Columbus Public Schools
April 20, 2015 5:00 PM
Work Session and Regular Meeting of the Board of Education
I. Listening Session - At Maintenance Facility
II. Call To Order - Work Session
III. Board Work Session
III.A. High School Construction Site Tour
III.B. Maintenance Facility Presentation at ESU 7/CPS Student Center
III.C. Executive Session
Actions Taken

Order #15-92 - Motion Passed:  Motion to go into executive session passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Alan Dostal.

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. Opportunity for Public to be Heard
X. Recognitions
X.A. 2015 Educator of the Year Award – Introduction of Nominees
X.B. 2015 Operations Employee of the Year Award – Introduction of Nominees
X.C. Paige Stadler and Stephanie Sparling – Participation as members of a national honor choir sponsored by the American Choral Directors Association
X.D. New World Singers - 1st place in the Northeast show and Jazz Choir Festival
X.E. Destination Imagination Global Finals Team
XI. Presentations:
XI.A. School/Business Partnership
XI.B. DLR/Hausmann Construction
XII. Items removed from Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #15-93 - Motion Passed:  To remove Brandon Stange's resignation from 13b passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XIII. Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #15-94 - Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the Consent Agenda passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Candace Becher.

XIII.A. Item removed from consent agenda
Actions Taken

Order #15-95 - Motion Passed:  Deny the resignation of Brandon Stange passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Ken Curry.

XIII.B. Approval of minutes for the meetings of the March 9, 2015, and March 16, 2015
XIII.C. Certified Personnel Action
XIII.D. Classified Personnel Action
XIII.E. Tentative Graduate List
XIII.F. Professional Travel Report
XIV. Financial Reports - 2,3,4a
Actions Taken

Order #15-96 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve the financial reports 2, 3, 4a. passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XV. Financial Report 4b.
Actions Taken

Order #15-97 - Motion Passed:  Move to approve Financial Report 4b. passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XVI. Special Administrative Functions
XVI.A. Columbus Middle School 2015-2016 Course Descriptions
Actions Taken

Order #15-98 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the CMS 2015-2016 Course Descriptions, as submitted passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Ken Curry.

XVI.B. Proposed 2015-16 OT/PT Contract
Actions Taken

Order #15-99 - Motion Passed:  The superintendent recommends the board approve the proposed 2015-16 OT/PT contracts as submitted passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XVI.C. Summer Maintenance List
Actions Taken

Order #15-100 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the 2015 Summer Maintenance List, as submitted passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Ken Curry.

XVI.D. Acceptance of Gifts/Donations
Actions Taken

Order #15-101 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board accept the attached gifts/donations: CPS Foundation, CHS Band Boosters, CHS Sports Boosters, Centennial PAC, 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.

XVI.E. High School STEM Curriculum
Actions Taken

Order #15-102 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends the Board approve the High School STEM Curriculum passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Alan Dostal.

XVI.F. Discoverer 4th Subdivision Water, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Sewer and Paving
Actions Taken

Order #15-103 - Motion Passed:  The superintendent recommends the Board approve the Discoverer 4th Addition water, sanitary sewer, storm sewer and paving from Obrist & Co. Inc. and Gehring Construction & Ready Mix Co. Inc as submitted passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Theresa Seipel.

XVI.G. Superintendent’s Contract, Salary and Benefit Package
Actions Taken

Order #15-104 - Motion Passed:  The Board recommends the approval of a 3.90% increase in the Superintendent’s Contract, Salary and Benefit Package for the 2015-16 school year passed with a motion by Ken Curry and a second by Alan Dostal.

XVI.H. Approval of New Positions based on enrollment and the Strategic Plan for student needs.
Actions Taken

Order #15-105 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends the board approve the hiring of a 1 FTE Elementary Teacher, 1 FTE High School Teacher, .5 FTE increase in ELL at West Park, 1 FTE Career/Academic/STEM Coordinator for the high school and 1 FTE Elementary Counselor/School Psychologist for the 2015-16 school year passed with a motion by Candace Becher and a second by Francis Kuehler.

XVI.I. Lease Agreement with Boys Town
Actions Taken

Order #15-106 - Motion Passed:  The Superintendent recommends that the Board approve the long-term lease agreement with Boys Town in Duncan, NE, as submitted passed with a motion by Alan Dostal and a second by Ken Curry.

XVII. Superintendent's Report
XVII.A. CPS Employee Banquet – May 1, 2015
XVIII. Board Sharing
XIX. Executive Session
XX. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Order #15-107 - Motion Passed:  Motion to Adjourn passed with a motion by Theresa Seipel and a second by Candace Becher.