The Board of Directors of the Webster City Community School District in the counties of Hamilton, Webster and Wright, State of Iowa, met in regular session Monday, October 28, 2019, in the School Administration Building, Webster City, Iowa.
ITEM 1. – Call to Order – The Board President called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.
ITEM 2. – Roll Call – Members answering roll call were Ms. Van Diest, Mr. Stroner, Mr. Bonjour, and Ms. Williams. Also present were members of the media and other interested parties. Mr. Patterson was absent.
ITEM 3. – Approval of Agenda – It was moved by Mr. Stroner, seconded by Mr. Bonjour, to approve the agenda with Career Ag Academy moved to Item A under Action Items. Motion carried.
ITEM 4. – Open Comment to the Board – There was none.
ITEM 5. – Discussion Items
a. 2019 Certified Enrollment – Dr. Ross reported certified enrollment is up 56.97 students.
ITEM 6. – Action Items
a. Decision to Support Career Ag Academy – A motion was made by Mr. Stroner, seconded by Ms. Williams, to provide a letter of support to the Career Ag
Academy. Motion carried.
b. Second Reading of Board Policy 911 Smoke Free Environment – A motion was made by Ms. Williams, seconded by Mr. Stroner, to approve the amended second
reading of Board Policy 911 Smoke Free Environment. Motion carried.
c. ISFIS Board Policy Hosting on School Website – A motion was made by Mr. Stroner, seconded by Mr. Bonjour, to approve ISFIS Board Policy hosting on the
school website. Motion carried.
d. Fundraising Requests – A motion was made by Mr. Stroner, seconded by Ms. Williams, to approve fundraising requests by Band Boosters to accept free-will
donations at the season showcase and to sell t-shirts for the field show; and for WC Cheer to solicit ads for t-shirts to be given away at home sporting events.
e. Education Contracts – A motion was made by Ms. Williams, seconded by Mr. Bonjour, to approve the education contracts for student services with Iowa Falls-
Alden CSD, Mason City CSD, and Manson NW Webster CSD. Motion carried.
f. Gifts – Van Diest Medical Center Donation of School Supplies – A motion was made by Mr. Stroner, seconded by Mr. Bonjour, to approve accepting the school
supplies donation from Van Diest Medical Center. Motion carried.
ITEM 7. – Other
a. Items from the Board
- Mr. Stoner announced the upcoming activities for Veterans Day on November 11. Members of the Legion will be speaking to 8th graders at 8:30 a.m., a ceremony will be held at the Middle School from 10:00 to 10:20, the community ceremony will be held at 10:30, a meal will be provided for veterans and their spouses from 11:45 to 12:45 at the High School, and at 1:00 there will be a presentation at the high school with an active duty service person speaking.
b. Item from Dr. Ross
- Dr. Ross reported there will be one meeting in November and one meeting in December due to the holidays.
- Cathi Hildebrand went over the election process and timelines for the upcoming School Board election and PPEL vote.
ITEM 8. - Consent Items – It was moved by Mr. Bonjour, seconded by Mr. Stroner, to approve the minutes of the October 14, 2019 Board Meeting. Motion carried.
ITEM 9. – Adjournment - A motion was made by Mr. Stroner, seconded by Mr. Bonjour, to adjourn the meeting at 6:36 p.m. Motion carried, all members present voting aye.
The next Regular Board Meeting will be Monday, November 11th at 6:00 p.m. at the School Administration Office Board Room.
Cathi Hildebrand, Secretary
Beth Van Diest, President