Anamosa Community School District

Regular Meeting

April 2, 2012

 

 

 

The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on April 2, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., in the high school library with President Tiedt presiding.  Members present:  Crump, McKean, Riniker, Kilburg and Lambertsen. 

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Riniker to adopt the agenda, as adjusted.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to approve the consent agenda(personnel appointments/ adjustments), as submitted.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Tim Hollett and Don Harmon were present asking the Board to consider naming the new middle school after Walt Fortney.  No action was taken at this time.

 

Motion by Kilburg, seconded by Lambertsen to approve middle school safe room bid package, as presented.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump to award middle school project area D (safe room) contracts, as presented contingent on FEMA approval.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump keeping the MS technical literacy position, but look at moving it to an exploratory team approach type of instruction.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to keep the Spanish .5 FTE position.  Motion failed 1-5; Aye: 

McKean; Nays: Crump, Riniker, Kilburg, Lambertsen & Tiedt.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by McKean to keep 1.0 Spanish FTE and 1.0 French FTE, removing the Spanish .5 FTE and French .375 FTE as a possible reduction.  Motion failed 2-4; Ayes: Kilburg & Lambertsen; Nays: Crump,McKean, Riniker & Tiedt.  

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Kilburg to reduce one high school football position.  Motion carried     6-0.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Crump to keep the elementary guidance .5 FTE position.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to approve a Strawberry Hill PE 1.5 FTE and a Middle School PE 1.5 FTE.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

No action taken on the principal reduction question at this time.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Riniker to retain the general education para position at Strawberry Hill.

Motion carried 6-0.

 

The elimination of student organizations was put on hold until its determined if there is enough interest in the community to provide funding/sponsorship for these groups.        

                  Student Council               Spanish Club                     Marching Band Choreography

                  Math Club                         Interact                             National Honor Society

                  Mock Trial                         Homecoming                   High School Contest Speech

                  French Club                       Prom                                 High School Drama

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Kilburg to retain the HS Vocal Music .25 FTE and the HS Instrumental Music .25 FTE.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Kilburg to retain the part-time (4 hours/ day) housekeeper position.  Motion carried 5-1;  Nay:  Riniker.

 

No action taken on the high school library para position at this time.

 

Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Crump to remove the FFA extended day reduction from the list of possible reductions for 2012-2013.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

The bus route question was put on hold until more information is available.

 

Motion by Kilburg, seconded by Lambertsen to keep wrestling, football and basketball cheerleading positions with one of three being a volunteer contract.  Motion carried 5-1;  Nay:  Riniker.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to approve a “Raiders Racing for Life” fundraiser.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Kilburg to approve Kandi Behnke to fill the vacancy created on the Board when Jean Sellnau resigned last month.  Motion carried 6-0.

 

The Board Secretary swore in Kandi Behnke at this time. 

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Lambertsen to approve a request from the ROX/MAD Competitive Dance and Cheer Club to perform at Anamosa activities.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump to approve changes to the Preschool Program at Strawberry Hill,

as presented.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to approve the FFA lease agreement in Olin for property owned

by Land O’Lakes Purina Feed LLC, as submitted.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to adjourn at 10:20 p.m.  Motion carried 7-0.

 

 

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President            

 

 

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Secretary