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February 28 Special Board Meeting Minutes


Special Meeting

CAM Board of Education

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 p.m.


The CAM Community School District Board of Education held a special meeting on February 28, 2018 in the media center at the CAM High School in Anita. Present were Directors Gary Dinkla, Chuck Kinzie, and Nick Kauffman.  Also present were Superintendent Casey Berlau, Principal Larry Hunt, and Secretary Lindsay Jahde. One visitor, Paul Upmeyer was in attendance. 


CONSENT AGENDA:  President Gary Dinkla read the mission statement, welcomed the visitor and called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.  Motion by Chuck Kinzie, seconded by Kauffman to approve the agenda. Motion carries with a 3-0 voice vote. 



OPENING OFFER TO CAMEA:  Director Gary Dinkla presented the Board’s opening offer to CAMEA:


Base Wages:   The Board proposes a 0% increase to base wages for the 2018-2019 school year. 


Duration:  The Board proposes the contract be in effect from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. 


DISCUSSION:  Director Gary Dinkla made note that the initial response is part of the process and that not all information needed as part of the negotiations has been made available from the state legislature at this time.  Paul Upmeyer commented on the two year contract of employment.  Director Gary Dinkla clarified that the contract did not include language regarding salaries. 


Motion by Kinzie, seconded by Kauffman to change the time of March’s meeting to 5:00p.m.to allow time for the Board to dine at the Redwood afterwards in honor of Linda Edwards’ retirement.


ADJOURNMENT:   Motion by Kauffman, seconded by Kinzie to adjourn at 5:05 p.m.  Motion carries with a 3-0 voice vote. 


These minutes are as recorded by the board secretary and subject to approval at the next regular board meeting.   The action items carried and the full text of the motions, policies and discussion are on file in the board secretary's office or on the district website www.CAMCougars.org

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