Board of Education Regular Meeting School District of Seward 410 South Street Seward, NE 68434 Monday, October 12, 2020 7:00 PM Attendance Taken at 7:00 PM. Paul Duer: Present Jill Hochstein: Present …

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Board of Education Regular Meeting School District of Seward 410 South Street Seward, NE 68434 Monday, October 12, 2020 7:00 PM Attendance Taken at 7:00 PM. Paul Duer: Present Jill Hochstein: Present Jana Hughes: Present Jerry Rumery: Present Ryne Seaman: Present Danielle Shipley: Present 1. Preliminary Procedures 1.1. Call meeting to order & announce Open Meetings Act is Posted 1.2. Public Notice as publicized per board policy 1.3. Roll Call 1.3.1. Action to excuse board members if necessary 1.4. Pledge of Allegiance 1.5 Mission: The school district of Seward--where every student, every day is a success--affirms that all students will have the skills to become productive and contributing members of a global community. In cooperation with family and community members, the district is committed to the development of each student academically, emotionally, socially, and physically. 1.6. Approval of Agenda Motion to approve the agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Jill Hochstein. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 2. Public Forum: (The Board President reserves the right to place time limits on individuals and topics.) 2.1. Public Forum on Agenda Items: This is your opportunity to speak to items on the agenda. If you are not a part of the presentation of the agenda item you need to speak now. Thank you for your participation. There was none. 2.2. Public Forum on Any Topic: This is your opportunity to speak to any topic concerning the school district. Since it is not an agenda item the board cannot discuss or take action at this time on the matter. Future discussion can be requested as an agenda item. Thank you for your participation. Sheldon Bale, Nolan Whitney, Ross Brown and Xavier Bales talked about LGBTQ+. 3. Reports 3.1. Administrator Reports Written reports were received from the administrators. 3.2. Student Board Report Anna Hughes presented her report to the board. 3.3. Superintendent's Report Dr. Fields discussed the agriculture appreciation luncheon and manufacturing partnership opportunities. Jana participated in the virtual regional NASB meeting. Three board members will be attending the state NASB meeting. The school district will be scheduling their first negotiations meeting in the near future. Dr. Fields updated the board on bowling and the professional development day on November 25, 2020. 4. Discussion Items 4.1. NWEA Assessment Results Dr. Dominy updated the board on NWEA results from the fall. 5. Old Business 6. New Business 6.1. Separation Incentive Program Motion to approve two teachers for the 2020-2021 Separation Incentive Program. Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes and a second by Paul Duer. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 6.2. Technology Motion to approve up to 144 Chromebooks through the state buy for a total of $42,346.08 Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Jana Hughes. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 7. Future Agenda Items Policies 8. Consent Agenda 8.1. Approval of Minutes 8.2. Approval of Financial Reports 8.2.1. Treasurer 8.2.2. Budget 8.2.3. Activities 8.2.4. Athletic 8.3. Approval of Claims 8.3.1. General Fund - $1,653,018.35 8.3.2. Special Building Fund - $22,210.80 8.3.3. Depreciation Fund - $2,000.00 8.3.4. Gifts & Donations Fund - $6,915.15 8.4. Approval of Consent Agenda Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Jill Hochstein. