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June 21, 2021 Regular Meeting

July 5, 2021


                                                                                   June 21, 2021

                                                                               Regular Meeting                                                                     

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were Tony Condon; President, Gordon Juhl, Jeff Soper; Vice President, Duane Schnell, Sandy Fandel.    Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Connie Humble and Shane Kalous.  Via Zoom - Stephanie Wheatley, Megan Miller, Dave Swartz-EDN.

Call to Order/Roll Call   President Condon called the meeting to order at 5:15pm.  Board members present were

Juhl, Soper, Schnell and Fandel

Agenda Approval   Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the agenda with the addition of two hires -

Lizbeth Leal, Aaron Reetz and one resignation - Cindy Fisher.  Motion carried 5-0.

Public Input   None

Consent Agenda   Motion by Soper, 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 May 17, 2021 and June 7, 2021 meeting. Bills                              

Hires – Glenny Ramirez - Demoney Teacher Associate; Tyler Westhoff - Demoney PE Teacher; Morgan Larsen - 5th Grade Science Teacher; Lizbeth Leal - MS Bilingual Teacher Associate, Aaron Reetz - HS Teacher Associate

Resignations - David Nitchals - MS Cross Country; Mikayla Matthews - Demoney Teacher Associate, Cindy Fisher-HS Teacher Associate.   Finance Reports.                           

Reports/Information.  No reports June-August

Items for Action/Discussion                                             

Old Business

Board Policy Section 402  No Action – Reading 2

New Business

Audit Proposal Motion by Schnell, second by Juhl, to approve the 3 year proposal from Williams & Co.,PC for audit services.  Motion carried 5-0.

School Start and End Times  Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell, to set the school start and end times for school year 2021-22 as presented: Demoney - 8:10-3:20, Middle School - 8:10 - 3:30, High School - 8:10 - 3:30,               Motion carried 5-0.

Closed Session     Motion by Schnell, 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.   2nd to the Motion - Fandel. Motion carried 5-0.

In closed session:    5:43PM.  Out of closed session: 6:48PM 

Action from Closed Session - Motion by Condon, seconded by Schnell to approve the Superintendent’s three year contract with a total package increase of 3.51%.  Motion carried: 5-0.

Adjournment – Motion by Soper, second by Juhl to adjourn the meeting at 7:09pm.   Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be July 19, 2021 at 5:15pm.

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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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