Board of Education Regular Meeting School District of Seward 410 South Street Seward, NE 68434 Monday, December 14, 2020 7:00 PM Attendance Taken at 7:00 PM. Paul Duer: Present Jill Hochstein: …

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Board of Education Regular Meeting School District of Seward 410 South Street Seward, NE 68434 Monday, December 14, 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 The public notice was publicized in the Lincoln Journal Star and posted at city hall, library and the courthouse. The public notice was dated December 11, 2020. 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 There was none. 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. 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. There was none. 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 updated the board on the Rule 62 Petition, the OCR Review which went very well and the senator review. The annual report is live and will be an insert in the newspaper shortly. Dr. Fields also discussed the hiring process and posting jobs, records request from the Omaha World-Herald. Dr. Fields thanked Jerry & Tracy Rumery for the greenhouse donation. The NASB state conference went well as did the NASB discussion with the commissioner. 4. Discussion Items 4.1. Thank You to Jerry Rumery Dr. Fields thanked Jerry Rumery for his 12 years of service as a board member. Jerry thanked the district for a great 12 years. 4.2. COVID-19 Dr. Fields gave a Four Corners Update and provided numbers of staff and students out due to COVID at SPS. Dr. Fields updated the board on DHM changes and NSAA changes. The School District of Seward will have school thru December 22, 2020. We have had a lot of local subs help us out over the last few weeks. FFCRA will end on December 31, 2020. Vaccines could be available soon for educators. 5. Old Business 6. New Business 6.1. Community Grant Foundation Request Motion to approve the community foundation application for money toward the elementary playground equipment. Passed with a motion by Danielle Shipley and a second by Jana Hughes. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 6.2. 2021-2022 Teacher Negotiated Agreement Motion to accept the changes to the 2021-2022 Teachers Negotiated Agreement- base increase to $35,700 and the added extra duty positions and language changes outlined in the attached document Passed with a motion by Ryne Seaman and a second by Paul Duer. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 6.3. 2020-2021 Separation Incentive Motion to approve the 2020-2021 Separation Incentive applications of Tom Wildler and Pam Franck Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Danielle Shipley. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 7. Personnel 7.1. Resignation Motion to accept the resignation of Connie Biaggio effect July 31, 2021. Passed with a motion by Ryne Seaman and a second by Jill Hochstein. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 7.2. Resignation Motion to accept the resignation of Craig Frederick effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. 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 8. Future Agenda Items Board officers FFRCA Elementary Playground Greenhouse Ag teacher 9. Consent Agenda 9.1. Approval of Minutes 9.2. Approval of Financial Reports 9.2.1. Treasurer 9.2.2. Budget 9.2.3. Activities 9.2.4. Athletic 9.3. Approval of Claims 9.3.1. General Fund - $1,494,731.98 9.3.2. Bond Fund- $1,472,243.75 9.3.3. Qualified Capital Purpose Undertaking Fund - $135,686.25 9.3.4. Gifts & Donations Fund - $35.25 9.4. Approval of Consent Agenda Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Jill Hochstein and a second by Danielle Shipley. