BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING School District of Seward 410 South Street Seward, NE 68434 Monday, March 8, 2021 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, March 8, 2021 7:00 PM Attendance Taken at 7:00 PM. Paul Duer: Present Jill Hochstein: Present Jana Hughes: Present Ryne Seaman: Present Danielle Shipley: Present Shawn Svoboda: Absent 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 Seward County Independent and posted at city hall, library and the courthouse. The public notice was dated March 8, 2021. 1.3. Roll Call 1.3.1. Action to excuse board members if necessary Motion to excuse Shawn Svoboda from tonight’s meeting Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes and a second by Jill Hochstein. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 1.4. Pledge of Allegiance 1.5. 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 Danielle Shipley. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: 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. Raegan Hain, Kristi Ideus, Ann Penas and Nichole Kinnamon discussed covid restrictions. 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 discussed the behavior program with ESU 6 but due to low interest it will not move forward. Dr. Fields discussed purchasing more buses, CARES dollars, staffing and adding a 5th grade writing teacher, residential TIF update, legislative issues, playground at the Elementary and the donations we have received, we have also received donations for the greenhouse project at the high school. The fire alarm systems at the high school will be completed this summer. The high school had water leaks in the new bathrooms from the snow melting and adjustors have been out to look at it. We are updating our plans for the roofing projects thru out the district. 3.4. Seward Public Schools Multicultural Report Dr. Fields discussed the multicultural report that is required by Rule 10. 4. Discussion Items 4.1. COVID-19 Update/Discussion Dr. Fields gave the board updates on COVID. 4.2. Rule 10 audit and revisions Dr. Fields and Dr. Dominy discussed the rule 10 audit and revisions. 5. Old Business 6. New Business 6.1. Elementary Carpet Bids Motion to accept the bid from Midwest Flooring for $49,567 for carpet for a portion of the elementary school. Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes and a second by Jill Hochstein. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 6.2. SEA Recognition as the bargaining agent for the 2022-2023 school year Motion to approve the Seward Education Association as the sole collective bargaining agent for teachers for the 2022-2023 contract year. Passed with a motion by Danielle Shipley and a second by Jill Hochstein. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 7. Future Agenda Items COVID Strength and Conditioning Civics Report 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 - $1,425,728.46 8.3.2. Gifts & Donations Fund - $35.25 8.3.3. Special Building Fund - $20,300.00 8.4. Approval of Consent Agenda Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented Passed with a motion by Jill Hochstein and a second by Paul Duer. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea 9. Adjournment Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 PM with the next study session and regular board meeting scheduled for Monday, April 12th at 5:30 and 7:00 PM Passed with a motion by Jana Hughes and a second by Danielle Shipley. Paul Duer: Yea, Jill Hochstein: Yea, Jana Hughes: Yea, Ryne Seaman: Yea, Danielle Shipley: Yea Prepared by: Heidi Covert Paul Duer Secretary SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SEWARD PROPOSED WARRANTS MARCH 8, 2021 Salaries for February, 610,632.12; Jones Bank, 18,471.87; Tennessee Child Support, 59.98; Jones Bank, 164,642.24; Nebraska Child Support, 2,535.00; ASPIRE, 8,575.00; Jones Bank, 16,082.78; Tennessee Child Support, 59.98; NPERS, 168,137.14; Nebraska Department of Revenue, 30,156.37; Pay Flex, 12,964.39; Amazon, 1,645.28; American Time & Signal, 955.23; Apple Inc., 2,495.00; Auto-Jet Muffler Corp., 211.56; Awards Unlimited, 26.37; Betty's Bunch, 5,907.22; B & H Photo, 829.88; Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc, 383.20; Blue Cross Blue Shield, 204,749.66; BlueTarp Financial, Inc., 60.46; Brozek, Emilia, 64.94; Butler County Clerk, 100.00; Canon Financial Services, 1,267.08; Capital Business Systems, Inc, 2,842.19; Card Services, 134.95; Carolina Biological Supply Company, 181.02; Cash-Wa Distributing, 7,780.59; CDWG, 683.58; Central Nebraska Rehabilitation Services, 1,414.70; City of Seward Utility Dept, 28,785.73; Computer Hardware, 3,064.00; Cornhusker International Trucks, 185.58; Culligan, 36.00; DAS State Accounting, 232.49; Dennis Supply Company, 1,917.64; Ellis, Gayle, 3,957.85; ESU 6, 16,838.29; Farmers Cooperative, 20,955.00; FES, 2,750.00; Gerhold Concrete Company, 31.50; Glass Doctor, 500.00; Grainger, 196.75; Hiland Dairy & Foods, 3,506.19; Hillyard, 2,398.50; Hire Right, 344.20; Brittany Jeary, 1,500.00; Johnson, Jill, 97.88; Jones School Supply, 259.88; JP Boiler Service, 850.50; JW Pepper, 307.99; Kathleen A. Laughlin, 102.00; Kenney, Amanda, 62.65; KSB School Law, 84.00; Madison National Life, 2,653.13; Matheson, 387.87; Jan Meehl, 1,892.75; Memorial Health Care Systems, 205.00; Messersmith, Jen, 127.88; Midwest Auto Parts (Napa), 683.61; Midwest Automotive, 101.65; Jen Nantkes, 1,453.09; NCS Pearson, 262.05; Nebraska/Central Equipment, 192.32; Nebraska Council of School Admin., 90.00; Nebraska Safety Center, 250.00; Nebraska Science Olympiad, 85.00; Nebraska Snow Equipment, 671.82; Nebraska State Fire Marshal Boiler Inspection, 324.00; Nebraska State Fire Marshal Elevator Division, 240.00; One Source, 200.00; Pac N Save, 372.20; Pac N Save, 1,267.53; Paper Tiger, 30.00; Parco Scientific Company, 67.40; Pay Flex, 147.90; Pepsi, 2,231.25; Pitney Powes, 744.78; Plickers Inc, 143.76; Quill LLC, 74.09; Ray, Denise, 201.85; Russell, Mary, 78.41; School District of Seward M.S. Activity Fund, 2,450.00; Science Olympiad, 60.95; Seward County Independent, 427.61; Seward High School Activity Fund, 6,017.50; Seward Lumber, 539.17; Sherwin Williams, 426.32; Southpaw, 94.62; Symmetry, 9,638.99; Sysco, 9,893.77; TechMasters, 1,924.23; Time Warner Cable, 99.98; Truck Center Companies, 1,527.23; Twin Rivers Urgent Care, 237.50; Unite Private Networks, 1,414.49; UNUM, 529.20; Uribe, 1,818.00; USA Clean, 286.47; US Cellular, 253.44; US Foods, 16,371.10; Verizon, 152.76; Ward's Science, 127.29; WaterLink, 225.00; Windstream, 2,218.99; Haney, Kelley, 137.00; John Deere Financial, 104.11; Lee's Refrigeration, 110.00; Nebraska Safety Center, 250.00; Wells Fargo, 199.00 SCI — March 17, 2021

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