Board of Education 

Committee Meeting

June 14, 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

Corey Fisher - HS Principal

Jim York - Elementary Principal

Jill Brodersen - Elementary 

Assistant Principal

Nick Hostert - Activities Director

Shannon Stelling - SPED Dir.

Board Treasurer

Carol Hammerlun

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Attendance Taken at 7:02 PM. 

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

Posted Locations: 

• Holt County Independent

• 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 Date: 06/09/2021

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 7:02 pm, on June 14, 2021 at the Administrative Offices at 410 East Benton, O’Neill, Nebraska. 

• Roll Call

• Excused/Unexcused Board Members

Approve Meeting Agenda

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

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

Yea: 3, Nay: 0

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

A motion to approve the minutes of the December 14, 2020 committee meeting, passed with a motion made by Coby Welke and seconded by Aaron Troester.

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

Yea: 3, 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.  

• Public Testimony Time

The committee received public comment from Larry Wewel.

Old Business

• Review Requirements of the Committee

The committee reviewed the requirements as established in LB399-Americanism. Mr. York and Mr. Fisher shared how Americanism is met through curriculum and instruction.

New Business

• Required Observation Report 

Building principals shared the variety of ways students observed required holidays and events.

Adjournment

A motion to adjourn at 7:11 pm, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Aaron Troester.

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

Yea: 3, Nay: 0

Kathleen Marvin                                                                                                                

School Board Secretary 

Holt Co. Dist. #7

 

 

Board of Education 

Regular Meeting

June 14, 2021

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

• 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, June 3, 2021

Call to Order

The regular board meeting of the O’Neill Public School Board of Education was called to order by President Gene Chohon at 7:30 pm, on June 14, 2021 at the Administrative Offices at 410 East Benton, O’Neill, Nebraska. 

• Roll Call

Administrators Jill Brodersen, Corey Fisher, Nick Hostert, Amy Shane, Shannon Stelling, and Jim York were present. 

• 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 Barton Becker.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

A motion to approve the minutes of the May 10, 2021 regular meeting, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Coby Welke.

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

Sarah Medina addressed the board regarding the proposed Health Education Standards.

Diane Selby and Sally Wallace also voiced concerns regarding the proposed standards and the availability of class time.

Old Business

• Audio/Video System for Old Gym

Mr. Nick Hostert and Mrs. Shane shared information received from three businesses providing quotes to update the sound system in the old gymnasium. It was recommended to have the building and grounds committee review the specifications with staff members. No action necessary.

• Superintendent Search

The board will plan to meet with the Superintendent search firm to review details of the timeline at the September board meeting. No action necessary.

New Business

• Student Achievement Update

Mr. York updated the board about current student data. Data is reviewed periodically and as necessary, student groups are rearranged. Mrs. Stepp and Mrs. Wiseman have received training to guide other staff members in areas of intervention. No action necessary.

• Authorize Superintendent to Apply for Federal Funds for the 2021-2022 school year

A motion to authorize the superintendent to apply for and administer federal grants for the 2021-2022 school year, passed with a motion made by Barton Becker and seconded by Amy Rowse.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

• Activity Assignments

Activity assignments were reviewed. No action necessary.

• Girls Wrestling for the 2021-2022 School Year

A motion to add girls wrestling as a winter sport for the 2021-2022 school year, passed with a motion made by Michael Hammerlun and seconded by Amy Rowse.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

• Vehicle Purchase

Additional information will be collected. No action taken.

• Option Enrollment Report

The Option Enrollment report was reviewed. No action 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 Coby Welke.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

Adjournment

A motion to adjourn at 8:31 pm, 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

Kathleen Marvin 

School Board Secretary 

Holt Co. Dist. #7

 

 

