Kingsley-Pierson School Board Minutes — October 8, 2018

Kingsley-Pierson Community School
UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF A REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF
THE KINGSLEY-PIERSON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

OCTOBER 8, 2018
CONFERENCE ROOM – KINGSLEY

1. CALL TO ORDER
• The regular October meeting was called to order by President Bubke at 7:00 p.m.

2. ROLL CALL
• Present:  Members Haggin, Herbold, Pratt and Collins.

3. APPOINT BOARD SECRETARY/TREASURER
• Motion was brought by Herbold, seconded by Haggin to appoint Laurie Schweizberger as the Board Secretary/Treasurer 2018/2019.  All voted aye, motion carried.  President Matt Bubke administrated the oath.

3. AGENDA
• Motion was brought by Herbold, seconded by Pratt, to approve the agenda.  All voted aye, motion carried.

4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
• Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Herbold, to approve the minutes of the September meeting.  All in favor, motion carried.

5. SUMMARY LIST OF BILLS
• Addressed questions regarding payments to Shane’s Glass, CW Suter, Creekside Nuisance Wildlife Removal, Johnson Controls, Thomson innovation, Cardis Mfg. Co. and E-Rate Complete LLC.  Motion was brought by Herbold, seconded by Collins, to approve listed bills in the amounts of $59,075.37 from the general fund, $6,938.75 from the schoolhouse funds, $10,934.71 from the Kingsley activity fund, $9,322.37 from the lunch fund and $111.00 from the Pierson activity fund.  All voted aye, motion carried.

6. FINANCIAL REPORT
• Board members were updated on webinars that Jenni and Laurie were attending and the training processes in the office.  Jenni is working on the Department of Education reports due in October.  Board members were updated on the equipment breakdown insurance 18 claims to date and meeting from our insurance representative.   The auditors will arrive the week of October 22nd and will be requesting the Board members to complete surveys.   In the future, Jenni and Laurie will be working on line item budgets and the monthly comparisons.  Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Herbold, to approve the financial report.  All voted aye, motion carried.

7. COMMUNICATIONS:  Mr. Wiese
• Mr. Wiese discussed upcoming events including Fall Fast (Formative Assessment System for Teachers) October 1st – 5th, Fire Prevention Week October 8th-12th and a fire truck will visit Friday, October 12th.  Teen Read Week in the Middle School and High School October 8th-12th.  Mr. Wiese will attend the annual Middle School athletic director meeting in Mapleton on October 10th.  During this meeting, they will be reviewing schedules for 18/19 and 19/20.  The Middle School track meet scheduled for April 16th will be moved to April 15th since there will be 51 students attending a KP to DC trip leaving on April 16th.  D.A.R.E (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) continues in the Middle School this year with the 5th grade on Thursday’s starting October 11th.  The Middle School athletic seasons will conclude for volleyball October 11th and football October 18th.  Mr. Wiese thanked parents for helping with the line judging and chain gangs.  The WWI Memorial rededication will be Saturday, October 20th in Pierson at 2 p.m.  Middle School students will be helping during this presentation.  The Middle School basketball season will begin October 23rd with a parent meeting on October 22nd.  The Middle School student council will be painting the Pierson weight room during October and November.  Red ribbon week for the K-12 grades will be October 29th – November 1st.  Thanks again to the KP Booster club for their support.  Parent – Teacher conferences will be October 20th and November 1st.  There will be no school November 2nd.  Middle School will be having an assembly Wednesday, October 31st on Dimes, Dollars and Decisions in the Pierson gym.  In the month of November, there will be the NW Iowa Honor choir in Storm Lake November 6th, Doosky’s tip night on November 8th and the Veteran’s Day assembly will be in the Pierson gym on November 12th.

8. COMMUNICATIONS: Supt. Bailey
• Mr. Bailey reported he will be attending the October 18th employee’s relations conference and employee use of social media presented by Ahlers & Cooney in Des Moines.  Mr. Bailey reported working on the Fall BEDS report for the Department of Education.and the operational sharing report due October 15th.  KMEG will be at Kingsley-Pierson school on Wednesday, October 10th recording video for a spotlight for the City of Kingsley.  During the last superintendent’s meeting, State funding has increased 1.7% over the last eight years.  Mrs. Goodwin shared information regarding the Coach Evaluation form.  As a certified administrator, she discussed the evaluation of coaching staff and the process.  Mr. Bailey recognized Mrs. Goodwin for being inducted into the Hall of Fame at Morningside College.

8. OLD BUSINESS
• IASB Convention:  All members were asked if they would be attending the convention on November 14th.  Mr. Bailey will register members and make necessary travel reservations.

9. NEW BUSINESS
• SBRC Request for Allowable Growth: Discussion and request to modify the allowable growth for the 17/18 Special Education deficit of $42,581.46.  Motion by Herbold, seconded by Collins.   All voted aye, motion carried.

• Contract Recommendation:  Mr. Bailey recommended Bill Seuntjens and Brandon Borkowski for the Co-Head High School Wrestling coach positions.  Motion by Pratt, seconded by Haggin.  All voted aye, motion carried.

• Facility Projects:  Mr. Bailey presented three facility projects.  Motion by Herbold, seconded by Haggin to approve an upgrade server to Rick’s Computers in the amount of $9,684.00.   All voted aye, motion carried.  Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve a 3 year service agreement on Aerohive Hive Manager with Rick’s Computers in the amount of $6,450.00.  All voted aye, motion carried.  Motion by Pratt, seconded by Collins to approve the renovation of the north receiving area to Bohle Construction in the amount of $15,500.00.

10. OTHER BUSINESS:
• November Board meeting will be November 12th at 6:00 a.m.

11. ADJOURNMENT
• At 7:53 p.m., motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Herbold, to adjourn. All voted aye.  Motion carried.

Laurie Schweitzberger, Board Secretary
Matt Bubke, Board President

Published in The Record
Thursday, October 18, 2018

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