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 18, 2016 in 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, and Penny Tyynismaa. Quorum Present. Absent - Jackie Dvorak. Dvoark joined the meeting at 5:32 PM.
Also present were: Mary Jones, Mary Boege, Rhonda Shaw, Kris Collins and Joyce Wiese.
Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Kline to approve the amended agenda. All Ayes.
Motion by Kline second by McFate to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the March 21, 2016 and the April 13, 2016 meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation for J.N., S.S., B.M. and C.A. All Ayes.
Motion by Kline, second by Tyynismaa to approve the following personnel requests as presented. All Ayes
Contracts - Bette Scheid - MS Cook
Resignations - Audrey Evans - HS Cook, Kevin Walker - 7th Social Studies.
Motion by Tyynismaa, second by McFate to approve the two year bids for Activity, Prom, Graduation and Homecoming pictures from Cory Hall Photography . All Ayes.
Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the STCEA negotiated contract for a 2.25% increase with a total cost of $248,798 by adding $562 to the base salary. All Ayes.
Superintendent Jones updated the Board on the cost of the new Smarter Balance testing of $29.50 per student and that the offer to purchase the Primary Lot has been withdrawn.
Elementary Assistant Principal Kris Collins reviewed with the Board the English Language Acquisition Program.
Motion by Dvorak, second by Tyynismaa to adjourn the meeting at 6:16 p.m. into an exempt session for negotiations. All Ayes.
Michelle Yuska, Board President Mary Boege, Board Secretary