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Minutes- August 22, 2019



A budget workshop of the Board of Education of the Creighton Community School District No. 13 was held on August 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.


Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Creighton News, as shown by the Affidavit of Publication attached to the minutes.  Notice was also hung at the City Offices, front door of the high school, and front door of the elementary.


Notice of the meeting was simultaneously sent to all the members and a copy of their acknowledgment and receipt of notice and agenda is attached to these minutes.  Availability of the agenda was communicated in the advance notice as was the notice to the members of this meeting.  All proceedings hereafter shown were taken while the convened meeting was opened to the attendance of the public.  The agenda for the meeting is attached and incorporated into these minutes.


President Morrill called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.


Morrill announced that the Open Meeting Laws Act Poster was displayed on the wall.


Members present: Kay Morrill, Duane Fanta, Dixie Hanefeldt, Amy Borgmann, and Greg Kuhlman.  Matt Fritz arrived at 7:13.


Others Present:  Superintendent Thompson and Secretary Hoffman 


The pledge of allegiance was said.


Kuhlman moved to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Fanta.  RCV:  5-0.  Fritz excused.  Motion Carried.


Borgmann moved to approve the minutes.  Seconded by Hanefeldt.  RCV:  5-0.  Fritz excused.  Motion Carried.


  1.  Superintendent Thompson shared some information about each fund and possible expenses out of each account for the 19-20 school year.  The total valuation for next year increased by almost six million dollars from last year.  Every penny levied is worth $51,045.24 of taxes.  Superintendent Thompson showed the board the proposed budget and tax request.  The proposal shows a zero percent change in tax rates and a two percent increase in operating budget.  After some discussion, the board decided leave the levy rate as proposed.
  2.  Fritz moved to transfer $150,000 to the depreciation fund to be used for a new roof.  Seconded by Fanta.  RCV:  6-0.  Motion Carried.
  3. The board was reminded to check their calendars for future NASB meetings.



At 8:53 p.m., Borgmann moved to adjourn the meeting.  Seconded by Fanta.  RCV:  6-0.  Motion Carried.  

                                                                                                Jennifer Hoffman, Secretary