BOARD MEETING MINUTES

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

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Board Meeting Minutes 2020-21

Board Meeting Minutes 2019-20

 

 

Jen@iowaschool… Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:48

2021-22 BOARD MINUTES

2021-22 BOARD MINUTES Jen@iowaschool… Fri, 06/11/2021 - 11:16

Minutes - 2021. 7. 12

Minutes - 2021. 7. 12

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

July 12, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman via internet due to travel, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Good News from Red Oak Schools

The High School Drama Department was featured during the 2021 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase on Iowa Public Television.

Public Hearing

President Johnson opened the public hearing on the conveyance of an interest in real property at 5:30 p.m.  There were no written or oral comments.  President Johnson closed the meeting at 5:31 p.m.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollment requests, and personnel considerations. Motion carried unanimously.

Sale of Real Property Resolution

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to approve the resolution for the sale of real property.  Motion carried unanimously.

Revenue Purpose Statement Resolution

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the revenue purpose statement resolution as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 Ag/Industrial Tech Sharing Agreement

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2021-2022 Agriculture and Industrial Technology Courses Sharing Agreement with Stanton Community School District.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 5:51 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of July 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, July 26, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:14

Minutes- 2021. 7. 26

Minutes- 2021. 7. 26

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

July 26, 2021

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman via internet due to travel, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Several Red Oak students excelled at the Montgomery County Fair.

Summer athletes received Hawkeye 10 recognition.  Hawkeye 10 All-Academic Team included Emma Bierbaum, Alexa McCunn, Cami Porter, Kamryn Wendt, Garrett Couse and Chloe DeVries.  Alex McCunn and Dawson Bond were named to the 2nd Team and Garret Couse was Honorable Mention.

Dawson Bond, Garrett Couse, and Chase Roeder received All District honors.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollments, personnel considerations, and use of ESSER and General Funds. Motion carried unanimously.

Standing Process for Disposition of Buildings

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to authorize the standing process as described for the disposition of Webster and Bancroft buildings.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 Snow Removal Bid

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve The Green Tree bid for snow removal for the 2021-2022 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 5:52 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, August 9, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 07/28/2021 - 15:16

2020-21 BOARD MINUTES

2020-21 BOARD MINUTES

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Jen@iowaschool… Tue, 09/08/2020 - 08:38

Minutes - 2020.07.07

Minutes - 2020.07.07

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Internet/Phone
July 7, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:00 p.m. via the internet and phone.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Amended 2020-2021 School Calendar
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the amended 2020-2021 School Calendar as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 5:17 p.m.   Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, July 13, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Sat, 09/26/2020 - 12:10

Minutes - 2020.07.13

Minutes - 2020.07.13

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
July 13, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda removing item 7.2.3 with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The high school baseball team ended their season.  The team is young, and the future looks bright.

The Child Development Center is set to open on August 17, 2020.

Presentations:
Janelle Erickson presented on the Return to Learn plan and scheduled professional development for the teachers.

Ron Lorenz updated the board on facilities and district signage.

Consent Agenda:
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes and monthly business reports as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

SUI Walk In Freezer/Cooler Addition
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve adding the Junior/Senior High School Walk-In Freezer/Cooler to the Specialty Underwriters Insurance Policy for FY21.  Motion carried unanimously.

Tree Removal Bids
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to accept the tree removal bid from Miner Tree Service in the amount of $4,375.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the resignation of Ronald DeVries as Junior High Boys Basketball Coach effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to hire Ronald DeVries as High School Boys Basketball Assistant Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried 3-0 with Director DeVries abstaining.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to hire Julie Wolfe as High School Assistant Bowling Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the resignation of Brian Mensen as Junior High Boys Basketball Coach effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to hire Brian Mensen as High School Boys Basketball Assistant Coach for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to accept the resignation of Heather Johnson as Para-Professional at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to hire Kealan Graham as an Elementary Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the Sharing Agreement Addendum for Adam Wenberg for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, July 27, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Sat, 09/26/2020 - 12:07

Minutes - 2020.07.27

Minutes - 2020.07.27

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
July 27, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Roger Carlson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda removing item 7.2.8 with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Most of the teachers attended the training for Return to Learn.
Two baseball players received Hawkeye 10 Conference Honors:  Landon Couse-2nd Team and Dawson Bond-Honorable Mention.
FFA Members Tyler Beeson exhibited the Goat Reserve Champion Breeding Doe and Allie Sandin exhibited the Grand Champion Market Lamb at the Montgomery County Fair.
Former Tiger Athlete Kate Walker has been named a graduate assistant coach for the Richmond women’s basketball team.

Public Comments
Julie Ford commented on the request for Open Enrollment for her son.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollment for Carly Cline. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to deny the open enrollment requests for Gavin Ford and Lillyan Ford.  Motion carried unanimously.

Building and Grounds Update
Bancroft has been mostly emptied out and Maintenance is working on emptying Webster to prepare for an auction.

Miner Tree Service is working on removing dead trees.

Red Oak Childhood Development Center registration was today and there are 40 enrollments so far.

Return to Learn Plan
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Return to Learn Plan as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Teacher Leadership Contracts
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to issue the 2020-2021 Teacher Leadership Contracts as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Inman Elementary Student Handbook
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the 2020-2021 Inman Elementary Student Handbook as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Pest Control Bid
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to accept the pest control bid from Sellers Pest Control for 2020-2021.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Fuel Bid
This item will be on the next agenda after obtaining more information.

2020-2021 Snow Removal Bid
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the 2020-2021 snow removal bid from The Green Tree Company LLC.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Trash Removal Bid
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the 2020-2021 trash removal bid from Batten Sanitation.  Motion carried unanimously.

District Signage Bid
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to accept the district signage bid from ASI Signage Innovations in the amount of 52,659.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, August 10, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Roger Carlson, Vice President                                               Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Sat, 09/26/2020 - 11:59

Minutes - 2020.08.04

Minutes - 2020.08.04

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
 Phone/Internet
August 4, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Administrative/Transportation Building Rock
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to accept the bid from Pat Lewis Trucking for parking lot rock.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 5:05 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, August 10, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Sat, 09/26/2020 - 12:17

Minutes - 2020.08.10

Minutes - 2020.08.10

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
August 10, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Kathy Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Four softball players earned All-Conference Honors:  Chloe Johnson-1st Team; Kendall Kells-2nd Team; Lexi Johnson-Honorable Mention; and Alexa McCunn-Honorable Mention.  Kells received the Academic All-Conference Award.  Chloe Johnson was named to KMA’s All Everything Team which honors multi-sport athletes who excel in at least three sports.

Presentations:
Sam Beeson and Sumer Sandholm from Montgomery Public Health presented information regarding the Iowa Department of Education and Iowa Department of Public Health Guidance for Return to Learn:  Reopening Iowa’s Schools Safely and Responsibly.

Mark Erickson, Activities Director, presented information regarding fall activities guidelines.

Members of the District Leadership Team received certificates of appreciation for their work on the Return to Learn Plan.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, personnel considerations, and open enrollments.  Motion carried unanimously.

Return to Learn Plan Update
The District Leadership Team is now resolving logistical issues including traffic flow plan on 8th Street and COVID-19 contact tracing.  Transportation will be provided for Red Oak Child Development Center and Sunshine and Rainbows and there will be a bus stop at Faith Community Church for students living north of Highway 34.

Building and Grounds Update
Construction of Transportation Office and restrooms is nearing completion.  Busses and vehicles have been moved to the new location.  Rock was put down for parking.  Work continues at Webster and Bancroft Buildings to clear out items and prepare for an auction.  Miner Tree Service is working on taking down the dead trees.

The City of Red Oak is having a public hearing on transferring the deed to a lot by the Early Childhood Center.

District 2020-2021 Handbook
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2020-2021 District Handbook as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Fuel Bids
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the fuel bids from United Farmers Cooperative for Fiscal Year 2021.  Motion carried unanimously.

District Legal Counsel
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve Ahlers & Cooney Law Firm as the District’s legal counsel.  Motion carried unanimously.

Spending Resolution
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to adopt the spending resolution as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 104-First Reading
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the first reading of Board Policy 104-Discrimination and Harassment Based on Sex Prohibited.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 711.10-First Reading
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the first reading of Board Policy 711.10-School Bus Seat Belts.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 8:12 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, August 24, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

Jen@iowaschool… Fri, 09/25/2020 - 12:31

Minutes - 2020.08.18

Minutes - 2020.08.18

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet
August 18, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 4:00 p.m. VIA Go to Meeting through the Internet.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda including personnel items.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 4:03 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, August 24, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Sat, 09/26/2020 - 12:15

Minutes - 2020.08.24

Minutes - 2020.08.24

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
August 24, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson via Internet due to illness, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Today was the first day of school and there were 848 face to face students and 196 remote students.

Justin McCunn was named to the KMA All Everything Team and the KMA Athlete of the Year.

The football team had a scrimmage last week and will play their first game this Friday.

The volleyball team will participate in a tournament at Bondurant Farrar on Saturday.

Presentations
Bob Deter, Technology Director, updated the Board on technology.  New devices for K-12 students are in and in the process of being handed out.  New devices for staff are in but are still being set up.  There were some issues for both the remote and face to face students.  These were being dealt with.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollments, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Return to Learn Plan
Superintendent Lorenz updated the Board on the first day of school under the return to learn plan.  Inman Elementary had 433 students face to face and 113 students working remotely.  The Junior/Senior High School had 415 face to face students and 83 remote students.  Drop off/pick up at Inman Elementary was slow.  A better job needs to be done of getting the students in/out quickly. 

There were no bus complaints on the first day.  Approximately a half dozen students were transported from each of the Child Development Center and Sunshine and Rainbows to school in the morning.  Fifteen students were transported to Sunshine and Rainbows and twelve to the Child Development Center after school.

Continuation of August 24, 2020 Meeting Minutes-Page 2
Face masks were worn by 50-60% of the students.  Most students showed up with masks but the Junior/Senior High students took them off in the building and the elementary students took them off by the end of the day.  There is consideration to make masks mandatory.

Activities Guidelines will be distributed tomorrow.

The District is working with Public Health on positive cases as to when to close buildings.

Buildings & Grounds Update
Work continues on the transportation office and restrooms.

The water softener at Inman Elementary needs to be repaired.  This affects the dishwasher in the kitchen.  The hot water heater leak at Inman Elementary has been fixed. A blower needs to be replaced at a cost of $4300.

The air conditioner at the Junior/Senior High School was not working in the northwest area and it is being worked on.

Miner Tree Service has removed the dead trees around the District.

There has not been much work at Bancroft and Webster recently.

MidAmerican Energy did an energy audit on the District’s services and determined that the District qualified for a more economical rate and issued a credit.

The Red Oak City Council transferred ownership of a lot on West Washington to the school district.  The Child Development Center will develop the lot into a parking lot.

Board Policy 104 2nd Reading
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the second reading and waive the third reading of Board Policy 104-Discrimination and Harassment Based on Sex Prohibited.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 711.10 2nd Reading
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the second reading and waive the third reading of Board Policy 711.10-School Bus Seat Belts.  Motion carried unanimously.

Catastrophic Student Accident Insurance
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to renew the Catastrophic Student Accident Insurance Policy for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Junior/Senior High School Handbook
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the 2020-2021 Junior/Senior High School Student Handbook as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Security Systems
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve authorizing the superintendent to pursue grants and spend up to $5,000 to integrate and synchronize building security systems.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 7:40 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, September 14, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Sat, 09/26/2020 - 12:13

Minutes - 2020.09.14

Minutes - 2020.09.14

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
September 14, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

PresentDirectors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of AgendaMotion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously

Good News from Red Oak SchoolsThe High School Volleyball Team has beaten two ranked opponents and are ranked #13 in Class 3A. Chloe DeVries reached 1000 assists. Coach Angie Montgomery earned her 300th career win.

The High School Cross Country Team is running well. Baylor Bergren placed 3rd, Nolan Blackman placed 11th, Alexa McCunn placed 7th, and Cam Bass placed 19th at the Clarinda meet. Results from the Red Oak meet were Baylor Bergren 1st place, Kaden Johnson 9th place, Nolan Blackman 10th place, Chloe DeVries 2nd place, and Alexa McCunn placed 3rd .

The JV Football team beat Shenandoah by a score of 20 to 6

Presentations
Angie Britten and Tianna Fisher of United Farmers Coop and Jen Bruce from the Red Oak Athletic Boosters presented information on the Tiger Pump at
UFC. Three cents per gallon of the purchases through the rest of the school year from the Tiger Pump will be donated to the Weight Room at the Junior/Senior High School. The kickoff for the program was postponed until September 16. Athletes will be available to assist patrons from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during the kickoff.

Janelle Erickson updated the Board on the remote instruction. There are several software programs that are being looked at for use with remote learning..

Consent Agenda 
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollments, and personnel considerations. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Parking LotMotion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to allow the Montgomery County Child Development Center to construct a parking lot on property south of the Red Oak Early Childhood Center at no cost to the district. Motion carried unanimously.

District Title IX Handbook
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the District Title IX Handbook as presented. Motion carried unanimously.
 

Board Policy 501.9
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of Board Policy 501.9 Student Absences-Excused. Motion carried unanimously.
 

Board Policy 604.10
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of Board Policy 604.10 Appropriate Use of Online Learning Platform. Motion carried unanimously.
 

Board Policy 906
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the first reading of Board Policy 906 District Operation During Public Emergencies. Motion carried unanimously.
 

Immersed Learning Program Policy & Procedure Manual
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Junior/Senior High School Immersed Learning Program Policy and Procedure Manual at presented. Motion carried unanimously.
 

IASB 2020 Legislative Resolutions
Through consensus, the Board chose the following priority issues relative to IASB’s 2020 Legislative Resolutions: #18-School Funding Policy; #7-Mental Health; #2-Student Achievement Standards and Accountability; #25-Unfunded Mandates; with #6-Drop Out/At Risk being an alternate.

