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July 28, 2014 Board Meeting

posted Aug 19, 2014, 11:32 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 July 28, 2014 in Regular Session meeting in the Professional Learning Room, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

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

Also present were: Kerri Nelson, Mary Boege, Joyce Wiese and Donna Smith.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to approve the amended agenda adding discussion on TIF.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Kline to approve the consent agenda approving the Minutes of the Special Meeting of July 7, 2014, bills and financials as presented.  All Ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Dvorak to approve the following personnel changes. All Ayes

Contracts – Dana Wefel – Elementary Special Education, Ian Tayner – High School Math, Danny Mayo – Head Varsity Boys Track.

Resignations – Terri Fisher – Partnership Center Alternative School

Motion by Kline, second by Yuska to approve the second reading of Policy 801.9 – GASB 54.  All Ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Michael to approve the second reading of Policy 601.10 – School District Instruction Organization.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to approve the second reading of Policy 601.50 – School Day as presented.  All Ayes.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to approve the second reading of Policy 601.20 – School Calendar.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to accept the bread bid from Bimbo Bakeries – Sara Lee for the 2014-15 school year.  All  Ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to accept the milk bid from Anderson Erickson for the 2014-15 school year.  All Ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Yuska to approve the participation in the Federal Nutrition Program for the 2014-15 school year.

Motion by Kline, second by Michael to approve the changes to the Affirmative Action Plan.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to summit the following Legislative Priorities for the 2015 Legislative Session – Support the preserving of the statewide penny sales tax.  Support setting supplemental state aid by the date specified. Support a school foundation formula that adequately and in a timely manner funds changes in demographics.  Support efforts to minimize property tax disparities that occur between school districts because of the additional levy rate in the school foundation formula.  Supports predictable and timely state funding to serve students receiving special education services at a level that reflects the actual cost, including educational programming and health care costs.  All Ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to set a public hearing date of August 18, 2014 at 5:30 pm for the proposed sale of school property at 806 State Street and 111 East 9th Street in Tama.  All Ayes.

Discussion Items

President McFate reviewed with the Board the meeting he attended concerning increasing the TIF amounts for Iowa Premium Beef.

Superintendent Nelson reviewed with the Board the proposed study of Competency Based Education and Grading.

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:31 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

Mark McFate, Board President                    Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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