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Regular School Board Meeting

July 23, 2012

 

ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
July 23, 2012
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, July 23, 2012 at 5:15 P.M. in the High School Media Center. Board members present were:  Jodie Greig, President, Mike Karels, Vice President; Nancy Anderson, Michelle McCoy, Duane Schnell, Kathy Miller-Cornwall(5:17pm).  Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Dave Schwartz- EDN, Ed Funston-KILR, Rick Gebel, Deb Lenertz- Middle School Principal.
 
5:15pm – The board met in exempt session to discuss negotiations strategy.
 
CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:33 p.m.  Board members present were, McCoy, Karels, Schnell, Anderson, Cornwall-Miller. Absent – Schiltz.
AGENDA APPROVAL                                                            Motion by Anderson, second by Karels to approve the agenda with an additional hire, addition of approving wage increase for all hourly staff and removing the UDMO contracts.
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 Schnell, second by Karels, to approve the consent Agenda as presented.
                                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0. 
                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
                                                                                                Minutes from the June 18, 2012 and July 2, 2012 meetings.
                                                                                                Bills
Hires
1.        Ms. Connie Humble – Asst. Cross Country- Step 1 - $1,600
                                     MS Track – Step 1 - $1,300
2.        Mr. Jesse Sheppard – Summer Technology Help - $10/hr. 40/hrs. per week
for the months of July, August and September.
3.        Ms. Kelly Thelen – 1st Grade Classroom Teacher – Step 1 - $28,730
4.        Ms. Alicia Haack – ELL Teacher – Step 1 - $28,730
5.        Ms. Jenica Ahrens – 3-8 Technology Instructor – Step 1 - $28,730
6.        Ms. Hannah Creech – RWC Lifeguard, Land, Front Desk - $7.25.
Transfers
1.        Ms. Nancy Johnson-Transfer to 7th Grade Math
2.        Mr. Josh Schaben – Transfer to 6th Grade Classroom Teacher
Resignations
1.        Mr. Jeremy Zeigler – 1st Grade Teacher
                                                                                                                                         MS Wrestling Coach
                                                                                                                                                         JV Football Coach
2.        Ms. Staci Schmaus – Food Service Aide
3.        Ms. Lee Ann Mallari – Special Education Associate
4.        Ms. Rachel Berkland – 5-8 Guidance Counselor
 
FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational.
REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     Administrator reports were informational. 
ITEMS FOR ACTION/DISCUSSION                                      
Unfinished Business
2012-13 Student Fees                                                              Superintendent Paul presented a revised fee schedule for the 2012-13 school year.
                                                                                                Motion by Miller-Cornwall, second by McCoy to approve the 2012-13 fee schedule for the 2012-13 school year.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
Milk Bid                                                                                  Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson to approve the milk contract with Anderson-Erickson for the 2012-13 school year.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0
Bread Bid                                                                                 Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the bread contract with IBC Sales Corporation for the 2012-13 school year.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
Bus Bids                                                                                  Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the bid from Thomas Bus Sales for a 2013 71 passenger bus for $78,842.00.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
Elementary Handbook                                                             Motion by Karels, second by McCoy to approve the handbook changes for the elementary handbook.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
2012-13 Legislative Priorities                                                  IASB legislative priorities will be due in August. Board members will review list from IASB and discuss
                                                                                                at August board meeting.
New Business                                                                          
2012-13 ELCEA Master Contract                                            Motion by Karels, second by Anderson to approve the 2012-13 ELCEA Master Contract with at total package increase of 3.8%
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
2012-13 Custodial Contract                                                     Motion by Schnell, second by McCoy to approve the agreement with the custodians with a total package increase of 2.87%
Motion carried 6-0.
Group A contracts and work agreements                                 Motion by McCoy, second by Anderson, to approve the contracts for employees in group A and work agreements for hourly staff with at total package increase of 2.66%.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
 
 
 
 
 
Hourly Support Staff Wage Increase                                        Motion by Schnell, second by McCoy to approve a .20 cents per hour increase for all hourly staff for the
                                                                                                2012-13 school year.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
 
Appointments, Depositories & Limits                                     Motion by Karels, second by Anderson to approve the following Appointments, Depositories & Limits:
                                                                                                Appointments:
                                                                                                Board Secretary/Treasurer – Kate Woods; Legal Counsel – Fitzgibbons – Kevin Sander; Level 1 & 2 Investigators – Lisa Hanson/Eric Milburn; Official Newspaper – Estherville Daily News; RWC Committee – Woods, McCoy, Paul, Seylar, Jensen, Johnson, Heywood, Stokes; LAN Representative – Jodie Greig; District Improvement Council – Michelle McCoy; Negotiations – Don Schiltz & Duane Schnell; Technology – Anderson; Emmet County Conference Board – Nancy Anderson.
                                                                                                Depositories & Limits – Northstar Bank - $8,000,000; Bankplus - $2,000,000; Emmet County State Bank - $300,000; Bankers Trust - $1,000,000; Northwest Federal - $500,000; Employees Credit Union - $250,000.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
Board Policies – 200 Series                                                     First reading of the 200 Series, informational.
 
City of Estherville Agreements                                                                Motion by Anderson, second by McCoy to approve the agreements with the City of
                                                                                                Estherville for the fiscal year 2013.
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
A Child’s World Contract                                                        Motion by Miller-Cornwall, second by Anderson to approve the agreement with A Child’s
                                                                                                Motion carried 6-0.
Upper Des Moines Contracts                                                   Deleted from agenda, contracts not received as of board meeting.
 
Items for next meeting: Introduce new staff members, legislative priorities, daycare contract settlement, UDMO contracts.
 
Adjournment – Motion by Karels, second by Schnell to adjourn the meeting at 6:33pm. Motion carried 6-0. The next regular meeting will be August 20, 2013 at 5:15pm.

 

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