April 24, 2014 Minutes




April 24, 2014


President Lundahl called the special meeting to order at 2:05 p.m. in the elementary library.  Board members present were Evans, Funk, Lundahl, and Smiarwoski.  Also present were Superintendent Miller, Principals Snyder and Hunt and Lovett.  Guests in attendance were Pam Russell, Department of Education, Brooke Dornack, GHAEA, Carissa Otto, GHAEA, Lori Helgevold, GHAEA, Janet Boyd, Iowa Department of Education, Margaret Jensen Connet, Iowa Department of Education, Amy Vybiral, Department of Education, Jeanette Thomas, Department of Education and Del Hoover, Department of Education.

The guests were present to give highlights from the completed site visit.  The visit had two parts, accreditation and equity.  The team discussed the District’s strengths and gave recommendation in both areas.

President Lundahl and Superintendent Miller thanked the site visit team.

Smiarwoski moved to set the public hearing date for the 2014-2015 calendar for May 12, 2014 at 7:20 p.m. in the elementary library.  Evans made the second.  All voted aye.

Evans moved to approve the required changes to Board Policies 301.1, 303.2, 500 and 603.4.  Funk made the second.  All voted aye.

Funk moved to adjourn the meeting.  Smiarwoski made the second all voted aye.

President Lundahl adjourned the meeting at 2:50 p.m.