Dundy County Stratton Board of Education



    Monthly Board Meeting Minutes Archived Minutes




 The Dundy County Stratton Board of Education met for in-service on Wednesday, January 06, 2016 at the Dundy County Stratton High School at 10:00 A.M. The following members were present: Brad Baney, Jason Frederick, Amy Haines, Kent Lorens, Sandy Noffsinger and Shad Stamm. Board members Mike Lutz, Kevin League and Mike Blecha were absent. Jason Frederick arrived at 10:24 A.M. Also present were Superintendent Jim Kent and guest Marcia Herring from the Nebraska Association of School Boards.

 President Stamm called the meeting to order at 10:13 A.M.

 President Stamm stated that the board follows the Open Meetings Act Guidelines which are located in the meeting room. A. The Board of Education reserves the right to enter into Closed/Executive Session for 1) the protection of the public interest or 2) the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual, and the individual has not requested a public meeting.  B.   When making a motion to enter into Closed/Executive Session, the member making such a request should be as specific as possible keeping the previously listed stipulation in consideration. If         the Board is in agreement, a motion may be to enter into Closed/Executive Session to 1) discuss a personnel matter or 2) for the prevention  of needless injury  to the reputation of the individual, or 3) to discuss litigation and for the protection  of the public interest. Action Concerning Matters Discussed in Executive Session will be acted upon in open session.

Motion by Kent Lorens to approve  the consent agenda as presented. The consent agenda included approval of the agenda and the verification of publication and notice of the meeting. Second by Sandy Noffsinger. Yes: Baney, Frederick, Haines, Lorens, Noffsinger, and Stamm. Absent: Blecha, League and Lutz.  Motion carried.

Marcia Herring led the board through a discussion off the NASB Standards for Effective Board

Governance, conducting effective meetings and effective committee work.

The board adjourned at 12:02 P.M. for lunch and reconvened at 12:28 P.M. President Stamm declared the in-service adjourned at 2:00 P.M.


Sandy Noffsinger,   Secretary