January 14, 2019 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District
Board of Education Agenda
RISE Academy
104 West Green Street
Postville, Iowa
Monday, January 14, 2019
6:30 P.M.

  • Call to Order
  • Welcome Visitors
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  • Consent Agenda
    1. December 10, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Reports
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
  • Reports
    1. Superintendent
      1. Physical Plant and Equipment Levy Vote  
    2. Principals
    3. Director of School Improvement
  • Learning and Leadership  
  • School Budget Review Committee Modified Supplemental Amount Request for the 2019-2020 At-Risk/Dropout Prevention Program $157,615
  • Administration Realignment for the 2019-2020 School Year
  • Items for the February Board Meeting
  • Adjournment

Next Board Meeting: Monday, February 11, 2019, at 6:30 P.M.

Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby

December 10, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District
Board of Education Agenda
Postville Fine Arts Lobby
Monday, December 10, 2018
6:30 P.M.

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome Visitors
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. November 12, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Reports
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    7. Early Graduation Request
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
      1. District Finance and Student Data Overview  
    2. Principals
    3. Director of School Improvement
  7. Learning and Leadership  
  8. Items for the January Board Meeting
  9. Adjournment

 

Next Board Meeting: Monday, January 14, 2019, at 6:30 P.M.

At the RISE Academy

November 12, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District
Board of Education Agenda
Postville Fine Arts Lobby
Monday, November 12, 2018
6:30 P.M.

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome and Receive Visitors
    1. Luke Steege and Lindsay Salinas – Playground Fundraising   
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. October 8, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Reports
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Volunteers
    7. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    8. Updated PCSD Desegregation Ratio and Category Matrix
    9. Early Graduation Request
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
    2. Principals
    3. Curriculum Director/Dean of Students
  7. Learning and Leadership  
  8. Second Reading of Board Policies
    1. 726 Capital Assets  
  9. Jr./Sr. Handbook Policy Update Page 27
  10. School Budget Review Committee for Increased Enrollment, Uncounted Open Enrollments, and English Language Learners Beyond 5 years Modified Supplemental Amount Request $111,250.88
  11. Resolution Ordering Election on the Question of Continuing to Levy and Impose a Voter Approved Physical Plant and Equipment Property Tax and Income Surtax
  12. Review/Accept Bids for Summer 2019 Roofing Projects
    1. Seam Upgrades for the Elementary Roof
      1. Modern Builders from Janesville, Iowa – $11,800
      2. Advance Builders from Cedar Rapids, Iowa – $10,700
    2. Section K of the Mott Building
      1. Advance Builders from Cedar Rapids, Iowa – $35,500
      2. Service Roofing from Waterloo, Iowa – $20,506
  13. Items for the December Board Meeting
  14. Adjournment

Next Board Meeting: Monday, December 10, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

October 8, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District

Board of Education Agenda

Postville Fine Arts Lobby   

Monday, October 8, 2018

6:30 P.M.

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome Visitors
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. September 10, 2018, Annual, Regular, and Organizational Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Reports
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Volunteers
    7. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    8. Federal Funding for the 2018-2019 School Year
    9. Overnight Trip
      1. FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana – 10/23/18-10/26/18
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
      1. Physical Plant and Equipment Levy Renewal  
    2. Principals
    3. Director of School Improvement
  7. Learning and Leadership
  8. Open Enrollment Requests
  9. Examine Financial Accounting Books for FY2018
  10. Request for modified supplemental amount and supplemental aid for the negative special education balance for the 2017-2018 school year for -$273,761.78.
  11. First Reading of Board Policies
    1. 726 Capital Assets
  12. Items for the November Board Meeting
  13. Adjournment

Next Board Meeting: Monday, November 12, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

September 10, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District

Board of Education Agenda

Annual, Regular, and Organizational Meetings

Room 102 Postville High School   

Monday, September 10, 2018

6:30 P.M.

