June 21, 2021 Regular Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
June 21, 2021
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.
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
Board Policy Section 402 No Action – Reading 2
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.