January 17, 2022 ELC Board Meeting Minutes
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
January 17, 2022
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,
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
Board Policy 711 Motion by Beernink, second by Fandel to approve the Board
Policy 711.1 with changes as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
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.