Regular Meeting - August 28, 2017

posted Aug 29, 2017, 7:34 AM by Mary Boege   [ updated Aug 29, 2017, 7:34 AM by Mary Mixdorf ]





The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on August 28, 2017 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.


On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa,  Jackie Dvorak, Michelle Yuska and Mark McFate.  Quorum Present.

Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese and Jon Huebner.


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


Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the July 24, 2017, and August 15, 2017 meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation Requests from V.M, T.M., and M.W.


Public Comments - None


Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending licensure and background checks for new hires.  Aye votes from Dvorak, Kline, McFate and Yuska with Tyynismaa abstaining.  Motion carried.


Contracts - Hailee Weiss - HS ELL Associate, Becky Thiessen - MS Student Supervisor, Susan Hallock - MS .5 SpEd Associate, Paddy Richard - PT Van Route Driver

Resignations - Laura Davis - Elem Food Service, Jena Ferneau - Elementary Food Service

Officials - Tiffany Thiessen - MS Volleyball, Kevin Cartier - MS Volleyball

Volunteer Coaches - J.J. Novotny - Football, Justin Suchanek - Weight Room and Football, Hailee Weiss - Cross Country, Doug Stadler - MS Volleyball, Sarah Weierman - HS Volleyball, Larry Fletcher - Basketball, Jake Jacobsen - Basketball, Mike Wedmore - Basketball, Softball, Rick Hopper - MS Basketball, Dan Lopez - Wrestling, Travis Smith - Wrestling, Dale Cruikshank - Wrestling, Brett Karkosh - Wrestling, George Corum - Track, Moises Fonseca - Boy's Soccer, Morgan McFate - Girl's Soccer, Matt Kesl  - MS Baseball.


Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to table the agreement with Iowa Valley Community College District until an updated agreement is presented.  All Ayes.


Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the Fixed Asset Inventory Proposal with Asset Services.  All Ayes.


Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to approve the Food Service Agreement with Mid-Iowa Community Action for meals for the Tama Head Start Program for the 2017-18 school year.   All Ayes.


Superintendent Berger reported to the Board on the need for a part-time Curriculum Director and Special Education Director.  Reviewed the results from the four questions about STC from  the last meeting.  Discussed the need to have a district-wide need assessments done through IASB and Board participation in upcoming IASB activities.


Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:29 p.m.  All Ayes.



Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary