Published On: Wed, Apr 5th, 2017

Wausa Gazette Public Notices 4.5.17

PUBLIC NOTICE

Knox County wishes quotations for asphaltic material for the 2017 season at the April 13th meeting.  For more information, please contact the Knox County Highway Superintendent’s Office, Center, Nebraska at (402) 288-5610.  The Knox County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids and reserves the right to accept any bid that in their judgment best serves the county’s needs.

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NOTICE

In the County Court of Knox County, Nebraska

Estate of Ralph V. Peters, Deceased

Estate No. PR17-11

Notice is hereby given that on March 27, 2017, in the County Court of Knox County, Nebraska, the Registrar issued a written statement of Informal Probate of the Will of said Decedent and that Michael Peters, 54701 852 1/2 Road, Pierce, Nebraska 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 May 30, 2017, or be forever barred.

Betty J. Boggs

Clerk of the County Court

Address of County Court:

PO Box 125

Center, NE 68724

Bruce D. Curtiss (Bar I.D. # 15041)

CURTISS LAW OFFICE, P.C., L.L.O.

317 West Locust

Plainview, NE 68769

Tel: (402) 582-3838

Fax: (402) 582-3938

E-mail: bdc2@hotmail.com

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE 

KNOX COUNTY 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

A regular meeting of the Knox County Board of Supervisors was held in the Boardroom at the Knox County Courthouse in Center, Nebraska on the date of March 30, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.  Present were Supervisors Martin J. O’Connor District #1, Patrick J. Liska District #2, Virgil H. Miller District #3, James Sokol, Jr. District #4, Kevin D. Mackeprang District #5, Danny R. Schlote District #6 and James J. Borgmann District #7.  Absent was none. Chairman Sokol, Jr. presiding.

Supr. Mackeprang led the Board in the Pledge of Allegiance. Chairman Sokol, Jr. announced to the public that a copy of the Public Open Meeting Act was posted in the Boardroom.

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Wausa Gazette newspaper, as shown by the Affidavit of Publication attached to these minutes.

Notice of this meeting was simultaneously given to all members and a copy of their acknowledgment and receipt of notice and agenda is attached to these minutes.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was opened to the attendance of the public.

Chairman Sokol, Jr. approved the March 9, 2017 meeting minutes as read.

Correspondence reviewed was: 1.Knox County Development Agency Director’s report; 2. North Central District Health Department letter regarding mosquito control; 3. Copy of Petition and Plan of Reorganization involving Boyd County School District 36 (Lynch Public Schools) and Boyd County School District 50 (West Boyd Public Schools).

Claims totaling $82,340.85 were allowed subject to delinquent personal taxes.

The Clerk of District Court February Fee Report was placed on file.

The resignation of Herrick Township Treasurer Dallas Fiscus and the appointment of Ed Sage as the Herrick Township Treasurer was accepted.

The Surety Bond on Herrick Township Treasurer Ed Sage was placed on file.

The Board approved a $500 donation to the SD/NE Purple Loosestrife Committee for Galerucella beetles used in the control of purple loosestrife.

Chairman Sokol, Jr. moves the Board recess at 9:59 a.m. for Board of Equalization.

The Knox County Board of Supervisors reconvened at 10:28 a.m. with all members present.

Hwy. Supt. Barta met with the Board on the following: 1. The gravel bid opening will be held at 1:00 p.m.; 2. Discussed purchasing a fifth-wheel flatbed trailer.  The Board accepted a quote from Seidel & Sons, Ainsworth NE for a Titan 26’ fifth-wheel flatbed trailer in the amount of $7,400; 3. Discussed bidding on used lizard; 4. The Board set a hearing for April 27, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. for the reclassification from local to minimum maintenance of .30-mile portion of 882 RD between the N1/2NE1/4 of Section 6, T30N, R3W (Morton Township) and the S1/2SE1/4 of Section 36, T31N, R3W (Peoria Township); 5. A public hearing was set for April 27, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. for the reclassification from local to minimum maintenance of 3.25 miles of portions of 897 and 896 Roads, 545 Way and 546 Avenue located in Sections 13, 14, 23 and 24, T33N, R3W (Herrick Township) and Sections 18 and 19, T33N, R2W (North Frankfort Township; 6. Complaints have been received about townships not blading nor graveling township roads.   Discussion was held whether or not maintenance logs are kept on work done on the township roads, that the issues brought forth are negligence on the part of the township boards, hindrance to mail carriers on the neglected roads, and stopping distribution of county/township allocation funds to those townships not in compliance of doing their jobs.  The matter will be reviewed with County Attorney Thomas; 7. Research will be done to possibly fine a new motor for the pull-type broom for the asphalt crew; 8. A township board member asked if Knox County could put a box ad in the papers that would address problems of planting and fencing in the road right-of-ways.  Cedar County places this type of ad in the Missouri Shopper; 9. Weight limit signs are being put up in Central Township on the three miles that will be used more now that bridge construction begins on Highway 84; 10. Equipment repairs; 11. The new truck has been delivered and is in Creighton at this time; 12. The lights on the truck that will be moved to the Crofton Shed are being repaired; 13. Bridge crew update.  A bridge workshop will be held April 11 and 12.

