Board Minutes – 5-13-2019

MFL MarMac Community School
Regular Monthly Minutes
May 13, 2019

The MFL MarMac Board of Education held its regular monthly board meeting on May 13, 2019, in the middle school media center of the McGregor schoolhouse.

President Roys called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. Members present at roll call were Collin Stubbs, Gina Roys, Tonya Meyer, Josh Grau and Jonathon Moser. Absent at roll call were Sharon Greener and Brian Meyer. 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.

Addition to the agenda: STEAM presentation.

Motion by T. Meyer, seconded by Moser, to approve the agenda as amended. The motion was unanimously carried.

Dawn Colsch, Natalie Campbell and Brandon Burke gave a very informational presentation regarding STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics).

Dawn Colsch, Natalie Campbell, and Brandon Burke left the meeting at 7:15 p.m.

We truly appreciate the MFL MarMac School Board for all the time they dedicate to our student body.

Motion was made by Stubbs to approve the following consent items from the agenda:

  • Minutes from the April 8, 2019, board meeting.
  • Bills against the district as listed: General Fund: $132,032.29; Capital Projects: $47,498.34; PPEL:$15,299.34; Clearing Account: $55,041.56; Food Service: $22,666.84; HAWC: $39,884.77; Little Bulldog Childcare Center: $3,317.56; Dr. Smith Childcare: $2,275.56.
  • 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.

Motion by T. Meyer, seconded by Moser, to approve the contract with Amber Hendricks, Special Education Teacher. Accept the resignation for Rene` Moore, Special Education. Approve the transfers for Marnie Carlson to Elementary Guidance and Eliza Philpott to High School Special Education. The motion was unanimously carried.

Motion by Moser, seconded by Grau, to approve the sharing contract with Clayton Ridge for Teacher-Librarian. The motion was unanimously carried.

Motion by Stubbs, seconded by Moser, to certify the Physical Plant and Equipment Levy election results. The motion was unanimously carried.

Motion by Grau, seconded by Stubbs, to formally approve the 2018-2019 school calendar last day of school to be May 24, 2019. Modify the 2019-2020 school calendar to start the school day 5 minutes early. The motion was unanimously carried.

Motion by Stubbs, seconded by Moser, to acknowledge and approve the infrastructure improvements and maintenance for 2019-2020. The motion was unanimously carried.

The principal reports were given.

Kathy Koether left the meeting at 7:55 p.m.

Superintendent’s Update:

  • Thank you letters were read regarding our students help in sandbagging and helping to clean up at Pikes Peak.
  • Discussion regarding legislative priorities, new election dates and concurrent classes.

Motion by Moser, seconded by T. Meyer, to go into closed session according to section 21.5(I)(j) of the code of Iowa at 8:17 p.m. to discuss the purchase or sale of real estate. The motion was unanimously carried

Motion by T. Meyer, seconded by motion to come out of the Closed Session at 8:42 p.m. the motion was unanimously carried.

No action was taken.

The next monthly board meeting will be held June10, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at the high school media center in the Monona schoolhouse.

Meeting adjourned at 8:43 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Cindy Koons, Board Secretary