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Regular School Board Meeting/Public Hearing

July 15, 2013

 

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY
July 15, 2013
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
 
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 5: P.M. in the High School Library.   Board members present were:   Jodie Greig, President; Mike Karels, Vice President; Nancy Anderson, Duane Schnell, Kathy Miller-Cornwall, Michelle McCoy.   Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tiedeman- EDN, Ed Funston(5:53pm)-KILR, Lili Jensen, Representative Tedd Gassman, Lynn & Deb Elrod, Darvin & Marilyn Schnell, Dawn Webb, Jamey M. Whitney, Connie Siebenbruner, Tanya Crees, Tara Pyawasit, Ryan Ross, Katrina Thiel, Brandon Carlin, Cellina Fonseca-Ramirez, Kristy Funston, Karen Gage, Keith Godfrey, Chet Pyawasit, Mike Masters
5:05 P.M. – Public Hearing
CALL TO ORDER                                                                   President Greig called the public hearing to order at 5:07p.m. 
ROLL CALL                                                                            Board members present were, N. Anderson, Schnell, Miller - Cornwall, Karels, McCoy. Absent: Schiltz
APPROVAL OF AGENDA                                                      Motion by Karels, second by McCoy to approve the Agenda as presented.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               Welcome to Visitors/Media Representatives
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       Dawn Webb, Ryan Ross spoke to the board on behalf of A Child’s World Daycare. Tara Pyawasit thanked the board for their patience on this issue. She stated that A Child’s World currently has 100 children enrolled with 54 children on a waiting list. Jamie Whitney from Upper Des Moines Opportunity expressed
                                                                                                that Upper Des Moines had no intention to displace A Child’s World if the board accepted their bid. 
ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to adjourn the public hearing at 5:24pm. Motion carried 6-0.
MCKINLEY BUILDING PROPOSALS                                    The board reviewed the proposals/bids from Upper Des Moines Opportunity - $40,000 and a Child’s
                                                                                                World - $30,000. They also discussed the potential tax consequences of each buyer’s proposal.
ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to adjourn the public hearing at 5:24pm.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
 
5:15 P.M. – REGULAR MEETING
 
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:24 p.m. Board members present were, N. Anderson, Schnell, Miller - Cornwall, Karels, McCoy. Absent: Schiltz
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Karels, second by Anderson to approve the agenda with the RWC salary recommendations under personnel..
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       There was none.
CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to approve the consent agenda.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes from the June 17 and July 2, 2013 meetings.
                                                                                                Bills
                                                                                                Hires – Mr. Kyle Steffen, MS Football, Step 1 $1,300; Mr. Ryan Wurtz, Asst Varsity Football, Step 1 - $2,250; Mr. Kyle Steffen,HS social Studies, BA Step 1 - $29,290; Mr. Eric Francis, HS Social Studies, BA Step 1 - $29,290; Ms. Kim Petrick, HS English, BA Step 1 - $29,290; Mr. Kevin White, MS Guidance, MA Step 1 - $33,998, Non-teaching contract coaches and sponsors. Amanda Fernau, increase of $2,500.00; Bob Grems a 3.95% total package increase.
                                                                                                Other – Ms. Mindy Brechwald, 1.5 Additional Contract Days and Ms. Jenny Nitchals, 10 Additional Contract Days.
                                                                                               
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational.
HIGHLIGHTS                                                                        
REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     No Administrator’s reports. Representative Tedd Gassman updated the board on the legislative news. 
UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                      
Policies – 2nd Reading                                                             2nd Reading of policies 400 – 401.10, no action.
 
NEW BUSINESS
Sale of McKinley Building                                                       Motion by Miller-Cornwall, second by McCoy to approve the sale of the McKinley Building to A Child’s World Daycare for $30,000.
                                                                                                Abstain – Karels, Schnell
                                                                                                Ayes – Miller-Cornwall, McCoy, Anderson, Greig
                                                                                                Nays – None.
                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.
 
Handbook Changes                                                                  Motion by Karels, second by Anderson to approve the 2013-14 student handbook changes, including the Student Appropriate Use Policy for all levels.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
 
Legislative Priorities                                                                Motion by Anderson, second by Schnell to approve the Legislative priorities for 2013-14 school year as follows: 14 – Supports setting allowable growth at a rate that encourages continuous school improvement; 20 – Supports the repeal of the mandatory school start date, 4 – Supports adequate and on-time funding for English-language learners; 19 – Supports legislation that provides greater flexibility for school districts to meet changing needs, become more efficient, protect natural resources and save public funds, 1. – Supports preserving the integrity of the statewide penny sales tax for school infrastructure, including the tax equity provision of buying down the highest additional levy rates to the state average.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
 
Driver’s Ed Instructor Pay Increase                                         Motion by Schnell, second by McCoy to approve the instructor pay increase for Driver’s Ed of $5/student, from $240 to $245.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
 
Closed Session                                                                        Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy, to move that the ELC Board go in to closed
                                                                                                session for the purpose of purchase of real estate.
                                                                                                Ayes: Anderson, McCoy, Miller-Cornwall, Karels, Schnell, Greig
                                                                                                Nays: None
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0
                                                                                                In closed session: 6:14pm, Out of closed session 6:36pm.
Action From Closed Session                                                    The board directed Superintendent Paul to make an offer on a real estate parcel as discussed in closed session.
 
Suggestions for items to be included on next month’s agenda:
 
 
Adjournment – Motion by Anderson, second by Schnell to adjourn the meeting at 6:37pm. The next regular meeting will be August 19, 2013 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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