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Jen@iowaschool… Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:48

2023-24 BOARD MINUTES

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Jen@iowaschool… Mon, 06/26/2023 - 11:47

Board Minutes 2023.07.12

Board Minutes 2023.07.12

   Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlon, and Heather Ruehle.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader. Absent from the monthly meeting:  Stephanie Fay and Amy Loder.

                             

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 PM

Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Sikora. Motion carried. 

Welcome Visitors and Guests - None

Board Learning- Marketing- Connie with Beyond Broken

Communications- None

Business & Action Items -

Consent Items - Motion made by Enderdon to approve consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Minutes - June 12, 2023 and June 29,2023 Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is. 

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presentation by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar- Motion by Conlon to approve August 2023 Activity Calendar with August 23,2023 the next board meeting. Seconded by Sikora. Motion carried.

Personnel-Motion by Sikora to approve the resignation of Matt Borchers JH Baseball, pending a suitable replacement.  Second by Enderson.  Motion carried.

Legislative Priorities- Motion by Ruehle to support the following IASB Resolutions: Dropout/At-Risk, Mental Health, Sharing and Reorganization, and Supplemental State Aid.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Librarian Agreement- Motion by Sikora to approve the Librarian Agreement.  Second by Ruehle. Motion carried

Staff Handbook- Motion by Ruehle to approve the Staff Handbook.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Report was given by Mr. Lewis. 

Information Items- None

Adjourn - Motion by Sikora to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 p.m. Second by Ruehle. Motion carried. The next board meeting will be August 23rd at 6:00 PM.

 

_________________________________________          ______________________________________

Board President: Darin Malm Board Secretary:  Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Mon, 07/17/2023 - 08:13

Board Minutes 2023.08.23

Board Minutes 2023.08.23

 

                                                        Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm,  Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruhle and Stephanie Fay.  Absent: Tracy Enderson.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary  Josh Bader. All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge  of Allegiance was recited.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - President Malm welcomed guests in attendance.

Board Learning - Connie Reinert with Beyond Broken presented marketing information.

Communications-Grace Selzer and Emily Grange presented a bus request.

Consent Items - Motion by Fay to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Ruhle.  Motion carried.

Minutes - July 12, 2023 Board Meeting Minutes.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar -- Motion by Sikora to approve the September board calendar.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried. The next school board meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20,2023 @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Conlon to approve the resignations of Geoff Maurer(asst. HS Baseball Coach), Jan Murphy (Custodian) and hire of Adam Mickelson (JH Football Coach). Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Student Handbook- Motion by Fay to approve the 2023-2024 Student Handbook.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Course Offering, Master Schedule and Proposed Schedule- Motion by Sikora to approve the 2023-2024 Course Offering, Master Schedule and Proposed schedule.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Hearing Officers- Sikora moved to approve the Hearing Officers for 2023-2024.  Seconded by Loder. Motion carried.

Milk/Bread Bids-Conlon moved to approve Martin Brothers bid for Bread and A&E bid for Milk for the 2023-24 School year.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

IASB Delegate-  Sikora moved to approve Darin Malm as Delegate for the 78th IASB Annual Conference.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Coaches Handbook- Loder moved to approve the 23023-2024 Coaches Handbook.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mrs. Cook and Mr. Lewis.  Mr. Bader also presented the audit result as received.

Informational Items - Open Enrollment of JC-KG to Spencer, AW-8th to Emmetsburg, JH & LH-4th to Emmetsburg.

Adjourn - Motion by Sikora to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 PM. Second by Fay.  Motion carried.

The next school board meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20th @ 6:00 pm.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                     Darin Malm, President                                        Josh Bader, School Business Official

awoods@gt.rati… Thu, 08/24/2023 - 13:38

Board Minutes 2023.09.20

Board Minutes 2023.09.20

 

    Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Director  Jill Conlon,Director Stephanie Fay and Director Tracy Enderson. Director Susan Sikora arrived at 6:41 p.m. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis,  Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary  Josh Bader. Absent:  Director Amy Loder and Director Heather Ruehle.   All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge  of Allegiance was recited.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.    

Board Learning - No report

Teacher Sharing/Presentation - Karen Bauermeister and Mary Smith shared that FastBridge testing has started.

Communications-None at this time.

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS

Consent Items - Motion by Enderson to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Fay. Motion carried.

Minutes - August 23, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes and September 11, 2023 Special Board Minutes.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar -- Motion by Conlon to approve the October board calendar.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried. The next school board meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel- None at this time.

FFA Convention- Enderson moved to approve the out of state convention presented by Tessa Hoffman and Madison Fay.   Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Open Campus-  Enderson moved to approve the Open Campus presented by Madison Fay.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried. 

Inter-District Transportation-Sikora moved to approve the Inter-District Transportation agreement with no changes.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

PRINCIPAL & SUPERINTENDENT REPORTS

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis Superintendent. 

ADJOURNMENT- Enderson moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:16 p.m.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

 

_______________________________________                          ______________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm                                                       Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Thu, 09/21/2023 - 12:14

Board Minutes 2023.10.18

Board Minutes 2023.10.18

 

 Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Tracy Enderson, Director Amy Loder, Director Heather Ruehle and Director Jill Conlon. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis,  Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary  Josh Bader. Absent:  President Darin Malm and Director Stephanie Fay   All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - Vice President Sikora at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge  of Allegiance was recited.

Review of District Mission Statement -Enderson

Approve Agenda - Motion by Ruehle to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.    

Board Learning - No report

Teacher Sharing/Presentation - PACGDC Grant Proposal and NHS Trip Tabled to next month.  Kate Myers and Max Bergo presented.

Communications- Discussion held on a 3 year old Preschool program and Attendance at the Board IASB Conference.

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS

Consent Items - Motion by Conlon to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Minutes -Sept. 20, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar -- Motion by Conlon to approve the November board calendar.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried. 

SBRC Request- Motion by Enderson to approve the SBRC Special Education Deficit in the amount of $15,922.78. Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Title Application- Motion by Ruehle to approve the FY24 Title 1 Application Funding.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried. 

Personnel- Enderson moved to approve the hire of Melissa Horst as full time custodial.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.  Motion by Enderson to approve the resignation of Amanda Long.  Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Board Policies-Conlon moved to approve the following policies waiving the 1st reading. Policy 705.1R1, 705.1R2, 406.3, and 503.8.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.

RECOGNITION OF STAFF AND STUDENTS- None at this time.

PRINCIPAL & SUPERINTENDENT REPORTS

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis, Superintendent. 

Information items- Field trip- Titan Life Day

ADJOURNMENT- Enderson moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:33 p.m.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

_________________________________    ______________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm                     Board Secretary, Josh Bader

 

The next school board meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm.

awoods@gt.rati… Fri, 10/20/2023 - 09:19

Board Minutes 2023.11.15

Board Minutes 2023.11.15

 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 

6:00 PM 

Board Room 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Tracy Enderson, Director Amy Loder, Director Stephanie Fay and Director Jill Conlon. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader. Absent: Director Heather Ruehle.  All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - Vice President Malm at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Conlon 

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda. Seconded by Fay. Motion carried. Board Learning - No report 

Teacher Sharing/Presentation - Tim Nielson

Communications-None at this time

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS 

National Honor Society Request- Sikora moved to approve the request.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Consent Items - Motion by Fay to approve the Consent Items. Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. Minutes -October 18, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes. 

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader 

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader 

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader 

Activity Calendar - December's board meeting will be December 20, 2023 at 6:00 pm.

Personnel- Sikora moved to approve the hire of Windy Chapman and Makenzie Elllingson as para’s. Seconded by Enderson. Motion carried.

Palo Alto County Gaming Commission-Mini Grant- Enderson moved to approve the Playground Equipment Grant Proposal.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Consider Titan Complex Upgrades- Informational

Board Policies- Sikora moved to approve the following policies waiving the 1st reading. Policy 401.16, 406.4, 502.11,502.11R1, 701.6 and 701.6R1 . Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. 

RECOGNITION OF STAFF AND STUDENTS- None at this time. 

PRINCIPAL & SUPERINTENDENT REPORTS 

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis, Superintendent. 

Information items- Field trip-FCS to Sioux City

Open Enrollment-BB out to Iowa Connections Academy

ADJOURNMENT- Enderson moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:35 p.m. Seconded by Fay. Motion carried. 

_______________________________________                    ______________________________________                        

Board President, Darin Malm                                                      Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Fri, 11/17/2023 - 09:41

Board Minutes 2023.12.20

Board Minutes 2023.12.20

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Wednesday, December 20, 2023 

6:00 PM 

Board Room 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Tracy Enderson, Director Stephanie Fay, Director Heather Ruehle and Director Jill Conlon. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader. Absent: Director Amy Loder. Guest: Angie Woods  All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - Vice President Malm at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Enderson

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda. Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. Board Learning- Teacher Sharing/Presentation -Sikora and Magna presented

Communications-None at this time

ADJOURNMENT- Enderson moved to adjourn the retiring board at 6:11 pm.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Malm presented Enderson with years of service award.

 

New Board Meeting

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Stephanie Fay, Director Heather Ruehle,Director Jill Conlon and Director Rob Allen. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader. Absent: Director Amy Loder.  Guest: Angie Woods All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order- 6:13pm by Bader

Annual Meeting Items

New Elected Director- Bader administered the Oath to New Board Member Rob Allen.

Election of President- Sikora nominated Malm as Board President.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Conlon moved to cease 

nominations. Seconded by Allen. Roll call taken.  All ayes.  Motion carried. Bader administered the Oath to Malm.

Election of Vice President- Malm nominated Sikora as Board Vice President.  Seconded by Conlon.  Malm moved to cease nominations.  Seconded by Allen.  Roll call taken.  All ayes.  Motion carried.

Determine Time and Place of Regular Meeting- Ruehle moved to approve the 3rd Wednesday or the Wednesday after the 3rd Monday at 6:00 pm in the Ruthven Board Room.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Name of Board Legal Counsel- Conlon motioned to approve Steve Avery as the Board Legal Counsel.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

Board Committee Members- Fay moved to approve the following Board Committee Members:  Legislative Network@ IASB Delegate- Malm, Lost Island Ruthven Betterment- Loder, Palo Alto County Conference Board- Malm, Clay County Conference Board-Fay, School Improvement Advisory Committee- Ruehle, Malm and Allen, Activity Sharing- Malm, Sikora and Conlon, Head  Negotiator Fay, Negotiator Conlon,Loder Observer.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Board Treasurer- Sikora moved to approve Bader as Board Treasurer.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.  Bader took the oath of office.

