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Special Session - July 10, 2017

posted Jul 11, 2017, 7:40 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 July 10, 2017 in Special Session at the Partnership Center, Tama, Iowa at 5:30 p.m.

 

On call of the roll the following were present:  Penny Tyynismaa, Michelle Yuska and Mark McFate  Absent: Jackie Dvorak and Alan Kline. Quorum Present. Dvorak joined the meeting at 5:32 pm

Also present were: Mary Boege,  Joyce Wiese, Jon Huebner, Rhonda Shaw, Steve McAdoo, Dick Koehler, Allison Graham, Darvin Graham and Bob Etzel.

 

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

 

Public Comments - Allison Graham welcomed Superintendent Berger to South Tama and invited him to join them at the upcoming Booster Club fundraiser.

 

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

 

Transfers - Levi Hunderdosse from HS Special Education to HS Health.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa , second by Dvorak to approve the following updates to the signature cards at The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank - Add Brent Bagnall, HS Activities Director to the account at The State Bank of Toledo, Mary Boege, Board Secretary/Business Manager,  to The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank, Michelle Yuska, Board President, to The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank, Jeff Berger, Superintendent, to The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank. Remove Mary Jones from The State Bank of Toledo and Lincoln Savings Bank and Danny Phipps from the State Bank of Toledo.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by McFate to approve the final reading of Board Policy 402.19 Family & Medical Leave.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by McFate, second by Tyynismaa to approve HS Activity Handbook for staff.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by McFate to approve the HS Activities Handbook for students with the suggested changes.  All Ayes.

 

Steve McAdoo was present to give the Board an update on the High School Project.  We are ahead of schedule and should have the building turned over to us by July 24th.

 

Dick Koehler along with Steve McAdoo discussed with the Board the possibility of building an Archery Building and what sources of fundraising can be done for the building.

 

Bob Etzel from the Tama County Conservation Board was present to discuss with the Board about funds that are available to Tama County schools from the ARC-CO program.  The funds are to be used to bring students to Otter Creek Lake and Park and to take advantage of the professional environmental education/outdoor education staff and facilities.

 

Superintendent Berger updated the Board on items that he is currently working on and what project still need to be finished.

 

Motion by Tyynismaa, second by McFate to adjourn the meeting at 6:37 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Michelle Yuska, Board President                       Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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