Lawton-Bronson School Board Minutes — April 13, 2020
Lawton-Bronson Community School District
2020-2021 District Budget Hearing/Regular Meeting
Library – 100 Tara Way, Lawton, Iowa
Monday, April 13, 2020
The Lawton-Bronson Community Schools District will prepare all students to contribute productively to the global world of work and community.
Notice: Attendance to the meeting will be limited to 10 people and we will practice social distancing. Any overflow will be able to watch the meeting from the commons in the High School
A. Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 7:00
B. Pledge of Allegiance
C. Roll Call — 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. Sappingfield seconded. All in favor.
Code of Iowa, Chapter 21 – Open Meetings Law
G. Audit Presentation
Laurie Siegel from King, Reinch and Prosser presented the annual audit.
H. Budget Hearing
I. Approve 2020-2021 Budget
Woolridge moved to approve the 2020-21 budget. Reinke seconded. All in favor.
1. Board member update
1. Superintendent/Elementary Principal’s Report
Schools have been shut down until at least May 1
Online learning has started and has been going well so far.
Elementary teachers had a teacher parade on March 23 that went very well.
Jake has checked out over 140 computers for online learning
Bids for the elementary building came in much lower than we expected.
Our custodians and cooks have been putting in a lot of time.
Cooks have served 4300 meals since the school has shut down.
2. Secondary Principal’s Report
Jessen presented on the required on line learning
Senior spotlight videos were made for seniors that have turned in information. So far 17 have been made.
3. Monthly financial reports
Anderson presented monthly financial reports
4. Board Bill Auditor Report
Question was asked on some hotel expenses
Question on the budget expenses compared to revenues
Bill for pre-ACT
L. Consent Agenda
1. Approve minutes of previous meeting
2. Approve bills payable
3. Approve budget summaries
Reinke moved to approve consent agenda. Amick seconded. All in favor.
1. Approve high school head girls basketball coach
Sappingfield moved to approve Kami Busch as high school head girls basketball coach. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.
2. Approve resignation of junior high boys basketball coach
Sappingfield moved to approve resignation of Chad Clay. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.
N. New Business
1. Approve budget guarantee for 2020-2021
Reinke moved to approve budget guarantee for 2020-21. Amick seconded. All in favor.
2. Approve WIT contract for 2020-2021 school year
Sappingfield moved to approve the WIT contract for 2020-21 school year. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.
3. Approve 2020-21 school calendar
Woolridge moved to approve 2020-21 school calendar. Amick seconded. All in favor.
Reinke moved to adjourn. Sappingfield seconded. All in favor
Meeting adjourned at 9:27
Rick Scott. Board President
Ryan Anderson, Board Secretary
Published in The Record
Thursday, May 21, 2020