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Regular Session - February 19, 2018

posted Feb 20, 2018, 9:09 AM by Mary Boege





The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on February 19, 2018 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.


On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Penny Tyynismaa, Jackie Dvorak and Mandy Lekin.  Quorum Present.  Ronald Houghton joined the meeting at 5:32 p.m.


Also present were: Jeff Berger, Mary Boege, John Speer, Kym Stein, Ashley Raue, Krystal Eberhart, April Van Dee, Heidi Purk, John Purk, Steve McAdoo, Ben Adams and Karen Mixdorf.


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


Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the January 22, 2018 and February 8, 2018 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented.


Public Comments - None


Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the following personnel requests as presented.  All Ayes


Contracts - Daniel Kass - Assistant HS Baseball.

Officials - Jerry Bisher - Baseball, Jim Hall - Baseball, David Lee - Track,  Brando Du - Wrestling, Andrew May - Wrestling, Dave Nitz - Basketball.


Motion by Dvorak second by Kline to approve the hiring of an assistant boys soccer coach.  All Ayes.


Motion by Lekin, second by Houghton to approve the suspension of the boys tennis program for one year because of the low number of participants.  All Ayes.


Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the staffing adjustments for the 2018-19 school year with the exception of the MS Special Education position to be determined later.  All Ayes.


Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the transfer of the remaining $96,891.03 in funds from the high school project to the general SAVE account  All Ayes.


Motion by Houghton, second by Lekin to approve the recommended infrastructure projects.  All Ayes.


Discussion was held on the changes coming next year with the Concurrent Enrollment courses that will include charges for book fees.  More information will be gathered before a decision will be made on how this will be handled.


Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 6:34 p.m.  All Ayes.



Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary