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January 17, 2022 ELC Board Meeting Minutes

February 7, 2022


                                                                                January 17, 2022

                                                                    REGULAR MEETING

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its Regular Meeting on Monday, January at 5:15pm in the High School Library/Media Center. Board members present were Tony Condon, President, Jeff Soper, Vice-President, Sandy Fandel and Kathy Beernink.  Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent,  Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Brad Leonard, Connie Humble, Shane Kalous, and Dave Swartz – EDN

 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, and Soper.  Absent: Juhl.


Agenda Approval                                                              Motion by Fandel, second by Beernink to approve the agenda with the addition of 5.3c3 Jacqueline Soat.  Motion carried 4-0.


Public Input                                                                         None


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

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the December 13, 2021, and January 10, 2022 meetings.

                                                                                                Bills, Hires – Becca Witzke and Alex Jensen, Demoney TA’s, Matt Murray, Demoney Custodian, Blake Gjerde, Volunteer Coach.   Resignation – Jennifer Brookhart, HS Social Studies,

                                                                                                Finance Reports


Early Retirement Applications (moved from consent agenda items) Motion by Soper, second by Beernink to approve the following:

Early Retirements – Chuck Fandel FY23, Steve Bradburn FY22, Jacqueline Soat FY22.  Ayes - Soper, Beernink, Condon

Abstain - Fandel. Motion carried.    


Highlights                                                                            Superintendent Paul shared “8 Ways to Become a Better Listener” with the board as part of the Board’s communication goal.


Reports/Information                                                         Administrator reports were informational.


Items for Action/Discussion                                           

Old Business

Board Policy 711                                                               Motion by Beernink, second by Fandel to approve the Board 

                                                                                                Policy 711.1 with changes as presented.  Motion carried 4-0.

New Business                                                                      

Board Goals/Facility Maintenance Plan                   Motion by Soper, second by Beernink to approve the Board Goals and the Facility Maintenance Plan as presented.  Motion carried 4-0.




SBRC Request for Funding due to Increased Enrollment

SBRC Request for Funding Related to Increased Enrollment Resolution introduced by Fandel  “As part of the district’s response to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, the district’s administration is authorized to submit a request to the School Budget Review Committee for funding related to FY22 SWVPP increase enrollment in the amount of $18,067.50. '' Seconded by Soper.  Roll call vote - Ayes - Fandel, Soper, Beernink, and Condon.  Nays - None.  Motion Carried 4-0.


Adjournment – Motion by Beernink, second by Soper to adjourn the meeting at 5:37 pm.    Motion carried 4-0.  The next regular meeting will be February 14, 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. 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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