At 11:06 a.m., the Board went into executive session so as to protect the reputation of an individual while discussing a reuse loan contract on Loan 6872420.  Chairman Sokol, Jr. reiterated that the executive session will be held so as to protect the reputation of an individual while discussing a reuse loan contract on Loan 6872420.    The Board came out of executive session at 11:20 a.m.

The executive session that was held so as to protect the reputation of an individual while discussing a reuse loan contract on Business Loan 6872420 was closed at 11:20 a.m.

The Board rescheduled the loan payments to $100 per month on Business Loan 6872420.

Economic Development Director Hanefeldt updated the Board on the activities taking place through her office.  Updates were made on the Leadership Class, Creighton City revitalization, Wausa Village revitalization, housing, and tourism guides.

The Board went into executive session at 11:27 a.m. to discuss pending litigation.  Chairman Sokol, Jr. reiterated that the executive session will be held on pending litigation.  The Board came out of executive session at 11:36 a.m.

The executive session that was held on pending litigation was closed at 11:36 a.m.

County Attorney Thomas and the Board discussed township road maintenance complaints.  Hwy. Supt. Barta will draft a letter and a road maintenance log sheet and County Attorney Thomas will review the documents.  Approved documents will be sent to specific township boards.

Sheriff Henery met with the Board to discuss payment of the Motorola radio equipment.  The Board had approved a loan from the Inheritance Fund to 911 Emergency/Sheriff in the amount of $181,919.56 for radio equipment and service agreement at the September 10, 2015 meeting and had approved the contract at the November 24, 2015 meeting.  A payment was made on January 14, 2016 from the Inheritance Fund to Motorola in the amount of $45,479.89 leaving a balance of $136,439.67 due.  Payment was not made as there had been a disagreement in the warranty and contract but now the matter has been resolved.  Discussion was held on options to repay the loan by 911 Emergency and the Sheriff’s Office.

Knox County 7th/8th Grade Spelling Bee Champion Katharina Rice of Creighton gave a report to the Board about her experience representing Knox County at the Midwest Spelling Bee held in Omaha on March 11. The Board asked Ms. Rice questions about the Midwest Spelling Bee and congratulated her on a job well done.

Chairman Sokol, Jr. moves the Board recess for lunch at 12:00 p.m.

The Knox County Board of Supervisors reconvened at 12:35 p.m. with all members present.

The Knox County Board of Supervisors made a quarterly visit to the Knox County Jail as per Nebraska Revised Statute 47-109.

The Board tabled the renewal of the Nixle subscription agreement.  Nixle is a weather alert that is sent through the Knox County Sheriff’s Offices to subscribers on their cell phones.  Sheriff Henery said that there is only 242 people subscribing at this time.  The subscription rate is increasing by $45 to $1,545 for May 8, 2017 through May 7, 2018.  As there are other apps that people can subscribe to for weather alerts that would not be a cost to the County, the Board contemplated not renewing the agreement.  Emergency Manager Hintz will be contacted to see if this is a service that she needs and will be addressed at the next meeting.

