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Public Hearing and Special Session - April 3, 2017

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PUBLIC HEARING AND SPECIAL 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 3, 2017 for a Public Hearing on the 2017-2018 School Budget at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

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

Also present were: Mary Jones, Mary Boege, Rhonda Shaw, Joyce Wiese, Deloris Ryan, Seth Koch, Kathy Wilkerson, Joy Schirmer, Kevin Nelson, Keely Upah, Alison Graham, Chad Woosley and Steve McAdoo.

 

Motion by Kline second by Tyynismaa to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Public Hearing

 

President Yuska opened the Public Hearing for the 2017-2018 School Year Budget at 5:31 p.m. and asked for public comments. 

 

Hearing none, President Yuska asked for a motion to close the Public Hearing.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to close the Public Hearing at 5:34 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

The Special Session was called to order at 5:35 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present: Penny Tyynismaa, Mark McFate, Alan Kline and  Michelle Yuska.   Absent: Jackie Dvorak.  Quorum Present.  Dvorak joined the meeting at 5:40 p.m.

Also present were: Mary Jones, Mary Boege, Rhonda Shaw, Joyce Wiese, Deloris Ryan, Seth Koch, Kathy Wilkerson, Joy Schirmer, Kevin Nelson, Keely Upah, Alison Graham, Chad Woosley, Steve McAdoo and Brian Petullo.

 

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

 

Motion by McFate, second by Kline to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the February 20, 2017 and March 6, 2017, meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation requests for A.K., and N.R.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Kline, second by McFate to approve the following personnel requests pending licensure on new certified staff.  Roll Call Vote - Dvorak Aye, McFate Aye, Yuska Aye,  Kline Aye, Tyynismaa abstained.  Motion Passed.

 

Contracts -  Hailee Weiss- Asst Softball, Sara McAndrew - MS ELL, Deloris Ryan - Instructional Coach Facilitator, Seth Koch - Secondary Instructional Coach, Kathy Wilkerson - Secondary Instructional Coach, Joy Schirmer Elementary Instructional Coach, Keely Upah - Elementary Instructional Coach.

Officiating -  Jerry Bisher - Baseball, Jim Hall - Basketball, Softball and Baseball, David Lee - Track, Dave Nitz - Basketball, Brandon Dufoe - Wrestling, Andrew May - Wrestling, Mike Spurlin - Softball, Bob Yilek - Wrestling

Volunteer Coach - George Corum - Track and Moises Fonseca - Soccer

Resignations - Matthew Beatty - 9th Boys Basketball, Kathy Teff - K-5 Art, Derek Dixon - 7th Girls Basketball, Annie Lucas - Media Specialist.

 

Motion by McFate, second by Tyynismaa to approve the FY18 budget as published.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to accept the financial audit bid from Nolte, Cornman and Johnson for the fiscal years 2017, 2018, and 2019 for $9,500, $9,900 and $10,300.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the furniture items to placed out for bid for the high school project.  All Ayes.

 

Transportation Director Chad Woosley updated the Board on the current status of our bus routes and fleet.  We will be getting a new bus to replace the one that was a total loss from the electrical fire.  The District has full replacement insurance on busses ten years or newer.

 

Maintenance Director Steve McAdoo updated the Board on the High School Project and completion dates.  They hope to start moving teachers out of their current rooms on May 26th to start the second part of the project in the east wing.

 

TLC Instructional Facilitator Deloris Ryan and Coaches Kevin Nelson, Keely Upah, Joy Schirmer and Seth Koch reviewed with the Board what they have accomplished in the first year of the grant.

 

Superintendent Jones updated the Board on implementing the Career and Technical Education redesign.

 

Superintendent Jones and Assistant Middle School Principal Brian Petullo reviewed the number of participants in middle school activities and the number of coaches for each activity. 

 

Motion by Kline, second by McFate to adjourn the meeting  at 8:17 p.m. into and Exempt Session for Negotiations followed by a Closed Session as provided in Section 21.5(l)(i) of the Open Meeting Law to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputation, as that individual has requested a closed session.  All Ayes.

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to come out of closed session at 10:08 p.m.

Motion by Dvorak, second by McFate to adjourn the meeting at 10:09 p.m.

 

 

Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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