Board Secretary- Conlon moved to approve Bader as Board Secretary.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.  Bader took the oath of office.

Business & Action Items

Consent Items- Sikora moved to approve the consent items as presented.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Board Policies-  Conlon moved to approve the following policies as presented with waiving the first reading: 503.1, 503.1R1, 503.2, 503.7, 503.7E1, 503.7E2, 507.2E3, 507.2E4, 505.4, 507.2, 507.2E1, 507.2E2, 601.1, 603.5, 605.1 605.1R1,605.2, 605.3,605.3E5, 605.3E4, 605.3R1, 605.5m 605.7R1, 607.2, and 607.2R1. Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Grounds Contract- Sikora moved to approve Josephson Services for $20,000.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

SBRC Application- Ruehle moved to approve to submit the Open Enrollment Out that was  not on the prior year's in the amount of $7,770 .  Seconded by Allen.  Roll call:  Heather Ruehle, Stephanie Fay, Susan Sikora, Darin Malm, Jill Conlon, Rob Allen all Ayes.  Motion carried.

LPS Consortium Agreement- Conlon moved to approve the LPS Consortium Agreement.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Modified Supplemental Amount-Sikora moved to approve the Modified Supplemental Amount of $67,570 for 2024-25.  Seconded b y Fay.  Motion carried.

At-Risk/Dropout Plan- Ruehle moved to approve the At-Risk/Dropout plan as presented.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Personnel- None at this time.

Administration Reports/Recognitions/Good News Sharing

Mrs. Cook- Shared the Principals report.

Mr. Lewis- Shared the Superintendent report.

Information items

Field Trips- None at this time.

Open Enrollment- Lewis presented one OE out, JL-11th to Emmetsburg

Adjournment-  Sikora moved to adjourn at 7:40 p.m.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion Carried.

 

The next Board Meeting will be held January 17, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in Ruthven.

___________________________________________                                    _______________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm       Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Fri, 12/22/2023 - 10:18

Board Minutes 2024.01.17

Board Minutes 2024.01.17

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 

6:00 PM 

Board Room 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Rob Allen, Director Amy Loder,  and Director Jill Conlon. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader.  Absent: Director Stephanie Fay and Director Heather Ruehle.  All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - Vice President Malm at 6:00 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Conlon 

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda. Seconded by Loder. Motion carried. Board Learning -Connie with Beyond Broken presented 

Teacher Sharing/Presentation - None at this time

Communications-None at this time

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS

Consent Items - Motion by Conlon to approve the Consent Items. Seconded by Allen. Motion carried. Minutes Dec. 20, 2023 Regular Board Meeting Minutes. 

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader 

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader 

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader 

Activity Calendar- Sikora moved to approve the February, 2024 Board Calendar with the next board meeting on February, 21, 2024 at 6:00 pm.  Conlon seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Master Calendar Public Hearing- Public hearing for the 2024-2025 school year opened at 6:55 pm and closed at 7:11 pm with no comments.  Conlon moved to approve the 2024-2025 Master Calendar.  Seconded by Allen. Motion carried.

Bank Signer- Sikora moved to approve SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader to be authorized to have access to the ECorp program.  This authorization will be at Iowa State Bank or any other financial institution where Ruthven-Ayrshire does financial business.  The checking signature card will have the Board President, Board Vice President and Board Secretary signatures on it.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Joint Meeting Date and Sharing Meeting Date- Sikora moved to propose Feb. 12th or 22nd for the joint meeting and March 4th or 5th for the sharing meeting.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried..

Board Policies-Loder moved to approve the following policies waiving the 1st reading. Policy 503.8R1 and 505.5. Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Personnel- None at this time.

Administration Reports/Recognitions/Good News Sharing

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis, Superintendent. 

Information items- None at this time.

Open Enrollment-None at this time.

ADJOURNMENT- Conlon moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:24 p.m. Seconded by Siklora. Motion carried. 

_______________________________________                    ______________________________________                        

Board President, Darin Malm                                                      Board Secretary, Josh Bader

 

awoods@gt.rati… Thu, 01/18/2024 - 14:45

Board Minutes 2024.02.21

Board Minutes 2024.02.21

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 

6:00 PM 

Board Room 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Rob Allen, Director Amy Loder, Director Jill Conlon, Director Stephanie Fay and Director Heather Ruehle. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader.   All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:02 p.m.in the Board Room in Ruthven, Iowa.   The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Sikora 

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda. Seconded by Fay. Motion carried.

 Board Learning -Connie with Beyond Broken

Teacher Sharing/Presentation - Preschool Teacher Melanie Williams 

Communications-Loder reported on  Skills Camp and open gym for KG-3rd Grade. Fay mentioned College Signing process.

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS

Consent Items - Motion by Sikora to approve the Consent Items. Seconded by Fay. Motion carried. 

Minutes January 17, 2024 Regular Minutes, January 27, 2024 Special Meeting Minutes and February 12 2024 Joint Board Minutes.  

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader 

Financial Reports - Bader presented the financial and preliminary budget reports.

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader 

Activity Calendar- Fay moved to approve the March 2024 Board Calendar with the next board meeting on March, 20, 2024 at 6:00 pm. Loder seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Personnel- Fay moved to approve the hire of Mrs. Jennie Klatt as Elementary Classroom teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Preschool FY25 Handbook- Sikora moved to approve the Preschool FY25 handbook with changes.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

Administration Reports/Recognitions/Good News Sharing

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis, Superintendent. 

Information items- The GTRA Seniors will be taking a trip to the Capitol Feb 27th, 2025.  March 12, 2024 MS PBIS trip to Emmetsburg Movie Theater and March 13, 2024 HS PBIS trip to Emmetsburg Movie Theater.

Open Enrollment-None at this time.

ADJOURNMENT-Sikora moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:49 p.m. Seconded by Fay. Motion carried. 

 

____________________________________                                         __________________________________

President, Darin Malm                                                                           Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Thu, 02/22/2024 - 13:19

Board Minutes 2024.03.20

Board Minutes 2024.03.20

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 

6:00 PM 

Board Room 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Amy Loder, Director Jill Conlon, Director Rob Allen, Director Stephanie Fay and Director Heather Ruehle. Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader.   All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.in the Board Room in Ruthven, Iowa.   The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Conlon 

Welcome Visitors and Guest:  Master Teacher Amy Sikora

Board Learning:  None at this time.

Communications-Discussion was held on open gym and using the weight room, starting up a parent group and  discussion on grant submissions was held with Superintendent Lewis taking full accountability. Lewis has developed a control process to enhance the effectiveness in the future.

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS

Consent Items - Motion by Sikora to approve the Consent Items. Seconded by Loder. Motion carried. 

Minutes- February 21, 2024 Regular Minute. 

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presented by Bader 

Financial Reports - Bader presented the financial.

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader 

Activity Calendar- Fay moved to approve the April  2024 Board Calendar with the next board meeting on April 17, 2024 at 6:00 pm. Allen seconded the motion.  Motion carried.

Initial Negotiations Informational- Amy Sikora presented for the Education Association the initial proposal and Lewis presented the School Boards Initial Proposal.

Woodriver Agreement- Conlon moved to approve the Woodriver agreement for 2024-2025.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

2024-2025 Budget Guarantee Resolution- Motion by Sikora to approve Ruthven/Ayrshire CSD to levy property tax for fiscal year 2024-2025 for the regular program budget adjustment as allowed under Iowa Code Section 257.14, Code of Iowa.  Seconded by Loder.  Roll call all ayes:  Malm, Sikora, Loder, Conlon, Allen, Fay, and Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Policy 210.2- Fay moved to approve the first reading of policy 210.02.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Discussion Items- Discussion was held about the Budget and EMC Insurance.

Contracts- Allen moved to approve the hire of Brandon Villabrielle as head HS Baseball Coach and Cade Witzke as HS Baseball Assistant Coach. Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Fay moved to approve Jaydn Allen as Elementary Classroom teacher for the 2024-2025 school year.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Resignation- Loder moved to accept the resignation of Paul Jorgensen (Special Education Teacher) Seconded by Sikora. Motion Carried.

Administration Reports/Recognitions/Good News Sharing

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis, Superintendent. 

Information items- Cook presented on field trips that are coming up.

Open Enrollment-None at this time.

ADJOURNMENT-Sikora moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 p.m. Seconded by Ruehle. Motion carried. 

 

____________________________________                                         __________________________________

President, Darin Malm                                                           Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Thu, 03/21/2024 - 12:46

Board Minutes 2024.05.23

Board Minutes 2024.05.23

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Thursday, May 23, 2024 

      6:00 PM 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Rob Allen, Director Jill Conlon and Director Stephanie Fay.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader. Those absent: Board President Darin Malm, Director Amy Loder and Director Heather Ruehle. All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - Vice President Sikora at 6:00 p.m.in the Board Room in Ruthven, Iowa. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Conlon

Approval of Agenda: Fay moved to adopt the agenda with changes. Seconded by Allen. Motion carried. 

Board Learning: Teachers Meyer and Buravtsov presented.

Marketing:  Connie with Beyond Broken presented.

Received through the mail- Thank you letters for retiring teachers Karen Bauemeister and Mary Smith were read.

Through Board Members- Fay commented on an interest in a potential water faucet and ice machine at the Athletic Complex

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS 

Consent Items - Motion by Allen to approve the Consent Items. Seconded by Fay. Motion carried. 

Minutes- April 17, 2024, April 24, 2024, and May 1, 2024 Minute. 

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presented by Bader 

Financial Reports - Presented by Bader.. 

Activity Calendar- Fay moved to approve the June 2024 Board Calendar with moving the June Board meeting to Thursday, June 20, 2024. Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Safety Grant- Allen moved to approve the purchase of security cameras and access with the safety grant.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried

Entrance/Office reconfiguration- Motion by Conlon to approve the Entrance/Office reconfiguration.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

FY 25 Fee Schedule- Conlon moved to approve the FY 25 fee schedule.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Personnel-Fay moved to approve the resignations of David Dow- MS Math.  Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried.  Conlon moved to approve the resignation of Adam Mickelson-JH Girls Basketball.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Administration Reports/Recognitions/Good News Sharing 

Reports were given by Mrs. Cook, Principal and Mr. Lewis, Superintendent. . 

