December 12, 2011 Minutes

The Andrew Community School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, December 12, 2011 at 7:30 PM in the Board Room. A roll call was taken. Board members present were: Vice President Randy Ernst, Board Members Allan Till, Yvonne Weimerskirck and Eric Strathman. Also present were Superintendent Kent Hammer, Lead Administrator/Principal Andy Crozier and Board Secretary Jan Hammond. Board President
Charlie Peters was absent.

The agenda was presented for approval. A motion was made by Eric Strathman to add agenda item 15.5 - Add
and Modify Allowable Growth Request for Drop Out Prevention. Allan Till seconded. A motion to approve the
revised agenda with Item 15.5 was made by Eric Strathman. Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded. All members
voted aye. Motion carried.

Minutes from the Joint November 14 meeting with Maquoketa and the Regular November 14 meeting, the
minutes of the Joint November 21 meeting with Bellevue and the Special November 21 meeting, and the
minutes from the November 28 Special Board Meeting were presented for approval. Yvonne Weimerskirch
made a motion to approve and Eric Strathman seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Correspondence was presented from Lead Administrator/Principal Andy Crozier.

No visitors were present.

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

Warrants for payment were presented for approval. Allan Till made a motion to approve and Eric Strathman
seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

A Special Education Contract from the Davenport Community School District was presented for approval.
Yvonne Weimerskirch made a motion to approve and Allan Till seconded. All members voted aye. Motion
carried.

The Whole Grade Sharing Amendment was presented for discussion and approval. Eric Strathman made a
motion to approve and Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

Charlie Peters arrived at 7:45 p.m.

A motion was made by Eric Strathman to table Item 11 - Closed Session - until the end of the board meeting to
give participants time to arrive. It was seconded by Allan Till. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

The 28E Agreement with Bellevue Community School was presented for approval. A discussion was held.
Yvonne Weimerskirch made the motion and Eric Strathman seconded to approve the agreement. All members
voted aye. Motion carried.

A discussion was held on the listing price for the district house. It is now listed at $74,900.00. After discussion
Eric Strathman made a motion for a new listing price of $69,500.00. Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded. All
members voted aye. Motion carried.

A discussion was held on getting architect bids and a communication plan to keep the community informed
on a new school office. Plans are being formed to utilize the old weight room area for new office space to
house the Superintendent/Principal, school secretary, and business office. It was discussed that the office
needed to be on the first floor of the building at one secure entry point into the school.

The Administrator Evaluation Form was presented for approval. Administrators will have a 6 month evaluation
with the Board President and Vice President and at the end of one year will have a formal evaluation with the
entire board using the Administrator Evaluation Form. This performance review has been developed by and
for Iowa school leaders with support from the Iowa Assoc. of School Boards and the School Administrators of
Iowa. Eric Strathman made the motion to approve and Yvonne Weimerskirch seconded. All members voted
aye. Motion carried.

Discussion was held on allowable growth to be used for dropout prevention. A motion was made by Eric
Strathman to Add and Modify an Allowable Growth Request for Drop Out Prevention at $70,000.00. Yvonne
Weimerskirch seconded. All members voted aye. Motion carried.

A move to no action on closed session. No action was taken due to failure of documentation required and
absence of individuals.

A Lead Administrator Report was given by Mr. Crozier concerning our site visit.

Yvonne Weimerskirch made the motion to adjourn. Eric Strathman seconded. Meeting was adjourned at 9:40
p.m.
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