The Mission of the Anamosa Community School District is to provide opportunities for all students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to contribute to a rapidly changing global society.



Anamosa Community School District

Board of Directors

Regular Meeting

Anamosa High School

September 24, 20096:00 p.m.

Please note Change in Date and Time!


TENTATIVE AGENDA - Retiring Board         


1.                  Call to Order (Action)

2.                  Roll Call and Determination of a Quorum (Action)

      3.         Adoption of Agenda (Review & Approval) (Action)

4.                  Communication from Individuals & Delegation

                  Recognize Visitors & Community Input                                             

5.                  Consent Agenda (Review & Approval) (Action)

                  Minutes of Board Meeting                                                                                                       A

                  Bills due and payable and bills paid between Board Meetings                                               B

                  Financial Reports                                                                                                                    C

                  Personnel Appointments & Adjustments                                                                                 D        



1.            $7,915,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Service and Use Tax Revenue Bonds,                                     E

Series 2009  (Action)

2.         28E Agreement-IDOT Agreement to Share Tower (Action)                                                       F

3.         Official Results of Board Election (Action)                                                                                G

I recommend that the Board accept the official results of the recent Elections.





1.         Call to Order (Action)     

2.         Administer Oath of Office

3.         Conduct Election of President and Vice-President (Action)

4.         Administer Oath of Office to President and Vice-President

5.         Determine Time and Place of Regular School Board Meetings (Action)

6.         Adoption of Agenda (Review & Approval) (Action)



  1. Appointment of Board Secretary (Action)                                                                                         H

            It is recommended that the Board appoint Don Folkerts as Board Secretary again this year.                    Don has held this position since 1967.

  1. Appointment of Board Treasurer (Action)                                                                                         I

I recommend that you appoint Linda VonBehren as Board Treasurer for the 2009-2010           school year.





  1. Designation of Depository Banks (Action)                                                                                        J

I recommend you approve the banks as listed on the attached Exhibit J.

  1. Appointment of Legal Counsel (Action)                                                                                            K

I recommend the appointment of the Gruhn Law Firm as the school district’s attorney and                    additional legal counsel sought when appropriate from Adrian Knuth Law firm.

  1. Sanction Coordinator Positions (Action)                                                                                           L

Attached is the list of sanctioned positions for the District.  I recommend the Board approve       these appointments.

  1. Appoint Chief Negotiator for District (Action)                                                                                 M

I recommend the Board appoint Brian Gruhn as the chief negotiator for the District for                              2009-2010 school year. 

  1.   Calendar Committee (Action)                                                                                                          N

I recommend the Board approve the attached Calendar Committee for the 2009-2010                        

school year to plan and prepare a school calendar for the 2010-2011 school year.

  1. Renewal/Appointment of three year Anamosa School Foundation Board Members for                   O

2009-2010 (Action)                                                                                                                               I recommend the Board approve members of the Anamosa School Foundation.

  1. Board Committee Appointments (Action)                                                                                         P

Attached are the committee appointments from last year.  The Board will need to make          changes to the list and approve the appointments.

  1. Building Professional Development Plans (Information Only)                                                        Q





1.         Superintendent Report


Adjourn (Action)


An explanation of board exhibits can be viewed at www.anamosa.k12.ia.us or requested in

their entirety by contacting the Anamosa Community School District Central Office.        


                                                                                                                                    Posted:   9-18-09