September Board Minutes Continued…
The minutes of the last meeting were read. Todd Wardyn made a motion to approve the minutes from the last meeting.
Second by Bill Howard. Motion carried 6-0.
The treasurer reported a balance of $936,357.15 in the district treasury. Payroll and claims in the amount of
$246,549.73 were presented for payment. Jim Holm made a motion to pay the claims. Second by Marie Sweley.
Motion carried 6-0.
In Public Testimony Ruth Epley addressed the Board on the tennis court parking lot and the foreseen issue of water
and mud runoff onto the church property and the Klimek property with spring rains and requested our attention with a
retaining wall and cooperation with the village to prevent this from happening.
In the Principal report Mr. Finley reported on finishing up MAPS testing; state fair field trip, FFA students going to
Husker Harvest Days, and Professional Development.
In the Superintendent’s Report Dr. Maline discussed Presentations by NASB and NRCSA, Technology Report,
Policies Approval 2nd Reading, Work Release Program, Enrollment Numbers, Construction Update, Gym Floor, The
Gym Bleachers, Removal and Cutting of Trees, Thank you to our Contractors, Staff, and Community Volunteers!,
Budget Submitted, The District Audit, and New Superintendent Hiring Discussion.
Marie Sweley made a motion to 2nd Reading approval new and/or changed policies 201.05, 204.0, 402.11, 402.16,
402.17, 502.02, 503.09, 504.14, 508.12, 603.01, 606.08, 610.01, 611.01, 704.04E-1, 606.06, 1005.03. Second by Steve
Heapy. Motion carried 6-0.
Bill Howard made a motion to recommend that the Litchfield School District put in place the work in community
program as presented. Second by Steve Heapy. Motion carried 6-0.
Enrollment Numbers based upon September 12 enrollment data Pre-School 5, Kindergarten 9, 1st Grade 8, 2nd Grade 4,
3rd Grade 8, 4th Grade 4, 5th Grade 6, 6th Grade 6, 7th Grade 10, 8th Grade 5, 9th Grade 8, 10th Grade 7, 11th Grade 8, and
12th Grade 10.
Todd Wardyn made a motion to enter executive session to discuss new superintendent hiring. Second by Jim Holm.
Motion carried 6-0.
President Mitch Feldman restated the intent for executive session to discuss new superintendent hiring.
The board entered executive session at 9:07 p.m.
Jim Holm made a motion to exit executive session. Second by Todd Wardyn. Motion carried 6-0.
Marie Sweley made a motion to hire NRCSA to help in the hiring process of the new superintendent. Second by Jim
Holm. Motion carried 6-0.
Jim Holm made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:58 pm. Second by Marie Sweley. Motion carried 6-0.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education will be at 7:30 p.m. on October 17, 2016. The agenda
is a continuous agenda and is available for examination during regular hours at the office of the Superintendent. Public
notice of the meeting will be given in the Small Town Times Newsletter and in the Sherman County Times.