Kingsley-Pierson School Board Minutes & Bills — August 10, 2020
UNAPPROVED MINUTES OF A
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE
KINGSLEY-PIERSON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
August 10, 2020
CONFERENCE ROOM – KINGSLEY
1. CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order by President Bubke at 7:00 p.m.
2. ROLL CALL
Present: Members: Pratt, Haggin and Collins.
Zoom call: Herbold
Motion was brought by Pratt, seconded by Collins, to approve the agenda. All voted aye, motion carried.
4. APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES
Motion was made by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve the July minutes. All voted aye, motion carried.
5. SUMMARY LIST OF BILLS
A detailed description of invoices were emailed with the board packet and there were no questions for discussion. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Haggin, to approve listed bills in the amounts of $129,718.57 from the general fund, $78,874.51 from the schoolhouse funds, $237.50 from lunch fund, $352,953.75 from Sales Tax fund, and $16,368.88 from the Kingsley activity fund. All voted aye, motion carried.
6. FINANCIAL REPORT
July is a slow revenue month. Salary and benefits for July and August are low due to the teacher salaries and benefits reallocated to FY19-20. The instructional support levy provides funds for instructional expenses. The instructional support levy was discussed and the continuation of this funding. The ISL funds supported $260,338 in FY20 instructional expenses. In order to continue this funding, a special election is required before June 30, 2021. Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to approve the financial report. All voted aye, motion carried.
Mr. Wiese’s motto for the 2020-2021 school year is “optimism”. On 8/13, kindergarteners will attend one hour sessions for the day. This year there are 50 kindergarteners. The 33rd grandparent’s/special friends day is cancelled for now. Volleyball and Football practice will begin 8/20. School pictures will be 9/9. Technology for elementary and middle school students will be 1:1 next week. K-1 grades will receive iPads. Grades 2nd-8th will receive chrome books. HS students will receive 1:1 technology by August 31. Thank you for your support in 20/21.
This fall, there will be 35 HS football players and 28 HS volleyball players. Western Valley Conference schools voted on requiring masks at indoor extra-curricular activities. In the Return to Learn plan, the board agreed to require masks in the commons, busses, and hallways. For grades 5-12 when social distancing is not available, masks are required. Community youth sports teams asked to use the outside facilities and the board agreed. Mr. Bailey will follow-up on utilizing a filtration system on the HVAC units.
8. OLD BUSINESS — None
President Bubke passed the gavel to Vice President Haggin.
9. NEW BUSINESS
Late Filed Open Enrollment Request:
The board received open enrollment requests from two separate families. Normally, the open enrollment deadline would be March 1. The legislature re-opened open enrollment, for a limited time and a limited scope. The reopening started on July 1st and went to July 15th. This reopening was just to the virtual academies. We received applications that were signed on July 21 and July 29, outside the window allowed and they do not fall under one of the good cause exemptions. The applications noted no medical concerns regarding their applications.
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to deny the open enrollment application for Areanna Snorton. Herbold, Collins and Pratt voted aye, motion carried. President Bubke abstained.
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to deny the open enrollment application for Jacob Leekley. Herbold, Collins and Pratt voted aye, motion carried. President Bubke abstained.
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to deny the open enrollment application for John Leekley. Herbold, Collins and Pratt voted aye, motion carried. President Bubke abstained.
Vice President Haggin passed the gavel to President Bubke
Substitute Teacher Pay:
Motion by Collins, seconded by Haggin to raise substitute teacher pay from $100 p/day to $125 p/day. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Pratt, seconded by Collins to approve Nathan Kabisch as part-time custodian. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Collins, seconded by Herbold to approve Bart Boustead as HS assistant football coach. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Herbold, seconded by Haggin to approve Kelley Colfack as HS library aide. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Herbold, seconded by Pratt to approve Kim Saxon as a special education aide. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Pratt, seconded by Haggin to approve Rob Wiese as co-head junior high football coach. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Haggin, seconded by Collins to approve Scott Bailey as co-head junior high football coach. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Collins, seconded by Pratt to purchase HS social studies from McGraw Hill for $10,472.33. All voted aye, motion carried.
Facility Project Update:
The auditorium sound system purchased with Missouri River Historical funds has been completed. Construction projects on the front entrance have been completed including the repaving of the entrance, a handicap ramp and the expansion of the parking area. The key access system was upgraded to a mobile application instead of a desktop computer.
Motion by Herbold, seconded by Collins to approve $17,640.00 from Apple Inc. for 60 K-1 Ipads. All voted aye, motion carried. GEAR funds from the State of Iowa will pay for K-1 iPads from Apple Inc.
Motion by Collins, seconded by Herbold to approve Aksarben Roofing’s bid for $128,369 to complete roof repairs. All voted aye, motion carried.
Approval of the SIAC Committee:
Motion by Haggin, seconded by Collins to approve the School Improvement Advisory Committee. All voted aye, motion carried.