Chairman Sokol, Jr. opened the advertised Gravel Bid opening held at 12:56 p.m.  Knox County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids and also reserves the right to accept any bid that in their judgment best serves the County’s needs.  The Board accepted all gravel bids as submitted.  FOR BOTH COUNTY ROAD AND CO./TWP. ALLOCATION GRAVEL:  Sinclair Sand & Gravel, Inc., Spencer NE – County haul gravel (pit price/per yard), Specialty Product, 1-inch crushed gravel, $11.50, 1.5-inch bar screened gravel $9.80, 1.5-inch conveyor screened, $12.50; Gravel per yard/delivered price:  ALL SPECIALTY PRODUCT – East Raymond Twp., 1” crushed gravel, $17.90; West Raymond Twp., 1” crushed gravel, $15.75; Western Twp., 1” crushed gravel, $17.90.  Don McElhose Construction, Verdigre NE – Gravel per yard/delivered price:  ALL SPECIALTY PRODUCT – Bohemia Twp., $11.00; Creighton Twp., $14.00; Frankfort Twp., $18.00; Jefferson Twp., $12.00; Niobrara Twp., $13.75; North Frankfort Twp., $18.00; East Raymond Twp., $13.75; West Raymond Twp., $14.75; Spade Twp., $14.50; Sparta Twp., $13.75; Verdigre Twp., $12.75; Walnut Grove Twp., $13.75, Washington Twp., $11.50; Western Twp., $13.00. Willow Creek Sand & Gravel, Orchard NE – County haul gravel (pit price/per yard) – State Spec (Class A) $11.00; Black Dirt $8.00; Bank Run $6.00; Armor Coat $11.00; Gravel per yard/delivered price for State Spec. (Class A): Addison Twp., $17.25; Central Twp., $13.75; Cleveland Twp., $14.25; Columbia Twp., $15.00; Creighton Twp., $14.25; Dolphin Twp., 16.75; Dowling Twp., 16.00; Eastern Twp., 18.00; Frankfort Twp., $19.50; Harrison Twp., 15.00; Hill Twp., 17.00; Lincoln Twp., 16.00; Logan Twp., 15.25; Miller Twp., 14.25; Morton Twp., 15.00; Peoria Twp., 16.00; Valley Twp., 15.00; Verdigre Twp., 15.25; Walnut Grove 16.50. Emme Sand & Gravel, O’Neill NE – County haul gravel (pit price/per yard) – State Spec (Class A) $9.50 & Armor Coat $10.85; Gravel per yard/delivered for State Spec. (Class A): Washington Twp., $16. Mitteis Gravel, Orchard NE – County haul gravel (pit price/per yard), State Spec (Class A) $9.25, Armor Coat $9.25; Gravel per yard/delivered price: Logan Twp., State Spec. (Class A) $14.25; Walnut Grove Twp., State Spec (Class A) $14.25.  Backus Sand & Gravel, McLean NE – County haul gravel (pit price/per yard), State Spec (Class A) $14.00, Bank Run $6.00, Armor Coat $14.00; Gravel per yard/delivered price – ALL STATE SPEC (CLASS A) (delivered)– Addison Twp., $18.50; Central Twp., $17.50; Cleveland Twp., $17.50; Columbia Twp., $17.75; Creighton Twp., $17.50; Dolphin Twp., $18.00; Dowling Twp., $17.25; Eastern Twp., $19.75; Frankfort Twp., $20.00; Harrison Twp., $17.00; Herrick Twp., $20.00; Hill Twp., $18.25; Lincoln Twp., $18.00; Miller Twp., $19.00; Morton Twp., $18.25; Niobrara Twp., $18.75; Peoria Twp., $18.00; Spade Twp., $16.00; Sparta Twp., $17.00; Union Twp., $17.25; Valley Twp., $17.00; Verdigre Twp., $17.50. Bazile Aggregate LLC, Plainview NE – (pit price/per cubic yard) – Road gravel, $13.50; Mud rock, $14.50. Ronald Bourn, Niobrara, NE – Gravel per yard/delivered price:  ALL SPECIALTY PRODUCT – Hill Twp., $15.00; Union Twp., $14.00.  Vakoc Construction, Verdigre NE – County haul gravel (pit price/per yard), State Spec (Class A) $10.75, Bank Run $8.50, Armor Coat $10.75; Gravel per yard/delivered price – ALL STATE SPEC (CLASS A) – Addison Twp., $20.00; Bohemia Twp., $12.00; Central Twp., $18.00; Cleveland Twp., $19.00; Columbia Twp., $20.00; Creighton Twp., $14.00; Harrison Twp., $18.00; Hill Twp., 20.00; Jefferson Twp., $12.75; Logan Twp., $14.50; Miller Twp., $14.50; Morton Twp., $20.00; Niobrara Twp., $14.50; Peoria Twp., $18.50; East Raymond Twp., $15.75; West Raymond Twp., $15.75; Spade Twp., $15.50; Sparta Twp., $15.50; Union Twp., $17.00; Valley Twp., $16.00; Verdigre Twp., $14.50; Walnut Grove Twp., $16.00; Washington Twp., $15.00; Western Twp., $15.75.

