Published On: Wed, Jan 18th, 2017

Laurel Advocate Public Notices 1.18.17

CEDAR COUNTY
COMMISSION
Minutes
January10, 2017
The Cedar County Commissioners met in the Boardroom of the Cedar County Courthouse at 8:30 am and the meeting was called to order by County Clerk per Statute 23-274 as advertised, with Craig Bartels, David McGregor and Terry Pinkelman answering roll call. Also present County Clerk David Dowling. Statement was made that open meetings laws are posted on the wall for public inspection.
County Clerk asked for a motion for chairman. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to appoint Pinkelman as chairman. Voting Bartels, yes; Pinkelman, yes; McGregor, yes motion carried.
Clerk Dowling then asked for a motion for vice chairman. Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by Bartels to appoint McGregor as vice chair. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to approve the agenda. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to approve minutes for the last meeting. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Board member appointments were discussed and then a motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to make the board appointments as follows; District One has Region IV Northstar Disabilities, Missouri River Advisory Group, National Scenic River and Corps of Discovery Welcome Center; District Two has Region IV Mental Health and Northeast Nebraska Public Health Board; District Three has Landfill and solid waste, Transit Bus, Goldenrod Hills, HUD and Northeast Area on Aging. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was then made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to retain the following appointments: Carla Schmidt as Road Supt. and also County Road Overseer; David Dowling as General Assistance Manager; Kevin Garvin as Emergency Management and Communications Director; Bob Hamilton as part-time emergency; LaVern Schroeder as County Surveyor; David Sudbeck as part-time Weed Supt. and Zoning Administrator. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Motion was then made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to again appoint Carole Nordby to the Area on Aging Board. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to designate the Cedar County News, Laurel Advocate, Randolph Times and Coleridge Blade. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to retain current time and days for meeting dates being the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 8:30 AM. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to approve the following legal holidays for 2014: January 1, New Years Day; Third Monday in January, Martin Luther King Day; Third Monday in February, Presidents Day; half day for Good Friday; Last Monday in May, Memorial Day; July 4th, Independence Day; First Monday in September, Labor Day; Second Monday in October, Columbus Day; November 11th, Veterans Day; Fourth Thursday and Friday in November, Thanksgiving; December 25th, Christmas. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was then made by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to set the mileage reimbursement rate at 54 cents per mile traveled doing county business. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to approve the following depositories: Bank of Hartington; Citizens State Bank Belden; First State Bank of Randolph; Security Bank of Laurel, Coleridge, Hartington; Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Hartington; Cedar Security Bank Hartington, Fordyce and Wynot. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote.
Dave Sudbeck, zoning administrator presented 4 permits for board approval. Sudbeck presented an application from Melvin Kruse for a bin. Motion by McGregor and seconded by Pinkelman to approve the application. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Next Sudbeck presented an application for Heine Farms Feedlot for 3800 feet of fence line feed bunks. Motion was made by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to approve the application. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. A building permit application from Todd Wiebelhaus for a building was submitted for approval. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to approve the permit as presented. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Then Sudbeck presented an application from Larry Wakely for a 12,000 bushel bin. Motion was made by McGregor and seconded by Bartels to approve the application. Motion carried with a 3 to 0 vote. Sudbeck then stated he has a meeting scheduled for January 23 at 8 PM.
Road Supt., Carla Schmidt presented information on county bridge match program and stated Cedar County proposal was approved for a box culvert in Cedar County. Carla then give the board a bridge inspection list and map for the bridges that were inspected in the county. Carla also presented information on doing asphalt overlays on existing blacktop roads and the cost to put 7 inch concrete overlays on the road and the expense.
At 11 hearing was opened for the Murdo’s Aten Resort liquor license application. Motion by Pinkelman and seconded by McGregor to approve the application as presented to the board. Motion carried with commissioners McGregor, Pinkelman and Bartels voting in favor of the motion.
At noon the board recessed for lunch and then reconvened back into regular session at 1PM with all members present. Bids were then opened as advertised for the purchase of a pickup for district three. Bids were received from Peitz GMC and Pearson Motor of Hartington. District Three commissioner stated he would review the specifications and notify the successful bidder by the end of the day.
