Anamosa Community School District
July 7, 2009
The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on July 7, 2009, at 7:00 P.M., in the
high school library with Vice-President McKean presiding. Members present: Riniker, Crump,
Ridgeway and Tiedt. Directors Bieber and Darrow were absent.
Motion by Riniker, seconded by Crump to adopt the agenda, as corrected. The School Admin-
istrators of Iowa SAM program contract will be acted upon at a later date. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Tiedt to approve the consent agenda(personnel appoint-
ments/adjustments), as submitted. Motion carried 5-0.
Tom Penney, DLR representative, was present to talk about the Schematic Design of the high
school renovations in detail. After his presentation, several individuals in attendance had
suggestions and questions about the proposal. Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Crump to
approve the overall concept and design of the high school building project with more fine
tuning to be done as the project goes forward. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Ridgeway, seconded by Riniker to approve contract settlements for the 2009-10
school year, as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Ridgeway to approve the Agreement for Administrative
Computer Services with GWAEA for 2009-10, as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Ridgeway to approve the Agreement for Pearson PowerSchool
Student Information System with GWAEA for 2009-10, as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Tiedt, seconded by Crump to approve a four year lease agreement with Konica
Minolta Danka for a new copy machine at West Middle School. Motion carried 5-0.
Matt Gillaspie, Piper Jaffray & Company representative, was present to explain the time table
and how the bonding process works to provide capital for the high school renovations. Motion
by Ridgeway, seconded by Tiedt to table this matter until the September 21st board meeting.
Motion carried 5-0.
Matt McQuillen announced that an anonymous donor wished to donate $500,000 towards the
auditorium project to be paid over a period of five years. Naming rights for the auditorium will
be reserved for that individual. In addition to this good news, it is hoped a capital campaign can
be established to help finance fine arts/athletic and general improvements for the district as
plans for renovations move forward.
Motion by Crump, seconded by Tiedt to adjourn at 9:25 P.M. Motion carried 5-0.