Board Minutes - 2019.08.19

 

HARLAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEETING

(For approval on 9-23-2019)

AUGUST 19, 2019

The Board met for a regular meeting at 5:32 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019, in the Board Room at Harlan Community High School. President Amy Rueschenberg, presided with Board members Jessica Anderson, Al Hazelton, Tarah Devlin-Lawler, Seth Piro, and Joni Larsen were present. Monte Schechinger was absent.

Administrators Present:     Lynn Johnson

Media:                              Brian Taylor and Bob Bjoin

PRESENTATION TO THE BOARD BY MYRTUE MEDICAL CENTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Piro entered at 5:33 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:  Anderson moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the agenda.  Motion carried 6-0.

RESIGNATION OF PERSONNEL:   Hazelton moved, seconded by Devlin-Lawler to approve the resignation of Zachary Rodenborn as High School Food Service; Amie Mickelson as Middle School Special Education Associate and 6-8 Special Olympics Coordinator; Holly Heronimus as 9-12 Special Olympics Coordinator; and Todd Bladt as Assistant Football Coach. Motion carried 6-0.

EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONNEL:  Anderson moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the employment of Todd Bladt as Interim Head Football Coach; Molly Pedersen as High School Special Education Associate; Thomas Kurtz as High School Special Education Associate and 6-8 Special Olympics Coordinator; Cassey Leinen as Primary School Special Education Associate; Cady Thygesen as Preschool Special Education Associate; Julie Armentrout as Middle School Special Education Associate; Andrea Ransom as Middle School Special Education Associate; and Dave Riley as 9-12 Special Olympics Coordinator. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, AND NOVEMBER BOARD MEETING DATES:  Larsen moved, seconded by Hazelton to approve the September, October, and November Board meeting dates as proposed: September 9, September 23, October 7, October 21, November 4, and November 18 as the Organizational Meeting. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF BUS PURCHASE:  Anderson moved, seconded by Piro to approve the district recommendation and low bid from Thomas Bus Sales for a 2018 Thomas C2-Lift Bus. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF DISTRICT DEVELOPED SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICE DELIVERY PLAN (DDSDP): Devlin-Lawler moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the District Developed Special Education Service Delivery Plan (DDSDP) as presented. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION TO CONSIDER CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT PROGRAM:  Hazelton moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the resolution to consider continued participation in the Instructional Support Program. Roll Call Votes: Rueschenberg- Aye; Anderson – Aye; Hazelton – Aye; Devlin-Lawler – Aye; Piro – Aye; and Larsen – Aye. Motion carried.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:  Larsen moved, seconded by Piro, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  This included the minutes from the previous board meetings, accounts payable for July and August, August General Fund (Operating Warrants). Trust Fund Warrants, Agency Fund Warrants and Physical Plant and Equipment Fund Warrants and Personnel and Non-Personnel Contracts. Motion carried 6-0. The approved warrants are as follows:

OPERATING FUND

   

95% GROUP, INC.

CURRICULUM

4,356.00

AHLERS & COONEY, P.C.

LEGAL SERVICES

1,045.00

BAXTER LUMBER AND HARDWARE

SUPPLIES

864.73

BOMGAARS

SUPPLIES

41.97

BOYER VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

8,870.40

CAPITAL SANITARY SUPPLY

SUPPLIES

4,922.90

CARQUEST

PARTS

118.23

CENTER FOR THE COLLABORATIVE CLASSROOM

CURRICULUM

5,337.36

CENTRAL IOWA DISTRIBUTING INC.

SUPPLIES

2,774.00

CINTAS

LAUNDRY

43.65

COUNCIL BLUFFS COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

11,782.77

CYCLONE CUSTOM PRINTS

SUPPLIES

42.80

DELTA DENTAL

EMPLOYEE INSURANCE

9,959.25

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

403B SERVICES

550.00

ED M. FELD EQUIPMENT CO.

