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Regular Meeting

November 17, 2014


November 17, 2014


The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President, Kathy Miller-Cornwall(5:26pm),Vice President;  Duane Schnell, Nancy Anderson, Mike Karels.   Others present were:  Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tidemann- EDN, Brad Leonard, HS Principal; David McCaulley, MS Principal; Shane Kalous, Elementary Principal; Frank Christenson, Curriculum/Alt. HS Director,  Andy Umthun, Activities Director; Bob Grems, RWC Director; Jason Kollasch, Maintenance Director; Ebony Rahe, Williams and Company.




CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the public hearing to order at 5:13pm.  Board members present were

                                                                                                Schnell, Karels, Anderson.  Absent: Miller-Cornwall

EARLY START WAIVER, 2015-16                                        Superintendent Paul explained the process and potential need to complete an early start waiver for the 2015-16 school year.

ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Karels, second by Anderson. 

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0




CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were Schnell,  Karels, Anderson. Absent – Miller-Cornwall.

AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the agenda as presented.

Motion carried 4-0.

RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.

PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       None

CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Anderson, second by Karels, to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0. 

                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from the October 20, 2014 meeting.


Hires -  Jean Reinking, Demoney Teacher Associate - $9.50/hr.

Volunteer – Ethan Pierson, Wrestling Coach Volunteer

Finance Reports                      

2013-14 Audit Report                                                              Ebony Rahe from Williams & Company highlighted the 2013-14 audit report.

Highlights                                                                                None

                                                                                                5:26pm Miller-Cornwall arrives.

Reports/Information                                                                                Administrator reports were informational.

                                                                                                ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION      

Unfinished Business

Board Policies – 410  Series                                                    2nd reading of the 410 Series. No Action


New Business

2013-14 Audit Report                                                              Motion by Anderson, second by Schnell to accept the 2013-14 Audit report as presented by Williams & Company.

                                                                                                Motion Carried 5-0

SBRC Request – Fall 2014 Open Enrollment, LEP                   Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson to approve the SBRC Request for increased enrollment and LEP instruction beyond 5 years for $114,146.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.

Early Start Date Waiver                                                            Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the application for an Early Start Date Waiver for the 2015-16 school year.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.

2015 IDATP Fee Payment                                                       Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to approve the fee payment in the IDATP

                                                                                                drug testing program.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

Modified Allowable Growth Dropout Prevention Application  Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to approve the application for the             

                                                                                                2015-16 school year for Dropout Prevention.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0

Policies – 411 Series                                                                1st Reading of the 411 Series, no action

Piper Jaffray – Engagement letter                                             Motion by Anderson, second by Miller-Cornwall to approve the engagement letter with Piper Jaffrey to be the district’s representative for the financing of the upcoming building project.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0


Items For Next Month’s Agenda:   Policies                                             

Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to adjourn the meeting at 6:41pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be December 15, 2014. 

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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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