Candidate Forums

Please contact our office with information about additional forums. Thanks to Holly. Hines of the Press-Citizen for the initial list.

  • Saturday, August 4, 5-9 p.m., 901 Melrose Ave. ICCSD Board candidates. Sponsored by Fourth Room Theatre.
  • Wednesday, August 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St. Sponsored by El Trueque Latino Magazine. Translations in English, Spanish and Arabic
  • Wednesday, August 16, 7-8 p.m., Iowa City Council Chamber, 410 E. Washington St. ICCSD Bond Issue. Sponsored by League of Women Voters.
  • Monday, August 28, 6-8 p.m., Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St. Sponsored by Intra-National Home Health Care, Understood.org, The Village Community, the Iowa City Autism Community, Parents Creating Change and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Children's Mental Health Task force.
  • Tuesday, August 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Iowa City Public Library. ICCSD Board candidates. Sponsored by Iowa City Education Association (ICEA) and Press-Citizen.
  • Thursday, August 31, 6 p.m., Iowa City Public Library. ICCSD Board candidates and Bond Issue. Sponsored by Education Exchange and PATV.

Iowa City School District

Bond Issue. 60% required.

Shall the Board of Directors of the Iowa City Community School District in the County of Johnson, State of Iowa, be authorized to contract indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $191,525,000 to provide funds to address health, safety, and accessibility issues in all school buildings, including air conditioning all school buildings, reducing the use of temporary classroom structures in the District, addressing classroom, lunchroom, and gymnasium overcrowding, and dedicating rooms to art, music, prekindergarten, and science by constructing, furnishing and equipping a new building, constructing additions to and/or remodeling, repairing, and improving the school buildings remaining in the District's Facilities Mast Plan, as following: Mann and Lincoln renovations, Liberty High athletic facilities construction and site improvements, new elementary school construction in North Liberty and site improvements, West High renovation, South East and North Central Junior High additions, Shimek renovation, City High addition and upgrades, Wood addition, Wickham upgrades, Garner and Northwest additions, Liberty High addition, Horn renovation, Kirkwood addition, Borlaug, Alexander, and Lemme additions, and Tate High addition and upgrades?

Board Member, four year term

Three to be elected

J.P. Claussen

703 13th Ave
Coralville, IA 52241
319-621-5483
[email protected]

Janet Godwin

2532 Aaron Dr SW
Iowa City 52240
319-499-0866
[email protected]

Ruthina Malone

2638 Catskill Ct
PO Box 1692
Iowa City 52245
319-621-0802
[email protected]

Laura Westemeyer

4696 Oak Crest Hill Rd SE
Iowa City 52240
319-466-9428
[email protected]mail.com

Karen Woltman

880 Grouse Ln
North Liberty 52317
319-665-2541
[email protected]

Board Member, two year term to fill vacancy.

One to be elected

Charlie Eastham

953 Canton St
Iowa City 52245
319-541-3972
[email protected]

Shawn Eyestone

640 Broadmoor Dr
North Liberty 52317
319-530-1616
[email protected]

Clear Creek Amana School District

All terms four years. All seats one to be elected.

Candidates for district seats must live in the director district, but all voters in the whole school district may vote in all the district races. Map

Bond Issue. 60% required.

Shall the Board of Directors of the Clear Creek Amana Community School District in the Counties of Iowa nd Johnson, State of Iowa, be authorized to contact indebtedness and issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $36,000,000 to provide funds to build, furnish, and equip a new elementary building, including related site improvements; to improve, remodel, repair, furnish, and equip Amana Elementary, Clear Creek Elementary, and North Bend Elementary, including accessibility improvements at Clear Creek Amana Elementary, and security improvements at all three sites; to build, furnish ,and equip a gymnasium addition at Clear Creek Elementary; to build, furnih and equip an addition to the High School; to improve the Middle School site access drive; and to improve parking at the High School site?

Board Member at Large

 

Eileen Schmidt

506 Redbird Run
Tiffin 52340
319-430-4426
[email protected]
Incumbent

Kathy Swenka

2692 240th St NW
North Liberty 52317
319-626-6665
[email protected]

Shawn M. Zierke

4124 V Sr
Homestead 52236
319-321-9287
[email protected]

Board Member District 2
 
Bob Broghammer

4040 Erica Blvd SW
Oxford 52322
319-545-7260
[email protected]
Incumbent

Scott Rohret

3948 Black Hawk Ave SW
Oxford 52333
319-330-1297
[email protected]

Board Member District 4

 

Nicole Knapp

3142 W Hauer Dr NE
North Liberty 52317
319-626-7174
[email protected]

Lone Tree School District

Board Member, four year term

Three to be elected.

Christina Magruder

4527 580th St SE
Lone Tree 52755
319-629-5305
[email protected]
Incumbent

Michael J. Waldschmidt

4476 490th St SE
Iowa City 52240
319-351-9243
[email protected]
Incumbent

Josh Zaruba

5270 Golden Pond Ln SE
Lone Tree 52755
319-530-4847
[email protected]

Solon School District

Board Member, four year term

Three to be elected

Timothy Brown

618 Randall Drive
Solon 52333
319-499-0510
[email protected]
Incumbent

Dan Coons

713 Willow Ct
Solon 52333
319-624-5194
[email protected]

Rick Jedlicka

613 S Market St
Solon 52333
319-936-7940
[email protected]
Incumbent

Nicole Pizzini

501 Whispering Willow Ln
Solon 52333
319-321-2663
[email protected]

Other school districts: Contact control county for more information

Kirkwood (Area X):

Director District 3

Four year term, one to be elected. Map

Rose G. Rennekamp

2312 Deer Run NE
North Liberty, IA 52317
319-626-6479
[email protected]
Appointed Incumbent

Kirkwood Bond Issue: All districts except West Liberty. 60% required.

Shall the Kirkwood Community College (Merged Area X) in the Counties of Benton, Black Hawk, Buchanan, Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Jones, Koekuk, Linn, Louisa, Poweshiek, Tama and Washington, be authorized to remodel, erect and equip buildings at the main campus and other enrollment locations, acquire a site or sites for use of the Community College, contract indebtedness therefore, and issue its school bonds in an amount not exceeding $60,000,000 for that purpose?