Board Finance & Facilities Committee Minutes – August 6, 2019

District Mission: The Sioux City Community School District exists to educate students to believe in their talents and skills, achieve academic excellence, and succeed in reaching their potential.

Facilitator: Dr. Paul Gausman
Secretary: Patty Pageler

The Board Finance & Facilities Committee (BF&F) met on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in the Educational Service Center Board Room. Copies of the Agenda and the following Executive Summaries were available:

  • ASCD Activate District License
  • Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company – East High School Baseball Lights
  • Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company – North High School Baseball Lights
  • Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company – Sunnyside Elementary School
  • Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company – Riverside Elementary School
  • Permanent Water Line Loop Easement with the City of Sioux City – Unity Elementary School · Hail Damaged Metal Roofing Replacement Project
  • Contract for Transportation Services Between the Sioux City Community School District and the City of Sioux

Committee Members Present: Dr. Paul Gausman, Brian Fahrendholz, Patty Pageler, Patty
Blankenship, Ron Colling, Dr. Mike McTaggart and Jeremy Saint

Committee Members Absent: None

Guests / Visitors: Heidi Anthony

Call to Order: Dr. Paul Gausman called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.

ASCD Activate District License: Heidi Anthony

  • Request approval to renew the District’s agreement with ASCD to provide online professional development and additional resources.
  • The cost of a District-wide license is $48,000.
  • The funding source is Teacher Quality Funds.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company-East High Baseball Lights: Brian Fahrendholz

  • Request approval to grant a perpetual underground electrical easement with MidAmerican Energy Company for $1.00 at East High School for construction, operation, and maintenance of an underground electrical service for the East High School baseball lights.
  • Request the Board to set a public hearing related to the perpetual easement.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company-North High Baseball Lights: Brian Fahrendholz

  • Request approval to grant a perpetual underground electrical easement with MidAmerican Energy Company for $1.00 at North High School for construction, operation, and maintenance of an underground electrical service for the North High School baseball lights.
  • Request the Board to set a public hearing related to the perpetual easement.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company-Sunnyside Elementary School: Brian Fahrendholz

  • Request approval to grant a perpetual underground electrical easement with MidAmerican Energy Company for $1.00 at Sunnyside Elementary School for construction, operation, and maintenance of an underground electrical service for Sunnyside Elementary School.
  • Request the Board to set a public hearing related to the perpetual easement.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Perpetual Underground Electrical Easement with MidAmerican Energy Company-Riverside Elementary School: Brian Fahrendholz

  • Request approval to grant a perpetual underground electrical easement with MidAmerican Energy Company for $1.00 at Riverside Elementary School for construction, operation, and maintenance of an underground electrical service for Riverside Elementary School.
  • Request the Board to set a public hearing related to the perpetual easement.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Permanent Water Line Loop Easement with the City of Sioux City-Unity Elementary School: Brian Fahrendholz

  • Request approval to grant a permanent water line loop easement with the City of Sioux City for $1.00 at Unity Elementary School for construction, operation, and maintenance of a water line loop that also provides water service to Unity Elementary School.
  • Request the Board to set a public hearing related to the perpetual easement.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Hail Damaged Metal Roofing Replacement Project: Brian Fahrendholz

  • To approve the plans, specifications, and estimated cost for the hail damaged metal roofing replacement project. Includes West Middle, East Middle, Morningside Elementary and Spalding Elementary.
  • The estimated cost is $154,300 and will be funded by insurance proceeds.
  • Request the board to set a public hearing date and publish notice as required by Iowa Code.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Contract for Transportation Services between the Sioux City Community School and the City of Sioux City: Brian Fahrendholz

  • To recommend approval of the contract for transportation services between the District and City Transit.
  • City Transit will provide six tripper bus routes to various schools and four routes for the relocation of Hunt Elementary students to the former Crescent Park building.
  • The total cost of the contract is $271,643.85.
  • The contract reflects actual costs incurred by City Transit.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the August 12, 2019 board meeting.

Finance Report for June-Revenues and Expenditures: Patty Blankenship

  • The June finance report was briefly reviewed.

The next meeting of the Board Finance & Facilities Committee will be Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at
3:00 p.m. in the ESC Board Room.