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Regular Board Meeting

October 21, 2019


                                                                                         October 21, 2019

                                                                                       REGULAR MEETING

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Dr. Cory Hoyer-Vice President, Melissa Regelstad , Duane Schnell and Sandy Fandel   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Dave Swartz – EDN, Lili Jensen, Jason Kollasch, Rick Gebel, Megan Miller, Robyn Swisher, Kyle Steffen, Connie Humble, Kathy Beernink, Margaret Evans, Shelly Berning, Frank Christenson, Gordon Juhl, Brad Leonard, Jeff Soper, Jean Herrick, Meredith Spykerman, Tyler Ruse, Jessica Ruse, Nick McClurg

  Call to Order/Roll Call                                                 Vice- President Hoyer  called the regular meeting to order at 5:16pm.  Board                                                                                             members present were  Schnell, Fandel, and Regelstad. Absent - Cornwall

Agenda Approval                                                           Motion by Regelstad second by Fandel to approve the agenda with                                                                                                           additional hires of Paulson and Roberts.  Motion carried 4-0.

Public Input                                                                    None.

Consent Agenda                                                             Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve the consent agenda as                                                                                                   presented.   Motion carried 4-0.   

Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

 Minutes from the September 16, 2019 meeting.


 Hires – Katie Friesner, Dem SPED Teacher Associate, Elinor Paulson, Kim   Roberts – Demoney

Highlights                                                                                                        Frank Christenson introduced Meredith Spykerman, a new middle school science teacher.

Update on the Therapy Dog Program – Jean Herrick introduced Otto, the therapy dog from the high school.  Shelly Berning talked about the benefits of the therapy dog located at the Demoney Building.  

Reports/Information                                                      Administrator reports were informational.

Items for Action/Discussion                                             

Old Business

Board Policy Series 100                                                  2nd Reading – No Action

New Business

2019-20 Snow Removal Bids                                            Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to approve the bid of $3,000 per                                                                                                   push from Cory Juergens Construction for the 19-20 School Year.                                                                                                             Motion carried 4-0.

Iowa Assessment Date                                                      Results for Iowa Assessment Data are not yet available.

Certified Enrollment Update                                              Certified enrollment data will not be finalized until November 8, per the DE.                                                                                               As of this meeting ELC looks to be down 4 to 5 students.

Certified Annual Report                                                     Reviewed the treasurer’s report from the Certified Annual Report for the                                                                                                     fiscal  year ending 6.30.19.


Adjournment – Motion by Regelstad, second by  Fandel to adjourn the meeting at 6:09 pm.    Motion carried 4-0.  The next regular meeting will be November 18, 2019 at 5:15pm.   

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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. 712-362-2692

La Escuela Comunitaria Estherville Lincoln Central no descrimina basandose en el raza, color, credo, origen nacional, religion, sexo, identidad de genero, edad, discapacidad, estatus marital, orientacion sexual, atributos fisicos, discapacidad o capacidad mental, afiliacion militar, preferencias por partido politico, estatus socioeconomico, o estatus familiar. Consultas o quejas pueden ser dirigidas a la Sra. Tara Paul, Superintendente, 1814 7th Avenue, Estherville, Iowa 51334. 712-362-2692

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