Minutes - 2022.12.07

The Board of Directors of the Webster City Community School District in the counties of Hamilton, Webster and Wright, State of Iowa, met in a special meeting on December 7, 2022, in the School Administration Office Board Room, Webster City, Iowa.

Open Comment to the Board – There was none.

ITEM 1. - Call to Order – The Board President called the meeting to order 12:28 p.m.

ITEM 2. – Roll Call – Members answering roll call were Ms. Greenfield, Ms. Clarken, Mr. Stoakes, Mr. Patterson, and Ms. Van Diest.  Board Secretary, Kathy Biere, was also present. 

ITEM 3. – Approval of Agenda – Motion by Mr. Patterson, second by Mr. Stoakes, to approve the agenda.  Motion carried. 

ITEM 4. – Search Firm Presentations – Representatives from the search firms of EdWise, Grundmeyer Leader Services, and McPherson and Jacobson each gave a presentation to the Board on the process used to lead the District through the search for a new Superintendent.  

ITEM 5. – Discussion – The Board held discussion on the search firm presentations.

ITEM 6. – Action Item – Motion by Mr. Patterson, second by Ms. Greenfield, to hire McPherson and Jacobson to manage the Superintendent search for the District.  Motion carried. 

ITEM 7. - Adjournment – Motion by Mr. Patterson, second by Mr. Stoakes, to adjourn the meeting at 4:19 p.m.  Motion carried.

The next Regular Board Meeting will be Monday, December 12, at 6:00 p.m. at the School Administration Office Board Room.  Board Meetings are subject to change dependent upon need.

Attest:                                                                     Attest:

Kathy Biere, Secretary                                     Beth Van Diest, President