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February 12, 2018

Shenandoah Community School District

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors – February 12, 2018

Administration Board Room

 

 

Call to Order:

Board President Greg Ritchey called the meeting to order at 5:02 pm.

Roll Call:

Roll Call was answered by Directors Jean Fichter, Kathy Langley, Greg Ritchey and Adam Van Der Vliet.  Also present were Superintendent Dr. Kerri Nelson, Board Secretary Lisa Holmes and School Business Official Sherri Ruzek.  Absent was Director Kip Anderson

Mission Statement:

The SCSD Mission Statement was read by Board President Greg Ritchey.

Welcome to Audience:

Board President Greg Ritchey welcomed everyone to the meeting.

Open Forum:

Ken DeBaere, Matt Sells and Chad Tiemeyer shared with the board the desire of the park and rec department and the hospital to team with the school district to explore building a facility to house a fitness and activity center.

Administrative Reports:

HS Art Department Presentation:  Art instructor Crystal Wittmer and senior Maddie Anderson told the board about all of the art classes that are offered at the high school and projects that they arecurrently working on.  They also gave an overview of the VizArts club and what types of activities they are involved in this year.

Director Anderson arrived at 5:16 pm.

Consent Agenda:

Approve the consent agenda to include previous minutes, the financial accounts and the payments of bills.  Personnel Requests:  Contracts:  Stacy Farrell, PT Food Service - $11.57/hr probationary; Breanna Dyche, 3 year old Preschool Teacher – BA Step 1/$36,430.    Fundraising Requests:  on attached sheet.  Grant Requests:  Greater Shenandoah Foundation Proposal; Charles Hockenberry Request for Nutrition During the Gaps Program and Iowa Dept. of Education Assistance Grant for Foodservice Program (warming unit and refrigerator). Out of State Travel Requests:  on attached sheet.  Motion to Approve by Director Fichter, 2nd by Director Langley.  5 Ayes – Motion passes.

Action Items:

Accept the Receipt of the SEA’s Opening Proposal for Negotiations.  Motion by Director Van Der Vliet, 2nd by Director Fichter.  5 Ayes  - Motion passes.

Approve the Staffing Proposal for the Activities Department.  Motion to Approve by Director Van Der Vliet, 2nd by Director Langley.  5 Ayes – Motion passes.

Approve the Transportation plan for selling vehicles and replacement.  Motion to Approve by Director Anderson, 2nd by Director Langley.  5 Ayes – Motion passes.

Approve District Developed Special Education Delivery Plan.  Motion to Approve by Director Fichter, 2nd by Director Langley.  5 Ayes– Motion passes.

 

Discussion Items:

Frontline hiring, recruiting and human resource module – Dr. Kerri Nelson gave the board information about 2 new modules from Frontline that the staff would like to add.  The plan is  to wait until July to purchase.

Anticipated Funding for FY 19 – Dr. Kerri Nelson and School Business Official Sherri Ruzek discussed the Unspent Authorized Budget Worksheet for FY 19 with the board.

Next Board Meeting:   Regular Meeting – March 12, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Adjournment at 6:07 pm.  Motion by Director Anderson, 2nd by Director Van Der Vliet.  5 Ayes – Motion passes.