Board Meeting Minutes For January 14, 2019

Postville Board of Education Meeting
Regular Scheduled Meeting at 6:30 P.M.
RISE Academy
January 14, 2019


President Cox called the regular meeting of the Postville Board of Education to order at 5:55 P.M. (time altered due to weather) on Monday, January 14, 2019, with the following members present: Staci Malcom and JoAnn Jacobs. Members absent: Tony Gericke and Jamie Smith.

President Cox welcomed the visitors.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Malcom, to approve the agenda. Carried unanimously.

Motion by Malcom, second by Jacobs, to approve the consent agenda. Carried unanimously.
a. Approve December 10, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes.
b. Approve the monthly invoices (reviewed by JoAnn Jacobs) and financial reports.
c. Approve the hiring of Betsy Shea as Softball Coach.
d. Approve the resignation of Dorothy Looney from Food Service.
f. No Donations.

Superintendent Dugger shared information on the VPPEL vote coming up in February.

Principal Schutte updated the board on staff trainings that have taken place this month.

Sara Kellogg and Brendan Knudtson presented information on the junior high intervention system and mid-year assessment scores.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Malcom, to approve the resolution to request approval from the School Budget Review Committee for Modified Supplemental Amount and Supplemental Aid for the 2019-2020 Dropout Prevention Program in the amount of $157,615, for expenditures necessary to implement the 2019-2020 at-risk and dropout prevention program plans as approved by the Postville CSD school board. Ayes: Cox, Jacobs, Malcom.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Malcom, to approve the reduction and realignment of administration for the 2019-2020 school year, a reduction of .75 FTE. Carried unanimously.

The February Board Meeting for the Postville Board of Education will be held on February 11, 2019, at 6:30 P.M, at the Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Malcom, to adjourn the meeting at 6:54 P.M. Carried unanimously.

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Jeff Cox, President Melissa Fettkether, Secretary