Anamosa Community School District

Regular Meeting

December 19, 2011

 

 

 

The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on December 19, 2011, at 5:30 p.m., in the high school library with President Tiedt presiding.  Members present:  Crump, McKean, Kilburg, Riniker and Lambertsen.  Director Sellnau was absent.

 

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

 

Motion by Kilburg, seconded by Riniker to approve the consent agenda(minutes dated 11/21, 12/5 and 12/12, claims, financial reports and personnel/adjustments), as submitted.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to approve the second reading of revisions to the following board policies:           Motion carried 6-0.

            501.2   -   Student Absences – Excused                                         902.7   -   Delete Policy       

       RP501.2   -   Student Absences – Excused                                    RP902.7    -  Delete  Policy     

           501.3    -   Student Absences – Unexcused                                   902.8    -   Delete Policy

           501.4    -   Truancy                                                                        RP902.8A -   Delete Policy     

      RP501.4    -    Responding to Truancy                                            RP902.8B -    Delete Policy

           505.4   -    Student Driving Permits                                           RP902.8C -    Delete Policy   

      RP505.4   -    Student Driving Permits

          902.5    -    Lease/Sale/Disposal of School

                              Buildings & Sites

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to cast the Board’s ballot for Keith Westercamp to serve a three year term on the IASB Board of Directors commencing January, 2012.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Riniker to table the high school schedule committee recommenda- tion until the Board has time to review it further.  Motion failed 4-1;  Nays:  Crump, McKean, Kilburg and Riniker.  Aye:  Lambertsen, Abstain:  Tiedt.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to approve the high school schedule committee recommendation, placing an emphasis on building a schedule that will meet the needs of most of our students.   Director Lambertsen moved to amend the motion requesting that the Board be regularly informed of progress being made to improve student scheduling alternatives, seconded by Riniker.  Motion passed 6-0.

 

Original motion to approve the high school schedule committee recommendation as amended carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump to approve high school program of studies for the 2012-13 school year as presented.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Kilburg to approve the first reading of Board policy #807.1 – Fiscal Management Goals.  It was noted the District will maintain a minimum solvency ratio of 12.5%.  Motion carried 5-1;  Nay:  McKean.

 

 

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump to offer an early retirement  incentive plan similar to the one

offered in January of 2010.  This plan will be offered through February 2, 2012, and will be offered only if at least six certified staff members apply and meet the qualifications. 

Motion carried   6-0.      

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Lambertsen approving a trip to London for high school students during Spring break, 2013.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Crump giving the Anamosa School Foundation organization approval to purchase land from Fawn Creek Court and Sales Ltd. that is adjacent to Strawberry Hill property.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to approve change management issue No. 55228 – delete hand dryer electrical provisions at toilet A145.  WP 26A – electrical:  Acme Electric Company – change order No. 00004.  Delete hand dryer electrical for a deduct to their contract of ($225.00).  This change order will generate a credit back to WP 01D – contingency.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to adjourn at 7:45 p.m.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

 

 

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President

 

 

 

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Secretary