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Regular Board Meeting

November 20, 2017


                                                                                November 20, 2017

                                                                                     Regular Meeting

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were: Kathy Miller-Cornwall, President, Dr.  Cory Hoyer, Vice President, Melissa Regelstad, Duane Schnell, Sandy Fandel.    Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson,  Dave Swartz – EDN, Shane Kalous,  Scott Stokes,  Lili Jensen, David McCaulley, Brad Leonard,  Katherine Wilson, Emily Lair, Tiegan Huntley, Emily Lair, Jason Enerson, Savannah Wilson


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

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

Public Input                                                                          None

Consent Agenda                                                                  Motion by Fandel, second by Hoyer to approve the consent agenda as presented, moving item 5.3d David Nitchals out of the consent agenda.   Motion carried 5-0.

 Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

 Minutes from the October 13th & 16th , 2017 meetings.


Hires – Janella Bodle, HS Teacher Associate

Resignations – Jessica Hatland, Teacher Associate, David

Finance Reports

Resignation                                                                           President Cornwall expressed her regrets in seeing David

                                                                                                Nitchals’ resignation from the 7th Grade Football position,

stating that she felt he did a really good job.  Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer  to accept Nitchals’ resignation as 7th Grade Football coach.  Ayes – Hoyer, Schnell, Regelstad, Fandel.  Nays – Cornwall.  Motion carried 4-1.

Highlights                                                                              FFA students presented a video of  their trip to the FFA National Convention in                                                                                                   Indianapolis.  Students enjoyed meeting other FFA members from other                                                                                                           states and the session  presentations.

Administrator Reports                                                        Reports were informational. 

Unfinished Business           

Board Policies – 603 Series Curriculum                       3rd  Reading of Board Policies – Series 603 Curriculum

Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel  to approve  Board Policy Series 603. Motion carried 5-0.

New Business                                      

SBRC Request                                                                     Motion by  Hoyer, second by Fandel to approve the SBRC Request for Open enrollment, LEP in the amount of $108,493.  Motion carried 5-0.


Board Policy 705.1 Purchasing-Bidding                         Motion by Schnell to waive the 2nd and 3rd readings of board policy 705.1 purchasing-bidding to update it to the thresholds required by Iowa law. Second by Regelstad.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


Physics  Waiver for ILO                                                     Motion by Hoyer, second by Fandel  to approve the exemption for the in-house certified Physics teacher and the use of the Iowa Online Learning Center for our Physics course for the 2017-18 school  year.


Job Description Update                                                      Motion by Fandel, second by Regelstad to update the title change for the Activities/Athletic Director position.  Motion carried 5-0.


Early Graduation Request                                                 Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the early graduation request for the student as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.


Early Retirement                                                                 Motion by  Schnell, second by Hoyer to not offer an early retirement incentive this year.  Abstain – Fandel, Ayes – Hoyer, Schnell, Regelstad, Cornwall.  Motion carried 4-0.


Board Policies-604 Series- 1st Reading                            This is the first reading of the 604 Series – Alternative Programs, no action.


Adjournment – Motion by  Regelstad, second by Schnell to adjourn the meeting at 6:27pm.   Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be December 18, 2017 at 5:15pm.     

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