Anamosa Community School District
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 Boards 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.
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.