With no further business or agenda items the following claims were reviewed and signed for payment and the meeting was declared adjourned by the chairman.
GENERAL FUND: Total Salaries 136,339.69; Aflac 1,142.30; Blue Cross- Blue Shield 42,306.74; IRS 12,777.66; Social Security, 20,403.02; First Concord Benefits Group LLC 1,910.83; Lincoln National Life Ins. 694.67; Mass Mutual 2,190.00; Nationwide Retirement Solutions 50.00; Nebraska Child Support Payment Center 300.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue 4,346.44; Retirement Plans Div. of Ameritas 15,302.49; Washington Natl. Insurance Co. 57.75; Art Kathol Appliance 655.00; Bank of Hartington 15.75; Bomgaars 75.04; Cedar County Clerk of Dist. Court 122.00; Cedar County Court 167.00; Cedar-Knox Public Power District 313.98; Charles W. Campbell PC, LLO 1,236.12; City of Hartington 236.66; Claritus 326.04; D & J Variety 5.94; DAS State Accounting-Central Finance 106.00; DAS State Accounting-Central Finance 448.00; Des Moines Stamp Mfg. Co. Inc. 56.00; Digital ally 40.00; Dodge County 3,385.77; Luanne Dooley 92.32; David Dowling 257.60; Eakes Office Solutions 197.77; Faith Regional Health Services 478.00; Family 1st Dental of Hartington 290.00; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 53.52; Fischer Feed & Supply 249.00; Fitzgerald, Vetter & Temple 1,817.24; Floor Maintenance and Supply 105.24; Floral Designs 58.58; Food Town 2,497.03; Gov Connection Inc. 740.39; Joshua Graham 39.96; Great American Leasing Corp 85.45; Hartelco 1,669.04; Hartelco 368.88; Hartington Shopper 164.80; Nebraska Health & Human Services 180.00; Hometown Leasing 567.33; Holiday Inn 1,499.25; Clarice Holm 34.62; Home Depot 318.00; Jim Jansen 178.42; Jueden Lawn Service 700.00; Kaiser Heating and Cooling 767.39; Ken’s Market 533.22; David D. Knoff 3,500.00; Kruse True Value 108.56; Betty Lauer 69.24; Lynn Peavey Company 99.00; Edward H. Matney 1,125.00; Maximus, Inc. 600.00; MIPS Inc 4,758.90; Morland, Easland & Lohrberg, PC 2,384.56; National Sheriff’s Assoc. 190.00; Nebr. Assoc. of Clerks of Dist. Court 50.00; Nebr. Assoc. of County Clerks 50.00; Nebraska Public Power Dist. 2,466.10; Nebr. Assoc. of Emergency Management 50.00; Northeast Medical Imaging 50.00; Northeast Nebr. News Company 525.25; Omaha World-Herald 106.60; Peitz GMC Service Inc. 98.76; Pepsi Cola of Norfolk 56.00; Jerry Pollard 396.25; Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. 521.75; Presto X 47.27; Quality Inn 84.00; Quill Corp 341.80; Region IV Inc. 3,195.50; Region 4 Behavioral Health System 7,010.25; Sarah Reifenrath 66.31; Schroeder Land Surveying 315.00; Roger Schwartz 12.00; Scott Stanton 274.26; Steffen Drug 316.55; Jackie Steffen 84.24; T & R Butcher Block 325.00; US Cellular 217.22; Verizon Wireless 80.02; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 2,139.55; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 79.54; Western Office 31.67; Jean Wiebelhaus 221.40; Janet Wiechelman 267.36.
