Board Finance & Facilities Committee Minutes – September 6, 2022

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. Rodney Earleywine

Secretary: Rosa Alfaro

The Board Finance & Facilities Committee (BF&F) met on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in the Educational Service Center Board Room. Copies of the Agenda and the following Executive Summaries were available:

  • Hanover Research

Committee Members Present: Dr. Earleywine, Patty Blankenship, Tim Paul, Dan Greenwell, and Perla Alarcon-Flory

Committee Members Absent: Taylor Goodvin

Guests / Visitors: John Pritchard, Angela Bemus, Jim Vanderloo, and Katie Towler

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

Trades Building Update: Jim Vanderloo

  • Jim led a discussion on the construction plans, including the interior layout and the curriculum for students.
  • This item will be included on the Board agenda after the Student Achievement Committee has discussed the item.

Hanover Research: Angela Bemus

  • Hanover Research will provide the district with tools, survey, and guidance to implement a district-wide climate and culture survey to staff and to support the district with creating a new strategic plan.
  • Action plans will be provided in the recommendation.
  • Funding source: Title II
  • The recommendation is that the Board of Directors approves the service agreement with Hanover Research for $45,000 for one calendar year.
  • This item will be on the agenda of September 12, 2022 Board meeting.

The next meeting of the Board Finance & Facilities Committee will be Monday, September 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in the ESC Board Room.