Agendas

October 14, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

MPCAO Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

October 14, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    School Board Policies – Therapy Dogs & Service Animals

2.    Proposed Changes to Nutrition Program Staffing

3.    Physical Plant & Equipment Levy/Revenue Purpose Statement

4.    Preliminary Enrollment

5.    School Board Member/Administrator Dialogue

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.     BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.    School Board Policies – Therapy Dogs & Service Animals

b.    Nutrition Program Staffing Changes

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    School Board Policies – Therapy Dogs & Service Animals

b.    Refinancing School Infrastructure Sales, Service and Use Tax Refunding Bonds

i.)  Resolution Appointing Paying Agent, Bond Registrar, and Transfer Agent, Approving the Paying Agent, Bond Registrar and Transfer Agent Agreement and Authorizing the Execution of Same.

ii)  Approval of Tax Exemption Certificate

iii) Resolution Authorizing the Terms of Issuance and Providing for and Securing the

Payment of School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Refunding

Bonds

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

October 7, 2019 (Special Mtg.)

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

MPCAO Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

October 7, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.        OPENING – 7:30 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

3.    Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5j

To discuss the purchase of particular real estate only where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the governmental body would have to pay for that property.    

B.        ADJOURNMENT

 

September 23, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

MPCAO Community Room

1636 Highway 22 East

Wellman, IA  52356

September 23, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Mid-Prairie Fall Parent Academy

2.    HSAP Family Handbook

3.    Activities Coach’s Handbook

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

g.    FFA Trip to National Convention, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, Indianapolis, IN

3.    The Board Will Focus on Finance

a.    Annual Treasurer’s Report

b.    Physical Plant & Equipment Levy (PPEL)

c.    Resolution for Special Education Program Additional Allowable Growth

d.    Resolution for Limited English Proficiency Program Additional Allowable Growth

e.    Refinancing School Infrastructure Sales, Service and Use Tax Refunding Bonds

i.)  Consideration of Financing Proposals Opened and Reviewed by the Superintendent of Schools, Secretary of the Board, and the Placement Agent.

ii.)  Resolution Directing Sale.

iii.)  Resolution Authorizing the Redemption of Outstanding School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2010, Dated December 1, 2010, of the Mid-Prairie Community School District, and Directing Notice be Given

f.     WCRF Application Resolution

4.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

a.    Grant Wood Director Elections

D.    ADJOURNMENT

 

September 9, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

September 9, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.      OPENING – 6:15 PM

Location: West Elementary, 800 6th Avenue,  Wellman, IA  52356

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Tour West Elementary School

2.    Tour High School

3.    Tour Alternative Learning Center/Central Office

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.       BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

Location: MPCAO Community Room, 1636 Highway 22 E, Wellman, IA  52356

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

g.    Mid-Prairie/Kirkwood Community College Agreement

3.    The Board Will Focus on Short & Long Range Planning

a.  Appoint Level I Investigators

b.  Approve Additional Insured Booster Groups

c.    Nutrition Program Promissory Note

d.    IASB Assembly Delegate

e.    Public Hearing – 7:15 PM – Refinancing SAVE Bonds

f.     SAVE Bond Refinancing Resolution

4.    Closed Session: Pursuant to Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5j

To discuss the purchase of particular real estate only where premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the governmental body would have to pay for that property.    

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.     ADJOURNMENT

August 26, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

August 26, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

Location: Home School Education Center, 1592 Angle Road SW,  Kalona, IA  52247

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Tour Home School Education Center

2.    Tour East Elementary School

3.    Tour Middle School

4.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.     BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

Location: Mid-Prairie Middle School, 713 F Avenue, Kalona, IA  52247

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

           a.    Second Reading – School Board Policies – 800 & 900 Series

           b.    Second Reading -- Board Policy 203, 206.2, 307, 405.2, 501.5, 505.5, 603.1, 903.6

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.    Revenue Purpose Statement Resolution

b.    Voted Physical Plant & Equipment Levy Resolution

c.    Nutrition Program - Head Cooks/Nutrition Director

d.    Set Matching Funds Amount

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

 

August 12, 2019

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

August 12, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.    Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Open School Board Seat