Zoning Administrator Doerr met with the Board on the following: 1.The November 1, 2016 Planning Commission meeting minutes and the May 3, 2016 Board of Adjustments meeting minutes were placed on file; 2. Walker Valley matter held at Board of Adjustments meeting was withdrawn as a different option was given; 3. A public hearing will be held at the next meeting on an additional building at the Toy Shed area; 4. Discussed discrepancy on approved Hideaway Acres 6th  Plat; 7. The Board congratulated Zoning Administrator Doerr on receiving the Excellence in Planning Award at the recent NPZA workshop.

Recepits totaling $733,374.30 were accepted and placed on file.

There was no public comment on agenda items.

There was no public comment on non-agenda items.

Board members gave updates from their recent meetings.

The Board approved paying the balance due of $136,439.67 from the Inheritance Fund to Motorola for the radio equipment and service agreement that was approved at the November 24, 2015 meeting and loan repayments for the equipment/service agreement to be paid by the Sheriff’s Office and 911 Emergency as adopted in Resolution #2015-25.

GENERAL FUND.  Roger Vach dba Vech Construction, ex, 7,000.00; Alcopro, ex, 103.00; Aspen Warriner, ex, 750.00; Bomgaars, ex, 48.27; Cathy Stark, ex, 48.15; Cedar County Sheriff, ex, 18.00; CenTec Cast Metal Products, ex, 1,498.93; CenturyLink, ut, 105.62; Christa Beckmann, ex, 14.39; Classic Rentals, ex, 86.00; Clerk of District Court, ex, 105.00; Comfort Inn, ex, 284.85; Creighton Plumbing, ex, 181.20; Crofton Journal/Niobrara Tribune, ex, 11.78; Dale P. Riesberg, ex, 25.00; DAS State Accounting-Central Finance, ex, 121.88; DAS State Accounting Central Finance, ex, 448.00; Dean Wilken, ex, 45.33; Derrick Barr, ex, 71.01; Dollar General, ex, 374.00; Eakes Office Solutions, ex, 303.94; First National Bank Omaha, ex, 1,840.42; Fred Steffen, ex, 64.59; Greg Kuhlman, ex, 50.68; Heartland Energy Management, ex, 1,428.00; Jim Kotrous, ex, 42.12; John Broders, ex, 46.94; K/V Electric, ex, 419.97; Katharina Rice, ex, 200.00; Keith Nielsen, ex, 39.45; Kelly Kumm, ex, 35.70; Ken Foner, ex, 37.84; Law Enforcement Systems Inc., ex, 125.00; Midwest Special Services Inc., ex, 429.00; MIPS Inc., ex, 351.45; N&B Gas Company, ut, 461.69; NAPA Bloomfield, ex, 106.47; Neil Clausen, ex, 54.96; NIRMA, ex, 222.00; Office Systems Inc., ex, 170.00; Quill Corporation, ex, 1,235.93; Ramada Inn, ex, 140.00; Rhonda K. Surface, ex, 49.48; Robert Ganz, ex, 73.54; Roger Vech, ex, 9,563.85; Thomson Rueters West, ex, 58.00; Tom Pavlik, ex, 25.00; Verdigre Eagle, ex, 509.25; Verdigre Farm Service, ex, 28.84; Village of Center, ut, 275.00.

ROAD FUND.  Aaron Fuchtman, ex, 250.00; B’s Enterprises Inc., ex, 2,197.00; Black Hills Energy, ut, 67.38;

Bloomfield Medical Clinic, PC, ex, 35.00; Bloomfield Tire & Oil LLC, ex, 440.93; Bomgaars, ex, 573.94; Cedar Knox PPD, ut, 133.03; C-Mart LLC , ex, 149.51; First National Bank Omaha, ex, 110.42; Greg’s Marine, ex, 38.40; Grossenburg Implement Inc., ex, 76.67; Herbert Feed & Grain Company,ex, 2,223.10; Husker Steel, ex, 7,702.00; Kevin Barta, ex, 101.21; LCL Truck Equipment Inc., ex, 203.53; N&B Gas Co., ut, 1,366.94; NAPA Bloomfield, ex, 707.42; Nebraska Public Power District, ut, 163.02; NIRMA, ex, 255.00; NMC Exchange LLC, ex, 28,506.68; Powerplan, ex, 381.47; R&K Motor Parts, ex, 409.64; Rohrer Welding, ex, 33.70; Schaefer Grain & Feed Co., ex, 1,467.40; Verdigre Farm Service LLC, ex, 3,233.48; Village of Center, ut, 23.00.