Closed Session Per Code Section 21.5(1)(i)
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to enter closed session at 8:20 p.m. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual's reputation and that individual requests a closed session. Motion carried unanimously. Exited Closed Session at 9:41 p.m.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 9:42 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                   Monday, September 28, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet
                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Thu, 10/01/2020 - 10:02

Minutes - 2020.09.28

Minutes - 2020.09.28

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
September 28, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Homecoming was a resounding success.  Grace Blomstedt, Seth Esaias, Angie Spangenberg, and Kate Walker were inducted into the Hall of Fame.  Mya Southwell and Alex Axon were crowned Homecoming Queen and King.

COVID-19 Positivity Rate is 5.9% which is below the state average of 9.0%.

Forty-two students are currently enrolled in America’s Graduates or iJAG program.

Forty-five remote learners reported to Inman Elementary School last week for FAST testing.

Tracy Vannausdle arranged for representatives from Prime for Life and Set Me Free Project to present to seventh and eighth graders about high risk choices, dangers of social media and sex trafficking, and drug and alcohol prevention.

Presentations

Matt Collins, Ralph Oxley, and Dave Schaar of Riverside Technologies presented information regarding replacement of network equipment, managed services, and additional technology supports.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollments.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 501.9 2nd Reading

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the second reading of Board Policy 501.9 Student Absences-Excused.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 604.10 2nd Reading

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the second reading of Board Policy 604.10 Appropriate Use of Online Learning Platform.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 906 2nd Reading

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the second reading of Board Policy 906 District Operation During Public Emergencies.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of September 28, 2020 Board Minutes-Page 2

Remote Learning Update

Principal Nate Perrien and Principal Jane Chaillie provided updates from each of their buildings on remote learners’ attendance and grades.

Lil SIS Software

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the purchase of Lil SIS for Google Classroom Application.  Motion carried unanimously.

E-Rate Managed Services Purchase

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve purchasing managed services from Riverside Technologies for 2020-2021.  Motion carried unanimously.

E-Rate Technology Purchases

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to purchase switches, firewalls, Tripp Lite UPS, and all connectors, licensing, and installation from Riverside Technologies.  Motion carried unanimously.

Sale of Vehicles

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve advertising for sealed bids for sale of 2005 Thomas Freightliner Bus and two 2012 Dodge vans.  Motion carried unanimously.

Special Ed Allowable Growth

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the Special Education Supplement request for allowable growth in the amount of $72,828.35.  Motion carried unanimously.

Limited English Proficiency Allowable Growth

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Limited English Proficiency request for allowable growth in the amount of $48,090.34.  Motion carried unanimously.

PK Program Policies & Procedures

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Preschool Program Policies and Procedures Manual as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Marzano Model Purchase

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to purchase the Marzano Focused Teacher Growth and Evaluation Model.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, October 12, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                       Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Mon, 11/09/2020 - 15:00

Minutes - 2020.10.12

Minutes - 2020.10.12

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
October 12, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

The FFA Reporter’s Chapter Scrapbook completed by Ashley Henneman was chosen as the State FFA Champion by the Iowa FFA Association.

The FFA Chapter fed over 80 individuals as part of its annual Harvest Appreciation “Feed our Farmers.”

Clear Touch Interactive Flat Panel training, which was postponed due to COVID-19, is be offered on Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Work has begun on the parking lot south of the Red Oak Early Childhood Center.  This project is being coordinated and funded by the Montgomery County Child Development Association.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, open enrollments, personnel considerations, and special education contracts with East Mills Community School District. Motion carried unanimously.

Return to Learn Plan Revisions

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to revise the Return to Learn Plan to limit the remote learning options to students with verified medical rationale or other extenuating circumstances.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to revise the Return to Learn Plan to require students and staff to wear face coverings throughout the school day except during lunch.  Motion carried unanimously.

District Level Investigator

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to appoint Justin Williams as the district’s Level 1 Investigator and Debbie Graber as the district’s alternate Level 1 Investigator.  Motion carried unanimously.

School Beyond School Field Trip

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to approve the School Beyond School fieldtrip to the Bellevue Berry Farm on October 17, 2020.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Continuation of the October 12, 2020 Meeting Minutes-Page2

Early Graduation Request

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the early graduation request of Jade Loftesness.  Motion carried unanimously.

Administrative Reports

Jane Chaillie reported that elementary pictures will be tomorrow.  FAST testing is completed with 94% of the students taking the assessment.  Fifty-three percent of the elementary students are proficient in the benchmark for literacy.  The buildings are still having connectivity issues.  Substitutes for teachers and para professionals are a struggle to find.

Nate Perrien reported that the Junior/Senior High School students have completed bench mark screenings. The scores were not as low as they were expected to be considering the COVID-19 closure.  Parents of students with failing grades each week are receiving an email regarding the issue.

Ron Lorenz asked for a board member to be the delegate to the Iowa Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly.  Kathy Walker volunteered to be Red Oak’s delegate.  The District will have a new web site with school board information which will include board member bios and photographs.  Mr. Lorenz will have a photographer come to an upcoming board meeting to take the photos.  Effective October 15,2020, restrictions will be relaxed at activities.  Attention will no longer be limited but all attendees will be required to wear masks and no food or drink will be allowed in the gym.

Closed Session

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to enter closed session at 7:39 p.m. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(a) and (i) 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 that governmental body’s possession or continued receipt of federal funds; and to evaluation the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exited closed session at 7:59 p.m.

Contract Release

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to release Donald Weed from his contract effective October 12, 2020.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, October 26, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                       Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Mon, 11/09/2020 - 15:01

Minutes - 2020.10.26

Minutes - 2020.10.26

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
October 26, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:03 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

All nine senior cross-country runners received Hawkeye 10 All Academic Honors.

The cross-country team participated in the state qualifying meet in Panora.  Baylor Bergren-4th place and Chloe DeVries-7th place qualified for the state meet in Fort Dodge on October 31, 2020.

Chloe DeVries was named KMA Athlete of the Week.

Madison Bruce, Isaac Hidalgo, Xavier Ross, and Jonah Wemhoff were selected to All State Choir.

Clark Spencer was named a 2020 National FFA Agri Science finalist.

Tess Mittag, Agriculture Instructor, was named the 2020 Teacher Turn the Key winner by the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators.

October is National Principals Month.  Superintendent Lorenz recognized Jane Chaillie, Elementary Principal, and Nate Perrien, Junior/Senior High School Principal.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollments, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Certified Enrollment Discussion

Superintendent Lorenz reported that the certified enrollment for Red Oak Community School District was 1036.58 students.  This is a decline of 2.58 students.  Schools in the Hawkeye 10 Conference all had declining enrollment.  The average decline for the conference was 27 students.

Virtual Learning on Inclement Weather Days

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve providing virtual learning on inclement weather days where there is no school.  Motion carried unanimously.

Hard Surface Road Bus Routes

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the hard surface bus route plan as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of the October 26, 2020 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Title 1 Curriculum

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the purchase of curriculum from Title 1 Funds as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Grant Matching Funds

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve matching funds for the Iowa West Foundation Program Grant to enhance the security at Red Oak Early Childhood Center and Inman Elementary School.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:53 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, November 9, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                       Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Mon, 11/09/2020 - 15:01

Minutes - 2020.11.09

Minutes - 2020.11.09

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet
November 9,2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. via phone/internet.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Chloe DeVries finished 77th and Baylor Bergren finished 24th at the state cross country meet.

The Volleyball team was Co Hawkeye 10 Champions and qualified for the state tournament for the second year in a row.  Lexi Johnson, Abbey Jones, Chloe DeVries, Liz Carbaugh,Tori Carrick represented the Tigers on the Hawkeye 10 All Conference Teams.

Lily Marsden, Abby Peterson, and Matthew Adams qualified for the Southwest Iowa Honor Band.

Clark Spencer received third place in the National FFA Agri Science contest.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Meetings Returning to All In-Person

Discussion regarding the board meetings returning to all in person meetings will be revisited at a later date due to the Covid concerns.

SBRC Application for OE Out not in Fall 2019

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the SBRC application for Open Enrollment Out not in Fall 2019 in the amount of $158,240.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

SBRC Application for ELL Beyond 5 Years

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker too approve the application for the ELL Beyond 5 Years in the amount of $20,157.28.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the regular meeting at 7:14 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

Continuations of November 9, 2020 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Board Secretary Deb Drey at 7:15 p.m.

Present

Directors:  Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Election of Officers

Director Walker nominated Bryce Johnson for the office of president.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to cease nominations and elect Director Johnson as president.  Motion carried 4-0 with Director Johnson abstaining.

Newly Elected Board President was given the Oath of Office by Board Secretary Deb Drey.

Director Walker nominated Roger Carlson for the office of vice president.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to cease nominations and elect Director Carlson as vice president.  Motion carried unanimously.

Newly Elected Board Vice President was given the Oath of Office by Board Secretary Deb Drey.

Board Secretary/Treasurer

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to appoint Deb Drey as Board Secretary/Treasurer.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to appoint Heidi Harris as Assistant Board Secretary/Treasurer.  Motion carried unanimously.

Legal Publication

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to designate The Red Oak Express as the District’s legal publication.  Motion carried unanimously.

Depositories/Limits

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to designate Houghton State Bank and Iowa Schools Joint Investment Trust with a limit of $25,000,000 as the District’s depositories.  Motion carried unanimously.

Legal Counsel

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to name Ahlers & Cooney PC and Brian Mensen as legal counsel.  Motion carried unanimously.

Meeting Dates & Time

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to schedule board meetings on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Committee Assignments

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to appoint the following committee assignments:

Red Oak Education Association Negotiations & Labor Management:  Director Carlson & Director DeVries

Red Oak Support Staff Association Negotiations & Labor Management:  Director Blackman & Director Johnson

School Improvement Advisory Committee:  Director Walker & Director DeVries

Policy Committee:  Director Walker & Director DeVries

Continuation of November 9, 2020 Meeting Minutes-Page 3

Facilities Committee:  Director Blackman & Director Carlson

Calendar Committee:  Director Walker

Technology Committee:  Director Blackman & Director Johnson

Montgomery County Conference Board:  Director Carlson

Boost 4 Families:  Director Walker

STEM Committee:  Director Johnson & Director Blackman.  Motion carried unanimously.

Ordering of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to order the agenda as has been done in the past with personnel considerations in the consent agenda.  Motion carried unanimously.

Reports & Other Announcements

Superintendent Lorenz updated the board on the building signage, the COVID positivity rate, and absenteeism. With the county positivity rate at 20.9% and absences over 10%, the district could apply for a waiver to go to a total virtual learning platform.  Superintendent Lorenz will start the waiver process.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the annual meeting at 8:15 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, November 23, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Via Phone/Internet

                                                                                   

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                       Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Wed, 11/11/2020 - 18:52

Minutes - 2020.11.11

Minutes - 2020.11.11

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location: Phone/Internet
November 11, 2020

 

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:00 p.m. via the internet/phone.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Provide Temporary Remote Learning

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to immediately transition to remote learning for 48 hours while we wait for the Department of Education decision and authorization on our request for two weeks of remote learning. If approved by the Department of Education, we will be remote learning until November 24, 2020.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 5:08 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, November 23, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                       Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Thu, 11/12/2020 - 15:34

Minutes- 2020.11.23

Minutes- 2020.11.23

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet

November 23, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. via phone/internet.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker, Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Assistant Board Secretary Heidi Harris.  Director Jackie DeVries was absent.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Red Oak Volleyball Team continues to win accolades and individual awards for its 2020-2021 season.  Red Oak’s FFA Chapter competed and placed 7th out of 19 at the Southwest District Soil Career Development Event.  A big shout out and thank you to Sue Timmerman who is in her 50th year of teaching and has the honor of saying that she has taught two generations of Tigers and their families since 1971.  Red Oak has also qualified for a CARES Grant for $19,565.58 thanks to Nate Perrien, Dr. Jane Chaillie, and Leanne Fluckey.  This will bring much needed funds to our district to assist in physical and mental health wellness resulting from the current pandemic.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Montgomery County Child Development Association Renovation of Two Rooms at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman regarding the renovation of Rooms 107 and 109 authorizing construction within the MCDA allotted budget.  Motion carried unanimously.

Streetlight Addition at Red Oak Early Childhood Center West Washington Parking Lot

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the addition of two streetlights to an existing pole at 204 West Washington parking Lot.  Motion carried unanimously.

Sale/Disposition of Webster and Bancroft Facilities

Discussion regarding the sale and other disposition of Webster and Bancroft Facilities included the selling, renting, donating, or razing of said facilities.  Discussion included selling of Bancroft to include razing with new construction or development with purchase.  Webster discussion included razing with new construction or/or development with purchase and renovation.

Continuation of November 23, 2020 Board Minutes page 2

Auction of Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment at Bancroft and Webster

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to auction furniture, fixtures, and equipment at the Bancroft/Webster buildings was approved with the stipulation of a reserve price for the boiler at Webster and excluding salvage rights.  Motion was carried unanimously.

Auction Services for Bancroft and Webster Facilities

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve Purple Wave Online Auction Services for the sale of furniture, fixtures, and equipment the Bancroft and Webster Facilities.  Motion was carried unanimously.

Purchase of Equipment and Curriculum Materials with Reimbursement from CARES Act Grant  

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the purchase of cardiovascular equipment to promote student and teacher wellness with reimbursement of CARES Grant by SW Iowa Regional Mental Health and Disability Services.  Motion was carried unanimously.

Bids for Padding/Netting at Jr/Sr HS Activity Center

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve bids for the purchase of padding the East half of the Activity Center and specialized netting for the East and West ends of the Activity Center.  Motion was carried unanimously.

Reports and Other Announcements

Dr. Jane Chaillie and Principal Nate Perrien both spoke regarding the progress of virtual learning resulting from the temporary suspension of face to face learning due to the increase in Covid cases among staff and students.  Both principals noted challenges and improvements with remote learning as well as a higher absenteeism rate amongst secondary students.

Board Member Requested Items

Director Blackman requested a report on current Covid 19 numbers for the District and how it could affect in-person teaching and District activities for December 15 meeting.  It was also noted by majority that if positivity rates were down; the Board Meeting be conducted in person with all board members present and virtual meeting available to the public in the Inman Lunch Room. 

