Details for Mtg. Min./Jan.8

Board of Education Regular Meeting Notice of this meeting was published in the Lexington Clipper-Herald on January 8, 2022. 5:00 PM Lexington City Council Chambers 406 E. 7th St. Lexington, NE 68850 1. CALL TO ORDER AND NOTICE OF MEETING 2. FLAG SALUTE 3. OPEN MEETINGS ACT 4. ROLL CALL 5. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS 6. PUBLIC COMMENTS 7. CONSENT AGENDA Any Board Member: "Motion to approve the consent agenda." Passed with a motion by Carlos Saiz and a second by Garth Mins. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 7.1. Approve Minutes 7.2. Approve Payment of Invoices Checking, 1, Fund: 01, GENERAL FUND, Advance Services, Inc., 843.59, B & H Foto & Electronics Corp., 8,023.00, Bauer Built, 114.00, Black Hills Energy, 16,000.13, Bliven, James, 500.00, Bob's True Value, 57.83, Boiler Chiller Systems LLC, 27,090.81, CCS PRESENTATION SYSTEMS, 5,230.00, Charter Communications, 340.14, CITY OF LEXINGTON, 45,634.02, Country Partners Cooperative, 23.92, D & M Security, Inc., 75.00, DAN'S SANITATION, 2,656.00, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & EQUIPMENT CO., 1,938.58, ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS, Inc., 255.00, ESU 10, 10,252.11, HOMETOWN LEASING, 12,728.28, Integrated Security Solutions, 600.00, JONES PLUMBING & HEATING, 240.50, KSB School Law, PC LLC, 884.00, LEXINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 150.00, LEXINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS-GENERAL FUND, 1,228.19, Lexington Regional Health Center, 8,849.43, Linsenmeyer, Christa, 336.00, McCandless Backhoeing Inc, 820.00, MEAD LUMBER, 963.70, MID-STATES AUTOMATION & CONTROL, INC., 4,320.00, MIDWEST FLOOR SPECIALISTS, 6,064.00, Mike's Sprinkler Service, 6,321.19, Munroe Meyer Institute, 2,000.00, ONE SOURCE Inc., 349.00, OReilly Auto Parts, 59.99, Paper Tiger Shredding, Document Shredding Service, 260.00, PLATTE VALLEY AUTO MART, 56.14, PLUM CREEK MEDICAL GROUP, P.C., 140.00, PowerSchool Group LLC, 4,400.00, RevTrak, 29.95, S&W AUTO PARTS, 220.11, Sparq Data Solutions, Inc., 2,100.00, STRIKE & SPARE BOWL, 80.00, Unite Private Networks, LLC, 1,680.51, USA Communications, 136.26, Verizon Wireless, 3,338.30, Volvo Trucks of Lexington, 1,317.67, VVS, Inc., 114.59, Yanda's Music, 15,810.20, CASH-WA DISTRIBUTING CO., 25,241.56, EARTH GRAINS-Sara Lee Bakery, 3,415.10, Hiland Dairy Foods Company, 13,209.16, US Foods - Grand Island, 52,216.23 7.3. Approve Financial Reports 7.4. Personnel Actions 7.4.1. Approve Resignations 7.4.1.1. Kristi Jergensen--Technology director 7.4.1.2. Barb Gydesen--LHS family & consumer science teacher 7.4.2. Approve Hiring Recommendations 7.4.2.1. Blaike Edeal--Elementary special education teacher 7.4.2.2. Destiny McVay-Schultz--Sandoz elementary teacher 7.5. Appointments, Designations, and Authorizations for 2022 7.5.1. Appoint standing board committees and establish meeting dates, times, and locations. 7.5.2. Authorize John Hakonson to be the official district representative for all local, state, and federal programs. 7.5.3. Appoint Maria Barajas, Jeremy Roberts, and Steve Smith to serve as community representatives on the Lexington Public Schools Building Corporation. 7.5.4. Appoint Roger Reutlinger, Larry Steinberger, and John Hakonson to the Lexington Community Facilities Agency (LCFA). 7.5.5. Designate the Lexington Clipper-Herald as the official district newspaper. 7.5.6. Designate Pinnacle Bank and Great Western Bank as depositories of district funds. 7.5.7. Designate Heldt, McKeone, & Copley Law; and KSB School Law as legal counsel for the district. 8. NEW BUSINESS 8.1. Elect board officers: 8.1.1. President Motion to elect Garth Mins as board president. Passed with a motion by Roger Reutlinger and a second by Carlos Saiz. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.1.2. Vice-president Motion to elect Carlos Saiz as board vice-president. Passed with a motion by Larry Steinberger and a second by Roger Reutlinger. Carlos Saiz: Abstain (With Conflict), Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.1.3. Secretary Motion to elect Larry Steinberger as board secretary. Passed with a motion by Cindy Benjamin and a second by Carlos Saiz. Larry Steinberger: Abstain (With Conflict), Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea 8.1.4. Treasurer Motion to elect Drew Welch as board treasurer. Passed with a motion by Travis Maloley and a second by Carlos Saiz. