Public Hearing/Regular Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
May 21, 2018
PUBLIC HEARING/REGULAR MEETING
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Public Hearing and Regular Meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 5:10pm in the High School Media Center. Board members present were: Kathy Miller-Cornwall, President; Dr. Cory Hoyer, Vice President, Duane Schnell, Melissa Regelstad and Sandy Fandel Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson, Dave Swartz – EDN, David McCauley, Shane Kalous, Brad Leonard, Scott Stokes, Lili Jensen, Jeff Soper, Lili Jensen, Alan Kies, Morgan Soper, Crystal Clabaugh, Amanda Sheda, Jerod Clabaugh, Missy Danner, Amber Harris, Rachel Anderson, Brian Anderson, Nick Helmich, Desiree Welty, Laura Rosendahl, Billie Jo Barbour, Lois Fraser, Carter Ingvall, Connie Humble, Luwanda Towell, Amanda Olson, Tasha Welch, Stephanie Welty, Kyle Steffen, Taylor Myers, Michele Ingvall, Dalton Ciavarelli, Flor Hernandez, McKenzie Peta, Mary Schumacher, Stephanie Nelson, Dustin Nelson, Teresa Gregory
PUBLIC HEARING – FY 2017-18 Budget Amendment – 5:13pm
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL President Cornwall called the Public Hearing to order at 5:13p.m., board members present were Fandel, Schnell, Hoyer and Regelstad.
AGENDA APPROVAL Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
PUBLIC INPUT There was none.
FY 2017-18 Budget Amendment Superintendent Paul reviewed budget amendment.
ADJOURNMENT Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to adjourn hearing at 5:14p.m.
Motion carried 5-0.
REGULAR MEETING – 5:15PM
Call to Order/Roll Call President Cornwall called the regular meeting to order at 5:14pm. Board members present were Schnell, Hoyer, Fandel, Regelstad.
Agenda Approval Motion by Fandel, second by Schnell to approve the agenda as presented with moving the Class Size Discussion after the consent agenda.
Motion carried 5-0.
Public Input Jeff Soper, Crystal Clabaugh, Amanda Sheda, Stephanie Wheatley, Tasha Welch and McKenzie Peta addressed the board concerning the class size agenda item.
Consent Agenda Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to approve the consent agenda as presented.
Motion carried 5-0.
Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
Minutes from the April 16, 2018 meeting.
Hires – Christine Quastad, HS Building Secretary; Kyle Steffen, HS Summer Credit Recovery Teacher; Kim Sorbo HS Summer Credit Recovery Teacher; Jean Jensen, Head Varsity Volleyball Coach; Ashley Lullmann, JV Volleyball Coach; Jennifer Brookhart, Freshman Volleyball Coach; Amanda Zylstra, MS Volleyball Coach.
Resignations – Emily Sexton, Elementary SPED Teacher; Sarah Roseland, Nutrition Aide
Volunteer Coaches – Nate Hansen – Baseball; Ashley Lullmann Softball
Retirement – Sharon Neeman, Nutrition Aide
Elementary Class Sizes 2018-19 Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to table the class size recommendation. Motion carried 5-0.
Highlights Middle School Talented and Gifted Program – Lois Fraser, Taylor Myers and Carter Ingvall highlighted the 3D printer students are learning to use.
Reports/Information Administrator reports were informational.
Items for Action/Discussion
Board Policies 605 Series Tabled until next meeting.
Reading/math Intervention Rubrics Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the presented Reading/Math rubrics as presented by the staff and reviewed by the administration. Motion carried 5-0.
New Business HS Washington DC Trip Motion by Hoyer second by Fandel to approve the optional trip to Washington DC for the High School Social Studies Department in the Spring of 2020. Motion carried 5-0.
Group A 2018-19 Salary Package Motion by Schnell , second by Hoyer to approve a total package increase of 1.45% for the 2018-19 school year for Group A. Motion carried 5-0.
Custodial 2018-19 Salary Package Motion by Fandel, second by Regelstad to approve a total package increase of 1.02% total package for the FY 19 school year. Motion carried 5-0.
Board Policy Series 606 Instructional Arrangements 1st Reading – No Action
Board Policy Series 607 Instructional Services 1st Reading – No Action
2017-18 Budget Amendment Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer approve the 17-18 Budget Amendment as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Audit Extension Proposal Motion by Fandel, second by Hoyer to approve the audit extension proposal with Williams and Company through fiscal year ending June of 2020. Motion carried 5-0.
Woodward Youth Agreement 2018-19 Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to
approve the 2018-19 28E agreement with Woodward Youth
Services. Motion carried 5-0.
Closed Session – Professional Competency of an Individual
Motion by Regelstad– “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.” Second by Hoyer. Motion carried 5-0.
Time in closed session – 7:50pm
Time out of closed session - 8:32pm
Action from Closed Session Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve Superintendent’s continuing contract, no increase in salary. Motion carried 5-0.
Adjournment – Motion by Regelstad, second by Fandel , to adjourn the meeting at 8:33pm. Motion carried 5-0. The next regular meeting will be June 18, 2018 at 5:15pm. .