Lawton-Bronson School Board Minutes — October 14, 2019

Lawton-Bronson Community School
Regular Board Meeting
Lawton-Bronson Community School District
Library – 100 Tara Way,
Lawton, Iowa
Monday, October 14, 2019
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.

6:30 Board Work Session
All present.
Woolridge moved to adjourn. Holtz seconded. All in favor.
Tentative Agenda

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

B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Roll Call
Reinke, Woolridge, Scott, Amick and Holtz all present

D. Welcome Visitors and Guests

E. Public Forum

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.
Reinke moved to approve agenda. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.
Code of Iowa, Chapter 21 – Open Meetings Law

G. Communications
1. Board member updates

H. Reports
1. Superintendent Report/Elementary Principal Report
Fall FAST testing finished up. Bronson Elementary was above the state and AEA school averages.
Students had a fundraiser for a child in the area with leukemia.
Woodbury County is looking to use money from CF TIF money to improve gravel roads.
Lawton-Bronson was ranked #34 out of 328 districts in Iowa with teachers ranking #4 in a recent study.

2. Monthly Financial Update
Anderson presented monthly financial reports

3. Secondary Principal Report
End of quarter is next week and conferences are also next week
There will be a choir concert tomorrow night with a free will donation spaghetti supper
Tyson Food is providing a speaker from Sports World to speak about positive choices
Veteran’s Day assembly will be on November 11

4. Board Bill Auditor Report
Questions were all answered

I. Consent Agenda
1. Approve minutes of previous meeting

2. Approve bills payable

3. Approve budget summaries
Woolridge moved to approve consent agenda. Woolridge seconded. All in favor

J. Personnel
1. Resignation of dance team coach
Amick moved to approve resignation of Nicki Rydell. Holtz seconded. All in favor

2. Approve dance team contract
Amick moved to approve contract for Dena Deanda. Holtz seconded. All in favor

3. Approve hiring of custodian
Woolridge moved to approve Peggy Miller. Reinke seconded. All in favor

4. Approve assistant speech coach
Holtz moved to approve Emily Klaumann as assistant speech coach. Reinke seconded. All in favor

5. Approve assistant archery coach
Reinke moved to approve Curt Holtz. Amick seconded. Amick, Scott, Woolridge and Reinke aye. Holtz abstained.

6. Approve volunteer assistant archery coach
Holtz moved to approve Jaime Amick. Woolridge seconded. Holtz, Scott, Woolridge and Reinke aye. Amick abstained

7. Approve volunteer assistant archery coach
Amick moved to approve Brad Larson. Holtz seconded. All in favor

8. Approve resignation of junior high girls basketball coach
Amick moved to approve the resignation of Lisa Ehlers. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

K. New Business
1. Approve adoption of board policy
Reinke moved to approve the board policy requiring wearing seat belts if available. Holtz seconded. All in favor

2. Approve architect
Holtz moved to approve the architect. Woolridge seconded. All in favor

3. Approve SBRC Special Ed deficit
Woolridge moved to approve the special ed deficit and request spending authority of $92,499.92 from SBRC. Reinke seconded. All in favor
Holtz moved to adjourn. Reinke seconded. All in favor

L. Adjourn
Meeting adjourned at 7:40

Rick Scott, Board President
Ryan Anderson, Board Secretary

Published in The Record
Thursday, November 21, 2019

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