Regular Board Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
April 20, 2015
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday April 20, 2015 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center. Board members present were: Jodie Greig, President; Mike Karels, Nancy Anderson. Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tidemann- EDN, Jason Kollasch, David McCaulley, Andrew Umthun, Ed Funston-KILR, Brad Leonard, Shane Kalous, Frank Christensen, Lili Jensen, Brenda Reeves, Steve Bradburn, Michelle Bradburn, Laura Giebler, Rick Gebel, Connie Humble, Will Dible, Robyn Swisher, M Griffith-Farm Bureau, Amber Jordan
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:17 p.m. Board members present were Greig, Karels, Schnell, Anderson. Absent: Kathy Miller-Cornwall
Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the agenda as presented.
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 Karels, 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 March 16 & 18, April 1, 2015 meetings.
Hires – Ms. Jennifer Poole, HS Math, BA Step 1; Mrs. Sonja Gjerde, 9th Grade Volleyball, Step 1; Mrs. Kieja Evans, Co JV/Var Volleyball, Step 9/2; Mrs. Jean Jensen, Co JVVar Volleyball, Step 2, Mr. Matthew Gruhlke, 6th Grade - BA Step 3; Mrs. Melissa Leonard, Summer School ; Mrs. Kathy Foster, Summer School; Ms. Desiree Welty – HS English, BA Step 3; Mr. Matthew Gruhlke, Asst Baseball, Step 2; Asst Football, Step 1; Mrs. Emily Sexton, Summer School, Lee Evans, MS Girls Bball, Ms. Laura Condon, HS Summer School, Mr. Kurt Snyder, Asst. Maintenance Director
Resignations – Mr. Joe Clark - STEM, Mrs. Kelsie Christensen- MS SPED, Mrs. Jessica Day-7th Grade Girls Basketball, Mr. Ryan Wurtz – MS Computer Apps, Mrs. Gloria Nath-Elementary ELL, Mr. Sam Beernink, MS Wrestling, Mr. Kevin White, MS Counselor, MS Track, JV Basketball, Mr. Dean Truog, Asst. Track Coach.
Highlights HS Standards Based Grading Team – Will Dible, Amber Jordan, Connie Humble, Brenda Reeves and Robyn Swisher updated the board on Standards Based Grading.
Administrator reports were informational.
ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION
Board Policies – 413 Series
2nd Reading of the 413 Series – Classified Employee Termination of Employment
Set FY 15 Budget Amendment Hearing Date
Motion by Anderson, second by Schnell to set the FY 15 Budget Amendment Public Hearing date as 5.18.15 at 5:10pm. Motion carried 4-0.
Early Graduation Request Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to approve the early graduation request pending student’s completion of requirements. Motion carried 4-0.
Senior Class Certification
Motion by Karels, second by Anderson, to certify the class of 2015. Motion carried 4-0.
Music Department NYC Trip
Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the Music Department’s request to take a trip to New York City with students.
Motion carried 4-0.
PPEL/SILO FY 16 Projects Motion by Anderson, second by Karels approve they FY 16 PPEL/SILO Project List as presented. Motion carried 4-0.
2015-16 Local 79C Contract Agreement Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the Local 79C contract tentative agreement as presented. Motion carried -0.
Director Greig announced that “The board will meet as provided in Iowa Code 20.17(3) for a collective bargaining strategy session following adjournment.”
Motion by Anderson, second by Schnell to adjourn the meeting at 6:32pm. Motion carried 4-0.