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JUNE 19, 2019, REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES

PUBLIC HEARING FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR

President Bates opened the public hearing for the 2019-2020 School Calendar. Superintendent David Gute shared the calendar with the board. President Bates closed the public hearing.  

 

The Stanton School District Board of Directors met at 5:35 PM on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in the Board Room for a regular session. President Brian Bates called the meeting to order with Directors Travis Taylor, Amy Tibben, and Tom Weis present. Additional attendees were Superintendent David Gute, K-12 Principal Kevin Blunt, Business Office Clerk Shirley Maxwell, and Board Secretary Tammy Boyer.

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Director Taylor made a motion to approve the agenda with a second by Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Director Tibben made a motion to approve the consent agenda of past minutes, reports, and bills with a second by Director Taylor. The motion carried unanimously.

 

PERSONNEL

THIRD GRADE TEACHER

Director Taylor made a motion to approve Laura Oster as Third Grade Teacher at BA Step 4 for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.

 

RESIGNATION

Director Weis made a motion to accept the resignation of Ashley McDonald at the end of 2018-2019 school year thanking her for 2 years of service with a second by Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

SUPERINTENDENT UPDATE

Superintendent Gute updated the board on summer projects and reported that the summer cleaning was going well. He also reported that the Iowa Report Card was out and the High School was high achieving and the Elementary was acceptable.

 

PRINCIPAL UPDATE

K-12 Principal Blunt reported that the PTSO and the Booster Club had donated $1,500 for the window graphics. The Booster Club would also like to donate play clocks for the football field. AD Jake Lord has also received information about a curtain for the northwest corner of the gym to cover the flats. The Softball/Baseball Conference Tournament will held on June 27 and 28 with Stanton hosting Baseball on June 27.

 

NEW BUSINESS

2019-2020 SCHOOL CALENDAR

Director Weis made a motion to approve the 2019-2020 School Calendar with a second by Director Taylor. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

2018-2020 MASTER CONTRACT WITH SEA

Director Weis made a motion to approve the 2018-2020 Master Contract with the Stanton Education Association-second of two year contract-with a second by Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

HVAC BID

Director Weis made a motion to accept the HVAC Bid from CMI for $38,929 with a second by Director Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

SUPERINTENDENT CONTRACT

Director Weis made a motion to approve the superintendent contract with a 1.65% salary/benefit package raise with a second by Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

SHARING AGREEMENTS WITH FREMONT-MILLS

Director Tibben made a motion to continue our sharing with the Fremont-Mills Community School District for Superintendent for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Taylor. The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Weis made a motion to share a Human Resource personnel with Fremont-Mills Community School for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

SHARING AGREEMENTS WITH RED OAK

RED OAK-AGRICULTURE EDUCATION AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY

Director Weis made a motion to continue sharing with the Red Oak Community School District, Agriculture Education and Industrial Technology for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

BREAKFAST/LUNCH FEES

Director Taylor made a motion to not make any changes in the breakfast/lunch fees for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Tibben. The motion carried unanimously.

 

TEXTBOOK FEES

Director Weis made a motion to raise textbook fees $5.00 making them $65/$85 which includes free Stanton student admission to all school activities for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Taylor. The motion carried unanimously.

 

RESOLUTION TO PAY FY 19 OUTSTANDING BILLS

Director Tibben made the motion to approve payment for any invoices that the district receives for items that are received prior to July 1, 2019, with a second by Director Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.  This list of bills will be presented to the board at the next meeting.

 

STUDENT/PARENT HANDBOOKS

Director Weis made a motion to approve the 2019-2020 Student/Parent Handbook with changes to the good conduct policy and other minor changes with a second by Director Taylor. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

STAFF HANDBOOK

Director Taylor made a motion to approve the 2019-202 Staff Handbook with a second by Director Weis. The motion carried unanimously.

 

OPEN ENROLLMENT

Director Weis made a motion to approve Deklyne Bartlett for open enrollment from Stanton to Red Oak for the 2019-2020 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Weis made a motion to approve Domenique Bartlett for open enrollment from Stanton to Red Oak for the 2019-2020 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Tibben.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Tibben made a motion to approve Helena Kruse for open enrollment from Stanton to Red Oak for the 2019-2020 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Tibben made a motion to approve Kendelyne Bartlett for open enrollment from Stanton to Red Oak for the 2019-2020 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Weis made a motion to approve Serenity Kruse for open enrollment from Stanton to Red Oak for the 2019-2020 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Tibben.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Tibben made a motion to approve Nolan Baucom for open enrollment from Stanton to Red Oak for the 2019-2020 school year due to a change in residence with a second by Director Taylor.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Director Weis made a motion to approve Tristan Reich for open enrollment from Stanton to Essex for the 2019-2020 school year with a second by Director Tibben.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

SCHOOL BOARD POLICY

Superintendent Gute presented School Board Policies Code No. 507.9 (Wellness Policy), 600 (Goals and Objectives of the Education Program), 601.1 (School Calendar), 601.2 (School Day), 602.1 (Curriculum Development) 602.2 (Curriculum Implementation), 602.3 (Curriculum Evaluation), 602.4 (Pilot-Experimental-Innovative Projects), 603.1 (Basic Instruction Program), 603.2 (Summer School Instruction), 603.3 (Special Education), 603.4 (Multicultural/Gender Fair Education), 603.5 (Health Education), 603.6 (Physical Education), 603.7 (Career Education), 603.8 (Teaching about Religion), 603.9 (Academic Freedom), 603.10 (Global Education), and 603.11 (Citizenship).

 

Director Weis made a motion to approve School Board Policies Code No 506.2 (Student Director Information), 506.3 (Student Photographs), 506.4 (Student Library Circulation Records), 507.1 (Student Health and Immunization Certificates), 507.2 (Administration of Medication to Students), 507.3 (Communicable Diseases-Students), 507.4 (Student Illness or Injury at School), 507.5 (Emergency Plans and Drills), 507.6 (Student Insurance), 507.7 (Custody and Parental Rights), 507.8 (Student Special Health Services), 507.9 (Wellness Policy), 508.1 (Class or Student Group Gifts), and 508.2 (Open Night) with a second by Director Taylor. The motion carried unanimously.

ADJOURNMENT

President Bates adjourned the meeting at 7:39 PM.  The next regular meeting for the board is set for July 17, 2019, at 5:30 PM in the Board Room.