Open Enrollment- WH -KG going to GT and BK-3rd grade to CAM

Closed session- Allen moved to go into closed session. Seconded by Conlon. Roll call all ayes:  Allen, Conlon, Fay and Sikora.  The board went into closed session at 8:10pm for Superintendent Review Code 21.5(1)(a).  Closed session to review or discuss records which are required or authorized by the state or Federal law to be kept confidential.  Fay moved to go out of closed session at 9:40 p.m. Seconded by Allen.  Roll call all ayes:  Allen, Conlon, Fay and Sikora.  Motion carried.

Superintendent Contract -Allen moved to approve the 2024-2025 Superintendent contract with Superintendent Marshall Lewis.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT-Fay moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:48 pm.  Seconded by Allen. Motion carried.

 

_______________________________                                ________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm                                                                      Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Fri, 05/24/2024 - 15:30

Board Minutes 2024.06.20

Board Minutes 2024.06.20

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes 

Thursday, June 20, 2024 

      6:00 PM 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance: Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Rob Allen, Director Jill Conlon and Director Amy Loder. Director Heather Ruehle arrived at 6:04 p.m.   Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader. Those absent: Board President Darin Malm and Director Stephanie Fay. All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

Call to Order - Vice President Sikora at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room in Ruthven, Iowa. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. 

Review of District Mission Statement -Conlon

Approval of Agenda: Allen moved to adopt the agenda. Seconded by Loder . Motion carried. 

Through Board Members- Discussion on the process of the Exit Interviews.

BUSINESS & ACTION ITEMS 

Consent Items - Motion by Loder to approve the Consent Items. Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Minutes- May 23, 2024 regular board minutes. 

 Approval of Bills/Claims- Presented by Bader 

 Financial Reports - Presented by Bader.. 

 Activity Calendar- Allen moved to approve the July  2024 Board Calendar with the July Board meeting on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Seconded by Loder. Motion carried. 

 Milk/Bread Bids- Conlon moved to approve Martin Bros. bread bid and Anderson/Erickson milk bid for the 2024-2025  school year.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

 Iowa Local Government Risk Pool Amendment- Ruehle moved to approve the Iowa Local Government Risk Pool Amendment.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

 LIBRA Request-Ruehle moved to approve the request from LIBRA for the use of the school facilities during Bully BullHead weekend July 5-7, 2024.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

 SU Renewal- Ruehle moved to approve the Renewal of SU insurance for 3 years.   Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

 Administration Reports/Recognitions/Good news sharing -Superintendent report was given by Mr Lewis.

 Adjournment- Ruehle moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 p.m.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

 

__________________________________________                        _____________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm                                                     Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Fri, 06/21/2024 - 11:05

Joint Board Minutes 2024.2.12

Joint Board Minutes 2024.2.12

Graettinger-Terril CSD and Ruthven-Ayrshire CSD 

Joint Board Minute 

Monday, February 12, 2024 

 

The Graettinger-Terril and Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education met in the Superintendent's Office in Ruthven, Iowa. Those  in attendance included: Darin Malm, Jill Conlon, Heather Ruehle, Rob Allen, Superintendent Marshall Lewis, Principal Courtney Cook, SBO/RA Board Secretary Josh Bader. G-T Board: Kevin Jensen, Shamus Currans, Joey Moen via phone, MS/HS Principal Jeremy Simington, Elementary Principal/Curriculum Michelle TeGrootenhuis, GT Board Secretary Angie Woods, Patrick Fairchild arrived at 5:48 pm.  Absent: Susan Sikora, Stephanie Fay, Amy Loder  and GT Mat Hanson.

All motions are unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

The Joint Board Meeting was called to order by President Malm at 5:39 p.m. 

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.  

Allen moved to adopt the agenda as presented. Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried. 

 

Academic sharing reports:

Simington presented the Course Enrollment, Scheduling and Activity Participation reports.

TeGrootenhuis presented the Curriculum Overview

Bader presented the Academic Sharing Financials

Current Sharing: 

Ruehle moved to approve the Academic Sharing and Activity Sharing for the 2024-2030 School year as presented with 60% of half of the Districts cost per pupil.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

 

Board Questions/Comments:

Fairchild would like to work on getting teacher compensation, benefits closer together for GT and RA.

 

Adjournment

Allen moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:42.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

 

__________________________________                                                 __________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm             Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Tue, 02/13/2024 - 11:00

Special Board Minutes 2024.06.04

Special Board Minutes 2024.06.04

Ruthven-Ayrshire CSD

Special School Board Meeting

June 4, 2024

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held a Special Board meeting with the following in attendance: President Darin Malm, Vice-President Susan Sikora, Director Rob Allen, Director Jill Conlon, Administration in attendance included Superintendent Marshall Lewis.  Those absent: Director Heather Ruehle, Director Amy Loder and Director Stpehanie Fay All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order:  President Malm called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm.  The pledge of allegiance was recited.

Adopt Agenda:  Sikora moved to adopt the agenda as presented.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

Welcome/Patron Comments: 

Wireless System: Sikora moved to approve the licensing of Aercor/Aruba for RA’s wireless system.  Seconded by Conlon. Motion carried.

Personnel:  Conlon moved to approve Kaleb Helmers as the MS/HS Social Studies Teacher.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.  Sikora moved to approve Ezra Meyer as the Girls Golf Coach.  Seconded by Allen.  Motion carried.

Adjournment:  Sikora moved to adjourn at 6:37 p.m.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

 

_____________________________________                                    ______________________________________

Board President, Darin Malm                                                                                    Board Secretary, Josh Bader

awoods@gt.rati… Thu, 06/06/2024 - 07:26

2024-25 BOARD MINUTES

2024-25 BOARD MINUTES

MINUTES

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Jen@iowaschool… Thu, 07/11/2024 - 19:05

ARCHIVED BOARD MINUTES

ARCHIVED BOARD MINUTES

Click here to view board minutes prior to June 30, 2021.

 

Jen@iowaschool… Wed, 06/15/2022 - 13:10

2021-22 BOARD MINUTES

2021-22 BOARD MINUTES

MINUTES

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Jen@iowaschool… Tue, 11/23/2021 - 07:52

Board Minutes - 2021.07.13

Board Minutes - 2021.07.13

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 6:00 PM
Basement Classroom

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, Stephanie Fay and Heather Ruehle. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO Alyssa Enderson, and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Board Secretary Kelli Harmon.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

1      Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

2.     Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

3.    Approve Agenda - Motion by Conlon to approve the agenda. Second by Long. Motion carried.

4.    Welcome Visitors and Guests - None

5.     Board Learning - None

6.    Communications - None to report

7.    Business & Action Items -

             7.1.  Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items. Second by Long. Motion carried.

                        7.1.1.  Minutes - June 15, 2021 minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

                        7.1.2.  Approval of Bills/Claims

                        7.1.3.  Financial Reports - Presented by Alyssa Enderson, School Business Official.

                        7.1.4.  Activity Reports- Presented by SBO Enderson

                        7.1.5.  Activity Calendar for July - The next School Board Meeting will be Monday, August 9th at 6:00 PM          

             7.2.  Personnel - Resignation and Contract - Motion by Conlon to approve the hire of Samantha Hegwood for 2nd Semester MS Math. Second by Enderson.
                     Motion carried.

             7.3   Open Enrollment- None

             7.4.  Summer Projects- Discussion and updates on Summer projects

             7.5.  IASB Legislation Resolutions- Motion by Sikora to approve Number 7.Mental Health, 15.Teacher Recruitment and Licensure, 18.School Funding Policy,
                     and 29.Sharing and Reorganization. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

             7.6.  Board Policy Review - Motion by Long to approve the Board Policy Review quote contingent on G-T’s approval. Second by Conlon. Motion carried. 

8.    Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

9.  Information Items: None

11. Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 7:44 p.m. Second by Conlon.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be Monday, August 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                      Kelli Harmon, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Thu, 02/17/2022 - 11:20

Board Minutes - 2021.08.09

Board Minutes - 2021.08.09

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Monday, August 9, 2021, 6:00 PM
Basement Classroom

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, Stephanie Fay and Heather Ruehle. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO Alyssa Enderson, and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Board Secretary Kelli Harmon.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

1      Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

2.     Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

3.    Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with the addition of course offerings 7.5.3 & 7.5.4. Second by Long. Motion carried.

4.    Welcome Visitors and Guests - Dan Schneider

5.     Board Learning - Presentation of August Newsletter and Statistics for June/July

6.    Communications - Thank you letter from Audrey Peton; Dan Schneider gave a presentation of Ball Field concerns.

7.  Business & Action Items -

             7.1.  Consent Items - Motion made by Long to approve consent items. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

                        7.1.1.  Minutes - July19, 2021 minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

                        7.1.2.  Approval of Bills/Claims

                        7.1.3.  Financial Reports - Presented by Alyssa Enderson, School Business Official.

                        7.1.4.  Activity Reports- Presented by SBO Enderson

                        7.1.5.  Activity Calendar for July - The next School Board Meeting will be Tuesday, September 14th @ 6:00 PM         

             7.2.  Personnel - Resignation and Contract - Motion by Fay to approve the resignation of Jessica Gilmore, and hire of Kelly Allen- Head of Food Service and
                     Kris Fisher- Cook, and Blake Rosacker- Assistant Groundskeeper; Approval of Shared Contracts with the addition of Shared Librarian with Pocahontas
                     Area. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

             7.3   Open Enrollment- None

             7.4.  Milk Bids- Motion by Sikora to approve the milk bids. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

             7.5.  Handbooks- Motion by Fay to accept the FY22 Staff and Student Handbooks and the Course Offerings. Second by Sikora. Motion carried. 

             7.6.  Summer Projects- Updates were given by Superintendent Lewis on status of Summer projects.

8.    Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

9.  Information Items: None

11. Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m. Second by Fay.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be Tuesday, September 14th at 6:00 PM.

 

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                     Kelli Harmon, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Thu, 02/17/2022 - 11:17

Board Minutes - 2021.08.17

Board Minutes - 2021.08.17

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Special Monthly Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held a special meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, and Heather Ruehle. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO Alyssa Enderson, and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Board Secretary Kelli Harmon.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

1      Call to Order - President Malm at 5:30 p.m.

2.     Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

3.    Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda. Second by Long. Motion carried.

            Board Member Stephanie Fay arrived at 5:37 p.m.

