District 833 School Board Meeting Unofficial Clerk's Minutes: 05/23/19
Called to Order by Kath at 6:30pm at the DSC. Board Members present: Brunnette (arrived at 6:59pm), Driscoll, Hirsch, Kath, Schwartz. Witte & Van Leer were absent. Superintendent Jacobus was present. Student Board Reps Mehra (WHS), Poor ERHS) & Strom (PHS) were present. Moved by Van Leer, seconded by Driscoll to approve the agenda. All in favor, none opposed. Motion carried. District highlights: Students in the Continental Math League & Word Masters Competition. 10 people addressed the board during public comment regarding the non-renewal of Coach Matt Everson. Moved by Van Leer, seconded by Schwartz to approve the following Consent Agenda items: Retirements, Resignations, Terminations, Leaves of Absence, New Employees, Change of Status, Extended Field Trips, EFT's, Gifts, 4/25/19 & 5/9/19 Board Meeting Minutes, Grants & Awards, student teaching agreements with the Univ. of Northern Iowa & Luther, bids for PHS Field & Track Replacement, February, March & April cash disbursements & the right of entry agreement with City of SPP. The Nutrition Services Budget was reviewed. Matt Everson responded to the reasons for his non-renewal. Due to disruptions in the crowd, Schwartz motioned to adjourn the meeting to keep order at 8:26pm. Seconded by Van Leer. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. At 8:31pm, Van Leer motioned to re-convene the meeting. Seconded by Schwartz. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. Information on Schoology, Negotiations & Flexible Learning days were shared. It was moved by Van Leer, seconded by Driscoll to approve the revised 2018-19 Budget. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. It was moved by Driscoll, seconded by Van Leer to approve the termination of Long-Term Substitute Teaching Contracts. All in favor, none opposed, motion carried. Dr. Jacobus & student reps gave updates. Future meeting dates are 6/6/19 & 6/20/19. The meeting adjourned at 9:42pm. Additional meeting details can be located on the District website.