November 16, 2020 Annual & Organizational Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
November 16, 2020
Annual & Organizational Meeting
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its Annual and Organizational Meeting on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center. Board members present were Tony Condon, President - Gordon Juhl, Via Zoom - Duane Schnell, Sandy Fandel and Jeff Soper - Vice President. Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Rick Gebel. Present via Zoom - Dave Swartz – EDN, Connie Humble, Brad Nelson, Brad Leonard, Shane Kalous, Ann Peters, Amanda Zylstra, Lili Jensen, Stephanie Wheatley, Megan Millers, Margaret Evans, Jana Ludwig, Robyn Swisher.
Call to Order/Roll Call President Condon called the annual meeting to order at 5:15pm. Board members present were Juhl, Via Zoom- Schnell, Fandel, and Soper.
Agenda Approval Motion by Juhl, second by Fandel to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Public Input None
Consent Agenda Motion by Juhl, second by Soper to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
Minutes from the October 19, 2020 meeting.
Hires – Demoney Teacher Associates – Ms. Janette Lundquist, Ms. Katie Rezac, Ms. Clair Knutson, Ms. Briana Dale
Resignations – Ms. Nicole Craig – MS Volleyball; Ms. Amanda Zylstra – MS Volleyball; Mr. Joe Smith – HS Custodian.
Items for Action/Discussion
COVID 19 Update Superintendent Paul updated the board on Covid19.
Examine Financial Accounting Books for
FY 2020 Motion by Fandel, second by Juhl to approve the FY 2020 financial accounting of books. Motion carried 5-0.
Adjournment of Retiring Board Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to adjourn the annual meeting at 5:24pm. Motion carried 5-0.
Organizational Meeting of the Board Kate Woods, as president pro tem, called the meeting to order
at 5:25pm. Board Members present were Schnell, Soper, Fandel, Juhl and Condon.
Election of the President of the Board Motion by Juhl to nominate Tony Codon, seconded by Schnell. Motion carried 5-0.
Board Secretary, Kate Woods administered the oath of office to Tony Condon.
Election of Vice- President Motion by Schnell to nominate Jeff Soper, second by Fandel. Motion carried 5-0.
Board Secretary, Kate Woods administered the oath of office Jeff Soper.
Appointments Motion by Soper, second by Schnell to approve the following appointments:
RWC Committee School: Paul, McCoy, Woods
City: Seylar, Jensen, Clayton
Community: M. Hoyer, Heywood, Stokes
Negotiations Duane Schnell, Tony Condon
Emmet Co Conference Board Sandy Fandel
Board Secretary/Treasurer Kate Woods
Legal Counsel Fitzgibbon Law; Ahlers & Cooney,
P.C. for special education counsel;
Level 1 & 2 Investigators Brad Leonard/Christina Dunlavy
Brent Shatto - Level 2
Official Newspaper Estherville News
Motion carried 5-0.
Board Meeting Dates, Time, Location Motion by Fandel, second by Juhl to approve the board meeting location as the High School Library/Media Center, meeting time 5:15pm and the following dates;
December 14, 2020*; January 18, 2021; February 8, 2021*;
March 15, 2021; April 19, 2021; May 17, 2021; June 21, 2021; July 19, 2021, August 16, 2021; September 20, 2021, October 18, 2021 and November 15, 2021.
Motion carried 5-0.
Reports/Information Administrator reports were informational
SBRC Application – MSA Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the SBRC MSA application for Open enrollment not in Fall 2019 for $103,200. Motion carried 5-0.
Motion by Juhl, second by Soper to approve the SBRC MSA application for ELL instruction beyond 5 years for $48,067. Motion carried 5-0.
Depository limits 20-21 Motion by Schnell, second by Juhl to approve
the depository limits as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Juhl to adjourn the meeting at 5:39 pm. Motion carried 5-0. The next regular meeting will be December 14, 2020 at 5:15pm.