Minutes - 2020.5.11

ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

MAY 11, 2020

 

The Board of Education of the Algona Community School District met in regular session on May 11, 2020.  President Davis called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Directors Bartelt, Davis, Limbaugh, Louwagie, Nugent, Owen and Vinci answered roll call.

 

Others Present:  Jared Cecil & Bryan Nelson and community members were able to attend meeting via Zoom.

 

Approve Agenda:  Louwagie moved to approve the agenda as posted, seconded by Vinci.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

 

Consent Items:  Bartelt audited invoices and found everything to be in order.  Nugent moved to approve the consent items, seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

 

Board Reports:  The elementary staff provided pizza for the board members as May is Board Appreciation Month.

 

Superintendent’s Report:

  1.  Superintendent Carter thanked the School Board for their continued work for the District and had certificates for each board member.

  2. Prom and Graduation have been postponed and dates have been set for each of those.  June 20-Prom and June 28-Graduation.  There will be more guidance in the coming weeks that will determine what those events will look like.

  3. The school district’s Return to Learn Plan is due on July 1.

 

Communications to the Board:

  1.  Summer Retreat for the school board will be June 25 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Administrative Reports:

  1.  Jared Cecil presented the names of the Senior Class that will be graduating this year on June 28 at 2:00 p.m.

 

New Business:

a. Vinci moved to approve the graduate list of 102 seniors to graduate this year, seconded by Limbaugh.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  1. Resolution to Study Reorganization- A motion was made by Limbaugh, seconded by Louwagie, to approve the following resolution: 

  1.  The board adopts this resolution jointly with the Lu Verne Community School District.

  2. To study the question of undergoing reorganization

  3. To occur on or before July 1, 2024  Motion carried unanimously.

  1. Open Enrollment-None

 

MAY 11, 2020

 

  1. Owen moved to approve the quote from Apple Store for Education Institution for 110 MacBook Air Laptops for $109,890, seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  2. Nugent moved to approve the KRHC Nursing Services Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year at the same cost as the 2019-2020 agreement, seconded by Vinci.  Ayes 6, Nays 0, Abstained-Owen. Carried.

  3. Limbaugh moved to approve the 2020-2021 Lunch Rates which will increase .10, seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  4. Owen moved to approve the Pan-O-Gold Bread Bid for the 2020-2021 school year which is a total increase of $368 from the 2019-2020 bid, seconded by Nugent.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  5. Vinci moved to Table the approval for use of PPEL Funds for a new schoreboard/video board (football field), seconded by Owen.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  6. Owen moved to approve the Algona Association of Educators Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year, seconded by Vinci.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  7. Vinci moved to approve the Algona Educational Services Association Agreement for the 2020-2021 school year, seconded by Nugent.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  8. Louwagie moved to approve a 2.5% increase for all employees not covered by the Master Contract, seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  9. Vinci moved to approve Becky Hacket-Kluver as Leadership Coach for the 2020-2021 school year, seconded by Owen.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  10. Limbaugh moved to set the day and time for a Public Hearing to Amend the 2019-2020 Budget for June 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

 

Personnel:

  1.  Bartelt moved to approve the new contracts of Noel McLaughlin-Head Girls Basketball Coach; Chad Slagle-Field Maintenance; Travis Birkey-High School Industrial Technology; Melissa Birkey-Middle School ELA/Computers; Natalie Knobloch-Middle School Special Education; Morgan Kuecker-High School EL; Kristy Riggert-Cheerleading Coach and Jacob Adam-TNT Instructor, seconded by Louwagie.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

  2. Owen moved to approve the resignations/retirement of Dave Wagner-Bus Route Driver and Pat Conner-Teacher Associate, seconded by Vinci.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

 

Bartelt moved to go into Closed Session at 8:28 p.m. according to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i) for the Superintendent Performance Review, seconded by Bartelt.  Roll Call vote was taken.  Bartelt-Aye, Davis-Aye, Limbaugh-Aye, Louwagie-Aye, Nugent-Aye, Owen-Aye and Vinci-Aye.  Nays 0, Carried.

 

Vinci moved to go into open session at 9:09 p.m., seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.

 

No further business.  Limbaugh moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:10 p.m., seconded by Bartelt.  Ayes 7, Nays 0, Carried.