MFL MarMac Community School
Budget Hearing, Public Hearing and Regular Monthly Minutes
March 13, 2017
The MFL MarMac Board of Education held its budget hearing, public hearing and regular board meeting on March 13, 2017, in the high school media center of the Monona schoolhouse.
President Roys called the meeting to order at 7:32 P.M. Members present at roll call were Sharon Greener, Collin Stubbs, Brian Meyer, Jonathon Moser, Josh Grau, Tonya Meyer, and Gina Roys. Also present were Dale Crozier, Superintendent, Larry Meyer, High School Principal, Denise Mueller, Middle School Principal, Jessica Peterson, Janelle Smith, Victoria Breuer and eight high school students, and reporters from the newspapers. Visitors were welcomed and recognized.
Motion was made by Greener, seconded by Grau, to approve the agenda as presented. The motion was unanimously carried.
President Roys called for an opening of the public hearing on the budget at 7:35 P.M. A motion was made by T. Meyer, seconded by Moser, to open the budget hearing for public discussion. A motion was made by B. Meyer, seconded by T. Meyer, to conclude the budget hearing at 7:39 P.M. The motion was unanimously carried.
President Roys called for an opening of the public hearing on the 2017-18 school calendar at 7:40 P.M. A motion was made by Stubbs, seconded by Moser, to open the hearing for public discussion. A motion was made by Moser, seconded by B. Meyer, to conclude the budget hearing at 7:42 P.M. The motion was unanimously carried.
No action was taken on baseball lights.
Motion was made by Stubbs to approve the following consent items from the agenda:
- Minutes from the January 9th, 2017 board meeting.
- Bills against the district as listed: General Fund: $123,508.63; Capital Projects: $18,895.66; PPEL: $44,172.42; HAWC: $51,470.09; Little Bulldog Childcare: $1,967.88; Dr. Smith Childcare: $1,100.81; Clearing Account: $30,215.09; Food Service: $22,213.02.
- The Secretary’s Report, Activity Report, and Food Service Report will be filed subject to audit.
- T. Meyer seconded the motion and it was unanimously carried.
A motion was made by Greener, seconded by B. Meyer, to approve the FY 18 budget. The motion was unanimously carried.
A motion was made by T. Meyer, seconded by Greener, to approve the 2017-18 school calendar. A discussion was held on professional development days, and their necessity. The motion was unanimously carried.
A discussion was held on the necessity and legal requirements to provide professional development to possibly combine calendars in future years with neighboring schools to more efficiently share programs, and to provide Consumer and Technical Educational (CTE) programming.
There were no contracts, transfers or resignations.
The budget resolution was previously approved, no amendment needed
A motion was made by Moser, seconded by T. Meyer, to file the 2016 Audit.
A motion was made by B. Meyer, seconded by Stubbs, to approve the 28E agreement with Northeast Iowa Community College for the continuation of the alternative school consortium.
The principal’s reports were given.
- commended Loren Scherf for renewal of the contract with Waste Management and changes in cleaning products.
- The purchase of technology equipment.
- purchase of a dishwasher.
- Need to increase substitute pay.
A motion was made by T. Meyer, seconded by Grau, to go into closed session at 9:14P.M. under Chapter 21, for the purpose of evaluating the superintendent. Roll call vote as follows: Roys, B. Meyer, Moser, Grau, T. Meyer, Stubbs and Greener. Nays: None. Motion carried: 6-0.
T. Meyer left the meeting at 9:14 P.M.
A motion was made by Moser, seconded by Grau, to come out of closed session at 9:48 P.M. Roll Call Vote as follows: Ayes: Stubbs, Greener, B. Meyer, Grau, Roys and Moser. Nays: None. Motion carried 5-0.
President Roys adjourned the meeting at 9:50 P.M.
Dale Crozier, Acting Secretary