November Board Meeting Minutes
November 15, 2018
IKM-Manning School Regular School Board Meeting
November 15, 2018
7:00 P.M. – Elementary School Library in Irwin
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Heller. Directors present were Heller, Hansen, Potthoff, Rasmussen, and Meiners. Ferneding & Maas were absent. Others in attendance were Supt. Miller, Secretary North, Principals Wall and Whitson, and five guests.
Motion by Potthoff, second by Hansen to approve amended agenda to include as first item under new business Early Graduates. Motion carried unanimously.
President Heller welcomed the visitors and shared a thank you card from Underwood School District.
Motion by Meiners, second by Rasmussen to approve consent agenda (minutes from October 18, 2018, financial reports and board bills). Motion carried unanimously.
Principal Whitson thanked everyone involved for the successful Veteran’s Day Program and shared middle school activities the students were doing to help families out over the holidays. Principal Wall gave an overview of the ACT report, the great job the students did in “Seussical the Musical”, and both principals reminded everyone this was the season for concerts in all buildings and encouraged all to come.
Director Potthoff gave a brief overview of the IASB Delegate Assembly that he and Secretary North attended. Superintendent Miller gave an overview of the IASB Convention that he attended, the recent SIAC Committee meeting, Nutrition Audit Report, new guidelines and approvals for At-Risk funds, Emergency Plan update, and that there would be coming out 2 new report cards for all districts in January or February of the coming year. He also informed the Board that the Facility Assessment will take place the week of December 10th.
Jordynne Bauer, Conner Kloewer, and Jaydon Cantrell requested Early Graduation Approval and shared their plans in person, and Principal Wall shared Emma Gollobit’s request for a Career Diploma. Motion by Hansen, second by Potthoff to approve the requests and motion carried unanimously.
Discussion was held on need for a 2nd school nurse as to whether it needed to be part-time or full-time. It was the Board’s directive to allow a few more days for any further applicants to apply, interview candidates and have a 2nd full-time nurse beginning of next year.
Motion by Potthoff, second by Hansen to approve IASB Board Policy 500 and 600 series as written. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Meiners, second by Rasmussen to approve SBRC Increasing Enrollment Request of $25,278 and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Rasmussen, second by Meiners to approve SBRC Open Enrollment Out request of $39,984.00 and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Potthoff, second by Meiners to approve SBRC ELL Beyond 5 Years request of $6,012 and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Hansen, second by Potthoff to approve Special Education Delivery Plan and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Hansen, second by Rasmussen to approve 2018-19 SIAC Committee and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Hansen, second by Potthoff to approve HVAC bid of $54,790 to Drees Co. and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Rasmussen, second by Meiners to approve purchase of school truck not to exceed $30,000 and motion carried unanimously.
There were no personnel hires, transfers, or resignations at this time.
Superintendent Miller gave the Board a head’s up that March and April meeting dates needed to be moved due to personal conflict of date and budget deadline. March meeting will be March 14th in Irwin and April meeting will be April 11th in Manning.
There being no further business, motion by Hansen, second by Rasmussen to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously and meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
The next meeting will be December 20th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the IKM-Manning HS STEMBEST Classroom.
Dave Heller, Board President Karli North, Board Secretary