Special Meeting

Room 503, West Building, Genoa, NE 68640 Room 503

West Building Genoa, NE 68640

Monday, March 26, 2018 7:30 PM

Dave Baxa:        Present

Joe Beck:        Present

John Nelson:        Present

John Reeg:        Present Mrs. Jennifer Swantek: Present Jason Urkoski:        Present

  1. Meeting Called to Order
  1. Open Meeting Law
  2. Meeting Properly Published and Posted
  1. Roll Call
  2. ESU 7 - Report on New Special Education Building/Program

Darus Mettler spoke on behalf of ESU7 and gave report on the New Special Education Building and Program. The renovation of the ESU 7 Warehouse in Columbus has begun, and will be the future home of the Educational Behavioral Health Program. The Educational Behavioral Health Program will provide behavior support for students from grades K-age 21, support the District's curriculum, and will help with the transition of the student back to the District. The Educational Behavioral Program Staff will consist of an Administrator, Certified Teaching Staff, Paraprofessionals, Licensed Mental Health Practitioner, and Board Certified Behavior

Analyst.  The program will be available to the Twin River District in the school year of 2020.

  1. Consider and Take Possible Action to Create an Elementary Guidance Counselor Position Motion to Create an Elementary Guidance Counselor Position Passed with a motion by John Nelson and a second by Joe Beck.

Dave Baxa: Yea, Joe Beck: Yea, John Nelson: Yea, John Reeg: Yea, Mrs. Jennifer Swantek: Yea, Jason Urkoski: Yea

  1. Report on Secondary Program - Information

Mr. Metzger gave report on courses offered at Twin River Public Schools and the amount of credits required to graduate. He also gave a comparison report of courses offered at surrounding school districts, and their amount of credits required to graduate.

  1. Consider and Take Possible Action to Create at Least a Half-Time Secondary Teacher Position

Motion to Create at Least a Half-Time Secondary Teacher Position Passed with a motion by Jason Urkoski and a second by Mrs. Jennifer Swantek.


Dave Baxa: Yea, Joe Beck: Yea, John Nelson: Yea, John Reeg: Yea, Mrs. Jennifer Swantek: Yea, Jason Urkoski: Yea

  1. Consider and Take Possible Action to Create A.D./Asst. Principal Position

Motion to Create A.D./Asst. Principal Position Passed with a motion by Jason Urkoski and a second by Joe Beck.

Dave Baxa: Yea, Joe Beck: Yea, John Nelson: Yea, John Reeg: Yea, Mrs. Jennifer Swantek: Yea, Jason Urkoski: Yea

  1. Adjourment

Motion to Adjourn at 8:43 p.m. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Jennifer Swantek and a second by Dave Baxa.

Dave Baxa: Yea, Joe Beck: Yea, John Nelson: Yea, John Reeg: Yea, Mrs. Jennifer Swantek: Yea, Jason Urkoski: Yea

Jamie Held, Board Secretary

John Reeg, Board President