ROAD FUND: Total Salaries 65,575.83; Aflac 678.99; IRS 5,304.13; Social Security 9,910.44; BCBS
31,129.12; First Concord Benefits Group LLC 166.60; Mass Mutual 20.00; Nationwide Retirement Solutions 50.00; Nebraska Dept. of Revenue 1,761.18; Retirement Plans Div. of Ameritas 7,184.19; US Treasury 276.02; Washington Natl Insurance Co 49.40; Appeara 124.75; B’s enterprises Inc. 970.00; Backus Sand & Gravel 1,512.70; Berner’s Service 87.36; Bomgaars 567.12; Cap Gravel 13,092.60; Carhart Lumber Co. 178.23; Cedar County Auto Parts Inc. 160.80; Cedar-Knox Public Power Dist. 128.33; Cedar-Knox Rural Water Project 42.99; Century Link 111.59; City of Hartington 18.33; City of Laurel 104.51; Coleridge Welding Inc. 377.78; D & J Variety 21.97; Dendinger Trucking Inc. 1,718.08; Farmers Pride 1,363.55; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 2,181.89; Fischer Feed & Supply 522.00; Folkers Bros Garage 6,629.92; G&L Trucking 3,400.00; Gill Hauling Inc. 15.50; Great Plains Communications Inc. 169.74; Grossenburg Implement 17,278.58; Hansen Brothers Parts & Service 2,495.23; Hartelco 207.58; Hefner Oil & Feed Co. 7,673.08; Heimes Trucking LLC 2,619.00; Jeffres Products LLC 7,335.68; Jeffres Trucking LLC 803.26; Jerry’s Service Inc. 4,470.11; Kaiser Appliance & Refrigeration 112.84; Kayton International Inc. 929.03; Roman Keiter 34.62; Kessler Repair 114.80; Kirkham Michael 840.00; Jerome Kuehn 11.00; Laurel Welding 79.93; Leiting Auto Supply 773.60; LG Everist Inc. 41,698.53; Mainelli Wagner & Associates 3,568.10; Medical Enterprises Inc. 93.00; Menford Electric LLC 15.54; Menfords Hardware & Farm Store 268.20; Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co. 523.68; Nebraska Public Power Dist. 150.60; NMC Exchange LLC 1,691.36; NMC Exchange LLC 7,732.61; Northeast Nebr Telephone co 52.10; Paul’s Welding 209.21; Peitz GMC Service Inc. 49.18; Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. 71.00; Randolph Farm Supply 1,859.73; Randolph Feed and Grain 26.26; Rath’s Mini Mart 117.51; Santee Sioux Nation 55.31; Carla Schmidt 218.70; Shurco 1,627.49; Spencer Quarries Inc. 15,262.80; St. Helena Store 66.48; Stop N Go 62.10; Jim Suing 57.50; Sweetman Construction 3,953.51; Robert Tanderup 80.00; Kathy Uhl 92.32; US Cellular 226.52; Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. 174.30; Wiechelman Repair Inc. 533.50; Wynot Oil Company 5,839.48; Gerald Zavadil 34.62.
CEDAR COUNTY TRANSIT FUND: Total Salaries 6,572.00; Nebr. Dept. of Revenue 98.10; Retirement Plans Div of Ameritas 739.36; IRS 269.33; Social Security 1,005.54; Carol Bruning 116.64; Cedar County Auto Parts Inc. 143.89; Farmers Union Gas & Oil 539.82; Folkers Bros. Garage 855.04; Karen Lammers 57.78; Stop N Go 96.50; Gerald Uhing 45.79; US Cellular 76.71
E 911 WIRELESS FUND: Century Link 291.88; Hartelco 536.01; Zuercher Technologies LLC 1,345.50.
ENHANCED 911 FUND: Century Link 131.14; Eastern Nebraska Telephone 167.08; Gov. Connection Inc. 722.86; Great Plains Communications Inc. 119.72; Hartelco 2,408.60; Hartelco 630.83; Kruse True Value 210.82; Northeast Nebr. Telephone Co. 377.81; Sabre Industries 920.00; Talaley 712.75; Zuercher Technologies LLC 604.50.
APPROVED:
Terry Pinkelman,
Board Chairman
ATTEST:
David Dowling, Clerk
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ZNEZ

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
Notice is hereby given that on December 1, 2016, First Laurel Security Co., a Nebraska corporation with its registered office at 202 East 2nd Street, Laurel, Nebraska 68745, amended Article IV of its Articles of Incorporation (i) to increase the total authorized number of shares of stock to 100,000; (ii) to authorize the issuance of 50,000 shares of stock to be designated as Class A Voting Common Shares;  (iii) to authorize the issuance of 50,000 shares of stock to be designated as Class B Non-Voting Common Shares; and (iv) to provide for the conversion of each issued and outstanding share of Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share, into one fully paid and nonassessable share of Class A Voting Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share.  The Amendment was adopted by a sufficient vote of the Board of Directors and Shareholders of the Corporation.
