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June 19, 2008

PRAIRIE VALLEY COMMUNITY SCHOOL
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Regular Board Meeting
June 19, 2008
High School Conference Room

7:00 p.m.
Present: Rod Warehime, Joe Harrison, Lynette Heatherington, Marshall Lambert, Clark Taylor
Absent: Scott Hansch, Deb Doyen
Also present:   Marshall Lewis, James Dick, Erin Frahm, Jim Duncan, Vicki Johnson, Kim Peterson, Mike Fisher
     
Moved by Heatherington, seconded by Taylor to approve the agenda with the addition of Brandon Shostak as hire for MS/HS Vocal Music, and additional milk bid from Dean Dairy.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Harrison, seconded by Lambert to approve the minutes from the May 8th and May 19th board meetings.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

The board viewed a DVD from the Department of Education, School Administrators of Iowa, and the Iowa Association School Boards on the new law for evaluating the superintendent.

Moved by Lambert, seconded by Heatherington to approve the June 2008 bills.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Warehime, seconded by Harrison to approve the May 2008 financial reports.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Harrison, seconded by Lambert to approve the resignation of Jennifer Nelson as MS/HS Vocal teacher.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Warehime, seconded by Lambert to approve hire of Jim Duncan, as Elementary Principal effective the 2008-2009 school year, at $65,000 per year.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Heatherington, seconded by Lambert to approve hire of Rose Hornick, as HS Science teacher effective the 2008-2009 school year.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Harrison, seconded by Taylor to approve Brandon Shostak as MS/HS Vocal Instructor effective the 2008-2009 school year.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Taylor, seconded by Lambert to approve Bart McNeil as Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach for the summer of 2008.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Heatherington, seconded by Warehime to approve Tina Kastendieck as Junior Class Sponsor effective the 2008-2009 school year.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Lambert, seconded by Taylor to accept the high school handbook for the 2008-2009 school year.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Harrison, seconded by Taylor to accept the Dean’s milk bid, and Sara Lee bread bid for the 2008-2009 school year.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Change of mileage reimbursement rate for the 2008-2009 school year was discussed, no action was taken.

The playground safety and resurfacing grant was discussed along with the three concrete bids for the elementary playground.  Moved by Harrison, seconded by Heatherington to accept bid of $19,980 from Superior Concrete for elementary playground and sidewalk. 
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Bus inspection was done on June 11th.  The buses have all passed inspection and received their certificate stickers.  The board would like to give the transportation department, and mechanic, Terry Pautsch, a special thanks on the excellent inspection.

Two optional plans were discussed regarding the 2008 Board Elections Transition Plan. Moved by Lambert, seconded by Warehime to approve option one of Secretary of State Office effective the election of 2008.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Discussion was made about plans for 4-year old preschool and 3-4 year old daycare.  The board discussed how to serve all the 4-year old preschool children who have signed up.
Moved by Harrison, seconded by Lambert to accept all students that have signed up for preschool for the 2008-2009 school year.  If the maximum number exceeds as expected, then an additional associate will be hired or possibly a half-time preschool teacher, pending on number of children enrolled and stipulation of classroom measurements.

Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0

Moved by Heatherington, seconded by Harrison to adjourn.
Ayes:  Warehime, Taylor, Harrison, Heatherington, Lambert
Nays:  None
Motion carried 5-0
Time:  9:40 p.m.

Next meeting is July 10, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

    
Board President

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Board Secretary      Approved