Anamosa Community School District

Regular Meeting

December 3, 2012

 

 

The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on December 3, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., in the high school library with President Tiedt presiding.  Members present:  Crump, McKean, Riniker, Kilburg, Lambertsen and Behnke.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Behnke to adopt the agenda, as printed.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Riniker to approve the consent agenda (personnel appointments/

adjustments), as submitted.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Kevin Eipperle, FEH Associates, made a presentation to the Board about his firmís interest in providing deconstruction services to the West Middle School if the Board decides that is the direction they want to go.   No Board action taken at this time.

 

Linda Von Behren, District Business Manager, was present to provide additional information on early retirement options.  After all questions had been addressed, the Board decided to delay making a decision until all options had been reviewed. 

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Crump to retain the services of Piper Jaffray who will provide financial advisory services to the Anamosa Community School District for bond-related projects.  Motion carried 7-0.  

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by McKean to approve the engagement letter with Berens-Tate Consulting  Group for arbitrage rebate calculation services.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to cast the Boardís ballot in favor of David Law to fill an expired one-year term  as a Board member of the IASB (Iowa Association of School Boards) District #6b Board of Directors.   Motion carried 7-0.

 

Motion by Behnke, seconded by McKean to approve the 2013-14 Modified Allowable Growth request for Dropout Prevention in the amount of $198,893.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Sophia Corpstein made a presentation to the Board on the World Food Prize Exposition that she attended recently.  

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to adjourn at 8:45 p.m.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

 

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President

 

 

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Secretary