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Regular Session - July 8, 2019

posted Jul 9, 2019, 7:58 AM by Mary Boege

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 July 8, 2019 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, Mandy Lekin and Penny Tyynismaa..  Absent - Jackie Dvorak and Ron Houghton.   Quorum Present.

 

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege, Heather Garrett, Jill Kienzle and Ellen Waterbury.

 

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 June 10, 2019 and June 19, 2019 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to appoint Mary Boege as Board Secretary/Treasurer for the 2019-20 school year.  All Ayes

 

President Tyynismaa administered the Oath of Office to Secretary/Treasurer Mary Boege.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending background checks on new hires.  Motion carried with all ayes.

 

Contracts - Devin Whittenburg - MS Sp Ed Para, Donny Gitautis - HS Custodian, Rochelle Kelsey - Elem Title I Para

Termination - Denise Rairden - HS Custodian

Resignations - Justin Suchanek - H 7th Grade Track

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to approve the Return to Learn protocol as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline second by Lekin to approve the depositories at The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank with upper limits of $15,000,000.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the Tama News Herald/Toledo Chronicle as the official publication.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to approve the annual application for the School Nutrition Program for the 2019-20 school year with the corrections noted.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the building handbooks with corrections to be made on the family trips for consistency, behavior/action matrix and mission statements.  All Ayes

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to approve the TLC  Leadership and TLC Mentor handbooks as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to approve the District Mission Statement as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Smith updated the Board on the Facilities Committee and The Strategic Action Plan.

 

The Board reviewed the Board Policy 500 series and will bring it back to the next meeting for the first reading.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Kline to go into closed session at 7:25 p.m. as authorized by Section 21.5(1)(a) of the Open Meetings Law to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to the individual's reputation, as that individual has requested a closed session.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Lekin to come out of closed session at 8:11 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin second by Kline to adjourn the meeting at 8:12 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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