Brittney Gunderson 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 Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.4. Consideration of Communications – None 9.5. Comments from The Public - None 9.6. Committee Reports 9.6.1. Policy Committee The Policy Committee met on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 12:00pm by Zoom (videoconferencing). A report of the committee meeting was given by Deb Parks. Motion Passed: I move to approve on first notification revisions to policy 205.02-Policy Adoption Review 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 Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.6.2. Curriculum Committee The Curriculum Committee did not meet the month of December. 9.6.3. BG&T Committee The BG&T Committee met on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 12:00pm by Zoom (videoconferencing). A report of the committee meeting was given by Steve Callaghan. 9.6.4. Finance Committee The Finance Committee met on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 12:00pm by Zoom (videoconferencing). A report of the committee meeting was given by Brandi Petersen. Motion Passed: I move to approve the transfer of $33,137 from the General Fund to the Savings Depreciation Fund passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Laura Ronning. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Motion Passed: I move to approve an addition of an Addendum to the 2020-21 & 2021&22 Negotiated Agreement between the Blair Education Association (BEA) and the Blair Board of Education as presented passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and a second by Laura Ronning. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Motion Passed: I move to approve the addition of competitive 7th grade volleyball to the extracurricular offerings passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen 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 Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Motion Passed: I move to approve the district to follow the Federal Business Mileage Reimbursement rate of $0.56/mile for the 2021 school year passed with a motion by Brandi Petersen and second by Ginger Fredericksen. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.7. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Discussion, recommendation, and action to an extension of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) through March 31, 2021. Motion Passed: I move to approve Blair Community Schools to voluntarily extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) through March 31, 2021, which provides employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for reasons related to COVID-19 passed with a motion by Brittney Gunderson and a second by Laura Ronning. Steve Callaghan Yes Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.8. Approval of New Certified Staff 9.9. Acceptance of Resignations Mrs. Erin Lane, Arbor Park Teacher, has submitted her letter of retirement effective upon the conclusion of the 2020-21 school year. Motion Passed: I move to accept the resignation of Mrs. Erin Lane upon the conclusion of the 2020-21 school year passed with a motion by Ginger Fredericksen and a second by Brittney Gunderson. Brittney Gunderson Yes Kari Loseke Yes Deb Parks Yes Brandi Petersen Yes Denise Cada Yes Laura Ronning Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes 9.10. Superintendent Report Dr. Gilson presented an update on COVID-19. 