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Regular Meeting

October 20, 2014


October 20, 2014


The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center.  Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President, Kathy Miller-Cornwall,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; Lili Jensen, Frank Christenson, Curriculum/Alt. HS Director,  Andy Umthun(5:42pm), Will Dible, Jason Kollasch

CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:16 p.m.  Board members present were Schnell,    Miller-Cornwall, Karels, Anderson

AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Karels second by Schnell to approve the agenda with addition of

                                                                                                Lakoda Kelber and moving Mark Allen(Shive-Hattery) before highlights.

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 Schnell, to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                               Motion carried 4-0. 

 Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

 Minutes from the September 15, 2014 meeting.


Hires - Sadie Rosenboom, RWC Lifeguard; Renea Stevens, Basketball Cheer Sponsor; Sonja Christenson, Wrestling Cheer Sponsor;  Lakoda Kelber 7-12 Vocational Ag Teacher BA - Step 1, FFA Sponsor - Step 1.

Finance Reports                      

Shive-Hattery Update                                                               Mark Allen from Shive-Hattery updated the board on the project.

Highlights                                                                                                                      Will Dible   -Standards  Based Grading in 8th  Grade Science

                                                                                                Reports/Information       Administrator reports were informational.


 Jeff Herzberg(via Meeting Zoom) introduced Pat Brown, AEA board member, and updated the board on the services provided by the AEA.


ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION                                      

Unfinished Business

Board Policies – 408-9 Series                                                  3rd reading of the 408-9 Series. Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson to approve policies 408-9 as presented.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                                New Business

SBRC Request – Special Ed Deficit                                          Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the SBRC Request for Special Ed deficit of $ 339,622.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


Appointments, Depositories                                                    Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to approve the following appointments, depository levels and committees.

                                                                                                                                              Board Secretary/Treasurer Kate Woods

Legal Counsel Fitzgibbons – Kevin Sander

Level 1 & 2 Investigators Mindy Brechwald & Brad Leonard - Level 1

Brent Shatto - Level 2

Depositories & Limits Northstar Bank - $10M; Bankers Trust -

$10M; Bankplus - $2M; Northwest - $500K;

Employees Credit Union - $250K

Official Newspaper Estherville News

RWC Committee School: Paul, McCoy, Woods

City: Seylar, Jensen, Clayton

Community: Johnson, Heywood,Stokes

LAN Representative Jodie Greig

District Improvement Council Kathy Cornwall

Negotiations Duane Schnell & Mike Karels

Technology Nancy Anderson

Emmet Co Conference Board Nancy Anderson

Building Committee Kathy Cornwall and Mike Karels

Piper Jaffery – Financial Advisors

Early Childhood Council – Nancy Anderson

Motion carried 5-0.


Early Graduation Request                                                        Motion by Karels, second by Miller-Cornwall to approve the early graduation request as presented.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

Snow Removal Bids 2014-15                                                  Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to approve the 2014-15 snow removal bid from ABC Services.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0

Maintenance Position                                                               Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson to approve the hiring of an additional maintenance position due to the upcoming building project.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

Policies – 1st Reading 410 Series                                              1st Reading of the 410 Series, no action

Set Public Hearing Date                                                            Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to set the public hearing date for the Early Start Date Waiver as November 17, 2014 at 5:10pm.

                                                                                               Motion carried 5-0


Items For Next Month’s Agenda:  SBRC Request – Open Enrollment, ELL, 2nd Policy Reading

Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Miller-Cornwall to adjourn the meeting at 7:15pm.  Motion carried 5-0.  The next regular meeting will be November 17, 2014. 

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