Board Finance & Facilities Committee Minutes – September 3, 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, September 3, 2019 in the
Educational Service Center Board Room. Copies of the Agenda and the following Executive
Summaries were available:

  • Transition Alliance Program
  • 28E Agreement between the Sioux City Community School District and Westwood Community School District
  • Renewal of Contract with Computer Information Concepts (CIC) for the support of Infinite Campus Student Information System

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

Committee Members Absent: Brian Fahrendholz

Guests / Visitors: Kim Neal, Jim Vanderloo, John Pritchard

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

Transitional Alliance Program: Kim Neal

  • Request approval for the Transition Alliance Partnership (TAP) program for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • TAP is a joint venture between the District and the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • TAP’s goal is to prepare high school students with disabilities for post-secondary education or successful employment beyond high school.
  • Total budget for 2019-2020 is $268,619.59 with $134,309.80 funded by the District.
  • The District’s portion of the budget will be funded with special education funds.
  • The 2019-20 budget reflects an increase of $22,584.19 due to the addition of a federal indirect cost rate of 9.18%.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the September 9, 2019 board meeting.

28E Agreement between the Sioux City Community School District and Westwood Community School District: Jim Vanderloo

  • Request approval to enter into a 28E agreement with Westwood Community School District to provide Career Academy programming for the 2019-20 school year.
  • Westwood will pay the District the applicable cost per student.
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the September 9, 2019 board meeting.

Renewal of Contract with Computer Information Concepts (CIC) for the Support of Infinite Campus Student Information System: John Pritchard

  • Request approval to renew the annual contract with Computer Information Concepts at a cost of $168,259.
  • The contract provides: o Infinite Campus software license – $89,856 o Hosting our servers – $22,464
  • Data change tracker with three years of data – $7,500
  • Campus online registration – $29,952
  • Custom GPA programming – $180
  • Custom attendance programming – $240
  • Custom immunization – $60
  • Custom immunization revisions – $36
  • CIC software support – $17,971
  • This item will be included on the agenda of the September 9, 2019 board meeting.

Finance Report for July – Revenues and Expenditures: Patty Blankenship

  • The July finance report was reviewed.

The next meeting of the Board Finance & Facilities Committee will be Monday, September 16, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the ESC Board Room.