2/13/12 Minutes

The Andrew Community School Board held a Work Session on Facilities on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 7:00 PM in the Board Room.   Board members present were:  President Charlie Peters, Vice President Randy Ernst, Board Members Allan Till, Yvonne Weimerskirch, and Eric Strathman. Also present were Superintendent Kent Hammer, Lead Administrator/Principal Andy Crozier, and Business Manager Adam Crigger.

Mark Miller of BHMM Architects was present at the work session to answer questions and guide a discussion on the remodeling of the weight room into the main office of Andrew School.

The Andrew Community School board held its Regular Board Meeting on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. A roll call was taken.  Board members present were:  President Charlie Peters, Vice President Randy Ernst, Board Members Allan Till, Yvonne Weimerskirch, and Eric Strathman. Also present were Superintendent Kent Hammer, Lead Administrator/Principal Andy Crozier,  and Business Manager Adam Crigger.

The agenda was presented for approval.  A motion was made by Eric Strathman to approve. Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded.  All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Minutes from the January 9, 2012 Regular Board Meeting were presented for approval.  Eric Strathman made a motion to approve and Randy Ernst seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Financial statements were presented for approval. Allan Till made a motion to approve and Randy Ernst seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Warrants for payment were presented for approval. Yvonne Weimerskirch made a motion to approve and Randy Ernst seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Randy Ernst to approve Special Education Contracts. Eric Strathman seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried. 

A motion was made by Eric Strathman to approve Online Learning Classes for Middle School Students. Randy Ernst seconded.  Charlie Peters, Randy Ernst, Allan Till and Eric Strathman voted aye. Yvonne Weimerskirch abstained. Motion carried.

A discussion was held with Andrew city Mayor, Mike Roeder concerning Andrew Schools  Baseball/Softball Diamonds. Eric Strathman and Randy Ernst volunteered to be on the committee to discuss options to move forward with the ball diamonds becoming city property.

A discussion was held on the future of the Art/Music Mobile Unit. The board discussed moving forward with the sale of the unit but directed administration to gather more details from the City and from legal counsel about proper procedure.

A motion was made by Eric Strathman to approve Open Enrollment requests.  Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded. All members vote aye. Motion carried.

A discussion was held on transportation for open enrolled high school students that attended Andrew Community School District in PK - 8. The board wants to gather input from neighboring school districts before moving forward on a policy pertaining to this issue. 

A motion was made by Randy Ernst to approve the Jackson County Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded.  All members voted aye. Motion carried.

A first reading was made of proposed changes to the following Andrew School Board Policies:
a.  Anti-Bullying Harassment - Code No. 104
b.  Multicultural/Gender Fair Education (Update) - Code No. 603.4
c.  Student Library Circulation - Code No. 506.4
d.  Uses of Information Resources Regulation - Code 605.7R1
e.  Student Conduct (Update) - Code 503.1
Yvonne Weimerskirch made a motion to approve the first reading, Eric Strathman seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Allan Till to adjourn. Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded.  All members voted aye. Motion carried. The meeting was adjourned at 9:28 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,



Jan Hammond/Board Secretary



Charlie Peters/ Board President
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