Anamosa Community School District

Regular Meeting

November 19, 2012

 

 

 

The Anamosa Board of education met in regular session on November 19, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., in the high school library with President Tiedt presiding.  Members present:  Crump, McKean, Kilburg, Lambertsen and Behnke.  Director Riniker was absent.

 

Motion by Behnke, seconded by Crump to adopt the agenda, as printed.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Behnke, seconded by Kilburg to approve the consent agenda (minutes dated 10/15, 10/29, 11/5 and 11/12, claims, financial reports and personnel appointments/adjustments) as submitted.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Behnke to approve an expenditure of $113 for a photocell that attaches to a timer at the new middle school.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Kilburg, seconded by Crump to approve change management issue No. 55261 unused labor hours.  WP 07A metal roofing, Giese Roofing Company change order No. 1 credit back to the owner the unused labor hours provided in their work package, deduct to their contract in the amount of ($2,968.00).  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Kilburg to approve the purchase of a wrestling mat hoist and sling at the new middle school.  Approximate cost for this piece of equipment is $750.00.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Crump to approve the three narrative response questions for the superintendent application agreed upon by the Board.  All candidates applying for the position of superintendent at Anamosa will be asked to respond to those questions.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Kilburg that all communications from the construction manager and architect be given to the Superintendent and all three members of the Ad-Hoc Building committee.

In addition, face to face meetings should include a minimum of two of the three Ad-Hoc Building committee members.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Behnke to approve the A/B Block schedule effective with the start of the 2013-14 school year.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

The Board discussed early retirement options/incentives, but decided to delay action on the possibilities until a later date. 

 

Financial advisor selection for the upcoming District projects was also discussed, but no decision made at this time.  The Board expects to make their choice known at the December 3rd meeting.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Behnke  to approve rate increases for Rainbow Daycare and Kids Quest programs as submitted.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Kilburg to approve a 2.46% wage increase for regular Rainbow Daycare and Kids Quest employees and a 10 cent increase for substitute employees with one year of service.  Motion carried 6-0.   

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to approve requests of the School Budget Review Committee (SBRC) for Modified Allowable Growth for Increasing Enrollment in the amount of $1,204, for Open Enrollment out in the amount of $145,310, and for LEP Instruction Beyond 4 years in the amount of $2,648.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Linda Von Behren, District Business Manager, made a presentation on 2012-13 working budget.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by McKean to adjourn at 9:20 p.m.  Motion carried 6-0.   

 

 

 

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President        

 

 

 

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Secretary