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Jan 20, 2022 Updated Feb 7, 2022

Board of Education 

Regular Meeting

January 10, 2022

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 7:29 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, December 30, 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 January 10, 2022 at the Administrative Offices at 410 East Benton, O™Neill, Nebraska. 

 Roll Call

Administrators Jill Brodersen, Amy Shane, Shannon Stelling, Will Wragge, 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 Coby Welke.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

 Approve Minutes of Previous Meeting(s)

A motion to approve the minutes of the December 13, 2021 regular meeting, passed with a motion made by Coby Welke 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

 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.  

 Presentation of Diplomas to Early Graduates

Jr-Sr High School Principal, Mr. Will Wragge, had the honor of presenting MaKenzie DeSive, Keara Summers, Brianna Snyder, and Hailey Turpin, who have successfully completed all of the necessary graduation requirements, with their High School Diplomas.

 Old Business

• Negotiations

The negotiations team rescheduled the meeting from last Wednesday and will now plan to meet on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. No action taken.

 Policy #204.12 - Public Comment in Board Meetings

A motion to approve Policy #204.12 Public Comment in Board Meetings as amended, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Aaron Troester.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

 New Business

President, Gene Chohon, adjourned the meeting sine die for the election of officers at 8:07 pm. The meeting was called back to order by Superintendent Amy Shane at 8:08 pm. Board members present were Becker, Chohon, Hammerlun, Rowse, Troester, and Welke.

 Election of Officers

Superintendent Amy Shane called for nominations for President. Amy Rowse nominated Gene Chohon.  With no other nominations forthcoming, nominations ceased. Superintendent Shane declared Gene Chohon as board president.

President Gene Chohon called for nominations for Vice President. Bart Becker nominated Amy Jo Rowse.  With no other nominations forthcoming, nominations ceased. President Gene Chohon declared Amy Jo Rowse as Vice President.

President Gene Chohon called for nominations for Vice President-Elect.  Mike Hammerlun nominated Coby Welke. With no other nominations forthcoming, nominations ceased. President Gene Chohon declared Coby Welke as Vice President-Elect.

A motion to appoint Kathy Marvin as board secretary and Carol Hammerlun as board treasurer, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Bart Becker.

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

Yea:6, Nay: 0

 Authorize All Bank Accounts and Check Signers

A motion to authorize all current bank accounts, 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

A motion to authorize the Superintendent, the Board President, Board Vice-president, and Board Secretary to sign checks for the following accounts: General Fund, Flex Fund, Employee Benefit Fund, and Building Fund, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse 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

A motion to authorize the Superintendent, Board President, and Board Secretary to sign checks for the Imprest Account, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Coby Welke.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

A motion to authorize the Superintendent, High School Principal, Activities Director, and Activities Secretary to sign checks for the Activity Account, 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

 Staff Resignations

A motion to accept Lori Mathews™ resignation effective at the end of the 2021-22 school year, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse 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

A motion to accept Kelli Meusch™s resignation effective at the end of the 2021-22 school year, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Barton Becker.

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

Yea: 6, Nay: 0

A motion to accept James Burtwistle™s resignation effective at the end of the 2021-22 school year, 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

 Board Member Conflict of Interest - Policy #202.02

• 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 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 8:36 pm, passed with a motion made by Amy Rowse and seconded by Coby Welke.

