6/13/16 Board Highlights

South Hamilton Board Highlights

What happened at the board table last night!

June 13th, 2016

6:00 p.m.

MS/HS Building in the boardroom

 

Mr. Will Johnston to read: Good education is the foundation of a better future. [Elizabeth Warren]

 

Presentation of Hawk Pride – Friends of Education Award to Mrs. Collette Friest

1.Approval of Agenda

2. Consent Agenda

Consent Items:  (All items listed under the consent agenda will be voted on by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a motion is made and approved prior to the time board members vote on the consent agenda items.)

Approve the Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes
  2. Financial Reports
  3. Flexible Benefit Payments
  4. Payment of End of Fiscal Year Bills
  5. Bills
  6. Open Enrollments

Open Enrolled – IN

Name

Of Student

Grade Resident School To Receiving School Reason, if Any
Alli Jo Borer 10th Webster City South Hamilton Approved Good Cause

Open Enrolled – OUT

Name of Student Grade Resident School To Receiving School Reason, if any
Raegan Kepley K South Hamilton Gilbert 2016-17

 


Old Business
                                                                                                        

3.  Visitors

 

Public Forum(Residents of the District, students attending the District, parents/guardians of students attending the District, and District staff members may address the Board about topics relevant to the District.  Those who wish to speak must sign up at the beginning of the meeting.  Speaker’s participation is limited to three minutes once per board meeting. The views and opinions of citizens addressing the Board do not necessarily reflect those of the Board, district administration, or staff(The district asks that any-and-all speakers remember Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees or students and/or their performance.)

 

4. Board Learning Session – Building Tour and Facilities Upgrade Project Discussion

5. Reports/Insights:

6. Student Council – Representative to present – TBD

7. Activities Director – Todd Coy

8. Director of Buildings and Grounds – Curt Stoecker

9. Director of Technology – Loyal Winborn

10. Elementary Principal – Paul Hemphill

11. Secondary Principal – Scott Dryer

12. Superintendent – Ken Howard – Report items will be presented at the table

 

New Business

13. The Board approved the Proposal for a Student Trip to Costa Rica – Mrs. Emily Long

14. The Board approved the Proposal and bid for district-wide video surveillance system from Communication Innovators for $89,962 – see proposal “A” in packet (Questions and concerns as per items #7 – #11 may be forwarded to Mr. Winborn)

15. The Board approved the proposal and bid for Elementary Wireless Clock System from Communication Innovators for $15,819 – see proposal “B” in packet

16. The Board approved the proposal and bid for Elementary Structured Cabling from Communication Innovators for $7,506 – see proposal “C” in packet

17. The Board approved the proposal and bid for K-1 Chromebooks and software from CDW-G for $39,480 see proposal “D” in packet

18. The Board approved the proposal and bid for HP Chromebooks and software from ZONES Connecting Business & Technology for $92,991 – see proposal “E” in packet

19. The Board approved the proposal and bid to purchase bleacher end enclosures from IDEA for $9,425 – see proposal “F” in packet (Questions and concerns may be forwarded to Mr. Coy)

20. The Board approved the proposal and bid for Wick Storage Shed Building from Doyle Construction for $30,746 – see proposal “G” and design (Questions and concerns may be forwarded to Mr. Stoecker) The Board approved the Cooperative Agreement with Iowa State University for Teacher Education Services to serve as Clinical Placement Site – see contract enclosed

21. The Board approved the IASB Legislative Priorities for 2016-2017 – see document in Google Folder (I have marked the resolution I deem to the be the highest of priority)

22. The Board held the Second Reading and Approval of Revised AUP (Board Policy Code 603.10) – see draft enclosed

23. The Board approved the Project Change Orders as presented – see AIA Documents G701 – 2001 [Change order total for May/June $38,134]

24. The Board approved all the Personnel recommendations as presented.

 

Resignations: Mrs. Deb Bolt – Elementary Special Instructor

Miss Kelsi Retallick – Secondary Science

Miss Megan Miller – Wrestling Cheer Coach

Mr. Doug Sogard – 9th Grade Boy’s Basketball Coach

Non-renewal of Contract: Mr. Tony Woodall – Head Varsity Girl’s Basketball Coach

New Hires:     Ms. Alessandra Engels – Secondary Science

Mrs. Chris Mullins – Elementary Special Education

Mr. Dave Lutjen – 9th Grade Boy’s Basketball Coach

Mrs. Joni Brown – Part-time Food Service Staff Member

Re-hire:     Mr. Mark Walton – Special Education and ELL Para-educator

Transfer: Mr. Mark Henderson – From Head 8th Grade Boy’s Basketball to Head Varsity                                   Girl’s Basketball Coach

 

25. Additional Announcements/Concerns

26. BOARD “TALKING POINTS” FOR PUBLIC and COLLEGIAL DOCUMENTATION OF

BOARD/SUPERINTENDENT GOAL PROGRESS INDICATORS

“Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.”

27. Adjourn

  • FYIs: Handbooks will be presented and reviewed at the July Board meeting for consideration and approval.
  • Superintendent job review and evaluation process will be a July Board Meeting item. Information and documentation will be forwarded in advance for consideration and pre-session actions/tasks.