2.    Facilities Report

3.    Board Policy 903.6 Matching Funds

4.    Board Policy 203, 206.2, 307, 405.2, 501.5, 505.5, 603.1

5.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.    Consent Items

a.    Minutes Previous Meetings

b.    Finance Report

c.    Payment of Bills

d.    Open Enrollment Requests

e.    Personnel Items

f.     Fundraising Requests

3.    The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

        a.    Formal Acceptance of School Board Member Resignation

        b.    Appoint New School Board Member

        c.    Second Reading – School Board Policies – 700 Series

        d.    First Reading – School Board Policies – 800 & 900 Series

        e.    Accept Employee Handbook

        f.     Employee Wellness Incentive

4.    The Board Will Focus on School Finance

       a.    Refinancing of SAVE Bonds

              i.) Approve Engagement Letters

              ii) Approve Timeline and Offering Terms

             iii) Set Date for Public Hearing

       b.    Bank Depository Resolution

5.    Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.    Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

 

July 8, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

July 8, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    2020 IASB Legislative Priorities

2.   Open School Board Seat

3.   Update – Summer Remodeling/Renovation Projects

4.   Revenue Purpose Statement

5.   Physical Plant & Equipment Levey

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   Performance Therapies Athletic Training Agreement

3.   The Board Will Focus on Short & Long Term Planning

a.   Formal Acceptance of School Board Member Resignation

b.   Appoint New School Board Member

c.   Interstate Power Easement

d.   28E HSAP Service Agreements

e.   Morning Sun Sharing Agreement

f.    2020 IASB Legislative Priorities

g.   First Reading – School Board Policies – 700 Series

h.   General Fund Transfer Resolution for Athletic Protective Equipment

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

          a.   Tentative School Board Agenda Items Shared Document

D.   ADJOURNMENT

June 24, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

June 24, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

  1. OPENING – 6:15 PM
    1. Call to Order by President
    2. Adopt an Agenda

      B.  WORK SESSION

  1. Student Handbook Changes
  2. 2020 IASB Legislative Priorities
  3. Changes to School Elections
  4. Review Board Policies – Series 700, 800 & 900
  5. Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

      C.  BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

  1. Public Forum
  2. Consent Items
    1. Minutes Previous Meetings
    2. Finance Report
    3. Payment of Bills
    4. Open Enrollment Requests
    5. Personnel Items
    6. Fundraising Requests 
  3. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning
    1. Student Handbooks for 2019-20
    2. Concussion Protocol
    3. Staff Sharing Agreements
    4. First Reading – Board Policy 507.6, Student Insurance
  4. Other
    1. Closed Session pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5 (a) -- To review or discuss records which are required or authorized by state or federal law to be kept confidential or to be kept confidential as a condition for that governmental body’s possession or continued receipt of federal funds. (Mid-Prairie Emergency Operations Plans)
  5. Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items
  6. Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.  ADJOURNMENT

 

June 10, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

June 10, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    RSP Enrollment Study

2.   District Annual Report

3.   Student Handbook Changes

4.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   2019 Mid-Prairie ALC Graduates

h.   Buena Vista University Field Experience Agreement

i.    North Iowa Area Community College Concurrent Enrollment Agreement

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

          a.   Student Handbooks for 2019-20

          b.   Ten Added Contract Days – Behavior Interventionists

          c.   First Reading – Board Policy 507.6, Student Insurance

4.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Public Hearing – 7:15 PM, Lift Bus Specifications

b.   Approve Lift Bus Contract   

c.   Approve Fuel & Propane Contracts

d.   WCRF Mini-grant Resolution         

e.   First Reading – Board Policies in Series 700, 800, & 900           

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.  ADJOURNMENT

 

May 13, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

May 13, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.   Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Fund for Academic Excellence Projects

2.   Alternative Learning Center Florida Service Project

3.   Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Materials

4.   Special Education Graduation Requirements

5.   Student Handbook Changes

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   2019 Mid-Prairie Graduates

h.   Iowa Wesleyan Student Teacher Agreement

i.    Performance Health & Fitness, LLC Contract

j.    Accept MS Kitchen Flooring Bid

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Student Handbooks for 2019-20

b.   Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Materials

c.   Half-time Special Education/Half-time Title One Teacher At MP-W

4.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Bids for School Bus w/Lift

b.   Fuel Bids       

c.   School Board Policy #704.3, Investments

d.   Hills Bank Investment Management Agreement

e.   Superintendent Contract for 2019-20         

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

April 22, 2019

 

