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Public Hearing/Regular Meeting

December 16, 2019

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

                                                                                December 16, 2019

                                                  PUBLIC HEARING/ REGULAR MEETING

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Public Hearing/Regular Meeting on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 5:10pm in the High School Little Theatre.  Board members present were:  Tony Condon, President, Jeff Soper, Vice President, Duane Schnell , Sandy Fandel and Gordon Juhl.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Dave Swartz – EDN, Laura Rosendahl, Frank Christensen, Brad Leonard, Tina Burton, Kris Weisman, Anne Peters, Sonya Gjerde, Alandra Schutjer, Megan Miller, Robyn Swisher,  Margaret Evans, Jessica Ruse, Kathy Cornwall

 

 

Public Hearing – Land Transfer to City of Estherville

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

 

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

 

Public Input                                                                          None

 

Land Transfer to City of Estherville   The district is proposing to transfer the land south of the RWC to the City of Estherville for the new outdoor aquatics center.

 

Adjourn Public Hearing                                                     Motion by Juhl, second by Fandel to adjourn the public hearing at 5:12p.m.  Motion carried 5-0.

Regular Meeting

Call to Order/Roll Call                                                       President Condon called the regular meeting to order at 5:15pm.  Board members present were Schnell, Fandel, Soper, Juhl.

 

Agenda Approval                                                                Motion by Schnell second by Soper to approve the agenda moving the tour of possible meeting sites (8.5) to after item 8.8.  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 November 25, 2019 meeting.  

  Bills                       

  Hires – Ms. Elizabeth Lentien, Elementary Special Education Teacher.                Finance Reports                                                                  

 Highlights          None

 

Reports/Information                                                           Administrator reports were informational.

                                                                                          Items for Action/Discussion                                             

Old Business

Board Policy Series 200                                                     2nd Reading – No Action

New Business

SBRC Application for Increasing Enrollment, Open

Enrollment Out, LEP Instruction beyond 5 years         Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve the SBRC MSA Application for Increasing Enrollment in the amount of $39,261.  Motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                                Motion by Fandel, second by Juhl to approve the SBRC MSA application for Open enrollment not in Fall 2018 in the amount of $69,380. Motion carried 5-0.

Motion by Soper, second by Schnell to approve the SBRC MSA application for ELL instruction beyond 5 years in the amount of $50,006.  Motion 5-0.

 

Dropout Prevention Application  FY 20-21                   Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve

                                                                                                the application for At Risk/Dropout Prevention in the amount

                                                                                                $333,802.00.  Motion carried 5-0.

 

Resolution for Land Transfer to City of Estherville      Motion by Juhl, second by Schnell to approve the resolution as

 follows:  RESOLUTION APPROVING SALE OF PARCEL                       OF REAL ESTATE TO THE CITY OF ESTHERVILLE

              WHEREAS, the Estherville Lincoln Central Community

              School District is owner of the real estate described as:

That part of Lot 2, of the Plat of Fairgrounds subdivision, the

City of Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, described as

follows:

                                                                                      Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Lot 2; thence North 89o54’05” West 190.06 feet along the Southerly line of said Lot 2; thence South 1o18’02” East 45.00 feet along the Southerly line of said Lot 2; thence North 89o56’37” West

                                                                                       374.33 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 2; thence North 1o07’32” West 288.59 feet; thence North 88o50’21” East 476.09 feet; thence North 1o06’32”

                                                                                      West 144.51 feet to the South line of the North 240.00 feet of said Lot 2;thence North 88o50’21” East 88.14 feet to the Southeast corner of the North 240 feet of said Lot 2; thence South 1o06’32” East 400.24 feet to the point of

                                                                                       beginning, containing 3.91 acres subject to easements of record. WHEREAS, said parcel of real estate is adjoining to the Regional Wellness Center, which is owned and operated by the Estherville Lincoln Central Community School

                                                                                      District, and WHEREAS, the Estherville Lincoln Central Community School District proposes to sell the identified parcel of real estate to the City of Estherville, for the purposes of development and construction of a public pool and waterpark; and WHEREAS, the City of Estherville wishes to accept the conveyance of the described parcel of real estate from the Estherville Lincoln Central Community School

                                                                                      District for such purpose, under the terms and conditions as set forth below. WHEREAS, the Board set a public hearing on such sale for 5:10 p.m. on December  16, 2019, at Estherville Lincoln Central High School Little Theatre, Estherville, Iowa, and WHEREAS, Notice of the Board’s hearing was duly published in the Estherville News on Thursday, November 28, 2019, and

                                                                                         WHEREAS, the Board has conducted a public hearing and has  heard and considered all comments made at such hearing,  BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by the Board of Directors of Estherville    Lincoln Central Community School District as follows:

                                                                                   1. The Board agrees to sell to City of Estherville, the following described real estate:

 

That part of Lot 2, of the Plat of Fairgrounds subdivision, to the City of Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, described as follows:

 Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Lot 2; thence North                  89o54’05” West 190.06 feet along the Southerly line of said Lot 2; thence South 1o18’02” East 45.00 feet along the Southerly line of said Lot 2; thence North 89o56’37” West

374.33 feet to the Southwest corner of said Lot 2; thence North 1o07’32” West 288.59 feet; thence North 88o50’21” East 476.09 feet; thence North 1o06’32”

West 144.51 feet to the South line of the North 240.00 feet of said Lot 2; thence North 88o50’21” East 88.14 feet to the Southeast corner of the North

240 feet of said Lot 2; thence South 1o06’32” East 400.24 feet to the point of beginning, containing 3.91 acres subject to easements of record on the following terms and conditions:

 

(a) The District shall transfer the real estate to the City in exchange for the City’s payment of all costs and expenses related to transferring the real estate

including legal expenses incurred by the District.

 

(b) The District makes no warranty, express or implied, as to the condition of the property.

 

(c) The District will deliver a Warranty Deed to the Buyer in exchange for the purchase price.

 

(d) The District will deliver to the Buyer an Abstract of Title, updated through the date of this resolution showing marketable title in the District in conformity with Iowa Law and the Title Standards of the Iowa State Bar Association. The cost of

updating or constructing any Abstract of Title for the above described real estate shall be the responsibility of the City.

 

 (e) Closing and possession shall be on or before January 15, 2020, subject to required approval by the District Board.

2. The Board President and Board Secretary are authorized to execute the Warranty Deed to the Buyer.

Passed this 16th day of  December , 2019.

 

Student Attendance Policy                                                 Tina Burton reviewed the process her daughter experienced with the district’s student attendance policy.  She strongly suggested that the district improve the way it communicates the policy’s procedures to the students and parents. 

 

 

 

                                                               

 

Closed Session                                                                     Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell, “I move that we hold a closed  session as authorized by section 21.5(1)(a) of the

 open meetings law to review or discuss records which are                   required or authorized to be kept confidential.”

Roll Call Vote – Ayes – Juhl, Fandel, Soper, Schnell, Condon

                                                                                                Nays – None

                                                                                                Break 6:22pm to 6:27pm

                                                                                                7:47 Out of closed session

Action From Closed Session                                             Motion by Soper, 2nd by Fandel to deny the open enrollment

                                                                                                request discussed in closed session.  Ayes: Fandel, Soper, Juhl

                                                                                                Condon.  Abstain: Schnell.  Motion carried 4-0.

 

Adjournment – Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to adjourn the meeting at 7:52 pm.    Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be January 20, 2020 at 5:15pm in the High School Library.   

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