Board Minutes - 2019.07.22

 

HARLAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEETING

(For approval on 8-19-2019)

JULY 22, 2019

The Board met for a regular meeting on Monday, July 22, 2019, in the Board Room at the Harlan Community High School. President Amy Rueschenberg presided with Board members, Jessica Anderson, Al Hazelton, Seth Piro, Joni Larsen, Monte Schechinger and Tarah Devlin-Lawler present.

Administrators Present:     Lynn Johnson and Scott Frohlich

Media:                              Brian Taylor and Bob Bjoin

APPROVAL OF AGENDA:   Devlin-Lawler moved, seconded by Hazelton to approve the agenda.  Motion carried 7-0.

RESIGNATION OF PERSONNEL:  Anderson moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the resignation of Steve Daeges as Freshman Football Coach. Motion carried 7-0.

EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONNEL:   Hazelton moved, seconded by Schechinger to approve the employment of James Cairney as Freshman Football Coach.  Motion carried 7-0.

APPROVAL OF ISFIS MEMBERSHIP:  Anderson moved, seconded by Piro to approve the ISFIS membership. Motion carried 7-0.

APPROVAL OF IA-SB MEMBERSHIP:  Schechinger moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the IA-SB membership. Motion carried 7-0.

POLICY APPROVAL:  Schechinger moved, seconded by Devlin-Lawler to approve the first and final readings of policies 203 – Board of Directors’ Conflict of Interest and Policy 206.2 – Vice President. These policies were updated to reflect new Iowa Law. Motion carried 7-0.  Hazelton moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the first reading of Policy 505.5 – Graduation Requirements. This policy had law changes and updates to reflect current practice. Motion carried 7-0.

APPROVAL OF HANDBOOKS:  Piro moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the Preschool Student Handbook; Elementary Student Handbook; Middle School Student Handbook; High School Student Handbook; K-12 Component to Student Handbook; Support Staff Handbook; Teacher Handbook; Elementary Staff Handbook; Middle School Staff Handbook; High School Staff Handbook; and the Mobile Computing Handbook. Motion carried 7-0.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:  Anderson moved, seconded by Schechinger, to approve the consent agenda as presented.  This included the minutes from the previous board meetings, accounts payable for June and July, July General Fund (Operating Warrants). Trust Fund Warrants, Agency Fund Warrants and Physical Plant, Equipment Fund Warrants, Personnel Contracts (Swanson 3 sport stipend; Croghan 3 sport stipend and amended Freshman Baseball Coach), and Non-personnel contract  for 19-20 Consortium Agreement with Children’s Square and Heartland Family Service. Motion carried 7-0. The approved warrants are as follows:

OPERATING FUND

   

AHLERS & COONEY, P.C.

LEGAL SERVICES

7,088.30

AHSTW COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

3,166.92

AMSTERDAM PRINTING

SUPPLIES

129.00

BIL-DEN GLASS, INC.

REPAIRS

640.00

CAM COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

OPEN ENROLLMENT TUITION

3,493.64

CARQUEST

PARTS

120.42

CINTAS

LAUNDRY

87.30

CODECOMBAT, INC.

SUPPLIES

1,250.00

COUNCIL BLUFFS COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

OPEN ENROLLMENT & SPED BILLING

14,154.06

CUMMINS SALES AND SERVICE

REPAIRS

863.02

DELTA DENTAL

EMPLOYEE INSURANCE

9,349.74

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

IOWA LEARNING ONLINE/BUS INSP.

1,380.00

DRIVE SAFELY LLC

PURCHASED SERVICES

16,660.00

EBSCO ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

SUPPLIES

126.41

FARMERS MUTUAL COOP TELEPHONE CO.

TELEPHONE SERVICE

3,792.32

FLINN SCIENTIFIC INC.

MATERIALS

471.46

FOLLETT LIBRARY RESOURCES

SUPPLIES

13.23

GREATAMERICA FINANCIAL SERVICES

COPIER LEASE

1,585.00

GRUNDMEYER LEADER SEARCH

INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

2,550.00

HARLAN AUTO MART

TIRES & TUBES

671.50

HARLAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL NUTRITION FUND

SUPPLIES

40.34

HARLAN MUNICIPAL UTILITIES

UTILITIES

27,291.15

HARLAN NEWSPAPERS

SUPPLIES/LEGAL PUBLICATIONS

3,226.20

HARRIS BANK P-CARD

TRAVEL/SUPPLIES/POSTAGE

9,854.52

HENRY, CHARISSA

SUPPLIES

50.00

HERONIMUS, HOLLY

SUPPLIES

9.69

HORIZON EQUIPMENT

PARTS

600.92

IKM MANNING COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

31,405.23

IBOSS INC

SOFTWARE RENEWAL

2,506.35

IOWA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS

SUBSCRIPTION

750.00

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

MEDICAID STATE SHARE

25,182.58

IOWA PUPIL TRANSPORTATION ASSN.

REGISTRATION

340.00

IOWA SCHOOL FINANCE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

PURCHASED SERVICES

739.00

KROGER & SONS HAULING, LLC

GARBAGE COLLECTION

450.00

LIFESCAPE - CHILDREN'S CARE

SPED BILLING

16,974.50

LOGAN MAGNOLIA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

SPED BILLING

11,790.00

MADISON NATIONAL LIFE

EMPLOYEE INSURANCE

2,740.13

MARCHING WAREHOUSE

PURCHASED SERVICES

1,000.00

MATHESON TRI-GAS INC

MATERIALS

31.36

MURPHY SIGNS

PURCHASED SERVICES

123.46

NAPA

SUPPLIES

164.79

NCS PEARSON, INC.

