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January 6, 2020 Board Workshop Minutes


Board Workshop          

CAM Board of Education

Monday, January 6, 2020


The CAM Community School District Board of Education held a board workshop on Monday, January 6, 2020 in the superintendent’s office at the CAM High School in Anita. Present were Directors Gary Dinkla, Chuck Kinzie, Mike Plagman, Julie Williamson and Nick Kauffman, Superintendent Paul Croghan, and Secretary Lindsay Jahde, Principals Larry Hunt, Barry Bower, and Dominic Giegerich. Visitors were Daric O’Neal with Alley Poyner Macchietto, Owen Gerard with PFM, and Matt Gillaspie with Piper Jaffray.  President Gary Dinkla read the mission statement, welcomed the visitors and called the meeting to order at 4:30 p.m. The agenda was approved on motion by Julie Williamson, seconded by Nick Kauffman and carried on a 5-0 voice vote. 


DISCUSSION OF SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING CAPACITY AND OPTIONS:  The board heard presentations from Owen Gerard with PFM Financial Advisors and Matthew Gillaspie with Piper Jaffray in regard to the district’s financial standing and funding options available for infrastructure upgrades.   


UNSPENT AUTHORIZED BUDGET REVIEW:  The board discussed the current numbers as well as projected trends, presenting different scenarios based on indefinite criteria. 


ADJOURNMENT:   Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m. on a motion received from Chuck Kinzie, seconded by Nick Kauffman and carried on a 5-0 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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