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.2. Policy & Transportation 8.2.1. Receive public input, review, and consider reapproval of policy 2007 concerning reimbursement and miscellaneous expenditures. Motion to approve policy 2007 as presented. Passed with a motion by Carlos Saiz and a second by Garth Mins. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.2.2. Review and consider reapproval of policy 2008 concerning board meetings including the method of providing public notice of school board meetings. Motion to approve policy 2008 as presented. Passed with a motion by Garth Mins and a second by Travis Maloley. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.2.3. School Wellness policy 5052 triennial assessment and review. 8.2.4. Consider approval of out-of-state travel request. Motion to approve LHS speech team request to participate in the national-qualifying speech competition in Spearfish, SD, as presented. Passed with a motion by Garth Mins and a second by Travis Maloley. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.3. Buildings & Grounds 8.3.1. Consider approval of contract for turf engineering and bid services. Motion to approve proposal from REGA Engineering in the amount of $49,900.00 plus reimbursable expenses, as presented, for engineering, specifications, and bidding services for field turf. Passed with a motion by Travis Maloley and a second by Roger Reutlinger. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.4. Legislative & Finance 8.4.1. Consider approval of settlement offer from ALICAP on bus loss from fire. Motion to approve settlement offer of $39,858.67, excluding deductible, from ALICAP on loss of 1998 Prevost bus. Passed with a motion by Travis Maloley and a second by Carlos Saiz. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.5. ESSER III ITEMS 8.5.1. Review, receive public feedback, and consider approval of revised Plan for Safe Return, COVID-19 Exclusion and Re-admittance Protocol, and COVID-19 Self-monitoring & Masking in lieu of Quarantine Protocol. Motion to approve revised Plan for Safe Return and COVID-19 Exclusion and Re-admittance and Self-monitoring & Masking in-lieu-of Quarantine protocols as presented. Passed with a motion by Travis Maloley and a second by Carlos Saiz. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 8.5.2. Review, receive public feedback, and consider affirmation of the District's ESSER III expenditure plan. Motion to affirm plan as presented. Passed with a motion by Carlos Saiz and a second by Travis Maloley. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 9. REPORTS & COMMENTS 9.1. Principals, Administrators, and Directors 9.1.1. Curriculum Director Julie Myers 9.1.1.1. NSCAS Growth update 9.1.2. LHS Assistant Principal Cindy Baum 9.1.2.1. Academic Pep Rally January 19 9.1.2.2. 2nd semester assessments- -ELPA, ACT 9.1.2.3. Fall 2022 registration underway 9.1.2.4. Mechatronics sequence update 9.2. Superintendent 9.2.1. A big thanks to Pierce Public Schools and the Pierce community for their assistance and kindness with the bus fire on December 18. They raised over $1000 at their girls wrestling tournament to help our students. 9.2.2. Two key non-certificated positions were recently filled: Matt Fitzgerald will be replacing Dr. Jim Bliven as our student attendance hearing officer starting this month. Scott Schoneman, retired Holdrege AD, is Phil's new administrative assistant. 9.2.3. Well wishes to Barb Gydesen and Kristi Jergensen in their retirements at the end of this year. They both leave enormous shoes to fill and will be greatly missed. 9.2.4. We have invited school attorney Bobby Truhe to present to our 4-12 graders on digital citizenship on January 18. We have had several discipline issues relating to inappropriate content and device use this year. We hope Bobby's visit will raise awareness of the perils of this behavior among LPS students. 9.3. Board members 10. DISCUSS COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. Motion to enter into executive session for the sole purpose of discussing collective bargaining with the executive session being necessary to protect the public interest [at 6:35pm]. Passed with a motion by Larry Steinberger and a second by Travis Maloley. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea Motion to exit executive session at 6:13pm. Passed with a motion by Travis Maloley. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea 11. ADJOURNMENT Any Board Member: "Motion to adjourn this meeting." Passed with a motion by Larry Steinberger. Cindy Benjamin: Yea, Travis Maloley: Yea, Garth Mins: Yea, Roger Reutlinger: Yea, Carlos Saiz: Yea, Larry Steinberger: Yea Dawson County Garth Mins ZNEZ-Ja15

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