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 7:57 p.m.  Motion was carried unanimously.

Continuation of November 23, 2020 Board Minutes page 3

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, December 14, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Inman Elementary via Phone/Internet.          

                                                                                    Board members present, Assistant Board

                                                                                    Secretary present.  All others present via                                                                                                              Phone/Internet

 

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________________                        _________________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                           Heidi Harris, Assistant Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:50

Minutes- 2020.12.14

Minutes- 2020.12.14

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

December 14, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Parents have been tremendous partners throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Their understanding and support have been greatly appreciated through these difficult situations.

Teachers have also stepped up as we have struggled to find substitutes. This is yet another example of how committed and professional the faculty is.

The District is halfway through our preliminary Marzano Focus Model training.

There has been a great deal of enthusiasm surrounding Individual Professional Development Plans at Inman Elementary.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes. monthly business reports, personnel considerations, and open enrollments.  Motion carried unanimously.

December 2020 Invoices

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to authorize the Board Secretary to pay December 2020 invoices prior to formal approval at the January 11, 2021 board meeting per Board Policy 705.3.  Motion carried unanimously.

Financial Work Session

Matthew Gillaspie of Piper Sandler & Co. reviewed district financial information and borrowing capacity. Mr. Gillaspie explained options the district has to increase borrowing capacity and prepay or refinance existing debt to reduce interest costs.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, January 11, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:41

Minutes- 2021.1.11

Minutes- 2021.1.11

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

January 11, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Classes have resumed after break without incident and things are going smoothly.

There have been two confirmed COVID-19 cases since returning from break and the Montgomery County positivity rate is under 20%.

Montgomery Public Health has completed the first phase of COVID-19 immunizations and is making plans to offer the vaccine to school employees.

Spectator limits have been lifted by the Governor at sporting events and activities.

Four Tiger Wrestlers placed at the Rollin Dyer Invitational Tournament with the team placing 10th out of 16 teams.

The online auction of the contents of Webster and Bancroft is nearing the end.  The buildings are expected to be cleared by January 27, 2021.

The District will receive a check from MidAmerican Energy for an energy efficiency rebate in the amount of $116,148. MidAmerican Energy anticipates a yearly savings of $54,000 on energy costs.

At this time, the Thought Exchange Survey has received 380 thoughts from the feedback of 373 district stakeholders. 

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, personnel considerations, and open enrollments.  Motion carried unanimously.

JSHS Condensing Unit

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the replacement of the condensing unit for the mini-split unit that serves the IT closet at the Junior/Senior High School.  Motion carried unanimously.

Ag/Ind Tech Sharing Agreement

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the 2020-2021 sharing agreement for Agriculture and Industrial Technology classes with Stanton Community Schools. Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of January 11, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

FFCRA Extension

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to extend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act until March 31, 2021 or congressional action, whichever comes first.  Motion carried unanimously.

First Reading of Board Policies 502.11 and 502.12

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the first reading of Board Policy 502.11 and Board Policy 502.12.  Motion carried unanimously.

E-Rate Internet Proposal

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the 5-year Mediacom Proposal for Internet and Transparent LAN through E-Rate.  Motion carried unanimously.

E-Rate Managed Services Proposal

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve a 1-year Riverside Technologies managed services proposal through E-Rate.  Motion carried unanimously.

Telephone Replacement

The Board directed Bob Deter, Technology Director, to pursue replacement of the District’s telephones.  Mr. Deter will bring proposals to the Board at a later date for Board action.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 7:49 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Exempt Session

The Board entered an exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy for upcoming contract discussions with the support staff and teachers’ units per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3).

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, January 25, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

_________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 01/12/2021 - 11:33

Minutes - 2021.1.27

Minutes - 2021.1.27

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

January 27, 2021

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson-via internet, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

There were 77 students on the Junior/Senior High School honor roll and 155 students on the high honor roll.

Josie McCunn was the first female wrestler to represent Red Oak at the girls’ state wrestling tournament.

Several wrestlers placed at the John J. Harris Tournament at Southwest Valley.

The Junior/Senior High School will host the Hawkeye 10 wrestling tournament for the second year in a row.

Both large group speech teams received 1 ratings and qualified for state.

COVID 19 staff vaccinations are scheduled to begin next week.

Visitors and Presentations

Deb Blomstedt, Red Oak Education Association President, presented a letter of intent to bargain.

SueAnn Crouse, Kelly Jones, and Jacki Viner updated the Board on the training and implementation of the Marzano Focused Growth and Evaluation Model.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and personnel considerations as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

At Risk/Drop Out Application

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the At Risk/Drop Out Application Modified Supplemental Amount of $270,065.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 502.11 & 502.12 Second Reading

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the second reading of Board Policy 502.11 and Board Policy 502.12.  Motion carried unanimously.

Licensed Employee Resignation Early Notice

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the early notice of license employee resignation pilot program as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

January 27, 2021 Meeting Minutes Continued-Page 2

ESSER II Funds Usage

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the purchase of interactive flat panels in the amount of $128,410.40 from ESSER II Funds.  Motion carried unanimously.

Return to 100% Face-to-Face Instruction Discussion

Ron Lorenz updated the Board regarding legislation about returning to 100% face to face instruction.  It is anticipated that action may be taken on this legislation this week or next week.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 6:28 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exempt Session

The Board entered an exempt session following adjournment to discuss negotiations strategy for upcoming contract discussions with the support and teacher units per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3).

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, February 8, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Sat, 01/30/2021 - 10:03

Minutes- 2021.2.1

Minutes- 2021.2.1

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet

February 1, 2021

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:00 p.m. via phone and internet.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker.

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Full Time, In-Person Instruction

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to return to full time, in-person instruction an suspend remote learning effective February 15, 2021.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 5:07 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, February 8, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Thu, 02/04/2021 - 14:05

Minutes-2021.2.22

Minutes-2021.2.22

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

February 22, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:31 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker (arrived at 5:38 p.m.), Jackie DeVries (via phone until arrival at 6:22 p.m.)

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Three members of the High School Boys’ bowling team were named to the 1-A All Western District Team:  Nate Ernst (1st Team), John Piper (1st Team), and Corbin Wolfe (2nd Team).

Corbin Wolfe placed 7th and received a medal at the Hawkeye 10 Bowling Tournament.

The Large Group Speech Improv group of Araina Brummett, Alexa McCunn, Cami Porter, and Mya Southwell received All-State Honors.

The high school musical, “Working,” has performances scheduled for the weekend of February 26-28.

Presentation

Paul Beetner of Nolte, Cornman, & Johnson presented the results of the Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Audit and answered board members’ questions.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollment requests, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY 20 Financial Audit

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the FY20 Financial Audit Report.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 School Calendar Parameters

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2021-2022 School Calendar Parameters as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

E-Rate Cabling Project

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the E-Rate Cabling Project at the Junior/Senior High School STEAM area and Inman Elementary School.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of February 22, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Disposition of Webster and Bancroft Buildings

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to hold a public hearing on the disposition of the Webster and Bancroft Buildings.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 100 Series

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of the Board Policy 100 Series.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 705.1R

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of Board Policy 705.1R-Purchasing and Bidding Protest Procedure.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policies 405.3, 405.4, 405.5

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the first reading of Board Policy 405.3-Employee Complaints, 405.4- Dishonesty, and 405.5-Cooperation in Investigations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Postage Machine Lease

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the lease with Quadient Lease for a postage machine.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exempt Session

The Board entered an exempt session per Iowa Code section 20.17(3) to discuss negotiations strategy at 6:31 p.m. and exited exempt session at 8:00 p.m.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, March 8, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:30

Minutes-2021.3.8 Regular

Minutes-2021.3.8 Regular

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

March 8, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:31 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda, removing item 6.2.4, with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Congratulations to Tim and Terra Marsden, the cast, and the crew of the High School musical, Working, which was a huge success.

Nine individuals participated in the District Individual Speech Contest and all qualified for the State Individual Speech Contest.

Four members of the High School Boys’ Basketball team were named to the Red Oak Express All-Area team and two members received Hawkeye 10 All-Conference honors.

Two members of the High School Girls’ Basketball team received Hawkeye 10 All-Conference honors.

Inman Elementary received a grant from Delta Dental to install a new Elkway water-filling station through their “Rethink Your Drink” program.

Presentations

Curt Adams and Kristina Chilton, members of the Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) Review Committee, discussed proposed revisions to the TLC plan.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented, including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, open enrollment requests, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 100 Series

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the second reading of Board Policy 100 Series.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 705.1

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the second reading of Board Policy 705.1-Purchasing and Bidding Protest Procedure.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of March 8, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Board Policy 405.3, 405.4, 405.5

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the second reading of Board Policy 405.3-Employee Complaints, 405.4-Dishonesty, and 405.5-Cooperation in Investigations.  Motion carried unanimously.

SIAC Committee Members

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the 2020-2021 School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) members as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Audit Proposal

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the audit proposal for FY21, FY22, and FY23 from Nolte, Cornmann, & Johnson PC.  Motion carried unanimously.

Teacher Leadership & Compensation Plan

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the updated Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) plan as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 6:15 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exempt Session

The Board of Directors entered an exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy for upcoming contract discussions with support and teacher units per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3).

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, March 22, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

 

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 03/16/2021 - 07:31

Minutes-2021.3.8 Special

Minutes-2021.3.8 Special

Red Oak Community School District

Special Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

March 8, 2021

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Closed Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)a

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to enter closed session at 5:02 p.m. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)a “to review or discuss whether to conduct a hearing to determine whether to suspend or expel student(s).  Motion carried unanimously.

Exited Closed Session at 5:29 p.m.

Student Disciplinary

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to expel the student through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the special meeting at 5:30 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, March 22, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 03/16/2021 - 07:29

Minutes - 2021.3.22

Minutes - 2021.3.22

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

March 22, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman-via internet, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Department of Education released state graduation and drop-out data.  Red Oak’s 4-year cohort graduation rate was 95% which was 3.2% higher than the state average and the 5-year cohort rate was 96.2% which is 2.4% above the state average.

Exterior signage has been installed on most of the district’s buildings.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Budget Hearing

President Johnson opened the public hearing for the FY22 Budget at 5:35 p.m.  School Business Official Deb Drey presented information regarding the budget.  There were no questions/comments regarding the budget.  President Johnson declared the public hearing closed at 5:40 p.m.

2021-2022 School Calendar Public Hearing

President Johnson opened the public hearing regarding the 2021-2022 school calendar at 5:40 p.m. Superintendent Ron Lorenz presented the calendar.  There were no questions/comments regarding the 2021-2022 school calendar.  President Johnson closed the public hearing at 5:43 p.m.

MCCDA Playground Construction

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to allow Montgomery County Child Development Association to construct a fenced play area at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Budget

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the FY22 Budget as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of March 22, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

FY22 Budget Adjustment Resolution

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the FY22 Budget Adjustment Resolution.  Motion carried unanimously.

TLC Site-Based Council

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Teacher Leadership Compensation Site-Based Council as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

21-22 School Calendar

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2021-2022 school calendar as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Iowa Education Energy Group Pool

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the resolution and agreement to join the Iowa Education Energy Group Pool to provide natural gas.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Health Insurance Plans and Renewal Rates

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve health insurance plans and renewal rates for eligible employees for FY22.  Motion carried unanimously.

Frontline Education Renewals

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the renewal of Frontline Education renewals for Time and Attendance, Absence Management, and Frontline Central.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 6:13 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exempt Session

The Board entered an exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy for upcoming contract discussions with support and teacher units per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3).

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, April 12, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 03/23/2021 - 13:23

Minutes - 2021.3.30 Special

Minutes - 2021.3.30 Special

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet

March 30, 2021

 

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Roger Carlson at 5:00 p.m. via the phone/internet.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda as presented including open enrollment and personnel considerations.  Motion carried unanimously.

ROEA Master Contract

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the 2021-2023 Master Contract and issue 2021-2022 teacher contracts.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Johnson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 5:03 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, April 12, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 03/31/2021 - 14:22

Minutes - 2021.4.12

Minutes - 2021.4.12

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

April 12, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman (via internet due to child’s event), Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries (via internet due to child’s event), Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

The High School National Honor Society inducted 19 new members on March 29, 2021.

The FFA held its annual banquet on March 23, 2021.  Several members were honored.

Five members of the FFA competed and received placed in the Iowa FFA Agri-science Fair on March 30, 2021.

The first track meet using the Fully Automated Timing system was a success.

Visitors and Presentations

Jane Chaillie, Leanne Fluckey, Nate Perrien, and Justin Williams reported on the School Improvement Advisory Committee meeting on March 24, 2021.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda, removing item 5.5.2, including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, personnel considerations, and operational sharing agreements.  Motion carried unanimously.

Discussion on the Disposition of Webster and Bancroft

There was discussion on possible requirements and the process for proposals regarding the disposition of the Webster and Bancroft Buildings; determining a meeting date to hear proposals; and determining a public hearing date.

Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the resolution adopting the Montgomery County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation plan for the Red Oak Community School District as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Montgomery County Ag Society Partnership

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the partnership agreement between the Montgomery County Agricultural Society and the Red Oak Community School District as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of April 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

West Central Pre School Agreement

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agreement with West Central Community Action Pre School for 2021-2022 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing Resolution

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the resolution to hold a public hearing on the property exchange with the City of Red Oak on April 26, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 Supplemental Contracts

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to issue supplemental contracts for coaches and sponsors for the 2021-2022 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

ROSSA 2021-2023 Master Contract

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the Red Oak Support Staff Association 2021-2023 Master Contract and issuance of letters of employment.  Motion carried unanimously.

Virtual Classrooms/Conference Rooms

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to use Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds (ESSER) II funds to create virtual classrooms/conference rooms.  Motion carried unanimously.

IES Security Cameras

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to use ESSER II funds to install security cameras at Inman Elementary School.  Motion carried unanimously.

IES Playground Equipment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to use ESSER II funds to purchase playground equipment at Inman Elementary School.  Motion carried unanimously.