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 9. Adjournment Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:12 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, November 9 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Danielle Shipley and a second by Jerry Rumery. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea Prepared by: Heidi Covert Paul Duer Secretary SCHOOL DISTRIC OF SEWARD PROPOSED WARRANTS October 12, 2020 Salaries for September, 656,448.61; Jones Bank, 32,521.91; Jones Bank, 34,589.01; ASPIRE, 18,000.00; Tennessee Child Support, 59.98; NIC, 3.00; Jones Bank, 165,645.15; Nebraska Child Support Payment Ctr, 2,705.00; ASPIRE, 7,100.00; Jones Bank, 18,774.10; Tennessee Child Support, 59.98; NPERS, 175,366.25; Nebraska Department of Revenue, 32,840.56; Pay Flex, 4,376.56; Amazon, 2,672.26; ARL Credit Services, 173.48; Awards Unlimited, 16.97; Barton Solvents, Inc, 1,522.91; Berniklau Educational Solutions Team, 104,180.09; Jill Bisbee, 151.99; Blue Cross Blue Shield, 206,676.02; Celeste Brandenburgh, 41.46; Canon Financial Services, 1,204.04; Capital Business Systems, Inc, 2,228.63; Card Services, 198.06; Cash-Wa Distributing, 19,463.84; CDWG, 1,872.35; Central Nebraska Rehabilitation Services, 1,512.20; Chapters Books and Gifts, 31.97; City of Seward Utility Dept, 39,981.14; Committee for Children, 1,716.00; Cornerstones of Care, 700.00; Coughlan Companies LLC, 1,799.00; Culligan, 36.00; DAS State Accounting, 232.49; Dietze Music, 23.40; Dwight Haupt's Piano Service, 113.08; Eakes, 4,869.00; Echo Group, 332.40; Egan Supply Co, 672.72; Ellis, Gayle, 5,101.50; ESU 5, 18,339.03; ESU 6, 12,719.12; Farmers Cooperative, 1,411.70; Follett, 227.48; Grainger, 398.81; Doug Hayek, 250.00; Helmink Printing, 487.00; Hiland Dairy & Foods, 4,629.28; Hire Right, 62.80; Home Depot Pro, 41.56; John Deere Financial, 447.23; Jill Johnson, 24.58; Junior Library Guild, 2,466.90; JW Pepper, 58.98; Kathleen A. Laughlin, 102.00; Ben Kaye-Skinner, 150.00; Kidwell, 75.00; Jim Krutz, 150.00; KSB School Law, 387.50; Leak Specialists, Inc, 300.00; Learning Without Tears, 1,014.08; Lee's Refrigeration, 424.42; Lincoln Journal Star, 122.10; Madison National Life, 2,669.72; Matheson, 1,229.30; Jan Meehl, 2,054.43; Memorial Health Care Systems, 34.00; Menards, 370.64; Messersmith, Jen, 25.78; Midwest Auto Parts (Napa), 160.69; Midwest Automotive Inc, 350.00; M & O Door Products, 720.00; NAMI, 100.00; Jen Nantkes, 1,971.63; NCS Pearson, 483.50; Nebraska Association of School Boards, 100.00; Nebraska Council of School Admin, 100.00; Nebraska Equipment, 228.87; Nebraska Safety Center, 100.00; One Source, 70.00; O'Reilly, 1,451.12; Pac N Save, 187.94; Pac N Save, 1,195.99; Paper Tiger, 60.00; Pay Flex, 647.90; Pepsi, 2,475.75; Pitney Bowes, 59.49; Pyramid School Products, 1,929.96; Reed Electric, 164.05; Savvas, 3,652.71; Schegg, Christy, 2,557.15; Schlueter Repair & Specialties, LLC, 1,005.00; Seward County Chamber & Development, 10.00; Seward County Independent, 584.40; Seward Lumber, 473.97; Sherwin Williams, 738.40; Southeast Community College, 7,256.63; Nate Stepp, 75.00; Symmetry, 811.78; Sysco, 3,732.64; Telecky, Marty, 60.90; The Library Store, 203.45; Time Warner Cable, 99.98; Truck Center Companies, 769.95; Twin Rivers Urgent Care, 95.00; Unite Private Networks, 1,401.04; Unity School Bus Parts, 578.75; UNUM, 572.40; Uribe, 1,818.00; US Cellular, 127.11; US Foods, 10,634.07; US Post Office, 240.00; Verizon, 652.60; Von Kampen, Dory, 50.28; Voss Lighting, 646.00; WaterLink, 2,492.39; Wells Fargo, 162.22; William V. MacGill & Co, 24.33; Windstream, 2,248.76 SCI — October 21, 2020

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