MARCH 21, 2013

7:00 P.M.


CALL TO ORDER: A Special Meeting of the Board of Education for the Hayes Center Public Schools District #43-0079 was held on Thursday, March 21, 2013 in the Music Room at the High School. Notice of the meeting was given in advance by publication and posted in accordance with the Board policy of giving notice of such meetings. Notice of this meeting was given in advance to all Board members.

ROLL CALL- President Anderjaska called the meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. with Superintendent Ron Howard, Board members Joe Anderjaska, Connie Brott, Britt Hill, Eric Hill, Marian Richards and Bob Rosno present.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by those in attendance.

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS: President Anderjaska thanked the large crowd of patrons for coming. RECOGNITION OF OPEN MEETINGS ACT POSTER -The Open Meetings Act Poster was in the room and recognized by President Anderjaska.

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA: Rosno moved, seconded by E. Hill, to adopt the agenda. Voting yes: Anderjaska, Brott,  B.Hill, E. Hill, Richards, Rosno. Voting no: None.  Motion passed 6-0.

AUDIENCE COMMUNICATION: Rosno moved, seconded by E. Hill, to have audience communication for 30 minutes.  Voting yes: Brott, B. Hill, E. Hill, Richards, Rosno, Anderjaska. Voting no: none. Motion passed 6-0.

Amanda Cox, Shelley Wilkinson, Ashli Cox, Jessica McKinney, Aaron Broz, Amanda Johnson and Dusty Gaston addressed the board with their thoughts on whether to continue with the possible cooperative agreement.

DISCUSSION- The board discussed whether to continue pursuing the cooperative agreement with Wauneta/Palisade.

ACTION ITEMS- 1.  Rosno moved, seconded by E.  Hill, to consider whether the Hayes Center Board of Education wants to continue pursuing a cooperative agreement for sports with Wauneta/Palisade School District.  After a lengthy discussion, Richards moved to amend the main motion, seconded by Brott, that pursuant to a public forum we would then consider whether to go on with the cooperative agreement.  Voting yes:  Richards.  Voting No: B Hill, E Hill, Rosno, Anderjaska, Brott. Amendment failed, 1 -5.  After further discussion, the main motion was reread and voted on. Voting yes: E. Hill, Rosno, Brott. Voting no: Richards, Anderjaska, B. Hill. Motion failed 3-3.

President Anderjaska thanked those in attendance and adjourned the meeting at 7:57 P.M.


An audio recording of the meeting can be found on the school web-site www.hccardinals.org.

The next regular meeting of the Hayes Center Board of Education is April 8, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. in the Conference Room.



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