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Lawton-Bronson School Board Minutes — August 27, 2018

Lawton-Bronson Community School
Regular Board Meeting
Lawton-Bronson Community School District
Library – 100 Tara Way, Lawton, Iowa
Monday, August 27, 2018
7:00 p.m.

The Lawton-Bronson Community Schools District will prepare all students to contribute productively to the global world of work and community.

Tentative Agenda
A. Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 7:01

B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Roll Call
Amick, Woolridge, Scott present. Holtz absent

D. Welcome Visitors and Guests

E. Public Forum
4th grade parents
Several parents were present and spoke about their desire to reduce class size and the plan for this year and going forward.
Also spoke about the change in bus stops in town.

F. Approval of Agenda – Additions or deletions may be requested by Board members, visitors, or Administrators.  An agenda which has been posted more than twenty-four hours prior to a scheduled meeting may be amended to include additional matters only if good cause exists requiring expeditious discussions or action on such matters.
Amick moved to approve agenda. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.
Code of Iowa, Chapter 21 – Open Meetings Law

G. Communications
1. Board member update
Jessen presented the board with activity passes

H. Reports
1. Superintendent’s Report
Anderson presented financial reports
Collins gave some legislative updates. State penny appears to be going toward passing
Attended SAI conference and went to an IPERS session. Large topic was bona fide retirement period.
Also spoke that he expects unspent balance to increase for this coming school year

2. Elementary Principal’s Report
Many new faces in the building this year. 391 kids in the building this year.
Over the weekend rubber foam was put down on the playground to improve safety

3. Secondary Principal’s Report
First couple of days went well. Jessen has been in as many classrooms as possible. Many kids are involved in extra curricular activities.

4. Board Bill Auditor Report
Questions were answered

I. Consent Agenda
1. Approve minutes of previous meeting
2. Approve bills payable
3. Approve budget summaries
Amick moved to approve consent agenda. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

J. Personnel
1. Approve para professional resignation
Reinke moved to approve the resignation of Stacy Latimer. Amick seconded. All in favor.

2. Approve hiring of para professionals
Reinke moved to approve the hiring of Melody Scholtman and Brandy Anderson. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

3. Approve hiring of custodian
Woolridge moved to approve Corey Malm. Amick seconded. All in favor.

4. Approve hiring of cook
Reinke moved to approve hiring Rachael Swanger. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

5. Approve amending contract of volunteer football coach
Woolridge moved to approve amending coaching contract of Joe Melton. Amick seconded. Amick and Woolridge aye. Reinke nay.

6. Approve assistant junior high football coach
Reinke moved to approve. Amick seconded. All in favor.

K. New Business
1. Approve amendment to board policy
No motion. Action dies.

2. First reading of graduation requirement board policy
Policy read.

3. Approve trip to National FFA Convention
Woolridge moved to approve trip. Reinke seconded. All in favor.
Reinke moved to adjourn. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

L. Adjourn
Meeting adjourned at 8:21

Rick Scott, Board President
Ryan Anderson, Board Secretary

Published in The Record
Thursday, October 11, 2018

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