4.  Business & Action Items -

             4.1 TLC Fiscal Update- Discussion on TLC Categorical Balances and spending were discussed. Motion by Enderson to approve the payment of $43,861.03 to
             G-T for Sharing during FY21. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

5. Adjourn- Motion by Sikora to adjourn the meeting at 5:53 p.m. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

 

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                     Kelli Harmon, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Thu, 02/17/2022 - 11:12

Board Minutes - 2021.09.13

Board Minutes - 2021.09.13

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Tuesday September 13, 2021 6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, and Stephanie Fay(virtually).  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO Alyssa Enderson, and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Board Member Heather Ruehle and Board Secretary Kelli Harmon.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

1      Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

2.     Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

3.    Approve Agenda - Motion by Long to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

4.    Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken’s Connie Rienert; FFA Sponsor Tessa Meyer and FFA student Josi Reiman; Class of 2022 Seniors- Paislee Haywood, Adam Sikora, and Chloe Jones.

5.     Board Learning -

            FFA Presentation: Tessa Meyer and Josi Reiman presented details for the National Convention Trip and Schedule of events.

            Class of 2022 Seniors: Open Campus presentation was given.

            Music Boosters Field Trip: Mr. Lewis gave details of trip information

Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of August Newsletter and Statistics for June/July

6.    Communications - Discussion on student driving to G-T

7.  Business & Action Items -

             7.1.  Consent Items - Motion made by Conlon to approve consent items. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

                        7.1.1.  Minutes - August 9th  minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

                        7.1.2.  Approval of Bills/Claims

                        7.1.3.  Financial Reports - Presented by Alyssa Enderson, School Business Official.

                        7.1.4.  Activity Reports- Presented by SBO Enderson

                        7.1.5.  Activity Calendar for July - The next School Board Meeting will be Tuesday, October 11th @ 7:00 PM         

             7.2.  Personnel - Resignation and Contract - Motion by Enderson to approve the resignation of Heather Jensen, and hire of Ashely Ellenwood- Yearbook
                     Sponsor  and Heidi Radebaugh- Cook. Second by Long. Motion carried.

             7.3   Open Enrollment- Motion by Sikora to approve the OE in from Emmetsburg. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

             7.4.      Summer Projects- Updates were given by Superintendent Lewis on status of Summer projects.

             7.5. Board Policies Update- Motion by Enderson to table until next month to give ample time to review. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

8.    Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

9.  Information Items: None

11. Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 8:34 p.m. Second by Fay.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be Tuesday, October 11, 2021 at 7:00 PM.

 

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                     Kelli Harmon, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Thu, 02/17/2022 - 11:06

Board Minutes - 2021.10.21

Board Minutes - 2021.10.21

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Thursday October 21, 2021 7:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO Alyssa Enderson(virtually), and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Board Secretary Kelli Harmon.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

Call to Order - President Malm at 7:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Long. Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken’s Connie Rienert

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of September Marketing updates, website improvements, and Board Learning on mental health in the next addition of the newsletter.

Communications - Discussion on weight room policies

Business & Action Items -

Consent Items - Motion made by Sikora to approve consent items. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Minutes - September Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims- holding Hauff check for further review on expenditures.

Financial Reports - Will be emailed out at a later date

Activity Reports- Will be emailed out at a later date

Activity Calendar for November - The next School Board Meeting will be Monday November 8th @ 6:00 PM         

Personnel - Resignation and Contract - Motion by Long to approve the resignation of Kelli Harmon. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Appoint Board Secretary- Motion by Fay to appoint Alyssa Enderson as Board Secretary. Second by Ruehle. Enderson abstained from voting. Motion carried. Oath was given by Enderson to Board Secretary Alyssa Enderson.

Title Applications- Motion by Enderson to approve the FY22 Title Application funding. Second by Long. Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- None

Bank Depository Resolution- Motion by Sikora to approve the FY22 Bank Depository Resolution. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

SBRC Letter for Special Education Deficit- Motion by Ruehle to approve the SBRC Special Education Deficit in the amount of $19,722.48. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Board Policy Review 100, 200, and 300 series- Motion by Enderson to approve the 1st reading of policies with notes. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

Information Items: IASB Convention information was given.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 10:01 p.m. Second by Fay.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be Monday, November 8th at 6:00 p.m

 

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                     Alyssa Enderson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Thu, 02/17/2022 - 11:08

Board Minutes - 2021.11.08

Board Minutes - 2021.11.08

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Monday, November 8, 2021 6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO Alyssa Enderson(virtually), and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Heather Ruehle.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Long. Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken’s Connie Rienert

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of October Marketing statistics.

Business & Action Items -

Consent Items - Motion made by Sikora to approve consent items. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Minutes - October Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presentation by Enderson

Financial Reports - Presentation by Enderson

Activity Reports- Presentation by Enderson

Activity Calendar for November - The next School Board Meeting will be December 15th @ 6:00 PM         

Personnel - Resignation and Contract - Motion by Fay to approve JH Girls Basketball Coach Adam Mickelson. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Baseball Backstop Proposals- Motion by Long to deny both proposals, and direct Superintendent Lewis to seek additional information from Townsend Company. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- None

Preschool Handbook- Motion by Sikora to approve the PK Handbook with the update of the R-A Mission Statement. Second by Long. Motion carried.

Palo Alto County Mini-Grants- I, Jill Conlon, make a motion to apply for a Mini-Grant from Palo Alto County Gaming Development Corporation for Playground Equipment in the amount of  $4,426.00. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Board Policy Review 100, 200, and 300 series- Motion by Enderson to approve the 2nd reading of policies with notes. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

Information Items: IASB Convention was discussed.

5 minute restroom break was held from 9:00 PM to 9:05 PM

Closed Session- Superintendent Review- Motion by Enderson at 9:05 PM to go into closed session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) j to discuss Review of Superintendent Evaluation, and the Superintendent has requested such. Second by Long. Motion carried. Roll Call Vote- Enderson- aye, Long- aye, Fay- aye, Malm- aye, Sikora- aye, Conlon-aye. Superintendent Lewis and Board Secretary Enderson are present.

Motion by Fay to go out of closed session at 10:08 PM. Second by Conlon. Roll Call Vote- Enderson- aye, Long-aye, Fay- aye, Malm- aye, Sikora-aye, Conlon- aye.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 10:09 p.m. Second by Sikora.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be Monday, December 15th at 6:00 PM.

 

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                     Alyssa Enderson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Thu, 02/17/2022 - 11:10

Board Minutes - 2021.12.16

Board Minutes - 2021.12.16

Unapproved
Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, December 16 5:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, SBO/Board Secretary Alyssa Enderson, and MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Jill Conlon, Bruce Long, and Amy Loder.                                         

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 5:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement - Sikora

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of November Marketing statistics.

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items -

Consent Items - Motion made by Sikora to approve consent items. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Minutes - November Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presentation by Enderson

Financial Reports - Presentation by Enderson

Activity Reports- Presentation by Enderson

Student Activity Fund Journal Entries- Motion by Fay to approve Journal Entries. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Adjourn Retiring Board- Motion by Sikora to adjourn at 5:13 PM. Second by Fay. Motion carried. 

 

Call to Order Meeting of New Board- 5:14 PM by Board Secretary Alyssa Enderson.

Review of District Mission Statement- Malm

Approve Agenda- Motion by Malm to approve the agenda. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests- NHS Member Adam Sikora and Beyond Broken’s Connie Reinert.

Communications- Discussion on Building Safety.

Business & Action Items-

Election of President- Nomination of Malm by Fay. Second by Sikora. Malm abstained from voting, 3-0 in favor. Motion carried. Oath was given to President Malm at 5:20 PM.

Election of Vice President- Nomination of Sikora by Enderson. Second by Fay. Sikora abstained from voting. 3-0 in favor. Motion carried. Oath was given to Vice President Sikora at 5:23 PM.

Determination of time and place of regular meetings-  Motion by Fay to have meetings at 6:00 PM on the 2nd Monday of each month. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Name Board Legal Counsel- Motion by Sikora to approve Steve Avery as District counsel and pursue a competitive look into options for legal counsel. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Board Member Heather Ruehle arrived at 5:25 PM.

Board Committee Members- Motion by Enderson to approve Board Committee Members. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Appoint Board Treasurer- Motion by Sikora to approve Alyssa Enderson as the Board Treasurer. Second by Fay. Enderson abstains from voting. Motion carried.

Appoint Board Secretary- Motion by Sikora to approve Alyssa Enderson as the Board Secretary. Second by Fay. Enderson abstains from voting. Motion carried. 

Consent Items-

Activity Calendar for January - The next School Board Meeting will be January 20th @ 6:00 PM

NHS Trip- Adam Sikora from NHS requesting Out of State Field Trip approval

Motion by Sikora to approve consent items. Second by Fay. Motion carried.          

Personnel - Resignation - Motion by Enderson to approve BLT resignation. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- None

District Developed Service Delivery Plan- Motion by Enderson to approve. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Community Messaging System- Motion by Enderson to approve Apptegy contract to replace Iowa ID Messaging contingent on G-T Board’s approval. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

SBRC Application- Motion by Sikora to approve the SBRC Application $0 for additional students from 2020, $42,288 for 6 Open Enrolled out students from 2020. Second by Ruehle. Motion carried.

Modified Supplemental Amount- At-Risk/Dropout Prevention- Motion by Enderson to approve the following resolution: Ruthven-Ayrshire CSD approves the requests for modified supplemental growth to implement the at-risk and dropout prevention program in the amount of $72,270.00, or as determined by the Iowa Department of Education following DE audit review, subject  to final approval by the School Budget Review Committee. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Wood River Energy Program- The Board took up and considered matters related to participating in a joint agreement relating to the establishment of a local government risk pool. After due consideration and discussion, Enderson introduced the resolution below and moved that the resolution be adopted, second by Fay. After due consideration, the President put the question on the motion and roll being called, the following named Directors voted: Ayes- Tracy Enderson, Stephanie Fay, Heather Ruehle, Darin Malm, Susan Sikora. Nays- None. Whereupon, the President declared the resolution duly adopted.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

Information Items- None

Closed Session- Property Purchase Consideration according to Board Policy 213- Motion by Enderson at 6:32 PM to go into closed session to discuss property purchase. Second by Fay. Motion carried. Roll Call Vote- Ayes- Enderson, Fay, Ruehle, Malm, and Sikora. Nays- None.

Motion by Enderson to go out of closed session at 6:41 PM. Second by Sikora.  Roll Call Vote- Ayes- Enderson, Fay, Ruehle, Malm, and Sikora. Nays- None

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:42 p.m. Second by Sikora.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be January 20th at 6:00 PM.

 

__________________________________________             _________________________________
              Darin Malm, Board President                                                           Alyssa Enderson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:21

Board Minutes - 2022.01.20

Board Minutes - 2022.01.20

Unapproved
Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora(virtually), Tracy Enderson, Amy Loder, Jill Conlon, Heather Ruehle(virtually) and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis.

