Lawton-Bronson School Board Minutes — June 14, 2021

Lawton-Bronson Community School
Regular Board Meeting
Library – 100 Tara Way, Lawton, Iowa
Monday, June 14, 2021
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.

A. Call to Order
Meeting called to order at 7:00

B. Pledge of Allegiance

C. Roll call
Woolridge, Scott, Reinke and Amick present. Sappingfield absent.

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. Amick seconded. All in favor.
Code of Iowa, Chapter 21 – Open Meetings Law

G. Communications
1. Board Member Update

H. Reports
1. Superintendent Report
School year finished with no quarantined staff or students with COVID 19
First grade is looking like a very big class and may require additional staff
Shook and the elementary TLC decided against purchasing a new reading series curriculum. Instead there will be additional professional development and work with new teachers.
Five teachers are going to APL training this week.
Shook discussed potential high school office remodel.

2. Monthly Financial Report
Anderson presented monthly financial statement

3. Board Bill Auditor’s Report
Reinke asked question on light bulbs for fitness center

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

J. New Business
1. Approve tentative bargaining agreement
Amick moved to approve tentative bargaining agreement. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

2. Approve non-certified employee contracts
Woolridge moved to approve non-certified contracts. Amick seconded. All in favor.

3. Approve amendment of board policy regarding DOT physical reimbursement
Reinke moved to approve amendment of board policy to a cap of $115 per physical. Amick seconded. All in favor.

4. Approve FFA convention trip
Woolridge moved to approve the FFA trip in Indianapolis. Amick seconded. All in favor.

5. Approve interfund borrowing
Reinke moved to approve interfund borrowing of $1 million between general fund and management fund. Amick seconded. All in favor.

6. Approve equipment breakdown policy renewal
Reinke moved to approve equipment breakdown policy renewal of $105,643. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

7. Approve property insurance policy renewal
Woolridge moved to approve property and casualty insurance renewal. Amick seconded. All in favor.

8. Approve high school handbook
Amick moved to approve high school handbook. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

9. Approve purchase of Chromebooks
Woolridge moved to approve purchase of Chromebooks through RTI. Amick seconded. All in favor.

10. Approve technology purchases
Woolridge moved to approve the technology purchases. Reinke seconded. All in favor.

11. Approve baseball dugout bid
Reinke moved to table baseball dugout bid. Amick seconded. All in favor.

12. Approve high school office project
Reinke moved to approve the high school office project not to exceed $85,000 and the bids from Klinger Construction and Blankenship Meier. Woolridge and Amick seconded. All in favor.

K. Personnel
1. Approve resignation of secondary teacher
Amick moved to approve resignation of Beth Bellinghausen. Woolridge seconded. Amick and Woolridge aye. Reinke nay.

2. Approve resignation of track coach
Amick moved to approve resignation of Shawn Seppala. Woolridge seconded. All in favor.

3. Approve hiring of TAG teacher
Reinke moved to approve hiring Madison Folkers as .8 FTE TAG teacher. Amick seconded. All in favor.

4. Approve hiring of business/computer science teacher
Woolridge moved to approve Austin Busch as business/computer science teacher. Reinke seconded. All in favor.

5. Approve hiring of bus mechanic and bus driver
Reinke moved to approve Damon Pedersen as bus mechanic and bus driver. Amick seconded. All in favor.
Reinke moved to adjourn. Amick seconded. All in favor.

L. Adjourn
Meeting adjourned at 8:12

Rick Scott, Board President
Ryan Anderson, Board Secretary

Published in The Record
Thursday, July 22, 2021

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