MFL MarMac Community School
Regular Monthly Minutes
July 15, 2019
The MFL MarMac Board of Education held its Regular board meeting on July 15, 2019, in the high school media center of the Monona schoolhouse.
President Roys called the meeting to order at 3:06 p.m. Members present at roll call were Brian Meyer, Collin Stubbs, Sharon Greener, Gina Roys, and Josh Grau. Absent at roll call were Jonathan Moser, and Tonya Meyer. Also present were Dale Crozier, Superintendent, Larry Meyer, High School Principal, Kathy Koether, Elementary Principal, and Cindy Koons, Board Secretary. Visitors were welcomed and recognized.
Motion by Grau, seconded by Stubbs, to approve the agenda as presented. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by Greener, to approve the following consent items from the agenda:
- Minutes from the June10, 2019, board meeting and the May 31, 2019, Public Hearing.
- Bills against the district as listed: General Fund: $141,942.91; Management Fund: $137,797.68; Capital Projects: $137,437.72; PPEL: $10,616.13; Clearing Account: $26,281.23; Food Service: $2,739.77; HAWC: $61,388.75; Little Bulldog Childcare Center: $4,459.60; Smith Childcare: $2,580.39.
- The Secretary’s Report, Activity Report, and Food Service Report will be filed subject to audit.
Grau seconded the motion and it was unanimously carried.
Motion by Stubbs, seconded by Greener, to accept the resignation from Linda Canton, Bus Driver and to approve the following contracts, Jennelle Schroeder, part time Medicaid/ drug testing; Karla Hanson, Middle School Assistant Play Production; Erika Kielstrup, High School Assistant Musical; and Ashley Simon, Middle School Cross Country. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by B. Meyer, seconded by Grau, to table the fuel oil bids. The motion was unanimously carried.
Motion by Stubbs, seconded by B. Meyer, to approve the handbooks as presented with the recommended changes.
The Board reviewed the Safety and Suicide Prevention Protocol per IAC 281.14.4
Motion by Grau, seconded by Greener, to approve a 2% raise for the Principals and Directors. The motion was unanimously carried.
The principal’s reports were given.
- A protocol is being set by the athletic department on concussion and brain injury management. We have currently been following a protocol and our plan is to continue what we already have in place.
- A review of our total tax levy. The total levy dropped approximately 55 cents per thousand from FY19.
- Discussion of the Capital Project financing for the future Bulldog Fieldhouse. The Board set up a possible workshop dates. Possible election date will be March of 2020.
- The purchase of two used busses. Transportation Director Trent Miene has done extensive research and taken trips to vendors. We will purchase a 2016 72 passenger Blue Bird with 50,000.00 miles with a purchase price of approximately $70,000.00 and a new 2018 Thomas 77 passenger for $88,125.00 with full warranty. Both busses are complete with camera systems and both busses meet emissions control regulations.
Motion by B. Meyer, seconded by Stubbs, to go into Closed Session at 4:35 p.m. to discuss the sale of property Iowa Code 21.5(1)(j). Roll call vote: Stubbs, B. Meyer, Grau, and Roys. Greener abstained. Motion carried 4-1.
Sharon Greener left the meeting at 4:36 p.m.
Motion by B. Meyer, seconded by Stubbs to come out of closed session at 4:47 p.m. Roll call votes all ayes. Motion carried.
Sharon Greener present at 4:48 p.m.
Motion by Stubbs, seconded by B. Meyer, to list the 4.95 acres of timber behind the Marquette baseball field with Allen Real Estate for $28,000.00. Roll call vote: Grau, Stubbs, B. Meyer and Roys. Greener abstained. Motion carried 4-1.
Motion by Grau, seconded by Stubbs, directing Dr. Crozier to approach the city of Marquette and the adjacent property owner regarding finalizing the transfer of the small parcels of land. Roll call votes all ayes. Motion carried.
Motion by B. Meyer, seconded by Stubbs, to adjourn the meeting at 4:52 p.m.
The next board meeting will be held on August 12, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Monona high school media center.