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Regular Board Meeting

August 19, 2019


                                                                                    August 19, 2019

                                                                       REGULAR MEETING

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were: Kathy Miller-Cornwall, President; Dr. Cory Hoyer, Vice President,  Melissa Regelstad and Sandy Fandel   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Dave Swartz – EDN, Jason Kollasch, Lili Jensen,  Brad Leonard, Megan Miller, Nate Hansen, Robyn Swisher



                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, Fandel, Regelstad. Absent: Duane Schnell.


Agenda Approval                                                                Motion by Regelstad, second by Fandel 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 July 1 and July 15 2019 meetings.


Hires – Ms. Sara West, Elementary ELL Teacher, BA Step1;

Ms. Betsy Nusbaum, Elementary Teacher, BA Step 5; Ms.       Beth Wycoff, TLC Mentor & DLT; Ms Tamarra Brown, Demoney Custodian; Ms. Morgan Eisenbacher – Demony Teacher Associate; Ms. Jannette Espinosa, Demoney Teacher Associate; Ms. Pearl Clinton – Demoney Teacher Associate; Mr. Mark Paulson – Demoney Teacher Associate/Sub Custodian.

Resignations – Kyle Steffen – MS Football; Connie Humble – Cross Country, 5th Grade Science Teacher, Kayla McKinney – Drill Team Coach; Natalie Dettmann – Elementary Teacher.

Volunteer Coachers – Trevor Olson, Joel Lair, Tony Hogue, Ann Tindal, Rachel Anderson, Mark Friesner, Matt Prill, Scott Stokes, Dick Barrett, Nate Hansen

Finance Reports                                        

Highlights                                                                              None

Reports/Information                                                           No reports this month.

Items for Action/Discussion                                             

Unfinished Business          

Equity Review Policy Updates                                         Motion by Fandel, 2nd by Hoyer to approve the updates to Policies 302.1,303.2,405.2,411.2,501.12.

Motion carried 4-0.

New Business

IlCC Agreement                                                                   Annual Career Connect Programs/Courses reviewed.


UDMO Agreements                                                            Annual Early Childhood, Food Service and Transportation

                                                                                                agreements were reviewed.


2nd Grade Summer School Update                                   Reviewed the Summer School Program provided to 2nd



Delegate Assembly Appointment                    Move by Regelstad, second by Hoyer to appoint Sandy Fandel.

                                                                                Motion carried 3-0.  Abstain - Fandel



Milk/Bread Bids 19-20                                      Motion by  Hoyer, second by Fandel to approve

                                                                                the Anderson’s milk bid and the Pan O Gold bread bid.

                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.


Annual Appointments                                        Motion by Fandel, second by Regelstad to approve

                                                                                the following annual appointments:

                                                                                Board Secretary/Treasurer – Kate Woods

                                                                                Legal Counsel – Fitzgibbon Law; Ahlers & Cooney P.C. for special

                                                                                Education counsel; Lynch Dallas

Level 1 Investigator – Brad Leonard & Level 2 Investigator – Brent Shatto

Official Newspaper – Estherville News

Title IX and Equity Coordinator – Tara Paul

                                                                         Motion carried 4-0.

Closed Session – Student Suspension             Motion by Fandel ”Pursuant to Chapter 21 of the Iowa Code,

I move that the ELC Community School Board move into closed session for the purpose of student expulsion or suspension.” Second by


Roll Call Vote – Ayes –Cornwall, Hoyer, Fandel, Regelstad

Nay – None

Break @ 5:32pm – 5:40pm

In Closed Session – 5:40pm

                                                                                Out of Closed Session – 6:12pm


Action from Closed Session                              No Action



Adjournment – Motion by Regelstad, second by Fandel to adjourn the meeting at 6:17pm.    Motion carried 4-0.  The next regular meeting will be September 16, 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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