FIRST LAUREL SECURITY CO.
202 East 2nd Street
Laurel, Nebraska 68745
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MEETING NOTICE
The Cedar County Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in the Commissioners’ Room in the Cedar County Courthouse.
Agenda is available in the County Clerk’s office.
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NOTICE
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF CEDAR COUNTY, NEBRASKA
ESTATE OF GERALD W. CUNNINGHAM, Deceased. Case No. PR17-4.
Notice is hereby given that on January 13, 2017, in the County Court of Cedar County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written Statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said deceased, and that Kevin Cunningham, whose address is 4140 Iowa Avenue, Grand Island, NE 68803, was informally appointed by the Registrar as Personal Representative of the estate.
Creditors of this estate must file their claims with this Court on or before March 20th, 2017, or be forever barred.
Diane L. Sudbeck
Clerk of the County Court
PO Box 695
Hartington, NE 68739
Keelan P. Holloway, #24681
Monson & Holloway Law Offices PC, LLO
PO Box 708
Laurel, NE 68745
P: (402) 256-3219
F: (402) 256-8080
keelan@monsonholloway.com
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COLERIDGE SCHOOL
DISTRICT #54
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Regular Monthly Meeting (MS)
January 09, 2017 7:00 PM
BOARDROOM @
LCC MIDDLE SCHOOL
Attendance Taken at 7:00 PM:
Present Board Members:
Robert Colwell
Carol Erwin
Jay Hall
Betty Jo Leapley
Samuel Recob
Steve Schutte
Tyler Specht
Dustin Thompson
John Wolfgram
I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
The meeting was convened in the Board Room at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School, Coleridge, Nebraska. The meeting notice was published in the January 4, 2017 issue of the Coleridge Blade and the Laurel Advocate, posted at the Community Learning Center-Laurel and LCC Middle School-Coleridge, and posted on the school web site. Said notice stated the agenda is readily available for public inspection at the Superintendent’s office during normal business hours. Board members were emailed notice. In addition to board members the following were present: Superintendent Randall Klooz, Elementary Principal Heath Johnson, Middle School Principal Tim Vanderheiden, and High School Principal Jay Vance. Members of the public were present and welcomed. The meeting was duly called to order by Superintendent Klooz at 7:00 p.m. Everyone joined in the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Attention was directed to a current copy of the Nebraska Open Meeting Act posted in the room.
II. OATH OF OFFICE FOR MOST RECENTLY ELECTED.
Superintendent Klooz swore in the newly elected board members.  New board members Samuel Recob, Tyler Specht, and Dustin Thompson read aloud and signed the Oath of Office.
III. ELECTIONS
III.1. ELECT/APPOINT BOARD OFFICES FOR 2017: (PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, TREASURER)
Motion Passed: Nominations for president were opened. Betty Jo Leapley nominated Jay Hall, second by Carol Erwin. John Wolfgram nominated Steve Schutte, second by Dustin Thompson. Motion to cease nominations for president passed with a motion by Jay Hall and a second by Robert Colwell.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Steve Schutte was elected president on a 5-4 secret ballot vote.  President Schutte presided over the remainder of the meeting.
III.2. ELECT/APPOINT BOARD OFFICES FOR 2017: (PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, TREASURER)
Motion Passed:  Nominations for vice president were opened. Robert Colwell nominated Jay Hall, second by Dustin Thompson. Steve Schutte nominated John Wolfgram, second by Tyler Specht. Motion to cease nominations for vice president passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by Robert Colwell.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Jay Hall was elected vice president on a 6-3 secret ballot vote.
III.3. ELECT/APPOINT BOARD OFFICES FOR 2017: (PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, TREASURER)
Motion Passed: Nominations for secretary were opened. Robert Colwell nominated Betty Jo Leapley, second by Jay Hall. Motion to cease nominations for secretary and cast a unanimous ballot passed with a motion by Robert Colwell and a second by Dustin Thompson.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley was elected secretary on a unanimous ballot.