CHILD SUPPORT FUND. CenturyLink, ut, 6.60; Eakes Office Solutions, ex, 55.91; K/V Electric, ex, 266.90; Quill

Corp., ex, 118.38.

VISITOR’S IMPROVEMENT FUND. Great Plains Communications, ex, 99.32.

COUNTY INSURANCE FUND. Name Redacted, ins, 250.00; Name redacted, ins, 250.00; Name Redacted, ins,

55.09; Name Redacted, ins, 250.00.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUND. NENEDD, ex, 859.88.

C&C DEVELOPMENT FUND.  Big Red Mini Mart, ex, 99.32; CenturyLink, ut, 6.60; Corps of Discovery Welcome

Center, ex, 250.00; Creative Revolution, ex, 163.88; Crofton Journal, ex, 30.00; First National Bank Omaha, ex, 217.92; Megan Hanefeldt, ex, 208.48; Nebraska Development Network-NE, ex, 50.00; Quill Corp., ex, 36.97.

INHERITANCE FUND. Martin V. Klein Carney Law P.C., ex, 165.00; The Law Offices of Jeffrey M. Doerr, ex,

1,725.80; Thomas P. Herzog Attorney at Law, ex, 1,355.60; Verlyn Luebbe, ex, 1,503.24.

911 WIRELESS FUND. CenturyLink, ut, 401.82; Three River Telco, ut, 172.70.

911 EMERGENCY FUND. CenturyLink, ut, 113.34; Three River Telco, ut, 48.71.

Chairman Sokol, Jr. adjourned the Knox County Board of Supervisors at 2:00 p.m., March 30, 2017 until Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. for a regular meeting

Joann M. Fischer,

Knox County Clerk

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PROCEEDINGS 

OF THE KNOX COUNTY 

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

A regular meeting of the Knox County Board of Equalization was held at the Court House in Center, Nebraska on the date of March 30, 2017 at 9:59 a.m.  Present were Supervisors Martin J. O’Connor District #1, Patrick J. Liska District #2, Virgil H. Miller District #3, James Sokol, Jr. District #4, Kevin D. Mackeprang District #5, Danny R. Schlote District #6 and James J. Borgmann District #7.  Absent was none. Chairman Schlote presiding.

Chairman Schlote announced to the public that a copy of the Public Open Meeting Act was posted in the

Boardroom.

Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Wausa Gazette newspaper, as shown by the Affidavit of Publication attached to these minutes.

Notice of this meeting was simultaneously given to all members and a copy of their acknowledgment and receipt of notice and agenda is attached to these minutes.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was opened to the attendance of the public.

Chairman Schlote approved the March 9, 2017 minutes as read.

There was no public comment on agenda items.

There was no public comment on non-agenda items.

Co. Assessor McManigal met with the Board on the following: 1. The Property Assessment Division has granted an extension of the date for filing of the 2017 real property abstract of assessment to April 14, 2017, however, Co. Assessor was able to turn in the abstract by the March 21, 2017 deadline; 2. Reviewed the 2017 Knox County proposed ag land values; 3. The Board approved entering into a contract with Jeff White for the rural review of Knox County over a three-year period at the rate of $40 per selected parcel that would include revalue, listing all improvements, taking photos, setting models and setting values; 4. The abstract shows that the overall valuation for Knox County is increasing by 2% to 3%.Tax Claims #7877 and #7878 were accepted and the County Assessor was directed to make the proper adjustments to the tax roll.

Form 457 Application for Exemption from Motor Vehicle Taxes by Good Samaritan Society-Bloomfield on a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan was approved.Chairman Schlote adjourned the Knox County Board of Equalization at 10:28 a.m. on March 30, 2017 until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2017 for a regular meeting.

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Wausa Board of Education

Regular Meeting

March 20, 2017

The meeting of the Wausa Board of Education was called to order at 6:59 p.m.  Members present:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story,

Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Motion was made by Terry Nelson and a second by Otto Woockman to approve the agenda as presented.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley,

Otto Woockman.

Motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting passed with a motion by Mark Dawson and a second by Dan Story.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley,

Otto Woockman.

Motion to excuse Mike Kumm from the Board meeting was made by Otto Woockman and a second by Mark Dawson.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley,

Otto Woockman.