Passenger Van

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to use ESSER II funds to purchase a passenger van.  Motion carried unanimously.

Administrative Center HVAC Unit

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to use ESSER II funds to replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning unit at the district administrative center.  Motion carried unanimously.

Marzano Coaching for Observers

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to use ESSER II funds to purchase Side-by-Side Marzano Coaching for Observers.  Motion carried unanimously.

Summer School Expansion

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to use ESSER II/ESSER III funds to expand summer school offerings, provide teachers an additional $1,500 incentive serve, and pay para-professionals and other support staff. Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of April 12, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 3

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, April 26, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Thu, 04/15/2021 - 09:27

Minutes - 2021.4.14 Special

Minutes - 2021.4.14 Special

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

April 14, 2021

 

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:05 p.m. via phone/internet.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

State Auditor Engagement Letter

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the engagement letter authorizing the Office of the State Auditor of the State of Iowa to review the finances and operations of the FFA program.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 5:08 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, April 26, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Thu, 04/15/2021 - 09:29

Minutes - 2021.4.26

Minutes - 2021.4.26

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

April 26, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Roger Carlson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman via internet, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries via internet, Bryce Johnson via internet, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Public Hearing on Conveyance of Real Property

Vice President Carlson opened the public hearing on the conveyance of real property at 5:30 p.m.  There were no comments.  Vice President Carlson closed the public hearing at 5:31 p.m.

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Johnson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Sixteen FFA members attended the FFA State Leadership Conference and did well in contests.

Chloe DeVries was named a 2021 Iowa Governor’s Scholar.

The girls’ tennis team is undefeated after six competitions.

The boys’ track distance medley team has posted the second fastest time in class 2A.

The Annual George Maher Clean Up and Community Service Day will be on April 28.

Summer school plans are progressing, a number of teachers and para-professionals have committed to serve.

Visitors and Presentations

Tess Mittag, Vocational Agriculture Instructor, presented information on the recent FFA Leadership Conference, state contests, and upcoming activities.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, open enrollment, personnel considerations, special education contract, and operational sharing agreement.  Motion carried unanimously.

Disposition of Bancroft, Webster, and Vacant Lot

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Johnson to approve the disposition plan for Bancroft, Webster, and the vacant lot as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exchange of Real Property Resolution

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the resolution for the exchange of real property with the City of Red Oak.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 Non-Bargaining Staff Contracts

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the issuance of non-bargaining employee contracts for 2021-2022 as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuance of April 26, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Restricting Concurrent Enrollment Offerings

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Johnson to approve restricting concurrent enrollment course offerings to specific classes.  Motion carried unanimously.

First Reading Board Policies 201-205

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the first reading of Board Policy Series 201 through 205.  Motion carried unanimously.

ESSER Funds Used for Summer School

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the use of ESSER II Funds for summer school.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 Specialty Underwriters Renewal

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the renewal of Special Underwriters Equipment Maintenance Insurance Policy for 2021-2022.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Johnson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 6:15 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, May 10, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 04/27/2021 - 14:13

Minutes - 2021.5.10

Minutes - 2021.5.10

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

May 10, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Deb Blomstedt was recognized as “A Favorite or Most Influential Teacher” by the Iowa Governor’s Scholar Program.

The Girls’ Tennis Team finished the regular season undefeated and are unofficially ranked #4 in Class 1A.

The High School Chorus and Band gave outstanding performances in recent spring concerts.

iJAG students competed in the virtual Iowa Career Development Conference and “Build My Future.”  They have also been busy with community service projects.

FY21 Budget Amendment Public Hearing

President Johnson opened the Public Hearing on the FY21 Budget Amendment at 5:35 p.m.  There were no public comments.  President Johnson closed the public hearing at 5:39 p.m.

School Board Recognition

Mr. Lorenz recognized the Board of Directors for the work that they do and presented each with a certificate of appreciation.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, personnel considerations, and use of ESSER funds. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policies 201-205 2nd Reading

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the second reading of Board Policies 201 through 205.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY21 Budget Amendment

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the FY21 Budget Amendment as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

Class of 2021 Graduation List

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the graduation list for the Class of 2021 contingent on completing all requirements.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Continuation of May 10, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

SWCC Educational Services Contracts

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Southwestern Community College Educational Services Contracts for 2021-2022.  Motion carried unanimously.

JSHS Course Handbook

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the Junior/Senior High School Course Handbook as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 School Calendar Revisions

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the revisions to the 2021-2022 school calendar as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 iJAG Renewal

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to renew the partnership with iJAG for the 2021-2022 school year.  Motion passed 4-0 with Director Walker abstaining.

Rescind Letter of Engagement with State Auditor

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to rescind the letter of engagement with the State Auditor’s Office to conduct an audit of the FFA Activity Fund.  Motion carried unanimously.

Letter of Engagement with King, Reinsch, Prosser and Company

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the letter of engagement with King, Reinsch, Prosser and Company to conduct an audit of the FFA Activity Account.  Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i)

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to enter closed session at 6:31 p.m. per Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i) to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session per section 21.5(1)(a) of the Iowa code to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential.  Motion carried unanimously.

Exited closed session at 7:19 p.m.

Adjournment

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, May 24, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 05/12/2021 - 10:32

Minutes - 2021.5.24

Minutes - 2021.5.24

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

May 24, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

The High School production of “Working” will receive several awards at the 2021 Iowa High School Music Theater Awards on July 9.

Four Inman Elementary students’ achievement sticker designs were among the 25 winners for Iowa State Education Association’s Design-A-Decal Contest.

The High School track teams had outstanding seasons. Several athletes ended their season at the state track meet.

The girls’ tennis team qualified for the state team tournament and a doubles team qualified for the individual state tournament.

The girls’ golf team is competing in the regional golf tournament.

The FFA hosted ACRES DAY for first graders with 8 different agricultural related stations.

The district was designated at the Montgomery County YMCA’s “Business of the Quarter.”

Presentations

Greg Frost and Sheila Frost from OPAA presented information regarding their food service management company and their food offerings.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including open enrollment requests, personnel considerations, and use of ESSER funds.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Food Service Management Services

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to award the FY22 food service management contract to OPAA! Food Management Inc.  Motion carried unanimously.

iJAG Field Trip

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the iJAG field trip to the Open-Door Mission on May 25, 2021.  Motion carried unanimously.

Assistant Baseball Coach

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve hiring an assistant baseball coach for the 2020-2021 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of May 24, 2021 Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Dental, Life, AD&D, and LTD Insurances

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve dental, life, AD&D, and long-term disabilities insurances with the Standard Insurance Company for the 2021-2022 year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Virtual Classrooms/Conference Rooms

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to accept the bid from Kansas City Audio Visual to create dedicated virtual classrooms/conference rooms at Inman Elementary School and the Junior/Senior High School.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 7:06 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, June 14, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 05/26/2021 - 08:26

Minutes - 2021.6.1

Minutes - 2021.6.1

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Phone/Internet

June 1, 2021

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Roger Carlson at 7:00 a.m. via the internet/phone.

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including personnel considerations.

Document Cameras

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the bid from KCAV for document cameras to replace outdated equipment in classrooms in the amount of $26,989.05.  Motion carried unanimously.

Chrome Books Purchase

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the bid from GovConnection, Inc. for additional Chrome Books in the amount of $91,701.00.  Motion carried unanimously.

Digital Network Infrastructure

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the bid from RTI to optimize the digital network in the amount of $10,243.94.  Motion carried unanimously.

Update Cabling

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the bid from RTI in the amount of $65,339.03 to update the CAT6/CAT6a internet cable at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center, Inman Elementary School, and the Junior/Senior High School.  Motion carried unanimously.

Admin Center HVAC

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the bid from Allensworth Heating and Cooling in the amount of $50,200.00 to replace the HVAC system at the Administrative Center.  Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:05 a.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of June 1, 2021, Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, June 14, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Roger Carlson, Vice President                                               Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Wed, 06/02/2021 - 10:49

Minutes- 2021. 6. 28

Minutes- 2021. 6. 28

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary/ Phone/Internet

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

June 28, 2021

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:30 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present

Directors: Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson

Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools

Girls Tennis Coach Zoey Baker was named the KMA Tennis Coach of the Year.

The first session of summer school was a success.

After the hiring of an elementary teacher tonight, all staff positions are filled for the 2021-2022 school year.

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, personnel considerations, and use of ESSER funds.  Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy Series 206-209

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the second reading of Board Policy Series 206 through 209.  Motion carried unanimously.

Registration Fees for 2021-2022

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to approve the registration fees for the 2021-2022 school year as $35 for grades K-6 and $55 for grades 7-12.  Motion carried unanimously.

Meal Prices for 2021-2022

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve a five cent increase to all meal prices for the 2021-2022 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Public Hearing Date

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to approve the resolution setting a public hearing on the disposal of property to be July 12, 2021.  Motion carried unanimously.

Proficiency Standards

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the proficiency standards for Senior Year Plus Programs as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

IES Flooring Replacement

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to approve the replacement flooring bid from Kelly’s Carpets in the amount of $225,765.  Motion carried unanimously.

Continuation of June 28, 2021, Meeting Minutes-Page 2

Passenger Van Purchase

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to pre-approve the purchase of a twelve- passenger used van from Rent-A-Van not to exceed $35,000.  Motion carried unanimously.

Property & Casualty Insurance Renewal

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the renewal of the district’s property and casualty insurance for FY22 with United Group.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Fuel Bid

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to approve the FY22 fuel bid from United Farmers Cooperative.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Pest Control Bid

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the FY22 pest control bid from Sellers Pest Control.  Motion carried unanimously.

FY22 Sanitation Bid

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the FY22 sanitation bid from Batten Sanitation.  Motion carried unanimously.

2021-2022 Superintendent Contract

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve three-year contract with a 2.51% package increase for the superintendent beginning the 2021-2022 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to enter closed session per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i) to review and discuss records authorized to be kept confidential and to evaluate individuals whose appointment or hiring is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to those individuals’ reputations and those persons having requested a closed session at 5:59 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously. 

Exited Closed Session at 6:13 p.m. 

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 6:13 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Monday, July 12, 2021 – 5:30 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary/Phone/Internet

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                        Deb Drey, Board Secretary

vanmetert@rosc… Tue, 06/29/2021 - 11:12

2019-20 BOARD MINUTES

2019-20 BOARD MINUTES

Click on the meeting date from the list below to view the meeting minutes from the 2019-20 Red Oak Community School Board Meetings.

 

Jen@iowaschool… Mon, 10/05/2020 - 14:44

Minutes - 2019.07.08

Minutes - 2019.07.08

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
Red Oak Inman Primary Campus
July 8,2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Kathy Walker at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Primary Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Alan Spencer, Tess Mittag, and Tom Messinger received awards from the Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators.

Spencer and Mittag attended professional development out of state.

Two FFA members traveled to Fairbanks, Alaska.

Visitors Address Board
Tom Solt and Steve Thomas addressed the Board regarding transportation issues during the 2018-2019 school year.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the consent agenda including June 24 meeting minutes, business reports, and open enrollment requests. Motion carried unanimously.

Pest Control Bid
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to accept the pest control bid from Sellers Pest Control for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Fuel Bid
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the United Farmers Cooperative bid for gas, diesel, and propane for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Snow Removal Bid
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to accept the snow removal bid from Green Tree Company for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Trash Disposal Bid
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the trash disposal bid from Batten Sanitation for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session per Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)(i) and 21.5(1)(a)
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to enter closed session per Section 21.5(1)(i) of the Iowa Code to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session and per section 21.5(1)(a) of the Iowa Code to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential at 7:22 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Exited Closed Session at 7:31 p.m.

Transportation Director Contract Renewal
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to not renew Transportation Director Diana Wesbrook’s contract for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Shared Transportation Director
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to share a Transportation Director with Sidney Community School District .2 FTE for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Shared Human Resources
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to share Human Resources Director with East Mills Community School District .2 FTE for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Bus Driver Incentives
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to provide a $50 stipend per month for people that hold a valid CDL license and drive the bus at least once per month during the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

RTI Service for Jr/Sr High School
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the Riverside Technologies Inc. bid to provide programming and configuration of switches and servers at the Junior/Senior High School. Motion carried unanimously.

Auction Advertisement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to advertise personal property items for auction in the newspaper. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Hiring of Accounting Clerk will be on next agenda.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the resignation of Amy Confer as Middle School Student Council Co-Sponsor effective at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the resignation of Christy Rea as Middle School Student Council Co-Sponsor. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Carlson to add 15 extended days to the 2019-2020 contract for Leanne Fluckey. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to issue contracts to the Home School Assistance teachers for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Termination of the Before/After School Para Professionals will be on the next agenda.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the hire of Brittany Wiig as an Elementary Special Education Instructor for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Reports
Several teachers are attending Math Training this summer.

The superintendent and principals will be attending some of the SAI Conference.

Board Member Requested Items
Listing of the positions with extended days on their contracts.

Goal setting meeting.

Financial picture of where the construction project is at time of completion.

Possible Grand Opening for students and parents to visit the Jr/Sr High School before school starts and dedication/unveiling when new gym is complete.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 8:08 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, July 22, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Primary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                             Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

Jen@iowaschool… Mon, 10/05/2020 - 14:46

Minutes - 2019.07.22

Minutes - 2019.07.22

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Primary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Primary Campus
July 22,2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Primary Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Mark Johnson, Bryce Johnson by phone due to a trip
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
None to report

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollments as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Consortium Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the 2019-2020 Consortium Agreement with Council Bluffs Community School District. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 506.5 and 506.5R1
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the first reading of Board Policy 506.5 Graduation Requirements and 506.5R1 Graduation Requirements Regulation. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Head Start Pre School Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the 2019-2020 Head Start Agreement with West Central Community Action. Motion carried unanimously.

Tennis Court Resurfacing
This item will be on the next agenda.

Inman Primary Playground Removal
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the bid from Green Tree to remove Inman Primary School playground equipment and haul rock away in the amount of $9,800. Motion carried unanimously.

Social Worker Sharing Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the sharing agreement for a social worker with Green Hills Area Education Association for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Taher Extension
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the 2019-2020 Food Service Extension with Taher, Inc. Motion carried unanimously.

Russ Benda Field PA System
This item will be on the next agenda.

Good Conduct Policy
This item will be on the next agenda with student handbooks.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve contracts for the Before/After School Para Professionals for the 2019-2020 school year through the opening of the daycare with a twenty-five cents per hour increase. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the resignation of Frank Hidalgo Para Professional effective at the end of the 2019-2019 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the resignation of Tristin Johnson as High School Softball Head Coach effective at the end of the 2018-2019 season. Motion passed 3-0 with Director Bryce Johnson not voting due to a loss of telephone connection.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the resignation of Douglas Moore as bus driver effective immediately. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve hiring Joshua Kippley as the Junior High Student Council Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve hiring Kendall Candor as Junior High Football Assistant Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve hiring Margaret Sondag as TLC Lead Teacher for 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Hiring of the Central Office Accounting Clerk will be on the next meeting agenda.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve a contract for Tammi VanMeter for the 2019-2020 with a rate of $16.00 per hour. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve a $9,000 stipend to be added to the contract of Adam Wenberg, Director of Maintenance, as long as a sharing agreement is in place. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:58 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, August 12, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Primary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:23

Minutes - 2019.07.25

Minutes - 2019.07.25

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Central Office
Red Oak Inman Primary Campus
July 25, 2019

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 12:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Community School District Central Office Board Room.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Mark Johnson, and Kathy Walker by phone due to a trip
Jr/Sr High School Principal Nate Perrien, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve hiring Valerie Tracy as Central Office Accounting Clerk at a rate of $16.00 per hour. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 12:02 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, August 12, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Primary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:21

Minutes - 2019.08.07

Minutes - 2019.08.07

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Central Office Meeting Room
August 7, 2019

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Kathy Walker at 12:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Central Office meeting room.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Washington Early Childhood Center Fencing
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to accept the bid from Elkhorn Fence Company in the amount of $11,801.00. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 12:09 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, August 12, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Primary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:19

Minutes - 2019.08.12

Minutes - 2019.08.12

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
Red Oak Inman Primary Campus
August 12, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Primary Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker, Bret Blackman arrived at 7:17 p.m. due to travel from work
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda
Motions by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda including minutes from July 22, 2019 and July 25, 2019, and monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

Open Enrollment Requests
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the Open Enrollment request for Kindergartener Bentley Sheppard from East Mills Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to deny the Open Enrollment request for 4th Grader Riley VanHoose to Clayton Ridge-Iowa Virtual Academy for the 2019-2020 school year due to being outside the deadline. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the Open Enrollment request for 7th Grader Benjamin Smith from Red Oak Community School District to Clayton Ridge-Iowa Virtual Academy for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the Open Enrollment request for 5th Grader Tanner Grammar from Villisca Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the Open Enrollment request for 5th Grader Gage Graham from Villisca Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the Open Enrollment request for 11th Grader Kaden Grammar from Villisca Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the Open Enrollment request for 12th Grader Hunter Graham from Villisca Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the Open Enrollment request for 6th Grader Geno DeMasi from East Mills Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the Open Enrollment request for 4th Grader Lucy DeMasi from East Mills Community School District to Red Oak Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Student Handbooks
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the 2019-2020 Elementary and Secondary Student Handbooks with the addition of the Board Policy 503.3 definition of expulsion, vaping added to the offense matrix, and expulsion added as a penalty on the appropriate offenses. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Good Conduct Policy
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the 2019-2020 Good Conduct Policy as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 506.5 & 506.5R1
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the second reading of Board Policy 506.5 and 506.5R1. Motion carried unanimously.

Tennis Court Resurfacing
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the bid from Midwest Tennis and Track in the amount of $37,850.00 for resurfacing the tennis courts. Motion carried unanimously.

Boyd Jones Contract Amendment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve an amendment with Boyd Jones Construction Company to add work for Washington Intermediate/Red Oak Early Childhood Center pending approval by the District’s legal counsel. Motion carried unanimously.

Football/Track Public Address System
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the bid of Bonsall TV Inc in the amount of $34,244.73 for the public address system at Russ Benda Field. Motion carried unanimously.

Substitute Rates
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve substitute rates of pay as follows: Teacher Substitute Rates will remain the same, $120.00 per day and $153.00 after 10 days in same position for Long Term; Substitute Bus Driver Route $14.00 per hour; Substitute Bus Driver Activity Route $12.00 per hour; Substitute Para Professionals $9.00 per hour; and Substitute Secretary $9.71 per hour. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 SAM Agreement
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to renew the SAM Agreement for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Fire Sprinkler Inspection Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the bid from Ahern Fire in the amount of $1,685.00 to provide inspections of the fire sprinkler systems at the Junior/Senior High School and Inman Elementary for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Edify and Write to Learn Assessments
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the purchase of Edify and Write to Learn Assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Playground Concrete
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the bid from Viner Construction in the amount of $37,557.00 for concrete work at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to hire Kennedy Candor as a Junior High Volleyball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the resignation of Rylie Rohrer as Para Professional and Junior High Girls Basketball Coach effective July 19, 2019. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the resignation of Kevin Herrick as Computer Hardware Technician effective August 30, 2019. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, August 26, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Primary Media Center
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Primary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                             Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:16

Minutes - 2019.08.15

Minutes - 2019.08.15

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Community School District
Central Office
August 15, 2019

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 5:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Community School District Central Office.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Rescind Resignation/Amend Contract
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to rescind the acceptance of the resignation of Kevin Herrick and amend the 2019-2020 contract to $55,000 per year effective 8/15/2019. Motion carried unanimously.

Inter Tech Building Purchase Offer
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the addendum to extend the purchase offer until September 10, 2019 for the Inter Tech Building as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 5:19 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, August 26, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:15

Minutes - 2019.08.26

Minutes - 2019.08.26

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
August 26, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
First day of school went smoothly considering all that happened over the summer.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda consisting of meeting minutes, business reports, and an open enrollment request as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Early Childhood Center Bid Documents
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the specifications and bid documents as presented for the renovation of the Red Oak Early Childhood Center. Motion carried unanimously.

Inter Tech Property Purchase
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to amend the purchase offer for the Inter Tech property to include: decrease accepted purchase price by $4500 and District will be responsible for the north septic system, seller will hold in escrow 1.5 times cost of updating the south septic system, and District will cooperate with the 1031 Exchange. Motion carried unanimously.

Early Childhood Center Dirt Work
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to accept the bid of $8500 from Green Tree to do dirt work at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center in preparation of installation of concrete and fencing. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Board Goals
Discussion on process for the Board to set goals for the 2019-2020 school year. More information and possible action will be on the next agenda.

Extended Contract Days
Information was shared on certified staff with extended contract days and the cost. This was an informational item only.

Daycare Center Update
Director Kathy Walker shared updated information regarding the Daycare Center. This was an informational item only.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to accept the resignation of John Hewett from the Middle School Instrumental Music Supplemental Contracts. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve issuing Junior/Senior High School Instrumental Contracts to John Hewett for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the resignation of Kendall Candor as Junior High Assistant Football Coach. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to issue a contract to Kendall Candor as Junior High School Head Football Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve hiring Weston Rolenc as a volunteer Cross Country Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to hire Chelsie Helm as a para professional for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to hire Angela Kruse as a para professional for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to hire Miranda Vannausdle as a para professional for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to adjourn the meeting at 8:53 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, September 9, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:13

Minutes - 2019.09.09

Minutes - 2019.09.09

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
September 9, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The Board recognized volunteers who helped this summer with cake and punch.

Mindy Riibe, Taher, presented the August Board Bites.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, business reports, and open enrollment requests as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Board Goals
Presentations were made by secondary and elementary staff about building assessments, academic plans, and possible building goals. The Board will take time to process the information and determine Board goals at the next meeting. This item will be put on the next agenda.

10 Passenger Vans Purchase
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to pursue the purchase of two 10-passenger vans. Motion carried unanimously.

Transportation Discussion
Tom Messinger presented information about the current transportation issues. With a shortage of bus drivers, it may be necessary to make some changes to the district’s transportation policy.

Facilities Update
The District has closed on the property at 604 S Broadway. The septic system must be up-dated and a holding tank put in place by October 10, 2019.

Maintenance/Transportation Position
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to advertise for a maintenance/transportation position. Motion carried unanimously.

Transportation Substitutes Contracts
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to issue substitute transportation contracts to Robert Peterson, Michelle Cockburn, Rosanne Vorhies, Nathan Perrien, and Tammi VanMeter. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the resignation of Andrea Spencer as Home School Assistance Program Assistant effective immediately. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to issue a contract to Mark Erickson as Senior High School Student Council Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 9:09 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, September 23, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:11

Minutes - 2019.09.23

Minutes - 2019.09.23

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
September 23, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria. The Public Hearing on Red Oak Community District Early Childhood Center Renovation Project was opened by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. There were no public or written comments. President Johnson declared the hearing closed at 7:06 p.m.

Present
Directors: Mark Johnson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker, Roger Carlson
Superintendent Tom Messinger

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Principal Nate Perrien reported Good News from Paul Fish Cross Country Invitational that was held on Monday September 16th, 2019 at the Red Oak Country Club

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Walker Carlson to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollments as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Goals: This item will be on the next agenda.

Deliberation of Public Comments
There was no discussion of deliberation since there was no public or written comments.

Early Childhood Center Renovation Project
Motion by Director Walker and second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the Resolution formally approving and adopting the plans specifications, form of contract and estimated cost of the Early Childhood Center Renovation package. Motion carried unanimously.

Early Childhood Center Project Resolution
Motion by Director Carlson and second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the Resolution awarding the bid on the Early Childhood Center Renovation Package. Motion carried unanimously.

Red Oak Early Childhood Center Update
Director Kathy Walker gave updates on Red Oak Early Childhood Center.

Special Education Supplement Allowable Growth
Motion by Director Walker and second by Director Carlson to approve the Special Education Supplement Request for allowable growth in the amount of $209,383.94. Motion carried unanimously.

Limited English Proficiency Allowable Growth
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson and second by Director Walker to approve the Limited English Proficiency request for allowable growth in the amount of $44,225.67 Motion carried unanimously.

Griswold Community Schools Transportation Contracts
Motion by Director Carlson and second by Director Walker to approve contracts with Griswold Community School District for transportation of special needs students and transportation to activities for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

East Mills Community School District Transportation Contract
Motion by Director Carlson and second by Director Walker to approve the contract with East Mills Community School District to transport special needs students for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

School Beyond School Field Trip
Motion by Director Walker and second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the School Beyond School field trip to the zoo on October 26, 2019. Motion carried unanimously.

New substitute model at the JR/SR. High School
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson and second by Director Walker to approve the Junior/Senior High School Substitute model as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Holding tank at 604 S Broadway St
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to accept the bid from Professional Waste Water Services Inc. in the amount of $10,978.40 for installing a holding tank at 604 S Broadway St property. Motion carried 3-0 with Director Carlson abstaining.

Transportation Radio System
This item will be on the next agenda.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Carlson and second by Director Walker to approve a to Debra Graber contract for Safety Patrol Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker and second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve a contract to Jewell Moore as TLC Mentor Teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker and second by Director Carlson to approve a contract to Meshell Billings as TLC mentor teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 8:11 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting:      Monday, October 14, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                         Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                         Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                             Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:04

Minutes - 2019.10.03

Minutes - 2019.10.03

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Central Office Conference Room
Red Oak Central Office
October 3, 2019

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Pro-Tem Roger Carlson at 5:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Central Office Conference Room.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman by phone due to work; Roger Carlson; Bryce Johnson; Mark Johnson by phone due to trip
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Mark Johnson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
None

Transportation Radio System
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Mark Johnson to accept the bid from Bi-State Electronics for transportation radios, vehicle boosters, and handheld radios in the amount of $14,248. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Mark Johnson to hire Eldon Stieverson as a bus driver for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 5:05 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, October 14, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:09

Minutes - 2019.10.14

Minutes - 2019.10.14

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
October 14, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:02 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bryce Johnson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
There was no good news shared.

Presentations:
Mindy Riibe from Taher Inc. presented the September 2019, Board Bites.

Matt Gillaspie from Piper Jaffrey updated the Board on the financial position of the District, bonding capacity, and changes to Local Option Sales Tax.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, business reports, and open enrollments as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

2019-2020 Board Goals
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2019-2020 Board Goals as follows:
Climate and Culture: The District will work to improve climate and culture in all our schools through increased student and teacher engagement and improved communication.
Academic Growth: Each student will show growth in our assessment data. The percent of students engaged in authentic educational opportunities aligned with their career and academic plans will increase.
Professional Development: The District will support all staff with needs based professional development by providing appropriate resources and tools to improve student outcomes.
Facilities and Maintenance: The District will update the facilities plan and maintenance schedule with a budget for both short-term and long-term needs.
Motion carried unanimously.

Bancroft School Disposal
Consensus was to have the attorney begin the process to dispose of the Bancroft School and put this item on the next agenda.

IASB Legislative Resolutions
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve Standards and Accountability; Preschool; Mental Health; and Supplemental State Aid as the IASB Legislative Resolutions for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

East Mills Special Education Contract
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2019-2020 Special Education Contract with East Mills as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve hiring Joshua Kippley as the Assistant Baseball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to hire Kennedy Candor as Junior High Girls Basketball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to hire Marvin Lewis as a bus driver pending the successful completion of the driving test for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to hire Macy Vanderhoof as a Para-Professional at Inman Elementary School for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Hiring of a Junior/Senior High School Para-Professional will be placed on the next agenda.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 9:44 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, October 28, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                             Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:07

Minutes - 2019.10.28

Minutes - 2019.10.28

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
October 28, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Vice President Kathy Walker at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman (arrived at 7:08 p.m. due to travel), Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Seven FFA members attended the Greenhand Fire Up Camp on October 8, 2019.

Ten FFA members attended the Northwest Missouri State University Ag Department’s Career Development Event and participated in contests.

Two Cross Country Athletes have qualified for the State Cross Country Meet.