 

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A  

             

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

  1. Call to Order by President
  2. Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

  1. Middle School Presentation
  2. West Elementary Presentation
  3. High School Hours for 2019-20
  4. Board Development & Inservice Activities
  5. Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

 

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

  1. Public Forum
  2. Consent Items 
    1. Minutes Previous Meetings
    2. Finance Report
    3. Payment of Bills
    4. Open Enrollment Requests
    5. Personnel Items
    6. Fundraising Requests             
  3. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning
    1. High School Hours for 2019-20
  4. The Board Will Focus on School Finance
    1. Nutrition Director/High School Head Cook
    2. School Fees for 2019-20        
    3. HSAP Compensation for 2019-20
    4. Superintendent Health Insurance for 2019-20      
  5. Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items
  6. Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

April 8, 2019

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

April 8, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    English Language Learners (ELL) Program

2.   Culture & Diversity Committee Presentation

3.   Middle School Presentation

4.   School Board Policies Review Process/Timeline

5.   Graduation

6.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

7.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   AEA Cooperative Purchasing Agreement for 2019-20

           h.   Acknowledgement of Assignment – Bankers Trust Company to UMB Bank

3.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Hills Bank Presentation

b.   Chapter 28E Lease Agreement – Wellman Parkside Activities Center

c.   MPEA Compensation Agreement for 2019-20

d.   Principal & Director, Central Office & HSAP Compensation for 2019-20

e.   Second Reading – Board Policy #407.1, Licensed Employee Resignation

f.    Approve Licensed Employee Non-Renewal Incentive      

4.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

 

March 25, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

March 25, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

NOTE: CHANGE FROM NORMAL STARTING TIME

A.   OPENING – 6:45 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Teacher Make-Up Days

2.   IASB Webinar: Hiring Policies and Practices

3.   Timeline/Process for Updating School Board Policies

4.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   Timberline Medicaid Billing Service Agreement

h.   GWAEA Mentoring & Induction Consortium Agreement

3.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   WCRF Grant Resolution

b.  7:15 PM: Public Hearing – 2019-20 Mid-Prairie School Budget

c.   Approve School Budget for 2019-20

4.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

 

March 11, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

March 11, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Parent Academy

2.   Teacher Leadership Compensation (TLC) Program Position

3.   MP East Elementary Report

4.   District Finance Report

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

3.  The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Approval of Bid for Middle School Gym Walls

b.   Approval of Bid for New Van

c.   Approval of Phase 2 Middle School Kitchen Bid

d.   Resolution Authorizing the Redemption of General Obligation School Bonds and Approving the Levying of a Tax for Fiscal Year 2019-20 for the Redemption

e.   Set Public Hearing Date & Time for 2019-20 Budget

4.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Approval of Added TLC Position     

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.  ADJOURNMENT

 

February 25, 2019

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

February 25, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Mentoring & Induction Program

2.   Iowa Assessments

3.   Dual Enrollment Administrative Regulations

4.   Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:00 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   UNI Cooperative Student Teacher Agreement

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   2019-20 School Calendar     

4.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Summer Projects

b.   Notification Incentive for Non-Renewal of Certified Contract

c.   Flexibility Fund Resolution

d.  Public Hearing – 7:30 PM – Middle School Gym Wall Specifications

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

February 11, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

February 11, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Exchange Students

2.   ELL Program Presentation

3.   Culture & Diversity Committee

4.   School Make-Up Days Because of Weather

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   School Make-Up Days Because of Weather           

b.   Preschool Options for 2019-20

4.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Set Public Hearing Date & Time for Middle School Gym Wall Specifications

b.   Accept Annual Independent Audit Report

c.   Student Fund Activity Fund Transfer Resolution

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

January 28, 2019

ID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

January 28, 2019

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.    OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    School Board Supper with New Staff Members

