2021.02.15 Board Minutes

2021.02.15 Board Minutes

                                                                           REGULAR SESSION

                                                           OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE

                                             COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT OF SOUTH TAMA COUNTY


The Board of Directors of the Community School District of South Tama County met on February 15, 2021 in Regular Session at 5:00 p.m. with members of the board and community attending electronically through Google Hangouts.

On call of the roll the following were present:  Alan Kline, Mandy Lekin, Penny Tyynismaa and Clint Werner.  Absent:  Ronald Houghton.  Quorum Present.  Houghton joined the meeting at 5:05 p.m.

Also present were: Jared Smith, Mary Boege and several members of the community.

Motion by Lekin second by Werner to approve the agenda.  All Ayes.

Motion by Lekin, second by Werner to approve the consent agenda approving the minutes of the January 18, 2021, February 1, 2021 and February 4, 2021 meetings, financials, bills for payment as presented and Early Graduation request of O.P.  All Ayes.

Public Comments - None

Morgan Haughey, President of the Student Council gave the Board an update of the activities that are being planned.

Shauna Smith, Jon Huebner, Laurie Baack, Joy Schirmer, Kathy Wilkerson and Seth Koch presented how Pear Deck & Google Meet features are being used with virtual and in-person students.

Motion by Kline, second by Houghton to approve the personnel requests as presented.  All Ayes.

Contracts - Emily Chyma - Head HS Girls Track, Mariah Snyder - MS Special Education

Transfers - Betty Bonilla from 2nd Grade to Elementary ELL, Amy Stewart from 1st Grade to Elementary Title I

Resignations - Dan Mayo - HS Assistant Football, Jeri Ellenbecker - Concession Stand Manager

Motion by Kline second by Lekin to approve reopening the Early Retirement Incentive option from Tuesday, February 16th to Friday, February 26th.  All Ayes.

Steve McAdoo informed the Board that he is checking into the price of a few options for stop signs or lights at our two student crossing locations on High Way 63.  It will be brought back to the Board for further discussion.

Superintendent Smith reviewed with the Board the current COVID protocols.  The District is still requiring masks to be worn and the staff is currently getting their first vaccinations. 

Motion by Houghton, second by Kline to adjourn the meeting at 5:51 p.m. into a Work Session with Travis Squires from Piper Sandler.

Penny Tyynismaa, Board President                               Mary Boege, Board Secretary    

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