Organizational Board Meeting Minutes For September 10, 2018

Postville Board of Education Meeting

Organizational Meeting

Room 102

September 10, 2018

 

Superintendent Dugger called the meeting to order at 6:49 pm.

Superintendent Dugger requested nominations for Board President.

Motion by Gericke, second by Malcom, to approve Jeff Cox as board president.  Carried unanimously.  The oath of office was administered to President Cox.

President Cox requested nominations for Board Vice-President.

Motion by Gericke, second by Smith, to approve Staci Malcom as board vice-president.  Carried unanimously.  The oath of office was administered to Vice-President Malcom.

The board recognizes the many years of service of Jamie Smith as Board President.

Motion by Malcom, second by Gericke, to appoint the following.  Carried unanimously.

  • Melissa Fettkether/ Board Secretary and Treasurer
  • Winneshiek County Conference Board – Jamie Smith
  • Fayette County Conference Board – Tony Gericke
  • Clayton County Conference Board – JoAnn Jacobs
  • Allamakee County Conference Board – Tony Gericke
  • Legislative Network Representative – Tony Gericke
  • IASB Delegate Assembly Representative – JoAnn Jacobs

The oath of office was administered to Melissa Fettkether.

Motion by Gericke, second by Smith, to approve the Postville Herald as the District Official Publication.  Carried unanimously.

Motion by Malcom, second by Gericke, to approve Ahlers & Cooney as the District’s Legal Counsel.  Carried unanimously.

Motion by Gericke, second by Malcom, to approve the district’s depository banks and limits as listed below.  Carried unanimously.

  • Freedom Bank/$4,000,000
  • Fidelity Bank/$2,500,000
  • Iowa Schools Joint Investment Trust/$4,000,000

Motion by Malcom, second by Jacobs, at 7:00 pm, to move into 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.  Motion by Smith, second by Malcom to exit the closed session.  Carried unanimously.

Items for the October Board Meeting include the FY18 Final Financial Documents.

The next board meeting will be held on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 6:30 PM at the Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby.

Motion by Smith, second by Jacobs, to adjourn the meeting at 7:26 PM.  Carried unanimously.

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Jeff Cox, President                                                                Melissa Fettkether, Secretary