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Board Minutes June 12, 2017

CAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

JUNE 12, 2017

 

The CAL Board of Education met for its regular board meeting on June 12, 2017 in the CAL Media Center.  President Mitch Vanness called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.  Present were board members Mitch Vanness, Cathy Carlson, Jacob McNutt, and Rob Peil.  Austin Elling was absent.  Also present were Superintendent Todd Lettow, District Administrator Steve Lane, Curriculum Coordinator Jen Koenen and Secretary Amanda Heiden.

A motion to approve the agenda was made by McNutt, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

The board recognized Ethan Stoetzer from the Hampton Chronicle and Frank Patrick as visitors.

A motion to approve the consent agenda and the paying of the bills was made by Carlson, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

Frank Patrick gave the facilities report.  The board reviewed the transportation report.  Jen Koenen gave the curriculum report.  Mr. Lane and Mr. Lettow gave the administrative reports.

A motion was made to raise lunch prices for students and adults and to eliminate the student fees, athletic fee, music lab fee and three year old preschool tuition from the registration fees for the 2017-2018 school year.  The motion to approve the changes to the registration fee schedule was made by Peil, seconded by McNutt.  All ayes. 

The approval of the Child Nutrition Negative Balance Meal Policy was tabled to a later date.

Austin Elling arrived at 8:08 p.m.

A motion to approve the District Developed Service Delivery Plan was made by Peil, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.

A motion to approve the secondary handbook and changes to it as presented was made by Elling, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.

A motion to award the 2017-2018 bread bid to Bimbo Bakeries was made by McNutt, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.  A motion to award the 2017-2018 milk bid to Prairie Farms was made by Carlson, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.  A motion to award the 2017-2018 fuel bid to AgVantage FS was made by Elling, seconded by McNutt.  All ayes.

A motion to approve the renewal of the Rural School Advocates of Iowa membership for 2017-2018 was made by Carlson, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to approve the revision to the 2017-2018 school calendar to move the Parent/Teacher conferences in November from Tuesday the 21st to Monday the 20th was made by Carlson, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to approve the fiscal year 2016 Financial Audit report was made by McNutt, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to approve paying out the end of the year bills was made by Elling, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.

A motion to approve the Cub Cadet summer field trips as presented was made by Peil, seconded by McNutt.  All ayes.  Carlson refrained from voting.

The board tabled the modifications to the area by the kitchen and the boiler room until a bid from Mort’s could be obtained.

A motion to approve window replacements in the elementary and middle school hallways was made by Carlson, seconded by McNutt.  All ayes.

Discussion was held to replace a few of the glass block in the front of the building with windows no action was taken at this time.

A motion to approve the purchase of up to 75 computers from Hampton-Dumont School District at the price of $260 per computer was made by Carlson, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.

A motion to approve the selling of 60 unused lockers to Hampton-Dumont School District for $50 per locker was made by McNutt, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to approve disposing of the 2005 minivan the best way possible was made by Peil, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.

A motion to approve two open enrollment applications into the district from the Hampton-Dumont School District was made by Carlson, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to accept the resignation of Caleb Rapp as Co-Head Boys’ Basketball Coach was made by Carlson, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.

A motion to accept the resignation of Jessica Humpfer as Assistant Girls’ Soccer Coach was made by Elling, seconded by McNutt.  All ayes.

A motion to accept the resignation of Amanda Heiden as Board Secretary and Head Volleyball Coach was made by Carlson, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.

A motion to accept the resignation of Jennifer Lang as Classroom Teacher was made by McNutt, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to accept the resignation of Carol Quint as Paraeducator was made by Peil, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.

A motion to approve amending Troy Rew’s teaching contract from MA to MA+15 was made by Carlson, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.

A motion to approve a teaching contract for Ciana Peil for 2017-2018 was made by Elling, seconded by McNutt.  All ayes.

A motion to approve a teaching contract for Brittany Schleusner for 2017-2018 was made by Carlson, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to approve an Academic Interventionist contract for Madison Jaeger for 2017-2018 was made by Elling, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion to approve a long-term sub contract for Collette Wiarda as Kindergarten teacher for the first semester of 2017-2018 was made by Carlson, seconded by Elling.  All ayes.

A motion to approve a teaching contract beginning the second semester of 2017-2018 for Heather Koenen was made by Elling, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.

Discussion was held on sharing positions with Hampton-Dumont School District.  A motion was made to approve to continue sharing the following operation positions: Superintendent (25%); Curriculum Coordinator (15%); Business Manager (20%); Human Resources Director (20%); Nurse (15%); Transportation Director (20%); and Assistant Transportation Director (20%).  The motion was made by McNutt, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion was made to approve to continue sharing the following teaching positions: Vocational Agriculture (50%); Industrial Technology (43%); TAG (15%) and Librarian (15%).  The motion was made by Carlson, seconded by Peil.  All ayes.

A motion was made to approve sharing the following new positions beginning the 2017-2018 school year: Superintendent Secretary/Board Secretary (25%); Secretary (75%); Technology Coordinator (60%); Technology Assistant (40%) and Transition Coordinator (as needed).  The motion was made by Elling, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.

A motion to adjourn was made by McNutt, seconded by Carlson.  All ayes.  The meeting was adjourned at 9:46 p.m.

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