Absent from the monthly meeting- SBO/Board Secretary Alyssa Enderson                                  

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 PM

Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests - None

Board Learning- None

Communications- Letter received in mail for records request.

Business & Action Items -

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Minutes - December Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presentation by Lewis

Financial Reports - Presentation by Lewis

Activity Reports- Presentation by Lewis

Student Activity Fund Journal Entries- Motion by Fay to approve Journal Entries. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Master Calendar- Motion by Enderson to approve the 2022-2023 Master Calendar. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Joint Board Meeting- suggested meeting dates were discussed.

Sharing Committee Meeting- suggested meeting dates were discussed.

Personnel- Motion by Conlon to approve At Risk Coordinator resignation. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- Motion by Enderson to approve Open Enrollments to Spencer and Emmetsburg. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Preschool SBRC Request- Motion by Fay to approve the resolution of Preschool funding request. Second by Loder. Motion carried.

Board Series 400’s- Motion by Fay to approve the 1st reading of the 400 Board Policy series. Second by Loder. Motion carried.

School Counsel Options- Discussion item. No vote necessary.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.

Information Items- None

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 8:18 p.m. Second by Fay.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be February 16th at 6:00 PM.

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:19

Board Minutes - 2022.02.16

Board Minutes - 2022.02.16

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis and SBO/Board Secretary Alyssa Enderson.                                         

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement - Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of December Marketing statistics.

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items -

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Minutes - November Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims- Presentation by Enderson

Financial Reports - Presentation by Enderson

Activity Reports- Presentation by Enderson

Master Calendar- Public Hearing- Public comment open at 6:40 PM; Closed at 6:43 PM with no comment. Motion by Enderson to approve the Master Academic Calendar 2022-2033. Second by Loder. Motion carried.       

Personnel - Resignation - Motion by Fay to approve resignation of Alyssa Enderson, SBO/Board Secretary. Second by Sikora. Enderson abstained from voting.  

Hourly Overload Pay Request- Motion by Sikora to approve the overload pay request presented by Lewis. Second by Ruehle. Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- Motion by Fay to approve the Open enrollment requests with notes for Superintendent Lewis to encourage reaching out to families. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Board Policy Series- 400’s 2nd Reading- Motion by Enderson to approve the 2nd reading of the 400 board policy series. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Board Policy Series- 900’s 1st Reading- Motion by Conlon to approve the 1st reading of the 900 board policy series. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Summer Projects- Discussion was had on ideas for Summer projects inside and exterior to the building.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Lewis.

Information Items- Curriculum Update, ILCC College Fair field trip, and Joint Board Meeting.

A Short break was held from 7:50 PM to 7:55 PM. 

Closed Session- Superintendent Review per IA Code 21.5- Sikora moves that we go to closed session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) j to discuss Review of Superintendent Evaluation, and the Superintendent has requested such. Second by Conlon.

Roll Call Vote to go into Closed Session at 7:57 PM- Conlon, Fay, Sikora, Malm, Loder, Enderson, and Ruehle- Ayes. Nays- None.

Motion by Enderson to go out of closed session at 9:03 PM. Second by Fay.  Roll Call Vote- Conlon, Fay, Sikora, Malm, Loder, Enderson, and Ruehle- Ayes. Nays- None

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 9:04 p.m. Second by Fay.

                   Motion carried. The next board meeting will be March 14th at 6:00 PM.

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:07

Board Minutes - 2022.03.14

Board Minutes - 2022.03.14

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Monday, March 14, 2022
6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                                        

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Loder to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.   

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert & Amy Sikora.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of December Marketing statistics. The next newsletter will come out the first week of May.

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

  1. Audit Report - Presented by Murray Stanley of Schnurr & Company
  2. RAEA Proposal - Amy Sikora presented the Association’s initial proposal.
  3. Board Proposal - RA Board presented the District’s initial proposal.

Minutes - November Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims-

Financial Reports – Presentation by Mr. Lewis.

Activity Reports- Presentation by Mr. Lewis.

GT/RA shared activity report: Presentation by Mr. Josephson.

April Calendar – Approved including the Chanhassen trip.

Budget Guarantee Resolution - Motion by Enderson to approve.  Seconded by Sikora. Motion carried.

Personnel: Motion to approve the Interim SBO Steve Rollefson and Board Secretary Dee Johnson to have access to the ECorp Program.  The authorization will be at Iowa State Bank or any other financial institution where RA does financial business.  The checking signature card will have the Board President, Board Vice-President and Board Secretary signatures on it.  Motion by: Sikora. Seconded by Fay.

Appoint SBO -Motion to approve the hire of Chris Conlon SBO by Sikora. Seconded by Loder, Conlon abstained from voting. Motion carried.

Appoint Board Secretary- Motion by Sikora to appoint Dee Johnson as Board Secretary. Second by Fay. Motion carried. Oath was given by President Malm to Board Secretary Dee Johnson.

Open Enrollment- Motion by Enderson  to approve the Open enrollment requests. Second by Sikora    Motion carried.

Board Policy Review 800 & 900 series – tabled until April meeting.

Summer Lunch Program – Motion by Enderson to participate in a Summer Lunch Program. Seconded by Fay.

Summer Projects - Discussion was had on ideas for Summer projects inside and exterior to the building.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 8:54 p.m. Second by Fay.

                    Motion carried. The next board meeting will be April 11th  at 6:00 PM.

    

 

_________________________________________                _____________________________________
                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                           Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:15

Board Minutes - 2022.03.29

Board Minutes - 2022.03.29

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Special Monthly Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                                         

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.   

Welcome Visitors and Guests 

Business & Action Items

    Discussion on the FY23 Budget.  Motion by Enderson to publish the budget.  Second by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:08 p.m. Second by Sikora.

                    Motion carried. The next board meeting will be April 11th  at 6:00 PM.

    

 

_________________________________________                _____________________________________
                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                       Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:14

Board Minutes - 2022.04.11

Board Minutes - 2022.04.11

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Monday, April 11, 2022
6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon,  and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.   Absent was Amy Loder.                                     

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.   

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of March Marketing statistics. The next newsletter will come out the first week of May.

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Minutes - March Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims-

Financial Reports – Presentation by Mr. Lewis.

May Calendar – Presented.

Personnel -  Motion by Enderson to approve the resignations of Brent Dyhrkopp - MS/HS History Teacher and Gabby Davis - MS/HS Science Teacher, and to hire Adam Mickelson as the Head Volleyball Coach for the 2022-2023 school year.  Seconded by Fay. Motion Carried.

Certified Contracts - Motion made by Ruthle to approve the Negotiation Package.  Second by Fay.  Motion Carried.

Senior Accounts - Motion by Fay to authorize payment of credit Senior account balances.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion Carried.

2022 Graduates - Motion by Sikora to approve the Class of 2022 for graduation pending final review of coursework.  Second by Fay.  Motion Carried.

AEA Purchasing Agreement - Motion by Enderson to approve the AEA Purchasing Agreement for 2022-2023.  Second by Conlon.  Motion Carried.

Open Enrollment- None to report.

Board Policy Series- 900’s 2nd Reading- Motion by Conlon to approve the 2nd reading of the 900 board policy series. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.

Board Policy Series 800’s - tabled until the May meeting.

Summer Projects - Motion by Enderson to approve the plan for summer projects.  Second by Fay.  Motion Carried.

Budget Hearing -  Public comment open at 7:42 PM; Closed at 7:52 PM with no comment.  Motion by Conlon to approve the budget.  Second by Fay.  Motion Carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.

Adjourn - Motion by Conlon to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 p.m. Second by Enderson. Motion carried. The next board meeting will be May 17th  at 6:00 PM.

    

 

________________________________________                  _____________________________________
                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:18

Board Minutes - 2022.04.26

Board Minutes - 2022.04.26

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Special Board Workshop Minutes
April 26, 2022
6:00 PM
Graettinger LIbrary

 

GT and RA Board Workshop was held April 26, 2022 in the MS/HS Library in Graettinger, Iowa.  Those in attendance for GT:  Kevin Jensen, Shamus Currans, Jeremiah DePyper, Superintendent Marshall Lewis, and Board Secretary Angie Woods.  Attendance for RA: Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Jill Conlin, Amy Loder, Heather Ruhle, and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.

 

Call to Order: President Malm at 6:02 pm

Approve Agenda: Motion by Loder to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Board Development & Learning: Lou Ann Givst, from the IASB presented Board Development and Learning.

Adjourn: Adjourned at 8:04 p.m.

 

 

______________________________               ______________________________
      Darin Malm, Board President                                                Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:47

Board Minutes - 2022.05.02

Board Minutes - 2022.05.02

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Special Monthly Meeting Minutes
Monday, May 2, 2022
5:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held a special board meeting with the following in attendance:  Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon.  Heather Ruehle and Amy Loder joined by phone.   Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis. 

Absent was: Tracy Enderson, Stephanie Fay and Board Secretary, Dee Johnson.  

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order & Determine a Quorum - President Malm at 5:00 p.m.

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.   

Welcome Visitors and Guests 

Business & Action Items

    Motion by Sikora to open the budget hearing to the public at 5:01 pm.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

    Motion by Conlon to close the budget hearing to the public at 5:04 pm.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

    Motion by Conlon to publish the budget at 5:05 pm.  Second by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Adjourn - Motion by Loder to adjourn the meeting at 5:06 p.m. Second by Sikora.

                  Motion carried. The next board meeting will be May 17th at 6:00 PM.

    

 

________________________________              ____________________________
        Darin Malm, Board President                                   Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:10

Board Minutes - 2022.05.17

Board Minutes - 2022.05.17

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Tuesday May 17, 2022
6:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Amy Loder and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis,  and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.  Principal  Jon Josephson arrived at 6:18 pm.                                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:06 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.   

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert and Karr Tuckpointing presentation.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of May Marketing statistics. Connie asked the Board for permission to share Titan information with the newspaper.  The Board approved  this with the stipulation that Titan Times gets credit for the publications.

Karr Tuckpointing presented what it would take to paint and tuckpoint the school. 

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried.

Minutes - April 11th and 26th Board Minutes and May 2nd Special Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims- Motion made by Enderson to approve the bills.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Financial Reports – Presentation by Mr. Lewis.

June Calendar – Presented.

Personnel -  Motion by Sikora to approve the resignation of Melissa Tindall - Paraeducator, and to hire Bailey Quarnstrom - MS/HS Social Studies and Susan Packard - Substitute Teacher, Adam Hein - HS Ass’t. Baseball and JH Baseball Coach, Geoff Maurer - JH Baseball Coach, and Bob Protexter - HS Baseball and JH Baseball Coach.  Seconded by Fay. Motion Carried.