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

Ainsworth Community Schools959.11

Alder Plumbing LLC641.99

Alder, Sara 478.80

Amazon.com5,109.18

Appeara596.68

Apple Inc299.00

Applied Connective Technologies158.50

Avera St. Anthony™s Hospital2,100.22

B.E Publishing494.50

Bergman Incentives106.41

Black Hills Energy8,517.73

Blain Pumping & Plumbing110.00

Bomgaars16.05

Bosselman Pump & Pantry Inc1,762.47

Brachle, Ashley 134.06

Breiner, Jeanne 312.82

BulkBooks.com160.50

Bureau of Education & Research279.00

Buxton, Cody 248.98

Camp, Natalie 4,543.29

Casey™s General Stores, Inc.98.88

Cengage Learning, Inc4,444.53

CenturyLink214.61

City of O™Neill3,131.32

Clearfly442.42

Clouse, Jessica 178.75

Clyde, Kayla 212.27

Cubby™s, Inc.370.09

Cuhel, Frank 306.43

DeKay, Lindsay 269.72

Different Roads to Learning, Inc2,858.22

DISCOUNT SCHOOL SUPPLY462.80

Egan Supply Co3,256.06

Emme Construction, L.L.C.1,012.50

Engelhaupt, Monica 335.16

Engineered Controls, 694.00

ESU #7937.25

ESU #81,710.00

First Student, Inc5,834.04

Fisher, Tonya 335.16

Gruhn, Cindy 191.52

Gueta-Lopez, Gabriela 143.64

Hahlbeck, Heath 150.00

Hamilton, Desiree 63.52

Hampton Inn Bellevue192.00

Hampton, Anita 406.98

Heartland Counseling Services, Inc.1,000.00

Heartland Fire Protection295.00

Holt County Independent281.31

Illuminate Education, Inc500.00

Island Supply Welding Co.214.14

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.107.68

Jackson, Cara 149.23

Jaymar Business Forms, Inc.102.66

KBRX Radio30.00

Kennedy, Valerie 335.16

Krysl, Lisa 71.82

KSB School Law250.00

Laible, Dustin 191.52

Lakeshore Learning Materials4,614.64

Little Disciples Child Development Center4,705.30

Lunchtime Solutions, Inc..604.66

Mid-American Research Chemical525.00

Miner, Cheryl 111.72

Nachtman, Jennifer 478.80

NASB-Nebr Assoc of School Boards788.00

Nebraska Council of School Administrators740.00

Nebraska Safety Center200.00

Neu You Physical Therapy, PC,1,560.25

Northeast Community College750.00

NPPD7,902.08

O™Neill Auto Supply, Inc73.97

O™Neill Car Wash LLC27.18

O™Neill Lumber & Trailer Sales493.33

O™Neill Pest Control525.00

O™Neill Super Foods36.40

Ogden Hardware2,492.03

Ollendick, Kacey 258.55

Ollendick, Mardy 47.88

One Office Solution1,953.39

OPS District #7451.92

Parks, Katie 67.03

Peterson, Kristi 290.47

Pinkerman, Denise 287.28

Pitney Bowes Global Financial Services, LLC488.76

Problem Solver11.95

Ranchland Auto Parts198.30

Reserve Account363.40

Samland, Ron 245.78

Sayers, Angela 239.40

Schluns, Amanda 47.88

Scholastic Book Club469.07

Scholastic Book Clubs153.01

Scholastic Inc1,139.46

Shane, Amy 36.98

Sholes, Molly 143.64

SouthDakota Game, Fish & Parks380.00

Spangler, Cindy 228.23

Sparqdata Solutions4,020.00

Stagemeyer, Carla 323.19

Stepp, Melanie 510.72

Summers, Brandi 287.28

Teachers Pay Teachers18.50

Tierney Brothers, Inc.98,621.97

TimeClock Plus, LLC2,646.00

Torpin™s Rodeo Market593.70

Trafera, LLC13,268.50

UNK Academic Advising & Career Development75.00

Vanderbeek, Kendra 60.20

VanEvery, Greg 311.22

Viaero Wireless53.82

Walker, Mike 125.00

Walmart.com396.76

Welke, Amanda 105.34

Wettlaufer, Kristin 245.78

Wiseman, Tricia 268.13

Wm Krotter Co1,313.00

Worthington Direct1,880.39

Wragge, William 60.58

York, Hugh 75.53

Young, Sara 239.40

Fund Total:218,440.43

NUTRITION FUND

Alder Plumbing LLC271.50

Lunchtime Solutions, Inc..31,412.72

Ollendick, Mardy 22.35

Reserve Account64.66

Fund Total:31,771.23

Checking Account Total:250,211.66

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