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Kingsley-Pierson School Board Minutes & Bills — November 14, 2022


November 14, 2022

The meeting was called to order by President Bubke at 7:00 p.m.

Present Members: Bubke, Haggin, Collins and Plendl. Zoom: Herbold

Motion was brought by Plendl, seconded by Collins to approve the agenda. All voted aye, motion carried.

Motion was made by Plendl, seconded by Haggin to approve the October minutes. All voted aye, motion carried.

Discussion on the expenses which included the MidAmerican Energy bill. The bill decreased by $8,028.04 due to a rate decrease and an issue with the HVAC controls. Motion was brought by Collins, seconded by Plendl, to approve listed bills in the amounts of $131,470.02 from the General fund, $189,558.03 from schoolhouse, $6,897.36 from the Kingsley activity, $43,655.35 from lunch fund and $1,211.80 Pierson activity fund. All voted aye, motion carried.

Discussed the revenue and expenses for October. In late October, we received the completed FY21 audit from Nolte, Cornman and Johnson. Motion by Collins, second by Plendl to approve the FY2021 audit. All voted aye, motion carried.
In September, the Board discussed interest rates from MidStates Bank and United Bank of Iowa. The interest rate and CD rate discussion will be tabled until December so additional information can be gathered. The FY22 audit will be held virtual December 6-10. The Erate application is due 12/19 which includes funding for internet and updating networking equipment. Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve the financial report. All voted aye, motion carried.

Mr. Wiese
Elementary & High School Reports. As the 2nd Quarter nears and the three weeks are completed, teachers are having individual conferences with students failing or near failing grades and affecting their ineligible for sports. On December 22, there will be an early dismissal at 12:30 p.m. HS semester exams are scheduled for December 20-22. The Elementary holiday concert will be December 5th at 6:30 p.m. The MS and HS holiday concerts will be December 20th at 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. The Winter athletic season have begun. Girls basketball have 18 girls. Boys basketball have 15 boys and boys wrestling have 22 boys out for the season so far. The 2nd Annual Elementary Computer Science Festival will be held on Wed., Nov. 23 in the morning. The Annual Elementary Food Drive will be held from Nov. 28 – Dec. 9. There are five HS Seniors who applied for early graduation. They include: Braeden Burke, Shaylee Foster, Morgan March, Faith Morgan and Mackenzi Toomer.

Mr. Brand
On Friday, November 11th we had the annual Veteran’s Day assembly. The 5th-9th grade choir performed and the 7th-8th grade band performed as well. The 1st Quarter ended October 21st and only seven students receiving a F. Heather Fitch started in her new role as secretary and she has done very well! She is a great addition to the Pierson building. Mr. Brand completed training on the KP website and has editing rights now. A great turn out for Fall conferences and thank you to Wiatel for the use of their inflatable screen for the PBIS assembly. There were 130 students who received ice cream for positive behavior. During the PBIS assembly, Mr. Brand and staff congratulated students with perfect attendance and those who made honor roll. On December 7th, the teachers will have an afternoon of professional development training with implementing new curriculum, Intro to Reading and Literature. The last football game was October 20th and the last volleyball game was October 18th. The first boys basketball game on November 14th with 29 boys out this season. The first girls basketball game is November 15th with 16 girls out this season. November 23rd early dismissal at 12:30 p.m. and no school November 24th and 25th. The middle school music concert is December 20th at 6 p.m. in Kingsley.

Mr. Bailey
Mr. Bailey introduced two teachers to the Board, Mr. Ingalls, the HS English and Speech coach and Mr. Johnson, the MS English teacher and MS girls basketball coach. The next Board meeting will be Monday, December 12th after discussion with the Board. Today, the first snow made the roads slick. Just a reminder for Weather alerts, Mr. Bailey will use JMC, the TV stations and the Le Mars KLEM radio stations for announcements. Mr. Bailey will be out of the office November 16th and 17th for the School Board convention. Thanksgiving break starts for the HS students at 12:15 p.m. on November 23rd and MS/Elem students at 12:30 p.m. Homeland Security funding allows districts up to $50,000 per building per school once qualified for security measures. The Homeland Security committee visited the school for three hours for an evaluation. At this time, all law enforcement officers have access to the district’s buildings. For security reasons, the elementary doors may be locked so parents and visitors enter through the main entrance. There are five students requesting to graduate at the end of this semester including Faith Morgan, Shaylee Foster, Morgan March, Mackenzie Toomer and Braeden Burke. The new bus arrived November 4th which was ordered in August of 2021 and is equipped with seat belts. Mr. Bailey discussed the certified enrollment numbers. The resident students are down by 3 and the actual enrollment is up by 7.


