Superintendent’s Notes; Dec. 11 2019

Postville CSD
Board of Education Meeting
January 14, 2019
Superintendent’s Notes

5 a/b. Minutes, Bills, and Financial Reports 

 5 c. Hires:  Betsy Shea/Softball Coach

 5 d. Resignations:  Dorthy Looney/Kitchen               

 5 e. Transfers:                                                                                                                                                                                        

 5 f. Acceptance of Donations/Gifts to the District (see attachment)                                                                             

 7. Learning and Leadership – Sarah Kellogg and Brendan Knudtson will present regarding the junior high intervention system and mid-year assessment scores.                                                                                                             

8. The board needs to consider a School Budget Review Committee modified supplemental request for the 2019-2020 school year.  The request is $157,615 which will fund the at-risk/dropout prevention programs. The total at-risk/dropout prevention budget is $333,684 which includes funding portions of the guidance counselor program and the principal salaries/benefits, the 7-12 At-Risk/Athletic Director, and the RISE Academy.  The at-risk/dropout prevention funding comes from state aid and local property taxes. The district is required to commit a 25% match towards the total budget. Please review the attachment for this item.                                                                               

9. The board needs to consider the reduction and realignment of the district’s administrative staff for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please review the attachment for this item.