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Public Hearing/Regular Board Meeting

March 16, 2015

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

March 16, 2015

SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday March 16, 2015 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President;  Kathy Miller-Cornwall,Vice President,  Mike Karels.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tidemann- EDN, Jason Kollasch, David McCaulley, Andrew Umthun, Ed Funston-KILR,  Brad Leonard,  Shane Kalous, Brad Beck, Frank Christensen, Scott Brunsvold, Dallas Heikens,  Katie Rezac, Lili Jensen

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Track/Football Field Renovation

 

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the Public Hearing to order at 5:12p.m., board members present were Greig, Karels,  Miller-Cornwall and Schnell.  Absent: Nancy Anderson

PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       There was none.     

 

PLAN, SPECIFICATIONS AND FORM OF CONTRACT        Brad Beck reviewed the plans and bids.

 

ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to adjourn hearing at 5:15p..m.

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were Greig, Karels, Miller-Cornwall, Schnell.  Absent: Anderson

 

AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Schnell, second by Karels  to approve the agenda with the addition of

                                                                                                6.3a.1 Micheal Lehman, Custodian and 6.3b.1 Resignation of Carly Marx, Head Volleyball.  Move 9.i to beginning

Motion carried 4-0.

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.

PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       None

CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0. 

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the February 9, 2015 meeting.

                                                                                                Bills                        

Hires – Michael Lehman, Custodian - $12/hr.

Resignation – Carly Marx, Head Volleyball Coach

Finance Reports                      

 

Highlights                                                                                                None

                                                                                                Reports/Information               

Administrator reports were informational.

                                                                                                ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION      

Unfinished Business

Board Policies – 412 Series                                                     3rd and Final Reading of the 412 Series – Classified Employee Compensation & Benefits

                                                                                                Motion by  Cornwall, second by Schnell to approve the 412 Series, Classified Employee Compensation & Benefits.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.

New Business

Award Contract for 2015 Track/Field Project                           Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to approve the Track/Field Project as presented and Tri-State Paving as the General Contractor for the project.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

District Developed Service Delivery Plan-Special Education    Katie Rezac reviewed the plan and how it was developed.

Motion by Cornwall, second by Karels to approve the ELC District Developed Services Delivery Plan as presented. Motion carried 4-0.

 

Depository Limits                                                                    Motion by Schnell, second by Karels, to  raise the depository limit for Northwest bank to $12 million.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.

 

HSA Accounts                                                                         Motion by Schnell, second by Cornwall to approve setting up HSA accounts for certified and 260 day employees in lieu of the medical flex accounts, using the dollars from the insurance fund to establish the high deductible plan requirement.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.

 

Set Public Hearing date for FY 15 Budget Amendment            Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to set the public hearing date and time for the FY 15 Budget amendment as April 20, 2015 at 5:10.pm.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Engagement Letter – Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.                            Motion by Karels, second by Cornwall to approve the engagement letter and services for Ahlers  & Cooney, P.C. as the District’s Bond counsel for the Demoney Building and Renovation Project.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Policy 704.2R1 – Post Issuance Compliance Policy for Tax-Exempt Obligations

                                                                                                Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to waive the 2nd and 3rd readings of board policy regulation 704.2R1 and approve the policy as presented.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

 

Resolution Directing the Sale of $9,525,000 School Infrastructure

Sale, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2015        Board member Karels introduced the following Resolution entitled “RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SALE OF $9,525,000 SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE SALES, SERIVCES AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2015” and moved its adoption.  Board Member Schnell

                                                                                                Seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll was called and the votes was, Ayes:  Cornwall, Karels, Schnell and Greig.  Nays – None.  The President declared the Resolution adopted.

Resolution Appointing Paying Agent, Bond Registrar, and Transfer

Agent, Approving the Paying Agent, Bond Registrar and Transfer

Agent Agreement and Authorizing the Execution of Same.      Board Member Schnell introduced the following Resolution entitled “RESOLUTION APPOINTING PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR, AND TRANSFER AGENT, APPROVING THE PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR AND TRANSFER AGENT AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF SAME” and moved its adoption.  Board Member Karels seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll was called and the vote was, AYES: Cornwall, Karels, Schnell and Greig.  NAYS – None.  The President declared the Resolution adopted.

 

Approval of Tax Exemption Certificate                                   Board Member Cornwall moved that the form of Tax Exemption Certificate be placed on file and approved.  Board Member Karels seconded the motion.  The roll was called and the vote was, AYES:  Cornwall, Karels, Schnell and Greig.  NAYS – None.  The President declared the Resolution adopted.

 

Resolution Authorizing the Terms of Issuance and Providing for

And Securing the Payment of School Infrastructure Sales, Services

And Use Tax Revenue Bonds                                                  Board Member Karels introduced the following Resolution entitled “RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS OF ISSUANCE AND SECRUING THE PAYMENT OF $9,525,000 SCHOOL INFRASTURCTURE SALES, SERVICES AND USE TAX REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2015, OF THE ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, STATE OF IOWA, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF CHAPTERS 423E AND423F OF THE CODE OF IOWA, AND PROVIDING FOR A METHOD OF PAYMENT OF SAID BONDS,”  and moved its adoption.  Board Member Schnell seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll was called and the vote was, AYES:  Cornwall, Karels, Schnell and Greig.  NAYS – None.  The President declared the Resolution adopted.

 

 

Policy Series 413 Classified Employee Termination of

Employment – 1st Reading                                                       1st reading, no action.

 

Director Greig announced that “The board will meet as provided in Iowa Code 20.17(3) for a collective bargaining strategy session following adjournment.”

 

Adjournment                                                                           Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to adjourn the meeting at 6:14pm.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

 

 

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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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