Postville Board

By: KCTN News
Sep 10th, 2019

The Postville School Board approved the hiring of Betty Eberling, Trinna Navarro, Jennifer Olsen, and Alexis Valentine as Associates. Evan Livingood was hired as a Bus Driver and Tim Rupard as Assistant Wrestling Coach.

The Board approved the resignations of Judy Miller and Yoselin Perez as Associates, and Kevin Johnson as Junior High Wrestling Coach.

President Cox called the regular meeting of the Postville Board of Education to order at 6:00 PM, on Monday, September 9, 2019, with the following members present: Tony Gericke, JoAnn Jacobs, Staci Malcom, and Jamie Smith.
President Cox welcomed the visitors.
Motion by Smith, second by Jacobs, to approve the agenda with an amendment for disposal of equipment. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Malcom, second by Jacobs, to approve the consent agenda. Carried unanimously.
a. Approve August 12, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes.
b. Approve the monthly invoices (reviewed by Jeff Cox) and financial reports.
c. Approve the hiring of Betty Eberling/FT Paraprofessional; Trinna Navarro/FT Paraprofessional; Jennifer Olsen/FT Paraprofessional; Alexis Valentine/PT Paraprofessional; Kevin Johnson/Weight Room Supervisor; Evan Livingood/Route Bus Driver; Dale Mohs/Sub Bus Driver; Virginia Medberry/Sub Bus Driver; Julie Wolff/Van Driver; Tim Rupard/HS Asst Wrestling Coach; Susie Mueller/After School Tutor; RaeAnne Martin/After School Tutor; Kathy Ohloff/After School Tutor; Aleya Grimes/After School Tutor; Joy Minikwu/After School Tutor; Emma Trealor/After School Tutor.
d. Approve the resignations of Judy Miller/Elementary Paraprofessional; Yoselin Perez/7-12 Paraprofessional; Kevin Johnson/Junior High Wrestling.
e. Approve the transfers of Carla Hernandez/FT 7-12 Paraprofessional.
f. Approve volunteer Randy Johnson.
g. No donations received.
Mr. Dugger shared how the change in the school board election timing affects the organizational meeting. The start of the year has been positive and the enrollment trend appears to be increasing.
Motion by Smith, second by Jacobs, to approve the first reading of the 800 and 900 series board policies. Carried unanimously.
Discussion took place regarding the playground project. Mr. Dugger shared an update on fundraising and potential completion during the summer of 2020.
Motion by Smith, second by Malcom, to approve the disposition of a vertical mill and metal lathe via Sweeny Auction. Carried unanimously.
Items for October Board Meeting
 Board Policy Updates
The October Board Meeting for the Postville Board of Education will be held on October 14, 2019, at 6:00 P.M, at the Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby.
Motion by Gericke, second by Jacobs, to adjourn the meeting at 6:20 P.M. Carried unanimously.