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Regular Board Meeting

October 16, 2017


                                                                                October 16, 2017

                                                                                  Regular Meeting

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, October 16, 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, Nate Dunlavy, Autumn Turner, Lili Jensen,  Holly Edlin, Nathan Puhl, Danny Mejia, Brent Kottke, Kayleigh White, Paula Gomez, Cesia Dietrich


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

Public Input                                                                                                 Autumn Turner addressed the board about the school shooting threat on October 4, 2017.  Concerns with child safety and parent notifications during the sequence of events.

Kayleigh White expressed concerns with the district’s use of A.L.I.C.E training, feels that it is dangerous.  Would like to see district look at an alternate to A.L.I.C.E.

Brent Kottke addressed the board concerning the lack of security in the district, no metal detectors, more officers needed, equip staff.  Felt that A.L.I.C.E training was traumatizing to daughter.

Consent Agenda                                                                  Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve the consent agenda as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.

 Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

 Minutes from the September 18, 2017 meeting.


Hires – Sarah Raymond – MS Track, Josie Krivolavy, Elementary Teacher Associate, Brooke Hagen, Central Office – Staff Accountant; Amanda Zylstra, 9-12 Girls Basketball Chaperone, Matt Gruhlke, 7th Grade Boys Basketball, Jed Vorba, Volunteer Girl’s HS Track Coach

Finance Reports

                                                                                      Highlights                                                                              None

                                                                                       Administrator Reports     Reports were informational.  Officer Dunlavy and                                                                                                 Superintendent Paul reviewed the events surrounding the October 4, 2017 text                                                                                         messages.

Unfinished Business           

Board Policies – 603 Series Curriculum                          2nd  Reading of Board Policies – Series 603 Curriculum – No Action.

New Business                                      

Certified Enrollment                                                       Superintendent Paul presented the enrollment numbers that                                                                                                                       will determine the 2018-19school funding.

6:06PM – Director Hoyer leaves.

Bus Bids                                                                         Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to approve the bus bid from Blue Bird                                                                                         Bus Sales for $84,491.00.  Motion carried 4-0.

Adjournment – Motion by Reglestad, second by Fandel to adjourn the meeting at 6:09pm.   Motion carried 4-0.  The next regular meeting will be November 20, 2017 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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