Clarinda Community School District
Monday, April 19, 2021 at 4:30 PM
McKinley Central Office
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. New Business
6.1 Closed session to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or
discharge, is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation
and that individual requests a closed session as provided by Iowa Code Section 21.5(1)(i).
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.
Board member moves that we hold a closed session as provided in section 21.5(1)(i) of the open meetings law to evaluate the
professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge, is being considered when
necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a close session.
7. Consider any necessary action as a result of the closed session.
The President will call for a motion and a second to adjourn the meeting.