The volleyball team will play in the Regional Semi-Final on October 29, 2019.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, business reports, and open enrollment request as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC/Daycare Update
Pre-School staff met with daycare board members last week. A director for the daycare has been hired. The daycare will have an open house on November 7, 2019. A fund-raising campaign will be launched for the daycare.

The east rooms of the Early Childhood Center will need ceiling tiles removed, wall paper removed, and fixtures replaced due to the mold issue. This will come at a cost to the District.

ROECC Sidewalk
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Carlson to accept the bid from Viner Construction in the amount of $19,728 for sidewalks and stoops for each classroom on the north and south sides of ROECC. Motion carried unanimously.

Lewis Central Sharing Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve sharing swimming with Lewis Central Community Schools for the 2019-2020 school year at a cost of $250 per athlete. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to hire David Carlson as a para-professional at the Junior/Senior High School for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Carlson to hire Kennedy Candor as High School Head Softball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Bryce Johnson to hire Kendall Candor as Junior High Wrestling Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to hire Shauna Berendes as High School Wrestling Cheer Sponsor for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to hire Roger Vannausdle in the Maintenance Department for the 2019-2020 school year at $21.55 per hour. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, November 11, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Kathy Walker, Vice President                      Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 11:02

Minutes - 2019.11.11

Minutes - 2019.11.11

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
November 11, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Certified Enrollment is up one more student.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, business reports, and open enrollment applications. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Mold Abatement
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to accept the bid from McGill Asbestos Abatement in the amount of $7,000 for mold abatement at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Fall Landscaping
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to accept the bid from Pro Lawns in the amount of $8,950 to provide landscaping this fall at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Spring Landscaping
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker, to accept the bid from Pro Lawns in the amount of $8,400 to provide landscaping in the spring at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center. Motion carried unanimously.

School Beyond School Field Trip
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the School Beyond School field trip to Urban Air in Omaha, NE on November 16, 2019. Motion carried unanimously.

Pressure Washer
This item will be on the next agenda.

December 2019 Board Meeting
Discussion of the December Board Meetings with the Christmas holiday. Consensus was to have one meeting on December 16, 2019, at 7:00 p.m.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to hire Dana Ramirez as the 2019-2020 Assistant Softball Coach. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, November 25, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Mark Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:59

Minutes - 2019.11.25

Minutes - 2019.11.25

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
November 25, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Mark Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Mark Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey, Administrative Assistant Tammi VanMeter

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The Board held a reception for Retiring Board Member Mark Johnson and presented him with a plaque in appreciation of his service to the Red Oak Community School District.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollment requests. Motion carried unanimously.

Pressure Washer Purchase
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the purchase of a stationary hot water pressure washer from Advanced Cleaning Equipment in the amount of $5,595.00. Motion carried unanimously.

SBRC Applications
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the SBRC Application for Open Enrollment Out Not in Fall of 2018 in the amount of $198,712.00. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to approve the SBRC Application for increasing enrollment in the amount of $52,588.00. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Bryce Johnson to approve the SBRC Application for ELL Beyond 5 Years in the amount of $16,649.60. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Bryce Johnson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the regular meeting at 7:07 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Organizational Meeting

Oath of Office was given to newly elected Board Members Bryce Johnson and Jackie DeVries by Board Secretary Deb Drey.

The organizational meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by Board Secretary Deb Drey at 7:09 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present:
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manger Deb Drey, Administrative Assistant Tammi VanMeter

Election of Officers
Director Blackman nominated Bryce Johnson for President. Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker that nominations cease. Motion carried 4-0 with Director Johnson abstaining.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman, to elect Bryce Johnson as president. Motion carried 4-0 with Director Johnson abstaining.

Newly Elected Board President Bryce Johnson was given the Oath of Office by Board Secretary Deb Drey.

Director Walker nominated Roger Carlson for Vice President. Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries that nominations cease. Motion carried 4-0 with Director Carlson abstaining.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to elect Roger Carlson as Vice President. Motion carried 4-0 with Director Carlson abstaining.

Board Secretary/Treasurer
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to name Deb Drey as Board Secretary and Board Treasurer. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to name Tammi VanMeter as Assistant Board Secretary and Heidi Harris as Assistant Board Treasurer. Motion carried unanimously.

Legal Publication
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to name the Red Oak Express as the District’s Legal Publication. Motion carried unanimously.

Depositories/Legal Limits
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to set the Depositories as Houghton State Bank and Iowa Schools Joint Investment Trust with a legal limit of $25,000,000 at each. Motion carried unanimously.

Legal Counsel
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to name Rick Engel, Ahlers Cooney Law Firm, and Brian Mensen as legal counsels for the District. Motion carried unanimously.

Meeting Dates and Time
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to set meeting dates to be the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Committee Assignments
Red Oak Education Association Labor Management Committee: Director Walker and Director DeVries
Red Oak Support Staff Association Labor Management Committee: Director Johnson and Director Carlson
School Improvement Advisory Committee: Director DeVries and Director Walker
District Policy Committee: Director Johnson and Director DeVries
District Facilities Committee: Director Carlson and Director Blackman
District Calendar Committee: Director Walker
District Technology Committee: Director Blackman and Director Johnson
Montgomery County Conference Board: Director Carlson
Boost 4 Families: Director Walker
District STEM Committee: Director Walker and Director Johnson

Director Walker left the meeting to attend her daughter’s basketball game.

Ordering and Approval of Agenda
Motions by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the ordering and approval of agenda as has been done. Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda
None

December Meeting Dates
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to meet on December 9 and December 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

District Developed Service Delivery Plan Committee
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the District Developed Service Deliver Plan Committee members as presented and including an Area Education Association Representative. Motion carried unanimously.

Weight Equipment Disposal
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to advertise for bids to dispose of the old weight equipment as one unit. Motion carried unanimously.

School Beyond School Trip
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the School Beyond School trip to the Durham Museum and Spaghetti Works on December 14, 2019. Motion carried unanimously.

Certified Employee Handbook
This item will be put on the December 16, 2019 agenda.

Line Item Budget
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the line item budget for the general fund as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the resignation of Heather Gothberg as Elementary Guidance Counselor at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Items for Future Board Meeting
Disposition of the Bancroft and Webster Buildings
Facility Project Budget Update
Board Workshop Date

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:55 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, December 9, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:51

Minutes - 2019.12.09

Minutes - 2019.12.09

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
December 9, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
None

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes and monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

District Developed Service Delivery Plan
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the District Developed Service Delivery Plan as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 7:18 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, December 16, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:50

Minutes - 2019.12.16

Minutes - 2019.12.16

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
December 16, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
None at the is meeting.

Presentations:
Mindy Riibe from Taher, Inc. presented the November Board Bites.

SueAnn Crouse presented information on the Junior/Senior High School Assessment Results.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes and monthly business reports as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Transportation Van Purchases
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to purchase two 2020 Dodge Grand Caravans from Red Oak Chrysler at a cost of $22,253 each. Motion carried unanimously.

Work Session
A board work session is tentatively scheduled for January 15, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Facility Project Budget Update
Mark Pfister of Boyd Jones and Daric O’Neal presented information on the budget for the facility projects.

Special Board Meeting
A special board meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

Early Retirement Incentive
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to offer early retirement to Certified Staff and Support Staff for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Special Education Service Contract
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve a contract with Clarinda Community School District for special education services for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Early Graduation Requests
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the early graduation requests of four students for 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Immunization Audit for 2020-2021
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Immunization Audit agreement with Montgomery County Public Health for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 705.1
The Board Policy 705.1 does not need to be changed so there was no action on a first reading.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve hiring Jessie Bruning as the 2019-2020 High School Prom Sponsor. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve Nathan Namanny as a Volunteer Assistant Bowling Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Caleb Orme will be placed on the next regular meeting agenda as a Volunteer Assistant Wrestling Coach.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve Carter Bruce as a Volunteer Assistant Boys Basketball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of David Carlson as a para-professional effective immediately. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 9:04 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Wednesday, December 18, 2019 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                         Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                         Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:47

Minutes - 2019.12.18

Minutes - 2019.12.18

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
December 18, 2019

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
None

Early Childhood Center Construction Project
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve completing Phase 2 and Phase 5 of the Early Childhood Center Construction Project at a cost of $635,376 and holding the $60,000 budgeted for signage at Inman Elementary and Junior/Senior High School as contingency funds for the Early Childhood Center Construction Project. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, January 13, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                          Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:45

Minutes - 2020.01.13

Minutes - 2020.01.13

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
January 13, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman (Left at 8:16 p.m.), Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries (arrived at 7:35 p.m.), Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The FFA Chapter held the First Annual Holiday Bowling Party at Red Oak Lanes. Members were treated to a game of bowling and snacks to thank them for their hard work during fruit sales delivery.

Presentations
Mindy Riibe, Taher Inc., presented the December Board Bites.

Gayle Allensworth, Kelly Jones, Jacki Viner, and SueAnn Crouse presented the elementary assessment results.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes and monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the open enrollment request for Addyson Philpott due to a move. Motion carried unanimously.

Director DeVries arrived at the meeting.

Certified Staff Handbook
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2019-2020 Certified Staff Handbook as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to enter closed session per Section 21.5(1)(a) of Code to discuss student records required or authorized by state or federal government to be kept confidential at 7:39 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Exited closed session at 8:05 p.m.

Open Enrollment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the open enrollment request for Masen Jade Jordan for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Early Graduation
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the early graduation request for Madilynn Swagel for 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Disposition of Buildings Discussion
Discussion of the process to dispose of Bancroft, empty lot, and Webster. The information gathered will be used to create advertisements and documents for the disposal. Action on the official documents and time line will be on a later agenda.

Special Education Services Agreement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the agreement with Council Bluffs Community School District for the 2019-2020 school for special education services. Motion carried unanimously.

Director Blackman left the meeting.

2020-2021 At Risk Application
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2020-2021 At Risk Application in the amount of $316,478. Motion carried unanimously.

Special Education Services Agreement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the agreement with Clarinda Community School District for the 2019-2020 school year for special education services. Motion carried unanimously.

604 S Broadway Roof Repair
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 604 S Broadway roof repair bid in the amount of $30,507 from Elevate Roofing. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve Caleb Orme as a volunteer wrestling coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to approve the resignation of Dana Ramirez as Assistant Softball Coach effective immediately. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 8:47 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, January 27, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:42

Minutes - 2020.01.27

Minutes - 2020.01.27

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
January 27, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The wrestling team had it’s best performance at the John Harris Tournament over the weekend, finishing in 4th place out of 21 teams.
Jacque Stephens, Art Instructor, and Arryn Gillespie, Pre-school teacher, each received a $250 grant for Ag In the Classroom.

Presentations:
Deb Blomstedt, ROEA President, and Bryce Johnson, Board President, exchanged bargaining items of interest letters.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes and monthly business reports as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Disposition of Properties
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the process and documents presented for the disposal of Webster School, Bancroft School, and vacant lot across from Bancroft School. Motion carried unanimously.

Special Education Contract
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the special education contract with East Mills Community School for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

10-Passenger Van Purchase
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the purchase of a 10-passenger Ford van from Red Oak Chrysler in the amount of $33,987.85. Motion carried unanimously.

Certified Staff Early Retirement Applications
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to accept the early retirement applications of Sheree Rhodes, Kim Walford, and Rebecca Sterbick. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to issue a substitute transportation contract to Mark Johnson for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Next Meeting
The next regular board meeting will be changed to Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in the Inman Primary School Cafeteria with a work session to follow.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 7:25 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Wednesday, February 12, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                          Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:40

Minutes - 2020.02.12

Minutes - 2020.02.12

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
February 12, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:02 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker, Jackie DeVries joined via phone
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Accounting Clerk Heidi Harris, Administrative Assistant Tammi VanMeter

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
FFA Chapter: January 28, 2020 six members of the Red Oak FFA Chapter participated in the Iowa FFA Legislative Symposium.

State Large Group Speech: February 8, 2020 Red Oak Large Group Speech competed in Waukee.

Red Oak Wrestling: February 8, 2020 traveled to Glenwood for Sectional Wrestling Tournament for Class 2 A Sections.

Presentations
Mindy Riibe, Taher Inc., presented the January Board Bites.

Jacqulyn Carlson presented to Red Oak Community School Board Interest Items from the Red Oak Support Staff Association.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes and monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

Architect Agreement
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the Architect Agreement with Alley Poyner Macchietto for plans at 604 S Broadway. Motion carried unanimously.

Red Oak Early Childhood Center
There is a meeting scheduled on February 13, 2020, following the meeting there will be more of an update.

Closed Session
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to enter closed session per Section 21.5(1)(a) of Code to discuss student records required or authorized by state or federal government to be kept confidential at 7:14 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Exited closed session at 7:24 p.m.

Open Enrollment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the open enrollment request for Elliana Elizabeth Freshour for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Early Retirement of Support Staff
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve early retirement of support staff applications for Susan Geer, Jacqulyn Carlson, Rosanne Vorhies, Jean Webb for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Red Oak Community Schools giving Montgomery County Historical Society Teacher Certification, Bond and Fund Books
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to a approve Red Oak Community School District of giving Montgomery County Historical Society old Teacher Certification, old Bond and Fund books. Motion carried unanimously.

Renewal of Frontline Central Solution, Time & Attendance, and Absence & Substitute Management
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the renewal of Frontline Central Solution, Time & Attendance, and Absence and Substitute Management. Motion carried unanimously.

Issuing Request for Proposal for Local Property and Casualty Insurance
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve issuing request for proposal for local property and casualty insurance for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Agreement with Red Oak Community Schools and Clarinda Community Schools
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the agreement with Red Oak Community Schools and Clarinda Community Schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Purchase/Disposal of School Bus for the 2019-2020 school year
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the purchase of a Blue Bird School bus from School Bus Sales Co. in Waterloo, Iowa at the cost of $64,000.00 less trade in of $8,000.00for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Policy for naming Facilities
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman of approving policy for Naming Facilities. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to hire Heather Johnson as Para Professional at the Jr./Sr. High for the 2019-2020 school year.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to hire Jen Wright as Para Professional at Inman Elementary/Red Oak Early Childhood Center for the 2019-2020 school year.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 7:57 pm. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, February 24, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                          Tammi VanMeter,  Administrative Assistant

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:33

Minutes - 2020.02.24

Minutes - 2020.02.24

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

February 24, 2020

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

 

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

 

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public Comments

Fred Pilecki addressed the Board regarding the stop sign in front of Inman Elementary School.

