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October 2017

EXCERPTS of USD #384 Regular Board of Education Meeting

A Regular Board of Education meeting for USD #384 Blue Valley was held on October 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room.  Members present were James Peter, Mitch Innes, Angie Pfizenmaier, Bruce Kaump, A.G. McLean, Jason Anderson, and Stephen Corkill. Administration present was Brady Burton, Superintendent, Marion Mazouch, Middle School/High School Principal, and Melody Pfaff, Board Clerk.

CALL TO ORDER:  President, James Peter called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

APPROVE THE AGENDA:  The board approved the Agenda as presented. 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:  Board and guests recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

WELOME GUESTS:  President, James Peter welcomed our guests.

OPEN FORUM:  No one addressed the Board during Open Forum.


  1.  Stephen Corkill mentioned that McCormick Elementary School students have read more books so far this year than last year.
  2. Angie Pfizenmaier commended McCormick Elementary School and students on another successful Grandparents Day celebration.

PRINCIPAL REPORTS:  These were noted with no additions.

SUPERINTENDENT REPORT:  Superintendent Brady Burton informed the Board that a school bus had a small accident due to losing a tire while travelling on the highway.  No children were on the bus and no one was injured.

BOARD REPOT:  Nothing to report.

CONSENT AGENDA:  The board approved the Consent Agenda as follows:

  1.  Approved minutes of:  September 11, 2017 Regular Board Meeting; September 11, 2017 Special Board Meeting.
  2. Approved Activity/Revenue/Expenditure Reports
  3. Approved Hiring – Levi Peter as middle school head boys’ basketball coach for the 2017-2018 school year.


Budget Review:  Brady Burton and Melody Pfaff reviewed the Budget Summary of funds with the Board.

Bond Update:  Dan Knight, district architect, was in attendance to give an update to the Board regarding the upcoming bond election.  The board had questions about the budget pricing that had taken place earlier in the bond election process. Discussion was also held on the upcoming public meetings that are to be held Thursday, October 12 and Tuesday, October 17.  The format of the meetings was set.  The bond election committee is ready to present information at the meetings and entertain any questions that the patrons have.

A.G. McLean entered the meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Roepke Fund Proposal:  The board approved the proposal for new metal bleachers for the football and baseball fields to present to the Roepke Fund. 


Approve Warrants/Transfers:  The board approved the warrants/transfers as presented. 

Superintendent’s Evaluation:  President, James Peter reviewed the Superintendent Evaluation form with the Board.  Board members need to return completed evaluation to James Peter by November 1.  James Peter will compile all individual evaluations into one evaluation and report at the November 11 meeting.

2018-2019 Calendar Committee:  The Board appointed Jason Anderson and Mitch Innes as board representatives on the 2018-2019 calendar committee. 

Future Agenda Items:

  1.  Bond Information
  2. Superintendent Evaluation

Adjournment: Meeting adjourned at 8:19 p.m.

Melody Pfaff

Board Clerk