Regular School Board Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
April 17, 2017
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Regular Meeting on Monday, March 17, 2017 at 5:15pm in the High School Media Center. Board members present were: Kathy Miller-Cornwall, President, Cory Hoyer, Vice President, Duane Schnell, Jodie Greig, Melissa Regelstad. Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson, Ed Funston-KILR, Dave Swartz – EDN, Lili Jensen, David McCauley, Brad Leonard, Andy Umthun, Robyn Swisher, Lindsi Franzen, Sarah Hanson, Beth Wycoff, Penny Clayton(5:49pm).
REGULAR MEETING – 5:15PM
Call to Order/Roll Call President Cornwall called the regular meeting to order at 5:15PM. Board members present were Schnell, Hoyer, Greig, Regelstad.
Motion by Schnell , second by Regelstad to approve the agenda with the addition of agenda with additional hires/resignations under Personnel and under New Business - Board Policy 102. Motion carried 5-0.
Public Input There was none.
Consent Agenda Motion by Greig, 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 March 13, 2017 meetings.
Hires – Mr. Nick Gruhlke,Varsity Boy’s Basketball and MS Special Ed, MA Step 9; Mr. Nate Hansen, Asst Girl’s Basketball, Mrs. Connie Humble, B/G Head Cross Country, Mr. Lincoln Vorba, Varsity Girls Track; Mr. David Nitchals, Asst. Girls Basketball; Mr. David Nitchals, Asst. Girls Basketball; Mr. Gable Bonner, Asst Varsity B/G Track; Mr. Kyle Grems, Varsity Head Boys Tennis; Mrs. Michelle Frideres, TLC Mentor Teacher & TLC Model Teacher; Ms Jessica Ruse, TLC Mentor Teacher; Ms. Desiree Welty – TLC Model Teacher, Ms. Kayla Vermedahl, HS Math Teacher, BA Step 2; Ms. Amanda Zylstra, HS Math Teacher, BA Step 1; Mr. Dalton Clavarelli, MS Teacher, BA Step 1; Ms. Kelsie Christensen, TLC Model Teacher & PLC Leader; Ms. Connie Humble, TLC DLT; Mrs. Beth Wycoff, TLC Model Teacher; Ms. Connie Humble, TLC Model Teacher; Mrs. Taryn Crees – RWC Instructor; Ms. Sydney Swanson – P/T Program Helper.
Resignations – Mrs. Tina Burton, Girls Head Track/Cross Country; Mr. Gunnar Johnson – Track; Ms. Arielle Olson, Asst Varsity Girls Basketball ; Mr. Matt Gruhlke, Asst. Varsity Football; Mr. Austin Steichen, Asst. Varsity Football; Mr. Tony Klein, Varsity Boys Tennis; Mrs. Megan Anderson, Asst Girl’s Varsity Basketball; Mrs. Connie Humble, MS Girls Track; Ms. Lakoda Kelber, HS Ag & FFA; Mrs. Jennifer Poole, HS Math; Ms. Abby Gardiner, Elementary Teacher.
Retirements – Mrs. Judy Grethen, Technology Tech; Mrs. Diane Origer, Elementary; Mrs. Donna Lauritsen, HS Math.
Leave of Absence Requests (1 Year) – Mrs. Barb Houseman, Mrs. Tina Burton
Finance Reports – informational.
Highlights Beth Wycoff, Lindsi Fransen, Sarah Hanson and Robyn Swisher explained the Middle School Intervention Program.
Reports/Information Administrator reports were informational.
Items for Action/Discussion
3rd Reading Board Policies 507.5 to 508.2 Motion by Hoyer, second by Greig to approve Board Policies
507.5 to 508.2 as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Board Policy 710.4 Meal Charges
Motion by Schnell, second by Greig to approve Policy 710.4 Meal Charges as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Board Policy 102 EEO Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the revisions to Board Policy102 as presented and to waive the 2-3rd readings. Motion carried 5-0.
City of Estherville Aquatic Park Sites Penny Clayton discussed with the Board the proposed Aquatic Park and the possibility of locating the site next to the RWC or at Thoreson Park. Mr. Robert Grems, RWC Director, presented to the School Board information on behalf of the RWC Board that supports locating the Aquatic Center next to the RWC, with the possibility of a partnership between the RWC and the City Aquatic Center.
2017-18 Class Sizes Superintendent Paul presented projected class sizes for 2017-18.
Custodial Agreement & Group A Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to approve the 2017-18 Custodial Agreement and Salary increases for Group A personnel. Motion carried 5-0.
Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to adjourn the meeting at 6:53pm. Motion carried 5-0. The next regular meeting will be May 15, 2017 at 5:15pm. .