Regular School Board Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
October 15, 2012
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center. Board members present were: Jodie Greig, President, Mike Karels, Vice President; Duane Schnell, Kathy Cornwall, Nancy Anderson. Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Mike Tiedeman- EDN, Frank Christensen, HS Principal; Brad Leonard, Activities Director; Deb Lenertz, MS Principal; Justin Bouse, Elementary Principal; Bob Grems, RWC Director; Lili Jensen, Tara Ries, Kelly Thelen.
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m. Board members present were: Karels, Schnell, Anderson, Miller-Cornwall. Absent: Schiltz, McCoy
AGENDA APPROVAL Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to approve the agenda with the following changes: delete under New Business – Dark Fiber Lease and add Appointments, Depositories and Limits.
Motion carried 5-0.
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS President Greig welcomed all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.
PUBLIC INPUT There was none.
CONSENT AGENDA Motion by Anderson, second by Schnell, to approve the consent Agenda as presented.
Motion carried 5-0.
Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
Minutes from the September 17, 2012 meeting.
Ms. Lois Frasier – Middle School Quiz Bowl Sponsor – Year 1 - $450.
Ms. Sonja Hughes – Special Olympics Track & Field Coach – Year 1 - $250.
Mr. Lee Evans – MS Boys Basketball Coach – Year 1 - $ 1,300.
Ms. Jaclyn Clow – HS Basketball Cheerleader Sponsor – Year 1 - $500.
Ms. Margaret Gebel – Nutrition Aide – 4hrs/day - $9.00/hr.
Ms. Kassandra Chavez – Nutrition Aide – 2.5hrs/day - $8.75/hr.
Ms. Rosie Wolfe – Increase $9.44 - $9.94/hr.
Ms. Nancy Ramos from Elem SPED Aide/IRIS Aide to MS SPED Aide
Mr. David Nitchals – Special Olympics Track & Field Coach
Ms. Mandy Hoss – Nutrition Aide
Ms. Deborah Gruwell – MS SPED Aide
Ms. Maria Saavedra – Elem SPED Aide
HIGHLIGHTS MS Proper Group – Deb Lenertz had a short presentation the Prosper Program.
Introduction of new Elementary Teachers – Tara Ries and Kelly Thelen.
FINANCES Reports were informational. Board discussed the Childcare Center financial report at length and
set a work session on October 29, 2012 at 7:00pm.
REPORTS/INFORMATION Administrator reports were informational.
ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION
Board Policies – 200 Series(Set3) Informational- 2nd reading of the 200 Series. Board Policy Series 209.1-209.7 and
Board Policy 507.6 – Student Insurance.
Board Policy 200 Series(Set 4) 1st Reading of Board Policy 210.1 – 215.1E1
Set Public Hearing Date – Early Start Date Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to set the public hearing for the Early Start Date
for the 2013-14 school year on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 5:10pm.
Motion carried 5-0
Certified Enrollment Update Superintendent Paul updated the board on the certified enrollment numbers, certification is due today. Numbers will be finalized by next meeting.
President Greig announced that after adjournment the board would meet in an exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy.
Items For Next Month’s Agenda
Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson to adjourn the meeting at 6:49pm. Motion carried 5-0. The next regular meeting will be November 19, 2012.