August 2019 Minutes
Unofficial M I N U T E S
BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT #62
MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2019
SCRIBNER – SNYDER BAND BUILDING
Board Members Present: Mike Fischer, Laura Schnoor, Malia Nemecek, Don Beck, Cory Schlueter, Andrea Vacha
Board Members Absent:
Others Present: Supt. Ginger Meyer, Principal Brad Stithem, Recording Secretary Sharon Meyer
President Mike Fischer called the regular meeting of School Board #62 to order on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. A call of roll showed all members present. 70 guests present.
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Open Meetings Act:
The board meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.
Approval of the Consent Agenda:
Schnoor moved to accept the consent Agenda which includes the approval of the agenda, the June 8, 2019 Minutes, Treasurers (attachment 1) and Financial (attachment 2) reports and the actual General Fund (attachment 3), expenses, and placed them on file. Vacha seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Several local patrons addressed the board regarding their concerns on a merger.
Principal Stithem reported on the following items:
- Curriculum Review
- Elementary Open House will be held Wednesday, Aug 14th at 6:60 p.m.
- 7th Grade Orientation /9th Grade Computer Boot Camp will be held Wednesday, August 14, starting at 6:30 p.m.
- Teacher work days Aug 12-13-14. School begins on August 15th.
- The coaches have reported a successful start of the fall sports season.
- Welcome back to all the staff and students.
Superintendent Meyer reported on the following items:
- Scribner – Snyder Community School is a Nationally Accredited AdvancEd School.
Addison Lange, Elissa Dames and Jillian Dames gave a presentation on what they did at National FCCLA. Congratulations to the girls and Mrs. Drey.
Discussed possibly purchasing another vehicle, and vape detectors.
Schnoor made a motion to approve the purchase of a vehicle to add to the transportation fleet and be paid from the Depreciation Fund. Nemecek seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
Vacha made a motion to continue discussion of possible reorganization with adjoining school districts under Nebraska statutes and case law in consultation with school district legal counsel. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 4 yes, 2 no (Fischer, Beck).
Schlueter made a motion to retain the law firm of Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford to assist in the possible reorganization of the Scribner-Snyder Community School District. Vacha seconded and the motion carried 4-yes, 2-no (Fischer, Beck).
There being no further business, Schnoor moved for adjournment at 10:08 p.m., Vacha seconded and motion carried 6-yes.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of District #62, Dodge County, will be Monday, September 9, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., at the Scribner –Snyder Attendance Center. Agenda items are kept current in the superintendent’s office and may be inspected during regular business hours.