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Jerry Rumery: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 10. Adjournment Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:13 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for January 11 at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Paul Duer and a second by Ryne Seaman. 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 DISTRICT OF SEWARD PROPOSED WARRANTS DECEMBER 14, 2020 Salaries for November: 640,821.25 Jones Bank, 20,552.41; Tennessee Child Support, 59.98; Jones Bank, 164,669.61; Nebraska Child Support Payment Ctr, 2,935.00; ASPIRE, 8,525.00; Jones Bank, 23,418.41; Tennessee Child Support, 59.98; NPERS, 173,195.97; Nebraska Department of Revenue, 31,359.93; Pay Flex, 9,262.71; Amazon, 2,829.34; Apex, 450.00; ARL Credit Services, 177.70; ASCD, 89.00; Awards Unlimited, 82.08; Baker, Noelle, 29.00; Baker & Taylor, 27.12; Betty's Bunch, 4,928.39; Biaggio, Connie, 150.00; Bisbee, Jill, 352.87; Blue Cross Blue Shield, 206,963.74; Broadwell, Karen, 122.26; Brozek, Emilia, 73.07; Canon Financial Services, 1,204.04; Capital Business Systems, Inc, 2,289.30; Card Services, 482.38; Cash-Wa Distributing, 8,353.94; CDWG, 1,658.98; Central Nebraska Rehabilitation Services, 2,530.85; Central Restaurant Products, 502.99; Ciox Health, 26.05; City Of Seward, 100.00; City of Seward Utility Dept, 26,482.06; Computer Hardware, 588.00; Cornhusker International Trucks, 4,326.40; Culligan, 36.00; Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP, 7,950.00; DAS State Accounting, 232.49; Dominy, Jessica, 150.00; Dominy, Matt, 229.00; Dowling, Adam, 20.00; EBSCO, 1,000.45; Echo Group Inc, 3,850.00; Egan Supply Co., 3,981.29; Ellis, Gayle, 2,510.65; Emedco, 180.75; ESU 6, 13,053.85; ESU 10, 330.22; Farmers Cooperative, 346.92; Fields, Josh, 600.00; Glass Doctor, 300.00; Graham Tire, 1,329.00; Grainger, 484.51; Hardinger, Denise, 3.30; Hardwood Heaven, 2,387.34; Harry's Radio & Satellite, 200.00; Hiland Dairy & Foods, 5,807.54; Hire Right, 157.00; Hobart, 2,662.34; HOBY, 250.00; Home Depot Pro, 957.10; HP Inc., 3,662.28; Hubert, 121.62; Hydraulic Equipment Service, 91.08; Hydronic Energy Inc, 359.38; Impact Publications, 310.00; Johnson, Jill, 150.00; JW Pepper, 130.23; K's Corner, 300.00; Kathleen A. Laughlin, 102.00; KSB School Law, 303.00; Kully, 30.10; Lakeshore, 934.66; Lee's Refrigeration, 1,241.53; Lincoln Journal Star, 355.99; Madison National Life, 2,669.72; Matheson, 414.15; Mechanical Sales, Inc, 15,242.40; Jan Meehl, 971.50; Memorial Health Care Systems, 275.00; Menards, 173.82; Merchant Credit Adjusters, 165.39; Messersmith, Jen, 56.68; Midwest Auto Parts (Napa), 86.59; Midwest Automotive Inc, 90.95; Jen Nantkes, 1,855.81; NCS Pearson, 155.25; Nebraska Association of School Boards, 669.00; Nebraska Council of School Admin., 140.00; Nebraska Library Commission, 333.19; Nebraska Safety Center, 225.00; Nebraska State Fire Marshal, 240.00; Nebraska State Interscholastic Athletic Admin. Assoc., 250.00; O'Keefe Elevator Co., 362.54; One Source, 400.00; O'Reilly, 175.03; Oriental Trading, 87.28; Pac N Save, 321.81; Pac N Save, 2,036.11; Paper Tiger, 30.00; Pay Flex, 147.90; Pepsi, 2,291.35; Pinkall, Jenny, 46.26; Pitney Bowes, 744.78; Reed Electric, 9,262.80; Rise Vision, 297.00; Roth, April, 138.63; Sack Lumber, 123.78; Safety Kleen, 627.50; Schegg, Christy, 3,798.11; Seegebarth, Beth, 122.54; Seward County Chamber & Development, 6,523.00; Seward County Independent, 15.95; Seward Lumber, 10.77; Stepp, Nate, 197.00; Symmetry, 1,913.95; Sysco, 14,321.35; Teacher Direct, 27.48; Time Warner Cable, 99.98; Truck Center Companies, 52.52; Unite Private Networks, 1,477.50; Unity School Bus Parts, 364.32; UNUM, 536.40; Uribe, 1,818.00; USA Clean, 107.10; US Cellular, 291.99; US Foods, 20,933.15; Verizon, 152.66; WaterLink, 225.00; Wells Fargo, 1,495.00; Williams, Craig, 110.00; Windstream, 2,249.56 SCI — December 23, 2020

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