Lawton-Bronson School Board Minutes — February 10, 2020

Lawton-Bronson Community School
Regular Board Meeting
Lawton-Bronson Community School District
Library – 100 Tara Way, Lawton, Iowa
Monday, February 10, 2020
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 7:05

B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Roll Call
Sappingfield, Woolridge, Scott, Reinke and Amick 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.
Amick moved to approve agenda. Reinke seconded. All in favor.
Code of Iowa, Chapter 21 – Open Meetings Law

G. Communications
1.  Board member updates
Reinke showed flyer on Woodbury Central’s voted PPEL election

H. Reports
1. Superintendent/Elementary Principal Report
Shook presented on building project. Costs are coming back a little higher than expected. Potential upgrades to fire alarm system would be required.
Emergency Training was held with all staff. We will be having a “Stop the Bleed” training for staff.
Winter FAST testing is complete. Goal of 80% at reading level was exceeded this year at 82%.
Preschool enrollment is currently at 35 for next year.
High school speech students came to the elementary last week.

2.    Secondary Principal’s Report
Large group speech competed at state speech in LeMars this past weekend. 2 groups were chosen to compete at all state.
Drill team went to a competition at Sioux City North and did very well.
Some students went to a SMART competition at Morningside college and did very well. Several students won scholarships to Morningside.
State report card came out and both schools scored very high

3. Monthly Financial Report
Anderson presented on monthly financial report

4. Board Bill Auditor Report
Reinke had 2 questions on bills that were covered.

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

J.  Personnel
1. Approve resignation of teacher
Reinke moved to approve resignation of Madison Folkers. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

2. Approve resignation of para professional
Amick moved to approve resignation of Shannon Hennessey. Sappingfield seconded. All in favor.

K. New Business
1. Approve interfund borrowing
Sappingfield moved to approve interfund into management fund from general fund for $500,000. Reinke seconded. All in favor.
Reinke moved to adjourn. Amick seconded. All in favor.

L. Adjourn
Meeting adjourned at 7:45

Rick Scott, Board President
Ryan Anderson, Board Secretary

Published in The Record
Thursday, March 19, 2020

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