Board Minutes - 2022.11.07

November 7, 2022


The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Community School District Board of Directors met at the district office on Monday, November 7, 2022 for a special board meeting. Visitors in attendance: none.


Special Board Meeting: Call to Order – Establish Quorum: President Brinegar called the regular board meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Roll call: Eric Klyn, present; Rena Shepherd, absent; Lara Vandello, present via Zoom call; Micah Van Mersbergen, present via phone; Curt Houk, present; Mark Haselhuhn, present via phone; and Doug Brinegar, present. Quorum established.


Approve/Amend Agenda: Houk motioned and Klyn seconded to approve the agenda.  Motion carried unanimously.


Personnel:  Van Mersbergen motioned and Houk seconded to approve volunteer archery coaches: Nick Schmitz, Jenny VanZante, Travis Johnson, Katie Smith, Jessica Nollen, Rylie Lathen, Adam Bahr, Pieter Appel, Coby Schmitz, Michael Harter, Rob Pilcher, and Ashley Glosser. Discussion held.  Board wants to make sure that required background checks are completed for coaches working with students on school properties and the board is open to adding additional qualified volunteer coaches later in the season if there are any. Motion carried unanimously.


Action Item:  Houk motioned and Vandello seconded to have Mr. Williamson prepare a letter of opposition to the proposed CO2 pipeline that would go through Fremont.  Mr. Williamson will prepare letter and bring it to the November 21st board meeting for approval.  Motion carried unanimously.   


Adjourn:  Houk motioned and Klyn seconded to adjourn board meeting.  Motion carried unanimously.  Meeting adjourned at 6:14 p.m.






Doug Brinegar                                                  Mary McCrea

Board President                                                 Board Secretary