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1-16-12 School Board Minutes

January 16, 2012


January 16, 2012
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 5:15 P.M. in Room N-208, at the Roosevelt Elementary Building.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President; Mike Karels, Vice President; Nancy Anderson, Duane Schnell, Kathy Cornwall, Don Schiltz, Michelle McCoy.  Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson; HS Principal, Kris Schlievert: Elementary Principal, Deb Lenertz; MS Principal, Bob Grems; RWC Director , Mike Tiedeman- EDN, Jason Kollasch, Lili Jensen, Rick Gebel, Ed Funston-KILR
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were, N. Anderson, Schnell, Cornwall, Schiltz, Karels.
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to approve the agenda with the addition of three resignations and the addition of the annual City of Estherville agreements.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       There was none.
CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson to approve the consent Agenda as l.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes from the December 19, 2011 meeting.
1.        Ms. Michelle Hoyer, Special Ed Aide - $8.00/hr.
2.        Ms. Melissa Leal –Special Ed Aide - $8.00/hr
1.         Ms. Sonia Castillo –from kindergarten SpEd Position to 4 year old SWVPP Teacher Associate
1.        Ms. Ruth Moorberg – K-6 General Classroom Teacher
2.        Ms. Jennifer Nitchals – Football Cheerleading Coaching Position
3.        Ms. Maria Dolores Morales – Demoney Preschool Associate
4.        Ms. Sarah Lutz – Daycare Associate
5.        Ms. Danielle Keller – Daycare Associate
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational. Reviewed Unspent Balance comparisons between districts with the same or near same enrollment numbers, conference and football district. ELC’s unspent balance is well below the
                                                                                                average in all three of these categories.
REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     Administrator’s reports were informational.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                       There was none.
NEW BUSINESS                                                                    
   IASB Convention Recap                                                       Director’s Greig, Karels, Anderson and Cornwall shared their conference experience.
  Set 1st Negotiations Date                                                       Motion by Schiltz, second by Anderson to set the first negotiations date as 2-1-2012 at 5:15pm.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
       Board Policies – 1st Reading                                                              Superintendent Paul presented the 100 Series for board review:
a.        100 – Legal Status of the School District
b.        101 – Educational Philosophy of the School District
c.        101.1 – Philosophy of Education
d.        101.2 – Mission Statement
e.        101.3 – Education – Defined
f.         102 – Equal Educational Opportunity
g.        103 – Long Range Needs Assessment
                                                                                                Informational, no action.
Heating & Cooling Control Panel Replacements                       Motion by Karels, second by Schiltz to replace the control panels for
                                                                                                the Middle School and High School.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
City of Estherville Agreements                                                                Motion by Anderson, second by Schiltz to approve the Memorandum of Agreements with
                                                                                                the City of Estherville Parks and Recreation Department.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
Suggestions for items to be included on next month’s agenda.               
President Greig announced that after adjournment the board would meet in an exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy.
Adjournment – Motion by Schiltz, second by McCoy to adjourn the meeting at 6:09pm. The next regular meeting will be February 20, 2012 at 5:15pm.


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Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, military affiliation, political party preference, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to Mrs. Tara Paul, Superintendent, 1814 7th Avenue, Estherville, Iowa 51334. 712-362-2692

La Escuela Comunitaria Estherville Lincoln Central no descrimina basandose en el raza, color, credo, origen nacional, religion, sexo, identidad de genero, edad, discapacidad, estatus marital, orientacion sexual, atributos fisicos, discapacidad o capacidad mental, afiliacion militar, preferencias por partido politico, estatus socioeconomico, o estatus familiar. Consultas o quejas pueden ser dirigidas a la Sra. Tara Paul, Superintendente, 1814 7th Avenue, Estherville, Iowa 51334. 712-362-2692

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