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October 17, 2011 Regular Meeting Minutes

October 17, 2011


October 17, 2011
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, October 17, 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; Nancy Anderson, Duane Schnell, Kathy Cornwall, Don Schiltz, Michelle McCoy.  Others present were Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson; HS Principal, Rick Gebel, Jason Kollasch, Kris Schlievert; Elementary Principal, Deb Lenertz; MS Principal, Bob Grems; RWC Director , Mike Tiedeman- EDN, Ed Funston(5:48pm), Bob Grems(6:08pm) – KILR, Lili Jensen, Peggy Norton, Deseree Russell, Yvette Clabaugh, Jason Kollasch, Rick Gebel, Brian DeJong; Activities Director
CALL TO ORDER                                                                   President Greig called the Public Hearing to order at 5:11 PM
ROLL CALL and DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM          Board members present were Greig, Karels, Anderson, McCoy, Schiltz, Schnell, Cornwall.
OPENING OF BIDS                                                                 Bids were received as follows:
1509 3rd Ave S                                         $1,250.00                                Ken Molacek
                                                                                                1521 S 3rd Ave                                            $337.50                                Travis & Stacey DeRuyter
                                                                                                1421 S 3rd Ave                                                $467.50                    Travis & Stacey DeRuyter
                                                                                                Motion by Anderson to accept the bids as received, second by Karels.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0
ADJOURN PUBLIC HEARING                                                               Motion by Schnell, second by McCoy to adjourn the public hearing at 5:13pm.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were Karels, N. Anderson, Schnell, McCoy, Cornwall.
APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR                                             Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy to appoint Don Schiltz as director.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
OATH OF OFFICE                                                                  Kate Woods administered the oath of office to Don Schiltz.
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the agenda with an additional early graduation request.
Motion carried 7-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       Deseree Russell read a statement regarding the bus stop that was eliminated on West N 9th Street.
Yvette Clabaugh  also read a statement regarding the bus stop on West N 9th. Jodie  Greig reminded those                                                        present that as this was not an agenda item for this meeting and no action could be taken at this meeting.        
CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Karels, second by Schiltz to approve the consent Agenda as presented.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes  from September 29, 2011 meeting.
1.         Spense Simonson – RWC – Lifeguard w/Land based Activities – PT - $7.50/hr.
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational. 
REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     Administrators highlighted items in their written reports.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                       None.
NEW BUSINESS                                                                    
EARLY GRADUATION REQUESTS                                      Motion by Karels , second by McCoy to approve the early graduation
                                                                                                requests for Mariah Hockett and Kelsi Roberts.
                                                                                               Motion carried 7-0.
CALENDAR 2012-13                                                              Motion by Schiltz, second by Anderson to set the public hearing date for the Early Start Date Calendar on November 21, 2011 at 5:10 pm.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
CERTIFIED ENROLLMENT UPDATE                                   Ms. Woods and Superintendent Paul updated the board on Certified Enrollment numbers.
SBRC REQUEST SPECIAL ED SUPPLEMENTAL AIDE       Motion by Schlitz, second by Karels to approve the petition to the SBRC for Special Education Supplemental Aid in the amount of $36,918.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
POLICY  905.1 COMMUNITY USE OF FACILITIES                             Reviewed Policy 905.1 on Community Use of Facilities.
CLOSED SESSION                                                                  Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy “Pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code, I move
                                                                                                that the ELC Community School Board move into closed session for the purpose of litigation strategy
                                                                                                with the school attorney.
                                                                                                Time – 6:14pm
                                                                                                Break – 6:14pm -6:16pm
                                                                                                Out of Closed Session 7:19pm
2nd Reading of Board Policy 905.1
The board felt that the bus stop issue was an administrative issue and would not require board action
at the next meeting.
                                                                                                Next regular meeting will be on October 17, 2011 at 5:15, Room 208 Roosevelt Elementary.
ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy to adjourn the meeting at 7:33 p.m.
___________________________________                                                          _____________________________________
Jodie Greig, President                                                                                                      Kate Woods, Board Secretary


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