 

Good News from Red Oak Schools

High School Wrestlers participated in the State Tournament last weekend.

The girls bowling team participated in the State Tournament today, finishing 7th overall.  Caden Hall finished as 9th place individual and Emily Berkey 10th place individual.

The girls’ basketball team will be playing North Polk at the state tournament on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 6:45 p.m.

High School Jazz Band qualified for the state jazz competition.

Several speech participants qualified for the state competition.

 

Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and an open enrollment request. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Board Facility Naming Policy

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the second reading of the Board Policy 802.6 Naming School District Facilities or Portions of District Facilities as presented.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Sharing Agreements with Essex Community School District

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2020-2021 Art Instructor and Spanish Instructor Sharing Agreements with Essex Community School District for the second year of a two-year agreement that was mutually agreed upon by both Boards last year.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

SIAC Committee Members

This item will be put on the next regular board meeting agenda.

 

604 S Broadway Property Insulation

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the bid from Heartland Foam Insealators in the amount of $6,550.00 to insulate the 604 S Broadway property.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Superintendent Search Process

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to direct Superintendent Tom Messinger to contact administrative search firms to present proposals for the superintendent search process including the following criteria:  explanation of the process, average candidate pool size, number of searches conducted, and number of candidates with Iowa experience; at a special board meeting tentatively scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on February 27, 2020 at Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Personnel Considerations

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve Barbara Lombard as a substitute van driver for the 2019-2020 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of Savannah Gohlinghorst as Business Education Teacher at the end of the 2019-2020 school year.  Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to accept the resignation of Superintendent Thomas Messinger at the end of the 2019-2020 school year pending contract approval of the Newton School Board.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Adjournment

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 7:47 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Exempt Session

An exempt session was held after the regular meeting to discuss negotiations strategy for upcoming contract discussions with support and teacher units per Iowa Code Section 20.17(3).

 

 

Next Board of Directors Special Meeting                        February 27, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

 

__________________________                                __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Tue, 06/22/2021 - 15:59

Minutes - 2020.02.27

Minutes - 2020.02.27

Red Oak Community School District

Meeting of the Board of Directors

Meeting Location:  Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria

Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus

February 27, 2020

 

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

 

Present

Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker

Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

 

Approval of Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Public Presenters/Guests

Arryn Gillespie addressed the Board regarding the Pre School schedule and move.

Mark Pfister from Boyd Jones presented information on the Red Oak Early Childhood Center project.

 

ROECC Sequence of Events and Alternatives

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the alternative to finish Room 105 at the Red Oak Early Childhood Center.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Superintendent Search

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the bid to perform the superintendent search from Grundmeyer Leader Search in the amount of $11,630.20.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

Superintendent Salary Range

This item will be placed on the special board meeting on March 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

 

Adjournment

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 p.m.  Motion carried unanimously.

 

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting                               Tuesday, March 3, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

                                                                                    Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria

                                                                                    Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

 

__________________________                                            __________________________

Bryce Johnson, President                                                       Deb Drey, Board Secretary

Jen@iowaschool… Wed, 06/23/2021 - 10:31

Minutes - 2020.03.03

Minutes - 2020.03.03

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
March 3, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Interview Process
Trent Grundmeyer and Kevin Fiene of Grundmeyer Leader Search attended the meeting via Zoom. Grundmeyer went through his proposal and explained the search process. A tentative timeline, including special board meeting dates, and contract terms were discussed. Action on these discussion items will occur at the next board meeting after receiving updated information.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 8:46 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, March 9, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus
 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:28

Minutes - 2020.03.09

Minutes - 2020.03.09

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
March 9, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger by phone, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The FFA Coloring Contest had 286 entries and winners were announced.

High School Individual Speech nineteen students participate in twenty-five district events. Eighteen of the students in twenty-two events qualified for the state competition.

Public Presentations/Comments
Fred Pilecki commented that the stop sign in front of Inman Elementary was actually taken down after school today.

Randall Wilson commented on the FY20 Board Goals.

Transportation Director Tim Lemrick presented information on leasing three new school busses for the 2020-2021 school year.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollments. Motion carried unanimously.

Leasing Busses
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve a three-year lease of three busses from Bluebird starting in the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

604 S Broadway Remodel
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the quote from Boyd Jones in the amount of $129,351 to remodel the administrative offices at 604 S Broadway. Motion carried unanimously.

8th Street Stop Sign Update
Between Maintenance Staff and Inman Elementary Staff, the stop sign will be put up and down. Making this a permanent stop sign will be on the next city council agenda.

FY20 Board Goals
Superintendent Messinger presented information about the steps being taken to achieve the FY20 Board Goals.

Griswold Community Schools Special Education Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the special education agreement with Griswold Community Schools for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 802.6 Third Reading
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the third reading of Board Policy 802.6 Naming Facilities. Motion carried unanimously.

Spanish IV Field Trip
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the Spanish IV field trip to Omaha NE on March 26, 2020. Motion carried unanimously.

Board Policy 214.1 Public Participation Review
President Johnson reviewed the Board Policy 214.1 Public Participation with the rest of the Board. This policy will be read at the beginning of each meeting in the future and be enforced consistently.

Superintendent Search Confidentiality Resolution
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve the superintendent search confidentiality resolution as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Search Process
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to set the salary range for the new superintendent at $150,000 to $170,000 and up to a three-year contract depending on the candidate’s experience. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to approve the search timeline as presented including special board meetings on April 1, April 8, and April 22, 2020. Motion carried unanimously.

Discussion was held about who should participate in the formal interviews. Action will be taken at a later board meeting.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to hire Chantel Kinnison as a High School Para Professional for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Walker to hire Kendall Candor as High School Assistant Softball Coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to hire Taylor Hufferd as Elementary Guidance Counselor pending licensure for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to hire Rebecca Gerst as High School Family Consumer Science Instructor for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 8:40 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, March 23, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:25

Minutes - 2020.03.23

Minutes - 2020.03.23

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
March 23, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. via Go to Meeting due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Update
Superintendent Messinger suspended public comments for this meeting. He updated the Board on school operations during the school closure. School will be closed until April 13, 2020. Employees will be paid through April 13, 2020, per the resolution that will be acted on at this meeting. The District will not have to make up the days missed for this three-week period. Meals are being provided to children 18 years and under. There is no plan at this time to do learning packets since not all students have access.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollments as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Search
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to create a subcommittee of Director Carlson and Director Walker to create the interview groups. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries, to change the final superintendent interviews to April 15, 2020. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Reception Area
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the change order to Building Crafts Inc. in the amount of $37,834.00 for the Red Oak Early Childhood Reception area. Motion carried unanimously.

Pandemic Response & Emergency Suspension of Policy Resolution
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson, to approve the Pandemic Response & Emergency Suspension of Policy Resolution as presented. Motion carried unanimously

Adjournment
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 7:57 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Special Board of Directors Meeting      Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                          Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                                          Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:22

Minutes - 2020.04.01

Minutes - 2020.04.01

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
April 1, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Cafeteria.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Public Participation
President Johnson read information regarding Board Policy 214.1 Public Participation in Board Meetings.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the consent agenda as presented including monthly business reports and open enrollment. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Candidate Screening Questions
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the superintendent search candidate screening questions presented changing Question #8 to include communicating understanding of school finance and financial decisions to staff and the larger community. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Formal Interview Schedule
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the Superintendent Formal Interview Schedule with the order of events being building/community tour, interview team interview, and school board interview. Motion carried unanimously.

Formal Interview Committee Members
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the formal interview Committee Members as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Candidate Applicants
Trent Grundmeyer of Grundmeyer Leader Search went through the superintendent candidate applicants that chose to be discussed in open session. Applicants were Mike VanSickle, Marty Fonley, Brandt Snakenberg, Chad Dumas, John Marino, Todd Liechty, Lance Ridgely, Jeff Privia, Ken Howard, Matthew Herrrick. Ken Howard withdrew his name from consideration.

Closed Session
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to enter closed session at 8:23 p.m. per Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)(a) and (i) to review and discuss records authorized to be kept confidential and to evaluate individuals whose appointment or hiring is be considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to those individuals’ reputations and those persons having requested closed session. Motion carried unanimously.

The Board exited closed session at 9:29 p.m.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 9:31 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Special Board of Directors Meeting      Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – 5:30 p.m.
                                                                                         Zoom Meeting

Next Regular Board of Directors Meeting     Monday, April 13, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                                         Zoom Meeting

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:30

Minutes - 2020.04.08

Minutes - 2020.04.08

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Zoom
April 8, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:01 p.m. via Zoom.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the consent agenda as presented including monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

Continuous Learning Model
The Voluntary and Required Continuous Learning Models were explained to the Board. This item will be put on the next agenda for action.

Household Internet
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to pursue providing households without internet access such access as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to enter closed session per Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)(a) and (i) to review and discuss records authorized to be kept confidential and to evaluate individuals whose appointment or hiring is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to those individuals’ reputations and those persons having requested a close session at 5:24 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.
Exited closed session at 8:51 p.m.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 8:52 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, April 13, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        VIA Zoom

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:16

Minutes - 2020.04.13

Minutes - 2020.04.13

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Zoom Internet/Phone
April 13, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. VIA Zoom.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker all via internet
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey via internet

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Gayle Allensworth informed the Board that Red Oak Community School District’s Shared Vision Grant will be funded for FY21 contingent on the 2020 legislative appropriation. This grant will be around $70,000 for the Right Start Pre School.

FY21 Budget Hearing
President Johnson opened the FY21 Budget Hearing at 7:05 p.m. Deb Drey, Business Manager, presented information on the FY21 Budget. The public was invited to ask questions or comment. There were no comments. President Johnson closed the public hearing at 7:15 p.m.

Presentations to the Board
Mindy Riibe of Taher presented the February Board Bites.

Paul Beetner of Nolte, Cornman, & Johnson, PC presented the FY19 Audit Report.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and an open enrollment. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Interview Committee
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the final Superintendent Interview Committee members as presented, except Tim Werges who is unable to participate. Motion carried unanimously.

Covid-19 Update
There are no new updates at this time. The District submitted a plan to participate in voluntary instruction. Tech devices are being handed out to students. It is taking some time to get internet to households who do not currently have it.

SIAC Committee Members
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the 2019-2020 School Improvement Advisory Committee Members as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

District Signage
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to seek competitive quotes for District Signage. Motion carried unanimously.

Continuous Learning Plan
Principal Gayle Allensworth and Principal Nate Perrien explained their continuous learning plans. The Board would like to receive a weekly update of the percent of engagement and how many students have not been reached.

Pandemic Response and Emergency Suspension of Policy Resolution
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the Pandemic Response and Emergency Suspension of Policy Resolution as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

FY21 Budget
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to certify the FY21 Budget as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

FY21 Budget Adjustment Resolution
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the FY21 Budget Adjustment Resolution as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

FY19 Audit Report
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the FY19 Audit report as presented by Nolte, Cornman, & Johnson PC. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Timberline Billing Service Agreement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the agreement for 2020-2021 with Timberline Billing Service for Medicaid billing. Motion carried unanimously.

JSHS Cooling Tower Treatment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to accept the Junior/Senior High School Cooling Tower Treatment proposal from Chemsearch H2O Solutions in the amount of $4,673.95. Motion carried unanimously.

Mechanical Service Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the three-year mechanical service agreement with Camblin Mechanical Inc. in the amount of $9,445.00. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Shared Counselor Agreement
This item will be placed on the next agenda.

2020-2021 Shared Transportation Director Agreement
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2020-2021 Transportation Director Sharing Agreement with Sidney Community School District. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Shared Maintenance Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the 2020-2021 Maintenance Director Sharing Agreement with Stanton Community School District. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Coach Daniel Pollock requested an open session to discuss his position as High School Boys Basketball Head Coach.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to proceed with advertising for a High School Head Boys Basketball Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. There was further discussion. Motion carried 4-0 with Director DeVries abstaining.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of Language Arts Instructor Kimberly Reeve. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to accept Business Instructor Savannah Gohlinghorst’s request to rescind her resignation. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 10:17 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, April 27, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        VIA Zoom Meeting

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:13

Minutes - 2020.04.15

Minutes - 2020.04.15

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Junior/Senior High School Room 125
Red Oak Junior/Senior High School Campus
April 15, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 2:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Junior/Senior High School Room 125.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Business Manager Deb Drey, Accounts Payable Clerk Heidi Harris

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session for Superintendent Candidate Interviews
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to enter closed session per Iowa Code Sections 21.5(1)(a) and (i) to review and discuss records authorized to be kept confidential and to evaluate individuals whose appointment or hiring is being considered to prevent needless and irreparable injury to those individuals’ reputations and those persons having requested a close session at 2:29 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

The Board recessed from the closed session from 3:44 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. and from 5:09 p.m. to 5:19 p.m.

The Board exited the closed session at 8:56 p.m.

Superintendent Contract Offer
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to authorize Grundmeyer Leader Services to offer a contract to the preferred superintendent candidate as discussed in closed session. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 9:12 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, April 27, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Via Zoom Meeting through
                                                                         Internet/Phone

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:11

Minutes - 2020.04.21

Minutes - 2020.04.21

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Go To Meeting on Phone/Internet
April 21, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:00 p.m. via Go To Meeting on Phone/Internet

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey, Ron Lorenz

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Superintendent Contract
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker approve a three-year contract beginning July 1, 2020 to Ronald Lorenz to be the superintendent of schools. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 5:03 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, April 27, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Via Phone/Internet

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:06

Minutes - 2020.04.27

Minutes - 2020.04.27

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Via Phone/Internet
April 27, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. via Go To Meeting on phone/internet.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey, Ron Lorenz

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
The FFA had six members that would have received their Iowa FFA Degree: Kyndal Kells, Justin McCunn, Abby Pendleton, Noah Westerlund, Hannah Whitten, and Alex Wingert. Corbin Wolfe was named the Iowa FFA Champion in the Vegetable Production Proficiency Award.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes and monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

Pandemic Response Resolution
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the Pandemic Response Resolution as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Health Insurance Renewal
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the health insurance renewal rates for 2020-2021 as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 West Central Development Agreement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the 2020-2021 Agreement with West Central Development for Head Start Pre-School. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Sharing Agreements with East Mills
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve sharing a High School Guidance Counselor and Human Resources with East Mills Community School District for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Dental, Life, ADD, and LTD Insurance Renewal
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to renew the Principal Dental, Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Long-Term Disability Insurance Policies for 2020-2021. Motion carried unanimously.

