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April 7, 2014 Regular Board Meeting

posted Apr 10, 2014, 8:34 AM by Mary Boege

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 April 7, 2014 in Regular Session meeting at the Professional Learning Room, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:50 p.m.

 

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

Also present were: Kerri Nelson, Mary Boege, Joyce Wiese,  Jeremy Jones, Donna Smith, Roger Wacha and Lenny Scorpiniti from Walsh Doors and Hardware.   

 

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Yuska second by Dvorak to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the March 17,2014 meeting and March 17, 2014 Public Hearing, financials, bills for payment as presented and an early graduation request for J.D.   All Ayes.

 

Public Comments:

Roger Wacha asked about some remodeling that was done at the Partnership Center and adult education classes.

 

Motion by Yuska, second by Kline to approve the following personnel changes. All Ayes

 

Contracts – Danny Mayo – HS Chemistry/Physics, Cally Thompson – MS Softball Coach.

Volunteer Coaches – Carmen Angel – HS Soccer

Officials – Andrew May – Wrestling, Lennie Smith – Wrestling, Greg Scott – Wrestling.

Resignations – Charlene Rosenfelder – Elem Title VII Aide, Rachel Kramer -  Elem Spec Ed Teacher, Nicole Mathews – Fall and Winter Cheerleading, Melinda McDowell – 9th Girls Volleyball, Nancy Hubbard – Elementary Teacher.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the 2014-2015 Budget as published and to adopt the following resolution.  RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of the South Tama County School District, will levy property tax for the fiscal year 2014-2015 for the regular program budget adjustments as allowed under section 257.14, Code of Iowa.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to approve the early start date for the 2014-15 school year and the 2014-15 school calendar as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Yuska to approve the IAEP agreement for purchasing the food and supplies for our nutrition program for the 2014-15 school year.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the negotiated master contract with STCEA with a 4.49% total package increase of $303,158.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Yuska, second by Kline to approve the compensation package increase for Support Staff without insurance benefits of 4.5% and Support Staff and Administration with insurance benefits of 4% for a total of $287,082.69.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Yuska to accept the bid from Nolte, Cornman and Johnson P.C for the financial audit for the fiscal years 2014, 2015 and 2016 for $8,100, $8,600 and $9,100.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the addition of Technology Literacy as a course starting in 2014-2015.  All Ayes

 

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to continue the sharing agreement with East Marshall for Soccer.  All Ayes.

 

Lenny Scorpiniti with Walsh Door and Hardware presented to the Board a security system proposal for the high school.

 

High School Activities Director Jeremy Jones addressed the Board with the Code of Conduct Policy revisions.

 

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Mark McFate, Board President                          Mary Boege, Board Secretary
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