Postville Board of Education Annual Meeting

Postville Board of Education Annual Meeting

September 18, 2017


President Jamie Smith called the annual meeting of the Postville Board of Education to order at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017, with the following members present: Brad Rekow, Staci Malcom, JoAnn Jacobs.  Absent:  Jeff Cox.

President Smith welcomed the visitors.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Rekow, to approval the agenda. Carried unanimously.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Malcom to:

  1. Approve of the August 14, 2017 regular meeting minutes
  2. Approve the monthly bills
  3. Approve the hire of Oumalkaire Dahir/Bilingual Para, Barbara Harris/Jr-Sr High Para and After School Program, Kimberly Kleve/High School Girls Basketball Coach, Corey Smock/Head Baseball Coach
  4. Accept the Abstract of Election

Carried unanimously.

Motion by Rekow, second by Jacobs to approve the application to the SBRC for the maximum modified allowable growth for supplemental aid for the negative special education balance in the amount of $129,400.40.  Carried unanimously.

Mark Kroemer, WWA Architecture+Planning, presented phased options for future construction and remodel projects.  Contract documents will be presented to the board at the October 2017 meeting.

Final FY2017 financialized financial records were presented to the board.

Motion by Malcom, second by Jacobs, to approve the second readings of the following board policies:

  1. 1 Payroll Periods
  2. 708    Care, Maintenance and Disposal of School District Records

Carried unanimously.

Motion by Malcom, second by Jacobs, to approve a rental agreement between the district and the City of Postville to rent the lower level of the multicultural center for an early elementary special education classroom.  Carried unanimously.

Mr. Duggar and the Board of Education recognized board member Brad Rekow for his service to the Postville District and thanked him for his 23 years on the board.

Motion by Jacobs, second by Rekow, to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 pm.  Carried unanimously.