Arnold Public Schools
Minutes of the Board of Education
Regular Meeting 8 p.m.
June 9, 2020
Members Present: Duane Bowers, Diana Coleman, Eric Nelson, Joe Cool, Merle Bierman, Shane Cool, Mark Sievering – Superintendent, Joel Morgan – Principal, Michelle Preston – Secretary to the Board of Education
A Meeting of the Board of Education of the School District of Arnold, in the County of
Custer, in the State of Nebraska School District No. 89 of Custer County, Nebraska, was convened in open and Public Session at 8:00 P.M. on the 9th day of June, 2020, at Arnold Public School Music Room, in said District. Notice of the Meeting was given in advance thereof according to Law by Proper Publication, a designated method for giving notice to the School District, A copy of the Proof of Publication being attached to these minutes. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all members of the Board of Education. Availability of the Agenda and the Purpose of the meeting was communicated in the advanced notice of the meeting to the members of this meeting.
Board of Education met in regular session Tue, June 9, 2020 at 8:03 P.M. with six members present.
Meeting called to order
Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance
Approved the agenda
Motion Bierman, seconded Coleman to approve the May 12th board minutes.
Motion J. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve claims totaling $251,926.54. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Visitors & Guests:
Board recognition of retiring teachers Chrysanne Bailey, Julie Mohr, and Clay Mohr. These
three teachers combined represent 100 years of service to Arnold Public Schools. Board recognition of retiring Superintendent Mark Sievering.
Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to submit formal request to ESU 10 board to be released
from physical therapy contract for 2020-2021. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion Nelson, seconded J. Cool to approve declaration of projectors as surplus property and direct administration to sell and dispose of said items. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Discussion, consideration and approval of classified staff wages/salaries for 2020-2021 was tabled until July’s meeting.
Motion Coleman, seconded S. Cool to approve $0.10 increase to student lunch and breakfast prices, and $0.05 increase to adult lunch and breakfast prices for 2020-2021. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion S. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve prepayment of 2000 gallons of propane for 2020- 2021. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion Nelson, seconded Bierman to approve bid of $500 from Zach Hagler for sale of 1985 bus. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion S. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve addition of Unified Bowling. Unanimous on roll call vote.
Motion J. Cool, seconded Coleman to approve addition of Junior High Cross Country. 5 Yes -1 No Bowers on roll call vote.
Accepted Principal and Superintendent Report
Next regular meeting will be July 14, 2020 at 8:00 P.M in the meeting room. Meeting adjourned at P.M.
To be considered for payment bills must be in school office by noon on Thursday before the Board Meeting on Tue.
The agenda is a continuous one and is available for examination during the regular hours at the office of the Superintendent of Schools.