Board Minutes - 2020.10.12



(For approval on 10-26-2020)

OCTOBER 12, 2020

The Board met for a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2020, in the Media Center at Harlan Community High School.  President Amy Rueschenberg presided with Board members Jessica Anderson, Al Hazelton, Joni Larsen, Seth Piro, and Joe Herzberg present. Monte Schechinger was absent.

Administrators Present:               Lynn Johnson, Scott Frohlich, Bill Mueller, Jeff Moser

Media:                                        Bob Bjoin and Brian Taylor

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

DISCUSSION ITEMS: The board discussed Mr. Moser’s administrator report and early retirement.


EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONNEL:  Anderson moved, seconded by Larsen to approve the employment of Misty Max as Elementary Special Education Associate; Marti Usher as Middle School Special Education Associate; and Troy Ransom as PT Elementary Custodian. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF REQUEST FOR ALLOWABLE GROWTH FOR LEP ALLOWABLE COSTS OF $5,358.50:  Piro moved, seconded by Hazelton to approve the request for allowable growth for LEP allowable costs of $5,383.50. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF LAU PLAN:  Herzberg moved, seconded by Hazelton to approve the Lau Plan as presented. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF HS/MS SERVICE PLAN WITH CONTROL SERVICES:  Anderson moved, seconded by Herzberg to approve the HS/MS Service Plan with Control Services. Motion carried 6-0.

APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA:  Piro moved, seconded by Anderson to approve the non-personnel contract with Rising Hope Academy Therapeutic Classroom – IKM-Manning School District (in partnership with Green Hills AEA) and the AHSTW and Harlan Community School District. Motion carried 6-0.

UPCOMING EVENTS AND COMMUNITY UPDATES:  The board discussed the upcoming IA-SB Convention that will be held virtually next month.

ADJOURNMENT:   Hazelton moved, seconded by Larsen to adjourn. Motion carried 6-0 and the meeting was adjourned at 5:58 p.m.

Next Meeting:  – October 26, 2020, 2020, 5:30 p.m. – Media Center – High School


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