October Board Recap

Maple backgroundThe AEA 267 Board of Directors met Wednesday, October 1 at 5:45 p.m. in the AEA 267 Cedar Falls Conference Center for a public hearing regarding the sale of property located at 1010 Edgington Ave, Eldora, Iowa.

The AEA 267 Board of Directors met at 6 p.m. for their regular meeting. During the meeting, the board approved the consent agenda and board members were recognized for their dedicated service to AEA 267 this past year. The board then adjourned the final meeting of the 2013-14 Board of Directors.

Immediately following, the board called to order their first meeting of 2014-15 during which time the board:

  • Elected Dr. Deb Rich as President and Roberta Kraft-Abrahamson as Vice President and Kerri Wilson administered the oath of office for all members.
  • Appointed Kerri Wilson as board secretary and Dave Nicholson as board treasurer and administered the oath of office to each.
  • Set meeting dates and times for the 2014-15 board meetings. Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month with the exceptions of December 2014 and August 2015, which will be held the second Wednesday.
  • Approved appointments to the AEA Legislative Committee, the AEA Executive Committee, the AEA Audit Committee, the IEC Committee, and the IAEP Committee.
  • Approved Wells Fargo Bank as the depository bank and established financial limits.
  • Appointed Steve Weidner as legal counsel for 2014-15.
  • Considered input from the public hearing on sale of property in Eldora, Iowa and voted to accept a purchase agreement from the Eldora-New Providence Community School District to purchase the property.
  • Heard an appeal from a patron in the Marshalltown School District regarding a transportation disagreement and rendered a decision.
  • Approved the 2013-14 Certified Annual Report (CAR) for submission to the Iowa Department of Education.
  • Approved the 28E agreement with Cedar Falls Community School District for management and operation of River Hills School.
  • Approved the reciprocal transportation agreements.
  • Approved a recommendation for remodeling the Cedar Falls Conference Center.
  • Approved a recommendation for remodeling the Marshalltown Office Lounge.
  • Approved an agreement with Grant Wood AEA for employment of Dr. Sara McInerny with Iowa Reading Research Center ¬†for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Approved an agreement with Four Oaks Family and Children’s Services-Independence for 2014-15.
  • Heard a variety of reports from directors and fellow board members.
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