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2-21- 2012 School Board Minutes

February 21, 2012


February 21, 2012
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 5:16 P.M. in Room N-208, at the Roosevelt Elementary Building. Board members present were:  Mike Karels, Vice President; Nancy Anderson, Kathy Miller-Cornwall, Michelle McCoy.  Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer,   Deb Lenertz; MS Principal, Bob Grems; RWC Director , Brian DeJong; Activities Director, Kevin Richardson; Tech Director, Mike Tiedeman- EDN, Jason Kollasch, Lili Jensen, Ed Funston-KILR, Kendall Bosch, Emily Chrestiansen, Megan Karels, Ashton Reisner
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              Vice-President Karels called the regular meeting to order at 5:16 p.m.  Board members present were, N. Anderson, Miller-Cornwall, McCoy. Absent: Schiltz, Greig, Schnell
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy to approve the agenda with the additional resignation from Jennifer Winslow.
                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               Vice President Karels welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       There was none.
CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Anderson, second by Miller-Cornwall to approve the consent Agenda as presented.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes from the January 16, 2012 meeting.
1.        Ms. Kayla Ann Smith – RWC Lifeguard - $7.75/hr.
2.        Ms. Kelsie McCauley – RWC Programming/Housekeeping - $7.25/hr
3.        Ms. Crystal Bush – RWC – Youth Dance Helper/Land - $7.25/hr
1.         Ms. Sonia Castillo –from kindergarten SpEd Position to 4 year old SWVPP Teacher Associate
1.         Ms. Amy Adams – Wrestling Cheerleading Sponsor Position
2.        Ms. Sandy Sunde – Food Service Director – Effective June 1, 2012
3.        Ms. Jennifer Winslow – MS Teacher Associate
Early Retirements
1.         Ms. Barb Kabe – Elementary Teacher
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational. Reviewed FY 13 Budget Scenarios.
REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     Administrator’s reports were informational. High School Student Council representatives – Kendall Bosch, Ashton Reisner, Megan Karels and Emily Chrestiansen, shared with the board all the activities the student council has been involved with over the past year. Three years in a row the Estherville Lincoln Central Student Council has received the Iowa State Honor Council Award.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                      
Board Policies – 100 Series                                                     Second Reading - Informational
NEW BUSINESS                                                                    
   Set Public Hearing Date – FY 13 Budget                               Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy to set the Public Hearing Date for the FY 13 Budget
                                                                                                on April 2, 2012 at 5:15 pm.
                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.
   Set Board Budget Work Session                                            Motion by Miller-Cornwall, second by McCoy to set a Budget Work Session for   March 12, 2012 at 5:15
Motion carried 4-0.
 Athletic Sharing Agreements                                                   Motion by McCoy, second by Anderson to approve athletic sharing agreements as
1.        Armstrong Ringsted – Cross Country
2.        Algona – Swimming
3.        Emmetsburg – Tennis
Motion carried 4-0.
Sample Board Policies on Unspent Balances                                            Superintendent Paul brought samples of board policies regarding unspent balance.                                                                                                
Vice-President Karels announced that after adjournment the board would meet in an exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy.
Adjournment – Motion by McCoy, second by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:10pm. The next regular meeting will be March 19, 2012 at 5:15pm.
___________________________________                                                          _____________________________________
Mike Karels, Vice President                                                                             Kate Woods, Board Secretary


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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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