March Board Minutes
IKM-Manning CSD Board Meeting/Calendar Hearing- ELECTRONIC DUE TO COVID19
IKM-Manning HS Library
March 19, 2020
Meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by President Heller. President Heller read statement per Iowa Code 21.8(1) that the meeting was being conducted electronically due to COVID19. Directors present were Heller, Ferneding, Williams, Potthoff, Rasmussen, and Meiners. (Hansen was absent) Others in attendance were Supt. Miller, Secretary North, and Principals Wall & Whitson.
Motion by Williams, second by Rasmussen to approve amended agenda to include under New Business, Pandemic Response and Emergency Suspension of Policy and to include under new hires, Clark Halbur – mechanic and bus driver. Motion carried unanimously.
President Heller opened the public hearing on 20-21 calendar (people able to attend via zoom) at 7:03 p.m. There were no comments so motion by Meiners, second by Williams to close hearing and hearing closed at 7:04 p.m.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Potthoff to approve consent agenda (minutes from 2/20/20, financial reports, accounts payable, open enrollments) and motion carried unanimously.
No reports from principals. Supt. Miller handed out a HAILA time schedule, shared his information on COVID19 and stated that hopefully school would be back in session on April 13. A big thank you was given to all staff members who have been helping out.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Potthoff to approve Resolution-Pandemic Response and Emergency Suspension Policy which included continuing paying all personnel during the 4 week shutdown and motion carried 5-0. Heller abstained.
Motion by Rasmussen, second by Williams to approve 2020-21 calendar and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Meiners to approve Budget Guarantee Resolution to Levy Property Tax for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for the Regular Program Budget Adjustment as Allowed Under Section 257.14, Code of Iowa. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Meiners, second by Potthoff to approve 2020-21 WIT MOU Concurrent Enrollment Classes and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Potthoff, second by Rasmussen to approve 2018-2019 audit and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Potthoff to approve 2020-21 Administration Alignment change and motion failed 2-4. Williams, Meiners, Heller, and Rasmussen voted nay.
Motion by Rasmussen, second by Potthoff to approve football scoreboard purchase from Daktronics in amount of $12,835.00 and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Meiners, second by Potthoff to approve chrome book purchase while the discount was offered and motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Ferneding, second by Rasmussen to approve the following hires:
Rachel Merkel – Elem/MS Counselor
Nolan Shanks – MS Social Studies
Sarah Gruhn – Para in Irwin
Mallory Meyer – SBO, Bd Secretary/Treasurer – shared 20% with EEHK
Kyle Wagner – Shared 20% HR from EEHK
Clark Halbur – Mechanic/Bus Driver
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Williams, second by Meiners to move into closed session according to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i) “to evaluate professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.”
Roll call taken and entered closed session at 7:55 p.m.
Motion by Williams, second by Rasmussen, to come out of closed session. Roll call taken, out of closed session at 8:10 p.m.
No further business, motion by Ferneding, second by Meiners to adjourn. Motion carried unanimously and meeting adjourned at 8:14 p.m.
Next meeting which will be Budget Hearing will be April 2, 7:00 p.m. in the IKM-Manning HS Library.
Dave Heller, Board President Karli North, Board Secretary