IKM-Manning Community School District
Regular School Board Meeting
August 17, 2017
Manning HS Library – 7:00 p.m.
The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. by President Heller. Directors present were Dave Heller, Amy Ferneding, Sam Hansen (arrived at 7:17 p.m.), Zach Meiners, Joe Maas, Jim Thraen, and Eric Ramsey. Others in attendance were Superintendent Miller, Secretary North, Principals Whitson and Wall and five guests.
Motion by Meiners to amend agenda to include item 7B (Bank Iowa Depository Limit to $6,500,000) and to include under contracts Jaclyn Garrison as part-time preschool para. Ferneding second the motion and the motion carried unanimously.
There was no public input and no correspondence.
Principal Whitson gave update on TK program, MS scheduling, new teacher orientation, and shared curriculum ideas. Principal Wall gave update on Wolf Den plans, HS orientation, STEM classroom completion, ALICE training for staff and shared that IKM-Manning would be having a foreign exchange student from Japan this school year.
Superintendent Miller gave update on working with transportation department, certified handbook committee, and Manning House. He also stated he was looking forward to the school year and getting to know staff and students.
The 5 year plan was discussed. Superintendent Miller is going to form a committee of a few board members, a few staff, and a few community members to get a plan in place within the next 2 months. Miller also gave a fleet update on all the vehicles the district owned. He brought attention that many of the vehicles were relatively old and had many miles on them and were in no shape to go long distances. He will develop a plan to bring to the Board.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Maas to approve minutes of previous meeting and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Ramsey, second by Maas to approve bills and financial statements and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Meiners to approve 2017-2018 Certified Handbook and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Hansen, second by Maas to approve Bank Iowa Depository limit to $6,500,000 and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Maas, second by Hansen to approve lane change for Bree Schwarte from BA to BA10 and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Hansen, second by Maas to approve Michelle Schreck as Library and Point of Sale para and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Meiners to approve Jaclyn Garrison as part-time preschool para in Manning and motion carried unanimously.
There being no further business, motion by Hansen, second by Maas to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously and meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
The next meeting, which will be the regular meeting, followed by the reorganizational meeting, will September 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Irwin Elementary School Library.
Dave Heller, Board President Karli North, Board Secretary