February 15, 2022 Board Meeting Minutes
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
February 14, 2022
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its Regular Meeting on Monday, February 14, 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 – EDN, Dan Dekker, Sara Fechter Jenny Christensen, Robyn Swisher, Stephanie Wheatley.
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 Soper to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
Minutes from the January 17, 2022, meeting.
Bills, Hires – Melinda Fries – MS Teacher Associate, Resignations – Matthew Hoch, HS Science, Office Walvatne - MS Teacher Associate, Dylan Masterson – HS Teacher, Asst Football, Asst. Softball, Martha Greenwald – Dance Team Sponsor. ERP Applications – FY22 – Lori Nissen, Brenda Reeves, Beth Wycoff; FY23 – Theresa Nerem, Jenny Boggess, Lynn Trompeter, Jerry Wilson, Katherine Wilson, Lisa Schmidt, Kathy Foster. Finance Reports. Motion carried 5-0.
Highlights Shane Kalous, Activities Director updated the board on the status of the Lakes Conference. With Western Christian leaving, there will only be five Lakes Conference teams.
Reports/Information Administrator reports were informational.
Items for Action/Discussion
FY 21 Audit Report Motion by Soper, second by Juhl to approve the FY21 Audit
report as presented by Williams & Company. Motion carried
March Board Meeting Date Motion by Fandel, second by Beernink to move the March board meeting date to March 14, 2022. Motion carried 5-0.
Set Public Hearing Date for FY 23 Published Budget Motion by Juhl, second by Soper to set Monday, March 14 at 5:05pm for the FY23 Published Budget hearing. Motion carried 5-0.
Set Public Hearing Date for 22-23 Academic Calendar Motion by Beernink, second by Fandel to set
March 14, 2022, at 5:10pm for Public Hearing on the Proposed 2022-23 Academic Calendar. Motion carried 5-0.
Budget Guarantee Resolution Director Fandel introduced the following:
RESOLVED, that the Board of Directors of ESTHERVILLE- LINCOLN CENTRAL community school district, will levy property taxes for fiscal year 2022-2023 for the regular program budget adjustment as allowed under section 257.14, Code of Iowa. Seconded by Soper. Motion carried 5-0.
President Condon - “The Board will meet as provided in IOWA CODE 20.17(3) for a collective bargaining strategy session following adjournment.”