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April 11, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes

April 25, 2022

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

                                                                                   April 11, 2022

                                                                    REGULAR MEETING

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its Regular Meeting on Monday, April 11, 2022, at 5:15pm in the High School Library/Media Center. Board members present were Tony Condon, President, Jeff Soper, Vice-President, Sandy Fandel, Gordon Juhl and Kathy Beernink.  Other’s present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer; Shane Kalous, Dave Swartz – Estherville News, Robyn Swisher, Stephanie Wheatley, Ed Funston-KILR, Trish Ingham, Megan Miller, Connie Humble, Brad Leonard, Brad Nelson, Dylan Masterson, Kim Sorbo, Vanessa Van Slyke, Desiree Welty

 Regular Meeting - 5:15pm

 

Call to Order/Roll Call                                                    President Condon called the regular meeting to order at 5:15pm.  Board members present were Beernink, Fandel, Soper, Juhl.

 

Agenda Approval                                                              Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve the agenda as presented.   Motion carried 5-0.

 

Public Input                                                                         None

 

Consent Agenda                                                                 Motion by Beernink, second by Juhl to approve the consent agenda as presented.   Motion carried 5-0.       

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the March 14, 2022, meeting.

                                                                                                Bills, Hires – High School – Ms. Molly Brinkman – Social Studies and Ms. Candie Cueva – English.  Resignations – Mr. Matt Gruhlke (MS Track); Ms. Bethany Allen (Demoney SPED); Ms. Teagan Alger (MS SPED); Ms. Amanda Paulson (7th Grade Track).

Finance Reports.

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Reports/Information                                                         Administrator reports were informational.

Highlights                                                                            The High School English team and instructional coach gave a review and an update on this year’s writing professional development.

Items for Action/Discussion

 

Old Business                                                                      

 

2022-23 Academic Calendar                                          Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve the 2022-23 Academic Calendar with the following changes, no school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for students or staff.  Motion carried 5-0. 

                                                                                                Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve the 2022-23 Academic Calendar with no school for students or staff on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and to move that school day to the end of the school year.  Motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                               

New Business

Set Public hearing for FY 22 Budget Amendment   Motion by Beernink, second by Juhl to set the public hearing date to amend the FY 22 budget as May 16, 2022 at 5:10pm.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

Board Policy Series 500-502.10 Students                  1st Reading – No Action.

Approval of 2022 ELC Graduates                                Motion by Soper, second by Beernink to approve the 2022                                                                                                        ELC Graduates pending completion of requirements as set

forth by the State of Iowa and ELC School Board. Motion carried 5-0.  

 

Champion State of Mind – Behavioral Health Advisor Services Agreement

                                                                                Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve the Behavioral

Health Advisor Services agreement with Champion State of Mind for the 2022-23 school year.  Motion carried 5-0.

Champion State of Mind – Behavioral Health and Addiction Services Agreement

                                                                                                Motion by Beernink, second by Juhl to

approve the Behavioral Health and Addiction Services agreement with Champion State of Mind for the 2022-23 school year.  Motion carried 5-0.

               

Closed Session – Evaluate the Professional Competency of an Individual

Director Beernink made the following motion – “Pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code, I move that the ELC Community School Board move into closed session for the purpose of evaluating the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance, or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.  Second to the motion by Soper.   Roll Call Vote – Ayes- Soper, Fandel, Juhl, Beernink, Condon.  Nays – None. Motion Carried.

Break 6:09pm to 6:19pm

In closed Session - 6:19pm, Out of Closed Session - 7:53pm.

 

Action from Closed Session                                       Motion by Condon to renew the Superintendent’s three year

                                                                                                contract, second by Fandel. Motion carried 5-0.

               

 

Adjournment – Motion by Soper, second by Beernink, to adjourn the meeting at 7:55pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be May 16, 2022, at 5:15pm in the High School Library.   

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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. tara.paul@elc-csd.org 712-362-2692

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