Dundy County Stratton Board of Education

 

 

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BOARD OF EDUCATION

DUNDY COUNTY STRATTON PUBLIC SCHOOL

BENKELMAN NE 69021

 

September 2016

 

 

The Dundy County Stratton Board of Education met on September 12, 2016 at the Dundy County Stratton High School.

 

Vice President Lorens called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.

 

Attendance Taken at 6:00 PM:

 

Present Board Members:   

Mr. Brad Baney

Mr. Mike Blecha

Mr. Jason Frederick

Mr. Kent Lorens

Mr. Mike Lutz

Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger

 

Absent Board Members:   

Mrs. Amy Haines

Mr. Kevin League

Mr. Shad Stamm

 

Others Present:

Superintendent Jim Kent

Principal Adam Fette

Principal Mike Rotherham

Recording Secretary Stacey Waters

 

Excuse absent member(s)  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Blecha, second by Lutz to excuse Amy Haines, Kevin League and Shad Stamm from the meeting passed.   6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.

 

Vice President Lorens stated that the board follows the Open Meetings Act Guidelines which are located in the meeting room.  The Board of Education may enter closed session during the meeting when it determines that doing so is appropriate and is authorized by the provisions of the Open Meeting Act.

 

Awards and Recognitions.  Mr. Fette reported on the First Responders Recognition at the football game Friday night, the football boys who helped unload and overturned truck, the art students making locker tags, and Mr. Loghry and students are moving along well with the musical “Hairspray.”  Mr. Loghry noted that Natalie Boyd had been instrumental in helping with the production.  Mr. Rotherham reported that this year has started off very smoothly. 

 

Public comment.  None  

 

Consent Agenda  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Noffsinger, second by Baney to approve the consent agenda as presented which includes verification of publication and notice, adoption of the agenda, approval of the minutes from the August 8 Regular Meeting and August 22 Tax Hearing and Policy Hearing, payment of the bills, second reading of policy 5503, and approval of substitute teachers. 6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.  

 

Financial Report  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Frederick, second by Blecha to approve the financial report as presented.  6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.  

 

2016-2017 Budget  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Blecha, second by Noffsinger to approve the 2016-2017 Dundy County Stratton School District Budget as presented.   passed with a motion by Mr. Mike Blecha and a second by Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger.  6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.

 

2016-2017 Tax Request  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Lutz, second by Blecha to approve the tax request resolution as presented.   passed with a motion by Mr. Mike Lutz and a second by Mr. Mike Blecha.  6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.

 

Bus Routes  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Frederick, second by Baney to approve the 2016-2017 bus routes as presented.   passed with a motion by Mr. Jason Frederick and a second by Mr. Brad Baney.  6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.

 

Propane Contract.  Bids were presented.  Mr. Kent will accept the low bid from Frenchman Valley for propane for Stratton Elementary. 

 

North Central/AdvancEd Accreditation.  Mr. Kent explained the path to continued school accreditation.  The district is accredited by the Nebraska Department of Education and the high school (9-12) is additionally accredited by AdvancEd (formerly North Central).  The need to continue the additional AdvancEd accreditation and incur the additional expense was discussed. 

 

Reports.  The following reports were presented in written form:  secondary principal report, transportation report, superintendent report, and board information report. 

 

Adjourn  

 

Motion Passed:  Motion by Blecha, second by Baney to adjourn at 6:49 P.M.  passed with a motion by Mr. Mike Blecha and a second by Mr. Brad Baney.  6 Yeas - 0 Nays – 3 Absent.  Yes:  Baney, Blecha, Frederick, Lorens, Lutz, Noffsinger.  No:  None.  Absent:  Haines, League, Stamm.

 

 

 

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                                                                                                       Sandy Noffsinger, Secretary