Columbus Public Schools
November 18, 2013 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. West Park Elementary School Presentation
III.B. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #13-46 - Motion Passed:  Motion to go into executive session at 5:47 passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Ken Curry.

Order #13-47 - Subsidiary Motion Passed:  Motion to leave executive session at 6:15 with no action taken. passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Candace Becher.

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. Public Hearing for the purpose of reviewing Policy 504.19, Bullying
Actions Taken

Order #13-48 - Motion Passed:  To enter a hearing to discuss the district bullying policy passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Francis Kuehler.

X. OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC TO BE HEARD
XI. Recognitions
XII. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #13-49 - Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XII.A. Approval of Minutes for the meetings of October 21, 2013 and October 28, 2013
XII.B. Certified Personnel Action
XII.C. Classified Personnel Action
XII.D. Grant Writer Hire - Lori Aschoff
XII.E. Professional Travel Report
XIII. Items removed from Consent Agenda
XIV. Financial Reports
Actions Taken

Order #13-50 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve the financial reports passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Mike Goos.

XV. Financial Report - Seipel's Repair Inc.
Actions Taken

Order #13-51 - Motion Passed:  Approve General Fund Expenditure Detail - Seipel's Repair, Inc. passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XVI. Financial Report - Carol Dostal
Actions Taken

Order #13-52 - Motion Passed:  Approve General Fund Expenditure Detail - Carol Dostal passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Mike Goos.

XVII. Special Administrative Functions
XVII.A. Annual Audit Report 2012-2013 – Joe Held, Jr.
Actions Taken

Order #13-53 - Motion Passed:  Joe Held, Jr. with Kruse, Schumacher, Smejkal and Brockhaus will give a presentation on the annual audit report for 2012-2013 school year passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Ken Curry.

XVII.B. Surplus Property
Actions Taken

Order #13-54 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the disposal of all surplus technology equipment, office furniture, and cabinets in the most expeditious way possible during the 2013-2014 school year passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XVII.C. Acceptance of Gifts/Donations – Troy Loeffelholz
Actions Taken

Order #13-55 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board accept the attached gifts/donations:-CPS Foundation, Centennial PAC, CHS Band Booster, CHS Sports Boosters, CMS PAC, Emerson PTO, Lost Creek PTO, North Park PTO, and West Park PTO, as submitted passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XVII.D. STANCE (Schools Taking Action for Nebraska Childrens’ Education)
Actions Taken

Order #13-56 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve membership in STANCE (Schools Taking Action for Nebraska Childrens’ Education), as submitted passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Candace Becher.

XVII.E. Redemption of Outstanding Series 2004 General Obligation Bonds
Actions Taken

Order #13-57 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends calling in for redemption the outstanding 2004 Series General Obligation Bonds passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Mike Goos.

XVII.F. Issuance of Series 2013 General Obligation Refunding Bonds
Actions Taken

Order #13-58 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends the Board approve the authorization of issuance of Series 2013 General Obligation Refunding Bonds passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XVII.G. High School Social Studies Curriculum
Actions Taken

Order #13-59 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the Social Studies Curriculum for 2014-2015, as submitted passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Ken Curry.

XVII.H. High School Economics Textbooks and Resources
Actions Taken

Order #13-60 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the purchase of High School Economics Textbooks and Resources, as submitted passed with a motion by Mike Goos and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XVIII. Superintendent's Report
XIX. Board Sharing
XX. Executive Session
XXI. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #13-61 - Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn at 8:33 p.m. passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Francis Kuehler.