BC board has work session and special meeting on Nov. 30, 2022

TO: BENTON COMMUNITY BOARD OF EDUCATION 

FROM: DR. PAMELA EWELL, SUPERINTENDENT 

RE: SPECIAL MEETING/WORK SESSION- BOARD MEETING 

TIME: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2022 

5:00 p.m. 

PLACE: Central Office – Board room 

304 1st Street 

Van Horne, Iowa 52346 

SPECIAL MEETING 

1. Call to Order – 5:01 p.m. 

Directors Present: Becker, Nolte, Phillips (arrived 5:15 p.m.), Thompson, Upah, and Werning. Absent – Ludeking. 

A Quorum was declared present. 

Also Present: Dr. Pamela Ewell, Dr. James Bieschke, Melisa Venneman, Rob Arnold, Anna Upah 

2. Delegations, Communications, Considerations of Additional Items For the Agenda 

Satellite voting to be discussion item only on the agenda. 

3. Action Item #116 – Approval of Agenda 

Motion by Nolte, second by Thompson to approve agenda. 

MOTION CARRIED 

ALL MEMBERS PRESENT VOTING AYE 

4. Action Item #117 – Facilities Master Plan & Shive-Hattery, Architecture and Engineering 

Motion by Thompson, second by Phillips to approve the dates and locations, and presentation information for hosting public information meetings for the bond referendum planned for March 7, 2023 and to set a Board Meeting for January 11, 2023 at 6:00 P.M.

Date Time Session Location 
Mon., Dec. 12, 2022 6:30 PM Public Information Session Virtual Session 
Mon., Dec. 19, 2022 6:30 p.m. Public Information Session Norway Intermediate 
Tues., Dec. 20, 2022 6:30 p.m. Public Information Session Keystone Elementary 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 6:30 p.m. Public Information Session Middle/High School 
Monday, January 23, 2023 6:30 p.m. Public Information Session Atkins Elementary 

Roll call vote – Directors: Becker – Yes, Nolte – Yes, Phillips – Yes, Thompson – Yes, Upah – Yes, and Werning – Yes. 

MOTION CARRIED 

ALL MEMBERS PRESENT VOTING AYE 

5. Voting Options 

Discussion Only – No Action Taken 

6. Superintendent Report 

Discussion Only – No Action Taken 

7. Action Item #118 – Adjournment 

Motion by Phillips, second by Werning to adjourn meeting at 8:09 p.m. 

Meeting adjourned 

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