Marysville USD 364 Board Of Education Meeting Minutes – March 8, 2017

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Regular Board Meeting Highlights
March 8, 2017

• Approved the agenda and consent agenda with the following additions: Motion carried 7-0.
2.14 List of Supplemental Bills included in the Consent Agenda
7.1 Long Range Use of Capital Outlay should be Discussion/Action
7.2 Track Repair Discussion/Action Item
7.3 Replacement of High Jump and Pole Vault Mats Discussion/Action
8.2 Use of Excess Bond Funds should be Discussion/Action
9.1 Correction to 2017-18 Calendar Discussion/Action Item
9.2 Possible Staffing Needs – Summer 2017 and 2017-18 School
Year Discussion/Action Item
 Approved February Minutes
 Approved Bills and Transfers
 Approved Supplemental Bills
 Received Clerk’s Financial Report, Treasurer’s Report, Investment Securities Report and Miscellaneous Reports.
 Approved Gifts:
 Spanish Club received a donation of $277.45 from Pizza Hut.
 Yearbook received $425 for old yearbooks.
 Vocal Music received $705 for Singing Valentines.
 FBLA received $256 from Pizza Hut, and $50 from the Class of ’84.
 MES received an anonymous $40.00 donation for school improvement.
 MES received a $200 donation from Gregory & Helga Wheeler.
 Approved decreasing the Driver’s Education fee from $222 to $200 and to leave enrollment fees, other fees, and lunch/breakfast prices the same for 2017-18.
• Following the presentation to Jacob Mintzmyer, approved a resolution of commendation for Jacob Mintzmyer for winning first place in the 3-2-1A State Wrestling Tournament at 170 lbs. Motion carried 7-0.
• Mr. Fredrickson recognized the wrestling team on an outstanding season and winning Regional Wrestling. Members present were Jakob Snellings, Joey Bockin, Jonny Crome, Ethan Crownover, Gabe Capp, Brycen Detimore, Derek Roever, Storm Slupianek, Garron Champoux, Jacob Mintzmyer, Jacob Stryker, Nick Ackerman, Ben Dwerlkotte, and Seth Mooradian. Mr. Fredrickson was also recognized for winning Regional Coach of the Year.
• Angela Sutton Schmale addressed the board on students not being recognized equally. A suggestion was to get community involvement for better support and recognize all student achievement equally.
• Received written administrator reports from Jason Wheeler, Darren Schroeder, Doug Minneman, and Caroline Green.
• Reviewed budget projections and long-range plans for use of Capital Outlay.
• Approved the proposal of Pro Track and Tennis, Inc, of Bennington, NE to repair the track (141 L.F. of cracks) in the amount of $6,000.00. Motion carried 7-0.
• Mr. Minneman discussed the need for new pole vault and high jump mats. Will get quotes and come back to the board possibly in December.
• Reviewed financial updates on the Bond Project.
• Discussed use of excess bond funds and projects to come from Capital Outlay. Main areas of the discussion were on tax relief for USD 364 patrons, agriculture complex attached to main building, HVAC needs in library and music areas, and renovation to HS office area. Consensus of the board was to move forward with a schematic design from Mike Mayo (Ebert Mayo Design Group) to better inform the public.
• Consensus of the board was to replace the freezer at the Junior/Senior High School, possibly out of Capital Outlay.
• Approved a motion to retire the roof lease immediately with Citizen’s State Bank using bond funds. Motion carried 7-0.
• Following discussion approved a motion to close the Junior/Senior High Building starting June 4 for the summer with the exception of the office areas and counselor office. This will give the contractors’ free reign of the building to do their work without having to adjust their schedule. Athletes would still have access to the weight room and to the gym at the Elementary School. This will affect the summer M-ACT performance and other programs scheduled for the auditorium. Motion carried 7-0.
• Motion made by Mr. Schotte, seconded by Mr. Milner to revise the 2017-18 calendar. (Change Good Friday from April 13 to March 30, 2018.) Motion carried 7-0.
• Discussed possible staffing needs for summer help and the potential need to add an elementary teacher next school year.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:21 P.M.

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