Regular Board Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
November 20, 2017
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
REGULAR MEETING – 5:15PM
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
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.
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.
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.