Anamosa Community School District

Regular Meeting

May 3, 2010

 

 

 

The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on May 3, 2010, at 7:00 P.M., in the

high school library with President Tiedt presiding.Members present: Bieber, Riniker, Darrow,

Sellnau and McKean.Director Crump was absent.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by Riniker to adopt the agenda, as printed.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Clark Wood and family donated $1,557.00 to Derek Roberts and the athletic department in

memory of Ron Wood.Ron was a big supporter of Anamosa athletics and the family felt it

would be fitting to leave the funds in his name.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Sellnau to approve the consent agenda(personnel appoint-

ments/adjustments), as submitted.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by McKean to approve hiring a full time maintenance person and

replace the evening house keeper position at Strawberry Hill along with approving maintenance

reorganization, as presented by Ed Sarsfield.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by Riniker to accept the Qualified School Construction Bond

Funding totaling $12,420,000.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by Riniker to use Speer Financial, Inc., Waterloo as financial

consultants who will proceed with the sale of bonds on behalf of the district.Motion carried

6-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Darrow directing Barner Realtyto proceed with the selling

of the Highway 64 property.The Board would like to delay the opening ofsealed bids until

all interested parties have turned their proposals into the realtor.It was also notedthe Board

has the option of accepting or denying all bids.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Darrow to approve the purchase of an online interactive

professional development product called PD360 for use in the 2010-11 school year.Motion

carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by Sellnau to accept the Cadre report and direct the school

administrators to follow the priorities, as recommended.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by Bieber to appoint Roy Carter, Technology Director starting

with the 2010-11 school year.Motion carried 6-0.

 


Motion by Riniker, seconded by McKean to approve the recipients of the Ruth E. Jump Scholar-

ships and James Poulter Scholarship that will be awarded during the Awards Night ceremony on

May 19th.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Bieber, seconded by Riniker to move forward with the search for an interim super-

intendent to fill the Districtís needs for the 2010-11 school year.Connie McKean, Jean Sellnau

and Lowell Tiedt will make up the committee to proceed with the superintendent search.Motion

carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Sellnau, seconded by Riniker to set the educational Read 180 workshop for 5:30 P.M.

on May 17th. Motion carried 6-0.†† Board members who would like to see the program in action

are encouraged to attend.

 

Motion by Bieber, seconded by Sellnau to change the May 17, 2010 meeting start time to 6:00

P.M.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Riniker, seconded by Sellnau to approve the first reading of the attached Board

policies.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Sellnau, seconded by Darrow to increase three year old preschool teacher FTE from

.4 to .5 and the four year old preschool teacher FTE from 1.6 to 2.0.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by McKean, seconded by Darrow to accept the audit proposal from Hunt & Associates,

P.C. for the next three fiscal years(June 30, 2010, June 30, 2011 and June 30, 2012).Motion

carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Motion by Darrow, seconded by Riniker to approve the Fee for Service Contract with

Mercy EAP Services for a 36 month term.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by McKean to approve an out of state field trip for the AP Biology

class to Rock Springs, WI, Thursday, May 13th.Motion carried 6-0.

 

Motion by Darrow, seconded by McKean to adjourn at 9:05 P.M.Motion carried 6-0.

 

 

 

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President

 

 

 

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Secretary

 

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