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-eFourteen Their sle Citizen Thursday, May MINUTES CARLISLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL Regular Board Meeting Monday, May 9, 2011 7:00 p.m. Carlisle Community School District Board Room President Judisch called to order the May Regular Board Meeting at 7:03 p.m. Directors Present: John Judisch, President, Rob Joiner, Vice President, Mark Cowan, Director, Su- san James, Director, Michelle Tish, Director. The agenda was amended to add the approval of theApri111, 2011 pub- lic hearing minutes, the approval of 28-E contracts with DMACC for fall 2011 and contract with Advantage Ad- ministrators. Motion by Tish to approve the agenda as amended. Seconded by James. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by Cowan to approve the minutes of the April 11 t" public hear- ing and regular meeting, theApril 25 t" special board meeting and the May 4 t" special board meeting as pre- sented. Seconded by Tish. Motion carried unanimously. Visitors - None Board Communication - None IASB Communication - The board members were presented with Cer- tificates of Recognition for their dedi- cated service, leadership and con- tinuing service to the children of this community in honor of School Board Recognition Week, May 8 - 13. The district thanked the board members for their time and effort during the past school year. Update.s/Information A. Student Presentations Michelle Robinson and Barb Cupp informed the board of some of the student successes from this school year. Students participated in Math Olympiads on-line with many schools world-wide. Dylan Timmins was the Hartford team's champion and Bran- don Bui was the middle school team's champion. Twenty-two hundred iowa students participated in Letters about Literature. There were eighteen state winners of which three students were from Carlisle. The students were Nate Firkins, Britney Thorpe and McKenna Haase. McKenna was present to read herentry, iowa State University sponsors a Roller Coaster Competition. The Carlisle Middle School team placed second. The team members were: Cody Woo- druff, Brandon Short, Jacob Lawless, Nathan Guenther, Tyler Donovan, Rachel Francisco, Tanner Hinders and Mariah Sadler. Niki Hermon rep- resented the high school and took first place. Niki demonstrated his entry. Rebekah Frese was the Law Day winner (sponsored by the iowa Law Bar Association) for the poem she wrote. Rebekah was also the National History Day national quali- fier in her website project division, earning her a trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in June. Congratu- lations to all the students and thank you to the students for sharing their entries. B. High School Counselors Presen- tation The six school counselors were present to provide an overview of the counseling program. The counselors are: High School - Leah Heidemann and Traci Lee; Middle School - Ben Barry and Kim Flagor-Fuller; Hartford - Kim Flagor-Fuller and Elementary - Rhonda Ray and Julie Nation. They reviewed their mission statement and beliefs. The counselors have estab- lished a K-12 comprehensive school counseling program. They continu- ally work together, coordinate ser- vices, and use data to evaluate the program. The counselors provide classroom instruction and work with small groups and individuals as they try to meet the needs of all students. They.also reach out to families, staff and the community in an effort to meet students' needs. C. School Improvement Coordinator Updates Jen Yates reviewed the accom- plishments and goals of the School Improvement Advisory Council (SIAC). The council provides ap- proval of the CSIP (Comprehensive School Improvement Plan) which dic- tares the district's professional devel- opment. Thirty teachers will be at- tending a Quality Learning Training this summer, which will focus on summative and formative assess- ments. This topic, along witfi-learn- ing more about the new technology equipment in the classrooms, will be the focus of the professional devel- opment for the 2011-12 school year. The district will also be adopting new curriculum for K-5 math, 6-12 social studies and family consumer sci- ence. Ideally the curriculum adoption process should span over a two-year period. Jen presented a curriculum adoption cycle that encompasses this process. The board thanked Jen for her work. D. Construction Update Andy Seller will be meeting with DDVI and SVPA with a goal to close out the construction by June 1. The interior punch lists have been com- pleted: E. Legislative Update Dr. Lane reviewed four pieces of legislation. The commercial tax pro- posal which has a half-million impli- cation for tax payers. There are con- versations about the property tax eq- uity relief and a new idea of using a percentage of the statewide penny sales tax to fund it. Nothing has been decided. No common ground has been