MFL MarMac Community School
Public Hearing and Regular Monthly Minutes
March 11, 2019
The MFL MarMac Board of Education held its Budget Hearing, Public Hearing and Regular board meeting on March 11, 2019, in the high school media center of the Monona schoolhouse.
President Roys called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m. Members present at roll call were Josh Grau, Sharon Greener, Tonya Meyer, Collin Stubbs, Brian Meyer, Jonathon Moser and Gina Roys. Also present were Dale Crozier, Superintendent, Larry Meyer, High School Principal, Denise Mueller, Middle School Principal, Kathy Koether, Elementary Principal, and Cindy, Koons, Board Secretary. Visitors were welcomed and recognized.
Motion was made by T. Meyer, seconded by B. Meyer, to approve the agenda as presented. The motion was unanimously carried.
The Public Hearing was opened at 7:07 p.m. regarding the 2019-2020 school calendar. Discussion was held regarding calendar as presented. Public comments and concerns were requested. No comments or concerns were heard.
Motion by T. Meyer, seconded by Moser, to close the Public Hearing regarding the 2019-2020 school calendar at 7:15 p.m. Roll call votes all ayes. Motion carried.
The Public Hearing opened at 7:16 p.m. regarding the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget. Discussion was held regarding the proposed budget. The Board of Directors reviewed the proposed budget. Public comments and concerns were requested. No comments or concerns were heard.
Motion by Grau, seconded by Greener, to close the Public Hearing regarding the 2020 Budget Hearing at 7:18 p.m. Roll call votes all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Greener, to approve the following consent items from the agenda:
- Minutes from the February 11, 2019, board meeting.
- Bills against the district as listed: General Fund: $107,064.64; Capital Projects: $63,701.63; PPEL: $18,723.39; Clearing Account: $27,339.81; Food Service: $13,477.72; HAWC: $40,681.65; Little Bulldog Childcare Center: $3,235.39; Dr. Smith Childcare: $1,304.40.
- The Secretary’s Report, Activity Report, and Food Service Report will be filed subject to audit.
Moser seconded the motion and it was unanimously carried.
Jackie McGeough and members from the S.O.D.A. Group (Students against Drugs and Alcohol) Mackenzy Ruff, Saysha Schoulte, Ashley Weaver, Anna Stoddard, Breanna Knickerbocker, Abby Schellhorn, Riley Whitney and Lauren Gillitzer gave an informative presentation regarding substance abuse. Recently these eight students were able to go to Des Moines to the state capital and speak with the state representatives regarding substance abuse issues. There are around 70 involved high school members involved in the S.O.D.A. program at MFL MarMac.
Motion by T. Meyer, seconded by Moser to approve the contract for Samantha Baumgartner, K-8 Guidance Counselor, and accept the resignations for Samantha Corsbie, Special Education Teacher, and Carissa Otto, Special Education Teacher. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by Grau, seconded by Moser, to approve the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget as presented. Roll call votes all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by T. Meyer, seconded by Moser, to approve the 2019-2020 school calendar as presented. Roll call votes all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by Grau, seconded by Stubbs, to waive two calendar days from the 2018-2019 school calendar because of the extreme weather that has been experienced this year. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by Moser, seconded by B. Meyer, to approve the adjustments made to the 2018-2019 school calendar to accommodate completing the amount of student instruction hours needed. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by Grau, seconded by Moser to approve the discussed administration’s plan for certified and classified staff members to complete their contracted hours to be completed by the end of the 2018-2019 calendar year. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by Greener, seconded by Moser, to approve all the listed 28E agreements for the 2019-2020 school year. The motion was unanimously carried.
The principal’s reports were given.
- Discussion was held regarding the last day of school.
- Discussion regarding property owned by the school district in Marquette.
- The Physical Plant and Equipment Levy vote is on April 2, 2019. This is a renewal of what we already have now to take care of our building’s needs.
The next board meeting will be held on April 8, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Monona high school media center.
President Roys adjourned the meeting at 8:24 p.m.
Cindy Koons, Board Secretary