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May 17, 2021 Public Hearing/Regular Board Meeting

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ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

                                                                                      May 17, 2021

                                                                   Public Hearing/Regular Meeting                                                                     

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:15pm and a Public Hearing for the FY 20-21 Budget Amendment in the High School Media Center.  Board members present:  Tony Condon - President, Jeff Soper- Vice President, Duane Schnell, Gordon Juhl and Sandy Fandel.    Others present were – Tara Paul, Superintendent, Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Connie Humble, Shane Kalous, and Brad Leonard.   Via Zoom - Jenny Christensen, Brad Nelson, Trisha Ingham, David Swartz, Amy Hansen, Robyn Swisher, Stephanie Wheatley, Megan Miller, Nick Gruhlke, Kieja Evans, Lili Jensen

PUBLIC HEARING -5:10PM - FY 2020-21 Budget Amendment

Call to Order/Roll Call       President Condon called the public hearing to order at 5:10pm.   Board members present Fandel, Soper, Schnell, and Juhl.

Approval of Agenda - Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 5-0

Public Input – None FY 2020-21 Budget Amendment -Publication was presented. Adjourn the Public Hearing -Motion by Soper, second by Juhl to adjourn the public hearing at 5:12pm.  Motion carried 5-0.

REGULAR MEETING- 5:15PM

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

Soper, Schnell, Juhl and Fandel. Agenda Approval -Motion by Soper, second by Fandel, to approve the agenda with

the addition of volunteer softball coach, Lena McCoy and the addition of two Partnership Agreements between ELC

& Champion State of Mind. 

Motion carried 5-0

Public Input -None

Consent Agenda - Motion by Schnell, second by Soper to approve the consent agenda as presented, moving the

approval of May 4, 2021 meeting minutes out of the consent agenda. Motion carried 5-0.

Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows: Minutes from the April 19, 2021, Bills, Hires – Teagan

Hill-Norby, MS SPED Teacher; Shannon Schiltz, TLC Substitute Teacher 21-22; TLC New Hires - Laura

Rosendahl - TLC Program Lead; Joan Enockson -Mentor & ELO; Jana Ludwig - DLT, Ree Marra – DLT,    Brenda

Poss, DLT, Abby Schacherer - Mentor. Volunteer Coach -        Larry Kirchner - Tennis, Volunteer Softball Coach -

Lena McCoy. Resignations - Beth Wycoff - DLT position; Sara Harris - MS Teacher; Amber Pruin - Elementary PE

Finance Reports.  Minutes from May 4, 2021 Meeting Motion by Soper, second by Juhl to approve the May 4, 2021

minutes.  Ayes- Soper, Juhl, Condon, Schnell.  Abstain- Fandel.  Motion carried.  Reports/Information                                                  Administrator reports were informational. Items for Action/Discussion. New Business FY 20-21 Budget Amendment - Motion by Soper, second by Fandel to approve the FY 20-21 Budget Amendment as presented.

Motion carried 5-0. Consideration of Financing Proposals Opened and Reviewed by the Superintendent of Schools, Board Secretary, and the Placement Agent.                Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the      

placement with multiple purchasers at an interest rate of 1.49% for an estimated savings of $237K. Motion carried 5-0.  Resolution Directing Sale      Board Member Condon introduced the following Resolution entitled "Resolution DIRECTING THE SALE OF $6,700,000 SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SALES, SERVICES AND USE TAX REVENUE REFUNDING Bo, SERIES 2021," and moved its adoption.  Board Member Soper seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called, and the vote was:                  AYES: Fandel, Schnell, Juhl, Soper, Condon                    NAYS: None  The President declared the Resolution adopted Resolution Authorizing the Redemption of Outstanding School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2015 -Board Member Condon introduced the following Resolution entitled "RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE REDEMPTION OF OUTSTANDING SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SALES, SERVICES AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS OF THE ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, STATE OF IOWA, DATED APRIL 1, 2015, AND DIRECTING NOTICE BE GIVEN" and moved its adoption.  Board Member Fandel seconded the motion to adopt. The roll was called, and the vote was: AYES: Schnell, Juhl, Soper, Fandel, Condon                                                                      NAYS: None The President declared the Resolution adopted.  Board Policies – Series 403 – Employees 1st Reading – No Action.  21-22 PPEL/SAVE Projects Informational – No Action.  Forest Ridge Annual Agreement                           Motion by Juhl, second by Fandel to approve the FY 21-22 Educational Services Agreement with                         

Woodward Youth Corporation, dba “Forest Ridge Youth Services”.  Motion carried 5-0. Insurance Cost Increase                      Motion by Soper, second by Schnell to approve an increase of 15% in the medical premium for 2021-22.           Ayes: Soper, Schnell, Condon.  Abstain: Juhl, Fandel.  Motion carried.          UDMO Transportation Agreement                          Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve 2021-22 transportation agreement with Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc.  Motion carried 5-0.

Prairie Lakes AEA Shared Librarian Services Agreement 21-22Motion by Schnell, second by Soper to approve the 2021-22 agreement with Prairie Lakes AEA for shared librarian services.  Motion carried 5-0. UDMO Early Childhood Partnership Agreement. Motion by Juhl, second by Fandel to approve the Early Childhood Partnership Agreement with Upper Des Moines Opportunity, Inc. Motion carried 5-0.                                                                                      

School Fees 21-22 - Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve the 21-22 school fees as presented.  Motion carried 5-0. Group A (Support Staff/Administrative Salaries FY 22) Motion by Fandel, second by Juhl to approve

the Group A salary plan for 2021-22.  Motion carried 5-0. Set Special Meeting Date - Motion by Juhl, second by Schnell to set the date for the Bond Issuance as June 7, 2021 at 12:00pm. Partnership Agreement between ELC & Champion State of Mind - Behavioral Health Advisor Services. Motion by Soper, second by Fandel to approve the Partnership Agreement between ELC & Champion State of Mind for the contracts of 1.5 Behavioral Health Advisors to be paid from ESSER Funds.  Motion carried 5-0.   Partnership Agreement Between ELC & Champion State of Mind - Master’s Level Behavioral Health Services.  Motion by Juhl, second by Schnell to approve the Master’s Level agreement between ELC & Champion State of Mind.  Motion carried 5-0. Adjournment – Motion by Soper, second by Juhl to adjourn the meeting at 6:15pm.   Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be June 21, 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. tara.paul@elc-csd.org 712-362-2692

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