MFL MarMac Community School
Minutes for Public Hearing and Regular Meeting,
June 13, 2022
The MFL MarMac Public Hearing and Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors was held on June 13,
2022, in the high school learning commons of the Monona schoolhouse.
The MFL MarMac Board of Education held a Public Hearing to Expend Funds for the Flexibility Account
as per legislation.
President Gina Roys called the meeting to order at 6:00 pm. Members present at roll call were Gina
Roys, Josh Grau, Roberta Hass, Aaron Schroeder, Dr. Jonathon Moser, and Collin Stubbs. Tonya Meyer
was absent. Also present were Dr. Dale Crozier, Superintendent, and Karla Hanson, Board Secretary.
Visitors were recognized and welcomed.
Motion made by Roberta Hass, seconded by Dr. Moser, to approve the agenda as presented. Motion
Motion by Roberta Hass, seconded by Josh Grau, to open the public hearing to expend funds from
flexibility account for general instruction at 6:01. Dr. Crozier explained how some professional
development funds were unobligated and unexpended, and the teacher-quality committee supported
the transfer. Motion by Roberta Hass, seconded by Dr. Moser, at 6:04 pm to close the public hearing.
Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Dr. Moser, seconded by Collin Stubbs, to approve the consent items from the agenda as
● Minutes from the May 9, 2022, board meeting.
● Minutes from the May 31, 2022, board workshop
● Bills against the district as listed: General Fund: $154,826.03, Management: $2,480.00;
Enterprise: $1,440.00; Capital Projects: $457,026.68, PPEL: $28,249.51; Clearing
Account: $37,147.64, Food Service: $15,456.95; Little Bulldog Childcare: $5,015.34, Dr.
Smith Childcare: $1,827.79.
● The Secretary’s Report, Activity Report and Food Service Report will be filed subject to
The motion was unanimously carried.
The board recognized Rowland Jones for 56 years of service as a bus driver. Rowland noted that he
provided transportation for three generations of some families. A plaque was given to him as a thank
you for his years of dedicated service to the district.
Motion by Collin Stubbs, seconded by Roberta Hass, to approve the following contracts and
Resignations: Matt Steven – MS Student Liaison
Kyle Kirkestue – HS Track
New Hires: Dale Hanson – Teacher
Marcy Klein – MS Cross Country
Eric Koenig – HS Boys Track
David DeMaio – Custodial
Motion carried unanimously.
The board was updated by the Marketing team (Cheri Moser and Abbey Cottrell) about what’s been
going on at both centers. Live streams continue, social media presence has increased and we are seeing
the number of people using it grow, safety signs have been updated, work on the Touch Pro for the HS
lobby continues with the goal of having all past yearbook information uploaded by the end of the year,
the middle school will get wraps for their doors and windows similar to what is now in the Monona
center, the middle school will also be washed and painted in the near future.
Motion by Dr. Moser, seconded by Aaron Schroeder, to transfer the professional development
designated fund balance in the amount of $148,452.00 to an undesignated general fund flexibility
account to be used for general instruction. Rollcall vote – all ayes. Motion carried unanimously.
Dr. Crozier informed the board that at this point there is no plan to leave the Upper Iowa Conference.
The coaches and athletic directors met to discuss different scenarios to stay in the conference and still
add higher levels of competition to the schedules. Ultimately, it will be the board's decision to join
The state of the 22-year-old press box was reviewed. Martin Gardner Architecture firm came to
evaluate the structure and has determined that the repairs done have deemed the structure safe. They
will come and evaluate the stairs when those are replaced. The repairs are temporary, and the district
will need to consider a new press box/crow’s nest in the future.
Motion by Roberta Hass, seconded by Josh Grau, to accept the TLC appointments as presented.
Motional carried unanimously.
Motion by Collin Stubbs, seconded by Josh Grau, to transfer up to $19,000.00 from general fund to
activities fund to cover the cost of FY22 safety equipment. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Roberta Hass, seconded by Aaron Schroeder, to accept the Safety Procedures, which include
a confidential plan and suicide protocol, as presented.
Motion by Collin Stubbs, seconded by Josh Grau, to approve the fees for the 2022-2023 school year as
presented. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Josh Grau, seconded by Aaron Schroeder, to void all checks over 18 months old. Motion
Motion by Josh Grau, seconded by Roberta Hass, to approve $3,000.00 increase for administration
contracts. Motion carried unanimously.
Elementary Report: Kathy Koether reported that the elementary addition/bathroom project is
progressing nicely. A construction timeline was shared with the board. Preschool graduation was well
attended, professional development plans for teachers were discussed at end of year checkout, and
there will be several options for ed camp days this summer.
Middle School Report: Denise Mueller reported that locks are being updated in the school to provide
greater security. This spurred a discussion about safety training, evacuation plans, and contacting local
law enforcement to find out what their policies are regarding an intruder event. Denise also talked
about end-of-year activities which included the wax museum, field trips, and last day of school dance.
The DC Trip departed on Wednesday, June 15. The daycare is using a classroom this summer and in
August the McGregor Center will provide Summer School.
Superintendent Report: Dr. Crozier reports that the LED lighting project is continuing, social/emotional
learning is being supported by our guidance counselors and student liaison staff and that with the new
hires, the district is in a good place to offer students the services they need. Dr. Crozier also talked
about the construction project. There have been a couple of change orders to date. Those were
anticipated and the district has budgeted for them.
The regular meeting adjourned at 8:01 pm. The board went into closed session to evaluate the
Superintendent at 8:11 pm. Motion by Dr. Moser, seconded by Roberta Hass, at 9:46 pm to adjourn the
meeting with no action taken. Motion carried unanimously.
The next meeting will be on July 11 at 6:00 pm in the Learning Commons at the Monona center.