Dundy County Stratton Schools
December 08, 2016 10:00 AM
Board of Education Special Meeting
1. Opening Procedures
Rationale

 

1.A. Call to order
1.B. Roll Call
2. Open meetings law
Rationale

  1. The Board of Education reserves the right to enter into Closed/Executive Session for 1) the protection of public interest or 2) the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of an individual, and the individual has not requested a public meeting. When making a motion to enter into Closed/Executive Session, the member making such a request should be as specific as possible keeping the previously listed stipulation in consideration. 
  2. If the Board is in agreement, a motion maybe to enter into Closed/Executive Session to 1) discuss a personnel matter, or 2) for the prevention of needless injury to the reputation of the individual, or 3) to discuss litigation and for the protection of the public interest.
  3. Action concerning matters discussed in Closed/Executive Session will be acted upon in open session

3. Consent Agenda
Recommended Motion

Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented with the exception of removing items _______

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented. passed with a motion by Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger and a second by Mrs. Amy Haines.

Member Votes
Mr. Brad Baney Absent
Mr. Mike Blecha Yes
Mr. Jason Frederick Yes
Mrs. Amy Haines Yes
Mr. Kevin League Absent
Mr. Kent Lorens Yes
Mr. Mike Lutz Absent
Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger Yes
Mr. Shad Stamm Yes
3.A. Verification of publication and notice
Rationale

To verify that notice of the meeting was given by publication in the Benkelman Post, a legal newspaper for Dundy County Stratton and by written notice to each member of the board, the designated method of giving notice

Recommended Motion

Motion to verify the publication and notice of the meeting was properly given

3.B. Adoption of the agenda
Rationale

To adopt the agenda of this meeting. The board reserves the right to change the order of items within the agenda.

Recommended Motion

Motion to adopt the agenda

4. Business Meeting
4.A. Superintendent Evaluation
Rationale

The board should conduct the annual superintendent evaluation in accordance with the new procedures. Shad will have the compiled ratings and a copy of each board members evaluation at the meeting

Recommended Motion

Motion to approve the 2016-2017 superintendent evaluation

4.A.1. Superintendent Evaluation - enter executive session
Recommended Motion

Motion for the board to enter closed session to conduct the superintendent evaluation because it is in the school district’s interest, to prevent needless injury to someone’s reputation and the public’s best interest to discuss this in closed session.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion for the board to enter closed session at 10:15 to conduct the superintendent evaluation because it is in the school district’s interest, to prevent needless injury to someone’s reputation and the public’s best interest to discuss this in closed session. passed with a motion by Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger and a second by Mrs. Amy Haines.

Member Votes
Mr. Brad Baney Absent
Mr. Mike Blecha Yes
Mr. Jason Frederick Yes
Mrs. Amy Haines Yes
Mr. Kevin League Absent
Mr. Kent Lorens Yes
Mr. Mike Lutz Absent
Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger Yes
Mr. Shad Stamm Yes
4.A.2. Superintendent Evaluation - exit executive session
Rationale

The president or presiding officer declares that the executive session has ended. After the following motion has been properly moved, seconded and passed, the presiding officer should state for the record that the executive session has ended and that the board adhered to the stated reason for entering executive session.

 

Recommended Motion

Motion to exit executive session

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  President Stamm declared the Board out of executive session at 1:20 PM. Motion by Lorens, second by Blecha to enter into open session. President Stamm stated the only item discussed in executive session was the superintendent evaluation. passed with a motion by Mr. Kent Lorens and a second by Mr. Mike Blecha.

Member Votes
Mr. Brad Baney Yes
Mr. Mike Blecha Yes
Mr. Jason Frederick Yes
Mrs. Amy Haines Yes
Mr. Kevin League Absent
Mr. Kent Lorens Yes
Mr. Mike Lutz Absent
Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger Yes
Mr. Shad Stamm Yes
4.A.3. Superintendent evaluation - approval
Rationale

After the board has concluded the evaluation they need to approve the evaluation in open session. 

Recommended Motion

Motion to approve the superintendent evaluation

4.B. Goals
Rationale

This agenda item is to discuss district goals short and long term

5. Adjourn
Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  Motion to adjourn at 2:00 PM passed with a motion by Mr. Mike Blecha and a second by Mr. Brad Baney.

Member Votes
Mr. Brad Baney Yes
Mr. Mike Blecha Yes
Mr. Jason Frederick Yes
Mrs. Amy Haines Yes
Mr. Kevin League Absent
Mr. Kent Lorens Yes
Mr. Mike Lutz Absent
Mrs. Sandy Noffsinger Yes
Mr. Shad Stamm Yes