SOFTWARE

301.50

NELSON FARM SUPPLY

SUPPLIES

519.80

NEWCOMB, MATTHEW

PHONE REIMBURSEMENT

120.00

PANAMA WELDING LLC

PURCHASED SERVICES

329.00

ROCHESTER 100 INC

SUPPLIES

945.00

ROGERS PEST CONTROL LLC

PEST CONTROL

180.00

SCHOLASTIC INC.

MATERIALS

274.67

SCHOOL SPECIALTY, INC.

SUPPLIES

2,702.76

SHELBY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

ALARM MONITORING

1,200.00

SHI INTERNATIONAL CORP

EQUIPMENT

41,965.18

STERLING COMPUTERS CORPORATION

EQUIPMENT

17,722.50

THOMAS BUS SALES, INC

PARTS

588.83

TIMBERLINE BILLING SERVICES LLC

MEDICAID BILLING SERVICES

1,070.38

TOTAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CORP.

FLEX ENROLLMENT FEE

745.50

UNITED TRUCK AND BODY

REPAIRS

732.99

VISUAL EDGE INC. DBA COUNSEL OFFICE

COPIER LEASE

630.52

W.W. GRAINGER, INC.

SUPPLIES

2,820.18

WELLMARK BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD

EMPLOYEE INSURANCE

118,953.71

WIESER EDUCATIONAL, INC.

MATERIALS

268.80

     

STUDENT ACTIVITY FUND

   

ALVERIO, RICARDO

OFFICIATING

140.00

BEST BUDDIES, IOWA

REGISTRATION

62.50

BLUNT, KEVIN E.

OFFICIATING

140.00

BONSALL TV & APPLIANCE, INC.

EQUIPMENT

8,045.62

BOWHAY, JERRY

OFFICIATING

115.00

BRUCK, JAMES

OFFICIATING

115.00

CONOVER, CASEY

OFFICIATING

115.00

GIRRES, CHRIS

OFFICIATING

100.00

GLS & ASSOC.

OFFICIATING

115.00

GRAPHIC EDGE

SUPPLIES

36.99

HANSEN, PETE

OFFICIATING

100.00

HARRIS BANK P-CARD

TRAVEL/SUPPLIES/POSTAGE

6,678.43

HOOGESTRAAT, J.D.

OFFICIATING

115.00

IOWA FOOTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION

MEMBERSHIP

55.00

JONES, RICK

OFFICIATING

115.00

K-MAC AWARDS

MATERIALS/SERVICES

42.75

KELLY, MIKE

OFFICIATING

140.00

KLAASSEN, LOGAN

OFFICIATING

285.00

MOORE, TOM

OFFICIATING

115.00

NICKLAUS, TROY

OFFICIATING

115.00

OSBORN, NANCY

TRAVEL

49.53

ROGUE

SUPPLIES

2,396.04

ROWEDDER, BLAKE

OFFICIATING

100.00

SANOW, BRETT

OFFICIATING

140.00

SCHABEN, LUKE

OFFICIATING

100.00

SCRIMAGER, BRIAN

OFFICIATING

280.00

SEARS, BRETT

OFFICIATING

100.00

SWEENEY, BOB

OFFICIATING

140.00

THOLEN, MARK

OFFICIATING

115.00

WAX, GARY

OFFICIATING

230.00

WILLIAMS, JUSTIN

OFFICIATING

115.00

WOHLERS, KEITH

OFFICIATING

240.00

     

MANAGEMENT FUND                        

   

THE AGENCY

INSURANCE

261,851.50

EMC INSURANCE

WORKERS COMP DEDUCTIBLE

2,524.83

LARSEN, KRISTINE

RETIREE INSURANCE

333.33

     

PHYSICAL PLANT & EQUIPMENT

   

CONTROL SERVICES INC.

PURCHASED SERVICES

4,885.67

FRONTLINE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC

SOFTWARE RENEWAL

9,275.94

GETZSCHMAN HEATING, LLC

PURCHASED SERVICES

966.00

ITSAVVY LLC

EQUIPMENT

3,180.00

STERLING COMPUTERS CORPORATION

EQUIPMENT

22,000.00

TRANE U.S. INC

REPAIRS

2,540.50

     

SCHOOL NUTRITION FUND

   

FARMERS MUTUAL COOP TELEPHONE CO.

TELEPHONE SERVICE

30.44

HARRIS BANK P-CARD

TRAVEL/SUPPLIES/POSTAGE

146.69

HARRIS SCHOOL SOLUTIONS

MERCHANT PROCESSING

22.00

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:  The Board discussed back to school information.

ADJOURNMENT: Devlin-Lawler moved, seconded by Larsen to adjourn.  Motion carried 7-0 and the meeting was adjourned at 5:46 p.m.

BOARD WORKSHOP – immediately following Regular Meeting

The Board then entered into a Board workshop. This workshop was held for the purpose of Board development. Discussion items included input on IA-SB legislative priorities, board annual goals for 2019-20, superintendent goals for 2019-20 and board expectations of superintendent/superintendent expectations of the board.

Next Meeting:  Monday, August 19, 5:30 p.m. – Board Room

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Board President                                    Board Secretary