A board table with complementary drinks and empty chairs

School Board Members Take Oath of Office

​​The West Des Moines Community Schools Board of Education will hold​ ​a reception for school board members, and its annual and ​organizational ​meetings on​ ​Monday, Sept. 2​1 in the Community Room at the Learning Resource Center, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, in West Des Moines. These meetings are open to the public.

The reception will honor school board members concluding their terms of service and those beginning new terms and will start at 6:30 p.m. The annual meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m., with the organizational meeting directly following. At the organizational meeting, new board members ​Liz Cox, Melinda Dunnwald, and Jill Caton Johnson, Ph.D., and re‐elected member ​David J. Brown will take the oath of office. In addition, the board will elect a president and vice president for the 201​5‐1​6 year.


Annual Meeting Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Open Forum

IV. Consent Agenda

A. Consent – Minutes

B. Consent – Personnel

C. Consent – Bills for Payment

D. Consent -​​ Donations

E. Consent – Student Trip Request

F. Consent – Student Trip Request

G. Consent – Student Trip Request

H. Consent – Student Trip Request

I. Consent – Student Trip Request

J. Consent – Student Trip Request

K. Consent – Student Trip Request

V. Superintendent’s Report

VI. Board Members’ Reports

VII. Open Enrollment

VIII. 2015-16 Title I Grant Application

IX. Early Retirement

X. Contracts

A. Student Teaching and Practicum Agreement for Northwestern College


C. Midwest Tix

D. Valley United Methodist Church

E. Iowa Department of Public Safety – DCI

F. Solution Tree

XI. Fiscal Year 2015 SBRC Allowable Growth Requests

A. ELL Deficit

B. Special Education Deficit

XII. Annual Settlement Depository Bank Balances

XIII. Financial Report – June 2015

XIV. Bills for Payment – Competitive Edge

XV. Abstract of Votes

XVI. Request for Closed Session – Iowa Code 21.5 (c)

XVII. Request to Reconvene Open Session

XVIII. Request Motion for Item Discussed in Closed Session

XIX. Adjournment

​Organizational Meeting Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Oath of Office – Newly & Re-elected Board Members

IV. Elect School Board President

V. Elect School Board Vice President

VI. Open Forum

VII. Appoint IASB Delegate Assembly Representative

VIII. Resolution of Certification AEA Director District 9

IX. Appoint School Community Network Representative(s)

X. Appoint West Des Moines Community Schools Foundation Representative(s)

XI. Adjournment​​