Administrative/Non-Certified Contracts - Motion made by Conlon to approve theAdministrative/Non-Certified Contracts.  Second by Fay.  Motion Carried..

Open Enrollment- None to report.

Bus Purchase - Motion by Conlon to approve the purchase of a bus. Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Bus Bids - Motion by Fay to reject  all bids for Bus 02.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.  Motion by Sikora to accept the highest bid for Bus 99.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.

Tuckpointing - The Board has requested more information before a decision is made.

Board Policy Series- 900’s 2nd Reading- Motion by Ruehle to approve the 2nd reading of the 900 board policy series. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.

Field Trips - An on-going list of field trips and activities to close out the school year was discussed.

Adjourn - Motion by Sikora to adjourn the meeting at 9:57 p.m. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

 The next board meeting will be June 14th at 7:00 PM.

    

 

________________________________________                  _____________________________________
                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                       Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:12

Board Minutes - 2022.06.14

Board Minutes - 2022.06.14

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education
Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes
Tuesday June 14, 2022
7:00 PM
Board Room

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Amy Loder and Stephanie Fay. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, SBO Chris Conlon and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                               

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 7:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.   

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert.  Dalton Young, Brody Simington, Cormick Currans and Blake Rosacker representing the baseball team.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of Marketing statistics.  Dalton, Brody, Cormick and Blake presented an idea of re-naming the Baseball field to the Board.

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve consent items with no financial reports given. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Minutes -May 17th Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

July Calendar – Presented.

Personnel - Motion by Conlon to approve the resignation of Tim Murphy -Bus Driver/Grounds Keeper, and to hire Amy Sikora as the Master Teacher.  Seconded by Loder. Motion Carried.

Open Enrollment- None to report.

Milk Bids - Motion by Enderson to approve the Milk Bid by Anderson Erickson.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried. 

Tuckpointing - Motion to table the Tuckpointing project by Sikora.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Board Policy Series- 800’s 1st Reading- Motion by Loder to approve the 1st reading of the 800 board policy series with updates noted. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.

Field Trips -Motion by Conlon to direct Mr. Lewis to contact the Baseball Coach regarding a trip to Omaha for the College World Series in the following manner:  Trip to include 8th-12th grade players, voluntary trip, approving R-A students contingent upon G-T board approval.  The students would be representing GT-RA.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 9:51 p.m. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

 The next board meeting will be July 11th  at 6:00 PM.

    

 

________________________________________                  _____________________________________
                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                           Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dawn.gibson.cm… Wed, 07/13/2022 - 17:16

2022-23 BOARD MINUTES

2022-23 BOARD MINUTES

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Jen@iowaschool… Wed, 06/22/2022 - 08:41

Board Minutes - 2022.07.11

Board Minutes - 2022.07.11

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Monday, July 11, 2022 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, and Stephanie Fay.  Amy Loder joined by phone.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, SBO Chris Conlon, Board Secretary Dee Johnson.   Absent was Darin Malm.                      

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - Vice-President Sikora at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of June  Marketing statistics.  

Communications- None to report

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion made by Ruehle to approve the consent items. Second by Fay. Motion carried. 

Minutes - June 17th Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Financial Reports – Presentation by Mr. Conlon.

August Calendar – Presented.

Personnel -  Motion by Fay to approve the hire of Mona Rosdail - 4th Grade Teacher and , Racheal Fogarty Paraeducator. Seconded by Conlon. Motion Carried.  Motion by Enderson to approve the hiring of an additional para position and wage increase for additional assignment.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Mileage Reimbursement - Motion by Enderson to approve the increase of mileage reimbursement to .45 cents per mile.  SEconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- Motion by Ruehle to approve the Open Enrollment.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Nursing Contract - Motion by Fay to approve Palo Alto County’s contract for nursing services.  Seconded by Conlon.  Ruehle abstained from the vote. Motion carried.

Board Policy Series- 800’s 2nd Reading- Motion by Ruehle to approve the 2nd reading of the 800 board policy series. Second by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Board Policy Series - 700’s 1st Reading - Motion by Conlon to approve the 1st reading of the 700 board policy series.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis. 

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 8:23 p.m. Second by Fay. Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be August 8th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Thu, 08/18/2022 - 11:47

Board Minutes - 2022.08.08

Board Minutes - 2022.08.08 dejohn@gt.rati… Thu, 08/18/2022 - 11:59

Board Minutes - 2022.08.08

Board Minutes - 2022.08.08

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Monday, August 8, 2022 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, and Stephanie Fay.  Amy Loder arrived at 6:02 pm.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, SBO Chris Conlon, Board Secretary Dee Johnson.    Absent was Tracy Enderson.                      

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Ruehle. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Reinert.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of July’s Marketing statistics.  

Communications- Thank you note from LIRBA. 

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve the consent items. Second by Sikora. Motion carried. 

Minutes - July 11th Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Financial Reports – No financial reports were given.

September Calendar – Presented.

Personnel -  Motion by Sikora to approve the resignations of Bob Protexter - Baseball Coach and Katie Cother Paraeducator.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- Motion by Sikora to approve the Open Enrollments.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Staff & Student Handbooks - Motion by Ruehle to accept the FY23 Staff and Student Handbooks and the Course Offerings. Second by Fay.  Motion carried.  

IASB Delegate - Motion by Sikora not to send a delegate to special session on September 3rd.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion Carried.

IASB Annual Convention - Motion by Sikora to name Enderson our IASB Delegate.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Legislative Priorities - Motion by Sikora to recommend the following Legislative Priorities: #6, #8, #16, #19 and #32.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion Carried. 

Board Policy - 600 & 700 Series were not available at the time of the meeting. 

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis. 

Adjourn - Motion by Sikora  to adjourn the meeting at 8:04 p.m. Second by Fay.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be September 13th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:06

Board Minutes - 2022.09.13

Board Minutes - 2022.09.13

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, and Stephanie Fay.  Amy Loder, Tracy Enderson.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, SBO Chris Conlon, Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert, G-T/R-A Ag Instructor Tessa Hoffman, Gabby Conlon and Avery Wooten.

Board Learning- Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of July’s Marketing statistics.  

  • Tessa Hoffman presented a request asking permission for the R-A students to attend the National FFA Convention.  Motion by Sikora to approve R-A Students to attend the National FFA Convention from October 25th - October 28, 2022 in Indianapolis, IN. Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.  

  • Gabby Conlon and Avery Wooten, representing the Senior Class of 2023 presented a request for Senior Open Campus.  Motion by Sikora to approve the Class of 2023 to participate in Open Campus following the criteria presented.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Communications-Palo Alto County Conference Board Appointee request.  President Malm appointed himself to the Palo Alto County Conference Board.

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion made by Fay to approve the consent items. Second by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Minutes - August 8th Board Minutes were reviewed and approved.

Financial Reports – No financial reports were given.

Activity Calendar – Presented.

Personnel -  Motion by Conlon to approve the hire of John Clouse, P/T Groundskeeper, Delany Packard - Paraprofessional;, and Sherri Eischen P/T Secretarial.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- None

Fertilizer/Insecticide Program and Ash Tree Treatment - Motion by Fay to continue to treat the ball fields like we have and to treat the Ash trees.  Seconded by Sikora. Motion carried.

Softball Bleachers - Motion by Conlon to approve and move forward with Townsend’s Bleacher bid.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Board Policy - Motion by Enderson to approve the 2nd reading of the 700 series.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried. 

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis. 

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 8:32 p.m. Second by Sikora.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be October 12th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Wed, 09/21/2022 - 12:02

Board Minutes - 2022.10.12

Board Minutes - 2022.10.12

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Stephanie Fay,  Amy Loder and Tracy Enderson.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Board Secretary Dee Johnson.  Chris Conlon arrived at 6:28 pm, Principal Jon Josephson absent.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert and Nate Fitzgerald.

Board Learning-

  • Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of September’s Marketing statistics.  

  • Nate Fitzgerald presented to the  Board about the importance of field maintenance for the Titan Athletic Complex.

Communications- none

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Sikora to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Minutes - September Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Financial Reports – Presented by Conlon

Activity Calendar for November - The next school board meeting will be Monday, November 14th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Enderson to approve the resignations of Delaney Packard - Para, and Susan Packard - MS/HS Science Teacher, noting payment for days worked under contract.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion Carried.  Motion by Fay to hire Adam Hein - Head Baseball Coach, and Marriah Howard - Para.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Title One Application - Motion by Fay to approve the Title One Application.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Bank Depository -  Motion by Sikora to approve the naming of Iowa State Bank and Farmers Trust as the depositories for the district.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.

SBRC Letter for Special Education Deficit - Motion by Enderson to file with the SBRC to allow the district to Tax for our Special Education debt.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Open Enrollment- None.

Board Policy - No board policy was available for review.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Mr. Lewis presented both the MS/HS and Elementary reports. 

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 7:49 p.m. Second by Fay.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be November 14th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dejohn@gt.rati… Wed, 11/16/2022 - 14:25

Board Minutes - 2022.11.14

Board Minutes - 2022.11.14

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Monday, November 14, 2022 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruehle, Jill Conlon, Stephanie Fay,  Amy Lode and Tracy Enderson.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, SBO Chris Conlon, Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert.

Board Learning-

  • Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of the November Titan Times and discussed October’s Marketing statistics.   

Communications- none

Annual Meeting Items-

Board Secretary Dee Johnson presided over the meeting at 6:25 pm.

Election of President- Nomination of Malm by Sikora. Second by Ruehle. Malm abstained from voting, 6-0 in favor. Motion carried. Oath was given to President Malm at 6:27 pm. 

President Malm presided over the meeting at 6:28 pm.

Election of Vice President- Nomination of Sikora by Fay. Second by Enderson. Sikora abstained from voting. 6-0 in favor. Motion carried. Oath was given to Vice President Sikora at 6:29 pm. 

Determination of time and place of regular meetings-  Motion by Ruehle to have meetings at 6:00 PM on the 2nd Monday of each month. Second by Loder.  Motion carried. 

Name Board Legal Counsel- Motion by Conlon to approve Steve Avery as District counsel.  Second by Enderson. Motion carried. 

Board Committee Members- Motion by Enderson to approve Board Committee Members with the change of Darin Malm to the Palo Alto Conference Board. Second by Sikora. Motion carried.

Appoint Board Treasurer- Motion by Sikora to approve Chris Conlon as the Board Treasurer. Second by Loder. Motion carried. Oath was given to Chris Conlon.

