FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS Regular Meeting August 8, 2011, A.C.T. Center Board Room

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1 FAIRFIELD COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS Regular Meeting August 8, 2011, A.C.T. Center Board Room I. CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by board president, Gail Miller. A. Roll Call. Board members present: Gail Miller, Margaret Dwyer, Ralph Messerli 7:15 p.m.), Bob Waugh, Jennifer Anderson, Jeri Kunkle, Doug Flournoy. Absent= None. B. Do any Board members or other persons not already on the agenda have anything to add at this time? 1. Approval of the Agenda as printed and/or with additions Superintendent Sathoff suggested the following additions to Item V, New Business, #3, Hires: Meliza Cloke, Associate; Shannon Price, Associate; Heidi Grunwald, 50% L6, step, $492, HS student council. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve agenda and additions, seconded by Doug Flournoy. Voice vote carried: all ayes (6). C. Consent Agenda (Ralph Messerli arrived at this point.) Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the consent agenda, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). 1. Approval of Minutes a. Regular Meeting, 7/11/11 b. Special Meeting, 7/5/11 2. Approval of Bills a. Secretary Bills b. Board Bills 3. Monthly Financial Report 4. Open Enrollments a. Out 1. Paul Snelling (grade 4) from Fairfield to Van Buren 2. Elizabeth Snelling (grade 1) from Fairfield to Van Buren 3. Morgan Brokken (grade 12) from Fairfield to Mt. Pleasant b. In 1. Tristan Langford (grade 6) from Cardinal to Fairfield (HSAP) II. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION A. Statements from Audience (opportunity for persons not already on the agenda to address the Board) The following individuals addressed the board: 1. Mrs. Carla Ogden regarding Spanish FHS 2. Julie Huff regarding a student placement issue 3. Lisa Greenig 5 th grade quilt

2 B. Recognition of Students and Coaches State Level Honors, Students were recognized and Congratulated by the board. Boys State Golf Tournament, 8 th place in team standings: Landon Gamrath, CJ Shipman, Jordan Leazer, Matt Carr, Cody Kool, Davis Lowenberg. (Coach Mick Flattery) State Coed Golf Tournament, 10 th place in team standings: Cody Kool, Sami Herman III. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS The board received the following monthly reports: A. Superintendent Art Sathoff 1. Finance 2. Personnel a. Master contract settlement b. Amend HS secretary contract (6 years experience) c. Act on recommended reduction d. Hires e. Resignations 3. Policy a. Second reading of Senior Year Plus Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the second reading, seconded by Jeri Kunkel. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). 4. Perkins Beginning of School Information a. August 17 th 18 th, 2011 Induction for new teachers b. Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce reception August 19 th, 2011 c. August 19 th 23 rd, Teachers workdays d. August 24 th 26 th, School begins: first 3 days 8 am 1:30 pm students; staff 7:30 am 3:30 pm 6. Rising to Greatness report 7. IASB Legislative priorities 8. Parent request for student assignment outside of established boundaries Margaret Dwyer moved to affirm placement of third grade student at Libertyville site since the family lives within the Libertyville boundaries, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. Voice vote failed: all opposed (7). Doug Flournoy moved to retain Lillian Huff s place at Washington Elementary due to a medical condition and advice of medical expert. Seconded by Bob Waugh. 9. Appoint Foss, Kuiken, Gookin & Cochran P.C. of Fairfield and Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. of Des Moines as FCSD attorneys Margaret Dwyer moved to approve Foss, Kuiken, Gookin & Cochran P.C. and Ahlers & Cooney, P.C. as FCSD attorneys for the school year, seconded by Doug Flournoy. 10. Public to the board- superintendent removed from BCC B. Curriculum Director Marci Dunlap

3 1. Mentoring Lead Teacher 2. Mentors for the School Year 3. K-4 Written curriculum 4. SINA SES Provider Contract-FMS Middle School 5. Elementary Guidance Professional Learning 6. Elementary Report Card Letter (I) C. Director of Auxiliary Services Fred McElwee 1. Bread quotes 2. Milk Quotes 3. Substitute School Bus Drivers 4. Bus Routes 5. Lincoln Elementary 6. Facility Project Update 7. Food Service Staff Positions D. Director of Technology - Mark Cremer 1. Greeting 2. Staffing changes a. Daily KIT meetings b. Bi-Weekly tech staff meetings 3. Summer Equipment Acquisitions a. Pence/Washington laptop carts b. ACT Financial Server 4. Summer Project Update a. Staff machine re-imaging b. Laptop cart re-imaging c. Damaged equipment repair d. Board policy updating for web E. Principal Reports 1. Elementary report Kelly Schloss and Christopher Welch Brief verbal reports from Aaron Becker (FHS) and Laura Atwood (FMS) IV. OLD BUSINESS A. Adopt the following policy, second reading 1. Senior Year Policy Jennifer Anderson moved to approve Instruction At A Post-Secondary Educational Institution, # 604.6, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. V. NEW BUSINESS A. To approve tentative agreement and master contract for Margaret Dwyer moved to approve the tentative agreement and master contract between the Fairfield Education Association and the Fairfield Community School District including step movement plus $75 on base, seconded by Doug Flournoy. B. To approve the issuance of teacher contracts. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the issuance of teacher contracts as presented for , seconded by Margaret Dwyer.

