Public Hearing/Regular Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
April 20, 2020
PUBLIC HEARING/REGULAR MEETING
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Public Hearing and Regular Meeting on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center. Board members present were Tony Condon, President, Jeff Soper, Vice President, Sandy Fandel, Duane Schnell, and Gordon Juhl. Others present via Zoom - Shane Kalous, Frank Christenson, Robyn Swisher, Megan Miller, Lili Jensen, Connie Humble, Kyle Steffen, Anne Peters, Mindy Brechwald, Laura Rosendahl, Andrea Love, Jenny Christensen, Trish Ingham, Kathy Foster, Kyle Grems, Kris Weisman, Laura Giebler, Jessica Ruse, Rick Gebel. Others present in the High School Library/Media Center were Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Ed Funston-KILR Radio, Jason Kollasch.
PUBLIC HEARING INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT LEVY – 5:10PM
Call to Order/Roll Call President Condon called the public hearing to order at 5:10pm. Board members present were Fandel, Soper, Juhl, Schnell.
Approval of Agenda Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0
Public Input None
Adjourn the Public Hearing Motion by Schnell, second by Juhl to adjourn the public hearing at 5:11pm. Motion carried 5-0.
REGULAR MEETING – 5:15P
Call to Order/Roll Call President Condon called the regular meeting to order at 5:15pm. Board members present were Soper, Fandel, Juhl and Schnell.
Agenda Approval Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the agenda with an additional resignation under the consent agenda. Motion carried 5-0.
Public Input None
Approval of Consent Agenda Motion by Schnell second by Soper to approve the consent agenda as follows: Minutes from March 16 and March 30, 2020; Hires – Sara Harris – 5th Grade, 20-21 TLC Positions; Resignations – Gable Bonner, Kyle Steffen- MS Wrestling, Alex Olesen-MS - 5th grade teacher ; Finance Reports.
Highlights DLT Members and Building Administrators on Wednesday Professional Development.
Reports Administrator reports were informational.
Items for Action/Discussion
Instructional Support Levy Motion by Soper, second by Fandel to approve ELC participating in the Instructional Support Levy for five years beginning 7.1.2021. President Condon read the resolution to participate. Roll Call Vote - Ayes: Schnell, Fandel, Juhl, Soper, Condon. Nays – None. Motion carried.
Agreement UFCW, Local #663 20-21, 21-22 Motion by Schnell, second by Juhl to approve the two-year agreement with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local #663 as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Group A Salary Proposal Motion by Fandel, second by Soper to approve the Group A 20-21 Salary proposal as presented. Ayes – Schnell, Soper, Fandel, Condon. Abstain – Juhl. Motion carried 4 - Abstain 1.
Set Public Hearing Date for 20-21 Academic Calendar
Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to set May 18, 2020 at 5:10 for the Public Hearing on the proposed academic calendar.
2020 Graduate List Motion by Juhl, second by Soper to approve the 2020 graduate list, pending completion of required coursework, as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Closed Session - Professional Competency of an Individual
Motion by Schnell “Pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code, I move that the ELC Community School Board move into closed session for the purpose of evaluating the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.”
Roll call vote - Ayes – Schnell, Fandel, Soper, Juhl, Condon.
Nays – None. Motion carried.
Break 6:29pm – 6:36pm
In Closed Session 6:36pm – 7:30pm
Action from Closed Session
Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the Superintendent’s contract for a three-year term commencing 7.1.2020. Motion carried 5-0.
Adjournment – Motion by Soper, second by Juhl to adjourn the meeting at 7:35pm. Motion carried 5-0.
The next regular meeting will be May 18, 2020 at 515pm.