PURCHASED SERVICES

8,416.86

ELECTRONIC CONTRACTING COMPANY

PURCHASED SERVICES

470.00

EXIRA-ELK HORN-KIMBALLTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

499.66

FARMERS MUTUAL COOP TELEPHONE CO.

TELEPHONE SERVICE

3,791.82

FOLLETT SCHOOL SOLUTIONS, INC.

PURCHASED SERVICES

2,288.01

FOREVER GREEN LAWNCARE

PURCHASED SERVICES

4,300.00

FOX MACHINE SHOP

PURCHASED SERVICES

321.00

GREATAMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES

COPIER LEASES

1,585.00

GREEN HILLS AEA

REGISTRATION

130.00

HARLAN AUTO MART

REPAIRS

160.90

HARLAN MUNICIPAL UTILITIES

UTILITIES

29,674.13

HARLAN NEWSPAPERS

SUPPLIES/LEGAL PUBLICATIONS

768.69

HARRIS BANK P-CARD

TRAVEL/SUPPLIES/POSTAGE

32,087.91

HEARTLAND CARPET CLEANING

PURCHASED SERVICES

1,188.18

HERNING, KAREN

SUPPLIES

492.96

HUDL

SOFTWARE RENEWAL

900.00

INSTRUMENTALIST CO.

AWARDS

17.00

IOWA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS

MEMBERSHIP

5,029.00

IOWA SCHOOL FINANCE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

MEMBERSHIP/BACKGROUND CHECKS

2,402.50

IRLEN INSTITUTE

SUPPLIES

102.95

K-MAC AWARDS

MATERIALS/SERVICES

12.00

KEVIN HLAVAC LOCKSMITH & HANDYMAN

PURCHASED SERVICES

175.00

KNOD

ADVERTISING

395.00

KROGER & SONS HAULING, LLC

GARBAGE COLLECTION

820.00

MADISON NATIONAL LIFE

EMPLOYEE INSURANCE

2,863.02

MEINERS PLUMBING AND HEATING

PURCHASED SERVICES

813.97

MIDAMERICAN ENERGY

UTILITIES

20.82

NAPA

SUPPLIES

182.71

OUR OWN UPHOLSTERY

PURCHASED SERVICES

40.00

PAPER CORPORATION

SUPPLIES

1,503.32

REALLY GREAT READING COMPANY, LLC

CURRICULUM

6,924.96

REFLECTIVE TRAFFIC SYSTEMS

SUPPLIES

119.94

ROGERS PEST CONTROL LLC

PEST CONTROL

180.00

RURAL SCHOOL ADVOCATES OF IOWA

MEMBERSHIP

650.00

SAGE PUBLICATIONS, INC

MATERIALS

878.20

SANDQUIST, ANDREW

EMPLOYEE PHYSICAL

95.00

SCHOLASTIC, INC.

MATERIALS

500.47

SCHOOL BUS SALES

PARTS

72.43

SCHOOL SPECIALTY, INC.

SUPPLIES

2,562.44

SPRINGMAN ELECTRIC LLC

PURCHASED SERVICES

169.72

STORM LAKE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

34,693.67

STUDER HARLAN DO IT BEST HARDWARE

SUPPLIES

173.25

TOTAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORP.

FLEX ENROLLMENT FEE

105.36

TUMBLEWEED PRESS, INC.

SUPPLIES

1,023.29

VERIZON WIRELESS

TELEPHONE SERVICE

793.53

VISUAL EDGE INC. DBA COUNSEL OFFICE

COPIER LEASE

252.04

W.W. GRAINGER, INC.

SUPPLIES

1,646.12

WELLMARK BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD

EMPLOYEE INSURANCE

123,531.34

WEST INTERACTIVE SERVICES

SOFTWARE

6,351.80

WILLIAM H. SADLIER, INC

CURRICULUM

5,707.24

     

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

   

ATLANTIC BOTTLING CO.

