November 29, 2021
The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Community School District Board of Directors met at the district
office on Monday, November 29, 2021 for a board work session.
Board Work Session: Call to Order - Establish Quorum: President Brinegar called the board work
session to order at 6:00 p.m. Roll call: Eric Klyn, present; Rena Shepherd, present; Lara Vandello,
present; Micah Van Mersbergen, present; Curt Houk, present; Mark Haselhuhn, absent; and Doug
Brinegar present. Quorum established. Haselhuhn arrived at 6:14 p.m.
Work Session: Patrick Davis from Denovo and Tyler Riley from FEH met with the board of directors to
discuss the district’s objectives regarding facilities and maintenance for all of the school buildings. They
went over the assessment findings, by building cost for maintenance improvements, a possible short list
plan for summer 2022 projects and the long term vision for the district. A facility committee will be
created that will have board members Klyn, Houk and Brinegar representing the district as well as a
couple of community members and staff. This facility committee will meet approximately three or four
Board recessed at 8:00 p.m. for a short break. Board resumed work session at 8:06 p.m. at which time,
Pam Bettger gave an overview to the board regarding Care for Kids curriculum for elementary students
grades Kindergarten to second. These short lessons will be taught by Mrs. Thomas, EBF’s elementary
guidance counselor and Ms. Bettger. Parents will be invited to attend a meeting to discuss these lessons
and will be given the opportunity to opt their children in for these lessons if they so choose.
Adjourn: Shepherd motioned and Houk seconded to adjourn board work session. Meeting adjourned at 8:29 p.m.