2.   Induction & Mentoring Program Presentation

3.   Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

4.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

3.   The Board Will Focus on School Finance

      a.   Public Hearing – 7:30 PM – School Bus Specifications

      b.   City of Kalona Recreation Facility Lease

4.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

      a.   Washington County Hazard Mitigation Plan Resolution

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

INTEREST-BASED BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS STRATEGY SESSION

 

 

January 14, 2019

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

January 14, 2019 – 6:15 PM

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Grant Wood AEA Staff Serving MP

2.   At-Risk/Drop Out Prevention Program

3.   Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

4.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   University of Iowa Field Placement Contract

3.  The Board Will Focus on School Finance

a.   Set Date & Time for Bus Specifications Public Hearing

b.   Middle School Gym Wall Presentation – Shive-Hattery

c.   Set Date & Time for MS Gym Wall Specifications Public Hearing

4.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Second Reading – School Board Policy 503.4 – Good Conduct Policy    

b.   Second Reading - School Board Policies 201, 202.3, 213 and 402.5

c.   SBRC Request for At Risk/Drop Out Prevention Program Additional Allowable Growth

5.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.     ADJOURNMENT

 

 

December 10, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

December 10, 2018

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    HSAP Band & Strings Programs

2.   Update on Elementary Realignment

3.   MP Future Enrollment Study

4.   Superintendent Commitment Statement

5.   Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

6.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

7.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Chapter 12 Waiver for PE

b.   Good Conduct Policy

c.   Special Education Associate at West Elementary

d.   First Reading, Board Policies 201, 202.3, 213 and 402.5

4.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

 

 

November 26, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

November 26, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Board Policy Review

2.   IASB Annual Convention Report

3.   Iowa Seal of Biliteracy for Mid-Prairie Graduates

4.   Superintendent Evaluation

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.    BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

3.   The Board Will Focus on Short & Long Term Planning

a.   Authorization of Hours for Communications Specialist

b.   IASB Board of Directors - District 9 Director

4.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.    ADJOURNMENT

November 12, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

November 12, 2018

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.    WORK SESSION

1.    Background Checks Update

2.   Special Education Report

3.   IASB Delegate Assembly

4.   Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

a. IASB Annual Convention – November 14-16, Des Moines

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   Cooperative Agreement with Iowa Mennonite School For Wrestling

3.   The Board Will Focus on Finance

a.   SBRC Resolution for Additional Allowable Growth (10 minutes)

4.   Work Session for Unfinished Section B Items

5.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

D.   ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

October 22, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

October 22, 2018

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING – 6:15 PM

1.   Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt an Agenda

B.   WORK SESSION

1.    Extended Learning Program Report (20 minutes)

2.   Update on Community Service Trip (10 minutes)

3.   District Safety Committee Update (10 minutes)

4.   Board Member & Administrator Dialogue

5.   Board Development & Inservice Activities

a. IASB Annual Convention – November 14-16, Des Moines

6.   Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

C.   BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

1.    Public Forum

2.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

3.   The Board Will Focus on Student Learning

a.   Act on Community Service Trip to North Carolina (10 minutes)

b.   Accept Coaches & Sponsors Handbook (10 minutes)

4.   The Board Will Focus on District Finance

           a.   Act on SBRC Request for Additional Allowable Growth (10 minutes)

D.   ADJOURNMENT

October 8, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

October 8, 2018

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

  1. OPENING – 6:15 PM
    1. Call to Order by President
    2. Adopt an Agenda

       B. WORK SESSION

  1. Activities Report – Tyler Hotz
  2. Update on Community Service Trip
  3. Board Member & Administrator Dialogue
  4. Board Development & Inservice Activities
    1. IASB Employee Relations Conference – October 18, Altoona
    2. IASB Annual Convention – November 14-16, Des Moines
  5. Announcements & Suggestions for Next Meeting

       C.  BUSINESS MEETING – 7:15 PM

  1. Public Forum
  2. Consent Items
    1. Minutes Previous Meetings
    2. Finance Report
    3. Payment of Bills
    4. Open Enrollment Requests
    5. Personnel Items
    6. Fundraising Requests
    7. Cooperative Agreement with Iowa State University

 

         

