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Regular Meeting

July 17, 2017

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

                                                                                           July 17, 2017

                                                                                         Regular Meeting

The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were: Kathy Miller-Cornwall, President, Cory Hoyer, Vice President, Melissa Regelstad(5:35pm), Duane Schnell, Jodie Greig(Phone).   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson,  Dave Swartz – EDN, Shane Kalous,  David McCaulley,  Brad Leonard, Scott Stokes, Barb Houseman, Lili Jensen

REGULAR MEETING – 5:15PM

                                                                                      Call to Order/Roll Call                                                        President Cornwall                                                                                             called the regular meeting to order at 5:15pm.  Board members present were                                                                                           Schnell, Hoyer, Greig(Phone).  Absent: Regelstad

Agenda Approval                                                                Motion by Hoyer, second by  Schnell to approve the agenda as presented.  Motion carried 4-0.

Public Input                                                                          There was none.

                                                          

Consent Agenda                    Motion by  Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the consent agenda as presented.                                                                         Motion carried 4-0.            

Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

Minutes from the June 13, 2017 and June 19, 2017  meeting.

Bills

Hires – Mrs. Deb Gruwell – 2nd Grade Teacher; Ms. Jessica Sly – 2nd Grade Teacher; Mrs. Sheri Nissen, P/T Custodian; Mr. Mike Pytleski, MS Day Custodian

Resignation – Mrs. Kelsie Christensen, Asst. Varsity Softball

              Finance Reports – informational.                                                   

Items for Action/Discussion                                             

Unfinished Business           

Board Policies 600-602.4                                              Motion by Schnell, second by  Greig to  approve Board Policies 600-602.4 as                                                                                           presented.

                                                                                      Motion carried 4-0.

ELC Reading – Second Reading                                  Motion by Hoyer, second by Schnell to 

Approve the language changes as suggested by Mr. Leonard and ask that the 5-12 ELA teachers look at the placement criteria for incoming Freshman moving forward and that this be brought back to the Board in January or February for approval.  Motion carried 4-0.

                                                                                                5:35pm – Regelstad arrives.

New Business                                      

                                                                                       UDMO Agreement SWVPS             Motion by  Greig, second by  Hoyer to                                                                                                approve the agreement between ELC and UDMO for 17-18 State  Wide                                                                                                    Voluntary Preschool services. Motion carried 5-0.

Roosevelt Lease                                                                  Motion by  Greig, second by  Schnell to approve  the lease with UDMO for the Roosevelt Building. Motion carried 5-0.

2017-18 Handbooks                                                          Motion by  Hoyer, second by  Regelstad to approve the 2017-18 handbooks as presented.  Motion carried 5-0.

General Obligation School Refunding Bonds, 2017   Board Member Schnell, introduced the following Resolution entitled “RESOLUTION APPOINTING BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF DES MOINES, IOWA TO SERVE AS PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR, AND TRANSFER AGEND, APPROVEING THE PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR AND TRANSFER AGEND AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF SAME” and moved its adoption.  Board member Greig seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll ws called and the vote was,

 AYES: Hoyer, Regelstad, Schnell, Cornwall, Greig

 Nays: None

The President declared the Resolution adopted.

Board Member Hoyer moved that the form of Tax Exemption Certificate be placed on file and approved.  Board Member Regelstad seconded the motion.  The roll was called and the vote was,

AYES: Hoyer, Regelstad, Schnell, Cornwall, Greig

Nays: None

The President declared the Resolution adopted.

 Board  Member Greig introduced the following Resolution entitled “RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION SCHOOL REFUNDING BONDS, SERIES 2017, IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,405,000, AND LEVING A TAX FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF,” and moved its adoption.  Board Member Schnell seconded the motion to adopt.  The roll was called and the vote was:

 AYES: Hoyer, Regelstad, Schnell, Cornwall, Greig

 Nays: None

The President declared the Resolution adopted.

Closed Session-Professional Competency of an Individual

Motion by Hoyer “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.                                      Time in closed session –  5:48pm

Time out of closed session – 6:12pm

Action from Closed Session                                              Motion by  Schnell, second by  Greig to approve the contract for Superintendent Paul for 3 years.  Motion carried 5-0.

                      

Adjournment – Motion by  Regelstad, second by  Greig to adjourn the meeting at 6:12pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be August 21, 2017 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. tara.paul@elc-csd.org 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. tara.paul@elc-csd.org 712-362-2692

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