Appoint Board Secretary- Motion by Sikora to approve Dee Johnson as the Board Secretary. Second by Fay. Motion carried.  Oath was given to Dee Johnson.

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Fay to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Minutes - September Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Financial Reports – Financial update was presented by Mr. Conlon. 

Activity Calendar for December - The next school board meeting will be Tuesday, November 13th @ 5:30 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Ruehle to approve the resignations of Jeff Kathman - Para, Racheal Fogarty - Para,  and the hiring of Brent Dyhrkopp - Assistant HS Girls Basketball Coach, Head Golf Coach, and Amanda Long - Para.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion Carried. 

Early Retirement Proposal - Motion by Enderson to approve the Early Retirement Proposal with a change of 40%.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Palo Alto County Gaming Commission - Tracy Enderson made a motion to apply for a Mini Grant from PACGDC for Stand Up Desks in the amount of $4,473.00.  Amy Loder seconded.  Motion carried.  

Open Enrollment- None.

Board Policy - Motion by Ruehle to approve the 1st  reading of the 600 series.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried. 

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.  Motion by Enderson to approve the HS Incentive out of state trip request.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried. 

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 9:03 p.m. Second by Sikora.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be December 13th at 5:30 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Fri, 12/16/2022 - 09:38

Board Minutes - 2022.12.13

Board Minutes - 2022.12.13

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 

5:30 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Heather Ruehle, Stephanie Fay,  and Tracy Enderson.  Jill Conlon arrived at 5:31 pm.  Amy Loder arrived at 5:59 pm. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, SBO Chris Conlon,      Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 5:30 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Sikora

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert.

Board Learning-

  • Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of November’s Marketing statistics.   

Communications- Discussion on the School Board Convention. 

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Sikora to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Minutes - November Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Financial Reports – Financial update was presented by Mr. Conlon. 

Activity Calendar for January- The next school board meeting will be Monday, January 9th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Fay to approve the resignation of Chris Conlon, SBO and the hiring of Pavel  Buravtsov -pending arrival.  MS/HS Science Beginning 2nd Semester.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion Carried. 

SBRC Application - Motion by Enderson to approve the SBRC Application.  Seconded by Ruehle. Open Enrollment Out Not on Prior Year’s Headcount - The district’s administration is authorized to submit a request to the School Budget Review Committee for a modified supplemental amount of $21,681 for open enrolled out students who were not included in the district’s previous year certified enrollment count. Ayes: 7, Nays: 0.  The motion to approve the SBRC request passes by a vote of 7-0.

Directional Drilling- Enderson made a motion to  approve the Directional Drilling request with the stipulation that the document be amended to read the drilling is under the softball field, not the baseball field.  Loder seconded.  Motion carried.  

Modified Supplemental Allowance At-Risk/Dropout Prevention - Motion by Enderson to approve the Modified Supplemental Allowance At-Risk/Dropout PreventionApplication.  Seconded by Sikora. The district’s administration is authorized to submit a request for Modified Supplemental Allowance At-Risk/Dropout Prevention in the amount of $71,535.00.

Board Policy - Motion by Conlon to approve the 2nd  reading of the 600 series.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.  The Wellness Plan did not arrive in time for the meeting.

Ruehle departed the meeting at 6:40 pm.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.  

Open Enrollment- None to approve.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 7:12 p.m. Second by Fay.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be January 9th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

 

dejohn@gt.rati… Fri, 12/16/2022 - 09:36

Board Minutes - 2023.01.11

Board Minutes - 2023.01.11

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Stephanie Fay, Tracy Enderson  and Amy Loder.  Jill Conlon arrived at 6:05 pm.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Principal Jon Josephson, and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement – Sikora

Approve Agenda - Motion by Fay to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Enderson. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert, Mrs. TeGrootenhuis, Mrs. Sikora, Dustin Horst and Caitlyn Freese.

Board Learning-

  • Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of December’s Marketing statistics.   

  • Mrs. TeGrootenhuis and Mrs. Sikora discussed the implementation of a new PK-5 Literacy Curriculum for the 2023-2024 school year.  They will give a presentation next month.

  • Mrs. Sikora and Mrs. TeGrootenhuis informed the board of the items we will be receiving thanks to the Computer Science Professional Development  Incentive Fund-Professional Development Grant.

Communications- 

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Fay to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Minutes - December Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Financial Reports – No financial reports were presented.

Activity Calendar for February- Motion by Sikora to approve the February Activities Calendar with the next school board meeting to be held on Monday, February 13th @ 6:00 pm.

Master Calendar for 2023-2024 - Was presented to view for the 2023-2024 school year.

Joint Board Meeting- suggested meeting dates were discussed.

Sharing Committee Meeting- The sharing committee established consists of Malm, Sikora and Enderson.  Suggested meeting dates were discussed. 

8th Grade GTRA Proposal - Motion by Fay to approve the GTRA 8th Grade Sharing proposal.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Field Trip Request - Motion by Sikora to approve the JH Honor Band trip to Decorah and the NHS trip to Kansas City.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Personnel -  Motion by Fay to approve the resignation letters, with much gratitude and thanking them for their years of service, that were requested to qualify for early retirement for Jon Josephson, Karen Bauermeister and Mary Smith.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion Carried. 

Board Policy - The Wellness Plan did not arrive in time for the meeting.

Building & Grounds - Motion by Conlon to approve the purchase of a tractor.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Ballfield Construction - Discussion on ballfield improvements.  Next step is to get formal bids.

Grounds Maintenance - Motion by Sikora to approve the Josephson Lawn Service proposal.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Fencing - Motion by Enderson to table the fencing proposal.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and then Mr. Lewis.  

Open Enrollment- None to approve.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 8:30 p.m. Second by Fay.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be February 13th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                 Darin Malm, Board President                                                 Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Tue, 01/17/2023 - 12:30

Board Minutes - 2023.02.15

Board Minutes - 2023.02.15

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, February 15, 2022 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Susan Sikora, Stephanie Fay, Tracy Enderson,  Amy Loder, Jill Conlon, and Heather Ruehle.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, Board Secretary Dee Johnson, SBO Josh Bader.  Absent were Darin Malm and Jon Josephson.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Fay. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert, Mrs. TeGrootenhuis, Mrs. Sikora, Ms. Erne.

Board Learning - Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of January’s Marketing statistics.   

Communications- 

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Fay to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Minutes - January Board Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar for March- The next school board meeting to be held on Monday, March 13th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Enderson to approve the resignation of Mona Rosdail-4th Grade, Kim Haburn-MS Language Arts, and Adam Mickelson Head Volleyball Coach contingent on finding a suitable replacement.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion Carried. 

SBO -  Motion by Enderson to accept Josh Bader as the School Business Official and allow appropriate banking access.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion Carried.  Oath was given by Board Secretary Dee Johnson to Josh Bader.

Initial Negotiation Presentation    

  1. RAEA Proposal - Amy Sikora presented the Association’s initial proposal.

  2. Board Proposal - RA Board presented the District’s initial proposal. 

Architect for Exterior Project - Motion by Conlon to hire CMBA Architects for our exterior project.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

K-5 Literacy Curriculum - Mrs. TeGrootenhuis, Mrs. Sikora, and Ms. Erne  discussed the implementation of a new PK-5 Literacy Curriculum for the 2023-2024 school year.  Motion by Fay to approve the K-5 Literacy Curriculum “Really Great Reading” contingent upon Graettinger-Terril’s approval. Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Board Policy - The 500 Series  did not arrive in time for the meeting.

Academic Calendar - Public Hearing - Public comment open at 8:00 PM.  Closed at 8:03 PM with no comment.  Motion by Loder to approve the Master Academic Calendar 2023-2024.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Lewis.  

Open Enrollment- None to approve.

Closed Session - Superintendent Review per IA Code 21.5 - Fay moves that we go to closed session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) to discuss Review of Superintendent Evaluation, and the Superintendent has requested such.  Seconded by Sikora.

Roll Call Vote to go into Closed Session at 8:46 PM - Sikora, Fay, Loder, Ruehle, Enderson, Conlon - Ayes.  Nays - None.

Motion by Enderson to go out of closed session at 9:48 PM - Sikora, Fay, Loder, Ruehle, Enderson, Conlon - Ayes. Nays-None.

Adjourn - Motion by Conlon  to adjourn the meeting at 9:49 PM. Second by Enderson.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be March 13th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                     Darin Malm, President                                                         Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Thu, 02/16/2023 - 13:39

Board Minutes - 2023.03.06 (Joint Meeting)

Board Minutes - 2023.03.06 (Joint Meeting)

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire CSD and Graettinger-Terril CSD

Joint Board Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, March 6, 2023, 6:00 p.m.

Graettinger Commons Area 

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire and Graettinger-Terril Board of Education met in the MS/HS Library in Graettinger, Iowa. Those  in attendance included: Darin Malm, Tracey Enderson, Amy Loder, Susan Sikora, Stephanie Fay, Jill Conlon and  MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson, and Board Secretary Dee Johnson.                               The Graettinger-Terril Board of Education: Kevin Jensen, Mat Hanson, Jeremiah DePyper, Shamus Currans, Superintendent Marshall Lewis, MS/HS Principal Jeremy Simington, Elementary Principal/Curriculum Michelle TeGrootenhuis, and Board Secretary Angie Woods. Absent: Patrick Fairchild.  GTRA Superintendent Marshall Lewis and SBO Josh Bader were also present.

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

1. Call to Order at 6:00 p.m. - Malm - RA Board President, Jensen - GT Board President

2. Determine a Quorum - Both Schools have a Quorum. 

3. Adopt Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the Agenda; second Enderson. Motion carried.

4.       Welcome/Patron Comments - President Malm & President Jensen.

5. Personnel - Motion by Loder to approve the hire of Sarah Rutt - 4th Grade Teacher and Courtney 

Cook PK-12 Principal, and the resignation of Haily Hoyman - Kindergarten teacher. Seconded by 

Fay.  Motion carried.

6.      Academic Sharing Reports: 

6.1.  Offer and Teach- Josephson presented the Offer and Teach Challenges.

6.2.  Course Enrollment - Simington presented the Course Enrollment, Scheduling and Equity 

presentation.

          6.3.  Academic Sharing Financials - Bader presented the Academic Sharing Financials. 

7.      Academic Sharing Agreement:

          7.1.  Set Tuition Percentage for 2023-2024 - Enderson made the motion to maintain the Academic 

Sharing Tuition percentage for the 2023-2024 to 60% of half.  Second by Sikora. Motion carried. 