4 C. To approve supplemental activity contracts for school year. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve supplemental activity contracts as presented for , seconded by Margaret Dwyer. D. Personnel 1. Amend HS secretary contract (6 years experience) Jeri Kunkle moved to accept the amended HS secretary contract for Tara Johnson reflecting six years of experience and corresponding pay, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. 2. Act on recommended reduction. Mrs. Staci Wright has withdrawn her request for a hearing, the final transaction from the reductions in force acted on last spring. The envelope containing the Superintendent s recommendation was opened and read by Gail Miller. Doug Flournoy moved to approve the recommended reduction of pay for an extra period in Mrs. Wright s regular contract, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). 3. Hires a. Hire Andrew Hopper, FHS Social Studies teacher. Margaret Dwyer moved to approve hiring of Andrew Hopper for the FHS Social Studies teaching position effective for the school year at BA Step 1 or $33,679, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. b. Hire Tricia Slechta for Quill Yearbook at FHS. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the contract for Tricia Slechta for Quill Yearbook at FHS at Level 2, Step 3on the Supplemental Pay Scale or $3,087, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. c. Hire Alyssa Moore, FHS Media Center Associate. Margaret Dwyer moved to approve the hire of Alyssa Moore for FHS Media Center Associate at $10.83 per hour, recognizing 3 years of experience, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. d. Hire Stacie Warren, 5 th grade associate. Margaret Dwyer moved to approve the hiring of Stacie Warren, 5 th grade associate at $10.83 per hour and recognizing 2 years of experience, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. e. Hire Joe Kruzich, 7 th Grade Assistant Football coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Joe Kruzich for the 7 th grade assistant football coaching position at Level 6, Step 1 or $983, seconded by Bob Waugh. f. Hire Chris Lee, Fall season Strength Coach and Weight Room Supervisor. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Chris Lee for the fall season strength coach and weight room supervisor position which has been reduced to 50% of Level 5, Step 1 or $619, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. g. Hire Ron Drish, Junior Varsity Volleyball coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Ron Drish for the junior varsity volleyball coaching position at Level 4, Step 7 or $3,000, seconded by Bob Waugh.

5 h. Hire Glenn Rhees, HS Assistant Wrestling coach. Bob Waugh moved to approve the hiring of Glenn Rhees for the high school assistant wrestling coaching position at Level 3, Step 1 or $1,988, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. i. Hire Sam Collora, HS Assistant Wrestling coach. Ralph Messerli moved to approve the hiring of Sam Collora for the high school assistant wrestling coaching position at Level 3, Step 1 or $1,988, seconded by Bob Waugh. j. Hire Joe Fritz, MS Head Wrestling coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Joe Fritz for the head middle school wrestling coaching position at Level 4, Step 7 or $3,000, seconded by Bob Waugh. k. Hire Brian Witzenburg, HS Assistant Girls Basketball coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Brian Witzenburg for the high school assistant girls basketball position at Level 3, Step 3 or $2,452, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. l. Hire Jerrod Belzer, HS Assistant Girls Basketball coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Jerrod Belzer for the high school assistant girls basketball position at Level 3, Step 3 or $2,452, seconded by Ralph Messerli. m. Hire Derek Philips, 7 th & 8 th Grade Head Girls Basketball coach. Bob Waugh moved to approve the hiring of Derek Philips for the 7 th grade and 8 th grade head girls basketball coaching positions at Level 5, Step 3 or $1,610 each, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). n. Hire Lindsey Steen, 7 th Grade Assistant Girls Basketball coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the hiring of Lindsey Steen for the 7 th grade assistant girls basketball coaching position at Level 6, Step 1 or $983, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. o. Hire Tony Vandegriff, 7 th & 8 th Grade Head Boys Basketball coach. Margaret Dwyer moved to approve the hiring of Tony Vandegriff for the 7 th grade and 8 th grade head boys basketball coaching positions at Level 5, Step 7 or $2,356 each, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. Voice vote carried: 6 ayes; 1 opposed (Bob Waugh). p. Hire Meliza Cloke, special education associate at Libertyville Elementary. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the hiring of Meliza Cloke as a special education associate at Libertyville Elementary at $11.16 per hour and recognizing 5 years of experience, seconded by Bob Waugh. q. Hire Shannon Price as special education associate at Washington Elementary. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the hiring of Shannon Price as a special education associate at Washington Elementary at $11.16 per hour and recognizing 5 years of experience, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. r. Hire Heidi Grunwald as FHS Co-advisor of student council. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the hiring of Heidi Grunwald as FHS co-advisor

