May 24, 2021 Special Meeting Minutes




Minutes, Special Meeting of the North Fayette Valley Community School District Board of Education, Monday, May 24, 2021, in the NFV Library, 600 N Pine St, West Union, IA  52175


NFV Board of Education: Julie Ahrens, Stacy Cummings, Eileen Schlawin, 

LaCreasha McNeese, Emily Koch, & Marc Rue. Carolyn Roys arrived late.    


Others: Superintendent: Joe Griffith & Business Manager: Sue 



President Cummings called the Special Meeting of the NFV Board of Education to order at 4:30 p.m. Julie Ahrens led the board and audience in the Pledge of Allegiance. 


Motion to approve the agenda with the addition of Dale Bilden, bus driver.  Schlawin/Ahrens  Motion Carried 6-0 


President Cummings opened the public hearing on the 2020-21 Certified Budget Amendment at 4:31 pm.   No public comments were received and the hearing was closed at 4:32 pm.


The Board approved the FY21 Certified Budget Amendment.  Schlawin/Ahrens  Motion Carried 6-0


The Board approved the following new hires:  Darcy Einck – HS Summer School, Molly S Holthaus – Junior Class Sponsor, & Jade Daughton – MS English.  Schlawin/McNeese  Motion Carried 6-0


The Board approved the resignation of Tricia Anderson – VELC Director, LuAnn Alber – Cook & Dale Bilden – Bus Driver.  Schlawin/Rue  Motion Carried 6-0

Supt Griffith presented change orders for the WUE HVAC Project.  These include resizing the boilers, switching from fiberglass insulation to cellulose insulation, and scaling to a 60-ton geothermal system with an external cooling system. The Board approved the recommended changes.  Schlawin/Ahrens  Motion Carried 6-0

Supt Griffith reviewed summer projects for the district.  These projects include tree removal at WUE & HS with a bid from Chris Lauer – $6,750, concrete work at WUE, HS entrance, baseball field, and the loading dock with a bid from Chris Lauer – $13,050.  The Board approved the summer projects.  Schlawin/Rue  Motion Carried 6-0.

The Board approved the Superintendent Contract in the amount of $140,700.  Ahrens/Schlawin  Motion Carried 6-0

The Board adjourned the meeting at 4:54 pm. Roys/Rue  Motion Carried 7-0


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Stacy Cummings, President Sue Thoms, Business Manager