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March 16, 2015 Board Minutes

posted Mar 17, 2015, 7:55 AM by Mary Boege





The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on March 16, 2015 in a Regular Session meeting at the Professional Learning Room, Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:40 p.m.

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

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

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

Motion by Kline, second by McFate to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the February 16, 2015 and March 9, 2015 meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and early graduation requests of C.S.  All Ayes.

Public Comments:


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

Contracts – Stacy Stull – Assistant Elementary Principal to Elementary Principal for 2015-16

Internal Transfers – Keely Upah – from .5 TAG and .5 Title I to Full Time Title I for 2015-16

Joy Schirmer from 3rd Grade to Special Education Coach – Elementary/MS 2015-16

Laurie Baack – Elem Special Ed to Behavior Interventionist – Elementary 2015-16

Officiating – Jerry Bisher – Baseball, Jim Hall – Baseball, Nate Van Dyke – Baseball.

Resignations – Jackie Ellenbecker – Football and Wrestling Cheerleading Sponsor, Lon Wilkerson – 9th Boys Basketball, Mallory Albers – Elementary Sp Ed Aide, Nathan Doran – Head Boys Basketball, Nancy Kephart – Bus Driver

Motion by Dvorak second by Kline to accept the bid from Scharnweber in the amount of $113,900 for the HS Gym Air Conditioning Project.  All Ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by McFate to reject the bid of $598,000 from S&S Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning LLC and to delay the HS Classroom Air Conditioning Project until a later date.  All Ayes.

Motion by McFate, second by Kline to approve the agreement with Struxture Architects at an hourly rate for the Design Phase, with the total contract not to exceed $18,000.  All Ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Dvorak to approve the agreement with Blackboard Connect 5 in the amount of $4,023.30.  All Ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Kline to authorize the Board Secretary to publish the FY 16 Budget Estimate, showing a total budget of $24,837,667 and a total levy of 16.13603 per 1,000 valuation.  The Board also resolves to levy property tax for the budget guarantee of $0.00 and sets Monday, April 6, 2015, as a Public Hearing regarding the FY16 Budget.  All Ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:39 p.m.   All Ayes.


Michelle Yuska, Board President            Mary Boege, Board Secretary