Regular Session - March 16, 2020

posted Mar 17, 2020, 5:59 AM by Mary Boege   [ updated Apr 24, 2020, 7:16 PM by Mary Mixdorf ]

REGULAR 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 March 16, 2020 in Regular Session meeting at the Gym, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege, John Speer of the local press, Marilyn Rippy, Ashley Raue and Kathy Wilkerson.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the amended agenda adding a discussion item on COVID-19.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the February 17, 2020 and March 2, 2020 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation for C.L., M.H. and A.R. All Ayes.

 

Public Comments:

None

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending background check results on new hires.  All Ayes.

 

Contracts - Cody Taylor - HS/E Custodian

Transfers - Sandy Jensen From HS/E Custodian to HS Custodian

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the final reading of Board Policy 207.03 to change the meeting start time to 5:00 P.M.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Werner to approve the 1st reading of Board Policy Section 1000.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline, to approve the school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to authorize the Board Secretary to publish the FY21 Budget estimate, showing a total budget of $32,371,757 and a total levy of $15.35 per $1,000 valuation and to set a Public Hearing regarding the FY21 Budget on April 6, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to accept the results of the special election of March 3, 2020.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the  Cooperative Agreement with University of Northern Iowa for the 2020-2021 academic year.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Werner to approve the three year negotiation agreement for certified teacher per Master Contract.  Motion carried with 4 Ayes with an abstention vote from Tyynismaa. 

 

The Board reviewed next steps and plans for with the bond referendum and discussed the COVID-19 issues.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 6:36 p.m.   All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                  Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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