IOWA-GRANT SCHOOL DISTRICT Board of Education June 25, 2012
1.) President Christianson called the meeting to order in the IGEMS Library at 7:05 p.m.
a. Roll call. Members present at roll call: Peggy Barton, Steve Christianson, Chad Hahn, Brian
Nodolf, and Loras Winders. Kris Meuer arrived at 7:10 p.m.
b. Supt. Erickson certified proper notice of this meeting was given on Thursday, June 21st. c. Motion by Winders, seconded by Hahn, to approve the agenda as posted. Motion carried. d. Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to approve the June 11, 2012 school board meeting
2.) Opportunity For Public Input – None.
3.) Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to acknowledge the receipt of signed contracts from Ryan Allen
(head wrestling coach), Mark Flanagan (middle school boys basketball), Deanna Fulton (head softball coach), Curt Hildreth (assistant boys basketball coach), Craig Jenkins (middle school girls basketball coach), Eric Johannesen (FFA advisor), Ashley Mergen (middle school girls basketball), Jennifer Pross (secondary math schedule overload) and from the following teaching staff listed below for the 2012-2013 contract year.
Motion by Barton, seconded by Winders, to acknowledge the second reading of the revision of
the following Board Policies: 453 - Emergency Nursing Services, 453 Rule - Guidelines for
Handling Illnesses and Injuries, 453.2 – Student Immunizations, 463.3 Rule – Guidelines For
Handling Blood or Other Body Fluids In The Schools, 453.4 – Administering Medication To
Students, and 453.4 Rule – Guidelines For Administering Medication To Students and to rescind
the following Board policies: 453.31 Rule – Guidelines Regarding HIV or Aids Infected Students,
453.31 – Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome or HIV Infection, and 453 Exhibit – Annual
Report of Report of Review of Emergency Nursing Services. Motion carried.
Motion by Winders, seconded by Nodolf, to acknowledge the second reading of the revision of
Board policy #222.1 – Residency Requirements For Administrators and Supervisors. Motion
Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Hahn, to approve the issuance of contracts to Kristina Liddicoat
and Kristina Boyle as second grade teachers for the 2012-2013 school year. Motion carried
Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Barton, to approve the issuance of a contract to Thomas Whitford
as elementary/middle school principal for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years. Motion
Motion by Hahn, seconded by Nodolf, to approve the posting of a high school assistant football
Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Meuer, to set the high school graduation date for the Iowa-Grant
High School Class of 2013 on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Motion carried.
Motion by Winders, seconded by Nodolf, to approve a bid from TriCor Insurance in the amount of
$75,512 for district insurance policies. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.
Motion by Winders, seconded by Hahn, to approve the purchase of a Sharp MX 623N networked
copy machine from Gordon Flesch. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.
Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to approve the 2011-2012 budget amendments as
presented. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.
Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to set the Fund 10 Assigned Fund Balance (Acct #10-
938900) of $1,000,000 for cash flow purposes. Motion carried unanimously on a roll call vote.
After a brief discussion of the bills, motion by Hahn, seconded by Meuer, to approve them for
payment as presented (regular checks #31671 – 31825). Motion carried unanimously on a roll
Motion by Barton, seconded by Hahn, to ratify a tentative agreement with the IGEAPSSP
professional and support staff groups with a 2.5% increase as presented. Motion carried
8.) Motion by Winders, seconded by Hahn, to go to closed session at 7:44 p.m. for 2 items. Motion carried
9.) Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to reconvene in open session at 8:20 p.m. Motion carried.
a. Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to issue lay-off notices to the following bus drivers for
their daily AM and PM bus routes with an offer to pay 25% of the COBRA health and dental
insurance premiums during the 2012-2013 school year: Richard Enloe, Henry D. Jorgenson,
Eugene Kite, Kristi Loeffelholz, Mark Matthews, Geralyn Novinski, Dennis Spurley, Chuck Virtue
and James Zimmer. Roll call: Barton, yes; Hahn, yes; Meuer, no; Nodolf, yes; Winders, yes; and
b. Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Barton, to approve administrative contracts for Linda Erickson and
Chris Gotto for the 2012-2013 amd 2013-2014 school years. Roll call: Barton, yes; Hahn, yes;
Meuer, no; Nodolf, yes; Winders, yes; and Christianson, yes. Motion carried.
Motion by Nodolf, seconded by Winders, to adjourn the meeting at 8:22 p.m. Motion carried.
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