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Regular Board Meeting

January 19, 2015


January 19, 2015


The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President;  Kathy Miller-Cornwall,Vice President, Nancy Anderson, Mike Karels.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tidemann- EDN, Brad Leonard, HS Principal; David McCaulley, MS Principal; Shane Kalous, Elementary Principal; Frank Christenson, Curriculum/Alt. HS Director, Andy Umthun, Activities Director; Keija Evans, Lili Jensen



CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:17p.m.  Board members present were Greig, Karels, Anderson, Miller-Cornwall. Absent – Schnell

AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Karels, second by Anderson to approve the agenda with the addition of Kieja Evans as a highlight.

Motion carried 4-0.

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.

PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       None

CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Anderson, second by Cornwall, to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0. 

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the December 15 and December 23, 2014 meetings.


Notification of Return – Brandi Swenson

Finance Reports                      


Highlights                                                                                                Keija Evans discussed the Family Involvement Data. Percentages were up for attendance from the dads.

                                                                                                Goodies with Grandparents had 267 grandparents attend.  Family fun night had 450 attend.  


Reports/Information                                                                                Administrator reports were informational.

                                                                                                ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION      

Unfinished Business

Board Policies – 411  Series                                                    3rd and final reading of the 411 Series – Classified Employees-General

                                                                                                Motion by Cornwall, second by Karels to approve the 411 Series.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.


Board Policies – 412 Series                                                     1st Reading of the 412 Series – Classified Employee Compensation & Benefits, no action.   


New Business


Set Public Hearing Date & Time                                               Motion by Karels second by Anderson to set the public hearing date and time

                                                                                                for the proposed plans, specifications, and form of contract of the ELCCSD Demoney Elementary Addition and Renovation as February 9, 2015 at 5:15pm.



Items For Next Month’s Agenda:   Policies, Bids,                   


Adjournment – Motion by Karels, second by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:06pm.  Motion carried 4-0.  The next regular meeting will be February 9, 2015 following public hearing.


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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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