EXHIBIT A

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Minutes of Board Meetings

 

FOR:              Review and Approval

 

CONTACT:  Board Secretary Don Folkerts

 

 


BACKGROUND:

The previous meeting minutes are attached for review and approval at the meeting.

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“the Board of Education approve the minutes of the August 17, 2009 Regular Meeting and the   September 8, 2009 Regular Meeting.

  
                                                                                                                                    EXHIBIT B

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Bills Due and Payable and Bills Paid Between Board Meetings

 

FOR:              Review and Approval

 

CONTACT:  Linda VonBehren, Business Manager

 

 


BACKGROUND:

The Board authorizes the issuance of warrants of payment of claims against the District for goods and services.  The Board will allow the warrants after the goods and services have been received and accepted in compliance with Board Policy Series 800.

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“the Board of Education approves the Bills Due and Payable and the Bills Paid Between Board Meetings.”


                                                                                                                                    EXHIBIT C

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Financial Reports

 

FOR:              Review and Approval

 

CONTACT:  Linda Von Behren, Business Manager

 

 


BACKGROUND: 

Attached are financial reports representing final fiscal year 2009 – “FY09GAAP”, July and August. 

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS: 

“To approve the financial reports as presented”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT D

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Personnel Appointments and Adjustments

 

FOR:              Review and Approval

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

Routine personnel matters, as outlined in attachment, are recommended for approval.

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“the Board of Education approve the personnel items as listed.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT E

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           $7,915,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2009

 

FOR:              Review and Approval

 

CONTACT:  Linda Von Behren, Business Manager

 

 


BACKGROUND: 

The Board must pass a resolution for the sale of sales tax revenue bonds to fix the date of sale and approve the electronic bidding procedures. 

 

The board must also approve the Preliminary Official Statement prepared by PiperJaffray.  This document has been sent to you electronically.  The resolution that is attached certifies that you, as board members, have reviewed the POS document and agree that it is free of material misstatements of fact and that it represents the district appropriately.  The resolution permits PiperJaffray to release the document to potential investors and anyone who requests it.

 

The Resolution Fixing the Date of Sale, Approving Electronic Bidding Procedures, and Approving the Official Statement is attached for your review.

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“the Board of Education approve the Resolution as attached Fixing the Date of Sale of $7,915,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2010, and Approving Electronic Bidding Procedures.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT F

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 

ISSUE:           28E Agreement – IDOT Agreement to Share Tower

 

FOR:              Review and Approve

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Monroe

 


BACKGROUND

In anticipation that the Kirkwood Tower will be moved in about a year from now, Matt English has investigated and determined that the tower facilities necessary for the communication system for transportation will work best on the Department of Transportation’s tower. 

 

Attached is the Agreement for Shared Tower outlining those requirements of both the Department of Transportation and Anamosa Community Schools. 

 

This is a no-cost agreement that allows us to operate the transportation department as we currently do.  

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Accept the Agreement for Shared Tower with the Iowa Department of Transportation”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT G

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Official Results of Board Election

 

FOR:              Information Only

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Monroe

 


BACKGROUND: 

Attached please find a copy of the official canvas of ballots from the September 8, 2009 School Board Election. 

 

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“ I recommend that the Board accept the official results of the recent election.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT H

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Appointment of Board Secretary

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

Don Folkerts has been Board Secretary since 1967. 

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Recommend to appoint Don Folkerts as Board Secretary for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT I

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Appointment of Board Treasurer

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

In the past ten years, Linda VonBehren has served as Board Treasurer. 

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Recommend to appoint Linda VonBehren as Board Treasurer for the 2009-2010 school year.”
                                                                                                                                    EXHIBIT J

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Designation of Depository Banks

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Linda Von Behren, Business Manager

 

 


BACKGROUND:

Four banks in the Anamosa area have been used as Depository Banks for the Anamosa Community School District in the past year.  The following is a list of banks and the recommendation for fund distribution.

 

Citizens Savings Bank – General, Schoolhouse, Activity & Scholarship Trust and Agency Funds – not to exceed $2,500,000

 

Security State Bank – Activity, Day Care, School Nutrition, Wellness & Scholarship Trust Funds - not to exceed $2,500,000

 

F & M Bank – General, School House, Activity, Wellness & Scholarship Trust Funds – not to exceed $600,000

 

Village Bank and Trust (now Exchange State Bank, Martelle) – Activity, Wellness and Scholarship Trust Funds – not to exceed $250,000.