III.4. ELECT/APPOINT BOARD OFFICES FOR 2017: (PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT, SECRETARY, TREASURER)
Motion Passed:  Motion to appoint Sheri Krei as district treasurer passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by John Wolfgram.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Sheri Krei was appointed district treasurer on a 9-0 roll call vote.
IV. APPROVAL OF AGENDA AND CHANGES TO AGENDA
Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the agenda as provided passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by Jay Hall.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
V. CONSENT AGENDA
Motion Passed:  Motion to approve consent agenda items including minutes of the December 12, 2016 Regular Meeting; Treasurer reports; the General Fund bills in the amount of $132,096.95; the Cooperative Fund bills in the amount of $451.54; the projected payroll of $461,676.30; and to remove the Depreciation Fund check #523 from the consent agenda and take action on that check under agenda item IX.3 passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by Jay Hall.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
VI. EXCUSE ABSENT BOARD MEMBERS
Discussion:
All board members were present.
VII. PUBLIC COMMENT
Discussion:
No member of the public signed in to address the board.
VIII. INFORMATION AND PROPOSALS
VIII.1. PRINCIPALS’ REPORTS
Discussion:
Elementary Principal Johnson reported:  updates on the bus monitoring system; Mrs. Nordby’s class wrote letters to Veterans; team banners were hung in the big gym (BIG Thanks to custodians Joe and Brad for hanging those!!!); Christmas parties went well, big thanks to the parent volunteers; 3rd grade heritage day was a big success with a large turnout; big thanks to June Koester for setting up, organizing, and facilitating the giving tree.  The giving tree served 10 families, and many donations were also received for milk cards to give to students who have that need.  Middle School (MS) Principal Vanderheiden reported:  math textbook selection is complete and recommendation has been made to the superintendent; addition of MS technology experience in coding/controlling of flying drones and rolling robots; schedules for 2017-18 are being formulated; the three building principals are working closely to create/coordinate schedules that will improve offerings and effectively/efficiently use instructional staff; and if adding softball as an activity were to be pursued, there are actions and deadlines needing to be considered.  Mr. Vanderheiden reported he had received a written request from Patti Cunningham asking to be released from her high school volleyball coaching duties.  She had expressed appreciation for the support she has had from the players, parents, community, and school over the years.  Coach Cunningham has coached volleyball in the district for 25 years (1 year as assistant and 24 years as head coach).  She has coached 20 conference championship teams, 2 conference runner-up teams, and 3 conference 3rd place teams.  She had 8 district championship teams and 3 district runner-up teams.  She coached teams to one state championship and 3 state runner-up finishes.  President Schutte, on the behalf of the board and the school district, expressed thanks and appreciation to Coach Cunningham for her many years of coaching volleyball.  High School Vance reported on:  January 3rd staff in-service day; the need to replace the scoreboard in the small gym; a new wrestling mat could cost $9500; the CANVAS Staff communication page; proposed changes in schedules for next year; he congratulated Mr. Garthoff and several Honor Choir Students participating at Doane College, University of Nebraska at Omaha, and Wayne State College; and a Sioux City Journal article on Mr. Frost as an art teacher and assistant coach.
VIII.2. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT
Discussion:
Superintendent Klooz reported on: a reVision grant area superintendents are jointly working on; construction update (Safety Renovation and back parking lot); the early retirement policy will be on the February agenda for the board to take action on offering it to staff.  (Fourteen staff members would be eligible for early retirement. Our district policy allows 5 staff members to take early retirement when offered.); and information on possible changes to the Ebmeier family scholarship. Lockdown posters were discussed.  This will be an action item at the February meeting.
VIII.3. BOARD COMMITTEE REPORTS
Discussion:
Jay Hall reported that Negotiations Committees continue to meet.  The Board Retreat will be January 16 at ESU 1.  Board members were reminded to review the Board Policies of Conflicts and Code of Ethics– BP 8260, BP8261, BP8270, BP8271 and 8271 Conflicts Ledger, and BP8272.