Guests present at the meeting were:  Jake Higgins with the Cedar Co. News, Rita Woockman, Cheryl Kleinschmit, LaNell Kumm, Mike Kumm.

Mike Kumm discussed the 24 hour notice policy of taking a student from a school event, he feels it is a nuisance or obstacle as a parent if the weather is bad or if there are other unforeseen circumstances.  He is requesting the 24 hour notice policy be a request by the school but not a demand of the school.

Motion by Dan Story and a second by Otto Woockman to accept Mike Kumm back into the board meeting passed.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman.

No Vote:  Mike Kumm.

Treasurer’s report:

General Fund Receipts:

State of Nebraska, 41,646.00; ESU #1, 100.00; Santee Community School, 1,788.94; Bloomfield Community School, 10,811.42; Preschool tuition, 894.00; Preschool snacks, 153.50; Commercial State Bank, 110.76; Knox County Treasurer, 84,978.81; Cedar County Treasurer, 41,179.98; Pierce County Treasurer, 1,074.04; Clark Vinson, 300.00; Flex System, 146.47; Total Receipts, $183,183.92

General Fund Disbursements:

February payroll, 171,973.22; Alert Solutions, 322.50; Josh Barney, 3,349.93; Big Red Mini Mart, 1,188.95; Black Hills Energy, 3,303.33; Bloomquist Plumbing & Electric, 20.85; Broadway Mercantile, 105.41; Carlson Home & Auto, 79.95; Cedar Knox PPD, 2,807.47; CHS, 1,563.83; Classic Carpet Care/Rental, 7.60; Creighton Public Schools, 943.40; EMC Ins. Co., 547.00; ESU #1, 30.00; Filemaker Inc., 325.00; Great Plains Comm. Inc., 545.72; Hillyard, 1,172.32; Hometown Leasing, 1,279.99; Key Sanitation, 173.00; Main Street Grocery, 50.25; Matheson Tri-Gas Inc., 168.08; Trevor McFarland, 20.00; Menards, 39.16; Mutual of Omaha, 448.10; NAPA Bloomfield, 167.76; Olson’s Pest Technicians, 188.00; One Source, 45.00; Perry, Guthery, Haase & Gessford P.C, 225.00; Roger’s Auto, 390.00; Sparqdata Solutions, 1,500.00; TASC, 128.73; Craig Timmerman, 375.00; Viking Lumber, 388.53; West-Hodson Lumber Co, 5.97; Total Disbursements, $193,879.05

Motion to approve the Treasurer’s Report as presented by Mr. Hoesing passed with a motion by Terry Nelson and a second by Brian Wakeley.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to approve the claims as presented by Mr. Hoesing passed with a motion by Terry Nelson and a second by Mark Dawson.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to approve the Activity Fund Report passed with a motion by Otto Woockman and a second by Dan Story.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to appoint Mike Kumm as the board representative on the Wausa Foundation passed with a motion by Mark Dawson and a second by Terry Nelson.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to approve the PK-8 Principal’s salary as negotiated between

Mrs. Hennings and the Wausa Board of Education passed with a motion by

Brian Wakeley and a second by Dan Story.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to approve Brandon Kirby as 9-12 Social Studies Teacher, Tim Schindler as K-12 PE teacher, and Jennifer Schindler as 5-8 Science/Math Teacher for the 2017-18 school year passed with a motion by Otto Woockman and a second by

Terry Nelson.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to extend the Interlocal Agreement between Bloomfield and Wausa for the Spanish Position for the 2017-18 school year passed with a motion by

Terry Nelson and a second by Otto Woockman.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Motion to approve the Wausa High School Class of 2017 for graduation upon fulfillment of their requirements passed with a motion by Mark Dawson and a second by Brian Wakeley.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

The Superintendent’s report included information on policy updates, board policies, staffing, budget and Strategic Planning Master Plan update.

Mrs. Hennings, K-8 Principal shared information on 2017-18 preschool, parent-teacher conferences, positive parent contacts, after school activities at the Lincoln Township Library, and carnival night.

The AD presented updates on Speech, Track & Field, Golf and conference art show.

The next regular Wausa School Board Meeting will occur on Monday, April 17th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Superintendent’s office.

Motion to adjourn meeting passed with a motion by Mark Dawson and a second by Terry Nelson.

Aye:  Mark Dawson, Mike Kumm, Terry Nelson, Dan Story, Brian Wakeley, Otto Woockman

Jessica Barta

Recording Secretary

Terry Nelson

Secretary

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