Board of Education 

Committee Meeting

DECEMBER 13, 2021

Board Members

Gene Chohon - President

Amy Jo Rowse - Vice President

Coby Welke - Vice 

President-Elect

Barton Becker - Member

Michael Hammerlun - Member

Aaron Troester - Member

Board Secretary

Kathleen Marvin

Administrators

Amy Shane - Superintendent

William Wragge - HS Principal

Jim York - Elementary Principal

Jill Brodersen - 

Assistant Principal

Nick Hostert - Activities Director

Shannon Stelling - SPED Dir.

Board Treasurer

Carol Hammerlun

__________

 

Attendance Taken at 7:00 PM

Aaron Troester: Absent; Michael Hammerlun: Present; Coby Welke: Present   

Posted Locations: 

• Holt County Independent (print & website)

• KBRX Radio

• O’Neill Post Office

• O’Neill Public Schools Administrative Office

• O’Neill Jr-Sr High School

• O’Neill Elementary School

• O’Neill Public Schools Website

Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Call to Order

The Committee on American Civics of the O’Neill Public School Board of Education was called to order by Superintendent Amy Shane at 7:00 pm, on Monday, December 13, 2021 at the Administrative Offices at 410 East Benton, O’Neill, Nebraska. 

Roll Call

Amy Shane, Shannon Stelling, Will Wragge, and Jim York were also in attendance.

Excused/Unexcused Board Members

A motion to excuse Aaron Troester, passed with a motion made by Coby Welke and seconded by Michael Hammerlun.

Aaron Troester: Absent, Coby Welke: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea

Yea: 2, Nay: 0, Absent: 1

Approve Meeting Agenda

A motion to approve the meeting agenda, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Coby Welke.

Aaron Troester: Absent, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea

Yea: 2, Nay: 0, Absent: 1

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

A motion to approve the minutes of the June 14, 2021 committee meeting, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Coby Welke.

Aaron Troester: Absent, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea

Yea: 2, Nay: 0, Absent: 1

Reception of Visitors

Visitors were welcomed and informed that this meeting was in compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Act which is posted on the south wall of the board room.

Oral and Written Communications

Communications received, either written or oral, were reviewed.  

Old Business

Review of 79-724

    Mrs. Shane and the committee reviewed Nebraska Revised Statute 79-724.

New Business

Principal’s Reports

Principals Will Wragge and Jim York shared information regarding the content being taught to students from the social studies curriculum as well as various events students participate in.

Adjournment

A motion to adjourn at 7:10 pm, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Coby Welke.

Aaron Troester: Absent, Coby Welke: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea

Yea: 2, Nay: 0, Absent: 1

Kathleen Marvin

School Board Secretary 

Holt Co. Dist. #7

 

 

Regular Meeting

DECEMBER 13, 2021

Board Members

Gene Chohon - President

Amy Jo Rowse - Vice President

Coby Welke - Vice 

President-Elect

Barton Becker - Member

Michael Hammerlun - Member

Aaron Troester - Member

Board Secretary

Kathleen Marvin

Administrators

Amy Shane - Superintendent

William Wragge - HS Principal

Jim York - Elementary Principal

Jill Brodersen - 

Assistant Principal

Nick Hostert - Activities Director

Shannon Stelling - SPED Dir.

Board Treasurer

Carol Hammerlun

__________

 

Attendance Taken at 7:30 PM

Barton Becker: Present; Gene Chohon: Present; Michael Hammerlun: Present; Amy Rowse: Present; Aaron Troester: Present; Coby Welke: Present   

Posted Locations: 

• Holt County Independent (print & website)

• KBRX Radio

• O’Neill Post Office

• O’Neill Public Schools Administrative Office

• O’Neill Jr-Sr High School

• O’Neill Elementary School

• O’Neill Public Schools Website

Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Call to Order

Roll Call

Amy Shane, Shannon Stelling, Will Wragge, and Jim York were also in attendance.

Excused/Unexcused Board Members

• Pledge of Allegiance

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Recite Mission Statement

The Mission Statement was recited.

Approve Meeting Agenda

A motion to approve the meeting agenda, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Coby Welke.

Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

A motion to approve the minutes of the November 15, 2021 regular meeting and the December 1, 2021 special board meeting, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Amy Rowse.

Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Reception of Visitors

Visitors were welcomed and informed that this meeting was in compliance with the Nebraska Open Meetings Act which is posted on the south wall of the board room.

Oral and Written Communications

Communications received, either written or oral, were reviewed.  

Old Business

• Negotiations

The committees have met and will continue meeting after the holidays.  No action was taken.

Policy #204.12 - Public Comment in Board Meetings

A motion to advance Policy #204.12 Public Comment in Board Meetings to second reading, passed with a motion made by Barton Becker and seconded by Michael Hammerlun.

Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Policy #407.04 - Certificated Employee Compensation for Extra Duty

A motion to adopt Policy #407.04 - Certificated Employee Compensation for Extra Duty, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Michael Hammerlun.

Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

• Policy #718.00 - Fiscal Management Internal Controls

A motion to adopt Policy #718.00 - Fiscal Management Internal Controls, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Barton Becker.

Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Policy #1005.12 - Advertising and Promotion

A motion to adopt Policy #1005.12 - Advertising and Promotion, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Coby Welke.

Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

New Business

• Real Estate

Discussion related to the old National Guard Armory was held. No action was taken.

O’Neill Public Schools 2020-2021 Audit

A motion to accept the 2020-21 audit, passed with a motion made by Barton Becker and seconded by Coby Welke.

Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Northeast Nebraska Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Compact

A motion to join the Northeast Nebraska Agriculture and Natural Resources Education Compact, passed with a motion made by Barton Becker and seconded by Amy Rowse.

Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Option Enrollment Report

There isn’t an Option Enrollment report for this month. No action is necessary.

Administrative Reports

Administrative reports were presented.

Bills and Claims and Payroll Report

A motion to approve the bills and claims, and accept the payroll report, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Barton Becker.

Michael Hammerlun: Yea, Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Adjournment

A motion to adjourn at 8:22 pm, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Barton Becker.

Amy Rowse: Yea, Aaron Troester: Yea, Coby Welke: Yea, Barton Becker: Yea, Gene Chohon: Yea, Michael Hammerlun: Yea

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Kathleen Marvin

School Board Secretary 

Holt Co. Dist. #7

 

 

General Fund

A & J Tire and Atuo Repair, LLC 87.99

Advanced Water Company, Inc.. 1,500.00

Ainsworth Community Schools 959.11

Alder, Sara 606.48

Amazon.com 1,728.61

Anson Insurance Services, Inc. 175.00

Appeara 720.92

Apple Inc 17,760.00

Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital 3,598.27

Barnes, Karen 59.53

Black Hills Energy 4,619.33

Blick Art Materials 459.48

Bomgaars 37.98

Bosselman Pump & Pantry Inc 1,795.39

Brachle, Ashley 181.94

Breiner, Jeanne 379.85

Buxton, Cody 363.89

Camp, Natalie 6,058.51

Carhart Lumber Co. 62.12

CenturyLink 93.21

CIT Bank, NA 157,851.70

City of O’Neill 3,115.79

Clearfly 437.22

Clouse, Jessica 242.59

Clyde, Kayla 121.30

Cole Redi-Mix, LLC 182.50

Cubby’s, Inc. 946.36

Cuhel, Frank 485.18

Dana F Cole & Company LLP 17,600.00

Dean, Chad 71.42

DeKay, Lindsay 394.21

Dollar General-Regions 410526 103.75

Egan Supply Co 689.49

Electronic Systems, Inc. 95.00

Engelhaupt, Monica 454.86

ESU #7 25.00

ESU #7 266.00

ESU #8 3,479.20

FEDEX 0.08

Fiedler, Emma 12.90

First Student, Inc 10,739.13

Fisher, Tonya 311.22

Flinn Scientific, Inc. 134.80

French Bleacher Repair, Lee 2,572.00

Graduate Lincoln 774.00

Gruhn, Cindy 204.29

Gueta-Lopez, Gabriela 172.37

Hampton, Anita 515.51

Heartland Counseling Services, Inc. 1,000.00

Hilton Omaha 1,057.00

Holt County Independent 408.00

Island Supply Welding Co. 327.29

J & L Collision Center, Inc 255.66

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. 25.55

Jackson, Cara 257.75

Johnson, Mark 2,000.00

KBRX Radio 67.50

Kennedy, Valerie 335.16

Krysl, Lisa 316.01

KSB School Law 542.00

Laible, Dustin 242.59

Lakeshore Learning Materials 7,971.13

Leaf Funding Inc 989.00

Little Disciples Child Development Center 3,915.95

Lunchtime Solutions, Inc.. 864.81

Midwest Automatic Fire Sprinkler Co 1,020.00

Miner, Cheryl 151.62

Mosyle Corporation 97.18

Nachtman, Jennifer 606.48

NE Nebraska Regional Deaf Education Program 2,964.00

Nebraska Department of Education 120.00

Neu You Physical Therapy, PC, 2,093.50

NPPD 7,768.28

O’Neill Area Chamber of Commerce 141.00

O’Neill Auto Supply, Inc 297.51

O’Neill Car Wash LLC 47.08

O’Neill, Pat 936.00

Ogden Hardware 2,721.65

Ollendick, Mardy 51.07

One Office Solution 2,895.03

One Source, The Background Check Co.,Inc 116.00

OPS District #7 685.70

Parks, Katie 330.37

Pearson, Inc, NCS 88.00

Peterson, Kristi 394.21

Peterson, Micheal 138.13

Pinkerman, Denise 1,129.97

Playaway Toy Company 166.69

Popplers Music, Inc 136.95

Postmaster 265.00

Quality Alighment & Repair 774.32

Ranchland Auto Parts 8.88

Reserve Account 446.84

Samland, Ron 333.57

Sayers, Angela 303.24

Schluns, Amanda 54.26

Shane, Amy 1,000.15

Sholes, Molly 181.94

Sobotka Carpentry 395.00

Stagemeyer, Carla 366.28

Stecher, Sam 2,000.00

Steppco Refrigeration 464.00

Subway 227.01

Sudbeck, Brittany 11.00

Summers, Brandi 363.89

Super Duper Publications 82.00

TCRS Circuit - Specialty Electronics Repair 299.00

Torpin’s Rodeo Market 1,341.13

VanEvery, Greg 394.21

Viaero Wireless 53.16

Welke, Amanda 126.40

Wettlaufer, Kristin 210.67

Wiseman, Tricia 363.89

Young, Sara 1,117.20

Fund Total: 300,100.34

NUTRITION FUND

Amazon.com 98.70

Claussen, Donald 109.25

Hyatt Appliance Service 762.48

Lunchtime Solutions, Inc.. 39,348.94

Midwest Restaurant Supply LLC 481.00

Reserve Account 65.72

Fund Total: 40,866.09

Checking Account Total: 340,966.43

Building Fund

CIT Bank, NA 1,101,444.64

Fund Total: 1,101,444.64

Checking Account Total: 1,101,444.64

 

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