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May 28, 2014 Public Hearing and Regular Board Meeting

posted May 29, 2014, 12:47 PM by Mary Boege

PUBLIC HEARING

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 May 28, 2014 for a Public Hearing and 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, Jackie Dvorak and Anne Michael.  Quorum Present           

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

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

Public Hearing:

President McFate opened the Public Hearing for the 2013-2014 Budget Amendment at 5:30 p.m. and asked for public comments.

Hearing no comments, President McFate asked for a motion to close the Public Hearing.

Motion by Michael, second by Kline to close the Public Hearing at 5:32 p.m.  All Ayes.

President McFate opened the Regular Meeting at 5:33 p.m.

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

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

Motion by Yuska, second by Dvorak to approve the amended agenda adding approval of the 2013-14 School Year Budget Amendment.  All Ayes.

Motion by Kline second by Michael to approve the consent agenda approving the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of April 7, 2014, Public Hearings of April 7, 2014 for the Budget and Calendar,  Special Meetings of April 25, 2014 and May 5, 2014 , bills for payment and financial statements.  All Ayes.

Public Comments

Joyce Wiese had a question concerning the summer food service program and Kerri Nelson thanked the Board for their dedication and hard work as board members with May being Board Appreciation Month.

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

Contracts – Jackie Ellenbecker – Level III HS Football Cheerleading, Emily Chyma – Level III HS Basketball Cheerleading, Cally Thompson – Level II Ass’t HS Volleyball, Taylor Nitz – Level II Ass’t HS Baseball, Holly Kupka – Level I Head Varsity Volleyball

Internal Transfer:  Zelda Cecak from Dean of Students Secretary to Head Middle School Principal Secretary.

Officiating:  Bruce Johnson, Don Anderson, Greg Davies, Bryan Guillford, Charles Liston

Resignations  -  Amber St. John – Elem Educational Aide, Randy Thompson – Bus Driver, Lori Dvorak – M.S. Educational Aide, Jeremy Jones – H.S. Ass’t Principal/Activities Director, Mary Sherwood – Ass’t Elementary Principal, Stacia Weisskopf  - 1st Grade, Brenda Squires – Elementary Art, Yeni Fragoso – H.S. Educational Aide, Abby Gard – 7th Girls Track.

Motion by Kline, second by Michael to approve the Budget Amendment for the 2013-2014 Budget Year.  All ayes.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Yuska to approve the 2014 Summer Food Service program and application.  All Ayes.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the addendum to contract with Timberline Billing Service for the duration of the current contract through June 30th 2017.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Michael to approve the Title VII application for the 2014-15 school year.  All Ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Michael to approve the recommended increase for school lunches for 2014-2015 from $2.00 elementary and $2.10 secondary to $2.10 elementary and $2.20 secondary and adults from $3.25 to $3.50.  Breakfast prices for K-12 from $1.15 to $1.25 and adult breakfast from $1.25 to $1.50.  Extra milk from $.30 to $.40.  All Ayes.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to approve the recommended textbook fees of Grades K-4 $40, Grades 5-8 $50, and Grades 9-12 $60.  All Ayes

Motion by Kline, second by Yuska to approve the contract renewal with KeBecca for Level III BD Special Education Services for $322,076.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Kline to approve the security proposal for the high school from Walsh in the amount of $47,903.47 Aye votes from Dvorak, Kline, Yuska and McFate with Director Michael abstaining.  Motion Carried.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Michael to approve the addition of the student archery club.  All Ayes.

Motion by Michael, second by Kline to approve the Frontline customer agreement with Aesop for employee leave requests and substitute calling.  All Ayes.

Motion by Yuska, second by Kline to approve the Frontline customer agreement with VeriTime for the employee time clock system.  All Ayes.

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 6:23 p.m.   All ayes.

Mark McFate, Board President               Mary Boege, Board Secretary
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