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Recommend the use of Citizens Savings Bank, Security State Bank, F & M Bank and Exchange State Bank for our 2009-2010 Depository Banks for the district.” 
                                                                                                                                    EXHIBIT K

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Appointment of Legal Counsel

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

 The board has utilized the services of Brian Gruhn Law Firm in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for legal counsel services.  We also utilize the services of Adrian Knuth for local issues.

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION:

“Recommend utilizing the services of Brian Gruhn Law Firm.   Also, Adrian Knuth Law Firm for local issues.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                    EXHIBIT L

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Sanction Coordinator Positions

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

Sanction Coordinator Positions for the 2009-2010 School Year are listed below. 

 

 

Steve Goodall             Level One Child Abuse Investigator

 

Nancy Walshire           Level One Alternate Child Abuse Investigator

 

Matt Menard               Level Two Child Abuse Investigator

 

Linda Vaughn             Title IX and Title VI Education Equity Program Coordinator

 

Dr. Dale Monroe         Section 504 Coordinator and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Officer

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“to approve the Sanction Coordinator Positions for 2009-2010 as recommended.”

 

 


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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Appoint Chief Negotiator for District

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Board President

 

 


BACKGROUND:

Brian Gruhn served as the Chief Negotiator for the district last year.   Because Brian Gruhn is familiar with the district’s history and its financial status, it is appropriate that we consider him the chief negotiator for the district dealing with the Teacher Association and the Para/Secretary Association.

 

 

THE BOARD’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“to approve Brian Gruhn to be chief negotiator for the District.”


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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 

 


ISSUE:           Calendar Development Committee

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 


BACKGROUND

At the August all staff meeting, I invited all staff to participate in a Calendar Development Committee. The committee will meet, discuss a process, develop calendar options, gather feedback and then make a recommendation to the board for a 2010-2011 school calendar. 

 

The following people have volunteered to serve on this committee:

Kelly DeVore

Cheri Francik

Sarah Nemmers

Erin Fishell

Vanessa Nelson

Jan Kyte

Joyce Johnson

Deb Hardersen

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Approve the Calendar Development Committee.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT O

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Renewal/Appointment of Anamosa School Foundation Board Members

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

According to Foundation by-laws, members of the Foundation are to be appointed by the school board.  The following three members are up for three year renewal.  They have accepted this position subject to board approval. 

 

Tom Dole

 Bridget Maruga

Sherri Jones

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Approve the members of the Anamosa School Foundation.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT P

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 


ISSUE:           Board Committee Appointments

 

FOR:              Action

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 

 


BACKGROUND:

The Board of Education Committees are listed.   Members will need to be assigned to these committee’s for 2009-2010.

 

Board of Education Committees

 

                                                                2008-2009 Committee Assignments

Policy Committee                               Brian Bieber, Connie McKean, Rich Crump

 

Negotiations Committee                     LeAnn Ridgeway, Anna Mary Riniker

 

PPEL & Facilities                               Brian Darrow, Rich Crump

Committee

 

CADRE                                              Brian Darrow, Connie McKean

 

Jones Co. Conf. Bd.                           Lowell Tiedt

 

IASB Delegate Assembly

Representative                                     LeAnn Ridgeway

 

 

 

 

THE SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATION IS:

“Approve Board of Education Committees for 2009-2010.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT Q

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 24, 2009

 

 


ISSUE:           Building Professional Development Plans

 

FOR:              Information Only

 

CONTACT:  Superintendent Dale Monroe

 


BACKGROUND

Since the Department of Education visit in 2006, the Administrative Team has been working diligently with our Cadre, District Leadership Team and individuals in their building to design easy to understand aligned and accountable plans for each of their buildings.  These plans will be focused on the identification of a goal to improve student achievement.  The collection of a researched based program, the identification of data that would demonstrate improvement is occurring and opportunities to dialogue throughout the year about the professional development and its impact on teaching and learning in each building are all part of these plans. 

 

Each building principal has developed a one page plan that they will be sharing with you along with their professional development and data collection plans for the early dismissals and professional development days of the year. 

 

Enclosed you will find Professional Development plans from each building.

 

INFORMATION ONLY