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January 23, 2023 Board Minutes





Un-Official Minutes


Call to Order:  Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.  At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Houseton, Mrs. McDaniel, Mrs. Peterson, and Mrs. Scheffel.  Board members absent: Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage

Administrators:  Dr. Brent Hoesing, Dave Black, Andrea Raes

Approve Agenda:

Motion: Ms. Adkins

Second:  Mrs. McDaniel

Discussion: None

Carried:  5-0

Commendations/Good News: 

·         Titan Hill 4th Grade Choir presented to the Board

·         Titan Hill Student Leadership presented to the Board

·         Show Choir Season

·         Large Group Speech

·         SWI Honor Band

Comments & Suggestions:  None

Consent Agenda: Ms. Adkins moved, seconded by Mrs. McDaniel, that the consent agenda be approved as presented.

Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – January 9, 2023, regular meeting. Financial Reports. Bills recommended for payment. Personnel – Administrative Recommendations: Classified Approval to Employ – Jennifer Meaike, KR Paraeducator; Maleia Hetzel, TH Paraeducator; Ricky Bruce, Custodian FTPY; Austin Dunham, TH Paraeducator; Dennis Roe, KR Custodian. Licensed – Resignations/Terminations/Rescinded offers – Sarah Brandt, KR Special Education Teacher; Janet Blaine, MS Special Education Teacher, eff end of 22-23 SY (ENI); Hannah Cole, MS Math Teacher, eff end of 22-23 SY (ENI). Classified – Resignations/Terminations/Rescinded Offers – Jenny Windles, TH Paraeducator. Classified Staff Changes – Pay/Hour increase or decrease & Promotions – Troy Roenfeld, HS FT Custodian $14.00 to Evening Custodial Supervisor $18.50. Misc. Assignments – Robert Johnson, Services. Fundraisers. Miscellaneous Contracts.

Carried:  5-0


·         Dr. Hoesing presented a superintendent report, including 7th grade football, IASB Day on the Hill, Education Savings Accounts bill, Council Bluffs Chamber Community Impact Award, COSSBA National Conference, facilities assessment, and an auditorium update.

Discussion Items

7.01        Approval of Scoreboard Replacement Plan

Dr. Hoesing presented the plans and bid documents for the scoreboard replacement at the high school stadium.

7.02        Calendar Review – 1st Reading

Dr. Hoesing presented the findings from the surveys of parents and staff. He also presented several proposed calendars.

Comments & Suggestions:   None

Action Items

9.01        Approval of Scoreboard Replacement Plan

Motion by Mr. Houseton to approve the scoreboard replacement bid documents and set a public hearing for consideration on Monday, February 6, during our 6:30pm board meeting.

Second: Ms. Adkins

Discussion: None

Carried: 5-0

7.03       Superintendent Goal Review (Closed Session)

Closed Session per Iowa Code 21.5 (1) (i), permits a closed session to evaluate the professional competency of an individual whose performance is being considered and when that individual requests a closed session.

Motion: Mrs. McDaniel

Second: Mrs. Peterson

Discussion: None

Carried via Roll Call Vote: Mrs. Peterson, aye; Ms. Adkins, aye; Mr. Houseton, aye; Mrs. McDaniel, aye; and Mrs. Scheffel, aye.

The board entered closed session at 7:46 p.m. 

The board exited closed session at 8:56 p.m.

Information/Future Items

*Regular School Board Meeting – February 6th, at 6:30 p.m. at the ERC

With no further business before them, at 8:57 p.m. Ms. Adkins motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mrs. Peterson.  By voice vote, all were in favor.


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