Anamosa Community School District

Regular Meeting

August 17, 2009




The Anamosa Board of Education met in regular session on August 17, 2009, at 7:00 P.M., in the

Strawberry Hill media center with President Darrow presiding. Members present: Bieber,

Riniker, Crump and McKean. Directors Ridgeway and Tiedt were absent.


Motion by Bieber, seconded by Riniker to adopt the agenda, as printed. Motion carried 5-0.


Motion by McKean, seconded by Crump to approve the consent agenda(minutes dated 7/20 and

8/3, claims, financial reports and personnel appointments/adjustments), as submitted. Motion

carried 5-0.


The Board reviewed options for additions to the high school. Several questions were addressed

regarding the two plans and Tom Penny was contacted via a phone conversation to clear up some

additional concerns. The Board also heard a report from Andre Gallet(Terracon Consultants)

regarding a preliminary subsurface exploration report they did last year at the two proposed

Middle School sites. Motion by Crump, seconded by McKean to select option A pending

whether the fire department had any issues with access to additions on the east side of the high

school and right-a-way questions were addressed. After additional discussion, no vote was taken

on the original motion and a second motion was made by Director Crump and seconded by

Director McKean to table the issue until all questions regarding the site had been resolved.

Motion carried 5-0.


Motion by Bieber, seconded by Riniker to accept the bid of $468, from Verlan Vos, for a 1995

Ford Crown Victoria that the District has offered for sale. Motion carried 5-0.


Motion by Crump, seconded by Bieber to approve the first reading of Board policies, as per

attached copy. Motion carried 5-0.


Motion by Crump, seconded by McKean to adjourn at 8:25 P.M. Motion carried 5-0.