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Minutes of Meeting Twin Cedars Board of Directors May 8, 2017 5:00 PM The regular meeting of the Twin Cedars Board of Directors was held on the above date. ÊPresident Steve Gilkerson called the meeting to order at 5:00 PM. Director Brian Moore was in attendance. Director Kelly Carlson was in attendance via the phone. Director Haselhuhn and Ashley Carlson were Absent. Dave and Kim Roby, and Theresa Davis were also in attendance. PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER FY 17 BUDGET AMENDMENT. There were no citizens in attendance and no further questions from the board about the Budget. The Local Option budget needed to be amended because of the parking lot project. The project should be completed in this fiscal year so the amendment was needed to cover those expenses. A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K. Carlson to approve the agenda as presented.Ê The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director K.Carlson and supported by Director Moore to approve the April 10, 2017, regular meeting minutes as presented. The motion carried unanimously. Financial reports were reviewed and filed for audit. A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K.Carlson to approve the bills as presented.Ê The motion carried unanimously. Communications Theresa Davis had information about the Barton program that she uses. She showed graphs of the increases the students have seen since they have been using Barton. All students have showed significant growth. Administration Reports Mrs. Roby handed out a Spring 2016 to Spring 2017 comparison of testing at the elementary. Overall Twin Cedars is above the state composite and has gained from one year to the next. Summer school is on track to start in July. Mr. Roby talked the BGC Art show. Andrew Stanhope, Trinity Wright, Joelle Poch and Tess Grimes all took home 1st place in their categories. 2nd place in their categories Ð Kendra Kennedy, Andrew Stanhope; 3rd Ð Alexis Sibert, Amber McCombs, Dalton Connett; Honorable Mention Ð Amber McCombs, Lexi Jones. Twin Cedars got to bring the ITED trophy back from Melcher-Dallas. Currently MD holds the most wins 4-3. The boys track team won the conference meet last week in Lamoni. Colton and Kelly Spaur attended the BGC academic night in Chariton. Senior awards night is the 17th at 6:30 and May 21st at 2:00 is graduation. Mr. VanderSluis reported that Kindergarten round up brought in 26 students. 41 students will be attending summer school. Registration will be August 8th from 8:00am Ð 7:00 pm. First day of school will be Wednesday, August 23rd. The parking lot will begin in early June and will take approximately 5 weeks. New Business Wrestling Ð there was no one present to discuss wrestling. Oskaloosa is willing to have any wrestlers wrestle on their team. Action Items A motion was made by Director K. Carlson and supported by Director Moore to terminate the contract of Alan W. Stewart for the reasons set forth in the SuperintendentÕs Notice and Recommendation to Terminate the Contract. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K.Carlson to approve the resignation of Daniel Ginger as Assistant Varsity Football and Student Council Sponsor. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K.Carlson to hire Lauren Haselhuhn as an 5-12 Math and 5-12 Language Arts Teacher for the 2017-18 school year @ $33,500 Step 2. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director K. Carlson and supported by Director Moore to hire William Mayer as a 7-12 Industrial Arts teacher for the 2017-18school year @ $39,668 BA Step 6. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K.Carlson to hire Troy Pearson as Head varsity boys basketball for 2017-18 @ $3,322 step base. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director K.Carlson and supported by Director Moore to approve James Pinegar as a volunteer high school football coach for 2017. The motion carried unanimously. A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K.Carlson to approve the FY 17 budget amendment as presented. The motion carried unanimously. Announcements The next board meeting will be Monday, June 12th at 5:00. Adjourn A motion was made by Director Moore and supported by Director K.Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 5:35 PM. The motion carried unanimously. Board President Board Secretary Board Bills Mary 8, 2017 Agriland FS, Fuel, lp $1,718.17 Ahlers&Cooney, P.C., Legal services $336.00 Airgas USA, LLC, Supplies $544.10 Albia Community School, OE 2nd semester 2016-17 $10,137.24 Albia FFA, Greenhouse supplies $394.90 Amazon Capital Services, Supplies $186.63 Apple Inc., Computer supplies $336.00 Baron Services, Bandwidth fee $13.00 Ben Shinn Trucking Inc., Ballfield dirt $1,340.48 Bill&Ray's, Bus repairs $784.15 Brooklyn Publishers LLC, Scripts $66.25 Bussey Water, Water bill $236.18 Central Iowa Distributing, Janitorial supplies $960.50 ClaimAid, March services 2017 $158.73 Continental Research Corp., Supplies $931.06 Decker Equipment, Flags $65.95 Department of Education, Bus inspection $640.00 Didax Incorporated, Math supplies $179.00 DMACC, Student tuition $6,300.00 Martin Duffy, Supply expense reimburse $230.76 Eddyville-Blakesburg, OE 2nd semester 2016-17 $17,233.31 Engle Enterprises, Body work $1,724.00 Harrison Truck Centers, Water pump $142.61 Hawkeye Exterminators, Pest control for April $90.00 Heartland AEA, Class registrations $1,950.00 Instrumentalist Awards LLC, Music awards $62.50 Interstate All Battery Center, Batteries $800.60 Iowa Dept of Human Services, IMED Billing March 2017 $2,016.90 Iowa Knowledge Bowl, Registrations $90.00 Iowa Testing Programs, Test fees $1,839.80 ISFIS, Inc., Background check $28.50 Kabel Business Services, Timeclock, partic. Fees $509.84 KNIA/KRLS, Ads $247.19 Knoxville Farm&Home, Supplies $179.75 Knoxville Recreation Center, Therapy swimming $97.24 Koch Brothers, Copies, supplies $7,087.30 Lacrosse Seed, Fertilizer $426.00 The Learning Post, Special Education supplies $132.14 Mackin Educational Resources, Library supplies $158.01 Marion County Rural Water, Water bill $24.45 Martin Bros., Preschool supplies $163.53 Martin Marietta Materials, Rock for lot, greenhouse $766.06 Mastercard, Supplies, travel, services $1,222.67 Mattingly Music, Music supplies $105.86 Menards, Softball field supplies $117.84 MidAmerican Energy, Electric $6,481.68 Andrea Moore, Supply expense reimburse $111.90 Nasco, HS Science supplies $7.35 Office of Auditor of State, Filing fee fy 2016 $425.00 Oskaloosa Herald, Minutes, bills, positions $966.03 Quill, Office supplies $95.37 Dave Roby, Mileage reimbursement $163.24 Kim Roby, Mileage reimbursement $169.72 Romar Auto Parts, Parts, supplies $544.63 Scholastic Reading Club, Library supplies $664.00 Social Studies School Service, Supplies $84.72 Spahn and Rose Lumber Co., HS Science supplies $25.36 Lex Sparks, Mileage reimbursement $30.58 State Bank of Bussey, Wire fee $25.00 Thomas Bus Sales, Supplies, parts $2,823.00 United States Post Office, Newsletter, postage $120.00 US Cellular, Cellphones $79.96 Brian VanderSluis, Cellphone reimbursement $300.00 Voyager Sopris Learning, Supplies $327.58 Walmart, HS, Elem, nurse supplies $687.76 Waste Management, Waste disposal $522.99 Windstream, Phone bill $502.62 TOTAL $77,933.69 MANAGEMENT FUND Twin Cedars General Fund, Retirees insurance, 1st-2nd qtr 2017 $5,239.90 LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX FUND CSSI, Telephone repairs $2,200.00 Bills for Board Approval Activity Fund - May 8, 2017 Permission to pay SB and BB officials Joel Oswald, Basketball official assigner $125.00 Sports Page, Boys track uniforms $347.50 BSN Sports, Sports jackets - retail $625.00 BSN Sports, T-shirts - retail $880.24 BSN Sports, Sports jackets - retail $312.00 IAGHSAU, Membership enrollment $100.00 Andrea Moore, Reimbursement for PROM $80.93 Walmart, PROM/ITED rewards $285.45 Apple Store, Shipping $6.95 Image Market, Yearbook t-shirts $209.30 Dannco, Softball supplies $262.70 Dannco, Football jerseys $377.00 IFCA Membership, Football membership $35.00 BGM High School, Track entry fee $80.00 PCM High School, Girls' track entry fee $80.00 Pekin High School, Two Track entry fees $150.00 Total $3,957.07 Activity Account Board bill additions 8-May-17 Original Works Yours, HS TAG fundraiser $309.25 Chariton High School, Track entry fee $80.00 Total $389.25 8-May-17 Anderson Erickson, Milk $1,667.09 Blue Ribbon Maintenance Supplies, Supplies $347.85 Culligan, Rental and supplies $77.65 Excel Mechanical Co., Inc., HS walk-in freezer repair $1,408.00 Keck, Inc., Food $1,272.62 Martin Bros., Food and supplies $6,745.71 Reliable One Inc., Supplies $796.86 TOTAL $12,315.78
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PostedMay 18, 2017