Postville Board

By: KCTN News
Aug 13th, 2019

The Postville School Board approved the hiring of Brad Bucknell as Junior High Football and Wrestling Coach.  Gibson Berns as Assistant Boys Basketball Coach.  Rieley Rodman as Assistant Volleyball Coach and Norma Koenig for Food Service.  The Board approved the resignation of Amy Rankin as Associate.

Postville Board of Education Meeting
Regular Scheduled Meeting at 6:30 P.M.
Fine Arts Lobby
August 12, 2019
President Cox called the regular meeting of the Postville Board of Education to order at 6:32 PM, on Monday, August 12, 2019, with the following members present; Tony Gericke, JoAnn Jacobs, and Jamie Smith. Absent: Staci Malcom.
President Cox welcomed the visitors.
Motion by Jamie Smith, second by JoAnn Jacobs, to approve the agenda with amendments, three additional hires, one resignation, and one open enrollment request. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Jacobs, second by Smith, to approve the consent agenda, with amendments. Carried unanimously.
a. Approve July 15, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes.
b. Approve the monthly invoices and financial reports. (Reviewed by Jamie Smith).
c. Approve the hiring Brad Bucknell/Jr Hi Football Coach and Jr Hi Wrestling Coach; Gibson Berns/Asst Boys HS Basketball Coach; Rieley Rodman/Asst HS Volleyball Coach; Norma Koenig/PT Food Service.
d. Approve the resignation of Amy Rankin/Elementary Paraprofessional.
e. Approve the transfer of Stephanie Burroughs/FT Elementary Secretary; April McQuade/FT Library-Lunch Computer Paraprofessional.
f. Approval of donations; Salem Women’s Fellowship/$50.00.
g. Approve district appointments of Title I Coordinator/Tim Dugger, Equity Coordinator/Tim Dugger, Title IX Coordinator/Brendan Knudtson, 504 Co-Coordinators/Jenny Schutte and Brendan Knudtson, Special Education Co-Directors/Jenny Schutte and Brendan Knudtson, Bully/Harassment Investigators/Jenny Schutte and Brendan Knudtson, Affirmative Action Coordinator/Tim Dugger, Level I Investigators/Jenny Schutte and Brendan Knudtson, Level I Alternate Investigator/Tim Dugger, Level II Investigator/Postville Police Department, Homeless Liaison/Denise Mauss, Teacher Quality Committee Administrator/Tim Dugger, School Improvement Advisory Chairperson/Tim Dugger, ELL Coordinators/Jenny Schutte and Brendan Knudtson, and Food and Fitness Administrator/Tim Dugger
Mr. Dugger updated the board on the new time frame for the organization meeting due to election process changes. A discussion was held about board meeting times for future meetings. Written principal reports will be included in board packets starting at the September 2019 board meeting.
Mrs. Schutte shared information on office referral/discipline numbers for the elementary school for the 2018-2019 school year.
Mr. Knudtson shared information about the online registration process that was utilized for the first time for the 2019-2020 registration process.
Discussion regarding additional student insurance was held. No action.
Motion by Smith, second by Gericke, to approve the Four-year-old Preschool Program Contract between Postville CSD and Postville Child Care. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Gericke, second by Jacobs, to approve 2019-2020 School Year Concurrent Enrollment Contract with NE IA Community College. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Gericke, second by Jacobs, to approve the 2019-2020 School Year NE IA Health Occupations Academy Contract. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Smith, second by Gericke, to approve an open enrollment request from South Winneshiek. Carried unanimously.
Items for the September Board Meeting
• Start time for board meetings
The September Board Meeting for the Postville Board of Education will be held on September 9, 2019, at 6:30 P.M, at the Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby.
Motion by Smith, second by Jacobs, to adjourn the meeting at 6:55 P.M. Carried unanimously.



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