April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 Board Minutes
Posted on 04/20/2017

LEWIS CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
Un-Official Minutes


Call to Order: Board President Dorene Scheffel called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 pm. At roll call, the following board members responded as present: Ms. Adkins, Mr. Hendrix, Mr. Livingston, Mr. Stoufer, Mr. Weilage and Mrs. Scheffel. Mrs. Bruun was absent.

Administrators: Dr. Mark Schweer, Dave Black, Dale Kreher, and Jeff Carper

Guest in attendance: Brian Cooper-Ohm, Carla Hartenhoff, Mike Hartenhoff and Krystal Sidzyik

Approve Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Livingston, that the agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

Commendations/Good News:
• Superintendent MVP award for April 2017 is Mike Hartenhoff, bus mechanic.
• Ms. Adkins urged all Board members to attend the Spring Play this weekend, Once On This Island.

Comments & Suggestions: None

Consent Agenda: Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the consent agenda be approved as presented. Discussion: The Consent Agenda included approval of minutes – April 3, 2017 meeting, Financial Reports; Summary of Revenue and Expenses; and Activities Fund. Bills recommended for payment and Personnel – Licensed - Approval to Employ: Dana Dose – HS Summer School Math, Krista Hernandez – HS Summer School Math, Laurie Nielsen – HS Summer School LA/Speech, Hannah Haarhues-Casey – HS Summer School Science, Sydnie Dennis – HS Girls Assistant Soccer Coach. Classified Approval to Employ - Gerard Densmore – TRN Bus Driver, Dylan Page – LCLC Associate, Timothy Cryer – Summer Grounds Maintenance, Rebecca Riehle – KR Health Associate. Licensed – Resignations Alison Nurre – TH 4th grade teacher, *Lynn Kleinmeyer – KR/TH Teacher Librarian. Classified Resignations/Terminations Kelsey Moore – TH Technology Helpdesk Technician. Gayle Fuerst – KR Health Associate, Amy Childs – HS Food Service Associate, Debra Gordon – KR FT Custodian, Joel Ricks – TRN Bus Driver, Janet Riche – TRN Bus Monitor. Licensed Transfers Breanne Cunningham – TH Elementary Teacher to Elementary TAG Instructor. Carried: 6-0

Reports
Dr. Schweer reported to the Board that we had received a change order for the track reconstruction project. The change order was received after the Board packet was released and we were not able to provide the proper amount of time needed to advertise this change. It was decided to call a special Board Meeting to handle the change order. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday morning, April 19 at 7:00 am.

Discussion Items
7.01 Proposed Summer Maintenance Improvement Projects
Dr. Schweer and Jeff have met with building principals to discuss building improvement projects to be completed over the summer. Jeff has put together the list of projects and an estimated cost associated with each project. Bids will be gathered and we will come back to you for final approval. You will note that the majority of the projects will be paid for with PPEL. Our current PPEL balance is $1,403,157. We are projecting that the PPEL levy will generate $1,041,271 in next year’s budget.

7.02 Second Reading of Several Policies
Dr. Schweer misspoke at the last meeting. Policy 103 does have “genetic information” as one of the protected classes.
There were no recommended changes to any of these policies during first reading.

#800 Statement of Guiding Principles
• The 800 section deals with “business processes”.

#204.4 Annual Meeting

#204.10 Order of Regular Meetings
• Template policy provided

#101 Goals and Objectives of the Educational Program
• Template policy provided

#103 Equal Educational Opportunity
• Template policy provided

#1003.6 Public Conduct on School Premises

#1005.3 Sales Promotions Prohibited

7.03 Closed Session to Discuss Possible Litigation Action
At 7:00 pm, Mr. Livingston moved, seconded by Mr. Hendrix, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors enter into closed session per Iowa Code 21.5 1 (c)…. To discuss strategy with counsel in matters that are presently in litigation or where litigation is imminent where its disclosure would be likely to prejudice or disadvantage the position of the governmental body in that litigation. Discussion: None Carried: 6‐0

At 8:05 p.m. Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Stoufer, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors return to Open Session. Discussion: None Carried: 6‐0

Comments & Suggestions: None

Action Items
9.01 Proposed Summer Maintenance Improvement Projects
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Ms. Adkins, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the Director of Operations moving forward with securing bids for the identified list of summer improvement projects. Discussion: None Carried: 6-0

9.02 Second Reading of Several Policies
Mr. Hendrix moved, seconded by Mr. Livingston, that the Lewis Central Board of Directors approve the above referenced policies on second reading. Discussion: none Carried: 6-0

Information/Future Items
*Regular School Board Meeting –May 1, 2017
*Regular School Board Meeting – May 15, 2017

With no further business before them, at 8:10 pm Mr. Livingston motioned to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Mr. Hendrix. By voice vote, all were in favor.

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