Details for Cass County School District 097Elmwood-Murdock Public SchoolsJanuary 8, 2020A meeting

Cass County School District 097Elmwood-Murdock Public SchoolsJanuary 8, 2020A meeting of the Board of Education of the Elmwood-Murdock Public Schools wasconvened in open and public session at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8th in theboardroom in the high school at Murdock. Board members Mark Luetchens, Mark Meyer,Jesse Rust, Dave Oehlerking, Kathy Frahm and Jeff Backemeyer were present. Also present was Superintendent Ryan Knippelmeyer, Elementary Principal Trisha Nichelson, Secondary Principal Tim Allemang.Notice of the meeting was given in advance by posting in accordance with the Boardapproved method for giving notice of meetings. Notice of this meeting and the subjects to be discussed at the meeting were given in advance to all members of the Board ofEducation. A current copy of the agenda was maintained as stated in the publicized notice.Board President Mark Luetchens called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.Election of officers for 2020 as follows:Oehlerking/Rust (M/S) for Luetchens for president; motion passed 6-0Rust/Oehlerking (M/S) for Frahm for vice president; motion passed 6-0Rust/Backemeyer (M/S) for Meyer for secretary; motion passed 6-0Oehlerking/Luetchens (M/S) for Backemeyer for treasurer; motion passed 6-0Rust/Backemeyer (M/S) to approve board bills, consent agenda, and roll. Motion passed 6-0The Board received and reviewed reports from: Elementary Principal / Special Education /Director, Secondary Principal/Activities Director and Superintendent.Action Items:Oehlerking/Rust (M/S) to designate the Plattsmouth Journal as the official newspaperfor the Elmwood-Murdock School District. Motion passed 6-0Backemeyer/Frahm (M/S) to designate the Corn Growers State Bank in Murdock and the American Exchange Bank in Elmwood as the official depositories for Elmwood-Murdock School District funds. Motion passed 6-0Rust/Backemeyer (M/S) to go into Executive Session at 7:45 p.m. for the purpose ofconducting strategy session with respect to collective bargaining. Motion passed 6-0Rust/Frahm (M/S) to come out of Executive session at 7:54 p.m. Motion passed 6-0Discussion items included:The Board received and reviewed a rough draft of the 2019-2020 District Newsletter and District Report Card that will be emailed to all district patrons on January 10, 2020.The Board reviewed the 2020 committee roles as presented. All committees are staying the same as in 2019.Committee on Americanism / Staff Relations: Frahm (Chair), Rust, LuetchensBudget: Backemeyer (Chair), Oehlerking, LuetchensAdministrative Review: Oehlerking (Chair), Backemeyer, MeyerNegotiations: Luetchens (Chair) Frahm, RustPolicy: Rust (Chair), Oehlerking, MeyerFacilities / Transportation: Meyer (Chair) Frahm, BackemeyerThe Board reviewed the draft agenda for the special board meeting for strategic planning on January 25, 2020, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the boardroom.Rust/Oehlerking (M/S) to adjourn at 8:20 p.m. Motion passed 6-0The next regular Board of Education meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 12,2020, beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the boardroom at Elmwood-Murdock High SchoolRespectfully submitted,Mark Meyer, Board SecretaryELMWOOD-MURDOCK PUBLIC SCHOOLSBILLS FOR APPROVALJANUARY 2020GENERAL FUNDVendor Name Vendor Description AmountAG TAC SERVICES, LLC SERVICES 10,932.18ALLEMANG, TIMOTHY MILEAGE 153.70AMAZON SUPPLIES 778.88ASHLAND DISPOSAL SERVICE SERVICES 482.00BULLDOGS BAR FOOD 467.50CENTERPOINT ENERGY SERVICES SERVICES 497.15RETAIL, LLCCREATIVE MATHEMATICS SUPPLIES 48.00DUANE'S AUTO REPAIR REPAIR 45.00E-M LUNCH FUND SUPPLIES 274.45EAKES OFFICE SOLUTIONS SUPPLIES 1,294.29EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #3 SERVICES 3,980.73EGAN SUPPLY CO SUPPLIES 329.36FRONTIER COOPERATIVE GAS/OIL 2,612.89GARRETT, MARQUES SERVICES 100.00GENERAL FIRE/SAFETY EQUIP CO SERVICES 1,507.63HYNES, LISA SUPPLIES 35.60JAYMAR BUSINESS FORMS, INC SUPPLIES 94.47JUST FOR KIDS SERVICES 1,600.00JW PEPPER & SON, INC SUPPLIES 42.19KIDWELL INC SERVICES 275.00KNIPPELMEYER, RYAN MILEAGE/FEES 311.72KONICA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS SERVICES 387.56KONICA MINOLTA PREMIER FINANCE LEASE 700.00LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR ADV/PRINTING 59.60LUCAS, MICHAEL FEES 2,400.00MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION SUPPLIES 142.14MEESKE ACE HARDWARE SUPPLIES 395.56MENARDS SUPPLIES 121.10MENARDS SUPPLIES 895.55METAL DOORS & HARDWARE COMPANY INC SERVICES 300.00MICK'S DIESEL REPAIR REPAIR 24,778.47NCS PEARSON INC SUPPLIES 259.05NICHELSON, TRISHA MILEAGE 45.24OLD REPUBLIC SURETY COMPANY FEES 100.00OPPD ELECTRICITY 9,636.19PAYSTUBZ SERVICES 48.62PERRY,GUTHERY,HAASE&GESSFORD,P.C. LEGAL SERVICES 367.50PESI INC FEES 219.99PRENTICE PEST MANAGEMENT SERVICES 110.00SCREEN SURGEONS SUPPLIES 49.00UNITE PRIVATE NETWORKS, LLC SERVICES 1,385.00VERIZON SERVICES 40.01VILLAGE OF ELMWOOD WATER/SEWER 184.00WALDINGER CORPORATION SERVICES 4,003.74WILSON, CHARLES SERVICES 400.00MONTHLY EXPENDITURES $72,891.06PAYROLL EXPENDITURES $398,992.33TOTAL EXPENDITURES $471,883.39GENERAL FUND PREPAIDS-DECEMBER 2019AMAZON FEES 119.00BLENDER INSTITUTE SOFTWARE 128.27VIDEO BLOCKS SOFTWARE 349.00MONTHLY EXPENDITURES $596.27(1:3)20(43125)