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Annual/Organizational Meeting

September 21, 2015


September 21, 2015


The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its annual meeting on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President, Kathy Miller-Cornwall,Vice President;  Duane Schnell,  Mike Karels, Nancy Anderson.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, - EDN, Brad Leonard, HS Principal; David McCaulley, MS Principal; Shane Kalous, Elementary Principal; Lili Jensen, Frank Christenson, Curriculum/Alt. HS Director, Ed Funston, KILR, Andy Umthun, Activities Director;  Cory Hoyer, Melissa Regelstad, Ethan Conrad, Cory Hoyer,

Andrea Love, Kyle Grems, Denise Laaveg, Stephanie Wheatley, Sadie Wheatley, Mindy Brechwald, Lakoda Kelber, Susanne Mahin, Amy Peterson -EDN, Megan Anderson, Shelly Berning, Desiree Welty, Christine Cooper, Jennifer Poole, Jessica Ruse, Holly Edlin



Call to Order/Roll Call                                                              President Greig called the annual meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were Schnell,    Miller-Cornwall, Karels, Anderson

Agenda Approval                                                                     Motion by Karels second by Anderson to approve the agenda with the addition under hires for Mr. Joel Lair.

Motion carried 5-0.

Recognition of Visitors                                                            President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.

Public Input                                                                            

Consent Agenda                                                                                       Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0. 

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the August 17, 2015 meeting.


Finance Reports                      


Highlights                                                                                New teachers were introduced to the board.


Reports/Information                                                                                Administrator reports were informational.


Items for Action/Discussion                                                   

Unfinished Business

Board Policies – 500 Series                                                     3rd and final reading reading of the 500 Series. 

                                                                                                Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to approve the 500 Series as presented.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


Examine Financial Accounting Books FY 2015                       Kate Woods presented the FY 2015 Certified Annual Report documents and the Statement of Cash Balances.


Acceptance of Abstract of Election                                          The abstract of election was presented to the board for approval.

                                                                                                Motion by Karels, second by Miller-Cornwall to approve the abstract of election.

                                                                                                Candidate totals were:  Cory Hoyer – 248; Sara Kollasch – 145; Kathy Miller-Cornwall – 254; Melissa Regalstad – 240; Duane Schnell – 279.

Motion carried 5-0.


Adjournment of the Retiring Board                                          Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to adjourn the meeting at 5:52p.m.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


Organizational Meeting of New Board                                      Kate Woods, as president pro tem, called the meeting to order at 5:55 p.m.


Oath of Office to Newly Elected Board Members                    Kate Woods administered the oath of office to Melissa Regelstad, Cory Hoyer, Duane Schnell and Kathy Miller-Cornwall.


Election of President of the Board                                           Miller-Cornwall nominated Jodie Greig for President. No other nominations were received, Jodie Greig

                                                                                                was appointed President.


Oath of Office -  President                                                       Kate Woods administered the oath of office to Jodie Greig.


Election of Vice-President of the Board                                   Schnell  nominated Kathy Miller-Cornwall for Vice President.  No other nominations were received, Kathy Miller-Cornwall was appointed Vice President.


Oath of Office – Vice President                                               Kate Woods administered the oath of office to Kathy Miller-Cornwall.


Approval of Consent Agenda

Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad  to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                                Hires – Ms. Jacqueline Hovinga, Demoney Teacher Associate - $10.50/hr.; Ms. Paisley Gebel, Demoney

                                                                                                Pre-K Teacher Associate - $9.50/hr.;  Ms. Katherine Harrison, RWC - $8.00/hr.; Ms. Jolene Greving, MS

Secretary - $10.50hr.  Mr. Joel Lair, Weightroom Supervisor - $10/hr.  Resignation- Mr. Mark Reardon – Varsity Assistant Football


Highlights                                                                                Introduction of new teachers (done during annual meeting).






Unfinished Business                                                                                None.


New Business

Approval of Salary Lane Advancements                                  Motion by Schnell, second by Miller-Cornwall to approve the salary lane advancements as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.



SBRC Request                                                                          Motion by Miller-Cornwall, second by Schnell to approve the SBRC Request for allowable growth for the

                                                                                                Special Education deficit in the amount of $414,433.00

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


Appointments, Depositories & Limits                                     Superintendent Paul presented the appointments that need to be filled annually, as well as the Depository

                                                                                                Limits.  This will be on next month’s agenda for approval.


2015-16 Board Meeting Dates                                                 Motion by Schnell, second by Miller-Cornwall to approve the following dates for board meetings for the 2015-16 school year.  October 19, 2015; November 16, 2015; December 21, 2015; January 18, 2016; February 22, 2016; March 21, 2015; April 18, 2016; May 16, 2016; June 20, 2015;

                                                                                                July18, 2016; August 15, 2016; September 19, 2016.            

                  Motion carried 5-0.


Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to adjourn the meeting at 6:15pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be October 19, 2015.



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