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Special Session - October 7, 2019

posted Oct 8, 2019, 7:36 AM by Mary Boege   [ updated Oct 8, 2019, 7:56 AM ]

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 October 7, 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, Alan Kline and Penny Tyynismaa.  Absent - Mandy Lekin   Quorum Present.

 

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege, Heather Garrett, John Speer, Rodney Boldt, Tina Boldt, Colby Entriken, James Youngblood, Brad Schweppe, Elizabeth Dolezal, Larry Fletcher, Megan Rosenberger, Kathy Wilkerson, Brian Sokol and Jerry Gallahger.

 

Motion by Dvorak second by Kline to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

 

Partners in Education - Recognized Rodney Boldt from Bituminous and James Youngblood and Colby Entriken from Corteva Agriscience as new Partners in Education.

 

Public Comments - None

 

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

 

Contracts - Jennifer Hickman - Elementary Cook

Resignations - William Hensen - Assistant MS Boys Basketball

 

Motion by Kline, second by Houghton to approve the first reading of Board Policy 600 Series.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Dvorak, second by Kline to approve the first reading of Board Policy 401.07RI, Employee Retirement Incentive.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the final reading of Board Policy 804.40 Expenditures for Public Purpose.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Kline to approve the Tanger Place agreement for the 2019-2020 school year.  All Ayes

 

Motion by Kline, second by Dvorak to approve the updated Behavior Matrix for the H.S. Handbook and to bring it back for review at the end of the school year.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Kline to approve the hiring of an additional full-time district certified substitute.  All Ayes.

 

Motion by Houghton, second by Dvorak to approve the following Legislative Resolutions - English Learners, Mental Health, School Funding and Supplemental State Aid.  All Ayes.

 

Jerry Gallagher from the Donovan Group presented to the Board possible ideas for help with passing a bond or PPEL vote.

 

Superintendent Smith discussed the IHSAA and IGHSAU School Classification Equity Resolution and updated the Board on the Designer Selection interviews and other facilities updates.

 

Motion by Houghton second by Dvorak to adjourn the meeting at 7:07 p.m.  All Ayes.

 

 

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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