Clarinda Community School District
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6:30 PM
McKinley Central Office and Zoom (Link found on district website under Menu – District Office – Zoom Link)
1. Call to Order
The President will call the meeting to order using the gavel if necessary. The President will request those with communication devices to either turn them off or place them on silent mode. This may be a good time to introduce any special guests.
1. A binder labeled Public Copy of Board Materials and containing board meeting materials is available for public review at the table at the side of the room.
2. A sign-in sheet is located at the table at the side of the room. All guests are asked to sign it to show attendance.
3. Meeting agendas are available for the public at the table at the side of the room.
4. Meeting agendas, materials, and minutes are also available on the district web page.
2. Pledge of Allegiance
The President will ask the members and audience to face the flag for the Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Roll Call
The President will ask for roll call.
4. Audience to Visitors
The President will ask the audience if they have any comments on the items on the agenda. This gives the public the opportunity to comment on agenda items prior to Board decisions/actions. Each community member wanting to comment to the board will be granted two minutes to speak. Please be prepared to give your name and address. The Board will listen to public comment and in accordance with district policy 213 and direct questions to the superintendent or the appropriate staff.
5. Approval of Agenda
If members have items to be added to the agenda, now is the time. If you have items that you want removed from the agenda, or removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion, make the request at this time. The President will call for a motion and second to approve the agenda.
6. Consider Consent Agenda Items
The President will ask for a motion to accept the Consent Agenda as presented or amended. With a motion and a second, the President will call for the vote.
6.1 Approve Minutes of the March 10, 2021 Regular Meeting
6.2 Approve Recommendations to Hire for 2021-2022 School Year
Administration is requesting to hire for the 2021-2022 school year. Please accept the following recommendations to meet district staffing needs:
Luke Cox as a 7-12 Principal
7. New Business
7.1 Consider Approving the First Reading of Policy 502.7 Prohibited Substances and Alcoholic Beverages – Possessing, Using, Being Under the Influence, Selling, and/or Distributing
This policy addresses possessing, distributing, and selling alcoholic beverages and controlled substances.
Approve the first reading of policy 502.7, Prohibited Substances and Alcoholic Beverages – Possessing, Using, Being Under
the Influence, Selling, and/or Distributing.
7.2 Consider going into closed session to discuss the purchase or sale of a particular real estate, but only when premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the Board would have to pay for the property or in case of a sale reduce the price the Board could receive for the property per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(j)
Under Iowa Code, Chapter 21.5, the reason for holding a closed session must be announced and entered in the minutes. A roll call vote must be taken, and the minutes must show how each member voted on closing the session.
A board member moves that it holds a closed session to discuss the purchase or sale of a particular real estate, but only when premature disclosure could be reasonably expected to increase the price the board would have to pay for the property or in case of a sale reduce the price the board could receive for the property per Iowa Code 21.5(1)(j).
7.3 Consider any necessary action as a result of the closed session
8. Meeting Announcements:
Please note the schedule of meetings.
8.1 Our next regular meeting is on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. in the Boardroom at McKinley and via Zoom.
The President will call for a motion and a second to adjourn the meeting.