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Regular Board Meeting

January 19, 2016


January 18, 2016


The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a regular meeting on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President, Kathy Miller-Cornwall, Vice President, Duane Schnell, Cory Hoyer, Melissa Regelstad.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, - EDN, Brad Leonard, HS Principal; David McCaulley, MS Principal; Shane Kalous, Elementary Principal;  Frank Christenson, Curriculum/Alt. HS Director, Andy Umthun, Activities/Athletic Director,  Amber Hovey –EDN(5:15-6:15),  Ebony Rahe, Williams & Company

Call to Order/Roll Call                                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:17p.m.  Board members present were Schnell, Hoyer, Miller-Cornwall, Regelstad.

Agenda Approval                                                                     Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to approve the agenda with the additional hire 6.3c Robyn Swisher.

Motion carried 5-0.

Recognition of Visitors                                                            President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.

Public Input                                                                             None.


Consent Agenda                                                                                    Motion by Hoyer, second by Schnell to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                       Motion carried 5-0. 

                                                                                      Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

Minutes from the December 21, 2015 meeting.


               Hires – Tim Looke, 7-8 Girl’s Basketball; Lauran Condon, TLC Grant HS Instructional Coach,Robyn Swisher, TLC Grant – MS Instructional Coach

Finance Reports                     

Highlights                                                                                Shane highlighted the funds that P.A.T. gave to the elementary teachers.

Ebony Rahe presented the FY 2015 Annual Audit Report.


Administrator reports were informational.

Items for Action/Discussion                                                   

Unfinished Business 


Policy Series 503-1 to 503.5 Student Discipline            2nd Reading – No Action.

New Business

FY 2015 Audit Report                                                             Motion by Cornwall, second by Regelstad to accept the FY 2015 Annual Audit as presented.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

Lakes Conference Constitution and Bylaws                             Motion by Hoyer, second by Schnell to approve the updated Lakes Conference                    Constitution and ByLaws.        Motion carried 5-0.

Memorandum of Understanding                                              Motion by Schnell, second by Cornwall to approve the  MOU between ELC and ELCEA.           Motion carried 5-0.

Early Graduation Request                                                        Motion by Cornwall, second by Hoyer to approve the Early Graduation Request, provided the student has met all of the ELC graduation requirements.  Motion carried 5-0.


Items for Next Meeting                                                            Schedule B, Set Budget Hearing Date, Budget Guarantee Resolution, Policies

Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to adjourn the meeting at 6:45pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be February 22, 2016 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

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