General Fund

Advanced Water Company, Inc.. 1,500.00

Alder, Sara 414.96

Amazon.com 5,945.93

Anson Insurance Services, Inc. 107,909.00

Appeara 537.07

Avera St. Anthony’s Hospital 4,199.26

Bartak Glass, Inc 180.88

Baudville 434.84

Big Red Motorsports 24.95

Black Hills Energy 5,091.14

BlueChalk Software 250.00

Boettcher, Cody 57.00

Bomgaars 25.75

Brachle, Ashley 124.49

Breiner Welding & Fabrication Inc 217.00

Breiner, Jeanne 268.13

Brown, Steven 141.51

BSN Sports, LLC 42.54

Burival, Ed 103.74

Buxton, Cody 248.98

Camp, Natalie 1,943.00

Carhart Lumber Co. 329.54

Cengage Learning Inc 3,638.85

CenturyLink 117.17

CIT Bank, NA 455,642.56

City of O’Neill 3,458.97

Clearfly 438.90

Clouse, Jessica 153.22

Clyde, Kayla 181.94

Cole Sand & Gravel 1,780.00

COMPanion Corporation1,185.00

Computer Hardware 4,162.19

Cubby’s, Inc. 254.03

Cuhel, Frank 306.43

Cyriacks Construction, Inc 3,940.36

Danielson, Joe 280.10

DeKay, Lindsay 269.72

Doty, Jean 82.99

Egan Supply Co 2,587.69

Engelhaupt, Monica 311.22

ESU #1 30.00

ESU #7 165.08

ESU #8 6,575.00

ESU #9 175.00

Fire Protection Services, LLC 364.24

Fox’s Food Plaza 68.33

Gokie Oil Company, Inc.1,168.57

Gruhn, Cindy 165.98

Gueta-Lopez, Gabriela 114.91

Hampton, Anita 352.72

Harris, Dustin 111.72

Harte’s Lawn Service 7,183.50

Hilker, Cole 15.00

Holt County Independent 164.33

Jackson, Cara 176.36

Jakubowski, Cindy 810.12

Kennedy, Valerie 290.47

Laible, Dustin 165.98

Larkowski, Johnathan 352.72

Leaf Funding Inc 989.00

Lunchtime Solutions, Inc.750.13

Marzano Research, LLC 6,500.00

McGraw-Hill School Education Holdings, LLC 590.95

McIntosh Jewelry, Inc 31.90

Mid States School Bus, Inc 6,293.58

Midwest Technology Products 105.61

Miner, Cheryl 103.74

Moran, Ravynn 63.84

Mosyle Corporation 6,567.00

Nachtman, Jennifer 414.96

NE Nebraska Regional Deaf Education Program 4,750.00

Nebraska Council of School Administrators 3,505.00

Neu You Physical Therapy, PC, 988.25

Newsela, Inc 10,840.00

NPPD 8,702.14

O’Neill Auto Supply, Inc 26.48

O’Neill Car Wash LLC 21.51

O’Neill Lanes 1,589.20

O’Neill Lumber & Trailer Sales 224.43

O’Neill Shopper 54.25

O’Neill Super Foods 348.65

Ogden Hardware 2,328.37

Ollendick, Mardy 41.50

One Office Solution 1,919.02

One Source, The Background Check Co.,Inc 79.00

Parks, Katie 62.24

Peterson, Micheal 15.01

Postmaster 150.00

Ranchland Auto Parts 176.16

Rapids Wholesale 17.73

Reserve Account 630.51

Ridell/All American Sports Corp 34.20

S&S Worldwide 154.53

Samland, Ron 228.23

Sayers, Angela 207.48

Scenario Learning LLC 5,060.02

Schluns, Amanda 38.30

School Health Corporation115.78

Schrader, Charles 228.23

Seger, Becky 201.10

Sholes, Molly 114.91

Stagemeyer, Carla 215.46

Summers, Brandi 248.98

Teaching Strategies, LLC3,700.00

Timmerman Painting 3,075.00

Torpin’s Rodeo Market 494.60

Trox CDI Dallas LLC 51.66

University of Nebraska Medical Center 500.00

VanEvery, Greg 269.72

Viaero Wireless 53.25

Voyager Sopris Learning8,829.70

Welke, Amanda91.29

Wettlaufer, Kristin 561.79

Wilson, Kimberly 14.00

Wilson, Sarah 269.72

Winners’ Circle 705.00

Wm Krotter Co 819.00

York, Hugh 15.00

Young, Heather 176.36

Fund Total: 712,584.55

NUTRITION FUND

Aine, Sharon 54.45

Alder Plumbing LLC 119.59

Buller, Sidney 10.60

Fritz, Ann 18.90

Gutshall, Scott 72.40

Holt County Independent 33.00

Johnson, Tara 21.65

Lunchtime Solutions, Inc.. 31,259.24

Moore, Jesse 27.45

Pardun, Michael 36.00

Reserve Account 240.72

Robertson, Ramsey 141.05

Storjohann, Mark 8.60

Fund Total: 32,043.65

Checking Account Total: 744,628.20

Depreciation Fund

Country Bliss Flooring, LLC 10,680.00

Fund Total: 10,680.00

Checking Account Total:10,680.00

Building Fund

CIT Bank, NA 804,342.59

OPS Activity Account 28.23

Sobotka Carpentry 5,950.00

Fund Total: 810,320.82

Checking Account Total: 810,320.82

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Published July 1, 2021                     26

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