The Regular Meeting of the Corsica Board of Education was held on Monday, February 11, 2013 at 7:38 p.m. in Classroom A of the high school. 


Members Present:  Jeremy Wright, Bob Bamberg, Vanessa Miiller, Richard Muilenburg, Jason Lagge, Nicole Bamberg.


Members Absent:  Jared Gerlach


Guest Present:  Kris VanZee, Globe Reporter


Officers Present:  Vern DeGeest, Superintendent; Scott Muckey, Secondary Principal and Merna Bye, Business Manager


President Wright called the meeting to order at 7:38 p.m. and a quorum was established.


Approve Agenda

Motion by Lagge seconded by Nicole Bamberg to approve the agenda with the additions as presented.  Carried.


Meeting Minutes

The January 14, 2013 Regular Meeting minutes were approved with a motion by Miiller seconded by Lagge and carried.


Financial Statement

Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Muilenburg to approve the January 2013 Financial Statement.  Carried.


Trust and Agency Report

Motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Lagge to approve the January 2013 Trust and Agency Report with the beginning balance of $13,181.34; disbursements of $5,761.69, receipts of $2,109.99 for an ending balance of $9,529.64.   Carried.


RESOLUTION #230 – Special Education Budget Amendment –

            It is allowable to take transportation costs out of the Special Education Fund provided that the vehicle is used for Special Education services only and that proper documentation is recorded.  These costs reflect the repairs/supplies on the vehicle used as well as actual transport time to and from the Corsica School.




Expenditure Function –

            22-2736-303-110 – Multiple Disabilities Salary                           $ 1,200.00

            22-2736-303-210-   Multiple Disabilities Benefits                               92.00

            22-2736-303-323 – Multiple Disabilities Repairs/Maintenance     3,000.00
            22-2736-303-410 – Multiple Disabilities Supplies                           3,000.00

(Regular Meeting Minutes – February 11, 2013 – Page 1)



Means of Finance

            22-9000-909 – Cash on Hand to Fund Budget                            $7,292.00


Motion by Miiller seconded by Muilenburg to approve the above resolution – UPON ROLL CALL VOTE – AYE:  Nicole Bamberg, Lagge, Muilenburg, Miiller, Bob Bamberg, Wright (Absent – Gerlach).  Motion carried.



Motion by Miiller seconded by Bob Bamberg to approve the listing of bills as presented at the February 11, 2013 Meeting.  Carried.


RESOLUTION #231 – Corsica/Stickney Golf Co-operative beginning in 2012-2013 –

Motion by Miiller to approve the resolution and move its adoption:  WHEREAS, a proposed Agreement has been negotiated and drafted regarding the cooperative sponsorship of a joint high school boys and girls Golf Program.  A copy of the proposed draft in its entirety in located at the high school administrative offices.  This motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Bob Bamberg and UPON ROLL CALL VOTE:  Aye- Muilenburg, Lagge, Nicole Bamberg, Miiller, Bob Bamberg, Wright – (Absent- Gerlach)  Motion carried.


Mid-Central Co-operative Minutes

Motion by Lagge to approve the January 2013 Mid-Central Co-operative Minutes.  Seconded by Muilenburg and carried.


FY 2012 – Audit Review and Approval

A copy of the FY 2012 was presented to the board for their review.  Motion by Nicole Bamberg seconded by Lagge to approve the audit report.  Motion carried.


CEA Negotiation Request

A letter was read from Corsica Education Association President, Mark Joachim, asking the board that

the CEA be recognized as a Negotiating Committee for 2013-2014 school year.  Motion by Miiller seconded by Bob Bamberg to accept the CEA letter for 2013-2014.  Carried.


District Integration Presentation

The board viewed a power point on a District Integration Presentation Plan which was prepared by the Platte School District. This plan was previously presented at a meeting with the Mid-Central Co-operative and was made available for school within the cooperative to share with their full boards.


Football Field and Track Discussion

Continued discussion was held on the football field and the track project renovation. The board and administration will continue to make contacts concerning the questions of the football field repairs.  The track project is nearing the bidding process.


Joint School Activity

Discussion continues with the Corsica and Stickney Joint Schools Committee.  The next Joint School Committee meeting will be Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 -7:00 p.m. at Corsica High School.



Other items discussed were Legislative Meeting, Mid-Central Co-op meeting on the “Mass Customized Learning” and Senior Parents After Prom Party.


(Regular Meeting Minutes – February 11, 2013 – Page 2)




Executive Session

At 9:50 p.m., motion by Bob Bamberg seconded Nicole Bamberg to go into executive session to discuss personnel/contracts.  Carried.  At 10:35 declared out of executive session by the Board President.


2013-2014 Staff Contracts

Motion by Miiller seconded by Nicole Bamberg to issue contracts for the 2013-2014 school year to all certified staff and the business manager at 2012-2013 salary and conditions pending negotiations.  Carried. Those staff include the following:  Vern DeGeest, Scott Muckey, Merna Bye, Steve Entringer, Jason Broughton, Carrie Kafka, Christina Strid, Wade Gall, Brittney Eide, Mark Joachim, Nicole Finnesand, Sue DeBoer, Jennifer Longville, Sheryl Muckey, Sharon VanMarel, Karla VandenBerge, Donna Noteboom, Katrina Talley, Mike Nepodal, Lorisa Broughton.


2013-2014 Proposed School Calendar Approval

Motion by Lagge to approve the 2013-2014 Proposed School Calendar.  Seconded by Bob Bamberg and carried.



There being no further business, at 10:45 p.m., motion by Bob Bamberg seconded by Nicole Bamberg to adjourn.  Carried.  The next regular meeting will be Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in Classroom A of the high school.































(Regular Meeting Minutes – February 11, 2013 - Page 3)