6 of student council at Level 6, Step 1 or $492, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. s. Approve volunteer coaches. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve volunteer coaches as listed, seconded by Ralph Messerli. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). Brad Snowgren, HS Football Bryan Marlay, Bowling Steve Burnett, HS Volleyball Laura Atwood, HS Volleyball Mike Burggraaf, HS Wrestling Chris Lee, HS Wrestling t. Approve Scott Slechta, district mentoring coordinator for Doug Flournoy moved to approve the hiring of Scott Slechta for the district mentoring coordinator at a stipend of $1,500 to paid in two equal installments in December 2011 and May 2012, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. u. Approve teachers as mentors. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the following teachers as mentors for and each to be paid $1,000 paid out in two equal installments in December 2011 and May 2012, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. Jennifer Christensen Rosemary Weiss Shelley Carter Jessica Sandbothe Patti Johnston Karen Innis Jeannine Simmons Deanna Gevock Laura Kaska Billy Strickler Tari Eeling Melinda Lyon Brian Dunlap v. Hire LeAnn Fredrickson, food service position. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the hiring LeAnn Fredrickson for the 5.5 hour food service position at FHS at$10.35 per hour and recognizing one year of experience, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). w. Approve list of substitute school bus drivers for school year. Bob Waugh moved to approve the substitute school bus drivers as listed, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. Ferrel, Merle Hunerdosse, Ron Septer, Marvin McElwee, Fred Septer, Gary Koontz, Jeff Rude, Chris Pearson, Charles Thacker, Marvin Boatright, Cole Metz, Ryan Coffin, Stephanie 4. Transfers a. Transfer of Karen Witzenburg from Washington PreK to FMS associate. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the transfer of Karen Witzenburg from Washington Pre-K associate to FMS associate, with her hourly rate staying the same from her previous hire, seconded by Doug Flournoy.

7 b. Transfer Kathy Pumphrey from part-time to FHS full-time food service position. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the transfer of Kathy Pumphrey from the 5.5 hour per day food service position to a full time food service position at FHS at $10.35 per hour, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. 5. Resignations a. Resignation of April Boyd, Pence teacher associate. Bob Waugh moved to approve the resignation of April Boyd as Pence teacher associate, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. b. Resignation of Chad Thompson, HS Assistant Girls Basketball coach. Ralph Messerli moved to approve the resignation of Chad Thompson as HS Assistant Girls Basketball coach, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. c. Resignation of Joe Fritz, HS Assistant Wrestling Coach. Jeri Kunkle moved to approve the resignation of Joe Fritz as HS Assistant Wrestling Coach, seconded by Bob Waugh. d. Resignation of Jerrod Belzer, 7 th & 8 th Grade Assistant Boys Basketball coach. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the resignation of Jerrod Belzer as 7 th and 8 th Grade Assistant Boys Basketball coach, seconded by Jeri Kunkle. e. Resignation of Linda Paulos, food service worker at Washington Elementary. Bob Waugh moved to approve the resignation of Linda Paulos as Washington food service worker, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. f. Resignation of Deanna Hutchings. Bob Waugh moved to approve the resignation of Deanna Hutchings as Pence 3 rd Grade teacher, seconded by Jennifer Anderson. g. Resignation of Alicia Roach, part-time English and yearbook sponsorship at FHS. Jennifer Anderson moved to approve the resignation of Alicia Roach as FHS part-time English and yearbook sponsorship, seconded by Bob Waugh. E. Approve K-4 written curriculum for the school year. Ralph Messerli moved to approve the K-4 written curriculum, seconded by Bob Waugh. F. Approve the purchase of services agreement for FMS SINA SES Tutoring Services, provided by Educare Learning Centers. Margaret Dwyer moved to approve the purchase agreement for FMS SINA SES tutoring Services provided by Educare Learning Centers, seconded by Doug Flournoy. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). G. Auxiliary Services 1. To approve Anderson-Erikson milk quote Bob Waugh moved to approve the Anderson-Erikson milk product quote as presented, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. 2. Approve quote for Sara Lee Bakery. Margaret Dwyer moved to approve the bread product quote submitted by Sara Lee Bakery for the school year, seconded by Bob Waugh.

8 3. Authorize Director of Auxiliary Services to set up and maintain bus routes. Bob Waugh moved to authorize the Director of Auxiliary Services to set up and maintain bus routes in accordance with state guidelines for the school year, seconded by Margaret Dwyer. Voice vote carried: all ayes (7). VI. BOARD REPORTS - Margaret collected resolutions for legislative priorities from the board members. VII. ADJOURNMENT Bob Waugh moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:20 p.m., seconded by Jeri Kunkle. Kimberly Sheets, Board Secretary Gail Miller, Board President