          7.2.  Percentage of Superintendent Share - 28E Agreement: Motion by Loder to change the 

Superintendent’s percentage to 50% RA and 50% GT.  Second by Enderson. Motion carried.  

8.       Athletic Sharing Agreement - Motion by Fay to approve the Athletic Sharing Agreement.  

Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

9.      Questions/Comments - Sikora asked about putting vape detectors in the bathrooms.  Jensen

thanked Josephson for his years with Titan Nation and wished him the best in his retirement.

10.     Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the R-A meeting at 7:39 p.m. Second by Ruehle. Motion 

          carried.  

 

_____________________________________________            __________________________________       

                     Darin Malm, Board President                                         Dee Johnson,  Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Wed, 03/08/2023 - 07:25

Board Minutes - 2023.03.13

Board Minutes - 2023.03.13

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Monday, March 13, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Tracy Enderson,  Jill Conlon, and Heather Ruehle.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson, Board Secretary Dee Johnson, and SBO Josh Bader.  

Absent were Susan Sikora, Stephanie Fay and Amy Loder.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Enderson to amend and approve the agenda by holding the Budget Hearing and Budget Resolution first and then Welcome Visitors and Guests and continue on.  Seconded by Ruehle. Motion carried.    

Budget Resolution - Motion by Enderson to approve the Budget Resolution.  Seconded by Conlon.   Motion carried.

Budget Hearing - President Malm opened the budget hearing to the public at 6:03 pm.  After discussion the budget hearing closed to the public at 6:10 pm.  Motion by Ruehle to approve the 2023-2024 Budget.  Seconded by Conlon.   Roll call vote:  Ruehle, Enderson, Conlon, Malm - Ayes.  Nays - None.  Motion carried.

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Beyond Broken Connie Rienert

Board Learning - Connie with Beyond Broken: Presentation of February’s Marketing statistics.   

Communications- 

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Conlon to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.

Minutes - The February Board and Joint Board Meeting Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar for April- Motion by Ruehle to approve the April Calendar.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried. The next school board meeting will be held on Monday, April 10th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Enderson to approve the hiring of Ezra Meyer - Elementary Teacher.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.  Motion by Conlon to approve the hiring of: Mike Nichols - HS Boys Track Coach, Adam Mickelson - JH Baseball Coach, Mackenzie Hoffman - JH Softball Coach, Madison Hough - JH Softball Coach and Alexis Chase - Assistant HS SB Coach, all upon completion of the proper coaching certification.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

AEA Purchase Agreement - Motion by Enderson to approve the AEA purchasing agreement for the 2023-2024 school year.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

IA LGPR Agreement - Motion by Enderson to renew our annual LGPR Agreement.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Milk & Bread Bids - Motion by Enderson to send out Milk & Bread Bids for the 2023-2024 school year.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Board Policy - Motion by Conlon to approve the 1st reading of the 500 series with changes as discussed.   Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried. 

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.  

Open Enrollment- Open Enrollments were discussed.

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson  to adjourn the meeting at 8:41 PM. Second by Conlon.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be April 10th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                     Darin Malm, President                                                         Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Thu, 03/16/2023 - 09:17

Board Minutes - 2023.04.10

Board Minutes - 2023.04.10

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Monday, April 10, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm,  Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, Heather Ruehle and Susan Sikora.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson, Board Secretary Dee Johnson, and SBO Josh Bader.  

Absent were Stephanie Fay and Tracy Enderson.                    

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Loder. Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - Brian Hersom and CMBA Architects

Board Learning - Mackenzie Ashland with CMBA Architects presented options for the tuckpointing and painting project.

Communications- 

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Ruehle to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Minutes - The March Board Meeting Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar for May- Motion by Sikora to approve the May Calendar.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried. The next school board meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Loder to approve the resignations of Bailey Quarnstrom - MS/HS Social Studies Teacher and Samantha Loerts - MS Math Teacher and the hiring of Sara Vytlacil - MS/HS Social Studies Teacher and Randal Olson - MS Reading/Language Arts Teacher. Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

Copier Contract- Brian Hersom presented 4 options for future copier contracts to the board. Motion by Loder to approve the bid from Gordon Flesch as our copier contract.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Contracts 2023-2024 - Motion by Loder to approve the certified Negotiations for the 2023-2024 school year.  Seconded by Ruehle. Malm abstained from the vote.  Motion carried.  Motion by Conlon to approve non-certified contracts for the 2023-2024 school year.  Sikora seconded.  Motion carried.

Senior Accounts - Motion by Sikora to authorize payment of credit Senior account balances.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion Carried.

2023 Graduates - Motion by Sikora to approve the Class of 2023 for graduation pending final review of coursework.  Second by Loder.  Motion Carried.

Summer Projects - Motion by Conlon to approve CMBA Architects proposal and to initiate the bid process.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.  Motion by Loder to approve the plan for summer projects.  Second by Conlon.  Motion Carried. 

Board Policy - Motion by Conlon to approve the 2nd reading of the 500 series.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried. 

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.  Motion by Sikora to approve the Middle School Field Trip to Omaha Zoo Week of May 22.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried. 

Open Enrollment- None

Adjourn - Motion by Sikora  to adjourn the meeting at 8:28 PM. Second by Ruehle.  Motion carried.

The next board meeting will be May 18th at 6:00 PM.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                     Darin Malm, President                                                         Dee Johnson, Board Secretary

dejohn@gt.rati… Wed, 04/12/2023 - 12:33

Board Minutes - 2023.05.17

Board Minutes - 2023.05.17

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 17, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm,  Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, Heather Ruehle, Stephanie Fay, Tracy Enderson, and Susan Sikora.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson, and SBO Josh Bader.  Also present were Connie Reinert and representatives from CMBA and Woodruff Construction.

                   

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:02 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda with moving item 7.5 to the first item under Business and Action Items.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - President Malm welcomed CMBA Architects and Woodruff Construction

Board Learning - Connie Reinert with Beyond Broken presented Marketing information

Communications- Board Appreciation Certificates from IASB were presented to the Board, and Summer Sports Scheduling was noted while student-athletes are still in school.

Business & Action Items –

Exterior Tuck Point and Painting Project Bids - Motion by Conlon to approve the submitted competitive bid for exterior building work by Woodruff Construction through CMBA Architect.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.  

Consent Items - Motion by Fay to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Sikora.  Motion carried.

Minutes - The April Board Meeting Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Activity Calendar for May- Motion by Sikora to approve the June calendar.  Seconded by Fay.  Motion carried. The next school board meeting will be held on Monday, June 12th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Conlon to approve the resignations of Dee Johnson - School Secretary.  Seconded by Ruehle.  Motion carried.  Motion by Sikora to retain existing hourly staff raises for fiscal year 2024.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.

FY 24 Fee Schedule- Motion by Loder to approve fee schedule for fiscal year 2024.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.  

Open Enrollment- None

Activities - Noted field trips and activities as well as additional snow make-up days May 22-26 with Teacher Work Day on May 30th.

Adjourn - Motion by Conlon to adjourn the meeting at 10:08 PM. Second by Sikora.  Motion carried.

The next school board meeting will be held on Monday, June 12th @ 6:00 pm.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                     Darin Malm, President                                                      Josh Bader, School Business Official

brhers@gt.rati… Fri, 05/19/2023 - 16:04

Board Minutes - 2023.06.12

Board Minutes - 2023.06.12

 

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, June 12, 2023 

6:00 PM

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held its regular meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm,  Jill Conlon, Amy Loder, Tracy Enderson, and Susan Sikora.  Absent were Stephanie Fay and Heather Ruehle.  Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis, MS/HS Principal Jon Josephson, and SBO Josh Bader.  Also present were Connie Reinert and Courtney Cook.                   

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted. 

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:01 p.m.

Review of District Mission Statement –Conlon

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.    

Welcome Visitors and Guests - President Malm welcomed guests in attendance.

Board Learning - Connie Reinert with Beyond Broken presented marketing information.

Communications- Enderson and Loder presented a summary of conversations with RA faculty and staff.

Business & Action Items –

Consent Items - Motion by Sikora to approve the Consent Items.  Seconded by Loder.  Motion carried.

Minutes - The April Board Meeting Minutes were reviewed and approved as is.

Approval of Bills/Claims: Presented by Bader

Financial Reports - Presentation by Bader

Activity Reports- Presentation by Bader

Milk and Bread Bids - Motion by Loder to request bids for Milk and Bread from vendors for the 2023-2024 school year.  Second by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Activity Calendar for May- Motion by Sikora to approve the June calendar.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried. The next school board meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 12th @ 6:00 pm.

Personnel -  Motion by Sikora to approve the appointment of Josh Bader as Ruthven-Ayrshire Board Secretary.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.  Oath of Office administered by President Darin Malm.

Principal and Superintendent Reports - Reports were given by Mr. Josephson and Mr. Lewis.  Mr. Bader also presented the audit result as received.

Informational Items - None presented

Adjourn - Motion by Enderson to adjourn the meeting at 8:32 PM. Second by Conlon.  Motion carried.

The next school board meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 12th @ 6:00 pm.

 

________________________________________     _____________________________________

                     Darin Malm, President                                                      Josh Bader, School Business Official

brhers@gt.rati… Tue, 06/13/2023 - 15:16

Special Board Minutes 2023.06.29

Special Board Minutes 2023.06.29

Unapproved

Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education 

Special Meeting Minutes

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Board Room

 

The Ruthven-Ayrshire Board of Education held a special meeting with the following in attendance:

Darin Malm, Susan Sikora, Tracy Enderson and Jill Conlon. Administration in attendance included Superintendent/Elementary Principal Marshall Lewis and SBO/Board Secretary Josh Bader.

Absent from the monthly meeting- Stephanie Fay, Amy Loder and Heather Ruehle.

 

                                  

All motions were unanimous unless otherwise noted.

 

Call to Order - President Malm at 6:00 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Review of District Mission Statement

Approve Agenda - Motion by Sikora to approve the agenda with no additions or corrections. Second by Conlon. Motion carried. 

Welcome Visitors and Guests - None

Approval of Bills/Claims-  Motion by Sikora to approve the Current FY23 Bills and Claims.  Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Personnel- Motion by Sikora to approve the hiring of Sarah Stillman as Administrative Assistant. Seconded by Conlon.  Motion carried.

Informational:  Softball contract updated with change.

Adjournment:  Conlon moved to adjourn at 6:22 pm.  Seconded by Enderson.  Motion carried.

awoods@gt.rati… Wed, 07/05/2023 - 10:46