Anamosa Community School District
July 20, 2009
The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on July 20, 2009, at 5:00 P.M., in the
high school library with President Darrow presiding. Members present: Riniker, Crump, McKean and Darrow. Directors Bieber, Ridgeway and Tiedt were absent.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to adopt the agenda, as printed. Motion carried 4-0.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Riniker to go into closed session, at 5:02 P.M., as provided in
Section 21.5(l)(c)of the open meetings law to discuss strategy with Counsel in matters where
litigation is imminent and its disclosure would likely prejudice or disadvantage School Board
Members and School District in that litigation. Case of VonMuenster & Mitchel versus
Anamosa Community School District. Motion carried 4-0.
Director Ridgeway and Director Tiedt came into attendance at this time.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Riniker to come out of closed session at 6:05 P.M. Motion
President Darrow re-convened the regular meeting at 6:08 P.M.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Crump to approve the consent agenda(minutes dated 6/15
and 7/7, claims, financial reports and personnel appointments/adjustments), as submitted.
Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Crump to approve the revised job description for a Project
Manager and advertise for that position. It was noted the Iowa School Board Association would
be a good resource for securing advice in this matter. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Crump to approve the job description for Director of
Operations and Facilities Manager and begin the hiring process. Motion carried 6-0.
The Board reviewed four options for disposing of the Highway 64 property. The general
consensus was the closed bid process. No motion was made at this time.
Motion by McKean, seconded by Ridgeway to approve the Consulting Services Agreement
between Anamosa Schools and School Administrators of Iowa for School Administration
Manager at a cost of $9,800. It was noted $3,500 would come from Stimulus money and the
balance of $6,300 from the Board Designated fund. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Tiedt, seconded by Riniker to support 2010 IASB Legislative Action Priorities and
Resolutions numbers 3, 11, 13, 23 and 25, as submitted. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Crump to approve a contract with Office Machine Con-
sultants to replace copiers at Strawberry Hill Elementary. Motion carried 6-0.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Tiedt to award contracts to Linn Oil Coop for fuel, Wapsi
Waste Services, Inc. for waste disposal and Interstate Brands Co. for bread products. Motion
carried 6-0. It was noted the milk bid will be delayed to a later date.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Tiedt to adjourn at 7:20 P.M. Motion carried 6-0.