604 S Broadway Building Name
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to name the building at 604 S Broadway the Red Oak Community School District Administrative Office with Transportation/Maintenance listed under the title. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Senior High Course Handbook
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2020-2021 Senior High Course Handbook as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

E Rate Application
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the E Rate Application for funding. Motion carried unanimously.

Jr/Sr HS 2nd Semester Grading
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve pass/fail grading for the second semester for the Jr/Sr High School students, to pass a course the student would have to receive a 20% or greater on their posted third quarter grade and students in the alternative school or participating in credit recovery must have completed 25% of the course to get credit. Motion carried unanimously.

2020 Graduation Requirements
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the Class of 2020 graduation requirement of 52 credits. Motion carried unanimously.

2020 Graduation Ceremony
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to approve having as traditional as possible graduation ceremony that follows guidelines set by Public Health and Emergency Management on May 17, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

2020 List of Graduates
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the 2020 List of Graduates as presented provided they have met the requirements. Motion carried unanimously.

PVC Wall Protectors
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the purchase of PVC Wall Protectors for the Jr/Sr High school as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

May 2nd Board Meeting Date
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to move the second board meeting to May 26, 2020 since May 25, 2020 is a holiday. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the resignation of Gayle Allensworth as Elementary Principal at the end of the 2019-2020 contract. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of David Terry as Assistant Bowling Coach. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director DeVries to accept with regret the resignation of Kenneth Blackman as Assistant Activities Director effective at the end of the 2019-2020 contract. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to increase Kevin Herrick’s hourly pay by $10.00 per hour during the Technology Director’s medical leave. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 9:12 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, May 11, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Via Phone/Internet

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                          Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:03

Minutes - 2020.05.11

Minutes - 2020.05.11

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Via Internet/Phone
May 11, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak via Go to Meeting on the internet/phone.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey, Ron Lorenz

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Tom Messinger shared information about the Taher Superhero Day.

Presentation
Andy Rea and Bulinda Coates of United Group presented information about the District’s property and casualty insurance.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda as presented including meeting minutes and monthly business reports. Motion carried unanimously.

Specialty Underwriters Insurance Renewal
This item will be placed on the next meeting agenda.

Social Worker Sharing Agreement
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve sharing a social worker with the AEA for the 2020-2021 school year for two days a week. Motion carried unanimously.

Jr/Sr High School Course Handbook Changes
Motion bye Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2020-2021 Jr/Sr High School Course Handbook changes as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Jr/Sr High School Assistant Principal Posting
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve posting the Jr/Sr High School Assistant Principal position for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve hiring Spencer Plank as Junior High School Social Studies Instructor, Senior High School Boys Basketball

Head Coach, and Junior High School Boys Track Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 7:47 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                        Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                        Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus
                                                                        Via Phone/Internet

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                           Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:58

Minutes - 2020.05.15

Minutes - 2020.05.15

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Via Phone/Internet
May 15, 2020

The special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 5:00 p.m. via Go To Meeting on phone/internet.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Assistant Board Secretary Tammi VanMeter, Ron Lorenz

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Hiring of Inman Elementary Principal
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the hiring of Dr. Jane Hall Chaillie pending appropriate licensure as Inman Elementary Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to adjourn the meeting at 5:05 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Tuesday, May 26, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                           Via Phone/Internet

 

__________________________           _________________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                          Tammi VanMeter, Assistant Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:56

Minutes - 2020.05.26

Minutes - 2020.05.26

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary & Via Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
May 26, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:01 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Superintendent Tom Messinger, Business Manager Deb Drey via internet, Assistant Board Secretary Tammi VanMeter

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.
Consent Agenda

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes, monthly business reports, and open enrollment applications as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

FY20 Budget Amendment Hearing
President Johnson opened the FY20 Budget Amendment Public Hearing at 7:08 p.m. There were no comments. The public hearing was closed at 7:12 p.m.

Marzano Framework Update
Superintendent Messinger updated the Board on the Marzano Framework.

FY20 Budget Amendment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to approve the 2019-2020 Budget Amendment as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

FY21 Specialty Underwriters Insurance Renewal
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the renewal of Specialty Underwriters Insurance for the FY21. Motion carried unanimously.

FY21 IJAG Memorandum of Understanding
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the FY21 IJAG Memorandum of Understanding. Motion carried 4-0 with Director Walker abstaining.

2020-2021 ROEA Master Contract
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to ratify the 2020-2021 Red Oak Education Association Master Contract as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Chevrolet Van Loss Settlement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the loss settlement of 2000 Chevrolet Van in the amount of $1,542.60. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration Update
Elementary Principal Gayle Allensworth gave an update of the 2020-2021 Kindergarten registration and numbers.

Grades 7-12 Student Laptop Lease/Purchase
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the HP ProBookx360 for students in grades 7-12. Motion carried unanimously.

Staff Laptops
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the HP ProBook 440 for staff members. Motion carried unanimously.

Grades K-5 Computers
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to purchase Chromebooks for grades 3-5 and grades K-2 pending a better lease deal if all purchased together. Motion carried unanimously.

Linewize Content Filtering/Classroom Management
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to purchase Linewize as the District’s content filtering/classroom management software. Motion carried unanimously.

CNA Position Posting
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to post for a Certified Nursing Assistant position for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the resignation of Michael Webb as Head Bowling Coach effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of Linda Guerra as ESL Para Professional effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the hire of Justin Williams as JR/SR High School Assistant Principal for the 2020-2021 school year pending background check. Motion carried unanimously.

Closed Session
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to go into closed session at 8:29 p.m. per Section 21.5(1)(i) of the Iowa Code to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session and per section 21.5(1)(a) of the Iowa Code to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential. Motion carried unanimously.
Came out of closed session at 9:48 p.m.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 9:50 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, June 8th , 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                         Red Oak Inman Elementary Cafeteria
                                                                         Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                             Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:53

Minutes - 2020.06.08

Minutes - 2020.06.08

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Media Center/Phone/Internet
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
June 8, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker
Future Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Presentations
Jane Chaillie, new Inman Elementary Principal, introduced herself.
Ron Lorenz, new Superintendent, introduced himself.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the meeting minutes and monthly business reports in the consent agenda. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to deny the open enrollment applications in the consent agenda due to being after the deadline and no good cause. Motion carried unanimously.

20-21 School Calendar Public Hearing
President Johnson opened the 2020-2021 School Calendar Public Hearing at 7:12 p.m. There were no public comments. The hearing was closed at 7:16 p.m.

Computer Lease Agreement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Blackman to approve the four year $1 buy back with legal opinions in the amount of $84,891.28 per year. Motion carried unanimously.

Facilities Discussion
The Early Childhood Center will be moving the pre-school rooms so rooms will be available for the Montgomery County Child Development Association, Ins. Playground equipment is being moved. The shrubbery and mulch should be done the week of June 15, 2020.

The Webster and Bancroft buildings have many items stored in them. A plan will be developed to sell those items. Directors Blackman and Carlson will work with Maintenance to determine the plan.

Administrative Center is now occupied by the Administrative Staff. There are challenges that need to be resolved before moving Transportation to the building.

20-21 Technology/Return to Learn Discussion
A Return to Learn Committee has started meeting to determine how to use the devices and the best use of the devices. This committee will meet weekly throughout the summer. Superintendent Lorenz will update the Board at each meeting on the progress.

Building Signage Discussion
Daric O’Neal of Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture discussed getting competitive quotes for additional building signage beyond what was in the building project. The competitive quote requests will be sent out this week and be due back on June 18, 2020. Action can be taken at the June 22, 2020 board meeting. There will be a stipulation that the signage must be done by August 14, 2020.

Covid19 Summer Transportation Update
Mark Erickson explained the process for baseball and softball travel this summer due to Covid19. The driver will be the last person on the bus and first one off the bus. Athletes will sit in every other seat and alternate rows on each side. If more than thirteen ride the bus, they will be required to wear masks. Athletes will be allowed to ride with parents. There will be a meeting with coaches and bus drivers to go over the rules on June 9, 2020.

2020-2021 School Calendar
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2020-2021 School Calendar as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

20-21 Non-Bargaining Employee Contracts
This item will be placed on the June 22, 2020 agenda.

20-21 Supplemental Contracts
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2020-2021 supplemental contracts as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

20-21 Red Oak Support Staff Contracts
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to issue the 2020-2021 Red Oak Support Staff Association contracts per the 2019-2021 Master Contract. Motion carried unanimously.

MCCDA Lease
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the reauthorization of the Montgomery County Child Development Association, Inc. lease. Motion carried unanimously.

20-21 Glenwood Consortium Agreement
Motion by Director Walker, second by Director Carlson to approve the 2020-2021 Glenwood Consortium Agreement for special education services. Motion carried unanimously.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to approve the resignation of Mark Erickson as School Administrative Manager, Teacher Leader, and Co High School Student Council Sponsor effective at the end of the 2019-2020 school year pending hire as the Activities Director. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to hire Mark Erickson as the Activities Director for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of John Allison as para-professional effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the resignation of Janelle Erickson as Co High School Student Council Sponsor effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the resignation of Weston Rolenc as High School Assistant Boys Basketball Coach and Junior High Boys Track Coach effective at the endo of the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Walker to accept the resignation of Lisa Artherholt as High School Yearbook Sponsor effective at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Walker to adjourn the meeting at 8:08 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, June 22, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                         Red Oak Inman Elementary
                                                                         Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:48

Minutes - 2020.06.22

Minutes - 2020.06.22

Red Oak Community School District
Meeting of the Board of Directors
Meeting Location: Red Oak Inman Elementary Media Center
Red Oak Inman Elementary Campus
June 22, 2020

The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Bryce Johnson at 7:00 p.m. at the Red Oak Inman Elementary School Media Center.

Present
Directors: Bret Blackman, Roger Carlson, Jackie DeVries, Bryce Johnson, Kathy Walker via internet due to being out of town.
Superintendent Ron Lorenz, Business Manager Deb Drey

Approval of Agenda
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to approve the agenda with the order of agenda items at the discretion of the meeting chair. Motion carried unanimously.

Good News from Red Oak Schools
Superintendent Lorenz commented that it was good to get back to some type of normalcy with baseball and softball beginning.

Consent Agenda
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the consent agenda including meeting minutes and monthly business reports as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Return to Learn Update
Superintendent Lorenz updated the Board on the return to learn planning process. District Leadership Team (DLT) members are focusing on infrastructure, health and safety, academic standards, social-emotional behavioral health, equity and needs assessment. Considerable progress has been made with respect to developing instructional guidelines and expectations relative to virtual and hybrid delivery models. The DLT is also working through a variety of issues regarding social distancing in classrooms, health screenings and personal protective equipment.

Building & Groups Update
Superintendent Lorenz informed the Maintenance Department of the consolidation timeline. Directors Blackman and Carlson toured the buildings including Webster and Bancroft and developed a plan of action. The plan allows staff with the permission of their administrator to take items from Bancroft and Webster that they will use. Remaining items will be sold through sealed bid or some type of auction.

The bushes were removed from the Administrative/Transportation Building. The sign on the side of the building will be removed. Alan Spencer and the Horticulture Class will work on landscaping.

There are several dead trees on school property that need to be cut down.

20-21 Non-Bargaining Employees’ Salaries
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to approve the 2.3% package for 2020-2021 Non-Bargaining Employees’ Salaries as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Additional Signage Competitive Bids
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to have Alley Poyner Macchietto to put out competitive bids for additional signage with work to be done by November 30, 2020. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Registration Fees
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to set 2020-2021 Registration Fees for K-6 at $35.00 and Grades 7-12 at $55.00. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 Lunch Prices
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to increase adult lunch prices by five cents and student lunch prices by ten cents for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

2020-2021 SWCC Educational Contracts
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to approve the 2020-2021 Southwestern Community College Education Contracts. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Room 3208
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to allow the Montgomery County Child Development Association, Inc. to finish Room 3208 in the Red Oak Early Childhood Center at no cost to the school district. Motion carried unanimously.

ROECC Room Naming
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to allow Montgomery County Child Development Association, Inc. to name rooms after donors as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Laptop Charging Carts
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to order ten laptop charging carts for Inman Elementary. Motion carried unanimously.

Grades 7-12 Curriculum Purchases
Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Blackman to approve the grades 7-12 curriculum purchases as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

Martinez 2020-2021 Contract
This will be put on a future agenda.

Personnel Considerations
Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to hire Barbara Lombard as Transportation Administrative Assistant for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to accept the resignation of Macy Vanderhoof as Para-Professional at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director DeVries to accept the resignation of Randall Kuhn as Crossing Guard at the end of 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director Blackman, second by Director Carlson to hire Nathan Namanny as Head Bowling Coach for the 2020-2021 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Motion by Director DeVries, second by Director Carlson to accept Carter Bruce as a Volunteer Baseball Coach for 2019-2020 school year. Motion carried unanimously.

Adjournment
Motion by Director Carlson, second by Director Blackman to adjourn the meeting at 8:05 p.m. Motion carried unanimously.

 

Next Board of Directors Meeting      Monday, July 13, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
                                                                         Red Oak Inman Elementary Media Center
                                                                         Red Oak CSD Inman Elementary Campus

 

__________________________           __________________________
Bryce Johnson, President                            Deb Drey, Board Secretary

 

dawn@iowaschoo… Tue, 10/20/2020 - 09:41