Minutes- Special Board Meeting- September 2, 2020
A special meeting of the Board of Education of the Creighton Community School District No. 13 was held on September 2, 2020 at 7:20 p.m. in the High School Library.
Notice of the meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Knox County News, as shown by the Affidavit of Publication attached to the minutes. Notice was also posted 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: Dixie Hanefeldt, Amy Borgmann, Kay Morrill, Greg Kuhlman, and Matt Fritz. Hanefeldt moved to excuse Fanta. Seconded by Fritz. RCV: 5-0. Motion Carried.
Others Present: Superintendent Thompson, Principal Nilson, and Secretary Hoffman
The pledge of allegiance was said. Fritz moved to approve the agenda. Seconded by Kuhlman. RCV: 5-0. Fanta excused. Motion Carried.
Superintendent Thompson had met with the Transportation committee last week. They discussed leasing a bus
from Mid States School Bus Inc. The lease would be a nine month lease for $1,000 a month with unlimited miles. Currently, the school has no back up buses in case of a breakdown or buses to take for activities if the route buses are still on routes. Fritz moved to approve the nine month lease with Mid States School Bus for $1,000 a month for a 2011 Blue Bird 71 passenger bus. Seconded by Hanefeldt. RCV: 5-0. Fanta excused. Motion Carried. The board then discussed possibly leasing the bus barn. Kuhlman moved to leave the bus barn for $350 a month for a year. Seconded by Fritz. RCV: 5-0. Fanta excused. Motion Carried.
The board also reviewed the “Return to School Plan.” The different colors were explained. Students and staff have done a great job wearing masks. The plan will continue to be changed and adapted as time progresses.
At 7:58 p.m., Kuhlman moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Fritz. RCV: 5-0. Fanta excused. Motion carried. The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held on Monday, September 14, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Library.
Jennifer Hoffman, Secretary