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Regular School Board Meeting

November 19, 2012


November 19, 2012
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 5:15 P.M. in high school library. Board members present were: Jodie Greig, President; Mike Karels, Vice President; Nancy Anderson, Duane Schnell, Kathy Cornwall, Don Schiltz, Michelle McCoy.  Others present were: Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson; HS Principal, Justin Bouse; Elementary Principal, Deb Lenertz; MS Principal, Bob Grems; RWC Director , Mike Tiedeman- EDN, Ed Funston(5:30pm)- KILR,  Jason Kollasch, Brad Leonard(6:16pm); Activities Director, Lili Jensen, Phoebe Hersom, Lorena Brant, Kevin Richardson
PUBLIC HEARING – 5:10 PM – CALENDAR –Early Start Waiver
CALL TO ORDER                                                                   President Greig called the Public Hearing to order at 5:11 PM
ROLL CALL and DETERMINATION OF A QUORUM          Board members present were Greig, Karels, Anderson, McCoy, Schnell, Cornwall, Schiltz.
EARLY START WAIVER – 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR           Motion by Karels, to approve filing the application for an Early Start Waiver for the 2013-14 school year, second by Anderson.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
ADJOURN PUBLIC HEARING                                                               Motion by Schnell, second by McCoy to adjourn the public hearing at 5:14 pm.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were, N. Anderson, Schnell, McCoy, Cornwall, Schiltz, Karels.
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Karels, second by Schiltz, to approve the agenda as presented.
Motion carried 7-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       There was none.     
CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Schnell, second by Schiltz to approve the consent Agenda as presented.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0. 
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes  from October 15, 29, 2012 and November 12, 2012 meetings.
1.        Ms. Leah Anderson – IRIS program aide – Part-time @ $8.00/hr.
2.        Ms. Amberly Austin – Special Education Associate @ $8.00/hr.
3.        Mr. Kyle Grems – Special Education Associate @ $8.00/hr.
4.        Ms. Megan Schaller – Special Education Associate @ $8.00/hr.
5.        Ms. Janette Walton – Special Education Associate @$8.00/hr.
6.        Ms. Dorthy Iverson – Wrestling Cheerleading Sponsor –Step 1 @ $500
7.        Mr. Michael Mix – Varsity Wrestling Assistant – Step 1 - $2,250.00
1.        Ms. Maria Lopez – Transfer to special education associate position with different student.
1.        Mr. Chuck Fandel – Head Varsity Football Coach
2.        Mr. Lee Evans – Assistant Varsity Football Coach
3.        Mr. J. Patrick McCoy – Assistant Varsity Football Coach
4.        Mr. Tyler Johnson – Varsity Volleyball
5.        Ms. Jessica Day – Freshman Volleyball
6.        Ms. Becky Baker – Estherville Child Care Center
Leave of Absence
1.         Mr. Trent Prather for the 2012 second semester.
HIGHLIGHTS                                                                         Elementary teachers implementing S.M.A.R.T. strategies. Lorena Brant and Phoebe Hersom showed
                                                                                                the board what S.M.A.R.T strategies is and showed videos of their students doing the strategies.
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational. 
REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     Administrators highlighted items in their written reports.        
UNFINISHED BUSINESS                                                      
 Board Policies – 209.1 – 209.7                                              Motion by Schiltz, second by Anderson, to approve the 3rd and final reading of Policies
                                                                                                209.1 to 209.7.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
Board Policy 507.6                                                                  Item tabled until December meeting.
Board Policies – 210.10 – 215.1E1                                         2nd reading of Board Policies 210.1 to 215.1E1, no action.
Certified Enrollment Update                                                    Presented latest certified enrollment numbers with estimated “new money” depending on the allowable
                                                                                                growth rate yet to be determined by the legislature. With a loss of 8.5 students the district will have negative “new money” if the allowable growth rate stays at 0%.                 
NEW BUSINESS                                                                    
Spanish Summer Trip to Costa Rica                                         Trip plans cancelled, not enough interest.
SBRC Request – MAG-DOP Application                                 Motion by Karels, second by Schnell, to approve the MAG-DOP Application request.
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
SBRC Open Enrollment/LEP On Time Funding                       Motion by Anderson, second by Schiltz, to approve the application for on time funding
                                                                                                for increased enrollment, LEP and open enrollment out student funding($80,603.00).
                                                                                                Motion carried 7-0.
                                                                                                Student Insurance, Before and After School Programs.
                                                                                                Next regular meeting will be on December 17, 2012 at 5:15, High School Library.
ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by Schiltz, second by Karels, to adjourn the meeting at 6:33p.m.


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