  1. The Board Will Focus on Student Learning
    1. Accept Coach & Sponsor Handbook (10 minutes)

D.  ADJOURNMENT

 

September 24, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

www.mid-prairie.k12.ia.us

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

September 24, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

 

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A. OPENING

  1. Call to Order by President
  2. Adopt An Agenda
  3. Public Forum
  4. Consent Items
    1. Payment of Bills
    2. Open Enrollment Requests
    3. Personnel Items
    4. Fundraising Requests

B. THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON SHORT & LONG TERM PLANNING

  1. Second Reading, School Board Policy 210.2 – Board Meetings (5 minutes)
  2. Special Education Additional Allowable Growth Resolution (5 minutes)
  3. Limited English Proficient Additional Allowable Growth Resolution (5 minutes)
  4. Nutrition Fund Promissory Note (5 minutes)
  5. WCRF Grant Applications (5 minutes)
  6. Community Service Student Trip to Jacksonville, North Carolina (15 minutes)

C. WORK SESSION

  1. Building Tours – High School, West Elementary, Home School Education Center, Middle School, East Elementary

D. BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND INSERVICE ACTIVITIES

  1. IASB Employee Relations Conference – October 18, Altoona
  2. IASB Annual Convention – November 14-16, Des Moines

E. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT AGENDA

F. ADJOURNMENT

September 10, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

www.mid-prairie.k12.ia.us

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

September 10, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

Annual Meeting of Retiring School Board

  1. OPENING (10 minutes)
    1. Call to Order by President
    2. Adopt An Agenda for Retiring Board
    3. Consent Items
      1. Minutes Previous Meetings
    4. FY2018 Treasurers Annual Report
    5. Accept Election Results
    6. Formal Acceptance of School Board Member Resignation
    7. Adjournment (Sine Die)

New Board of Education

  1. ORGANIZATION OF NEW BOARD (10 minutes)
    1. Call to Order by Board Secretary
    2. Oath of Office to New Elected Board Member
    3. Election of Board President and Vice-President
    4. Oath of Office to President and Vice-President
  1. OPENING (10 minutes)
    1. Call to Order by President
    2. Adopt An Agenda
    3. Public Forum
    4. Consent Items
      1. Payment of Bills
      2. Open Enrollment Requests
      3. Personnel Items
      4. Fund-Raising Requests
      5. Appoint Level I Investigators
      6. Approve Additional Insured Booster Groups
      7. Approve Skid Steer Purchase from John Deere

D.LONG AND SHORT TERM PLANNING

  1. Appoint New School Board Member, Oath of Office (10 minutes)
  2. Washington & Johnson County Conference Boards (5 minutes)
  3. IASB Assembly Delegate (5 minutes)
  4. Interest-Based Bargaining School Board Representatives (5 minutes)
  5. Flexibility Account Spending Resolution (5 minutes)
  6. 28E Agreements with Clear Creek-Amana (10 minutes)
  7. School Board Policy 210.2 – Board Meetings (5 minutes)

E.THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON STUDENT LEARNING

  1. Fund for Academic Excellence Presentation (30 minutes)
  2. High School Report (30 minutes)

F.BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND INSERVICE ACTIVITIES

  1. IASB Employee Relations Conference – October 18, Altoona
  2. IASB Annual Convention – November 14-16, Des Moines

G.ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT AGENDA

  1. ADJOURNMENT

August 27, 2018

 

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

August 27, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt An Agenda

3.   Public Forum

4.   Consent Items

a.   Payment of Bills

b.   Open Enrollment Requests

c.   Personnel Items

d.   Fundraising Requests

B.   THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON SHORT & LONG TERM PLANNING

1.    Second Reading – School Board Policies #402.2, Child Abuse; #903.1, Community Groups; #903.2, Volunteers; #903.3, Visitors

2.   Employee Handbook

C.   THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON FINANCE

1.   Public Hearing – 8:00 PM – Flexibility Account

D.    WORK SESSION

1.    School Board Schedule/Format for 2018-19

2.   School Board Policy Review

E.    BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND INSERVICE ACTIVITIES

1.    IASB Employee Relations Conference – October 18, Altoona

2.   IASB Annual Convention – November 14-16, Des Moines

F.    ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT AGENDA

1.    Jim Hussey Recognition

G.   ADJOURNMENT

August 13, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

August 13, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

 

