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 8, 2009 – 7:00 p.m.


TENTATIVE AGENDA                                                                            


1.    Call to Order (Action)                                                                                                            

  1.   Roll Call and Determination of a Quorum (Action)
  2.   Adoption of Agenda (Review & Approval) (Action)
  3.  Communication from Individuals & Delegation

Recognize Visitors & Community Input

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

                  Personnel Appointments & Adjustments                                                                                             A



  1. Second Reading of Board Policies (Action)                                                                                         B
  2. DLR Response to Board Questions regarding High School Project  (Action)                                       C
  3. Kirkwood 28-E Agreements (Action)                                                                                                  D                                                                                                                    


  1. Increase in Adult Breakfast and Lunch Prices (Action)                                                                                    E
  2. Appointment of Board Secretary (Action)                                                                                           F

            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)                                                                                           G

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

  1. Designation of Depository Banks (Action)                                                                                          H

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

  1. Appointment of Legal Counsel (Action)                                                                                                          I

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)                                                                                              J

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

  1. Appoint Chief Negotiator for District (Action)                                                                                                K

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

  1.   Calendar Committee (Action)                                                                                                                        L

I recommend the Board approve the attached Calendar Committee for the 2010-2011 school year.


1.                  Committee Reports

2.                  Superintendent Report


Adjourn (Action)                                                  Important Dates

September 21, 2009 – School Board Meeting

October 5, 2009 – School Board Meeting

October 19, 2009 – School Board Meeting


Posted:  9/3/09


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.