IX. ACTION ITEMS
IX.1. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to electing committees as determined by the board of education.
Motion Passed:  Motion to appoint the following 2017 committees as determined by the board of education: Americanism–John Wolfgram (Chair), Tyler Specht, Steve Schutte, Sam Recob; Transportation/Building/Grounds–Steve Schutte (Chair), Dustin Thompson, Jay Hall, John Wolfgram; Curriculum/Instruction–Carol Erwin (Chair), Robert Colwell, Betty Jo Leapley, Sam Recob; Finance–John Wolfgram (Chair), Robert Colwell, Jay Hall, Steve Schutte; Negotiations–Jay Hall (Chair), Carol Erwin, Betty Jo Leapley, Dustin Thompson; Policy/Library Board–Betty Jo Leapley (Chair), Robert Colwell, Carol Erwin; TeamMates Liaison–John Wolfgram passed with a motion by Dustin Thompson and a second by John Wolfgram.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
IX.2. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to Security Bank and Citizens Bank as designated depository of district funds for 2017.
Motion Passed:  Motion to approve the resolution that the official depositories of school funds for 2017 for this School District is hereby designated to be Security Bank and Citizens State Bank, and that the designation of any other institution as the depository of school funds is hereby withdrawn passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by John Wolfgram.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
IX.3. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to purchasing/replacing a school car.
Motion Passed:  Motion to approve replacing a car by purchasing a used 2016 Chevrolet Impala with trade-in, as reflected in purchase agreement from Kardell’s Auto, in the amount of $15,000.00 passed with a motion by Dustin Thompson and a second by Jay Hall.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Motion Passed:  Motion to approve Depreciation Fund check #523 in the amount of $15,000.00 payable to Kardell’s Auto passed with a motion by Betty Jo Leapley and a second by Carol Erwin.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Discussion:
Three trade-in vehicles include: 1998 Ford E350 Club Wagon, 2002 Ford Taurus, and 2008 Ford Taurus.
IX.4. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to select District newspaper(s).
Motion Passed: Motion to approve the Laurel Advocate and Coleridge Blade as Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School District newspapers passed with a motion by Robert Colwell and a second by John Wolfgram.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
IX.5. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to selling skid loader.
Motion Passed: Motion to accept the high bid of $526.00 from Gene Quist for the L600 Rounder skid loader for sale by the district passed with a motion by Jay Hall and a second by John Wolfgram.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
Discussion:
Three sealed bids were received by the deadline. The bids were opened by President Schutte at the meeting: Mike Victor–$258.51, Mark Carlson–$300.00, and Gene Quist–$526.00.
IX.6. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to attendance/credit recommendation for the 2016-17 fall semester.
Motion Passed:  Motion to approve attendance/credit recommendation for the 2016-17 fall semester passed with a motion by Carol Erwin and a second by Betty Jo Leapley.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
IX.7. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to Laurel-Concord-Coleridge school’s Non-discrimination Compliance Coordinator.
Motion Passed: Motion to approve Tim Vanderheiden as Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School’s Non-discrimination Compliance Coordinator passed with a motion by Jay Hall and a second by Dustin Thompson.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
IX.8. Consider, discuss and take necessary action with regard to the District Safety Audit.
Motion Passed: Motion to approve the District Safety Audit as presented passed with a motion by John Wolfgram and a second by Jay Hall.
9 Yeas – 0 Nays.
Robert Colwell, Yes
Carol Erwin, Yes
Jay Hall, Yes
Betty Jo Leapley, Yes
Samuel Recob, Yes
Steve Schutte, Yes
Tyler Specht, Yes
Dustin Thompson, Yes
John Wolfgram, Yes
X. DISCUSSION ITEMS
X.1. Discuss the possibility of cooping softball with Ponca.
Discussion:
The administration shared and discussed information on the possibility of cooping softball with Ponca. The administration will bring more information to the Board at a future meeting.
X.2. Discuss calendar options for the 2017-2018 school year.
Discussion:
The Board reviewed draft options of the 2017-2018 master calendar. The Board will vote on the calendar at the February meeting.
X.3. Discussion regarding LCC Pride!