A.   OPENING

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt An Agenda

3.   Public Forum

4.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   Agreement for Internship, Field Experience, or Practicum Courses – Morningside College

h.   Renewal of Performance Therapies Agreement

B.   THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON SHORT & LONG TERM PLANNING

1.    Presentation by the Community Committee on Volunteers

2.   First Reading – School Board Policies #402.2, Child Abuse; #903.1, Community Groups; #903.2, Volunteers; #903.3, Visitors

3.   District Facilities Report

C.   THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON FINANCE

1.   Public Hearing – 8:00 PM -- Instructional Support Levy

2.   Instruction Support Levy Resolution

3.   2018-19 Depository Resolution

4.   Flexibility Account Spending

D.   BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND INSERVICE ACTIVITIES

E.   ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT AGENDA           

F.   ADJOURNMENT

 

 

August 6, 2018 SPECIAL BOARD MTG.

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

www.mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Muscatine Community College, Loper Hall

152 Colorado Street,

Muscatine, IA

August 6, 2018 – 5:30 PM

 

 

THE PURPOSE OF THIS MEETING IS TO PROMOTE INFORMAL DISCUSSION BETWEEN THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM IN ORDER TO FACILITATE GOAL SETTING.  NO BOARD ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AT THIS MEETING.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN DATE, TIME AND PLACE FROM NORMAL MONTHLY MEETINGS.

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt An Agenda

3.   Real Colors Training

4.   Overview of Administrative Team Retreat

5.   Goal Setting Discussion

6.   Adjournment

 

July 9, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

mphawks.org

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

July 9, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

A.    OPENING

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt An Agenda

3.   Public Forum

4.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   GWAEA PowerSchool Agreement

B.    THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON SHORT & LONG TERM PLANNING

1.    Formal Acceptance of School Board Member Resignation (5 minutes)

2.   Appoint New School Board Member (10 minutes)

3.   Elect School Board Vice-President (5 minutes)

4.   East Elementary Space Needs (20 minutes)

5.   2017-18 Central Office Employee Audit Review (10 minutes)

6.   28E Agreement With English Valleys for HSAP Services (10 minutes)

7.   Light Duty Bus & Vehicle Mechanic (15 minutes)

8.   Instructional Support Levy (15 minutes)

9.   Second Reading – Policy 604.6, Instruction at a Post-Secondary Institution & 505.5, Graduation Requirements (5 minutes)

10. IASB Legislative Priorities (20 minutes)

C.     Work Session – Board Policy Review, Series 400, Employees

D.      BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND INSERVICE ACTIVITIES

1.    School Board and Administrator Retreat

E.      ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT AGENDA               

F.     ADJOURNMENT

 

January 8, 2018

MID-PRAIRIE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Central Administration Office Community Room, Wellman, IA 52356

January 8, 2018 -- 7:00 PM

T E N T A T I V E    A G E N D A

 

A.   OPENING

1.    Call to Order by President

2.   Adopt An Agenda

3.   Public Forum

4.   Consent Items

a.   Minutes Previous Meetings

b.   Finance Report

c.   Payment of Bills

d.   Open Enrollment Requests

e.   Personnel Items

f.    Fundraising Requests

g.   IASB Non-DOT Drug Testing Agreement

B.  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

1.    Staff Member Spotlight (10 minutes)

C.   THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON STUDENT LEARNING

1.    Fund for Academic Excellence Projects (30 minutes)

2.   Administrator Reports (20 minutes)               

D.  THE BOARD WILL FOCUS ON SCHOOL FINANCE

1.   Bus Specifications/Set Date & Time for Public Hearing (10 minutes)

2.   Instructional Support Levy Discussion (15 minutes)         

E.   Work Session

1.    School Board Policy Review – Series 600, Education Program

F.   BOARD DEVELOPMENT AND INSERVICE ACTIVITIES

G.  ANNOUNCEMENTS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT AGENDA

H.   ADJOURNMENT