A crowd funding request from Mrs. Compton to fund 4th grade classroom supplies. Motion by Pratt, seconded by Collins to approve the crowd funding request for Mrs. Compton 4th grade classroom. All voted aye, motion carried.
Motion by Pratt, seconded by Collins to approve the annual fundraisers as provided by Mr. Bailey. All voted aye, motion carried.
At 8:39 p.m., motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Pratt to adjourn the meeting. All voted aye, motion carried.
Laurie Schweitzberger, Board Secretary
Matt Bubke, Board President
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. Legal Services 331.50
Bailey, Amy Reimburse 141.47
Barkley Asphalt Inc. Asphalt Work 9,120.00
Beck Engineering, Inc. Services 400.00
Beelner’s Service Inc. Plumbing/Heating Repairs 1,832.26
Bohle Construction LLC Services 2,485.64
Bomgaars Supplies 237.54
Bottjen Implement Supplies 60.00
Bottjen, Sarah Cheer Judge 10.00
Brecher Concrete LLC Supplies 3,415.00
Card Service Center Credit Card Payment 5,686.11
Certified Testing Services, Inc. Services 3,596.00
Champion Teamwear Supplies 73.95
Cheerzone Supplies 84.93
Chesterman Fund Raising Supplies 40.00
Chet’s Supplies 18.51
City Of Kingsley Water/Sewer 1,151.82
City Of Pierson Water/Sewer 127.89
Clark’s Hardware LLC Misc. Supplies 710.43
Clark, Michelle Refund 88.93
Diamedical USA Equipment LLC Supplies 597.00
Dunwell LLC Services 33,164.64
Eakes Supply Supplies 10,082.48
FEH Associates Inc. Architectural Study 11,380.00
First Cooperative Association-Corp Fuel, Supplies 1,728.45
Fleet US LLC Supplies 792.08
Flinn Scientific Inc. Instr. Supplies 48.00
Florke, Jen Cheer Judge 10.00
Follett School Solutions Inc. Used Textbooks 1,525.34
Frontier Communications Telephone Service 783.36
Fusion Products Supplies 411.00
Goodwin, Nicole Reimbursement 430.40
Gordon Flesch Company Copier Service, Supplies 633.84
Gracenotes LLC Supplies 34.99
Grahams Graphics Printing Supplies 68.00
Hillyard/Sioux Falls Janitorial Supplies 264.80
Holiday Inn Downtown Lodging 2,319.52
Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. Supplies 246.19
Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Tournament Admissions 1,704.00
Iowa High School Speech Association Entry Fees 144.00
Iowa Communications Network Services 41.41
Iowa High School Athletic Assn Dues/Fees 8,526.00
Jim Harvey Agency Inc. Insurance Premiums 83,600.50
K-P Lunch Fund Reimbursement 3,715.00
L & L Builders Co. Services 349,357.75
Lalumendre, Vicki Reimbursement 10.67
Lammers Automotive Vehicle Repairs 133.83
Lets Shred It Services 45.00
Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. Instr. Supplies 172.93
McQueen’s Soft Water Corp. Services 56.70
Menards-Sioux City Supplies 207.49
Mid American Energy Company Gas/Elec Service 11,769.47
Midstates Bank/Randi Anstine State Baseball 1,746.00
Moville Record Subscription 217.68
Northwest AEA Instr. Supplies 130.00
NW District FFA Dues 25.00
Odeys, Inc Field Supplies 343.00
Olea Kiosks Inc. Grant Equipment 4,594.50
Pay.Gov Tuition 3,655.00
Pick, Tracey Cheer Tryout Judge 10.00
Pratt, Kate Reimburse 237.50
Presto-X Company Pest Control 116.00
Really Good Stuff, LLC Instructional Supplies 592.67
Rick’s Computers Computer Supplies/Service 1,284.00
Roepke, Gregg Reimbursement 70.35
Rohde, Annie Cheer Judge 10.00
Rolling Oil Co. Gasoline-Oil/Service 47.32
Roto Rooter Plumbing Service 630.25
Sanitary Services Garbage Service 595.90
Schaeuble, Shelly Reimbursement 100.00
Scholastic Instructional Supply 1,465.17
School Specialty Inc. Instr. Supplies 99.01
Schroeder, Mark Reimbursement 106.08
Secure Benefits Systems Flex Plan Fees 3,636.47
Select Fire & Safety Services 721.00
Staples Advantage Supplies 342.54
Themes & Variations Inc. Supplies 149.95
US Postal Service Mailing Permit/Postage 187.34
Vernier Software & Technology Supplies 321.38
Western Iowa Tech Comm College Jazz Entry 460.00
Wiatel Services 426.39
Wiese, Rob Reimburse 386.02
William V Macgill & Co. Medical Supplies 1,818.80
Wisnieski, Stanley Services 100.00
Published in The Record
Thursday, August 27, 2020