Discussion:
Robert Colwell reflected on the Board discussion on the class schedule and school calendar, and how those aspects of our program affect the education of LCC students.
XI. ADJOURN
Meeting adjourned at 9:12 p.m.
Cedar County School
District #54
Submitted by:
Betty Jo Leapley
Secretary of the Board
Laurel-Concord-Coleridge School District 54
GENERAL FUND
CARDMEMBER SERVICE, 2,966.99; ACCESS ELEVATOR & LIFTS INC., 1,502.62; DENNIS ANDERSON, 300.00; APPEARA, 131.20; SHANNON ARDUSER, 45.00; B & B STORAGE, 61.00; BLACK HILLS ENERGY, 3,500.00; BLACK HILLS ENERGY, 150.00; BLACK HILLS ENERGY, 2,000.00; RICHARD CARLSON, 45.00; CEDAR-KNOX PPD, 1,681.52; CENTURYLINK, 353.75; CHEMSEARCH, 380.47; CITY OF LAUREL, 5,878.12; CORNER MART, 1,902.13; DIXON COUNTY CLERK, 202.39; EBSCO, 773.94; EDUCATIONAL SERVICE UNIT #1, 644.20; JOSEPH ELLIS, 12.96; ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC, 388.00; FAIRFILD INN & SUITES, 82.00; FAITH REGIONAL PHYSICIAN SERVICES, 500.00; Craig Frerichs, 576.00; VERNEAL GADE, 45.00; GARY’S FOODTOWN, 202.71; GENERAL FUND PETTY CASH, 90.18; GILL HAULING, INC., 120.00; MEGAN GREINER, 10.51; H2O 4 U, 60.13; BRUCE & LYNETTE HAISCH, 380.16; HANSEN BROTHERS PARTS & SERVICE, INC., 1,847.58; LORI HANSEN, 45.00; HEFNER OIL & FEED CO. INC, 1,890.88; INTELLICOM, 10.85; J W PEPPER & SON INC, 271.21; JAYMAR, 197.28; KEN’S MARKET, 110.78; RANDALL KLOOZ, 458.34; KSB SCHOOL LAW, PC LLO, 302.50; LACKAS SERVICE, 76.58; LAUREL TRUE VALUE, 59.18; MARCO INC, 1,072.92; MARCO INC, 1,879.90; MARCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC, 60.00; MATHESON TRI-GAS INC, 214.53; MENARDS OF NORFOLK, 174.52; NEBRASKA ASSOCIA SCHOOL BOARDS, 380.00; NORTHEAST NEBRASKA INSURANCE, 2,875.00; NORTHEAST NEBRASKA NEWS COMPANY, 1,062.20; NORTHEAST NEBRASKA TELEPHONE CO., 305.29; OMAHA WORLD HERALD, 117.18; OVERHEAD DOOR CO. OF NORFOLK, 80.65; ROBERT PATEFIELD, 7.50; PERMA-BOUND BOOKS, 40.91; POSTMASTER, 215.00; PRESTO-X, 45.02; QUILL CORPORATION, 173.01; RASMUSSEN MECHANICAL SERVICES INC., 69,762.63; RESERVE ACCOUNT, 400.00; ROSETTA STONE LTD., 13,545.00; SAFETY VISION, 360.60; SCHMITT CONSTRUCTION, 125.00; SCHOOL BUS SAFETY COMPANY, 5,040.00; SECURITY BANK, 49.76; SECURITY BANK, 31.88; SPRINT, 82.03; SUPPLYWORKS, 1,209.57; TIME MANAGMENT SYSTEMS, 165.00; U.S. CELLULAR, 132.21; USPS 68727, 141.00; VILLAGE OF COLERIDGE, 151.10; WAKEFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL, 800.00; WAYNE COUNTY, 342.28; WEX BANK, 799.10; General Fund total: 132,096.95
COOPERATIVE FUND
MARCO INC, 338.07; MARCO TECHNOLOGIES LLC, 113.47; Cooperative Fund total: 451.54
DEPRECIATION FUND
KARDELL’S AUTO, 15,000.00; Depreciation Fund total: 15,000.00
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