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Special Session - August 5, 2019

posted Aug 6, 2019, 5:54 AM by Mary Boege

SPECIAL 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 August 5, 2019 in Special 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 - Alan Kline   Quorum Present.

 

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege, Heather Garrett, Chad Woosley and John Speer.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Houghton to approve the amended agenda adding a discussion item - Middle School Fire.  All Ayes.

 

Public Comments - None

 

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

 

Contracts - Deb Hoskey - MS Sped Para, Joe Tafta - DW Video Production Specialist

Resignations - Krystal Peshel - MS Sped Para

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Lekin to approve the first reading of Board Policy Series 500.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin second by Dvoark to approve the Certified Employee Handbook for 2019-20 with the noted corrections.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Dvorak to approve the bread bid from Pan-O-Gold.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Lekin to approve the milk bid from Anderson Erickson.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Lekin, second by Dvoark to approve the bus bid from Hogland Bus at a cost of $92,996.  All Ayes.

 

The Board reviewed the School Board meeting dates for the 2019-20 school year.

 

Superintendent Smith handed out copies of the STC Strategic Plan and District Snapshot for the Board to review.

 

The PPEL vote was discussed.  The Board will be approving a resolution at the next meeting calling for an election on the question of levying and imposing a Voter Approved Physical Plant and Equipment Property Tax and Income Surtax.

 

The Board was updated on the fire at the Middle School that morning and what the next steps are in the clean up process.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Lekin to adjourn the meeting at 6:52 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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