9.11. Informational Items 10. Adjournment Motion Passed: I move to adjourn the meeting at 8:22pm passed with a motion by Laura Ronning 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 Yes Bob Schoby Yes Ginger Fredericksen Yes Angie Conety, Secretary Board of Education Randall Gilson, Ed.D. GENERAL FUND CLAIMS - 1/11/2021 VENDOR, AMOUNT, DESCRIPTION ABE'S TRASH SERVICE INC, $2,391.03, TRASH SERVICES AJ'S SERVICE AND REPAIR INC, $553.98, BUS REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE AMERICAN BROADBAND CABLE, $2,338.16, TELEPHONE, INTERNET, & CABLE SERVICES AMY TESSENDORF, $60.55, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE ARPS RED-E-MIX INC, $20.00, GROUNDS SUPPLIES-SAND BLAIR ACE HARDWARE, $149.68, MAINTENANCE & CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES BLAIR COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, $1,299.90, PRESCHOOL MEALS (NOV & DEC) CAPITAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS INC, $4,582.87, COPIER SERVICES CARQUEST AUTO PARTS, $45.20, BUS & VEHICLE PARTS CITY OF BLAIR, $3,177.99, UTILITY-WATER & SEWER CONTROL SERVICES INC, $770.50, HVAC MAINTENANCE (AP) CUBBYS INC, $3,544.70, BUS & VEHICLE FUEL DEMCO INC, $344.05, OMS LIBRARY SUPPLIES DENISE BAKER, $192.51, SPED PARENT MILEAGE DICK'S ELECTRIC, $457.02, ELECTRICAL REPAIRS & PARKING LOT LIGHTS DIETZE MUSIC HOUSE, $60.00, BAND SUPPLIES (AP) DOUG'S TURF CARE INC, $187.40, IRRIGATION SERVICING EBSCO INDUSTRIES INC, $100.43, LIBRARY PERIODICALS ECHO GROUP INC, $787.59, EMERGENCY LIGHTS (BHS) EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #3, $21,115.77, SPED-BROOKE VALLEY TUITION, VISION & SLP SERVICES ENTERPRISE PUBLISHING CO INC, $485.58, NEWSPAPER SUBSCRIPTION & LEGAL NOTICES FAIRWAY OIL CO, $1,004.53, BUS FUEL - PROPANE FORT CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL, $2,096.11, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INC, $4,945.00, SPED WORK EXPERIENCE GRAYBAR ELECTRIC CO INC, $327.26, TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIES HEARTLAND TIRES & TREADS INC, $1,532.04, BUS 4 REPAIRS HEINEMANN, $4,260.47, SPED SUPPLIES HUNTEL COMMUNICATIONS INC, $27,369.77, NEW PHONE SYSTEM & PHONE SUPPLIES IDEAL PURE WATER, $330.34, PURIFIED WATER SUPPLIES J F AHERN CO, $260.00, OUTDOOR SPRINKLER METER REPAIR KIM LEGGOTT, $17.31, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE LISA JENSEN, $634.80, SPED PARENT MILEAGE MATT WOOD, $58.75, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, $3,276.00, SPED-NURSE CONTRACT SERVICES-NOV20 MECHANICAL SYSTEMS INC, $270.00, HVAC MAINTENANCE (DF, AP) MICHAEL PEARSON, $53.00, EMPLOYEE REIMBURSE-ELECTRICIAN LICENSE RENEWAL MIDWEST ALARM SERVICES, $61.25, FIRE ALARM SERVICES MIDWEST TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, $81.30, CLASSROOM SUPPLIES (OMS) NANONATION INC, $6,245.04, PARTIALLY GRANT FUNDED-DIGITAL TROPHY CASE (BHS) NASB, $896.06, BOARD RETREAT NCSA, $805.00, EMPLOYEE MEMBERSHIP DUES NEBR AIR FILTER INC, $601.48, AIR FILTER SUPPLIES O'REILLY AUTOMOTIVE STORES INC, $121.07, GROUNDS SUPPLIES OFFICE DEPOT, $2,820.02, CLASSROOM, PAPER, & OFFICE SUPPLIES OMAHA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT, $22,000.00, UTILITY- ELECTRICITY ONESOURCE THE BACKGROUND CK CO, $203.10, BACKGROUND CHECKS PAYFLEX SYSTEMS USA INC, $238.65, FLEX PLAN FEE- DEC 20 PRESTO X CO, $270.00, PEST CONTROL (N,S,DF,AP,OMS) ROCHESTER MIDLAND CORPORATION, $789.10, BOILER CHEMICALS SAPP BROTHERS, $683.98, GROUNDS VEHICLE FUEL SECURITY EQUIPMENT INC, $146.00, SECURITY ALARM BATTERY SID DILLON CHEVROLET, $302.54, SURBURBAN REPAIRS SPARQ DATA SOLUTION, $5,300.00, SOFTWARE-EMEETINGS & NORTH STAR NEGOTIATIONS STRATUS