Public Hearing and Special Session - April 6, 2020

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PUBLIC HEARING AND SPECIAL SESSION

OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY

 

The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on April 6, 2020 for a Public Hearing on the 2020-2021 School Budget at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:00 p.m. with some members of the board and community attending electronically through Google Hangouts.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Ron Houghton, Alan Kline, Mandy Lekin, Penny Tyynismaa and Clint Werner.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege and several members of the community.

 

Motion by Kline second by Lekin to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Hearing

 

President Tyynismaa opened the Public Hearing for the 2020-2021 School Year Budget at 5:01 p.m. and asked for public comments. 

 

Hearing none, President Tyynismaa asked for a motion to close the Public Hearing.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Houghton to close the Public Hearing at 5:03 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

The Special Session was called to order at 5:04 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Ron Houghton, Alan Kline, Mandy Lekin, Penny Tyynismaa and Clint Werner.  Quorum Present. 

Also present were: Jared Smith and  Mary Boege and several members of the community.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Houghton to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - Deb Backen address the board with some concerns about the condition of the Middle School.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the following personnel requests.  All Ayes.

 

Transfers - Laurie Baack from Elem Sp Ed Teacher to TLC Coach, Samantha Boldt from DW Certified Substitute to 3rd Grade, Jawny Thompson from 1st Grade to 3rd Grade.

Officiating - Justin Brand - Wrestling, Bryan Douglas Foster - Wrestling

Resignations - Morgan Ives - 3rd Grade Teacher

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to adopt the Resolution Authoring the Redemption of General Obligation School Refunding Bonds, Series 2012 Dated May 1, 2012, and Levying a Tax for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for the Redemption of General Obligations School Refunding Bonds, Series 2012, Dated May 1, 2012.  All Ayes

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Werner to approve the FY21 budget as published.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the final reading of Board Policy Series 1000.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Houghton to approve the Administrators and Classified staff salaries for  2020-21 with a 2.90% total package increase.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Houghton to approve the agreement and addendum with Timberline Billing for July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2023.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Houghton to approve the STC Supplemental COVID-19 policy as corrected with the second reading waived.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Werner to approve the extension for Cory Hall Photography's extracurricular contract for two years.  All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Smith updated the Board on the Middle School Project.  It was suggested to have the architect from Invision present to the Board at the next meeting.

 

The Board was updated on what the current status is as far as the Coronavirus and how the school operations are being conducted. 

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 6:09 p.m.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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