Anamosa Community School District
May 17, 2010
The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on May 17, 2010, at 6:00 P.M., in the
high school library with President Tiedt presiding. Members present: Bieber, Sellnau and
McKean. Directors Darrow, Riniker and Crump were absent.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Sellnau to adopt the agenda, as printed. Motion carried 4-0.
Director Riniker came into attendance at this time.
Several long time employees were present to receive well deserved accolades for their years of
service to the District. These individuals will be retiring at the end of the school year.
Giny Beck - 37 years
Diane Easterly - 23 “
Barb Kleis - 28 “
Nancy Lacey - 30 “
Sue Tenley - 37 “
Nancy Walshire - 25 “
Rhonda Weers - 31 “
Vann Barnette, Strawberry Hill 4th grader, was also recognized for being the Grand Prize winner of the Legacy Project’s 2009-2010 Listen to a Life Essay Contest. His story was chosen to be the best essay out of thousands of entries from across the country.
Motion by Bieber, seconded by Sellnau to approve the consent agenda (minutes dated 4/19 and
5/3, claims, financial reports and personnel appointments/adjustments), as amended. The four
football coaching positions have been put on hold until a later date. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Riniker, seconded by Bieber to approve the second reading of the attached Board
policies including revision to policy number RP701.3A. Motion carried 5-0.
Director Crump came into attendance at this time.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Sellnau to approve the purchase agreement for the McDow
property, as presented by Matt McQuillen. Agreement calls for a purchase price of $585,000
for 39 acres plus an additional 2.5 acres that is being donated by the McDow Group. Motion
carried 5-0. Director Riniker abstained.
Motion by Bieber, seconded by Riniker to approve the Cooperative Student Teaching Agree-
ment with Iowa State University for next year. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by McKean to approve the FFA crop lease program with the
District, as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
Two soil testing proposals were received for work to be done at the Old Dubuque Road site.
Terracon Consultants, Inc., Cedar Rapids $2,950
Olsson Associates, Urbandale $10,975
After discussing the two proposals, the Board decided to table the matter at this time until a
third bid can be secured. In addition, it was decided further clarification was needed on the two
bids received wondering why the price difference is so large.
Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump to approve the purchase of Lot 13, Meadow Ridge
6th addition, at 529 Kaitlynn Drive, for $25,000. The 2010-11 student built home will be
constructed at this site. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Bieber, seconded by McKean to approve the appointment of the following
individuals to the Anamosa School Foundation for three year terms. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Sellnau, seconded by Riniker to approve the Juvenile Court Services 28E Agreement
for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011, as presented. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Bieber to adjourn at 8:02 P.M. Motion carried 6-0.