04.23.14

SIDNEY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Regular Board Meeting

October 15, 2007


  President Mattoon called the regular meeting to order at 7:15 p.m. with the following members present: Steve Mattoon, Jeffrey Wernsman, Randall Flamig, Tanya Lewis, Lori Geiger, Superintendent John Hakonson and Secretary Sharon Oliverius.

  Geiger moved, seconded by Flamig to approve the minutes of the regular meeting on September 18, 2007, with correction and the special meeting on September 25, 2007.  Roll call vote: Aye 5, Nay 0. Motion carried.

  Flamig moved, seconded by Wernsman to approve the warrants.  Roll call vote: Aye 5, Nay 0.  Motion carried.

  Lewis moved, seconded by Geiger to approve the financial reports.  Roll call vote: Aye 5, Nay 0. Motion carried.

  Board member Tom VonSeggern  arrived at 7:30 p.m.

  Flamig moved, seconded by Lewis to recognize and commend Melanie Klipfel, grade 7; Josh Blauert, grade 8; Mattie Anglin, grade 9; Avery Mika, grade 10; Alycia Eaton-Oakes, grade 11 and Matt Scranton, grade 12 as Students of the Month for September. Roll call vote: Aye 6, Nay 0. Motion carried.

  Geiger moved, seconded by Wernsman to recognize the Girl's Golf team consisting of McKenzie O'Connell, third place medalist, Courtney Fletcher, Audrey Hagan, Mindy Hagan and Brisa Rocha for their eighth place finish at state; Girl's Cross Country team consisting of Jenny Volkmer, Da'neca Romick, Nicole Troelstrup, Chelsea Barton, Ashley Hodges and Kaitlyn Wells for placing second at district; Hunter Arterburn, fifth place and Eric Gutierrez, eighth place at district Cross Country.  Roll call vote: Aye 6, Nay 0.  Motion carried.

  Geiger moved, seconded by Lewis to recognize and commend the Sidney High School band for first place in the Oktoberfest parade. Roll call vote:  Aye 6, Nay 0. Motion carried.

  Coleen Langdon gave a report on the Cool Kids Club.

  Motion made by Flamig, seconded by Lewis that the Board of Education of this School District should and does hereby:

•1.  SELECTION OF CONSTRUCTION DELIVERY METHOD:  Select the construction delivery method of construction management "at Risk" under the provisions of the Nebraska School Construction Alternatives Act, Neb. Rev. Stat. 79-2001, et. Seg. (the "Act"), and the Board of Education policies promulgated pursuant to such act, including  pre-construction services during schematic design and design development, and construction management at-risk services for proposed construction of a new Sidney High School building (hereinafter referred to individually as the ("Project").

•2. AUTHORIZATION FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT CONSTRUCTION MANAGER: The Administration, in consultation with school district legal counsel, is directed to prepare a request for proposals for the position of the Project Construction Manager at Risk as required by the Act and other applicable law and board policy for the Project.


The foregoing Motion having been read in their entirety, Member Flamig moved for their passage and adoption.  Member Lewis seconded same.  After discussion and on roll call vote the following members voted in favor of passage and adoption of the above Resolutions, Findings and Determinations:  Tom VonSeggern, Steven Mattoon, Randall Flamig, Lori Geiger, Jeffrey Wernsman, Tanya Lewis.

The above Resolutions, Findings and Determinations, having been consented to by more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the members of the Board of Education of this school district was required by the Act was declared as passed and adopted by the President at a duly held and lawfully convened meeting in full compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Law.

Board recessed at 8:25 p.m.

Board reconvened at 8:30 p.m.

Lewis moved, seconded by Flamig to approve the sale of general obligation bonds to finance the high school construction project of $9,955,000.00.  Roll call vote:  Aye 6, Nay 0. Motion carried.

VonSeggern moved, seconded by Lewis to approve bid of Hodges Rock & Landscape Services of $15,400.00 for seeding practice field and playground area at West.  Roll call vote:  Aye 6, Nay 0. Motion carried.

 Lewis moved, seconded by Flamig to approve bid of Jerry Haupt Construction & Landscaping of $24,500.00 for underground automatic sprinkler system on practice field and playground area at West.  Roll call vote:  Aye 6, Nay 0. Motion carried.

  Items discussed:  
Purchase of a new school bus.

Purchase of a steel building for bus storage and maintenance.

Board, Principal's and Superintendent's reports were given.

The next meeting of the Sidney Board of Education will be held on November 12, 2007, at 7:15 p.m.

Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m.


Sharon Oliverius, Secretary

Board of Education