Annual and Regular Monthly Meeting 6:30 P.M.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome Visitors
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of August 13, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes   
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Reports
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers
    6. Volunteers
    7. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    8. Dordt College Theatre Festival Overnight Trip 11/2/18 and 11/3/18
    9. UNI Thespian Festival Overnight Trip – 11/9/18 and 11/10/18
    10. Early Graduation Request    
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
    2. Principals
    3. Director of School Improvement
  7. Public Hearing for the Instructional Support Program
  8. Resolution to Continue Participation in the Instructional Support Program FY20-FY25
  9. Second Reading of Board Policies
    1. 105 Assistance Animals
    2. 606.3 Animals in the Classroom
    3. 705.1 Purchasing – Bidding
    4. 705.1R1 Suspension and Debarment of Vendors and Contractors Procedure
    5. 710.1 School Nutrition Program  
  10. Adjournment

 

Organizational Meeting

  1. Call to order (by Superintendent)
  2. Election of Officers
  3. Establish Meeting Dates, Times and Location
  4. Appointments
    1. Board Secretary/Treasurer
      1. Oath of Office to the Secretary/Treasurer
    2. County Conference Boards
      1. Winneshiek
      2. Fayette
      3. Clayton
      4. Allamakee
    3. Legislative Network
    4. IASB Delegate Assembly Representation  
  5. Name Official Publication
  6. Designation of Legal Counsel
  7. Designation of the depository banks and their maximum limits
  8. Closed session under Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(a) to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential or to be kept confidential as a condition for the governmental body’s possession or continued receipt of federal funds.
  9. Items for the October Board Meeting
  10. Adjournment
  11. Kitchen Tour

 

Next Board Meeting: Monday, October 8, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby

August 13, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District

Board of Education Agenda

Postville Fine Arts Lobby   

Monday, August 13, 2018

6:30 P.M.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome and Receive Visitors
    1. Erica Nosbisch – NICC Bond Election
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. July 16, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Report
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    7. District Appointments   
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
      1. Inservice Schedule
    2. Principals
    3. Director of School Improvement
  7. Open Enrollment Requests
  8. K-6 and 7-12 Parent/Student Handbooks and the Alternative School Handbook
  9. Contract between Postville CSD and Postville Child Care Services for the four-year-old program
  10. Resolution to Consider Continued Participation in the Instructional Support Program and to Schedule a Public Hearing
  11. First Reading of Board Policies
    1. 105 Assistance Animals
    2. 606.3 Animals in the Classroom
    3. 705.1 Purchasing – Bidding
    4. 705.1R1 Suspension and Debarment of Vendors and Contractors Procedure
    5. 710.1 School Nutrition Program  
  12. Communications Tower Agreement for the Digital Repeater System    
  13. Change Order for the Roofing Project – $7,446
  14. Items for the September Board Meeting
    1. Public Hearing for the Instructional Support Program
    2. Resolution to Continue Participation in the Instructional Support Program
  15. Adjournment

 

Next Board Meeting: Monday, September 10, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby

July 16, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District

Board of Education Agenda

Postville Fine Arts Lobby   

Monday, July 16, 2018

6:30 P.M.

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome Visitors
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. June 11, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Report
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
      1. Instructional Support Levy Renewal
    2. Principals
    3. Director of School Improvement
  7. 2019 Legislative Priorities
  8. Second Reading of Board Policies
    1. 604.6 Instruction at Post-Secondary Educational Institutions
    2. 213 Public Participation in Board Meetings
    3. 213.1R1 General Complaints by Citizens
    4. 402.5 Public Complaints about Employees
    5. 502.4 Student Complaints and Grievances
  9. Milk and Bread Bids for the 2018-2019 School Year
  10. School Fees for the 2018-2019 School Year  
  11. Diversity Inc. Flooring Bid – $18,562.50
  12. Increase Pay for Substitute Cooks from $10.00/hour to $10.50/hour, Substitute Custodians from $10.00/hour to $10.50/hour, Substitute Aides from $10.00/hour to $10.50/hour, Substitute Secretaries from $12.50/hour to $13.00/hour, and Substitute Nurses from $15.00/hour to $16.00/hour.
  13. Change Orders
    1. ¼ inch polymax HDPE panels for the entire kitchen $5,887
    2. tunnel access includes 24”x24” aluminum floor hatch $1,063
  14. Elementary Classroom Furniture Purchases  
  15. Items for the August Board Meeting
    1. K-6 and 7-12 Parent and Student Handbooks and Alternative School Handbook
    2. Contract for the 4-year-old preschool
    3. Professional Development Schedule
  16. Adjournment