reached regarding the pre- school program and allowable growth for next school year. Business/Action ttems A. Approval of 28E Agreement with iowa Central Community College for 2011-2012 The agreement with ICCC is for internet-based courses with a fee of $106.00 per credit hour. This pro- vides an alternative to students for courses the district doesn't offer. Motion by Joiner to approve the 28E Agreement with iowa Central Com- munity College for 2011-2012. Sec- onded by Tish. Motion carried unani- mously. B. Approval of Agreement with Simpson College for student teach- ers and practicum students for the 2011-2012 school year Motion by James to approve the agreement with Simpson College as presented for student teachers and practicum students for the 2011-2012 school year. Seconded by Tish. Motion carried unanimously. C. Graduating Senior Class List for Approval Mike Anthony presented the gradu- ating senior class list for approval. There are 115 students on schedule to graduate at this time. Motion by Cowan to accept the graduating senior class list for 2010- 11. Seconded by Tish. Motion car- ried unanimously. D. Action on Superintendent's Rec- ommendation to Terminate Teacher's Contract Motion by Tish to move that the rec- ommendation of the superintendent be accepted and that the contract of Ma, Carol Stuve be terminated effec- tive at the end of the current school year for the reasons that were set forth in the Superintendent's Notice and Recommendation to Terminate the Contract of Mary Carol Stuve. Seconded by Joiner. Each board member responded aye. Motion car- ded unanimously. E. Approval of Request for Early Start Date for 2011-2012 School Year The district held a public hearing and the board approved the 2011-2012 school calendar with a start date of August 24, on February 14. The Spring Beds report is the mechanism through which the district submits a request for the early start date (the date is prior to the calendar week in which Sept. 1 falls). Motion by Joiner to approve the re- quest for early start date for the 2011- 2012 school year. Seconded by Cowan. Motion carried unanimousty. E Approval of Non-certified employee salaries Salaries for associates, secretaries, food service workers, substitute teachers, school liaison officer, tech- nology assistant and administrative assistant were presented. Motion by Cowan to approve the recommended non-certified em- ployee salaries. Seconded by Tish. Motion carried with a 4-0 vote in fa- vor with Joiner not voting. 19,2011 G. Approval of Special Education Contract Motion by Tish to approve the spe- cial education contract as presented: Seconded by Cowan. Motion carded unanimously. H. Approval of 28-E Contracts with DMACC for Fall 2011 The contracts with DMACC are for special education students graduat- ing in May who will participate in the STRIVE program for fall 2011. Motion by Joiner to approve the 28- E contracts with DMACC for the fall of 2011 as presented. Seconded by James. Motion carried unanimously. I.Approval of Contract with Advantage Administrators The contract is for the Flexible Spending Account (FSA) offered to employees. Principal currently man- ages the district's FSA but will no longer offer this program after this year. Linda West coordinated the search for a new company. The ser- vice fee is $25.00 per month plus a $4.00 monthly fee per participant. The district and employee share the fee. Motion by "Fish to approve the con- tract with Advantage Administrators as presented. Seconded by Cowan. Motion carried unanimously. J. Resignations for 2011-2012 Erica Acton, HS Speech Advisor, Step 4 Group 5; Val Smock, Elemen- tary Teacher, Step 7 Lane 3; Chris Pighetti, Hartford Yearbook. Motion by -13sh to accept the resig- nation of Erica Acton for 2011-2012 pending finding a suitable replace- ment. Seconded by James. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by James to accept the res- ignations of Val Smock and Chris Pighetti for 2011-2012 as presented. Seconded by Cowan. Motion carded unanimously. K. New Hires for 2011-2012; Conner Tipping, Music Teacher, Step 0 Lane 1; Conner Tipping, Adviser: HS Band, Step 0 Group 3; Conner Tipping, Ad- visor: HS Jazz Band, Step 0 Group 3; Thomas Cotter, HS Spanish Teacher, Step 0 Lane 1. Motion by Joiner to approve the new hires for 2011-2012 as presented. Seconded by James. Motion carded unanimously. Motion by Joiner to approve the bills presented in the amount of $344,378.17. Seconded by Cowan. Motion carried unanimously. Motion by James to approve the April, 2011 financial reports. Sec- onded by Tish. Motion carded unani- mously. Dr. Lane's Report Dr. Lane, again, thanked the board members for their time and the tough conversations and decisions they have had to make. Two members are up for re-election, Rob Joiner and Michelle Tish. Dr. Lane encouraged them to run again. The first date to file nomination papers is