Anamosa Community School District
August 20, 2012
The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on August 20, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., in the Strawberry Hill Elementary School computer lab with President Tiedt presiding. Members present:
Crump, McKean, Riniker, Kilburg, Lambertsen and Behnke.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to adopt the agenda, as printed. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Behnke to approve the consent agenda (minutes dated 7/16 and 8/6, claims, financial reports and personnel appointments/adjustments), as submitted. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Riniker to approve revised change order proposal No. 7 – items #2 thru #5 to improve ground water drainage from WP 31A sitework, Ricklefs Excavating Ltd. – deep trench
tiling at bank of drainage swale at a cost of $55,458.00 plus $334.89 for one 6” hickenbottom device. Motion carried 7-0. It was noted the hickenbottom devices approved by the Board at the August 6th meeting will no longer be needed with the action taken above. Also, the culvert that was approved at the August 6th meeting is going to cost $7,294.10.
Motion by Kilburg, seconded by Crump to approve change order proposal No. 14 – MPC-31 modify bus loop driveway. WP 31A sitework, Ricklefs Excavating Ltd. – bus loop driveway modification. Contract add of $1,410.00. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Lambertsen, seconded by Riniker to start school on Monday, August 27th for middle school students. In addition, two days of instructional time will be added to the school year as deemed most appropriate by the administration and staff. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Kilburg to reconsider the previous motion. Motion failed 3-4; Ayes:
McKean, Kilburg and Behnke; Nays: Crump, Riniker, Lambertsen and Tiedt.
After considering several suggestions on the best course of action, it was felt the administration and staff could work out a solution that would benefit the students, as well as cause the administration and staff the least amount consternation. One idea was to extend the instructional day a few minutes each day or any other method to make up approximately thirteen hours of instructional time. Other ideas will be discussed with a final determination to be made as soon as possible.
Motion by Kilburg, seconded by Crump to approve the second reading of revision to board policy #902.6 Tobacco/Nicotine Free Environment. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to release Christina Ditch and Carol Reilly from their contracts
effective this date. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Kilburg to deny an open enrollment request from a student wanting to open enroll to the Monticello Community School District. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Behnke, seconded by Crump to approve the mentor list, as submitted. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Kilburg to approve the addition of a Mentor Coordinator for the 2012-13 school year with compensation set at $1,000. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Lambertsen to reject an offer of $160,000 for the 2009-2010 student-built home. Motion carried 7-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Lambertsen to adjourn at 9:45 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.