BUILDING SOLUTIONS, $15,581.66, COSTODIAL CONTRACT SERVICES THE HOME DEPOT PRO, $4,632.94, CUSTODIAL & MAINTENANCE SUPPLIES THE OMNI GROUP, $18.00, EMPLOYEE BENEFIT 403(B) PARTICIPATIOIN FEE TY'S OUTDOOR POWER & SERVICE, $221.13, GROUNDS SUPPLIES UNITE PRIVATE NETWORKS, $840.08, DISTRICT NETWORK SERVICES US CELLULAR, $1,663.35, REMOTE LEARNING-STUDENT WIFI SERVICES VERIZON, $130.05, DISTRICT WIRELESS PHONES WALDINGER CORPORATION, $995.00, ATHLETIC TRAINING ROOM ICE MACHINE REPAIR WANDA DOLPHIN, $14.95, EMPLOYEE MILEAGE WINDSTREAM, $80.02, LONG DISTANCE PHONE ZANE BOSWELL, $55.00, EMPLOYEE REIMBURSE-SUB TEACHER FEES Summary $154,897.06 GENERAL FUND-CHECKS ISSUED TO BE RATIFIED 1/11/2021 VENDOR, TOTAL, DESCRIPTION VERIZON, $120.03, DISTRICT WIRELESS PHONE BILL VISA, $3,881.85, AMAZON ORDERS, TRAVEL, DUES, TRAINING & INSERVICE, SUPPLIES, LIBRARY BOOKS, MISC, REPAIRS, MEETINGS, EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY NEEDS, VARIOUS SUPPLIES, DUES GENERAL FUND-DECEMBER 2020 PAYROLL & BENEFITS TO BE RATIFIED 1/11/2021 GROSS PAYROLL, $1,188,781.69, GROSS SALARY & WAGES NET PAYROLL - DIRECT DEPOSITS, $822,436.54, NET PAY CHECKS- DIRECT DEPOSIT TOTALS NET PAYROLL - MANUAL CHECKS, $0.00, NET PAY CHECKS - MANUAL CHECK TOTALS NEBRASKA REVENUE NEB EPAY, $43,211.30, NE STATE W/H OMNI FINANCIAL1 CORP COLL, $7,817.15, P/R DEDUCTION - 403(B) INVESTMENTS OUTGOING WIRE TO US TREASURY, $277,708.74, FEDERAL W/H, FICA W/H & FICA TAXES RETIREMENT, $220,610.91, RETIREMENT VISION SERVICE PLAN INSURANCE CO, $1,085.95, P/R DEDUCTION - VISION INSURANCE MADISON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE CO, $3,316.79, EMPLOYEE LTD INSURANCE SECTION 125, $9,347.93, P/R DEDUCTION - FLEX PLAN CONTRIBUTIONS BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD, $221,131.22, EMPLOYEE HEALTH & DENTAL INSURANCE MORGAN CASPER, $236.42, P/R DEDUCTION - GARNISHMENT COMBINED HEALTH AGENCIES DRIVE INC, $10.00, P/R DEDUCTION - GARNISHMENT SAVINGS DEPRECIATION FUND-CHECKS ISSUED TO BE RATIFIED 1/11/2021 VENDOR, TOTAL, DESCRIPTION VISA, $118.60, BHS SCIENCE CURRICULUM SUPPLIES CORNHUSKER INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS, $91,740.00, NEW 2022 IC SCHOOL BUS QCPUF-CHECKS ISSUED TO BE RATIFIED 1/11/2021 VENDOR , DESCRIPTION BOK FINANCIAL, $2,412.50, QCPUF BOND DEBT SERVICE-INTEREST ONLY Summary $2,412.50 LUNCH FUND CLAIMS 1/11/2021 VENDOR, TOTAL, DESCRIPTION S & S PUMPING, $175.00, PUMP GREASE TRAP (BHS) TAHER, $180,040.07, FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT EXPENSE (NOV & DEC) AVA MEADS, $50.00, LUNCH ACCOUNT REFUND THE WALDINGER, $3,069.51, WALK IN COOLER AND ICE MACHINE REPAIRS THE HOME DEPOT, $183.60, KITCHEN SUPPLIES (SOUTH) NANCY HILL, $22.30, LUNCH ACCOUNT REFUND Summary $183,540.48 BUILDING FUND CLAIMS 1/11/2021 VENDOR, TOTAL, DESCRIPTION JACKSON JACKSON & ASSOCIATES, $82,483.80, KRANTZ CONCESSION STAND/RESTROOM REMODEL JACKSON JACKSON & ASSOCIATES, $1,080.00, PRESS BOX REMODEL JACKSON JACKSON & ASSOCIATES, $53,585.00, INDUSTRIAL ARTS RENOVATION (BHS) D R ANDERSON CONSTRUCTORS, $378,136.19, INDUSTRIAL ARTS RENOVATION (BHS) AMI GROUP, $19,877.50, INDUSTRIAL ARTS RENOVATION (BHS) PERRY LAW FIRM, $504.00, LEGAL SERVICES Summary $535,666.49 SAVINGS/DEPRECIATION FUND CLAIMS 1/11/2021 VENDOR, TOTAL, DESCRIPTION SAVVAS, $68,766.49, K-5 LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM FLINN SCIENTIFIC, $217.47, BHS SCIENCE CURRICULUM MCGRAW HILL EDUCATION, $1,594.75, READING INTERVENTION CURRICULUM Summary $70,578.71 ZNEZ ENT 1-22-21

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