SBRC Request for Allowable Growth – for maximum on-time funding for Increased Enrollment and Increased Open-Enrolled Out Students:
By approving the request from the SBRC, the maximum amount for allowable growth, for on-time funding for Open-Enrollment Out and increased Enrollment adds to the district’s spending authority for the 22-23 school year. Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve the SBRC request for allowable growth for on-time funding from increased enrollment in the amount of $56,855.60 and increased open-enrolled out students in the amount of $57,816. All in favor, motion carried.

Board Policy 711.12 – School Bus Passenger Restraint: This is a board policy pertaining to the use of passenger restraints (Seat Belts). Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve Board Policy 711.12 on School Bus Passenger Restraint and waive the 2nd reading. All in favor, motion carried.

Midterm Graduation: There are five students requesting to graduate at the end of this semester. Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve five students for midterm graduation upon completing the requirements according to Board Policy and the students have ability to determine if they want to continue the 2nd semester. All in favor, motion carried.

Resignation(s): Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve the resignations of Linda Hayworth and Shelby Harvey as aides for the district. All in favor, motion carried. Mr. Bailey thanked them both for their service to the district.

Contract Recommendation(s): Motion by Plendl, seconded by Collins to approve Kathryn Lanus as an aide position in the Middle School at $13.00/hr and be retroactive to 10/25/22. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve Kyle Trapp as a volunteer assistant for the HS boy’s basketball team. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve Maddison Goodwin as a volunteer assistant for the HS girl’s basketball team. All in favor, motion carried. Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to approve Ross McNaughton as a volunteer assistant for the HS Wrestling team. All in favor, motion carried.

Fundraiser Request(s): None at this time

Motion by Collins, seconded by Plendl to adjourn at 8:30 p.m. All voted aye, motion carried.