July 11 and the last date to file is August 4. Graduation is May 22. President Judisch will give the welcome speech. As in the past, all board members are encouraged to partici- pate in the graduation ceremony. Dr. Lane reported on the installa- tion of new lights in the high school gym. Two quotes were received: Bishop Electric at $15,356 and ABC Electric at $19,530. The cost is simi- lar to that of the installation of the middle school sidewalk. There was concern with the quotes being given for the same work. Director Joiner will review the quotes. The district may have the potential to do both projects so Dr. Lane will inform the city of the possibility of the installa- tion of a sidewalk at the middle school. The next regular school board meeting is Monday, June 13, 2011, 7:00 p.m. at the Carlisle School Dis- trict Board Room. Motion by Cowan to adjourn the April regular board meeting. Sec- onded by James. Motion carded unanimously. Meeting adjourned at 9:20 p.m. John Judisch, President Attest:Jean Flaws, Board Secretary/ Bus. Mgr. www.carlisie.k12 These minutes have not been approved by the Carlisle Commu- nity School Board. BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY .Medical - Professional - Services ~ Emergency Numbers Carlisle Veterinary Clinic Peggy Baber, D.V.M. Mon, rues, Thurs & Fri 7:30 am to 5:30 pm CLOSED Wednesday Saturday 8 am to 12 noon 989-4075 Bubba's Washboard (Laundromat) 7 am to 9 pm 125 South Garfield 971-6017 Avondale Veterinary Healthcare Complex Dennis Woodruff, DVM and Associates 4318 SE Army Post Road 262-6111 "We Care and We Let it Show" Visit us at www, Family Practice Clinic M.J. McCormick, D.O. Linda Robinson, D.O. Jennifer Olson, D.O. 125 School Street, Carlisle IA 989-3221 Lovejoy's Cake Shoppe Weddings & All Occasions 330 Valley Drive, Carlisle 989-3665 'ii 515-989-0106 "Insured & Certified" MTO Lawn Maintenance Landscaping & Turf Maintenance Mike Olson 989-3529 or 979-8179 Free Estimates | Woodhouse & Lee Construction Concrete Contractors Free Estimates 989-3893 Great Western Bank NEW NEW HOURS NEW FREE CHECKING ACCOUNT MAIN BANK Mon-Thurs: 9 am to 4 pm Friday: 9 am to 5 pm Saturday: 9 am to Noon DRIVE-UP Mon-Fri: 8:30 am to 6 pm Saturday: 8:30 am to Noon Member FDIC Full Service Bank 24 HourATM 989-3255 Open to Serve You Mon- Friday 9am to 6pm Saturday 9am to lpm 800 School St - Carlisle 989-3261 Dental Professional, PC 65 School St., Box 372, Cadisle 989-3180 or 961-8411 Gary Jacobsen, D.D.S. Jeremy Pins, D.D.S. John Vespa, D.D.S. Jennifer Main, D.D.S. Iowa Elevator Systems & Service PO Box 195 - Carlisle, IA 989-0679 eoples Bank LOBBY DRIVE-UP Mon-Thurs 8:30am to 5pm 8:30am to 5pm Friday 8:30am to 5 pm 8:30am to6pm Saturday 8:30 to Noon 8:.30 to Noon 1015 Highway 5 Frontage Road Carlisle, Iowa 50047 Member FDIC 515-989-3600 Equal Housing Lender OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES OF WARREN COUNTY Drs. Winjum, O'Meara & Anderson ! General Optometry & contact lenses I 55 School St 989-0889 225 W Ashland, Indian01a 961-5305 1226 Sunset Dr Norwalk IA 961-0224 Lisa's Dog Grooming il Lisa Olander , 435 Lindhardt I Carlisle, IA i 515-989-4380 WARREN ELECTRIC Electrical work, residential, commercial, licensed, bonded. (Discount on residential labor) FREE Estimates I 515-238-1077-Cell 515-848-5538 STEVE CURRY SAWS 65 Vine St Carlisle 989-4175 HOURS Tues-Fri: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 8 - Noon ,.+o o coos,%. ,.t" tl N. , StrNt O 515-961-0300 Sales-Servico-lnstaUatien 24 Hour Service Residential-Commercial LOCALLY OWNED - FULL SERVICe% BANKING - ' VISITANY ONE OF OUR LOCATIONS NORWALK INDIANOLA LUCAS FORT DES MOINES NEWTON 515-961.5880 Carlisle Dental Office Philip West, DDS 500 S. 2nd Street - Carlisle 989-0447 Fresh Flowers-All Occasions 260 S 1st- Carlisle : 515-989-3000 Photography by Bo .......... 1i ................ ii lravelingh ForallyoPhomphYcall Ne  515-971-7361 For Your Convenience Hunt's BP NOW OPEN 989-3912 Wildcat ABC 405 School St Carlisle IA 50047 515-989-3972 Carlisle Center for Independent Living Carlis[e Center for Wellness and Rehab 515-989-0871 "Cadng is our integrity, Our people make the difference" Shoemaker Oearng Senace dayna Shoemaker Independently owned Residential/Commercial Free Estimates/Fully Insured (515) 989-0443 Home (515) 480-8771 Mobile ] BEN'S CUSTOM WINDOWS Windows Doors Siding Decks Ben Burgin 515-577-1007 Free Estimates *Lices-d and Insured Better Business Bura , Accredited Bu:iness i *Quality r Products and manship Free Estimates  Licensed Insured Troy Ohnernus 202-1805 2740 183rd Avenue Carlisle Sinclair Painting Interior - Exterior Free Estimates Call Jim Sinclair 989-0732 PETERSON FUNERAL HOME Carlisle, Iowa 989-3510 Guaranteed Prepaid Funerals Available Advertising rates for the Business Directory is $3.50 per column inch with a minumum of 13 weeks. 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