Regular Session - February 15, 2016

posted Feb 16, 2016, 8:17 AM by Mary Boege   [ updated Feb 16, 2016, 8:17 AM by Mary Mixdorf ]





The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on February 15, 2016 in Regular Session meeting at the Professional Learning Room, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.


On call of the roll the following were present:  Michelle Yuska, Mark McFate, Alan Kline and Penny Tyynismaa.  Quorum Present.  Absent - Jackie Dvorak.  Dvoark joined the meeting at 5:32 PM.

Also present were: Mary Jones, Mary Boege, Rhonda Shaw, Steve Vesely, Christine McFate.


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


Motion by Kline second by McFate to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the January 18, 2016 and the February 1, 2016 meetings, financials ,bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation for A.D.  All Ayes.


Public Comments:

Steve Vesely addressed the board concerning an article in the paper on the Juvenile Home.


Motion by Tyynismaa, second by McFate to approve the following personnel requests as presented. All Ayes


Taylor Zobel - Voc Ag and FFA

Officiating – Al Gielau - Basketball, Jeremy Weiermann - Basketball.

Resignations - Desiray Lint - MS Cook, Corey Kroeger - Bus Driver

Early Retirement - Jay Hoskey - Science Teacher and Coach, Joni O'Connor - Elementary Education Aide, Judy Fuller - Elementary Kitchen Manager


Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the request to the SBRC for Modified Supplemental amount of $233,056 for At Risk/Dropout Prevention.


Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the HS Music Trip to New York City in the Summer of 2017.


Superintendent Jones updated the Board on the high school facility project with some of the cost savings, showed a draft of a pamphlet that will go out explaining the need to renew the Revenue Purpose Statement and what it is, and discussed  the graduation requirements concerning physical education and the plan to ask for an exemption. 


Primary Lot - will try to contact the company that is purchasing the lot to see where the plans for the property are.


Motion by Dvoark, second by Tyynismaa  to adjourn the meeting at 6:23 p.m. into an exempt session for negotiations.   All Ayes.




Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary