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Regular Board Meeting

June 17, 2019


                                                                                                  June 17, 2019

                                                                                               REGULAR MEETING

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


                         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

              Finance Reports  

Highlights                                                                              None

Reports/Information                                                           None

Items for Action/Discussion                                             

Old Business

Board Policy Series 300                                                 2nd Reading – No Action

New Business

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


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.

 Break 5:35-5:40

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.                                                                                        

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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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