SUPPLIES

1,031.88

ATLANTIC COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

ENTRY FEES

100.00

CITY OF HARLAN

FACILITY LEASE

4,000.00

CORE-MARK MIDCONTINENT, INC

SUPPLIES

538.06

DECKER SPORTING GOODS

SUPPLIES

467.50

DIAMONDS GROUNDSKEEPER

PURCHASED SERVICES

7,860.00

FLORAL ELEGANCE AND UNIQUE GIFTS

SUPPLIES

288.00

GORDON BERNARD CO.

SUPPLIES

2,440.25

HARLAN NEWSPAPERS

SUPPLIES/LEGAL PUBLICATIONS

170.60

HARRIS BANK P-CARD

TRAVEL/SUPPLIES/POSTAGE

3,766.31

IOWA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC UNION

TICKET SALES

3,330.00

IOWA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

TICKET SALES

10,078.00

IOWA HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES ASSN.

REGISTRATION

250.00

KELLY, MIKE

OFFICIATING

140.00

LEWIS CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

DUES

500.00

PIZZA RANCH

SUPPLIES

227.75

SCRIMAGER, BRIAN

OFFICIATING

140.00

SHELBY COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

BOOTH RENTAL

80.00

SOUTH CENTRAL CALHOUN SCHOOL DISTRICT

ENTRY FEES

90.00

STUDER HARLAN DO IT BEST HARDWARE

SUPPLIES

3.98

SUBWAY

SUPPLIES

443.98

UPTOWN SPORTING GOODS

SUPPLIES

152.85

WENGER

MUSIC STANDS

2,124.00

ZANDER INK

SUPPLIES

1,639.00

     

MANAGEMENT FUND                        

   

THE AGENCY

INSURANCE

950.00

     

CAPITAL FUNDS PROJECT

   

HEWLETT-PACKARD FINANCIAL SERVICES

COMPUTER LEASE

16,269.00

KS STATEBANK

COMPUTER LEASE

52,369.00

     

PHYSICAL PLANT & EQUIPMENT

   

BAXTER LUMBER AND HARDWARE

PURCHASED SERVICES

4,274.30

BURGER CONSTRUCTION

PURCHASED SERVICES

5,308.00

CAPITAL CITY BOILER

PURCHASED SERVICES

2,452.60

COMBUSTION CONTROL CO.

REPAIRS

287.24

CONTROL SERVICES INC.

PURCHASED SERVICES

9,386.29

GETZSCHMAN HEATING, LLC

PURCHASED SERVICES

1,582.00

INTERFACE AMERICAS, INC.

CARPET

9,422.23

KRUSE REFRIGERATION & ELECTRIC

EQUIPMENT

7,930.00

MEINERS PLUMBING AND HEATING

PURCHASED SERVICES

4,809.48

RIEMANN MUSIC, INC.

REPAIRS

1,555.40

SCHMITT MUSIC CENTERS

REPAIRS

90.00

JANNING, SHAWN

PURCHASED SERVICES

2,100.00

STA-BILT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

PURCHASED SERVICES

1,025.00

     

SCHOOL NUTRITION FUND

   

COMMISSION ON DIETETIC REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

70.00

FARMERS MUTUAL COOP TELEPHONE CO.

TELEPHONE SERVICE

30.44

HARRIS BANK P-CARD

TRAVEL/SUPPLIES/POSTAGE

21.06

HARRIS SCHOOL SOLUTIONS

MERCHANT PROCESSING

75.90

HY-VEE FOOD STORE

SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM

6,399.64

W.W. GRAINGER, INC.

SUPPLIES

320.11

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:  The Board discussed back to school items, board elections, ISL/PPEL, board email accounts, annual district priorities and communication guidelines, and IA-SB annual convention.

ADJOURNMENT:    Anderson moved, seconded by Devlin-Lawler to adjourn. Motion carried 6-0 and the meeting was adjourned at 6:59 p.m.

Next Meeting:  – September 9, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – Board Room

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Board President                                    Board Secretary