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Regular Session - June 19, 2017

posted Jun 20, 2017, 8:30 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 June 19, 2017 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:31 p.m.

 

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

Also present were: Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese, Jon Huebner, Stacy Stull, Kris Collins, George Kuhter, Ann Kuhter, Roy Frakes and Ben Adams.

 

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

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the AM May 22, 2017, PM May 22, 2017, May 24, 2017 and June 5, 2017 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented.

 

Superintendent Award - George Kuhter, Seth Koch and Sarah Mallen were acknowledged for their organization and implementation of Iowa Youth Straw Poll.  President Yuska presented George Kuhter with his certificate.

 

Public Comments - George Kuhter spoke to the board about the need for more coaches for middle school cross country and track.  He also spoke about the need  to update the high school track.

 

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

 

Contracts - Cassie Sokol - Assistant Elementary Secretary, Zoe Garber - 3rd Grade, Chris Drummer - HS Football Cheerleading Sponsor, Cally Thompson - 7th Assistant Volleyball, Michelle Bradley - 9th Grade Volleyball.

Transfers - Lori Dvorak - District Wide Certified Substitute to Elementary Special Education, Susan Crain - MS Spec Ed Aide to .5 Preschool.

Officials - Dave Nitz - JV Football

Resignations - Holly Backen - Elem Educational Aide, Burdette Brown - HS Boys Basketball.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa , second by Dvorak to approve the second reading of Board Policy 404.01 Licensed Employees-Recruitment and Selection.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by McFate to approve the second reading of Board Policy 403.20 Licensed Employee Qualifications, Recruitment, Selection.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the second reading of Board Policy 403.50 Licensed Employee Salary Schedule.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the final reading of Board Policy 701.5 Meal Charges.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the final reading of Board Policy 534.23 Head Lice and Nits.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa second by Dvoark to approve the final reading of Board Policy 402.01 Equal Educational & Employment Opportunity.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by McFate to table the final reading of Board Policy 402.19 Family & Medical Leave for clarification on qualifying for FMLA.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Tyynismaa to approve the FY16 Financial Audit.  Aye votes from Dvorak, Tyynismaa and Yuska with McFate abstaining.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by McFate to approve the building handbooks with the exception of the HS Activity Handbooks that need further review.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the 504 Handbook.  All Ayes.

 

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by Dvorak to approve the Classified Employee Handbook, but table the Personnel Hiring Manual for Classified Staff for further review.  All Ayes.

 

Dick Koehler was present to discuss with the Board the possibility of building an Archery Building.

 

The Board discussed the possibility of contracting with Jeff Berger, the new superintendent to help with the hiring of additional administrative positions before July 1st.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Tyynismaa to adjourn the meeting at 7:02 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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