February 2021 Minutes
Unofficial M I N U T E S
BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT #62
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2021 @ 6:30 P.M.
SCRIBNER – SNYDER BAND BUILDING
Open the Meeting
Call the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Scribner-Snyder Vice President, Mike Fischer presiding.
Open Meetings Act
Notice of this meeting was properly published in a newspaper of general circulation by advance Public Notice with notice and advance agenda given to all members of the board prior to the meeting date.
NOTE: The meeting was broadcast Facebook live @sstrojans.org
The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
A call of roll showed 5 members present: Mike Fischer, Malia Nemecek, Don Beck, Cory Schlueter and Andrea Vacha.
Laura Schnoor absent
Welcoming of Visitors
Vice President Fischer welcomed the visitors. (2 visitors)
Board toured the buildings from 6:35 - 7:05 p.m.
Board Members – nothing reported
Principal Stithem reported on the following items:
- Maps Testing
- EX-CEL Program
- Textbook adoption
- Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for March 9th.
- Crisis Team Training
Superintendent Peitzmeier reported on the following items:
- Legislative Issues:
-Personnel: AD Position
-Cares Funds II
-EMS Risk Assessment
-Old School possibilities
-Life Skills Program
-L.V. Co-op Sports
-Midland Interview Fair
-Congratulations: Kristen Schellenberg 2nd @ State Wrestling
Jaxon Smutz 2nd @ Conference Wrestling
Chandler Carrier 5th @ Conference Wrestling
Hannah Ryun 1st place in Creed Speaking at Dist. FFA
Hannah also Qualified for State.
- Updated the Board on Superintendent attendance/absences
Approval of the Consent Agenda:
Nemecek moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented which includes the approval of the agenda, the January 11, 2021 and January 27, 2021 Minutes, Excused absent Board Member, Laura Schnoor for prior obligations, Treasurers (attachment 1) Financial (attachment 2) reports and the actual General Fund expenses (attachment 3), and placed them on file. Vacha seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1 other.
Nemecek moved to approve participation in the Title 1 Cooperative through ESU #2. Schlueter seconded and the motion carried 5-yes, 1-other.
Vacha moved that Casey Keene, be hired as a K-12 Special Education Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Beck seconded and the motion carried 5-yes, 1-other.
Schlueter moved to approve the application of Susan Dostal for the Early Retirement Incentive Program per policy 408.06 effective at the end of the 2020-2021 contracted school year. Vacha seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other. The Board expressed their thanks and appreciation for her contributions to SSCS.
Vacha moved to approve the application of Sally O’Neill-Cole for the Early Retirement Incentive Program per policy 408.06 effective at the end of the 2020-2021 contracted school year. Nemecek seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other. The Board expressed their thanks and appreciation for her contributions to SSCS.
Nemecek moved to accept the resignation, with regret, of Deron Meyer. Vacha seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other.
Nemecek moved to authorize the superintendent as the signing agent for E-Rate for the 2021-2022 school year. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other.
Building Demolition Discussion
Board Goals- Mr. Peitzmeier will meet with the school improvement steering committee and Board Policy Committee to discuss.
Nemecek moved to enter executive session at 8:06 p.m. for the purpose of discussing personnel when necessary to prevent needless injury to the reputation of a person and such person has not requested a public meeting; and for the protection of the public interest. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other
Nemecek moved to resume Regular Session at 8:29 p.m. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other.
Nemecek moved to approve an offer to Superintendent Peitzmeier’s contract for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 school year with the proposed compensation package also including Life Insurance package discussed in negotiations. Schlueter seconded and motion carried 5-yes, 1-other.
There being no further business on the agenda of this meeting, Vice President Mike Fischer adjourned the meeting at 8:33 p.m.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education of District #62, Dodge County, will be Monday, March 8, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., in the Scribner–Snyder Band Room. Agenda items are kept current in the superintendent’s office and may be inspected during regular business hours.