Laurie Schweitzberger, Board Secretary
Matt Bubke, Board President

Aberson, Berwyn Official 170.00
Ace Sign Displays Signs.. 13,324.50
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. Legal Services 54.00
Auditor State Of Iowa Audit Filing Fee 425.00
Bahrke, Karl Reimbursement.. 85.00
Beelner’s Service Inc. Plumbing/Heating Repairs 295.60
Bobolz, Jill Reimbursement 28.45
Bohle Construction LLC Services 5,588.71
Bottjen Implement Supplies 181.97
Boustead, Laura Reimburse.. 34.60
BP Business Solutions Credit Card Payment 32.55
Brand, Adam Reimbursement.. 31.50
Card Service Center Credit Card Payment 19,081.49
Champion Teamwear Supplies 711.76
Cheerzone Supplies 133.50
Chemsearch Maint. Supplies 3,964.85
Chesterman Fund Raising Supplies 86.34
City Of Kingsley Water/Sewer 986.25
City Of Pierson Water/Sewer..81.94
Clark’s Hardware LLC Misc. Supplies 404.62
Control System Specialists Heat-Vent Repairs/Service 1,313.80
Cottonwood Events LLC NHS Supplies 350.00
Culligan Of Pierson Softener Salt 67.50
Dakota Potters Supply LLC Supplies 222.55
Dakota Timing LLC Official 250.00
Department Of Education Bus Inspections 700.00
Devlin, Roxann Reimburse 29.52
Dolieslager, Terry Official 125.00
Dollar General Corporation Supplies 369.82
Dunwell LLC Services 1,597.11
Eakes Supply Supplies 761.32
Eda Inc. Engineering Service 1,125.00
Edclub Inc. Software License 279.18
FS Repair Repairs 585.00
First Cooperative Association Fuel, Supplies 1,182.00
Flexapparel Inc. Supplies 492.00
Flinn Scientific Inc. Instr Supplies 165.00
Frontier Communications Telephone Service 779.38
Goodwill Of Great Plains Tuition 1,070.13
Graham Tires Tires 503.84
H & H Roofing Roofing Services 5,700.00
Harris Lake Park CSD Entry Fee 100.00
Hauff Mid-America Sports Inc. Supplies 358.39
Hillyard/Sioux Falls Janitorial Supplies 3,765.42
Home Depot Pro Supplies 592.44
Hometown Pantry Supplies 31.90
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Instr Supplies..3,297.03
IA Dept Of Human Services Medicaid Reimbursement 5,028.27
Iowa High School Speech Assoc Entry Fees 50.00
Interstate Mechanical Corp Equipment 1,171.00
Iowa Association Of Track Coaches Dues 55.00
Iowa Communications Network Services 53.91
Iowa FFA Association Dues 940.00
Jenness, Lloyd Official 170.00
Jim Harvey Agency Inc Insurance Premiums 4,138.00
Johnson Oil Company Propane 2,217.25
Jolly Time Koated Kernels LLC Fundraiser 1,343.50
Justice Fire & Safety Inc. Fire Inspection 2,153.66
JW Pepper & Son Inc. Music Supplies 177.99
K-P After Prom Softener Salt 400.00
K-P Music Boosters Reimbursement 12.00
Kamerman, Lane Official 125.00
Kami Subscription 525.00
Kingsley Vision Center Medical Claim Services 160.00
KMK Apparel & Design LLC Printing Supplies 662.00
Kooima, Jordyn Reimburse 40.11
Kraft Kleaners LLC Services 91.00
Lammers Automotive Vehicle Repairs 1,216.06
Lawton-Bronson Schools Dues/Fees 34,266.90
Lumber Pros Lumber Supplies 522.34
Lunchtime Solutions Inc. Food Service 43,655.35
Main Street Autobody & Graphics LLC Services 400.00
Maple Valley Anthon Oto Entry Fees 90.00
Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. Instr Supplies 335.26
Mccormick-Guntren Music Corp Supplies 960.36
Medical Enterprises, Inc. Drug Testing Supplies 32.00
Menards-Sioux City Supplies 173.82
Mid American Energy Company Gas/Electric Service 14,004.79
Mid-Step Services Services 6,300.00
Midstates Bank/Jody Reinking
Postage stamps 60.00
Midwest Technology Instr Supplies 21.48
Moville Record Minutes/Bills 339.66
Nelson, Jeff Official 170.00
New Cooperative Inc. Fuel, Maintenance Supply 965.17
Newell-Fonda Community School Entry Fee 75.00
Nolte, Cornman & Johnson P.C. Auditing Services 6,600.00
Northwest AEA Instr. Supplies 220.00
Northwest Iowa Band Association Membership Dues 10.00
Omaha Truck Center Inc. dba Truck Center Companies West School Bus Equipment 103,886.00
Pitsco Education LLC Instructional Supply 455.40
Powell, Suzanne Reimburse 36.00
Precision Alignment & Repair Inc. Service 485.72
Reality Works Supplies 499.00
Rentokil North America, Inc. Pest Control 129.93
Rick’s Computers Computer Supplies/Service 700.00
Rick’s Septic Service Service 250.00
Robert Brooke & Associates Supplies 43.10
Rolling Oil Co. Gasoline-Oil/Service 5,678.13
Roto Rooter Plumbing Service 533.00
Sam’s Club/Gecf Supplies 223.85
Sanitary Services Garbage Service 703.00
Sanow, Brett Official 125.00
School Specialty LLC Instr. Supplies 3,769.61
Schroeder, Jackie Reimbursement 36.00
Schroeder, Steven Reimbursement 31.05
Secure Benefits Systems Flex Plan Fees 4,553.91
Seitz, Jason Official 125.00
Spooner, Jenni Reimburse 22.14
Stanwick, Maggie Reimburse.. 22.27
Staples Advantage Supplies 3,692.27
Steffen Truck Equipment Inc. Services 3,397.86
Storm Lake CSD Entry Fee 60.00
Sunnybrook Flowers, Supplies 352.73
Thompson Services 160.00
Thrasher, Inc. Services 25,896.68
Timberline Billing Service LLC Medicaid Services 672.27
Time Clock Plus Time Clock Software 30.60
Vande Berg Scales Services 135.00
Verizon Wireless Phone Services 400.10
Wells Fargo Financial Leasing Inc. Copier Lease 625.48
West Music Company, Inc. Instructional Supply 8.95
Wiese, Rob Reimbursement..104.85
Williams & Company Communications Phone Equipment 13,405.32
Wilson Repair Repairs 69.50
Wolf, Christopher Official 125.00

Published in The Record
Thursday, November 24, 2022

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