Work Session/Regular Meeting
ESTHERVILLE LINCOLN CENTRAL COMMUNITY SCHOOLS
June 18, 2018
WORK SESSION/REGULAR MEETING
The Estherville Lincoln Central Board of Education held a Work Session at 4:30pm followed by a Regular Meeting on Monday,June 18, 2018 at 5:10pm in the High School Media Center. Board members present were: Kathy Miller-Cornwall, President; Dr. Cory Hoyer, Vice President, Duane Schnell, Melissa Regelstad and Sandy Fandel Others present were: Tara Paul, Superintendent; Kate Woods, Board Secretary/Treasurer, Frank Christenson, Dave Swartz – EDN, David McCauley, Shane Kalous, Brad Leonard, Scott Stokes, Lili Jensen, Laura Giebler, Cindy Fisher, Larinda Mueller, Tina Jensen, Cheryl Houseman, Gary Phillips, Shari Bisgaard, LuWanda Towell, Jay Lausen, Nick Hanson, Marie Larson, Stacy Zumbach, Emily Herum Tasha Welch, Kristi Frederick, Danie Juhl, Joan Heckard, Tonya Cole, Emily Lair, Marilyn Soper, John Jensen, Ed Funston-KILR
WORK SESSION 4:30PM
Call to Order/Roll Call President Cornwall called the work session to order at 4:33PM.
Present – Cornwall, Schnell, Regelsted, Fandel.
Approval of Agenda Motion by Schnell, second by Regelstad to approve the agenda as presented.
4:35pm Hoyer arrived.
Public Input None
Discussion – Class Size 2018-19 Superintendent Paul reviewed the scenarios, explained the shift in personnel and reviewed comparable class size in other districts and looked at the How Much Do We Need to Cut Tool. Mr. Kalous reviewed the 17-18 assessment numbers. Mrs. Regelstad expressed concerns about pulling the dedicated Title I teachers for 2nd grade as substitute teachers. She expressed concern with higher class sizes in lower grades leading to behavior issues in later grades.
Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to adjourn the meeting at 5:12pm.
REGULAR MEETING – 5:15PM
Call to Order/Roll Call President Cornwall called the regular meeting to order at 5:18pm. Board members present were Schnell, Hoyer, Fandel, Regelstad.
Agenda Approval Motion by Hoyer, second by Schnell to approve the agenda as presented
Motion carried 5-0.
Public Input Cheryl Houseman, Northstar Bank, thanked the board and highlighted Northstar’s terms in the RFP recently submitted to ELC.
Cindy Fisher, Gary Phillips, Jay Lausen addressed the board regarding the land owned by the district located near Thoreson and a potential trade for land the City of Estherville is planning on purchasing east of Estherville.
Consent Agenda Motion by Fandel, second by Regelsted to approve the consent agenda as presented.
Motion carried 5-0.
Items approved under the consent agenda are as follows:
Minutes from the April 16, 2018 meeting.
Hires – Ms. Bethany Phillips, Preschool, BA-Step 1; Elementary Summer Tutors – Mrs. Kathy Foster, Mrs. Lacey Kilgore, Mrs. Leslie Reiter, Mrs. Shayla Witzke
Resignations – Ms. Arielle Olson, Mr. Lincoln Vorba, Mrs. Katie Black
Reports/Information No reports this month.
Items for Action/Discussion
Elementary Class Sizes 2018-19 Motion by Schnell, second by Hoyer to approve the class size recommendation as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Board Policy Series 606 Instructional Arrangements 2nd Reading – No Action
Board Policy Series 607 Instructional Services 2nd Reading – No Action
Board Policies 605 Series Motion by Regelstad, 2nd by Fandel to approve Board Policy Series 605 with the suggested changes. Motion carried 5-0.
2018-19 Depository Limits Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve the depository limits as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
Band/Art Trip – New York City Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to approve the release of staff and students for a New York City Trip as presented by Mrs. Laura Giebler. Motion carried 5-0.
UDMO- Early Childhood Agreement Motion by Regelstad, second by Fandel to approve the Early Childhood Agreement with UDMO as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
18-19 Fee Schedule Motion by Hoyer, second by Regelstad to approve the 18-19 Fee Schedule as presented. Motion carried 5-0.
City of Estherville – RWC Pool Agreement Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel to approve the agreement with the City of Estherville and the RWC to lease the RWC pool for the summer season. Motion Carried 5- 0.
FFA Advisory Council Communication FFA Advisory Council Communication Motion by Hoyer, second by Fandel to tentatively approve trading the 4 acres at Thoreson Park for the 8.5 acres east of Estherville for FFA use, pending contingencies worked out with school administration and the city and final approval by the ELC Board of Education. Motion carried 5-0.
Adjournment – Motion by Schnell, second by Fandel, to adjourn the meeting at 5:51pm. Motion carried 5-0. The next regular meeting will be July 16, 2018 at 5:15pm.