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10/08/2012 Regular Board Meeting

Blair Board of Education Meeting
Monday, October 8, 2012
Arbor Park Intermediate School
5:30p.m. Work Session- DLR Architects present facility study
6:30p.m. Regular Meeting

       

1.    Call to Order (Information concerning the Open Meeting Law, Chapter 84, Article 14 of Nebraska State Statutes, is posted
       on the bulletin board in this meeting room.)
2.    Roll Call
3.    Pledge of Allegiance:  Arbor Park Students-  Brooklyn Walker-Shulte & Cade Haberman
4.    Approval of Emergency Additions to the Agenda (Board members should make a motion to amend the present Agenda to
       include the following items of an emergency nature.)
5.    Call for Removal of Consent Agenda Items 
6.    Approval of Consent Agenda
A.    Waiver of reading minutes from previous meeting
B.     Acceptance of minutes of the previous meeting as published
         9/10/12 Meeting Minutes
 C.    Receipt of Communications
D.    Treasurer’s Report          
        General Fund
        Building Fund & Depreciation

E.    Audit of Claims
                     General Fund
                     Activity Fund
F.    Approval of Facility Use

        Jeff Mount of the Blair Area Community Band is requesting use of the Blair High School auditorium and cafeteria on
        December 9, 2012 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. for a concert and reception. 

        If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought to the October 8, 2012 Board of Education meeting to approve the                      
        BlairArea Community Band's use of the Blair High School auditorium and cafeteria on December 9, 2012 from 1:00pm-4:00pm
        for a concert and reception.

        Susan Rupp of the First United Methodist Church is requesting use of the Blair High School auditorium on either of the two
        following days:  Saturday, January 26th from 11:00am - 5:00pm or Sunday, January 27th, 2013 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm.  The Church would
        like to show the movie Courageous and have motivational speaker Robert Amaya speak.  They are also requesting assistance with the
        operation of a DVD projector, sound and lights.  They are also requesting the following equipment: DVD player, movie projector, screen and
        microphone.     
 
      If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought to the October 8, 2012 Board of Education meeting to approve the request
        by the First United Methodist Church for the use of the Blair High School Audtiorium on either Saturday, January 26th from
        11:00am-5:00pm or Sunday, January 27th, 2013 from 12:00pm-6:00pm.
     
        Jill Sailors of the Blair Dance Center is requesting the use of the Blair High School auditorium, back stage room and several
        classrooms for use with rehearsals and her annual dance recital.  The dates and times requested are as follows: 
  •         May 23rd, 24th and 28th 4:00pm-8:30pm (stage only)
  •         May 29th, 30th, 31st  4:00pm-9:00pm (dress rehearsals) 
  •         June 1st Performances 2:00pm & 7:00pm     
  •         June 2nd Performance 2:00pm
 

      If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education meeting to approve the use by the
        Blair Dance Center of the Blair High School auditorium, back stage room and several classrooms for use with their annual recital.       
     
7.    Business
             A.    Items removed from Consent Agenda
B.    Recognitions: none
C.    Consideration of Communications:

  •  Blair Alumni Volleyball letter - 
          Blair Alumni Volleyball letter requesting Blair Community Schools waive custodial/facility fees for the Alumni                                
          Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, November 17, 2012.  

          If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education meeting to approve the request         
          by the Blair Alumni Volleyball to waive the fees for the Alumni Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, November 17, 2012.
        
  •  Sunday Dance Competition letters -
          Letter requesting permission for the high school dance team to participate in the UNO dance competitition to be held on Sunday,
          November 4, 2012.

          If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education meeting to approve the request 
          allowing the high school dance team to participate in the UNO dance competition on Sunday, November 4, 2012. 

  • Young Americans Workshop letters-
          Letters requesting permission for the Young Americans to conduct a workshop with BCS students at Blair High School from
          Friday, March 15 - Sunday, March 17, 2013.

          If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education meeting to approve 
          the request for the Young Americans to conduct a workshop with BCS students at Blair High School from Friday, March 15-
          Sunday, March 17, 2013.       

D.     Comments from the public

This is the portion of the meeting when members of the public may speak to the board about matters of public concern.

 INSTRUCTIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO WISH TO SPEAK 

Getting started: When you have been recognized, please stand and state your name. 
Time Limit: You may speak only one time and must limit your comments to 5 minutes or less.  
Personnel or Student Topic: If you are planning to speak about a personnel or student matter 
involving an individual, please understand that our policies require you to follow the district’s 
complaint procedure before addressing the board.  Board members will generally not respond 
to any questions or comments you make about individual staff members or students.  Please 
remember that slanderous comments will not be tolerated. 
General Rules: This is a public meeting for the conduct of business.  Comments from within the 
audience while others are speaking will not be tolerated.  Offensive language, personal attacks, 
and hostile conduct will not be tolerated.
No action by the Board: The Board will not act on any matter unless it is on the published agenda.

 

 E.    Committee Reports

        Policy Committee
        9/24/12 
Meeting Minutes 
       
     If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education Meeting to approve on first and final
        notification, revised policy 607.02 School Celebrations and Observances as required by NDE Rule 10, section 003.12.

        If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education Meeting to reaffirm existing policy
        504.19 Bullying Prevention.   
   
        Curriculum Committee
        9/28/12 Meeting Minutes
        
        BG&T Committee-
        9/26/12 Meeting Minutes
         
        Finance Committee 
       
              
F.     Acceptance of Gifts: none
  
G.    Approval of New Teachers: none
H.    Acceptance of Resignations: none
I.      Other Business
                          If the Board is in agreement, a motion may be brought at the October 8, 2012 Board of Education Meeting to approve the Superintendent and
                                  District Goals, as presented in the September committee meetings.


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