June 8, 2021 Minutes

Arnold Public Schools

Minutes of the Board of Education

Regular Meeting 8 p.m.

June 8, 2021

Members Present: 

Duane Bowers,

Eric Nelson

Justin Strasburg

Joe Cool,

Shane Cool,

Merle Bierman,

Joel Morgan – Superintendent,

Chanc McIntosh – Principal,

Michelle Preston – Secretary to the Board of Education

Members Absent:


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 11th day of May, 2021, at Arnold Public School East Campus, 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 Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 8:15 p.m. with five members present.  J. Cool arrived at 8:17 p.m.

Meeting called to order

Motion Nelson, seconded Strasburg to approve the agenda.  Unanimous on roll call with five members present.

Motion Srasburg, seconded Bierman to approve the minutes of the last meeting.  Unanimous on roll call with five members present.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve claims totaling $326,358.78. Unanimous on roll call vote.

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COVID-19 Update


Motion Strasburg, seconded Nelson to Arnold Insurance proposal.  Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion Strasburg, seconded Bierman to approve approve 2021-2022 Classified Staff Wages as discussed. Unanimous on roll call vote.

Motion S. Cool, seconded Bierman to approve HVAC System for East Campus.  Unanimous on roll cal vote.

Accepted Principal and Superintendent Reports

Next regular meeting will be July 13, 2021 at 8:00 P.M. at the East Campus.

Meeting adjourned by Bowers at 9:29 P.M.

To be considered for payment bills must be in school office by noon on Thursday before the Board Meeting on Tuesday.

The agenda is a continuous one and is available for examination during the regular hours at the office of the Superintendent of Schools.

August 4, 2021

Upcoming Activities

Activities for the week of May 17th:

  • Monday- District Golf @ Bertrand- 10:00AM
  • Wednesday- Elementary Awards Program- 10:00AM- Open to the Public. Students can leave with their parents at the conclusion of the program. 
  • Wednesday- Last Day of School- 11:00AM Dismissal. JH/HS will be dismissed earlier as they check out.
  • Wednesday- No Breakfast or Lunch Served. Final lunch bills will be sent home on Tuesday. 
  • Friday & Saturday- State Track @ Omaha


Activities Calendar at A Glance