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September 2011 Regular Board Meeting

September 19, 2011


September 19, 2011



The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held its regular meeting on Monday, September 19, 2011 at 5:15 P.M. in Room N-208, at the Roosevelt Elementary Building. Board members present were: President Jodie Greig, Mike Karels, Vice President; Nancy Anderson, Duane Schnell.  Others present were Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson; HS Principal, Rick Gebel, Jason Kollasch, Kris Schlievert; Elementary Principal, Deb Lenertz; MS Principal,Bob Grems; RWC Director , Dave Swartz- EDN, Ed Funston – KILR, Lili Jensen, D. Russell, Yvette Clabaugh, Jenell White, Steve & Micki Bradburn, Diann Minion, Dawn Hockett, Jessica Byriel, Janell Clark, Jason Holt, Stephanie Nelson, Lacey Kilgore, Gary Eide, Virginia Eide




CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL                                              President Greig called the regular meeting to order at 5:15 p.m.  Board members present were Karels, N. Anderson, Schnell. Absent – M. Anderson, McCoy, Schiltz

AGENDA APPROVAL                                                           

Motion by Karels, second by Schnell  to approve the agenda with the addition of

one hire, Ms. Jaclyn Clow and one resignation Mr. Brian Hersom.

Motion carried 4-0.


RECOGNITION OF VISITORS                                               President Greig welcomed  all those in attendance and had visitors introduce themselves.


PUBLIC INPUT                                                                       Diane Minion addressed the board on the elimination of the bus stop on the west side.                         


CONSENT AGENDA                                                              Motion by Schnell, second by Anderson, N. to approve the consent Agenda as presented.

                                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0.


                                                                                                Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:

                                                                                                Minutes from August 15, 2011.



FINANCES                                                                              Reports were informational. 




Board Policy                                                                            Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to approve the 3rd Reading of Board Policy 102, 102E.1, 102.R1, 302.1, 303.2, 401.1, 405.2, 411.2, 500 and 603.4.

                                                                                                Motion carried 4-0


Bus Route and In-town Shuttle Consolidation                          Informational



                                                                                                Election results, Nancy Anderson -111; Kathy Miller Cornwall – 119; Mike Karels – 116; Don Schiltz – 111.   Move to a five director board – YES – 94, NO – 37.


ADJOURNMENT RETIRING BOARD                                    Motion by Anderson. N., second by Karels to adjourn the regular meeting at 5:55 p.m.




CALL TO ORDER                                                                   Ms. Kate Woods called the meeting to order at 5:55 p.m.


OATH OF OFFICE                                                                  Ms. Kate Woods administered the oath of office to Ms. Kathy Miller Cornwall, Mr. Mike Karels and Ms. Nancy Anderson.


ELECTION OF PRESIDENT                                                   Ms. Kate Woods asked for nominations for president. Schnell nominated Ms. Jodie Greig. Karels made a motion to cease nominations and seconded the motion to elect Ms. Jodie Greig as board president for the 2011-12 school year.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                                Ms. Greig was then sworn in as president.


ELECTION OF VICE PRESIDENT                                         President Jodie Greig asked for nominations for Vice President.  Mr. Karels nominated Mr. Schnell, Mr. Schnell declined the nomination. Ms. N. Anderson nominated Mr. Mike Karels, Mr. Schnell seconded the motion. Motion carried 5-0.

                                                                                                Mr. Karels was then sworn in as vice-president.



CONSENT AGENDA                                                              HIRES

1.         Ms. Nancy Ramos - .5 special education aide@ Roosevelt and .5 IRIS aid @ Demoney


2.         Ms. Angela Knutson – special education aide $8.00/hr.

3.        Ms. Micki Bradburn – In School Suspension Supervisor

4.        Ms. Jessica Bates – Freshman Volleyball Coach – Step 1 - $1,300

5.        Ms. Laura Condon – Eighth Grade Volleyball Coach – Step 1 - $1,300

6.        Ms. Amanda Fernau – Fitness and Recreation Coordinator @ RWC - $26,500

7.        Ms. Sharon Neeman – HS cafeteria aide – 2.25 hours/day@ $8.75/hr.

8.        Ms. Jaclyn Clow – HS Special Education Aide - $8.00/hr.





1.         Mr. Brian Hersom.


REPORTS/INFORMATION                                                     Administrators reports were informational.


NEW BUSINESS                                                                     


MILK AND BREAD BIDS                                                       Motion by N. Anderson, second by Schnell to approve the milk and bread bids as presented -

                                                                                                Milk – Anderson Erickson Dairy

                                                                                                Bakery Products – HyVee Estherville

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


SET REGULAR MEETING DATE & TIME                            Motion by Karels, second by N. Anderson to approve the regular meeting time as the

                                                                                                third Monday of every month at 5:15p.m.


                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


SALARY LANE ADVANCEMENT                                         Motion by Schnell, second by N. Anderson to approve the salary lane advancement requests as


                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


EARLY GRADUATION REQUESTS                                      Motion by Karels, second by N. Anderson  to approve the early graduation requests as presented.

                                                                                                Chelsea Kroenke, Rachael Lausen and Brooke Hartkopp.


LUNCH PRICE INCREASE                                                     Motion by Schnell, second by Cornwall to approve the .10 lunch price increase beginning January 2012..

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


MCKINLEY PROPERTY TAXES                                            Informational – because the district leases the McKinley building to a private business, the District must pay property taxes on that building - $4,978.00.


ROOSEVELT PROPERTY SALE                                            Motion by Schnell, second by N. Anderson to not approve the sale of part of the playground on the

                                                                                                Southside of the Roosevelt Building.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


HANDICAPPED PARKING –ROOSEVELT                            Motion by Karels, second by N. Anderson to approve moving handicap stalls in front of the

                                                                                                Roosevelt Building.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL FIRE CODES                      Motion by N. Anderson, second by Schnell to approve the updates to the alternative high

                                                                                                school to bring it up to school and fire code. 

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


TERMINATE TRI-STATE PAVING                                       Motion by Schnell, second by N. Anderson to approve terminating the lease with Tri-State


                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


SET PUBLIC HEARING DATE                                               Motion by Schnell, second by Karels to set the public hearing date for the sale of four garages located on 3rd Avenue S as October 17, 2011 at 5:10pm.

                                                                                                Motion carried 5-0.


SET WORKSESSION DATE                                                   The Board will hold a work session on October 10, 2011 at 5:15pm.     




                                                                                                Next regular meeting will be on October 17, 2011 at 5:15, Room 208 Roosevelt Elementary.


ADJOURNMENT                                                                    Motion by N. Anderson, second by Karels to adjourn the meeting at7:25 p.m.









___________________________________                                                          _____________________________________

Jodie Greig, President                                                                                                     Kate Woods, Board Secretary



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