Postville Board

By: KCTN News
Jul 29th, 2020

Postville Board of Education Meeting
Special Meeting at 6:00 P.M.
Room 100 Postville Jr/Sr High School
July 28, 2020
President Gericke called the special meeting of the Postville Board of Education to order at 6:00
PM, on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, with the following members present: Jessica Deering, Travis
Koenig, Amy Loera, and Staci Malcom.
Motion by Koenig, second by Malcom, to approve a resolution directing the sale of
approximately $775,000 school infrastructure sales, services and use tax revenue refunding
bonds. Ayes: Deering, Gericke, Koenig, Loera, Malcom. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.
Motion by Malcom, second by Deering, to approve a resolution authorizing the redemption of
outstanding school infrastructure sales, services and use tax revenue bonds, series 2009, dated
July 1, 2009. Ayes: Deering, Gericke, Koenig, Loera, Malcom. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.
Motion by Malcom, second by Koenig, to deny an open enrollment application due to it being
filed after the deadline. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Loera, second by Malcom, to approve the following. Carried unanimously.
Hiring of Felicia DeJong/6th Grade Teacher;
Resignation of Brenda Rekow/Kitchen Staff; Corey Smock/Head Baseball Coach; Sean
Singewald/MS Wrestling Coach.
Motion by Deering, second by Koenig, to approve the purchase of a 2019 Ford Transit-350 XLT
vehicle from KAR Autogroup at a cost of $31,000. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Malcom, second by Koenig, to approve creating an account to be opened in the
name of Postville CSD with national Financial Services LLC and identify individuals (Melissa
Fettkether and Anthony Gericke) authorized to transact business on the account. Ayes:
Deering, Gericke, Koenig, Loera, Malcom. Nays: None. Resolution adopted.
A discussion took place regarding the auditorium sound and video system upgrade options.
More information will be gathered for action at a later time.
Motion by Loera, second by Malcom, to approve the first reading of the 400 series (406.1 –
415.1R2) of board policies. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Malcom, second by Koenig, to approve the second reading of the 400 series (400 –
405.9) of board policies. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Malcom, second by Deering, to move into closed session to review or discuss records
which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential, Iowa Code
21.5(1)(a). Ayes: Deering, Gericke, Koenig, Loera, Malcom. Nays: None.
The board entered into closed session at 6:24 PM.
Motion by Malcom, second by Koenig, to exit closed session at 6:35 P.M. Carried unanimously.
Motion by Koenig, second by Loera, to adjourn the meeting at 6:36 P.M. Carried unanimously.
The next regular board meeting will be held on Monday, August 10, 2020, at 6:00 PM, at the
Postville Fine Arts Center Lobby.
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