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Board Minutes October 11, 2017

CAL Community School

Board of Education

Regular Meeting

October 11, 2017

 

The CAL Board of Education met for its regular meeting on October 11, 2017 in the CAL District Office.  President Mitch Vanness called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.  Present were board members Mitch Vanness, Cathy Carlson, Austin Elling, Rob Peil and Jacob McNutt.  Also present were Superintendent Todd Lettow, District Administrator Steve Lane and Secretary Amanda Heiden.

 

Motion by McNutt, second by Carlson to approve the agenda as presented.  All ayes.

 

The Board recognized Lisa Lewis, Beth Podolan, Jen Koenen and Ethan Stoetzer as visitors.

 

Motion by Elling, second by Peil, to approve the consent agenda and the paying of the bills.  All ayes.

 

The board reviewed the facilities and transportation reports.  Jen Koenen gave a quick report on curriculum.  Mr. Lane gave his administrative report, which included details of the possible Spain trip.  Mr. Lettow quickly gave an overview of the meetings he held with students in regards to whole grade sharing.

 

Lisa Lewis, Business Manager, presented the annual Business Manager report and the board reviewed the Treasurers’ report.  A motion by Carlson, second by McNutt, to approve the Treasurers’ report.  All ayes.  Motion by McNutt, second by Peil, to approve the Business Manager’s report.  All ayes.

 

Quick discussion was held on an update on the completed outdoor project.  Motion by Elling, second by Carlson, to approve the overages on the outdoor project up to $35,000.  All ayes.

 

A motion by Carlson, second by Peil, to announce the intent to whole grade share 7th through 12th grade with the Hampton-Dumont Community School District beginning with the 2018-2019 school year.  All ayes.

 

Motion by Elling, second by McNutt, to adjourn the regular meeting.  All ayes.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:53 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAL Community School District

Board of Education

Annual & Organizational Meeting

October 11, 2017

 

Secretary Amanda Heiden called the meeting to order at 7:53 p.m. in the CAL District Office.  Board members Mitch Vanness, Cathy Carlson, Rob Peil, Jacob McNutt and Beth Podolan were present.  Also present were Superintendent Todd Lettow, District Administrator Steve Lane and Secretary Amanda Heiden. 

 

Amanda Heiden presented the results of the election and administered the oath of office to the newly elected board members, Jacob McNutt, Mitch Vanness and Beth Podolan.

 

Heiden called for nominations of president.  Carlson nominated Mitch Vanness as president.  Vanness nominated Rob Peil.  No other nominations were made.  Roll call vote was taken Carlson voted for Vanness; Podolan voted for Vanness; Vanness voted for Peil; Peil voted for Vanness; McNutt voted for Vanness.  With a vote of four to one, Vanness was elected as President.  Heiden administered the oath of office and Vanness took over the meeting.

 

President Vanness called for nominations for Vice President.  Carlson nominated Rob Peil, and Peil nominated Cathy Carlson.  No more nominations were made.  Roll call vote was taken, Cathy voted for Peil; Podolan voted for Peil; Peil voted for Carlson; McNutt voted for Cathy; Vanness voted for Peil.  With a vote or three to two, Peil was nominated as Vice President.  Vanness administered the oath of office.

 

The board established the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the District Office or Media Center as needed as the meeting date, time and location of the boards meetings.

 

The board appointed the Hampton Chronicle as its official publication.

 

Motion by Peil, second by Carlson, to approve the Bank Depository Resolution as presented.  All ayes.

 

The board appointed the following board committees:

-Employee Relations: Mitch Vanness, Chair and Rob Peil

-Curriculum and Instruction: Cathy Carlson, Chair and Beth Podolan

-Transportation and Food Service: Mitch Vanness, Chair and Jacob McNutt

-Physical Plant and Equipment: Mitch Vanness, Chair and Jacob McNutt

-IASB Network & Delegate Assembly Representative: Cathy Carlson, Chair and Mitch Vanness

-Comprehensive School Improvement and Advisory Committee: Cathy Carlson, Chair and Mitch Vanness

-CAL Education Foundation: Rob Peil

-Franklin County Conference Board: Rob Peil, Chair and Beth Podolan

-Franklin County Assessor’s Board: Rob Peil, Chair and Beth Podolan

-Calendar Committee: Cathy Carlson, Chair and Mitch Vanness

- Marketing Committee: Cathy Carlson, Chair and Beth Podolan

-CTE Advisory Committee: Mitch Vanness and Cathy Carlson

-Cub Cadet Day Care: Jacob McNutt and Rob Peil

-Scholarship Committee: Rob Peil and Jacob McNutt

 

Motion by McNutt, second by Podolan, to approve the list of coaching contracts.  All ayes.

 

The board reviewed an open enrollment application out of the district to Mason City School District. 

 

Motion by Carlson, second by Peil, to approve the Spain Trip.  All ayes.

 

Motion by Carlson, second by McNutt, to adjourn the annual and organizational meeting.  All ayes.  The meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

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