Columbus Public Schools
January 09, 2012 5:00 PM
Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
I. Listening Session
II. Call To Order - Work Session
III. Board Work Session
III.A. Columbus High School Presentation
III.B. TeamMates Presentation
III.C. Portables
III.D. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #12-49 - Motion Passed:  Motion to go into executive session at 6:27 p.m. The Board then recessed until the end of the regular board meeting passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Barb Lehr.

IV. Dinner at ESU7/Student Center - No business will be discussed.
V. Call to order - Board Meeting
VI. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call
VII. Open Meeting Notice of Posted Law
VII.A. President insures that all can hear the proceedings
VIII. Mission Statement
IX. Election of President for 2012
Actions Taken

Order #12-50 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Ken Curry.

X. Election of Vice President for 2012
Actions Taken

Order #12-51 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Barb Lehr and a second by Mike Goos.

XI. Open Forum
XII. Recognitions
XII.A. John Krogstrand
XIII. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #12-52 - Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Alan Dostal.

XIII.A. Appointment by the Board of Education for the 2012 Calendar Year
XIII.A.1. Appointment of Secretary - Troy Loeffelholz
XIII.A.2. Appointment of Treasurer - Sandy Krings
XIII.A.3. Appointment of School Law Firms
XIII.A.3.a. Grant and Grant
XIII.A.3.b. Perry, Guthrey, Haase, and Gessford
XIII.A.4. Appointment of Signatory of the district for the purpose of Federal Fund - Troy Loeffelholz
XIII.A.5. Appointment of Signatory of the School Lunch Account - Troy Loeffelholz
XIII.B. Approval of Minutes for the 12/12/11 board meeting
XIII.C. Certified Personnel Action
XIII.D. Classified Personnel Action
XIII.E. Professional Travel Report
XIV. Items to be Removed From Consent Agenda
XV. Financial Reports
Actions Taken

Order #12-53 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve the financial reports passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Ken Curry.

XVI. Special Administrative Functions
XVI.A. Appointments by the Board President
XVI.A.1. Appointment of a board member to serve on the Selection Committee for the Annual School Bell Award (Theresa Seipel)
Actions Taken

Order #12-54 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.

XVI.A.2. Appointment of negotiating team for the 2012-2013 teacher's contract (Barb Lehr and Ken Curry)
Actions Taken

Order #12-55 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Mike Goos.

XVI.A.3. Appointment of a board representative to the Nebraska Association of School Boards' Delegate Assembly (Mike Goos)
Actions Taken

Order #12-56 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Barb Lehr and a second by Ken Curry.

XVI.B. Committee and Foundation Board Appointments
XVI.B.1. Appointment of Board Members to the four standing Board Sub-committees (Building & Site: Ken Curry and Alan Dostal, Curriculum: Mike Goos and Barb Lehr, Finance & Personnel: Barb Lehr and Theresa Seipel, and Policy: Alan Dostal and Theresa Seipel
Actions Taken

Order #12-57 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Alan Dostal.

XVI.B.2. Appointment of a Board member to serve on the Niewohner-Kersenbrock Library Committee (Mike Goos)
Actions Taken

Order #12-58 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Barb Lehr and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XVI.B.3. Appointment of three Board Members to Committee on Americanism (Ken Curry, Mike Goos, and Theresa Seipel)
Actions Taken

Order #12-59 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Barb Lehr and a second by Ken Curry.

XVI.B.4. Appointment of two Board Members to an annual term on the School District of Columbus Foundation Board (Alan Dostal and Francis Kuehler)
Actions Taken

Order #12-60 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Ken Curry.

XVI.B.5. Appointment of a Board Member to serve as a representative to the NASB Legislative Relations Network (Francis Kuehler)
Actions Taken

Order #12-61 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Barb Lehr.

XVI.C. Columbus Education Association Bargaining Agent at Columbus Public Schools
Actions Taken

Order #12-62 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the Columbus Education Association as exclusive bargaining agent at the Columbus Public Schools for negotiations for the 2013-2014 contract year passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XVI.D. Cost Avoidance Program Summary
XVI.E. Revised Job Descriptions
Actions Taken

Order #12-63 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the revised job descriptions for Executive Director of Business Operations/Human Relations and Executive Director of Technology/Maintenance & Operations, as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.

XVI.F. Amended Policy 502.03, Entrance Admissions
Actions Taken

Order #12-64 - Motion Passed:  Amended Policy 502.03, Entrance Admissions, is being presented to include new guidelines required for Kindergarten entrance into school, as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.

XVI.G. Purchase of Portable Classrooms
Actions Taken

Motion Withdrawn:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the District purchasing _____4____ portable buildings from Lincoln Public Schools at a cost no greater than $7,500 each for classroom use. The item was pulled from the agenda and a motion was withdrawn by Alan Dostal.

XVII. Superintendent's Report
XVIII. Board Sharing
XIX. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #12-65 - Motion Passed:  Motion to go into Executive Session at 8:25 p.m. to discuss legal and personnel matters passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XX. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #12-66 - Motion Passed:  Motion to come out of executive session and adjourn at 9:24 p.m. passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.