 

Next Board Meeting: Monday, August 13, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby

June 11, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District

Board of Education Agenda

Postville Fine Arts Lobby   

Monday, June 11, 2018

6:30 P.M.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome Visitors
    1. Allamakee County Hazard Mitigation Plan – Corey Snitker
    2. Allamakee County Housing Survey Results – Val Reinke
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. May 14, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Report
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    7. Authorize the school business official to pay FY18 bills as needed
    8. Disposition of old SmartBoards
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
    2. Principals
    3. Curriculum Director/Dean of Students
  7. Leadership and Learning – Math Data
  8. Open Enrollment Request
  9. Safety Equipment Resolution – Transfer Funds from General to Activity
  10. Community Eligibility Provision for the District’s Nutrition Department
  11. Second Reading of Board Policies
    1. 606.5 Student Field Trips and Excursions
    2. 401.7 Employee Travel Compensation
  12. First Reading of Board Policies
    1. 604.6 Instruction at Post-Secondary Educational Institutions
    2. 213 Public Participation in Board Meetings
    3. 213.1R1 General Complaints by Citizens
    4. 402.5 Public Complaints about Employees
    5. 502.4 Student Complaints and Grievances
  13. Allamakee County Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution
  14. Items for the July Board Meeting
    1. 2018-2019 Bread and Milk Bids
    2. 2018-2019 School Fees
  15. Closed session under Iowa Code section 21.5(1)(a) to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential or to be kept confidential as a condition for the governmental body possession or continued receipt of federal funds.
  16. Adjournment

 

Next Board Meeting: Monday, July 16, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby

May 14, 2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Postville Community School District
Board of Education Agenda
Postville Fine Arts Lobby   
Monday, May 14, 2018
6:30 P.M.

 

  1. Call to Order
  2. Welcome Visitors
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Items to be Removed From the Consent Agenda
  5. Consent Agenda
    1. April 9, 2018, Regular Meeting Minutes
    2. Monthly Bills and Monthly Financial Report
    3. Hires
    4. Resignations
    5. Transfers  
    6. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District
    7. International Thespian Trip – June 25, 2018-June 30, 2018 in Lincoln, Nebraska
    8. 2018 Postville School District Graduation Lists
      1. John R. Mott High School
      2. RISE Academy Alternative School
  6. Reports
    1. Superintendent
      1. School Board Recognition Month
      2. Retirement Recognition and Luncheon
      3. Summer Projects Update
    2. Principals
    3. Curriculum Director/Dean of Students
  7. Leadership and Learning
    1. Junior High Intervention System – Sara Kellogg and Brendan Knudtson
  8. Second Reading of Board Policies
    1. 415.1A        Job Description for Jr/Sr High Principal/Activity Director’s Secretary
    2. 415.1B        Job Description for Elementary Principal Secretary
    3. 415.1C        Job Description for K-12 Secretary  
    4. 704.6        Online Fundraising Campaigns-Crowdfunding
  9. First Reading of Board Policies
    1. 606.5        Student Field Trips and Excursions
    2. 401.7        Employee Travel Compensation
  10. Food Corp Liaison for the 2018-2019 School Year – $7,500
  11. Items for the June Board Meeting
  12. Adjournment

 

Next Board Meeting: Monday, June 11, 2018, at 6:30 P.M.

Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby