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July 2017 Board Minutes

Thayer Central Community School

Board of Education

July 10, 2017

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Education was called to order by President Mumm on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. pursuant to law and notice posted at the school, Hebron and Chester Post Offices, the Thayer County Bank and the Western National Bank of Chester.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while convened meeting was open to the public.  Present on roll call:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Absent:  Hintz.  Also present:  Supt. Drew Harris, Principals Wiedel and Kiburz; and Nancy Elting.  Visitors:  Clint Havel, Jay Spearman

President Mumm recognized the Open Meeting Act.

Motion by Marsh, seconded by Mumm, to approve the minutes of the June meeting as written.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Cooper, seconded by Tietjen, to approve the agenda as presented and to approve Rick Hintz’s absence from the meeting.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Mumm, to approve the treasurer’s report as presented.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Craig.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Tietjen, seconded by Marsh, to approve the monthly claims and payroll.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Tietjen, to approve the following resolution:  “A resolution authorizing the issuance by Thayer County School District 0070 (Thayer Central Community Schools) in the State of Nebraska of its promissory notes series 2017, in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $730,000 prescribing the form and details of such  notes; authorizing  officials to determine the final aggregate principal amount, maturities, rates, terms and other details of such notes; authorizing the sale and delivery of the notes to the purchaser thereof; designating the notes as qualified tax-exempt obligations; adopting certain post-issuance compliance and disclosure policies and procedures with respect to such notes; and prescribing other matters relating thereto.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Coach Havel reported to the board on the youth basketball camps that were offered this summer.

Principals Wiedel and Kiburz reported to the board.

Supt. Harris advised the Board that he had been working on year-end reports and preparing the budget.  

Supt. Harris advised the Board that in addition to youth basketball camps being offered this summer, there were also football and volleyball camps offered.

Supt. Harris advised the Board that he would like to meet with the technology committee to discuss copy machines and printers.

Supt. Harris advised the Board that four slots have been reserved at the Hebron Alternative Education site.  This is an annual agreement to keep those slots and the program available.

Supt. Harris advised the Board that in an effort to stay competitive with area schools in the substitute teacher completion, he would like to increase the substitute pay rate from $110/day to $112/day.

Supt. Harris reviewed the school vehicle report with the Board.

Supt. Harris discussed the 2017-18 budget factors with the board.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Tietjen, to approve the Student Fees Policy.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Cooper, seconded by Marsh, to approve the Alternative Education Agreement.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey, and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Cooper, to approve the substitute teacher pay rate from $110/day to $112/day.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.  

Motion by Marsh, seconded by Casey, to go into executive session at 8:50 p.m. to discuss personnel to protect non-elected employees right to privacy.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Cooper, to come out of executive session at 9:10 p.m.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Mumm, to authorize the Superintendent to issue classified contracts as needed for the 2017-18 school year.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Tietjen, to go into executive session at 9:12 p.m. to protect the interest of the school district to discuss property negotiations.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Cooper, to come out of executive session at 9:58 p.m.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

Discussion regarding health insurance options available to school board members.  These plans are paid entirely by the individual board members.  

Motion by Cooper, seconded by Marsh, to adjourn meeting at 10:07 p.m.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thayer Central Community School

Board of Education 

Student Fees Policy Hearing

July 10, 2017

 

The Thayer Central Community School’s Board of Education Student Fees Policy Hearing was called to order by President Mumm on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 6:17 p.m. pursuant to law and notice posted at the school, Hebron and Chester Post Offices, the Thayer County Bank and the Western National Bank of Chester.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while convened meeting was open to the public.  Present on roll call:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Absent:  Hintz.  Also present:  Supt. Drew Harris, Principals Wiedel and Kiburz; and Nancy Elting.  

President Mumm declared the hearing open for the purpose of hearing comment, criticism, and suggestion concerning the TCCS Student Fees Policy proposed for the 2017-18 school term.  This hearing meets the requirements of the Nebraska Public Elementary and Secondary Student Fee Authorization Act.

President Mumm recognized the Open Meeting Act.

Supt. Harris reviewed the Student Fees Policy and recommended fees.

Motion by Casey, seconded by Tietjen, to adjourn hearing at 6:29 p.m.  On roll call:  Yeas:  Tietjen, Mumm, Marsh, Casey and Cooper.  Nays:  None.  Absent:  Hintz.  Motion carried.

 

 

                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 2017 Board Minutes

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