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July 2011 Regular Board Meeting Minutes

July 19, 2011


July 19, 2011
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 5:15 P.M. in Room N-208, at the Roosevelt Elementary Building. Board members present were: President Jodie Greig, Mike Karels, Vice President; Duane Schnell, Don Schiltz, Nancy Anderson.   Others present were Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tidemann - EDN, Ed Funston - KILR
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were Schiltz, Karels, Schnell, N. Anderson. Absent – McCoy & M. Anderson.
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                           
Motion by Schnell, second by N. Anderson to approve the agenda
with additional hires - Travis Loftis, 9th grade football coach – Step 1 - $1,900; Lacy Kilgore -  BA, Step 1 - $28,730;   Jane Clark, BA, Step 6 - $34,12, Jenell White, MAG-DOP Liason. Delete item 10.9.                                                                     
Motion carried 5-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       There was none.
CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Schnell, second by Schiltz to approve the consent Agenda as presented.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes from June 13, 21, 29, 2011.
Bills as presented.
1.        Ms. Rachel Berkland – Builder’s Club Supplemental Contract – Step 1, $450
2.        Ms. Rachel Berkland – MS Student Council, Step 1 -$450
3.        Mr. Travis Loftis – 9th Grade Football Coach, Step 1 - $1,900
4.        Ms. Lacey Kilgore – Title I/Reading Interventionist , BA, Step 1- $28,730
5.        Ms. Jane Clark – HS SPED Teacher, BA, Step 6, $34,120
6.        Ms. Jenell White – MAG_DOP Liasion- $28,000
1.        Ms. Jenell White – HS Teacher Associate
2.        Ms. Amber Pruin – 8th Grade Volleyball Coach
3.        Mr. Jeff Soper – Boy’s Golf.
1.        Mr. Jeremy Zeigler – JV Football Coach, Step 6 - $2,500
HIGHLIGHTS                                                                         There was none.
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational. 
 Administration                                                                        The administrator’s reports were informational.
28 E Agreement – Business Services – A-R                             Motion by Karels, second by Schiltz to approve the 28 E Agreement to share business
                                                                                                Services with Armstrong Ringsted.  
                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.
UDMO Agreements                                                                 Motion by Schiltz, second by Schnell to approve the following contracts with UDMO:
       1. Voluntary 4 Year Old Pre School - $ 38,550
                                                                                                                       2. Facilities Use – Demoney - $800/mo. Rent
                                                                                                                       3. Facilities Use – McKinley -
Motion carried 5-0.
Bus Bids                                                                                  Motion by Schiltz, second by Karels to approve the Bus bid from School Bus Sales for
                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.
Middle School Handbook Changes                                          Motion by Schiltz, second by N. Anderson to approve the Middle School Handbook changes as presented.
                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.
Elementary Handbook Changes                                                               Motion by Schnell, second by Schiltz to approve the Elementary School
                                                                                                Handbook changes as presented.
                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.
Legislative Priorities                                                                Please send priorities to Kate by August 8, 2011.
Resolution to Change Number of Directors                              Director N. Anderson introduced the resolution, Director Schnell seconded the resolution to reduce the number of directors from 7 to 5 effective with the 2013 election.
                                                                                                Roll call vote – Ayes – N. Anderson, Schiltz, Karels, Schnell, Greig
                                                                                                Nays – None.
Approve Ballot Language                                                         Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the ballot language as presented.                
Appointments & Depositories                                                 Motion by Schiltz , second by Schnell to approve the appointments & depositories as presented.
                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.
Department of Education Site Visit                                          Superintendent Paul updated the board on the corrective action plan.
1st Reading of Board Policies                                                   Superintendent Paul submitted Policy number 10.11 to 10.20 for the 1st reading.
Set August & September Board Meeting Dates                         Motion by Schiltz, second by N. Anderson to set August 15th and September 19th
                                                                                                as the next regular board meeting dates.
Closed Session                                                                        Pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code the ELC Community School Board moved into
                                                                                                closed session for the purpose of a real estate purchase. 6:11pm.
Break 6:12-6:15
Out of closed session 6:27                                                     
Next regular meeting will be August 15, 2011 at 5:15 pm
ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Karels, second by Schiltz, to adjourn the meeting at 6:32pm.
Motion carried 5-0.
___________________________________                                                          _____________________________________
Jodie Greig, President                                                                                                      Kate Woods, Board Secretary


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