August 9, 2010
Red Oak Community School District
Regular Board of Directors Meeting
Meeting Location: Sue Wagaman Board Room, Webster Building, Red Oak, Iowa
Monday, August 9, 2010
This regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Red Oak Community School District was called to order by President Charla Schmid at 6:00 p.m.
PRESENT: Directors: Charla Schmid, Elizabeth Dilley, Warren Hayes, Paul Griffen, Terry
Schmidt, Superintendent, & Shirley Maxwell, Board Secretary Absent: Lee Fellers
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Director Griffen moved and Director Dilley seconded to approve the agenda as presented. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Dilley moved, seconded by Director Griffen, to approve the consent agenda as presented. The motion carried unanimously.
- Review and Approval of Minutes from July 15, 2010
- Review and Approval of Monthly Business Reports
- Resignation letter from Jan Ruhl, ROHS head cook
AGRICULTURE EDUCATION SHARED PROGRAM
Principal Sherman explained to the Directors how the Agricultural Education Shared Program Agreement with the Stanton Community School District would operate during the 2010-2011 school year so our students could attend agricultural classes in the Stanton school district.
ACHIEVEMENT PROGRESS REPORT
Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Barb Sims reported on the Achievement Progress Report for the 2009-2010 school year and presented a “Plan” that will be used throughout the district during the 2010-2011 school year to promote achievement progress.
Superintendent Schmidt presented a project update regarding the safety crossing situation at the Red Oak Intersections of Eighth Street, Oak, and Summit. Proposing that the Red Oak CSD would employ and train a crossing guard for a minimum of three (3) hours for each day school is in session. All costs for the position would be equally shared with ROCSD and the city of Red Oak. It is estimated the costs would be approximately $2,500 for each entity. The City of Red Oak would pay for the markings for the crossing area and provide the necessary signage along the street. Superintendent Schmidt will continue to talk with the city about this situation.
Director Griffen moved, seconded by Director Dilley to approve Deann Ellis transfer from the Inman Primary School Kitchen to the High School Head Cook Position for the 2010-2011 school year at $8.80 per hour. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Hayes moved, seconded by Director Griffen to approve Eunice Culbertson for the serving position for 2.5 hours per day at the Inman Primary School at $7.60 per hour. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Dilley moved, seconded by Director Hayes to approve Lois Sands for the custodial position for 20 hours per week at Washington Intermediate and the Technology Center at $8.96 + .10 differential pay per hour. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Dilley moved, seconded by Director Hayes to approve Carlos Guerra as Middle School Football Coach (grade seven) for the 2010-2011 school year. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Hayes moved, seconded by Director Dilley to approve Jennifer Elarton as Special Education Paraprofessional for 16 hours per week for the 2010-2011 school year with salary as set in the Red Oak Association Master Contract for support staff. The motion carried unanimously.
Director Dilley moved, seconded by Director Griffen to approve hiring an additional kindergarten instructor for the 2010-2011 school year. The motion carried unanimously.
CLOSED WORK SESSION
Director Dilley moved, seconded by Director Hayes to move into closed session at 7:45 p.m. at the request of Superintendent Schmidt to continue work on his annual performance review under section 21.5(l)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. Roll call vote was taken, with unanimous approval.
The board came out of closed session at 8:17 p.m.
Director Griffen moved, and Director Hayes seconded to adjourn the meeting at 8:25 p.m. The next regular board of directors meeting will be Monday, August 30, 2010, at 6:00 p.m., in the Sue Wagaman Board Room at the Webster Building. The motion carried unanimously.
Charla Schmid, President Shirley Maxwell, Secretary