Columbus Public Schools
August 19, 2013 5:00 PM
Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
I. Call To Order - Work Session
II. Board Work Session
II.A. Set Budget Hearing Date
II.B. Rex Schultze, Perry Law Firm
II.C. Columbus Community Hospital - Drug Testing Presentation by Amy Blaser, Danielle Frewing, and Mary Birkel
II.D. Executive Session
III. Dinner at CHS Media Center - No business will be discussed. (recess)
IV. Call to order - Board Meeting
V. Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call
VI. Open Meeting Notice of Posted Law
VI.A. President insures that all can hear the proceedings
VII. Mission Statement
VIII. Open Forum
IX. Recognitions
X. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #13-158 - Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Candace Becher.

X.A. Approval of Minutes for the meetings of July 15 and 17, 2013
X.B. Certified Personnel Action
X.C. Classified Personnel Action
X.D. Approval of School District of Columbus Foundation Board of Directors for a three-year term
X.E. Professional Travel Report
XI. Financial Reports (Attachments 2-4a)
Actions Taken

Order #13-159 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve the financial reports passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Mike Goos.

XII. Financial Reports (Attachments 4b)
Actions Taken

Order #13-160 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve financial report passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XIII. Special Administrative Functions
XIII.A. Policy 504.50, Drug Testing
Actions Taken

Order #13-161 - Motion Passed:  New Policy 504.50, Drug and Alcohol Testing, is being presented for second reading and final approval, as submitted passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Ken Curry.

XIII.B. HVAC Contracted Service
Actions Taken

Order #13-162 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the contract with CMI (Control Management Inc.) for HVAC service September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014 for $21,000.00 passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.

XIII.C. Acceptance of Gifts/Donations
Actions Taken

Order #13-163 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board accept the attached gifts/donations: CPS Foundation, North Park PTO, Lost Creek POT, CMS PAC, West Park PTO, as submitted passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Candace Becher.

XIII.D. Social Studies Curriculum
Actions Taken

Order #13-164 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the Social Studies Standards and Curriculum Guide for 2013-2014. passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XIII.E. NJUMP (Nebraska Joint Utilities Management Program)
XIII.F. Teacher Handbook - 2013-2014
Actions Taken

Order #13-165 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the Teacher Handbook for the 2013-2014 school year, as submitted passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Candace Becher.

XIII.G. Classified Handbook - 2013-2014
Actions Taken

Order #13-166 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the Classified Handbook for 2013-2014, as submitted passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Ken Curry.

XIV. Superintendent's Report
XV. Board Sharing
XVI. Executive Session
XVII. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #13-167 - Motion Passed:  Motion to come out of Executive Session and Adjourn passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Theresa Seipel.