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JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD Special Me

JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD
Special Meeting
Official Minutes
School Board meeting on Thursday, July 8, 2021 in the Thompson Community room at the Middle School.
Present: Roger Haut, President, Heidi Larson, Vice President, Greg Allen, Melissa Gleason, Diane Hanson, Gayle Nelson, Aaron Roberts, Jason Rohr, Superintendent, Robert Lech, and Sally Ost, Business Manager.
President Haut called the meeting to order and welcomed the audience, Jason Linz, Blue Jay Channel and Amy Neustel, Administrative Assistant.
President Haut called for conflict of interest. Mr. Haut declared conflict of interest on support staff wages schedule due to sister-in-law is employed with JPS. Mr. Rohr called for conflict of interest on Teacher’s Master Agreement due to wife is a teacher with JPS. Mr. Roberts called for conflict of interest on Teacher’s Master Agreement due to wife is a teacher with JPS. Mrs. Nelson called for conflict of interest on Teacher’s Master Agreement due to daughter is a teacher with JPS.
President Haut opened discuss on board vacancy finalists. Mrs. Larson stated Ms. Schmitz has experience on the board which would be beneficial for the short term of the vacancy.
First vote of finalists. Roll call vote: Allen, Tweten; Gleason, Tweten; Hanson, Schmitz; Haut, Schmitz; Larson, Schmitz; Rohr, Tweten; Nelson, Schmitz; Roberts, Tweten. Four for Ms. Schmitz and four for Mr. Tweten
Second vote of finalists. Roll call vote: Allen, Tweten; Gleason, Tweten; Hanson, Schmitz; Haut, Schmitz; Larson, Schmitz; Rohr, Tweten; Nelson, Schmitz; Robets, Tweten. Four for Ms. Schmitz and four for Mr. Tweten
Discussion due to board members would have to vote until there is no tie. Each board member stated attributes regarding finalists.
Third vote of finalists. Allen, Tweten; Gleason, Tweten; Hanson, Schmitz; Haut, Tweten; Larson, Schmitz; Rohr, Tweten; Nelson, Schmitz; Roberts, Tweten. Three for Ms. Schmitz and five for Mr. Tweten.
Mr. Rohr moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve Mr. Tweten, as new board member for the vacancy position. Roll call with vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Allen moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the minutes of the June 21, 2021 finance committee meeting. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Larson moved, seconded by Mr. Allen to approve the Teacher’s Master Agreement for 2021-2023 school years. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Rohr moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the Non-Teaching Professionals Salaries for the 2021-2022 school year. They will receive 1.3 % increase. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Allen moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve the Support Staff Wage Schedule for 2021-2022 school year. This consisted of raining the base from $19.75 to $20.50. Eleven years plus will receive a $.75 per hour increase. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve the Central Office Administration3 % increase in salaries for the 2021-2022 school year.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mr. Allen to approve the hire of Correy Hickman, 5th grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary, salary $44,317.00* upon a successful background check for the 2021-2022 school year. * Salary to be adjusted upon ratification of agreement. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mr. Allen to approve a Special Education Technician Position. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Allen moved, seconded by Mr. Roberts to approve to waive of first reading to allow for immediate adoption of Fringe Benefits Policy DCAB and reviewed Fringe Benefit Regulations DCAB-AR. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mr. Rohr the approval of the 2021-2022 Teacher’s Handbook. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Gleason moved, seconded by Mrs. Nelson to approve the 2021-2022 Non Teaching Professional Handbook. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Rohr moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the 2021-2022 Support Staff Handbook. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mr. Allen moved, seconded by Mrs. Gleason to approve the 2021-2022 Jamestown Hub Handbook. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
Mrs. Larson moved, seconded by Mr. Rohr to approve the 2021-2022 Athletic Handbook for Director and Coaches. Mr. Roberts moved to amend to include E sports, seconded by Mr. Rohr. Roll call with unanimous “yes” vote. Motion carried.
No further business, President Haut adjourned the meeting.
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