Regular Board Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
June 17, 2019
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center. Board members present were: Kathy Cornwall, President, Dr. Cory Hoyer, Vice President, Melissa Regelstad and Duane Schnell. Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Jason Kollasch, Lili Jensen, David Swartz, Ed Funston, Barb Houseman, Kyle Steffen, Irene Mayland, Julie Edwards, Jamie Whitney, Doug Mayland, Gordon Juhl, Tyler Ruse
REGULAR MEETING – 5:15PM
Call to Order/Roll Call President Cornwall called the regular meeting to order at 5:15pm. Board members present were Hoyer, Regelstad, and Schnell. Absent: Fandel
Agenda Approval Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
Public Input None
Consent Agenda Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to approve the consent agenda as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
Minutes from the May 14 and May 20, 2019 meeting.
Hires – Elementary Summer tutors – Kathy Foster, Lacey Kilgore, Leslie White, Shayla Witzke, Jenny Christensen, Deb Gruwell, Alyssa Urdahl; Mr. Matt Devries – 2nd Grade Teacher; Ms. Lexi Sutton, Demoney Teacher Associate; Bryson McCabe – MS/High School Teacher – BA Step 2; Meredith Spykerman – MS/High School Teacher – BA Step 11; Cindy Bethune, Kitchen Aid - $9.50/hr; Jane Aanonson – Kitchen Lead - $12.65/hr; Lorena Brant – Elementary DLT; Bryson McCabe – Varsity Asst Football & Varsity Asst Girls Track; Pearl Clinton – Summer Custodial; Amy Ring-Rose, Cross County-MS & Varsity Asst. – $ 3,190.00.
Resignation – Tamara Carel, Avis Haukoos, Scott Stokes, Ashley Bonner
Transfer – Shane Kalous – Elementary Principal to Activities Director/Dean of Students
Items for Action/Discussion
Board Policy Series 300 2nd Reading – No Action
Set Public Hearing Date – HS HVAC Project Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to set the date for the Public Hearing for the HS HVAC project as Monday, July 1, 2019 at 5:10pm in the High School Library, 1520 Central Avenue, Estherville, IA. Motion carried 4-0.
Set Public Hearing Date – Roosevelt Sale Motion by Hoyer, second by Schnell to approve by resolution setting the public hearing date for July 15, 2019 at 5:10pm for the sale of the Roosevelt Property. Roll Call Vote- Ayes: Hoyer, Regelsted, Jensen, Cornwall. Nays: None
Equity Review Policy Updates 1st Review – No Action
19-20 Fee Schedule Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to approve the 19-20 Fee Schedule as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
Depository Limits Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to approve the 19-20 Depository Limits as follows:
Northstar Bank - $12M
ISJIT - $5M
Northwest Bank - $8M
Group A – 19-20 Salary Proposal Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the Group A salary increases as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
Handbook – Middle School Motion by Regelstad, second by Schnell to approve the 19-20 Middle school handbook as presented.
Motion carried 4-0.
Closed Session – Professional Competency of an Individual Motion by Regelstad “Pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code, I move that the ELC Community School Board move into closed session for the purpose of evaluating the professional competency of an individual whose appointment, hiring, performance or discharge is being considered when necessary to prevent needless and irreparable injury to that individual’s reputation and that individual requests a closed session.” Roll call Vote – Ayes - Hoyer, Regelstad, Schnell, Cornwall. Nay – None.
Time in Closed Session 5:40pm
Time out of Closed Session 6:38pm
Action from closed Session Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the Superintendent’s three year contract. Motion carried 4-0.
Adjournment – Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to adjourn the meeting at 6:59pm. Motion carried 4-0. The next regular meeting will be June 17, 2019 at 5:15pm.