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Regular Session - October 21, 2019

posted Oct 21, 2019, 5:45 PM 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 October 21, 2019 in Regular Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present: Jackie Dvorak, Ron Houghton, Mandy Lekin and Penny Tyynismaa. Absent:  Allen Kline.  Quorum Present.

 

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege, John Speer, Elizabeth Dolezal, Marilyn Rippy and Megan Rosenberger.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Lekin to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin second by Dvorak to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the September 23, 2019 and October 7, 2019 meetings, financials and bills for payment as presented.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Houghton to approve the following personnel requests as presented pending background checks on new hires.  All Ayes.

 

Contracts - Cheyenne Recker - Title I Aide - Elementary

Transfers - Rochelle Kelsey - From Title I Aide to Sped Aide - Elementary

Officials - Donald Anderson - Volleyball, Gregory Davies - Volleyball, Dennis Dirks - Volleyball, Keith Hartgrave  - Volleyball, Charles Liston - Volleyball, Dave Mohr - Volleyball, Deidra Mohr - Volleyball, Thad Espensheid - Basketball, Dan Rhine - Volleyball, Tiffany Thiessen - Volleyball.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the final reading of Policy 600 Series.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin second by Dvorak to approve the final reading of Policy 401.07RI - Early Retirement Incentive with the amendment of the dollar amount.  All Ayes

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Houghton to approve the first reading of Policy 204.01 Conflict of Interest for Board Members.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak to approve the retirement incentive for the 2020 retirees with the annual payment maximum of $7,600 per year for five years.   All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvorak  to approve Invision  Architectural Firm to complete the master planning of a new building to replace the current Middle School.  Motion carried  with 3 Aye votes from Dvorak, Lekin and Tyynismaa and 1 Nay vote from Houghton.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to approve the Estes Construction Manager Master Agreement.  All Ayes.

 

Superintendent Smith discussed with the Board the Middle School Soccer proposal for this Spring.

 

The Board reviewed the Section 700 Board Policies.  They will be brought back to the next meeting for the 1st reading.

 

Superintendent Smith informed the Board about a possible visit by Simon Estes to perform and do workshop for the students.

 

The Board was invited  to the East Marshall Legislative Dinner and Meeting on December 4, 2019.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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