The Hastings Board of Training heard hiring bulletins and a funds replace throughout a piece session Thursday night on the district’s administrative places of work.
Moreover, Jim Boeve, board president, stated he submitted the paperwork for retaining his place because the board president subsequent yr.
All board members had been current.
David Essink, director of human sources and operations, stated the varsity has employed one registered nurse and one licensed nursing assistant.
Essink stated the licensed nursing assistant has accomplished the registered nurse work and is anticipated to take the examination to change into an RN throughout the subsequent few months.
The brand new hires give each elementary constructing a three-fourths full-time nurse. The center faculty and highschool every nonetheless have a full-time nurse.
The board acquired an replace from Superintendent Jeff Schneider a few vital modification to the funds. The modification will mirror the current bond refinance, an motion that happened in the course of the September assembly.
The adjustments will mirror receiving cash from issuing bonds, at a decrease rate of interest for the district, after which buying bonds, which had been at a better rate of interest. The refinance will in the end save the district $2 million over 20 years.
“We took in $7.5 million we didn’t plan on and we spent $7.5 million we didn’t plan on,” Schneider stated. “We received the bond proceeds from the brand new bonds, which had been in a greater rate of interest. We used the proceeds to repay the previous bonds.”
Schneider stated the district has refinanced bonds in earlier years and didn’t funds the bonds then, calling these instances an oversight. The auditor performing the annual audit for the varsity stated the funds must be amended to mirror the fee and receipt.
The board briefly mentioned the second studying for an exhibit throughout the superintendent analysis coverage.
The exhibit was authorised by the Nebraska Division of Training because the final board assembly and distribution of the analysis will comply with the HPS board approval, which is anticipated Monday.
Up to now, the superintendent analysis has remained unchanged, Boeve stated. Any further, the analysis is topic to alter yearly.
In different enterprise, the board heard from six of its members about current visits to skilled studying communities at varied faculties throughout the district.
The board acquired a quarterly management replace from Schneider about a few of the current work the executive workforce has executed.
The Highlight on Studying for the common session was introduced. Thomas Szlanda, Hastings Excessive principal, will give a presentation.
The board went into government session on the finish of the assembly to evaluation the board self-assessment outcomes.
The board will meet for the common November session Monday night within the Metropolis Council Chambers, 220 North Hastings Ave.